Achievements 2020 - 2021


Jointly Authored Publications/Research Reports/Reviews

Bai, L.*, Parkin L.A.*, Zhang, H., Shum, R., Previti, M.L., and Seeliger, J.C. (2020). Dimethylaminophenyl hydrazides as inhibitors of the lipid transport protein LprG in mycobacteria. ACS Infectious Diseases doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00497.

Bryan, A.M., You, J.K., McQuiston, T., Lazzarini, C., Qiu, Z., Sheridan, B.S., Nuesslein-Hildesheim, B., and Del Poeta, M. (2020). FTY720 reactivates cryptococcal granulomas in mice through S1P receptor 3 on macrophages. Journal of Clinical Investigation. doi: 10.1172/JCI136068.

Conde, J.N., Schutt, W., Gorbunova, E., and Mackow, E.R. (2020). Recombinant ACE2 expression is required for SARS-CoV-2 to infect primary human endothelial cells and induce inflammatory and procoagulative responses. mBio, in press.

Conde, J.N., Schutt, W.R., Mladinich, M., Sohn, S.Y., and Mackow, E.R. (2020). NS5 sumoylation directs nuclear responses that permit Zika virus to persistently infect human brain microvascular endothelial cells. Journal of Virology 94(19): e01086-20.

de Oliveira, H.C., Joffe, L.S., Simon, K.S., Castelli, R.F., Reis, F.C.G., Bryan, A.M., Borges, B.S., Medeiros, L.C.S., Bocca, A.L., Del Poeta, M., and Rodrigues, M.L. (2020). Fenbendazole controls in vitro growth, virulence potential, and animal infection in the Cryptococcus model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 64(6): e00286-20.

Gaudino, S.J., Beaupre, M., Lin, X., Joshi, P., Rathi, S., McLaughlin, P.A., Kempen, C., Mehta, N., Eskiocak, O., Yueh, B., Blumberg, R.S., van der Velden, A.W.M., Shroyer, K.R., Bialkowska, A.B., Beyaz, S., and Kumar, P. (2020). IL-22 receptor signaling in Paneth cells is critical for their maturation, microbiota colonization, Th17-related immune responses, and anti-Salmonella immunity. Mucosal Immunity, doi: 10.1038/s41385-020-00348-5.

Lanze, C.E., Gandra, R.M., Foderaro, J., Swenson, K.A., Douglas, L.M., and Konopka, J.B. (2020). Plasma membrane MCC/eisosome domains promote stress resistance in fungi. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 84(4): e00063-19.

McIntosh, M.T., Koganti, S., Boatwright, J.L., Li, X., Spadaro, S.V., Brantly, A.C., Ayers, J.B., Perez, R.D., Burton, E.M., Burgula, S., MacCarthy, T., and Bhaduri-McIntosh, S. (2020). STAT3 imparts BRCAness by impairing homologous recombination repair in Epstein-Barr virus-transformed B lymphocytes. PLoS Pathogens 16(10).e1008849.

Motley, M.P., Bennett-Guerrero, E., Fries, B.C., and Spitzer, E.D. (2020). Review of viral testing (polymerase chain reaction) and antibody/serology testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronovirus-2 for the intensivist. Critical Care Explorations 2(6): e0154.

Motley, M.P., Diago-Navarro, E., Banerjee, K., Inserillo, S., and Fries, B.C. (2020). The role of IgG subclass in antibody-mediated protection against carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. mBio 11(5):e02059-20.

Normile, T.G., McEvoy, K., and Del Poeta, M. (2020). Steryl glycosides in fungal pathogenesis: An understudied immunomodulatory adjuvant. Journal of Fungi 6:25.

Normile, T.G., Bryan, A.M., and Del Poeta, M. (2020). Animal models of Cryptococcus neoformans in identifying immune parameters associated with primary infection and reactivation of latent infection. Frontiers in Immunology 11: 581750.

Parashar, K., and Carpino, N. (2020). A role for the Sts phosphatases in negatively regulating IFN γ-mediated production of nitric oxide in monocytes. Immunity, Inflammation and Disease 8(4): 523-533.

Werneburg G.T., Nguyen, A., Henderson, N.S., Rackley, R.R., Shoskes, D.A., Le Sueur, A.L., Corcoran, A.T., Katz, A.E., Kim, J., Rohan, A.J., and Thanassi D.G. (2020). The Natural History and Composition of Urinary Catheter Biofilms: Early Uropathogen Colonization with Intraluminal and Distal Predominance. Journal of Urology 203(2): 357-364.


Post-doctorates Obtained and Professional Appointments



Benziger, P.T. (2021). Teresa Haire Award, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Lanze, C. (2021). Teresa Haire Award, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stony Brook University