Our Current Research



Featured Publications (see all our publications here)

1. CsrA as a Master Regulator in Vibrio cholerae

Butz HA, Mey AR, Ciosek A, Payne SM. Vibrio cholerae CsrA directly regulates varA to increase expression of the three nonredundant Csr sRNAs. mBio [Internet]. 2019;10 (3) :e01042-19.



2. Feo-mediated Iron Transport in Vibrio cholerae

Shin M, Mey AR, Payne SM. Vibrio cholerae FeoB contains a dual nucleotide-specific NTPase domain essential for ferrous iron uptake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2019;116 (10) :4599-4604.



3. Human enteroids as a model to study Shigella infection

Koestler BJ, Ward CM, Fisher CR, Rajan A, Maresso AW, Payne SM. Human intestinal enteroids as a model system of Shigella pathogenesis. Infection and Immunity. 2019;87 (4).



4. Formate modulates Shigella infection

Formate Promotes Shigella Intercellular Spread and Virulence Gene Expression. mBio. 2018;9 (5) :e01777-18.