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Denise N. Bronner


Ph.D., Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan, 2015

Current position

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


  1. Bronner, D. N., Abuaita, B. H., Chen, X., Fitzgerald, K. A., Nunez, G., He, Y., Yin, X. M. and O'Riordan, M. X. (2015). Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Activates the Inflammasome via NLRP3- and Caspase-2-Driven Mitochondrial Damage. Immunity 43(3): 451-462.
  2. Bronner, D. N. and O'Riordan, M. X. (2014). A near death experience: Shigella manipulates host death machinery to silence innate immunity. EMBO J 33(19): 2137-2139.
  3. Bronner, D. N., O'Riordan, M. X. and He, Y. (2013). Caspase-2 mediates a Brucella abortus RB51-induced hybrid cell death having features of apoptosis and pyroptosis. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 3: 83.
  4. Todd, T. E., Tibi, O., Lin, Y., Sayers, S., Bronner, D. N., Xiang, Z. and He, Y. (2013). Meta-analysis of variables affecting mouse protection efficacy of whole organism Brucella vaccines and vaccine candidates. BMC Bioinformatics 14 Suppl 6: S3.
  5. Patel, M. V., Hallal, D. A., Jones, J. W., Bronner, D. N., Zein, R., Caravas, J., Husain, Z., Friedrich, M. and Vanberkum, M. F. (2012). Dramatic expansion and developmental expression diversification of the methuselah gene family during recent Drosophila evolution. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 318(5): 368-387.
Protocols by Denise N. Bronner
  1. Measurement of Mitochondrial DNA Release in Response to ER Stress