Joseph Merriman

Address: 3-401 BSB
Phone: (319) 335-7817
Email: joseph-merriman@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Patrick M. Schlievert, PhD

Undergraduate Institution: University of Minnesota

Year Entered Into Program: 2012

Research Description


Patrick M. Schlievert, Joseph A. Merriman, Wilmara Salgado-Pabon, Elizabeth A. Mueller, Adam R. Spaulding, Bao G. Vu, Olivia N. Chuang-Smith, Petra Kohler, John R. Kirby. Menaquinone Analogs Inhibit Growth of Bacterial Pathogens. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. August 2013. http://aac.asm.org/content/early/2013/08/14/AAC.01279-13.full.pdf+html?sid=8e8d8adf-fb18-4c18-9df7-763a9a6e7f5c

Wilmara Salgado-Pabón, Laura Breshears, Adam R. Spaulding, Joseph A. Merriman, Christopher S. Stach, Alexander R. Horswill, Marnie L. Peterson, Patrick M. Schlievert. Superantigens Are Critical for Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis, Sepsis, and Acute Kidney Injury. mBio. August 2013. http://mbio.asm.org/content/4/4/e00494-13

Amanda J. Brosnahan, Joseph A. Merriman, Wilmara Salgado-Pabón, Bradley Ford, Patrick M. Schlievert. Enterococcus faecalis Inhibits Superantigen Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin-1-Induced Interleukin-8 from Human Vaginal Epithelial Cells through Tetramic Acids. PLoS One. April 2013. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0061255

Spaulding AR, Lin YC, Merriman JA, Brosnahan AJ, Peterson ML, Schlievert PM. Immunity to Staphylococcus aureus secreted proteins protects rabbits from serious illnesses. Vaccine. June 9, 2012.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22691432

Adam R. Spaulding, Erin A. Satterwhite, Ying-Chi Lin, Olivia N. Chuang-Smith, Kristi L. Frank, Joseph A. Merriman, Matthew M. Schaefers, Jeremy M. Yarwood, Marnie L. Peterson, and Patrick M. Schlievert. Comparison of Staphylococcus aureus strains for ability to cause infective endocarditis and lethal sepsis in rabbits. Frontier in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. February 7, 2012.http://www.frontiersin.org/Cellular_and_Infection_Microbiology/10.3389/fcimb.2012.00018/abstract

Gillian J. Wilson, Keun Seok Seo, Timothy Connelley, Olivia N. Chuang-Smith, Joseph A. Merriman, Caitriona M. Guinane, Robyn A. Cartwright, Joo Youn Park, Gregory A. Bohach, Patrick M. Schlievert, W. Ivan Morrison, and J. Ross Fitzgearld. A Novel Core Genome-Encoded Superantigen Contributes to Lethality of Community-Associated MRSA Necrotizing Pneumonia. PLoS Pathogens. October 13, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22022262

 Joseph A. Merriman, Kimberly A. Nemeth, and Patrick Schlievert. Novel Antimicrobial Peptides that Inhibit Staphylococcus aureus Exotoxin Synthesis. Submitted.