Bettina Wagner

Professor; Director of Serology, Animal Health Diagnostic Center
Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Information

240 Farrier Road, Box 47
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Bettina Wagner

Professor; Director of Serology, Animal Health Diagnostic Center
Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise

Immunology; horse antibody genetics, structure, and function; host immunity to equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1); Lyme disease; allergy development in horses

Current Research Interest

Equine immunology and host-pathogen interaction with the goal of developing novel preventive strategies and treatments for allergic diseases and equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1)

Distinction

American Association of Veterinary Immunologists 2019 Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist
Harry M. Zweig Assistant Professorship in Equine Health, 2009–2011
Max Kade Foundation Inc., Research Exchange Grant

Selected Publications

Wagner, Bettina, Heather Freer, Alicia Rollins, David Garcia-Tapia, Hollis N. Erb, Christopher Earnhart, Richard Marconi, and Patrick Meeus. “Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi OspA, OspC, OspF and C6 Antigens as Markers for Early and Late Infection in Dogs.” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 19, no. 4 (2012): 527–35.

Schnabel, Christiane L., Susanna Babasyan, Alicia Rollins, Heather Freer, Christine L. Wimer, Gillian A. Perkins, Fahad Raza, Nikolaus Osterrieder, and Bettina Wagner. “An Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1) Ab4 Open Reading Frame (ORF)2 Deletion Mutant Provides Immunity and Protection from EHV-1 Infection and Disease.” Journal of Virology 93, no. 22 (November 2019): e01011-19.

Cornell Research Website Article

Teaming Up—Coronavirus Research at Cornell