Minor in Biomedical Research – Student Publications

Students in the Minor in Biomedical Research work on real research projects that are potentially publishable. There are currently 218 publications in peer-reviewed journals with one or more of our students or alumni as co-authors.

See here for a list of student authors.

A list of all 218 publications can be found here.

Lists of publications by year can be found below.


Miller, J.E., Spiteri, E., Condro, M.C., Dosumu-Johnson, R.T., Geschwind, D.H., and White, S.A. (2008). Birdsong decreases protein levels of FoxP2, a molecule required for human speech. Journal of neurophysiology 100, 2015-2025.

Tamae, C., Liu, A., Kim, K., Sitz, D., Hong, J., Becket, E., Bui, A., Solaimani, P., Tran, K.P., Yang, H., et al. (2008). Determination of antibiotic hypersensitivity among 4,000 single-gene-knockout mutants of Escherichia coli. Journal of bacteriology 190, 5981-5988.


Avagyan, H., Goldenson, B., Tse, E., Masoumi, A., Porter, V., Wiedau-Pazos, M., Sayre, J., Ong, R., Mahanian, M., Koo, P., et al. (2009). Immune blood biomarkers of Alzheimer disease patients. Journal of neuroimmunology 210, 67-72.

Evans, C.J., Olson, J.M., Ngo, K.T., Kim, E., Lee, N.E., Kuoy, E., Patananan, A.N., Sitz, D., Tran, P., Do, M.T., et al. (2009). G-TRACE: rapid Gal4-based cell lineage analysis in Drosophila. Nature methods 6, 603-605.

Fulcher, J.A., Chang, M.H., Wang, S., Almazan, T., Hashimi, S.T., Eriksson, A.U., Wen, X., Pang, M., Baum, L.G., Singh, R.R., et al. (2009). Galectin-1 co-clusters CD43/CD45 on dendritic cells and induces cell activation and migration through Syk and protein kinase C signaling. The Journal of biological chemistry 284, 26860-26870.

Golshani, P., Goncalves, J.T., Khoshkhoo, S., Mostany, R., Smirnakis, S., and Portera-Cailliau, C. (2009). Internally mediated developmental desynchronization of neocortical network activity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 29, 10890-10899.

Hashimi, S.T., Fulcher, J.A., Chang, M.H., Gov, L., Wang, S., and Lee, B. (2009). MicroRNA profiling identifies miR-34a and miR-21 and their target genes JAG1 and WNT1 in the coordinate regulation of dendritic cell differentiation. Blood 114, 404-414.

Kumar, R., Lee, K., Macey, P.M., Woo, M.A., and Harper, R.M. (2009). Mammillary body and fornix injury in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome. Pediatric research 66, 429-434.

Masoumi, A., Goldenson, B., Ghirmai, S., Avagyan, H., Zaghi, J., Abel, K., Zheng, X., Espinosa-Jeffrey, A., Mahanian, M., Liu, P.T., et al. (2009). 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 interacts with curcuminoids to stimulate amyloid-beta clearance by macrophages of Alzheimer's disease patients. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD 17, 703-717.

Ralston, K.S., Kabututu, Z.P., Melehani, J.H., Oberholzer, M., and Hill, K.L. (2009). The Trypanosoma brucei flagellum: moving parasites in new directions. Annual review of microbiology 63, 335-362.

Tarcic, G., Boguslavsky, S.K., Wakim, J., Kiuchi, T., Liu, A., Reinitz, F., Nathanson, D., Takahashi, T., Mischel, P.S., Ng, T., et al. (2009). An unbiased screen identifies DEP-1 tumor suppressor as a phosphatase controlling EGFR endocytosis. Current biology : CB 19, 1788-1798.

Zaghi, J., Goldenson, B., Inayathullah, M., Lossinsky, A.S., Masoumi, A., Avagyan, H., Mahanian, M., Bernas, M., Weinand, M., Rosenthal, M.J., et al. (2009). Alzheimer disease macrophages shuttle amyloid-beta from neurons to vessels, contributing to amyloid angiopathy. Acta neuropathologica 117, 111-124.


Cruz-Martin, A., Crespo, M., and Portera-Cailliau, C. (2010). Delayed stabilization of dendritic spines in fragile X mice. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 30, 7793-7803.

Hill, R., Calvopina, J.H., Kim, C., Wang, Y., Dawson, D.W., Donahue, T.R., Dry, S., and Wu, H. (2010). PTEN loss accelerates KrasG12D-induced pancreatic cancer development. Cancer research 70, 7114-7124.

Kabututu, Z.P., Thayer, M., Melehani, J.H., and Hill, K.L. (2010). CMF70 is a subunit of the dynein regulatory complex. Journal of cell science 123, 3587-3595.

Lee, R., Chang, S.Y., Trinh, H., Tu, Y., White, A.C., Davies, B.S., Bergo, M.O., Fong, L.G., Lowry, W.E., and Young, S.G. (2010). Genetic studies on the functional relevance of the protein prenyltransferases in skin keratinocytes. Human molecular genetics 19, 1603-1617.

Liu, A., Tran, L., Becket, E., Lee, K., Chinn, L., Park, E., Tran, K., and Miller, J.H. (2010). Antibiotic sensitivity profiles determined with an Escherichia coli gene knockout collection: generating an antibiotic bar code. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 54, 1393-1403.

Ngo, K.T., Wang, J., Junker, M., Kriz, S., Vo, G., Asem, B., Olson, J.M., Banerjee, U., and Hartenstein, V. (2010). Concomitant requirement for Notch and Jak/Stat signaling during neuro-epithelial differentiation in the Drosophila optic lobe. Developmental biology 346, 284-295.

Ramey, J.D., Villareal, V.A., Ng, C., Ward, S.C., Xiong, J.P., Clubb, R.T., and Bradley, K.A. (2010). Anthrax toxin receptor 1/tumor endothelial marker 8: mutation of conserved inserted domain residues overrides cytosolic control of protective antigen binding. Biochemistry 49, 7403-7410.

Sinenko, S.A., Hung, T., Moroz, T., Tran, Q.M., Sidhu, S., Cheney, M.D., Speck, N.A., and Banerjee, U. (2010). Genetic manipulation of AML1-ETO-induced expansion of hematopoietic precursors in a Drosophila model. Blood 116, 4612-4620.

Sloan, E.K., Priceman, S.J., Cox, B.F., Yu, S., Pimentel, M.A., Tangkanangnukul, V., Arevalo, J.M., Morizono, K., Karanikolas, B.D., Wu, L., et al. (2010). The sympathetic nervous system induces a metastatic switch in primary breast cancer. Cancer research 70, 7042-7052.

Tchieu, J., Kuoy, E., Chin, M.H., Trinh, H., Patterson, M., Sherman, S.P., Aimiuwu, O., Lindgren, A., Hakimian, S., Zack, J.A., et al. (2010). Female human iPSCs retain an inactive X chromosome. Cell stem cell 7, 329-342.

Yavari, A., Nagaraj, R., Owusu-Ansah, E., Folick, A., Ngo, K., Hillman, T., Call, G., Rohatgi, R., Scott, M.P., and Banerjee, U. (2010). Role of lipid metabolism in smoothened derepression in hedgehog signaling. Developmental cell 19, 54-65.

Zovein, A.C., Turlo, K.A., Ponec, R.M., Lynch, M.R., Chen, K.C., Hofmann, J.J., Cox, T.C., Gasson, J.C., and Iruela-Arispe, M.L. (2010). Vascular remodeling of the vitelline artery initiates extravascular emergence of hematopoietic clusters. Blood 116, 3435-3444.


Alva, J.A., Lee, G.E., Escobar, E.E., and Pyle, A.D. (2011). Phosphatase and tensin homolog regulates the pluripotent state and lineage fate choice in human embryonic stem cells. Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) 29, 1952-1962.

Brown, J.A., Terashima, K.H., Burggren, A.C., Ercoli, L.M., Miller, K.J., Small, G.W., and Bookheimer, S.Y. (2011). Brain network local interconnectivity loss in aging APOE-4 allele carriers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108, 20760-20765.

Estrada, K.D., Retting, K.N., Chin, A.M., and Lyons, K.M. (2011). Smad6 is essential to limit BMP signaling during cartilage development. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 26, 2498-2510.

Fahey, L.M., Wilson, E.B., Elsaesser, H., Fistonich, C.D., McGavern, D.B., and Brooks, D.G. (2011). Viral persistence redirects CD4 T cell differentiation toward T follicular helper cells. The Journal of experimental medicine 208, 987-999.

Guo, D., Reinitz, F., Youssef, M., Hong, C., Nathanson, D., Akhavan, D., Kuga, D., Amzajerdi, A.N., Soto, H., Zhu, S., et al. (2011a). An LXR agonist promotes glioblastoma cell death through inhibition of an EGFR/AKT/SREBP-1/LDLR-dependent pathway. Cancer discovery 1, 442-456.

Guo, H., Tse, L.V., Nieh, A.W., Czornyj, E., Williams, S., Oukil, S., Liu, V.B., and Miller, J.F. (2011b). Target site recognition by a diversity-generating retroelement. PLoS genetics 7, e1002414.

Hill, S., Hirano, K., Shmanai, V.V., Marbois, B.N., Vidovic, D., Bekish, A.V., Kay, B., Tse, V., Fine, J., Clarke, C.F., et al. (2011). Isotope-reinforced polyunsaturated fatty acids protect yeast cells from oxidative stress. Free radical biology & medicine 50, 130-138.

Lee, S., Salwinski, L., Zhang, C., Chu, D., Sampankanpanich, C., Reyes, N.A., Vangeloff, A., Xing, F., Li, X., Wu, T.T., et al. (2011). An integrated approach to elucidate the intra-viral and viral-cellular protein interaction networks of a gamma-herpesvirus. PLoS pathogens 7, e1002297.

Liu, A., Fong, A., Becket, E., Yuan, J., Tamae, C., Medrano, L., Maiz, M., Wahba, C., Lee, C., Lee, K., et al. (2011). Selective advantage of resistant strains at trace levels of antibiotics: a simple and ultrasensitive color test for detection of antibiotics and genotoxic agents. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 55, 1204-1210.

Roberts, A.C., Reichl, J., Song, M.Y., Dearinger, A.D., Moridzadeh, N., Lu, E.D., Pearce, K., Esdin, J., and Glanzman, D.L. (2011). Habituation of the C-start response in larval zebrafish exhibits several distinct phases and sensitivity to NMDA receptor blockade. PloS one 6, e29132.

Takashima, S., Adams, K.L., Ortiz, P.A., Ying, C.T., Moridzadeh, R., Younossi-Hartenstein, A., and Hartenstein, V. (2011). Development of the Drosophila entero-endocrine lineage and its specification by the Notch signaling pathway. Developmental biology 353, 161-172.

Tsang, E.J., Arakawa, C.K., Zuk, P.A., and Wu, B.M. (2011). Osteoblast interactions within a biomimetic apatite microenvironment. Annals of biomedical engineering 39, 1186-1200.

Vincent, J.J., Li, Z., Lee, S.A., Liu, X., Etter, M.O., Diaz-Perez, S.V., Taylor, S.K., Gkountela, S., Lindgren, A.G., and Clark, A.T. (2011). Single cell analysis facilitates staging of Blimp1-dependent primordial germ cells derived from mouse embryonic stem cells. PloS one 6, e28960.

Ziegler, M.D., Hsu, D., Takeoka, A., Zhong, H., Ramon-Cueto, A., Phelps, P.E., Roy, R.R., and Edgerton, V.R. (2011). Further evidence of olfactory ensheathing glia facilitating axonal regeneration after a complete spinal cord transection. Experimental neurology 229, 109-119.


Arboleda, V.A., Lee, H., Parnaik, R., Fleming, A., Banerjee, A., Ferraz-de-Souza, B., Delot, E.C., Rodriguez-Fernandez, I.A., Braslavsky, D., Bergada, I., et al. (2012). Mutations in the PCNA-binding domain of CDKN1C cause IMAGe syndrome. Nature genetics 44, 788-792.

Bhatt, D.M., Pandya-Jones, A., Tong, A.J., Barozzi, I., Lissner, M.M., Natoli, G., Black, D.L., and Smale, S.T. (2012). Transcript dynamics of proinflammatory genes revealed by sequence analysis of subcellular RNA fractions. Cell 150, 279-290.

Biering, S.B., Huang, A., Vu, A.T., Robinson, L.R., Bradel-Tretheway, B., Choi, E., Lee, B., and Aguilar, H.C. (2012). N-Glycans on the Nipah virus attachment glycoprotein modulate fusion and viral entry as they protect against antibody neutralization. Journal of virology 86, 11991-12002.

Birukova, A.A., Lee, S., Starosta, V., Wu, T., Ho, T., Kim, J., Berliner, J.A., and Birukov, K.G. (2012). A role for VEGFR2 activation in endothelial responses caused by barrier disruptive OxPAPC concentrations. PloS one 7, e30957.

Ch'ng, T.H., Uzgil, B., Lin, P., Avliyakulov, N.K., O'Dell, T.J., and Martin, K.C. (2012). Activity-dependent transport of the transcriptional coactivator CRTC1 from synapse to nucleus. Cell 150, 207-221.

Choe, U.J., Sun, V.Z., Tan, J.K., and Kamei, D.T. (2012). Self-assembled polypeptide and polypeptide hybrid vesicles: from synthesis to application. Topics in current chemistry 310, 117-134.

Cruz-Martin, A., Crespo, M., and Portera-Cailliau, C. (2012). Glutamate induces the elongation of early dendritic protrusions via mGluRs in wild type mice, but not in fragile X mice. PloS one 7, e32446.

Donahue, T.R., Tran, L.M., Hill, R., Li, Y., Kovochich, A., Calvopina, J.H., Patel, S.G., Wu, N., Hindoyan, A., Farrell, J.J., et al. (2012). Integrative survival-based molecular profiling of human pancreatic cancer. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 18, 1352-1363.

Gomez, F., Monsalve, G.C., Tse, V., Saiki, R., Weng, E., Lee, L., Srinivasan, C., Frand, A.R., and Clarke, C.F. (2012). Delayed accumulation of intestinal coliform bacteria enhances life span and stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans fed respiratory deficient E. coli. BMC microbiology 12, 300.

Gossett, D.R., Tse, H.T., Dudani, J.S., Goda, K., Woods, T.A., Graves, S.W., and Di Carlo, D. (2012). Inertial manipulation and transfer of microparticles across laminar fluid streams. Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany) 8, 2757-2764.

Hall-Glenn, F., De Young, R.A., Huang, B.L., van Handel, B., Hofmann, J.J., Chen, T.T., Choi, A., Ong, J.R., Benya, P.D., Mikkola, H., et al. (2012). CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is essential for pericyte adhesion and endothelial basement membrane formation during angiogenesis. PloS one 7, e30562.

Hill, R., Li, Y., Tran, L.M., Dry, S., Calvopina, J.H., Garcia, A., Kim, C., Wang, Y., Donahue, T.R., Herschman, H.R., et al. (2012). Cell intrinsic role of COX-2 in pancreatic cancer development. Molecular cancer therapeutics 11, 2127-2137.

Lamkin, D.M., Sloan, E.K., Patel, A.J., Chiang, B.S., Pimentel, M.A., Ma, J.C., Arevalo, J.M., Morizono, K., and Cole, S.W. (2012). Chronic stress enhances progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia via beta-adrenergic signaling. Brain, behavior, and immunity 26, 635-641.

Macey, P.M., Wu, P., Kumar, R., Ogren, J.A., Richardson, H.L., Woo, M.A., and Harper, R.M. (2012). Differential responses of the insular cortex gyri to autonomic challenges. Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical 168, 72-81.

Marshall, J.L., Chou, E., Oh, J., Kwok, A., Burkin, D.J., and Crosbie-Watson, R.H. (2012). Dystrophin and utrophin expression require sarcospan: loss of alpha7 integrin exacerbates a newly discovered muscle phenotype in sarcospan-null mice. Human molecular genetics 21, 4378-4393.

Meloty-Kapella, L., Shergill, B., Kuon, J., Botvinick, E., and Weinmaster, G. (2012). Notch ligand endocytosis generates mechanical pulling force dependent on dynamin, epsins, and actin. Developmental cell 22, 1299-1312.

Monclus, R., Cook, T., and Blumstein, D.T. (2012). Masculinized female yellow-bellied marmots initiate more social interactions. Biology letters 8, 208-210.

Mukherjee, T., Choi, I., and Banerjee, U. (2012). Genetic analysis of fibroblast growth factor signaling in the Drosophila eye. G3 (Bethesda, Md) 2, 23-28.

Nsair, A., Schenke-Layland, K., Van Handel, B., Evseenko, D., Kahn, M., Zhao, P., Mendelis, J., Heydarkhan, S., Awaji, O., Vottler, M., Geist, S., Chyu, J.et al. (2012). Characterization and therapeutic potential of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiovascular progenitor cells. PloS one 7, e45603.

Olson, C.A., Nie, J., Diep, J., Al-Shyoukh, I., Takahashi, T.T., Al-Mawsawi, L.Q., Bolin, J.M., Elwell, A.L., Swanson, S., Stewart, R., et al. (2012). Single-round, multiplexed antibody mimetic design through mRNA display. Angewandte Chemie (International ed in English) 51, 12449-12453.

Patterson, M., Chan, D.N., Ha, I., Case, D., Cui, Y., Van Handel, B., Mikkola, H.K., and Lowry, W.E. (2012). Defining the nature of human pluripotent stem cell progeny. Cell research 22, 178-193.

Rhee, K.D., Yu, J., Zhao, C.Y., Fan, G., and Yang, X.J. (2012). Dnmt1-dependent DNA methylation is essential for photoreceptor terminal differentiation and retinal neuron survival. Cell death & disease 3, e427.


Akhavan, D., Pourzia, A.L., Nourian, A.A., Williams, K.J., Nathanson, D., Babic, I., Villa, G.R., Tanaka, K., Nael, A., Yang, H., et al. (2013). De-repression of PDGFRbeta transcription promotes acquired resistance to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in glioblastoma patients. Cancer discovery 3, 534-547.

Barkhordarian, A., Pellionisz, P., Dousti, M., Lam, V., Gleason, L., Dousti, M., Moura, J., and Chiappelli, F. (2013). Assessment of risk of bias in translational science. Journal of translational medicine 11, 184.

Chu, D., Ren, S., Hu, S., Wang, W.G., Subramanian, A., Contreras, D., Kanagavel, V., Chung, E., Ko, J., Amirtham Jacob Appadorai, R.S., et al. (2013). Systematic analysis of enhancer and critical cis-acting RNA elements in the protein-encoding region of the hepatitis C virus genome. Journal of virology 87, 5678-5696.

de Resende, M.F., Vieira, S., Chinen, L.T., Chiappelli, F., da Fonseca, F.P., Guimaraes, G.C., Soares, F.A., Neves, I., Pagotty, S., Pellionisz, P.A., et al. (2013). Prognostication of prostate cancer based on TOP2A protein and gene assessment: TOP2A in prostate cancer. Journal of translational medicine 11, 36.

Dudani, J.S., Gossett, D.R., Tse, H.T., and Di Carlo, D. (2013). Pinched-flow hydrodynamic stretching of single-cells. Lab on a chip 13, 3728-3734.

Garcia, A.J., Tom, C., Guemes, M., Polanco, G., Mayorga, M.E., Wend, K., Miranda-Carboni, G.A., and Krum, S.A. (2013). ERalpha signaling regulates MMP3 expression to induce FasL cleavage and osteoclast apoptosis. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 28, 283-290.

Goddard, L.M., Ton, A.N., Org, T., Mikkola, H.K., and Iruela-Arispe, M.L. (2013). Selective suppression of endothelial cytokine production by progesterone receptor. Vascular pharmacology 59, 36-43.

Hall-Glenn, F., Aivazi, A., Akopyan, L., Ong, J.R., Baxter, R.R., Benya, P.D., Goldschmeding, R., van Nieuwenhoven, F.A., Hunziker, E.B., and Lyons, K.M. (2013). CCN2/CTGF is required for matrix organization and to protect growth plate chondrocytes from cellular stress. Journal of cell communication and signaling 7, 219-230.

Jiang, Z.K., Johnson, M., Moughon, D.L., Kuo, J., Sato, M., and Wu, L. (2013). Rapamycin enhances adenovirus-mediated cancer imaging and therapy in pre-immunized murine hosts. PloS one 8, e73650.

Kim, S.G., Jung, J.B., Dixit, D., Rovner, R., Jr., Zack, J.A., Baldwin, G.C., and Vatakis, D.N. (2013). Cocaine exposure enhances permissiveness of quiescent T cells to HIV infection. Journal of leukocyte biology 94, 835-843.

Milde, F., Lauw, S., Koumoutsakos, P., and Iruela-Arispe, M.L. (2013). The mouse retina in 3D: quantification of vascular growth and remodeling. Integrative biology : quantitative biosciences from nano to macro 5, 1426-1438.

Nakatsu, M.N., Vartanyan, L., Vu, D.M., Ng, M.Y., Li, X., and Deng, S.X. (2013). Preferential biological processes in the human limbus by differential gene profiling. PloS one 8, e61833.

Nixon, C.C., Vatakis, D.N., Reichelderfer, S.N., Dixit, D., Kim, S.G., Uittenbogaart, C.H., and Zack, J.A. (2013). HIV-1 infection of hematopoietic progenitor cells in vivo in humanized mice. Blood 122, 2195-2204.

Palanca, A.M., Lee, S.L., Yee, L.E., Joe-Wong, C., Trinh le, A., Hiroyasu, E., Husain, M., Fraser, S.E., Pellegrini, M., and Sagasti, A. (2013). New transgenic reporters identify somatosensory neuron subtypes in larval zebrafish. Developmental neurobiology 73, 152-167.

Schwartz, A.R., Ortiz, I., Maymon, M., Herbold, C.W., Fujishige, N.A., Vijanderan, J.A., Villella, W., Hanamoto, K., Diener, A., Sanders, E.R., et al. (2013). Bacillus simplex—A Little Known PGPB with Anti-Fungal Activity—Alters Pea Legume Root Architecture and Nodule Morphology When Coinoculated with Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae. Agronomy 3, 595-620.

Shim, J., Mukherjee, T., Mondal, B.C., Liu, T., Young, G.C., Wijewarnasuriya, D.P., and Banerjee, U. (2013). Olfactory control of blood progenitor maintenance. Cell 155, 1141-1153.

Sun, Y., Hu, Z., Goeb, Y., and Dreier, L. (2013). The F-box protein MEC-15 (FBXW9) promotes synaptic transmission in GABAergic motor neurons in C. elegans. PloS one 8, e59132.

Tran, C.M., Fujita, N., Huang, B.L., Ong, J.R., Lyons, K.M., Shapiro, I.M., and Risbud, M.V. (2013a). Hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1alpha and CCN2 form a regulatory circuit in hypoxic nucleus pulposus cells: CCN2 suppresses HIF-1alpha level and transcriptional activity. The Journal of biological chemistry 288, 12654-12666.

Tran, T., Andersen, R., Sherman, S.P., and Pyle, A.D. (2013b). Insights into skeletal muscle development and applications in regenerative medicine. International review of cell and molecular biology 300, 51-83.

Turlo, K.A., Scapa, J., Bagher, P., Jones, A.W., Feil, R., Korthuis, R.J., Segal, S.S., and Iruela-Arispe, M.L. (2013). beta1-integrin is essential for vasoregulation and smooth muscle survival in vivo. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 33, 2325-2335.

Varshney, G.K., Lu, J., Gildea, D.E., Huang, H., Pei, W., Yang, Z., Huang, S.C., Schoenfeld, D., Pho, N.H., Casero, D., Hirase, T., et al. (2013). A large-scale zebrafish gene knockout resource for the genome-wide study of gene function. Genome research 23, 727-735.

Vincent, J.J., Huang, Y., Chen, P.Y., Feng, S., Calvopina, J.H., Nee, K., Lee, S.A., Le, T., Yoon, A.J., Faull, K., et al. (2013). Stage-specific roles for tet1 and tet2 in DNA demethylation in primordial germ cells. Cell stem cell 12, 470-478.

Williams, K.J., Argus, J.P., Zhu, Y., Wilks, M.Q., Marbois, B.N., York, A.G., Kidani, Y., Pourzia, A.L., Akhavan, D., Lisiero, D.N., et al. (2013). An essential requirement for the SCAP/SREBP signaling axis to protect cancer cells from lipotoxicity. Cancer research 73, 2850-2862.

Zhang, X., Guo, H., Jin, L., Czornyj, E., Hodes, A., Hui, W.H., Nieh, A.W., Miller, J.F., and Zhou, Z.H. (2013). A new topology of the HK97-like fold revealed in Bordetella bacteriophage by cryoEM at 3.5 A resolution. eLife 2, e01299.


Arakawa, C., Ng, R., Tan, S., Kim, S., Wu, B., and Lee, M. (2014). Photopolymerizable chitosan-collagen hydrogels for bone tissue engineering. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Castelletto, M.L., Gang, S.S., Okubo, R.P., Tselikova, A.A., Nolan, T.J., Platzer, E.G., Lok, J.B., and Hallem, E.A. (2014). Diverse host-seeking behaviors of skin-penetrating nematodes. PLoS pathogens 10, e1004305.

Chen, Y., Akin, O., Nern, A., Tsui, C.Y., Pecot, M.Y., and Zipursky, S.L. (2014). Cell-type-specific labeling of synapses in vivo through synaptic tagging with recombination. Neuron 81, 280-293.

Clark, P.M., Flores, G., Evdokimov, N.M., McCracken, M.N., Chai, T., Nair-Gill, E., O'Mahony, F., Beaven, S.W., Faull, K.F., Phelps, M.E., et al. (2014). Positron emission tomography probe demonstrates a striking concentration of ribose salvage in the liver. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, E2866-2874.

Demagny, H., Araki, T., and De Robertis, E.M. (2014). The tumor suppressor Smad4/DPC4 is regulated by phosphorylations that integrate FGF, Wnt, and TGF-beta signaling. Cell reports 9, 688-700.

Dudani, J.S., Go, D.E., Gossett, D.R., Tan, A.P., and Di Carlo, D. (2014). Mediating millisecond reaction time around particles and cells. Analytical chemistry 86, 1502-1510.

Eshraghi, A., Dixon, S.D., Tamilselvam, B., Kim, E.J., Gargi, A., Kulik, J.C., Damoiseaux, R., Blanke, S.R., and Bradley, K.A. (2014). Cytolethal distending toxins require components of the ER-associated degradation pathway for host cell entry. PLoS pathogens 10, e1004295.

Gkountela, S., Li, Z., Chin, C.J., Lee, S.A., and Clark, A.T. (2014). PRMT5 is required for human embryonic stem cell proliferation but not pluripotency. Stem cell reviews 10, 230-239.

Gluck, J.M., Delman, C., Chyu, J., MacLellan, W.R., Shemin, R.J., and Heydarkhan-Hagvall, S. (2014). Microenvironment influences vascular differentiation of murine cardiovascular progenitor cells. Journal of biomedical materials research Part B, Applied biomaterials 102, 1730-1739.

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