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Listed below is a selection of highlighted, recent publications from the Jaspan Lab. See a full list on PubMed.

Wood LF, Brown BP, Lennard K, Karaoz U, Havyarimana E, Passmore JS, Hesseling AC, Edlefsen PT, Kuhn L, Mulder N, Brodie EL, Sodora DL, Jaspan HB. Feeding-Related Gut Microbial Composition Associates with Peripheral T-Cell Activation and Mucosal Gene Expression in African Infants. Clin Infect Dis 2018 Sep 28;67(8):1237-1246. PMID29659737.

Darby MG, Chetty A, Mrjden D, Rolot M, Smith K, Mackowiak C, Sedda D, Nyangahu D, Jaspan H, Toellner KM, Waisman A, Quesniaux V, Ryffel B, Cunningham AF, Dewals BG, Brombacher F, Horsnell WGC. Pre-conception maternal helminth infection transfers via nursing long-lasting cellular immunity against helminths to offspring. Sci Adv 2019 May;5(5):eaav3058. PMID31236458.

Gudza-Mugabe M, Havyarimana E, Jaumdally S, Garson KL, Lennard K, Tarupiwa A, Mugabe F, Marere T, Mavenyengwa RT, Masson L, Jaspan HB. HIV infection is associated with preterm delivery independent of vaginal microbiota in pregnant African women. J Infect Dis 2020 Mar 16;221(7):1194-1203. PMID31722395.

Nyangahu DD, Darby M, Havyarimana E, Brown BP, Horsnell W, Jaspan HB. Preconception helminth infection alters offspring microbiota and immune subsets in a mouse model. Parasite Immunol 2020 Sep;42(9):e12721. PMID32277499.

Balle C, Konstantinus IN, Jaumdally SZ, Havyarimana E, Lennard K, Esra R, Barnabas SL, Happel AU, Moodie Z, Gill K, Pidwell T, Karaoz U, Brodie E, Maseko V, Gamieldien H, Bosinger SE, Myer L, Bekker LG, Passmore JS, Jaspan HB. Hormonal contraception alters vaginal microbiota and cytokines in South African adolescents in a randomized trial. Nat Commun 2020 Nov 4;11(1):5578. PMID33149114.

Brown BP, Chopera D, Havyarimana E, Wendoh J, Jaumdally S, Nyangahu DD, Gray CM, Martin DP, Varsani A, Jaspan HB. crAssphage genomes identified in fecal samples of an adult and infants with evidence of positive genomic selective pressure within tail protein genes. Virus Res 2021 Jan 15;292:198219. PMID33137401.