Mori, J., Rivera, N., Novakofski, J., and Mateus-Pinilla, N., 2024. A Review of Chronic Wasting disease (CWD) spread, surveillance, and Control in the United States Captive Cervid IndustryPrion, Volume 18, 2024 – Issue 1. [PDF]

Raudabaugh, D.B., Ishida, Y., Haley, N.J., Brown, W.M., Novakofski, J., Roca, A.L. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2022. County-wide assessments of Illinois white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) prion protein gene variation using improved primers and potential implications for management. Plos one, 17(11), p.e0274640.

Mori, J., Novakofski, J., Schlichting, P.E., Skinner, D.J. and Mateus-Pinilla, N., 2022. The impact of maternal infection with chronic wasting disease on fetal characteristics in wild white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Illinois, USA. Theriogenology Wild, p.100010. [PDF]

Tian, T., Halsey, S.J., Rivera, N.A., Brown, W.M., Novakofski, J.E. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2022. Impact of landcover composition and density of localized deer culling sites on chronic wasting disease prevalence. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, p.105774.

London, E.W., Roca, A.L., Novakofski, J.E. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2022. A De Novo Chromosome-level Genome Assembly of the White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianusJournal of Heredity.

Dorak, S.J., Varga, C., Ruder, M.G., Gronemeyer, P., Rivera, N.A., Dufford, D.R., Skinner, D.J., Roca, A.L., Novakofski, J. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2022. Spatial epidemiology of hemorrhagic disease in Illinois wild white-tailed deer. Scientific Reports, 12(1), pp.1-12. [PDF]

Varga, C., McDonald, P., Brown, W.M., Shelton, P., Roca, A.L., Novakofski, J.E. and  Mateus‐Pinilla, N.E., 2021. Evaluating the ability of a locally focused culling program in removing chronic wasting disease infected free‐ranging white‐tailed deer in Illinois, USA, 2003–2020Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. [PDF]

Perrin-Stowe, T.I., Ishida, Y., Terrill, E.E., Beetem, D., Ryder, O.A., Novakofski, J.E., Mateus-Pinilla, N.E. and Roca, A.L., 2021. Variation in the PRNP gene of Pere David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus) may impact genetic vulnerability to chronic wasting diseaseConservation Genetics, pp.1-11.

Rivera, N.A., Varga, C., Ruder, M.G., Dorak, S.J., Roca, A.L., Novakofski, J.E. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2021. Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in the United States of America at the Wildlife–Livestock Interface. Pathogens; 10(8):915.

Hedman, H.D., Varga, C., Brown, W.M., Shelton, P., Roca, A.L., Novakofski, J.E., and Mateus‐Pinilla, N.E., 2020. Spatial analysis of chronic wasting disease in free‐ranging white‐tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Illinois, 2008‐2019Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. [PDF]

Perrin-Stowe, T.I., Ishida, Y., Terrill, E.E., Hamlin, B.C., Penfold, L., Cusack, L.M., Novakofsk,i J., Mateus-Pinilla, N.E. and Roca, A.L., 2020. Prion protein gene (PRNP) sequences suggest differing vulnerability to chronic wasting disease for Florida Key deer (Odocoileus virginianus clavium) and Columbian white-tailed deer (O. v. leucurus)Journal of Heredity. esaa040

Ishida Y, Tian T, Brandt AL, Kelly AC, Shelton P, Roca AL, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2020. Association of chronic wasting disease susceptibility with prion protein variation in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Prion14(1), pp.214-225.

Hedman, H.D., Varga, C., Duquette, J., Novakofski, J. and Mateus-Pinilla, N.E., 2020. Food Safety Considerations Related to the Consumption and Handling of Game Meat in North America. Veterinary Sciences7(4), p.188. [PDF]

Rivera NA, Brandt AL, Novakofski JE, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2019. Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids: Prevalence, Impact and Management Strategies. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. October 2nd, 2019; 10:123-139.

Brandt AL, Green ML, Ishida Y, Roca AL, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2018. Influence of the geographic distribution of prion protein gene sequence variation on patterns of chronic wasting disease spread in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Prion, July 22:1-2. [pdf]

Dorak SJ, Green ML, Wander MM, Ruiz MO, Buhnerkempe MG, Tian T, Novakofski JE, Mateus-Pinilla, NE. 2017. Clay content and pH: soil characteristic associations with the persistent presence of chronic wasting disease in northern Illinois. Scientific Reports, 7(1), p.18062. [pdf]

Green ML, Kelly A, Satterthwaite-Phillips D, Manjerovic MB, Shelton P, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2017. Reproductive characteristics of female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the Midwestern USA. Theriogenology, 94: 71-78 [pdf]

Rivera NA, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Novakofski J, Satterthwaite-Phillips D. 2015. Metals in obex and retropharyngeal lymph nodes of Illinois white-Tailed deer and their variations with sex and CWD status. Prion, 9 (1): 48-58 [pdf]

Brandt AL, Kelly AC, Green ML, Shelton P, Novakofski P, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2015. Prion protein gene sequence and chronic wasting disease susceptibility in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)Prion9(6): 449-462.

Green ML, Monick K, Manjerovic MB, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla N.  2015.  Communication stations: cameras reveal river otter (Lontra canadensis) behavior and activity patterns at latrines.  Journal of Ethology, 33(3): 225-234, doi: 10.1007/s10164-015-0435-7

Manjerovic MB, Green ML, Miller AN, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2015.  Trash to treasure: assessing viability of wing biopsies for use in bat genetic research. Conservation Genetic Resources, 7(2): 325-327, doi:10.1007/s12686-014-0417-z

Green ML, Novakofski J, Green RW, Manjerovic MB, Materus-Pinilla N.  2014.  The scene of the crime: classroom integration of biosafety, microscopy and forensics.  The American Biology Teacher, 76(9): 615-619.

Green ML, Manjerovic MB, Mateus-Pinilla N, Novakofski J.  2014.  Genetic assignment tests reveal dispersal of white-tailed deer: implications for chronic wasting disease.  Journal of Mammalogy, 95(3): 646-654.

Manjerovic MB, Green ML, Mateus-Pinilla N, Novakofski J. 2014. The importance of localized culling in stabilizing chronic wasting disease prevalence in white-tailed deer populationsPreventive Veterinary Medicine, 113(1): 139-145.

O’Hara Ruiz M, Kelly AC, Brown WM, Novakofski J, Mateus-Pinilla NE. 2013. Influence of landscape factors and management decisions on spatial and temporal patterns of the transmission of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deerGeospatial Health 8(1), 215-227 [pdf]

Green ML, Ting T-F, Manjerovic MB, Mateus-Pinilla N, Novakofski J. 2013. Noninvasive alternatives for DNA collection from threatened rodentsNatural Science, 5(5A), 10.4236/ns.2013.55A003.

Mateus-Pinilla N, Weng HY, Ruiz MO, Shelton P, Novakofski J. 2013. Evaluation of a wild white-tailed deer population management program for controlling chronic wasting disease in Illinois, 2003-2008Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 110(3-4): 541-548.

Kelly AC, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Douglas M, Douglas M, Shelton P, Novakofski J. 2011. Microsatellites behaving badly: empirical evaluation of genotyping errors and subsequent impacts on population studiesGenetics and Molecular Research, 10(4): 2534-2553.

Kmieciak LA, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Novakofski J. 2011. Developing a panel of microsatellites to determine genetic relatedness with white-tailed deerFASEB Journal March 17, 2011 25:793.10

Kelly AC, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Douglas M, Douglas M, Brown B, Ruiz MO, Killefer J, Shelton P, Beissel T, Novakofski J. 2010. Utilizing disease surveillance to examine gene flow and dispersal in white-tailed deerJournal of Applied Ecology, 47: 1189-1198.

Kelly AC, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Emily J, Diffendorfer J, Killefer J, Shelton P, Beissel T, Novakofski J. 2008. Prion sequence polymorphisms and chronic wasting disease resistance in Illinois white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Prion, 2(1): 28-36.

Novakofski J, Brewer MS, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Killefer J, McCusker Jr R. 2005. Prion biology relevant to BSE. Journal of Animal Science 83:1455-1476.