Yu-Shen, John Chen

Chen Yu-Shen, John

Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Columbia University, USA
  • MA, Columbia University, USA
  • MPhil, Columbia University, USA
  • BA, Princeton University, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Staphylococcus
  • Aureus
  • MRSA
  • Bacteriophage
  • Transduction
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chen J, Carpena N, Quiles-Puchalt N, Ram G, Novick RP, Penadés JR. May 2015. Intra- and inter-generic transfer of pathogenicity island-encoded virulence genes by cos phages. ISME Journal. 9(5):1260-3. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.187. Epub 2014 Oct 14. 25314321.
  • 2. Penadés JR, Chen J, Quiles-Puchalt N, Carpena N, Novick RP. Feb 2015. Bacteriophage-mediated spread of bacterial virulence genes. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 23:171-8. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2014.11.019. Epub 2014 Dec 19. 25528295.
  • 3. Chen J, Ram G, Yoong P, Penadés JR, Shopsin B, Novick RP. May 2015. An rpsL-based allelic exchange vector for Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid. 79:8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2015.02.002. Epub 2015 Feb 7. 25659529.
  • 4. Chen J, Ram G, Penadés JR, Brown S, Novick RP. Jan 2015. Pathogenicity Island-Directed Transfer of Unlinked Chromosomal Virulence Genes. Molecular Cell. 8;57(1):138-49. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2014.11.011. Epub 2014 Dec 11. 25498143.
  • 5. Ram G, Chen J, Ross HF, Novick RP. Oct 2014. Precisely modulated pathogenicity island interference with late phage gene transcription. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 7;111(40):14536-41. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1406749111. Epub 2014 Sep 22. 25246539.