Student Publications


Fiaturi N, Russo JW, Nielsen HC, Castellot JJ Jr. 2017. CCN5 in alveolar epithelial proliferation and differentiation during neonatal lung oxygen injury. J Cell Commun Signal.  Epub ahead of print. (Najla Fiaturi - PPET)  Abstract in PubMed

McGuire CM, Forgac M. 2018. Glucose starvation increases V-ATPase assembly and activity in mammalian cells through AMP kinase and phosphatidylinositide 3-kinase/Akt signaling. J Biol. Chem. Epub ahead of print. (Christina McGuire - Biochemistry)  Abstract in PubMed

Sharma S, Munger K. 2018. Expression of the cervical carcinoma expressed PCNA regulatory (CCEPR) long noncoding RNA is driven by the human papillomavirus E6 protein and modulates cell proliferation independent of PCNA. Virology 518: 8-13. (Surendra Sharma - Biochemistry) books

Tabtieng T, Degterev A, Gaglia MM. 2018. Caspase-dependent suppression of type I interferon signaling promotes KSHV lytic replication. J Virol. Epub ahead of print. (Tate Tabtieng - Biochemistry)  books


Cao L, Greenblatt DJ, Kwara A. 2017. Inhibitory effects of selected antituberculosis drugs on common human hepatic cytochrome P450 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferase enzymes. Drug Metab Dispos. Epub ahead of print. (Lei Cao - PPET) books

Cao L, Kwara A, Greenblatt DJ. 2017. Metabolic interactions between acetaminophen (paracetamol) and two flavonoids, luteolin and quercetin, through in-vitro inhibition studies. J Pharm Pharmacol. Epub ahead of print. (Lei Cao - PPET) books 

Du C, Collins W, Cantley W, Sood D, Kaplan DL. 2017. Tutorials for electrophysiological recordings in tissue engineering. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. (Will Collins - PPET) Abstract in PubMed 

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. (Shreya Kulkarni, Senjuti Sengputa - CMP) Abstract in PubMed

McGuire C, Stransky L, Cotter K, Forgac M. 2017. Regulation of V-ATPase actiity. Front Biosci. 22:609-622. (Christina McGuire - Biochemistry; Laura Stransky, Kristina Cotter - CMP) Abstract in PubMed 

Nwankwo JO, Gremmel T, Gerrits AJ, Mithila FJ, Warburton RR, Hill NS, Lu Y, Richey LJ, Jakubowski JA, Frelinger AL 3rd, Chishti AH. 2017. Calpain-1 regulates platelet function in a humanized mouse model of sickle cell disease. Thromb Res. 160: 58-65. (Jennifer Nwankwo - PPET) books 

Patel AB, Tsilioni I, Weng Z, Theoharides TC. 2017. TNF stimulates IL-6, CXCL8 and VEGF secretion from human keratinocytes via activation of mTOR, inhibited by tetramethoxyluteolin. Exp Dermatol. Epub ahead of print. (Arti Patel - Biochemistry) Abstract in PubMed 

Patel AB, Theoharides TC. 2017. Methoxyluteolin inhibits neuropeptide-stimulated proinflammatory mediator release via mTOR activation from human mast cells. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 361: 462-471. (Arti Patel - Biochemistry) Abstract in PubMed 

Saleh D, Najjar M, Zelic M, Shah S, Nogusa S, Polykratis A, Paczosa MK, Gough PJ, Bertin J, Whalen M, Fitzgerald KA, Slavov N, Pasparakis M, Balachandran S, Kelliher M, Mecsas J, Degterev A. 2017. Kinase activities of RIPK1 and RIPK3 can direct IFN-β synthesis induced by lipopolysaccharide. J Immunol. 198: 4435-4447. (Malek Najjar - PPET) books 

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. (Maureen Sherry-Lynes, Senjuti Sengupta, Shreya Kulkarni - CMP) Abstract in PubMed

Taracanova A, Alevizos M, Karagkouni A, Weng Z, Norwitz E, Conti P, Leeman SE, Theoharides TC. 2017. SP and IL-33 together markedly enhance TNF synthesis and secretion from human mast cells mediated by the interaction of their receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA Epub ahead of print. (Alexandra Taracanova - PPET) 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. (Kevin Goncalves - CMP; Nil Vanli - Biochemistry) books


Coppage AL, Heard KR, DiMare MT, Liu Y, Wu W, Lai JH, Bachovchin WW. 2016. Human FGF-21 Is a substrate of fibroblast activation protein. PLoS One 11(3): e0151269. (Andrew Coppage - Biochemistry)   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. (Kristina Cotter and Rachel Liberman - CMP)  Abstract in PubMed

Denis D, Rouleau C, Schaffhausen BS. 2016. A transformation-defective polyomavirus middle T antigen with a novel defect in PI3 kinase signaling. J Virol. 91(2). pii: e01774-16. (Deborah Denis and Cecile Rouleau - Biochemistry) 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. (Kevin Goncalves - CMP) 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. (Wayne Chan - CMP)  Abstract in PubMed

Julian B, Gao K, Harwood BN, Beinborn M, Kopin AS. 2016. Mutation-induced functional alterations of CCR6. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 360: 106-116. (Bina Julian - PPET)  books

Kotewicz KM, Ramabhadran V, Sjoblom N, Vogel JP, Haenssler E, Zhang M, Behringer J, Scheck RA, Isberg RR. 2016. A single Legionella effector catalyzes a multistep ubiquitination pathway to rearrange tubular endoplasmic reticulum for replication. Cell Host Microbe. 21(2): 169-181. (Nicole Sjoblom - Biochemistry) books 

Lu Y, Hanada T, Fujiwara Y, Nwankwo JO, Wieschhaus AJ, Hartwig J, Huang S, Han J, Chishti AH. 2016. Gene disruption of dematin causes precipitous loss of erythrocyte membrane stability and severe hemolytic anemia. Blood. 128: 93-103. (Jennifer Nwankwo - PPET)  books 

Metrick CM, Heldwein EE. 2016. The novel structure and unexpected RNA-binding ability of the C-terminal domain of HSV-1 tegument protein UL21. J Virol. 90(12): 5759-5769.  books (Claire Metrick - Biochemistry)

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  (Christina McGuire - Biochemistry; Kristina Cotter and Laura Stransky - CMP)

Najjar M*, Saleh D*, Zelic M, Nogusa S, Shah A, Tai A, Finger JN, Polykratis A, Gough PJ, Bertin J, Whalen M, Pasparakis, Balachandran S, Kelliher M, Poltorak A, Degterev A. 2016. RIPK1 and RIPK3 kinases promote cell death-independent inflammation by TLR4-TRIF Immunity. 45: 46-59. * equal contribution. (Malek Najjar - PPET) books 

Nwankwo JO, Lei J, Xu J, Rivera A, Gupta K, Chishti AH. 2016. Genetic inactivation of calpain-1 attenuates pain sensitivity in a humanized mouse model of sickle cell disease. Haematologica. 101: e397-e400. (Jennifer Nwankwo - PPET)  books 

Patel AB, Tsilioni I, Leeman SE, Theoharides TC. 2016. Neurotensin stimulates sortilin and mTOR in human microglia inhibitable by methoxyluteolin, a potential therapeutic target for autism. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. pii: 201604992. (Arti Patel - Biochemistry)  Abstract in PubMed 

Rogalin HB, Heldwein EE. 2016. Characterization of VSV pseudotypes bearing essential entry glycoproteins gB, gD, gH, and gL of Herpes Simplex virus Type 1. J Virol. 90(22): 10321-10328. (Henry Rogalin - Biochemistry) books

Rouleau C, Pores Fernando AT, Hwang JH, Faure N, Jiang T, White EA, Roberts TM, Schaffhausen BS. 2016. Transformation by Polyomavirus middle T antigen involve a unique bimodal interaction with the Hippo effector YAP. J Virol. 90: 7032-7045. (Cecile Rouleau - Biochemistry) Abstract in PubMed 

Shearer AM, Rana R, Austin K, Baleja JD, Nguyen N, Bohm A, Covic L, Kuliopulos A. 2016. Targeting liver fibrosis with a cell-penetrating PAR2 pepducin. J Biol Chem. 291: 23188-23198. (Andrew Shearer - Biochemistry) books 

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: e0159598. (Anthony Sheets - CMP) 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. (Anthony Sheets - CMP) 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. Anthony Sheets - CMP) 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. (James Schiemer - CMP)  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: 530-543. (Kevin Goncalves - CMP) books

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

Szabo R, Lantsman T, Peters DE, Bugge TH. 2016. Delineation of proteolytic and non-proteolytic functions of membrane-anchored serine protease Prss8/prostasin. Development 143: 2818-2828. (Diane Peters - PPET) Abstract in PubMed

Theoharides TC, Stewart JM, Taracanova A, Conti P, Zouboulis CC. 2016. Neuroendocrinology of the skin. Rev Endocr Meab Disorders. 17: 287-294. (Alexandra Taracanova - PPET)Abstract in PubMed 

Theoharides TC, Tsilioni I, Patel AB, Doyle R. 2016. Atopic diseases and inflammation of the brain in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders. Transl Psychiatry. 6: e844. (Arti Patel - Biochemistry) Abstract in PubMed 

Weng Z, Zhang B, Tsilioni I, Theoharides TC. 2016. Nanotube formation: A rapid form of "alarm signaling"? Clin Ther. 38: 1066-1072. (Katie Weng - PPET) Abstract in PubMed

Yang E, Cisowski J, Nguyen N, O'Callaghan K, Xu J, Agarwal A, Kuliopulos A, Covic L. 2016. Dysregulated protease activated receptor 1 (PAR1) promotes metastatic phenotype in breast cancer through HMGA2. Oncogene 35: 1529-40. (Eric Yang - Biochemistry) books 

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

Wong R, Feig LA. 2016. Tyrosine phosphorylation of RalGDS by c-Met receptor blocks its interaction with Ras. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 480(3): 468-473. (Richard Wong - Biochemistry)  books 

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December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development