Welcome to the VMDL
VMDL Services
VMDL Location
VMDL Laboratory Sections
VMDL Faculty & Staff
VMDL Quality Assurance
gray bar
 
 

Susan Schommer
Assistant Professor

  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • PhD, Iowa State University

schommers@missouri.edu

Research emphasis:
Development and improvement of molecular diagnostic tests, Viral evolution, viral sequence determinants of pathogenesis especially of swine respiratory pathogens.

Teaching:
Virology, molecular diagnostics, and serology in the veterinary professional curriculum.

Selected Publications:

Schommer, S.K. and Kleiboeker, S.B. 2006. Use of a PRRSV infectious clone to evaluate in vitro quasispecies evolution. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 581:435-8.

Kleiboeker, S.B.; Schommer S.K.; Lee, S.M.; Watkins, S.; Chittick, W.; Polson D. 2005. Simultaneous detection of North American and European porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus using real-time quantitative reverse transcriptase-PCR. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 17(2):165-170.

Lee, S-M.; Schommer, S.K.; Kleiboeker, S.B. 2004. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus field isolates differ in in vitro interferon phenotypes. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 102(3):217-231.

Sun, Z.F.; Huang, F. F.; Halbur, P.G.; Schommer, S.K.; Pierson, F.W.; Toth, T.E.; Meng, X.J. 2003. Use of heteroduplex mobility assays (HMA) for pre- sequencing screening and identification of variant strains of avian and swine hepatitis E viruses. Veterinary Microbiology 96(2):165-176.

Kleiboeker, S.B.; Schommer, S.K.; Johnson, P.J.; Ehlers, B.; Turnquist, S.E.; Boucher, M.; Kreeger, J.M. 2002. Association of two newly-recognized herpesviruses with interstitial pneumonia in donkeys (Equus asinus). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 14(4):273-280.

Huang, F.F.; Haqsheans, G.; Guenette, D.K.; Halbur, P.G.; Schommer, S.K.; Pierson, F.W. ; Toth, T.E.; and Meng, X.J. 2002. Detection by RT-PCR and genetic characterization of field isolates of swine hepatitis E virus from pigs in different geographic regions of the United States. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40:1326-1332.

Kleiboeker, S.B.; Miller, M.A.; Schommer, S.K.; Ramos-Vara, J.A.; Boucher, M.; Turnquist, S.E. 2002. Detection and multigenic characterization of a herpesvirus causing malignant catarrhal fever in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Missouri. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40:1311-1318.

Schommer, S.K.; Carpenter, S.L.; and Paul, P.S. 2000. Comparison of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Growth in Media Supplemented with Fetal Bovine Serum or a Serum Replacement. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 13:276-279.

 

line 2

VMDL Mission Statement

VMDL Organizational Structure

VMDL Advisory Board

SERVICES

View Lab Results

*Online Bill Pay*

Sample Submission Information & Laboratory Policies

Use of VMDL Necropsy Facility

Submission Forms

Lab Supply Order Form

Tests & Fees

Summary List of Services & Fees

Where to Find Us

REPORTS

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

NEWS

VMDL Newsletter

VMDL Forage Toxicant Update

Serum Progesterone Test Now Available

EMPLOYMENT

Faculty Vacancies
Staff Openings
Residencies
Pathology Externship

gold and gray bar
P.O Box 6023
Columbia, MO 65205-6023
573-882-6811
FAX: 573-882-1411
©2009 Curators of the University of Missouri an equal opportunity/ADA institution
DMCA and other copyright information