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Arnost Cepica

Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. 1981, Guelph, Ontario
  • D.V.M. 1971, Brno, Czech Republic
Position: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
pathologymicrobiology
Faculty: 
Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 
1 902-566-0826
Research Interests: 
  • Immunity, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of viral infections
  • The role of protein conformation in generation of virus neutralizing antibody and virus clearance/persistency
  • Serum inhibitor of retrovirus
Citations: 
  1. Cepica, A., Beauregard M, Qian B. Fluorescence spectroscopy monitoring of the conformational restraint of formaldehyde-and glutaraldehyde-treated infectious bursal disease virus proteins.Vaccine 1998 Dec;16(20):1957-61/
  2. Cepica, A. Defining "microbiology". Science. 1997 Sep 19;277(5333):1747-8. 3.
  3. Herrewegh, A.A., de Groot R.J., Cepica, A., Egberink, H.F., Horzinek, M.C., Rottier, P.J. Detection of feline coronavirus RNA in feces,tissues, and body fluids of naturally infected cats by reverse transcriptase PCR. J ClinMicrobiol 1995 Mar;33(3):684-9 4.
  4. Cepica, A., Yason, C., Ralling, G. The use of ELISA for detection of the antibody-induced conformational change in a viral protein and its intermolecular spread. J Virol Methods 1990 Apr;28(1):1-13 5.
  5. Hariharan, H., Cepica, A., Qian, B., Heaney, S., Hurnik, D. Toxigenic and drug resistance properties of porcine Pasteurella multocida isolates from Prince Edward Island. Can Vet J 2000 Oct;41(10):798.