People

Richard Marconi

Richard Marconi, Ph.D. - rmarconi@vcu.edu
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Lee Oliver

Lee Oliver - oliverld@vcu.edu
M.S. Student

"Analysis of the role of Outer Surface Protein C (OspC) in Borrelia burgdorferi vaccine development"

Lucas Reed

Lucas Reed - reedla2@vcu.edu
M.S. Student

Brittney Tegels

Brittney Tegels - tegelsbk@vcu.edu
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University / Research Specialist

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Bridge Dillon

Bridget Dillon, M.S.
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

"Analyzing proteins as tools for the diagnosis of pathogenic spirochetes"

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"

Jessie Fredericks

Jessie Frederick, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - New York University

John Freedman

John C. Freedman
Ph.D. Student

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

Jessica Kostick

Jessica Kostick
Ph.D. Student

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

Katie Mallory

Katie Mallory
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University

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

John McDowell

John McDowell, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Dan Miller

Dan Miller
Ph.D. Student

"Analysis of complement evasion of pathogenic spirochetes"

Juni Sarkar, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - University of Mumbai

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

Laura Shelton, M.S. Lab Specialist
M.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University
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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