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Selected Publications from Members of the Center for Tropical Medicine & Infection Diseases

Bell, Todd, M.D.

  1. Bell, T., Smoot, J., Patterson, J., Smalligan, R., Jordan, R., Ebola virus disease: The use of fluorescents as markers of contamination for personal protective equipment. IDCases 2 (2014) 27–30, PMID:  26793445.

Hamood, Abdul, Ph.D.

  1. Kruczek, C., Kottapalli, K.R., Dissanaike, S., Dzvovz, N., Griswold, J.A., Colmer-Hamood, J.A., Hamood, A.N.. 2016. Major transcriptome changes accompany the growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in blood from patients with severe thermal injuries. PLoS One. 11(3):e0149229, PMID:  26933952.
  2. Qaisar, U., Kruczek, C.J., Azeem, M., Javaid, N., Colmer-Hamood, J.A., Hamood, A.N..2016. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa extracellular secondary metabolite, Paerucumarin, chelates iron and is not localized to extracellular membrane vesicles. J Microbiol ;54(8):573-81, PMID:  27480638.

Lacy, Mark, M.D.

  1. Lacy, M.D., Editorial:  Fever in the Hospital.  SWRCC 11, 1-2 (2015).
  2. Winn, R.E., Chariyawong, P., Lacy, M.D., Zika Infection: Rubella Re-visited? (Editorial) The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. 4(15),1-3, 2016, PMID:  .

Michael Melkus, Ph.D.

  1. Féraud, O.*, Valogne, Y.*, Melkus, M.W.#, Yanyan, Z.#, Haddad,R., Daury, A., Rocher, C., Larbi, A., Oudrhiri, N., Duquesnoy, P., Gobbo, E., Divers D., Brunet de la Grange,P.,Louache, F.,Bennaceur-Griscelli, A.** and Mitjavila-Garcia, MT** “Donor dependent variations in hematopoietic differentiation among embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cell lines.” Plos One. 2016. Mar 3. # Co-second author, PMID:  26938212.

Nes,W. David, Ph.D.

  1. Warrilow, A.G.S., Price, C.L., Parker, J.E., Rolley, N.J., Smyrniotis, C.J., Hughes, D.D., Thoss, V., Nes, W. D., Kelley, D.E., Holman, T.R. and Kelley, S.L. (2016) Azole antifungal sensitivity of sterol 14a-demethylase (CYP51) and CYP5218 from Malassezia globose. Sci. Rep. [Nature Journal] 6, 1-10, PMID:  27291783.
  2. Haubrich, B. A.,  Collins, E. K.,  Howard, A. L., Wang, Q., Snell, W. J., Miller, M. B., Thomas, C. D., Pleasant, S. K. and Nes, W. D. Characterization, Mutagenesis and Mechanistic Analysis of an Ancient Algal Sterol C24-Methyltransferase: Implications for Understanding Sterol Evolution in the Green Lineage. Phytochemistry 113, 64-72 (2015), PMID:  27291783.

Rumbaugh, Kendra Ph.D.

  1. Gabrilska, R. and Rumbaugh, K.P. Biofilm Models of Polymicrobial Infection. Future Microbiol. 2015. Dec;10:1997-2015. PMID:26592098
  2. Harrison, F., Roberts, A.E., Gabrilska, R., Rumbaugh, K.P., Lee, C., Diggle, S.P. A 1,000-Year-Old Antimicrobial Remedy with Antistaphylococcal Activity. MBio. 2015 Aug 11;6(4). PMID: 26265721

Siddiqui, Afzal Ph.D.

  1. Hsieh, MH, Brotherton, JLM & Siddiqui, AA. 2015. Hepatitis B vaccines and HPV vaccines have been hailed as major public health achievements in preventing cancer - could a schistosomiasis vaccine be the third? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 May 28; 9(5):e0003598. PMID: 26020953
  2. Adebayo J. Molehin, A.J., Rojo, J.U., Siddiqui, S.Z., Gray, S.A., Carter, D. & Siddiqui, A.A. 2016. Development of a Schistosomiasis Vaccine. Expert Review of Vaccines, 15:619-627. PMID: 26651503

Srivenugopal, Kalkunte Ph.D.

  1. Alobaide, M.A., Abdelsalam, A.G., Alobydi, H., Rasul, K.I., Zhang, R., Srivenugopal, K.S. Characterization of regulatory sequences in alternative promoters of hypermethylated genes associated with tumor resistance to cisplatin. Mol Clin Oncol. 3, 408-414, 2015, PMID:  25798277.
  2. Al-Obaide, M.A., Alobydi, H., Abdelsalam, A.G., Zhang, R., Srivenugopal, K.S. Multifaceted roles of 5'-regulatory region of the cancer associated gene B4GALT1 and its comparison with the gene family.  Int J Oncol.  47,1393-1404, 2015, PMID:  26315939.
  3. Srivenugopal, K.S., Rawat, A., Niture, S.K., Paranjpe, A., Velu, C., Madala, H.R., Basak, D., Punganuru, S.R. Posttranslational Regulation of O6-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) and new opportunities for treatment of brain cancers.  Mini Rev Med Chem. 16, 455-464,  2016, PMID:  26202203.
  4. Punganuru, S.R., Madala, H.R., Samala, R., Mikelis, C., Srivenugopal, K.S.  Design and synthesis of a C7-aryl piperlongumine derivative with potent antimicrotubule and mutant p53-reactivating properties. Eur J Med Chem. 107:233-244, 2016, PMID:  26599530.
  5. Basak, D., Punganuru, S.R., Srivenugopal, K.S. Piperlongumine exerts cytotoxic effects against cancer cells with mutant p53 proteins at least in part by restoring the biological functions of the tumor suppressor. Int J Oncol, 48, 1426-36,  2016, PMID:  26848023.
  6. Punganuru, S.R., Mostofa, A.G., Madala, H.R., Basak, D., Srivenugopal, K.S. Potent anti-proliferative actions of a non-diuretic glucosamine derivative of ethacrynic acid. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 26, 2829-2833, PMID:  27156773.

Zhang, Kai Ph.D.

  1. Pawlowic, M.C., Hsu, F.F., Moitra, S., Biyani, N., Zhang, K. Plasmenylethanolamine synthesis in Leishmania major. Mol Microbiol. 2016 Jul;101(2):238-49. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13387. Epub 2016 May 6. PubMed PMID: 27062077; PMID: 27062077.