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The natural killer cell response to West Nile virus in young and old individuals with or without a prior history of infection. Yao Y, Strauss-Albee DM, Zhou JQ, Malawista A, Garcia MN, Murray KO, Blish CA, Montgomery RR. PLoS One. 2017 Feb 24;12(2):e0172625. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172625. eCollection 2017.

NKG2A-Expressing Natural Killer Cells Dominate the Response to Autologous Lymphoblastoid Cells Infected with Epstein-Barr Virus.Hatton O, Strauss-Albee DM, Zhao NQ, Haggadone MD, Pelpola JS, Krams SM, Martinez OM, Blish CA. Front Immunol. 2016 Dec 15;7:607. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2016.00607. eCollection 2016.

Mass Cytometry Analytical Approaches Reveal Cytokine-Induced Changes in Natural Killer Cells. Vendrame E, Fukuyama J, Strauss-Albee DM, Holmes S, Blish CA. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2017 Jan;92(1):57-67. doi: 10.1002/cyto.b.21500.

The newborn human NK cell repertoire is phenotypically formed but functionally reduced.Strauss-Albee DM, Liang EC, Ranganath T, Aziz N, Blish CA. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2017 Jan;92(1):33-41. doi: 10.1002/cyto.b.21485. Epub 2016 Nov 8. 

Zika Virus Infection Induces Cranial Neural Crest Cells to Produce Cytokines at Levels Detrimental for Neurogenesis. Bayless NL, Greenberg RS, Swigut T, Wysocka J, Blish CA. Cell Host and Microbe, 2016 Oct 12, doi: | Press release

Increased Pro-Inflammatory Responses of Monocytes and Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells to Influenza A Virus Infection During Pregnancy. Le Gars M, Kay AW, Bayless NL, Aziz N, Dekker CL, Swan GE, Davis MM, Blish CA. J Infect Dis. In press.

Natural Killer Cell Diversity in Viral Infection: Why and How Much? Blish CAPathog Immun. 2016 Spring;1(1):165-192.

Application of Mass Cytometry (CyTOF) for Functional and Phenotypic Analysis of Natural Killer Cells. Kay AW, Strauss-Albee DM, Blish CAMethods Mol Biol. 2016;1441:13-26. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3684-7_2.

Human NK Cell Diversity in Viral Infection: Ramifications of Ramification. Strauss-Albee DM, Blish CA. Front Immunol. 2016 Mar 3;7:66. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2016.00066. eCollection 2016. Review. Link to full text

Human NK cell repertoire diversity reflects immune experience and correlates with viral susceptibility. Strauss-Albee DM, Fukuyama J, Liang EC, Yao Y, Jarrell JA, Drake AL, Kinuthia J, Montgomery RR, John-Stewart G, Holmes S, Blish CA. Science Translational Medicine, 2015 Jul 22;7(297):297ra115. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac5722. Link to full text | Video explanation

Immunogenicity and Clinical Efficacy of Influenza Vaccination in Pregnancy. Kay AW, Blish CA. Front Immunol. 2015 Jun 4;6:289. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00289.

Intrinsic retroviral reactivation in human preimplantation embryos and pluripotent cells. Grow EJ, Flynn RA, Chavez SL, Bayless NL, Wossidlo M, Wesche DJ, Martin L, Ware CB, Blish CA, Chang HY, Pera RA, Wysocka J. Nature. 2015 Jun 11;522(7555):221-5. doi: 10.1038/nature14308.

Pregnancy Does Not Attenuate the Antibody or Plasmablast Response to Inactivated Influenza Vaccine. Kay AW, Bayless NL, Fukuyama J, Aziz N, Dekker CL, Mackey S, Swan GE, Davis MM, Blish CA. J Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 4.

Coordinated regulation of NK receptor expression in the maturing human immune system. Strauss-Albee DM, Horowitz A, Parham P, Blish CA. J Immunol. 2014 Nov 15;193(10):4871-9. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1401821.

Enhanced natural killer-cell and T-cell responses to influenza A virus during pregnancy. Kay AW, Fukuyama J, Aziz N, Dekker CL, Mackey S, Swan GE, Davis MM, Holmes S, Blish CA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 7;111(40):14506-11. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416569111.

Delayed BCG vaccination--time to take a shot. Kay AW, Blish CA. J Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 1;211(3):335-7. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu435.

Association between Latent Proviral Characteristics and Immune Activation in Antiretroviral-Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected Adults. Liang, E. C., Sceats, L., Bayless, N. L., Strauss-Albee, D. M., Kubo, J., Grant, P. M., et al. (2014). Journal of Virology. doi:10.1128/JVI.01257-14

Association between Cellular Immune Activation, Target Cell Frequency, and Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Superinfection. Blish CA, Dogan OC, Jaoko W, McClelland RS, Mandaliya K, Odem-Davis K, Richardson BA, Overbaugh J.  Journal of Virology. 2014 May;88(10):5894-9. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00187-14. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Systemic Cytokine Levels Show Limited Correlation with Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition. Lehman DA, Ronen K, Blish CA, Baeten JM, Jalalian-Lechak Z, Jaoko W, Mandaliya K, Richardson BA, McClelland RS, Overbaugh J. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Jun 1;66(2):135-9. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000104.

Genetic and environmental determinants of human NK cell diversity revealed by mass cytometry Science Translational Medicine Horowitz, A., Strauss-Albee, D., Leipold, M., Kubo, J., Nemat-Gorgani, N., Dogan, O. C., Dekker, C. L., Mackey, S., Maecker, H., Swan, G. E., Davis, M. M., Norman, P. J., Guethlein, L. A., Desai, M., Parham, P., Blish, C. A.  2013; 5 (208): 208ra145

Antibody-dependent cell-mediated virus inhibition antibody activity does not correlate with risk of HIV-1 superinfection. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes Forthal, D. N., Landucci, G., Chohan, B., Richardson, B. A., McClelland, R. S., Jaoko, W., Blish, C., Overbaugh, J. 2013; 63 (1): 31-33

Genital Inflammation Predicts HIV-1 Shedding Independent of Plasma Viral Load and Systemic Inflammation JAIDS-JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES Blish, C. A., McClelland, R. S., Richardson, B. A., Jaoko, W., Mandaliya, K., Baeten, J. M., Overbaugh, J. 2012; 61 (4): 436-440

HIV-1 Transmission Goes Retro (Steps Back) JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Blish, C. A. 2012; 206 (9): 1336-1338

Measurements of Immune Responses for Establishing Correlates of Vaccine Protection Against HIV AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSES Burgers, W. A., Manrique, A., Masopust, D., McKinnon, L. R., Reynolds, M. R., Rolland, M., Blish, C., Chege, G. K., Curran, R., Fischer, W., Herrera, C., Sather, D. N. 2012; 28 (7): 641-648

Cellular immune responses and susceptibility to HIV-1 superinfection: a case-control study AIDS Blish, C. A., Dogan, O. C., Jaoko, W., McClelland, R. S., Mandaliya, K., Odem-Davis, K. S., Richardsonb, B. A., Overbaugh, J. 2012; 26 (5): 643-646

The impact of HIV-1 infection and exposure on natural killer (NK) cell phenotype in Kenyan infants during the first year of life. Frontiers in immunologySlyker, J. A., Lohman-Payne, B., John-Stewart, G. C., Dong, T., Mbori-Ngacha, D., Tapia, K., Atzberger, A., Taylor, S., Rowland-Jones, S. L., Blish, C. A. 2012; 3: 399-?

The role of amino acid changes in the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmembrane domain in antibody binding and neutralization VIROLOGYLovelace, E., Xu, H., Blish, C. A., Strong, R., Overbaugh, J. 2011; 421 (2): 235-244

The Breadth and Potency of Passively Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Specific Neutralizing Antibodies Do Not Correlate with the Risk of Infant Infection JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY Lynch, J. B., Nduati, R., Blish, C. A., Richardson, B. A., Mabuka, J. M., Jalalian-Lechak, Z., John-Stewart, G., Overbaugh, J. 2011; 85 (11): 5252-5261

Hormonal Contraception and HIV-1 Transmission AMERICAN JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE IMMUNOLOGY Blish, C. A., Baeten, J. M. 2011; 65 (3): 302-307

Changes in Plasma Cytokines after Treatment of Ascaris lumbricoides Infection in Individuals with HIV-1 Infection JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Blish, C. A., Sangare, L., Herrin, B. R., Richardson, B. A., John-Stewart, G., Walson, J. L. 2010; 201 (12): 1816-1821

Comparative Immunogenicity of Subtype A Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Envelope Exhibiting Differential Exposure of Conserved Neutralization Epitopes JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY Blish, C. A., Sather, D. N., Sellhorn, G., Stamatatos, L., Sun, Y., Srivastava, I., Barnett, S. W., Cleveland, B., Overbaugh, J., Hu, S. 2010; 84 (5): 2573-2584

Breadth of Neutralizing Antibody Response to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Is Affected by Factors Early in Infection but Does Not Influence Disease ProgressionJOURNAL OF VIROLOGY Piantadosi, A., Panteleeff, D., Blish, C. A., Baeten, J. M., Jaoko, W., McClelland, R. S., Overbaugh, J. 2009; 83 (19): 10269-10274

Cross-Subtype Neutralization Sensitivity despite Monoclonal Antibody Resistance among Early Subtype A, C, and D Envelope Variants of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY Blish, C. A., Jalalian-Lechak, Z., Rainwater, S., Nguyen, M., Dogan, O. C., Overbaugh, J. 2009; 83 (15): 7783-7788

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Superinfection Occurs despite Relatively Robust Neutralizing Antibody Responses JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY Blish, C. A., Dogan, O. C., Derby, N. R., Nguyen, M., Chohan, B., Richardson, B. A., Overbaugh, J. 2008; 82 (24): 12094-12103

Enhancing exposure of HIV-1 neutralization epitopes through mutations in gp41 PLOS MEDICINE Blish, C. A., Nguyen, M., Overbaugh, J. 2008; 5 (1): 90-103

Transmission of HIV-1 in the face of neutralizing antibodies CURRENT HIV RESEARCH Blish, C. A., Blay, W. A., Haigwood, N. L., Overbaughl, J. 2007; 5 (6): 578-587

HIV-1 subtype A envelope variants from early in infection have variable sensitivity to neutralization and to inhibitors of viral entry AIDS Blish, C. A., Nedellec, R., Mandaliya, K., Mosier, D. E., Overbaugh, J. 2007; 21 (6): 693-702

Anergic CD8(+) T cells can persist and function in vivo JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY Blish, C. A., Dillon, S. R., Farr, A. G., Fink, P. J. 1999; 163 (1): 155-164

Chronic modulation of the TCR repertoire in the lymphoid periphery JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY Blish, C. A., Gallay, B. J., Turk, G. L., Kline, K. V., Wheat, W., Fink, P. J. 1999; 162 (6): 3131-3140


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