Recent Publications:

Broutet, N., U. Fruth, C. Deal, S.L. Gotlieb, H. Rees, Participants of the 2013 STI Vaccine Technical Consultation. 2014.

Vaccines against sexually transmitted infections: the way forward. Vaccine Mar 20;32(14):1630-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.01.053. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Sachse, K., K. Laroucau, K. Riege, S. Wehner, M. Dilcher, H. Huot Creasy, M. Weidmann, G. Myers, F. Vorimore, N. Vicari, S. Magnino, E. Liebler-Tenorio, A. Ruettger, P.M. Bavoil, F.T. Hufert, R. Rosselló-Mora, & M. Marz. 2014.

Evidence for the existence of two new members of the family Chlamydiaceae and proposal of Chlamydia avium sp. nov. and Chlamydia gallinacea sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. Mar;37(2):79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2013.12.004. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Bavoil, P.M. 2014.

What's in a word: The use, misuse and abuse of the word "persistence" in Chlamydia biology. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. Mar 4;4:27. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00027. eCollection 2014.

Bavoil, P.M., G.S.A. Myers, B. Ma, P.X. Marques, P. Gajer, A. Craig, H. Huot-Creasy, Mike Humphrys, E. Collinetti, S. Lowe, M. Nandy, N. George, H. Shou, K. Hovis, H. Wand, K. Mark, A. Mahurkar, L. Forney, R.-c. Hsia, D. Wilson, M. Terplan, & J. Ravel. 2014.

Eco-Pathogenomics of Chlamydial Reproductive Tract Infection (EPCRTI). Thirteenth International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infection, Schachter et al. (eds.), pp. 63-66.

Bavoil, P.M., & G.I. Byrne. 2014.

Analysis of CPAF mutants: new functions, new questions (the ins and outs of a chlamydial protease). Pathog. Dis. Aug;71(3):287-91. doi: 10.1111/2049-632X.12194.

Sachse, K., P.M. Bavoil, B. Kaltenboeck, R. S. Stephens, C.-C. Kuo, R. Rosselló-Móra, & M. Horn. 2015.

Emendation of the family Chlamydiaceae: Proposal of a single genus, Chlamydia, to include all currently recognized species. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. Mar;38(2):99-103. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2014.12.004. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Neuendorf, S., P. Gajer, A.K. Bowlin, P.X. Marques, B. Ma, H. Yang, L. Fu, M. Humphrys, L. Forney, G.S.A Myers, P.M. Bavoil, R.G. Rank, & J. Ravel.

Chlamydia caviae infection alters abundance but not composition of the guinea pig vaginal microbiota. Pathog. Dis. Jun;73(4). pii: ftv019. doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftv019. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Mojica, E., K.M. Hovis, M. Frieman, B. Tran, R.-c. Hsia, J. Ravel, K.L. Wilson & P.M. Bavoil.

SINC, a type III secreted effector of Chlamydia psittaci, targets emerin and the inner nuclear membrane of infected cells and uninfected neighbors. Mol. Biol. Cell. Mar 18. pii: mbc.E14-11-1530. [Epub ahead of print].

Romano J.D., C. de Beaumont, J.A. Carrasco, K. Ehrenman, P.M. Bavoil and I. Coppens.

Fierce competition between Toxoplasma and Chlamydia for host cell structures in dually infected cells. Euk. Cell. doi: 10.1128/EC.00313-12. 2012

Rank, R. G., A. K. Bowlin, K. I. Tormanen, Y. Wang, and A. T. Maurelli

Effect of inflammatory response on in vivo competition between two chlamydial variants in the guinea pig model of inclusion conjunctivitis. Infect. Immun. 2012

Ramaswamy, A. V. and A. T. Maurelli.

Chlamydia trachomatis serovar L2 can utilize exogenous lipoic acid through the action of the lipoic acid ligase, LplA1. J. Bacteriol. 2010

Ma Z., Z. Abdo, and L. J. Forney.

Caring about trees in the forest: incorporating frailty in risk analysis for personalized medicine. Future Medicine. 2011

Ma, Z., J. Geng, Z. Abdo, and L. J. Forney.

A Bird's Eye View of Microbial Community Dynamics. Book chapter in Microbial Ecological Theory: Current Perspectives. Editors: Lesley A. Ogilvie and Penny R. Hirsch. 2012

Copland, W.K., V. Krishnan, D. Beck, M. Settles, J. Foster, KC Cho, M. Day, R. Hickey, U.M.E. Schutte, X. Zhou, C.J. Williams, L.J. Forney and Z. Abdo.

mcaGUI: a graphical user interface (GUI) to facilitate analysis of microbial community data. Bioinformatics. In press. 2012

Craig, A., P.M. Bavoil, R.G. Rank, and David P. Wilson. 2012. Biomathematical Modeling of Chlamydia Infection and Disease.

Book chapter in "Intracellular Pathogens 1. Chlamydiales." Tan, M. & P.M. Bavoil (editors). ASM Press, Inc. Washington D.C., USA. Chapter 16, pp. 352-379. 2012

Ma, B., Forney, L. J., & Ravel, J.

Vaginal microbiome: rethinking health and disease. Annual review of microbiology, 66, 371-389. 2012

Romano, J. D., C. de Beaumont, J. A. Carrasco, K. Ehrenman, P. M. Bavoil and I. Coppens.

A novel co-infection model with Toxoplasma and Chlamydia trachomatis highlights theimportance of host cell manipulation for nutrient scavenging. Cellul. Microbiol. In press.

Myers GSA, Crabtree J, & Huot Creasy H

Deep and wide: comparative genomics of Chlamydia. Intracellular Pathogens I: Chlamydiales, eds Tan M & Bavoil PM (ASM Press, Washington D.C.), pp 27-50. 2012