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Ramesh Vemulapalli

Department Head

Email: RVemulapalli@cvm.tamu.edu

Phone: (979) 862-6559

Office: VIDI 370 D

Mailstop: 4467

Department: VTPB

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Education

  • Ph.D. Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland, College Park 1996
  • M.V.Sc. Animal Biochemistry, Indian Veterinary Research Institute 1989
  • B.V.Sc. &A.H. Veterinary Sciences, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University 1986

Publications

Overexpression of Brucella putative glycosyltransferase WbkA in B. abortus RB51 leads to production of exopolysaccharide.
Neha Dabral, Neeta Jain-Gupta, Mohamed N Seleem, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Ramesh Vemulapalli
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 2015 5:54.
Evaluation of three 5' exonuclease-based real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for detection of pathogenic Leptospira species in canine urine.
Jamie M Fink, George E Moore, Ruth Landau, Ramesh Vemulapalli
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 2015 27(2):159-66.
Immunotherapeutics to prevent the replication of Brucella in a treatment failure mouse model.
N Jain-Gupta, A Contreras-Rodriguez, G P Smith, V K Garg, S G Witonsky, S Isloor, R Vemulapalli, S M Boyle, N Sriranganathan
Vaccine. 2014 32(8):918-23.
Characterization of recombinant B. abortus strain RB51SOD toward understanding the uncorrelated innate and adaptive immune responses induced by RB51SOD compared to its parent vaccine strain RB51.
Jianguo Zhu, Charles B Larson, Megan Ann Ramaker, Kimberly Quandt, Jered M Wendte, Kimberly P Ku, Fang Chen, George W Jourdian, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Gerhardt G Schurig, Yongqun He
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 2012 1:10.
Prevalence and molecular detection of Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina in cattle from Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica.
Emily Shebish, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Christian Oseto
Veterinary parasitology. 2012 188(1-2):164-7.
Identification of a Mycoplasma ovis-like organism in a herd of farmed white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in rural Indiana.
Katie M Boes, Kristina O Goncarovs, Craig A Thompson, Lindsay A Halik, Andrea P Santos, Ana M S Guimaraes, Marybeth Miskovic Feutz, Patricia J Holman, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Joanne B Messick
Veterinary clinical pathology. 2012 41(1):77-83.
Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis due to Cladophialophora bantiana in a Huacaya alpaca (Vicugna pacos).
C Frank, R Vemulapalli, T Lin
Journal of comparative pathology. 2011 145(4):410-3.
Recombinant antigen-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of Baylisascaris procyonis larva migrans.
Sriveny Dangoudoubiyam, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Momar Ndao, Kevin R Kazacos
Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI. 2011 18(10):1650-5.
A quantitative TaqMan PCR assay for the detection of Mycoplasma suis.
A M S Guimaraes, R F C Vieira, R Poletto, R Vemulapalli, A P Santos, W de Moraes, Z S Cubas, L C Santos, J N Marchant-Forde, J Timenetsky, A W Biondo, J B Messick
Journal of applied microbiology. 2011 111(2):417-25.
Immunization of mice with gamma-irradiated Brucella neotomae and its recombinant strains induces protection against virulent B. abortus, B. melitensis, and B. suis challenge.
Dina Moustafa, Virendra K Garg, Neeta Jain, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Ramesh Vemulapalli
Vaccine. 2011 29(4):784-94.
Identification of a single-nucleotide insertion in the promoter region affecting the sodC promoter activity in Brucella neotomae.
Dina A Moustafa, Neeta Jain, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Ramesh Vemulapalli
PloS one. 2010 5(11):.
Molecular cloning of an immunogenic protein of Baylisascaris procyonis and expression in Escherichia coli for use in developing improved serodiagnostic assays.
Sriveny Dangoudoubiyam, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Kathy Hancock, Kevin R Kazacos
Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI. 2010 17(12):1933-9.
Systemic sarcocystosis in a striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis).
G N Burcham, J A Ramos-Vara, R Vemulapalli
Veterinary pathology. 2010 47(3):560-4.
Evaluation of cross-reactive cell-mediated immune responses among human, bovine and porcine adenoviruses.
A Sharma, M Tandon, Y S Ahi, D S Bangari, R Vemulapalli, S K Mittal
Gene therapy. 2010 17(5):634-42.
Coccidioides posadasii keratouveitis in a llama (Lama glama).
Martin E Coster, José A Ramos-Vara, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Jean Stiles, Sheryl G Krohne
Veterinary ophthalmology. 2010 13(1):53-7.
PCR assays for detection of Baylisascaris procyonis eggs and larvae.
Sriveny Dangoudoubiyam, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Kevin R Kazacos
The Journal of parasitology. 2009 95(3):571-7.
Pathology in practice. Inflammatory changes in the cerebrum, cerebellum, and brainstem in a dog.
Pamela J Mouser, José A Ramos-Vara, Ramesh Vemulapalli, J Catharine Scott-Moncrieff
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2009 235(10):1153-5.
A real-time TaqMan RT-PCR assay with an internal amplification control for rapid detection of transmissible gastroenteritis virus in swine fecal samples.
Ramesh Vemulapalli, Jatinder Gulani, Cecilia Santrich
Journal of virological methods. 2009 162(1-2):231-5.
Intraocular sarcomas in two rabbits.
Leslie McPherson, Shelley J Newman, Nancy McLean, Stephanie McCain, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Stephen Kania, Richard R Dubielzig
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 2009 21(4):547-51.
Identification of Bartonella henselae in an aborted equine fetus.
R Johnson, J Ramos-Vara, R Vemulapalli
Veterinary pathology. 2009 46(2):277-81.
Activity of native vs. synthetic promoters in Brucella.
Mohamed N Seleem, Neeta Jain, Hamzeh Alqublan, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Stephen M Boyle, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
FEMS microbiology letters. 2008 288(2):211-5.
Encephalitozoon cuniculi-associated placentitis and perinatal death in an alpaca (Lama pacos).
J D Webster, M A Miller, R Vemulapalli
Veterinary pathology. 2008 45(2):255-8.
Toxoplasmosis in a woodchuck (Marmota monax) and two American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus).
Dinesh S Bangari, Pamela Mouser, Margaret A Miller, Gregory W Stevenson, Ramesh Vemulapalli, H Leon Thacker
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 2007 19(6):705-9.
Prevention of vertical transmission of Neospora caninum in C57BL/6 mice vaccinated with Brucella abortus strain RB51 expressing N. caninum protective antigens.
Sheela Ramamoorthy, Neelima Sanakkayala, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Neeta Jain, David S Lindsay, Gerhardt S Schurig, Stephen M Boyle, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
International journal for parasitology. 2007 37(13):1531-8.
Prevention of lethal experimental infection of C57BL/6 mice by vaccination with Brucella abortus strain RB51 expressing Neospora caninum antigens.
Sheela Ramamoorthy, Neelima Sanakkayala, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Robert B Duncan, David S Lindsay, Gerhart S Schurig, Stephen M Boyle, Ramanathan Kasimanickam, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
International journal for parasitology. 2007 37(13):1521-9.
Reduced cerebral infection of Neospora caninum in BALB/c mice vaccinated with recombinant Brucella abortus RB51 strains expressing N. caninum SRS2 and GRA7 proteins.
Ramesh Vemulapalli, Neelima Sanakkayala, Jatinder Gulani, Gerhardt G Schurig, Stephen M Boyle, David S Lindsay, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
Veterinary parasitology. 2007 148(3-4):219-30.
Novel swine influenza virus subtype H3N1, United States.
Porntippa Lekcharoensuk, Kelly M Lager, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Mary Woodruff, Amy L Vincent, Jürgen A Richt
Emerging infectious diseases. 2006 12(5):787-94.
Vaccination with gamma-irradiated Neospora caninum tachyzoites protects mice against acute challenge with N. caninum.
S Ramamoorthy, D S Lindsay, G G Schurig, S M Boyle, R B Duncan, R Vemulapalli, N Sriranganathan
The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology. 2006 53(2):151-6.
Evaluation of Brucella abortus DNA vaccine by expression of Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase antigen fused to IL-2.
Andrés González-Smith, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Edilia Andrews, Angel Oñate
Immunobiology. 2006 211(1-2):65-74.
Role in virulence of a Brucella abortus protein exhibiting lectin-like activity.
Tracy H Vemulapalli, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Gerhardt G Schurig, Stephen M Boyle, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
Infection and immunity. 2005 74(1):183-91.
Immune responses of mice to vaccinia virus recombinants expressing either Listeria monocytogenes partial listeriolysin or Brucella abortus ribosomal L7/L12 protein.
Simge Baloglu, Stephen M Boyle, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Gerhardt G Schurig, Thomas E Toth
Veterinary microbiology. 2005 109(1-2):11-7.
Molecular detection of Leptospira kirschneri in tissues of a prematurely born foal.
Ramesh Vemulapalli, Ingeborg M Langohr, Alfredo Sanchez, Matti Kiupel, Carol A Bolin, Ching-Ching Wu, Tsang-Long Lin
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 2005 17(1):67-71.
Improved expression vector for Brucella species.
Mohamed N Seleem, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Stephen M Boyle, Gerhardt G Schurig, Nammalwar Sriranganathan
BioTechniques. 2004 37(5):740.
Enhanced efficacy of recombinant Brucella abortus RB51 vaccines against B. melitensis infection in mice.
Ramesh Vemulapalli, Andrea Contreras, Neelima Sanakkayala, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Stephen M Boyle, Gerhardt G Schurig
Veterinary microbiology. 2004 102(3-4):237-45.
A recombinant vaccine expressing a mammalian Mycobacterium sp. antigen is immunostimulatory but not protective in striped bass.
David J Pasnik, Ramesh Vemulapalli, Stephen A Smith, Gerhardt G Schurig
Veterinary immunology and immunopathology. 2003 95(1-2):43-52.
Brucella abortus RB51: enhancing vaccine efficacy and developing multivalent vaccines.
Ramesh Vemulapalli, Yongqun He, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Stephen M Boyle, Gerhardt G Schurig
Veterinary microbiology. 2002 90(1-4):521-32.
Induction of specific cytotoxic lymphocytes in mice vaccinated with Brucella abortus RB51.
Y He, R Vemulapalli, A Zeytun, G G Schurig
Infection and immunity. 2001 69(9):5502-8.
Deletion of wboA enhances activation of the lectin pathway of complement in Brucella abortus and Brucella melitensis.
C M Fernandez-Prada, M Nikolich, R Vemulapalli, N Sriranganathan, S M Boyle, G G Schurig, T L Hadfield, D L Hoover
Infection and immunity. 2001 69(7):4407-16.
Molecular comparison of the dense granule proteins GRA6 and GRA7 of Neospora hughesi and Neospora caninum.
C P Walsh, R Vemulapalli, N Sriranganathan, A M Zajac, M C Jenkins, D S Lindsay
International journal for parasitology. 2001 31(3):253-8.
Complementation of Brucella abortus RB51 with a functional wboA gene results in O-antigen synthesis and enhanced vaccine efficacy but no change in rough phenotype and attenuation.
R Vemulapalli, Y He, L S Buccolo, S M Boyle, N Sriranganathan, G G Schurig
Infection and immunity. 2000 68(7):3927-32.
Brucella abortus strain RB51 as a vector for heterologous protein expression and induction of specific Th1 type immune responses.
R Vemulapalli, Y He, S M Boyle, N Sriranganathan, G G Schurig
Infection and immunity. 2000 68(6):3290-6.
Overexpression of protective antigen as a novel approach to enhance vaccine efficacy of Brucella abortus strain RB51.
R Vemulapalli, Y He, S Cravero, N Sriranganathan, S M Boyle, G G Schurig
Infection and immunity. 2000 68(6):3286-9.
Characterization of specific immune responses of mice inoculated with recombinant vaccinia virus expressing an 18-kilodalton outer membrane protein of Brucella abortus.
R Vemulapalli, S Cravero, C L Calvert, T E Toth, N Sriranganathan, S M Boyle, O L Rossetti, G G Schurig
Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology. 2000 7(1):114-8.
Identification of an IS711 element interrupting the wboA gene of Brucella abortus vaccine strain RB51 and a PCR assay to distinguish strain RB51 from other Brucella species and strains.
R Vemulapalli, J R McQuiston, G G Schurig, N Sriranganathan, S M Halling, S M Boyle
Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology. 1999 6(5):760-4.
Genetic characterization of a Tn5-disrupted glycosyltransferase gene homolog in Brucella abortus and its effect on lipopolysaccharide composition and virulence.
J R McQuiston, R Vemulapalli, T J Inzana, G G Schurig, N Sriranganathan, D Fritzinger, T L Hadfield, R A Warren, L E Lindler, N Snellings, D Hoover, S M Halling, S M Boyle
Infection and immunity. 1999 67(8):3830-5.
Vaccination with live Escherichia coli expressing Brucella abortus Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase protects mice against virulent B. abortus.
A A Oñate, R Vemulapalli, E Andrews, G G Schurig, S Boyle, H Folch
Infection and immunity. 1999 67(2):986-8.
Cloning and sequencing of yajC and secD homologs of Brucella abortus and demonstration of immune responses to YajC in mice vaccinated with B. abortus RB51.
R Vemulapalli, A J Duncan, S M Boyle, N Sriranganathan, T E Toth, G G Schurig
Infection and immunity. 1998 66(12):5684-91.
Molecular basis for antigenic variation of a protective strain-specific antigen of Ehrlichia risticii.
B Biswas, R Vemulapalli, S K Dutta
Infection and immunity. 1998 66(8):3682-8.
Cloning and molecular analysis of genes encoding two immunodominant antigens of Ehrlichia risticii.
R Vemulapalli, B Biswas, S K Dutta
Microbial pathogenesis. 1998 24(6):361-72.
Studies with recombinant proteins of Ehrlichia risticii: identification of strain-specific antigen as a protective antigen.
R Vemulapalli, B Biswas, S K Dutta
Veterinary parasitology. 1998 76(3):189-202.
Pathogenic, immunologic, and molecular differences between two Ehrlichia risticii strains.
R Vemulapalli, B Biswas, S K Dutta
Journal of clinical microbiology. 1996 33(11):2987-93.
Detection of Ehrlichia risticii from feces of infected horses by immunomagnetic separation and PCR.
B Biswas, R Vemulapalli, S K Dutta
Journal of clinical microbiology. 1995 32(9):2147-51.


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