Audrey Laurent

Audrey Laurent is a student in her last year of the Magistère de Génétique in Paris University. She joined the Necker-Enfants Malades Institute, working in the Neisseria meningitidis team in January 2021 for a 6-month internship under the supervision of Mathieu Coureuil. Audrey studies Neisseria meningitidis interaction with endothelial cells and the role of tetraspanins in the resulting cellular pathways.

Audrey Laurent

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Type IV Pili recognize a Complex N-glycan

Receptor Recognition by Meningococcal Type IV Pili Relies on a Specific Complex N-glycan. Leguennec et al Proc Natl Acad Sci ...
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Sialic Acid Mediates β2AR activation by type IV pili

Sialic Acid Mediated Mechanical Activation of β 2 Adrenergic Receptors by Bacterial Pili. Virion et al, Nat Commun, 10 (1), 4752 2019 ...
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PLOS Pathogen Barnier et al 2021

Type IV pilus retraction enables sustained bacteremia

Type IV pilus retraction enables sustained bacteremia and plays a key role in the outcome of meningococcal sepsis in a ...
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