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Sergey C. Artiushin, Ph.D.
(859) 218-1111

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary Science
M.H. Gluck Equine Research Center
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
University of Kentucky


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


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.

Professional organizations

Russian Biochemical Society

Russian Microbiological Society

International organization of Mycoplasmology

American Society for Microbiology (currently)

International Leptospirosis Society (currently)

CRWAD (currently)

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.

Patricia A. Pesavento, Kate F. Hurley, Mike Bannasch, Sergey Artiushin, and John F. Timoney. 2008. An outbreak of acute fatal hemorrhagic pneumonia in intensively housed (shelter) dogs caused by Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus. Veterinary Pathology  Jan;45(1):51-3

Causey RC, Artiushin SC, Crowley IF, Weber JA, Homola AD, Kelley A, Stephenson LA, Opitz HM, Guilmain S, Timoney JF. 2010. Immunisation of the equine uterus against Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus using an intranasal attenuated Salmonella vector. Vet J. 184 (2): 156-61.

Selected patents

SU1664831 A1 (Russia) - The method of identification of the Porcine Parvoviruses by using DNA-DNA hybridization with recombinant plasmids pPV4 and MI3/PPV.

Patent SU1621509 A1 (Russia) - Corynebacrerium parvum KT-26 (GISK 189) as unspecific stimulant of host resistance.

U.S. Patent 5,712,090 - PCR-Based assay for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae.

U.S. Patent 6,458,358 - Compounds encoding the protective M-like protein of Streptococcus equi and assays therefor.


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