Ping Ren, PhD

  • 2014 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
19982020
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 2014 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 3 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
2019

Answer to photo quiz: Trichophyton verrucosum

Ortiz, D. A. & Ren, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 57, 7, e00801-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Trichophyton

Photo quiz: A multifocal rash in a 16-year-old aspiring veterinarian

Ortiz, D. A. & Ren, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 57, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Veterinarians
Domestic Animals
Exanthema
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Green Fluorescent Protein Expression in Pseudogymnoascus destructans to Study Its Abiotic and Biotic Lifestyles

Zhang, T., Ren, P., de Jesus, M., Chaturvedi, V. & Chaturvedi, S., Jul 9 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mycopathologia. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Green Fluorescent Proteins
green fluorescent protein
lifestyle
Life Style
protein synthesis
2017
29 Citations (Scopus)

A Rapid Zika Diagnostic Assay to Measure Neutralizing Antibodies in Patients

Shan, C., Xie, X., Ren, P., Loeffelholz, M. J., Yang, Y., Furuya, A., Dupuis, A. P., Kramer, L. D., Wong, S. J. & Shi, P-Y., Mar 1 2017, In : EBioMedicine. 17, p. 157-162 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutralizing Antibodies
Viruses
Assays
Neutralization Tests
Turnaround time
17 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a novel reporter virus neutralization test for serological diagnosis of Zika and Dengue virus infection

Shan, C., Ortiz, D. A., Yang, Y., Wong, S. J., Kramer, L. D., Shi, P-Y., Loeffelholz, M. J. & Ren, P., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 10, p. 3028-3036 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutralization Tests
Dengue Virus
Viruses
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Zika Virus Infection
10 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of aptima zika virus assay

Ren, P., Ortiz, D. A., Terzian, A. C. B., Colombo, T. E., Nogueira, M. L., Vasilakis, N. & Loeffelholz, M. J., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 7, p. 2198-2203 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urine
RNA
Confidence Intervals
Serum
Zika Virus
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Malassezia pachydermatis fungemia in an adult with multibacillary leprosy

Roman, J., Bagla, P., Ren, P., Blanton, L. & Berman, M. A., Jun 1 2016, In : Medical Mycology Case Reports. 12, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multibacillary Leprosy
Fungemia
Malassezia
Bacteremia
Staphylococcus aureus
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an Agrobacterium-mediated transformation system for the cold-adapted fungi Pseudogymnoascus destructans and P. pannorum

Zhang, T., Ren, P., Chaturvedi, V. & Chaturvedi, S., Aug 1 2015, In : Fungal Genetics and Biology. 81, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Agrobacterium
Fungi
Fungal Spores
Molecular Biology
3 Citations (Scopus)

Multilaboratory testing of antifungal drug combinations against Candida species and Aspergillus fumigatus: Utility of 100 percent inhibition as the endpoint

Ren, P., Luo, M., Lin, S., Ghannoum, M. A., Isham, N., Diekema, D. J., Pfaller, M. A., Messer, S., Lockhart, S. R., Iqbal, N. & Chaturvedi, V., Mar 1 2015, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59, 3, p. 1759-1766 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

caspofungin
anidulafungin
Drug Antagonism
Aspergillus fumigatus
Itraconazole
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)
Cryptococcus gattii
Carbonic Anhydrases
Hyphae
carbonate dehydratase
Spores
2012
29 Citations (Scopus)

Clonal spread of Geomyces destructans among bats, Midwestern and Southern United States

Ren, P., Haman, K. H., Last, L. A., Rajkumar, S. S., Kevin Keel, M. & Chaturvedi, V., May 2012, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18, 5, p. 883-885 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Fungal Genes
Midwestern United States
Southwestern United States
Southeastern United States
Ascomycota
2011
73 Citations (Scopus)

A diverse population of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGIII in Southern Californian HIV/AIDS patients

Byrnes Edmond J., III. J., Li, W., Ren, P., Lewit, Y., Voelz, K., Fraser, J. A., Dietrich, F. S., May, R. C., Chatuverdi, S., Chatuverdi, V. & Heitman, J., Sep 2011, In : PLoS Pathogens. 7, 9, e1002205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Alleles
HIV
Infection
37 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic rhinofacial mucormycosis caused by Mucor irregularis (Rhizomucor variabilis) in India

Hemashettar, B. M., Patil, R. N., O'Donnell, K., Chaturvedi, V., Ren, P. & Padhye, A. A., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49, 6, p. 2372-2375 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhizomucor
Mucormycosis
Mucor
Nose
India
2010
214 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence and pathogenicity of highly virulent Cryptococcus gattii genotypes in the Northwest United States

Byrnes, E. J., Li, W., Lewit, Y., Ma, H., Voelz, K., Ren, P., Carter, D. A., Chaturvedi, V., Bildfell, R. J., May, R. C. & Heitman, J., Apr 2010, In : PLoS Pathogens. 6, 4, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Disease Outbreaks
Virulence
Genotype
Genetic Recombination
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum to Genotypic Characterization of Environmental Isolates of Cryptococcus gattii from Puerto Rico (Mycopathologia, 10.1007/s11046-010-9296-3)

Loperena-Alvarez, Y., Ren, P., Li, X., Schoonmaker-Bopp, D. J., Ruiz, A., Chaturvedi, V. & Rios-Velazquez, C., 2010, In : Mycopathologia. 170, 4, p. 287-289 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cryptococcus gattii
Puerto Rico
42 Citations (Scopus)

Extracellular fibrils of pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus gattii are important for ecological niche, murine virulence and human neutrophil interactions

Springer, D. J., Ren, P., Raina, R., Dong, Y., Behr, M. J., McEwen, B. F., Bowser, S. S., Samsonoff, W. A., Chaturvedi, S. & Chaturvedi, V., 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 6, e10978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Yeast
Virulence
neutrophils
niches
22 Citations (Scopus)

Genotypic Characterization of Environmental Isolates of Cryptococcus gattii from Puerto Rico

Loperena-Alvarez, Y., Ren, P., Li, X., Bopp, D. J., Ruiz, A., Chaturvedi, V. & Rios-Velazquez, C., 2010, In : Mycopathologia. 170, 4, p. 279-285 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Puerto Rico
South America
Genotype
genotype
72 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and molecular characterizations of psychrophilic fungus Geomyces destructans from New York bats with white nose syndrome (WNS)

Chaturvedi, V., Springer, D. J., Behr, M. J., Ramani, R., Li, X., Peck, M. K., Ren, P., Bopp, D. J., Wood, B., Samsonoff, W. A., Butchkoski, C. M., Hicks, A. C., Stone, W. B., Rudd, R. J. & Chaturvedi, S., 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 5, e10783.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

psychrophilic fungi
Fungi
Nose
Chiroptera
Tissue
2007
60 Citations (Scopus)

In vitro resistance selection and in vivo efficacy of morpholino oligomers against west nile virus

Deas, T. S., Bennett, C. J., Jones, S. A., Tilgner, M., Ren, P., Behr, M. J., Stein, D. A., Iversen, P. L., Kramer, L. D., Bernard, K. A. & Shi, P-Y., Jul 2007, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 51, 7, p. 2470-2482 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Morpholinos
West Nile virus
Peptides
Conserved Sequence
In Vitro Techniques
2006
1 Citation (Scopus)

An efficient method for homologous gene reconstitution in Cryptococcus gattii using URA5 auxotrophic marker

Narasipura, S. D., Ren, P., Dyavaiah, M., Auger, I., Chaturvedi, V. & Chaturvedi, S., Dec 2006, In : Mycopathologia. 162, 6, p. 401-409 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Uracil
Genes
uracil
genes
30 Citations (Scopus)

Transcription factor STE12α has distinct roles in morphogenesis, virulence, and ecological fitness of the primary pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus gattii

Ren, P., Springer, D. J., Behr, M. J., Samsonoff, W. A., Chaturvedi, S. & Chaturvedi, V., Jul 2006, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 5, 7, p. 1065-1080 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
Morphogenesis
Virulence
Transcription Factors
Yeasts
100 Citations (Scopus)

Triaryl pyrazoline compound inhibits flavivirus RNA replication

Puig-Basagoiti, F., Tilgner, M., Forshey, B. M., Philpott, S. M., Espina, N. G., Wentworth, D. E., Goebel, S. J., Masters, P. S., Falgout, B., Ren, P., Ferguson, D. M. & Shi, P-Y., Apr 2006, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 50, 4, p. 1320-1329 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flavivirus
West Nile virus
Replicon
Viral RNA
Dengue Virus
2005
82 Citations (Scopus)

High-throughput assays using a luciferase-expressing replicon, virus-like particles, and full-length virus for West Nile virus drug discovery

Puig-Basagoiti, F., Deas, T. S., Ren, P., Tilgner, M., Ferguson, D. M. & Shi, P-Y., Dec 2005, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 49, 12, p. 4980-4988 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flavivirus
West Nile virus
Replicon
Drug Discovery
High-Throughput Screening Assays
139 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibition of flavivirus infections by antisense oligomers specifically suppressing viral translation and RNA replication

Deas, T. S., Binduga-Gajewska, I., Tilgner, M., Ren, P., Stein, D. A., Moulton, H. M., Iversen, P. L., Kauffman, E. B., Kramer, L. D. & Shi, P-Y., Apr 2005, In : Journal of Virology. 79, 8, p. 4599-4609 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flavivirus Infections
Flavivirus
Morpholinos
West Nile virus
Viral RNA
15 Citations (Scopus)

Selection of optimal host strain for molecular pathogenesis studies on Cryptococcus gattii

Chaturvedi, S., Ren, P., Narasipura, S. D. & Chaturvedi, V., Oct 2005, In : Mycopathologia. 160, 3, p. 207-215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus gattii
host strains
pathogenesis
Genotype
Cryptococcosis
18 Citations (Scopus)

The Ess1 prolyl isomerase is dispensable for growth but required for virulence in Crytococcus neoformans

Ren, P., Rossettini, A., Chaturvedi, V. & Hanes, S. D., May 2005, In : Microbiology. 151, 5, p. 1593-1605 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptidylprolyl Isomerase
Cryptococcus neoformans
Virulence
Growth
Cyclophilins
2004
8 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic organization and expression of 23 new genes from MATα locus of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii

Ren, P., Roncaglia, P., Springer, D. J., Fan, J. & Chaturvedi, V., Dec 31 2004, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 326, 1, p. 233-241 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus neoformans
Genes
Open Reading Frames
Cryptococcosis
Cosmids
19 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of residential pet and cockroach allergen levels using questionnaire information

Gehring, U., Triche, E., van Strien, R. T., Belanger, K., Holford, T., Gold, D. R., Jankun, T., Ren, P., McSharry, J. E., Beckett, W. S., Platts-Mills, T. A. E., Chapman, M. D., Bracken, M. B. & Leaderer, B. P., Jun 2004, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 112, 8, p. 834-839 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cockroach
Cockroaches
Pets
Ownership
Allergens
10 Citations (Scopus)

Use of paraffin-embedded tissue for identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in a baker's lung nodule by fungal PCR and nucleotide sequencing

Ren, P., Sridhar, S. & Chaturvedi, V., Jun 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 42, 6, p. 2840-2842 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraffin
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Nucleotides
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Lung
2003
176 Citations (Scopus)

Symptoms of wheeze and persistent cough in the first year of life: Associations with indoor allergens, air contaminants, and maternal history of asthma

Belanger, K., Beckett, W., Triche, E., Bracken, M. B., Holford, T., Ren, P., McSharry, J. E., Gold, D. R., Platts-Mills, T. A. E. & Leaderer, B. P., Aug 1 2003, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 158, 3, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cough
Allergens
Asthma
Odds Ratio
Air
2002
162 Citations (Scopus)

Dust mite, cockroach, cat, and dog allergen concentrations in homes of asthmatic children in the Northeastern United States: Impact of socioeconomic factors and population density

Leaderer, B. P., Belanger, K., Triche, E., Holford, T., Gold, D. R., Kim, Y., Jankun, T., Ren, P., McSharry, J. E., Platts-Mills, T. A. E., Chapman, M. D. & Bracken, M. B., 2002, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 110, 4, p. 419-425 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cockroach
Cockroaches
New England
Mites
Population Density
132 Citations (Scopus)

Levels of household mold associated with respiratory symptoms in the first year of life in a cohort at risk for asthma

Gent, J. F., Ren, P., Belanger, K., Triche, E., Bracken, M. B., Holford, T. R. & Leaderer, B. P., Dec 1 2002, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 110, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asthma
Cough
Fungi
Asthma
Allergies
2001
170 Citations (Scopus)

High-throughput detection of West Nile virus RNA

Shi, P-Y., Kauffman, E. B., Ren, P., Felton, A., Tai, J. H., Dupuis, A. P., Jones, S. A., Ngo, K. A., Nicholas, D. C., Maffei, J., Ebel, G. D., Bernard, K. A. & Kramer, L. D., 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 39, 4, p. 1264-1271 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

West Nile virus
Reverse Transcription
RNA
Polymerase Chain Reaction
New England
161 Citations (Scopus)

The relation between fungal propagules in indoor air and home characteristics

Ren, P., Jankun, T. M., Belanger, K., Bracken, M. B. & Leaderer, B. P., 2001, In : Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 56, 5, p. 419-424 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air
Fungi
Cladosporium
Alternaria
Penicillium
1999
26 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative study of Aspergillus mycotoxin production on enriched media and construction material

Ren, P., Ahearn, D. G. & Crow, S. A., 1999, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 23, 3, p. 209-213 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycotoxins
Aspergillus
Ceilings
Tile
Aflatoxins
117 Citations (Scopus)
Dust
Air
fungus
dust
Fungi
1998
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mycotoxins of Alternaria alternata produced on ceiling tiles

Ren, P., Ahearn, D. G. & Crow, S. A., 1998, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 20, 1, p. 53-54 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alternaria
Mycotoxins
Ceilings
Tile
Thin layer chromatography