January 19, 2016 in PNAS: Separable roles for Mycobacterium tuberculosis ESX-3 effectors in iron acquisition and virulence
Describes the ESX-3 type VII secretion system's role in iron acquisition in M. tuberculosis
August 4, 2016 in JCI Insight: HSV-2 ΔgD elicits FcγR-effector antibodies that protect against clinical isolates
Describes the how vaccine vector HSV ΔgD completely protects against highly virulent clinical isolates of HSV-1 and HSV-2
September 26, 2016 in J. Bacteriol: Fluorescent Reporter DS6A Mycobacteriophages Reveal Unique Variations in Infectibility and Phage Production in Mycobacteria
Describes the DS6A reporter phage that uniquely plaques to M. tuberculosis. This is the PhD Thesis paper for Dr. Oren Meyer!
October 25, 2016 in mBio: Dual-Reporter Mycobacteriophages (Φ2DRMs) Reveal Preexisting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Persistent Cells in Human Sputum
Describes the development of dual-reporter mycobacteriophages that cause a culture of M. tuberculosis to glow green inititally and glow red when entering a persister state.