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Martin I. Voskuil

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Immunology Microbiology
Phone303 7244219

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    R01AI061505     (VOSKUIL, MARTIN INUA)Jul 1, 2004 - Feb 29, 2016
    The Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Dormancy Program
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21AI120458     (VOSKUIL, MARTIN INUA)Jun 15, 2015 - May 31, 2017
    Population heterogeneity in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21AI135652     (WALTER, NICHOLAS D)Jan 10, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
    Precursor-rRNA profiling as a measure of drug activity in tuberculosis
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R21AI131215     (VOSKUIL, MARTIN INUA)Feb 15, 2018 - Jan 31, 2020
    Iron-dependence of clofazimine activity in mycobacteria
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Voskuil MI, Covey CR, Walter ND. Antibiotic Lethality and Membrane Bioenergetics. Adv Microb Physiol. 2018; 73:77-122. PMID: 30262111.
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    2. Reichlen MJ, Leistikow RL, Scobey MS, Born SEM, Voskuil MI. Anaerobic Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cell Death Stems from Intracellular Acidification Mitigated by the DosR Regulon. J Bacteriol. 2017 12 01; 199(23). PMID: 28874407.
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    3. Tischler AD, Leistikow RL, Ramakrishnan P, Voskuil MI, McKinney JD. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Phosphate Uptake System Component PstA2 Is Not Required for Gene Regulation or Virulence. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0161467. PMID: 27557082; PMCID: PMC4996455.
    4. Bartek IL, Reichlen MJ, Honaker RW, Leistikow RL, Clambey ET, Scobey MS, Hinds AB, Born SE, Covey CR, Schurr MJ, Lenaerts AJ, Voskuil MI. Antibiotic Bactericidal Activity Is Countered by Maintaining pH Homeostasis in Mycobacterium smegmatis. mSphere. 2016 Jul-Aug; 1(4). PMID: 27579369; PMCID: PMC4999920.
    5. Walter ND, de Jong BC, Garcia BJ, Dolganov GM, Worodria W, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Huang L, Chan ED, Van TT, Antonio M, Ayorinde A, Kato-Maeda M, Nahid P, Leung AM, Yen A, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Strong M, Voskuil MI, Davis JL, Schoolnik GK. Adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Impaired Host Immunity in HIV-Infected Patients. J Infect Dis. 2016 10 15; 214(8):1205-11. PMID: 27534685.
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    6. Garcia BJ, Loxton AG, Dolganov GM, Van TT, Davis JL, de Jong BC, Voskuil MI, Leach SM, Schoolnik GK, Walzl G, Strong M, Walter ND. Sputum is a surrogate for bronchoalveolar lavage for monitoring Mycobacterium tuberculosis transcriptional profiles in TB patients. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2016 09; 100:89-94. PMID: 27553415.
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    7. Irwin SM, Prideaux B, Lyon ER, Zimmerman MD, Brooks EJ, Schrupp CA, Chen C, Reichlen MJ, Asay BC, Voskuil MI, Nuermberger EL, Andries K, Lyons MA, Dartois V, Lenaerts AJ. Bedaquiline and Pyrazinamide Treatment Responses Are Affected by Pulmonary Lesion Heterogeneity in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infected C3HeB/FeJ Mice. ACS Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 08; 2(4):251-267. PMID: 27227164.
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    8. Voskuil MI, Schlesinger LS. Toward Resolving the Paradox of the Critical Role of the DosR Regulon in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Persistence and Active Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 May 15; 191(10):1103-5. PMID: 25978571.
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    9. Walter ND, Dolganov GM, Garcia BJ, Worodria W, Andama A, Musisi E, Ayakaka I, Van TT, Voskuil MI, de Jong BC, Davidson RM, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Palmer C, Nahid P, Daley CL, Geraci M, Huang L, Cattamanchi A, Strong M, Schoolnik GK, Davis JL. Transcriptional Adaptation of Drug-tolerant Mycobacterium tuberculosis During Treatment of Human Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 15; 212(6):990-8. PMID: 25762787; PMCID: PMC4548467.
    10. Austin CR, Goodyear AW, Bartek IL, Stewart A, Sutherland MD, Silva EB, Zweifel A, Vitko NP, Tuanyok A, Highnam G, Mittelman D, Keim P, Schweizer HP, Vázquez-Torres A, Dow SW, Voskuil MI. A Burkholderia pseudomallei colony variant necessary for gastric colonization. MBio. 2015 Feb 03; 6(1). PMID: 25650400; PMCID: PMC4324314.
    11. Sohaskey CD, Voskuil MI. In vitro models that utilize hypoxia to induce non-replicating persistence in Mycobacteria. Methods Mol Biol. 2015; 1285:201-13. PMID: 25779317.
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    12. Jones-Carson J, Zweifel AE, Tapscott T, Austin C, Brown JM, Jones KL, Voskuil MI, Vázquez-Torres A. Nitric oxide from IFN?-primed macrophages modulates the antimicrobial activity of ß-lactams against the intracellular pathogens Burkholderia pseudomallei and Nontyphoidal Salmonella. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(8):e3079. PMID: 25121731; PMCID: PMC4133387.
    13. Bartek IL, Woolhiser LK, Baughn AD, Basaraba RJ, Jacobs WR, Lenaerts AJ, Voskuil MI. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Lsr2 is a global transcriptional regulator required for adaptation to changing oxygen levels and virulence. MBio. 2014 Jun 03; 5(3):e01106-14. PMID: 24895305; PMCID: PMC4049101.
    14. Irwin SM, Gruppo V, Brooks E, Gilliland J, Scherman M, Reichlen MJ, Leistikow R, Kramnik I, Nuermberger EL, Voskuil MI, Lenaerts AJ. Limited activity of clofazimine as a single drug in a mouse model of tuberculosis exhibiting caseous necrotic granulomas. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Jul; 58(7):4026-34. PMID: 24798275; PMCID: PMC4068578.
    15. Voskuil MI. Mycobacterium tuberculosis cholesterol catabolism requires a new class of acyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase. J Bacteriol. 2013 Oct; 195(19):4319-21. PMID: 23893117; PMCID: PMC3807469.
    16. Plimpton SR, Golkowski M, Mitchell DG, Austin C, Eaton SS, Eaton GR, Golkowski C, Voskuil M. Remote delivery of hydroxyl radicals via secondary chemistry of a nonthermal plasma effluent. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2013 Jul; 110(7):1936-44. PMID: 23359480.
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    17. Tischler AD, Leistikow RL, Kirksey MA, Voskuil MI, McKinney JD. Mycobacterium tuberculosis requires phosphate-responsive gene regulation to resist host immunity. Infect Immun. 2013 Jan; 81(1):317-28. PMID: 23132496; PMCID: PMC3536151.
    18. Brugarolas P, Movahedzadeh F, Wang Y, Zhang N, Bartek IL, Gao YN, Voskuil MI, Franzblau SG, He C. The oxidation-sensing regulator (MosR) is a new redox-dependent transcription factor in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 02; 287(45):37703-12. PMID: 22992749.
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    19. Jones-Carson J, Laughlin JR, Stewart AL, Voskuil MI, Vázquez-Torres A. Nitric oxide-dependent killing of aerobic, anaerobic and persistent Burkholderia pseudomallei. Nitric Oxide. 2012 Jun 30; 27(1):25-31. PMID: 22521523; PMCID: PMC3517295.
    20. Voskuil MI, Bartek IL, Visconti K, Schoolnik GK. The response of mycobacterium tuberculosis to reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Front Microbiol. 2011; 2:105. PMID: 21734908; PMCID: PMC3119406.
    21. Hamad MA, Austin CR, Stewart AL, Higgins M, Vázquez-Torres A, Voskuil MI. Adaptation and antibiotic tolerance of anaerobic Burkholderia pseudomallei. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Jul; 55(7):3313-23. PMID: 21537012; PMCID: PMC3122399.
    22. Jiang Z, Higgins MP, Whitehurst J, Kisich KO, Voskuil MI, Hodges RS. Anti-tuberculosis activity of a-helical antimicrobial peptides: de novo designed L- and D-enantiomers versus L- and D-LL-37. Protein Pept Lett. 2011 Mar; 18(3):241-52. PMID: 20858205.
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    23. Honaker RW, Dhiman RK, Narayanasamy P, Crick DC, Voskuil MI. DosS responds to a reduced electron transport system to induce the Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR regulon. J Bacteriol. 2010 Dec; 192(24):6447-55. PMID: 20952575; PMCID: PMC3008535.
    24. Ryan GJ, Hoff DR, Driver ER, Voskuil MI, Gonzalez-Juarrero M, Basaraba RJ, Crick DC, Spencer JS, Lenaerts AJ. Multiple M. tuberculosis phenotypes in mouse and guinea pig lung tissue revealed by a dual-staining approach. PLoS One. 2010 Jun 14; 5(6):e11108. PMID: 20559431; PMCID: PMC2885421.
    25. Christensen JB, Vitko NP, Voskuil MI, Castillo-Mancilla JR. Implantable cardiac defibrillator pocket infection due to a previously undescribed Cupriavidus species. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Jul; 48(7):2623-5. PMID: 20427695; PMCID: PMC2897534.
    26. Leistikow RL, Morton RA, Bartek IL, Frimpong I, Wagner K, Voskuil MI. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR regulon assists in metabolic homeostasis and enables rapid recovery from nonrespiring dormancy. J Bacteriol. 2010 Mar; 192(6):1662-70. PMID: 20023019; PMCID: PMC2832541.
    27. Singh A, Crossman DK, Mai D, Guidry L, Voskuil MI, Renfrow MB, Steyn AJ. Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB3 maintains redox homeostasis by regulating virulence lipid anabolism to modulate macrophage response. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Aug; 5(8):e1000545. PMID: 19680450; PMCID: PMC2718811.
    28. Fontán PA, Voskuil MI, Gomez M, Tan D, Pardini M, Manganelli R, Fattorini L, Schoolnik GK, Smith I. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis sigma factor sigmaB is required for full response to cell envelope stress and hypoxia in vitro, but it is dispensable for in vivo growth. J Bacteriol. 2009 Sep; 191(18):5628-33. PMID: 19592585; PMCID: PMC2737972.
    29. Bartek IL, Rutherford R, Gruppo V, Morton RA, Morris RP, Klein MR, Visconti KC, Ryan GJ, Schoolnik GK, Lenaerts A, Voskuil MI. The DosR regulon of M. tuberculosis and antibacterial tolerance. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2009 Jul; 89(4):310-6. PMID: 19577518; PMCID: PMC2718728.
    30. Honaker RW, Leistikow RL, Bartek IL, Voskuil MI. Unique roles of DosT and DosS in DosR regulon induction and Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy. Infect Immun. 2009 Aug; 77(8):3258-63. PMID: 19487478; PMCID: PMC2715697.
    31. Hamad MA, Zajdowicz SL, Holmes RK, Voskuil MI. An allelic exchange system for compliant genetic manipulation of the select agents Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei. Gene. 2009 Feb 01; 430(1-2):123-31. PMID: 19010402; PMCID: PMC2646673.
    32. Jones-Carson J, Laughlin J, Hamad MA, Stewart AL, Voskuil MI, Vázquez-Torres A. Inactivation of [Fe-S] metalloproteins mediates nitric oxide-dependent killing of Burkholderia mallei. PLoS One. 2008 Apr 09; 3(4):e1976. PMID: 18398486; PMCID: PMC2276317.
    33. Honaker RW, Stewart A, Schittone S, Izzo A, Klein MR, Voskuil MI. Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine strains lack narK2 and narX induction and exhibit altered phenotypes during dormancy. Infect Immun. 2008 Jun; 76(6):2587-93. PMID: 18362135; PMCID: PMC2423053.
    34. Roback P, Beard J, Baumann D, Gille C, Henry K, Krohn S, Wiste H, Voskuil MI, Rainville C, Rutherford R. A predicted operon map for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007; 35(15):5085-95. PMID: 17652327; PMCID: PMC1976454.
    35. Lin MY, Geluk A, Smith SG, Stewart AL, Friggen AH, Franken KL, Verduyn MJ, van Meijgaarden KE, Voskuil MI, Dockrell HM, Huygen K, Ottenhoff TH, Klein MR. Lack of immune responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR regulon proteins following Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination. Infect Immun. 2007 Jul; 75(7):3523-30. PMID: 17502400; PMCID: PMC1932964.
    36. Leyten EM, Lin MY, Franken KL, Friggen AH, Prins C, van Meijgaarden KE, Voskuil MI, Weldingh K, Andersen P, Schoolnik GK, Arend SM, Ottenhoff TH, Klein MR. Human T-cell responses to 25 novel antigens encoded by genes of the dormancy regulon of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Microbes Infect. 2006 Jul; 8(8):2052-60. PMID: 16931093.
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    37. Voskuil MI. Mycobacterium tuberculosis gene expression during environmental conditions associated with latency. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004; 84(3-4):138-43. PMID: 15207483.
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    38. Voskuil MI, Visconti KC, Schoolnik GK. Mycobacterium tuberculosis gene expression during adaptation to stationary phase and low-oxygen dormancy. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004; 84(3-4):218-27. PMID: 15207491.
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    39. Gao Q, Kripke K, Arinc Z, Voskuil M, Small P. Comparative expression studies of a complex phenotype: cord formation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004; 84(3-4):188-96. PMID: 15207488.
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    40. Voskuil MI, Schnappinger D, Rutherford R, Liu Y, Schoolnik GK. Regulation of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis PE/PPE genes. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004; 84(3-4):256-62. PMID: 15207495.
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    41. Schnappinger D, Ehrt S, Voskuil MI, Liu Y, Mangan JA, Monahan IM, Dolganov G, Efron B, Butcher PD, Nathan C, Schoolnik GK. Transcriptional Adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within Macrophages: Insights into the Phagosomal Environment. J Exp Med. 2003 Sep 01; 198(5):693-704. PMID: 12953091; PMCID: PMC2194186.
    42. Voskuil MI, Schnappinger D, Visconti KC, Harrell MI, Dolganov GM, Sherman DR, Schoolnik GK. Inhibition of respiration by nitric oxide induces a Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy program. J Exp Med. 2003 Sep 01; 198(5):705-13. PMID: 12953092; PMCID: PMC2194188.
    43. Park HD, Guinn KM, Harrell MI, Liao R, Voskuil MI, Tompa M, Schoolnik GK, Sherman DR. Rv3133c/dosR is a transcription factor that mediates the hypoxic response of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 2003 May; 48(3):833-43. PMID: 12694625; PMCID: PMC1992516.
    44. Voskuil MI, Chambliss GH. The TRTGn motif stabilizes the transcription initiation open complex. J Mol Biol. 2002 Sep 20; 322(3):521-32. PMID: 12225746.
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    45. Rodriguez GM, Voskuil MI, Gold B, Schoolnik GK, Smith I. ideR, An essential gene in mycobacterium tuberculosis: role of IdeR in iron-dependent gene expression, iron metabolism, and oxidative stress response. Infect Immun. 2002 Jul; 70(7):3371-81. PMID: 12065475; PMCID: PMC128082.
    46. Manganelli R, Voskuil MI, Schoolnik GK, Dubnau E, Gomez M, Smith I. Role of the extracytoplasmic-function sigma factor sigma(H) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis global gene expression. Mol Microbiol. 2002 Jul; 45(2):365-74. PMID: 12123450.
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    47. Manganelli R, Voskuil MI, Schoolnik GK, Smith I. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis ECF sigma factor sigmaE: role in global gene expression and survival in macrophages. Mol Microbiol. 2001 Jul; 41(2):423-37. PMID: 11489128.
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    48. Sherman DR, Voskuil M, Schnappinger D, Liao R, Harrell MI, Schoolnik GK. Regulation of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis hypoxic response gene encoding alpha -crystallin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jun 19; 98(13):7534-9. PMID: 11416222; PMCID: PMC34703.
    49. Wilson M, Voskuil M, Schnappinger D, Schoolnik GK. Functional Genomics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using DNA Microarrays. Methods Mol Med. 2001; 54:335-57. PMID: 21341086.
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    50. Schoolnik GK, Voskuil MI, Schnappinger D, Yildiz FH, Meibom K, Dolganov NA, Wilson MA, Chong KH. Whole genome DNA microarray expression analysis of biofilm development by Vibrio cholerae O1 E1 Tor. Methods Enzymol. 2001; 336:3-18. PMID: 11398407.
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    51. Kim JH, Voskuil MI, Chambliss GH. NADP, corepressor for the Bacillus catabolite control protein CcpA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Aug 04; 95(16):9590-5. PMID: 9689125; PMCID: PMC21383.
    52. Voskuil MI, Chambliss GH. The -16 region of Bacillus subtilis and other gram-positive bacterial promoters. Nucleic Acids Res. 1998 Aug 01; 26(15):3584-90. PMID: 9671823; PMCID: PMC147726.
    53. Voskuil MI, Chambliss GH. Significance of HPr in catabolite repression of alpha-amylase. J Bacteriol. 1996 Dec; 178(23):7014-5. PMID: 8955329; PMCID: PMC178608.
    54. Voskuil MI, Voepel K, Chambliss GH. The -16 region, a vital sequence for the utilization of a promoter in Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 1995 Jul; 17(2):271-9. PMID: 7494476.
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    55. Voskuil MI, Chambliss GH. Rapid isolation and sequencing of purified plasmid DNA from Bacillus subtilis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1993 Apr; 59(4):1138-42. PMID: 8476287; PMCID: PMC202251.
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