John E. Herrmann
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Dept. URL: http://vet.tufts.edu/biomed/infectious_diseases.htm
PhD - University of Wisconsin- 1972
MS - University of Wisconsin – 1968
General Research Interest
- DNA vaccines for infectious diseases
- Detection and identification methods for enteric viruses
- Immune responses to rotavirus infections
Research Sponsor Interest
- Federally Funded Research
- Herrmann, J.E., S.C. Chen, D.H. Jones, A.Tinsley-Bown, E.F. Fynan, H.B. Greenberg, and G.H. Farrar. 1999. Immune responses and protection obtained by oral immunization with rotavirus VP4 and VP7 DNA vaccines encapsulated in microparticles. Virology 259:148-153.
- Yang K., S. Wang, K-O. Chang, S. Lu, L.J. Saif, H. B. Greenberg, J.P. Brinker, and J. E. Herrmann. 2001. Immune responses and protection obtained with rotavirus VP6 DNA vaccines given by intramuscular injection. Vaccine 19:3285-3291.
- Herrmann, J.E., and H.L. Robinson. 2005. DNA vaccines for mucosal immunity. In Mucosal Immunology, Third Edition, (J. Mestecky, J. Bienenstock, M.L. Lamm, W. Strober, J.R. McGhee, and L. Mayer, eds.) Academic Press-Elsevier, pp. 1073-1084.
- Herrmann, J.E. 2006. DNA Vaccines against Enteric Infections. Vaccine 24:3705–3708
Armstrong, A.S., J.E. Herrmann, and L.V. Howard. 1985. Immunoassay for Chlamydia trachomatis antigens. U.S.Patent No. 4,4497,899.
Abram, D., A.S. Armstrong, J.E. Herrmann, and C.M. Ling. 1985. Immunoassay for Neisseria gonnorrheae antigens.U.S. Patent No. 4,497,900.
Herrmann, J.E., and N.R. Blacklow. 1996. Antibodies specific for the group antigen of astroviruses. U.S. Patent No. 5,556,746.
Herrmann, J.E., H.L.Robinson, and E.F.Fynan. DNA Vaccines against Rotavirus Infections. U.S. Patent No. 5,620,896, April 15, 1997.
Herrmann, J.E., and N.R. Blacklow. Monoclonal antibodies for detecting Norwalk virus. U.S. Patent No. 5,861,241, January 19, 1999.
Herrmann, J.E., H.L.Robinson, and E.F.Fynan. DNA Vaccines against Rotavirus Infections. U.S. Patent No. 6,165,993, December 26, 2000.
Herrmann, J.E., and S. Lu. Cross-protective rotavirus vaccine. U.S. Patent No. 6,187,319, February 13, 2001.