David Borts

Education & Certifications  
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Analytical Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1999
  • Master of Science, Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1991
  • VDPAM 426/526     Veterinary Toxicology
  • VDPAM 455            Diagnostic Laboratory Practicum
  • TOX 502                Toxicology Methods
  • TOX 501                Principles of Toxicology
Research Focus & Interests  

Dr. Borts’ primary research focus is on applying analytical chemistry, chromatography, and mass spectrometry techniques to provide quantitative and qualitative information relevant to veterinary toxicology, pharmacology, and nutrition. Dr. Borts is also working to apply ambient ionization mass spectrometry techniques to provide faster, cheaper, and more accurate analytical chemistry results in the context of veterinary medicine.

Honors & Awards  
  • 2020   Agilent Technologies Individual Performance Award
  • 2020   Thermo Fisher Scientific CMD President’s Club
  • 2020   Thermo Fisher Scientific CMD Vertical Market Award
  • 2020   Thermo Fisher Scientific CMD Over Achiever Award
  • 2007   BASF Significant Individual Effort Award
  • 2004   GlaxoSmithKline Exceptional Science Award
  • 2002   GlaxoSmithKline R&D Recognition Bronze Award
  • 2001   GlaxoSmithKline R&D Recognition Bronze Award
  • 1991-1992   Bayer Fellowship, University of Michigan
  • 1991   Outstanding Chemistry Undergraduate Major, Iowa State University
  • 1987-1991   Dow-Goetz Scholarship, Iowa State University
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Metabolomics Society
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society
Selected Publications  

Google Scholar Profile Page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Wgc9FeIAAAAJ&hl=en

Merkatoris P, Schleining J, Krull A, Borts D, Fajt V. In vitro elution and E. coli and T. pyogenes killing profile of penicillin, ampicillin, tetracycline, tulathromycin, and florfenicol from Plaster of Paris beads. Front. Vet. Sci. 2020, 7, 585423.

Ambrosini YM, Neuber S, Borcherding D, Seo Y-J, Segarra S, Glanemann B, Garden OA, Müller U, Adam M, Dang V, Borts D, Atherly T, Willette AA, Jergens A, Mochel JP, Allenspach K. Treatment With Hydrolyzed Diet Supplemented With Prebiotics and Glycosaminoglycans Alters Lipid Metabolism in Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Front. Vet. Sci. 2020, 7, 451.

Thompson JW, Adams KJ, Adamski J, Asad Y, Borts D, Bowden JA, Byram G, Dang V, Dunn WB, Fernandez F, Fiehn O, Gaul DA, Hühmer AF, Kalli A, Koal T, Koeniger S, Mandal R, Meier F, Naser FJ, O’Neil D, Pal A, Patti GJ, Pham-Tuan H, Prehn C, Raynaud FI, Shen T, Southam AD, St John-Williams L, Sulek K, Vasilopoulou CG, Viant M, Winder CL, Wishart D, Zhang L, Zheng J, Moseley MA. International Ring Trial of a High Resolution Targeted Metabolomics and Lipidomics Platform for Serum and Plasma Analysis. Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 14407-14416.

Smith JS, Borts DJ, Slagel C, Rajewski SM, Bousquet-Melou A, Ferran AA, Plummer PJ, Mochel JP. Pharmacokinetics of Ertapenem in Sheep (Ovis aries) with Experimentally Induced Urinary Tract Infection. Comparative Med. 2019, 69, 413-418. 

Smith JS, Mochel JP, Borts DJ, Griffith RW. Effects of experimentally induced respiratory disease on the pharmacokinetics and tissue residues of tulathromycin in meat goats. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2019, 42, 420-429. 

Borts DJ. Biomarkers Detection for Toxicity Testing Using Metabolomics. In Biomarkers in Toxicology, 2nd ed., Gupta RC, Ed., Academic Press, 2019, 1111-1124.

Lerch M, Allbaugh RA, Sebbag L, Mochel JP, Borts DJ. Paper spray high-resolution accurate mass spectrometry for quantitation of voriconazole in equine tears. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2019, 411, 5187-5196.

Burns LE, Borts DJ. Rapid untargeted screening for drug residues in animal tissues with liquid microjunction surface sampling probe mass spectrometry. Anal. Chim. Acta. 2018, 1063, 75-81.

Villageliú D, Borts DJ, Lyte M. Production of the Neurotoxin Salsolinol by a Gut-Associated Bacterium and its Modulation by Alcohol. Front. Microbiol. 2018, 9, 3092.

Smith J, Mochel JP, Borts D, Lewis K, Coetzee H. Adverse reactions to fentanyl transdermal patches in calves: A preliminary clinical study. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2018, 45, 575-580.