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Trzaska WJ, Correia JN, Villegas MT, Voelz K, May RC. pH manipulation as a novel strategy for treating mucormycosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2015, in press.
Farrer RA, Desjardins CA, Sakthikumar S, Gujia S, Saif S, Zeng Q, Chen Y, Voelz K, Heiman J, May RC, Fisher M, Cuomo CA. Genome evolution and innovation across the four major lineages of Cryptococcus gattii. mBio 2015, 6(5): e00868-15.
Beale MA, Sabiiti W, Robertson EJ, Fuentes-Cabrejo KM, O'Hanlon SJ, Jarvis JN, Loyse A, Meintjes G, Harrison TS, May RC, Fisher MC, Bicanic T. Genotypic Diversity Is Associated with Clinical Outcome and Phenotype in Cryptococcal Meningitis across Southern Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jun 25;9(6):e0003847
Evans RJ, Li Z, Hughes WS, Djordevic JT, Nielsen K, May RC. Cryptococcal Phospholipase B1 (PlB1) is required for intracellular proliferation and control of titan cell morphology during macrophage infection. Infection & Immunity, 2015, 83(4): 1296-304.
Smith LM, Dixon EF, May RC. The fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans manipulates macrophage phagosome maturation. Cellular Microbiology, 2014, 17(5): 702-13
Voelz K, Idnurm A, Smith LM, Hall RA, Johnston SA, May RC. Pathogenic 'division of labour' in response to host ROS drives a fatal fungal outbreak. Nature Communications, 2014, 5:5194.
Engelthaler DM, Hicks ND, Gillece JD, Roe CC, Schupp JM, Driebe EM, Gilgado F, Carriconde F, Trilles L, Firacative C, Ngamskulrongroj P, Castaneda E, Lazera MS, Melhem M, Perez-Bercoff A, Huttlley G, Sorrell TC, Voelz K, May RC, Fisher M, Thompson GR, Lockhart SR, Keim P, Meyer W.
Cryptococcus gattii in North American Pacific Northwest: whole population genome analysis provides insights into species evolution and dispersal. mBio, 2014, 5(4): e01464-14.
Springer DJ, Billmyre RB, Filler EE, Voelz K, Pursall R, Mieczkowski PA, Larsen RA, Dietrich FS, May RC, Filler SG, Heitman J. Cryptococcus gattii VGIII isolates causing infections in HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California: Identification of the local environmental source as arboreal. PLOS Pathogens, 2014, 10(8): e1004285
Sabiiti W, Robertson E, Beale MA, Johnston SA, Brouwer AE, Loyse A, Jarvis JN, Fisher MC, Harrison TS, May RC*, Bicanic T* [Joint corresponding author]. Efficient phagocytosis and laccase activity affect the outcome of HIV-associated cryptococcosis. J. Clin Invest, 2014, 124(5):2000-2008.
Head MG, Fitchett JR, Atun R, May RC. Systematic analysis of funding awarded for mycology research to institutions in the United Kingdom, 1997-2010. BMJ Open, 2014 4: e004129
Voelz K, Ma H, Byrnes EJ, Phadke S, Zhu P, Farrer RA, Henk DA, Lewit Y, Hsueh Y-P, Fisher MC, Idnurm A, Heitman J, May RC. Transmission of hypervirulence traits via sexual reproduction within and between lineages of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus gattii. PLOS Genetics, 2013 9(9): e1003771.