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Cell Biology
Genetics and Genomics
Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of Connecticut
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Recent Publications

Rosin, L., Mellone, B. (2016) Co-evolving CENP-A and CAL1 Domains Mediate Centromeric CENP-A Deposition across Drosophila Species. Developmental Cell doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2016.03.021

Theis KR, Dheilly NM, Klassen JL, Brucker RM, Baines JF, Bosch TCG, Cryan JF, Gilbert SF, Goodnight CJ, Lloyd EA, Sapp J, Vandenkoornhuyse P, Zilber-Rosenberg I, Rosenberg E, Bordenstein SR. 2016. Getting the hologenome concept right: an eco-evolutionary framework for hosts and their microbiomes. mSystems 1(2):e00028-16. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00028-16.

Rischer M, Klassen JL, Wolf T, Guo H, Shelest E, Clardy J, Beemelmanns C. 2016. Draft genome sequence of Shewanella sp. strain P1-14-1, a bacterial inducer of settlement and morphogenesis in larvae of the marine hydroid Hydractinia echinata. Genome Announc 4(1):e00003-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00003-16.

Sathappa, M., and Alder, N.N. (2016) “The ionization properties of cardiolipin and its variants in model bilayers” BBA-Biomembranes [Epub ahead of print].

J.G. Pattis, E.R. May (2016). Influence of RNA Binding on the Structure and Dynamics of the Lassa Virus Nucleoprotein, Biophys. J., 110(6):1246-1254.

Christina Harprecht, Oghenfejiro Okifo, Kevin J. Robbins, Tina Motwani, Andrei T. Alexandrescu & Carolyn M. Teschke (2016) “Contextual role of a salt-bridge in the phage P22 coat protein I-domain.” J. Biol. Chem, in press.

Russo AJ, Mathiowetz AJ, Hong S, Welch MD, and Campellone KG (2016).  Rab1 recruits the actin nucleation machinery but limits filament assembly during membrane remodeling.  Mol Biol Cell. 27(6):967-978. (Cover)

A. Aggarwal, E.R. May, C.L. Brooks III, W.S. Klug (2016) Nonuniform elastic properties of macromolecules and effect of prestrain on their continuum nature, Phys. Rev. E 92, 012417.

Nelson, M.C., T. Welch and J. Graf. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Yersinia ruckeri str. CSF007-82, etiologic agent of red mouth disease in salmonid fish. Genome Announcements. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01491-14

Ott, B., L. Beka, J. Graf, and R.V.M. Rio. 2015. Draft genome sequence of Pedobacter sp. strain Hv1, an isolate from medicinal leech mucosal castings. Genome Announc. 3:e01469-15.

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