Kevin O'Neil Saunders, PhD

Assistant Professor in Surgery
Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Campus mail 2 Genome Court, 4074 Medical Science Research Building 2, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-1503
Email address kevin.saunders@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 2010

Publications

Saunders, KO, Santra, S, Parks, R, Yates, NL, Sutherland, LL, Scearce, RM, Balachandran, H, Bradley, T, Goodman, D, Eaton, A, Stanfield-Oakley, SA, Tartaglia, J, Phogat, S, Pantaleo, G, Esteban, M, Gomez, CE, Perdiguero, B, Jacobs, B, Kibler, K, Korber, B, Montefiori, DC, Ferrari, G, Vandergrift, N, Liao, H-X, Tomaras, GD, and Haynes, BF. "Immunogenicity of NYVAC Prime-Protein Boost Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Envelope Vaccination and Simian-Human Immunodeficiency Virus Challenge of Nonhuman Primates." Journal of virology 92, no. 8 (April 2018).

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Saunders, KO, Verkoczy, LK, Jiang, C, Zhang, J, Parks, R, Chen, H, Housman, M, Bouton-Verville, H, Shen, X, Trama, AM, Scearce, R, Sutherland, L, Santra, S, Newman, A, Eaton, A, Xu, K, Georgiev, IS, Joyce, MG, Tomaras, GD, Bonsignori, M, Reed, SG, Salazar, A, Mascola, JR, Moody, MA, Cain, DW, Centlivre, M, Zurawski, S, Zurawski, G, Erickson, HP, Kwong, PD, Alam, SM, Levy, Y, Montefiori, DC, and Haynes, BF. "Vaccine Induction of Heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies in Animal Models." Cell reports 21, no. 13 (December 2017): 3681-3690.

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Williams, WB, Zhang, J, Jiang, C, Nicely, NI, Fera, D, Luo, K, Moody, MA, Liao, H-X, Alam, SM, Kepler, TB, Ramesh, A, Wiehe, K, Holland, JA, Bradley, T, Vandergrift, N, Saunders, KO, Parks, R, Foulger, A, Xia, S-M, Bonsignori, M, Montefiori, DC, Louder, M, Eaton, A, Santra, S, Scearce, R, Sutherland, L, Newman, A, Bouton-Verville, H, Bowman, C, Bomze, H, Gao, F, Marshall, DJ, Whitesides, JF, Nie, X, Kelsoe, G, Reed, SG, Fox, CB, Clary, K, Koutsoukos, M, Franco, D, Mascola, JR, and Harrison, SC et al. "Initiation of HIV neutralizing B cell lineages with sequential envelope immunizations." Nature communications 8, no. 1 (November 23, 2017): 1732-.

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Han, Q, Williams, WB, Saunders, KO, Seaton, KE, Wiehe, KJ, Vandergrift, N, Von Holle, TA, Trama, AM, Parks, RJ, Luo, K, Gurley, TC, Kepler, TB, Marshall, DJ, Montefiori, DC, Sutherland, LL, Alam, MS, Whitesides, JF, Bowman, CM, Permar, SR, Graham, BS, Mascola, JR, Seed, PC, Van Rompay, KKA, Tomaras, GD, Moody, MA, and Haynes, BF. "HIV DNA-Adenovirus Multiclade Envelope Vaccine Induces gp41 Antibody Immunodominance in Rhesus Macaques." Journal of virology 91, no. 21 (November 2017).

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Bradley, T, Pollara, J, Santra, S, Vandergrift, N, Pittala, S, Bailey-Kellogg, C, Shen, X, Parks, R, Goodman, D, Eaton, A, Balachandran, H, Mach, LV, Saunders, KO, Weiner, JA, Scearce, R, Sutherland, LL, Phogat, S, Tartaglia, J, Reed, SG, Hu, S-L, Theis, JF, Pinter, A, Montefiori, DC, Kepler, TB, Peachman, KK, Rao, M, Michael, NL, Suscovich, TJ, Alter, G, Ackerman, ME, Moody, MA, Liao, H-X, Tomaras, G, Ferrari, G, Korber, BT, and Haynes, BF. "Pentavalent HIV-1 vaccine protects against simian-human immunodeficiency virus challenge." Nature communications 8 (June 8, 2017): 15711-.

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Bonsignori, M, Kreider, EF, Fera, D, Meyerhoff, RR, Bradley, T, Wiehe, K, Alam, SM, Aussedat, B, Walkowicz, WE, Hwang, K-K, Saunders, KO, Zhang, R, Gladden, MA, Monroe, A, Kumar, A, Xia, S-M, Cooper, M, Louder, MK, McKee, K, Bailer, RT, Pier, BW, Jette, CA, Kelsoe, G, Williams, WB, Morris, L, Kappes, J, Wagh, K, Kamanga, G, Cohen, MS, Hraber, PT, Montefiori, DC, Trama, A, Liao, H-X, Kepler, TB, Moody, MA, Gao, F, Danishefsky, SJ, Mascola, JR, Shaw, GM, Hahn, BH, Harrison, SC, and Korber, BT et al. "Staged induction of HIV-1 glycan-dependent broadly neutralizing antibodies." Science translational medicine 9, no. 381 (March 2017).

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Alam, SM, Aussedat, B, Vohra, Y, Meyerhoff, RR, Cale, EM, Walkowicz, WE, Radakovich, NA, Anasti, K, Armand, L, Parks, R, Sutherland, L, Scearce, R, Joyce, MG, Pancera, M, Druz, A, Georgiev, IS, Von Holle, T, Eaton, A, Fox, C, Reed, SG, Louder, M, Bailer, RT, Morris, L, Abdool-Karim, SS, Cohen, M, Liao, H-X, Montefiori, DC, Park, PK, Fernández-Tejada, A, Wiehe, K, Santra, S, Kepler, TB, Saunders, KO, Sodroski, J, Kwong, PD, Mascola, JR, Bonsignori, M, Moody, MA, Danishefsky, S, and Haynes, BF. "Mimicry of an HIV broadly neutralizing antibody epitope with a synthetic glycopeptide." Science translational medicine 9, no. 381 (March 2017).

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Easterhoff, D, Moody, MA, Fera, D, Cheng, H, Ackerman, M, Wiehe, K, Saunders, KO, Pollara, J, Vandergrift, N, Parks, R, Kim, J, Michael, NL, O'Connell, RJ, Excler, J-L, Robb, ML, Vasan, S, Rerks-Ngarm, S, Kaewkungwal, J, Pitisuttithum, P, Nitayaphan, S, Sinangil, F, Tartaglia, J, Phogat, S, Kepler, TB, Alam, SM, Liao, H-X, Ferrari, G, Seaman, MS, Montefiori, DC, Tomaras, GD, Harrison, SC, and Haynes, BF. "Boosting of HIV envelope CD4 binding site antibodies with long variable heavy third complementarity determining region in the randomized double blind RV305 HIV-1 vaccine trial." PLoS pathogens 13, no. 2 (February 24, 2017): e1006182-.

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Saunders, KO, Nicely, NI, Wiehe, K, Bonsignori, M, Meyerhoff, RR, Parks, R, Walkowicz, WE, Aussedat, B, Wu, NR, Cai, F, Vohra, Y, Park, PK, Eaton, A, Go, EP, Sutherland, LL, Scearce, RM, Barouch, DH, Zhang, R, Von Holle, T, Overman, RG, Anasti, K, Sanders, RW, Moody, MA, Kepler, TB, Korber, B, Desaire, H, Santra, S, Letvin, NL, Nabel, GJ, Montefiori, DC, Tomaras, GD, Liao, H-X, Alam, SM, Danishefsky, SJ, and Haynes, BF. "Vaccine Elicitation of High Mannose-Dependent Neutralizing Antibodies against the V3-Glycan Broadly Neutralizing Epitope in Nonhuman Primates." Cell reports 18, no. 9 (February 2017): 2175-2188.

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McCurley, NP, Domi, A, Basu, R, Saunders, KO, LaBranche, CC, Montefiori, DC, Haynes, BF, and Robinson, HL. "HIV transmitted/founder vaccines elicit autologous tier 2 neutralizing antibodies for the CD4 binding site." PloS one 12, no. 10 (January 2017): e0177863-.

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