Recent Publications

Fischer C, Trautman E, Crawford J, Stabb E, Handelsman Jo, Broderick N. (2017) Metabolite exchange between microbiome members produces compounds that influence Drosophila behavior. eLife 6:e18855.

Benoit J, Vigneron A, Broderick N, Wu Y, Sun J, Carlson J, Aksoy S, Weiss B. (2017) Symbiont-induced odorant binding proteins mediate insect host hematopoiesis. eLife 6: e19535.

Ward, M.D., Nangia, S., May, E.R.(2017) Evaluation of the hybrid resolution PACE model for the study of folding, insertion, and pore formation of membrane associated peptides. J. Comput. Chem., DOI: 10.1002/jcc.24694 .

Rosin, L. and Mellone, B.G. (2017)  Centromeres Drive a Hard Bargain. Review. Trends in Genetics (in press). doi:10.1016/j.tig.2016.12.001.

Mellone, B.G. Winged Migration. (2017) Review. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 Nov 1;27(21):3189-3191.

Dick AA, Harlow TJ, Gogarten JP (2017) Short branches lead to systematic artifacts when BLAST searches are used as surrogate for phylogenetic reconstruction. Mol Phylogenet 107:338-344. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.11.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Omer S, Harlow TJ, GogartenJP (2017) Does Sequence Conservation Provide Evidence for Biological Function? Trends in Microbiology 25(1):11-18, doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2016.09.010

Gogarten JP , Deamer D (2016) Is LUCA a thermophilic progenote? Nature Microbiology 1, 16229; doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.229

Albert A, Alexander D, Boesze-Battaglia K (2016). Cholesterol in the rod outer segment: A complex role in a “simple” system. Chem Phys Lipids 2016 Sep;199:94-105. doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2016.04.008.

Kopac SM and Klassen JL (2016) Can They Make It on Their Own? Hosts, Microbes, and the Holobiont Niche. Front. Microbiol. 7:1647. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01647.

Samantha M. Gromek, Anne A. Sung, Jonathan L. Klassen, Marcy J. Balunas (2016). Draft Genome Sequence of Streptomyces sp. Strain PTY087I2, Isolated from Styela canopus, a Panamanian Tunicate. Genome Announc. September/October 2016 vol. 4 no. 5 e00856-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00856-16.

Gromek SM, Suria AM, Fullmer MS, Garcia JL, Gogarten JP, Nyholm SV and Balunas MJ (2016) Leisingera sp. JC1, a Bacterial Isolate from Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Eggs, Produces Indigoidine and Differentially Inhibits Vibrios. Front. Microbiol. 7:1342. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01342.

Raja Dey,Yan Xia, Mu-Ping Nieh, and Peter Burkhard. (2016) Molecular Design of a Minimal Peptide Nanoparticle. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering DOI:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00243.

Ram-Mohan, N., Oren, A., and Papke, R.T. (2016) Analysis of the bacteriorhodopsin-producing haloarchaea reveals a core community that is stable over time in the salt crystallizer pond in Eilat, Israel. Extremophiles DOI: 10.1007/s00792-016-0864-4.

Benjamino J, Graf J. 2016. Characterization of the Core and Caste-Specific Microbiota in the Termite, Reticulitermes flavipes. Front Microbiol 7:171 (PMC4756164).

Crapser J, Ritzel R, Verma R, Venna VR, Liu F, Chauhan A, Koellhoffer E, Patel A, Ricker A, Maas K, Graf J, McCullough LD. 2016. Ischemic stroke induces gut permeability and enhances bacterial translocation leading to sepsis in aged mice. Aging (Albany NY) 8(5):1049-63 (PMC4931853)

Cong X, Xu W, Janton S, Henderson WA, Matson A, McGrath JM, Maas K, Graf J. 2016. Gut Microbiome Developmental Patterns in Early Life of Preterm Infants: Impacts of Feeding and Gender. PLoS ONE 11(4):e0152751 (PMC4844123).

Adit Naor, Neta Altman-Price, Shannon M. Soucy, Anna G. Green (UConn undergrad), Yulia Mitiagin, Israela Turgeman-Grott, Noam Davidovich, Johann Peter Gogarten*, Uri Gophna*  (2016). Impact of a homing intein on recombination frequency and organismal fitness. PNAS 2016; published ahead of print July 26, 2016, doi:10.1073/pnas.1606416113.

Andersson, R., Chen, Y., Core, L., Lis, J.T., Sandelin, A. & Jensen, T.H. 2015, “Human Gene Promoters Are Intrinsically Bidirectional”, Molecular cell, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 346-347.

Mahat, D.B., Kwak, H., Booth, G.T., Jonkers, I.H., Danko, C.G., Patel, R.K., Waters, C.T., Munson, K., Core, L.J. & Lis, J.T. 2016, “Base-pair-resolution genome-wide mapping of active RNA polymerases using precision nuclear run-on (PRO-seq)”, Nature protocols, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1455-1476.

Stulberg E, GL Lozano, JB Morin, H Park, EG Baraban, C Mlot, C Heffelfinger, GM Phillips, JS Rush, AJ Phillips, NA Broderick, MG Thomas, EV Stabb, J. Handelsman. 2016. Genomic and secondary metabolite analyses of Streptomyces sp. 2AW provide insight into the evolution of the cycloheximide pathway. Front Microbiol 7:573

Broderick, NA 2016. Friend, foe or food? Recognition and the role of antimicrobial peptides in gut immunity and Drosophila–microbe interactions. Phil Trans R Soc. B 371:20150295

Palladino, J, Mellone, B.G. (2016) The KAT’s out of the bag: histone acetylation promotes centromere assembly. Developmental Cell (Preview). doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.05.019

Chen, CC, Mellone, B.G. (2016) Chromatin assembly: Journey to the CENter of the chromosome. J Cell Biol. (Review). doi: 10.1083/jcb.201605005 .

Rice, J.M., Zweifach, A., and Lynes, M.A. (2016) Metallothionein Regulates Intracellular Zinc Signaling during CD4+ T cell Activation. BMC Immunology; DOI: 10.1186/s12865-016-0151-2.

Dennis, K.K., Marder, M.E., Balshaw, D.M., Cui, Y., Lynes, M.A., Patti, G.J, Rappaport, S.M., Shaughnessy, D., Sosnoff, C., Vrijheid, M., Barr, D.B. (2016) Biomonitoring in the Era of the Exposome. Environmental Health Perspectives; DOI:10.1289/EHP474.

Emeny RE, Kasten-Jolly J,  Mondal T, Lynes MA, Lawrence DA (2015) Metallothionein differentially affects the host response to Listeria infection both with and without an additional stress from cold-restraint. Cell Stress and Chaperones. 20(6):1013-22 PMID: 26267326

Mayo, C.B., Wong, C.J., Lopez P.E., Lary, J.W., Cole, J.L. (2016) Activation of PKR by short stem-loop RNAs containing single-stranded arms. RNA, DOI:10.1261/rna.053348.115.

Karch, Christopher P., Burkhard, Peter. (2016) Vaccine technologies: From whole organisms to rationally designed protein assemblies. Biochemical Pharmacology doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2016.05.001.

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.

Li, Y.F, J. Shi, M. C. Nelson, P.H. Chen, J. Graf, Y. Li, Z. Yu. 2016. Impact of different ratios of feedstock to liquid anaerobic digestion effluent on the performance and microbiome of solid-state anaerobic digesters digesting corn stover. Bioresource Technol. 200, 744-752.

Mosser, T., E. Talagrand-Reboul, S. M. Colston, J. Graf, MJ Figueras, E. Jumas-Bilak, B. Lamy. 2015. Co-infections with multiple Aeromonas spp. enhance their virulence in the Caenorhabditis elegans model. Frontiers in Microbiol. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01218

Li,Y.F., C. Abraham, M.C. Nelson, P.H. Chen, J. Graf, Z. Yu. 2015. Effect of organic loading on the microbiota in a temperature-phased anaerobic digestion (TPAD) system co-digesting dairy manure and waste whey. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 99: 8777-8792.

Brooks, J. M. and D. R. Benson.  2016.  Comparative metabolomics of root nodules infected with Frankia sp. strains and uninfected roots from Alnus glutinosa and Casuarina cunninghamiana reflects physiological integration.  Symbiosis doi: 10.1007/s13199-016-0379-x.

Jonathan L Klassen, Maja Rischer, Thomas Wolf, Huijuan Guo, Ekaterina Shelest, Jon Clardy, Christine Beemelmanns  Genome Sequences of Three Pseudoalteromonas Strains (P1-8, P1-11, and P1-30), Isolated from the Marine Hydroid Hydractinia echinata (2015) Genome Announcements 3(6): e01380-15

Jonathan L Klassen, Thomas Wolf, Maja Rischer, Huijuan Guo, Ekaterina Shelest, Jon Clardy, Christine Beemelmanns Draft genome sequences of six Pseudoalteromonas strains, P1-7a, P1-9, P1-13-1a, P1-16-1b, P1-25, and P1-26, which induce larval settlement and metamorphosis in Hydractinia echinata (2015) Genome Announcements 3(6): e01477-15

Husain, B., Mayo, C. and Cole, J.L. (2015) Role of the interdomain linker in PKR activation. Biochemistry, in press, DOI:10.1021/acs.biochem.5b01171.

Newcomer, R.L., Fraser, L.C.R., Teschke, C.M. & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2015) “Mechanism of protein denaturation: partial unfolding of the P22 coat protein I-domain by urea binding.”, Biophysical J. 109, 2666-2677. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.11.010

Paulina Corral, Rafael R. de la Haba, Cristina Sanchez-Porro, Mohammad Ali Amoozegar, R. Thand Papke, and Antonio Ventosa. (2015) Halorubrum halodurans sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a hypersaline lake.  IJSEM, doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000738

Alexandrescu, A.T. (2016) “Quenched Hydrogen Exchange NMR of Amyloid Fibrils.” Methods in Mol. Biol. 1345, 211-222. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2978-8_14

Tripler, T.N., Maciejewski, M.W., Teschke, C.M. & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2015) “NMR assignments for the insertion domain of bacteriophage CUS-3 coat protein.” Biomolecular NMR Assignments 9, 333-336. doi: 10.1007/s12104-015-9604-4

Patil S.M., & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2015) “Charge-based inhibitors of amylin fibrillization and totoxicity.” J. Diabetes Res., Article ID 946037.

Murfin, K.E., Whooley, A.C., Klassen, J.L., Goodrich-Blair, H. Comparison of Xenorhabdus bovienii bacterial strain genomes reveals diversity in symbiotic functions. 2015. BMC Genomics doi:10.1186/s12864-015-2000-8.

Burkhard P, Lanar DE. 2015. Malaria vaccine based on self-assembling protein nano particles. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2015 Oct 15:1-3.

Doll TA, Neef T, Duong N, Lanar DE, Ringler P, Müller SA, Burkhard P. 2015. Optimizing the design of protein nanoparticles as carriers for vaccine applications. Nanomedicine doi: 10.1016/j.nano.2015.05.003.

Husain, B., Hesler, S. and Cole, J.L. (2015) Regulation of PKR by RNA: Formation of active and inactive dimers. Biochemistry, in press, DOI:10.1021/acs.biochem.5b01046

Medema, M.H. et al. [150 authors, including Klassen, J.L.] 2015. Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster. Nature Chemical Biology. Nat Chem Biol 11:625-631

Maltz, M. B. LeVarge and J. Graf. 2015. Identification of Iron and Heme Utilization Genes in Aeromonas and their Role in the Colonization of the Leech Digestive Tract. Front. Microbiol. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00763

Cong, X., W. Henderson, J. Graf, and J. McGrath. 2015. Brain-Gut-Microbiota Signaling System in Regulation of Early Life Experience. Adv. Neonatal Care. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000191.

Boyd, K.J., Bansal, P., Feng, J., May, E.R. (2015) Stability of Norwalk virus capsid protein interfaces evaluated by in-silico nanoindentation. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 3:00103

Fullmer, M.S., Soucy, S.M., Gogarten, J.P. (2015) The pan-genome as a shared genomic resource: mutual cheating, cooperation and the black queen hypothesis. Front. Microbiol.

Soucy, S. M., Huang, J., Gogarten, J.P., (2015) Horizontal gene transfer: building the web of life. Nature Reviews Genetics doi:10.1038/nrg3962.

Murfin KE, Lee M, Klassen JL, McDonald BR, Larget B, Forst S, Stock SP, Currie CR, Goodrich-Blair H. (2015) Xenorhabdus bovienii strain diversity impacts coevolution and symbiotic maintenance with Steinernema spp. nematode hosts. mBio 6(3):e00076-15. doi:10.1128/mBio.00076-15.

Chen C-C., Bowers, S., Lipinszki, Z., Palladino, J., Trusiak, S., Bettini, E., Rosin, L., Przewloka, M.R., Glover, D.M., O’Neill, R. J., Mellone, B.G. (2015) Establishment of Centromeric Chromatin by the CENP-A Assembly Factor CAL1 Requires FACT-Mediated Transcription. Developmental Cell doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2015.05.012

Ventosa, A., De la Haba, R.R., Sánchez-Porro, C. and Papke, R.T. (2015) Microbial diversity of hypersaline environments: a metagenomic approach. Current Opinions in Microbiology.25:80-87

Papke, R.T., Corral, P., Ram-Mohan, N., de la Haba, R.R., Sánchez-Porro, C., Makkay, A. and Ventosa, A. (2015) Horizontal gene transfer, dispersal and haloarchaeal speciation. Life 5:1405-1426.

Nogueira, J. M., Hawrot, K., Sharpe, C., Noble, A., Wood, W. M., Jorge, E. C., Goldhamer, D. J., Kardon, G., and Dietrich, S.  (2015). The emergence of Pax7-expressing muscle stem cells during vertebrate head muscle development.  Front. Aging Neurosci.

Chimileski S and Papke RT (2015) Getting a hold on archaeal type IV pili: an expanding repertoire of cellular appendages implicates complex regulation and diverse functions. Front. Microbiol. 6:362. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00362

Fournier G, Andam CP, Gogarten JP (2015) Ancient horizontal gene transfer and the last common ancestors. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15 (1) p. 70 doi: 10.1186/s12862-015-0350-0.

Suhanovsky, M., Teschke, C. (2015) Nature׳s favorite building block: Deciphering folding and capsid assembly of proteins with the HK97-fold. Virology doi:10.1016/j.virol.2015.02.055.

Ouellette, M., Jackson, L., Chimileski, S. and Papke, R.T. (2015) Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis of Haloferax volcanii H26 and identification of DNA methyltransferase related PD-(D/E)XK nuclease family protein HVO_A0006.  Frontiers in Microbiology  doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00251.

Nelson, M. C. and J. Graf. 2015. Complete genome sequence of the novel leech symbiont Mucinivorans hirudinis M3T. Genome Announcements. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01530-14.

Nelson, M. C., L. Bomar, M. Maltz and J. Graf. 2015. Mucinivorans hirudinis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, mucin-degrading bacterium isolated from the digestive tract of the Hungarian medicinal leech, Hirudo verbana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 65:990-5. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000052.

Corral, P., de la Haba, R.R., Sánchez-Porro, C., Amoozegar, M.A., Papke, R.T., and Ventosa, A. (2015) Halorubrum persicum sp. nov., an extremely halophilc archeaon isolated from sediment of a hypersaline lake.  IJSEM doi:10.1099/ijs.0.000175.

Launer-Felty, K., Wong, J.C. and Cole, J.L. (2014) Structural analysis of Adenovirus VAI RNA defines the mechanism of inhibition of PKR. Biophysical Journal 108,748-757.

Lee, K.K., Imaizumi, N., Chamberland, S.R., Alder, N.N., and Boelsterli, U.A. (2014). Targeting mitochondria with methylene blue protects mice against acetaminophen-induced liver injury. Hepatology. doi: 10.1022/hep.27385.

Colston#, S., M. Fullmer#, L. Beka, B. Lamy, J. P. Gogarten*, J. Graf*. 2014. Evaluation of Bioinformatic Genome Comparisons for Taxonomic and Phylogenic Assignments using Aeromonas as a Test Case. #Co-first authors, *Co-corresponding authors. mBio doi:10.1128/mBio.02136-14

Li, Y.-F., M.C. Nelson, P.-H. Chen, J. Graf, Y. Li, and Z. Yu. 2014. Comparison of the microbial communities in solid-state anaerobic digesters (SS-ADs) operated at mesophilic and thermophilic temperatures. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. DOI 10.1007/s00253-014-6036-5.

Core, L.J., Martins, A.L., Danko, C.G., Waters, C.T., Siepel, A., and Lis, J.T. (2014) Analysis of nascent RNA identifies a unified architecture of initiation regions at mammalian promoters and enhancers. Nat. Genet.  doi:10.1038/ng.3142

Luk, A.W.S., Williams, T.J., Erdman, S., Papke, R.T., and Cavicchioli, R. (2014) Viruses of Haloarchaea. Life. doi:10.3390/life4040681

Dharia, AP, Obla A, Gajdosik MD, Simon A, Nelson CE (2014) Tempo and Mode of Gene Duplication in Mammalian Ribosomal Protein Evolution. PLOS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111721.

Chimileski S, Franklin MJ and Papke RT (2014) Biofilms formed by the archaeon Haloferax volcanii exhibit cellular differentiation and social motility, and facilitate horizontal gene transfer. BMC Biology 12:65. doi:10.1186/s12915-014-0065-5.

Andrew J. Muinonen-Martin, Olivia Susanto, Qifeng Zhang, Elizabeth Smethurst, William J. Faller, Douwe M. Veltman, Gabriela Kalna, Colin Lindsay, Dorothy C. Bennett, Owen J. Sansom, Robert Herd, Robert Jones, Laura M. Machesky, Michael J. O. Wakelam, David A. Knecht, Robert H. Insall (2014) Melanoma Cells Break Down LPA to Establish Local Gradients That Drive Chemotactic Dispersal. PLoS Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001966

Klassen, JL (2014) Microbial secondary metabolites and their impacts on insect symbioses. Current Opinion in Insect Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2014.08.004 [Epub ahead of print].

Schleicher TR, VerBerkmoes NC, Shah M, Nyholm SV. (2014). Colonization state influences the hemocyte proteome in a beneficial squid-vibrio symbiosis. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2014 Jul 18. pii: mcp.M113.037259. [Epub ahead of print]

Shannon M. Soucy, Matthew S. Fullmer, R. Thane Papke and Johann Peter Gogarten: Inteins as indicators of gene flow in the halobacteria. Frontiers in  Microbiol ogy  5: 299, 25 June 2014 | doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00299

Hwang, M.S., Schwall C.T., Pazarentzos, E., Datler, C., Alder, N.N., and Grimm, S. (2014). Mitochondrial Ca2+ influx targets cardiolipin to disintegrate respiratory chain complex II for cell death induction. Cell Death Differ. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2014.84 [Epub ahead of print].

Malhotra, K., and Alder, N.N. (2014) Advances in the use of nanoscale bilayers to study membrane protein structure and function. Biotechnol. Genet. Eng. Rev. 30:79-93. doi: 10.1080/02648725.2014.921502.

Maltz, M.A., L. Bomar, P. Lapierre, H.G. Morrison, E.A. McClure, M.L. Sogin and J. Graf. 2014. Metagenomic Analysis of the Medicinal Leech Gut Microbiota. Front. Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00151

Yu, R. B. F. Smets, P. Gan, A. A. MacKay, and J. Graf. 2014. Seasonal and Spatial Variations in Microbial Activity at Various Phylogenetic Resolutions at a Groundwater Surface Water Interface: Critical Role of Flooding in Microbial Activity Determination. Can. J. Microbiol. 60(5): 277-286, 10.1139/cjm-2014-0048

Rizzo, A.A., Suhanovsky, M.M., Baker, M.L., Fraser, L.C.R., Jones, L.M., Rempel, D.L., Gross, M.L., Chiu, W., Alexandrescu, A.T. & Teschke, C.M. (2014) “Multiple functional roles of the accessory I-domain of bacteriophage P22 coat protein revealed by NMR structure and cryoEM modeling”. Structure 22, 830-841.

Zhou C, Mao F, Yin Y, Huang J, Gogarten JP, Xu Y (2014): AST: an automated sequence-sampling method for improving the taxonomic diversity of gene phylogenetic trees. PLos One 9(6):e98844. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098844.

Cortines JR, Motwani T, Vyas AA, Teschke CMJ Virol. (2014) Highly specific salt bridges govern bacteriophage P22 icosahedral capsid assembly: identification of the site in coat protein responsible for interaction with scaffolding protein. May;88(10):5287-97. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00036-14. Epub 2014 Mar 5.

Kaus, K., Lary, J.W., Cole, J.L. and Olson, R. (2014) Glycan specificity of the Vibrio vulnificus hemolysin lectin outlines evolutionary history of membrane targeting by a toxin family. J. Mol. Biol., in press, DOI:10.1016/j.jmb.2014.05.021

Devisscher L, H.P., Lynes M, Waeytens A, Cuvelier C, De Vos F, Vanhove C, De Vos M, Laukens D.(2014) Role of metallothioneins as danger signals in the pathogenesis of colitis. J. Pathol 233:89-100 DOI: 10.1002/path.4330

Lynes, M.A., Hidalgo, J., Manso, Y., Devisscher, L., Laukens, D., and Lawrence, D.A. (2014) Metallothionein and stress combine to affect multiple organ systems. Cell Stress and Chaperones. In press. PMID: 24584987

Wowor, A.J., Yan, Y., Auclair, S.M., Yu, D., Zhang, J., May, E.R., Gross, M.L., Kendall, D.A. and Cole, J.L. (2014) Analysis of SecA Dimerization in Solution. Biochemistry, in press, DOI:10.1021/bi500348p

E.R. May (2014) Recent developments in molecular simulation approaches to study spherical virus
capsids, Molecular Simulation, DOI: 10.1080/08927022.2014.907899

Chung KM, Kolling IV F, Gajdosik M, Burger S, Russell A, Nelson C (2014) Single Cell Analysis Reveals the Stochastic Phase of Reprogramming to Pluripotency Is an Ordered Probabilistic Process. POLS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095304

Zerulla K, Chimileski S, Näther D, Gophna U, Papke RT, et al. (2014) DNA as a Phosphate Storage Polymer and the Alternative Advantages of Polyploidy for Growth or Survival. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94819. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094819 

Fullmer MS, Soucy SM, Swithers KS, Makkay AM, Wheeler R, Ventosa A, Gogarten JP, Papke RT:
Population and genomic analysis of the genus Halorubrum.
Frontiers in Microbiology 2014, 5: 140. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00140

Nelson, M.C.,, H.G. Morrison, J. Benjamino, S.L. Grim, J. Graf. 2014. Analysis, Optimization and Verification of Illumina-Generated 16S rRNA Gene Amplicon Surveys. PLOS One 9(4): e94249. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094249.

Whitaker, I., M. Maltz, M.E. Siddall, and J. Graf. 2014. Characterization of the digestive tract microbiota of Hirudo orientalis (medicinal leech) and antibiotic resistance profile. Plast. Recon. Surgery 133, p 408e–418e. DOI: 10.1097/

Ram Mohan N, Fullmer MS, Makkay AM, Wheeler R, Ventosa A, Naor A, Gogarten JP and Papke RT (2014) Evidence from phylogenetic and genome fingerprinting analyses suggests rapidly changing variation in Halorubrum and Haloarcula populations. Front. Microbiol. 5:143. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00143

Amanda K. Dupuy, Marika S. David, Lu Li, Thomas N. Heider, Jason D. Peterson, Elizabeth A. Montano, Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou, Patricia I. Diaz, Linda D. Strausbaugh (2014) Redefining the Human Oral Mycobiome with Improved Practices in Amplicon-based Taxonomy: Discovery of Malassezia as a Prominent Commensal. PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090899

Chimileski S, Dolas K, Naor A, Gophna U and Papke RT (2014) Extracellular DNA metabolism in Haloferax volcanii. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:57. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00057

Veltman DM, Lemieux MG, Knecht DA, Insall RH (2014) PIP(3)-dependent macropinocytosis is incompatible with chemotaxis. J Cell Biol 204: 497-505.

E.R. May, K. Arora, C.L. Brooks, III (2014) pH Induced Stability Switching of the Bacteriophage HK97 Maturation Pathway. J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Chopra AS, Anderson A, Giardina C (2014). “Novel piperazine-based compounds inhibit microtubule dynamics and sensitize colon cancer cells to Tumor Necrosis Factor-induced apoptosis.” J. Biol. Chem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.499317

David R. Benson and Roger K. Kjelgren. 2014. Tacit diplomacy in the life sciences. A foundation for science diplomacy. Science and Diplomacy (AAAS). 3(1):Jan. 13

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Matthew Ouellette, Andrea M. Makkay, and R. Thane Papke (2013) Dihydroxyacetone metabolism in Haloferax volcanii. Front. Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00376

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Kristen S. Swithers, Shannon M. Soucy, Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Pascal Lapierre and Johann Peter Gogarten (2013) Distribution and Evolution of the Mobile vma-1b Intein Molecular Biology and Evolution Advance Access doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst164, authors’ preprint version

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Lee, K.K., Fujimoto, K., Zhang, C., Schwall, C.T., Alder, N.N. , Pinkert, C.A., Krueger, W., Rasmussen, T., and Boelsterli, U.A. (2013). Isoniazid-induced cell death is precipitated by underlying mitochondrial complex I dysfunction in mouse hepatocytes. [Epub ahead of print]

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Papke, R.T., de al Haba, R.R., Infante, C., Perez, D., Sánchez-Porro, C., Lapierre, P, and Ventosa, A. (2013) Draft genome of the moderately halophilic bacterium Marinobacter lipolyticus strain SM19. Genome Announcements 1:e00379-13.

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Ross, B.D., Rosin, L., Thomae A.W., Hiatt, M.A., Vermaak, D., de la Cruz A.F., Imhof A., Mellone, B.G., Malik, H.S. Stepwise evolution of essential centromere function in a Drosophila neogene. Science, 2013 Vol. 340 no. 6137 pp. 1211-1214.

Lasek-Nesselquist E, Gogarten JP.:The effects of model choice and mitigating bias on the ribosomal tree of life. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2013 May 22;. [Epub ahead of print]

Yu, D., Wowor, A.J., Cole, J.L. and Kendall, D.A. (2013). Defining the Escherichia coli SecA Dimer Interface Residues through in Vivo Site-specific Photo-crosslinking. J. Bacteriol., in press

Aaron Ehlinger, Soyeon Park, Amr Fahmy, Jeffrey W. Lary, James L. Cole, Daniel Finley, and Kylie J. Walters (2013) Conformational Dynamics of the Rpt6 ATPase in Proteasome Assembly and Rpn14 Binding Structure., in press

Brit Winnen, Eric Anderson, James L. Cole, Glenn F. King, and Susan L. Rowland (2013). Role of the PAS sensor domains in the Bacillus subtilis sporulation kinase KinA. J. Bacteriol., in press

Daniel F. Lyons, Jeffrey W. Lary, Bushra Husain, John J. Correia and James L. Cole (2013) Are fluorescence-detected sedimentation velocity data reliable? Analytical Biochemistry, in press

Carone, D.M. Ferreri, G.C., J.D. Brown, C. Obergfell, B.R. Carone, M.J. O’Neill, R.J. O’Neill. 2013. Hypermorphic expression of centromeric retroelement-encoded small RNAs impairs CENP-A loading. Chromosome Research DOI 10.1007/s10577-013-9337-0

McFall-Ngai M, MHadfield, T Bosch, H Carey, T Domazet-Loso, A Douglas, N Dubilier, G Eber, T Fukami, S Gilbert, U Hentschel, N King, S Kjelleberg, AH Knoll, N Kremer, S Mazmanian, J Metcalf, K Nealson, N Pierce, J Rawls, A Reid, E Ruby, M Rumpho, J Sanders, D Tautz and J Wernegreen (2013) Animals in a bacterial world: A new imperative for the life sciences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110 (9): 3229-3236; doi:10.1073/pnas.1218525110

J Snijder, VS Reddy, ER May, WH Roos, GR Nemerow, GJL Wuite (2013) Integrin and Definsin Modulate the Mechanical Properties of Adenovirus. Journal of Virology 87 (5), 2756-2766 doi:10.1128/JVI.02516-12

Andrei T. Alexandrescu (2013) Amide proton protection in amylin fibrils probed by quenched hydrogen exchange NMR PLoS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.005646

Olga Zhaxybayeva, Ramunas Stepanauskas, Nikhil Ram Mohan, R. Thane Papke (2013) Cell Sorting Analysis of Geographically Separated Hypersaline Environments. Extremophiles, doi:10.1007/s00792-013-0514-z

Bansal MS, Banay, G, Harlow TJ, Gogarten JP, Shamir R
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Christopher Wostenberg, Jeffrey W. Lary, Debashish Sahu, Roderico Acevedo, Kaycee A. Quarles, James L. Cole, Scott A. Showalter (2012) The Role of Human Dicer-dsRBD in Processing Small Regulatory RNAs PLoS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051829

Williams, D., Gogarten, J.P., and Papke, R.T. (2012) Quantifying homologous replacement of loci between haloarchaeal species. Genome Biology and Evolution 4:1223-1244

Nyholm SV, Graf J. (2012) Knowing your friends: invertebrate innate immunity fosters beneficial bacterial symbioses. Nature Reviews Microbiology

Yang and Burkhard: Encapsulation of gold nanoparticles into self-assembling protein nanoparticles. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:42.

Ngunjiri JM, Mohni KN, Sekellick MJ, Schultz-Cherry S, Webster RG, Marcus PI. (2012). Lethal H5N1 influenza viruses are not resistant to interferon action in human, simian, porcine, or chicken cells. Nature Medicine 18:1456­1457 (2012) DOI:10.1038/nm.2879

Ashley R. Long, Catherine C. O¹Brien, and Nathan N. Alder (2012). The Cell-Free Integration of a Polytopic Mitochondrial Membrane Protein into Liposomes Occurs Cotranslationally and in a Lipid-Dependent Manner. PLoS ONE 7(9): e46332. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046332

Shen QT, Hsiue PP, Sindelar CV, Welch MD, Campellone KG, and Wang HW (2012). Structural insights into WHAMM-mediated cytoskeletal coordination during membrane remodeling. J Cell Biol. 199:111-124. Cover, Preview, Pape

Bushra Husain, Ishita Mukerji and James L. Cole (2012) Analysis of high affinity binding of PKR to dsRNA Biochemistry, DOI:10.1021/bi301226h

Long AR, O’Brien CC, Alder NN (2012) The Cell-Free Integration of a Polytopic Mitochondrial Membrane Protein into Liposomes Occurs Cotranslationally and in a Lipid-Dependent Manner. PLoS ONE 7(9): e46332. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046332

Nelson, M.C. and J. Graf. 2012. Bacterial symbioses of the medicinal leech Hirudo verbena. Gut Microbes 4(3)

Bomar, L. and J. Graf. 2012. Investigation into the physiologies of Aeromonas veronii in vitro and inside the digestive tract of the medicinal leech using RNA-seq. Biol. Bull. 223:155-66

Rizzo, A.A., Fraser, L.C.R., Sheftic, S.R., Suhanovsky, M.S., Teschke, C.M., Alexandrescu, A.A. (2012) NMR assignments for the telokin-like domain of P22 coat protein. Biomol. NMR Assign.

Chin-Chi Chen, Elizabeth Greene, Sarion R. Bowers, Barbara G. Mellone. A Role for the CAL1-Partner Modulo in Centromere Integrity and Accurate Chromosome doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045094PLoS ONE 7(9): e45094. Segregation in Drosophila. (2012).

Sheftic, S.R., Garcia, P.P., White, E., Robinson, V.L., Gage, D. & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2012) “NMR Structure and Dynamics of the Response Regulator Sma0114 from Sinorhizobium meliloti”. Biochemistry 51, 6932-6941.DOI: 10.1021/bi300922z

Sheftic, S.R., Snell, J. M., Jha, S. & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2012) “Inhibition of Semen-derived Enhancer of Virus Infection (SEVI) fibrillogenesis by physiological zinc and copper concentrations”, European Biophysics Journal, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s00249-012-0846-0

Lapierre P, Lasek-Nesselquist E, and Gogarten JP (2012)
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Parent KN, Deedas CT, Egelman EH, Casjens SR, Baker TS, Teschke CM: Stepwise molecular display utilizing icosahedral and helical complexes of phage coat and decoration proteins in the development of robust nanoscale display vehicles. Biomaterials 33(22):5628-37, 2012; doi:j.biomaterials.2012.04.026

Padilla-Meier GP, Gilcrease EB, Weigele PR, Cortines JR, Siegel M, Leavitt JC, Teschke CM, Casjens SR. (2012) Unraveling the Role of the C-terminal Helix-Turn-Helix of the Coat-binding Domain of Bacteriophage P22 Scaffolding Protein. J Biol Chem. 2012 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.393132

Campellone KG, Siripala AD, Leong JM, and Welch MD (2012). Membrane-deforming proteins play distinct roles in actin pedestal biogenesis by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem 287: 20613-20624

Bateman,JR, Larschan, E., D’Souza, R., Marshall,L.S, Dempsey, K.E., Johnson, J.E., Mellone, B.G. and Kuroda, M.I. Genome-Wide Screen Identifies Genes That Affect Somatic Homolog Pairing in Drosophila. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. doi: 10.1534/g3.112.002840 G3 July 1, 2012 vol. 2 no. 7 731-740

Ragini Phansalkar, Pascal Lapierre and Barbara G. Mellone. Evolutionary insights into the role of the essential centromere protein CAL1 in Drosophila. Chromosome Research 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s10577-012-9299-

Swithers KS, Petrus AK, Secinaro MA, Nesbo; CL, Gogarten JP, Noll KM and Butzin NC (2012). Vitamin B12 synthesis and salvage pathways were acquired by horizontal gene transfer to the Thermotogales. Genome Biology and Evolution [Epub before print] doi:10.1093/gbe/evs057

Andam CP, Harlow TJ, Papke RT, Gogarten JP (2012) Ancient origin of the divergent forms of leucyl-tRNA synthetases in the halobacteriales Journal: BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:85 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-85

Swithers KS, Soucy SM, Gogarten JP (2012) The Role of Reticulate Evolution in Creating Innovation and Complexity. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2012, ID 418964, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/418964

Mao F, Williams D, Zhaxybayeva O, Poptsova M, Lapierre P, Gogarten JP, Xu Y (2012) Quartet decomposition server: a platform for analyzing phylogenetic trees BMC Bioinformatics 13:123 doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-123

Petrus AK, Swithers KS, Ranjit C, Wu S, Brewer HM, Gogarten JP, Pasa-Tolic L, Noll KM (2012) Genes for the Major Structural Components of Thermotogales Species’ Togas Revealed by Proteomic and Evolutionary Analyses of OmpA and OmpB Homologs. PLoS One 7(6):e40236 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040236

Pietrosimone, K. M., Yin, X., Knecht, D. A., Lynes, M. A. Measurement of Cellular Chemotaxis with ECIS/Taxis. J. Vis. Exp. (62), e3840; DOI: 10.3791/3840

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Collins AJ*, Schleicher TR*, Rader BA, Nyholm SV. (2012) Understanding the role of host hemocytes in a squid/Vibrio symbiosis using transcriptomics and proteomics. Frontiers Immunol. 3: 91. *co-primary authors

Collins AJ, LaBarre BA, Wong Won BS, Shah MV, Heng S, Choudhury MH, Haydar SA, Santiago J, Nyholm SV (2012) Diversity and partitioning of bacterial populations within the accessory nidamental gland of the squid Euprymna scolopes. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78: 4200-4208

Fidopiastis P, Rader BA, Gerling D, Gutierrez N, Watkins K, Frey M, Nyholm SV, Whistler CA. (2012) Characterization of a Vibrio fischeri aminopeptidase and evidence for its influence on an early state of squid colonization. J. Bacteriol. (Epub ahead of print)

Ngunjiri, J. M., C-W Lee, A. Ali, and P.I. Marcus (2012). “Influenza virus interferon-inducing particle efficiency is reversed in avian and mammalian cells, and enhanced in cells co-infected with defective-interfering particles.” J. Interferon & Cytokine Res. 32(6):In press. (doi:10.1089/jir.2011.0102)

Malinoski, C.P., and P.I. Marcus (2012). “Influenza virus: A single noninfectious interferon-suppressing particle blocks expression of interferon-inducing particles.” J. Interferon & Cytokine Res. 32(3):121-126. (doi:10.1089/jir.2011.0078)

Schwall, C.T., Greenwood, V.L., and Alder, N.N. (2012) The stability and activity of respiratory Complex II is cardiolipin-dependent. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Bioenergetics. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.04.015

Wosczyna, M. N., Biswas, A., Cogswell, C., and Goldhamer, D. J. (2012). Multipotent progenitors resident in the skeletal muscle interstitium exhibit robust BMP-dependent osteogenic activity and mediate heterotopic ossification. J. Bone Miner. Res. 27, 1004-1017

Nelson, M. and J. Graf. 2012. Bacterial Symbioses of Hirudo verbana. Gut Microbes 3:1-10

B. R. Menzies, M. B. Renfree, T. Heider, F. Mayer, T. B. Hildebrandt and A. J. Pask. 2012. Limited genetic diversity preceded extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger. PlosOne 7(4): e35433. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035433

Laufer H, Baclaski B, Koehn U (2012) Alkylphenols affect lobster (Homarus americanus) larval survival, molting and metamorphosis. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, March 2012

Papke RT, Gogarten JP (2012) How Bacterial Lineages Emerge. Science 336: 45-46 10.1126/science.1219241

Fournier GP, Andam CP, Alm EJ, Gogarten JP Molecular Evolution of Aminoacyl tRNA Synthetase Proteins in the Early History of Life. Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres [Epub ahead of print]

Rice, J.M., Stern, L.J., Guignon, E.F., Lawrence, D.A., and Lynes, M.A. (2012) T cell phenotyping microarrays using Grating Coupled Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging and Surface Plasmon Coupled Emission. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 31(1) 264-269

Kuratnik A, Senapati VE, Verma R, Mellone BG, Vella AT, Giardina C. 2012. Acute sensitization of colon cancer cells to inflammatory cytokines by prophase arrest. Biochem Pharmacol. 2012 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Rohit Ghai, Lejla Pašić, Ana Beatriz Fernández, Ana-Belen Martin-Cuadrado, Carolina Megumi Mizuno , Katherine D. McMahon, R. Thane Papke, Ramunas Stepanauskas, Beltran Rodriguez-Brito, Forest Rohwer, Cristina Sánchez-Porro, Antonio Ventosa, & Francisco Rodríguez-Valera (2011) New Abundant Microbial Groups in Aquatic Hypersaline Environments. Scientific Reports. 1:135

Marusov, G. P., A J Sweatt, K Pietrosimone, D R Benson, S J Geary, L K Silbart, S Challa, J Lagoy, D A Lawrence, and M Lynes. 2011. A Microarray Biosensor for Multiplexed Detection of Microbes Using Grating-Coupled Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging. Environmental Science and Technology DOI: 10.1021/es201239

Williams D, Fournier GP, Lapierre P, Swithers KS, Green AG, Andam CP and Gogarten JP (2011) A Rooted Net of Life Biology Direct 6:45 doi:10.1186/1745-6150-6-45

Schleicher TS, Nyholm SV (2011) Characterizing the host and symbiont proteomes in the association between the bobtail squid Euprymna scolopes and the bacterium Vibrio fischeri. PLoS ONE 6(10) e25649

Andam CP, Gogarten JP (2011) Biased gene transfer and its implications for the concept of lineage. (Research) Biology Direct 6:47 doi:10.1186/1745-6150-6-47

Eric Anderson, Willythssa S. Pierre-Louis, C. Jason Wong, Jeffrey W. Lary and James L. Cole (2011) Heparin Activates PKR by Inducing Dimerization J. Mol. Biol., doi:0.1016/j.jmb.2011.09.025

Deshmukh L, Meller N, Alder NN, Byzova T, and Vinogradova O (2011) Tyrosine Phosphorylation as a Conformational Switch: A Case Study of Integrin Beta3 Cytoplasmic Tail. J. Biol. Chem. doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.231951

Ranaghan MJ, Schwall CT, Alder NN and Birge RR (2011) Green Proteorhodopsin Reconstituted into Nanoscale Phospholipid Bilayers (Nanodiscs) as Photoactive Monomers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. DOI: 10.1021/ja2070957

Swithers KS, Dipippo JL, Bruce DC, Detter C, Tapia R, Han S, Goodwin LA, Han J, Woyke T, Pitluck S, Pennacchio L, Nolan M, Mikhailova N, Land ML, Nesbø CL, Gogarten JP, Noll KM (2011) Genome Sequence of Kosmotoga olearia Strain TBF 19.5.1, a Thermophilic Bacterium with a Wide Growth Temperature Range, Isolated from the Troll B Oil Platform in the North Sea. J Bacteriol 193(19):5566-7 pubmed

Bansal MS, Banay G, Gogarten JP, Shamir R (2011) Detecting highways of horizontal gene transfer. J Comput Biol 18(9): 1087-1114. pubmed

Sarion R Bowers and Barbara G Mellone: Starting from scratch: de novo kinetochore assembly in vertebrates. The EMBO Journal 6 September 2011; doi:10.1038/emboj.2011.329

Swithers KS, Fournier GP, Green AG, Gogarten JP, Lapierre P: Reassessment of the lineage fusion hypothesis for the origin of double membrane bacteria. PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23774. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023774

Derek M. Bickhart and David R. Benson. 2011. Transcriptomes of Frankia sp. strain CcI3 in growth transitions. BMC Microbiology 11:192 [doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-192]

Papke, R.T. and Chimileski, S. (2011) Gene Transfer Mechanisms, Population Genetics/Genomics and the Evolution of Haloarchaea, in Advances in Understanding the Biology of Halophilc Bacteria and Archaea (Vreeland, R., ed). Springer (in press)

Ying Huang and D. R. Benson. 2011. Growth and development of Frankia sp. strain CcI3 at the single-hypha level in liquid culture. Archives of Microbiology DOI: 10.1007/s00203-011-0734-5

Rafael Ruiz de la Haba, M. del Carmen Marquez, R. Thane Papke and Antonio Ventosa (2011) Multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) of the family Halomonadaceae. Structure. 2010 Mar 10;18(3):390-401

Cheryl P. Andam, David Williams, and J. Peter Gogarten (2010) Biased gene transfer mimics patterns created through shared ancestry. PNAS published ahead of print May 21, doi:10.1073/pnas.1001418107
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Cole, James L. (2010) Analysis of PKR activation using analytical ultracentrifugation. Macromol. Biosci. DOI: 10.1002/mabi.20100006

Fournier GP, Gogarten JP (2010) Rooting the Ribosomal Tree of Life. Molecular Biology and Evolution [Epub ahead of print]

Poptsova MS, Gogarten JP. Using comparative genome analysis to identify problems in annotated microbial genomes. Microbiology. 2010 Apr 29;. [Epub ahead of print]

Teschke CM, Parent KN.’Let the phage do the work’: Using the phage P22 coat protein structures as a framework to understand its folding and assembly mutants. Virology. 2010 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print]

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Fournier GP, Neumann JE, Gogarten JP (2010) Inferring the Ancient History of the Translation Machinery and Genetic Code via Recapitulation of Ribosomal Subunit Assembly Orders. PLoS ONE 5(3): e9437. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009437

Messina G, Biressi S, Monteverde S, Magli A, Pistocchi A, Gargioli C, Campbell CE, Tagliafico E, Grossi M, Cotelli F, Goldhamer DJ, Gronostajski RM, Cossu G (2010). NFIX regulates fetal specific transcription in developing skeletal muscle. Cell 140, 554-566.

Williams D, Gogarten JP, Lapierre P (2010) Filling the gaps in the genomic landscape. Genome Biology 11:103

McFall-Ngai, MJ, Nyholm SV, Castillo MG (2009) The role of the immune system in the initiation and persistence of the Euprymna scolopes-Vibrio fischeri symbiosis. Semin. Immunol. (in press) published online Dec. 2009

Wier AM, Nyholm SV, Mandel MJ, Massengo-Tiassé RP, Schaefer AL, Koroleva I, Splinter-Bondurant S, Brown B, Manzella L, Snir E, Almabrazi H, Scheetz TE, Bonaldo Mde F, Casavant TL, Soares MB, Cronan JE, Reed JL, Ruby EG, McFall-Ngai MJ. (2010) Transcriptional patterns in both host and bacterium underlie a daily rhythm of anatomical and metabolic change in a beneficial symbiosis. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., USA, 107, 2259-64

Collins AJ, Nyholm SV (2010). Obtaining Hemocytes from the Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Euprymna scolopes and Observing their Adherence to Symbiotic and Non-Symbiotic Bacteria. JoVE. 36.

Sheftic, S.R., Croke, R.L., LaRochelle, J.R., & Alexandrescu, A.T. (2009) “Electrostatic contributions to the stabilities of native proteins and amyloid complexes.” Methods in Enzymology 466, 233-258.

Anderson, E., Quartararo, C., Brown, R.S., Shi, Y., Yao, X. and Cole, J.L (2010) Analysis of monomeric and dimeric phosphorylated forms of protein kinase R. Biochemistry 10.1021/bi901873p

P. M. Herron, D. J. Gage, and Z. G. Cardon (2010) Microscale water potential gradients visualized in soil around plant root tips using microbiosensors. Plant, Cell and Environment 33:199-210

Auclair SM, Moses JP, Musial-Siwek M, Kendall DA, Oliver DB, Mukerji I. Mapping of the Signal Peptide-Binding Domain of Escherichia coli SecA Using Forster Resonance Energy Transfer. Biochemistry. 2010 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20025247

Gage, D. J. (2009) Architecture of infection thread networks in nitrogen-fixing root nodules. In Plant Cell Monographs Volume 12, Root Hairs, A. M. C. Emons and T. Ketelaar (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, German

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