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Biomedical Sciences

Quillen College of Medicine

Jennifer Vanover Hall

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Jennifer Vanover Hall
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Contact Information:
Office:  Bldg 1, Room 139
Lab: Bldg 119, Room 309,310,317,318
Phone: 423-439-6324
Email: 

Education:

2008 - Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences/Microbiology, Quillen College of Medicine ETSU, Johnson City, TN


Research/Teaching Interests:

1.   Chlamydia trachomatis
2.   The interactions between microbial pathogens and the human host that contribute to disease pathogenesis
3.   Hormonal influences on the pathogenesis of Chlamydia trachomatis


Publications:

  1. Vanover Hall, J., Schell, M., Dessus-Babus, S., Moore, C.G., Whittimore, J.D., Sal, M., Dill, B.D., and Wyrick, P.B. The Multifaceted Role of Estrogen in Enhancing Chlamydia trachomatis Infection in Polarized Human Endometrial Epithelial Cells.Cellular Microbiology, 2011 13(8), 1183-1199.
     
  2. Wyrick, P.B., Schell, M., Moore, C., Whittimore, J., Vanover Hall, J., and Dessus-Babus, S. Involvement of Estrogen Receptor Beta in C. trachomatis Serovar E Infection of HEC-1B Endometrial Epithelial Cells.Proceedings of the Twelfth International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections, Hof bei Salzburg, Austria, 2010 .

      3. Vanover, J., Kitner, J., Whittimore, J., and Schoborg, R.  Interaction of HSV-2 Glycoprotein D with the Host Cell Surface is
          Sufficient
to Stimulate Chlamydia trachomatis Persistence.  Microbiology, 2010 156: p. 1294-1302. 

  1. Vanover, J., Sun, J., Deka, S., Kintner, J., Duffourc, M. and Schoborg, R. Herpes Simplex Virus Co-infection Induced Chlamydia trachomatis Persistence is not Mediated by any Known Persistence Inducer or Anti-chlamydial Pathway. Microbiology, 2008 154: p. 971-978.
  2. Deka, S.*, Vanover, J.*, Sun, J., Kintner, J., Whittimore, J., and Schoborg, R. An Early Event in the Herpes Simplex Virus Type-2 Replication Cycle is Sufficient to induce Chlamydia trachomatis Persistence. Cellular Microbiology, 2007 9(2): p. 725-737
    *S. Deka and J. Vanover contributed equally to the work presented in this manuscript. 

      6. Deka, S., Vanover, J. Dessus-Babus, S., Whittimore, J., Howett, M., Wyrick, P., Schoborg, R. Chlamydia trachomatis enters a
          viable but  non-cultivable (persistent) state within herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) co-infected host cells. Cellular           
          Microbiology, 2006 8 (1):  p. 149-62.

       7. Schoborg, R., Vanover, J., Deka, S., Sun, J., Whittimore J., and Kintner, J. Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) co-infection
           induced chlamydial persistence requires an early event in the viral replication cycle.
Proceedings of the Eleventh International
          Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections, Ontario, Canada, 2006.

 

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