E. J. van Schaik, C. Chen, K. Mertens, M. Weber, and J. E. Samuel. Molecular pathogenesis of the obligate intracellular bacterium Coxiella burnetii. 2013. Nat. Microbiol. Rev.561-573. PMID:22711628.

M.M. Weber, C. Chen, K. Rowin, K. Mertens, G. Galvan, H. Zhi, C. M. Dealing, V. A. Roman, S. Banga, Y. Tan, Zhao-Qing Luo, and J. E. Samuel. Identification ofCoxiella burnetii type IV secretion substrates required for intracellular replication and Coxiella-containing vacuole formation. 2013. J. Bacteriol. PMID:23813730.

T. Pearson, H. M. Hornstra, J. W. Sahl, S. Schaack, J. M. Schupp, S. M. Beckstrom-Sternberg, M. W. O’Neill, R. A. Priestley, M. D. Champion, J. S. Beckstrom-Sternberg, G. J. Kersh, J. E. Samuel, R. F. Massung, P. Keim When outgroups fail; Phylogenomics of rooting the emerging pathogen, Coxiella burnetii. 2013. Syst Biol. Jun 4. PMID:23736103.

Criscitiello, M.F., M.B. Dickman, J. E. Samuel, P. deFigueiredo. Tripping on Acid: Trans-Kingdom perspectives on biological acids in immunity and pathogenesis. 2013.  PLOS Pathogens.9:7. e1003402. PMID 23874196.

Zhang G., Zhang Y., and J.E.  Samuel. Components of Protective Immunity. 2012. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 984:91-104. PMID:22711628 Van Schaik, EJ and J. E. Samuel. Phylogenetic diversity, virulence and comparative genomics. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;984:91-104. PMID:22711625

Mertens, K. and J. E. Samuel. Defense mechanisms against oxidative stress inCoxiella burnetii: Adaptation to a unique intracellular niche. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;984:39-63. PMID:22711626

Narasaki, C.T., K. Mertens, and J. E. Samuel. 2011. Characterization of the GDP--mannose biosynthetic pathway in Coxiella burnetii: the initial steps for GDP--D-virenose. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e25514. Epub 2011 Oct 31 PMID: 22065988

Hill, J. and J. E. Samuel. Coxiella burnetii acid phosphatase: Inhibiting the release of reactive oxygen intermediates in polymorphonuclear leukocytes. 2011. Infect. Immun. 79:414-420. PMID:21078859

Omsland, A. P.A. Beare, J. Hill, D.C. Cockrell, D. Howe, B. Hansen, J. E. Samueland R.A. Heinzen.  Isolation from animal tissue and genetic transformation ofCoxiella burnetii are facilitated by an improved axenic growth medium. 2011. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77:3720-3725. PMID:21478315.

Vigil, A., C. Chen, A. Jain, R. Nakajima-Sasaki, A. Jasinskas, J. Pablo, L.R. Hendrix, J. E. Samuel, P.L. Felgner. Profiling the humoral immune response of acute and chronic Q fever by protein microarray. 2011. Mol. Cell. Proteomics PMID: 21817167.

Chen C, S Banga, K Mertens, MM Weber, I Gorbaslieva, Yun-Hao Tan, Zhao-Qing Luo, and J. E. Samuel. Large-scale identification and translocation of Type IV secretion substrates by Coxiella burnetii. 2010. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA.107:21755-21760. PMC: 3003115.

P.A. Beare, N. Unsworth, M. Andoh, D.E. Voth, A. Omsland, S.D. Gilk, K.P. Williams, B.W. Sobral, J.J. Kupko, S. Porcella, J. E. Samuel and R.A. Heinzen. Comparative genomics reveal extensive transposon-mediated genomic plasticity and diversity among potential effector proteins within the genus Coxiella. 2009. Infect. Immun. 77:642-656. PMCID: 2632050.

Chen C., Bouman T.J., Beare P.A., Mertens K., Zhang G.Q., Russell-Lodrigue K.E., Hogaboam J.P., Peters B., Felgner P.L., Brown W.C., Heinzen R.A., Hendrix L.R., J. E. Samuel Candidate antigens for Q fever serodiagnosis revealed by immunoscreening of a Coxiella burnetii protein microarray. 2009. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 15:2:156-157. PMCID: 2916703.

Voth, D.E., D. Howe, P.A. Beare, J.P. Vogel, N. Unsworth, J. E. Samuel, R.A. Heinzen. The Coxiella burnetii ankyrin repeat domain-containing protein family is heterogeneous with C-terminal truncations that influence Tot/Icm-mediated secretion. 2009. J. Bacteriol. 191:4232-4242. PMCID: 2698476.

Russell-Lodrigue, K.E., M. Andoh, M.W.J. Poels, H.R. Shive, B.R. Weeks, G.Q. Zhang, C. Tersteeg, T. Masegi, A. Hotta, T. Yamaguchi, H. Fukushi, K. Hirai, D.N. McMurray, and J. E. Samuel Coxiella burnetii isolates cause genogroup-specific virulence in mouse and guinea pig models of acute Q fever. 2009. Infect. Immun.77:5640-5650. PMCID: 2786457.

Briggs, H., N. Pul, R. Seshadri, M.J. Wilson, C. Tersteeg, K.E. Russell-Lodrique, M. Andoh, A.J. Baumler, and J. E. Samuel. A limited role for iron regulated genes in Coxiella burnetii pathogenesis. 2008. Infect. Immun. 76:2189-2201. PMCID: 2346684.

Mertens, K., L. Lantsheer, D.G. Ennis, and J. E. Samuel. Constituitive SOS expression and damage-inducible AddAB-mediated recombinational repair systems for Coxiella burnetii as potential adaptations for survival within macrophages. 2008. Mol. Microbiol.69: 1411-1426.

Andoh, M., G. Zhang, K.E. Russell-Lodrigue, H. R. Shive, B.R. Weeks, and J. E. Samuel. T cells are essential for bacterial clearance, and gamma interferon, tumor necrosis factor alpha, and B cells are crucial for disease development inCoxiella burnetii infection in mice. 2007. Infect. Immun. 75. 3245-3255. PMCID:1932934.

Zhang, G.Q., K.E. Russell-Lodrique, M. Andoh, Y. Zhang, L.R. Hendrix, J. E. Samuel. Mechanisms of vaccine-induced protective immunity against Coxiella burnetii infection in BALB/c mice. 2007.  J. Immunol. 179:8372-8380.

Russell-Lodrigue, K.E., D.N. McMurray, and J. E. Samuel. Clinical and pathologic changes in a guinea pig aerosol-challenge model of acute Q fever. 2006. Infect. Immun.74:6085-6091. PMCID:1695512.