EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 2000 , Cambridge , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 2001 , Boston , MA

Internship

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2002 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2003 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2006 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Markey L, Shaban L, Green ER, Lemon KP, Mecsas J, Kumamoto CA. Pre-colonization with the commensal fungus Candida albicans reduces murine susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infection. Gut Microbes. 2018 11 02; 9(6):497-509. View abstract
  2. Bomar L, Brugger SD, Lemon KP. Bacterial microbiota of the nasal passages across the span of human life. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2018 02; 41:8-14. View abstract
  3. Klein BA, Lemon KP, Gajare P, Jospin G, Eisen JA, Coil DA. Draft Genome Sequences of Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis Strains UCD-KPL2534 and UCD-KPL2528 Isolated from an Indoor Track Facility. Genome Announc. 2017 Feb 23; 5(8). View abstract
  4. Klein BA, Lemon KP, Faller LL, Jospin G, Eisen JA, Coil DA. Draft Genome Sequence of Curtobacterium sp. Strain UCD-KPL2560 (Phylum Actinobacteria). Genome Announc. 2016 Oct 06; 4(5). View abstract
  5. Ramsey MM, Freire MO, Gabrilska RA, Rumbaugh KP, Lemon KP. Staphylococcus aureus Shifts toward Commensalism in Response to Corynebacterium Species. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:1230. View abstract
  6. Brugger SD, Bomar L, Lemon KP. Commensal-Pathogen Interactions along the Human Nasal Passages. PLoS Pathog. 2016 07; 12(7):e1005633. View abstract
  7. Bomar L, Brugger SD, Yost BH, Davies SS, Lemon KP. Corynebacterium accolens Releases Antipneumococcal Free Fatty Acids from Human Nostril and Skin Surface Triacylglycerols. MBio. 2016 Jan 05; 7(1):e01725-15. View abstract
  8. Franzosa EA, Huang K, Meadow JF, Gevers D, Lemon KP, Bohannan BJ, Huttenhower C. Identifying personal microbiomes using metagenomic codes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jun 02; 112(22):E2930-8. View abstract
  9. Wollenberg MS, Claesen J, Escapa IF, Aldridge KL, Fischbach MA, Lemon KP. Propionibacterium-produced coproporphyrin III induces Staphylococcus aureus aggregation and biofilm formation. MBio. 2014 Jul 22; 5(4):e01286-14. View abstract
  10. Segata N, Haake SK, Mannon P, Lemon KP, Waldron L, Gevers D, Huttenhower C, Izard J. Composition of the adult digestive tract bacterial microbiome based on seven mouth surfaces, tonsils, throat and stool samples. Genome Biol. 2012 Jun 14; 13(6):R42. View abstract
  11. Lemon KP, Armitage GC, Relman DA, Fischbach MA. Microbiota-targeted therapies: an ecological perspective. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jun 06; 4(137):137rv5. View abstract
  12. Nyame TT, Lemon KP, Kolter R, Liao EC. High-throughput assay for bacterial adhesion on acellular dermal matrices and synthetic surgical materials. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5):1061-8. View abstract
  13. Lemon KP, Klepac-Ceraj V, Schiffer HK, Brodie EL, Lynch SV, Kolter R. Comparative analyses of the bacterial microbiota of the human nostril and oropharynx. MBio. 2010 Jun 22; 1(3). View abstract
  14. Lemon KP, Freitag NE, Kolter R. The virulence regulator PrfA promotes biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes. J Bacteriol. 2010 Aug; 192(15):3969-76. View abstract
  15. Klepac-Ceraj V, Lemon KP, Martin TR, Allgaier M, Kembel SW, Knapp AA, Lory S, Brodie EL, Lynch SV, Bohannan BJ, Green JL, Maurer BA, Kolter R. Relationship between cystic fibrosis respiratory tract bacterial communities and age, genotype, antibiotics and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Environ Microbiol. 2010 May; 12(5):1293-303. View abstract
  16. Lemon KP, Earl AM, Vlamakis HC, Aguilar C, Kolter R. Biofilm development with an emphasis on Bacillus subtilis. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2008; 322:1-16. View abstract
  17. Lemon KP, Higgins DE, Kolter R. Flagellar motility is critical for Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation. J Bacteriol. 2007 Jun; 189(12):4418-24. View abstract
  18. Lemon KP, Moriya S, Ogasawara N, Grossman AD. Chromosome replication and segregation. Bacillus subtilis and its closest relatives: From genes to cells. Sonenshein AL, Hoch JA, Losick R, editors. 2002; 73-86. View abstract
  19. Lemon KP, Grossman AD. The extrusion-capture model for chromosome partitioning in bacteria. Genes Dev. 2001 Aug 15; 15(16):2031-41. View abstract
  20. Lemon KP, Kurtser I, Grossman AD. Effects of replication termination mutants on chromosome partitioning in Bacillus subtilis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jan 02; 98(1):212-7. View abstract
  21. Lemon KP, Grossman AD. Movement of replicating DNA through a stationary replisome. Mol Cell. 2000 Dec; 6(6):1321-30. View abstract
  22. Katherine Paige Lemon. DNA replication and chromosome partitioning in Bacillus subtilis. 2000. View abstract
  23. Lemon KP, Kurtser I, Wu J, Grossman AD. Control of initiation of sporulation by replication initiation genes in Bacillus subtilis. J Bacteriol. 2000 May; 182(10):2989-91. View abstract
  24. Lemon KP, Grossman AD. Localization of bacterial DNA polymerase: evidence for a factory model of replication. Science. 1998 Nov 20; 282(5393):1516-9. View abstract
  25. Monfar M, Lemon KP, Grammer TC, Cheatham L, Chung J, Vlahos CJ, Blenis J. Activation of pp70/85 S6 kinases in interleukin-2-responsive lymphoid cells is mediated by phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and inhibited by cyclic AMP. Mol Cell Biol. 1995 Jan; 15(1):326-37. View abstract
  26. Chung J, Grammer TC, Lemon KP, Kazlauskas A, Blenis J. PDGF- and insulin-dependent pp70S6k activation mediated by phosphatidylinositol-3-OH kinase. Nature. 1994 Jul 07; 370(6484):71-5. View abstract
  27. Dumont FJ, Altmeyer A, Kastner C, Fischer PA, Lemon KP, Chung J, Blenis J, Staruch MJ. Relationship between multiple biologic effects of rapamycin and the inhibition of pp70S6 protein kinase activity. Analysis in mutant clones of a T cell lymphoma. J Immunol. 1994 Feb 01; 152(3):992-1003. View abstract