Manitoba HIV Research Group University of Manitoba




QUASl analysis of the HIV-1 envelope sequences in the Los Alamos National Laboratory HIV sequence database: pattern and distribution of positive selection sites and their frequencies over years. Liang B, Luo M, Ball TB, Plummer FA. Biochem Cell Biol. 2007 April;85(2):259-64. |PubMed|

Polymorphisms in IRF-1 associated with resistance to HIV-1 infection in highly exposed uninfected Kenyan sex workers. Ball TB, Ji H, Kimani J, McLaren P, Marlin C, Hill AV, Plummer FA. AIDS. 2007 May 31;21(9):1019-1101. |Pub Med|

Epitop cross-reactivity frequently differs between cntral and effector memory HIV-specific CD8+ T cells. McKinnon LR, Ball TB, Wachihi C, McLaren PJ, Waruk JL, Mao X, Ramdahin S, Anzala AO, Kamene J, Luo M, Fowke KR, Plummer FA. J Immunol. 2007 Mar 15;178(6):3750-6.|PubMed|

Negative mucosal synergy between Herpes simplex type 2 and HIV in the female genital tract. Rebbapragada A, Wachihi C, Pettengell C, Sunderji S, Jaoko W, MazzulliT, Plummer FA, Kaul R. AIDS. 2007 Mar 12;21(5):589-98. |PubMed|.

Molecular typing of a Legionella pneumophila outbreak in Ontario, Canada. Gilmour MW, Bernard K, Tracz DM, Olson AB, Corbett CR, Burdz T, Ng B, Wiebe D, Broukhanski G, Boleszczuk P, Tang P, Jamieson F, Vandomselaar, Plummer FA, Berry JD. J Med Microbiol. 2007 Mar;56(Pt3):336-41. |PubMed|.

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Cell phones: tightening the communication gap in resource-limited antiretroviral programmes? Lester RT, Gelmon L, Plummer FA. AIDS 2006 Nov 14;20(17):2242-4. |PubMed|

Identification of Two Novel HLA-C Alleles, Cw*070105 and Cw*1408, from East African Women. Hum Immunol. 2006 Apr-May;67(4-5):359-62. Keynan Y, Luo M, Lacap P, Brunham R, Plummer FA. Epub 2006 May 5. |PubMed|

Strong TCR conservation and altered T cell cross-reactivity characterize a B*57-restricted immune response in HIV-1 infection. 2006 Set 15;177(6):3893-902. Gillespie GM, Stewart-Jones G,...Plummer FA,..., and Rowland-Jones SL.|Pub Med|

Characterization of CD8+ T cell responses in HIV-1 exposed seronegative commercial sex workers from Nairobi, Kenya. Immunology and Cell Biology. Alimonti JB, Kimani J, Matu L, Wachihi C, Kaul R, Plummer FA and Fowke KR. |PubMed|

IL-7Ra Expression on CD4+ T Lymphocytes Decreases with HIV Disease Progression and Inversely Correlates with Immune Activation. European J. Immunology. 2006. 36:336-44. Koesters SA, Alimonti JB, Wachichi C, Matu L, Anzala O, Kimani J, Embree JE, Plummer FA and Fowke KR. PMID: 16421946

Identification of four novel HLA-A alleles from an East African population by high-resolution sequence-based typing. Gill KK, Lelgdowicz A, Luo M, Bielawny T, Brunham R, Plummer FA. Hum Immunol. 2006 Oct;67(10):833-8. PMID: 16421946

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Cross-clade CD8(+) T-cell responses with a preference for the predominant circulating clade. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. McKinnon LR, Ball TB, Kimani J, Wachihi C, Matu L, Luo M, Embree J, Fowke KR, Plummer FA. 2005 Nov 1;40(3):245-9. |Pub Med|

Elevated T cell counts and RANTES expression in the genital mucosa of HIV-1-resistant Kenyan commercial sex workers. J Infect Dis. Iqbal SM, Ball TB, Kimani J, Kiama P, Thottingal P, Embree JE, Fowke KR, Plummer FA.2005 Sep 1;192(5):728-38. Epub 2005 Jul 27. |Pub Med|

Identification of four novel HLA-B alleles, B*1590, B*1591, B*2726, and B*4705, from an East African population by high-resolution sequence-based typing. Tissue Antigens. Luo M, Mao X, Plummer FA. 2005 Feb;65(2):187-91. |Pub Med|

High-resolution sequence-based DPA1 typing identified two novel DPA1 alleles, DPA1*010303 and DPA1*0303, from a Kenyan population. Tissue Antigens. Luo M, Bamforth J, Gill K, Cohen C, Brunham RC, Plummer FA. 2005 Jan;65(1):120-2. |Pub Med|

Molecular characterization of a panel of murine monoclonal antibodies specific for the SARS-coronavirus. Mol Immunol. Gubbins MJ, Plummer FA, Yuan XY, Johnstone D, Drebot M, Andonova M, Andonov A, Berry JD. 2005 Jan;42(1):125-36. |Pub Med|

Contribution of the C-terminal tri-lysine regions of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 integrase for efficient reverse transcription and viral DNA nuclear import. Ao Z, Fowke KR, Cohen EA, Yao X. Retrovirology. 2005, 2:62. PMID: 16232319

CD4+ T cell responses in HIV-exposed seronegative subjects are qualitatively distinct from those in HIV-infected individuals. J Infect Diseases. Alimonti JB, Koesters SA, Kimani J, Matu L, Wachihi C, Plummer FA and Fowke KR. 2005. 191:20-4. PMID: 15592998

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