People

Richard Marconi

Richard Marconi, Ph.D. - rmarconi@vcu.edu
See Biography Page

Jessie Fredericks

Jessie Frederick, Ph.D. - jrfredericks@vcu.edu
Ph.D. - New York University

John McDowell

John McDowell, Ph.D. - jvmcdowe@vcu.edu
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Analysis of the interations of human complement proteins with pathogenic spirochetes"

John Freedman

John C. Freedman - freedmanjc@vcu.edu
Ph.D. Student

"Analysis of the cyclic-di-GMP binding proteins, PlzA and PlzB, and the impact of c-di-GMP on lyme pathogenesis"

Juni Sarkar, Ph.D. - sarkarj@vcu.edu
Ph.D. - University of Mumbai

"Characterization of the role of the Hpk2-Rrp2 two component system in periodontal pathogenic Treponema denticola"

Jessica Kostick

Jessica Kostick - kostickjl@vcu.edu
Ph.D. Student

"Analysis of the Borrelia burgdorferi cyclic-di-GMP network and its impact on the global regulation and pathogenesis"

Dan Miller

Dan Miller - millerdp@vcu.edu
Ph.D. Student

"Analysis of complement evasion of pathogenic spirochetes"

Katie Mallory

Katie Mallory - mallorykl@vcu.edu
Ph.D. Student

"Examining the role of the secondary messengar pathway of cyclic di-GMP within multiple pathogenic Borrelial species"

Laura Shelton, M.S. Lab Specialist - ljshelton@vcu.edu
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Christopher Earnhart

Christopher Earnhart, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Institute of Marine Science

"Analysis of the role of outer surface protein c (OspC) in Borrelia burgdorferi pathogenesis and vaccine development"

Lee Szkotnicki

Lee Szkotnicki
Ph.D. - Duke University

"Development of Borrelia hermsii into a genetically tractable system to study virulents"

DeLacy Rhodes

DeLacy Rhodes, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Analysis of the role of the outer surface protein C (OspC) in Borrelia burgdorferi pathogenesis"

Lindy Fine, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Genetic Manipulation of the Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia hermsii Permits Novel Investigation inot the Role of Factor H Binding in Borrelial Virulence"

Hong Ming Zhang, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - China Agricultural University

"Analysis of global stress responses in the Borrelia"

Elizabeth Rogers, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Gene regulation and factor H binding in the Lyme spirochetes"

Eric Buckles, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Meharry Medical College

"Pathogenic Borrelia outer surface protein binding and their role in Lyme disease vaccine development"

Kelly Hovis, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"The relapsing fever spirochete, Borrelia hermsii, and complement regulatory proteins"

Emily "Tran" White, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Immunological and molecular analyses of the Borrelia burgdorferi OspF protein family"

Y. Song, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - University of Michigan

"Analysis of a ser-thr kinase of Borrelia"

K. "Sundy" Sawyer, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Identification of the im-munodominat epi-topes of the family 163 proteins of the Lyme spirochetes"

Jill Wolfgang, M.D.
M.D. - University of Pennsylvania

"Identification of the factor H binding site on the OspE protein"

Felicia Sutton, B.S.
B.S. - Virginia State Unviersity

"Differential gene expression by the Borrelia"

D. Roberts, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Characterization and analysis of the role of the Bdr protein family in pathogenic Borrelia"

S. Y. Sung, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"The role of the ospEF gene family in Lyme disease pathogenesis"

Crystal LaVoie, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Plasmid encoded gene products in Lyme Disease pathogenesis"

Jason Carlyon, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Investigation into the role of the rep gene family in Borrelial pathogenesis"

Sean Michael Metts, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Analysis of the OspE determinates involved in the binding of Factor H and OspE targeting antibodies elicited during infection of mice"

 

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