Publications

As scientists we have an obligation to share our research and results in efforts of moving science forward. Below is a collection of our contributions to the scientific community. We are proud that our research has been featured in these leading, peer-reviewed journals.

Articles focused specifically on our lab research:

Bugs Are Not to Be Silenced: Small RNA Pathways and Antiviral Responses in Insects.
Mongelli V, Saleh MC.
Annu Rev Virol. 2016 Sep 29;3(1):573-589.

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R.I.P. dead bacteria, you will not be attacked.
Tomé-Poderti L, Saleh MC.
Nat Immunol. 2016 Sep 20;17(10):1138-1140. doi: 10.1038/ni.3562. No abstract available.

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Virus-derived DNA drives mosquito vector tolerance to arboviral infection.
Goic B, Stapleford KA, Frangeul L, Doucet AJ, Gausson V, Blanc H, Schemmel-Jofre N, Cristofari G, Lambrechts L, Vignuzzi M, Saleh MC.
Nat Commun. 2016 Sep 1;7:12410. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12410.

PubMed   |     Open access from Nat Commun website

piRNA pathway is not required for antiviral defense in Drosophila melanogaster.
Petit M, Mongelli V, Frangeul L, Blanc H, Jiggins F, Saleh MC.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jul 19;113(29):E4218-27. doi:10.1073/pnas.1607952113. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

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Drosophila cells use nanotube-like structures to transfer dsRNA and RNAi machinery between cells.
Karlikow M, Goic B, Mongelli V, Salles A, Schmitt C, Bonne I, Zurzolo C, Saleh MC.
Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 3;6:27085. doi: 10.1038/srep27085.

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Editorial overview: Host-microbe interactions: viruses: Viral sensing and activation of immunity.
Saleh MC.
Curr Opin Microbiol. 2014 Aug;20:x-xi. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2014.07.002. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

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RNAi and antiviral defense in Drosophila: setting up a systemic immune response.
Karlikow M, Goic B, Saleh MC.

Dev Comp Immunol. 2014 Jan;42(1):85-92. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2013.05.004. Epub 2013 May 14. Review.

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RNA-mediated interference and reverse transcription control the persistence of RNA viruses in the insect model Drosophila.
Goic B, Vodovar N, Mondotte JA, Monot C, Frangeul L, Blanc H, Gausson V, Vera-Otarola J, Cristofari G, Saleh MC.
Nat Immunol. 2013 Apr;14(4):396-403. doi: 10.1038/ni.2542. Epub 2013 Feb 24.

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The DNA virus Invertebrate iridescent virus 6 is a target of the Drosophila RNAi machinery.
Bronkhorst AW, van Cleef KW, Vodovar N, Ince IA, Blanc H, Vlak JM, Saleh MC, van Rij RP.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 18;109(51):E3604-13. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1207213109. Epub 2012 Nov 14.

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Living with the enemy: viral persistent infections from a friendly viewpoint.
Goic B, Saleh MC.
Curr Opin Microbiol. 2012 Aug;15(4):531-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2012.06.002. Epub 2012 Jul 5. Review.

PubMed   |     Open access from Curr Opin Microbiol website

Arbovirus-derived piRNAs exhibit a ping-pong signature in mosquito cells.
Vodovar N, Bronkhorst AW, van Cleef KW, Miesen P, Blanc H, van Rij RP, Saleh MC.
PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30861. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030861. Epub 2012 Jan 24.

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Of Insects and Viruses: The Role of Small RNAs in Insect Defence.
Vodovar N, Saleh MC.
Advances in Insect Physiology 2012;42: 1-36. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-387680-5.00001-X

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In silico reconstruction of viral genomes from small RNAs improves virus-derived small interfering RNA profiling.
Vodovar N, Goic B, Blanc H, Saleh MC.
J Virol. 2011 Nov;85(21):11016-21. doi: 10.1128/JVI.05647-11. Epub 2011 Aug 31.

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dsRNA uptake in adult Drosophila.
Obadia B, Saleh MC.
Methods Mol Biol. 2011;721:253-63. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-037-9_16.

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Viral small RNA cloning and sequencing.
Gausson V, Saleh MC.
Methods Mol Biol. 2011;721:107-22. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-037-9_6.

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RNAi-mediated immunity provides strong protection against the negative-strand RNA vesicular stomatitis virus in Drosophila.
Mueller S, Gausson V, Vodovar N, Deddouche S, Troxler L, Perot J, Pfeffer S, Hoffmann JA, Saleh MC, Imler JL.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Nov 9;107(45):19390-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1014378107. Epub 2010 Oct 26.

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Antiviral immunity in Drosophila requires systemic RNA interference spread.
Saleh MC, Tassetto M, van Rij RP, Goic B, Gausson V, Berry B, Jacquier C, Antoniewski C, Andino R.
Nature. 2009 Mar 19;458(7236):346-50. doi: 10.1038/nature07712. Epub 2009 Feb 8.

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The RNA silencing endonuclease Argonaute 2 mediates specific antiviral immunity in Drosophila melanogaster.
van Rij RP, Saleh MC, Berry B, Foo C, Houk A, Antoniewski C, Andino R.
Genes Dev. 2006 Nov 1;20(21):2985-95.

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The endocytic pathway mediates cell entry of dsRNA to induce RNAi silencing.
Saleh MC, van Rij RP, Hekele A, Gillis A, Foley E, O’Farrell PH, Andino R.
Nat Cell Biol. 2006 Aug;8(8):793-802. Epub 2006 Jul 23.

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RNA silencing in viral infections: insights from poliovirus.
Saleh MC, Van Rij RP, Andino R.
Virus Res. 2004 Jun 1;102(1):11-7. Review.

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Articles related to our research collaboration with other labs:

Genomic location of the major ribosomal protein gene locus determines Vibrio cholerae global growth and infectivity.
Soler-Bistué A, Mondotte JA, Bland MJ, Val ME, Saleh MC, Mazel D.
PLoS Genet. 2015 Apr 13;11(4):e1005156. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005156. eCollection 2015.

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Novel Drosophila viruses encode host-specific suppressors of RNAi.
van Mierlo JT, Overheul GJ, Obadia B, van Cleef KW, Webster CL, Saleh MC, Obbard DJ, van Rij RP.
PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jul 17;10(7):e1004256. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004256. eCollection 2014 Jul.

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A long-chain flavodoxin protects Pseudomonas aeruginosa from oxidative stress and host bacterial clearance.
Moyano AJ, Tobares RA, Rizzi YS, Krapp AR, Mondotte JA, Bocco JL, Saleh MC, Carrillo N, Smania AM.
PLoS Genet. 2014 Feb 13;10(2):e1004163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004163. eCollection 2014 Feb.

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Alphavirus mutator variants present host-specific defects and attenuation in mammalian and insect models.
Rozen-Gagnon K, Stapleford KA, Mongelli V, Blanc H, Failloux AB, Saleh MC, Vignuzzi M.
PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jan;10(1):e1003877. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003877. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

PubMed   |     Open access from PLoS Pathogens website

Last updated: September 2016