Kyoungjin J. Yoon

DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM
Education & Certifications  

DVM (1985).  Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
MS (1987): Veterinary Preventive Medicine.  Seoul National University, Korea. 
PhD (1995): Veterinary Microbiology.  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 
Certification in Foreign Animal Diseases (1998).  NVSL.
Diplomate (2000). American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM)

Teaching  

VDPAM - 456 Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine and Applications
VDPAM - 590 Special Topic - Diagnostic Virology
VMPM - 409 Infectious diseases of wildlife
VMPM - 536 Zoonoses and Environmental Health

Research Focus & Interests  

Viral Diseases and Diagnostics, PRRS, PED, Influenza, Parainfluenza, Rotavirus, Senecavirus, Techovirus

Honors & Awards  

University President Award, Seoul National University (1985).
Distinguished Service Award (Adviser Recognition award), Student Activities Center of Iowa State University (2000)
Foreign Honorary Scientist, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Anyang, Korea (2000 – 2007)
Guest Professorship, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China (2010-present)
Foreign Honorary Scientist and Advisor on Agriculture Green Technology.  National Institute of Animal Science, Korea (2013-present)

Honor Societies:
Phi Kappa Phi honor society
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Phi Zeta, Gamma chapter, the Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine
Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture

Leadership/Committees/Council  

Virology and Molecular R&D Section Leader (2012-present).  Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Virology and Molecular Microbiology Section Leader (1996-2011).  Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Iowa State University. Ames, Iowa.
Section Leader (2007-present). Viral Pathogenesis Section, Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD)
Chair (2016 - present). Technical Committee of North Central Regional Project 229 - Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome: Mechanisms of disease and methods for the detection, protection and elimination of PRRS virus, USDA
Associate Editor (2004-present). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, AAVLD
Group F Councilor (Medical & Pharma Sci, Vet Med, Nursing & Physical Ed) (2011-2013). Board of Directors, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)
Chair (2010-2012). International Relation Committee for 2012 International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS)
Board of Governors (2008-2011). American College of Veterinary Microbiologists
Organizing and Program Committee for the Iowa Emerging Infectious Disease Symposium (2008-2009)
Member (2006-2010). National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) Methods Working Group, USDA APHIS
Program Committee for Annual Meetings (2005-2013). American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)
Faculty Adviser (2002-2005). Korean Student Association at Iowa State University
Central Iowa Chapter President (1998-2008). Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association
Chair (1997-1998). Technical Committee of North Central Regional Project 197 - Research in support of a national eradication program for pseudorabies, USDA.

Memberships  

American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Virology
American Veterinary Medical Association
Association of Teachers of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association
Korean Veterinary Society of America
Korean Association of Swine Veterinarian (honorary)

Selected Publications  

Refereed Publications (2015-2016):

Canning P, Canon A, Bates, J, Gerady K, Linhares D, Pineyro P, Schwartz K, Yoon K-J, Rademacher C, Holtkamp D, Karriker L.  2016.  Neonatal mortality, vesicular lesions and lameness associated with Senecavirus A in a U.S. sow farm.  Transboundary and Emerging Diseases (accepted)

Montiel N, Buckley A, Guo B, Kulshreshtha V, VanGreelen A, Hoang H, Rademacher C, Yoon K-J, Lager K.  2016.  Vesicular disease in 9-week-old pigs experimentally infected with Senecavirus A.  Emerg Inf Dis (in press)

Zhang J, Zheng Y, Xia X, Chen Q, Abate SA, Yoon K-J, Harmon KM, Gauger PC, Main RG, Li G.  2016.  High-throughput whole genome sequencing of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from cell culture materials and clinical samples using next-generation sequencing technology.  J Vet Diagn Invest (in press)

Arruda PHE, Stevenson GW, Mary KL, Burrough ER, Gauger PC, Harmon KM, Magstadt DR, Yoon K-J, Zhang J, Madson DM, Pineyro P, Derscheid RJ, Schwartz KJ, Cooper VL, Halbur PG, Main RG, Sato Y, Arruda BL.  2016.  Natural outbreak of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in 2015 in two commercial layer facilities in Iowa: Lesions and viral antigen distribution. J Vet Diagn Invest (in press)

Khatun A, Shabir N, Seo B-J, Kim B-S, Yoon K-J, Kim W-I. 2016.  High genetic stability of a ribavirin-resistant porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) during sequential passages in pigs.  J Virol 90:4454-4468.

Poonsuk K, Gimenez-Lirola LG, Zhang J, Arruda P, Chen Q, Correa da Silva Carrion L, Magtoto R, Pineyro P, Sarmento L, Wang C, Sun Y, Madson D, Johnson J, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman J, Main R. 2016.  Does circulating antibody play a role in the protection of piglets against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus?  PLoS One 11(4):e0153041.

Curry SM, Gibson KA, Burrough ER, Schwartz K, Yoon KJ, Gabler NK.  2016.  Pigs inoculated with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus have decreased growth performance and tissue accretion compared with controls after 42 d.  J Ani Sci 94(suppl 2):120-121.

Schweer WP, Schwartz K, Burrough E, Yoon KJ, Sparks C, Gibson KA, Gabler NK.  2016.  The effect of PRRSV and PEDV challenge on growing pigs I: Growth Performance and digestibility.  J Ani Sci 94:514-522.

Schweer WP, Pearce SC, Burrough E, Schwartz K, Yoon KJ, Sparks C, Gabler NK.  2016.  The effect of PRRSV and PEDV challenge on growing pigs II: intestinal integrity and function.  J Ani Sci 93:523-532.

Madson DM, Arruda PHE, Magstadt DR, Burrough ER, Hoang H, Sun D, Bower LP, Bhandari M, Gauger PC, Stevenson GW, Wilberts BL, Wang C, Zhang J, Yoon KJ.  2016.  Characterization of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus isolate US/Iowa/18984/2013 infection in one-day-old caesarian derived colostrum deprived (CDCD) piglets.  Vet Pathol 53:44-52.

Zhang J, Piñeyro P, Chen Q, Zheng Y, Li G, Rademacher C, Derscheid R, Guo B, Yoon K-J, Madson D, Gauger P, Schwartz K, Harmon K, Linhares D, Main R.  2015.  Full-length genome sequences of Senecavirus A from recent idiopathic vesicular disease outbreaks in United States swine. Genome Announcement 3(6):e01270-15.

Pillatzki AE, Gauger PC, Madson DM, Burrough ER, Zhang J, Chen Q, Magstadt DR, Arruda PHE, Stevenson GW, Yoon KJ.  2015.  Experimental inoculation of neonatal piglets with feed naturally contaminated with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV).  J Swine Health Prod 23(6):317-320

McCarty M, Petznick T, Kuster C, Bower L, Zhang J, Yoon K-J, Madson D.  2015.  Case study of clinical course and return to service of a commercial boar stud early in the US outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.  J Swine Health Prod 23(5):264-271.

Thomas JT, Chen Q, Gauger PC, Gimenez-Lirola LG, Sinha A, Harmon KM, Madson DM, Burrough ER, Magstadt DR, Salzbrenner HM, Welch MW, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman JJ, Zhang J.  2015.  Effect of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Infectious Doses on Infection Outcomes in Naïve Neonatal and Weaned Pigs.  PLoS ONE 10(10):e0139266.

Sinha A, Gauger P, Zhang J, Yoon K-J, Harmon K.  2015. PCR-based retrospective evaluation of diagnostic samples for emergence of porcine deltacoronavirus in US Swine.  Vet Microbiol 179:296-298.

Warren KJ, Slattery M, Hallam J, Naik S, Thompson N, Cahill M, Wyatt T, Yoon KJ, Kohut M.  2015.  Exercise improves host response to influenza viral infection in obese and non-obese C57/BL6 mice through different mechanisms.  PLoS One 10(6): e0129713.

Khatun A, Shabir N, Yoon K-J, Kim W-I.  2015.  Effects of ribavirin on the replication and genetic stability of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.  BMC Vet Res 11:21.

Complete list can be found here.

 

Books and book chapters:

Yoo HS, Yoon KJ.  2014.  The overview of Mycobacterium bovis infection in domestic and wild animals in Korea.  In: C.O. Thoen, J.H. Steele, J.B. Kaneene (eds).  Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria (3rd edition), pp 203-212.  Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Co., Ames, Iowa.

Yoon K-J.  2012.  Overview of viruses.  In: J.J. Zimmerman, G.W. Stevenson, L. Kerriker, A. Ramirez, K.J. Schwartz (eds).  Diseases of Swine (10th edition), pp 383-391.  Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Co., Ames, Iowa.

Mettenleiter TC, Ehlers B, Müller T, Yoon K-J, Teifke JP.  2012.  Herpesviruses (Aujeszky’s disease virus, porcine cytomegalovirus, porcine lymphotropic herpesviruses, malignant catarrhal fever virus).  In: J.J. Zimmerman, G. W. Stevenson, L. Karriker, A. Ramirez, K.J. Schwartz (eds).  Diseases of Swine (10th edition), pp 421-446.  Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Co., Ames, Iowa.

Yoon K-J, Edington N.  2006.  Porcine cytomegalovirus.  In: B.E. Straw, J.J. Zimmerman, S. D’Allaire, D.J. Taylor (eds).  Diseases of Swine, pp 323-329.  Blackwell Publishing Co., Ames, Iowa

Morilla A, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman JJ (editors).  2006.  Enfermedades víricas emergentes del cerdo [Trends in emerging viral infections of swine].  Translated by Fabrega, J.C., M.M. Castillo, A.A. Casals, and A.A. Palau. Blackwell Publishing Co in cooperation with Gráfica IN-Multimédica S.A., Bacellona, Spain, pages 442.

Zimmerman JJ, Yoon K-J (editors).  2003.  PRRS Compendium: A comprehensive reference on PRRS for pork producers, veterinary practitioners, and researchers (2nd edition).  National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.  294 pages

Yoon K-J.  2003.  Virology.  In: J.J. Zimmerman JJ and K.-J. Yoon (eds).  2003 PRRS Compendium: A comprehensive reference on PRRS for pork producers, veterinary practitioners, and researchers (2nd edition), pp 163-184.  National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.

Yoon K-J, Christopher-Hennings J, Nelson E.  2003.  Diagnosis.  In: J.J. Zimmerman JJ and K.-J. Yoon (eds).  2003 PRRS Compendium: A comprehensive reference on PRRS for pork producers, veterinary practitioners, and researchers (2nd edition), pp 59-74.  National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.

Zimmerman JJ, Yoon K-J, Neumann E (editors).  2003.  PRRS Compendium: A reference for pork producers (ISBN 0-9722877-0-1).  National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.  142 pages

Yoon K-J, Christopher-Hennings J, Nelson E.  2003.  Diagnosis of PRRS.  In:  J.J. Zimmerman, K.-J. Yoon and E. Neumann (eds).  2003 PRRS Compendium: A reference for pork producers, pp. 55-67.  National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.

Morilla A, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman JJ (editors).  2002.  Trends in emerging viral infections of swine.  Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa. 387 pages

Yoon K-J, Janke BH.  2002.  Swine influenza virus: Evolution, epidemiology and diagnosis. In: A. Morilla, K.-J. Yoon and J.J. Zimmerman (eds).  Trends in emerging viral infections of swine, pp 23-28.  Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa

Yoon K-J.  2002.  Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome: Virology.  In: A. Morilla, K.-J. Yoon and J.J. Zimmerman (eds).  Trends in emerging viral infections of swine, pp 339-346.  Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa

Yoon K-J, Stevenson G.  2002.  Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome: Diagnosis.  In: A. Morilla, K.-J. Yoon and J.J. Zimmerman (eds).  Trends in emerging viral infections of swine, pp 347-354.  Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa

Pogranichnyy RM, Yoon K-J.  2002.  Animal circoviruses. In: A. Morilla, K.-J. Yoon and J.J. Zimmerman (eds).  Trends in emerging viral infections of swine, pp 283-289.  Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa

Yoon K-J, Chang C-C, Zimmerman JJ, Harmon KM.  2001.  Genetic and antigenic stability of PRRS virus in persistently infected pigs: clinical and experimental prospective.  In: E. Lavi, S.R. Weiss, S.T. Hingley (eds).  The Nidoviruses (Coronaviruses and Arteriviruses), pp.25-30.  Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, NY

Horter D, Chang C-C, Pogranichnyy R, Zimmerman JJ, Yoon K-J.  2001.  Persistence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in pigs.  In: E. Lavi, S.R. Weiss, S.T. Hingley (eds).  The Nidoviruses (Coronaviruses and Arteriviruses), pp. 91-94.  Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, New York, NY.

Zimmerman J, Yoon K-J.  1998.  Sindrome Disgenésico y Respiratorio del Cerdo.  In: Contreras Hernaández ML, Rodriguez Serralde R, Rivera Vergara OE (eds).  Sistema de Producción Animal  I:  Cerdos.  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, División Sistema Universidad Abierta y Educación a Distancia, pp. 65-77.

Zimmerman JJ, Yoon K-J, Stevenson G, Dee SA. 1998. The 1998 porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome compendium: A comprehensive reference on PRRS for pork producers, veterinary practitioners, and researchers. National Pork Producers Council in cooperation with the National Pork Board, Des Moines IA. 128 pages.