University of Wisconsin–Madison

Saverio “Buddy” Capuano, DVM, DACLAM

Associate Director of Animal Services / Attending Veterinarian

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Saverio Capuano, Associate Director of Animal Services

Animal Services

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Aligned research focus

Oversees the six Animal Services units at the WNPRC: Veterinary Services, Colony Management, Compliance & Training, Behavioral Services, Scientific Protocol Implementation, and Pathology Services and Tissue Distribution.

Selected references

Dudley DM, Aliota MT, Mohr EL, Weiler AM, Lehrer-Brey G, Weisgrau KL, Mohns MS, Breitbach ME, Rasheed MN, Newman CM, Gellerup DD, Moncla LH, Post J, Schultz-Darken N, Schotzko ML, Hayes JM, Eudailey JA, Moody MA, Permar SR, O’Connor SL, Rakasz EG, Simmons HA, Capuano S, Golos TG, Osorio JE, Friedrich TC, O’Connor DH. A rhesus macaque model of Asian-lineage Zika virus infection. Nat Commun. 2016. Jun 28;7:12204.

Bailey AL, Lauck M, Mohns M, Peterson EJ, Beheler K, Brunner KG, Crosno K, Mejia A, Mutschler J, Gehrke M, Greene J, Ericsen AJ, Weiler A, Lehrer-Brey G, Friedrich TC, Sibley SD, Kallas EG, Capuano S 3rd, Rogers J, Goldberg TL, Simmons HA, O’Connor DH. Durable sequence stability and bone marrow tropism in a macaque model of human pegivirus infection. Sci Transl Med. 2015. Sep 16;7(305):305ra144.

Martins MA, Tully DC, Cruz MA, Power KA, Veloso de Santana MG, Bean DJ, Ogilvie CB, Gadgil R, Lima NS, Magnani DM, Ejima K, Allison DB, Piatak M Jr, Altman JD, Parks CL, Rakasz EG, Capuano S 3rd, Galler R, Bonaldo MC, Lifson JD, Allen TM, Watkins DI. Vaccine-Induced Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-Specific CD8+ T-Cell Responses Focused on a Single Nef Epitope Select for Escape Variants Shortly after Infection. J Virol. 2015. Nov;89(21):10802-20.

Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium. The common marmoset genome provides insight into primate biology and evolution. Nat Genet. 2014. Aug;46(8):850-7.

Ambuel Y, Young G, Brewoo JN, Paykel J, Weisgrau KL, Rakasz EG, Haller AA, Royals M, Huang CY, Capuano S, Stinchcomb DT, Partidos CD, Osorio JE. A rapid immunization strategy with a live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine elicits protective neutralizing antibody responses in non-human primates. Front Immunol. 2014. Jun 5;5:263.

Moncla LH, Ross TM, Dinis JM, Weinfurter JT, Mortimer TD, Schultz-Darken N, Brunner K, Capuano SV 3rd, Boettcher C, Post J, Johnson M, Bloom CE, Weiler AM, Friedrich TC. A novel nonhuman primate model for influenza transmission. PLoS One. 2013. Nov 14;8(11):e78750.