Juan J. Calix, Ph.D.

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2012 Microbiology University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
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Microbiology Biology, General Biology, Evolution and Development Biology
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Moon H. Nahm grad student 2012 UAB
 (Discovery and characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 11E reveals a novel model of serotype evolution.)
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Brady AM, Calix JJ, Yu J, et al. (2014) Low invasiveness of pneumococcal serotype 11A is linked to ficolin-2 recognition of O-acetylated capsule epitopes and lectin complement pathway activation. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 210: 1155-65
Calix JJ, Brady AM, Du VY, et al. (2014) Spectrum of pneumococcal serotype 11A variants results from incomplete loss of capsule O-acetylation. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52: 758-65
Oliver MB, Jones C, Larson TR, et al. (2013) Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 11D has a bispecific glycosyltransferase and expresses two different capsular polysaccharide repeating units. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288: 21945-54
Calix JJ, Porambo RJ, Brady AM, et al. (2012) Biochemical, genetic, and serological characterization of two capsule subtypes among Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 20 strains: discovery of a new pneumococcal serotype. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287: 27885-94
Calix JJ, Saad JS, Brady AM, et al. (2012) Structural characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 9A capsule polysaccharide reveals role of glycosyl 6-O-acetyltransferase wcjE in serotype 9V capsule biosynthesis and immunogenicity. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287: 13996-4003
Calix JJ, Dagan R, Pelton SI, et al. (2012) Differential occurrence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 11E between asymptomatic carriage and invasive pneumococcal disease isolates reflects a unique model of pathogen microevolution. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 54: 794-9
Calix JJ, Oliver MB, Sherwood LK, et al. (2011) Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 9A isolates contain diverse mutations to wcjE that result in variable expression of serotype 9V-specific epitope. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 204: 1585-95
Calix JJ, Nahm MH, Zartler ER. (2011) Elucidation of structural and antigenic properties of pneumococcal serotype 11A, 11B, 11C, and 11F polysaccharide capsules. Journal of Bacteriology. 193: 5271-8
Calix JJ, Nahm MH. (2010) A new pneumococcal serotype, 11E, has a variably inactivated wcjE gene. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 202: 29-38
Franco CM, Andrade AL, Andrade JG, et al. (2010) Survey of nonsusceptible nasopharyngeal Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in children attending day-care centers in Brazil. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 29: 77-9
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