Misty Thomas

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Science and Technology


Barnes Hall G11
OtherBiochemistry/Micro / University College of St. Boniface
Ph.D.Microbiology / University of Manitoba

Research Interests

Regulation of Microbial Pahtogenesis

Recent Publications

  • Jude Akamu Ewunkem, Sada Boyd, Adero Campbell, Joseph Graves, Scott Harrison, Kristen Rhinehardt, Merhdad Tajkarimi, Misty Thomas, Devana Turner (2017). (Selection for Ionic-Confers Silver Nanoparticle Resistance in Escherichia coli). (1) 5, pp. 1047 ). JSM Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine.
  • Jude Ewunkem , Joseph Graves, Misty Thomas (2017). (Antimicrobial Nanomaterials: Why Evolution Matters). (283) 7, ). Nanomaterials.
  • Ellissa Nelson, Sharon Portwood, Jeffrey Shears, Misty Thomas (2015). (Examining the impact of family services on homeless children). (4) 20, pp. 480-493 ). Child & Family Social Work.
  • Misty Thomas (2014). (The beta-lactamase Gene Regulator AmpR is a Tetramer that Recognizes and Binds the D-Ala-D-Ala Motif of its Repressor UDP-MurNAc-pentapeptide). (5) 290, pp. 2630-43 ). The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
  • Misty Thomas (2010). (Crystal structure of the AmpR effector binding domain provides insight into the molecular regulation of inducible AmpC beta-lactamase). (5) 400, pp. 998-1010 ). The Journal of Molecular Biology.
  • Misty Thomas (2009). (Insight into a strategy for attenuating AmpC-mediated Beta-lactam resistance: structural basis for selective inhibition of the glycoside hydrolase NagZ). 18, pp. 1541-1551 ). Protein Science.
  • Misty Thomas (2007). (Small molecule inhibitors of a glycoside hydrolase attenuate inducible AmpC-mediated beta-lactam resistance). (29) 282, ). The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
  • S Boyd, R Edmondson, A EwunkemA, Joseph Graves, Jian Han, Scott Harrison, Liesl Jeffers-Francis, K Rhinehardt , Misty Thomas (Experimental Evolution of Metal Resistance in Bacteria). (Evolution in Action—Past, Present, and Future) ). Springer 2 International Publishing, AG.