Elizabeth A. Rucks, PhD

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor

Interests
Host trafficking to the chlamydial inclusion, growth and development of chlamydia
Rucks's Laboratory

Education and Training
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, NIH, NIAID, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 2010
PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, West Virginia University, 2005
BS, Biology, College of Charleston, 1999

Publications ( in the last 2 years)
Ouellette, Scot, Rueden, Kelsey J., and Rucks, Lisa R.. Tryptophan-codon Dependent Transcription in Chlamydia pneumoniae during IFN-gamma-mediated Tryptophan Limitation. Vol. 84. Infection and Immunity, 2016.

Lucas, Andrea, Ouellette, Scot, Kabeiseman, Emily J., Cichos, Kyle, and Rucks, Lisa R.. The trans-Golgi SNARE syntaxin 10 is required for optimal development of Chlamydia trachomatis. Vol. 5, Iss. 68. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 2015. 

Rucks EA, Olson MG**, Jorgenson LM**, Srinivasan RR, and Ouellette SP. Development of a proximity labeling system to map the Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 7: 40, 2017. 

Fozo EM and Rucks EA. The making and taking of lipids: the role of bacterial lipid synthesis and the harnessing of host lipids in bacterial pathogens. Advances in Microbial Physiology. 69:51-155 2016. 

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