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Robert G. Quivey, Jr

Education

Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin, 1984

Current position

Director, Center for Oral Biology, Eastman Institute for Oral Health and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center

Publications (selected)

  1. J, L. B., R, C. F. and G. Quivey R, J. (2016). Acid-Adaptive Mechanisms of Streptococcus mutans - the more we know, the more we don't. Mol Oral Microbiol.

  2. Cross, B., Garcia, A., Faustoferri, R. and Quivey, R. G. (2016). PlsX deletion impacts fatty acid synthesis and acid adaptation in Streptococcus mutans. Microbiology 162(4): 662-671.

  3. Cross, B., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2016). What are We Learning and What Can We Learn from the Human Oral Microbiome Project? Curr Oral Health Rep 3(1): 56-63.

  4. Baker, J. L., Derr, A. M., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2015). Loss of NADH Oxidase Activity in Streptococcus mutans Leads to Rex-Mediated Overcompensation in NAD+ Regeneration by Lactate Dehydrogenase. J Bacteriol 197(23): 3645-3657.

  5. Quivey, R. G., Jr., Grayhack, E. J., Faustoferri, R. C., Hubbard, C. J., Baldeck, J. D., Wolf, A. S., MacGilvray, M. E., Rosalen, P. L., Scott-Anne, K., Santiago, B., Gopal, S., Payne, J. and Marquis, R. E. (2015). Functional profiling in Streptococcus mutans: construction and examination of a genomic collection of gene deletion mutants. Mol Oral Microbiol 30(6): 474-495.

  6. Baker, J. L., Abranches, J., Faustoferri, R. C., Hubbard, C. J., Lemos, J. A., Courtney, M. A. and Quivey, R., Jr. (2015). Transcriptional profile of glucose-shocked and acid-adapted strains of Streptococcus mutans. Mol Oral Microbiol 30(6): 496-517.

  7. Faustoferri, R. C., Hubbard, C. J., Santiago, B., Buckley, A. A., Seifert, T. B. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2015). Regulation of fatty acid biosynthesis by the global regulator CcpA and the local regulator FabT in Streptococcus mutans. Mol Oral Microbiol 30(2): 128-146.

  8. Baker, J. L., Derr, A. M., Karuppaiah, K., MacGilvray, M. E., Kajfasz, J. K., Faustoferri, R. C., Rivera-Ramos, I., Bitoun, J. P., Lemos, J. A., Wen, Z. T. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2014). Streptococcus mutans NADH oxidase lies at the intersection of overlapping regulons controlled by oxygen and NAD+ levels. J Bacteriol 196(12): 2166-2177.

  9. Buckley, A. A., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2014). beta-Phosphoglucomutase contributes to aciduricity in Streptococcus mutans. Microbiology 160(Pt 4): 818-827.

  10. Santiago, B., Marek, M., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2013). The Streptococcus mutans aminotransferase encoded by ilvE is regulated by CodY and CcpA. J Bacteriol 195(16): 3552-3562.

  11. Lemos, J. A., Quivey, R. G., Jr., Koo, H. and Abranches, J. (2013). Streptococcus mutans: a new Gram-positive paradigm? Microbiology 159(Pt 3): 436-445.

  12. Gonzalez, K., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2012). Role of DNA base excision repair in the mutability and virulence of Streptococcus mutans. Mol Microbiol 85(2): 361-377.

  13. MacGilvray, M. E., Lapek, J. D., Jr., Friedman, A. E. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2012). Cardiolipin biosynthesis in Streptococcus mutans is regulated in response to external pH. Microbiology 158(Pt 8): 2133-2143.

  14. Santiago, B., MacGilvray, M., Faustoferri, R. C. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2012). The branched-chain amino acid aminotransferase encoded by ilvE is involved in acid tolerance in Streptococcus mutans. J Bacteriol 194(8): 2010-2019.

  15. Derr, A. M., Faustoferri, R. C., Betzenhauser, M. J., Gonzalez, K., Marquis, R. E. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2012). Mutation of the NADH oxidase gene (nox) reveals an overlap of the oxygen- and acid-mediated stress responses in Streptococcus mutans. Appl Environ Microbiol 78(4): 1215-1227.

  16. Fozo, E. M., Scott-Anne, K., Koo, H. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2007). Role of unsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis in virulence of Streptococcus mutans. Infect Immun 75(3): 1537-1539.

  17. Luce, E. A. (1992). The litigious resident: perspectives of a residency program director. Plast Reconstr Surg 89(3): 535-537.

  18. Fozo, E. M. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2004). The fabM gene product of Streptococcus mutans is responsible for the synthesis of monounsaturated fatty acids and is necessary for survival at low pH. J Bacteriol 186(13): 4152-4158.

  19. Fozo, E. M. and Quivey, R. G., Jr. (2004). Shifts in the membrane fatty acid profile of Streptococcus mutans enhance survival in acidic environments. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(2): 929-936.

Protocols by Robert G. Quivey, Jr
  1. A Modified Chromogenic Assay for Determination of the Ratio of Free Intracellular NAD+/NADH in Streptococcus mutans