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Black, C.; Al Mahmud, H.; Howle, V.; Wilson, S.; Smith, A.C.; Wakeman, C.A. Development of a Polymicrobial Checkerboard Assay as a Tool for Determining Combinatorial Antibiotic Effectiveness in Polymicrobial Communities. Antibiotics 2023, 12, 1207.

Bisht K, Luecke AR, Wakeman CA. Temperature-specific adaptations and genetic requirements in a biofilm formed by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Front Microbiol. 2023 Jan 6.


Islam S, Callender AC, Ho QN, Wakeman CA. Iron restriction induces the small-colony variant phenotype in Staphylococcus aureus. Front Microbiol. 2022 Dec 8;13:978859.

Baishya, J, Everett, JA, Chazin, WJ, Rumbaugh, KP , & Wakeman, CA. The innate immune protein calprotectin interacts with and encases biofilm communities of pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 2022 July 13.

Varela K, Al Mahmud H, Arman HD, Martinez LR, Wakeman CA, Yoshimoto FK. Autoxidation of a C2-Olefinated Dihydroartemisinic Acid Analogue to Form an Aromatic Ring: Application to Serrulatene Biosynthesis. J Nat Prod. 2022 Apr 22.


Hill BM, Bisht K, Atkins GR, Gomez AA, Rumbaugh KP, Wakeman CA, Brown AMV. Lysis-Hi-C as a method to study polymicrobial communities and eDNA. Mol Ecol Resour. 2021 Oct 20. 

Moamen M. Elmassry, Karishma Bisht, Jane Colmer-Hamood, Catherine A. Wakeman, Michael J. San Francisco & Abdul N. Hamood. Malonate utilization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa affects quorum-sensing and virulence and leads to formation of mineralized biofilm-like structures. April 2021. Molecular Microbiology.


Herrin BE, Islam S, Rentschler KN, Pert LH, Kopanski SP, Wakeman CA. Haem toxicity provides a competitive advantage to the clinically relevant Staphylococcus aureus small colony variant phenotype. Microbiology (Reading). 2021 Mar 22. 


Bisht, K., Moore, J.L., Caprioli, R.M., Skaar, E.P. & Wakeman, C.A. Impact of temperature-dependent phage expression on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation. npj Biofilms Microbiomes 7, 22 (2021).


Al Mahmud, H.; Baishya, J.; Wakeman, C.A. Interspecies Metabolic Complementation in Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens via Purine Exchange. Pathogens 2021, 10, 146.


Baishya, J.*; Bisht, K.*; Rimbey, J.N.*; Yihunie, K.D.*; Islam, S.*; Al Mahmud, H.*; Waller, J.E.; Wakeman, C.A. The Impact of Intraspecies and Interspecies Bacterial Interactions on Disease Outcome. Pathogens 2021, 10, 96.


Saba Nafees, Sean H Rice, Catherine A Wakeman, Analyzing genomic data using tensor-based orthogonal polynomials with application to synthetic RNAs, NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2020, lqaa101,


Bisht K, Baishya J, Wakeman CA. Pseudomonas aeruginosa polymicrobial interactions during lung infection. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2020 Feb;53:1-8.


Bisht K and Wakeman CA (2019) Discovery and Therapeutic Targeting of Differentiated Biofilm Subpopulations. Front. Microbiol. 10:1908.


Baishya, J., Wakeman, C.A. Selective pressures during chronic infection drive microbial competition and cooperation. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2019 Jun 7;5:16.


Ayala, O.M., Wakeman, C.A., Pence, I.J., Gaddy, J.A., Slaughter, J.C., Skaar, E.P., and Mahadevan-Jansen, A. (2018) Drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus reveal distinct biochemical features with Raman microspectroscopy. ACS Infectious Diseases.


Scott, H.G., Wakeman, C.A. (2017) Predictions of future geographical distribution of two vectors of American trypanosomiasis: Implications for endemic Chagas disease in Texas, USA. Fine Focus 3(2):129-138.

Ayala, O.M., Wakeman, C.A., Pence, I.J., O’Brien, C.M., Werkhaven, J.A., Skaar, E.P., and Mahadevan-Jansen, A. (2017) Characterization of bacteria causing acute otitis media using Raman microspectroscopy. Analytical Methods. 9:1864-1871. 


Wakeman, C. A.*, Moore, J. L.*, Noto, M. J., Zhang, Y., Singleton, M. D.*, Prentice, B. M., Gilston, B. A., Doster, R. S., Gaddy, J. A., Chazin, W. J., Caprioli, R. M., and Skaar, E. P. (2016) The innate immune protein calprotectin promotes Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus interaction. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms11951. 

Ayala, O.M, Wakeman, C.A., Skaar, E.P. and Mahadevan-Jansen, A. (2016) Identification of bacteria causing acute otitis media using Raman microspectroscopy. Proc of SPIE 9704. 


Shin, J.*, Wakeman, C. A.*, Goodson, J. R.*, Rodionov, D. A., Freedman, B. G., Senger, R. S., and Winkler, W. C. (2014) Transport of Magnesium by a Bacterial Nramp-Related Gene. PLoS Genet. 10(6):e1004429.

Wakeman, C. A., Stauff, D. L., Zhang, Y., and Skaar, E. P. (2014) Differential activation of Staphylococcus aureus heme detoxification machinery by heme analogues. J. Bacteriol. 196: 1335-1342. 

Wakeman, C. A., Goodsoon, J. R., Zacharia, V. M., and Winkler, W. C. (2014) An Assessment of the requirements for magnesium transporters in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 196:1206-1214. 


Wakeman, C. A., Hammer, N. D., Stauff, D. L., Attia, A. S., Anzaldi, L. L., Dikalov, S. I., Calcutt, M. W., and Skaar, E. P. (2012) Menaquinone biosynthesis potentiates haem toxicity in Staphylococcus aureus. Mol. Micro. 86:1376-1392. 

Wakeman, C. A. and Skaar, E. P. (2012) Metalloregulation of Gram-positive pathogen physiology. Curr. Opin. Microbiol., 15:169-174. 


Ramesh, A., Wakeman, C. A., and Winkler, W. C. (2011) Insights into metalloregulation by M-box riboswitch RNAs via structural analysis of manganese-bound complexes. J. Mol. Biol., 407:556-570


Wakeman, C.A., Ramesh, A., and Winkler, W.C. (2009) Multiple metal-binding cores are required for metalloregulation by M-box riboswitch RNAs. J. Mol. Biol. 392:723-735. 

Brautigam, C.A., Wakeman, C.A., and Winkler, W.C. (2009) Methods for analysis of ligand-induced RNA conformational changes. Methods Mol. Biol. 540:77-95.

Wakeman, C.A. and Winkler, W.C. (2009) Analysis of the RNA backbone: structural analysis of riboswitches by in-line probing and selective 2’-hydroxyl acylation and primer extension. Methods Mol. Biol. 540:173-91.

Wakeman, C.A. and Winkler, W.C. (2009) Structural probing techniques on natural aptamers. Methods Mol. Biol. 535:115-33. 


Dann, C.E.*, Wakeman, C.A.*, Sieling, C.L., Baker, S.C., Irnov, and Winkler, W.C. (2007) Structure and mechanism of a metal-sensing regulatory RNA. Cell 130:878-892. 

Wakeman, C.A., Winkler, W.C., and Dann, C.E. 3rd. (2007) Structural features of metabolite-sensing riboswitches. Trends Biochem. Sci. 32:415-424.


Gore, H.M., Wakeman, C.A., Hull, R.M., and McKillip, J.L. (2003) Real-time molecular beacon NASBA reveals hblC expression from Bacillus spp. in milk. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 311:386-390. 

*These authors contributed equally to this work.

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