Publications

2024

Kumar, S. Senthil, V. Gunda, D. M. Reinartz, K. W. Pond, C. A. Thorne, P. Victor San Raj, M. D. L. Johnson, and J. E. Wilson, "Oral streptococci and induce distinct morphological, inflammatory, and metabolic signatures in macrophages.", Infect Immun, vol. 92, issue 3, pp. e0053623, 2024 Mar 12. PMCID: PMC10929413  PMID: 38289109
Kumar, S. Senthil, M. D. L. Johnson, and J. E. Wilson, "Insights into the enigma of oral streptococci in carcinogenesis.", Microbiol Mol Biol Rev, pp. e0009523, 2024 Mar 20. PMID: 38506551
Knox, C. J., F. M. Ab Latif, N. R. Cornejo, and M. D. L. Johnson, "Mentoring across difference and distance: building effective virtual research opportunities for underrepresented minority undergraduate students in biological sciences.", mBio, vol. 15, issue 1, pp. e0145223, 2024 Jan 16. PMCID: PMC10790749  PMID: 38085040

2023

Akbari, M. S., R. A. Keogh, J. N. Radin, Y. Sanchez-Rosario, M. D. L. Johnson, A. R. Horswill, T. E. Kehl-Fie, L. R. Burcham, and K. S. Doran, "The impact of nutritional immunity on Group B streptococcal pathogenesis during wound infection.", mBio, vol. 14, issue 4, pp. e0030423, 2023 Aug 31. PMCID: PMC10470527  PMID: 37358277
O'Brien, H., T. Davoodian, and M. D. L. Johnson, "The promise of copper ionophores as antimicrobials.", Curr Opin Microbiol, vol. 75, pp. 102355, 2023 Oct. PMCID: PMC10529258  PMID: 37406562
Iannuzo, N., H. Welfley, N. C. Li, M. D. L. Johnson, J. Rojas-Quintero, F. Polverino, S. Guerra, X. Li, D. A. Cusanovich, P. R. Langlais, et al., "CC16 drives VLA-2-dependent SPLUNC1 expression.", Front Immunol, vol. 14, pp. 1277582, 2023. PMCID: PMC10694244  PMID: 38053993
Dao, T. H., A. Iverson, S. L. Neville, M. D. L. Johnson, C. A. McDevitt, and J. W. Rosch, "The role of CopA in Streptococcus pyogenes copper homeostasis and virulence.", J Inorg Biochem, vol. 240, pp. 112122, 2023 Mar. PMCID: PMC10161136  PMID: 36639322

2022

Li, Z. Nan, F. Liu, S. Jefferson, L. Horner, P. Carney, M. D. L. Johnson, J. P. King, E. T. Martin, R. K. Zimmerman, K. Wernli, et al., "Multiplex Detection of Antibody Landscapes to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)/Influenza/Common Human Coronaviruses Following Vaccination or Infection With SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza.", Clin Infect Dis, vol. 75, issue Suppl 2, pp. S271-S284, 2022 Oct 03. PMCID: PMC9214136  PMID: 35684961
Zhang, H., M. E. Rice, J. W. Alvin, D. Farrera-Gaffney, J. J. Galligan, M. D. L. Johnson, and D. A. Cusanovich, "Extensive evaluation of ATAC-seq protocols for native or formaldehyde-fixed nuclei.", BMC Genomics, vol. 23, issue 1, pp. 214, 2022 Mar 17. PMCID: PMC8928671  PMID: 35296236
Menghani, S. V., M. P. Cutcliffe, Y. Sanchez-Rosario, C. Pok, A. Watson, M. J. Neubert, K. Ochoa, H-J. Joyce Wu, and M. D. L. Johnson, ",-Dimethyldithiocarbamate Elicits Pneumococcal Hypersensitivity to Copper and Macrophage-Mediated Clearance.", Infect Immun, pp. e0059721, 2022 Mar 21. PMID: 35311543

2021

Menghani, S. V., A. Rivera, M. Neubert, J. R. Hagerty, L. Lewis, J. N. Galgiani, E. R. Jolly, J. W. Alvin, and M. D. L. Johnson, "Demonstration of ,-Dimethyldithiocarbamate as a Copper-Dependent Antibiotic against Multiple Upper Respiratory Tract Pathogens.", Microbiol Spectr, vol. 9, issue 2, pp. e0077821, 2021 10 31. PMCID: PMC8557878  PMID: 34468162

2020

O'Brien, H., J. W. Alvin, S. V. Menghani, K. Van Doorslaer, and M. D. L. Johnson, "Rules of expansion: an updated consensus operator site for the CopR/Y family of bacterial copper exporter system repressors", mSphere.00411-20 , vol. 1128, 05/2020.

2019

Johnson, M. D. L., "mSphere of Influence: Hiring of Underrepresented Minority Assistant Professors in Medical School Basic Science Departments Has a Long Way To Go.", mSphere, vol. 4, issue 5, 2019 09 18. PMCID: PMC6751494  PMID: 31534000

2018

Cunha, L. D., M. Yang, R. Carter, C. Guy, L. Harris, J. C. Crawford, G. Quarato, E. Boada-Romero, H. Kalkavan, M. D. L. Johnson, et al., "LC3-Associated Phagocytosis in Myeloid Cells Promotes Tumor Immune Tolerance.", Cell, vol. 175, issue 2, pp. 429-441.e16, 2018 10 04. PMCID: PMC6201245  PMID: 30245008

2017

Neubert, M. J., E. A. Dahlmann, A. Ambrose, and M. D. L. Johnson, "Copper Chaperone CupA and Zinc Control CopY Regulation of the Pneumococcal Operon.", mSphere, vol. 2, issue 5, 2017 Sep-Oct. PMCID: PMC5646241  PMID: 29062896

2016

Echlin, H., M. W. Frank, A. Iverson, T-C. Chang, M. D. L. Johnson, C. O. Rock, and J. W. Rosch, "Pyruvate Oxidase as a Critical Link between Metabolism and Capsule Biosynthesis in Streptococcus pneumoniae.", PLoS Pathog, vol. 12, issue 10, pp. e1005951, 2016 Oct. PMCID: PMC5070856  PMID: 27760231
Meliopoulos, V. A., L-A. Van de Velde, N. C. Van de Velde, E. A. Karlsson, G. Neale, P. Vogel, C. Guy, S. Sharma, S. Duan, S. L. Surman, et al., "An Epithelial Integrin Regulates the Amplitude of Protective Lung Interferon Responses against Multiple Respiratory Pathogens.", PLoS Pathog, vol. 12, issue 8, pp. e1005804, 2016 08. PMCID: PMC4978498  PMID: 27505057
Johnson, M. D. L., and K. A. Ayers, "Science Sound Bites, a Podcast for STEM Curriculum Supplementation.", J Microbiol Biol Educ, vol. 17, issue 2, pp. 286-7, 2016 May. PMCID: PMC4858367  PMID: 27158312

2015

Johnson, M. D. L., H. Echlin, T. H. Dao, and J. W. Rosch, "Characterization of NAD salvage pathways and their role in virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae.", Microbiology, vol. 161, issue 11, pp. 2127-36, 2015 Nov. PMID: 26311256
Johnson, M. D. L., T. E. Kehl-Fie, and J. W. Rosch, "Copper intoxication inhibits aerobic nucleotide synthesis in Streptococcus pneumoniae.", Metallomics, vol. 7, issue 5, pp. 786-94, 2015 May. PMCID: PMC4431907  PMID: 25730343
Johnson, M. D. L., T. E. Kehl-Fie, R. Klein, J. Kelly, C. Burnham, B. Mann, and J. W. Rosch, "Role of copper efflux in pneumococcal pathogenesis and resistance to macrophage-mediated immune clearance.", Infect Immun, vol. 83, issue 4, pp. 1684-94, 2015 Apr. PMCID: PMC4363445  PMID: 25667262

2013

Honsa, E. S., M. D. L. Johnson, and J. W. Rosch, "The roles of transition metals in the physiology and pathogenesis of Streptococcus pneumoniae.", Front Cell Infect Microbiol, vol. 3, pp. 92, 2013. PMCID: PMC3849628  PMID: 24364001
Cheng, Y., M. D. L. Johnson, C. Burillo-Kirch, J. C. Mocny, J. E. Anderson, C. K. Garrett, M. R. Redinbo, and C. E. Thomas, "Mutation of the conserved calcium-binding motif in Neisseria gonorrhoeae PilC1 impacts adhesion but not piliation.", Infect Immun, vol. 81, issue 11, pp. 4280-9, 2013 Nov. PMCID: PMC3811810  PMID: 24002068
Porsch, E. A., M. D. L. Johnson, A. D. Broadnax, C. K. Garrett, M. R. Redinbo, and J. W. St Geme, "Calcium binding properties of the Kingella kingae PilC1 and PilC2 proteins have differential effects on type IV pilus-mediated adherence and twitching motility.", J Bacteriol, vol. 195, issue 4, pp. 886-95, 2013 Feb. PMCID: PMC3562114  PMID: 23243304

2011

Johnson, M. D. L., C. K. Garrett, J. E. Bond, K. A. Coggan, M. C. Wolfgang, and M. R. Redinbo, "Pseudomonas aeruginosa PilY1 binds integrin in an RGD- and calcium-dependent manner.", PLoS One, vol. 6, issue 12, pp. e29629, 2011. PMCID: PMC3248442  PMID: 22242136

2010

Orans, J., M. D. L. Johnson, K. A. Coggan, J. R. Sperlazza, R. W. Heiniger, M. C. Wolfgang, and M. R. Redinbo, "Crystal structure analysis reveals Pseudomonas PilY1 as an essential calcium-dependent regulator of bacterial surface motility.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 107, issue 3, pp. 1065-70, 2010 Jan 19. PMCID: PMC2824316  PMID: 20080557