Graduate School
(2010), Biology

Research Interest

  • Dysbiosis of the Gut Microbiota
  • Gut Microbiota Imbalance and Colorectal Cancer
  • Host-Microbe Interactions During Episodes of Inflammation
  • Metabolism and Virulence During Salmonella Infection
  • Pathogenesis of Non-typhoidal Salmonella Infections


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Using Enteric Pathogens to Probe the Gut Microbiota.
Spiga L, Winter SE Trends Microbiol. 2018 Dec
Microbial Sensing by Intestinal Myeloid Cells Controls Carcinogenesis and Epithelial Differentiation.
Miyata N, Morris LL, Chen Q, Thorne C, Singla A, Zhu W, Winter M, Melton SD, Li H, Sifuentes-Dominguez L, Llano E, Huff-Hardy K, Starokadomskyy P, Lopez A, Reese TA, Turer E, Billadeau DD, Winter SE, Burstein E Cell Rep 2018 Aug 24 9 2342-2355
Murine colitis reveals a disease-associated bacteriophage community.
Duerkop BA, Kleiner M, Paez-Espino D, Zhu W, Bushnell B, Hassell B, Winter SE, Kyrpides NC, Hooper LV Nat Microbiol 2018 Jul
Dysbiosis-Associated Change in Host Metabolism Generates Lactate to Support Salmonella Growth.
Gillis CC, Hughes ER, Spiga L, Winter MG, Zhu W, Furtado de Carvalho T, Chanin RB, Behrendt CL, Hooper LV, Santos RL, Winter SE Cell Host Microbe 2018 Apr 23 4 570
Utilization of host polyamines in alternatively activated macrophages promotes chronic infection by Brucella abortus.
Kerrinnes T, Winter MG, Young BM, Diaz-Ochoa VE, Winter SE, Tsolis RM Infect. Immun. 2017 Dec
Bacteria Facilitate Enteric Virus Co-infection of Mammalian Cells and Promote Genetic Recombination.
Erickson AK, Jesudhasan PR, Mayer MJ, Narbad A, Winter SE, Pfeiffer JK Cell Host Microbe 2017 Dec

Honors & Awards

  • BWF Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
    Burroughs Wellcome Fund (2018)
  • Research Scholar
    American Cancer Society (2017)
  • 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 (2015-2017)
  • Editorial Board, Infection and Immunity (2012)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology) (2011)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2006)