Lisa Drewry, Ph.D.
Lisa Drewry, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar 
lisa-drewry@uiowa.edu  

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
3-501 Bowen Science Building 
51 Newton Road 
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, IA 52242-1109

Lab: 319-335-9919
Fax: 319-335-9006

Training

2019: Ph.D. Program in Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Washington University in St Louis
2013: Fulbright Student Fellow, Institute for Molecular Infection Biology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
2012: BA in Biology and International Studies, Saint Olaf College, MN

Research

Host-pathogen interactions during malaria

Publications Pubmed

  1. Drewry LL, Jones NG, Wang W, Onken MD, Miller MJ, Sibley LD. The secreted kinase ROP17 promotes Toxoplasma gondii dissemination by hijacking monocyte tissue migration. In press, Nat Micro.
  2. Drewry LL, Sibley LD. The hitchhiker's guide to parasite dissemination. Cell Microbiol. 2019 Jun 20:e13070. doi:10.1111/cmi.13070. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 31219666.
  3. Long S, Anthony B, Drewry LL, Sibley LD. A conserved ankyrin repeat-containing protein regulates conoid stability, motility and cell invasion in Toxoplasma gondii. Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 21;8(1):2236. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02341-2. PubMed PMID: 29269729; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5740107.
  4. Long S, Brown KM, Drewry LL, Anthony B, Phan IQH, Sibley LD. Calmodulin-like proteins localized to the conoid regulate motility and cell invasion by Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS Pathog. 2017 May 5;13(5):e1006379. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006379. eCollection 2017 May. PMCID: PMC5435356.
  5. Smirnov A, Wang C, Drewry LL, Vogel J. Molecular mechanism of mRNA repression in trans by a ProQ-dependent small RNA. EMBO J. 2017 Apr 13;36(8):1029-1045. doi:10.15252/embj.201696127. Epub 2017 Mar 23. PMCID: PMC5391140.
  6. Drewry LL, Sibley LD. Toxoplasma Actin Is Required for Efficient Host Cell Invasion. MBio. 2015 Jun 16;6(3):e00557. PMCID: PMC4471557.
  7. Hsiao A, Ahmed AM, Subramanian S, Griffin NW, Drewry LL, Petri WA Jr, Haque R, Ahmed T, Gordon JI. Members of the human gut microbiota involved in recovery from Vibrio cholerae infection. Nature. 2014 Nov 20;515(7527):423-6. doi:10.1038/nature13738. Epub 2014 Sep 17. PMCID: PMC4353411.