Names and addresses of researchers involved in the science of spongiform encephalopathies: W to Z

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Watson, William
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Central Veterinary Laboratory
Weybridge
Surrey KT15 3NB
MAFF 019323 41111 or0181 694 0693

Involved in SEAC early one

Wang, Shiquan
USU Scrapie Project,
UMC 5600
Utah State University
Logan,
Utah 84322
801-797-1885
Fax 801 797 3959
email vetclin@cc.usu.edu
Areas of interst are scrapie transmision studes using embryo transfer, the correalation of genotype and incubation length, scrapie pathogenesis and live animal diagnostics.

Wann, KT
University of Wales Cardiff
Pharmacology Division,Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff CF1 3XF
Wales
01222 874636
e-mail Wann@Cardiff.ac.uk
fax 01222 874149
Involved in the production of chemicals potentially effective in treatment of TSEs

Wang, Hui
NERC Institute of Virology and Environmental Microbiology
Mansfield Rd
Oxford OX1 3SR
UK
Binding of filamentous phages with chicken prion proteins. Part of the department's attempts at crafty diagnostic tests.

Watt, CJ
Centre for the Epidemilogy of Infectious Disease,
Department of Zoology,
University of Oxford,
Oxford OX1 3PS
Try 01865 271 234 Part of Professor Anderson's group at Oxford that started publishing in Nature in 1996

Weavers, Eddie
DAFF
Veterinary Research Laboratory
Abbostown
Dublin 15
Ireland
00353 1 6072621
weaverse@indigo.ie
Immunohistology of prion proteins. Used various techniques.

Weber, J
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik der Georg-August Universitat
Gottingen
Germany

Weber, T
Universitat Gottingen,
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik
Robert Koch Strasse 40
D 37077 Gottingen,
Germany
0049 551 3851 0 241
involved with animal work, and diagnostic tests

Webster, AJF
Department of Clincal Veterinary Science
University of Bristol
Lanford Bristol
UK

Wegner, Christine
Neuropathology, University of Gottingen
Gottingen
Germany
Phone: 0551-398467
Fax: 0551-398472
Email: cwegner@med.uni-goettingen.de
working with Krezschmar's group. Genetics and cleavage sites of PrP

Weiland, F
Federal Research Center for Virus Diseases in Animals
Paul-Ehrlich Str 28 72072
Tubingen
Germany
Scrapie in peripheral nerves

Weiss Dr S
Institut fur Biochemie der Ludwig-Maximillians Universitat Munchen
Wurmtal Strasse 221,
81375, Munchen,
Germany
PrP toxicity. In charge of department. Yeast prions
0049 89 7401 - 7410

Weissman Charles
Department of Neurogenetics: see Collinge.
Phone: 0044 171 594 3771
Fax: 0044 171 706 3272
email: c.weissman@ic.ac.uk
Now helping to organise many projects with the MRC Unit in London

Wells, Gerald
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Central Veterinary Laboratory
Weybridge
Surrey KT15 3NB
MAFF 019323 41111
Histopathology

Weiss Dr SBR> Institut fur Biochemie der Ludwig-Maximillians Universitat Munchen
Wurmtal Strasse 221,
81375, Munchen,
Germany
PrP toxicity. In charge of department. Yeast prions
0049 89 7401 - 7410

new:

Weiss Dr S
Gene Center - Institut fur Biochemie der Ludwig-Maximillians Universitat Munchen
Feodor-Lynen-Str.25,
81377, Munchen,
Germany
PrP toxicity. In charge of department. Yeast prions. Identified LRP as receptor for PrP.
0049 89 2180-6959
email: Weiss@lmb.uni-muenchen.de

Weissmann, Charles
Molecular Biology
Universitat Zurich
Switzerland
0041-1-633 2491
Involved in the experiments concerning null mice. This could not be infected with BSE. See above.

Westaway, David
Univeristy of Toronto Centre for Research into Neurology
TENZ Neuroscience No 6
Queens Park Crescent
West Toronto M5S 1A8
Canada
416 978 7461
Was with Prusiner, is English

Wickner, RB
National Institute on Diabetes
Bldg 8,
Room 207,
NIH
Bethesda
MD 20892-0830
USA
Yeast prion research

Wietgrefe, S
University of Minnesota Department of Microbiology
Minneapolis
Minnesota
55455 USA

Wilesmith, John
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Central Veterinary Laboratory
Weybridge
Surrey KT15 3NB
MAFF 019323 41111
Major speaker and epidemiologist. I dont know whether he is pushed around but MAFF or believes it all.

Wiley, Clayton
Department of Pathology
University of California
San diego
La Jolla
California
USA

Wilkinson, Anne
Neuropathology Laboratory
Leeds University
1 Thoresby Place
Leeds LS2 9JT
UK
0113 292 2376
Working on the histopathology of BSE under MRC grant

Williams, Andy (or is it Alan?)
Institute for Animal Health BBSRC and MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit
King's Building Campus,
West Mains Rd
Edinburgh
EH9 3JF
UK
0131 667 5204. Edinburgh Univ 650 1000
Now moved to:
University of Glasgow
Veterinary School
Dept of Veterinary Pathology
Bearsden Road
Glasgow G61 1QH
Phone: 0044-141-330-578315773
Fax: 0044-141-330-5602
Email: a.willlams@ver.gla.ac.uk
Various projects

Williams, J
Roslin Institute (Edinburgh)
Division of Molecular Biology
Edinburgh
UK
DNA of scrapie and BSE

Williams, John
Independent researcher into epidemiology of nvCJD
Mobile phone 07771 622076

Willlamson, Anthony
Department of Immunology
The Scripps Research Institute, IMM-2
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 001-619-784-8260
Fax: 001-619-784-8360
Email: anthony@scripps.edu
Oddly strange secretion of immunoglobulins in CJD

Williamson, Judy
Department of Veterinary Science,
University of Wisconsin,
Madison
Wisconsin
USA
Has stood up against MAFF at times

Wilson, Clyde
King's College London
Division of Life Sciences
Franklin-Wilkins Bldg. 150 Stanford Street
London SEl 8WA
Phone: 0044-171-848-4302
Fax: 0044-171-848-4500
Email: alan@ebringer.demon.co.uk
working with Ebringer under a potential autoimmune pathology in TSE

Wilson, Moira
Institute for Animal Health BBSRC and MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit
King's Building Campus,
West Mains Rd
Edinburgh
EH9 3JF
UK
0131 667 5204. Edinburgh Univ 650 1000
Worked under Frazer now presumably under Jim Hope

Windl, Otto
University of Gottingen
Institute of Neuropathology
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Gottingen
Phone: 0551-398467
Fax: 0551-398472
Email: owindl@med.uni-goettingen.de
Many good projects. Worked with Reading Univ and speaks extremely good english.

Winnacker, E-L
Institut fur Biochemie der Ludwig-Maximillians
Universitat Munchen
Wurmtal Strasse 221,
81375, Munchen,
Germany
0049 89 7401 - 7410
Molecular biology, prion toxicity

Wishnevski, Dr.Henryk
Department of Virology NY State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Diseases, Forest Hill Rd
Staten Island,
New York 10314
USA
Complex research into the transfer of disease. e.g. mites
718 494 0600

Wong, Nicky
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
Phone: 0044-171-5042275
Fax: 0044-171-3807193
Email: nwong@biochemistry.ucl.ac.uk
Involved in the glycosylation of the PrP and its significance

Woolhouse, MEJ
Centre for the Epidemilogy of Infectious Disease,
Department of Zoology,
University of Oxford,
Oxford OX1 3PS
Try 01865 271 234
Part of Professor Anderson's group at Oxford that started publishing in Nature in 1996, Stats, in fact working from Edinburgh: see stats addrsses

Wuthrich, Kurt
Eidgenossische Technisehe Hochschule Zurich
Institut fur Molekularbiologie und Biophysik
ETH Ho'ngenberg RPM
8093 Zurich
Phone: 0041-1-633-2473
Fax: 0041-1-633-1151
NMR and PrP etc

Yazici, Zihini A.
University of Cambridge
Clinical Veterinary Medicine
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 OES
Phone: 0044-1223-339019
Fax: 0044-1-223-337610
Email: zay20@cam.ac.uk
PrP in blood and lymph

Ye, X
New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
Staten Island
New York,
USA
Pathological changes in the peripheral organs of scrapie-infected animals

Zalin, Ralph ETH Zurich Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics Hoenggerberg CH-8093 Zurich Phone: 0041-1 6333453 F~ 0041-1 6331151 Email: rz@mol.biol.ethz.ch
rz@mol.biol.ethz.ch NMR

Zanotto, Paulo
NERC Institute of Virology
Mannfield Rd
Oxford OX1 3SR
UK
Involved in the phylogenesis of prion protein

Zanusso, Gianluigi
Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione
Sezione di Neurologia
Universita' degli Studi di Verona
Policlinico di Borgo Roma
Via delle Menegone
1-37134 Verona
Phone: 0039-045-80742856
Fax: 0039-045-585933
Email: gzanu@tin.it
PrP in white blood cells etc

Zarn, Jurg A
Swiss Federal Office of Public Health clo Inst.
Veterinary Pharmacology and -Toxicology
Winterthurerstr. 260 CH-8057
Zurich
Phone: 0041-1-635 8777
Fax: 0041-1-6358940
Email: juerg.zarn@bag.admin.ch
Various NMR studies.

Zeidler, Martin
World Health Organisation
Diseases Surveillance and Control
Avenue Appia
CH-1211
Geneva 27
Switzerland
EMC/DIS
0041 22 791 4025
fax 791 4893
zeidlerm@who.ch
Was working to organise a world wide CJD surveillance group at WHO, formerly worked with CJD unit in Edinburgh, now has given up this post to return to the UK. I have not heard of him since.

Zerr, Inga
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik
Prionforschungsruppe,
Georg August Universitat Gottingen
Robert Koch Strasse 40
D 37075 Gottingen
Germany
Phone: 0551-396636
Fax. 0551-397020
Involved in the assesment of 14-3-3 assay (and no doubt others as well)

Zhao, Hongxing
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology
Husargatan 3
751 23 Uppsala
Phone: 0046-184714030
Fax: 0046-184714572
Email: hongxing.zhao@bmc.uu.se
Production and degredation of bovine PrP

Zobeley, Eva
Institut fur Molekularbiologie und Biophysik
ETh Honggerberg
CH-8093 Zurich
Phone: 0041-1-6332484
Fax: 0041-1-6331036
Email: eva@mol.biol.ethz.ch
Ctalysing reduction of buried disulfide bone and generation of amyloidogenic state of murine PrP.

Zuo, J
University of Miami School of Medicine Miami
Florida FL 33101
USA
PrP aggregates

Zupancic, M
University of Minnesota
Department of Microbiology
Minneapolis
Minnesota 55455
USA

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