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About

I'm a scientist involved in the human microbiome project, which studies how changes in the normal bacteria present on our bodies affect human disease. I'm particularly interested in understanding how the microbiome relates to women's health.

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Publications

  1. Oki, AT, Huang, B, Beyer, AR, May, LJ, Truchan, HK, Walker, NJ, Galloway, NL, Borjesson, DL and Carlyon, JA. (2016). Anaplasma phagocytophilum APH0032 Is Exposed on the Cytosolic Face of the Pathogen-Occupied Vacuole and Co-opts Host Cell SUMOylation. Front Cell Infect Microbiol.
  2. Isaza, JP, Galvan, AL, Polanco, V, Huang, B, Matveyev, AV, Serrano, MG, Manque, P, Buck, GA and Alzate, JF. (2015). Revisiting the reference genomes of human pathogenic Cryptosporidium species: reannotation of C. parvum Iowa and a new C. hominis reference. Sci Rep.
  3. Brooks, JP, Edwards, DJ, Harwich, MD, Rivera, MC, Fettweis, JM, Serrano, MG, Reris, RA, Sheth, NU, Huang, B, Girerd, P, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Strauss, JF, Jefferson, KK and Buck, GA. (2015). The truth about metagenomics: quantifying and counteracting bias in 16S rRNA studies. BMC Microbiol.
  4. Huang, B, Fettweis, JM, Brooks, JP, Jefferson, KK and Buck, GA. (2014). The changing landscape of the vaginal microbiome. Clin Lab Med.
  5. Fettweis, JM, Brooks, JP, Serrano, MG, Sheth, NU, Girerd, PH, Edwards, DJ, Strauss, JF, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Jefferson, KK and Buck, GA. (2014). Differences in vaginal microbiome in African American women versus women of European ancestry. Microbiology.
  6. Integrative HMP (iHMP) Research Network Consortium. (2014). The Integrative Human Microbiome Project: dynamic analysis of microbiome-host omics profiles during periods of human health and disease. Cell Host Microbe.
  7. Fettweis, JM, Serrano, MG, Huang, B, Brooks, JP, Glascock, AL, Sheth, NU, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Strauss, JF, Jefferson, KK and Buck, GA. (2014). An emerging mycoplasma associated with trichomoniasis, vaginal infection and disease. PLoS One.
  8. Falanga, YT, Chaimowitz, NS, Charles, N, Finkelman, FD, Pullen, NA, Barbour, S, Dholaria, K, Faber, T, Kolawole, M, Huang, B, Odom, S, Rivera, J, Carlyon, J, Conrad, DH, Spiegel, S, Oskeritzian, CA and Ryan, JJ. (2012). Lyn but not Fyn kinase controls IgG-mediated systemic anaphylaxis. J Immunol.
  9. Huang, B, Ojogun, N, Ragland, SA and Carlyon, JA. (2012). Monoubiquitinated proteins decorate the Anaplasma phagocytophilum-occupied vacuolar membrane. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol.
  10. Ojogun, N, Barnstein, B, Huang, B, Oskeritzian, CA, Homeister, JW, Miller, D, Ryan, JJ and Carlyon, JA. (2011). Anaplasma phagocytophilum infects mast cells via alpha1,3-fucosylated but not sialylated glycans and inhibits IgE-mediated cytokine production and histamine release. Infect Immun.
  11. Huang, B, Troese, MJ, Howe, D, Ye, S, Sims, JT, Heinzen, RA, Borjesson, DL and Carlyon, JA. (2010). Anaplasma phagocytophilum APH_0032 is expressed late during infection and localizes to the pathogen-occupied vacuolar membrane. Microb Pathog.
  12. Huang, B, Hubber, A, McDonough, JA, Roy, CR, Scidmore, MA and Carlyon, JA. (2010). The Anaplasma phagocytophilum-occupied vacuole selectively recruits Rab-GTPases that are predominantly associated with recycling endosomes. Cell Microbiol.
  13. Huang, B, Troese, MJ, Ye, S, Sims, JT, Galloway, NL, Borjesson, DL and Carlyon, JA. (2010). Anaplasma phagocytophilum APH_1387 is expressed throughout bacterial intracellular development and localizes to the pathogen-occupied vacuolar membrane. Infect Immun.
  14. Reneer, DV, Troese, MJ, Huang, B, Kearns, SA and Carlyon, JA. (2008). Anaplasma phagocytophilum PSGL-1-independent infection does not require Syk and leads to less efficient AnkA delivery. Cell Microbiol.