Publications

My google scholar profile with links to publications can be found here. 

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PRE-PRINTS

(16) Lindon, S., Shah, S., Gifford, D. R., Gomis Font, M. A., Kaur, D., Oliver, A., MacLean, R. C., & Wheatley, R. M.**. Antibiotic resistance alters the ability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to invade the respiratory microbiome.  (pre-print on bioRxiv).

(15) Parsons, J. D., Cocker, C. R., East, A. K., Wheatley, R. M., Ramachandran, V. K., Kaschani, F., Kaiser, M., & Poole, P. S. Factors governing attachment of Rhizobium leguminosarum to legume roots. (pre-print on bioRxiv).

PUBLICATIONS

(14) Wheatley, R. M. & Bothelo, J. (2023). Chasing resistance: analyzing the fight against hospital infections. The Lancet Regional Health Europe, 34, 100740.

(13) Kahl, L. J., Stremmel, N., Esparza-Mora, M. A., Wheatley, R. M., MacLean, R. C., & Ralser, M. (2023). Interkingdom interactions between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans affect clinical outcomes and antimicrobial responses. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 75, 102368.

(12) Caballero, J. D.§, Wheatley, R. M.§, Kapel, N., Lopez-Causape, C., Van der Schalk, T., Quinn, A., ... & MacLean, R. C (2023). Mixed strain pathogen populations accelerate the evolution of antibiotic resistance in patients. Natures Communications, 14, 4083.   

(11) Wheatley, R. M. **, & Ogunlana, L. (2023). Gender shapes the formation of review paper collaborations in microbiology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290: 20230965. 

(10) Wheatley, R. M.§, Caballero, J. D.§, Van der Schalk, T., de Winter, F. H., Kapel, N., Recanatini, C., … & MacLean, R. C. (2022). Assessing the contribution of gut-to-lung translocation to bacterial colonization and antibiotic resistance in an ICU patient. Nature Communications, 13, 6523.

(9) Jangir, P. K., Yang, Q., Shaw, L., Caballero, J. D., Ogunlana, L., Wheatley, R. M., Walsh, T. R., & MacLean, R. C. (2022). Pre-existing polymorphisms in pathogenic E. coli potentiate the evolution of antibiotic resistance. eLife, 11, e78834.

(8) Zaayman, M., & Wheatley, R. M.** (2022). Fitness costs of CRISPR-Cas systems in bacteria.  Microbiology, 168(7), 001209.

(7) Koskella, B., Hernandez C. A., & Wheatley, R. M. (2022). Understanding the impacts of bacteriophage viruses: from laboratory evolution to natural ecosystems. Annual Review of Virology, 9. 

(6) Wheatley, R. M.§, Caballero, J. D.§, Kapel, N., de Winter, F. H., Jangir, P., Quinn, A., ... & MacLean, R. C. (2021). Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of carbapenem resistance during an acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.  Nature Communications, 12(1), 1-12.

(5) Schulte, C. C., Borah, K., Wheatley, R. M., Terpolilli, J. J., Saalbach, G., Crang, N., ... & Poole, P. S. (2021). Metabolic control of nitrogen fixation in rhizobium-legume symbioses.  Science Advances, 7(31), eabh2433. 

(4) Wheatley, R. M.**, & MacLean, R. C. (2021). CRISPR-Cas systems restrict horizontal gene transfer in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  The ISME Journal, 15(5), 1420-1433. 

(3) Wheatley, R. M., Ford, B. L., Li, L., Aroney, S. T., Knights, H. E., Ledermann, R., ... & Poole, P. S. (2020). Lifestyle adaptations of Rhizobium from rhizosphere to symbiosis.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(38), 23823-23834. 

(2) Wheatley, R. M.**, & Poole, P. S. (2018). Mechanisms of bacterial attachment to roots.  FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 42(4), 448-461.

(1) Wheatley, R. M., Ramachandran, V. K., Geddes, B. A., Perry, B. J., Yost, C. K., & Poole, P. S. (2017). Role of O2 in the growth of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae 3841 on glucose and succinate. Journal of Bacteriology, 199(1), e00572-16. 

** corresponding author 

§ joint first author