• Evidence of alphaherpesvirus infections in Alaskan caribou and reindeer 

      Evans, Alina L.; Neves, Garlos G. das; Finstad, Greg; Beckmen, Kimberlee B.; Skjerve, Eystein; Nymo, Ingebjørg H.; Tryland, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Background: The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) industry in Alaska began with animals imported from Siberia (Russia) in the 1890’s. Cervid herpes virus 2 (CvHV2) is endemic in reindeer in Scandinavia. We sought ...
    • Genetic Predictions of Prion Disease Susceptibility in Carnivore Species Based on Variability of the Prion Gene Coding Region 

      Stewart, Paula; Campbell, Lauren; Skogtvedt, Susan; Griffin, Karen A.; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Tryland, Morten; Girling, Simon; Miller, Michael W.; Tranulis, Michael A.; Goldmann, Wilfred (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Mammalian species vary widely in their apparent susceptibility to prion diseases. For example, several felid species developed prion disease (feline spongiform encephalopathy or FSE) during the bovine spongiform encephalopathy ...