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Lloyd Turtinen


  • Ph.D. University of Kentucky - 1983
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison - 1978  
  • B.S. University of Minnesota, Duluth - 1972 


  • Biol 250 Microbiology
  • Biol 306 Infectious Disease Ecology
  • Biol 381 Virology
  • Biol 401 Recombinant DNA Techniques
  • Biol 402 Current Topics in Virology and Immunology
  • Biol 491 Special Topics: Cell Biology Lab
  • Biol/Chem 412 Biochemistry/Molecular Biology seminar

Research - Immunology and Virology

  • Innate immune response to anti-fungal drugs and viruses
  • Molecular biology of cytomegalovirus
  • Prevalence rate of ticks harboring Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease-causing bacteria (data link).

Selected Publications:

(undergraduates are indicated by *)

Turtinen LW, A Croswell* and A Obr*. (2008) Microarray analysis of amphotericin B-Treated THP-1 monocytic cells identifies unique gene expression profiles among lipid and non-lipid drug formulations. Journal of Chemotherapy 20: 103-111.

Turtinen LW, L Bremer*, D Prall*, J Schwartzhoff* and S Hartsel. (2005). Distinct cytokine profiles from human endothelial and THP-1 macrophage-like cells exposed to different amphotericin B formulations. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology 27: 85-93.

Turtinen LW, D Prall*, L Bremer*, R Nauss* and S Hartsel. (2004). Antibody array-generated profiles of cytokine release from THP-1 leukemic monocytes exposed to different amphotericin B formulations. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 48: 396-403.

Turtinen LW and B Juran*. (1998). Standardization and comparison of an XTT-based TNF-a bioassay with a TNF-a ELISA. BioTechniques 24: 232-238.

Contact information:

Phillips Hall 361
Department of Biology
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Ph: 715-836-3506
fax: 715-836-5089