Student Publications


Kulkarni S, Goel S, Sengupta S, Cochran BH. 2017. A large-scale RNAi screen identifies SGK1 as a key survival kinase for GBM stem cells. Mol Cancer Res. Epub ahead of print. Abstract in PubMed

McGuire C, Stransky L, Cotter K, Forgac M. 2017. Regulation of V-ATPase actiity. Front Biosci. 22:609-622.  Abstract in PubMed

Sherry-Lynes MM, Sengupta S, Kulkarni S, Cochran BH. 2017. Regulation of the JMJD3 (KDM6B) histone demethylase in glioblastoma stem cells by STAT3. PLoS One 12: e0174775. Abstract in PubMed

Yu W, Goncalves KA, Li S, Kishikawa H, Sun G, Yang H, Vanli N, Wu Y, Jiang Y, Hu MG, Friedel RH, Hu GF. 2017. Plexin-B2 mediates physiologic and pathologic functions of angiogenin. Cell 171: 849-864. books


Cotter K, Liberman R, Sun-Wada G, Wada Y, Sgroi D, Naber S, Brown D, Breton S, Forgac M. 2016. The a3 isoform of subunit a of the vacuolar ATPase localizes to the plasma membrane of invasive breast tumor cells and is overexpressed in human breast cancer. Oncotarget. 7(29): 46142-46157.   Abstract in PubMed

Goncalves KA, Silberstein L, Li S, Severe N, Hu MG, Yang H, Scadden DT, Hu GF. 2016. Angiogenin promotes hematopoietic regeneration by dichotomously regulating quiescence of stem and progenitor cells. Cell 166(4): 894-906. books

Gu S, Chan WW, Mohi G, Rosenbaum J, Sayad A, Lu Z, Virtanen C, Li S, Neel BG, Van Etten RA. 2016. Distinct GAB2 signaling pathways are essential for myeloid and lymphoid transformation and leukemogenesis by BCR-ABL1. Blood 127(14): 1803-1813.   Abstract in PubMed

McGuire C, Cotter K, Stransky L, Forgac M. 2016. Regulation of V-ATPase assembly and function of V-ATPases in tumor cell invasiveness. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1857(8): 1213-1218.  Abstract in PubMed

Sheets AR, Demidova-Rice TN, Shi L, Ronfard V, Grover KV, Herman IM. 2016. Identification and characterization of novel matrix-derived bioactive peptides: A role for collagenase from Santyl® ointment in post-debridement wound healing? PLoS One 11(7): e0159598. Abstract in PubMed

Sheets AR, Durham JT, Herman IM. 2016. Quantitative imaging-based examination of pericytes controlling endothelial growth dynamics and angiogenesis. Methods Mol Biol. 1430: 221-229. Abstract in PubMed

Sheets AR, Massey CJ, Cronk SM, Iafrati MD, Herman IM. 2016. Matrix- and plasma-derived peptides promote tissue-specific injury responses and wound healing in diabetic swine. J Transl Med. 14(1): 197. Abstract in PubMed

Schiemer J, Bohm A, Lin L, Merrill-Skoloff G, Flaumenhaft R, Huang JS, Le Breton GC, Chishti AH. 2016. Gα13 switch region 2 relieves talin autoinhibition to activate IαIbβ3 integrin. J Biol Chem. 291(52): 26598-26612.  books

Silberstein L, Goncalves KA, Kharchenko PV, Turcotte R, Kfoury Y, Mercier F, Baryawno N, Severe N, Bachand J, Spencer JA, Papazian A, Lee D, Chitteti BR, Srour EF, Hoggatt J, Tate T, Lo Celso C, Ono N, Nutt S, Heino J, Sipilä K, Shioda T, Osawa M, Lin CP, Hu GF, Scadden DT. 2016. Cell Stem Cell. 19(4): 530-543. books

Stransky L, Cotter K, Forgac M. 2016. The Function of V-ATPases in cancer. Physiol Rev. 96(3): 1071-1091.  Abstract in PubMed

Wong DS, Jay DG. 2016. Emerging roles of extracellular Hsp90 in cancer. Adv Cancer Res. 129: 141-163. Abstract in PubMed


Baldwin MR, Li X, Hanada T, Liu SC, Chishti AH. 2015. Merozoite surface protein 1 recognition of host glycophorin A mediates malaria parasite invasion of red blood cells. Blood. 125(17): 2704-2711. books

Cotter K, Capecci J, Sennoune S, Huss M, Maier M, Martinez-Zaguilan R, Forgac M. 2015. Activity of plasma membrane V-ATPases is critical for the invasion of MDA-MB231 breast cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 290(6): 3680-3692. Abstract in PubMed

Cotter K, Stransky L, McGuire C, Forgac M. 2015. Recent insights into the structure, regulation, and function of the V-ATPases. Trends Biochem Sci. 40(10): 611-622.   Abstract in PubMed

Durham JT, Dulmovits BM, Cronk SM, Sheets AR, Herman IM. 2015. Pericyte chemomechanics and the angiogenic switch: insights into the pathogenesis of proliferative diabetic retinopathy? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 56(6): 3441-3459. Abstract in PubMed

Garafalo SD, Luth ES, Moss BJ, Monteiro MI, Malkin E, Juo P. 2015. The AP2 clathrin adaptor protein complex regulates the abundance of GLR-1 glutamate receptors in the ventral nerve cord of C. elegans. Mol Biol Cell. 26(10): 1887-1900. Abstract in PubMed

Goncalves KA, Hu GF. 2015. Mechanism and function of angiogenin in hematopoietic malignancy. Zhongguo Sheng Wu Hua Xue Yu Fen Zi Sheng Wu Xue Bao 31(12): 1267-1275. Abstract in PubMed

Srinivasan S, Schiemer J, Zhang X, Chishti AH, Le Breton GC. 2015. Gα13 switch region 2 binds to the talin head domain and activates αIIbβ3 integrin in human platelets. J Biol Chem. 290(41): 25129-25139.  books

Stransky LA, Forgac M. 2015. Amino acid availability modulates vacuolar H+-ATPase assembly. J Biol. Chem. 290(45): 27360-27369.   Abstract in PubMed


Arendt LM, Keller PJ, Skibinski A, Goncalves K, Naber SP, Buchsbaum RJ, Gilmore H, Come SE, Kuperwasser C. 2014. Anatomical localization of progenitor cells in human breast tissue reveals enrichment of uncommitted cells within immature lobules. Breast Cancer Res. 16(5): 453. books

Baldwin M, Yamodo I, Ranjan R, Li X, Mines G, Marinkovic M, Hanada T, Oh SS, Chishti AH. 2014. Human erythrocyte Band 3 functions as a receptor for the sialic acid-independent invasion of Plasmodium falciparum. Role of the RhopH3-MSP1 complex. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1843(12): 2855-2870. books

Baldwin M, Russo C, Li X, Chishti AH. 2014. Plasmodium falciparum signal peptide peptidase cleaves malaria heat shock protein 101 (HSP101). Implications for gametocytogenesis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 450(4): 1427-1432. books

McCready J, Wong DS, Burlison JA, Ying W, Jay DG. 2014. An impermeant ganetespib analog inhibits extracellular Hsp90-mediated cancer cell migration that involves lysyl oxidase 2-like protein. Cancers (Basel). 6(2): 1031-1046. Abstract in PubMed

Hsieh MY, Van Etten RA. 2014. IKK-dependent activation of NF-κB contributes to myeloid and lymphoid leukemogenesis by BCR-ABL1. Blood. 123(15): 2401-2411. books

Li HJ, Johnston B, Aiello D, Caffrey DR, Giel-Moloney M, Rindi G, Leiter AB. 2014. Distinct cellular origins for serotonin-expressing and enterochromaffin-like cells in the gastric corpus. Gastroenterology. 146(3): 754-764. Abstract in PubMed

Liberman R, Bond S, Shainheit MG, Stadecker MJ, Forgac M. 2014. Regulated assembly of the V-ATPase is increased during cluster disruption-induced maturation of dendritic cells through a PI-3 Kinase/mTOR-dependent pathway. J Biol Chem. 289(3): 1355-1363. books


Capecci J, Forgac M. 2013. Function of V-ATPase a subunit isoforms in invasiveness of MCF10a and MCF10CA1a human breast cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 288(45): 32731-32741. Abstract in PubMed

Liberman R, Cotter K, Baleja JD, Forgac M. 2013. Structural analysis of the N-terminal domain of subunit a of the yeast vacuolar ATPase (V-ATPase) using accessibility of single cysteine substitutions to chemical modification. J Biol Chem. 288(31): 22798-22808. Abstract in PubMed


O'Callaghan K, Lee L, Nguyen N, Hsieh MY, Kaneider NC, Klein AK, Sprague K, Van Etten RA, Kuliopulos A, Covic L. 2012. Targeting CXCR4 with cell-penetrating pepducins in lymphoma and lymphocytic leukemia. Blood. 119(7): 1717-1725. books

Monteiro MI, Ahlawat S, Kowalski JR, Malkin E, Koushika SP, Juo P.  2012. The kinesin-3 family motor KLP-4 regulates anterograde trafficking of GLR-1 glutamate receptors in the ventral nerve cord of Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biol Cell. 23(18): 3647-3662. books

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