Publications

2017

Austin CM, Caro DM, Sankar S, Penniman WF, Perdomo JE, Hu L, Patel S, Gu X, Watve S, Hammer BK, and Forest CR. 2017. Porous monolith microfluidics for bacterial cell-to-cell communication assays. Biomicrofluidics 11:044110.
Thomas J, Watve SS, Ratcliff WC & Hammer BK. 2017. Horizontal gene transfer of functional Type VI killing genes by natural transformartion. mBio 8:e00654-17.
McNally L, Bernardy E, Thomas J, Kalziqi A, Pentz J, Brown SP, Hammer BK, Yunker PJ & William C. Ratcliff. 2017. Killing by Type VI secretion drives genetic phase separation and correlates with increased cooperation. Nat Commun 8:14371.

2016

Watve SS, Chande AT, Rishishwar L, Mariño-Ramírez L, Jordan IK, Hammer BK. 2016. Whole-Genome Sequences of 26 Vibrio cholerae Isolates. Genome Announc 4(6) e01396-16.
Bernardy EE, Turnsek MA, Wilson SK, Tarr CL, Hammer BK. 2016. Diversity of Clinical and Environmental Isolates of Vibrio cholerae in Natural Transformation and Contact-Dependent Bacterial Killing Indicative of Type VI Secretion System Activity. Appl Environ Microbiol 82(9):2833-2842.

2015

Watve S, Thomas J & Hammer BK. 2015. Watve SS, Thomas J, Hammer BK.2015. CytR Is a Global Positive Regulator of Competence, Type VI Secretion, and Chitinases in Vibrio cholerae. PLoS ONE 10(9):e0138834.
Antonova ES, Hammer BK. 2015 Genetics of Natural Competence in Vibrio cholerae and other Vibrios. Microbiol Spectrum 3(3):VE-0010-2014

2014

Watve S, Bernardy EE & Hammer BK. 2014. Vibrio cholerae: Measuring natural transformation frequency. Curr. Protoc. Microbiol. 35:6A.4.1-6A.4.12.
Austin CM, Stoy W, Su P, Harber MC, Bardill JP, Hammer BK, Forest CR. 2014. Modeling and validation of autoinducer-mediated bacterial gene expression in microfluidic environments. Biomicrofluidics 8:034116.

2013

Krishnaswamy B, Henegar CM, Bardill JP, Russakow D, Holst GL, Hammer BK, Forest CR, Sivakumar R. 2013. Time-elapse communication: bacterial communication on a microfluidic chip. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Communications 61(12):5139-5151.
Li K, Zhao X, Hammer BK , S Du & Chen Y. 2013. Nanoparticles Inhibit DNA Replication by Binding onto DNA: Modeling and Experimental Validation. ACS Nano 7(11):9667-9674.
Zhao X, Koestler BJ, Waters CM & Hammer BK. 2013 Post-transcriptional activation of a diguanylate cyclase by quorum sensing small RNAs promotes biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. Mol Microbiol. 89(5): 989–1002.
Sun YU, Bernardy EE, Hammer BK & Miyashiro TI. 2013. Competence and Natural Transformation in Vibrios. Mol Microbiol. 89(4):583–595.
Katz LS, Petkau A, Beaulaurier J, Tyler S, Antonova ES, Turnsek M, Guo Y, Wang S, Paxinos E, Orata F, Gladney L, Stroika S, Folster J, Rowe L, Freeman M, Knox N, Frace M, Boncy J, Hammer BK, Boucher Y, Bashir A, Hanage WP, Van Domselaar G & Tarr CL. 2013. Evolutionary dynamics of Vibrio cholerae following a single source introduction to Haiti. mBio. 4(4):1-10.
Krishnaswamy B , Henegar CM, Bardill JP, Russakow D, Holst GL, Hammer BK, Forest CR & Sivakumar R. 2013. When Bacteria Talk: Time Elapse Communication for Super-Slow Networks, Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2013 – Wireless Networking Symposium (ICC’13 WN), Budapest, Hungary.

2012

Akyildiz IF, Fekri F, Sivakumar R, Forest, CR & Hammer BK. 2012. MoNaCo: Fundamentals of Molecular Nano-Communication Networks. IEEE Wireless Commun. 19(5): 12-18.
Antonova ES, Bernardy ES & Hammer BK. 2012. Natural competence in Vibrio cholerae is controlled by a nucleoside scavenging response that requires CytR-dependent anti-activation. Mol Microbiol 86(5):1215-1231.
Bardill JP & Hammer BK. 2012. Non-coding sRNAs regulate virulence in the bacterial pathogen Vibrio cholerae. RNA Biol 9(4):392-401.

2011

Antonova ES & Hammer BK. 2011. Quorum sensing autoinducer molecules produced by members of a multi-species biofilm promote horizontal gene transfer to Vibrio cholerae. FEMS Micro Lett 322:68-76.
Bardill JP, Zhao X & Hammer BK. 2011. The Vibrio cholerae quorum sensing response is mediated by Hfq-dependent sRNA/mRNA base pairing interactions. Mol Microbiol 80:1381-1394.
Hammer BK & SL Svenningsen, 2011. Small RNA target genes and regulatory connections in the Vibrio cholerae quorum sensing system. Methods Mol Biol 692:189-206.

2009

Hammer BK, and Bassler BL, 2009. Distinct Sensory Pathways in Vibrio cholerae El Tor and Classical Biotypes Modulate Cyclic Dimeric GMP Levels To Control Biofilm Formation. J Bacteriol 191:169-177.

2008

Hammer BK and Bassler BL, 2008. Signal integration in the Vibrio harveyi and Vibrio cholerae quorum sensing circuits. In: Chemical Communication Among Microbes. ASM Press. 323-332.

2007

Hammer BK and Bassler BL. 2007. Regulatory small RNAs circumvent the conventional quorum sensing pathway in pandemic Vibrio cholerae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104:11145-11149.

2003

Hammer BK & Bassler BL. 2003. Quorum sensing controls biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. Mol. Microbiol. 50:101-114.

2002

Hammer BK, Tateda ES & Swanson MS. 2002. A two-component regulator induces the transmission phenotype of stationary phase Legionella pneumophila. Mol. Microbiol. 44:107-118.

2000

Swanson MS & Hammer BK. 2000. Legionella pneumophila pathogenesis: A fateful journey from amoebae to macrophages. Ann. Rev. Microbiol. 54:567-613.

1999

Hammer BK & Swanson MS. 1999. Coordination of Legionella pneumophila virulence with entry into stationary phase by ppGpp. Mol. Microbiol. 33:721-731.

1997

Hammer BK & Stoermer EF. 1997. Diatom-based interpretation of sediment banding in an urbanized lake. J. Paleolimnol. 17:437-449.

1995

Nelson D, Kuppermann N, Fleisher GR, Hammer BK, Thompson CM, Garcia CT, Novitsky TJ, Parsonnet J, Onderdonk A, Siber GR, & Saladino, RA. 1995. Recombinant endotoxin neutralizing protein improves survival from Escherichia coli sepsis in rats. Crit. Care Med. 23:92-98.

1994

Saladino R, Garcia C, Thompson C, Hammer B, Parsonnet J, Novitsky T, Siber G & G Fleisher. 1994. Efficacy of a recombinant endotoxin neutralizing protein in rabbits with Escherichia coli sepsis. Circ. Shock 42:104-110.
Garcia C, Saladino R, Thompson C, Hammer B, Parsonnet J, Wainwright N, Novitsky T, Fleisher GR, & G Siber. 1994 Effect of a recombinant endotoxin-neutralizing protein on endotoxin-shock in rabbits. Crit. Care Med. 22:1211-1218.

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