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Preprints

Dynamic evolution of bacterial ligand recognition by formyl peptide receptors
Paterson NM, Al-Zubieri H, Ragona J, Tirado-Garcia J, Geisbrecht BV, Barber MF
bioRxiv | 2021 | DOI: 10.1101/2021.08.02.454796

Peer Reviewed Publications

Exportin Crm1 is important for Swi6 nucleocytoplasmic shuttling and MBF transcription activation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Belanger KD, Yewdell WD, Barber MF, Russo AN, Pettit MA, Damuth EK, Hussain N, Geier SJ, Belanger KG
BMC Molecular and Cell Biology | 2022 | DOI: 10.1186/s12860-022-00409-6

Evolution of host-microbe cell adherence by receptor domain shuffling
Baker EP, Sayegh R, Kohler KM, Borman W, Goodfellow CK, Brush ER, Barber MF
eLife | 2022 | DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73330

Diversification of CD1 molecules shapes lipid antigen selectivity
Paterson NM, Al-Zubieri H, Barber MF
Molecular Biology and Evolution | 2021 | DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab022

Unearthing the ancient origins of antiviral immunity
Baker EP, Barber MF
Cell Host & Microbe | 2020 | DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2020.10.008

Battlefronts of evolutionary conflict between bacteria and animal hosts
Aleru O, Barber MF
PLOS Pathogens | 2020 | DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008797

A rapidly evolving polybasic motif modulates bacterial detection by guanylate binding proteins
Kohler KM*, Kutsch M*, Piro AS*, Wallace G, Coers J^, Barber MF^
mBio | 2019 | DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00340-20.

Molecular basis for the evolution of species-specific hemoglobin capture by Staphylococcus aureus
Choby JE, Buechi HB, Farrand AJ, Skaar EP^, Barber MF^
mBio | 2018 | DOI: 10.1128/mbio.01524-18

Rapid evolution of primate type 2 immune response factors linked to asthma susceptibility
Barber MF, Lee EM, Griffin H, Elde NC
Genome Biology and Evolution | 2017 | DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx120

Selected Prior Publications

Interferon-inducible GTPases in host resistance, inflammation, and disease
Pilla-Moffett D, Barber MF, Taylor GA, Coers J
Journal of Molecular Biology | 2016 | DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2016.04.032

Antimicrobial functions of lactoferrin promote genetic conflicts in ancient primates and modern humans
Barber MF, Kronenberg Z, Yandell M, Elde NC
PLOS Genetics | 2016 | DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006063

Buried treasure: evolutionary perspectives on microbial iron piracy
Barber MF, Elde NC
Trends in Genetics | 2015| DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2015.09.001

Escape from bacterial iron piracy through rapid evolution of transferrin
Barber MF, Elde NC
Science | 2014 | DOI: 10.1126/science.1259329
– Carl Zimmer: An evolutionary battle against bacteria. 
– Ed Yong: The long war against the iron pirates.
– Perspective: Science. 346(6215):1299-1300.
– Research Highlight: Nature. 516: 290-291.
– Faculty of 1000 recommended.

SIRT7 links H3K18 deacetylation to maintenance of oncogenic transformation
Barber MF*, Michishita E*, Xi Y*, Tasselli L, Kioi M, Moqtaderi Z, Tennen RI, Paredes S, Young N, Chen K, Struhl K, Garcia BA, Gozani O, Li W, Chua KF
Nature | 2012 | DOI: 10.1038/nature11043

* these authors contributed equally to this work.
^ co-corresponding authors.