Publications

Patents

Paula I. Watnick, Patrick Ymele-Leki, Jon Clardy, Shugeng Cao. Natural Product Antibiotics and Analogs Thereof. U. S. Patent. 9,359,275.

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Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Mascari L, P Ymele-Leki, CD Eggleton, P Speziale, JM Ross (2003). Fluid shear contributions to bacteria cell detachment initiated by a monoclonal antibody. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 83(1): 65-74.

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Ymele-Leki P, JM Ross (2007). Erosion from Staphylococcus aureus biofilms grown under physiologically relevant fluid shear forces yields bacterial cells with reduced avidity to collagen. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73(6): 1834-1841.

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George NPE, P Ymele-Leki, K Konstantopoulos, JM Ross (2009). Differential binding of biofilm-derived versus suspension grown Staphylococcus aureus to immobilized platelets in shear flow. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 199(5):633-40.

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Acosta MA, P Ymele-Leki, Y Kostov, JB Leach (2009). Fluorescent microparticles for sensing cell microenvironment oxygen levels within 3D scaffolds. Biomaterials, 30(17):3068-74.

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Ymele-Leki P, S Cao, J Sharp, K Lambert, A McAdam, R Husson, G Tamayo, J Clardy, PI Watnick. A high-throughput screen identifies a new natural product with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(2):e31307.

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Py BF, SF Gonzalez, K Long, MS Kim, YA Kim, H Zhu, J Yao, N Degauque, R Villet, P Ymele-Leki, M Gadjeva, GB Pier, MC Carroll, J Yuan. Cochlin produced by follicular dendritic cells promotes antibacterial innate immunity. Immunity. 2013 May 23;38(5):1063-72.

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Absalon C, P Ymele-Leki, PI Watnick. The bacterial biofilm matrix as a platform for antigen presentation and enzyme delivery. MBio. 2012 Jul 17;3(4):e00127-12.

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Ymele-Leki P, L Houot, PI Watnick. Mannitol and the mannitol-specific enzyme IIB subunit activate Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Aug;79(15):4675-83.

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Fennell Y, P Ymele-Leki, TA Adegboye, KL Jones. Impact of sulfidation of silver nanoparticles on established P. aeruginosa biofilms. J Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology. 2017 Jan;8(1):83-95.

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Stanley S, P Ymele-Leki. Introducing High School Students to Chemical Engineering Kinetics With a Simple Experiment-Based Smartphone Education Application. Chemical Engineering Education. 2017 Fall; 51(4): 189-197.

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Waseem M, JQL Williams, A Thangavel, PC Still, P Ymele-Leki. A Structural Analog of Ralfuranones and Favipesins Promotes Biofilm Formation by Vibrio cholerae. PLoS ONE. 2019;14(4):e0215273.