Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Erin McClelland - Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McClelland E.E., Hobbs, L.M., Rivera, J., Casadevall, A., Potts, W.K., Smith, J.M., and Ory, J.J. 2013. The Role of Host Gender in the Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans Infections. PLoS One. 2013 May 31;8(5):e63632.

Smith, J.M. and McClelland, E.E. 2012. Teaching Immunology through Microbiology. Medical Science Educator. 22(3):96-101.

McClelland, E.E. and Casadevall, A. 2012. Strain-related differences in antibody-mediated changes in gene expression are associated with differences in capsule and location of binding. Fungal Genet. Biol. 49(3):227-34.

McClelland, E.E. and Smith, J.M. 2011. Gender specific differences in the immune response to infection. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). Jun;59(3):203-13.

Eisenman, H.C., Chow, S., Tse, K.K., McClelland, E.E. and Casadevall, A. 2011. The effect of L-DOPA on Cryptococcus neoformans growth and gene expression. Virulence. 2(4):1-8.

McClelland, E.E., Nicola, A.M., Prados-Rosales, R. and Casadevall, A. 2010. Ab binding alters gene expression in Cryptococcus neoformans and directly modulates fungal metabolism. J Clin Invest, 120(4):1355-1361.

Comment: Janoff E.N. and Frank D.N. 2010. Pathogen-specific antibodies: codependent no longer. J Clin Invest. 120(4):1039-42.

Eisenman, H.C., Casadevall, A. and McClelland, E.E. 2007. New Insights on the Pathogenesis of Invasive Infection Due to Cryptococcus neoformans. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 9(6):457-464.

Zaragoza, O., McClelland, E.E., Telzak, A. and Casadevall, A. 2006. Equatorial ring-like channels in the Cryptococcus neoformans polysaccharide capsule. FEMS Yeast Research, 6(4):662-666.

McClelland, E.E., Bernhardt, P. and Casadevall, A. 2006. A Method to Estimate the Relative Contribution of Virulence Factors for Pathogenic Microbes. Infection and Immunity, 74(3):1500-1504.

Highlighted: Nature Reviews Microbiology: April 2006; Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: March 2006.

McClelland, E.E., Bernhardt, P. and Casadevall, A. 2005. Coping with Multiple Virulence Factors: Which Is Most Important? PLoS Pathog 1(4): e40.

McClelland, E.E., Perrine, W.T., Potts, W.K. and Casadevall, A. 2005. The Relationship of Virulence Factor Expression to Evolved Virulence in Mouse-Passaged Cryptococcus neoformans Lines. Infection and Immunity, 73(10):7047-7050.

McClelland, E.E., Adler, F.R., Granger, D.L. and Potts, W.K. 2004. Major Histocompatibility Complex Controls the Trajectory but Not Host-Specific Adaptation During Virulence Evolution in the Pathogenic Fungus, Cryptococcus neoformans. Proc Biol Sci, 271(1548):1557-1564.

McClelland, E.E., Damjanovich, K., Gardner, K., Groesbeck, Z.J., Ma, M.S., Nibley, M., Richardson, K.S., Wilkinson, M., Morrison, L.C., Bernhardt, P., and Potts, W.K. 2004. Infection-Dependent Phenotypes in MHC-congenic mice are not due to MHC: can we trust congenic animals? BMC Immunology, 5(1):14.

McClelland, E.E., Granger, D.L. and Potts, W.K. 2003. MHC-Dependent Susceptibility to Cryptococcus neoformans in mice. Infection and Immunity, 71(8):4815-4817.

McClelland, E.E., Penn, D.J. and Potts, W.K. 2003. MHC-Heterozygote Superiority During Coinfection. Infection and Immunity, 71(4):2079-2086.

Thomas, W., Fullan, A., Loeb, D.B., McClelland, E.E., Bacon, B.R. and Wolff, R.K. 1998. A Haplotype and Linkage Disequilibrium Analysis of the Hereditary Hemochromatosis Gene Region. Human Genetics, 102(5):517-525.

Ellis, M.C., Hetisimer, A.H., Ruddy, D.A., Hansen, S.L., Kronmal, G.S., McClelland, E.E., Quintana, L., Drayna, D.T., Aldrich, M.S. and Mignot, E. 1997. HLA Class II Haplotype and Sequence Analysis Support a Role for DQ in Narcolepsy. Immunogenetics, 46(5):410-417.

Ruddy, D.A., Kronmal, G.S., Lee, V.K., Mintier, G.A., Quintana L., Domingo, R., Meyer, N.C., Irrinki, A., McClelland, E.E., Fullan, A., Mapa, F.A., Moore, T., Thomas, W., Loeb, D.B., Harmon, C., Tsuchihashi, Z., Wolff, R.K., Schatzman, R.C. and Feder, J.N. 1997. A 1.1 Megabase Transcript Map of the Hereditary Hemochromatosis Locus. Genome Research, 7(5):441-456.

Feder, J.N., Gnirke, A., Thomas, W., Tsuchihashi, Z., Ruddy, D.A., Basava, A., Dormishian, F., Domingo, R. Jr., Ellis, M.C., Fullan, A., Hinton, L.M., Jones, N.L., Kimmel, B.F., Kronmal, G.S., Lauer, P., Lee, V.K., Loeb, D.B., Mapa, F.A., McClelland, E.E., Meyer, N.C., Mintier, G.A., Moeller, N., Moore, T., Morikang, E., Prass, C.E., Quintana, L., Starnes, S.M., Schatzman, R.C., Brunke, K.J., Drayna, D.T., Risch, N.J., Bacon, B.R. and Wolff, R.K. 1996. A Novel MHC Class I-like Gene is Mutated in Patients with Hereditary Haemochromatosis. Nature Genetics, 13(4):399-409.

Book Chapters

McClelland, E.E., Casadevall, A and Eisenman, HC. 2007. Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans in New Insights in Fungal Pathogenicity. Editor: Kevin Kavanagh, Springer.