Professor Brian Shiels

  • Professor of Parasite Cell Biology (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)
  • Associate Academic (School of Veterinary Medicine)

telephone: 01413305756
email: Brian.Shiels@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Control of tick borne disease: molecular epidemiology, host resistance and novel vaccine antigens
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2014 - 2017
     
  • Hsp90 as a modulator of pathogenicity, virulence and transmission in Theileria and Babesia
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2014 - 2017
     
  • PiroVac
    European Commission
    2010 - 2014
     
  • Understanding the basis of strain restricted immunity to Theileria parva
    BBSRC
    2010 - 2013
     
  • POSTICK - Post-graduate training network for capacity building to control ticks and tick-borne diseases
    European Commission
    2009 - 2013
     
  • Investigation of molecular mechanisms deployed by Theileria annulata as an activator and modulator of host cell transcription factors.
    Wellcome Trust
    2008 - 2011
     
  • Analysis of chaperone proteins in Theileria infected host cells
    Wellcome Trust
    2007 - 2007
     
  • An integrated approach for the development of sustainable methods to control tropical theileriosis
    Wellcome Trust
    2006 - 2011
     
  • Modulation of mammalian cell fate by Theileria annulata DNA binding proteins
    Wellcome Trust
    2004 - 2007
     

Publications

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Number of items: 53.

2017

Al-Fahdi, A. et al. (2017) Molecular surveillance of Theileria parasites of livestock in Oman. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 8(5), pp. 741-748. (doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.05.008) (PMID:28558992)

Coultous, R. M., Raftery, A. G., Shiels, B. R., Sutton, D. G.M. and Weir, W. (2017) Molecular confirmation of Sarcocystis fayeri in a donkey. Veterinary Parasitology, 240, pp. 30-33. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2017.04.026)

Lempereur, L. et al. (2017) Identification of candidate transmission-blocking antigen genes in Theileria annulata and related vector-borne apicomplexan parasites. BMC Genomics, 18(1), 438. (doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3788-1)

Kolte, S. W., Larcombe, S. D., Jadhao, S. G., Magar, S. P., Warthi, G., Kurkure, N. V., Glass, E. J. and Shiels, B. R. (2017) PCR diagnosis of tick-borne pathogens in Maharashtra state, India indicates fitness cost associated with carrier infections is greater for crossbreed than native cattle breeds. PLoS ONE, 12(3), e0174595. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174595) (PMID:28358861) (PMCID:PMC5373575)

2016

Goh, S. et al. (2016) Identification of Theileria lestoquardi antigens recognized by CD8+ T cells. PLoS ONE, 11(9), e0162571. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162571) (PMID:27611868)

Al-Hamidhi, S., Weir, W., Kinnaird, J., Tageledin, M., Beja-Pereira, A., Morrison, I., Thompson, J., Tait, A., Shiels, B. and Babiker, H. A. (2016) Theileria lestoquardi displays reduced genetic diversity relative to sympatric Theileria annulata in Oman. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 43, pp. 297-306. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.05.007) (PMID:27166095)

Gomes, J., Salgueiro, P., Inácio, J., Amaro, A., Pinto, J., Tait, A., Shiels, B., Pereira da Fonseca, I., Santos-Gomes, G. and Weir, W. (2016) Population diversity of Theileria annulata in Portugal. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 42, pp. 14-19. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.04.023) (PMID:27109468)

Hemmink, J. D., Weir, W., MacHugh, N. D., Graham, S. P., Patel, E., Paxton, E., Shiels, B., Toye, P. G., Morrison, W. I. and Pelle, R. (2016) Limited genetic and antigenic diversity within parasite isolates used in a live vaccine against Theileria parva. International Journal for Parasitology, 46(8), pp. 495-506. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.02.007) (PMID:27080723) (PMCID:PMC4935670)

Bilgic, H. B., Karagenc, T., Bakırc, S., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Kinnaird, J., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2016) Identification and analysis of immunodominant antigens for ELISA-based detection of Theileria annulata. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0156645. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156645) (PMID:27270235) (PMCID:PMC4896419)

Carletti, T., Barreto, C., Mesplet, M., Mira, A., Weir, W., Shiels, B., Oliva, A. G., Schnittger, L. and Florin-Christensen, M. (2016) Characterization of a papain-like cysteine protease essential for the survival of Babesia ovis merozoites. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 7(1), pp. 85-93. (doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.09.002) (PMID:26456355)

2015

Pieszko, M., Weir, W., Goodhead, I., Kinnaird, J. and Shiels, B. (2015) ApiAP2 factors as candidate regulators of stochastic commitment to merozoite production in Theileria annulata. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(8), e0003933. (doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003933) (PMID:26273826) (PMCID:PMC4537280)

Lempereur, L., Shiels, B., Heyman, P., Moreau, E., Saegerman, C., Losson, B. and Malandrin, L. (2015) A retrospective serological survey on human babesiosis in Belgium. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21(1), 96.e1-96.e7. (doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2014.07.004) (PMID:25636942)

Al-Hamidhi, S. et al. (2015) Genetic diversity and population structure of Theileria annulata in Oman. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e0139581. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139581) (PMID:26469349) (PMCID:PMC4607491)

2014

Jackson, A. P. et al. (2014) The evolutionary dynamics of variant antigen genes in Babesia reveal a history of genomic innovation underlying host-parasite interaction. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(11), pp. 7113-7131. (doi:10.1093/nar/gku322) (PMID:24799432) (PMCID:PMC4066756)

2013

Bilgiç, H. B., Karagenç, T., Simuunza, M., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2013) Development of a multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Theileria annulata, Babesia bovis and Anaplasma marginale in cattle. Experimental Parasitology, 133(2), pp. 222-229. (doi:10.1016/j.exppara.2012.11.005)

Kinnaird, J.H., Weir, W., Durrani, Z., Pillai, S.S., Baird, M. and Shiels, B.R. (2013) A bovine lymphosarcoma cell line infected with theileria annulata exhibits an irreversible reconfiguration of host cell gene expression. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66833. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066833)

2012

Hayashida, K. et al. (2012) Comparative genome analysis of three eukaryotic parasites with differing abilities to transform leukocytes reveals key mediators of Theileria-induced leukocyte transformation. mBIO, 3(5), e00204-12. (doi:10.1128/mBio.00204-12) (PMID:22951932) (PMCID:PMC3445966)

Durrani, Z., Weir, W., Pillai, S., Kinnaird, J. and Shiels, B. (2012) Modulation of activation-associated host cell gene expression by the apicomplexan parasite Theileria annulata. Cellular Microbiology, 14(9), pp. 1434-1454. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2012.01809.x)

Lempereur, L., Wirtgen, M., Nahayo, A., Caron, Y., Shiels, B., Saegerman, C., Losson, B. and Linden, A. (2012) Wild cervids are host for tick vectors of Babesia species with zoonotic capability in Belgium. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 12(4), pp. 275-280. (doi:10.1089/vbz.2011.0722)

Lempereur, L., Lebrun, M., Cuvelier, P., Sepult, G., Carron, Y., Saegerman, C., Shiels, B. and Losson, B. (2012) Longitudinal field study on bovine Babesia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum infections during a grazing season in Belgium. Parasitology Research, 110(4), pp. 1525-1530. (doi:10.1007/s00436-011-2657-0)

2011

Simuunza, M., Bilgic, H., Karagenc, T., Syakalima, M., Shiels, B., Tait, A. and Weir, W. (2011) Population genetic analysis and sub-structuring in Babesia bovis. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 177(2), pp. 106-115. (doi:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2011.02.002)

Gharbi, M. et al. (2011) Prime-boost immunisation against tropical theileriosis with two parasite surface antigens: Evidence for protection and antigen synergy. Vaccine, 29(38), pp. 6620-6628. (doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.06.109)

MacHugh, N. D., Weir, W., Burrells, A., Lizundia, R., Graham, S.P., Taracha, E.L., Shiels, B.R., Langsley, G. and Morrison, W.I. (2011) Extensive polymorphism and evidence of immune selection in a highly dominant antigen recognized by bovine CD8 T cells specific for Theileria annulata. Infection and Immunity, 79(5), pp. 2059-2069. (doi:10.1128/IAI.01285-10)

Simuunza, M., Weir, W., Courcier, E., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2011) Epidemiological analysis of tick-borne diseases in Zambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 175(3-4), pp. 331-342. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.09.027)

Weir, W., Karagenç, T., Gharbi, M., Simuunza, M., Aypak, S., Aysul, N., Darghouth, M. A., Shiels, B. and Tait, A. (2011) Population diversity and multiplicity of infection in Theileria annulata. International Journal for Parasitology, 41(2), pp. 193-203. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.08.004)

2010

Branco, S., Orvalho, J., Leitão, A., Pereira, I., Malta, M., Mariano, I., Carvalho, T., Baptista, R., Shiels, B.R. and Peleteiro, M.C. (2010) Fatal cases of Theileria annulata infection in calves in Portugal associated with neoplastic-like lymphoid cell proliferation. Journal of Veterinary Science, 11(1), pp. 27-34. (doi:10.4142/jvs.2010.11.1.27)

Schmuckli-Maurer, J., Kinnaird, J., Pillai, S., Hermann, P., McKellar, S., Weir, W., Dobbelaere, D. and Shiels, B. (2010) Modulation of NF-kappaB activation in Theileria annulata-infected cloned cell lines is associated with detection of parasite-dependent IKK signalosomes and disruption of the actin cytoskeleton. Cellular Microbiology, 12(2), pp. 158-173. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2009.01386.x)

Bilgic, H.B., Karagenç, T., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2010) Evaluation of cytochrome b as a sensitive target for PCR based detection of T. annulata carrier animals. Veterinary Parasitology, 174(3-4), pp. 341-347. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.08.025)

Chaussepied, M. et al. (2010) TGF-b2 induction regulates invasiveness of theileria-transformed leukocytes and disease susceptibility. PLoS Pathogens, 6(11), e1001197. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001197)

Weir, W., Karagenç, T., Baird, M., Tait, A. and Shiels, B.R. (2010) Evolution and diversity of secretome genes in the apicomplexan parasite Theileria annulata. BMC Genomics, 11, p. 42. (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-42)

2009

Weir, W., Sunter, J., Chaussepied, M., Skilton, R., Tait, A., de Villiers, E.P., Bishop, R., Shiels, B. and Langsley, G. (2009) Highly syntenic and yet divergent: a tale of two Theilerias. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 9(4), pp. 453-461. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2009.01.002)

Beck, H.P. et al. (2009) Molecular approaches to diversity of populations of apicomplexan parasites. International Journal for Parasitology, 39(2), pp. 175-189. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2008.10.001)

Sajid, M. et al. (2009) Proteases of parasitic protozoa - current status and validation. In: Selzer, P.M. (ed.) Antiparasitic and Antibacterial Drug Discovery: From Molecular Targets to Drug Candidates. Series: Drug discovery in infectious diseases. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, pp. 177-210. ISBN 9783527626823

2008

Schmuckli-Maurer, J., Shiels, B. and Dobbelaere, D.A. (2008) Stochastic induction of Theileria annulata merogony in vitro by chloramphenicol. International Journal for Parasitology, 38(14), pp. 1705-1715. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2008.05.009)

Renneker, S., Kullmann, B., Gerber, S., Dobschanski, J., Bakheit, M.A., Geysen, D., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Ahmed, J.S. and Seitzer, U. (2008) Development of a competitive ELISA for detection of Theileria annulata infection. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 55(5-6), pp. 249-256. (doi:10.1111/j.1865-1682.2008.01036.x)

2007

Weir, W., Ben-Miled, L., Karagenc, T., Katzer, F., Darghouth, M., Shiels, B. and Tait, A. (2007) Genetic exchange and sub-structuring in Theileria annulata populations. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 154(2), pp. 170-180. (doi:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2007.04.015)

2006

Oura, C., McKellar, S., Swan, D., Okan, E. and Shiels, B. (2006) Infection of bovine cells by the protozoan parasite Theileria annulata modulates expression of the ISGylation system. Cellular Microbiology, 8, pp. 276-288. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2005.00620.x)

Shiels, B., Langsley, G., Weir, W., Pain, A., McKellar, S. and Dobbelaere, D. (2006) Alteration of host cell phenotype by Theileria annulata and Theileria parva: mining for manipulators in the parasite genomes. International Journal for Parasitology, 36(1), pp. 9-21. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2005.09.002)

2005

Pain, A. et al. (2005) Genome of the host-cell transforming parasite Theileria annulata compared with T-parva. Science, 309, pp. 131-133. (doi:10.1126/science.1110418)

2004

Kinnaird, J., Bumstead, J., Mann, D., Ryan, R., Shirley, M., Shiels, B. and Tomley, F. (2004) EtCRK2, a cyclin-dependent kinase gene expressed during the sexual and asexual phases of the Eimeria tenella life cycle. International Journal for Parasitology, 34(6), pp. 683-692. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2004.01.003)

Shiels, B.R., McKellar, S., Katzer, F., Lyons, K., Kinnaird, J., Ward, C., Wastling, J.M. and Swan, D. (2004) A Theileria annulata DNA binding protein localized to the host cell nucleus alters the phenotype of a bovine macrophage cell line. Eukaryotic Cell, 3(2), pp. 495-505. (doi:10.1128/EC.3.2.495-505.2004)

2003

Swan, D., Stadler, L., Okan, E., Hoffs, M., Katzer, F., Kinnaird, J., McKellar, S. and Shiels, B. (2003) TashHN, a Theileria annulata encoded protein transported to the host nucleus displays an association with attenuation of parasite differentiation. Cellular Microbiology, 5, pp. 947-956. (doi:10.1046/j.1462-5822.2003.00340.x)

Taylor, L., Katzer, F., Shiels, B. and Welburn, S. (2003) Genetic and phenotypic analysis of Tunisian Theileria annulata clones. Parasitology, 126, pp. 241-252. (doi:10.1016/S0031182002002810)

2002

Oura, C., Kinnaird, J., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2002) Identification of a 40S ribosomal protein (S17) that is differentially expressed between the macroschizont and piroplasm stages of Theileria annulata. International Journal for Parasitology, 32(1), pp. 73-80. (doi:10.1016/S0020-7519(01)00305-8)

Heussler, V. et al. (2002) Hijacking of host cell IKK signalosomes by the transforming parasite Theileria. Science, 298, pp. 1033-1036.

Katzer, F., McKellar, S., Ferguson, M., dOliveira, C. and Shiels, B. (2002) A role for tertiary structure in the generation of antigenic diversity and molecular association of the Tams1 polypeptide in Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 122, pp. 55-67.

Schnittger, L., Katzer, F., Biermann, R., Shayan, P., Boguslawski, K., McKellar, S., Beyer, D., Shiels, B. and Ahmed, J. (2002) Characterization of a polymorphic Theileria annulata surface protein (TaSP) closely related to PIM of Theileria parva: implications for use in diagnostic tests and subunit vaccines. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 120, pp. 247-256.

2001

Adamson, R., Lyons, K., Sharrard, M., Kinnaird, J., Swan, D., Graham, S., Shiels, B. and Hall, R. (2001) Transient transfection of Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 114, pp. 53-61.

El Haj, N., Kachani, M., Katzer, F., Bouslikhane, M., El Guennouni, R., Ouhelli, H. and Shiels, B.R. (2001) Evaluation of an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay using a recombinant antigen for the diagnosis of Theileria annulata infection. Revue de Medecine Veterinaire, 152, pp. 561-566.

Gubbels, M.J., Katzer, F., Shiels, B.R. and Jongejan, F. (2001) Study of Theileria annulata population structure during bovine infection and following transmission to ticks. Parasitology, 123(6), pp. 553-561. (doi:10.1017/S0031182001008757)

Oura, C., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2001) Lymphotactin: a potential mediator of immunity against Theileria annulata infection of cattle. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 116, pp. 89-93.

Swan, D., Phillips, K., Mckellar, S., Hamilton, C. and Shiels, B. (2001) Temporal co-ordination of macroschizont and merozoite gene expression during stage differentiation of Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 113, pp. 233-239.

Swan, D., Stern, R., McKellar, S., Phillips, K., Oura, C., Karagenc, T., Stadler, L. and Shiels, B. (2001) Characterisation of a cluster of genes encoding Theileria annulata AT hook DNA-binding proteins and evidence for localisation to the host cell nucleus. Journal of Cell Science, 114, pp. 2747-2754.

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Articles

Al-Fahdi, A. et al. (2017) Molecular surveillance of Theileria parasites of livestock in Oman. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 8(5), pp. 741-748. (doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.05.008) (PMID:28558992)

Coultous, R. M., Raftery, A. G., Shiels, B. R., Sutton, D. G.M. and Weir, W. (2017) Molecular confirmation of Sarcocystis fayeri in a donkey. Veterinary Parasitology, 240, pp. 30-33. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2017.04.026)

Lempereur, L. et al. (2017) Identification of candidate transmission-blocking antigen genes in Theileria annulata and related vector-borne apicomplexan parasites. BMC Genomics, 18(1), 438. (doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3788-1)

Kolte, S. W., Larcombe, S. D., Jadhao, S. G., Magar, S. P., Warthi, G., Kurkure, N. V., Glass, E. J. and Shiels, B. R. (2017) PCR diagnosis of tick-borne pathogens in Maharashtra state, India indicates fitness cost associated with carrier infections is greater for crossbreed than native cattle breeds. PLoS ONE, 12(3), e0174595. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174595) (PMID:28358861) (PMCID:PMC5373575)

Goh, S. et al. (2016) Identification of Theileria lestoquardi antigens recognized by CD8+ T cells. PLoS ONE, 11(9), e0162571. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162571) (PMID:27611868)

Al-Hamidhi, S., Weir, W., Kinnaird, J., Tageledin, M., Beja-Pereira, A., Morrison, I., Thompson, J., Tait, A., Shiels, B. and Babiker, H. A. (2016) Theileria lestoquardi displays reduced genetic diversity relative to sympatric Theileria annulata in Oman. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 43, pp. 297-306. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.05.007) (PMID:27166095)

Gomes, J., Salgueiro, P., Inácio, J., Amaro, A., Pinto, J., Tait, A., Shiels, B., Pereira da Fonseca, I., Santos-Gomes, G. and Weir, W. (2016) Population diversity of Theileria annulata in Portugal. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 42, pp. 14-19. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.04.023) (PMID:27109468)

Hemmink, J. D., Weir, W., MacHugh, N. D., Graham, S. P., Patel, E., Paxton, E., Shiels, B., Toye, P. G., Morrison, W. I. and Pelle, R. (2016) Limited genetic and antigenic diversity within parasite isolates used in a live vaccine against Theileria parva. International Journal for Parasitology, 46(8), pp. 495-506. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.02.007) (PMID:27080723) (PMCID:PMC4935670)

Bilgic, H. B., Karagenc, T., Bakırc, S., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Kinnaird, J., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2016) Identification and analysis of immunodominant antigens for ELISA-based detection of Theileria annulata. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0156645. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156645) (PMID:27270235) (PMCID:PMC4896419)

Carletti, T., Barreto, C., Mesplet, M., Mira, A., Weir, W., Shiels, B., Oliva, A. G., Schnittger, L. and Florin-Christensen, M. (2016) Characterization of a papain-like cysteine protease essential for the survival of Babesia ovis merozoites. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 7(1), pp. 85-93. (doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.09.002) (PMID:26456355)

Pieszko, M., Weir, W., Goodhead, I., Kinnaird, J. and Shiels, B. (2015) ApiAP2 factors as candidate regulators of stochastic commitment to merozoite production in Theileria annulata. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(8), e0003933. (doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003933) (PMID:26273826) (PMCID:PMC4537280)

Lempereur, L., Shiels, B., Heyman, P., Moreau, E., Saegerman, C., Losson, B. and Malandrin, L. (2015) A retrospective serological survey on human babesiosis in Belgium. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21(1), 96.e1-96.e7. (doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2014.07.004) (PMID:25636942)

Al-Hamidhi, S. et al. (2015) Genetic diversity and population structure of Theileria annulata in Oman. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e0139581. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139581) (PMID:26469349) (PMCID:PMC4607491)

Jackson, A. P. et al. (2014) The evolutionary dynamics of variant antigen genes in Babesia reveal a history of genomic innovation underlying host-parasite interaction. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(11), pp. 7113-7131. (doi:10.1093/nar/gku322) (PMID:24799432) (PMCID:PMC4066756)

Bilgiç, H. B., Karagenç, T., Simuunza, M., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2013) Development of a multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Theileria annulata, Babesia bovis and Anaplasma marginale in cattle. Experimental Parasitology, 133(2), pp. 222-229. (doi:10.1016/j.exppara.2012.11.005)

Kinnaird, J.H., Weir, W., Durrani, Z., Pillai, S.S., Baird, M. and Shiels, B.R. (2013) A bovine lymphosarcoma cell line infected with theileria annulata exhibits an irreversible reconfiguration of host cell gene expression. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66833. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066833)

Hayashida, K. et al. (2012) Comparative genome analysis of three eukaryotic parasites with differing abilities to transform leukocytes reveals key mediators of Theileria-induced leukocyte transformation. mBIO, 3(5), e00204-12. (doi:10.1128/mBio.00204-12) (PMID:22951932) (PMCID:PMC3445966)

Durrani, Z., Weir, W., Pillai, S., Kinnaird, J. and Shiels, B. (2012) Modulation of activation-associated host cell gene expression by the apicomplexan parasite Theileria annulata. Cellular Microbiology, 14(9), pp. 1434-1454. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2012.01809.x)

Lempereur, L., Wirtgen, M., Nahayo, A., Caron, Y., Shiels, B., Saegerman, C., Losson, B. and Linden, A. (2012) Wild cervids are host for tick vectors of Babesia species with zoonotic capability in Belgium. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 12(4), pp. 275-280. (doi:10.1089/vbz.2011.0722)

Lempereur, L., Lebrun, M., Cuvelier, P., Sepult, G., Carron, Y., Saegerman, C., Shiels, B. and Losson, B. (2012) Longitudinal field study on bovine Babesia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum infections during a grazing season in Belgium. Parasitology Research, 110(4), pp. 1525-1530. (doi:10.1007/s00436-011-2657-0)

Simuunza, M., Bilgic, H., Karagenc, T., Syakalima, M., Shiels, B., Tait, A. and Weir, W. (2011) Population genetic analysis and sub-structuring in Babesia bovis. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 177(2), pp. 106-115. (doi:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2011.02.002)

Gharbi, M. et al. (2011) Prime-boost immunisation against tropical theileriosis with two parasite surface antigens: Evidence for protection and antigen synergy. Vaccine, 29(38), pp. 6620-6628. (doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.06.109)

MacHugh, N. D., Weir, W., Burrells, A., Lizundia, R., Graham, S.P., Taracha, E.L., Shiels, B.R., Langsley, G. and Morrison, W.I. (2011) Extensive polymorphism and evidence of immune selection in a highly dominant antigen recognized by bovine CD8 T cells specific for Theileria annulata. Infection and Immunity, 79(5), pp. 2059-2069. (doi:10.1128/IAI.01285-10)

Simuunza, M., Weir, W., Courcier, E., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2011) Epidemiological analysis of tick-borne diseases in Zambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 175(3-4), pp. 331-342. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.09.027)

Weir, W., Karagenç, T., Gharbi, M., Simuunza, M., Aypak, S., Aysul, N., Darghouth, M. A., Shiels, B. and Tait, A. (2011) Population diversity and multiplicity of infection in Theileria annulata. International Journal for Parasitology, 41(2), pp. 193-203. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.08.004)

Branco, S., Orvalho, J., Leitão, A., Pereira, I., Malta, M., Mariano, I., Carvalho, T., Baptista, R., Shiels, B.R. and Peleteiro, M.C. (2010) Fatal cases of Theileria annulata infection in calves in Portugal associated with neoplastic-like lymphoid cell proliferation. Journal of Veterinary Science, 11(1), pp. 27-34. (doi:10.4142/jvs.2010.11.1.27)

Schmuckli-Maurer, J., Kinnaird, J., Pillai, S., Hermann, P., McKellar, S., Weir, W., Dobbelaere, D. and Shiels, B. (2010) Modulation of NF-kappaB activation in Theileria annulata-infected cloned cell lines is associated with detection of parasite-dependent IKK signalosomes and disruption of the actin cytoskeleton. Cellular Microbiology, 12(2), pp. 158-173. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2009.01386.x)

Bilgic, H.B., Karagenç, T., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Eren, H. and Weir, W. (2010) Evaluation of cytochrome b as a sensitive target for PCR based detection of T. annulata carrier animals. Veterinary Parasitology, 174(3-4), pp. 341-347. (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.08.025)

Chaussepied, M. et al. (2010) TGF-b2 induction regulates invasiveness of theileria-transformed leukocytes and disease susceptibility. PLoS Pathogens, 6(11), e1001197. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001197)

Weir, W., Karagenç, T., Baird, M., Tait, A. and Shiels, B.R. (2010) Evolution and diversity of secretome genes in the apicomplexan parasite Theileria annulata. BMC Genomics, 11, p. 42. (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-42)

Weir, W., Sunter, J., Chaussepied, M., Skilton, R., Tait, A., de Villiers, E.P., Bishop, R., Shiels, B. and Langsley, G. (2009) Highly syntenic and yet divergent: a tale of two Theilerias. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 9(4), pp. 453-461. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2009.01.002)

Beck, H.P. et al. (2009) Molecular approaches to diversity of populations of apicomplexan parasites. International Journal for Parasitology, 39(2), pp. 175-189. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2008.10.001)

Schmuckli-Maurer, J., Shiels, B. and Dobbelaere, D.A. (2008) Stochastic induction of Theileria annulata merogony in vitro by chloramphenicol. International Journal for Parasitology, 38(14), pp. 1705-1715. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2008.05.009)

Renneker, S., Kullmann, B., Gerber, S., Dobschanski, J., Bakheit, M.A., Geysen, D., Shiels, B., Tait, A., Ahmed, J.S. and Seitzer, U. (2008) Development of a competitive ELISA for detection of Theileria annulata infection. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 55(5-6), pp. 249-256. (doi:10.1111/j.1865-1682.2008.01036.x)

Weir, W., Ben-Miled, L., Karagenc, T., Katzer, F., Darghouth, M., Shiels, B. and Tait, A. (2007) Genetic exchange and sub-structuring in Theileria annulata populations. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 154(2), pp. 170-180. (doi:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2007.04.015)

Oura, C., McKellar, S., Swan, D., Okan, E. and Shiels, B. (2006) Infection of bovine cells by the protozoan parasite Theileria annulata modulates expression of the ISGylation system. Cellular Microbiology, 8, pp. 276-288. (doi:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2005.00620.x)

Shiels, B., Langsley, G., Weir, W., Pain, A., McKellar, S. and Dobbelaere, D. (2006) Alteration of host cell phenotype by Theileria annulata and Theileria parva: mining for manipulators in the parasite genomes. International Journal for Parasitology, 36(1), pp. 9-21. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2005.09.002)

Pain, A. et al. (2005) Genome of the host-cell transforming parasite Theileria annulata compared with T-parva. Science, 309, pp. 131-133. (doi:10.1126/science.1110418)

Kinnaird, J., Bumstead, J., Mann, D., Ryan, R., Shirley, M., Shiels, B. and Tomley, F. (2004) EtCRK2, a cyclin-dependent kinase gene expressed during the sexual and asexual phases of the Eimeria tenella life cycle. International Journal for Parasitology, 34(6), pp. 683-692. (doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2004.01.003)

Shiels, B.R., McKellar, S., Katzer, F., Lyons, K., Kinnaird, J., Ward, C., Wastling, J.M. and Swan, D. (2004) A Theileria annulata DNA binding protein localized to the host cell nucleus alters the phenotype of a bovine macrophage cell line. Eukaryotic Cell, 3(2), pp. 495-505. (doi:10.1128/EC.3.2.495-505.2004)

Swan, D., Stadler, L., Okan, E., Hoffs, M., Katzer, F., Kinnaird, J., McKellar, S. and Shiels, B. (2003) TashHN, a Theileria annulata encoded protein transported to the host nucleus displays an association with attenuation of parasite differentiation. Cellular Microbiology, 5, pp. 947-956. (doi:10.1046/j.1462-5822.2003.00340.x)

Taylor, L., Katzer, F., Shiels, B. and Welburn, S. (2003) Genetic and phenotypic analysis of Tunisian Theileria annulata clones. Parasitology, 126, pp. 241-252. (doi:10.1016/S0031182002002810)

Oura, C., Kinnaird, J., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2002) Identification of a 40S ribosomal protein (S17) that is differentially expressed between the macroschizont and piroplasm stages of Theileria annulata. International Journal for Parasitology, 32(1), pp. 73-80. (doi:10.1016/S0020-7519(01)00305-8)

Heussler, V. et al. (2002) Hijacking of host cell IKK signalosomes by the transforming parasite Theileria. Science, 298, pp. 1033-1036.

Katzer, F., McKellar, S., Ferguson, M., dOliveira, C. and Shiels, B. (2002) A role for tertiary structure in the generation of antigenic diversity and molecular association of the Tams1 polypeptide in Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 122, pp. 55-67.

Schnittger, L., Katzer, F., Biermann, R., Shayan, P., Boguslawski, K., McKellar, S., Beyer, D., Shiels, B. and Ahmed, J. (2002) Characterization of a polymorphic Theileria annulata surface protein (TaSP) closely related to PIM of Theileria parva: implications for use in diagnostic tests and subunit vaccines. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 120, pp. 247-256.

Adamson, R., Lyons, K., Sharrard, M., Kinnaird, J., Swan, D., Graham, S., Shiels, B. and Hall, R. (2001) Transient transfection of Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 114, pp. 53-61.

El Haj, N., Kachani, M., Katzer, F., Bouslikhane, M., El Guennouni, R., Ouhelli, H. and Shiels, B.R. (2001) Evaluation of an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay using a recombinant antigen for the diagnosis of Theileria annulata infection. Revue de Medecine Veterinaire, 152, pp. 561-566.

Gubbels, M.J., Katzer, F., Shiels, B.R. and Jongejan, F. (2001) Study of Theileria annulata population structure during bovine infection and following transmission to ticks. Parasitology, 123(6), pp. 553-561. (doi:10.1017/S0031182001008757)

Oura, C., Tait, A. and Shiels, B. (2001) Lymphotactin: a potential mediator of immunity against Theileria annulata infection of cattle. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 116, pp. 89-93.

Swan, D., Phillips, K., Mckellar, S., Hamilton, C. and Shiels, B. (2001) Temporal co-ordination of macroschizont and merozoite gene expression during stage differentiation of Theileria annulata. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 113, pp. 233-239.

Swan, D., Stern, R., McKellar, S., Phillips, K., Oura, C., Karagenc, T., Stadler, L. and Shiels, B. (2001) Characterisation of a cluster of genes encoding Theileria annulata AT hook DNA-binding proteins and evidence for localisation to the host cell nucleus. Journal of Cell Science, 114, pp. 2747-2754.

Book Sections

Sajid, M. et al. (2009) Proteases of parasitic protozoa - current status and validation. In: Selzer, P.M. (ed.) Antiparasitic and Antibacterial Drug Discovery: From Molecular Targets to Drug Candidates. Series: Drug discovery in infectious diseases. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, pp. 177-210. ISBN 9783527626823

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