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Department of Infectious Diseases

Myriam Belanger

MS, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Operations Director, Georgia Genomics Facility
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Educational Background

  • ​MS (1990), University Montreal
  • PhD (1994), University Montreal

Selected Publications

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  • Walters, S., M. Bélanger, P.H. Rodrigues, J. Whitlock, and A. Progulske-Fox. A member of the aa peptidase M48 superfamily of Porphyromonas gingivalis is associated with virulence in vitro and in vivo. In Press. J. Oral Microbiol.
  • Abranches, J., L. Zeng, M. Bélanger, P.H. Rodrigues, P.J. Simpson-Haidaris, D. Akin, W.A. Jr. Dunn, A. Progulske-Fox, and R.A. Burne. 2009. Invasion of human coronaryartery endothelial cells by Streptococcus mutans OMZ175. Oral Microbiol. Immunol. 24:141-145.
  • Walters, S., P. Rodrigues, M. Bélanger, J. Whitlock, and A. Progulske-Fox. 2009. Analysis of a Band 7/MEC-2 Family Gene of Porphyromonas gingivalis. J. Dental Res. 88:34-38.
  • Dietrich, D.E., X. Xiao, D.V. Dawson, M. Bélanger, H. Xie, A. Progulske-Fox, and K.A. Brogden. 2008. Human a- and b-defensins bind to immobilized adhesins from Porphyromonas gingivalis. Infect. Immun. 76:5714-5720.
  • Pingel, L.C., K.G. Kohlgraf, C.J. Hansen, , C.G. Eastman, D.E. Dietrich, K.K. Burnell, R.N. Srikantha, X. Xiao, M. Bélanger, A. Progulske-Fox, J.E. Cavanaugh, J.M. Guthmiller, G.K. Johnson, S.A. Joly, Z.B. Kurago, D.V. Dawson, and K.A. Brogden. 2008. Human b-defensin 3 binds to hemagglutinin B (rHagB), a non-fimbrial adhesin from Porphyromonas gingivalis, and attenuates a pro-inflammatory cytokine response. Immunol. Cell Biol. 86:643-649.

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