Student Publications

Edited 3/24/09

Bhattacharya Lab
Bill Lanier
Ahmed Moustafa

Cornell Lab
Wei Li (former student)

El-Shanti Lab
Aimee Buhr (former student)

Geyer Lab
David Marion

Klingelhutz Lab
Erik Westin

McCray Lab
Erin Burnight
Shyam Ramachandran

Russo Lab
Christina Winborn (former student)

Sigmund Lab
Di Xu

Slusarski Lab
Igor Schneider (former student)

Smith Lab
Zen Abrera-Abeleda
Colleen Campbell
Megan Ealy
Abe Sheffield

Wassink Lab
Lea Davis
Kacie Meyer
Danielle Rudd


Abrera-Abeleda, Zen

Abrera-Abeleda, M. A., Xu, Y., Pickering, M. C., Smith, R. J., and Sethi, S. (2007). Mesangial immune complex glomerulonephritis due to complement factor D deficiency. Kidney Int 71, 1142-1147.

Abrera-Abeleda, M. A., Nishimura, C., Smith, J. L., Sethi, S., McRae, J. L., Murphy, B. F., Silvestri, G., Skerka, C., Jozsi, M., Zipfel, P. F., et al. (2006). Variations in the complement regulatory genes factor H (CFH) and factor H related 5 (CFHR5) are associated with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II (dense deposit disease). J Med Genet 43, 582-589.

Buhr, Aimee

Bassuk, A.G., Wallace, R.H., Buhr, A., Buller, A.R., Afawi, Z., Shimojo, M., Miyata, S., Chen, S., Gonzalez-Alegre, P., Griesbach, H.L., et al. (2008). A Homozygous Mutation in Human PRICKLE1 Causes an Autosomal-Recessive Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy-Ataxia Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet.

Burnight, Erin

McNeill, M.S., Paulsen, J., Bonde, G., Burnight, E., Hsu, M.Y., and Cornell, R.A. (2007). Cell death of melanophores in zebrafish trpm7 mutant embryos depends on melanin synthesis. J Invest Dermatol 127, 2020-2030.

Sinn, P. L., Burnight, E. R., Hickey, M. A., Blissard, G. W., and McCray, P. B., Jr. (2005). Persistent gene expression in mouse nasal epithelia following feline immunodeficiency virus-based vector gene transfer. J Virol 79, 12818-12827.

Sinn, P. L., Burnight, E. R., Shen, H., Fan, H., and McCray, P. B., Jr. (2005). Inclusion of Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus proviral elements markedly increases lentivirus vector pseudotyping efficiency. Mol Ther 11, 460-469.

Sinn, P. L., Penisten, A. K., Burnight, E. R., Hickey, M. A., Williams, G., McCoy, D. M., Mallampalli, R. K., and McCray, P. B. (2005). Gene transfer to respiratory epithelia with lentivirus pseudotyped with Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus envelope glycoprotein. Hum Gene Ther 16, 479-488.

Campbell, Colleen

Hildebrand, M. S., de Silva, M. G., Klockars, T., Campbell, C. A., Smith, R. J., and Dahl, H. H. (2007). Gene expression profiling analysis of the inner ear. Hear Res 225, 1-10.

Vore, A. P., Chang, E. H., Hoppe, J. E., Butler, M. G., Forrester, S., Schneider, M. C., Smith, L. L., Burke, D. W., Campbell, C. A., and Smith, R. J. (2005). Deletion of and novel missense mutation in POU3F4 in 2 families segregating X-linked nonsyndromic deafness. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131, 1057-1063.

Chen, W., Campbell, C. A., Green, G. E., Van Den Bogaert, K., Komodikis, C., Manolidis, L. S., Aconomou, E., Kyamides, Y., Christodoulou, K., Faghel, C., et al. (2002). Linkage of otosclerosis to a third locus (OTSC3) on human chromosome 6p21.3-22.3. J Med Genet 39, 473-477.

Campbell, C., Cucci, R. A., Prasad, S., Green, G. E., Edeal, J. B., Galer, C. E., Karniski, L. P., Sheffield, V. C., and Smith, R. J. (2001). Pendred syndrome, DFNB4, and PDS/SLC26A4 identification of eight novel mutations and possible genotype-phenotype correlations. Hum Mutat 17, 403-411.

Davis, Lea

Davis, L. K., Meyer, K. J., Rudd, D. S., Librant, A. L., Epping, E. A., Sheffield, V. C., and Wassink, T. H. (2008). Pax6 3′ deletion results in aniridia, autism and mental retardation. Hum Genet 123, 371-378.

Davis, L. K., Hazlett, H. C., Librant, A. L., Nopoulos, P., Sheffield, V. C., Piven, J., and Wassink, T. H. (2008). Cortical enlargement in autism is associated with a functional VNTR in the monoamine oxidase A gene. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet.

Ealy, Megan

Thys, M., Schrauwen, I., Vanderstraeten, K., Dieltjens, N., Fransen, E., Ealy, M., Cremers, C.W., van de Heyning, P., Vincent, R., Offeciers, E., et al. (2009). Detection of rare nonsynonymous variants in TGFB1 in otosclerosis patients. Ann Hum Genet 73, 171-175.

Schrauwen, I., Ealy, M., Huentelman, M.J., Thys, M., Homer, N., Vanderstraeten, K., Fransen, E., Corneveaux, J.J., Craig, D.W., Claustres, M., et al. (2009). A genome-wide analysis identifies genetic variants in the RELN gene associated with otosclerosis. Am J Hum Genet 84, 328-338.

Schrauwen, I., Thys, M., Vanderstraeten, K., Fransen, E., Dieltjens, N., Huyghe, J. R., Ealy, M., Claustres, M., Cremers, C. R., Dhooge, I., et al. (2008). Association of bone morphogenetic proteins with otosclerosis. J Bone Miner Res 23, 507-516.

Ealy, M., Chen, W., Ryu, G. Y., Yoon, J. G., Welling, D. B., Hansen, M., Madan, A., and Smith, R. J. (2008). Gene expression analysis of human otosclerotic stapedial footplates. Hear Res 240, 80-86.

Thys, M., Schrauwen, I., Vanderstraeten, K., Janssens, K., Dieltjens, N., Van Den Bogaert, K., Fransen, E., Chen, W., Ealy, M., Claustres, M., et al. (2007). The coding polymorphism T263I in TGF-beta1 is associated with otosclerosis in two independent populations. Hum Mol Genet 16, 2021-2030.

Lanier, William

Theisen, T.C., Bowen, B.W., Lanier, W., and Baldwin, J.D. (2008). High connectivity on a global scale in the pelagic wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri (tuna family Scombridae). Mol Ecol.

Lanier, W., Moustafa, A., Bhattacharya, D., and Comeron, J. M. (2008). EST analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the most compact eukaryotic genome, shows an excess of introns in highly expressed genes. PLoS ONE 3, e2171.

Borchert, G. M., Lanier, W., and Davidson, B. L. (2006). RNA polymerase III transcribes human microRNAs. Nat Struct Mol Biol 13, 1097-1101.

Li, Wei

Nair, S., Li, W., Cornell, R., and Schilling, T. F. (2007). Requirements for Endothelin type-A receptors and Endothelin-1 signaling in the facial ectoderm for the patterning of skeletogenic neural crest cells in zebrafish. Development 134, 335-345.

Li, W., and Cornell, R. A. (2007). Redundant activities of Tfap2a and Tfap2c are required for neural crest induction and development of other non-neural ectoderm derivatives in zebrafish embryos. Dev Biol 304, 338-354.

O’Brien, E. K., d’Alencon, C., Bonde, G., Li, W., Schoenebeck, J., Allende, M. L., Gelb, B. D., Yelon, D., Eisen, J. S., and Cornell, R. A. (2004). Transcription factor Ap-2alpha is necessary for development of embryonic melanophores, autonomic neurons and pharyngeal skeleton in zebrafish. Dev Biol 265, 246-261.

Cornell, R. A., Yemm, E., Bonde, G., Li, W., d’Alencon, C., Wegman, L., Eisen, J., and Zahs, A. (2004). Touchtone promotes survival of embryonic melanophores in zebrafish. Mech Dev 121, 1365-1376.

Marion, David

Kuhn-Parnell, E.J., Helou, C., Marion, D.J., Gilmore, B.L., Parnell, T.J., Wold, M.S., and Geyer, P.K. (2008). Investigation of the properties of non-gypsy suppressor of hairy-wing-binding sites. Genetics 179, 1263-1273.

Meyer, Kacie

Davis, L. K., Meyer, K. J., Rudd, D. S., Librant, A. L., Epping, E. A., Sheffield, V. C., and Wassink, T. H. (2008). Pax6 3′ deletion results in aniridia, autism and mental retardation. Hum Genet 123, 371-378.

Szatmari, P., Paterson, A. D., Zwaigenbaum, L., Roberts, W., Brian, J., Liu, X. Q., Vincent, J. B., Skaug, J. L., Thompson, A. P., Senman, L., et al. (2007). Mapping autism risk loci using genetic linkage and chromosomal rearrangements. Nat Genet 39, 319-328.

Moustafa, Ahmed

Rumpho, M.E., Worful, J.M., Lee, J., Kannan, K., Tyler, M.S., Bhattacharya, D., Moustafa, A., and Manhart, J.R. (2008). Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

Reyes-Prieto, A., Moustafa, A., and Bhattacharya, D. (2008). Multiple genes of apparent algal origin suggest ciliates may once have been photosynthetic. Curr Biol 18, 956-962.

Moustafa, A., Reyes-Prieto, A., and Bhattacharya, D. (2008). Chlamydiae has contributed at least 55 genes to Plantae with predominantly plastid functions. PLoS ONE 3, e2205.

Moustafa, A., and Bhattacharya, D. (2008). PhyloSort: a user-friendly phylogenetic sorting tool and its application to estimating the cyanobacterial contribution to the nuclear genome of Chlamydomonas. BMC Evol Biol 8, 6.

Lanier, W., Moustafa, A., Bhattacharya, D., and Comeron, J. M. (2008). EST analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the most compact eukaryotic genome, shows an excess of introns in highly expressed genes. PLoS ONE 3, e2171.

Ramachandran, Shyam

Bartlett, J.A., Hicks, B.J., Schlomann, J.M., Ramachandran, S., Nauseef, W.M., and McCray, P.B., Jr. (2008). PLUNC is a secreted product of neutrophil granules. J Leukoc Biol 83, 1201-1206.

Rudd, Danielle

Davis, L. K., Meyer, K. J., Rudd, D. S., Librant, A. L., Epping, E. A., Sheffield, V. C., and Wassink, T. H. (2008). Pax6 3′ deletion results in aniridia, autism and mental retardation. Hum Genet 123, 371-378.

Schneider, Igor

Schneider, I., Houston, D. W., Rebagliati, M. R., and Slusarski, D. C. (2008). Calcium fluxes in dorsal forerunner cells antagonize beta-catenin and alter left-right patterning. Development 135, 75-84.

Freisinger, C. M., Schneider, I., Westfall, T. A., and Slusarski, D. C. (2008). Calcium dynamics integrated into signalling pathways that influence vertebrate axial patterning. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363, 1377-1385.

Zhang, Y., Yeh, J. R., Mara, A., Ju, R., Hines, J. F., Cirone, P., Griesbach, H. L., Schneider, I., Slusarski, D. C., Holley, S. A., and Crews, C. M. (2006). A chemical and genetic approach to the mode of action of fumagillin. Chem Biol 13, 1001-1009.

Sheffield, Abe

Hildebrand, M.S., Newton, S.S., Gubbels, S.P., Sheffield, A.M., Kochhar, A., de Silva, M.G., Dahl, H.H., Rose, S.D., Behlke, M.A., and Smith, R.J. (2008). Advances in molecular and cellular therapies for hearing loss. Mol Ther 16, 224-236.

Westin, Erik

Westin, E. R., Chavez, E., Lee, K. M., Gourronc, F. A., Riley, S., Lansdorp, P. M., Goldman, F. D., and Klingelhutz, A. J. (2007). Telomere restoration and extension of proliferative lifespan in dyskeratosis congenita fibroblasts. Aging Cell 6, 383-394.

Wassink, T. H., Losh, M., Piven, J., Sheffield, V. C., Ashley, E., Westin, E. R., and Patil, S. R. (2007). Systematic screening for subtelomeric anomalies in a clinical sample of autism. J Autism Dev Disord 37, 703-708.

Winborn, Christina

Zhang, Z., Winborn, C. S., Marquez de Prado, B., and Russo, A. F. (2007). Sensitization of calcitonin gene-related peptide receptors by receptor activity-modifying protein-1 in the trigeminal ganglion. J Neurosci 27, 2693-2703.

Bowen, E. J., Schmidt, T. W., Firm, C. S., Russo, A. F., and Durham, P. L. (2006). Tumor necrosis factor-alpha stimulation of calcitonin gene-related peptide expression and secretion from rat trigeminal ganglion neurons. J Neurochem 96, 65-77.

Xu, Di

Grobe, J.L., Xu, D., and Sigmund, C.D. (2008). An intracellular renin-angiotensin system in neurons: fact, hypothesis, or fantasy. Physiology (Bethesda) 23, 187-193.

Li, H., Zhou, X., Davis, D.R., Xu, D., and Sigmund, C.D. (2008). An androgen-inducible proximal tubule-specific Cre recombinase transgenic model. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 294, F1481-1486.

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