U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-9229
Email: travisb@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Staff ScientistNIDDK, NIH2009–present
  • Postdoctoral FellowNIDDK, NIH2003–2009
  • Ph.D.University of Missouri2003
  • B.S.Missouri University of Science and Technology1995

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Travis Barnard, Ph.D.

  • Structural Biology


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Yu X, Strub MP, Barnard TJ, Noinaj N, Piszczek G, Buchanan SK, Taraska JW. An engineered palette of metal ion quenchable fluorescent proteins. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 21; 9 (2014 Apr 21; 4; 9):e95808. [Full Text/Abstract]
Fairman JW, Dautin N, Wojtowicz D, Liu W, Noinaj N, Barnard TJ, Udho E, Przytycka TM, Cherezov V, Buchanan SK. Crystal structures of the outer membrane domain of intimin and invasin from enterohemorrhagic E. coli and enteropathogenic Y. pseudotuberculosis. Structure. 2012 Jul 3; 20 (20; 2012 Jul 3; 7):1233-43. [Full Text/Abstract]
Lukacik P, Barnard TJ, Keller PW, Chaturvedi KS, Seddiki N, Fairman JW, Noinaj N, Kirby TL, Henderson JP, Steven AC, Hinnebusch BJ, Buchanan SK. Structural engineering of a phage lysin that targets gram-negative pathogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 19; 109 (25; 109; 2012 Jun 19):9857-62. [Full Text/Abstract]
Barnard TJ, Gumbart J, Peterson JH, Noinaj N, Easley NC, Dautin N, Kuszak AJ, Tajkhorshid E, Bernstein HD, Buchanan SK. Molecular basis for the activation of a catalytic asparagine residue in a self-cleaving bacterial autotransporter. J Mol Biol. 2012 Jan 6; 415 (2012 Jan 6; 415; 1):128-42. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yamashita S, Lukacik P, Barnard TJ, Noinaj N, Felek S, Tsang TM, Krukonis ES, Hinnebusch BJ, Buchanan SK. Structural insights into Ail-mediated adhesion in Yersinia pestis. Structure. 2011 Nov 9; 19 (19; 2011 Nov 9; 11):1672-82. [Full Text/Abstract]
Noinaj N, Guillier M, Barnard TJ, Buchanan SK. TonB-dependent transporters: regulation, structure, and function. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2010; 64 (2010; 64):43-60. [Full Text/Abstract]
Barnard TJ, Dautin N, Lukacik P, Bernstein HD, Buchanan SK. Autotransporter structure reveals intra-barrel cleavage followed by conformational changes. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2007 Dec; 14 (14; 2007 Dec; 12):1214-20. [Full Text/Abstract]
Buchanan SK, Lukacik P, Grizot S, Ghirlando R, Ali MM, Barnard TJ, Jakes KS, Kienker PK, Esser L. Structure of colicin I receptor bound to the R-domain of colicin Ia: implications for protein import. EMBO J. 2007 May 16; 26 (10; 26; 2007 May 16):2594-604. [Full Text/Abstract]
Dautin N, Barnard TJ, Anderson DE, Bernstein HD. Cleavage of a bacterial autotransporter by an evolutionarily convergent autocatalytic mechanism. EMBO J. 2007 Apr 4; 26 (2007 Apr 4; 7; 26):1942-52. [Full Text/Abstract]