Peter John Bradley

Professor, MIMG, University of California Los Angeles



  1. Back PS, Moon AS, Pasquarelli RR, Bell HN, Torres JA, Chen AL, Sha J, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. IMC29 Plays an Important Role in Toxoplasma Endodyogeny and Reveals New Components of the Daughter-Enriched IMC Proteome.. mBio, 2023.
  2. Oliveira Souza RO, Jacobs KN, Back PS, Bradley PJ, Arrizabalaga G. IMC10 and LMF1 mediate mitochondrial morphology through mitochondrion-pellicle contact sites in Toxoplasma gondii.. Journal of cell science, 2022.
  3. Mineo TWP, Chern JH, Thind AC, Mota CM, Nadipuram SM, Torres JA, Bradley PJ. Efficient Gene Knockout and Knockdown Systems in Neospora caninum Enable Rapid Discovery and Functional Assessment of Novel Proteins.. mSphere, 2022.
  4. Chern JH, Pasquarelli RR, Moon AS, Chen AL, Sha J, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. A Novel Toxoplasma Inner Membrane Complex Suture-Associated Protein Regulates Suture Protein Targeting and Colocalizes with Membrane Trafficking Machinery.. mBio, 2021.
  5. Back PS, O'Shaughnessy WJ, Moon AS, Dewangan PS, Reese ML, Bradley PJ. Multivalent Interactions Drive the Toxoplasma AC9:AC10:ERK7 Complex To Concentrate ERK7 in the Apical Cap.. mBio, 2021.
  6. Torres JA, Pasquarelli RR, Back PS, Moon AS, Bradley PJ. Identification and Molecular Dissection of IMC32, a Conserved Toxoplasma Inner Membrane Complex Protein That Is Essential for Parasite Replication.. mBio, 2021.
  7. Back PS, O'Shaughnessy WJ, Moon AS, Dewangan PS, Hu X, Sha J, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ, Reese ML. Ancient MAPK ERK7 is regulated by an unusual inhibitory scaffold required for Toxoplasma apical complex biogenesis.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2020.
  8. Nadipuram SM, Thind AC, Rayatpisheh S, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. Proximity biotinylation reveals novel secreted dense granule proteins of Toxoplasma gondii bradyzoites.. PloS one, 2020.
  9. Bradley PJ, Rayatpisheh S, Wohlschlegel JA, Nadipuram SM. Using BioID for the Identification of Interacting and Proximal Proteins in Subcellular Compartments in Toxoplasma gondii.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2020.
  10. Choi CP, Moon AS, Back PS, Jami-Alahmadi Y, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. A photoactivatable crosslinking system reveals protein interactions in the Toxoplasma gondii inner membrane complex.. PLoS biology, 2019.
  11. Suarez C, Lentini G, Ramaswamy R, Maynadier M, Aquilini E, Berry-Sterkers L, Cipriano M, Chen AL, Bradley P, Striepen B, Boulanger MJ, Lebrun M. A lipid-binding protein mediates rhoptry discharge and invasion in Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii parasites.. Nature communications, 2019.
  12. Mota CM, Oliveira ACM, Davoli-Ferreira M, Silva MV, Santiago FM, Nadipuram SM, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ, Silva JS, Mineo JR, Mineo TWP. Corrigendum: Neospora Caninum Activates p38 MAPK as an Evasion Mechanism against Innate Immunity.. Frontiers in microbiology, 2019.
  13. Mota CM, Chen AL, Wang K, Nadipuram S, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Mineo TWP, Bradley PJ. Retraction Note: New molecular tools in Neospora caninum for studying apicomplexan parasite proteins.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  14. Mota CM, Chen AL, Wang K, Nadipuram S, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Mineo TWP, Bradley PJ. New molecular tools in Neospora caninum for studying apicomplexan parasite proteins.. Scientific reports, 2017.
  15. Chen AL, Moon AS, Bell HN, Huang AS, Vashisht AA, Toh JY, Lin AH, Nadipuram SM, Kim EW, Choi CP, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. Novel insights into the composition and function of the Toxoplasma IMC sutures.. Cellular microbiology, 2016.
  16. Mota CM, Oliveira AC, Davoli-Ferreira M, Silva MV, Santiago FM, Nadipuram SM, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ, Silva JS, Mineo JR, Mineo TW. Neospora caninum Activates p38 MAPK as an Evasion Mechanism against Innate Immunity.. Frontiers in microbiology, 2016.
  17. Nadipuram SM, Kim EW, Vashisht AA, Lin AH, Bell HN, Coppens I, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. In Vivo Biotinylation of the Toxoplasma Parasitophorous Vacuole Reveals Novel Dense Granule Proteins Important for Parasite Growth and Pathogenesis.. mBio, 2016.
  18. Kim EW, Nadipuram SM, Tetlow AL, Barshop WD, Liu PT, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. The Rhoptry Pseudokinase ROP54 Modulates Toxoplasma gondii Virulence and Host GBP2 Loading.. mSphere, 2016.
  19. Wang K, Peng ED, Huang AS, Xia D, Vermont SJ, Lentini G, Lebrun M, Wastling JM, Bradley PJ. Identification of Novel O-Linked Glycosylated Toxoplasma Proteins by Vicia villosa Lectin Chromatography.. PloS one, 2016.
  20. Silmon de Monerri NC, Yakubu RR, Chen AL, Bradley PJ, Nieves E, Weiss LM, Kim K. The Ubiquitin Proteome of Toxoplasma gondii Reveals Roles for Protein Ubiquitination in Cell-Cycle Transitions.. Cell host & microbe, 2015.
  21. Rodriguez JA, Xu R, Chen CC, Huang Z, Jiang H, Chen AL, Raines KS, Pryor A, Nam D, Wiegart L, Song C, Madsen A, Chushkin Y, Zontone F, Bradley PJ, Miao J. Three-dimensional coherent X-ray diffractive imaging of whole frozen-hydrated cells.. IUCrJ, 2015.
  22. Gold DA, Kaplan AD, Lis A, Bett GC, Rosowski EE, Cirelli KM, Bougdour A, Sidik SM, Beck JR, Lourido S, Egea PF, Bradley PJ, Hakimi MA, Rasmusson RL, Saeij JP. The Toxoplasma Dense Granule Proteins GRA17 and GRA23 Mediate the Movement of Small Molecules between the Host and the Parasitophorous Vacuole.. Cell host & microbe, 2015.
  23. Chen AL, Kim EW, Toh JY, Vashisht AA, Rashoff AQ, Van C, Huang AS, Moon AS, Bell HN, Bentolila LA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. Novel components of the Toxoplasma inner membrane complex revealed by BioID.. mBio, 2015.
  24. Tonkin ML, Beck JR, Bradley PJ, Boulanger MJ. The inner membrane complex sub-compartment proteins critical for replication of the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii adopt a pleckstrin homology fold.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2014.
  25. Beck JR, Chen AL, Kim EW, Bradley PJ. RON5 is critical for organization and function of the Toxoplasma moving junction complex.. PLoS pathogens, 2014.
  26. Child MA, Hall CI, Beck JR, Ofori LO, Albrow VE, Garland M, Bowyer PW, Bradley PJ, Powers JC, Boothroyd JC, Weerapana E, Bogyo M. Small-molecule inhibition of a depalmitoylase enhances Toxoplasma host-cell invasion.. Nature chemical biology, 2013.
  27. de Leon JC, Scheumann N, Beatty W, Beck JR, Tran JQ, Yau C, Bradley PJ, Gull K, Wickstead B, Morrissette NS. A SAS-6-like protein suggests that the Toxoplasma conoid complex evolved from flagellar components.. Eukaryotic cell, 2013.
  28. Beck JR, Fung C, Straub KW, Coppens I, Vashisht AA, Wohlschlegel JA, Bradley PJ. A Toxoplasma palmitoyl acyl transferase and the palmitoylated armadillo repeat protein TgARO govern apical rhoptry tethering and reveal a critical role for the rhoptries in host cell invasion but not egress.. PLoS pathogens, 2013.
  29. Tonkin ML, Brown S, Beck JR, Bradley PJ, Boulanger MJ. Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of inner membrane complex (IMC) subcompartment protein 1 (ISP1) from Toxoplasma gondii.. Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology and crystallization communications, 2012.
  30. Fung C, Beck JR, Robertson SD, Gubbels MJ, Bradley PJ. Toxoplasma ISP4 is a central IMC sub-compartment protein whose localization depends on palmitoylation but not myristoylation.. Molecular and biochemical parasitology, 2012.
  31. Anderson-White B, Beck JR, Chen CT, Meissner M, Bradley PJ, Gubbels MJ. Cytoskeleton assembly in Toxoplasma gondii cell division.. International review of cell and molecular biology, 2012.
  32. Hajagos BE, Turetzky JM, Peng ED, Cheng SJ, Ryan CM, Souda P, Whitelegge JP, Lebrun M, Dubremetz JF, Bradley PJ. Molecular dissection of novel trafficking and processing of the Toxoplasma gondii rhoptry metalloprotease toxolysin-1.. Traffic (Copenhagen, Denmark), 2011.
  33. Liang L, Döskaya M, Juarez S, Caner A, Jasinskas A, Tan X, Hajagos BE, Bradley PJ, Korkmaz M, Gürüz Y, Felgner PL, Davies DH. Identification of potential serodiagnostic and subunit vaccine antigens by antibody profiling of toxoplasmosis cases in Turkey.. Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP, 2011.
  34. Sohn CS, Cheng TT, Drummond ML, Peng ED, Vermont SJ, Xia D, Cheng SJ, Wastling JM, Bradley PJ. Identification of novel proteins in Neospora caninum using an organelle purification and monoclonal antibody approach.. PloS one, 2011.
  35. Straub KW, Peng ED, Hajagos BE, Tyler JS, Bradley PJ. The moving junction protein RON8 facilitates firm attachment and host cell invasion in Toxoplasma gondii.. PLoS pathogens, 2011.
  36. Beck JR, Rodriguez-Fernandez IA, de Leon JC, Huynh MH, Carruthers VB, Morrissette NS, Bradley PJ. A novel family of Toxoplasma IMC proteins displays a hierarchical organization and functions in coordinating parasite division.. PLoS pathogens, 2010.
  37. Turetzky JM, Chu DK, Hajagos BE, Bradley PJ. Processing and secretion of ROP13: A unique Toxoplasma effector protein.. International journal for parasitology, 2010.
  38. Breinich MS, Ferguson DJ, Foth BJ, van Dooren GG, Lebrun M, Quon DV, Striepen B, Bradley PJ, Frischknecht F, Carruthers VB, Meissner M. A dynamin is required for the biogenesis of secretory organelles in Toxoplasma gondii.. Current biology : CB, 2009.
  39. Straub KW, Cheng SJ, Sohn CS, Bradley PJ. Novel components of the Apicomplexan moving junction reveal conserved and coccidia-restricted elements.. Cellular microbiology, 2008.
  40. Rome ME, Beck JR, Turetzky JM, Webster P, Bradley PJ. Intervacuolar transport and unique topology of GRA14, a novel dense granule protein in Toxoplasma gondii.. Infection and immunity, 2008.
  41. DeRocher AE, Coppens I, Karnataki A, Gilbert LA, Rome ME, Feagin JE, Bradley PJ, Parsons M. A thioredoxin family protein of the apicoplast periphery identifies abundant candidate transport vesicles in Toxoplasma gondii.. Eukaryotic cell, 2008.
  42. Bradley PJ, Sibley LD. Rhoptries: an arsenal of secreted virulence factors.. Current opinion in microbiology, 2007.
  43. Gilbert LA, Ravindran S, Turetzky JM, Boothroyd JC, Bradley PJ. Toxoplasma gondii targets a protein phosphatase 2C to the nuclei of infected host cells.. Eukaryotic cell, 2006.
  44. Lebrun M, Michelin A, El Hajj H, Poncet J, Bradley PJ, Vial H, Dubremetz JF. The rhoptry neck protein RON4 re-localizes at the moving junction during Toxoplasma gondii invasion.. Cellular microbiology, 2005.
  45. Alexander DL, Mital J, Ward GE, Bradley P, Boothroyd JC. Identification of the moving junction complex of Toxoplasma gondii: a collaboration between distinct secretory organelles.. PLoS pathogens, 2005.
  46. Bradley PJ, Ward C, Cheng SJ, Alexander DL, Coller S, Coombs GH, Dunn JD, Ferguson DJ, Sanderson SJ, Wastling JM, Boothroyd JC. Proteomic analysis of rhoptry organelles reveals many novel constituents for host-parasite interactions in Toxoplasma gondii.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2005.
  47. Bradley PJ, Li N, Boothroyd JC. A GFP-based motif-trap reveals a novel mechanism of targeting for the Toxoplasma ROP4 protein.. Molecular and biochemical parasitology, 2004.
  48. Bradley PJ, Hsieh CL, Boothroyd JC. Unprocessed Toxoplasma ROP1 is effectively targeted and secreted into the nascent parasitophorous vacuole.. Molecular and biochemical parasitology, 2002.