Paula R. Sundstrom

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

201 Vail
HB 7550
Biological Sciences
B.A. Pomona College, Claremont, California
M.S. University of Washington
PhD. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Selected publications

Kim S, Nguyen QB, Wolyniak MJ, Frechette G, Lehman CR, Fox BK, Sundstrom P.  Release of transcriptional repression through the HCR promoter region confers uniform expression of HWP1 on surfaces of Candida albicans germ tubes. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 13;13(2):e0192260. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192260. eCollection 2018. PMID:  29438403

Hogan DA, Sundstrom PThe Ras/cAMP/PKA signaling pathway and virulence in Candida albicans. Future Microbiol 2009 Dec; 4(10):1263-70PMID: 19995187

Rollenhagen C, Wollert T, Langford GM, Sundstrom P. Stimulation of cell motility and expression of late markers of differentiation in human oral keratinocytes by Candida albicans. Cell Microbiol 2009 Jun; 11(6):946-66PMID: 19302578

Wolyniak MJ, Sundstrom PRole of actin cytoskeletal dynamics in activation of the cyclic AMP pathway and HWP1 gene expression in Candida albicans.Eukaryot Cell 2007 Oct; 6(10):1824-40PMID: 17715368

Ponniah G, Rollenhagen C, Bahn YS, Staab JF, Sundstrom P. State of differentiation defines buccal epithelial cell affinity for cross-linking to Candida albicans. Hwp1.J Oral Pathol Med 2007 Sep; 36(8):456-67PMID: 17686003

Kim S, Wolyniak MJ, Staab JF, Sundstrom P. 368-base-pair cis-acting HWP1 promoter region, HCR, of Candida albicans confers hypha-specific gene regulation and binds architectural transcription factors Nhp6 and Gcf1p.Eukaryot Cell 2007 Apr; 6(4):693-709PMID: 17220463