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Elise Landais, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct
Department of Immunology and Microbiology
California Campus
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(858) 784-8067


Ph.D. (Immunology), University of Nantes 2006
M.S. (Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Physiology, Genetics), University of Nantes 2002

Professional Experience

2006-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute

Selected References

All Publications

Rantalainen, K., Berndsen, Z. T., Murrell, S., Cao, L., Omorodion, O., Torres, J. L., Wu, M. Y., Umotoy, J., Copps, J., Poignard, P., Landais, E., Paulson, J. C., et al. Co-evolution of HIV envelope and apex-targeting neutralizing antibody lineage provides benchmarks for vaccine design. (2018). Cell Reports, 23(11), 3249-3261. PMCID: PMC6019700.

Shacklett, B. L., Derdeyn, C. A., Folayan, M. O., Landovitz, R. J., Anthony, C., Behrens, A. J., Hope, T. J., Landais, E., Leal, L., Marrazzo, J. M., Morris, L., Mugo, N., et al. HIVR4P 2016, Partnering for Prevention: conference summary and highlights. (2017). AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 33(8), 749-759. PMCID: PMC5564036.

Wagner, G. A., Landais, E., Caballero, G., Phung, P., Pond, S. L. K., Poignard, P., Richman, D. D., Little, S. J. & Smith, D. M. Intrasubtype B HIV-1 superinfection correlates with delayed neutralizing antibody response. (2017). Journal of Virology, 91(17), UNSP e00475-17.

van Gils, M. J., van den Kerkhof, T. L., Ozorowski, G., Cottrell, C. A., Sok, D., Pauthner, M., Pallesen, J., de Val, N., Yasmeen, A., de Taeye, S. W., Schorcht, A., Gumbs, S., et al. An HIV-1 antibody from an elite neutralizer implicates the fusion peptide as a site of vulnerability. (2016). Nature Microbiology, 2. PMCID: PMC5372380.

Landais, E., Huang, X., Havenar-Daughton, C., Murrell, B., Price, M. A., Wickramasinghe, L., Ramos, A., Bian, C. B., Simek, M., Allen, S., Karita, E., Kilembe, W., et al. Broadly neutralizing antibody responses in a large longitudinal Sub-Saharan HIV primary infection cohort. (2016). PLoS Pathogens, 12. PMCID: PMC4713061.

Havenar-Daughton, C., Lindqvist, M., Heit, A., Wu, J. E., Reiss, S. M., Kendric, K., Belanger, S., Kasturi, S. P., Landais, E., Akondy, R. S., McGuire, H. M., Bothwell, M., et al. CXCL13 is a plasma biomarker of germinal center activity. (2016). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(10), 2702-2707. PMCID: PMC4790995.

MacLeod, D. T., Choi, N. M., Briney, B., Garces, F., Ver, L. S., Landais, E., Murrell, B., Wrin, T., Kilembe, W., Liang, C. H., Ramos, A., Bian, C. B., et al. Early antibody lineage diversification and independent limb maturation lead to broad HIV-1 neutralization targeting the Env high-mannose patch. (2016). Immunity, 44(5), 1215-1226. PMCID: PMC5003182.

Ogunniyi, A. O., Thomas, B. A., Politano, T. J., Varadarajan, N., Landais, E., Poignard, P., Walker, B. D., Kwon, D. S. & Love, J. C. Profiling human antibody responses by integrated single-cell analysis. (2014). Vaccine, 32(24), 2866-2873. PMCID: PMC4164152.

He, L., Sok, D., Azadnia, P., Hsueh, J., Landais, E., Simek, M., Koff, W. C., Poignard, P., Burton, D. R. & Zhu, J. Toward a more accurate view of human B-cell repertoire by next-generation sequencing, unbiased repertoire capture and single-molecule barcoding. (2014). Scientific Reports, 4, 6778. PMCID: PMC4894419.

Locci, M., Havenar-Daughton, C., Landais, E., Wu, J., Kroenke, M. A., Arlehamn, C. L., Su, L. F., Cubas, R., Davis, M. M., Sette, A., Haddad, E. K., Poignard, P., et al. Human circulating PD-(+)1CXCR3(-)CXCR5(+) memory Tfh cells are highly functional and correlate with broadly neutralizing HIV antibody responses. (2013). Immunity, 39(4), 758-769. PMCID: PMC3996844.