Gee Lau

1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

Absence of TolC impairs biofilm formation in Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae by reducing initial attachment

Li, Y., Cao, S., Zhang, L., Yuan, J., Lau, G., Wen, Y., Wu, R., Zhao, Q., Huang, X., Yan, Q., Huang, Y. & Wen, X., Sep 1 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 9, e0163364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Biofilms
biofilm
Swine
Contagious Pleuropneumonia

Acropetal: A genetic locus required for conidiophore architecture and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus

Lau, G. & Hamer, J. E., Jun 1998, In : Fungal Genetics and Biology. 24, 1-2, p. 228-239 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Loci
Spores
Virulence
Fungi
Magnaporthe

A functional genomic analysis of type 3 streptococcus pneumoniae virulence

Lau, G. W., Haataja, S., Lonetto, M., Kensit, S. E., Marra, A., Bryant, A. P., McDevitt, D., Morrison, D. A. & Holden, D. W., May 29 2001, In : Molecular Microbiology. 40, 3, p. 555-571 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Virulence
Mutagenesis
Genes
Plasmids

Anaerobic killing of mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa by acidified nitrite derivatives under cystic fibrosis airway conditions

Sang, S. Y., Coakley, R., Lau, G. W., Lymar, S. V., Gaston, B., Karabulut, A. C., Hennigan, R. F., Hwang, S. H., Buettner, G., Schurr, M. J., Mortensen, J. E., Burns, J. L., Speert, D., Boucher, R. C. & Hassett, D. J., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 116, 2, p. 436-446 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrites
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Nitrous Acid

A putative ABC transporter permease is necessary for resistance to acidified nitrite and EDTA in Pseudomonas aeruginosa under aerobic and anaerobic planktonic and biofilm conditions

McDaniel, C., Su, S., Panmanee, W., Lau, G., Browne, T., Cox, K., Paul, A. T., Ko, S. H. B., Mortensen, J. E., Lam, J. S., Muruve, D. A. & Hassett, D. J., Apr 1 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, APR, 291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters
Membrane Transport Proteins
Biofilms
Nitrites
Edetic Acid

A tolC-like protein of actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is involved in antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation

Li, Y., Cao, S., Zhang, L., Lau, G. W., Wen, Y., Wu, R., Zhao, Q., Huang, X., Yan, Q., Huang, Y. & Wen, X., Oct 24 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, OCT, 1618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Biofilms
Microbial Drug Resistance
Proteins
Multiple Drug Resistance

BdlA, DipA and Induced Dispersion Contribute to Acute Virulence and Chronic Persistence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Li, Y., Petrova, O. E., Su, S., Lau, G. W., Panmanee, W., Na, R., Hassett, D. J., Davies, D. G. & Sauer, K., Jun 2014, In : PLoS pathogens. 10, 6, e1004168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Virulence
Infection
Bacteria

Comparative signature-tagged mutagenesis identifies Pseudomonas factors conferring resistance to the pulmonary collectin SP-A

Zhang, S., Chen, Y., Potvin, E., Sanschagrin, F., Levesque, R. C., McCormack, F. X. & Lau, G. W., Dec 1 2005, In : PLoS pathogens. 1, 3, p. 259-268 10 p., e31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Proteins
Collectins
Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein A
R Factors
Pseudomonas
Mental Competency
Virulence
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Genetic Transformation
virulence

Controlling chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections by strategically interfering with the sensory function of SagS

Dingemans, J., Al-Feghali, R. E., Lau, G. & Sauer, K., May 2019, In : Molecular Microbiology. 111, 5, p. 1211-1228 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas Infections
Biofilms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Virulence
Infection

Deletion analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae late competence genes distinguishes virulence determinants that are dependent or independent of competence induction

Zhu, L., Lin, J., Kuang, Z., Vidal, J. E. & Lau, G., Jul 1 2015, In : Molecular Microbiology. 97, 1, p. 151-165 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Mental Competency
Virulence
Genes
Genetic Transformation

Deoxynybomycins inhibit mutant DNA gyrase and rescue mice infected with fluoroquinolone-resistant bacteria

Parkinson, E. I., Bair, J. S., Nakamura, B. A., Lee, H. Y., Kuttab, H. I., Southgate, E. H., Lezmi, S., Lau, G. W. & Hergenrother, P. J., Apr 22 2015, In : Nature communications. 6, 6947.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DNA Gyrase
Fluoroquinolones
bacteria
mice
Bacteria

Development of a Dominant Negative Competence-Stimulating Peptide (dnCSP) that Attenuates Streptococcus pneumoniae Infectivity in a Mouse Model of Acute Pneumonia

Koirala, B., Lin, J., Lau, G. & Tal-Gan, Y., Nov 16 2018, In : ChemBioChem. 19, 22, p. 2380-2386 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus pneumoniae
Mental Competency
Pneumonia
Peptides
Pathogens

Disentangling competence for genetic transformation and virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lin, J., Zhu, L. & Lau, G., Feb 1 2016, In : Current Genetics. 62, 1, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Genetic Transformation
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Regulon
Mental Competency
Virulence

DprA-dependent exit from the competent state regulates multifaceted streptococcus pneumoniae virulence

Lin, J. & Lau, G. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection and immunity. 87, 11, e00349-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Staphylococcal Protein A
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Virulence
Mental Competency
DNA

Epidemiology and characteristics of the dengue outbreak in Guangdong, Southern China, in 2014

Huang, L., Luo, X., Shao, J., Yan, H., Qiu, Y., Ke, P., Zheng, W., Xu, B., Li, W., Sun, D., Cao, D., Chen, C., Zhuo, F., Lin, X., Tang, F., Bao, B., Zhou, Y., Zhang, X., Li, H., Li, J. & 17 others, Wan, D., Yang, L., Chen, Y., Zhong, Q., Gu, X., Liu, J., Huang, L., Xie, R., Li, X., Xu, Y., Luo, Z., Liao, M., Wang, H., Sun, L., Li, H., Lau, G. W. & Duan, C., Feb 1 2016, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 35, 2, p. 269-277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue
Disease Outbreaks
China
Epidemiology
Dengue Virus

FOXA2 depletion leads to mucus hypersecretion in canine airways with respiratory diseases

Choi, W., Yang, A. X., Waltenburg, M. A., Choe, S., Steiner, M., Radwan, A., Lin, J., Maddox, C. W., Stern, A. W., Fredrickson, R. L. & Lau, G., Jan 2019, In : Cellular Microbiology. 21, 1, e12957.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mucus
Canidae
Mucociliary Clearance
Goblet Cells
Metaplasia

Genetic analysis of mutations to increased virulence in Magnaporthe grisea

Lau, G. & Ellingboe, A. H., Jan 1 1993, In : Phytopathology. 83, 10, p. 1093-1096 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnaporthe grisea
genetic techniques and protocols
virulence
mutation

Genome sequence comparison and superinfection between two related Pseudomonas aeruginosa phages, D3112 and MP22

Heo, Y. J., Chung, I. Y., Choi, K. B., Lau, G. & Cho, Y. H., Sep 1 2007, In : Microbiology. 153, 9, p. 2885-2895 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas Phages
Superinfection
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Genome
Bacteriophages

Glutathione activates type III secretion system through Vfr in pseudomonas aeruginosa

Zhang, Y., Zhang, C., Du, X., Zhou, Y., Kong, W., Lau, G. W., Chen, G., Kohli, G. S., Yang, L., Wang, T. & Liang, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, MAY, 164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Glutathione
Genes
Oxidation-Reduction
Glutathione Synthase

Helical carbon nanotubes enhance the early immune response and inhibit macrophage-mediated phagocytosis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Walling, B. E., Kuang, Z., Hao, Y., Estrada, D., Wood, J. D., Lian, F., Miller, L. A., Shah, A. B., Jeffries, J. L., Haasch, R. T., Lyding, J. W., Pop, E. & Lau, G. W., Nov 18 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 11, e80283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon nanotubes
Carbon Nanotubes
Macrophages
phagocytosis
Phagocytosis

HtrA is important for stress resistance and virulence in haemophilus parasuis

Zhang, L., Li, Y., Wen, Y., Lau, G. W., Huang, X., Wu, R., Yan, Q., Huang, Y., Zhao, Q., Ma, X., Wen, X. & Caoa, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Infection and immunity. 84, 8, p. 2209-2219 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Haemophilus parasuis
Virulence
Peptide Hydrolases
Temperature
Swine Diseases

Human targets of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin

Ran, H., Hassett, D. J. & Lau, G. W., Nov 25 2003, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100, SUPPL. 2, p. 14315-14320 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Vacuolar Proton-Translocating ATPases
Cystic Fibrosis
Lung

Implementation of permeation rules leads to a FabI inhibitor with activity against Gram-negative pathogens

Parker, E. N., Drown, B. S., Geddes, E. J., Lee, H. Y., Ismail, N., Lau, G. W. & Hergenrother, P. J., Nov 18 2019, In : Nature Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Acyl Carrier Protein
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Acinetobacter baumannii
Horizontal Gene Transfer
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Mental Competency
Virulence
DNA Transformation Competence

Insertion of the LINE retrotransposon MGL causes a conidiophore pattern mutation in Magnaporthe grisea

Nishimura, M., Hayashi, N., Jwa, N. S., Lau, G. W., Hamer, J. E. & Hasebe, A., Aug 2000, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 13, 8, p. 892-894 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnaporthe
Retroelements
Magnaporthe grisea
conidiophores
retrotransposons

In vivo functional genomics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa for high-throughput screening of new virulence factors and antibacterial targets

Potvin, E., Lehoux, D. E., Kukavica-Ibrulj, I., Richard, K. L., Sanschagrin, F., Lau, G. & Levesque, R. C., Dec 1 2003, In : Environmental Microbiology. 5, 12, p. 1294-1308 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virulence Factors
Genomics
virulence
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Mutagenesis

IscR modulates catalase a (KatA) activity, peroxide resistance, and full virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14

Kim, S. H., Lee, B. Y., Lau, G. W. & Cho, Y. H., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 19, 12, p. 1520-1526 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peroxides
Catalase
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Virulence
Peritonitis

Modulation of lung epithelial functions by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Lau, G. W., Hassett, D. J. & Britigan, B. E., Aug 1 2005, In : Trends in Microbiology. 13, 8, p. 389-397 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Epithelium
Nasal Mucosa
Cystic Fibrosis

Morphogenesis and adhesion of Aureobasidium pullulans

Andrews, J. H., Harris, R. F., Spear, R. N., Lau, G. & Nordheim, E. V., Jan 1 1994, In : Canadian journal of microbiology. 40, 1, p. 6-17 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Morphogenesis
Carbon
Polysaccharides
Batch Cell Culture Techniques
Hyphae

Mycoplasma pneumoniae modulates STAT3-STAT6/EGFR-FOXA2 signaling to induce overexpression of airway mucins

Hao, Y., Kuang, Z., Jing, J., Miao, J., Mei, L. Y., Lee, R. J., Kim, S., Choe, S., Krause, D. C. & Lau, G., Jan 1 2014, In : Infection and immunity. 82, 12, p. 5246-5255 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Mucins
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Mucus
Lung Diseases

NKG2D is critical for NK cell activation in host defense against Pseudomonas aeruginosa respiratory infection

Wesselkamper, S. C., Eppert, B. L., Motz, G. T., Lau, G., Hassett, D. J. & Borchers, M. T., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Immunology. 181, 8, p. 5481-5489 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Killer Cells
Respiratory Tract Infections
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Doxycycline

Pathogenesis of the hyperlipidemia of Gram-negative bacterial sepsis may involve pathomorphological changes in liver sinusoidal endothelial cells

Cheluvappa, R., Denning, G. M., Lau, G. W., Grimm, M. C., Hilmer, S. N. & Le Couteur, D. G., Oct 1 2010, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 14, 10, p. e857-e867

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hyperlipidemias
Sepsis
Endothelial Cells
Liver
Pyocyanine

Perturbation of pulmonary immune functions by carbon nanotubes and susceptibility to microbial infection

Walling, B. E. & Lau, G., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology. 52, 3, p. 227-234 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon Nanotubes
Lung
Infection
Bacterial Physiological Phenomena
Pulmonary Fibrosis

Plants and animals share functionally common bacterial virulence factors

Rahme, L. G., Ausubel, F. M., Cao, H., Drenkard, E., Goumnerov, B. C., Lau, G. W., Mahajan-Miklos, S., Plotnikova, J., Tan, M. W., Tsongalis, J., Walendziewicz, C. L. & Tompkins, R. G., Aug 1 2000, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97, 16, p. 8815-8821 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virulence Factors
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Virulence
Vertebrates

Profiling early infection responses: Pseudomonas aeruginosa eludes host defenses by suppressing antimocrobial peptide gene expression

Apidianakis, Y., Mindrinos, M. N., Xiao, W., Lau, G. W., Baldini, R. L., Davis, R. W. & Rahme, L. G., Feb 15 2005, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102, 7, p. 2573-2578 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Gene Expression
Peptides
Infection
Diptera

Proteomic, microarray, and signature-tagged mutagenesis analyses of anaerobic Pseudomonas aeruginosa at pH 6.5, likely representing chronic, late-stage cystic fibrosis airway conditions

Platt, M. D., Schurr, M. J., Sauer, K., Vazquez, G., Kukavica-Ibrulj, I., Potvin, E., Levesque, R. C., Fedynak, A., Brinkman, F. S. L., Schurr, J., Hwang, S. H., Lau, G. W., Limbach, P. A., Rowe, J. J., Lieberman, M. A., Barraud, N., Webb, J., Kjelleberg, S., Hunt, D. F. & Hassett, D. J., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of bacteriology. 190, 8, p. 2739-2758 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Mutagenesis
Proteomics
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Genes

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the hyperlipidaemia of sepsis

Cheluvappa, R., Denning, G. M., Lau, G., Grimm, M. C., Hilmer, S. N. & Le Couteur, D. G., Dec 2009, In : Pathology. 41, 7, p. 615-621 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperlipidemias
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Sepsis
Liver
Endothelial Cells

Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm infections in cystic fibrosis: Insights into pathogenic processes and treatment strategies

Hassett, D. J., Korfhagen, T. R., Irvin, R. T., Schurr, M. J., Sauer, K., Lau, G., Sutton, M. D., Yu, H. & Hoiby, N., Feb 1 2010, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. 14, 2, p. 117-130 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofilms
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Infection
Oxygenation

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Elastase provides an Escape from phagocytosis by degrading the pulmonary surfactant protein-A

Kuang, Z., Hao, Y., Walling, B. E., Jeffries, J. L., Ohman, D. E. & Lau, G. W., Nov 1 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 11, e27091.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Proteins
Collectins
Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein A
elastase
phagocytosis

Pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin pyocyanin causes cystic fibrosis airway pathogenesis

Caldwell, C. C., Chen, Y., Goetzmann, H. S., Hao, Y., Borchers, M. T., Hassett, D. J., Young, L. R., Mavrodi, D., Thomashow, L. & Lau, G., Jan 1 2009, In : American Journal of Pathology. 175, 6, p. 2473-2488 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Exotoxins
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung

Pseudomonas aeruginosa OxyR is required for full virulence in rodent and insect models of infection and for resistance to human neutrophils

Lau, G. W., Britigan, B. E. & Hassett, D. J., Apr 1 2005, In : Infection and immunity. 73, 4, p. 2550-2553 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Bactericidal Activity
Repressor Proteins
Bacterial Pneumonia
Pseudomonas Infections
DNA-Binding Proteins

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pyocyanin Activates NRF2-ARE-Mediated Transcriptional Response via the ROS-EGFR-PI3K-AKT/MEK-ERK MAP Kinase Signaling in Pulmonary Epithelial Cells

Xu, Y., Duan, C., Kuang, Z., Hao, Y., Jeffries, J. L. & Lau, G. W., Aug 27 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 8, e72528.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Antioxidant Response Elements
1-Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinase
response elements
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinases

Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin causes airway goblet cell hyperplasia and metaplasia and mucus hypersecretion by inactivating the transcriptional factor FoxA2

Hao, Y., Kuang, Z., Walling, B. E., Bhatia, S., Sivaguru, M., Chen, Y., Gaskins, H. R. & Lau, G., Mar 1 2012, In : Cellular Microbiology. 14, 3, p. 401-415 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Goblet Cells
Metaplasia
Mucus
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin inactivates lung epithelial vacuolar ATPase-dependent cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator expression and localization

Kong, F., Young, L., Chen, Y., Ran, H., Meyers, M., Joseph, P., Cho, Y. H., Hassett, D. J. & Lau, G. W., Jul 1 2006, In : Cellular Microbiology. 8, 7, p. 1121-1133 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Vacuolar Proton-Translocating ATPases
Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin is critical for lung infection in mice

Lau, G. W., Ran, H., Kong, F., Hassett, D. J. & Mavrodi, D., Jul 1 2004, In : Infection and immunity. 72, 7, p. 4275-4278 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Infection
Cystic Fibrosis

Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin modulates mucin glycosylation with sialyl-Lewis x to increase binding to airway epithelial cells

Jeffries, J. L., Jia, J., Choi, W., Choe, S., Miao, J., Xu, Y., Powell, R., Lin, J., Kuang, Z., Gaskins, H. R. & Lau, G. W., Jul 1 2016, In : Mucosal Immunology. 9, 4, p. 1039-1050 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Mucins
Glycosylation
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Epithelial Cells

Pyocyanin-induced mucin production is associated with redox modification of FOXA2

Hao, Y., Kuang, Z., Xu, Y., Walling, B. E. & Lau, G., Aug 5 2013, In : Respiratory Research. 14, 1, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Mucins
varespladib methyl
Oxidation-Reduction
Goblet Cells

Regulation of nuclear-cytoplasmic shuttling and function of family with sequence similarity 13, member a (Fam13A), by B56-containing PP2As and Akt

Jin, Z., Chung, J. W., Mei, W., Strack, S., He, C., Lau, G. W. & Yang, J., Mar 15 2015, In : Molecular biology of the cell. 26, 6, p. 1160-1173 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Diseases
Lung Neoplasms
Phosphorylation
Lung
Wnt Signaling Pathway

Regulatory genes controlling MPG1 expression and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus magnaporthe grisea

Lau, G. & Hamer, J. E., May 1 1996, In : Plant Cell. 8, 5, p. 771-781 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnaporthe
Magnaporthe grisea
blast disease
Regulator Genes
regulator genes