Paul Sumby Ph.D.: Experience/Publications

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Professional experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV, USA
  • Assistant Member, Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT, USA.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

Selected publications

2015

  • Miller, E.W., Danger, J.L., Ramalinga, A.B., Horstmann, N., Shelburne, S.A., and Sumby, P. . Regulatory rewiring confers serotype-specific hyper-virulence in the human pathogen group A Streptococcus. Molecular Microbiology. 98:473-89.
  • Danger, J.L., Cao, T.N., Cao, T.H., Treviño, J., Pflughoeft, K.J., and Sumby, P. . The small regulatory RNA FasX enhances group A Streptococcus virulence and inhibits pilus expression via serotype-specific targets. Molecular Microbiology. 96:249-62.
  • Danger, J.L., Makthal, N., Kumaraswami, M., and Sumby, P. . The small regulatory RNA FasX negatively regulates the expression of two fibronectin-binding proteins in the group A Streptococcus. Journal of Bacteriology. 197:3720-30 (highlighted in the journal ‘spotlight’ section).

2014

  • Cao, T.N., Liu, Z., Cao, T.H., Pflughoeft, K.J., Treviño, J., Danger, J.L., Beres, J.B., Musser, J.M., and Sumby, P. . Natural disruption of two regulatory networks in M3 group A Streptococcus isolates contributes to the virulence factor profile of this hypervirulent serotype. Infection and Immunity. 82:1744-54.
  • Miller, E.W., Cao, T.N., Pflughoeft, K.J., and Sumby, P. . RNA-mediated regulation in Gram-positive pathogens: an overview punctuated with examples from the group A Streptococcus. Molecular Microbiology. 94:9-20.

2013

  • McClure, R., Balasubramanian, D., Sun, Y., Bobrovskyy, M., Sumby, P., Genco, C.A., Vanderpool, C.K., and Tjaden, B. . Computational analysis of bacterial RNA-Seq data. Nucleic Acids Research. 41:e140.
  • Treviño,J., Liu, Z., Ramirez-Peña, E., and Sumby, P. . RivR negatively regulates virulence factor expression in the group A Streptococcus. Infection and Immunity. Infection and Immunity.

2012

  • Liu, Z., Treviño,J., Ramirez-Peña, E., and Sumby, P. . The small regulatory RNA FasX controls pilus expression and adherence in the human bacterial pathogen group A Streptococcus. Molecular Microbiology. 86:140-54.

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