Graduate School
(2010), Biology

Research Interest

  • Connecting Metabolism and Virulence during Salmonella Infection
  • Dysbiosis of the Gut Microbiota
  • Host-Microbe Interactions during Episodes of Inflammation
  • Pathogenesis of Salmonella infection


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The flagellar regulator TviA reduces pyroptosis by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi.
Winter SE, Winter MG, Atluri V, Poon V, Romão EL, Tsolis RM, Bäumler AJ Infect. Immun. 2015 Feb
The Vi Capsular Polysaccharide Enables Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi to Evade Microbe-Guided Neutrophil Chemotaxis.
Wangdi T, Lee CY, Spees AM, Yu C, Kingsbury DD, Winter SE, Hastey CJ, Wilson RP, Heinrich V, Bäumler AJ PLoS Pathog. 2014 Aug 10 8 e1004306
Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Conceals the Invasion-Associated Type Three Secretion System from the Innate Immune System by Gene Regulation.
Winter SE, Winter MG, Poon V, Keestra AM, Sterzenbach T, Faber F, Costa LF, Cassou F, Costa EA, Alves GE, Paixão TA, Santos RL, Bäumler AJ PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jul 10 7 e1004207
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi impairs CD4 T cell responses by reducing antigen availability.
Atif SM, Winter SE, Winter MG, McSorley SJ, Bäumler AJ Infect. Immun. 2014 Mar
Dysbiosis in the inflamed intestine: Chance favors the prepared microbe.
Winter SE, Bäumler AJ Gut Microbes 2014 Jan 5 1
Why related bacterial species bloom simultaneously in the gut: principles underlying the 'Like will to like' concept.
Winter SE, Bäumler AJ Cell. Microbiol. 2013 Nov
Colonization resistance: battle of the bugs or Ménage à Trois with the host?
Spees AM, Lopez CA, Kingsbury DD, Winter SE, Bäumler AJ PLoS Pathog. 2013 Nov 9 11 e1003730
Salmonella uses energy taxis to benefit from intestinal inflammation.
Rivera-Chávez F, Winter SE, Lopez CA, Xavier MN, Winter MG, Nuccio SP, Russell JM, Laughlin RC, Lawhon SD, Sterzenbach T, Bevins CL, Tsolis RM, Harshey R, Adams LG, Bäumler AJ PLoS Pathog. 2013 Apr 9 4 e1003267

Honors & Awards

  • ICAAC Young Investigator Award
    American Society for Microbiology (2014)
  • Becton Dickinson Research Award
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology) (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Editorial Board, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology (2015)
  • Editorial Board, Infection and Immunity (2012)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology) (2011)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2006)