Sanderlin AG*, Vondrak C*, Scricco A, Fedrigo I, Ahyong V, Lamason RL (2019) RNAi screen reveals a role for PACSIN2 and caveolins during bacterial cell-to-cell spread. Molecular Biology of the Cell 30(17): 2124-2133. bioRxiv | PubMed | MIT News Brief (*Co-first authors; **Cover article)

Lamason RL, Kafai NM, Welch MD (2018) A streamlined method for transposon mutagenesis of Rickettsia parkeri yields numerous mutations that impact infection. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197012. bioRxiv | PubMed


Lamason RL, Welch MD (2017) Actin-based motility and cell-to-cell spread of bacterial pathogens. Current Opinion in Microbiology 35:48-57. PubMed


Lamason RL, Bastounis E, Kafai NM, Serrano R, del Álamo JC, Theriot J, Welch MD (2016) Rickettsia Sca4 reduces vinculin-mediated intercellular tension to promote spread. Cell, 167(3):670-683. PubMed


Reed SC, Lamason RL, Risca VI, Abernathy E, Welch MD (2014) Rickettsia Actin-Based Motility Occurs in Distinct Phases Mediated by Different Actin Nucleators. Current Biology 24(1):98-103. PubMed

Welch MD, Reed SC, Lamason RL, Serio AW (2012) Expression of an epitope-tagged virulence protein in Rickettsia parkeri using transposon insertion. PLoS One 7(5):e37310. PubMed

Lamason RL, Kupfer A, Pomerantz JL (2010) The dynamic distribution of CARD11 at the immunological synapse is regulated by the inhibitory kinesin GAKIN. Molecular Cell 40(5):798-809. PubMed   **Cover article

Lamason RL, McCully RR, Lew S, Pomerantz JL (2010) Oncogenic CARD11 mutations induce hyperactive signaling by disrupting autoinhibition by the PKC-responsive inhibitory domain. Biochemistry 49(38):8240-50. PubMed


Lamason RL, Lew SM, Pomerantz JL (2010) Transcriptional target-based expression cloning of immunoregulatory molecules. Immunol Res 47(1-3):172-8. PubMed


Lamason R, Zhao P, Rawat R, Davis A, Hall JC, Chae JJ, Agarwal R, Cohen P, Rosen A, Hoffman EP, Nagaraju K (2006) Sexual dimorphism in immune response genes as a function of puberty. BMC Immunol 7:2. PubMed


Lamason RL, Mohideen MA, Mest JR, Wong AC, Norton HL, Aros MC, Jurynec MJ, Mao X, Humphreville VR, Humbert JE, Sinha S, Moore JL, Jagadeeswaran P, Zhao W, Ning G, Makalowska I, McKeigue PM, O'donnell D, Kittles R, Parra EJ, Mangini NJ, Grunwald DJ, Shriver MD, Canfield VA, and Cheng KC (2005) SLC24A5, a putative cation exchanger, affects pigmentation in zebrafish and humans. Science 310(5755):1782-6.  PubMed **Cover article