Research Experience for Undergraduates

Salinero AC, Emerson D, Cormier TC, Yin J, Morse RH, Curcio MJ. Reliance of host-encoded regulators of retromobility on Ty1 promoter activity or architecture.. Frontiers Mol Biosciences. 2022; 9 DOI: 10.3389/fmolb.2022.896215
Adams PP, Baniulyte G, Esnault C, Chegireddy K, Singh N, Monge, M, Dale, RK, Storz, G, Wade, JT. Regulatory roles of Escherichia coli 5' UTR and ORF-internal RNAs detected by 3' end mapping. Elife. 2021; 18 (e62438): DOI:
Carey J, Cole J, Venkata SLG, Hoyt H, Mingle L, Nicholas D, Musser KA, Wolfgang, JW. Determination of Genomic Epidemiology of Historical Clostridium perfringens Outbreaks in New York State by Use of Two Web-Based Platforms: National Center for Biotechnology Information Pathogen Detection and FDA GalaxyTrakr. J Clin Microbiol. 2021; 59 (e02200-20): DOI: 10.1128/JCM.02200-20
Rudra P, Hurst-Hess KR, Cotten KL, Partida-Miranda A, Ghosh P. Mycobacterial HflX is a ribosome splitting factor that mediates antibiotic resistance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020; 117 (1): 629-634.
Chou E, Lasek-Nesselquist E, Taubner B, Pilar A, Guignon E, Page W, Lin Y P, Cady NC. A fluorescent plasmonic biochip assay for multiplex screening of diagnostic serum antibody targets in human Lyme disease. PLoS One. 2020; 15 (2):
Marcinkiewicz AL, Dupuis AP 2nd, Zamba-Campero M, Nowak N, Kraiczy P, Ram S, Kramer LD, Lin YP. Blood treatment of Lyme borreliae demonstrates the mechanism of CspZ-mediated complement evasion to promote systemic infection in vertebrate hosts. Cellular Microbiology. 2019;
Odell J, Sikirzhytski V, Tikhonenko I, Cobani S, Khodjakov A, Koonce M. Force balances between interphase centrosomes, as revealed by laser ablation. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2019;
Reynolds MJ, Phetruen T, Fisher RL, Chen K, Pentecost BT, Gomez G, Ounjai P, Sui H. The Developmental Process of the Growing Motile Ciliary Tip Region. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8 (1):
Wang P, He J, Sun Y, Reynolds M, Zhang L, Han S, Liang S, Sui H, and Lin Y. Display of fungal hydrophobin on the Pichia pastoris cell surface and its influence on Candida antarctica lipase B. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017; 100 (13): 5883-95.
He J, Hsieh C, Wu Y, Schmelzer T, Wang P, Lin Y, Marko M, Sui H. Cryo-FIB specimen preparation for use in a cartridge-type cryo-TEM. Journal of Structural Biology. 2017; 199 (2): 114-119.
Brecher M, Li Z, Liu B, Zhang J, Koetzner CA, Alifarag A, Jones SA, Lin Q, Kramer LD, Li H. A conformational switch high-throughput screening assay and allosteric inhibition of the flavivirus NS2B-NS3 protease. PLOS Pathogens. 2017; 13 (5): e1006411.
Baniulyte G, Singh N, Benoit C, Johnson R, Ferguson R, Paramo M, Stringer AM, Scott A, Lapierre P, Wade JT. Identification of regulatory targets for the bacterial Nus factor complex. Nat Commun. 2017; 8 (1): 2027.
Ciota AT, Bialosuknia SM, Zink SD, Brecher M, Ehrbar DJ, Morrissette MN, Kramer LD. Effects of Zika Virus Strain and Aedes Mosquito Species on Vector Competence. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017; 23 (7): 1110-1117. DOI: 10.3201/eid2307.161633
Tikhonenko I, Irizarry K, Khodjakov A, and Koonce MP. Organization of microtubule assemblies in Dictyostelium syncytia depends on the microtubule crosslinker, Ase1. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 2016; 73 (4): 859-868.
Kadiyala SB, Yannix JQ, Nalwalk JW, Papandrea D, Beyer BS, Herron BJ, Ferland RJ. Eight Flurothyl-Induced Generalized Seizures Lead to the Rapid Evolution of Spontaneous Seizures in Mice: A Model of Epileptogenesis with Seizure Remission. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2016; 36 (28): 7485-7496.
Bassen DM, Hou Y, Bowser SS, Banavali NK. Maintenance of electrostatic stabilization in altered tubulin lateral contacts may facilitate formation of helical filaments in foraminifera. Scientific Reports. 2016; (6): 31723.
De Jesus M, Rodriguez AE, Yagita H, Ostroff GR, Mantis NJ. Sampling of Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis by Langerin-positive dendritic cells in mouse Peyer's patches. Immunology Letters. 2015; 168 (1): 64-72.
Ansari SA, Paul E, Sommer S, Lieleg C, He Q, Daly AZ, Rode KA, Barber WT, Ellis LC, Laporta E, Orzechowski AM, Taylor E, Reeb T, Wong J, Korber P, Morse RH. Mediator, TATA-Binding Protein, and RNA Polymerase II contribute to low histone occupancy at active gene promoters in yeast. J Biol Chem. 2014; 289 (21): 14981-95.
Hou Y, Sierra R, Bassen D, Banavali N, Habura A, Pawlowski J, and Bowser SS. Molecular evidence for beta-tubulin neofunctionalization in Retaria (Foraminifera and radiolarians). Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2013; 30 (11): 2487-2493.
Hill-Burns EM, Singh N, Ganguly P, Hamza TH, Montimurro J, Kay DM, Yearout D, Sheehan P, Frodey K, Mclear JA, Feany MB, Hanes SD, Wolfgang WJ, Zabetian CP, Factor SA, Payami H. A genetic basis for the variable effect of smoking/nicotine on Parkinson's disease. Pharmacogenomics Journal. 2012; 13 (6): 530-537.
Cady NC, McKean KA, Behnke J, Kubec R, Mosier AP, Kasper SH, Burz DS, Musah RA. Inhibition of biofilm formation, quorum sensing and infection in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by natural products-inspired organosulfur compounds. PLoS One. 2012; 7 (6):
Leo M, Santino D, Tikhonenko I, Magidson V, Khodjakov A, Koonce MP. Rules of engagement: centrosome-nuclear connections in a closed mitotic system. Biology Open. 2012; 1 (11): 1111–1117.