Achievements 2023 - 2024

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Benziger, Todd (2023). Irving Abrahams Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Graduate Student. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stony Brook University.

Du, Betty (2023). Distinguished Service Award. Department of Microbiology and Immunology Annual Retreat

Mendoza, Alicia (2023). Irving Abrahams Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Graduate Student. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stony Brook University.

Obot, Tete (2023). Outstanding Poster Award. Department of Microbiology and Immunology Annual Retreat

Parkin, Lia (2023). Teresa Haire Memorial Award. Department of Microbiology and Immunology Annual Retreat

Wong, Hoi Tong (2023). Teresa Haire Memorial Award. Department of Microbiology and Immunology Annual Retreat


Jointly Authored Publications/Research Reports/Reviews

Anantharaman, S., Guercio, D., Mendoza, A.G., Withorn, J.M., and Boon, E.M. (2023). Negative regulation of biofilm formation by nitric oxide sensing proteins. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 51(4) 1447-1458.

Benziger, P.T., Kopping, E.J., McLaughlin, P.A., and Thanassi, D.G. (2023). Francisella tularensis disrupts TLR2-MYD88-p38 signaling early during infection to delay apoptosis of macrophages and promote virulence in the host. mBio 14(4): e0113623.

Gaudino, S.J., Singh, A., Huang, H., Padiadpu, J., Jean-Pierre, M., Kempen, C., Bahadur, T., Shiomitsu, K, Blumberg, R., Shroyer, K.R., Beyaz, S., Shulzhenko, N., Morgun, A., and Kumar, P. (2024). Intestinal IL-22RA1 signaling regulates intrinsic and systemic lipid and glucose metabolism to alleviate obesity-associated disorders. Nature Communications 15(1): 1597.

Hegelmeyer, N.K., Parkin, L.A., Previti, M.L., Andrade, J., Utama, R., Sejour, R.J., Gardin, J., Muller, S., Ketchum, S., Yurovsky, A., Futcher, B., Goodwin, S., Ueberheide, B., and Seeliger, J.C. (2023). Gene recoding by synonymous mutations creates promiscuous intragenic transcription initiation in mycobacteria. mBio doi: 10.1128/mbio.00841-23.

Mendoza, A.G., Guercio, D., Smiley, M.K., Sharma, G.K., Withorn, J.M., Hudone-Smith, N.V., Ndukwe, C., Dietrich, L.E.P., and boon, E.M. (2024). The histidine kinase NahK regulates pyocyanin production through the PQS system. Journal of Bacteriology 206(1): e0027623.

Smith, K.R., Paul, S., Dong, Q., Anannya, O., Oldenburg, D.G., Forrest, J.C., McBride, K.M., and Krug, L.T. (2023). Uracil-DNA glycosylase of murine gammaherpesvirus 68 binds cognate viral replication factors independently of its catalytic residues. mSphere 8(5): e0027823.

Wan, L., Kral, A.J., Voss, D., Schafer, B., Sudheendran, K., Danielsen, M., Caruthers, M.H., and Krainer, A.R. Screening splice-switching antisense oligonucleotides in pancreas-cancer organoids. Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, in press.

Wong, H.T., Luperchio, A.M., Riley, S., and Salamango, D.J. (2023). Inhibition of ATM-directed antiviral responses by HIV-1 Vif. PLoS Pathogens 19(9): e1011634.

 


Abstracts, Conferences/Colloquiums, Invited Talks, Presentations

Du, B.B., and London, E. (2024). Lipid rafts form in S. cerevisiae plasma membrane and are modulated by growth conditions. Biophysical Society 68th Annual Meeting, February 10-14, Philadelphia, PA.

White, R., and Hearing, P. (2023). Characterizing the Role of Cellular Protein TFII-I in Adenovirus Infection. Oral presentation at the DNA Tumor Virus Meeting, July 26-31, 2023. Montreal, QC, Canada.