Maria Rendon

Research Assistant Scientist

María Rendón trained for her PhD at the National Polytechnic Institute in México City and the University of Arizona, graduating in 2009. Her project is to determine how neisserial host interaction genes are differentially regulated in commensal and pathogenic species of Neisseria. 

Recent Publications

2013

Rendón, M. A., A. M. Hockenberry, S. A. McManus, and M. So, "Sigma factor RpoN (σ54) regulates pilE transcription in commensal Neisseria elongata.", Mol Microbiol, vol. 90, issue 1, pp. 103-13, 2013 Oct. PMCID: PMC4474139  PMID: 23899162

2010

Marri, P. Reddy, M. Paniscus, N. J. Weyand, M. A. Rendón, C. M. Calton, D. R. Hernández, D. L. Higashi, E. Sodergren, G. M. Weinstock, S. D. Rounsley, et al., "Genome sequencing reveals widespread virulence gene exchange among human Neisseria species.", PLoS One, vol. 5, issue 7, pp. e11835, 2010. PMCID: PMC2911385  PMID: 20676376