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Robert Munson, PhD


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700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 722-2778

Email: munson.10@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Microbiology Admin

 

Conferences

Barenkamp,S,J; Munson,R,S; Gilsdorf,J,R; Granoff,D,M. "SUBTYPING OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B BY OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN PROFILES - APPLICATION IN DAY-CARE-CENTER OUTBREAKS." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (January 1981). 517-517.

Shenep,J,L; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "SERUM ANTIBODY-RESPONSES TO LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE (LPS) IN CHILDREN WITH HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B (HIB) MENINGITIS." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (January 1981). 621-621.

Barenkamp,S,J; Munson,R,S; Howie,V,M; Granoff,D,M. "COMPARISON OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEINS OF TYPE-B AND NON-TYPE-B HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (January 1981). 607-607.

STEEL,N,P; Cummins,J; Levine,P; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D. "THE POLYRIBOSEPHOSPHATE-RIBITOL CAPSULE OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE AND THE ALTERNATIVE PATHWAY." In IMMUNOBIOLOGY. (January 1983). 269-269.

Granoff,D,M; Shackelford,P,G; Boies,E,G; Munson,R,S. "IGG1 ANTIBODY-RESPONSES OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS IMMUNIZED WITH HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B (HIB) POLYSACCHARIDE VACCINE (PRP)." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (January 1985). A294-A294.

Munson,R; Grass,S; Bailey,C. "COMPARISON OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE GENES FOR OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P1 AND PROTEIN-P2 OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." In MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY. (March 1991). 257-259.

Munson,R; BRODEUR,B; Chong,P; Grass,S; Martin,D; Proulx,C. "OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEINS P1 AND P2 OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B - STRUCTURE AND IDENTIFICATION OF SURFACE-EXPOSED EPITOPES." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (June 1992). S86-S89.

Gibson,B,W; Phillips,N; Tullius,M; Melaugh,W; Engstrom,J; Munson,R; Campagnari,A; Apicella,M. "Biosynthesis, structure and function of outermembrane lipooligosaccharides from pathogenic Haemophilus." In GLYCOBIOLOGY. (October 1997). 28-28.

Palmer,K,L; Thornton,A,C; Fortney,K,R; Hood,A,F; Munson,R,S; Spinola,S,M. "Evaluation of an isogenic hemolysin-deficient mutant in the human model of Haemophilus ducreyi infection." In JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. (July 1998). 191-199.

Schilling,B; Melaugh,W; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A; Gibson,B,W. "Characterization and identification of lipooligosaccharide structures from Haemophilus ducreyi mutants by MALDI-PSD mass spectrometry." In GLYCOBIOLOGY. (October 1999). 1140-1141.

Scheffler,N,K; Schilling,B; Melaugh,W; Hansen,E,J; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A; Gibson,B,W. "Investigation of the interplay between carbohydrate synthesis and protein expression in Haemophilus ducreyi." In GLYCOBIOLOGY. (October 1999). 1142-1142.

Munson,R,S; Johnson,L,S; Zhong,H; Bakaletz,L,O. "Identification of unique genes in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae by subtractive hybridization." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (April 2000). 272A-272A.

Bakaletz,L,O; Novotny,L,A; Johnson,L,S; Kennedy,M,M; Tarantino,L,E; DeFiore-Hyrmer,J; Munson,R,S. "Construction and characterization of a GFP promoter trap vector for nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." In PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. (April 2000). 256A-256A.

Scheffler,N,K; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A; Hansen,E,J; Gibson,B,W. "Exploring the link between carbohydrate and protein expression in pathogenic Haemophilus ducreyi." In GLYCOBIOLOGY. (October 2000). 1127-1127.

 

Degrees

1968 B.A., University of Connecticut

1976 Ph.D., University of Connecticut

 

Editorial Activities

1989 - 2011 Infection and Immunity
 

Journal Articles

Barenkamp,S,J; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "SUBTYPING ISOLATES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B BY OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN PROFILES." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 143, no. 5. (January 1981.): 668-676.

Barenkamp,S,J; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "COMPARISON OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN SUBTYPES AND BIOTYPES OF ISOLATES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 144, no. 5. (January 1981.): 480-480.

Barenkamp,S,J; Granoff,D,M; Munson,R,S. "OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN SUBTYPES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B AND SPREAD OF DISEASE IN DAY-CARE-CENTERS." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 144, no. 3. (January 1981.): 210-217.

Shenep,J,L; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "HUMAN-ANTIBODY RESPONSES TO LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE AFTER MENINGITIS DUE TO HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 145, no. 2. (January 1982.): 181-190.

Granoff,D,M; Shenep,J,L; Munson,R,S. "ANTIBODIES TO LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE IN THE ACUTE-PHASE SERA OF PATIENTS WITH MENINGITIS DUE TO HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B - REPLY." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 146, no. 5. (January 1982.): 715-716.

Barenkamp,S,J; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN AND BIOTYPE ANALYSIS OF PATHOGENIC NON-TYPABLE HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 36, no. 2. (January 1982.): 535-540.

Shenep,J,L; Munson,R,S; Barenkamp,S,J; Granoff,D,M. "FURTHER-STUDIES OF THE ROLE OF NONCAPSULAR ANTIBODY IN PROTECTION AGAINST EXPERIMENTAL HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B BACTEREMIA." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 42, no. 1. (January 1983.): 257-263.

Munson,R,S; Shenep,J,L; Barenkamp,S,J; Granoff,D,M. "PURIFICATION AND COMPARISON OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P2 FROM HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B ISOLATES." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION. Vol. 72, no. 2. (January 1983.): 677-684.

Granoff,D,M; Squires,J,E; Munson,R,S; SUAREZ,B. "SIBLINGS OF PATIENTS WITH HEMOPHILUS MENINGITIS HAVE IMPAIRED ANTICAPSULAR ANTIBODY-RESPONSES TO HEMOPHILUS VACCINE." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 103, no. 2. (January 1983.): 185-191.

Steele,N,P; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M; Cummins,J,E; Levine,R,P. "ANTIBODY-DEPENDENT ALTERNATIVE PATHWAY KILLING OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 44, no. 2. (January 1984.): 452-458.

Granoff,D,M; Pandey,J,P; Boies,E; Squires,J; Munson,R,S; SUAREZ,B. "RESPONSE TO IMMUNIZATION WITH HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B POLYSACCHARIDE-PERTUSSIS VACCINE AND RISK OF HEMOPHILUS MENINGITIS IN CHILDREN WITH THE KM(1) IMMUNOGLOBULIN ALLOTYPE." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION. Vol. 74, no. 5. (January 1984.): 1708-1714.

Granoff,D,M; Boies,E,G; Munson,R,S. "IMMUNOGENICITY OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE VACCINE IN ADULTS." JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 105, no. 1. (January 1984.): 22-27.

Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "PURIFICATION AND PARTIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEINS P5 AND P6 FROM HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 49, no. 3. (January 1985.): 544-549.

Granoff,D,M; Munson,R,S. "PROSPECTS FOR PREVENTION OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B DISEASE BY IMMUNIZATION." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 153, no. 3. (March 1986.): 448-461.

RAPP,V,J; Munson,R,S; Ross,R,F. "OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN PROFILES OF HAEMOPHILUS-PLEUROPNEUMONIAE." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 52, no. 2. (May 1986.): 414-420.

TOLAN,R,W; Munson,R,S; Granoff,D,M. "LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE GEL PROFILES OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B ARE NOT STABLE EPIDEMIOLOGIC MARKERS." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 24, no. 2. (August 1986.): 223-227.

Weinberg,G,A; Towler,D,A; Munson,R,S. "LIPOPROTEINS OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 170, no. 9. (September 1988.): 4161-4164.

Munson,R; Grass,S. "PURIFICATION, CLONING, AND SEQUENCE OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P1 OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 56, no. 9. (September 1988.): 2235-2242.

Munson,R; TOLAN,R,W. "MOLECULAR-CLONING, EXPRESSION, AND PRIMARY SEQUENCE OF OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN P2 OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 57, no. 1. (January 1989.): 88-94.

Munson,R; Hunt,A. "ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A MUTANT OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B DEFICIENT IN OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P1." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 57, no. 3. (March 1989.): 1002-1004.

Munson,R,S; KABEER,M,H; LENOIR,A,A; Granoff,D,M. "EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PROSPECTS FOR PREVENTION OF DISEASE DUE TO HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE IN DEVELOPING-COUNTRIES." REVIEWS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 11, (May 1989.): S588-S597.

Munson,R; Grass,S; Einhorn,M; Bailey,C; Newell,C. "COMPARATIVE-ANALYSIS OF THE STRUCTURES OF THE OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN P1 GENES FROM MAJOR CLONES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 57, no. 11. (November 1989.): 3300-3305.

Munson,R; Bailey,C; Grass,S. "DIVERSITY OF THE OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P2 GENE FROM MAJOR CLONES OF HEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 3, no. 12. (December 1989.): 1797-1803.

Munson,R,S. "HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE - SURFACE-ANTIGENS AND ASPECTS OF VIRULENCE." CANADIAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH-REVUE CANADIENNE DE RECHERCHE VETERINAIRE. Vol. 54, (April 1990.): S63-S67.

Proulx,C; Munson,R,S; Grass,S; Hamel,J; Martin,D; Brodeur,B,R. "IDENTIFICATION OF A SURFACE-EXPOSED IMMUNODOMINANT EPITOPE ON OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P1 OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 59, no. 3. (March 1991.): 963-970.

Martin,D; Munson,R; Grass,S; Chong,P; Hamel,J; ZOBRIST,G; Klein,M; Brodeur,B,R. "MAPPING OF B-CELL EPITOPES ON THE OUTER-MEMBRANE P2 PORIN PROTEIN OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE BY USING RECOMBINANT PROTEINS AND SYNTHETIC PEPTIDES." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 59, no. 4. (April 1991.): 1457-1464.

Coleman,T; Grass,S; Munson,R. "MOLECULAR-CLONING, EXPRESSION, AND SEQUENCE OF THE PILIN GENE FROM NONTYPABLE HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE M37." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 59, no. 5. (May 1991.): 1716-1722.

Nelson,M,B; Munson,R,S; Apicella,M,A; SIKKEMA,D,J; Molleston,J,P; Murphy,T,F. "MOLECULAR CONSERVATION OF THE P6 OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN AMONG STRAINS OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE - ANALYSIS OF ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS, GENE-SEQUENCES, AND RESTRICTION-FRAGMENT-LENGTH-POLYMORPHISMS." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 59, no. 8. (August 1991.): 2658-2663.

Palmer,K,L; Munson,R,S. "CONSTRUCTION OF CHIMERIC GENES FOR MAPPING A SURFACE-EXPOSED EPITOPE ON THE PILUS OF NONTYPABLE HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE STRAIN M37." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 6, no. 18. (September 1992.): 2583-2588.

Sasaki,K; Munson,R,S. "PROTEIN-D OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE IS NOT A UNIVERSAL IMMUNOGLOBULIN-D-BINDING PROTEIN." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 61, no. 7. (July 1993.): 3026-3031.

Munson,R,S; Grass,S; West,R. "MOLECULAR-CLONING AND SEQUENCE OF THE GENE FOR OUTER-MEMBRANE PROTEIN-P5 OF HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 61, no. 9. (September 1993.): 4017-4020.

Munson,R,S; Sasaki,K. "PROTEIN-D, A PUTATIVE IMMUNOGLOBULIN D-BINDING PROTEIN PRODUCED BY HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE, IS GLYCEROPHOSPHODIESTER PHOSPHODIESTERASE." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 175, no. 14. (July 1993.): 4569-4571.

Bell,J; Grass,S; JEANTEUR,D; Munson,R,S. "DIVERSITY OF THE P2 PROTEIN AMONG NONTYPABLE HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE ISOLATES." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 62, no. 6. (June 1994.): 2639-2643.

Palmer,K,L; Grass,S; Munson,R,S. "IDENTIFICATION OF A HEMOLYTIC-ACTIVITY ELABORATED BY HAEMOPHILUS-DUCREYI." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 62, no. 7. (July 1994.): 3041-3043.

Palmer,K,L; Munson,R,S. "Cloning and characterization of the genes encoding the haemolysin of Haemophilus ducreyi." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 18, no. 5. (December 1995.): 821-830.

Tullius,M,V; Munson,R,S; Wang,J; Gibson,B,W. "Purification, cloning, and expression of a cytidine 5'-monophosphate N-acetylneuraminic acid synthetase from Haemophilus ducreyi." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 271, no. 26. (June 1996.): 15373-15380.

Palmer,K,L; Goldman,W,E; Munson,R,S. "An isogenic haemolysin-deficient mutant of Haemophilus ducreyi lacks the ability to produce cytopathic effects on human foreskin fibroblasts." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 21, no. 1. (July 1996.): 13-19.

Yang,Y,P; Munson,R,S; Grass,S; Chong,P; Harkness,R,E; GISONNI,L; James,O; Kwok,Y; Klein,M,H. "Effect of lipid modification on the physicochemical, structural, antigenic and immunoprotective properties of Haemophilus influenzae outer membrane protein P6." VACCINE. Vol. 15, no. 9. (June 1997.): 976-987.

Gibson,B,W; Campagnari,A,A; Melaugh,W; Phillips,N,J; Apicella,M,A; Grass,S; Wang,J; Palmer,K,L; Munson,R,S. "Characterization of a transposon Tn916-generated mutant of Haemophilus ducreyi 35000 defective in lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 179, no. 16. (August 1997.): 5062-5071.

Cope,L,D; Lumbley,S; Latimer,J,L; KLESNEYTAIT,J; Stevens,M,K; Johnson,L,S; PURVEN,M; Munson,R,S; Lagergard,T; Radolf,J,D; Hansen,E,J. "A diffusible cytotoxin of Haemophilus ducreyi." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 94, no. 8. (April 1997.): 4056-4061.

Bozue,J,A; Tarantino,L; Munson,R,S. "Facile construction of mutations in Haemophilus ducreyi using lacZ as a counter-selectable marker." FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS. Vol. 164, no. 2. (July 1998.): 269-273.

Hiltke,T,J; Bauer,M,E; Klesney-Tait,J; Hansen,E,J; Munson,R,S; Spinola,S,M. "Effect of normal and immune sera on Haemophilus ducreyi 35000HP and its isogenic MOMP and LOS mutants." MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS. Vol. 26, no. 2. (February 1999.): 93-102.

Bozue,J,A; Tullius,M,V; Wang,J; Gibson,B,W; Munson,R,S. "Haemophilus ducreyi produces a novel sialyltransferase - Identification of the sialyltransferase gene and construction of mutants deficient in the production of the sialic acid-containing glycoform of the lipooligosaccharide." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 274, no. 7. (February 1999.): 4106-4114.

Young,R,S; Fortney,K; Haley,J,C; Hood,A,F; Campagnari,A,A; Wang,J; Bozue,J,A; Munson,R,S; Spinola,S,M. "Expression of sialylated or paragloboside-like lipooligosaccharides are not required for pustule formation by Haemophilus ducreyi in human volunteers." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 67, no. 12. (December 1999.): 6335-6340.

Sun,S,H; Schilling,B; Tarantino,L; Tullius,M,V; Gibson,B,W; Munson,R,S. "Cloning and characterization of the lipooligosaccharide galactosyltransferase II gene of Haemophilus ducreyi." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 182, no. 8. (April 2000.): 2292-2298.

Filiatrault,M,J; Gibson,B,W; Schilling,B; Sun,S,H; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A. "Construction and characterization of Haemophilus ducreyi lipooligosaccharide (LOS) mutants defective in expression of heptosyltransferase III and beta 1,4-glucosyltransferase: Identification of LOS glycoforms containing lactosamine repeats." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 68, no. 6. (June 2000.): 3352-3361.

Fortney,K,R; Young,R,S; Bauer,M,E; Katz,B,P; Hood,A,F; Munson,R,S; Spinola,S,M. "Expression of peptidoglycan-associated lipoprotein is required for virulence in the human model of Haemophilus ducreyi infection." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 68, no. 11. (November 2000.): 6441-6448.

Young,R,S; Fortney,K,R; Gelfanova,V; Phillips,C,L; Katz,B,P; Hood,A,F; Latimer,J,L; Munson,R,S; Hansen,E,J; Spinola,S,M. "Expression of cytolethal distending toxin and hemolysin is not required for pustule formation by Haemophilus ducreyi in human volunteers." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 69, no. 3. (March 2001.): 1938-1942.

Young,R,S; Filiatrault,M,J; Fortney,K,R; Hood,A,F; Katz,B,P; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A; Spinola,S,M. "Haemophilus ducreyi lipooligosaccharide mutant defective in expression of beta-1,4-glucosyltransferase is virulent in humans." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 69, no. 6. (June 2001.): 4180-4184.

Filiatrault,M,J; Munson,R,S; Campagnari,A,A. "Genetic analysis of a pyocin-resistant lipooligosaccharide (LOS) mutant of Haemophilus ducreyi: Restoration of full-length LOS restores pyocin sensitivity." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 183, no. 19. (October 2001.): 5756-5761.

Ray,W,C; Munson,R,S; Daniels,C,J. "Tricross: using dot-plots in sequence-id space to detect uncataloged intergenic features." BIOINFORMATICS. Vol. 17, no. 12. (December 2001.): 1105-1112.

Tullius,M,V; Phillips,N,J; Scheffler,N,K; Samuels,N,M; Munson,R,S; Hansen,E,J; Stevens-Riley,M; Campagnari,A,A; Gibson,B,W. "The lbgAB gene cluster of Haemophilus ducreyi encodes a beta-1,4-galactosyltransferase and an alpha-1,6-DD-heptosyltransferase involved in lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 6. (June 2002.): 2853-2861.

Sun,S,H; Scheffler,N,K; Gibson,B,W; Wang,J; Munson,R,S. "Identification and characterization of the N-acetylglucosamine glycosyltransferase gene of Haemophilus ducreyi." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 10. (October 2002.): 5887-5892.

Spinola,S,M; Bauer,M,E; Munson,R,S. "Immunopathogenesis of Haemophilus ducreyi infection (Chancroid)." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 4. (April 2002.): 1667-1676.

Nika,J,R; Latimer,J,L; Ward,C,K; Blick,R,J; Wagner,N,J; Cope,L,D; Mahairas,G,G; Munson,R,S; Hansen,E,J. "Haemophilus ducreyi requires the flp gene cluster for microcolony formation in vitro." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 6. (June 2002.): 2965-2975.

Jones,P,A; Samuels,N,M; Phillips,N,J; Munson,R,S; Bozue,J,A; Arseneau,J,A; Nichols,W,A; Zaleski,A; Gibson,B,W; Apicella,M,A. "Haemophilus influenzae type b strain A2 has multiple sialyltransferases involved in lipooligosaccharide sialylation." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 277, no. 17. (April 2002.): 14598-14611.

Kolker,Eugene; Purvine,Samuel; Picone,Alex; Cherny,Tim; Akerley,Brian,J; Munson,Robert,S; Palsson,Bernhard,O; Daines,Dayle,A; Smith,Arnold,L. "H. influenzae Consortium: integrative study of H. influenzae-human interactions.." Omics : a journal of integrative biology. Vol. 6, no. 4. (January 2002.): 341-348.

Scheffler,N,K; Falick,A,M; Hall,S,C; Ray,W,C; Post,D,M; Munson,R,S; Gibson,B,W. "Proteome of Haemophilus ducreyi by 2-d SDS-PAGE and mass spectrometry: Strain variation, virulence, and carbohydrate expression." JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH. Vol. 2, no. 5. (September 2003.): 523-533.

Mason,K,M; Munson,R,S; Bakaletz,L,O. "Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae gene expression induced in vivo in a chinchilla model of otitis media." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 71, no. 6. (June 2003.): 3454-3462.

Raghunathan,A; Price,N,D; Galperin,M,Y; Makarova,K,S; Purvine,S; Picone,A,F; Cherny,T; Xie,T; Reilly,T,J; Munson,R; Tyler,R,E; Akerley,B,J; Smith,A,L; Palsson,B,O; Kolker,E. "In silico metabolic model and protein expression of Haemophilus influenzae strain Rd KW20 in rich medium." OMICS-A JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY. Vol. 8, no. 1. (March 2004.): 25-41.

Kolker,E; Makarova,K,S; Shabalina,S; Picone,A,F; Purvine,S; Holzman,T; Cherny,T; Armbruster,D; Munson,R,S; Kolesov,G; Frishman,D; Galperin,M,Y. "Identification and functional analysis of 'hypothetical' genes expressed in Haemophilus influenzae." NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH. Vol. 32, no. 8. (April 2004.): 2353-2361.

Munson,R,S; Harrison,A; Gillaspy,A; Ray,W,C; Carson,M; Armbruster,D; Gipson,J; Gipson,M; Johnson,L; Lewis,L; Dyer,D,W; Bakaletz,L,O. "Partial analysis of the genomes of two nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae otitis media isolates." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 72, no. 5. (May 2004.): 3002-3010.

Harris,R,H; Wilk,D; Bevins,C,L; Munson,R,S; Bakaletz,L,O. "Identification and characterization of a mucosal antimicrobial peptide expressed by the chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera) airway." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 279, no. 19. (May 2004.): 20250-20256.

Munson,R,S; Zhong,H,C; Mungur,R; Ray,W,C; Shea,R,J; Mahairas,G,G; Mulks,M,H. "Haemophilus ducreyi strain ATCC 27722 contains a genetic element with homology to the Vibrio RS1 element that can replicate as a plasmid and confer NAD independence on Haemophilus influenzae." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 72, no. 2. (February 2004.): 1143-1146.

Post,D,MB; Mungur,R; Gibson,B,W; Munson,R,S. "Identification of a novel sialic acid transporter in Haemophilus ducreyi." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 73, no. 10. (October 2005.): 6727-6735.

Mason,K,M; Munson,R,S; Bakaletz,L,O. "A mutation in the sap operon attenuates survival of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae in a chinchilla model of otitis media." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 73, no. 1. (January 2005.): 599-608.

Harrison,A; Dyer,D,W; Gillaspy,A; Ray,W,C; Mungur,R; Carson,M,B; Zhong,H; Gipson,J; Gipson,M; Johnson,L,S; Lewis,L; Bakaletz,L,O; Munson,R,S. "Genomic sequence of an otitis media isolate of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae: Comparative study with H-influenzae serotype d, strain KW20." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 187, no. 13. (July 2005.): 4627-4636.

Bakaletz,L,O; Baker,B,D; Jurcisek,J,A; Harrison,A; Novotny,L,A; Bookwalter,J,E; Mungur,R; Munson,R,S. "Demonstration of type IV pilus expression and a twitching phenotype by Haemophilus influenzae." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 73, no. 3. (March 2005.): 1635-1643.

Mason,Kevin,M; Bruggeman,Molly,E; Munson,Robert,S; Bakaletz,Lauren,O. "The non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae Sap transporter provides a mechanism of antimicrobial peptide resistance and SapD-dependent potassium acquisition." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 62, no. 5. (December 2006.): 1357-1372.

Post,Deborah,AB; Munson,Robert,S; Baker,Beth; Zhong,Huachun; Bozue,Joel,A; Gibson,Bradford,W. "Identification of genes involved in the expression of atypical lipooligosaccharide structures from a second class of Haemophilus ducreyi." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 75, no. 1. (January 2007.): 113-121.

Juhas,Mario; Power,Peter,M; Harding,Rosalind,M; Ferguson,David,JP; Dimopoulou,Ioanna,D; Elamin,Abdel,RE; Mohd-Zain,Zaini; Hood,DerekW; Adegbola,Richard; Erwin,Alice; Smith,Arnold; Munson,Robert,S; Harrison,Alistair; Mansfield,Lucielle; Bentley,Stephen; Crook,Derrick,W. "Sequence and functional analyses of Haemophilus spp. genomic islands." GENOME BIOLOGY. Vol. 8, no. 11. (January 2007.): R237-.

McGillivary,Glen; Ray,William,C; Bevins,Charles,L; Munson,Robert,S; Bakaletz,Lauren,O. "A member of the cathelicidin family of antimicrobial peptides is produced in the upper airway of the chinchilla and its mRNA expression is altered by common viral and bacterial co-pathogens of otitis media." MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 44, no. 9. (March 2007.): 2446-2458.

Harrison,Alistair; Ray,William,C; Baker,Beth,D; Armbruster,David,W; Bakaletz,Lauren,O; Munson,Robert,S. "The OxyR regulon in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 189, no. 3. (February 2007.): 1004-1012.

Johnston,Jason,W; Zaleski,Anthony; Allen,Simon; Mootz,Joe,M; Armbruster,David; Gibson,Bradford,W; Apicella,Michael,A; Munson,Robert,S. "Regulation of sialic acid transport and catabolism in Haemophilus influenzae." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 66, no. 1. (October 2007.): 26-39.

Jurcisek,Joseph,A; Bookwalter,James,E; Baker,Beth,D; Fernandez,Soledad; Novotny,Laura,A; Munson,Robert,S; Bakaletz,Lauren,O. "The PilA protein of non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae plays a role in biofilm formation, adherence to epithelial cells and colonizafion of the mammalian upper respiratory tract." MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 65, no. 5. (September 2007.): 1288-1299.

Novotny,Laura,A; Partida-Sanchez,Santiago; Munson,Robert,S; Bakaletz,Lauren,O. "Differential uptake and processing of a Haemophilus influenzae P5-derived immunogen by chinchilla dendritic cells." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 76, no. 3. (March 2008.): 967-977.

Bauer,Margaret,E; Fortney,Kate,R; Harrison,Alistair; Janowicz,Diane,M; Munson,Robert,S; Spinola,Stanley,M. "Identification of Haemophilus ducreyi genes expressed during human infection." MICROBIOLOGY-SGM. Vol. 154, (April 2008.): 1152-1160.

Banks,Keith,E; Fortney,Kate,R; Baker,Beth; Billings,Steven,D; Katz,Barry,P; Munson,Robert,S; Spinola,Stanley,M. "The enterobacterial common antigen-like gene cluster of Haemophilus ducreyi contributes to virulence in humans." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 197, no. 11. (June 2008.): 1531-1536.

Tracy,Erin; Ye,Fang; Baker,Beth,D; Munson,Robert,S. "Construction of non-polar mutants in Haemophilus influenzae using FLP recombinase technology." BMC MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 9, (November 2008.): 101-.

Spinola,Stanley,M; Fortney,Kate,R; Baker,Beth; Janowicz,Diane,M; Zwickl,Beth; Katz,Barry,P; Blick,Robert,J; Munson,Robert,S. "Activation of the CpxRA System by Deletion of cpxA Impairs the Ability of Haemophilus ducreyi To Infect Humans." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 78, no. 9. (September 2010.): 3898-3904.

Murphy,Timothy,F; Lesse,Alan,J; Kirkham,Charmaine; Zhong,Huachun; Sethi,Sanjay; Munson,Robert,S. "A Clonal Group of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae with Two IgA Proteases Is Adapted to Infection in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease." PLOS ONE. Vol. 6, no. 10. (October 2011.): e25923-.

Nagy,Amber; Harrison,Alistair; Sabbani,Supriya; Munson,Robert,S; Dutta,Prabir,K; Waldman,W,James. "Silver nanoparticles embedded in zeolite membranes: release of silver ions and mechanism of antibacterial action." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NANOMEDICINE. Vol. 6, (January 2011.): 1833-1852.

Janowicz DM, Cooney SA, Walsh J, Baker B, Katz BP, Fortney KR, Zwickl B, Ellinger S, and Munson RS JR.. "Expression of the flp proteins by Haemophilus ducreyi is necessary for virulence in human volunteers." BMC MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 22, (September 2011.): 208-.

Spinola,Stanley,M; Li,Wei; Fortney,Kate,R; Janowicz,Diane,M; Zwickl,Beth; Katz,Barry,P; Munson,Robert,S. "Sialylation of Lipooligosaccharides Is Dispensable for the Virulence of Haemophilus ducreyi in Humans." INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 80, no. 2. (February 2012.): 679-687.

Kolappan,Subramaniapillai; Tracy,Erin,N; Bakaletz,Lauren,O; Munson,Robert,S; Craig,Lisa. "Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of PilA from the nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae type IV pilus." ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION F-STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY AND CRYSTALLIZATION COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 68, (March 2012.): 284-287.

Harrison,Alistair; Bakaletz,Lauren,O; Munson,Robert,S. "Haemophilus influenzae and oxidative stress." FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR AND INFECTION MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 2, (March 2012.): 40-.

Carruthers,Michael,D; Tracy,Erin,N; Dickson,C; Ganser,Kara,B; Munson,Robert,S; Bakaletz,Lauren,O. "Biological Roles of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae Type IV Pilus Proteins Encoded by the pil and com Operons." JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY. Vol. 194, no. 8. (April 2012.): 1927-1933.

Carruthers,Michael,D; Nicholson,Paul,A; Tracy,Erin,N; Munson,Robert,S. "Acinetobacter baumannii Utilizes a Type VI Secretion System for Bacterial Competition." PloS One. Vol. 8, no. 3. (March 2013.): e59388-.

Harding,Christian,M; Tracy,Erin,N; Carruthers,Michael,D; Rather,Philip,N; Actis,Luis,A; Munson,Robert,S. "Acinetobacter baumannii Strain M2 Produces Type IV Pili Which Play a Role in Natural Transformation and Twitching Motility but Not Surface-Associated Motility." Mbio. Vol. 4, no. 4. (July 2013.): e00360-13.

Wassinger,Andrew; Zhang,Lu; Tracy,Erin; Munson,Robert,S; Kathariou,Sophia; Wang,Hua,H. "Role of a GntR-Family Response Regulator LbrA in Listeria monocytogenes Biofilm Formation." PloS One. Vol. 8, no. 7. (July 2013.): e70448-.

Carruthers,Michael,D; Harding,Christian,M; Baker,Beth,D; Bonomo,Robert,A; Hujer,Kristine,M; Rather,Philip,N; Munson,Robert,S. "Draft Genome Sequence of the Clinical Isolate Acinetobacter nosocomialis Strain M2.." Genome Announcements. Vol. 1, no. 6. (January 2013.): e00906-13.

Gangaiah,Dharanesh; Zhang,Xinjun; Fortney,Kate,R; Baker,Beth; Liu,Yunlong; Munson,Robert,S; Spinola,Stanley,M. "Activation of CpxRA in Haemophilus ducreyi Primarily Inhibits the Expression of Its Targets, Including Major Virulence Determinants." Journal of Bacteriology. Vol. 195, no. 15. (August 2013.): 3486-3502.

Poole,Jessica; Foster,Eric; Chaloner,Kathryn; Hunt,Jason; Jennings,Michael,P; Bair,Thomas; Knudtson,Kevin; Christensen,Erik; Munson,Robert,S; Winokur,Patricia,L; Apicella,Michael,A. "Analysis of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae Phase-Variable Genes During Experimental Human Nasopharyngeal Colonization." Journal of Infectious Diseases. Vol. 208, no. 5. (September 2013.): 720-727.

 

Presentations

"Molecular Pathogenesis of Haemophilus ducreyi Disease." Presented at UTMB at Galveston, Distinguished Lecture Series, Galveston. (March 2000)

"The Impact of Haemophilus ducreyi Genome Project on Our Understanding of the Virulence of H. ducreyi." Presented at Ohio Branch Meeting of The American Society for Microbiology, Oxford. (April 2000)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at Bacteriology and Mycology Horizons for the 21st Century, A Symposium in Honor of Dr. William Branche, Bethseda. (June 2000)

"Update of the Haemophilus ducreyi Genome Project." Presented at Los Alamos Laboratory, NIH Advisory Panel on Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pathogen Genomics, Santa Fe. (September 2000)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at Emory University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Atlanta. (September 2000)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Madison. (September 2000)

"Session on Host Responses, Vaccine Development and Virulence Determinants." Presented at The 6th International Symposium on Haemophilus ducreyi Pathogenesis and Chancroid, Berlin, DE|DEU. (June 2001)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to genome." Presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Oklahoma City. (March 2001)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at The 8th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting, Urbana. (October 2001)

"The Haemophilus ducreyi Genome Project." Presented at Sixth International Symposium on Haemophilus ducreyi Pathogenesis and Chancroid, Berlin, DE|DEU. (June 2001)

"Genomic Sequence of an Otitis Media Isolate of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at International Pasteurellaceae Society Conference, Banff, AB, CA|CAN. (May 2002)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Microbiology, Dallas. (March 2003)

"Approaches for the Identification of Microbial Virulence Determinants." Presented at Chemical Abstracts Service, Columbus. (August 2003)

"Haemophilus ducreyi: From Pathogenesis to Genome." Presented at The Ohio State University, Department of Medical Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Columbus. (September 2003)

"Session on Microbial Interactions with the Rest of the World." Presented at The 11th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, East Lansing, MI. (October 2004)

"Haemophilus Species, Genomics and Pathogenesis." Presented at The Ohio State University, Biochemistry 850, Columbus. (February 2005)

"Haemophilus ducreyi Pathogenesis and Chancroid." Presented at The 8th International Symposium on Haemophilus ducreyi Pathogenesis and Chancroid, Amsterdam. (July 2005)

"Identification and Partial Characterization of the Sialic Acid Transporter from Haemophilus ducreyi." Presented at Eighth International Symposium on Haemophilus ducreyi Pathogenesis and Chancroid, Amsterdam. (July 2005)

"Approaches to understanding the virulence of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at The Ohio State University, Grand Rounds, Department of Pathology, . (December 2006)

"Molecular Pathogenesis of Haemophilus infections." Presented at Virginia Tech, Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology Program, Blacksburg. (February 2006)

"Session on HPV Vaccines: Immunobiology and Implementation." Presented at The Haemophilus ducreyi Symposium, Seattle, WA. (July 2007)

"Non-lipooligosaccharide glycoconjugates in Haemophilus ducreyi." Presented at The Haemophilus ducreyi Symposium, Seattle. (July 2007)

"Type IV Pili of Haemophilus influenzae: role in transformation and virulence." Presented at Dean McGee Eye Institute, Oklahoma City. (October 2007)

"Type IV Pilus Biogenesis in Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at International Pasteurellaceae Society, Sorrento, IT|ITA. (October 2008)

"Hfq and sRNA control of gene expression in Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at The Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. (November 2011)

"Pasteurellaceae." Presented at International Pasteurellaceae Conference 2011, Helsingor, DK|DNK. (August 2011)

"Biogenesis of type IV pili of non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at International Pasteurellaceae Conference 2011, Helsingor, DK|DNK. (August 2011)

"Identification of Fur-regulated small RNAs in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae." Presented at Annual Meeting Ohio Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Mason, Ohio. (April 2012)