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Adam Driks
Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Microbiology and Immunology
Publications

Spore Formation and Toxin Production in Clostridium difficile BiofilmsSemenyuk,E. G.; Laning,M. L.; Foley,J.; Johnston,P. F.; Knight,K. L.; Gerding,D. N.; Driks,A.PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(1):e87757

The Bacillus subtilis endospore: assembly and functions of the multilayered coatMcKenney,P. T.; Driks,A.; Eichenberger,P.Nature Reviews.Microbiology 2013 ;11(1):33-44

Assembly of the BclB glycoprotein into the exosporium and evidence for its role in the formation of the exosporium 'cap' structure in Bacillus anthracisThompson,B. M.; Hoelscher,B. C.; Driks,A.; Stewart,G. C.Molecular microbiology 2012 ;86(5):1073-1084

Physical basis for the adaptive flexibility of Bacillus spore coatsSahin,O.; Yong,E. H.; Driks,A.; Mahadevan,L.Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society 2012 ;9(76):3156-3160

Localization and assembly of the novel exosporium protein BetA of Bacillus anthracisThompson,B. M.; Hoelscher,B. C.; Driks,A.; Stewart,G. C.Journal of Bacteriology 2011 ;193(19):5098-5104

Tapping into the biofilm: insights into assembly and disassembly of a novel amyloid fibre in Bacillus subtilis.Driks,A.Molecular microbiology 2011 ;80(5):1133-1136

Processing, assembly and localization of a Bacillus anthracis spore protein.Moody,K. L.; Driks,A.; Rother,G. L.; Cote,C. K.; Brueggemann,E. E.; Hines,H. B.; Friedlander,A. M.; Bozue,J.Microbiology 2010 ;156(Pt 1):174-183

B cell development in GALT: role of bacterial superantigen-like molecules.Severson,K. M.; Mallozzi,M.; Driks,A.; Knight,K. L.Journal of Immunology 2010 ;184(12):6782-6789

Localization and assembly of proteins comprising the outer structures of the Bacillus anthracis spore.Giorno,R.; Mallozzi,M.; Bozue,J.; Moody,K. S.; Slack,A.; Qiu,D.; Wang,R.; Friedlander,A.; Welkos,S.; Driks,A.Microbiology 2009 ;155(Pt 4):1133-1145

The Bacillus anthracis sporeDriks,A.Molecular aspects of medicine 2009 ;30(6):368-373

Roles of the Bacillus anthracis spore protein ExsK in exosporium maturation and germination.Severson,K. M.; Mallozzi,M.; Bozue,J.; Welkos,S. L.; Cote,C. K.; Knight,K. L.; Driks,A.Journal of Bacteriology 2009 ;191(24):7587-7596

Characterization of a Bacillus anthracis spore coat-surface protein that influences coat-surface morphology.Mallozzi,M.; Bozue,J.; Giorno,R.; Moody,K. S.; Slack,A.; Cote,C.; Qiu,D.; Wang,R.; McKenney,P.; Lai,E. M.; Maddock,J. R.; Friedlander,A.; Welkos,S.; Eichenberger,P.; Driks,A.FEMS microbiology letters 2008 ;289(1):110-117

Comparison of the properties of Bacillus subtilis spores made in liquid or on agar plates.Rose,R.; Setlow,B.; Monroe,A.; Mallozzi,M.; Driks,A.; Setlow,P.Journal of applied microbiology 2007 ;103(3):691-699

Morphogenesis of the Bacillus anthracis spore.Giorno,R.; Bozue,J.; Cote,C.; Wenzel,T.; Moody,K. S.; Mallozzi,M.; Ryan,M.; Wang,R.; Zielke,R.; Maddock,J. R.; Friedlander,A.; Welkos,S.; Driks,A.Journal of Bacteriology 2007 ;189(3):691-705

Maintaining the transcription factor SpoIIID level late during sporulation causes spore defects in Bacillus subtilis.Wang,L.; Perpich,J.; Driks,A.; Kroos,L.Journal of Bacteriology 2007 ;189(20):7302-7309

One perturbation of the mother cell gene regulatory network suppresses the effects of another during sporulation of Bacillus subtilis.Wang,L.; Perpich,J.; Driks,A.; Kroos,L.Journal of Bacteriology 2007 ;189(23):8467-8473

Fingerprinting species and strains of Bacilli spores by distinctive coat surface morphology.Wang,R.; Krishnamurthy,S. N.; Jeong,J. S.; Driks,A.; Mehta,M.; Gingras,B. A.Langmuir 2007 ;23(20):10230-10234

Surface appendages of bacterial sporesDriks,A.Molecular microbiology 2007 ;63(3):623-625

Early events of Bacillus anthracis germination identified by time-course quantitative proteomics.Jagtap,P.; Michailidis,G.; Zielke,R.; Walker,A. K.; Patel,N.; Strahler,J. R.; Driks,A.; Andrews,P. C.; Maddock,J. R.Proteomics 2006 ;6(19):5199-5211

The Bacillus subtilis spore coat protein interaction network.Kim,H.; Hahn,M.; Grabowski,P.; McPherson,D. C.; Otte,M. M.; Wang,R.; Ferguson,C. C.; Eichenberger,P.; Driks,A.Molecular microbiology 2006 ;59(2):487-502

Characterization of the Bacillus subtilis spore morphogenetic coat protein CotO.McPherson,D. C.; Kim,H.; Hahn,M.; Wang,R.; Grabowski,P.; Eichenberger,P.; Driks,A.Journal of Bacteriology 2005 ;187(24):8278-8290

From rings to layers: surprising patterns of protein deposition during bacterial spore assemblyDriks,A.Journal of Bacteriology 2004 ;186(14):4423-4426

Role of commensal bacteria in development of gut-associated lymphoid tissues and preimmune antibody repertoire.Rhee,K. J.; Sethupathi,P.; Driks,A.; Lanning,D. K.; Knight,K. L.Journal of Immunology 2004 ;172(2):1118-1124

The dynamic sporeDriks,A.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2003 ;100(6):3007-3009

Education
Fellowship
  • Brandeis University, Research
  • Harvard University, Research