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Infectious Diseases

Recent Publications

  1. Xu Q; Pichichero ME; Simpson LL; Elias M; Smith LA; Zeng M. "An adenoviral vector-based mucosal vaccine is effective in protection against botulism." Gene therapy. 2009; 16(3):367-75.
  2. Arévalo MT; Xu Q; Paton JC; Hollingshead SK; Pichichero ME; Briles DE; Girgis N; Zeng M. "Mucosal vaccination with a multicomponent adenovirus-vectored vaccine protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in the lung." FEMS immunology and medical microbiology. 2009; 55(3):346-51.
  3. Xu Q; Pichichero ME; Casey JR; Zeng M. "Novel type of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing multidrug-resistant acute otitis media in children." Emerging infectious diseases. 2009; 15(4):547-51.
  4. Xu Q; Zeng M. "Detoxified lethal toxin as a potential mucosal vaccine against anthrax." Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI. 2008; 15(4):612-6.
  5. Zeng M; Xu Q; Pichichero ME. "Protection against anthrax by needle-free mucosal immunization with human anthrax vaccine." Vaccine. 2007; 25(18):3588-94.
  6. Xu Q; Hesek ED; Zeng M. "Transcriptional stimulation of anthrax toxin receptors by anthrax edema toxin and Bacillus anthracis Sterne spore." Microbial pathogenesis. 2007; 43(1):37-45.
  7. Zeng M; Xu Q; Elias M; Pichichero ME; Simpson LL; Smith LA. "Protective immunity against botulism provided by a single dose vaccination with an adenovirus-vectored vaccine." Vaccine. 2007; 25(43):7540-8.
  8. Zeng M; Xu Q; Hesek ED; Pichichero ME. "N-fragment of edema factor as a candidate antigen for immunization against anthrax." Vaccine. 2006; 24(5):662-70.
  9. Miao F; Lu D; Li Y; Zeng M. "Characterization of astaxanthin esters in Haematococcus pluvialis by liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry." Analytical biochemistry. 2006; 352(2):176-81.
  10. Xu Q; Arevalo MT; Pichichero ME; Zeng M. "A new complementing cell line for replication-incompetent E1-deleted adenovirus propagation." Cytotechnology. 2006; 51(3):133-40.
  11. Zeng MT; Gong XM; Evans MC; Nelson N; Carmeli C. "Stabilization of iron-sulfur cluster F(X) by intra-subunit interactions unraveled by suppressor and second site-directed mutations in PsaB of Photosystem I." Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2002; 1556(2-3):254-64.
  12. Zeng M; Smith SK; Siegel F; Shi Z; Van Kampen KR; Elmets CA; Tang DC. "AdEasy system made easier by selecting the viral backbone plasmid preceding homologous recombination." BioTechniques. 2001; 31(2):260-2.
  13. Shi Z; Zeng M; Yang G; Siegel F; Cain LJ; van Kampen KR; Elmets CA; Tang DC. "Protection against tetanus by needle-free inoculation of adenovirus-vectored nasal and epicutaneous vaccines." Journal of virology. 2001; 75(23):11474-82.
  14. Kaur R; Adlowitz DG; Casey JR; Zeng M; Pichichero ME. “Simultaneous Assay for Four Bacterial Species Including Alloiococcus otitidis Using Multiplex-PCR in Children with Culture Negative Acute Otitis Media.” Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010, 29(8):741-5. PMID: 20335823
  15. Natividad S; Arévalo MT; Rincon J; Yanez M; Zeng M; Boland T. “Magnetic Cell Separation by Inkjet Printing for Disease Monitoring.” NIP27: The 27th International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies & Digital Fabrication 2011 Technical Program and Proceedings; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2011, p. 628-31.
  16. Kaur R; Chen S; Arévalo MT; Xu Q; Chen Y; Zeng M. “Protective immunity against tularemia provided by an adenovirus-vectored vaccine expressing Tul4 of Francisella tularensis.” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 2012 19(3):359-64. PMID: 22278325.
  17. Li J; Arévalo MT; Zeng M. “Engineering Influenza Viral Vectors.” Bioengineered, 2012, Aug 24; 4(1). [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22922205 (in press).