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Research Associate

Specialty Areas:

Airway Mucus, Mucin Interactions, Atomic Force Microscopy

Selected Bibliography:

  1. Greenwald MA, Meinig SL, Plott LM, Roca C, Higgs MG, Vitko NP, Markovetz MR, Rouillard KR, Carpenter J, Kesimer M, Hill DB, Schisler JC, Wolfgang MC. Mucus polymer concentration and in vivo adaptation converge to define the antibiotic response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa during chronic lung infection. mBio. 2024 Apr 23:e0345123. doi: 10.1128/mbio.03451-23. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38651896.
  2. Carpenter J, Kesimer M. Imaging of Mucin Networks with Atomic Force Microscopy. Methods Mol Biol. 2024;2763:361-371. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-3670-1_31. PMID: 38347426.
  3. Carpenter J, Kesimer M. Isolation of Membrane Bound Mucins from Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2024;2763:51-59. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-3670-1_4. PMID: 38347399.
  4. Carpenter J, Wang Y, Gupta R, Li Y, Haridass P, Subramani DB, Reidel B, Morton L, Ridley C, O’Neal WK, Buisine MP, Ehre C, Thornton DJ, Kesimer M. Assembly and organization of the N-terminal region of mucin MUC5AC: Indications for structural and functional distinction from MUC5B. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Sep 28;118(39):e2104490118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2104490118. PMID: 34548396; PMCID: PMC8488587.
  5. Carpenter J, Kesimer M. Membrane-bound mucins of the airway mucosal surfaces are densely decorated with keratan sulfate: revisiting their role in the Lung’s innate defense. Glycobiology. 2021 May 3;31(4):436-443. doi: 10.1093/glycob/cwaa089. PMID: 33083824. PMCID: PMC8091473.
  6. Abdelwahab SH, Reidel B, Martin JR, Ghosh A, Keating JE, Haridass P, Carpenter J, Glish GL, Tarran R, Doerschuk CM, Kesimer M. Cigarillos Compromise the Mucosal Barrier and Protein Expression in Airway Epithelia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 Dec;63(6):767-779. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2019-0085OC. PMID: 32877614. PMCID: PMC7790145.
  7. Gupta R, Radicioni G, Abdelwahab S, Dang H, Carpenter J, Chua M, Mieczkowski PA, Sheridan JT, Randell SH, Kesimer M. Intercellular Communication between Airway Epithelial Cells Is Mediated by Exosome-Like Vesicles. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2019 Feb;60(2):209-220. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2018-0156OC. PMID: 30230353. PMCID: PMC6376407.
  8. Carpenter J, Lynch SE, Cribb JA, Kylstra S, Hill DB, Superfine R. Buffer drains and mucus is transported upward in a tilted mucus clearance assay. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Nov 1;315(5):L910-L918. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00274.2018. PMID: 30211652. PMCID: PMC6295511.
  9. Terryah ST, Fellner RC, Ahmad S, Moore PJ, Reidel B, Sesma JI, Kim CS, Garland AL, Scott DW, Sabater JR, Carpenter J, Randell SH, Kesimer M, Abraham WM, Arendshorst WJ, Tarran R. Evaluation of a SPLUNC1-derived peptide for the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung disease. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Jan 1;314(1):L192-L205. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00546.2016. PMID: 28982737. PMCID: PMC5866433.
  10. Radicioni G, Cao R, Carpenter J, Ford AA, Wang T, Li L, Kesimer M. The innate immune properties of airway mucosal surfaces are regulated by dynamic interactions between mucins and interacting proteins: the mucin interactome. Mucosal Immunol. 2016 Nov;9(6):1442-1454. doi: 10.1038/mi.2016.27. PMID: 27072609. PMCID: PMC5063652.
  11. Mair L, Evans B, Hall A, Carpenter J, Shields A, Ford K, Millard M, Superfine R. Highly controllable near-surface swimming of magnetic Janus nanorods: application to payload capture and manipulation. J Phys D Appl Phys. 2011 Mar;44(12):125001. doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/44/12/125001.
  12. Chhetri RK, Carpenter J, Superfine R, Randell SH, Oldenburg AL. Magnetomotive optical coherence elastography for relating lung structure and function in Cystic Fibrosis. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2010;7554:755420. doi: 10.1117/12.840592. PMID: 22299066. PMCID: PMC3268340.
Jerome Carpenter