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Ronald A . Shikiya, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Ronald Shikiya

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School of Medicine
Med Microbiology & Immunology
CRISS II - Criss 2

Ronald A . Shikiya, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Department

Med. Microbiology & Immunology

Position

Research Assistant Professor

Books

  • Not Applicable
    Prions and Diseases Volume 1, Physiology and Pathophysiology Chapter: Prion Strain Interference Charles R. Schutt, Ronald A. Shikiya and Jason C. Bartz ISBN: 978-1-4614-5304-8 (Print) ISBN: 978-1-4614-5305-5 (Online)
    Springer; 2013 edition, p. 193-204 2012

Articles

  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
    1.   Matthew E.C. Bourkas, Hamza Arshad, Zaid A.M. Al-Azzawi, Ondrej Halgas, Ronald A. Shikiya, Mohadeseh Mehrabian, Gerold Schmitt-Ulms, Jason C. Bartz, and Joel C. Watts “Creation of a murine cell line for the propagation and molecular analysis of hamster prions” J. Biol. Chem. 2019. doi:10.1074/jbc.RA118.007135 2019
  • PLoS Pathogens
    Thomas E. Eckland; Ronald A. Shikiya; Jason C. Bartz. “Independent amplification of co-infected long incubation period low prion conversion efficiency strains” PLoS Pathogens 2018. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007323 2018
  • PLoS Pathogens
    Shikiya RA, Langenfeld KA, Eckland TE, Trinh J, Holec SA, Mathiason CK, Kincaid AE, Bartz JC."PrPSc formation and clearance as determinants of prion tropism"PLoS Pathog. 2017 Mar 29;13(3):e1006298. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006298. eCollection 2017 Mar.
    13(3) 2017
  • Journal of Virology
    J Virol. 2016 May 27;90(12):5715-23. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00409-16. Print 2016 Jun 15.Incongruity between Prion Conversion and Incubation Period following Coinfection.Langenfeld KA1, Shikiya RA1, Kincaid AE2, Bartz JC3.
    90(12) 2016
  • PLoS One
    Melissa D. Clouse, Ronald A. Shikiya, Jason C. Bartz, Anthony E. Kincaid “Nasal Associated Lymphoid Tissue of the Syrian Golden Hamster Expresses High Levels of PrPC” PLoS One. 10(2) 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117935.
    10(2) 2015
  • Prion
    Prion formation, but not clearance, is supported by protein misfolding cyclic amplification. Shikiya RA, Eckland TE, Young AJ, Bartz JC doi: 10.4161/19336896.2014.983759
    8(6) 2014
  • Prion
    Ronald A. Shikiya, Thomas E. Eckland, Alan J. Young, and Jason C. Bartz. “Prion formation, but not clearance, is supported by protein misfolding cyclic amplification” Prion 8(6): 1-6. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/19336896.2014.983759
    8(6) 2014
  • BioScience
    The Story of Prions’ Discovery Shikiya, Ronald A. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu158
    64(11), p. 1052-1053 2014
  • Springer Publishing
    Charles R. Schutt, Ronald A. Shikiya, Jason C. Bartz. “Prions and Diseases: Prion Strain Interference” Springer Science + Business Media. New York. 2013. ISBN: 9781461453048 2013
  • Journal of Visualized Experiment
    Protein misfolding cyclic amplification of prions Saunders SE1, Bartz JC, Shikiya RA doi:10.3791/4075.
    69, p. pii: 4075 2012
  • Journal of Visualized Experiment
    Samuel E. Saunders, Jason C. Bartz, and Ronald A. Shikiya. “Protein misfolding cyclic amplification of prions” Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2012 Nov 7; 69. pii: 4075. doi: 10.3791/4075.
    69 2012
  • Journal of Virology
    In vitro generation of high-titer prions. Shikiya RA, Bartz JC doi: 10.1128/JVI.06134-11
    85(24), p. 13439-42 2011
  • Journal of Virology
    Ronald A. Shikiya and Jason C. Bartz. “In Vitro Generation of High-Titer Prions” Journal of Virology. 2011. 85(24). 13439-13442. Doi: 10.1128/JVI.06134-11
    85(24) 2011
  • Journal of Virology
    Replication efficiency of soil-bound prions varies with soil type. Saunders SE1, Shikiya RA, Langenfeld K, Bartelt-Hunt SL, Bartz JC doi: 10.1128/JVI.00282-11
    85(11), p. 5476-82 2011
  • Journal of Virology
    Replication efficiency of soil-bound prions varies with soil type. Saunders SE1, Shikiya RA, Langenfeld K, Bartelt-Hunt SL, Bartz JC doi: 10.1128/JVI.00282-11
    85(11), p. 5476-82 2011
  • Journal of Virology
    Samuel E. Saunders, Ronald A. Shikiya, Katie A. Langenfeld, Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt, and Jason C. Bartz. “Replication Efficiency of Soil-Bound Prions varies with Soil Type” Journal of Virology. 2011. 85(11). 5476-5482. Doi: 10.1128/JVI.00282-11
    85(11), p. 5476-82 2011
  • PLoS Pathogens
    Jacob I. Ayers, Charles R. Schutt, Ronald A. Shikiya, Adriano Aguzzi, Anthony E. Kincaid, Jason C. Bartz. “The Strain-Encoded Relationship between PrPSc Replication, Stability and Processing in Neurons is Predictive of the Incubation Period of Disease” PLoS Pathogens. 2011. 7(3). e1001317.
    7(3) 2011
  • PLoS Pathogens
    The strain-encoded relationship between PrP replication, stability and processing in neurons is predictive of the incubation period of disease. Ayers JI, Schutt CR, Shikiya RA, Aguzzi A, Kincaid AE, Bartz JC doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001317
    7(3) 2011
  • Journal of Virology
    Coinfecting prion strains compete for a limiting cellular resource. Shikiya RA1, Ayers JI, Schutt CR, Kincaid AE, Bartz JC doi: 10.1128/JVI.00243-10
    84(11), p. 5706-14 2010
  • Journal of Virology
    Ronald A. Shikiya, Charles Schutt, Jacob Ayer, Anthony Kincaid, and Jason Bartz. “Co-infecting Prion Strains Compete for a Limiting Cellular Resource” The Journal of Virology. 2010. 84(11) 5706-5714. Doi: 10.1128/JVI.00243-10
    84(11) 2010
  • Biochemistry
    Ana Maria Soto; Dionisios Rentzeperis; Ronald Shikiya; Manuel Alonso; Luis A. Marky. “DNA Intramolecular Triplexes Containing dT→dU Substitutions: Unfolding Energetics and Ligand Binding” Biochemistry. 2006. 45(9) 3051-3059
    45(9) 2006
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry B
    Ronald Shikiya and Luis A. Marky, “Calorimetric unfolding of intramolecular triplexes: length dependence and incorporation of single AT -> TA substitutions in the duplex domain.” J Phys Chem B. 2005. 109(38) 18177-18183
    109(38) 2005
  • Biochemistry
    Ronald Shikiya, Jian-Sen Li, Barry Gold, and Luis A. Marky, “Incorporation of cationic chains in the Dickerson-Drew dodecamer: correlation of energetics, structure, and ion and water binding”. Biochemistry. 2005. 44(37) 12582-12588
    44(37), p. 12582-12588 2005
  • Journal of American Chemical Society
    Jian-Sen Li, F. Cheng, Ronald Shikiya, Luis A. Marky, and Barry Gold. “Molecular recognition via triplex formation of mixed purine/pyrimidine DNA sequences using oligoTRIPs”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005. 127(36) 12657-12665
    127(36) , p. 12657-12665 2005
  • ACS Symposium Book Series
    Luis A. Marky, Karen Alessi, Ronald Shikiya, Jian-Sen Li, and Barry Gold. “Folding of Bent Oligodeoxynucleotide Duplexes: Energetics, Ion Binding and Hydration”. Nucleic Acids: Curvature and Deformation. ACS Symposium Series Book Chapter. Oxford University Press. September 2004. ISBN: 9780841238626 2004
  • Biochemistry
    Jian-Sen Li, Ronald Shikiya, Luis A. Marky, and Barry Gold. “Triple Helix Forming TRIPside Molecules That Target Mixed Purine/Pyrimidine DNA Sequences”. Biochemistry, 2004. 43(6) 1440-1448
    43(6) , p. 1440-1448 2004
  • Biopolymers
    Besik I. Kankia, Ana Maria Soto, Nicole Burns, Ronald Shikiya, Chang-Shung Tung, and Luis A. Marky. “DNA Oligonucleotide Duplexes Containing Intramolecular Platinated Cross-Links: Energetics, Hydration, Sequence, and Ionic Effects”. Biopolymers, 2002. 65(3). 218-227
    65(3), p. 218-227 2002
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry B
    Dionisios Rentzeperis, Ronald Shikiya, Souvik Maiti, James Ho, and Luis A. Marky. “Folding of Intramolecular DNA Hairpin Loops: Enthalpy-Entropy Compensations and Hydration Contributions”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2002. 106(38) 9945-9950
    106(38), p. 9945-9950 2002

Publications

  • Prion
    Restricted propagation of sheep scrapie in hamsterhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19336896.2016.1162644 
    10(Sup1) 2016

Presentations

  • "PrPSc formation and clearance as determinants of prion tropism" Prion 2018 Santiago de Compostela, Spain 2018
  • NES 510 Neurophysiology Lab, Guest Speaker. Creighton University. Omaha, NE 2018
  • “Persistence of high titer prion strain in a prion strain mixture”. INBRE 2017. August 6-8, 2017. 2017
  • “Incongruity between prion conversion and incubation period following co-infection”. Prion 2017. May 23-26, 2017. Edinburgh, Scotland. 2017
  • NES 510 Neurophysiology Lab, Guest Speaker. Creighton University. Omaha, NE 2017
  • PHY 353 Introduction to Biological Physics, Guest Speaker. Creighton University. Omaha, NE 2017
  • “Restricted propagation of sheep scrapie in hamsters” Prion 2016. May 10-13, 2016. Tokyo, Japan. 2016
  • “Prion formation, but not clearance, is supported by PMCA” Prion 2015. May 26-29. Fort Collins, CO 2015
  • “Abundance of prion proteins in Lymphoreticular tissue”. 2014 Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium. September 24th, 2014. Omaha, NE 2014
  • “Absence of PrPSc clearance in PMCA”. Expanding Prion Horizons 2013. October 16th-18th, 2013. Fort Collins, CO. 2013
  • “Investigation of conversion efficiency between natural and in vitro generated prions”. Expanding Prion Horizons 2013. October 16th-18th, 2013. Fort Collins, CO. 2013
  • “Endogenous PrPC Levels in Hamster Lymphoid Tissue”. Expanding Prion Horizons 2013. October 16th-18th, 2013. Fort Collins, CO 2013
  • “Prion Strain Emergence”. Neuro-Prion 2013 Annual Conference. May 26th-29th, 2013. Banff, Canada 2013
  • “In Vitro Generation of High-Titer Prions”. Neuro-Prion 2012 Annual Conference. May 9th-12th, 2012. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2012
  • “The Strain-encoded Relationship Between PrPSc Replication, Stability and Processing in Neurons is Predictive of the Incubation Period of Disease”. Neuro-Prion 2011 Annual Conference. May 17th-19th, 2011. Montreal, Canada 2011
  • PHY 353 Introduction to Biological Physics, Guest Speaker. Creighton University. Omaha, NE 2011
  • “Amplification Coefficient of Hamster Prion Strains”. Neuro-Prion 2010 Annual Conference. September 8th-11th, 2010. Salzburg, Austria 2010
  • PHY 353 Introduction to Biological Physics, Guest Speaker. Creighton University. Omaha, NE 2010
  • “In vitro Prion Strain Interference”. Neuro-Prion 2008 Annual Conference. October 8th-10th, 2008. Madrid, Spain. 2008
  • “In vitro Amplification of Prion Strains”. Neuro-Prion 2007 Annual Conference. September 24th-28th, 2007. Edinburgh, Scotland 2007