Kurt H Piepenbrink, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 614 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
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T-Cell Antigen Receptor Medicine & Life Sciences
Fimbriae Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Peptides Medicine & Life Sciences
HLA-A2 Antigen Medicine & Life Sciences
Clostridium difficile Medicine & Life Sciences
Major Histocompatibility Complex Medicine & Life Sciences
Biofilms Medicine & Life Sciences
Acinetobacter Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 614 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 2 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Candida albicans quorum-sensing molecule farnesol modulates staphyloxanthin production and activates the thiol-based oxidative-stress response in Staphylococcus aureus

Vila, T., Kong, E. F., Ibrahim, A., Piepenbrink, K., Shetty, A. C., McCracken, C., Bruno, V. & Jabra-Rizk, M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Virulence. 10, 1, p. 625-642 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quorum Sensing
Candida albicans
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Staphylococcus aureus
1 Citation (Scopus)

DNA uptake by type IV filaments

Piepenbrink, K. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 6, FEB, 00001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Mental Competency
Micrococcus luteus
Bacterial DNA
6 Citations (Scopus)

The structure of PilA from Acinetobacter baumannii AB5075 suggests a mechanism for functional specialization in Acinetobacter type IV pili

Ronish, L. A., Lillehoj, E., Fields, J. K., Sundberg, E. J. & Piepenbrink, K. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 294, 1, p. 218-230 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Protein Subunits
Static Electricity
10 Citations (Scopus)

How an alloreactive T-cell receptor achieves peptide and MHC specificity

Wang, Y., Singh, N. K., Spear, T. T., Hellman, L. M., Piepenbrink, K. H., McMahan, R. H., Rosen, H. R., Vander Kooi, C. W., Nishimura, M. I. & Baker, B. M., Jun 13 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 24, p. E4792-E4801

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-Cell Antigen Receptor
Major Histocompatibility Complex
HLA-A2 Antigen
21 Citations (Scopus)

Structurebased design of hepatitis C virus vaccines that elicit neutralizing antibody responses to a conserved epitope

Pierce, B. G., Boucher, E. N., Piepenbrink, K. H., Ejemel, M., Rapp, C. A., Thomas, W. D., Sundberg, E. J., Weng, Z. & Wang, Y., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of virology. 91, 20, e01032-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C virus
Neutralizing Antibodies
neutralizing antibodies