For a complete list of publications, click here for Pubmed link.

Select Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

First authorship peer-reviewed research articles are identified by the (*) symbol

*Rivera-Chávez, F, Mekalanos, JJ, Cholera toxin promotes pathogen acquisition of host-derived nutrients. Nature. 2019. 572(7768):244-248. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1453-3

Byndloss MX, Olsan EE, Rivera-Chávez F, Tiffany CR, Cevallos SA, Lokken KL, Torres TP, Byndloss AJ, Faber F, Gao Y, Litvak Y, Lopez CA, Xu G, Tsolis RM, Revzin A, Lebrilla CB, Baumler AJ. Microbiota-activated PPAR-γ signaling inhibits dysbiotic Enterobacteriaceae expansion. Science. 2017 Aug 11; 357(6351):570-575.

Lopez CA, Miller BM, Rivera-Chávez F, Velazquez E, Byndloss MX, Chávez-Arroyo A, Lokken KL, Tsolis RM, Winter SE, Bäumler AJ. Virulence factors enhance Citrobacter rodentium expansion through aerobic respiration. Science. 2016 Sep 16;353(6305):1249-53.

*Rivera-Chávez F., Lopez CA, Zhang LF, García-Pastor L, Chávez-Arroyo A, Lokken KL, Tsolis RM, Winter SE, and Bäumler AJ, Energy Taxis toward Host-Derived Nitrate Supports a Salmonella Pathogenicity Island 1-Independent Mechanism of Invasion, mBio. 2016. 7(4):e00960-16. doi:10.1128/mBio.00960-16

*Rivera-Chávez F, Zhang L, Faber F, Lopez CA, Byndloss MX, Olsan E, Xu, G, Velazquez EM, Lebrilla, CB, Winter, SE, Bäumler AJ. Depletion of Butyrate-Producing Clostridia from the Gut Microbiota Drives an Aerobic Luminal Expansion of Salmonella. Cell Host & Microbe. 2016 Apr 13;19(4):443-54.

Lopez CA, Rivera-Chávez F, Byndloss MX, Bäumler AJ. The periplasmic nitrate reductase NapABC supports luminal growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium during colitis. Infect Immun. 2015 Sep;83(9):3470-8.

*Rivera-Chávez F, Winter SE, Lopez CA, Xavier MN, Winter MG, Nuccio SP, Russell JM, Laughlin RC, Lawhon SD, Sterzenbach T, Bevins CL, Tsolis RM, Harshey R, Adams LG, Bäumler AJ. Salmonella uses energy taxis to benefit from intestinal inflammation. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9(4):e1003267.

Lopez CA, Winter SE, Rivera-Chávez F, Xavier MN, Poon V, Nuccio SP, Tsolis RM, Bäumler AJ. Phage-mediated acquisition of a type III secreted effector protein boosts growth of Salmonella by nitrate respiration. mBio. 2012 Jun 12;3(3).

Review Articles

Olsan EE, Byndloss MX, Faber F, Rivera-Chávez F, Tsolis RM, Baumler AJ. Colonization resistance: The deconvolution of a complex trait. J Biol Chem. 2017 May 26; 292(21):8577-8581.

Rivera-Chávez F, Lopez CA, and Bäumler AJ. Oxygen as a driver of gut dysbiosis. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2017.

Byndloss MX, Rivera-Chávez F, Tsolis RM, Bäumler AJ. How bacterial pathogens use type III and type IV secretion systems to facilitate their transmission. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2016 Sep 9; 35:1-7.

Rivera-Chávez F, and Bäumler AJ. The Pyromaniac Inside You: Salmonella Metabolism in the Host Gut, Annual Review of Microbiology. 2015. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-micro-091014-104108.