Mark Lyte

W. Eugene Lloyd Chair in Toxicology
2158 Vet Med
Education & Certifications  

BS - Medical Technology - Faleigh Dickinson University, NJ - 06/1976

MS - Membrane Research - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel - 05/1979

PhD - Cell Biology/Membrane Research - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel - 07/1983

Postdoctoral - Immunology - Medical College of Virginia, VA - 05/1985

Postdoctoral - Clinical Immunology - University of Pittsburgh, PA - 11/1986


Honors & Awards  

1979-1983 Weizmann Institute of Science Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
1983-1984: National Cancer Institute Training Grant
1984-1986: National Institutes of Health Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
1987: University of Wisconsin Research Incentive Program Award
2002: Joseph Susman Memorial Award in Surgical Infectious Disease Research by the combined Surgical Infection Societies of North America and Europe
2008: NIH Pioneer Award Finalist

Selected Publications  

Full publication list on PubMed

Lyte M et al., Resistant starch alters the microbiota-gut-brain axis: Implications for dietary modulation of behavior. PLoS One 2016 Jan 8;11(1):e0146406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146406. eCollection 2016.

Lyte M (2010a) Microbial Endocrinology: A Personal Journey. In: Lyte M, Freestone PPE (eds) Microbial endocrinology: interkingdom signaling in infectious disease and health. Springer, New York, pp 1-16

Lyte M (2014) Microbial endocrinology and the microbiota-gut-brain axis. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 817:3-24.

Lyte, M. Microbial endocrinology and infectious disease in the 21st century. Trends in Microbiology, 12:14-20, 2004.

Lyte, M., Neal, C.P., Olson, B.A., Parkin, J.L., Freestone, P.P.E., Haigh, R.D., Bayston, R. and Williams, P.H. Stimulation of Staphylococcus epidermidis growth and biofilm formation by catecholamine inotropes. The Lancet 361:130-135, 2003.

Lyte, M. Microbial endocrinology: Host-microbiota neuroendocrine interactions influencing brain and behavior. Gut Microbes, 5:381-389, 2014.

Goehler, L.E., Gaykema, R.P.A., Opitz, N., Reddaway, R., Badr, N. and Lyte, M. Activation in vagal afferents and central autonomic pathways: early responses to intestinal infection with Campylobacter jejuni. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 19:334-344, 2005.

Lyte, M. Probiotics function mechanistically as delivery vehicles for neuroactive compounds: Microbial endocrinology in the design and use of probiotics. BioEssays, 33:574-581, 2011.