B.E. Ford, S.S. Chachra, A. Alshawi, A. Brennan, S. Harnor, C. Cano, D.J. Baker, D.M. Smith, R.J. Fairclough, L. Agius. “Chronic Glucokinase Activator treatment activates liver Carbohydrate Response Element binding protein and improves hepatocyte ATP homeostasis during substrate challenge”. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2020; 1-10. PMID: 32519798. [ Full text] [ PDF] [ Data]
L. Agius, B.E. Ford, and S.S. Chachra. “The Metformin Mechanism on Gluconeogenesis and AMPK Activation: The Metabolite Perspective”. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21(9), 3240. PMID: 32375255. [ Full text] [ PDF]
T. Moonira, S.S. Chachra, B.E. Ford, S. Marin, A. Alshawi, N.S. Adam-Primus, C. Arden, Z.H. Al-Oanzi, M. Foretz, B. Viollet, M. Cascante and L. Agius. “Metformin lowers glucose 6-phosphate in hepatocytes by activation of glycolysis downstream of glucose phosphorylation”. J Biol Chem. 2020, Mar 6; 295(10): 3330-3346. Epub 2020 Jan 23. PMID: 31974165. [ Full text] [ PDF]
B.E. Ford*, B. Sun*, J. Carpino, E.S. Chapler, J. Ching, Y. Choi, K. Jhun, J.D. Kim, G.G. Lallos, R. Morgenstern, S. Singh, S. Theja and J.J. Dennehy. “Frequency and Fitness Consequences of Bacteriophage Φ6 Host Range Mutations”. PLoS ONE 9(11): e113078. *Co-first authors. PMID: 25409341. [ Full text] [ PDF]
A. Rodríguez, K. Kleinbeck, O. Mizenina, L. Kizima, K. Levendosky, N. Jean-Pierre, G. Villegas, B.E. Ford, M.L. Cooney, N. Teleshova, M. Robbiani, B.C. Herold, T. Zydowsky, J.A. Fernández-Romero. “In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Two Carrageenan-based Formulations to Prevent HPV Acquisition”. Antiviral Res. 2014; 108C, 88-93. PMID: 24909570. [ Full text] [ PDF]
L. Kizima, A. Rodríguez, J. Kenney, N. Derby, O. Mizenina, R. Menon, S. Seidor, S. Zhang, K. Levendosky, N. Jean-Pierre, P. Pugach, G. Villegas, B.E. Ford, A. Gettie, J. Blanchard, M. Piatak, J.D. Lifson, G. Paglini, N. Teleshova, T.M. Zydowsky, M. Robbiani and J.A. Fernández-Romero. “A Potent Combination Microbicide that Targets SHIV-RT, HSV-2 and HPV”. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(4): e94547. PMID: 24740100. [ Full text] [ PDF]
J.A. Fernández-Romero, C. Abraham, A. Rodríguez, L. Kizima, N. Jean-Pierre, R. Menon, O. Begay, S. Seidor, B.E. Ford, P.I. Gil, J. Peters, D. Katz, M. Robbiani, and T. Zydowsky. “Zinc Acetate Formulated in Carrageenan Exhibits Potent Activity in vivo Against High Dose HSV-2 Vaginal and Rectal Challenge”. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jan; 56(1): 358-68. Epub 2011 Nov 7. PMID: 22064530. [ Full text] [ PDF]
O. Begay, N. Jean-Pierre, C. Abraham, A. Chudolij, S. Seidor, A. Rodríguez, B.E. Ford, M. Henderson, D. Katz, T. Zydowsky, M. Robbiani, and J.A. Fernández-Romero. 2011. “Identification of Personal Lubricants that can Cause Rectal Epithelial Cell Damage and Enhance HIV-1 Replication In Vitro”. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2011 Sep; 27(9): 1019-24. Epub 2011 Mar 8. PMID: 21309617. [ Full text] [ PDF]
B.E. Ford, M. Baloh & J.J. Dennehy. Evolutionary ecology of the viruses of microorganisms. In Viruses of Microorganisms. Hyman P & Abedon ST (eds.). Poole, UK: Caister Academic Press; 2018. Chapter 3; p.53-76. vi + 374p.
B.E. Ford, S. Milczarski and N. Biais. Role of Type IV Pili in Mixed-Species Microcolony Formation. Poster presented at the 2016 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference. 2016 September 4-9; Manchester, UK.
H. Nasrollahi, B.E. Ford, K.B. Eckenrode, D. Zilberman, T. Tawadros, V.R. Bernal and N. Biais. Type IV Pili as Mechanoregulators of Neisseria Physiology. Poster presented at IPNC 2016. 2016 September 4-9; Manchester, UK.
B.E. Ford and N. Biais. Tfp-Mediated Retraction Force Modulates Antibiotic Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the Causative Agent of Gonorrhea. Poster presented at the 2016 ASM Microbe Conference. 2016 June 16-20; Boston, MA.
E.Y. Lin, D. Toubiyan, M. Baloh, B.E. Ford and J.J. Dennehy. Phenotypic Shift Leads to a Fitness Tradeoff in Host Susceptibility to Bacteriophage Φ6. Poster presented at the 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Population Biology. 2015 July 19-24; Andover, NH.
B.E. Ford, D. Toubiyan, M. Baloh, E.Y. Lin and J.J. Dennehy. Bacteria-Phage Dynamics Following A Host Shift To A Planktonic Phenotype. Poster presented at the 2014 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting. 2014 August 5-9; Madison, WI.
B.E. Ford, K. Mu, E.S. Chapler and J.J. Dennehy. Host Legacy Effect: Impact of Lipid Membrane Composition on Bacteriophage Fitness in the Cystoviridae Family. Poster presented at Evolution 2013. 2013 June 21-25; Snowbird, UT.
L.A. Esposito, S. Gupta, T. Sooknauth, L. Mordukhaev, B.E. Ford and J.J. Dennehy. Cost Effective High-Throughput Identification of Mycobacteriophages for Large-Scale Comparative Genomic Studies. Poster presented at Evolution 2013. 2013 June 21-25; Snowbird, UT.
L.A. Esposito, S. Gupta, L. Mordukhaev, B.E. Ford and J.J. Dennehy. Methods for Identifying Unknown Mycobacteriophages. Honorable Recognition at the 5th Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 2013 June 7-9; Ashburn, VA.
O. Begay, N. Jean-Pierre, C. Abraham, A. Chudolij, A. Rodríguez, B.E. Ford, T. Zydowsky, and J.A. Fernández-Romero. Preliminary evaluation of toxicity and antiviral properties of personal lubricants. (Abstract no. 129). Poster presented at the International Microbicides Conference. 2010 May 22-25; Pittsburgh, PA.
L. Kizima, A. Rodríguez, B.E. Ford, I. Mamkina, A. Gettie, T. Zydowsky, M. Robbiani, N. Kumar, and J.A. Fernández-Romero. Development and validation of a radioimmunoassay to quantify MIV-150 in blood and tissues from pharmacokinetic studies. (Abstract no. 152). Poster presented at the International Microbicides Conference. 2010 May 22-25; Pittsburgh, PA.
J.A. Fernández-Romero, R. Maguire, T. Zydowsky, P. Mawson, A. Chudolij, O. Begay, B.E. Ford and D.M. Phillips. Evaluating the use of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors in carrageenan-based microbicides. Poster presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference. 2008 Aug 3-8; Mexico City, Mexico.
B.E. Ford, J.E. Barrett, I.C. Burke, and W.K. Lauenroth. Impact of Five Carbon Treatments on the Labile Nutrient Pools of Historic Nitrogen and Water Manipulated Plots. Poster presented at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2000 Aug 6-10; Snowbird, UT.