David P. AuCoin Ph.D.: Experience/Publications

Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology | Department of Microbiology and Immunology | Diagnostics Discovery Laboratory

Selected publications


  • Marchetti R, Canales A, Lanzetta R, Nilsson I, Vogel C, Reed D.E., AuCoin D.P., Jiménez-Barbero J, Molinaro A, and A. Silipo. . Unraveling the Interaction between the LPS O-Antigen of Burkholderia anthina and the 5D8 Monoclonal Antibody by Using a Multidisciplinary Chemical Approach, with Synthesis, NMR, and Molecular Modeling Methods. Chembiochem.
  • Hubbard MA, Thorkildson P, Kozel TR, and D. P. AuCoin. . Constant domains influence binding of mouse-human chimeric antibodies to the capsular polypeptide of Bacillus anthracis. Virulence. 2013 Jul 17;4(6).
  • Hovenden, M., M. Hubbard, D. P. AuCoin, P. Thorkildson, D. Reed, W. H. Welch, C. R. Lyons, J. Lovechik, T. R. Kozel. . IgG subclass and heavy chain domains contribute to binding and protection by mAbs to the poly γ-D-glutamic acid capsular antigen of Bacillus anthracis. PLoS Pathogens. 2013 Apr;9(4).
  • Chaves, S. J., K. Schegg, T. R. Kozel, and D. P. AuCoin. . In vivo Microbial Antigen Discovery (InMAD) to identify diagnostic proteins and polysaccharides that are circulating during microbial infections. Methods in Molecular Biology. In Press.


  • AuCoin, D.P. . In vivo Microbial Antigen Discovery: finding the “needle in the haystack”. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. 2012 Apr;12(3):219-21.
  • AuCoin, D.P., D.E. Reed, N.L. Marlenee, R.A. Bowen, P. Thorkildson, B.M. Judy, A.G. Torres, T. R. Kozel. . Polysaccharide Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Provide Passive Protection against Intranasal Challenge with Burkholderia pseudomallei. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35386.


  • Nieves, W, S. Asakrah, O. Qazi, K.A. Brown, J. Kurtz, D.P. AuCoin, J.B. McLachlan, C.J. Roy, L.A. Morici. . A naturally derived outer-membrane vesicle vaccine protects against lethal pulmonary Burkholderia pseudomallei infection. Vaccine.
  • Nuti D.E., R.B. Crump, F. Dwi Handayani, N. Chantratita, S.J. Peacock, R. Bowen, P.L. Felgner, D.H. Davies, T. Wu, C.R. Lyons, P.J. Brett, M.N. Burtnick, T.R. Kozel, D.P. AuCoin. . Identification of circulating bacterial antigens by in vivo microbial antigen discovery. mBio. Aug 16;2(4). Editor’s Pick.


  • AuCoin, D. P., R. Crump, P. Thorkildson, D. Nuti, J. Lipuma and T. R. Kozel. . Identification of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) bacteria with a lipopolysaccharide specific monoclonal antibody. Journal of Medical Microbiology. Jan; 59:41-7.


  • AuCoin, D. P., M. D. Sutherland, A. L. Percival, C. R. Lyons, J. A. Lovchik, and T. R. Kozel. . Rapid detection of the poly-g-D-glutamic acid capsular antigen of Bacillus anthracis by latex agglutination. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 64:229-232.

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