People

Dan Drecktrah

Dan Drecktrah

Associate Research Professor

Office: Clapp 204
Email: dan.drecktrah@mso.umt.edu

Education

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Ph.D. Cornell University

 

Selected Publications

Drecktrah, D., L.S. Hall, A.J. Brinkworth, J.R. Comstock, K.M. Wassarman and D.S. Samuels. 2020. Characterization of 6S RNA in the Lyme disease spirochete. Mol Microbiol. 113:399-417. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14427.

Boyle, W.K., A.M. Groshong, D. Drecktrah, J.A. Boylan, F.C. Gherardini, J.S. Blevins, D.S. Samuels and T.J. Bourret. 2019. DksA controls the response of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi to starvation. J. Bact. (201) doi: 10.1128/JB.00582-18.

Drecktrah, D., L.S. Hall, P. Rescheneder, M.C. Lybecker and D.S. Samuels. 2018. The stringent response-regulated sRNA transcriptome of Borrelia burgdorferi. Front Cell Infection Microbiology. (8):231. doi: 10.3389/fcimb2018.00231.

Anacker, M.L., D. Drecktrah, M. Lybecker, R.D. LeCoultre and D.S. Samuels. 2018. RNase III processing of rRNA in the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. J. Bact. 200 (13): doi: 10.1128/JB.00035-18.

Samuels D.S., D. Drecktrah and L.S Hall. 2018. Genetic Transformation and Complementation. Methods Mol Biol. 1690: 183-200. doi: 1007/978-1-4939-7383-5_15.

Drecktrah, D. and D.S. Samuels. 2017. Genetic Manipulation of Borrelia Spp. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. doi: 10.1007/82_2017_51.

Caimano, M.J., D. Drecktrah, F. Kung and D.S. Samuels. 2016. Interaction of the Lyme disease spirochete with its tick vector. Cell Microbiol. (7) 919-27. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12609.

Drecktrah, D., M.C. Lybecker, N. Popitsch, P. Rescheneder, L.S. Hall, and D.S. Samuels. 2015. The Borrelia burgdorferi RelA/SpoT homolog and stringent response regulate survival in the tick vector and global gene expression during starvation. PLOS Path. 11(9):e1005160.