Publications

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications (* corresponding author):

Brockett, M.^, Lee, J.^, Cox, J.V., *Liechti, G.W., and *Ouellette, S.P. (2021). A Dynamic Ring-Forming Bactofilin Is Critical for Maintaining Cell Shape in Chlamydia trachomatis. (^Contributed equally.)  Infect. Immun. 89: e00203-21.

*Ouellette, S.P., Blay, E.A.^, Hatch, N.D.^, Fisher-Marvin, L.A. (2021). CRISPR Interference to Inducibly Repress Gene Expression in Chlamydia trachomatis. (^Contributed equally.) Infect. Immun. 89: e00108-21.

Olson-Wood, M.G., Jorgenson, L.M., *Ouellette, S.P., and *Rucks, E.A. (2021). Inclusion Membrane Growth and Composition Is Altered by Overexpression of Specific Incs from Chlamydia trachomatis L2 Transformed Strains. Infect. Immun. 89: e00094-21.

Bui, D.-C.^, Jorgenson, L.A.^, Ouellette, S.P., and Rucks, E.A. (2021). Eukaryotic SNARE VAMP3 dynamically interacts with multiple chlamydial inclusion membrane proteins. Infect. Immun. 89: e00409-20. (^Contributed equally.)

Pokorzynski, N.D., Hatch, N.D., Ouellette, S.P., and Carabeo, R.C. (2020). The iron-dependent repressor YtgR is a tryptophan-dependent attenuator of the trpRBA operon in Chlamydia trachomatis. Nature Comm. 11: 6430.

Wood, N.A., Blocker, A.M., Seleem, M.A., Conda-Sheridan, M., Fisher, D.J., and *Ouellette, S.P. (2020). The ClpX and ClpP2 orthologs of Chlamydia trachomatis perform discrete and essential functions in organism growth and development. mBio 11: e02016-20.

Cox, J.V., AbdelRahman, Y.M., and Ouellette, S.P. (2020). Penicillin-binding proteins regulate multiple steps in the polarized cell division process of Chlamydia. Sci. Rep. 10: 12588.

*Ouellette, S.P., Lee, J., and Cox, J.V. (2020). Division without binary fission: cell division in the FtsZ-less Chlamydia. J. Bacteriol. 202: e00252-20.

Seleem, M.A., Rodrigues de Almeida, N., Chhonker, Y.S., Murry, D.J., da Rosa Guterres, Z., Blocker, A., Kuwabara, S., Fisher, D.J., Leal, E., Martinefski, M., Bollini, M., Monge, M., *Ouellette, S.P., and *Conda-Sheridan, M. (2020). Synthesis and antichlamydial activity of molecules based on dysregulators of cylindrical proteases. J. Med. Chem. 63: 4370-4387.

Lee, J., Cox, J.V., and *Ouellette, S.P. (2020). Critical role for the extended N-terminus of chlamydial MreB in directing its membrane association and potential interaction with divisome proteins. J. Bacteriol. 202: e00034-20.

Hatch, N.D., and *Ouellette, S.P. (2020). Inhibition of tRNA synthetases induces persistence in Chlamydia. Infect. Immun. 88: e00943-19.

Olson, M.G., *Ouellette, S.P., and *Rucks, E.A. (2020). A meta-analysis of affinity purification-mass spectrometry experimental systems used to identify eukaryotic and chlamydial proteins at the Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane. J. Proteomics 212: 103595.

Madison, J.D., Ouellette, S.P., Schmidt, E., and Kerby, J.L. (2019). Serratia marcescens shapes cutaneous bacterial communities and influences survival of an amphibian host. Proc. R. Soc. B. 286: 20191833.

Olson, M.G., Widner, R., Jorgenson, L.M., Lawrence, A., Lagundzin, D., Woods, N., *Ouellette, S.P., and *Rucks, E.A. (2019). Proximity Labeling to Map Host-Pathogen Interactions at the Membrane of a Bacteria Containing Vacuole in Chlamydia trachomatis Infected Human Cells. Infect. Immun. 87: e00537-19.

Sazama, E.J., Ouellette, S.P., and Wesner, J.S. (2019). Bacterial endosymbionts are common among, but not necessarily within, insect species. Environ. Entomol. 48: 127-133.