Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2014 Antivirulence properties of an antifreeze proteinCell reports. 417-24.
2013 The lipoprotein La7 contributes to Borrelia burgdorferi persistence in ticks and their transmission to naïve hostsMicrobes and infection / Institut Pasteur. 729-37.
2012 Activation of the RpoN-RpoS regulatory pathway during the enzootic life cycle of Borrelia burgdorferiBMC microbiology. 44.
2012 Expression of Ixodes scapularis antifreeze glycoprotein enhances cold tolerance in Drosophila melanogasterPLOS ONE. e33447.
2012 Semaphorin 7A contributes to West Nile virus pathogenesis through TGF-?1/Smad6 signalingJournal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 3150-8.
2010 Anaplasma phagocytophilum induces Ixodes scapularis ticks to express an antifreeze glycoprotein gene that enhances their survival in the coldThe Journal of clinical investigation. 3179-90.
2010 Anaplasma phagocytophilum induces actin phosphorylation to selectively regulate gene transcription in Ixodes scapularis ticksThe Journal of experimental medicine. 1727-43.
2009 Fusion loop peptide of the West Nile virus envelope protein is essential for pathogenesis and is recognized by a therapeutic cross-reactive human monoclonal antibodyJournal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 650-60.
2009 Toll-like receptors 1 and 2 heterodimers alter Borrelia burgdorferi gene expression in mice and ticksThe Journal of Infectious Diseases. 1331-40.
2008 A differential role for BB0365 in the persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in mice and ticksThe Journal of Infectious Diseases. 148-55.
2007 Outer surface protein B is critical for Borrelia burgdorferi adherence and survival within Ixodes ticksPLoS pathogens. e33.
2007 Role of outer surface protein D in the Borrelia burgdorferi life cycleInfection and immunity. 4237-44.