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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
1711 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7278 fax

Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
785-532-6297 fax

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

Salete Newton, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor

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Contact information

Office: 53 Chalmers Hall
Phone: 785-532-6268
Fax: 785-532-7278
E-mail: sallyn@ksu.edu


B.S. in Biology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Areas of specialty

  • Vaccine biotechnology
  • Molecular biology of bacterial membrane proteins
  • Biochemistry of iron uptake by bacteria

Selected publications

Novel mechanism of hemin capture by Hbp2, the hemoglobin-binding hemophore from Listeria monocytogenes. Malmirchegini GR, Sjodt M, Shnitkind S, Sawaya MR, Rosinski J, Newton SM, Klebba PE, Clubb RT. J Biol Chem. 2014 Oct 14. pii:jbc.M114.583013.

Role of catecholate siderophores in gram-negative bacterial colonization of the mouse gut. Pi H, Jones SA, Mercer LE, Meador JP, Caughron JE, Jordan L, Newton SM, Conway T, Klebba PE. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50020.

Flagellar display of bone-protein derived peptides for studying peptide-mediated biomineralization. Li D, Newton SM, Klebba PE, Mao C. Langmuir. 2012 Nov 27;28(47):16338-46.

Single molecule study of molecular mobility in the cytoplasm of Escherichia coli. Lill Y, Kaserer WA, Newton SM, Lill M, Klebba PE, Ritchie K. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2012 Aug;86(2 Pt 1):021907.

Morphology-controlled synthesis of silica nanotubes trhough pH and sequence-responsive morphological change of bacterial flagellar biotemplates. Li D, Qu X, Newton SM, Klebba PE, Mao C. J Mater Chem. 2012;22:15702-15709.

Mechanisms of iron and haem transport by Listeria monocytogenes. Klebba PE, Charbit A, Xiao Q, Jiang X, Newton SM. Mol Membr Biol. 2012 May-Jun;29(3-4):69-86.

Complete Curriculum Vitae