Below, you will see some recent representative publications from our funded projects. We are also collaborators on several papers, through our work in Genetics Services. If you are bored and want to view a more comprehensive list of all these collaborative papers, please do so in Pubmed.

1. Moriarty RV, Rodgers MA, Ellis AL, Balgeman AJ, Larson EC, Hopkins F, Chase MR, Maiello P, Fortune SM, Scanga CA, O’Connor SL. Spontaneous Control of SIV Replication Does Not Prevent T Cell Dysregulation and Bacterial Dissemination in Animals Co-Infected with M. tuberculosis. Microbiol Spectr. 2022 Jun 29;10(3):e0172421.

2. Ramuta MD, Newman CM, Brakefield SF, Stauss MR, Wiseman RW, Kita-Yarbro A, O’Connor EJ, Dahal N, Lim A, Poulsen KP, Safdar N, Marx JA, Accola MA, Rehrauer WM, Zimmer JA, Khubbar M, Beversdorf LJ, Boehm EC, Castañeda D, Rushford C, Gregory DA, Yao JD, Bhattacharyya S, Johnson MC, Aliota MT, Friedrich TC, O’Connor DH, O’Connor SL. SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens are detected in continuous air samples from congregate settings. medRxiv. 2022 Mar 30.

3. Baczenas JJ, Andersen H, Rashid S, Yarmosh D, Puthuveetil N, Parker M, Bradford R, Florence C, Stemple KJ, Lewis MG, O’Connor SL. Propagation of SARS-CoV-2 in Calu-3 Cells to Eliminate Mutations in the Furin Cleavage Site of Spike. Viruses. 2021 Dec 4;13(12).

4. Moriarty RV, Golfinos AE, Gellerup DD, Schweigert H, Mathiaparanam J, Balgeman AJ, Weiler AM, Friedrich TC, Keele BF, Davenport MP, Venturi V, O’Connor SL. The mucosal barrier and anti-viral immune responses can eliminate portions of the viral population during transmission and early viral growth. PLoS One. 2021;16(12):e0260010.

5. Harwood O, O’Connor S. Therapeutic Potential of IL-15 and N-803 in HIV/SIV Infection. Viruses. 2021 Sep 2;13(9). doi: 10.3390/v13091750. Review. PubMed PMID: 34578331; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8473246.

6. Ellis AL, Balgeman AJ, Larson EC, Rodgers MA, Ameel C, Baranowski T, Kannal N, Maiello P, Juno JA, Scanga CA, O’Connor SL. MAIT cells are functionally impaired in a Mauritian cynomolgus macaque model of SIV and Mtb co-infection. PLoS Pathog. 2020 May;16(5):e1008585.

7. Sutton, MS, Ellis-Connell, A, Balgeman, AJ, Barry, G, Weiler, AM, Hetzel, SJ, Zhou, Y, Lau-Kilby, AW, Mason, RD, Biris, KK, Mascola, JR, Sullivan, NJ, Roederer, M, Friedrich, TC, and O’Connor, SL. CD8b depletion does not prevent control of viral replication or protection from challenge in macaques chronically infected with a live attenuated Simian Immunodeficiency Virus. (2019) Journal of Virology. 93(15).