Timothy Meredith

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Timothy Meredith

Research Summary

Understanding how bacterial cell surface complex lipids are synthesized, to characterize structural modifications in response to varying growth environments, and to uncover how these changes are regulated.

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Publication Tags

Anti Bacterial Agents Staphylococcus Aureus Lactams Genes Lipopolysaccharides Beta Lactams Lipoproteins Membranes Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Teichoic Acids Pharmaceutical Preparations Recombinant Proteins Lipoteichoic Acid Acylation Escherichia Coli Antimicrobial Agent Toll Like Receptor 2 Alkaline Phosphatase Moenomycin Endotoxins Methicillin Escherichia Coli Endotoxin Methicillin Resistance Bacteria Proteins

Most Recent Papers

Spatial regulation of protein A in Staphylococcus aureus

Ran Zhang, Mac A. Shebes, Kelvin Kho, Salvatore J. Scaffidi, Timothy C. Meredith, Wenqi Yu, 2021, Molecular Microbiology

Bacterial lyso-form lipoproteins are synthesized via an intramolecular acyl chain migration

Krista M. Armbruster, Gloria Komazin, Timothy C. Meredith, 2020, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 10195-10211

Lipoprotein n-acylation in staphylococcus aureus is catalyzed by a two-component acyl transferase system

John H. Gardiner, Gloria Komazin, Miki Matsuo, Kaitlin Cole, Friedrich Götz, Timothy C. Meredith, 2020, mBio on p. 1-18

Substrate structure-activity relationship reveals a limited lipopolysaccharide chemotype range for intestinal alkaline phosphatase

Gloria Komazin, Michael Maybin, Ronald W. Woodard, Thomas Scior, Dominik Schwudke, Ursula Schombel, Nicolas Gisch, Uwe Mamat, Timothy C. Meredith, 2019, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 19405-19423

Multi-strain Tn-Seq reveals common daptomycin resistance determinants in Staphylococcus aureus

Kathryn A. Coe, Wonsik Lee, Madeleine C. Stone, Gloria Komazin-Meredith, Timothy C. Meredith, Yonatan H. Grad, Suzanne Walker, 2019, PLoS Pathogens

Streptococcus gordonii Type I lipoteichoic acid contributes to surface protein biogenesis

Bruno P. Lima, Kelvin Kho, Brittany L. Nairn, Gunnel Svensäter, Ruoqiong Chen, Amanda Steffes, Gerrit W. Vreeman, Timothy C. Meredith, Mark C. Herzberg, 2019, mSphere

Copper-Induced Expression of a Transmissible Lipoprotein Intramolecular Transacylase Alters Lipoprotein Acylation and the Toll-Like Receptor 2 Response to Listeria monocytogenes

Krista M. Armbruster, Gloria Komazin, Timothy C. Meredith, 2019, Journal of Bacteriology

Cell-based screen for discovering lipopolysaccharide biogenesis inhibitors

Ge Zhang, Vadim Baidin, Karanbir S. Pahil, Eileen Moison, David Tomasek, Nitya S. Ramadoss, Arnab K. Chatterjee, Case W. McNamara, Travis S. Young, Peter G. Schultz, Timothy C. Meredith, Daniel Kahne, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 6834-6839

Antibiotic Combinations That Enable One-Step, Targeted Mutagenesis of Chromosomal Genes

Wonsik Lee, Truc Do, Ge Zhang, Daniel Kahne, Timothy C. Meredith, Suzanne Walker, 2018, ACS Infectious Diseases on p. 1007-1018

Saltinduced stress stimulates a lipoteichoic acidspecific three-component glycosylation system in Staphylococcus aureus

Kelvin Kho, Timothy C. Meredith, 2018, Journal of Bacteriology

Most-Cited Papers

Restoring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility to β-lactam antibiotics.

Christopher M. Tan, Alex G. Therien, Jun Lu, Sang H. Lee, Alexandre Caron, Charles J. Gill, Christian Lebeau-Jacob, Liliana Benton-Perdomo, João M. Monteiro, Pedro M. Pereira, Nathaniel L. Elsen, Jin Wu, Kathleen Deschamps, Mihai Petcu, Simon Wong, Etienne Daigneault, Susanne Kramer, Lianzhu Liang, Eugene Maxwell, David Claveau, John Vaillancourt, Kathryn Skorey, John Tam, Hao Wang, Timothy C. Meredith, Susan Sillaots, Lisa Wang-Jarantow, Yeeman Ramtohul, Eric Langlois, France Landry, John C. Reid, Gopal Parthasarathy, Sujata Sharma, Anastasia Baryshnikova, Kevin J. Lumb, Mariana G. Pinho, Stephen M. Soisson, Terry Roemer, 2012, Science Translational Medicine on p. 126ra35

Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus requires glycosylated wall teichoic acids

Stephanie Brown, Guoqing Xia, Lyly G. Luhachack, Jennifer Campbell, Timothy C. Meredith, Calvin Chen, Volker Winstel, Cordula Gekeler, Javier E. Irazoqui, Andreas Peschel, Suzanne Walker, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 18909-18914

On the essentiality of lipopolysaccharide to Gram-negative bacteria

Ge Zhang, Timothy C. Meredith, Daniel Kahne, 2013, Current Opinion in Microbiology on p. 779-785

Detoxifying Escherichia coli for endotoxin-free production of recombinant proteins

Uwe Mamat, Kathleen Wilke, David Bramhill, Andra Beate Schromm, Buko Lindner, Thomas Andreas Kohl, José Luis Corchero, Antonio Villaverde, Lana Schaffer, Steven Robert Head, Chad Souvignier, Timothy Charles Meredith, Ronald Wesley Woodard, 2015, Microbial Cell Factories

Discovery of wall teichoic acid inhibitors as potential anti-MRSA β-lactam combination agents

Hao Wang, Charles J. Gill, Sang H. Lee, Paul Mann, Paul Zuck, Timothy C. Meredith, Nicholas Murgolo, Xinwei She, Susan Kales, Lianzhu Liang, Jenny Liu, Jin Wu, John Santa Maria, Jing Su, Jianping Pan, Judy Hailey, Debra McGuinness, Christopher M. Tan, Amy Flattery, Suzanne Walker, Todd Black, Terry Roemer, 2013, Cell Chemical Biology on p. 272-284

Antagonism of chemical genetic interaction networks resensitize MRSA to β-lactam antibiotics

Sang Ho Lee, Lisa Wang Jarantow, Hao Wang, Susan Sillaots, Henry Cheng, Timothy C. Meredith, John Thompson, Terry Roemer, 2011, Cell Chemical Biology on p. 1379-1389

Fatty acid biosynthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa is initiated by the faby class of β-ketoacyl acyl carrier protein synthases

Yanqiu Yuan, Meena Sachdeva, Jennifer A. Leeds, Timothy C. Meredith, 2012, Journal of Bacteriology on p. 5171-5184

A new platform for ultra-high density Staphylococcus aureus transposon libraries

Marina Santiago, Leigh M. Matano, Samir H. Moussa, Michael S. Gilmore, Suzanne Walker, Timothy C. Meredith, 2015, BMC Genomics

High-frequency transposition for determining antibacterial mode of action

Hao Wang, David Claveau, John P. Vaillancourt, Terry Roemer, Timothy Charles Meredith, 2011, Nature Chemical Biology on p. 720-729

Pleiotropic regulatory genes bldA, adpA and absB are implicated in production of phosphoglycolipid antibiotic moenomycin.

Roman Makitrynskyy, Bohdan Ostash, Olga Tsypik, Yuriy Rebets, Emma Doud, Timothy Meredith, Andriy Luzhetskyy, Andreas Bechthold, Suzanne Walker, Victor Fedorenko, 2013, Open Biology on p. 130121