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Paula I. Watnick, MD, PhD


  • Houot L, Chang S, Absalon C, Watnick PI.Vibrio cholerae Phosphoenolpyruvate Phosphotransferase System Control of Carbohydrate Transport, Biofilm Formation, and Colonization of the Germfree Mouse Intestine.Infect Immun. 2010 Apr;78(4):1482-94.
  • Berkey CD,Blow N,Watnick PI.Genetic analysis of Drosophila melanogaster susceptibility to intestinal Vibrio cholerae infection.Cell Microbiol. 2009 Mar;11(3):461-74.
  • Van Dellen KL,Houot L,Watnick PI.Genetic analysis of Vibrio cholerae monolayer formation reveals a key role for DeltaPsi in the transition to permanent attachment.J Bacteriol. 2008 Dec;190(24):8185-96.
  • Houot L, Watnick PI.A novel role for enzyme I of the Vibrio cholerae phosphoenolpyruvate phosphotransferase system in regulation of growth in a biofilm.J Bacteriol. 2008 Jan;190(1):311-20.
  • Karatan E, Duncan TR, Watnick PI.NspS, a predicted polyamine sensor, mediates activation of Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation by norspermidine.J Bacteriol. 2005 Nov;187(21):7434-43.
  • Blow NS, Salomon RN, Garrity K, Reveillaud I, Kopin A, Jackson FR, Watnick PI.Vibrio cholerae Infection of Drosophilamelanogaster Mimics the Human Disease Cholera.PLoS Pathog. 2005 Sep;1(1):e8.
  • Moorthy S, Watnick PI.Identification of novel stage-specific genetic requirements through whole genome transcription profiling of Vibrio cholerae biofilm development.Mol Microbiol. 2005 Sep;57(6):1623-35.
  • Kierek K, Watnick PI.The Vibrio cholerae O139 O-antigen polysaccharide is essential for Ca2+-dependent biofilm development in sea water.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Nov 25;100(24):14357-62.