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Achievements 2014 - 2015

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Bridges, Rebecca (2015). Travel Award. American Society for Microbiology.

Bhagwat, Anand (2014). Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows. National Cancer Institute.

Bryan, Arielle (2014). Outstanding Poster Award. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. May 17-20, Boston, MA.

Bryan, Arielle (2014). Travel award. Medical Mycology Society for the Americas.

Chahales, Peter (2014). Teresa Haire Memorial Award. Graduate Program in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Chahales, Peter (2015). Dean’s Alumni Association Leadership Award. The Graduate School, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Chung, Lawton (2015). Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Chung, Lawton (2015). Distinguished Travel Award. Graduate Student Organization, Stony Brook University.

Chung, Lawton (2015). Travel Award. Sigma Xi.

Minkah, Nana (2014). Distinguished Travel Award. Graduate Student Organization, Stony Brook University.

Santana, Alexis (2014). Travel Award. W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship Program, Stony Brook University.

Santana, Alexis (2014). Student Travel Award. American Society for Microbiology.

Tam, Jason (2014). Abrahams Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Graduate Student. Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Werneburg, Glenn (2014). Directors’ Travel Grant Recipient. American Society for Clinical Investigation/Association of American Pathologists.

Werneburg, Glenn (2014). Distinguished Travel. Graduate Student Organization, Stony Brook University.

Werneburg, Glenn (2014). Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Zheng, Yueting (2014). Distinguished Travel Award. Graduate Student Organization, Stony Brook University.

Zheng, Yueting (2014). Travel Award. Sigma Xi.


Jointly Authored Publications/Research Reports/Reviews

Bryan, A.M., Farnoud, A.M., Mor, V., and Del Poeta, M. (2014). Macrophage cholesterol depletion and its effect on the phagocytosis of Cryptococcus neoformans. Journal of Visual Experimentation (94), e52432, doi:10.3791/52432

Chahales, P., and Thanassi, D.G. (2015). A more flexible lipoprotein sorting pathway. Journal of Bacteriology 197(10): 1702-1704.

Farnoud, A.M., Bryan, A.M., Kechichian, T., Luberto, C., and Del Poeta, M. (2015). The granuloma response controlling cryptococcosis in mice depends on the SK1-S1P pathway. Infection and Immunity, in press.

Gardin, J., Yeasmin, R., Yurovsky, A., Cai, Y., Skiena, s., and Futcher, B. (2014). Measurement of average decoding rates of the 61 sense codons in vivo. eLife 10.7554/eLife.03735.

Minkah, N., Macaluso, M., Oldenburg, D.G., Paden, C.R., White, D.W., McBride, K.M., and Krug, L.T. (2015). Absence of the uracil DNA glycosylase of murine gammaherpesvirus 68 impairs replication and delays the establishment of latency in vivo. Journal of Virology 89(6): 3366-3379.

Newman, T.N., Liverani, E., Ivanova, E., Russo, G.L., Carpino, N., Ganea, D., Safadi, F., Kunapuli, S.P., and Tsygankov, A.Y. (2014). Members of the novel UBASH3/STS/TULA family of cellular regulators suppress T-cell-driven inflammatory responses in vivo. Immunology and Cell Biology 92(10): 837-850.

Sohn, S.Y., Bridges, R.G., and Hearing, P. (2015). Proteomic analysis of ubiquitin-like posttranslational modifications induced by the adenovirus E4-ORF3 protein. Journal of Virology 89(3): 1744-1755.

Wang, E., Kawaoka, S., Roe, J.S., shi, J., Hofmann, A.F., Xu, Y., Bhagwat, A.S., Suzuki, Y., Kinney, J.B., and Vakoc, C.R. (2015). The transcriptional cofactor TRIM33 prevents apoptosis in B lymphoblastic leukemia by deactivating a single enhancer. eLife, in press.

Wang, X., Parashar, K., Sitaram, A., and Bliska, J.B. (2014). The GAP activity of type III effector YopE triggers killing of Yersinia in macrophages. PLoS Pathogens 10(8): e1004346.


Abstracts, Conferences/Colloquiums, Invited Talks, Presentations

Bridges, R. (2015) Identification of Ubiquitin-like Post-translational Modifications Induced by the Adenovirus E4-orf3 Protein. 115th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA.

Bryan, A.M., Farnoud, A.M., and Del Poeta, M. (2014) Cholesterol depletion from alveolar macrophages affects their infectivity with Cryptococcus neoformans. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Boston, MA.

Chung, L.K., Schmidt, V.A., and Bliska, J.B. (2014) IQGAP1 is Important for the Secretion of IL-1b in Macrophages and is Targeted by Yersinia pestis Type III Effector YopM. Keystone Symposium on Innate Immunity and Determinants of Microbial Pathogenesis, Olympic Valley, CA.

Espaillat, M.P., and Obeid, L. (2015) Defining the Role of acid Ceramidase in Ulcerative Colitis and the Inflammatory Response. International Ceramide Conference Sphingolipid Club Joint Meeting. Cesme, Turkey.

Gardin, J.M., Yeasmin, R., Yurovsky, A., Cai, Y., Skiena, S., and Futcher, B. (2014) Measurement of Translation Rates of All Individual Codons In Vivo. Translational Control, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Gardin, J.M., Honey, S., Yan, S., Kepler-Ross, Ward, C., Mueller, S., Skiena, S., Wimmer, E., and Futcher, B. (2014) Mechanisms of Codon Pair Bias. Translational Control, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Gardin, J.M., Honey, S., Yan, S., Kepler-Ross, Ward, C., Mueller, S., Skiena, S., Wimmer, E., and Futcher, B. (2014) Mechanisms of Codon Pair Bias. Translational Control, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Santana, A., and Krug, L.T. (2014) The Interplay of RTA and NF-kB Signaling During Gammaherpesvirus Infection. Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes, Washington, D.C.


Post-doctorates Obtained and Professional Appointments

Tam, Jason. 2015. Postdoctoral fellow, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.