Category: Publications

July 2016 – Criss and Cornelissen Labs Publish in Infection and Immunity

Our collaborative research with Dr. Cynthia Cornelissen’s laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University was accepted for publication at Infection and Immunity! “Neisseria gonorrhoeae Evades Calprotectin Mediated Nutritional Immunity and Survives Neutrophil…

July 2016 – Criss and Columbus Labs Publish in Biochemistry

The latest collaborative research on Opa proteins between the Criss lab and the lab of Linda Columbus, UVA Dept. of Chemistry was accepted for publication! “Neisserial Opa protein – CEACAM…

Rick and Jacqueline publish in Journal of Infectious Diseases

January 2015: Congratulations to Rick and Jacqueline, whose manuscript “A thermonuclease of Neisseria gonorrhoeae enhances bacterial escape from killing by neutrophil extracellular traps” was accepted at The Journal of Infectious Diseases!“…

Jonathan publishes article in Cellular Microbiology

December 2014: Congratulations to Jonathan, whose manuscript “The lipooligosaccharide-modifying enzyme LptA enhances gonococcal defense against human neutrophils” was accepted at Cellular Microbiology! A link to the manuscript can be found…

Brittany, Louise, and Kylene publish in Cellular Microbiology

October 2014: Congratulations to Brittany, Louise, and Kylene, whose manuscript “Opa+ Neisseria gonorrhoeae exhibits reduced survival in human neutrophils via Src family kinase-mediated bacterial trafficking into mature phagolysosomes” was accepted…

AAMC’s MedEdPORTAL Publication

June 2014 - Alison and colleague Loren Erickson published their manuscript “The Complement System and Bacterial Complement Resistance: Team-Based Learning” in AAMC’s MedEdPORTAL.  A link to the manuscript can be found…

Asya and Kylene publish manuscript in Infection and Immunity

January 2014 Congratulations to Asya and Kylene, whose manuscript “Assembly of NADPH oxidase in human neutrophils is modulated by the opacity-associated protein expression state of Neisseria gonorrhoeae” was accepted for publication…

Journal of Visualized Experiments video article published

September 2013 The Journal of Visualized Experiments published Brittany and Alison’s video article, “Fluorescence microscopy methods for determining the viability of bacteria in association with mammalian cells.” The video and…

mBio Publication

July 2013 Alison and former undergraduate Erin Dale contributed to “Neisseria gonorrhoeae metalloprotease NGO1686 is required for full piliation, and piliation is required for resistance to H2O2- and neutrophil-mediated killing,”…

Journal of Bacteriology Publication

April 2013: The manuscript “Constitutively Opa-expressing and Opa-deficient Neisseria gonorrhoeae differentially stimulate and survive exposure to human neutrophils,” by Louise and Alison, was accepted at the Journal of Bacteriology. It was…