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Brendan Cormack - Professor
Molecular Biology & Genetics

725 N. Wolfe Street
617 Hunterian
Baltimore, MD 21205

Office: 410-614-4923
Fax: 410-502-6718


Assistant: Cynthia Rogers
Fungal pathogenesis: the host-pathogen interaction for the yeast pathogen Candida glabrata

Relevant Publications:
Kaur R, Ma B, Cormack BP. A family of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-linked asparyl proteases is required for virulence of Candida glabrata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2007; 104:7628-7633.
PubMed Abstract

Domergue  R., Castaño I, De Las Peñas A,  Zupancic M,  Lockatell V, Hebel JR, Johnson D and Cormack BP (2005) Nicotinic acid limitation regulates silencing of Candida adhesins during UTI. Science. 308: 866-870.
PubMed Abstract

Castaño, I., Pan S, Zupancic M, Hennequin C, Dujon B, and Cormack BP (2005) Telomere length control and transcriptional regulation of sub-telomeric adhesins in Candida glabrata. Mol Microbiol. 55: 1246-1258.
PubMed Abstract

Frieman, MB and  Cormack BP (2003) The omega-site sequence of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored proteins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae can determine distribution between the membrane and the cell wall. Mol Microbiol. 50: 883-896.
PubMed Abstract

De Las Peñas A, Pan S, Castaño I, Alder J, Cregg R and Cormack BP (2003) Virulence-related surface glycoproteins in the yeast pathogen Candida glabrata are encoded in subtelomeric clusters and subject to RAP1- and SIR-dependent transcriptional silencing. Genes Dev. 17(18): 2245-2258.
PubMed Abstract

Castaño I,  Kaur R, Pan S,  Cregg R, De Las Peñas A, Guo N, Biery M,  Craig N annd Cormack BP (2003) Tn7-Based Genome-Wide Random Insertional Mutagenesis of Candida glabrata. Genome Res. 13(5): 905-913.
PubMed Abstract

Frieman, MB, McCaffery JM and Cormack BP  (2002) Modular domain structure in the Candida glabrata adhesin Epa1p, a beta1,6 glucan-cross-linked cell wall protein. Mol Microbiol. 46(2): 479-492.
PubMed Abstract

Graduate Program AffiliationsBiochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology (BCMB)
Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM)


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