Scholar Publications


Koch MR, House NCM, Cosetta CM, Jong RM, Salomon CG, Joyce CE, Philips EA, Su XA, Freudenreich CH. 2018. The chromatin remodeler Isw1 prevents CAG repeat expansions during transcription in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics Epub ahead of print. books


Breindel JL, Skibinski A, Sedic M, Wronski-Campos A, Zhou W, Keller PJ, Mills J, Bradner J, Onder T, Kuperwasser C. 2017. Epigenetic reprogramming of lineage-committed human mammary epithelial cells requires DNMT3A and loss of DOT1L. Stem Cell Reports. Epub ahead of print.  Abstract in PubMed

Kuehner JN, Kaufman JW, Moore C. 2017. Stimulation of RNA Polymerase II ubiquitination and degradation by yeast mRNA 3'-end processing factors is a conserved DNA damage response in eukaryotes. DNA Repair 57:151-160. books

Heggeness ML, Gunsalus KT, Pacas J, McDowell G. 2017. The new face of US science. Science 541: 21-23. books

Killpack TL, Ballesteros M, Bunnell SC, Bedugnis A, Kobzik L, Hu LT, Petnicki-Ocwieja T. 2017. Phagocytic receptors activate Syk and Src signaling during Borrelia burgdorferi phagocytosis. Infec Immun Epub ahead of print.  books

Melón LC, Hooper A, Yang X, Moss SJ, Maguire J. 2017. Inability to suppress the stress-induced activation of the HPA axis during the peripartum period engenders deficits in postpartum behaviors in mice. Psychoneuroendocrinology Epub ahead of print. books

Neil AJ, Kim JC, Mirkin SM. 2017. Precarious maintenance of simple DNA repeats in eukaryotes. Bioessasy Epub ahead of print. books

Regan H, Scaduto C, Hirakawa MP, Gunsalus K, Correia-Mesquita TO, Sun Y, Chen Y, Kumamoto CA, Bennett R, Whiteway M. 2017. Negative regulation of filamentous growth in Candida albicans by Dig1p. Mol Microbiol. Epub ahead of print. books

Smith EE, Zhang W, Schiele NR, Khademhosseini A, Kuo CK, Yelick PC. 2017. Developing a biomimetic tooth bud model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. Epub ahead of print. Abstract in PubMed

Tsutakawa SE, Thompson MJ, Arvai AS, Neil AJ, Shaw SJ, Algasaier SI, Kim JC, Finger LD, Jardine E, Gotham VJB, Sarker AH, Her MZ, Rashid F, Hamdan SM, Mirkin SM, Grasby JA, Tainer JA. 2017. Nat Comm. 8: 15855. books

Yang X, Hartman MR, Harrington KT, Etson CM, Fierman MB, Slonim DK, Walt DR. 2017. Using next-generation sequencing to explore genetics and race in the high school classroom. CBE Lif Sic Educ. 16: pii: ar22. doi: 10.1187/cbe.16-09-0281.  books


Camille Melón L, Maguire J. 2016. GABAergic regulation of the HPA and HPG axes and the impact of stress on reproductive function. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 160: 196-203. books

Gunsalus KT, Kumamoto CA. 2016. Transcriptional profiling of Candida albicans in the host. Methods Mol Biol. 1356:17-29.   books

Hartman MR, Harrington KT, Etson CM, Fierman MB, Slonim DK, Walt DR. 2016. Personal microbiomes and next-generation sequencing for laboratory-based education. FEMS Microbiol Lett. Epub ahead of print.   books

Killpack TL, Melón LC. 2016. Toward inclusive STEM classrooms: What personal role do faculty play? CBE Life Sci Educ. Fall 15 (3).  books

Kim JC, Harris ST, Dinter T, Shah KA, Mirkin SM. 2016. The role of break-induced replication in large-scale expansions of (CAG)n/(CTG)n repeats. Nat Struct Mol Biol. Epub ahead of print.  books

MacKenzie G, O'Toole KK, Maguire J. 2016. Compromised GABAergic inhibition contributes to tumor-associated epilepsy. Epilespy Res 126:185-196. books

Marturano JE, Schiele NR, Schiller ZA, Galassi TV, Stoppato M, Kuo CK. 2016. Embryonically inspired scaffolds regulate tenogenically differentiating cells. J Biomech. 49: 3281-3288.  Abstract in PubMed

Moss BJ, Park L, Dahlberg CL, Juo P. 2016. The CaM kinase CMK-1 mediates a negative feedback mechanism coupling the C. elegans glutamate receptor GLR-1 with its own transcription. PLoS Genet. 12: e1006180. Abstract in PubMed

Ng FS, Sengupta S, Huang Y, Yu AM, You S, Roberts MA, Iyer LK, Yang Y, Jackson FR. 2016. TRAP-seq profiling and RNAi-based genetic screens identify conserved glial genes required for adult Drosophila behavior. Front Mol Neurosci. 9: 146.  Abstract in PubMed

Stoppel WL, Gao AE, Greaney AM, Partlow BP, Bretherton RC, Kaplan DL, Black LD 3rd. 2016. Elastic, silk-cardiac extracellular matrix hydrogels exhibit time-dependent stiffening that modulates cardiac fibroblast response. J Biomed Mater Res A 104: 3058-3072.  Abstract in PubMed

Stoppel WL, Kaplan DL, Black LD 3rd. 2016. Electrical and mechanical stimulation of cardiac cells and tissue constructs. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 96: 135-155.   books


Brown JP, Galassi TV, Stoppato M, Schiele NR, Kuo CK 2015. Comparative analysis of mesenchymal stem cell and embryonic tendon progenitor cell response to embryonic tendon biochemical and mechanical factors. Stem Cell Res Ther. 6: 89. books

Bouillaut L, McBride S, Sorg JA, Schmidt DJ, Suarez JM, Tzipori S, Mascio C, Chesnel L, Sonenshein AL. 2015. Effects of surotomycin on Clostridium difficile viability and tPLosoxin production in vitro. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 59: 4199-4205. Abstract in PubMed

Cantu D, Walker K, Andresen L, Taylor-Weiner A, Hampton D, Tesco G, Dulla CG. 2015. Traumatic brain injury increases cortical glutamate network activity by compromising GABAergic control. Cereb Cortex 25: 2306-2320. Abstract in PubMed

Cook-Snyder DR, Jones A, Reijmers LG. 2015. A retrograde adeno-associated virus for collecting ribosome-bound mRNA from anatomically defined projection neurons. Front Mol Neurosci. 8: 56. books

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: 1887-1900. Abstract in PubMed

Gunsalus KT, Tornberg-Belanger SN, Matthan NR, Lichtenstein AH, Kumamoto CA.. 2015. Manipulation of host diet to reduce gastrointestinal colonization by the opportunistic pathogen Candida albicans. mSphere 1: pii: e00020-15.  books

Hanson E, Armbruster M, Cantu D, Andresen L, Taylor A, Danbolt NC, Dulla CG. 2015. Astrocytic glutamate uptake is slow and does not limit neuronal NMDA receptor activation in the neonatal neocortex. Glia 63: 1784-1796. Abstract in PubMed

Kim JC, Mirkin SM. 2015. Putting the brakes on Huntington Disease in a mouse experimental model. PLoS Genet. 11: e1005409.  books

Kwon H, Rainbow RS, Sun L, Hui CK, Cairns DM, Preda RC, Kaplan DL, Zeng L. 2015. Scaffold structure and fabrication method affect pro-inflammatory milieu in 3D-cultured chondrocytes. J Biomed Mater Res A 103: 534-544. books

Leahy AA, Esfahani SA, Foote AT, Hui CK, Rainbow RS, Nakamura DS, Tracey BH, Mahmood U, Zeng L. 2015. Following the trajectory of osteoarthritis development through serial near infrared fluorescence imaging of MMP activities. Arthritis Rheumatol. 67: 443-453. books

Li C, Luo T, Zheng Z, Murphy AR, Wang X, Kaplan DL. 2015. Curcumin-functionalized silk materials for enhancing adipogenic differentiation of bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cells. Acta Biomater. 11: 222-232. Abstract in PubMed

McGehee AM, Moss BJ, Juo P. 2015. The DAF-7/TGF-β signaling pathway regulates abundance of the Caenorhabditis elegans glutamate receptor GLR-1. Mol Cell Neurosci. 67: 66-74. Abstract in PubMed

Petnicki-Ocwieja T, Kern A, Killpack TL, Bunnell SC, Hu LT. 2015. Adaptor protein-3-mediated trafficking of TLR2 ligands controls specificity of inflammatory responses but not adaptor complex assembly. J Immunol. 195: 4331-4340. books

Schiele NR, von Flotow F, Tochka ZL, Hockaday LA, Marturano JE, Thibodeau JJ, Kuo CK. 2015. Actin cytoskeleton contributes to the elastic modulus of embryonic tendon during early development. J Orthop Res. 33: 874-881. books

Shainheit MG, Valentino MD, Gilmore MS, Camilli A. 2015. Mutations in pneumococcal cpsE generated via in vitro serial passaging reveals a potential mechanism of reduced encapsulation utilized by a conjunctival isolate. J Bacteriol. 197: 1781-1791. books

Stoppel WL, Hu D, Domian IJ, Kaplan DL, Black LD. 2015. Anisotropic silk biomaterials containing cardiac extracellular matrix for cardiac tissue engineering. Biomed Mater. 10: 034105. books

Stoppel WL, Ghezzi CE, McNamara SL, Black III LD, Kaplan DL. 2015. Clinical applications of naturally derived biopolymer-based scaffolds for regenerative medicine. Ann Biomed Eng. 43: 657-680. books

Williams C, Budina E, Stoppel WL, Sullivan KE, Emani S, Emani SM, Black LD 3rd. 2015. Cardiac extracellular matrix-fibrin hybrid scaffolds with tunable properties for cardiovascular tissue engineering. Acta Biomater. 14: 84-89. books


Ahmed S, Stepp JR, Orians C, Griffin T, Matyas C, Robbat A, Cash S, Xue D, Long C, Unachukwu U, Buckley S, Small D, Kennelly E. 2014. Effects of extreme climate events on tea (Camellia sinensis) functional quality validate indigenous farmer knowledge and sensory rreferences in tropical china. PLoS One 9: e109126. books

Ahmed S, Orians CM, Griffin TS, Buckley S, Unachukwu U, Stratton AE, Stepp JR, Robbat A Jr, Cash S, Kennelly EJ. 2014. Effects of water availability and pest pressures on tea (Camellia sinensis) growth and functional quality. AoB Plants. 6: 0. books

Asrat S, Dugan AS, Isberg RR 2014. The frustrated host response to Legionella pneumophila Is bypassed by MyD88-dependent translation of pro-inflammatory cytokines. PLoS Pathog. 10: e1004229. books

Bolterstein E, Rivero R, Marquez M, McVey M. 2014. The drosophila werner exonuclease participates in an exonuclease-independent response to replication stress. Genetics 197: 643-652. books

Dahlberg CL, Juo P. 2014. WD40-repeat proteins, WDR-20 and WDR-48, bind and activate the deubiquitinating enzyme USP-46 to promote the abundance of the glutamate receptor GLR-1 in the ventral nerve cord of C. elegans. J Biol Chem. 289: 3444-3456. books

Gavenonis J, Jonas NE, Kritzer JA. 2014. Potential C-terminal-domain inhibitors of heat shock protein 90 derived from a C-terminal peptide helix. Bioorg Med Chem. 22: 3989-3993. books

Gavenonis J, Sheneman BA, Siegert TR, Eshelman MR, Kritzer JA. 2014. Comprehensive analysis of loops at protein-protein interfaces for macrocycle design. Nat Chem Biol. 10: 716-722. books

Glass ZA, Schiele NR, Kuo CK. 2014. Informing tendon tissue engineering with embryonic development. Biomaterials 47: 1964-1968. books

House NC, Koch MR, Freudenreich CH 2014. Chromatin modifications and DNA repair: beyond double-strand breaks. Front Genet. 5: 296. books

Kowalski JR, Dube H, Touroutine D, Goodwin PR, Carozza M, Didier Z, Francis MM, Juo P. 2014. The anaphase-promoting complex (APC) ubiquitin ligase regulates GABA transmission at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction. Mol Cell Neurosci. 58:62-75. books

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: 1355-1363. books

Mazzilli SA, Gunsalus KTW, McDowell GS, Krukenberg KA, Polka JK, 2014. Logistics of organizing the FOR symposium, The Winnower 1:e141697.77958.

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: 1031-1046. Abstract in PubMed

McCready J, Arendt LM, Glover E, Iyer V, Briendel JL, Lyle SR, Naber SP, Jay DG, Kuperwasser C. 2014. Pregnancy-associated breast cancers are driven by differences in adipose stromal cells present during lactation. Breast Cancer Res. 16: R2. books

Mohn JL, Alexander J, Pirone A, Palka CD, Lee SY, Mebane L, Haydon PG, Jacob MH. 2014. Adenomatous polyposis coli protein deletion leads to cognitive and autism-like disabilities. Mol Psychiatry 19: 133-142. books

Mohn JL, Alexander J, Pirone A, Palka CD, Lee SY, Mebane L, Haydon PG, Jacob MH. 2014. New molecular insights into cognitive and autistic-like disabilities. Mol Psychiatry 19: 1053. books

O'Toole KK, Hooper A, Wakefield S, Maguire J. 2014. Seizure-induced disinhibition of the HPA axis increases seizure susceptibility. Epilepsy Res. 108: 29-43. books

Paczosa MK, Fisher ML, Maldonado-Arocho FJ, Mecsas J. 2014. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis uses Ail and YadA to circumvent neutrophils by directing Yop translocation during lung infection. Cell Microbiol. 16: 247-268. Abstract in PubMed

Ponichtera HE, Shainheit MG, Liu BC, Raychowdhury R, Larkin BM, Russo JM, Salantes DB, Lai CQ, Parnell LD, Yun TJ, Cheong C, Bunnell SC, Hacohen N, Stadecker MJ. 2014. CD209a expression on dendritic cells Is critical for the development of pathogenic Th17 cell responses in murine schistosomiasis. J Immunol. 192: 4655-4665. Abstract in PubMed

Shainheit MG, Mulé M, Camilli A. 2014. The core promoter of the capsule operon of Streptococcus pneumoniae Is necessary for colonization and invasive disease. Infect Immun. 82: 694-705. books

Skibinski A, Breindel JL, Prat A, Galván P, Smith E, Rolfs A, Gupta PB, Labaer J, Kuperwasser C. 2014. The hippo transducer TAZ interacts with the SWI/SNF complex to regulate breast epithelial lineage commitment. Cell Rep. 6: 1059-1072. books

Tebbji F, Chen Y, Richard Albert J, Gunsalus KT, Kumamoto CA, Nantel A, Sellam A, Whiteway M. 2014. A functional portrait of Med7 and the mediator complex in Candida albicans. PLoS Genet. 10: e1004770. books


Ahmed S, Peters CM, Chunlin L, Myer R, Unachukwu U, Litt A, Kennelly E, Stepp JR. 2013. Biodiversity and phytochemical quality in indigenous and state-supported tea management systems of Yunnan, China. Conservation Letters. 5:28-36.

Arendt LM, McCready J, Keller PJ, Baker DD, Naber SP, Seewaldt V, Kuperwasser C. 2013. Obesity promotes breast cancer by CCL2-mediated macrophage recruitment and angiogenesis. Cancer Res. 73: 6080-6093. books

Aksenova AY, Greenwell PW, Dominska M, Shishkin AA, Kim JC, Petes TD, Mirkin SM. 2013. Genome rearrangements caused by interstitial telomeric sequences in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110: 19866-19871. books

Barry KC, Fontana MF, Portman JL, Dugan AS, Vance RE.  2013. IL-1α signaling initiates the inflammatory response to virulent Legionella pneumophila in vivo. J Immunol. 190: 6329-6339. books

Bock JE, Gavenonis J, Kritzer JA. 2013. Getting in shape: controlling peptide bioactivity and bioavailability using conformational constraints. ACS Chem Biol. 8: 488-499. books

Bolling BW, Chen YY, Chen CY. 2013. Contributions of phenolics and added vitamin C to the antioxidant capacity of pomegranate and grape juices: synergism and antagonism among constituents. Int J Food Sci Technol. 48. books

Graber JH, Nazeer FI, Yeh PC, Kuehner JN, Borikar S, Hoskinson D, Moore CL. 2013. DNA damage induces targeted, genome-wide variation of poly(A) sites in budding yeast. Genome Res. 23: 1690-1703. books

Kim JC, Mirkin SM. 2013. The balancing act of DNA repeat expansions. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 23: 280-288. books

Kwon H, Sun L, Cairns DM, Rainbow RS, Preda RC, Kaplan DL, Zeng L. 2013. The influence of scaffold material on chondrocytes in inflammatory conditions. Acta Biomater. 9: 6563-6575. books

LaFratta CN, Pelse I, Falla JL, Liu Y, Palacios MA, Manesse M, Whitesides GM, Walt DR. 2013. Measuring atomic emission from beacons for long-distance chemical signaling. Anal Chem. 85: 8933-8936. books

Maldonado-Arocho FJ, Green C, Fisher ML, Paczosa MK, Mecsas J. 2013. Adhesins and host serum factors drive Yop translocation by Yersinia into professional phagocytes during animal infection. PLoS Pathog. 9: e1003415. books

Manesse M, Phillips AF, LaFratta CN, Palacios MA, Hayman RB, Walt DR. 2013. Dynamic microbead arrays for biosensing applications. Lab Chip. 13: 2153-2160. books

Rainbow RS, Kwon H, Foote AT, Preda RC, Kaplan DL, Zeng L. 2013. Muscle cell-derived factors inhibit inflammatory stimuli-induced damage in hMSC-derived chondrocytes. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 21: 990-998. books


Iyer V, Klebba I, McCready J, Arendt LM, Betancur-Boissel M, Wu MF, Zhang X, Lewis MT, Kuperwasser C. 2012. Estrogen promotes ER-negative tumor growth and angiogenesis through mobilization of bone marrow-derived monocytes. Cancer Res. 72: 2705-2713. books

Kowalski JR, Juo P. 2012. The role of deubiquitinating enzymes in synaptic function and nervous system diseases. Neural Plast. 2012: 892749. 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: 3647-3662. books

Rainbow R, Ren W, Zeng L. 2012. Inflammation and joint tissue interactions in OA: Implications for potential therapeutic approaches. Arthritis 2012:741582.  books

Zhang H, Nie S, Etson CM, Wang RM, Walt DR. 2012. Oil-sealed femtoliter fiber-optic arrays for single molecule analysis. Lab Chip 12: 2229-2239. books


Ahmed, S. 2011. Green Tea: Botany, Production, and Chemistry; In: Tea in Disease and Health Prevention, Academic Press, Elsevier Science and Technology 

Bolling BW, Court MH, Blumberg JB, Chen CY. 2011. Microsomal quercetin glucuronidation in rat small intestine depends on age and segment. Drug Metab Dispos. 39: 1406-1414. books

Bolling BW, Chen CY, McKay DL, Blumberg JB. 2011. Tree nut phytochemicals: composition, antioxidant capacity, bioactivity, impact factors. A systematic review of almonds, Brazils, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. Nutr Res Rev. 24: 244-275. books

Bouillaut, L., McBride, S., and Sorg, JA. 2011. Genetic Manipulation of Clostridium difficile. Curr Protoc Microbiol. Chapter 9:Unit 9A.2. books

Byrnes JJ, Gleason ED, Schoen MT, Lovelock DF, Carini LM, Byrnes EM, Bridges RS. 2011. Accelerated maternal responding following intra-VTA pertussis toxin treatment. Behav Brain Res 223: 322-328. books

Carlson MW, Garlick JA, Solomon LW. 2011. Chronic ulcerative stomatitis: evidence of autoimmune pathogenesis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 111: 742-748. books

Gordon J, Shikov S, Kuehner JN, Liriano M, Lee E, Stafford W, Poulsen MB, Harrison C, Moore C, Bohm A. 2011. Molecular topology of yeast cleavage factor IA. Biochemistry 50: 10203-10214. books

Hewitt KJ, Shamis Y, Hayman RB, Margvelashvili M, Dong S, Carlson MW, Garlick JA. 2011. Epigenetic and phenotypic profile of fibroblasts derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. PLoS One 6: e17128. books

Kowalski JR, Dahlberg CL, Juo P. 2011. The deubiquitinating enzyme USP-46 negatively regulates the degradation of glutamate receptors to control their abundance in the ventral nerve cord of Caenorhabditis elegans. J Neurosci. 31: 1341-1354. books

Kuehner JN, Pearson EL, Moore C. 2011. Unravelling the means to an end: RNA polymerase II transcription termination. Nature Rev Mol Cell Biol. 12: 283-294. books

Lin Y, Gallucci GO, Busser GD, Bosshardt D, Belser UC, Yelick PC. 2011. Bioengineered Periodontal Tissue Formed on Titanium Dental Implants. J Dent Res. 90: 251-256. Abstract in PubMed

Liu JM, Camilli A. 2011. Discovery of bacterial sRNAs by high-throughput sequencing. Methods Mol Bio. 733: 63-79. books

Palacios MA, Benito-Peña E, Manesse M, Mazzeo AD, Lafratta CN, Whitesides GM, Walt DR. 2011. InfoBiology by printed arrays of microorganism colonies for timed and on-demand release of messages. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 108: 16510-16514. books

Shamis Y, Hewitt KJ, Carlson MW, Margvelashvilli M, Dong S, Kuo CK, Daheron L, Egles C, Garlick JA. Fibroblasts derived from human embryonic stem cells direct development and repair of 3D human skin equivalents. Stem Cell Res Ther. 21: 10. books

Sims JD, McCready J, Jay DG. 2011. Extracellular heat shock protein (Hsp)70 and Hsp90α assist in matrix metalloproteinase-2 activation and breast cancer cell migration and invasion. PLoS One 6: e18848. books

Zhang H, Nie S, Etson CM, Wang RM, Walt DR. 2012.  Oil-sealed femtoliter fiber-optic arrays for single molecule analysis. Lab Chip. 12: 2229-2239.


Bolling BW, McKay DL, Blumberg JB. 2010. The phytochemical composition and antioxidant actions of tree nuts. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 19: 117-123. Abstract in PubMed

Bolling B, Blumberg J, Oliver Chen C-Y. 2010. The influence of roasting, pasteurization, and storage on the polyphenol content and antioxidant capacity of California almond skins. Food Chem., in press.

Carlson M, Faria K, Shamis Y, Leman J, Ronfard V, Garlick J. 2010. Epidermal stem cells are preserved during commercial-scale manufacture of a bilayered, living cellular construct (Apligraf(®). Tissue Eng Part A 17: 487-493. Abstract in PubMed 

Carlson MW, Garlick JA, Egles C.  2010. Tissue-engineered models for the study of cutaneous wound-healing.  In: Bioengingeering Research of Chronic Wounds, pp 263-280, Springer, NY, NY.

Durand EA, Maldonado-Arocho FJ, Castillo C, Walsh RL, Mecsas J. 2010. The presence of professional phagocytes dictates the number of host cells targeted for Yop translocation during infection. Cell Microbiol. 12: 1064-1082.  Abstract in PubMed

Giel JL, Sorg JA, Sonenshein AL, Zhu J. 2010. Metabolism of bile salts in mice influences spore germination in Clostridium difficile. PLoS One 5: e8740.  Abstract in PubMed

Lafratta CN, Huh SP, Mallillin AC, Riviello PJ, Walt DR. 2010. Visualizing fluorescence: Using a homemade fluorescence "microscope" to view latent fingerprints on paper. J Chem Educ. 87:1105-1107. Abstract in PubMed

Lewis CL, Choi C, Lin Y, Lee C, Yi H. 2010. Fabrication of uniform DNA-conjugated hydrogel microparticles via replica molding for facile nucleic acid hybridization assays. Anal Chem. 82: 5851-5858. Abstract in PubMed

Lewis CL, Lin Y, Yang C, Manocchi AK, Yuet KP, Doyle PS, Yi H. 2010. Microfluidic fabrication of hydrogel microparticles containing functionalized viral nanotemplates. Langmuir. 26: 13436-13441. Abstract in PubMed

Liu JM, Camilli A. 2010. A broadening world of bacterial small RNAs. Curr Opin Microbiol. 13: 18-23. books 

McCready J, Sims JD, Chan D, Jay DG. 2010. Secretion of extracellular hsp90α via exosomes increases cancer cell motility: a role for plasminogen activation. BMC Cancer 10: 294. Abstract in PubMed

McCready J, Arendt LM, Rudnick JA, Kuperwasser C. 2010. The contribution of dynamic stromal remodeling during mammary development to breast carcinogenesis. Breast Cancer Res 12: 205.  Abstract in PubMed

Sorg JA, Sonenshein AL. 2010. Inhibiting the initiation of Clostridium difficile spore germination using analogs of chenodeoxycholic acid, a bile acid. J Bacteriol. 192: 4983-4990. Abstract in PubMed


Bolling B, Blumberg J, Chen C-Y. 2009. Extraction methods determine the antioxidant capacity and induction of quinone reductase by soy products in vitro. Food Chemistry. 116: 351-355.

Bolling B, Chen C-Y, Blumberg J. 2009. Tea and health: Preventive and therapeutic usefulness in the elderly? Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 12: 42-48. Abstract in PubMed

Bolling B, Court MH, Blumberg J, Oliver Chen C-Y . 2009. The kinetic basis for age-associated changes in quercetin and genistein glucuronidation by rat liver microsomes. J Nutr Biochem. 21: 498-503. Abstract in PubMed

Bolling B, Dolnikowski G, Blumberg J, Oliver Chen C-Y. 2009. Quantification of almond skin polyphenols by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. J Food Sci. 74: C326-C332. Abstract in PubMed

Cipriano DJ, Wang Y, Bond S, Hinton A, Jefferies KC, Qi J, Forgac M. 2008. Structure and regulation of the vacuolar ATPases. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1777: 599-604. Abstract in PubMed

Diess F, LaFratta CN, Symer MM, Blicharz T, Sojic N, Walt DR. 2009. Multiplexed sandwich immunoassays using electrochemiluminescence imaging resolved at the single bead level. J Am Chem Soc. 131: 6088-6089. Abstract in PubMed

Donaldson C, Eder S, Baker C, Aronovitz M, Weiss A, Hall-Porter M, Wang F, Ackerman A, Karas R, Molkentin J, Patten R. 2009. Estrogen attenuates left ventricular and cardiomyocyte hypertrophy by an estrogen receptor-dependent pathway that increases calcineurin degradation. Circ Res. 104:265-275. Abstract in PubMed

Hewitt K, Shamis Y, Carlson MW, Aberdam E, Aberdam D, Garlick JA.  2009.   Three-dimensional epithelial tissues generated from human embryonic stem cells.  Tissue Eng Part A. 15: 3417-26. Abstract in PubMed

Hinton A, Sennoune SR, Bond S, Fang M, Reuveni M, Sahagian GG, Jay D, Martinez-Zaguilan R, Forgac M. 2009. Function of a subunit isoforms of the V-ATPase in pH homeostasis and in vitro invasion of MDA-MB231 human breast cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 284: 16400-164008. Abstract in PubMed

Hinton A, Bond S, Forgac M.  2009. V-ATPase functions in normal and disease processes. Pflugers Arch. 457: 589-598. Abstract in PubMed

Hwang S, LaFratta CN, Agarwal V, Yu J, Walt DR, Sonkusale S. 2009. CMOS microelectrode array for electrochemical Lab-on-a-Chip applications. Conf Proc IEEE Sensors.

Li Z, Dugan AS, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Losick V, Isberg RR. 2009. The amoebal MAP kinase response to Legionella pneumophila is regulated by DupA. Cell Host Microbe 17: 253-267.  books

Liu JM, Livny J, Lawrence MS, Kimball MD, Waldor MK, Camilli A. 2009. Experimental discovery of sRNAs in Vibrio cholerae by direct cloning, 5S/tRNA depletion and parallel sequencing. Nucleic Acids Res. 37: e46. books

Liu JM, Camilli A. 2009. Discovery of sRNAs by high-throughput sequencing, Methods in Molecular Biology, in press.

Murphy AR, Kaplan DL. 2009. Biomedical applications of chemically-modified silk fibroin. J Mater Chem. 19: 6443.

Patten R, Hall-Porter M. 2009. Small animal models of heart failure: Development of novel therapies, past and present. Circ Heart Fai. 2: 138-144. Abstract in PubMed

Sorg JA, Dineen SS. 2009. Laboratory maintenance of Clostridium difficile. Curr Protoc Microbiol. Chapter 9: Unit9A.1. Abstract in PubMed

Sorg JA, Sonenshein AL. 2009.  Chenodeoxycholate is an inhibitor of germination of Clostridium difficile spores. J. Bacteriol 191: 1115-1117. Abstract in PubMed

Thomas SW, Chiechi RC, LaFratta CN, Webb MR, Lee A, Wiley BJ, Zakin MR, Walt DR, Whitesides GM. 2009. Infochemistry and infofuses for the chemical storage and transmission of coded information. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: 9147-9150. Abstract in PubMed

Walt DR, LaFratta CN, Webb M, Li Z, Gorris HH, Ryan H. 2009. Optical fiber microarrays for chemical and biological measurements. Mater Res Soc Symp Pro. 1133: AA02-AA01.

Webb M, LaFratta C, Walt D. 2009. Chromatically resolved optical microscope (CROMoscope): a grating-based instrument for spectral imaging. Anal Chem. 81: 7309-7313. Abstract in PubMed

Wenk E, Murphy A, Kaplan D, Meinel L, Merkle H, Uebersax L. 2009 The use of sulfonated silk fibroin derivatives to control binding, delivery and potency of FGF-2 in tissue regeneration.  Biomaterials. 31: 1403-1413. 


Carlson MW, Alt-Holland A, Egles C, Garlick JA.  2008. Three-dimensional tissue models of normal and diseased skin. Curr Protoc Cell Biol. Chapter 19: Unit 19.9. Abstract in PubMed

LaFratta C, Walt D. 2008. Very high density sensing arrays.  Chem Rev. 108: 614-637. Abstract in PubMed

Lin Y, Yelick PC. 2008. Dental and craniofacial tissue engineering. In: Translational Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Artech House, Chap 10, pp 181-194.

Lin Y, Yelick PC. 2008. Dental Tissue Engineering. In Principles of Regenerative Medicine, Chap 75, pp 1286-1297.

Murphy A, St John P, Kaplan D. 2008. Modification of silk fibroin using diazonium coupling chemistry and the effects on hMSC proliferation and differentiation. Biomaterials. 29:2829-2838. Abstract in PubMed

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