Scot Ouellette, PhD

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor

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
PhD, 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)

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.

Wood, N.A., et. al. (2019). Initial Characterization of the two ClpP isoforms of Chlamydia trachomatis suggests unique functionality for each.  J. Bacteriol. 201: e00635-18. 

*Ouellette, S.P., et al.  (2018). Characterization of chlamydial Rho and the role of Rho-mediated transcriptional polarity during IFNg-mediated tryptophan limitation. Infect. Immun. 86: e00240-18. 

Olson, M.G., Goldammer, M., Gauliard, E., Ladant, D., and *Ouellette, S.P. (2018). A Bacterial Adenylate Cyclase-Based Two-Hybrid System Compatible with Gateway® Cloning. Methods Mol. Biol. 1794: 75-96. 

*Ouellette, S. P. (2018). Feasibility of a conditional knockout system for Chlamydia based on CRISPR interference. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 8: 59.

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.


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