Rey A. Carabeo, PhD

Department Affiliations

Cellular microbiology of Chlamydia-host cell interaction
Please see Carabeo Lab for more details.

Education and Training
Postdoctoral fellow, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, 2004
PhD, Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 1998
BS, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 1992 

Notable Publications
Pokorzynski ND, Hatch ND, Ouellette SP, Carabeo RA. The iron-dependent repressor YtgR is a tryptophan-dependent attenuator of the trpRBA operon in Chlamydia trachomatis. Nat Commun. 2020 Dec 22;11(1):6430. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20181-5. PMID: 33353937

Pedrosa AT, Murphy KN, Nogueira AT, Brinkworth AJ, Thwaites TR, Aaron J, Chew TL, Carabeo RA. A post-invasion role for Chlamydia type III effector TarP in modulating the dynamics and organization of host cell focal adhesions. J Biol Chem. 2020 Oct 23;295(43):14763-14779. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.015219. Epub 2020 Aug 25. PMID: 32843479

Caven L, Carabeo RA. Pathogenic Puppetry: Manipulation of the Host Actin Cytoskeleton by Chlamydia trachomatis. Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Dec 21;21(1):90. doi: 10.3390/ijms21010090. PMID: 31877733

Tietzel I, Quayle AJ, Carabeo RA. (2019). Alternatively Activated Macrophages Are Host Cells for Chlamydia trachomatis and Reverse Anti-chlamydial Classically Activated Macrophages. Front. Microbiol. 10:919. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00919. eCollection 2019.

Pokorzynski ND, Brinkworth AJ, Carabeo RA. (2019). A Bipartite Iron-Dependent Transcriptional Regulation of the Tryptophan Salvage Pathway in Chlamydia trachomatisElife. 8. pii: e42295. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42295.

Brinkworth AJ, Wildung MR, Carabeo RA. (2018). Genomewide Transcriptional Responses of Iron-Starved Chlamydia trachomatis Reveal Prioritization of Metabolic Precursor Synthesis over Protein Translation. mSystems. 3(1). pii: e00184-17. doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00184-17. eCollection 2018 Jan-Feb. 

Nogueira AT, Pedrosa AT, Carabeo RA. (2018). Manipulation of the Host Cell Cytoskeleton by Chlamydia. Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol. 412:59-80. doi: 10.1007/82_2016_10.

 Nogueira AT, Braun KM, Carabeo RA. (2017). Characterization of the Growth of Chlamydia trachomatis in In Vitro-Generated Stratified Epithelium. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 7:438. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00438. eCollection 2017.

Pokorzynski ND, Thompson CC, Carabeo RA. (2017). Ironing Out the Unconventional Mechanisms of Iron Acquisition and Gene Regulation in Chlamydia. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 2017 7:394. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00394. eCollection 2017.

Complete list of publications here.