Scot Ouellette, Ph.D.

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor

Interests
Chlamydial microbiology: bacterial cell division, gene regulation, host-pathogen interactions
Ouellette Laboratory

Education and Training
Pasteur Foundation Post-doctoral fellow, Microbiology, Institut Pasteur, 2013
Post-doctoral fellow, Cellular Microbiology, Imperial College London, 2010
Ph D, Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2006
BS, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin, 2000
BS, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, 2000

Publications ( in the last 2 years)
Rucks, E. A., Olson, M. G., Jorgenson, L. M., Srinivasan, R. R., and *Ouellette, S. P. (2017). Development of a proximity labeling system to map the Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 7: 40.

Ouellette, S. P., Karimova, G., Davi, M., and Ladant, D. (2017). Analysis of Membrane Protein Interactions with a Bacterial Adenylate Cyclase-based Two-Hybrid (BACTH) Technique. Curr. Prot. Mol. Biol. 118: 20.12.1-20.12.24.

Sazama, E.J., Bosch, M.J., Shouldis, C.S., Ouellette, S.P., and Wesner, J.S. (2017). Incidence of Wolbachia in aquatic insects. Ecol. Evol. 7: 1165-1169.

*Ouellette, S.P., Rueden, K.J., and Rucks, E.A. (2016). Tryptophan codon-dependent transcription in Chlamydia pneumoniae during IFNg-mediated tryptophan limitation. Infect. Immun. 84: 2703-2713.

AbdelRahman, Y.M., Ouellette, S.P., Cox, J.V., and Belland, R.J. (2016). Polarized cell division of Chlamydia trachomatis. PLoS Pathog. 12: e1005822. (News article in Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 14: 604.)

*Ouellette, S.P., Rueden, K.J., AbdelRahman, Y.M., Cox, J.V., and Belland, R.J. (2015). Identification and partial characterization of potential FtsL and FtsQ homologs in Chlamydia. Front. Microbiol. 6: 1264.

Lucas, A.L., Ouellette, S.P., Kabeiseman, E.J., Cichos, K.H., and Rucks, E.A. (2015). The trans-Golgi SNARE syntaxin 10 is required for optimal development of Chlamydia trachomatis. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 5: 68.

Gauliard, E., *Ouellette, S.P., Rueden, K.J., and Ladant, D. (2015). Characterization of interactions between inclusion membrane proteins from Chlamydia trachomatis. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 5: 13.

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