Sergey Artiushin, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Phone (859) 218-1111
Fax (859) 257-8542

229 Sanders-Brown
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile


1975-1978: Research Associate, Department of Microbiology,Research and Technological Institute of Biological Industry,  Moscow region, Russia.

1978-1981: Ph.D-student, Department of Microbiology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

1981-1982: Research Associate, Laboratory of Bacteriophage genetic, Institute of Microbiology, Moscow, Russia.

1982-1992: Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Research Institute of Experimental Veterinary Medicine, Moscow, Russia.

1992-1994: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Medical Research Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine,  Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

1994-2003: Research Specialist, Laboratory of Microbiology, Gluck Equine Research Center, Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

2004-present: Research Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Microbiology, Gluck Equine Research Center, Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Selected Publications

Artiushin S., J. F. Timoney, J. Nally, and A. Verma. 2004.  Host-Inducible Immunogenic Sphingomyelinase-Like Protein, Lk73.5, of Leptospira interrogans. Infect. Immun.  72(2):742-749.

Verma,  A., S. Artiushin, J.  Matsunaga, D. A. Haake, and J. F. Timoney. 2005. LruA and LruB, Novel  Lipoproteins of Pathogenic Leptospira interrogans Associated with Equine  Recurrent Uveitis.,. Infect. Immun. 73(11):7259-7266.

Verma A, Hellwage J, Artiushin S, Zipfel PF, Kraiczy P, Timoney JF, Stevenson B. 2006. LfhA, a novel factor H binding protein of Leptospira interrogans. Infect. Immun.May;74 (5):2659-66.

Tiwari, R., Artiushin, S. and Timoney J. F. 2006. P9, a temperate bacteriophage of Streptococcus equi. In Streptococci-New Insights into an Old Enemy, Ed. K. S. Sriprakash. Int. Congress Series 1289, Elsevier, The Netherlands. pp 267-70

Tiwari R, Qin A,  Artiushin S, Timoney JF. 2007 Se18.9, an anti-phagocytic factor H binding  proteinof Streptococcus equi. Vet  Microbiol. Mar 31;121(1-2):105-15.

Timoney JF, Qin  A, Muthupalani S, Artiushin S. 2007 Vaccine potential of novel surface exposed  and secreted proteins of Streptococcus  equi. Vaccine. Jul 26;25(30):5583-90.

Curriculum Vitae



Moscow Veterinary Academy, Moscow, Russia; M.S. in Biophysics;1973

Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; Ph.D (Microbiology); 1981

Training  Course, Molecular biology and genetic engineering, Puschino, Russia; 1983

Areas of Interest

equine research, Microbiology