Mahata T, Molshanski-Mor S, Goren MG, Jana B, Kohen-Manor M, Yosef I, Avram O, Pupko T, Salomon D #, Qimron U # (2021) A phage mechanism for selective nicking of dUMP-containing DNA. PNAS USA, 118(23):e2026354118.

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Lopez J, Nguyan-Hung L, Moon KH, Salomon D, Bosis E, Feldman M (2021) Formylglycine-generating enzyme-like proteins constitute a novel family of widespread type VI secretion system immunity proteins. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2021.05.21.44522.


Jana B, Keppel K, Salomon D (2021) Engineering a customizable antibacterial T6SS-based platfrom in Vibrio natriegens. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2021.05.04.439770.


Salomon D #, Feldman MF #. (2020) The future of conferences, today: Are virtual conferences a viable supplement to "live" conferences?. EMBO Reports, e50883.

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Jana B, Salomon D #, Bosis E #. (2020) A novel class of polymorphic toxins in Bacteroidetes. Life Science Alliance, 3(4),doi: 10.26508/lsa.201900631.

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Fridman CM, Keppel K, Gerlic M, Bosis E #, Salomon D #. (2020) A comparative genomics methodology reveals a widespread family of membrane-disrupting T6SS effectors. Nature Communications, 11:1085.

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Cohen H*, Baram N*, Edry-Botzer L, Salomon D #, Gerlic M #. (2020) Vibrio pore-forming leukocidin activates pyroptotic cell death via the NLRP3 inflammasome. Emerging Microbes & Infections, 9(1):278-290.

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Jana B, Salomon D. (2019) Type VI secretion system: a modular toolkit for bacterial dominance. Future Microbiology, doi:10.2217/fmb-2019-0194.

Jana B*, Fridman CM*, Bosis E #, Salomon D #. (2019) A modular effector with a DNase domain and a marker for T6SS substrates. Nature Communications, 10:3595.

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Ben-Yaakov R, Salomon D. (2019) The regulatory network of Vibrio parahaemolyticus type VI secretion system 1. Environmental Microbiology, 21(7). 2248-2260.


Dar Y, Salomon D #, Bosis E #. (2018) The antibacterial and anti-eukaryotic type VI secretion system MIX-effector repertoire in VibrionaceaeMarine Drugs, 16, 433.

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Ray A, Schwartz N, de Souza Santos M, Zhang J, Orth K, Salomon D. (2017) Type VI secretion system MIX-effectors carry both anti-bacterial and anti-eukaryotic activities. EMBO Reports, 10.15252/embr.201744226.

Li P, Kinch LN, Ray A, Dalia AB, Cong Q, Nunen LM, Camilli A, Grishin NV, Salomon D #, Orth K #. (2017) Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND)- causing Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains maintain an antibacterial Type VI Secretion system with versatile effector repertoires. Appl Environ Microbiol., 83(13):e00737-17.

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de Souza Santos M, Salomon D, Orth K. (2017) T3SS effector VopL inhibits the host ROS response,  promoting the intracellular survival of Vibrio parahaemolyticusPLoS Pathogens, 13(6):e1006438.


Ray A, Kinch LN, de Souza Santos M, Grishin NV, Orth K #, Salomon D #. (2016) Proteomics analysis reveals previously uncharacterized virulence factors in Vibrio proteolyticus. mBio. 7(4):e01077-16.

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Li P, Rivera-Cancel G, Kinch LN, Salomon D, Tomchick D, Grishin NV, Orth K. (2016) Bile salt receptor complex activates a pathogenic type III secretion system. eLife, 10.7554/eLife.15718.

Salomon D. (2016) MIX and match: mobile T6SS MIX-effectors enhance bacterial fitness. Mob Genet Elements, 13;6(1):e1123796.

Teper D, Burstein D, Salomon D, Gershovitz M, Pupko T, Sessa G. (2016) Identification of novel Xanthomonas euvesicatoria type III effector proteins by a machine-learning approach. Mol Plant Pathol., 17(3):398-411.


Salomon D #, Klimko JA, Trudgian DC, Kinch LN, Grishin NV, Mirzaei H, Orth K # . (2015) Type VI Secretion System Toxins Horizontally Shared between Marine Bacteria. PLoS Pathog., 25;11(8):e1005128.

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De Souza Santos M, Salomon D. Li P, Krachler AM, & Orth K. (2015) Vibrio parahaemolyticus virulence determinants. The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins, 4th addition, Acad. Press, ed., pp 230-260.

Salomon D #, Orth K. (2015) Type VI secretion system. Curr Biol., 30;25(7):R265-6.

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Calder T, de Souza Santos M, Attah V, Klimko J, Fernandez J, Salomon DKrachler AM, Orth K. (2014) Structural and regulatory mutations in Vibrio parahaemolyticus type III secretion systems display variable effects on virulence. FEMS Microbiol Lett., 361(2):107-14.

Salomon D, Klimko JA, Orth K. (2014) H-NS regulates the Vibrio parahaemolyticus type VI secretion system 1. Microbiology, 160(Pt 9):1867-73.

Calder T, Kinch LN, Fernandez J, Salomon D, Grishin NV, Orth K. (2014) Vibrio type III effector VPA1380 is related to the cysteine protease domain of large bacterial toxins. PLoS One, 6;9(8):e104387.

Salomon D, Kinch LN, Trudgian DC, Guo X, Klimko JA, Grishin NV, Mirzaei H, Orth K. (2014) Marker for type VI secretion system effectors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A., 24;111(25):9271-6.

Teper D, Salomon D, Sunitha S, Kim JG, Mudgett MB, Sessa G. (2014) Xanthomonas euvesicatoria type III effector XopQ interacts with tomato and pepper 14-3- 3 isoforms to suppress effector-triggered immunity. Plant J., 77(2):297-309.


Salomon D, Guo Y, Kinch LN, Grishin NV, Gardner KH, Orth K. (2013) Effectors of animal and plant pathogens use a common domain to bind host phosphoinositides. Nature Commun., 4:2973.

Salomon D, Orth K. (2013) What pathogens have taught us about posttranslational modifications. Cell Host Microbe11;14(3):269-79.

Sreeramulu S, Mostizky Y, Sunitha S, Shani E, Nahum H, Salomon D, Hayun LB, Gruetter C, Rauh D, Ori N, Sessa G. (2013) BSKs are partially redundant positive regulators of brassinosteroid signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant J.74(6):905-19.

Salomon D, Gonzalez H, Updegraff BL, Orth K. (2013) Vibrio parahaemolyticus type VI secretion system 1 is activated in marine conditions to target bacteria, and is differentially regulated from system 2. PLoS One., 16;8(4):e61086.

Salomon D, Orth K. (2103) Lost after translation: post-translational modifications by bacterial type III effectors. Curr Opin Microbiol., 16(2):213-20.


2012 and earlier

Salomon D *, Bosis E *, Dar D, Nachman I, Sessa G. (2012) Expression of Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors in yeast under stress conditions reveals that HopX1 attenuates activation of the high osmolarity glycerol MAP kinase pathway. Microbiology,158(Pt 11):2859-69.

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Salomon D, Dar D, Sreeramulu S, Sessa G. (2011) Expression of Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria type III effectors in yeast affects cell growth and viability. Mol Plant Microbe Interact., 24(3):305-14.


Bosis E *, Salomon D *, Sessa G. (2011) A simple yeast-based strategy to identify host cellular processes targeted by bacterial effector proteins. PLoS One., 6(11):e27698.

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Salomon D, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Sessa G. (2011) Sensitizing plant protein kinases to specific inhibition by ATP-competitive molecules. Methods Mol Biol., 779:185-97.

Salomon D, Sessa G. (2010) Identification of growth inhibition phenotypes induced by expression of bacterial type III effectors in yeast. J Vis Exp., 30;(37). pii: 1865.

Bosis E *, Salomon D *, Ohayon O * , Sivan G, Bar-Nun S, Rabinovich E. (2010) Ssz1 restores endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein degradation in cells expressing defective cdc48-ufd1- npl4 complex by upregulating cdc48. Genetics, 184(3):695-706.

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Salomon D, Bonshtien A, Sessa G. (2009) A chemical-genetic approach for functional analysis of plant protein kinases. Plant Signal Behav., 4(7):645-7.


Salomon D, Bonshtien A, Mayrose M, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Sessa G. (2009) Bypassing kinase activity of the tomato Pto resistance protein with small molecule ligands. J Biol Chem., 29;284(22):15289-98.

Ph.D. student

Mushki has a bachelor in medical laboratory sciences from "Hadassah academic college - Jerusalem". After her studies, she worked at "POCARED diagnostics Ltd" as a microbiology lab technician. In the Salomon lab, Mushki works to discover new T6SS effector families.