Faculty Profile

Dr. Tony W. Ng, Ph.D.

Tony W. Ng, Ph.D.

Associate, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Selected Publications

  • Ng TW, Saavedra-Ávila NA, Kennedy SC, Carreño LJ, Porcelli SA.  “Current efforts and future prospects in the development of live mycobacteria as vaccines”.  Expert Rev Vaccines.  (2015) Sept 14:1-15 PMID:26366616

  • Arora P, Kharkwal SS, Ng TW, Kunnath-Velayudhan S, Saini NK, Johndrow CT, Chang YT, Besra GS, Porcelli SA.  "Endocytic pH regulates cell surface localization of glycolipid antigen loaded CD1d complexes".  Chem Phys Lipids. (2015) PMID: 26306469

  • Hart BE, Asrican R, Lim SY, Sixsmith JD, Lukose R, Souther SJ, Rayasam SD, Saelens JW, Chen CJ, Seay SA, Berney-Meyer L, Magtanong L, Vermeul K, Pajanirassa P, Jimenez AE, Ng TW, Tobin DM, Porcelli SA, Larsen MH, Schmitz JE, Haynes BF, Jacobs WR Jr, Lee S, Frothingham R. "Stable Expression of Lentiviral Antigens by Quality-Controlled Recombinant Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vectors". Clin Vaccine Immunol. (2015) 22(7):726-41 PMID:25924766

  • Venkataswamy MM*, Ng TW*, Kharkwal SS, Carreño LJ, Johnson AJ, Kunnath-Velayudhan S, Liu Z, Bittman R, Jervis PJ, Cox LR, Besra GS, Wen X, Yuan W, Tsuji M, Li X, Ho DD, Chan J, Lee S, Frothingham R, Haynes BF, Panas MW, Gillard GO, Sixsmith JD, Korioth-Schmitz B, Schmitz JE, Larsen MH, Jacobs WR Jr., Porcelli SA. "Improving Mycobacterium bovis BCG as a vaccine delivery vector for viral antigens by incorporation of glycolipid activators of NKT cells". PLoS ONE. (2014) 9(9)e108383 PMID: 25255287

    *authors contributed equally

  • Singh M, Quispe-Tintaya W, Chandra D, Jahangir A, Venkataswamy MM, Ng TW, Kharkwal SS, Carreño LJ, Porcelli SA, Gravekamp C. "Direct incorporation of the NKT-cell activator a-galactosylceramide into a recombinant Listeria monocytogenes improves breast cancer vaccine efficacy". British Journal of Cancer. (2014)111: 1945-1954 PMID: 25314062

  • Myeni S, Child R, Ng TW, Kupko JJ 3rd, Wehrly TD, Porcella SF, Knodler LA, Celli J. "Brucella modulates secretory trafficking via multiple type IV secretion effector proteins". PLoS Pathog. (2013) 9(8) e1003556 PMID: 23950720

  • Henderson NS*, Ng TW*, Talukder I, Thanassi DG. “Function of the usher N-terminus in catalyzing pilus assembly”. Mol. Microbiol. (2011) 79:954-967 PMID: 21299650

    *authors contributed equally

  • Li Q, Ng TW, Dodson KW, So SS, Bayle KM, Pinkner JS, Scarlate S, Hultgren SJ, Thanassi DG. “The differential affinity of the usher for chaperone-subunit complexes is required for assembly of complete pili”. Mol. Microbiol. (2010) 76:159-172 PMID: 20199591

  • Starr T, Ng TW, Wehrly TD, Knodler LA, Celli J. “Brucella intracellular replication requires trafficking through the late endosomal/lysosomal compartment”. Traffic (2008) 9:678-694 PMID: 18266913

  • Ng TW, Akman L, Osisami M, Thanassi DG. “The usher N-terminus is the initial targeting site for chaperone-subunit complexes and participates in subsequent pilus biogenesis events”. J. Bacteriol. (2004) 186:5321-5331 PMID: 15292133


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