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K Duncan, K Carey Ewend, S Vaishnava, (2020). In situ Analysis of Mucus Residing Bacterial Community Reveals an Ecological Niche Key for Gut Microbiome Stability





N Iyer, M Grizotte-Lake, K Duncan, SR Gordon, ACS Palmer, C Calvin et al., (2020). Epithelium intrinsic vitamin A signaling co-ordinates pathogen clearance in the gut via IL-18. PLoS pathogens 16 (4), e1008360. 

K Drury, D Corcoran, ZZ Wei, H Dressman, S Vaishnava, B Hughes, (2019). The impact of the vaginal microbiome on HIV infectivity among pregnant and non-pregnant women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 221 (6), 678-679. 

NR Iyer, S Vaishnava, (2019). Vitamin A at the interface of host–commensal–pathogen interactions. PLoS pathogens 15 (6) 



M Grizotte-Lake, G Zhong, K Duncan, J Kirkwood, N Iyer, I Smolenski et al., (2018). Gut commensals suppress epithelial cell retinoic acid synthesis to regulate intestinal interleukin-22 activity and prevent microbial dysbiosis.

Immunity 49 (6), 1103. 

M Grizotte-Lake, S Vaishnava, (2018). Autophagy: suicide prevention hotline for the gut epithelium. Cell host & microbe 23 (2), 147-148 

Iyer N and Vaishnava S, (2016). Alcohol Lowers Your (Intestinal) Inhibitions. Cell Host & Microbe. 2016 Feb 10;19(2):131-3.

Vaishnava S, (2016). The Intestinal Mucus Layer Comes of Age. Trends Immunol. 2016 Jan;37(1):3-4. 


Derebe MG, Zlatkov CM, Gattu S, Ruhn K A, Vaishnava S, Diehl GE, MacMillan JB, Williams NS, Hooper L V (2014). Serum amyloid A is a retinol binding protein that transports retinol during bacterial infection. Elife. Jul 29;3:e03206. 


Raetz M, Hwang SH, Wilhelm CL, Kirkland D, Benson A, Sturge CR, Mirpuri J, Vaishnava S, Hou B, Defranco AL, Gilpin CJ, Hooper LV, Yarovinsky F(2013). Parasite-induced T(H)1 cells and intestinal dysbiosis cooperate in IFN-γ-dependent elimination of Paneth cells. Nat Immunol. Feb;14(2):136-42 


Vaishnava S, Yamamoto M, Severson K M, Ruhn K A, Yu X, Koren O, Ley R, Wakeland E, Hooper L V (2011). The antibacterial lectin RegIIIγ promotes the spatial segregation of microbiota and host in the intestine. Science 334(6053):255-8.  


Ismail A S, Severson K M, Vaishnava S, Behrendt C L, Yu X, Benjamin J L, Ruhn K A, Hou B, DeFranco A L, Yarovinsky F, and Hooper L V (2011). γδ intraepithelial lymphocytes are essential mediators of host-microbial homeostasis at the intestinal mucosal surface. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108(21):8743-8. 


Vaishnava, S and Hooper, L (2011) Eat your carrots! T cells are RARing to go. Immunity34(3), 290-292

Duerkop B. A, Vaishnava S, Hooper L. V.(2009). Immune responses to intestinal bacteria. Immunity. 31(3):368-76.


Vaishnava S, Behrendt C.L, Ismail A. S, Eckmann L, Hooper LV(2008). Paneth cells directly sense gut commensals and maintain homeostasis at the intestinal host-microbial interface. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.105(52):20858-63.


Mukherjee, S., Vaishnava, S and Hooper, L. V. (2008) Multi-layered regulation of intestinal antimicrobial defence. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 65: 3019-27


Vaishnava, S and Hooper, L (2007) Alkaline phosphatase: keeping the peace at the gut epithelial surface. Cell Host & Microbe 2, 365-367



Publication from SV graduate work, University of Georgia (2000-2005)

Reiff SB, Vaishnava S, Striepen B.The HU Protein Is Important for Apicoplast Genome Maintenance and Inheritance in Toxoplasma gondii (2012). Eukaryotic Cell 11(7):905-15. 

Vaishnava, S and Striepen, B (2006). How do apicomplexan parasites build, divide and segregate their plastids? Mol. Microbiol. 61: 1380–1387

Gubbels, M. J., Vaishnava, S., Boot, N., Dubremetz J. F. and Striepen, B. (2006) A MORN-repeat protein is a dynamic component of cell division protein in Toxoplasma gondii. J Cell Sci 119: 2236- 2245


Rajshekhar Y. Gaji, Deqing Zhang, Cormac C. Breathnach, Shipra Vaishnava, Boris Striepen, and Daniel K. Howe (2006). Molecular genetic transfection of the coccidian parasite Sarcocystis neurona. Mol. Microbiol Parasitol. 150: 1-9

Vaishnava, S., Morrison, D., Gaji, R., Murray, J., Entzeroth, R.K., Howe, D.L., and Striepen, B. (2005) Plastid segregation and cell division in the apicomplexan parasite Sarcocystis neurona. J. Cell. Sci., Aug 1;118:3397-407


White, M.W., Jerome, M. E., Vaishnava, S., Guerini M., Behnke, M. and Striepen, B. (2005) Studies of a mitotic mutant yield evidence for cell cycle coordination in Toxoplasma gondii. Mol. Microbiol., 55: 1060-71.



SR Gordon, S Vaishnava, (2019). Zinc supplementation modulates T helper 17 cells via the gut microbiome. The Journal of Immunology 202 (1 Supplement), 191.13-191.13. 

NR Iyer, S Vaishnava, (2019). Vitamin A signaling regulates pathological epithelial cell shedding via IL-18. The Journal of Immunology 202 (1 Supplement), 67.14-67.14. 

M Grizotte-Lake, S Vaishnava, (2018). Commensal Bacteria Suppress Vitamin A Metabolism in the Intestinal Epithelium to Modulate IL-22 Activity in the Gut. The Journal of Immunology 200 (1 Supplement), 170.21-170.21. 

NR Iyer, S Vaishnava, (2018). Intestinal epithelium intrinsic RARα signaling regulates gut barrier integrity via IL-18. The Journal of Immunology 200 (1 Supplement), 172.6-172.6. 


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