Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Student Publications

 

Anthony Bowen, Casadevall Lab

Janda, A., E. Eryilmaz, A. Nakouzi, M. A. Pohl, A. Bowen, and A. Casadevall. 2015. Variable region identical IgA and IgE to Cryptococcus neoformans capsular polysaccharide manifest specificity differences. J Biol Chem 290:12090-12100

 

 

 

 

Cindy Buffone, Diaz-Griffero Lab

Fricke, T., C. Buffone, S. Opp, J. Valle-Casuso, and F. Diaz-Griffero. 2014. BI-2 destabilizes HIV-1 cores during infection and prevents binding of CPSF6 to the HIV-1 capsid. Retrovirology 11:120

Schulte, B., C. Buffone, S. Opp, F. Di Nunzio, D. A. De Souza Aranha Vieira, A. Brandariz-Nunez, and F. Diaz-Griffero. 2015. Restriction of HIV-1 requires the N-terminal region of MxB as a capsid-binding motif but not as a nuclear localization signal. J Virol 89:8599-8610

Buffone, C., B. Schulte, S. Opp, and F. Diaz-Griffero. 2015. Contribution of MxB oligomerization to HIV-1 capsid binding and restriction. J Virol 89:3285-3294

 

 

 

Samantha Chalmers, Putterman Lab 

Pawar, R. D., B. Goilav, Y. Xia, L. Herlitz, J. Doerner, S. Chalmers, K. Ghosh, X. Zang, and C. Putterman. 2014. B7x/B7H-4 modulates the adaptive immune response and ameliorates renal injury in antibody mediated nephritis. Clin Exp Immunol 179:329-343

Chalmers, S. A., V. Chitu, L. C. Herlitz, R. Sahu, E. R. Stanley, and C. Putterman. 2015. Macrophage depletion ameliorates nephritis induced by pathogenic antibodies. J Autoimmun 57:42-52

Doerner, J. L., J. Wen, Y. Xia, K. B. Paz, D. Schairer, L. Wu, S. A. Chalmers, P. Izmirly, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, A. J. Friedman, and C. Putterman. 2015. TWEAK/Fn14 signaling involvement in the pathogenesis of cutaneous disease in the MRL/lpr model of spontaneous lupus. J Invest Dermatol (in press)

 

 

 

Jordan Chinai, Zang Lab 

Zhao, R., J. M. Chinai, S. Buhl, L. Scandiuzzi, A. Ray, H. Jeon, K. C. Ohaegbulam, K. Ghosh, A. Zhao, M. D. Scharff, and X. Zang. 2013. HHLA2 is a member of the B7 family and inhibits human CD4 and CD8 T-cell function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:9879-9884

Jeon, H., V. Vigdorovich, S. C. Garrett-Thomson, M. Janakiram, U. A. Ramagopal, Y. M. Abadi, J. S. Lee, L. Scandiuzzi, K. C. Ohaegbulam, J. M. Chinai, R. Zhao, Y. Yao, Y. Mao, J. A. Sparano, S. C. Almo, and X. Zang. 2014. Structure and cancer immunotherapy of the B7 family member B7x. Cell Rep 9:1089-1098

Janakiram, M., J. M. Chinai, S. Fineberg, A. Fiser, C. Montagna, R. Medavarapu, E. Castano, H. Jeon, K. C. Ohaegbulam, R. Zhao, A. Zhao, S. C. Almo, J. A. Sparano, and X. Zang. 2015. Expression, clinical significance, and receptor identification of the newest B7 family member HHLA2 protein. Clin Cancer Res 21:2359-2366

Chinai, J. M., M. Janakiram, F. Chen, W. Chen, M. Kaplan, and X. Zang. 2015. New immunotherapies targeting the PD-1 pathway. Trends Pharmacol Sci (in press)

 

 

 

Carlos De Leon-Rodriguez, Casadevall Lab

Coelho, C., A. C. Souza, S. Derengowski Lda, C. de Leon-Rodriguez, B. Wang, R. Leon-Rivera, A. L. Bocca, T. Goncalves, and A. Casadevall. 2015. Macrophage mitochondrial and stress response to ingestion of Cryptococcus neoformans. J Immunol 194:2345-2357

 

 

 

Jessica Doerner, Putterman Lab 

Pawar, R. D., B. Goilav, Y. Xia, L. Herlitz, J. Doerner, S. Chalmers, K. Ghosh, X. Zang, and C. Putterman. 2014. B7x/B7H-4 modulates the adaptive immune response and ameliorates renal injury in antibody mediated nephritis. Clin Exp Immunol 179:329-343

Wen, J., J. Doerner, K. Weidenheim, Y. Xia, A. Stock, J. S. Michaelson, K. Baruch, A. Deczkowska, M. Gulinello, M. Schwartz, L. C. Burkly, and C. Putterman. 2015. TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis promotes blood brain barrier disruption and increases neuronal cell death in MRL/lpr mice. J Autoimmun 60:40-50

Doerner, J. L., J. Wen, Y. Xia, K. B. Paz, D. Schairer, L. Wu, S. A. Chalmers, P. Izmirly, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, A. J. Friedman, and C. Putterman. 2015. TWEAK/Fn14 signaling involvement in the pathogenesis of cutaneous disease in the MRL/lpr model of spontaneous lupus. J Invest Dermatol (in press)

 

 

 

Raquel Furtado, Palliser Lab 

Magalhaes, M. L., M. Byrom, A. Yan, L. Kelly, N. Li, R. Furtado, D. Palliser, A. D. Ellington, and M. Levy. 2012. A general RNA motif for cellular transfection. Mol Ther 20:616-624

Brojatsch, J., H. Lima, Jr., D. Palliser, L. S. Jacobson, S. M. Muehlbauer, R. Furtado, D. L. Goldman, M. P. Lisanti, and K. Chandran. 2015. Distinct cathepsins control necrotic cell death mediated by pyroptosis inducers and lysosome-destabilizing agents. Cell Cycle 14:964-972

 

 

 

Lara Kleinfelter, Chandran Lab 

Kleinfelter, L. M., R. K. Jangra, L. T. Jae, A. S. Herbert, E. Mittler, K. M. Stiles, A. S. Wirchnianski, M. Kielian, T. R. Brummelkamp, J. M. Dye, and K. Chandran. 2015. Haploid genetic screen reveals a profound and direct dependence on cholesterol for hantavirus membrane fusion. mBio 6

 

 

 

Esther Ndungo, Chandran Lab 

Miller EH, Obernosterer G, Raaben M, Herbert AS, Krishnan A, Ndungo E, Sandesara RG, Carette JE, Kuehne AI, Ruthel G, Dye JM, Whelan SP, Brummelkamp TR, Chandran K. 2012. Ebola virus entry requires the host-programmed recognition of an intracellular receptor. EMBO J. 31:1947-1960

Krishnan, A., E. H. Miller, A. S. Herbert, M. Ng, E. Ndungo, S. P. Whelan, J. M. Dye, and K. Chandran. 2012. Niemann-Pick C1 (NPC1)/NPC1-like1 chimeras define sequences critical for NPC1's function as a flovirus entry receptor. Viruses 4:2471-2484

Martinez, O., E. Ndungo, L. Tantral, E. H. Miller, L. W. Leung, K. Chandran, and C. F. Basler. 2013. A mutation in the Ebola virus envelope glycoprotein restricts viral entry in a host species- and cell-type-specific manner. J Virol 87:3324-3334

Lennemann, N. J., B. A. Rhein, E. Ndungo, K. Chandran, X. Qiu, and W. Maury. 2014. Comprehensive functional analysis of N-linked glycans on Ebola virus GP1. mBio 5:e00862-00813

Ng, M., E. Ndungo, R. K. Jangra, Y. Cai, E. Postnikova, S. R. Radoshitzky, J. M. Dye, E. Ramirez de Arellano, A. Negredo, G. Palacios, J. H. Kuhn, and K. Chandran. 2014. Cell entry by a novel European filovirus requires host endosomal cysteine proteases and Niemann-Pick C1. Virology 468-470:637-646

Basu, A., D. M. Mills, D. Mitchell, E. Ndungo, J. D. Williams, A. S. Herbert, J. M. Dye, D. T. Moir, K. Chandran, J. L. Patterson, L. Rong, and T. L. Bowlin. 2015. Novel small molecule entry inhibitors of Ebola virus. J Infect Dis (in press)

 

 

 

Melinda Ng, Chandran Lab 

Krishnan, A., E. H. Miller, A. S. Herbert, M. Ng, E. Ndungo, S. P. Whelan, J. M. Dye, and K. Chandran. 2012. Niemann-Pick C1 (NPC1)/NPC1-like1 chimeras define sequences critical for NPC1's function as a flovirus entry receptor. Viruses 4:2471-2484

Ng, M., E. Ndungo, R. K. Jangra, Y. Cai, E. Postnikova, S. R. Radoshitzky, J. M. Dye, E. Ramirez de Arellano, A. Negredo, G. Palacios, J. H. Kuhn, and K. Chandran. 2014. Cell entry by a novel European filovirus requires host endosomal cysteine proteases and Niemann-Pick C1. Virology 468-470:637-646

 

 

 

Kim Ohaegbulam, Zang Lab 

Zhao, R., J. M. Chinai, S. Buhl, L. Scandiuzzi, A. Ray, H. Jeon, K. C. Ohaegbulam, K. Ghosh, A. Zhao, M. D. Scharff, and X. Zang. 2013. HHLA2 is a member of the B7 family and inhibits human CD4 and CD8 T-cell function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:9879-9884

Abadi, Y. M., H. Jeon, K. C. Ohaegbulam, L. Scandiuzzi, K. Ghosh, K. A. Hofmeyer, J. S. Lee, A. Ray, C. Gravekamp, and X. Zang. 2013. Host B7x promotes pulmonary metastasis of breast cancer. J Immunol 190:3806-3814

Jeon, H., K. C. Ohaegbulam, Y. M. Abadi, and X. Zang. 2013. B7x and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the tumor microenvironment: A tale of two cities. Oncoimmunology 2:e24744

Jeon, H., V. Vigdorovich, S. C. Garrett-Thomson, M. Janakiram, U. A. Ramagopal, Y. M. Abadi, J. S. Lee, L. Scandiuzzi, K. C. Ohaegbulam, J. M. Chinai, R. Zhao, Y. Yao, Y. Mao, J. A. Sparano, S. C. Almo, and X. Zang. 2014. Structure and cancer immunotherapy of the B7 family member B7x. Cell Rep 9:1089-1098

Janakiram, M., J. M. Chinai, S. Fineberg, A. Fiser, C. Montagna, R. Medavarapu, E. Castano, H. Jeon, K. C. Ohaegbulam, R. Zhao, A. Zhao, S. C. Almo, J. A. Sparano, and X. Zang. 2015. Expression, clinical significance, and receptor identification of the newest B7 family member HHLA2 protein. Clin Cancer Res 21:2359-2366

Ohaegbulam, K. C., A. Assal, E. Lazar-Molnar, Y. Yao, and X. Zang. 2015. Human cancer immunotherapy with antibodies to the PD-1 and PD-L1 pathway. Trends Mol Med 21:24-33

 

 

 

Christopher Petro, Herold Lab 

Fernandez-Romero, J. A., C. Deal, B. C. Herold, J. Schiller, D. Patton, T. Zydowsky, J. Romano, C. D. Petro, and M. Narasimhan. 2015. Multipurpose prevention technologies: the future of HIV and STI protection. Trends Microbiol 23:429-436

Petro, C., P. A. Gonzalez, N. Cheshenko, T. Jandl, N. Khajoueinejad, A. Benard, M. Sengupta, B. C. Herold, and W. R. Jacobs. 2015. Herpes simplex type 2 virus deleted in glycoprotein D protects against vaginal, skin and neural disease. eLife 4

 

 

 

Arthur Ruiz, Prasad Lab 

Rao, V. R., A. P. Ruiz, and V. R. Prasad. 2014. Viral and cellular factors underlying neuropathogenesis in HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND). AIDS Res Ther 11:13

 

 

 

Jennifer Schloss, DiLorenzo Lab 

Mukherjee, G., R. J. Chaparro, J. Schloss, C. Smith, C. D. Bando, and T. P. DiLorenzo. 2015. Glucagon-reactive islet-infiltrating CD8 T cells in NOD mice. Immunology 144:631-640

 

 

 

Emily Spaulding, Lauvau Lab 

Lauvau, G., L. Chorro, E. Spaulding, and S. M. Soudja. 2014. Inflammatory monocyte effector mechanisms. Cell Immunol 291:32-40

Subramaniam, K. S., E. Spaulding, E. Ivan, E. Mutimura, R. S. Kim, X. Liu, C. Dong, C. M. Feintuch, X. Zhang, K. Anastos, G. Lauvau, and J. P. Daily. 2015. The T-cell inhibitory molecule butyrophilin-like 2 is up-regulated in mild Plasmodium falciparum infection and is protective during experimental cerebral malaria. J Infect Dis (in press)

 

 

 

Ariel Dov Stock, Putterman Lab 

Wen, J., Y. Xia, A. Stock, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, M. Gulinello, and C. Putterman. 2013. Neuropsychiatric disease in murine lupus is dependent on the TWEAK/Fn14 pathway. J Autoimmun 43:44-54

Stock, A. D., J. Wen, and C. Putterman. 2013. Neuropsychiatric lupus, the blood brain barrier, and the TWEAK/Fn14 pathway. Front Immunol 4:484

Wen, J., J. Doerner, K. Weidenheim, Y. Xia, A. Stock, J. S. Michaelson, K. Baruch, A. Deczkowska, M. Gulinello, M. Schwartz, L. C. Burkly, and C. Putterman. 2015. TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis promotes blood brain barrier disruption and increases neuronal cell death in MRL/lpr mice. J Autoimmun 60:40-50

 

 

 

Ekaterina Taneva, Herold Lab 

Nixon, B., T. Jandl, R. S. Teller, E. Taneva, Y. Wang, U. Nagaraja, P. F. Kiser, and B. C. Herold. 2014. Vaginally delivered tenofovir disoproxil fumarate provides greater protection than tenofovir against genital herpes in a murine model of efficacy and safety. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:1153-1160

 

 

 

Jing Wen, Putterman Lab 

Stephan, D., O. Sbai, J. Wen, P. O. Couraud, C. Putterman, M. Khrestchatisky, and S. Desplat-Jego. 2013. TWEAK/Fn14 pathway modulates properties of a human microvascular endothelial cell model of blood brain barrier. J Neuroinflammation 10:9

Wen, J., Y. Xia, A. Stock, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, M. Gulinello, and C. Putterman. 2013. Neuropsychiatric disease in murine lupus is dependent on the TWEAK/Fn14 pathway. J Autoimmun 43:44-54

Stock, A. D., J. Wen, and C. Putterman. 2013. Neuropsychiatric lupus, the blood brain barrier, and the TWEAK/Fn14 pathway. Front Immunol 4:484

Wen, J., J. Doerner, K. Weidenheim, Y. Xia, A. Stock, J. S. Michaelson, K. Baruch, A. Deczkowska, M. Gulinello, M. Schwartz, L. C. Burkly, and C. Putterman. 2015. TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis promotes blood brain barrier disruption and increases neuronal cell death in MRL/lpr mice. J Autoimmun 60:40-50

Xia, Y., L. C. Herlitz, S. Gindea, J. Wen, R. D. Pawar, A. Misharin, H. Perlman, L. Wu, P. Wu, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, and C. Putterman. 2015. Deficiency of fibroblast growth factor-inducible 14 (Fn14) preserves the filtration barrier and ameliorates lupus nephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol 26:1053-1070

Doerner, J. L., J. Wen, Y. Xia, K. B. Paz, D. Schairer, L. Wu, S. A. Chalmers, P. Izmirly, J. S. Michaelson, L. C. Burkly, A. J. Friedman, and C. Putterman. 2015. TWEAK/Fn14 signaling involvement in the pathogenesis of cutaneous disease in the MRL/lpr model of spontaneous lupus. J Invest Dermatol (in press)

 

 

 

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