Alejandro Walker

Alejandro Walker,

Research Assistant Scientist

Department: DN-ORAL BIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8848
Business Email: ariverosw@ufl.edu

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-5839-6584

Publications

2021
A single system detects and protects the beneficial oral bacterium Streptococcus sp. A12 from a spectrum of antimicrobial peptides.
Molecular microbiology. 116(1):211-230 [DOI] 10.1111/mmi.14703. [PMID] 33590560.
2021
Direct interactions with commensal streptococci modify intercellular communication behaviors of Streptococcus mutans
The ISME Journal. 15(2):473-488 [DOI] 10.1038/s41396-020-00789-7. [PMID] 32999420.
2021
Spontaneous Mutants of Streptococcus sanguinis with Defects in the Glucose-PTS Show Enhanced Post-Exponential Phase Fitness.
Journal of bacteriology. [DOI] 10.1128/JB.00375-21. [PMID] 34460310.
2021
Unraveling City-Specific Microbial Signatures and Identifying Sample Origins for the Data From CAMDA 2020 Metagenomic Geolocation Challenge.
Frontiers in genetics. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fgene.2021.659650. [PMID] 34421984.
2021
Unraveling city-specific signature and identifying sample origin locations for the data from CAMDA MetaSUB challenge.
Biology direct. 16(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13062-020-00284-1. [PMID] 33397406.
2020
Amino Sugars Reshape Interactions between Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus gordonii.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 87(1) [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.01459-20. [PMID] 33097515.
2020
Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Streptococcus mutans Strains Isolated from Endodontic Infections.
Journal of endodontics. 46(12):1876-1883 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2020.09.002. [PMID] 32919986.
2020
Repurposing the Streptococcus mutans CRISPR-Cas9 System to Understand Essential Gene Function
PLOS Pathogens. 16(3) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008344. [PMID] 32150575.
2019
Expanding the Vocabulary of Peptide Signals in Streptococcus mutans.
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 9 [DOI] 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00194. [PMID] 31245303.
2019
Identification of city specific important bacterial signature for the MetaSUB CAMDA challenge microbiome data.
Biology direct. 14(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13062-019-0243-z. [PMID] 31340852.
2019
Membrane proteomic analysis reveals overlapping and independent functions of Streptococcus mutans Ffh, YidC1, and YidC2.
Molecular oral microbiology. 34(4):131-152 [DOI] 10.1111/omi.12261. [PMID] 31034136.
2018
Predicting survival times for neuroblastoma patients using RNA-seq expression profiles.
Biology direct. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13062-018-0213-x. [PMID] 29848365.
2018
Unraveling bacterial fingerprints of city subways from microbiome 16S gene profiles.
Biology direct. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13062-018-0215-8. [PMID] 29789016.
2016
Enhanced Single Seed Trait Predictions in Soybean (Glycine max) and Robust Calibration Model Transfer with Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry. 64(5):1079-86 [DOI] 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b05508. [PMID] 26771201.
2015
Discovering candidate genes that regulate resin canal number in Pinus taeda stems by integrating genetic analysis across environments, ages, and populations.
The New phytologist. 205(2):627-41 [DOI] 10.1111/nph.13074. [PMID] 25266813.
2013
Association genetics of oleoresin flow in loblolly pine: discovering genes and predicting phenotype for improved resistance to bark beetles and bioenergy potential.
The New phytologist. 199(1):89-100 [DOI] 10.1111/nph.12240. [PMID] 23534834.

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8848
Emails:
Business:
ariverosw@ufl.edu