Samuel K Campos, PhD

Associate Professor, Immunobiology
Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology-GIDP

Sam earned his Ph.D. from Rice University in 2005, studying the biology of adenoviral gene therapy vectors and vector targeting in the laboratory of Michael Barry now at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He then trained as a postdoc from 2005-2008 with Michelle Ozbun at the University of New Mexico, focusing on human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Sam came to The University of Arizona in 2008 as an assistant research professor in the BIO5 Institute and joined the Department of Immunobiology as an assistant professor in 2011. Sam was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in Spring 2017.

Recent Publications

2020

Uhlorn, B. L., E. R. Gamez, S. Li, and S. K. Campos, "Attenuation of cGAS/STING activity during mitosis.", Life Sci Alliance, vol. 3, issue 9, 2020 Sep. PMID: 32661021

2019

Li, S., M. P. Bronnimann, S. J. Williams, and S. K. Campos, "Glutathione contributes to efficient post-Golgi trafficking of incoming HPV16 genome.", PLoS One, vol. 14, issue 11, pp. e0225496, 2019. PMID: 31743367

2017

Calton, C. M., M. P. Bronnimann, A. R. Manson, S. Li, J. A. Chapman, M. Suarez-Berumen, T. R. Williamson, S. K. Molugu, R. A. Bernal, and S. K. Campos, "Translocation of the papillomavirus L2/vDNA complex across the limiting membrane requires the onset of mitosis.", PLoS Pathog, vol. 13, issue 5, pp. e1006200, 2017 May. PMCID: PMC5412990  PMID: 28463988
Aydin, I., R. Villalonga-Planells, L. Greune, M. P. Bronnimann, C. M. Calton, M. Becker, K-Y. Lai, S. K. Campos, A. M Schmidt, and M. Schelhaas, "A central region in the minor capsid protein of papillomaviruses facilitates viral genome tethering and membrane penetration for mitotic nuclear entry.", PLoS Pathog, vol. 13, issue 5, pp. e1006308, 2017 May. PMCID: PMC5412989  PMID: 28464022
Campos, S. K., "Subcellular Trafficking of the Papillomavirus Genome during Initial Infection: The Remarkable Abilities of Minor Capsid Protein L2.", Viruses, vol. 9, issue 12, 2017 12 03. PMCID: PMC5744145  PMID: 29207511

2016

Bronnimann, M. P., C. M. Calton, S. F. Chiquette, S. Li, M. Lu, J. A. Chapman, K. N. Bratton, A. M. Schlegel, and S. K. Campos, "Furin Cleavage of L2 During Papillomavirus Infection: Minimal Dependence on Cyclophilins.", J Virol, 2016 Apr 27. PMID: 27122588

2014

Campos, S. K., "New structural model of adenoviral cement proteins is not yet concrete.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 111, issue 43, pp. E4542-3, 2014 Oct 28. PMCID: PMC4217438  PMID: 25304640

2013

Calton, C. M., A. M. Schlegel, J. A. Chapman, and S. K. Campos, "Human papillomavirus type 16 does not require cathepsin L or B for infection.", J Gen Virol, vol. 94, issue Pt 8, pp. 1865-9, 2013 Aug. PMID: 23677785
Bronnimann, M. P., J. A. Chapman, C. K. Park, and S. K. Campos, "A transmembrane domain and GxxxG motifs within L2 are essential for papillomavirus infection.", J Virol, vol. 87, issue 1, pp. 464-73, 2013 Jan. PMCID: PMC3536380  PMID: 23097431

2012

Marušič, M. Bergant, M. A. Ozbun, S. K. Campos, M. P. Myers, and L. Banks, "Human papillomavirus L2 facilitates viral escape from late endosomes via sorting nexin 17.", Traffic, vol. 13, issue 3, pp. 455-67, 2012 Mar. PMCID: PMC3276720  PMID: 22151726