Publications from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Submissions from 2016

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Impaired immunological synapse in sperm associated antigen 6 (SPAG6) deficient mice, Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Mohey Eldin El Shikh, Wei Li, Rebecca C. Keim, Zhengang Zhang, Jerome F. Strauss, Zhibing Zhang, and Daniel H. Conrad

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The Pathogen-Occupied Vacuoles of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Anaplasma marginale Interact with the Endoplasmic Reticulum, Hilary K. Truchan, Chelsea L. Cockburn, Kathryn S. Hebert, Forgivemore Magunda, Susan M. Noh, and Jason A. Carlyon

Submissions from 2015

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Phylogenetic and syntenic data support a single horizontal transference to aTrypanosoma ancestor of a prokaryotic proline racemase implicated in parasite evasion from host defences, Zuleima C. Caballero, Andre G. Costa-Martins, Robson C. Ferreira, João M P Alves, Myrna G. Serrano, Erney P. Camargo, Gregory A. Buck, Paola Minoprio, and Marata M G Teixeira

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Turning Over a New Leaf: Cannabinoid and Endocannabinoid Modulation of Immune Function, Guy A. Cabral, Thomas J. Rogers, and Aron H. Lichtman

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Increased B Cell ADAM10 in Allergic Patients and Th2 Prone Mice, Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Rebecca K. Martin, Hannah B. Zellner, Anne-Marie Irani, Cora Uram-Tuculescu, Mohey Eldin El Shikh, and Daniel H. Conrad

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Widely Used Herpes Simplex Virus 1 ICP0 Deletion Mutant Strain dl1403 and Its Derivative Viruses Do Not Express Glycoprotein C Due to a Secondary Mutation in the gC Gene, Cristina W. Cunha, Kathryne E. Taylor, Suzanne M. Pritchard, Mark G. Delboy, Tri Komala Sari, Hector C. Aguilar, Karen L. Mossman, and Anthony V. Nicola

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Widely Used Herpes Simplex Virus 1 ICP0 Deletion Mutant Strain dl1403 and Its Derivative Viruses Do Not Express Glycoprotein C Due to a Secondary Mutation in the gC Gene, Cristina W. Cunha, Kathryne E. Taylor, Suzanne M. Pritchard, Mark Delboy, Tri Komala Sari, Hector C. Aguilar, Karen L. Mossman, and Anthony V. Nicola

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Intracellular Uropathogenic E. coli Exploits Host Rab35 for Iron Acquisition and Survival within Urinary Bladder Cells, Neha Dikshit, Pradeep Bist, Shannon N. Fenlon, Niyas Kudukkil Pulloor, Christelle En Lin Chua, Marci A. Scidmore, Jason A. Carlyon, Bor Luen Tang, Swaine L. Chen, and Bindu Sukumaran

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Intracellular Uropathogenic E. coli Exploits Host Rab35 for Iron Acquisition and Survival within Urinary Bladder Cells, Neha Dikshit, Pradeep Bist, Shannon N. Fenlon, Niyas Kudukkil Pulloor, Christelle En Lin Chua, Marci A. Scidmore, Jason A. Carlyon, Bor Len Tang, Swaine L. Chen, and Bindu Sukumaran

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HIV Protease Inhibitors Sensitize Human Head and Neck Squamous Carcinoma Cells to Radiation by Activating Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress, Runping Liu, Luyong Zhang, Jing Yang, Xiaoxuan Zhang, Ross B. Mikkelsen, Shiyu Song, and Huiping Zhou

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Epigenetic Modifications of the PGC-1α Promoter during Exercise Induced Expression in Mice, Timothy L. Lochmann, Ravindar R. Thomas, James P. Bennett Jr., and Shirley M. Taylor

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Essential Domains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Invasins Utilized to Infect Mammalian Host Cells, David Seidman, Kathryn S. Hebert, Hilary K. Truchan, Daniel P. Miller, Brittney K. Tegels, Richard T. Marconi, and Jason A. Carlyon

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Orientia tsutsugamushi ankyrin repeat-containing protein family members are Type 1 secretion system substrates that traffic to the host cell endoplasmic reticulum, Lauren VieBrock, Sean M. Evans, Andrea R. Beyer, Charles L. Larson, Paul A. Beare, Hong Ge, Smita Singh, Kyle G. Rodino, Robert A. Heinzen, Allen L. Richards, and Jason A. Carlyon

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Comparison of effectiveness of cefovecin, doxycycline, and amoxicillin for the treatment of experimentally induced early Lyme borreliosis in dogs, Bettina Wagner, John Johnson, David Garcia-Tapia, Nicole Honsberger, Vickie King, Catherine Strietzel, John M. Hardham, Thomas J. Heinz, Richard T. Marconi, and Patrick F.M. Meeus

Submissions from 2014

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P. aeruginosa SGNH Hydrolase-Like Proteins AlgJ and AlgX Have Similar Topology but Separate and Distinct Roles in Alginate Acetylation, Perrin Baker, Tyler Ricer, Patrick J. Moynihan, Elena N. Kitova, Marthe T. C. Walvoort, Dustin J. Little, John C. Whitney, Karen Dawson, Joel T. Weadge, Howard Robinson, Dennis E. Ohman, Jeroen D. C. Codee, John S. Klassen, Anthony J. Clarke, and P. Lynne Howell

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Phase Variation of Poly-N-Acetylglucosamine Expression in Staphylococcus aureus, Jamie L. Brooks and Kimberly K. Jefferson

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An Emerging Mycoplasma Associated with Trichomoniasis, Vaginal Infection and Disease, Jennifer M. Fettweis, Myrna G. Serrano, Bernice Huang, J. Paul Brooks, Abigail L. Glascock, Nihar U. Sheth, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Jerome F. Strauss III, Kimberly K. Jefferson, and Gregory A. Buck

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Antigen Transfer from Exosomes to Dendritic Cells as an Explanation for the Immune Enhancement Seen by IgE Immune Complexes, Rebecca K. Martin, Keith B. Brooks, Frida Henningsson, Birgitta Heyman, and Daniel H. Conrad

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SJL Mice Infected with Acanthamoeba castellanii Develop Central Nervous System Autoimmunity through the Generation of Cross-Reactive T Cells for Myelin Antigens, Chandirasegaran Massilamany, Francine Marciano-Cabral, Bruno da Rocha-Azevedo, Melissa Jamerson, Arunakumar Gangaplara, David Steffen, Rana Zabad, Zsolt Illes, Raymond A. Sobel, and Jay Reddy

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Reduction of the HIV Protease Inhibitor-Induced ER Stress and Inflammatory Response by Raltegravir in Macrophages, Xiaoxuan Zhang, Risheng Cao, Ruping Liu, Renping Zhao, Yi Huang, Emily C. Gurley, Phillip B. Hylemon, William M. Pandak, Guangji Wang, Luyong Zhang, Xiaokun Li, and Huiping Zhou

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Flavonoid Apigenin Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammatory Response through Multiple Mechanisms in Macrophages, Xiaoxuan Zhang, Guangji Wang, Emily C. Gurley, and Huiping Zhou

Submissions from 2013

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Fyn Kinase Is Required for Optimal Humoral Responses, Natalia S. Chaimowitz, Yves T. Falanga, John J. Ryan, and Daniel H. Conrad

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IFN-γ Rα Is a Key Determinant of CD8+ T Cell-Mediated Tumor Elimination or Tumor Escape and Relapse in FVB Mouse, Maciej Kmieciak, Kyle K. Payne, Xiang-Yang Wang, and Masoud H. Manjili

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Herpesvirus-Associated Acute Urticaria: An Age Matched Case-Control Study, Arianna Mareri, Stuart P. Adler, and Giovanni Nigro

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Comparative Genomics of Cryptosporidium, Aurélien J. Mazurie, João M. Alves, Luiz S. Ozaki, Shiguo Zhou, David C. Schwartz, and Gregory A. Buck