Selected Publications

McNealy, Tamara. 2013. Connecting music, art and science for increased creativity and topic engagement. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. ASM Press. In press.

Raftery T*, Kerscher P*, Hart A*, Saville S*, Qi B, Kitchens C, Mefford OT, McNealy TL. 2013. Discrete nanoparticles induce loss of Legionella pneumophila biofilms from surfaces. Nanotoxicology. In press

Raftery T *, Lindler H**, McNealy TL. 2013. Altered host-pathogen interactions due to nanoparticle interaction with a bacterial biofilm. Microbial Ecol. 65(2):496-503
Mahajan UV, Gravgaard J, Turnbull M, Jacobs D and TL McNealy. 2011. Larval exposure to Francisella tularensis LVS affects fitness of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus. FEMS Microb Ecol. 78 (3): 520-30.
Stojak AR, Raftery T, Klaine SJ, and McNealy TL. 2011. Morphological responses of Legionella pneumophila biofilms to nanoparticle exposure. Nanotoxicology.5(4): 730–742.
Gravgaard J, Turnbull M, and McNealy T. 2010. A novel technique for feeding and confirming uptake of bacteria in larvae of the southern house mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus. Florida Entomologist. 93 (4): 577-583.
Forsbach-Birk V, McNealy T, Lynch D, Marre R. 2004. Reduction of the global regulator protein csrA in Legionella pneumophila affects virulence associated regulators and growth in Acanthamobae castellanii. Inter J Med Micro 294: 15-25.
McNealy T, Forsbach-Birk V, Shi C, Marre R. 2005. The Hfq homolog in Legionella pneumophila demonstrates regulation by LetA and RpoS and interacts with the global regulator csrA. J Bac 187(4): 1527-32
Shi C, Forsbach-Birk V, Marre R, McNealy T. 2005. The Legionella pneumophila global regulatory protein LetA affects DotA and Mip. Inter J Med Micro 296(1): 15-24
Broich M, Rydzewski K, McNealy T, Marre R, Flieger A. 2005. The global regulatory proteins LetA and RpoS control phospholipase A, lysophospholipase A, acyltransferase and other hydrolytic activities of Legionella pneumophila. J Bac 188(4): 1218-26.
Daniel J. Loegering, James R. Drake, Jeffrey A. Banas, Tamara L. McNealy, Debbie G. Mc Arthur, Laura M. Webster, Michelle R. Lennartz. 2006. Francisella tularensis LVS grown in macrophages has reduced ability to stimulate the secretion of inflammatory cytokines by macrophages in vitro. Microb Path.