Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Oral Commensal Streptococci: Gatekeepers of the Oral CavityJournal of Bacteriology.  204. 2022
2022 Pseudomonas aeruginosa polysaccharide Psl supports airway microbial community development 2022
2022 A Commensal Streptococcus Dysregulates the Pseudomonas aeruginosa Nitrosative Stress ResponseFrontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.  12. 2022
2022 Candida albicans and Early Childhood CariesFrontiers in Dental Medicine.  3:849274. 2022
2022 Nitrite Triggers Reprogramming of the Oral Polymicrobial Metabolome by a Commensal StreptococcusFrontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.  12. 2022
2021 497: An oral commensal modulates the host immune response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infectionJournal of Cystic Fibrosis.  20:s235. 2021
2021 Structure-function characterization of Streptococcus intermedius surface antigen pasJournal of Bacteriology.  203. 2021
2020 Disruption of Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans synergy by a commensal streptococcusScientific Reports.  10. 2020
2019 Effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on microglial-derived extracellular vesicle biogenesis and compositionPathogens.  8. 2019
2019 Dietary Nitrite Drives Disease Outcomes in Oral Polymicrobial Infections 2019
2018 Antigen I/II mediates interactions between Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicansMolecular Oral Microbiology.  33:283-291. 2018
2017 A commensal streptococcus hijacks a Pseudomonas aeruginosa exopolysaccharide to promote biofilm formationPLoS Pathogens.  13. 2017
2016 Fine-tuned production of hydrogen peroxide promotes biofilm formation of streptococcus parasanguinis by a pathogenic cohabitant Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitansEnvironmental Microbiology.  18:4023-4036. 2016
2016 Glycerol metabolism promotes biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosaCanadian Journal of Microbiology.  62:704-710. 2016
2016 Nitrite reductase is critical for Pseudomonas aeruginosa survival during co-infection with the oral commensal Streptococcus parasanguinisMicrobiology.  162:376-383. 2016
2015 Evaluation of ciprofloxacin and metronidazole encapsulated biomimetic nanomatrix gel on Enterococcus faecalis and Treponema denticolaBiomaterials Research.  19. 2015
2015 Oral streptococci and nitrite-mediated interference of Pseudomonas aeruginosaInfection and Immunity.  83:101-107. 2015
2014 Impact of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase on virulence factor production by Pseudomonas aeruginosaCanadian Journal of Microbiology.  60:857-863. 2014
2011 Malate synthase expression is deregulated in the Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolate FRD1Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  57:186-195. 2011
2010 Isolation and analysis of resistance gene homologues in sweetpotatoPlant Breeding.  129:519-525. 2010
2010 Influence of RpoN on isocitrate lyase activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosaMicrobiology.  156:1201-1210. 2010


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2019 Microbial biofilms.  110-114. 2019
2019 Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in the oral cavity.  33-42. 2019

Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Scoffield is Co-Director of the Graduate Biomedical Sciences Microbial Pathogenesis course and lectures in Fundamentals of Dentistry and Optometry II, Oral Microbiology and Immunology, and Advanced Topics in Bacterial Pathogenesis courses.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Auburn University 2012
  • Master of Science in Biology, Tuskegee University 2004
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, Tuskegee University 2002
  • Full Name

  • Jessica Scoffield