Nicole Baumgarth, DVM, PhD


SVM: Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Center for Comparative Medicine
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616
Office: (530) 754-5813
Lab: (530) 754-5813
Fax: (530) 752-7914

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E. Waffarn, C. J. Hastey, N. Dixit, Y-S Choi, S. Cherry, U. Kalinke, S. I. Simon and N. Baumgarth. Infection-induced Type I IFN activate CD11b on B-1 cells for subsequent lymph node sequestration. 2015 Nat. Communications 6:8991.

R. A. Elsner, C. J. Hastey and N. Baumgarth. Suppression of long-lived immunity following Borrelia burgdorferi induced Lyme disease 2015 PloS Pathogens 11: e1004976.

Nguyen, T.T., Elsner, R.A. and N. Baumgarth Natural IgM prevents autoimmunity by enforcing central tolerance induction. 2015. J. Immunol. 194: 1489 – 1502.

Elsner, R.A, Hastey, C.J. and N. Baumgarth. CD4+ T cells promote antibody production but not sustained affinity maturation during Borrelia burgdorferi infection. 2015 Infection & Immunity. 83: 48 – 56.

Fei, Y.-S. Sun, Y. Li, H. Yu, K. Lau, J. P. Landry, Z. Luo, N. Baumgarth, X. Chen, and X.D. Zhu. 2015 Characterization of receptor binding profiles of influenza A viruses using a label-free glycan microarray assay platform Biomolecules 5:1480 – 1498.

Savage, HP and N. Baumgarth. Characteristics of natural antibody-secreting cells. 2015 Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1362:132-42

N. Baumgarth, E. E. Waffarn and T. T. Nguyen. Natural and induced B-1 immunity to infections raises questions of nature versus nurture. 2015 Ann N Y Acad Sci 1362: 188 – 198

Arzi B, DuRaine GD, Lee CA, Huey DJ, Borjesson DL, Murphy BG, Hu JC, Baumgarth N, Athanasiou KA. Cartilage privilege depends on donor source and location. 2015 in press

Hastey CJ, Ochoa J, Olsen KJ, Barthold SW, Baumgarth N. MyD88- and TRIF-independent induction of type I interferon drives naive B cell accumulation but not loss of lymph node architecture in Lyme disease. Infect Immun. 2014 Apr;82:1548-58.

Sckisel GD, Tietze JK, Zamora AE, Hsiao HH, Priest SO, Wilkins DE, Lanier LL, Blazar BR, Baumgarth N, Murphy WJ. Influenza infection results in local expansion of memory CD8(+) T cells with antigen non-specific phenotype and function. 2014. Clin Exp Immunol. 175:79-91.

Oslund, KL, Zhou, X, Lee, B, Zhu, L, Duong, T, Shih, R, Baumgarth, N, Hung, LY, Wu, R. Synergistic up-regulation of CXCL10 by virus and IFN-g in human airway epithelial cells. PloS One, 2014:e100978 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100978.

Yenson V, Baumgarth N. Purification and immune phenotyping of B-1 cells from body cavities of mice. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1190:17-34. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1161-5.

W. Barthold and N. Baumgarth. Immunology and Infectious Diseases of the Mouse. In: The Biology of the Mouse, ED: J. G. Fox and M. T. Whary, 2014