James B Burritt

Concentration Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Biology Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 234C Jarvis Hall-Science Wing
Phone: 715-232-5048
Email: burrittj@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Microbiology
      Montana State University
      Bozeman, MT, 1995
    • MT (ASCP) Medical Technology
      Trinity Lutheran Hospital
      1983
    • BS Microbiology
      Colorado State University
      Fort Collins, CO, United States, 1982

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
        Concentration Director
        July 2015 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Associate Professor
        August 2009 -
      • , Montana State University
        Assistant Professor
        January 2003 - July 2009
      • , Montana State University
        Assistant Research Professor
        1999 - 2003
      • , Montana State University
        Post-doctoral Res. Assoc
        1995 - 1999

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Marringa, W. J., Krueger, M. J., Burritt, N. L., & Burritt, J. B. Honey Bee Hemocyte Profiling by Flow Cytometry. PLoS ONE, 9(10).
    • Carlon, A., Burritt, J. B., & Grant, J. E. Characterization and protein profiles of bacteria grown from. UW-Stout Journal of Student Research, XII, 149-160.
    • Krueger, M., & Burritt, J. B. The Telomere-Specific Effect of Inonotus obliquus Extract on in vitro Cultured HFF-1 Cells,\. Wisconsin-Stout Journal of Student Research for 2013.
    • Burritt, J. B., & Carlon, A. Characterization and protein profiles of bacteria grown from honeybee (Apis mellifera) gut contents. Wisconsin-Stout Journal of Student Research.
    • Prahl, B., & Burritt, J. B. Contact-dependent Immune Response by Macrophages. University of Wisconsin-Stout Journal of Student Research.
    • Ejlerskov, P., Ploug, D., Burritt, J. B., Paclet, M., Gorlach, A., van Deurs, B., & Vilhardt, F. Regulated trafficking of NADPH oxidase between the cell surface and a novel type of storage compartment. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 10, 4835-4852.
    • Prahl, B., Seehaver, T., & Burritt, J. B. Immune Mechanism in Lung Prevents Fungal Infection. University of Wisconsin-Stout Journal of Student Research.
    • Ejlerskov, P., Ploug, D., Burritt, J. B., Paclet, M., Gorlach, A., van Deurs, B., & Vilhardt, F. Regulated trafficking of NADPH oxidase between the cell surface and a novel type of storage compartment. Epub.
    • Cornish, E. J., Hurtgen, B. J., McInnerney, K., Burritt, N. L., Taylor, R. M., Jarvis, J. N., Wang, S. Y., & Burritt, J. B. Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate Oxidase-Independent Resistance to Aspergillus fumigatus in Alveolar Macrophages. J. Immunol, 180, 6854-6867.
    • Lord, C. I., Riesselman, M. H., Gripentrog, J. M., Burritt, J. B., Jesaitis, A. J., & Taylor, R. M. Single-step immunoaffinity purification and functional reconstitution of human phagocyte flavocytochrome b.. J. Immunol. Methods, 329, 201-207.
    • Willger, S. D., Wannaying, S., Kim, K., Burritt, J. B., Metzler, L. J., Barbuch, R., Bard, M., Lawrence, C. B., & Cramer, R. A. A sterol-regulatory element binding protein is required for morphogenesis, hypoxia adaptation, and virulence in Aspergillus fumigatus. Epub.
    • Willger, S. D., Wannaying, S., Kim, K., Burritt, J. B., Metzler, L. J., Barbuch, R., Bard, M., Lawrence, C. B., & Cramer, R. A. A sterol-regulatory element binding protein is required for morphogenesis, hypoxia adaptation, and virulence in Aspergillus fumigatus. PLOS Pathogens(11).
    • Taylor, R. M., Maaty, W. S., Lord, C. I., Hamilton, T., Burritt, J. B., Bothner, B., & Jesaitis, A. J. Cloning, sequence analysis and confirmation of derived gene sequences for three epitope-mapped monoclonal antibodies against human phagocyte flavocytochrome b. Mol. Immunol., 44, 625-637.
    • Stie, J., Jesaitis, A. V., Lord, C. I., Gripentrog, J. M., Taylor, R. M., Burritt, J. B., & Jesaitis, A. J. Localization of hCAP-18 on the surface of chemoattractant-stimulated human granulocytes: analysis using two novel hCAP-18-specific monoclonal antibodies. J. Leukoc. Biol., 82, 161-172.
    • Wilkinson, R. A., Evans, J. R., Jacobs, J. M., Slunaker, D., Pincus, S. H., Pinter, A., Parkos, C. A., Burritt, J. B., & Teintze, M. Peptides selected from a phage display library with an HIV-neutralizing antibody elicit antibodies to HIV gp120 in rabbits, but not to the same epitope. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses, 23, 1416-1427.
    • Taylor, R. M., Baniulis, D., Burritt, J. B., Gripentrog, J. M., Lord, C. I., Riesselman, M. H., Maaty, W. S., Bothner, B. P., Angel, T. E., Dratz, E. A., Linton, G. F., Malech, H. L., & Jesaitis, A. J. Analysis of human phagocyte flavocytochrome b(558) by mass spectrometry. J Biol. Chem., 281, 37045-37056.
    • Bonnett, C. R., Cornish, E. J., Harmsen, A. G., & Burritt, J. B. Early neutrophil recruitment and aggregation in the murine lung inhibit germination of Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia. Infect. Immun., 74, 6528-6539.
    • Baniulis, D., Nakano, Y., Nauseef, W. M., Banfi, B., Cheng, G., Lambeth, D. J., Burritt, J. B., Taylor, R. M., & Jesaitis, A. J. Evaluation of two anti-gp91phox antibodies as immunoprobes for Nox family proteins: mAb 54.1 recognizes recombinant full-length Nox2, Nox3 and the C-terminal domains of Nox1-4 and cross-reacts with GRP 58. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1752, 186-196.
    • Baniulis, D., Burritt, J. B., Taylor, R. M., Dinauer, M. C., Heyworth, P. G., Parkos, C. A., Magnusson, K. E., & Jesaitis, A. J. Monoclonal antibody CL5 recognized the amino terminal domain of human phagocyte flavocytochrome b558 large subunit gp91phox. Eur J Haematol, 74, 337-347.
    • Baniulis, D., Nauseef, W. M., Burritt, J. B., Taylor, R. M., Heyworth, P. G., Dinauer, M. C., Bumelis, A., Magnusson, K. E., & Jesaitis.=, A. J. Unusual polyclonal anti-gp91 peptide antibody interactions with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease-derived human neutrophils are not from compensatory expression of Nox proteins 1, 3, or 4. Eur. J Haematol, 74, 241-249.
    • Taylor, R. M., Foubert, T. R., Burritt, J. B., Baniulis, D., McPhail, L. C., & Jesaitis, A. J. Anionic amphiphile and phospholipid-induced conformational changes in human neutrophil flavocytochrome b observed by fluorescence resonance energy transfer. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1663, 201-213.
    • Taylor, R. M., Burritt, J. B., Baniulis, D., Foubert, T. R., Lord, C. I., Dinauer, M. C., Parkos, C. A., & Jesaitis, A. J. Site-specific inhibitors of NADPH oxidase activity and structural probes of flavocytochrome b: characterization of six monoclonal antibodies to the p22phox subunit. J Immunol(173), 7349-7357.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Doering, S., Lee, E. J., Burritt, J. B., & Grant, J. E. (2014). Potential Antimicrobial Effect of Phosphopeptides From Phosvitin. Research Day, Menomonie, WI.
    • Little, A. M., Burritt, J. B., & James, K. (2012). Research at UW-Stout. UW-Stout New Instructor Workshop, Menomonie, WI.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Pickart, M., Hashmi, M. P., & Burritt, J. B. Health Sciences Education Collaborative Project: Marshfield Clinic, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stout. Sponsored by UW-Stout Curriculum Incubation Center Grant, $8960.
    • Hashmi, M. P., Parsons, A. M., Burritt, J. B., & Pickart, M. Curricular Incubation Center. Sponsored by UW-Stout, $6831 (Not Funded).

    Sponsored Research

    • Burritt, J. B. Honey Bee Hemocyte Profiles Associated with Winter Hardiness. Sponsored by North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (Funded).
    • Burritt, J. B. Mechanisms of Resistance to Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis by Alveolar Macrophages. Sponsored by Chronic Granulomatous Disease Trust, 1 yr (Funded).
    • Burritt, J. B. Interactive Phagocyte Response in Aspergillosis Immunity. Sponsored by NIH, #1R03 AI057931-01 (Funded).
    • Burritt, J. B. Immunotherapies to Zoonotic Disease. Sponsored by NIH, COBRE #1P20 RR020185-01 (Funded).
    • Burritt, J. B. Conformational Changes of Neutrophil Flavocytochrome b by Epitope and Gene-fragment Expression Analysis. Sponsored by Scientist Development Grant (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • 2009 President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Montana State University (2009)
    • 2007 President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Montana State University (2007)
    • College of Letters and Science Outstanding Teaching Award, (2005)

    Award

    • Faculty Collegiality Award, Dept of Microbiology, Montana State University (2009)
    • Mortarboard Faculty Award in Teaching, Montana State University (2008)
    • Faculty Collegiality Award, Dept of Microbiology at Montana State University, (2007)
    • Mortarboard Faculty Award in Teaching, Montana State University (2005)