• Conlon B, Rowe SE, Brown Gandt A, Nuxoll A, Donegan N, Zalis E, Clair G, Adkins J, Cheung A, Lewis K. (2016). Persister formation in Staphylococcus aureus is associated with ATP depletion. Nature Microbiol.
    • Schumacher, M., Balani, P., Min, J., Chinnam, N., Hansen, S., Vulić, M., Lewis, K.*, Brennan, R.* (2015) HipAB-promoter structures reveal basis of heritable multidrug tolerance. Nature. 524:59-64. (*co-corresponding authors)
    • Sharma, B., Brown, A., Matluck, N., Hu, L., Lewis, K. (2015) Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease, forms drug-tolerant persister cells. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 59:4616-24.
    • Shan, Y., Lazinski, D., Rowe, S., Camilli, A., Lewis, K. (2015) Genetic basis of persister tolerance to aminoglycosides in Escherichia coli. mBio. e00078-15.
    • Ling, L., Schneider, T., Peoples, A., Spoering, A., Engels, I., Conlon, B., Mueller, A., Schäberle, T., Hughes, D., Epstein, S., Jones, M., Lazarides, L., Steadman, V., Cohen, D., Felix C., Fetterman, K., Millett, W., Nitti, A.,Zullo, A., Chen, C., and Lewis, K. (2015) A novel antibiotic kills pathogens without detectable resistance. Nature. 517:455-459.
    • Gavrish, E., C. S. Sit, S. Cao, O. Kandror, A. Spoering, A. Peoples, L. Ling, A. Fetterman, D. Hughes, A. Bissell, H. Torrey, T. Akopian, A. Mueller, S. Epstein, A. Goldberg, J. Clardy and K. Lewis. (2014) Lassomycin, a ribosomally synthesized cyclic peptide, kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis by targeting the ATP-dependent protease ClpC1P1P2. Chem Biol. 21: 509-518.
    •  Fleck, L., North E., Lee R., Mulcahy L., Casadei G., Lewis K. (2014) A screen for and validation of prodrug antimicrobials. Antimicrob Agents and Chemother. 58:1410-9.
    • Theodore, A.,Lewis, K., Vulic, M. (2013) Tolerance of Escherichia coli to fluoroquinolone antibiotics depends on specific components of the SOS response pathway. Genetics. 195(4):1265-76
    • Conlon, B., Nakayasu, E., Fleck, L., LaFleur, M., Isabella, V., Coleman, K., Leonard, S., Smith, R., Adkins, J. and Lewis, K. (2013) Activated ClpP kills persisters and eradicates a chronic biofilm infection. Nature. 503(7476):365-370.
    • Balaban, N., Gerdes, K., Lewis, K., McKinney, J. (2013) A problem of persistence: still more questions than answers. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 11, 587-591.
    • Lewis, K. (2013) Platforms for antibiotic discovery. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. 12, 371-387.
    • Keren, I., Wu, Y., Innocencio, J., Mulcahy, L., and Lewis, K. (2013) Killing by bactericidal antibiotics does not depend on reactive oxygen species. Science. 339: 1213-1216.
    • Wu, Y., Vulić, M., Keren, I., Lewis, K. (2012). Role of oxidative stress in persister tolerance. Antimicrob aAgents and Chemother. 56(9): 4922-4926.
    • Lewis, K. (2012) Antibiotics: Recover the lost art of drug discovery. Nature. 485:439-440.
    • Keren, I., Minami, S., Rubin, E. and Lewis, K. (2011) Characterization and transcriptome analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis persisters. mBio. e00100-11.
    • Mulcahy, L., Burns, J., Lory, S., Lewis, K. (2010). Emergence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains producing high levels of persister cells in patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of bacteriology. 192:6191–6199.
      • Microbe (2011) “Persister Cells Fingered in Chronic CF”. (Feature).
    • Lewis, K. (2010) Persister cells. Annual Reviews of Microbiology. 64:357-372.
    • D’Onofrio, A., Crawford, J., Stewart, E., Witt, K., Gavrish, E., Epstein, S., Clardy, J., Lewis, K. (2010) Siderophores from Neighboring Organisms Promote the Growth of Uncultured Bacteria. Chemistry & Biology. 17(3):254-264.
      • Discover Magazine (2010) “Luring Out the Missing Biosphere” by Carl Zimmer.
      • Faculty of 1000 Biology (2010), A “Must read” by Harald Labischinski.
      • Microbe Feature (2010), by Carol Potera, and Podcast.
    • Dörr, T., Vulić, M., Lewis, K. (2010) Ciprofloxacin Causes Persister Formation by Inducing the TisB toxin in Escherichia coli. PLoS Biology. e1000317.
      • Faculty of 1000 Biology (2010) Review by Daniel Madar and Uri Alon.
      • Boston Globe (2010) “Outwitting germs that never say die”. Carolyn Y. Johnson.
    • LaFleur, M., Qi, Q., Lewis, K. (2010) Patients with long-term oral carriage harbor high-persister mutants of Candida albicans. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 54:39–44.
    • Dörr T, Lewis K, Vulic M, (2009) SOS response induces persistence to fluoroquinolones in Escherichia coli. PLoS Genet. e1000760.
    • Schumacher, M., Piro, K., Xu, W., Hansen, S., Lewis, K., and Brennan, R. (2009). Molecular mechanisms of HipA mediated multidrug tolerance and its neutralization by HipB. Science. 323:396-401.
    • Hansen, S., Lewis, K., Vulic, M. (2008) Role of global regulators and nucleotide metabolism in antibiotic tolerance in Escherichia coli. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 52:2716-26.
      • Microbe, Current Topics. (2008) “Genes Underlying Bacterial ‘Persister Cells’ Identified”. 3:399-400.
    • Moy, T., Ball, A., Anklesaria, Z., Casadei, G., Lewis, K., Ausubel F. (2006) From the Cover: Identification of novel antimicrobials using a live-animal infection model. PNAS. 103:10414-9.
      • PNAS In the News (July 2006). “Identification of novel antimicrobials using a live-animal infection model”.
      • Nature Reviews: Microbiology, Research Highlights (August 2006). “Anti-infectives Worming a way to better drugs”.
      • Nature Biotechnology, Research Highlights (September 2006). “The worm turns for antimicrobial discovery”.