Graduate School
(2010), Biology

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Depletion of Butyrate-Producing Clostridia from the Gut Microbiota Drives an Aerobic Luminal Expansion of Salmonella.
Rivera-Chávez F, Zhang LF, Faber F, Lopez CA, Byndloss MX, Olsan EE, Xu G, Velazquez EM, Lebrilla CB, Winter SE, Bäumler AJ Cell Host Microbe 2016 Apr 19 4 443-54
Bacterial Adrenergic Sensors Regulate Virulence of Enteric Pathogens in the Gut.
Moreira CG, Russell R, Mishra AA, Narayanan S, Ritchie JM, Waldor MK, Curtis MM, Winter SE, Weinshenker D, Sperandio V MBio 2016 7 3
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

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)