Publications

Our students at all levels-- Doctoral, Master's, Undergraduate, and High School -- have the opportunity to publish their work, and present at national and international meetings. 

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Burmeister AR, Johnson MB, Chauhan VS, Moerdyk-Schauwecker MJ, Young AD, Cooley ID, Martinez AN, Ramesh G, Philipp MT, Marriott I. Human microglia and astrocytes constitutively express the neurokinin-1 receptor and functionally respond to substance P. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2017; 14(1):245.

Carrier, TJ & AM Reitzel. Convergent shifts in host-associated microbial communities across environmentally elicited phenotypes. Nature Communications 9: 952. 2018.

Carrier, TJ, AM Reitzel, & A Heyland (eds.). Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Oxford University Press. 2018.

Leach, W.B, Macrander, J, Peres, R, Reitzel, AM. Transcriptome wide analysis of differential gene expression in response to light:dark cycles in model cnidarian. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology.  2018, pp 40-49.

Thompson KJ, Nazari SS, Swan RZ, Grahame NJ, McKillop IH. Use of a crossed high alcohol preferring (cHAP) mouse model with the NIAAA-model of chronic-binge alcohol intake to study liver injury. Journal of Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2017.

Thompson KJ, Austin RG, Nazari SS, Iannitti DA, Swan RZ, McKillop IH. Fatty acid binding protein 4 (FABP4) promotes progression of hepatocellular carcinoma in vitro. Liver International. 2017.

Nitika and A.W. Truman. Endogenous Epitope Tagging of Heat Shock Protein 70 Isoform Hsc70 using CRISPR/Cas9. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2017.doi: 10.1007/s12192-017-0845-2.

Nitika and A.W. Truman. Cracking the chaperone code: cellular roles for Hsp70 phosphorylation. Trends in Biochemical Sciences.2017.doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2017.10.002. 2017.

Wallace BD, Berman Z, Mueller GA, Lin Y, Chang T, Andres SN, Wojtaszek JL, DeRose EF, Appel CD, London RE, Yan S, Williams RS.  APE2 Zf-GRF facilitates 3′-5′ resection of DNA damage following oxidative stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114 (2): 304-309. 2017.

Burcal CJ, Wikstrom EA. Examining the Relationship Between Chronic Ankle Instability Symptoms and Dual-Task Balance Performance. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. In press, 2017

Burcal CJ, Hoch MC, Wikstrom EA. Effects of a Stocking on Plantar Sensation in Individuals with and without Ankle Instability. Muscle & Nerve. In press, 2017.

Burcal CJ, Trier AY, Wikstrom EA. Balance Training vs. Balance Training with STARS in CAI Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 24:1-30, 2016

Song K, Burcal CJ, Hertel J, Wikstrom EA. Increased Visual Utilization in Chronic Ankle Instability: A Meta-analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48(10):2046-2056, 2016.

Burcal CJ, Wikstrom EA. Cognitive Loading-Induced Sway Alterations are Similar in Those with Chronic Ankle Instability and Uninjured Controls. Gait Posture. 48:95-98, 2016

A. Martinez, A. Burmeister, G. Ramesh, L. Doyle-Meyers, I. Marriott, and M. Philipp. Aprepitant limits in vivi neuroinflammatory responses in a rhesus model of Lyme neuroborreliosis. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 2017

TJ Carrier and AM Reitzel. The hologenome across environments and the implications of a host-associated microbial repertoire. Frontiers in Microbiology, in press.

Williams, EA & TJ Carrier. Chapter 19: An -omics perspective on marine invertebrate larvae. In: TJ Carrier, AM Reitzel, & A Heyland (eds.) Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Hastie E.*, Cataldi M.*, Moerdyk-Schauwecker M.J.*, Felt S.A.*, Steuerwald N., Grdzelishvili V.Z. Novel Biomarkers of Resistance of Pancreatic Cancer Cells  to Oncolytic Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. Oncotarget, 2016 (*equal contribution)

L. Moore, L Da Roy, R, R. Zhou, P. Grover, S. Wu, J. Curry, L. Dillon, P. Puri, M. Yazdanifar, R. Puri, P, Mukherjee, D. Dreau. Antibody guided in vivo imaging for early detection of mammary gland tumors. Translational oncology 9(4) May 2016.

Zhang, H., Li, C., Davis, E. L., Wang, J., Griffin, J. D., Kofsky, J., and Song, B.-H. Genome-Wide Association Study of Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode (Heterodera glycines) HG Type 2.5.7 in Wild Soybean (Glycine soja). Frontiers in Plant Science, 7, 1214, 2016.

H. Zhang, N. Mittal, L.J. Leamy, O. Barazani, B. Song. Back into the wild- Apply untapped genetic diversity of wild relatives for crop improvement. Evolutionary Applications (Wiley Publications, Open Access Journal), January 2017

Phippen, B. L., and J. D. Oliver. Impact of hypoxia on gene expression patterns by the human pathogen, Vibrio vulnificus, and bacterial community composition in a North Carolina estuary, GeoHealth, 2017.

B. Froelich, B. Phippen, P. Fowler, R. Noble, and J.D. Oliver. Differences in total Vibrio spp., V. vulnificus, and V. parahaemolyticus abundance between clams and oysters in North Carolina. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83:2-11, 2017. 

M Yazdanifar, R Zhou and P Mukherjee. Emerging immunotherapeutics in adenocarcinomas: A focus on CAR-T cells, Current Trends in Immunology, Vol. 17, 95 – 115, 2016.


MOST RECENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

Neha Attal and Mark G. Clemens. Microparticles containing sonic hedgehog induce mitochondrial depolarization, reactive oxygen and cell death in vascular endothelial cells via rho kinase pathway. SHOCK society meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2017.

Anindita Ghosh and Christine Richardson. Impact of bioflavonoid exposure on DNA damage response and of non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) pathway repair proteins in stem cells. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, Dec. 2017.

Neha Mittal, Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song. Elevation of Isoflavonoids and Phenolic Acid Conjugates in Response to Soybean Cyst Nematode in Wild Soybean (Glycine soja).  Student Research Conference, Sigma Xi , Raleigh NC. Nov. 2017. Received the Best Graduate Presentation Award

Ellen Robertson, Karina Noyola Alonso, Neha Mittal , Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song.  Global Metabolite Profiling of the Wild Sweet Potato Under Salinity Stress.  The Plant Pathway Elucidation Project Summer Research Symposium. Kannapolis NC, August 2017.

Brittany Kiefer, Antonio Mendoza, Chika Igba, Neha Mittal, Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song.  Metabolomics in the Fight Against Soybean Cyst Nematode.  The Plant Pathway Elucidation Project Summer Research Symposium. Kannapolis NC. August 2017.

Neha Mittal, Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song. Metabolomic and Genomic Characterization of Wild Soybeans in Response to Nutritional Values. 2018 North Carolina Research Campus Catalyst Spring Symposium, Kannapolis NC, March, 2018.

S. Nazari and Pinku Mukherjee. Three-dimensional density model promotes invasive characteristics in normal mammary epithelial cells. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting Chicago IL, April 2018.

Nitika, J. Sikora, L.Fornelli, P.M. Thomas and A.W.Truman, Analyzing the interactome of Hsp70 using high-resolution cross-linking mass spectrometry. 2018 North Carolina Research Campus Catalyst Spring Symposium, Kannapolis NC, August 2017. 2nd place in Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Category, Poster Competition

Samantha A. Pennington, Megan Clontz, Mark G. Clemens Interaction between hydrogen sulfide and endothelin-1 in hepatic perfusion and mitochondrial polarization in endotoxemia in vivo. Shock Society Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2017.

N. Attal, MG Clemens. Sonic hedgehog in apoptotic T cell derived microparticles modulate endothelial cytoskeleton in inflammation via rho kinase pathway. Presented at SHOCK Society Meeting Austin Texas, June 2016.

Burcal CJ, McKeon PO, Wikstrom EA. Two-Weeks of Ankle Joint Mobilization does not Improve Gait Initiation Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability. Presented at American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Raleigh, NC. July 2016

A. Burmeister, M. Johnson, G. Ramesh, A. Martinez, M. Philipp and I. Marriott. Constitutive and inducible expression of the neurokinin-1 receptor for the inflammatory neuropeptide substance P in human microglia and astrocytes. Presented at the American Association of Immunologists conference Seattle, WA May 2016.

Felt S.A., Grdzelishvili V.Z. Role of early steps of infection in the resistance of pancreatic cancer cells to oncolytic vesicular stomatitis virus. Presented at European Congress of Virology, Hamburg, Germany. Oct. 2016.

P. Grover, M.D. Nye, M. Yazdanifar, M. Ahmad, R. Zhou, L. Das Roy, K. Grover, and P. Mukherjee. MUC1 regulates TGF-β function in Pancreatic Cancer. Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., April 2017.

J Kofsky, B Song. Dissecting the genetic basis of early vigor traits of the soybean wild relative, Glycine soja, Presented at the Plant Molecular Biology Consortium. Wilmington, NC., September, 2016.

J Kofsky, B Song. Genome Wide Association Study of Early Vigor Traits in Wild Soybean (Glycine soja). Presented at Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics conference. Madison, FL., October, 2016.

JR Huot, MM Lawrence, B Peck, J Marino, ST Arthur. A myogenic switch: Notch and mTOR. Presented at the SEACSM Annual Meeting, Where?, February 2017.

WB Leach, R Peres, AM Reitzel. Diel lighting impacts on behavior and opsin expression in a coastal cnidarian. Presented at Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Conference, New Orleans, LA 2017.

N Mittal, H Zhang and B Song. Glyceollin Pathway Regulation in Response to Soybean Cyst Nematodes. Presented at the 43rd Annual Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics Madison, FL. October 2016.

S. Pennnington, MG Clemens. Effects of H2S and Endothelin on Reactive Oxygen and Mitochondrial Membrane Potential in Endotoxemia. Presented at SHOCK Society Meeting Austin Texas, June 2016.

B Phippen and J.D. Oliver. In Situ Genetic Responses by Distinct Genotypes of Vibrio vulnificus Experiencing Oxygen Limitation in Oysters and Water, and Parallel Bacterial Community Analyses. Presented at Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium, Athens, GA April 2017.

M Yazdanifar, R Zhou, S Wu, P Grover and P Mukherjee. A novel anti-MUC1 CAR T cell drives immunity to pancreatic cancer. Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., April 2017.

R. Zhou, L Das Roy, M Yazdanifar, L Moore, E Cherian, C Livasy, P Mukherjee. Development of combinatorial immune therapy using tMUC1-specific chimeric antigen receptor-redirected T cells for the treatment of triple negative breast cancer. Presented at American Association of Cancer Reseach Annual Meeting, Boston MA, April 2016.


MOST RECENT ORAL PRESENTATIONS:

Neha Attal, Mark G. Clemens. Microparticles containing sonic hedgehog induce mitochondrial depolarization, reactive oxygen and cell death in vascular endothelial cells via rho kinase pathway. SHOCK society meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2017.

Amanda Burmeister and Ian Marriott. Suppression of glial inflammatory responses by IL-24. American Association of immunologists Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., May 2018.

Neha Mittal, Ellen Robertson, Karina Noyola Alonso, Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song. Global Metabolite Profiling of the Wild Sweet Potato Under Salinity Stress.  The Plant Pathway Elucidation Project)Summer Research Symposium. Kannapolis, NC, August 2017.

Neha Mittal, Brittany Kiefer, Antonio Mendoza, Chika Igba,  Hengyou Zhang and Bao-Hua Song. Metabolomics in the Fight Against Soybean Cyst Nematode. The Plant Pathway Elucidation Project Summer Research Symposium. Kannapolis NC, August 2017.

Nitika, J.Sikora, L.Fornelli, P.M.Thomas  and A.W.Truman, Understanding the global architecture and topology of Hsp70 complexes using high-resolution cross-linking mass spectrometry. 23rd Midwest Stress Response and Molecular Chaperone Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Nitika, and A.W.Truman, Endogenous epitope tagging of Hsp70 using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing. In Vitro Biology Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Burcal CJ, Sandrey MA, McKeon PO, Wikstrom EA. Predicting Dynamic Balance Improvements Following 4-Weeks of Balance Training in Chronic Ankle Instability Patients. Presented at the Human Movement Science Curriculum and Biomechanics Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC. March 2017

Burcal CJ, McKeon PO, Wikstrom EA. A Clinical Prediction Rule for Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability who Respond to Plantar Massage Treatments. Presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. June 2016

A. Burmeister, M. Johnson, G. Ramesh, A. Martinez, M. Philipp and I. Marriott. Constitutive and inducible expression of the neurokinin-1 receptor for the inflammatory neuropeptide substance P in human microglia and astrocytes. Presented at the American Association of Immunologists conference Seattle, WA, May 2016.

Felt S.A., Grdzelishvili V.Z. Role of Virus Attachment in the Resistance of Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Oncolytic Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. Presented at American Society of Virology,  Blacksburg, VA, June 2016.

TR Gaspar, R Chi, AH Ringwood. Plastic pollution: Particle uptake and the Trojan horse effect. Presented at Carolinas Society of EnvironmentalToxicology & Chemistry meeting Raleigh NC May 2016.

N. Mittal, A. Trautman, B. Kiefer, B. Cauthen, J. Gause and B. Song. Glyceollin Pathway Regulation in Response to Soybean Cyst Nematode. Presented at Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) Symposium. North Carolina, 2017.

B. Phippen, A. Ivanina, I. Sokolova, J.D. Oliver. Jack of all trades, master of none: flexibility of pathogenic Vibrio species in a suffocating ocean. Queens University, Charlotte, NC. 

 

 PhD student publications and presentations (older)

Master's student publications and presentations (older).