Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Oral Commensal Streptococci: Gatekeepers of the Oral Cavity.Journal of Bacteriology.  204:e0025722. 2022
2022 Pseudomonas aeruginosa polysaccharide Psl supports airway microbial community developmentThe ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology.  16:1730-1739. 2022
2022 A Commensal Streptococcus Dysregulates the Pseudomonas aeruginosa Nitrosative Stress ResponseFrontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.  12. 2022
2022 Candida albicans and Early Childhood Caries 2022
2022 Nitrite Triggers Reprogramming of the Oral Polymicrobial Metabolome by a Commensal StreptococcusFrontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.  12. 2022
2021 497: An oral commensal modulates the host immune response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infectionJournal of Cystic Fibrosis.  20:s235. 2021
2021 Structure-function characterization of Streptococcus intermedius surface antigen pasJournal of Bacteriology.  203. 2021
2020 Disruption of Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans synergy by a commensal streptococcusScientific Reports.  10. 2020
2019 Effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on microglial-derived extracellular vesicle biogenesis and compositionPathogens.  8. 2019
2019 Dietary Nitrite Drives Disease Outcomes in Oral Polymicrobial InfectionsJournal of Dental Research.  98:1020-1026. 2019
2018 Antigen I/II mediates interactions between Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicansMolecular Oral Microbiology.  33:283-291. 2018
2017 A commensal streptococcus hijacks a Pseudomonas aeruginosa exopolysaccharide to promote biofilm formationPLoS Pathogens.  13. 2017
2016 Fine-tuned production of hydrogen peroxide promotes biofilm formation of streptococcus parasanguinis by a pathogenic cohabitant Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitansEnvironmental Microbiology.  18:4023-4036. 2016
2016 Glycerol metabolism promotes biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosaCanadian Journal of Microbiology.  62:704-710. 2016
2016 Nitrite reductase is critical for Pseudomonas aeruginosa survival during co-infection with the oral commensal Streptococcus parasanguinisMicrobiology.  162:376-383. 2016
2015 Evaluation of ciprofloxacin and metronidazole encapsulated biomimetic nanomatrix gel on Enterococcus faecalis and Treponema denticolaBiomaterials Research.  19. 2015
2015 Oral streptococci and nitrite-mediated interference of Pseudomonas aeruginosaInfection and Immunity.  83:101-107. 2015
2014 Impact of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase on virulence factor production by Pseudomonas aeruginosaCanadian Journal of Microbiology.  60:857-863. 2014
2011 Malate synthase expression is deregulated in the Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolate FRD1Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  57:186-195. 2011
2010 Isolation and analysis of resistance gene homologues in sweetpotatoPlant Breeding.  129:519-525. 2010
2010 Influence of RpoN on isocitrate lyase activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosaMicrobiology.  156:1201-1210. 2010


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2019 Microbial biofilms.  110-114. 2019
2019 Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in the oral cavity.  33-42. 2019

Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Scoffield is Co-Director of the Graduate Biomedical Sciences Microbial Pathogenesis course and lectures in Fundamentals of Dentistry and Optometry II, Oral Microbiology and Immunology, and Advanced Topics in Bacterial Pathogenesis courses.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Auburn University 2012
  • Master of Science in Biology, Tuskegee University 2004
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, Tuskegee University 2002
  • Full Name

  • Jessica Scoffield