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Glanville DG, Gazioglu O, Marra M, Tokars VL, Kushnir T, et al. and Ulijasz AT. Pneumococcal capsule expression is controlled through a conserved, distal cis-regulatory element during infection. (2023) PLOS Pathogens 19(1):e1011035.  View 


Abdullah IT, Ulijasz AT, Thizy J, Girija UV, Andrew PW, Hiller LN, Wallis R and Yesilkaya H. Structure function analysis of the Rgg/Shp144 quorum sensing system in Streptococcus pneumoniae. 2022. Mol Micro.  doi: 10.1111/mmi.14921. View 


Glanville DG, Mullineaux-Sanders C, Corcoran CJ, Burger B, Imam S, Donohue TJ and Ulijasz AT*. A high-throughput method for identifying novel genes that influence metabolic pathways reveals new iron and heme regulation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 2021: mSystems. 6 (1) e0093320; 

DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00933-20.  View 

Gazioglu O, Kareem B, Afzal M, Shafeeq S, Kuipers OP, Ulijasz AT, Andrew PW, and Yesilkaya H. Glutamate dehydrogenase (GdhA) of Streptococcus pneumoniae is required for high temperature adaptation. 2021. Infect Immun. (89)12: e0040021. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00400-21. PMID: 34491792  View 

Shlla B, Shafeeq S, Afzal M, Kuipers OP, Ulijasz AT, Hiller LN, Andrew PW and Yesilkaya H. The Rgg1518 transcriptional regulator is a necessary facet of sugar metabolism and virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae. 2021. Mol Micro. 116(3): 996-1008. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14788. PMID: 34328238.  View 


Glanville DG et al. and Ulijasz AT. RitR is an archetype for a novel family of redox sensors in the streptococci that has evolved from two-component response regulators and is required for pneumococcal colonization. 2018: PLoS Pathog. 14(5):e1007052. doi: 10.1371. PMCID:29750817.


Glanville DG, Feid SC, Ulijasz AT. “Bacterial Signal Transduction Systems in Antimicrobial Resistance,

Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications for the Twenty-first Century. Published August 1st, 2018. 2nd Ed. Bill Fong and William Shlaes Eds. Nature-Springer US.



Maule AF, Wright DP, Han L, Weiner JJ, Peterson FC, Volkman BF, Silvaggi NR* and Ulijasz AT. The Aspartate-Less Receiver (ALR) domains: Distribution, structure and function. 2015: PLoS Pathog.11:e1004795.   View 

Wright DP and Ulijasz AT. Regulation of transcription by eukaryotic-like serine-threonine kinases in bacteria. 2014: Virulence. 5: 863-885.   View 


Cornilescu CC, Cornilescu G, Burgie ES, Markley JL, Ulijasz AT and Viersta RD*. Dynamic structural changes underpin photoconversion of a blue/green cyanobacteriochrome between its ground and  photoactivated states. 2014: J. Biol. Chem. 289: 2552-62.   View 


Ulijasz AT, Vierstra RD. Phytochrome structure and photochemistry: Recent advances towards a complete molecular picture. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 2011: 14: 498-506.



Ulijasz AT, Cornilescu G1, Cornilescu CC, Zhang J, Rivera M, Markley JL, Vierstra RD. Structural basis for the photoconversion of a phytochrome to the activated Pfr form. Nature. 2010: 463: 250-4.



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