For a complete listing of publications see PubMed.

Selected Publications

1: Hakimi MA, Olias P, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma Effectors Targeting Host Signaling and Transcription. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2017 Jul;30(3):615-645. PMID: 28404792.

2: Olias P, Etheridge RD, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma Effector Recruits the Mi-2/NuRD Complex to Repress STAT1 Transcription and Block IFN-γ-Dependent Gene Expression. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jul 13;20(1):72-82.PubMed PMID: 27414498.

3: Behnke MS, Dubey JP, Sibley LD. Genetic Mapping of Pathogenesis Determinants in Toxoplasma gondii. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2016 Sep 8;70:63-81. PubMed PMID: 27359216.

4: Lorenzi H, Khan A, Behnke MS, Namasivayam S, Swapna LS, Hadjithomas M, Karamycheva S, Pinney D, Brunk BP, Ajioka JW, Ajzenberg D, Boothroyd JC, Boyle JP, Dardé ML, Diaz-Miranda MA, Dubey JP, Fritz HM, Gennari SM, Gregory BD, Kim K, Saeij JP, Su C, White MW, Zhu XQ, Howe DK, Rosenthal BM, Grigg ME, Parkinson J, Liu L, Kissinger JC, Roos DS, Sibley LD. Local admixture of amplified and diversified secreted pathogenesis determinants shapes mosaic Toxoplasma gondii genomes. Nat Commun. 2016 Jan 7;7:10147. PubMed PMID: 26081631.

5: Selleck EM, Orchard RC, Lassen KG, Beatty WL, Xavier RJ, Levine B, Virgin HW, Sibley LD. A Noncanonical Autophagy Pathway Restricts Toxoplasma gondii Growth in a Strain-Specific Manner in IFN-γ-Activated Human Cells. MBio. 2015 Sep 8;6(5):e01157-15. PubMed PMID: 26081631.

6: Drewry LL, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma Actin Is Required for Efficient Host Cell Invasion. MBio. 2015 Jun 16;6(3):e00557. PubMed PMID: 26081631.

7: Etheridge RD, Alaganan A, Tang K, Lou HJ, Turk BE, Sibley LD. The Toxoplasma pseudokinase ROP5 forms complexes with ROP18 and ROP17 kinases that synergize to control acute virulence in mice. Cell Host Microbe. 2014 May 14;15(5):537-50.  PubMed PMID: 24832449.

8: Shen B, Brown KM, Lee TD, Sibley LD. Efficient gene disruption in diverse strains of Toxoplasma gondii using CRISPR/CAS9. MBio. 2014 May 13;5(3):e01114-14.  PubMed PMID: 24825012.

9: Shen B, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma aldolase is required for metabolism but dispensable for host-cell invasion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 4;111(9):3567-72. PubMed PMID: 24550496.

10: Alaganan A, Fentress SJ, Tang K, Wang Q, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma GRA7 effector increases turnover of immunity-related GTPases and contributes to acute virulence in the mouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 21;111(3):1126-31. PubMed PMID: 24390541.

11: Skillman KM, Ma CI, Fremont DH, Diraviyam K, Cooper JA, Sept D, Sibley LD. The unusual dynamics of parasite actin result from isodesmic polymerization. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2285. PubMed PMID: 23921463.

12: Lourido S, Zhang C, Lopez MS, Tang K, Barks J, Wang Q, Wildman SA, Shokat KM, Sibley LD. Optimizing small molecule inhibitors of calcium-dependent protein kinase 1 to prevent infection by Toxoplasma gondii. J Med Chem. 2013 Apr 11;56(7):3068-77. PubMed PMID: 23470217.

13: Lourido S, Tang K, Sibley LD. Distinct signalling pathways control Toxoplasma egress and host-cell invasion. EMBO J. 2012 Dec 12;31(24):4524-34. PubMed PMID: 23149386.

14: Hunter CA, Sibley LD. Modulation of innate immunity by Toxoplasma gondii virulence effectors. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2012 Nov;10(11):766-78. PubMed PMID: 23070557.

15: Su C, Khan A, Zhou P, Majumdar D, Ajzenberg D, Dardé ML, Zhu XQ, Ajioka JW, Rosenthal BM, Dubey JP, Sibley LD. Globally diverse Toxoplasma gondii isolates comprise six major clades originating from a small number of distinct ancestral lineages. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Apr 10;109(15):5844-9. PubMed PMID: 22431627.

16: Behnke MS, Khan A, Wootton JC, Dubey JP, Tang K, Sibley LD. Virulence differences in Toxoplasma mediated by amplification of a family of polymorphic pseudokinases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 7;108(23):9631-6. PubMed PMID: 21586633.

17: Sibley LD. Invasion and intracellular survival by protozoan parasites. Immunol Rev. 2011 Mar;240(1):72-91. PubMed PMID: 21349087.

18: Fentress SJ, Behnke MS, Dunay IR, Mashayekhi M, Rommereim LM, Fox BA, Bzik DJ, Taylor GA, Turk BE, Lichti CF, Townsend RR, Qiu W, Hui R, Beatty WL, Sibley LD. Phosphorylation of immunity-related GTPases by a Toxoplasma gondii-secreted kinase promotes macrophage survival and virulence. Cell Host Microbe. 2010 Dec 16;8(6):484-95. PubMed PMID: 21147463.

19: Steinfeldt T, Könen-Waisman S, Tong L, Pawlowski N, Lamkemeyer T, Sibley LD, Hunn JP, Howard JC. Phosphorylation of mouse immunity-related GTPase (IRG) resistance proteins is an evasion strategy for virulent Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS Biol. 2010 Dec 21;8(12):e1000576. PubMed PMID: 21203588.

20: Lourido S, Shuman J, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Hui R, Sibley LD. Calcium-dependent protein kinase 1 is an essential regulator of exocytosis in Toxoplasma. Nature. 2010 May 20;465(7296):359-62. PubMed PMID: 20485436.

21: Wernimont AK, Artz JD, Finerty P Jr, Lin YH, Amani M, Allali-Hassani A, Senisterra G, Vedadi M, Tempel W, Mackenzie F, Chau I, Lourido S, Sibley LD, Hui R. Structures of apicomplexan calcium-dependent protein kinases reveal mechanism of activation by calcium. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010 May;17(5):596-601. PMID: 20436473.

22: Billker O, Lourido S, Sibley LD. Calcium-dependent signaling and kinases in apicomplexan parasites. Cell Host Microbe. 2009 Jun 18;5(6):612-22. PubMed PMID: 19527888.

23: Zhao Z, Fux B, Goodwin M, Dunay IR, Strong D, Miller BC, Cadwell K, Delgado MA, Ponpuak M, Green KG, Schmidt RE, Mizushima N, Deretic V, Sibley LD, Virgin HW. Autophagosome-independent essential function for the autophagy protein Atg5 in cellular immunity to intracellular pathogens. Cell Host Microbe. 2008 Nov 13;4(5):458-69. PubMed PMID: 18996346.

24: Dunay IR, Damatta RA, Fux B, Presti R, Greco S, Colonna M, Sibley LD. Gr1(+) inflammatory monocytes are required for mucosal resistance to the pathogen Toxoplasma gondii. Immunity. 2008 Aug 15;29(2):306-17. PubMed PMID: 18691912.

25: Sibley LD, Ajioka JW. Population structure of Toxoplasma gondii: clonal expansion driven by infrequent recombination and selective sweeps. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2008;62:329-51. PubMed PMID: 18544039.