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Address: 3-615 BSB
Phone: (319) 335-7612
Mentor: Chioma Okeoma, PhD
Undergraduate Institution: East Texas Baptist University
PhD Institution: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Dr. M. Nia Madison is currently working on two independent but related projects that focus on determining 1) the mechanisms of APOBEC3-mediated restriction of sexual transmission of retroviruses and 2) the role of glucocorticoids in APOBEC3G regulation and impact on HIV replication.
Jones PH, Fernandez-Mahauad WD, Madison MN, Okeoma CM. 2013. BST-2 / tetherin is overexpressed in mammary gland and tumor tissues in MMTV-induced mammary cancer. Accepted to Virology.
Jones PH, Maric M, Madison MN, Maury W, Roller RJ, Okeoma CM. 2013. BST-2/tetherin-mediated restriction of chikungunya (CHIKV) VLP budding is counteracted by CHIKV non-structural protein 1 (nsP1). Virology. 438(1):37-49.
Walker, T., Madison, M.N., and Hildreth, J.E.K. 2013. Antibody Against Integrin LFA-1 Inhibits HIV-1 Infection in Primary Cells through Caspase 8-Mediated Apoptosis. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 29(2):371-83.
Villalta, F., Madison, M., Kleshchenko, Y., Nde, P., Lima, M.F. 2008. “Molecular Analysis of Early Host Cell Infection by Trypanosoma cruzi”. Frontiers in Bioscience, 13, 3714-3734.
Madison, M., Kleshchenko, Y., Nde, P., Simmons, K.J., Lima, M.F., Villalta, F. 2007. “Human Defensin α-1 Kills T. cruzi Trypomastigotes via Membrane Pore Formation and Induction of DNA Fragmentation Leading to Cellular Destruction”. Infection and Immunity, 75, 4780-4791.
Madison, M., Kleshchenko, Y., Nde, P., Simmons, K.J., Lima, M.F., Villalta, F. 2007. “Mechanism of Toxicity of Human Defensin a-1 against Trypanosoma cruzi”. Proceedings of the 13th International Congress of Immunology. Kalil, J., Cunha-Neto, E., and Rizzo, L.V. (eds). Medimond S.r.l. Press, Bologna, Italy. pp 447-451.
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