Dustin Brisson, PhD

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Department of Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Leidy Laboratories, 209
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6018
Office: 215.746.1731
Fax: 215.898.8780
BS (Biology)
Pepperdine University, 1999.
PhD (Ecology and Evolution)
Stony Brook University, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Brisson Dustin, Vandermause Mary F, Meece Jennifer K, Reed Kurt D, Dykhuizen Daniel E: Evolution of northeastern and midwestern Borrelia burgdorferi, United States. Emerging infectious diseases 16(6): 911-7, Jun 2010.

Humphrey Parris T, Caporale Diane A, Brisson Dustin: UNCOORDINATED PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF BORRELIA BURGDORFERI AND ITS TICK VECTOR, IXODES SCAPULARIS. Evolution; international journal of organic evolution Apr 2010.

Ivanova Larisa, Christova Iva, Neves Vera, Aroso Miguel, Meirelles Luciana, Brisson Dustin, Gomes-Solecki Maria: Comprehensive seroprofiling of sixteen B. burgdorferi OspC: implications for Lyme disease diagnostics design. Clinical immunology (Orlando, Fla.) 132(3): 393-400, Sep 2009.

Wormser Gary P, Brisson Dustin, Liveris Dionysios, Hanincová Klára, Sandigursky Sabina, Nowakowski John, Nadelman Robert B, Ludin Sara, Schwartz Ira: Borrelia burgdorferi genotype predicts the capacity for hematogenous dissemination during early Lyme disease. The Journal of infectious diseases 198(9): 1358-64, Nov 2008.

Wormser Gary P, Liveris Dionysios, Hanincová Klára, Brisson Dustin, Ludin Sara, Stracuzzi Vincent J, Embers Monica E, Philipp Mario T, Levin Andrew, Aguero-Rosenfeld Maria, Schwartz Ira: Effect of Borrelia burgdorferi genotype on the sensitivity of C6 and 2-tier testing in North American patients with culture-confirmed Lyme disease. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 47(7): 910-4, Oct 2008.

Dykhuizen Daniel E, Brisson Dustin, Sandigursky Sabina, Wormser Gary P, Nowakowski John, Nadelman Robert B, Schwartz Ira: The propensity of different Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto genotypes to cause disseminated infections in humans. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 78(5): 806-10, May 2008.

Brisson Dustin, Dykhuizen Daniel E, Ostfeld Richard S: Conspicuous impacts of inconspicuous hosts on the Lyme disease epidemic. Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 275(1631): 227-35, Jan 2008.

Gomes-Solecki Maria J C, Brisson Dustin R, Dattwyler Raymond J: Oral vaccine that breaks the transmission cycle of the Lyme disease spirochete can be delivered via bait. Vaccine 24(20): 4440-9, May 2006.

Brisson Dustin, Dykhuizen Daniel E: A modest model explains the distribution and abundance of Borrelia burgdorferi strains. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 74(4): 615-22, Apr 2006.

Brisson Dustin, Dykhuizen Daniel E: ospC diversity in Borrelia burgdorferi: different hosts are different niches. Genetics 168(2): 713-22, Oct 2004.

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