“The doubter is a true man of science; he doubts only himself and his interpretations, but he believes in science.” — Claude Bernard
Avian Immunology and Zoonotic Diseases
Ph.D. – Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison, 2008
B.S. – Iowa State University, 2003
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178-0103
Lab: Rigge Science 408
- Avian immune responses to viral infections
- Ecological Immunology
- Avian Digestive Physiology
Fassbinder-Orth, C.A., V. Barak, and C. Brown. Immune Responses of a Native and an Invasive Bird to Buggy Creek Virus (Togaviridae: Alphavirus) and its Arthropod Vector, the Swallow Bug (Oeciacus vicarius). Submitted to PLOS One.
Meier, S., C.A. Fassbinder-Orth, and W.H. Karasov.2012. Ontogeny of innate immune responses in the Greater prairie-chicken (Typanuchus cupido pinnatus) and the Attwater’s prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri). Journal of Wildlife Management DOI:10.1002/jwmg.487.
Fassbinder-Orth, C. A., E. K. Hofmeister, C. Weeks-Levy, and W. H. Karasov. 2009. Oral and parenteral immunization of chickens (Gallus gallus) against West Nile virus with recombinant envelope protein. Avian Diseases 53:502-509.
Fassbinder-Orth, C. A., and W. H. Karasov. 2006. Effects of feed restriction and realimentation on digestive and immune function in the leghorn chick. Poultry Science 85:1449-1456.