Graduate Research Associate

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B.S. Biochemistry Kennesaw State University '12

Selected Publications:
  1. Dustin R Middleton, Xing Zhang, Paeton L. Wantuch, Ahmet Ozdilek, Xinyue Liu, Rachel Lopilato, Nikhil Gangasani, Robert Bridger, Lance Wells, Robert J. Linhardt, and Fikri Y. Avci Identification and characterization of the Streptococcus pneumoniaetype 3 capsule-specific glycoside hydrolase of Paenibacillus species 32352. Glycobiology 28, 90-99 (2018).
  2. Dustin R Middleton, Lina Sun, Amy Paschall, Fikri Y. Avci. T Cell Mediated Humoral Immune Responses to Type 3 Capsular Polysaccharide of Streptococcus pneumoniaeJournal of Immunology 199, 598-603 (2017).
  3. Dustin R Middleton, Walter Lorenz, Fikri Y. Avci. Complete Genome Sequence of the Bacterium Bacillus circulans Jordan Strain 32352. Genome Announcements 5, e00289-17 (2017).
  4. M. Osman Sheikh, Stephanie M. Halmo, Sneha Patel, Dustin R Middleton, Hideyuki Takeuchi, Christopher M. Schafer, Christopher M. West, Robert S. Haltiwanger, Fikri Y. Avci, Kelley W. Moremen, Lance Wells. Rapid screening of sugar-nucleotide donor specificities of putative glycosyltransferases Glycobiology 27, 206-212 (2016).
  5. Lina Sun, Dustin R Middleton, Paeton Wantuch, Ahmet Ozdilek, Fikri Y. Avci. Carbohydrates as T cell Antigens with Implications to Health and Disease. Glycobiology 26, 1029-1040 (2016).
  6. Guoyun Li, Lingyun Li, Changhu Xue, Dustin R Middleton, Robert J. Linhardt, Fikri Y. Avci. Profiling pneumococcal type 3-derived oligosaccharides by liquid chromatograph-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1397, 43-51 (2015).