Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Recent Publications

Endosomal toll-like receptors play a key role in activation of primary human monocytes by Cowpea Mosaic Virus
Albakri MM, Veliz FA, Fiering SN, Steinmetz NF, Sieg SF.
Immunology. 2019 Oct 20. doi: 10.1111/imm.13135. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 31630392


Toxoplasma gondii Intravacuolar-Network-Associated Dense Granule Proteins Regulate Maturation of the Cyst Matrix and Cyst Wall.
Guevara RB, Fox BA, Falla A, Bzik DJ.
mSphere. 2019 Oct 16;4(5). pii: e00487-19. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00487-19.
PMID: 31619500

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Increases the Sensitivity of Biofilm-Grown Staphylococcus aureus to Membrane-Targeting Antiseptics and Antibiotics.
Orazi G, Ruoff KL, O’Toole GA.
MBio. 2019 Jul 30;10(4). pii: e01501-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01501-19.
PMID: 31363032


DNA Methylation Changes in Regional Lung Macrophages Are Associated with Metabolic Differences.
Armstrong DA, Chen Y, Dessaint JA, Aridgides DS, Channon JY, Mellinger DL, Christensen BC, Ashare A.
Immunohorizons. 2019 Jul 2;3(7):274-281. doi: 10.4049/immunohorizons.1900042.
PMID: 31356157

The Toxin-Antitoxin MazEF Drives Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Formation, Antibiotic Tolerance, and Chronic Infection.

Ma D, Mandell JB, Donegan NP, Cheung AL, Ma W, Rothenberger S, Shanks RMQ, Richardson AR, Urish KL.
MBio. 2019 Nov 26;10(6). pii: e01658-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01658-19.
PMID: 31772059

Dissociating STAT4 and STAT5 Signaling Inhibitory Functions of SOCS3: Effects on CD8 T Cell Responses.
Hwang JY, Holland JE, Valenteros KB, Sun Y, Usherwood YK, Verissimo AF, McLellan JS, Grigoryan G, Usherwood EJ.
Immunohorizons. 2019 Nov 20;3(11):547-558. doi: 10.4049/immunohorizons.1800075.
PMID: 31748225 [PubMed – in process]


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