John Timoney, MVB, MRCVS, MS, Ph.D.
Areas of Interest: Bacteriology, equine education, equine research, infectious diseases, Microbiology
Employment and Professional Experience
1965-67; Research Assistant, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Wisconsin.
1967-72; Assistant Lecturer, College Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University College, Dublin.
1972-86; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Veterinary Bacteriology, Department of Microbiology, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.
1978-84; Lecturer, Aquavet Program, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
1979-80; Visiting Lecturer, Bacteriology, The Medical School, University of Bristol, England.
1985-86; Visiting Associate Professor of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of California/Davis, Davis, CA.
1986-91; Professor of Veterinary Bacteriology, Department of Microbiology, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.
1991-present; Keeneland Chair of Infectious Diseases, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Timoney, J.F., R. DeNegri, A. Sheoran and N. Forster. 2010. Affects of N-terminal variation in the SeM protein of Streptococcus equi on antibody and fibrinogen binding. Vaccine. 28:1522-1527.
Kumar, P. and J.F. Timoney. 2009. Light and ultrastructural studies on the ependymal secretion and formation of Reissner’s fibre in horses. Indian J. Am. Sci. 79:1087-1188.
Causey, R.C., S.C. Artiushin, J.F. Crowley, J.A. Weber, A.D. Homola, A. Kelley, L.A. Stephenson, H.M. Opitz, S. Guilmain and J.F. Timoney. 2009. Immunization of the equine uterus against Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus using an intranasal attenuated Salmonella vector. Veterinary Journal. doi:10.1016/j.tujl.2009.05.001.
Tiwari, R. and J.F. Timoney. 2008. Streptococcus equi bacteriophage SeP9 binds to group C carbohydrate but is not infective for the closely related S. zooepidemicus. Vet. Microbiol. 135:304-307.
Pesavento, P.A., K.F. Hurley, M.J. Bannasch, S. Artiushin and J.F. Timoney. 2008. A clonal outbreak of acute hemorrhagic pneumonia in intensively housed (shelter) dogs caused by Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus. Vet. Pathol. 45:51-53.
Kumar, P. and J.F. Timoney. 2008. Histomorphology of the subcommissural organ of the horse, Indian J. of Animal Sciences. 78:1227-30.
Verma, A., S.R. Rathinam, C. Gowri Priya, V.R. Muthukkaruppan, B. Stevenson Brian and J.F. Timoney. 2008. LruA and LruB antibodies in sera of humans with leptospiral uveitis. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 15:1019-1023.
Timoney, J.F. and P. Kumar. 2008. Early pathogenesis of equine Streptococcus equi infection (strangles), Eq. Vet. J. 40: 637-642.
Tiwari, R., A. Qin, S. Artiushin and J.F. Timoney. 2007. Se18.9, an antiphagocytic factor H-binding protein of Streptococcus equi. Vet. Microbiol. 121:105-115.
Timoney, J.F., J. Yang, J. Liu, and C. Merant. 2007. IdeE reduces the bactericidal activity of equine neutrophils for Streptococcus equi. Vet. Immunol. and Immunopathol. 122:76-82.
Timoney, J.F., A. Qin, S. Muthupalani, and S. Artiushin. 2007. Vaccine potential of novel surface exposed and secreted proteins of Streptococcus equi. Vaccine 25:5583-5590.
Verma, A., J. Hellwage, S. Artiushin, P.F. Ziffel, P. Kraiczy, J.F. Timoney and B. Stevenson. 2006. LfhA, a novel factor H-binding protein of Leptospira interrogans. Infect. Immun. 74:2659-66.
Breathnach, C.C, M.R. Yeargan, J.F. Timoney and G.P. Allen. 2006. Detection of equine herpesvirus-specific effector and memory cytotoxic immunity in the equine upper respiratory tract. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 111:117-25.