Recommended Readings: Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Host-pathogen Interactions: A Biochemist’s Perspective

Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D., professor of biology and member,

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

March 28, 2014

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Carette, J. E., Guimaraes, C. P., Varadarajan, M., Park, A. S., Wuethrich, I., Godarova, A., . . . Brummelkamp, T. R. (2009). Haploid genetic screens in human cells identify host factors used by pathogens. Science, 326(5957), 1231-1235

Dougan, S. K., Hu, C. -. A., Paquet, M. -., Greenblatt, M. B., Kim, J., Lilley, B. N., . . . Ploegh, H. L. (2011). Derlin-2-deficient mice reveal an essential role for protein dislocation in chondrocytes. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 31(6), 1145-1159

Loureiro, J., & Ploegh, H. L. (2006). Antigen presentation and the ubiquitin-proteasome system in host-pathogen interactions. Advances in Immunology, 92, 225-305

Reiling, J. H., Olive, A. J., Sanyal, S., Carette, J. E., Brummelkamp, T. R., Ploegh, H. L., . . . Sabatini, D. M. (2013). A CREB3-ARF4 signalling pathway mediates the response to golgi stress and susceptibility to pathogens. Nature Cell Biology, 15(12), 1473-1485

Tafesse, F. G., Sanyal, S., Ashour, J., Guimaraes, C. P., Hermansson, M., Somerharju, P., & Ploegh, H. L. (2013). Intact sphingomyelin biosynthetic pathway is essential for intracellular transport of influenza virus glycoproteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(16), 6406-6411

Vyas, J. M., Van Der Veen, A. G., & Ploegh, H. L. (2008). The known unknowns of antigen processing and presentation. Nature Reviews Immunology, 8(8), 607-618


Recommended Readings: Jason Cyster, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Sphingolipids and Oxysterols in B Cell Immunity and Cancer

Jason Cyster, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,

University of California, San Francisco

March 16, 2012

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

Caspary Auditorium


Recommended Readings:

Cinamon, G., M. A. Zachariah, O. M. Lam, F. W. Foss Jr., and J. G. Cyster. 2008. Follicular shuttling of marginal zone B cells facilitates antigen transport. Nature immunology 9, (1): 54-62

Cyster, J. G. 2005. Chemokines, sphingosine-1-phosphate, and cell migration in secondary lymphoid organs. Annual Review of Immunology 23 , pp. 127-159

Okada, T., and J. G. Cyster. 2006. B cell migration and interactions in the early phase of antibody responses. Current opinion in immunology 18, (3): 278-285

Pappu, R., S. R. Schwab, I. Cornelissen, J. P. Pereira, J. B. Regard, Y. Xu, E. Camerer, et al. 2007. Promotion of lymphocyte egress into blood and lymph by distinct sources of sphingosine-1-phosphate. Science 316, (5822): 295-298

Pham, T. H. M., P. Baluk, Y. Xu, I. Grigorova, A. J. Bankovich, R. Pappu, S. R. Coughlin, D. M. McDonald, S. R. Schwab, and J. G. Cyster. 2010. Lymphatic endothelial cell sphingosine kinase activity is required for lymphocyte egress and lymphatic patterning. Journal of Experimental Medicine 207, (1): 17-27

Randall, K. L., T. Lambe, A. Johnson, B. Treanor, E. Kucharska, H. Domaschenz, B. Whittle, et al. 2009. Dock8 mutations cripple B cell immunological synapses, germinal centers and long-lived antibody production. Nature immunology 10, (12): 1283-1291