Recommended Readings: Pascale Cossart, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series, Ernst A.H. Friedheim Memorial Lecture

The Bacterial Pathogen Listeria monocytogenes: An Amazing Multifaceted Model

Pascale Cossart, Ph.D.

Head, bacteria-cell interactions unit, Director, INSERM unit, Director, Department of cell biology and infection, and Professor, Pasteur Institute

International Research Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 23, 2009

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Articles:

Bierne, H., and P. Cossart. 2007. Listeria monocytogenes surface proteins: From genome predictions to function. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 71 (2):377-397.

Cabanes, D., P. Dehoux, O. Dussurget, L. Frangeul, and P. Cossart. 2002. Surface proteins and the pathogenic potential of Listeria monocytogenes. Trends in Microbiology. 10(5):238-245.

Cossart, P. 2001. Molecular and cellular basis of the infection by Listeria monocytogenes: An overview. International Journal of Medical Microbiology. 291(6-7):401-409.

Cossart, P., and H. Bierne. 2001. The use of host cell machinery in the pathogenesis of Listeria monocytogenes. Current Opinion in Immunology. 13(1):96-103.

Cossart, P., J. Pizarro-Cerda, and M. Lecuit. 2003. Invasion of mammalian cells by Listeria monocytogenes: Functional mimicry to subvert cellular functions. Trends in Cell Biology. 13(1):23-31.

Dussurget, O., Pizarro-Cerda, J., and Cossart, P. 2004. Molecular determinants of Listeria monocytogenes virulence. Annual Review of Microbiology. 58:587-610.

Hamon, M., H. Bierne, and P. Cossart. 2006. Listeria monocytogenes: A multifaceted model. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 4(6):423-434.

Pizarro-Cerda, J., and P. Cossart. 2006. Bacterial adhesion and entry into host cells. Cell. 124(4):715-727.

Pizarro-Cerda, J., and P. Cossart. 2006. Subversion of cellular functions by Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Pathology. 208(2):215-223.