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A bacterial endosymbiont enables fungal immune evasion during fatal mucormycete infection
Herbert Itabangi, Poppy C. S. Sephton-Clark, Xin Zhou, Ignacio Insua, Mark Probert, Joao Correia, Patrick Moynihan, Teklegiorgis Gebremariam, Yiyou Gu, Lin Lin, Ashraf S. Ibrahim, Gordon D. Brown, Jason S. King, Francisco Fernandez Trillo, *Elizabeth R.Ballou, *Kerstin Voelz
bioRxiv 584607; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/584607

Host-pathogen transcriptomics of macrophages, Mucorales and their endosymbionts: a polymicrobial pas de trois
Poppy Sephton-Clark, José F Muñoz, Herbert Itabangi, Kerstin Voelz, Christina A Cuomo, Elizabeth R Ballou
bioRxiv 580746; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/580746

A Glucuronoxylomannan Epitope Exhibits Serotype-Specific Accessibility and Redistributes towards the Capsule Surface during Titanization of the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans
Mark Probert, Xin Zhou, Margaret Goodall, Simon A. Johnston, Ewa Bielska, *Elizabeth R. Ballou, *Robin C. May Infection and Immunity Mar 2019, 87 (4) e00731-18; DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00731-18

The Cryptococcus neoformans Titan cell is an inducible and regulated morphotype underlying pathogenesis.
+Dambuza, I.M., +Drake, T.,  Chapuis, A., Zhou, X., Corriea, J., Taylor-Smith, L., LeGrave, N., Rasmussen, T., Fisher, M.C., Bicanic, T., Harrison, T.S., Jaspars, M., May, R.C., Brown, G.D., Yuecel, R., MacCallum, D.M., E.R. Ballou* 2018. PLOS Pathogens. 14(5): e1006978.
+These authors contributed equally to this publication