Brian Russo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology and Microbiology

Publications

  • Leisman DE, Mehta A, Thompson BT, Charland NC, Gonye ALK, Gushterova I, Kays KR, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilley BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Parry BA, Villani AC, Sade-Feldman M, Hacohen N, Filbin MR, Goldberg MB. Alveolar, Endothelial, and Organ Injury Marker Dynamics in Severe COVID-19. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34878969
  • Chen P, Russo BC, Duncan-Lowey JK, Bitar N, Egger KT, Goldberg MB. Topology and Contribution to the Pore Channel Lining of Plasma Membrane-Embedded Shigella flexneri Type 3 Secretion Translocase IpaB. mBio. 2021 Nov 23;:e0302121. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34809452
  • Kaplonek P, Wang C, Bartsch Y, Fischinger S, Gorman MJ, Bowman K, Kang J, Dayal D, Martin P, Nowak RP, Villani AC, Hsieh CL, Charland NC, Gonye ALK, Gushterova I, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilley BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Sade-Feldman M, Feldman J, Julg B, Nilles EJ, Musk ER, Menon AS, Fischer ES, McLellan JS, Schmidt A, Goldberg MB, Filbin MR, Hacohen N, Lauffenburger DA, Alter G. Early cross-coronavirus reactive signatures of humoral immunity against COVID-19. Sci Immunol. 2021 Oct 15;6(64):eabj2901. PubMed PMID: 34652962
  • LaSalle TJ, Gonye ALK, Freeman SS, Kaplonek P, Gushterova I, Kays KR, Manakongtreecheep K, Tantivit J, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Thomas MF, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilly BM, Mckaig BN, Charland NC, Khanna HK, Lodenstein CL, Margolin JD, Blaum EM, Lirofonis PB, Sonny A, Bhattacharyya RP, Parry BA, Goldberg MB, Alter G, Filbin MR, Villani AC, Hacohen N, Sade-Feldman M. Longitudinal characterization of circulating neutrophils uncovers distinct phenotypes associated with disease severity in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. bioRxiv. 2021 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 34642692
  • Russo BC, Duncan-Lowey JK, Chen P, Goldberg MB. The type 3 secretion system requires actin polymerization to open translocon pores. PLoS Pathog. 2021 Sep;17(9):e1009932. PubMed PMID: 34499700
  • Li Y, Schneider AM, Mehta A, Sade-Feldman M, Kays KR, Gentili M, Charland NC, Gonye AL, Gushterova I, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilley BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Parry BA, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Regan J, Flynn JP, Villani AC, Hacohen N, Goldberg MB, Filbin MR, Li JZ. SARS-CoV-2 viremia is associated with distinct proteomic pathways and predicts COVID-19 outcomes. J Clin Invest. 2021 Jul 1;131(13). PubMed PMID: 34196300
  • Filbin MR, Mehta A, Schneider AM, Kays KR, Guess JR, Gentili M, Fenyves BG, Charland NC, Gonye ALK, Gushterova I, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilley BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Gerszten RE, Heimberg GS, Hoover PJ, Lieb DJ, Lin B, Ngo D, Pelka K, Reyes M, Smillie CS, Waghray A, Wood TE, Zajac AS, Jennings LL, Grundberg I, Bhattacharyya RP, Parry BA, Villani AC, Sade-Feldman M, Hacohen N, Goldberg MB. Longitudinal proteomic analysis of severe COVID-19 reveals survival-associated signatures, tissue-specific cell death, and cell-cell interactions. Cell Rep Med. 2021 May 18;2(5):100287. PubMed PMID: 33969320
  • Li Y, Schneider AM, Mehta A, Sade-Feldman M, Kays KR, Gentili M, Charland NC, Gonye ALK, Gushterova I, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilly BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Parry BA, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Regan J, Flynn JP, Villani AC, Hacohen N, Goldberg MB, Filbin MR, Li JZ. SARS-CoV-2 Viremia is Associated with Distinct Proteomic Pathways and Predicts COVID-19 Outcomes. medRxiv. 2021 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 33655257
  • Galván-Peña S, Leon J, Chowdhary K, Michelson DA, Vijaykumar B, Yang L, Magnuson AM, Chen F, Manickas-Hill Z, Piechocka-Trocha A, Worrall DP, Hall KE, Ghebremichael M, Walker BD, Li JZ, Yu XG, Mathis D, Benoist C. Profound Treg perturbations correlate with COVID-19 severity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Sep 14;118(37). PubMed PMID: 34433692
  • Weingarten-Gabbay S, Klaeger S, Sarkizova S, Pearlman LR, Chen DY, Gallagher KME, Bauer MR, Taylor HB, Dunn WA, Tarr C, Sidney J, Rachimi S, Conway HL, Katsis K, Wang Y, Leistritz-Edwards D, Durkin MR, Tomkins-Tinch CH, Finkel Y, Nachshon A, Gentili M, Rivera KD, Carulli IP, Chea VA, Chandrashekar A, Bozkus CC, Carrington M, Bhardwaj N, Barouch DH, Sette A, Maus MV, Rice CM, Clauser KR, Keskin DB, Pregibon DC, Hacohen N, Carr SA, Abelin JG, Saeed M, Sabeti PC. Profiling SARS-CoV-2 HLA-I peptidome reveals T cell epitopes from out-of-frame ORFs. Cell. 2021 Jul 22;184(15):3962-3980.e17. PubMed PMID: 34171305
  • Duncan-Lowey JK, Wiscovitch AL, Wood TE, Goldberg MB, Russo BC. Shigella flexneri Disruption of Cellular Tension Promotes Intercellular Spread. Cell Rep. 2020 Nov 24;33(8):108409. PubMed PMID: 33238111
  • Filbin MR, Mehta A, Schneider AM, Kays KR, Guess JR, Gentili M, Fenyves BG, Charland NC, Gonye ALK, Gushterova I, Khanna HK, LaSalle TJ, Lavin-Parsons KM, Lilly BM, Lodenstein CL, Manakongtreecheep K, Margolin JD, McKaig BN, Rojas-Lopez M, Russo BC, Sharma N, Tantivit J, Thomas MF, Gerszten RE, Heimberg GS, Hoover PJ, Lieb DJ, Lin B, Ngo D, Pelka K, Reyes M, Smillie CS, Waghray A, Wood TE, Zajac AS, Jennings LL, Grundberg I, Bhattacharyya RP, Parry BA, Villani AC, Sade-Feldman M, Hacohen N, Goldberg MB. Plasma proteomics reveals tissue-specific cell death and mediators of cell-cell interactions in severe COVID-19 patients. bioRxiv. 2020 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 33173871
  • Duncan-Lowey JK, Wiscovitch AL, Wood TE, Goldberg MB, Russo BC. Shigella flexneri Disruption of Cellular Tension Promotes Intercellular Spread. Cell Rep. 2020 Nov 24;33(8):108409. PubMed PMID: 33238111
  • Shrock E, Fujimura E, Kula T, Timms RT, Lee IH, Leng Y, Robinson ML, Sie BM, Li MZ, Chen Y, Logue J, Zuiani A, McCulloch D, Lelis FJN, Henson S, Monaco DR, Travers M, Habibi S, Clarke WA, Caturegli P, Laeyendecker O, Piechocka-Trocha A, Li JZ, Khatri A, Chu HY, Villani AC, Kays K, Goldberg MB, Hacohen N, Filbin MR, Yu XG, Walker BD, Wesemann DR, Larman HB, Lederer JA, Elledge SJ. Viral epitope profiling of COVID-19 patients reveals cross-reactivity and correlates of severity. Science. 2020 Nov 27;370(6520). PubMed PMID: 32994364
  • Russo BC, Duncan JK, Wiscovitch AL, Hachey AC, Goldberg MB. Activation of Shigella flexneri type 3 secretion requires a host-induced conformational change to the translocon pore. PLoS Pathog. 2019 Nov;15(11):e1007928. PubMed PMID: 31725799
  • Russo BC, Duncan JK, Goldberg MB. Topological Analysis of the Type 3 Secretion System Translocon Pore Protein IpaC following Its Native Delivery to the Plasma Membrane during Infection. mBio. 2019 May 28;10(3). PubMed PMID: 31138750
  • Nau GJ, Horzempa J, O'Dee D, Brown MJ, Russo BC, Hernandez A, Dillon ST, Cheng J, Kane LP, Sanker S, Hukriede NA. A predicted Francisella tularensis DXD-motif glycosyltransferase blocks immune activation. Virulence. 2019 Dec;10(1):643-656. PubMed PMID: 31314675
  • Russo BC, Stamm LM, Raaben M, Kim CM, Kahoud E, Robinson LR, Bose S, Queiroz AL, Herrera BB, Baxt LA, Mor-Vaknin N, Fu Y, Molina G, Markovitz DM, Whelan SP, Goldberg MB. Intermediate filaments enable pathogen docking to trigger type 3 effector translocation. Nat Microbiol. 2016 Mar 7;1:16025. PubMed PMID: 27572444
  • Garza-Mayers AC, Miller KA, Russo BC, Nagda DV, Goldberg MB. Shigella flexneri regulation of ARF6 activation during bacterial entry via an IpgD-mediated positive feedback loop. mBio. 2015 Mar 3;6(2):e02584. PubMed PMID: 25736891
  • Yi CR, Allen JE, Russo B, Lee SY, Heindl JE, Baxt LA, Herrera BB, Kahoud E, MacBeath G, Goldberg MB. Systematic analysis of bacterial effector-postsynaptic density 95/disc large/zonula occludens-1 (PDZ) domain interactions demonstrates Shigella OspE protein promotes protein kinase C activation via PDLIM proteins. J Biol Chem. 2014 Oct 24;289(43):30101-13. PubMed PMID: 25124035
  • Brown MJ, Russo BC, O'Dee DM, Schmitt DM, Nau GJ. The contribution of the glycine cleavage system to the pathogenesis of Francisella tularensis. Microbes Infect. 2014 Apr;16(4):300-9. PubMed PMID: 24374051
  • Schmitt DM, O'Dee DM, Brown MJ, Horzempa J, Russo BC, Morel PA, Nau GJ. Role of NK cells in host defense against pulmonary type A Francisella tularensis infection. Microbes Infect. 2013 Mar;15(3):201-11. PubMed PMID: 23211929
  • Russo BC, Brown MJ, Nau GJ. MyD88-dependent signaling prolongs survival and reduces bacterial burden during pulmonary infection with virulent Francisella tularensis. Am J Pathol. 2013 Oct;183(4):1223-1232. PubMed PMID: 23920326
  • Schmitt DM, O'Dee DM, Horzempa J, Carlson PE Jr, Russo BC, Bales JM, Brown MJ, Nau GJ. A Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain that improves stimulation of antigen-presenting cells does not enhance vaccine efficacy. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31172. PubMed PMID: 22355343
  • Russo BC, Horzempa J, O'Dee DM, Schmitt DM, Brown MJ, Carlson PE Jr, Xavier RJ, Nau GJ. A Francisella tularensis locus required for spermine responsiveness is necessary for virulence. Infect Immun. 2011 Sep;79(9):3665-76. PubMed PMID: 21670171
  • Horzempa J, Shanks RM, Brown MJ, Russo BC, O'Dee DM, Nau GJ. Utilization of an unstable plasmid and the I-SceI endonuclease to generate routine markerless deletion mutants in Francisella tularensis. J Microbiol Methods. 2010 Jan;80(1):106-8. PubMed PMID: 19879904
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