Nicole Abreu
Nicole Abreu
Postdoc | Taga Lab
Koshland Hall
Berkeley, California 94720-3102
Phone 510.643.5466

B.A. University of California Santa Cruz, 2003

M.S. San Francisco State University, 2010

Ph.D. University of California Berkeley, 2015


N. Abreu, S. Mannoubi, E. Ozyamak, D. Pignol, N. Ginet, A. Komeili. The interplay between two bacterial actin homologs, MamK and MamK-like, is required for the alignment of magnetosome organelles in Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1. Journal of Bacteriology. 2014, 196(17):3111-21. E. Cornejo-Warner, N. Abreu, A. Komeili. Compartmentalization and organelle formation in bacteria. Current Opinion Cell Biology. 2014, 26:132-8. N. Abreu, N. Nagalingam, Y. Song, F. Roediger, S. Pletcher, A. Goldberg, S. Lynch. Sinus microbiome diversity depletion and Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum enrichment mediates rhinosinusitis.  Science Translational Medicine. 2012, 4(151):151ra124. F. Roediger, N. Slusher (Abreu), S. Allgaier, M. Cox, S. Pletcher, A. Goldberg, S. Lynch. Nucleic acid extraction efficiency and bacterial recovery from maxillary sinus mucosal samples obtained by brushing or biopsy.  American Journal Rhinology Allergy. 2010, 24(4):263-5. G. Singh, B. Wu, M. Baek, A. Camargo, A. Nguyen, N. Slusher (Abreu), R. Srinivasan, J. Wiener-Kronish, S. Lynch. Pseudomonas aeruginosa type III cytotoxin secretion is dependent on Pseudomonas quinolone signal concentration. Microbial Pathogenesis. 2010, 49(4):196-203. K. Fujimura, N. Slusher (Abreu), M. Cabana, S. Lynch. Role of the gut microbiome in defining human health. Expert Review Anti Infective Therapy. 2010, 8(4):435-54. G. Thordarson, N. Slusher (Abreu), H. Leong, D. Ochoa, L. Rajkumar, R. Guzman, S. Nandi, F. Talamantes. Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) obliterates the pregnancy-associated protection against mammary carinogenesis in rats. Evidence that IGF-I enhances cancer progression through estrogen receptor-alpha activation via the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway.  Breast Cancer Research. 2004, 6(4):R423-36.