Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center Staff - Craig Jackson

Craig JacksonCraig Jackson

Position title:  Biologist

Email: cjackson@usgs.gov
Phone: 608.781.6336
Fax: 608.783.6066

1998 M.S. Clinical Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1995 B.S. Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:
My primary duty as a Biologist in Aquatic Ecosystems Health is to provide technical support and assistance to several ongoing research projects within the branch. Current focus areas include developing micro particle formulations for the targeted delivery of toxicants to invasive fish species, investigating the physiologic response of fish to toxicants by metabolomic methods, monitoring invasive aquatic species using environmental DNA, and evaluating the efficacy of sound and CO2 as barriers to stop the spread of invasive fish species.    

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Select Publications:
Jackson, Craig, Raca, Gordana, Baas, Becky, Kirmani, Salman, Laffin, Jennifer, Strand, Edythe,
Jakielski, Kathy, Shriberg, Lawrence. Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) in two patients with 16p11.2 microdeletion syndrome. Euro. J. Hum. Gen. Published online August 22, 2012.

Jackson, Craig, Laffin, Jennifer, Raca, Gordana, Strand, Edythe, Jakielski, Kathy, Shriberg, Lawrence. Novel Candidate Genes and Regions for Childhood Apraxia of Speech Identified by Array Comparative
Genomic Hybridization. Genetics In Medicine. Published online July 5, 2012.

Jackson, Craig, Raca, Gordana, Warman, Berta, Bair, Tom, Schimmenti, Lisa. Next Generation Sequencing In Research and Diagnosis of Ocular Birth Defects. Mol. Genetics and Metabolism Vol. 100 (2), pp. 184-192. June 2010.

Jackson, Craig, Manfra, Denise, Fan, Xuedong, Patera, Andry, Pong-Kennedy, Amy, Deno, Gregory,
Gonsiorek, Waldemar, Vassileva, Galya, Zeng, Ming, Sullivan, Lee. Murine CXCR1 is a Functional Receptor for GCP-2/CXCL6 and IL-8/CXCL8. J. Biol. Chem. Vol. 282, pp. 11658-11666. April 2007.

Jackson, Craig, Patera, Andry, Menzel, Frederick, Brieland, Joan, Hare, Roberta, Cacciapuoti, Anthony,Loebenberg, David. Effect of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Combination Therapy on Efficacy of Posaconazole (SCH56592) in an Inhalation Model of Murine Pulmonary Aspergillosis. Antimicrob. Agents & Chemotherapy Vol. 48 (8), pp. 3154-3158. August 2004.

Jackson, Craig, Hurst, Steven, Muchamuel, Tony, Brieland, Joan, Coffman, Robert. New IL-17 Family Members Promote Th1 or Th2 Responses in the Lung: In Vivo Function of the Novel Cytokine IL-25. J Immunol. Vol. 169(1), pp. 443-453. July 2002.

Jackson, Craig, Callister, Steven, Lovrich, Steven, Agger, William. Reassessment of a Midwestern Lyme Disease Focus for Borrelia burgdorferi and the Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis Agent. J. Clin. Microbiol. Vol. 40 (6), pp. 2070-2073. June 2002.

Jackson, Craig, Brieland, Joan, Essig, David, Loebenberg, David, Menzel, Frederick, Hare, Roberta, DiDomenico, Beth. Comparison of Pathogenesis and Host Immune Responses to Candida glabrata and Candida albicans in Systematically Infected Immunocompetent Mice. Infect. Immun. Vol 69 (8), pp. 5046-5055. August 2001.

Jackson, Craig, Brieland, Joan, Menzel, Frederick, Loebenberg, David, Cacciapuoti, Anthony, Hurst, Steven, Muchamuel, Tony, O’Garra, Anne, Hare, Roberta, Debets, Reno. Cytokine Networking in Lungs of Immunocompetent Mice in Response to Inhaled Aspergillus fumigatus. Infect. Immun. Vol. 69 (3), pp. 1554-1560. March 2001.

Jackson, Craig, Brieland, Joan, Hurst, Steven, Loebenberg, David, Muchamuel, Tony, Debets, Reno, Kastelein, Rob, Churakova, Tatyana, Abrams, John, Hare, Roberta, O’Garra, Anne. Immunomodulatory Role of Endogenous Interleukin-18 in Gamma Interferon-Mediated Resolution of Replicative Legionella pneumophila Lung Infection. Infect. Immun. Vol. 68 (12), pp. 6567-6573. December 2000.

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