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Susanne DiSalvo
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Haselkorn, T.S., Jimenez, D., Bashir, U., Sallinger, E., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. and DiSalvo, S. (2021), Novel Chlamydiae and Amoebophilus endosymbionts are prevalent in wild isolates of the model social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Environmental Microbiology Reports.

Miller JW*, Bocke CR*, Tresslar AR*, Schniepp EM*, DiSalvo S. Paraburkholderia Symbionts Display Variable Infection Patterns That Are Not Predictive of Amoeba Host Outcomes. Genes (Basel). 2020 Jun 20;11(6):674. doi: 10.3390/genes11060674. PMID: 32575747; PMCID: PMC7349545.

Brock DA, Noh S, Hubert ANM, Haselkorn TS, DiSalvo S, Suess MK, Bradley AS, Tavakoli-Nezhad M, Geist KS, Queller DC, Strassmann JE. Endosymbiotic adaptations in three new bacterial species associated with Dictyostelium discoideumParaburkholderia agricolaris sp. nov., Paraburkholderia hayleyella sp. nov., and Paraburkholderia bonniea sp. nov. PeerJ. 2020 May 22;8:e9151. doi: 10.7717/peerj.9151. PMID: 32509456; PMCID: PMC7247526.

Khojandi N.*, Haselkorn T.S., Eschbach M*, Naser R.*, DiSalvo S. (2019) Intracellular Burkholderia Symbionts Induce Extracellular Secondary Infections; Driving Diverse Host Outcomes that Vary by Genotype and Environment. The ISME Journal. DOI:10.1038/s41396-019-0419-7

Shu L., Brock D.A., Geist K.S, Miller J.W.*, Queller D.C., Strassmann D.E., DiSalvo S. (2018) Symbiont location, host fitness, and possible coadaptation in a symbiosis between social amoebae and bacteria. eLife, 7

Haselkorn T.S., DiSalvo S., Miller J.W.*, Bashir U., Brock D.A., Queller D.C, Strassmann J.E.  (2018) The specificity of Burkholderia symbionts in the social amoeba farming symbiosis: prevalence, species, genetic and phenotypic diversity. Molecular Ecology. Doi:10.1111/mec.14982

Pei F, DiSalvo S, Sindi SS, Serio TR (2017) A dominant-negative mutant inhibits multiple prion variants through a common mechanism. PLoS Genet13(10): e1007085.

DiSalvo S., Haselkorn T.S., Bashir U., Jimenez D.A., Brock D.A., Queller D.C., Strassmann J.E. Burkholderia bacteria infectiously induce the proto-farming symbiosis of Dictyostelium amoebae and food bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(36):E5029-37

DiSalvo S., Brock D.A., smith j., Queller D.C., Strassmann J.E. In the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum, density, not farming status, determines predatory success on unpalatable Escherichia coli. BMC Microbiology, 2014; 14:328.

DiSalvo S., Derdowski A.l., Pezza J.A., and Serio T.R.  Dominant Prion Mutants Induce Curing Through Pathways That Promote Chaperone-Mediated Disassembly. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, 2011 March 20;18(4): 486-492.

Derdowski A., Sindi S.S., Klaips C.L., DiSalvo S., Serio T.R., A Size Threshold Limits Prion Transmission and Establishes Phenotypic Diversity. Science. 2010 Oct 29;330(6004):680-3

Review Articles

DiSalvo S. and Serio T.R. Insights into Prion Biology: Integrating a Protein Misfolding Pathway with its Cellular Environment. Prion, 2011; 5(2).

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