Protozoan phagotrophy from predators to parasites: An overview of the enigmatic cytostome-cytopharynx complex of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Etheridge RD.J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2022 Feb 17:e12896. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12896. Online ahead of print.PMID: 35175673 


The Functional Characterization of TcMyoF Implicates a Family of Cytostome-Cytopharynx Targeted Myosins as Integral to the Endocytic Machinery of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Chasen NM, Etheridge MG, Etheridge RD.mSphere. 2020 Jun 17;5(3):e00313-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00313-20.


Identification and Localization of the First Known Proteins of the Trypanosoma cruzi Cytostome Cytopharynx Endocytic Complex.

Chasen NM, Coppens I, Etheridge RD.Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020 Jan 17;9:445. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00445. eCollection 2019.


Toxoplasma Effector Recruits the Mi-2/NuRD Complex to Repress STAT1 Transcription and Block IFN-γ-Dependent Gene Expression.

Olias P, Etheridge RD, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Sibley LD.

Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jul 13;20(1):72-82. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.06.006.


The Toxoplasma pseudokinase ROP5 forms complexes with ROP18 and ROP17 kinases that synergize to control acute virulence in mice.

Etheridge RD, Alaganan A, Tang K, Lou HJ, Turk BE, Sibley LD.

Cell Host Microbe. 2014 May 14;15(5):537-50. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.04.002.


Identification and characterization of nuclear non-canonical poly(A) polymerases from Trypanosoma brucei.

Etheridge RD, Clemens DM, Gershon PD, Aphasizhev R. 

Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2009 Mar;164(1):66-73. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2008.11.004. Epub 2008 Nov 25.


Guide RNA-binding complex from mitochondria of trypanosomatids.

Weng J, Aphasizheva I, Etheridge RD, Huang L, Wang X, Falick AM, Aphasizhev R.

Mol Cell. 2008 Oct 24;32(2):198-209. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2008.08.023.


High throughput selection of effective serodiagnostics for Trypanosoma cruzi infection.

Cooley G, Etheridge RD, Boehlke C, Bundy B, Weatherly DB, Minning T, Haney M, Postan M, Laucella S, Tarleton RL.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Oct 8;2(10):e316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000316.


3' adenylation determines mRNA abundance and monitors completion of RNA editing in T. brucei mitochondria.

Etheridge RD, Aphasizheva I, Gershon PD, Aphasizhev R.

EMBO J. 2008 Jun 4;27(11):1596-608. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2008.87. Epub 2008 May 8.


UGA Courses

CBIO 4500 Medical Parasitology, Fall Semester

CBIO(BIOL) 3400, Spring Semester