HIV-1 envelope trimer elicits more potent neutralizing antibody responses than monomeric gp120.

Kovacs JM, Nkolola JP, Peng H, Cheung A, Perry J, Miller CA, Seaman MS, Barouch DH, Chen B. HIV-1 envelope trimer elicits more potent neutralizing antibody responses than monomeric gp120. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2012; 109:12111-12116.

HIV-1 neutralization coverage is improved by combining monoclonal antibodies that target independent epitopes.

Doria-Rose NA, Louder MK, Yang Z, O’Dell S, Nason M, Schmidt SD, McKee K, Seaman MS, Bailer RT, Mascola JR. HIV-1 neutralization coverage is improved by combining monoclonal antibodies that target independent epitopes. J. Virol. 2012, 86(6): 3393-7.

Impact of anti-orthopoxvirus neutralizing antibodies induced by a heterologous prime-boost HIV-1 vaccine on insert-specific immune responses.

Walsh SR, Seaman MS, Grandpre LE, Charbonneau C, Yanosick KE, Metch B, Keefer MC, Dolin R, Baden LR. Impact of anti-orthopoxvirus neutralizing antibodies induced by a heterologous prime-boost HIV-1 vaccine on insert-specific immune responses. Vaccine. 2012 Dec 17;31(1). Epub 2012 Nov 7. PMCID: PMC 3566524.

Mixed adjuvant formulations reveal a new combination that elicits antibody response comparable to Freund’s adjuvants.

Lai RP, Seaman MS, Tonks P, Wegmann F, Seilly DJ, Frost SD, LaBranche CC, Montefiori DC, Dey AK, Srivastava IK, Sattentau Q, Barnett SW, Heeney JL. Mixed adjuvant formulations reveal a new combination that elicits antibody response comparable to Freund’s adjuvants. PLoS One. 2012, 7(4): e35083.

PGV04, an HIV-1 gp120 CD4 binding site antibody, is broad and potent in neutralization but does not induce conformational changes characteristic of CD4.

Falkowska E, Ramos A, Feng Y, Zhou T, Moquin S, Walker LM, Wu X, Seaman MS, Wrin T, Kwong PD, Wyatt RT, Mascola JR, Poignard P, Burton DR. PGV04, an HIV-1 gp120 CD4 binding site antibody, is broad and potent in neutralization but does not induce conformational changes characteristic of CD4. J. Virol. 2012, 86(8): 4394-403.

A mouse model for HIV-1 entry.

Pietzsch J, Gruell H, Bournazos S, Donovan BM, Klein F, Diskin R, Seaman MS, Bjorkman PJ, Ravetch JV, Ploss A, Nussenzweig MC. A mouse model for HIV-1 entry. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2012, 109(39): 15859-64.

Potent and broad neutralization of HIV-1 by a llama antibody elicited by immunization.

McCoy LE, Quigley AF, Strokappe NM, Bulmer-Thomas B, Seaman MS, Mortier D, Rutten L, Chander N, Edwards CJ, Ketteler R, Davis D, Werrips T, Weiss RA. Potent and broad neutralization of HIV-1 by a llama antibody elicited by immunization. J. Exp. Med. 2012, 209(6): 1091-103.

Anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody Ibalizumab exhibits breadth and potency against HIV-1, with natural resistance mediated by the loss of a V5 glycan in envelope.

Pace CS, Fordyce MW, Franco D, Kao CY, Seaman MS, Ho DD. Anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody Ibalizumab exhibits breadth and potency against HIV-1, with natural resistance mediated by the loss of a V5 glycan in envelope. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2013, 62(1): 1-9.

Signature biochemical properties of broadly cross-reactive HIV-1 neutralizing antibodies in human plasma.

Sajadi MM, Lewis GK, Seaman MS, Guan Y, Redfield RR, DeVico AL. Signature biochemical properties of broadly cross-reactive HIV-1 neutralizing antibodies in human plasma. J. Virol. 2012, 86(8): 5014-25.

Broad neutralization by a combination of antibodies recognizing the CD4 binding site and a new conformational epitope on the HIV-1 envelope protein.

Klein F, Gaebler C, Mouquet H, Sather DN, Lehmann C, Scheid JF, Kraft Z, Liu Y, Pietzsch J, Hurley A, Poignard P, Feizi T, Morris L, Walker BD, Fatkenheuer G, Seaman MS, Stamatatos L, Nussenzweig MC. Broad neutralization by a combination of antibodies recognizing the CD4 binding site and a new conformational epitope on the HIV-1 envelope protein. J. Exp. Med. 2012, 209(8): 1469-79.