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Nunn KL, Witkin SW, Schneider GM, Boester A, Nasioudis D, Minis E, Gliniewicz K, Forney LJ. Changes in the vaginal microbiome during the pregnancy to postpartum transition. Reproductive Sciences, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s43032-020-00438-6. PDF

Nunn KL, Clair GC, Adkins J, Engbrecht K, Fillmore T, Forney LJ. Amylases in the human vagina. mSphere, 2020; 5:e00943-20. PDF

Nunn KL, Ridenhour BJ, Fortenberry JD, Chester EM, Vitzthum VJ, Forney LJ. Vaginal glycogen, not estradiol, is associated with vaginal bacterial community composition in Black adolescent women. J Adolesc Health. 2019; DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.01.010. PDF


Schroeder HA, Nunn KL, Schaefer A, Henry CE, Lam F, Pauly MH, Whaley KJ, Zeitlin L, Humphrys MS, Ravel J, Lai SK. Herpes simplex virus-binding IgG traps HSV in human cervicovaginal mucus across the menstrual cycle and diverse vaginal microbial composition. Mucosal Immunology. 2018;11(5):1477-1486. PDF


Henry CE, Wang YY, Yang Qi, Hoang T, Hoen T, Ensign LM, Nunn KL, Schroeder H, McCallen J, Moench T, Cone R, Roffler S, Lai SK. Anti-PEG antibodies alter the mobility and biodistribution of densely PEGylated nanoparticles in mucus. Acta Biomater. 2016; 43:61-70. PDF


Nunn KL, Forney LJ. Unraveling the Dynamics of the Human Vaginal Microbiome. Yale J Biol Med. 2016; 89(3):331-337. PDF


Wang YY, Schroeder HA, Nunn KL, Woods K, Anderson DJ, Lai SK, et al. Diffusion of Immunoglobulin G in Shed Vaginal Epithelial Cells and in Cell-Free Regions of Human Cervicovaginal Mucus. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6)::e0158338. PDF


Wang YY, Nunn KL, Harit D, McKinley SA, Lai SK. Minimizing biases associated with tracking analysis of submicron particles in heterogeneous biological fluids. J Control Release. 2015; 220(Pt A):37-43. PDF


Nunn KL, Wang YY, Harit D, Humphrys MS, Ma B, Cone R, Ravel J, Lai SK. Enhanced trapping of HIV-1 by human cervicovaginal mucus is associated with Lactobacillus crispatus-Dominant microbiota. MBio. 2015; 6(5):e01084-15. PDF


Wang YY*, Kannan A*, Nunn KL, Murphy M, Subramani DB, Moench TM, Cone RA, Lai SK. IgG in cervicovaginal mucus traps HSV and prevents vaginal Herpes infections. Mucosal Immunology. 2014; 7(5):1036-44. PDF

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