About MIC

Oscar Quijada Pich

Former Post-doctoral Fellow

USU, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Education

Oscar Quijada Pich

  • 2000 - Bachelor of Science, Biology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • 2002 - Master of Science, Biotechnology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • 2008 - Ph.D., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

 

Selected Publications

Calisto B.M., Pich O.Q., Pinol J., Fita I., Querol E. and Carpena X. (2005). Crystal structure of a putative type I restriction-modification S subunit from Mycoplasma genitalium. J Mol Biol 351(4):749-762.

Pich O.Q., Burgos R., Planell R., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2006). Comparative analysis of antibiotic resistance gene markers in Mycoplasma genitalium: application to studies of the minimal gene complement. Microbiology 152(Pt 2):519-527.

Pich O.Q., Burgos R., Ferrer-Navarro M., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2006). Mycoplasma genitalium mg200 and mg386 genes are involved in gliding motility but not in cytadherence. Mol Microbiol 60(6):1509-1519.

Burgos R., Pich O.Q., Ferrer-Navarro M., Baseman J.B., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2006). Mycoplasma genitalium P140 and P110 cytadhesins are reciprocally stabilized and required for cell adhesion and terminal organelle development. J Bacteriol 188(24):8627-8637.

Burgos R., Pich O.Q., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2007). Functional analysis of the Mycoplasma genitalium MG312 protein reveals a specific requirement of the MG312 N-terminal domain for gliding motility. J Bacteriol 189(19):7014-7023.

Burgos R., Pich O.Q., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2008). Deletion of Mycoplasma genitalium mg217 gene modifies cell gliding behavior by altering terminal organelle curvature. Mol Microbiol 69(4):1029-1040.

Pich O.Q., Burgos R., Ferrer-Navarro M., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2008). Role of Mycoplasma genitalium MG218 and MG317 cytoskeletal proteins in terminal organelle organization, gliding motility and cytadherence. Microbiology 154(Pt 10):3188-3198.

Pich O.Q. Burgos R., Querol E. and Pinol J. (2009). P110 and P140 cyadherence-related proteins are negative effectors of terminal organelle duplication in Mycoplasma genitalium. PLoS ONE 4(10): e7452.

Contact Information

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Room B4137
Phone: (301) 295-1584
Lab: (301) 319-8022
Fax: (301) 295-3773
Email: douglas.merrell@usuhs.edu

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