Fellowship Publications

First Author Fellowship Publications


  1. Austin CL, et al. TGF-α ligands can substitute for the neuregulin Vein in Drosophila development. Development (2014).
  2. Reyes RK, et al. Regulation of Glucose Metabolism in Hepatocarcinogenesis by MicroRNAs. Gene Expression (2014).
  3. Chuang HC, et al. AMPK As A Potential Anticancer Target - Friend or Foe?. Curr Pharm Des (2014).
  4. Hutzen B, et al. Treatment of medulloblastoma with oncolytic measles viruses expressing the angiogenesis inhibitors endostatin and angiostatin. BMC Cancer (2014).
  5. Jones SM, et al. Health care worry is associated with worse outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis. Rehabilitation Psychology (2014).
  6. Wu SM, et al. Individual counseling is the preferred therapy for depression among cancer patients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology (2014).
  7. Govindaraghavan M, et al. The Set1/COMPASS Histone H3 Methyltransferase Helps Regulate Mitosis with the CDK1 and NIMA Mitotic Kinases in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics (2014).
  8. Chen C, et al. Quantitative Models for accelerated protein dissociation from nucleosomal DNA. Nucleic Acids Res (2014).
  9. Hankey W, et al. APC (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) Tumor Suppressor. Online Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences (2014).
  10. Pringle D, et al. Mice harboring thyroid specific deletion of Prkar1a and Pten develop metastatic follicular thyroid carcinoma which recapitulates signaling in human cancers. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2014).
  11. Shah KH, et al. Protein kinases are associated with multiple, distinct cytoplasmic granules in quiescent yeast cells. Genetics (2014).
  12. Fenger JM, et al. Dog models of naturally occurring cancer, in animal models in research and development of cancer therapy – Predictability of clinical efficacy. Wiley-VCH (2014).
  13. Xu C*, Maxwell BA*, et al. Conformational Dynamics of Thermus aquaticus DNA Polymerase I during Catalysis. J Mol Biol (2014). (*Co-first authors)
  14. Nelson MT, et al. Preferential, Enhanced Breast Cancer Cell Migration on Biomimetic Electrospun Nanofiber ‘Cell Highways’. BMC Cancer (2014).
  15. Wei K, et al. Systematic investigation of the benchtop surface wrinkling process by corona discharge. RSC Adv (2014).
  16. Wu J, et al. Healing for destruction: tRNA intron degradation in yeast is a two-step cytoplasmic process catalyzed by tRNA ligase Rlg1 and 5’-to-3’ exonuclease Xrn1. Genes Dev (2014).
  17. Bai Y, et al. Regional impact of climate on Japanese encephalitis in areas located near the Three Gorges Dam. PLoS ONE (2014).
  18. Wahi K, et al. The many roles of Notch signaling during vertebrate somitogenesis. Sem Cell Dev Bio (2014).
  19. Wu J, et al. Genome-wide identification of MAPKK and MAPKKK gene families in tomato and transcriptional profiling analysis during development and stress response. PloS one (2014).
  20. Ahn-Jarvis JH, et al. Isoflavone pharmacokinetics and metabolism after consumption of a standardized soy and soy-almond bread in men with asymptomatic prostate cancer. Cancer Prevention Research (2015).
  21. Josyula S, et al. Obstetric Referrals from a Rural Clinic to a Community Hospital in Honduras. Midwifery (2015).
  22. Briercheck EL, et al. PTEN is a negative regulator of natural killer cell cytolytic function. Journal of Immunology (2015).
  23. Dhungel N, et al. Parkinson’s disease genes VPS35 and EIF4G1 interact genetically and converge on α-synuclein. Neuron (2015).
  24. Liu H, et al. Redeployment of Myc and E2f1-3 drives Rb-deficient cell cycles. Nature Cell Biology (2015).
  25. Riley MF, et al. Mdm2 overexpression and p73 loss exacerbate genomic instability and dampen apoptosis, resulting in B-cell lymphoma. Oncogene (2015).
  26. Jones SMW, et al. Psychometric investigation of benefit finding in a sample of long-term cancer survivors using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. European Journal of Oncology Nursing (2015).
  27. Jones SMW, et al. The relationship of perceived risk and biases in perceived risk to fracture prevention behavior in older women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2015).
  28. Jones, SMW, et al. Medical comorbidity and psychotropic medication fills in older adults with breast or prostate cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer (2015).
  29. Jones SMW, et al. Depression and quality of life before and after breast cancer diagnosis in older women from the Women’s Health Initiative. Journal of Cancer Survivorship (2015).
  30. Jones SMW, et al. A psychometric examination of multimorbidity and mental health in older adults. Aging and Mental Health (2015).
  31. Jones SMW, et al. The relationship of age, function and psychological distress in people with Multiple Sclerosis. Psychology, Health and Medicine (2015).
  32. Jones SMW, et al. A differential item function analysis of somatic symptoms of depression in people with cancer. Journal of Affective Disorders (2015).
  33. Kliewer KL, et al. Short-term food restriction with controlled refeeding promotes gorging behavior, enhances fat deposition, and reduces insulin sensitivity in mice. J Nutr Biochem (2015).
  34. Kliewer KL, et al. Adipose tissue lipolysis and energy metabolism in early cachexia in mice. Cancer Biol Ther (2015).
  35. Hsu EC, et al. Function of Integrin-Linked Kinase in Modulating the Stemness of IL-6-Abundant Breast Cancer Cells by Regulating γ-Secretase-Mediated Notch1 Activation in Caveolae. Neoplasia (2015).
  36. Comiskey DF Jr*, Jacob AG*, et al. Splicing factor SRSF1 negatively regulates alternative splicing of MDM2 under damage. Nucleic Acids Res (2015). (*Both co-first authors are Pelotonia Graduate Fellows)
  37. Liu HW, et al. The chromatin scaffold protein SAFB1 localizes SUMO-1 to the promoters of ribosomal protein genes to facilitate transcription initiation and splicing. Nucleic Acids Res (2015).
  38. Liu TM, et al. Hypermorphic mutations of phospholipases C-γ2 acquired in ibrutinib resistant CLL confers BTK independency upon BCR activation. Blood (2015).
  39. Liu TM, et al. OSU-T315: a novel targeted therapeutic that antagonizes AKT membrane localization and activation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Blood (2015).
  40. Long Y, et al. In vitro substrate specificities of 3’-5’ polymerases correlate with biological outcomes of tRNA 5’-editing reactions. FEBS Lett (2015).
  41. Arango D, et al. Dietary apigenin reduces LPSinduced expression of mir-155 restoring immune balance during inflammation. Mol Nutr Food Res (2015).
  42. Gerber MM, et al. Allele-specific imbalance mapping at human orthologs of mouse susceptibility to colon cancer (Scc) loci. International Journal of Cancer (2015).
  43. Zhao H, et al. miR-29b defines the pro-/antiproliferative effects of S100A7 in breast cancer. Molecular Cancer (2015).
  44. Bai Y, et al. Macrophage recruitment in obese adipose tissue. Obes Rev (2015).
  45. Bai Y, et al. Effects of climate and rodent factors on hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Chongqing, China, 1997-2008. PLoS ONE (2015).
  46. Derry HM, et al. Sex differences in depression: Does inflammation play a role?. Current Psychiatry Reports (2015).
  47. Derry HM, et al. Yoga and self-reported cognitive problems in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Psycho-oncology (2015).
  48. Do P, et al. Mass Cytometry: a High-Throughput Platform to Visualize the Heterogeneity of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cancer Discovery (2015).
  49. Scoville SD, et al. Rapid Column-Free Enrichment of Mononuclear Cells from Solid Tissues. Sci Rep (2015).
  50. Wu J, et al. Genome-wide screen uncovers novel pathways for tRNA processing and nuclearcytoplasmic dynamics. Genes & Development (2015).


  1. Ogawa D, et al. Extracellular vesicles modulate the glioblastoma microenvironment via a tumor suppression signaling network directed by miR-1. Cancer Res (2014).
  2. Rocci A, et al. The potential of miRNAs as biomarkers for multiple myeloma. Expert Rev Mol Diagn (2014).
  3. Jaremka LM, et al. Omega-3 supplementation and loneliness-related cognitive problems: Secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial. Psychosomatic Medicine (2014).
  4. Jaremka LM, et al. Interpersonal stressors predict ghrelin and leptin levels in women. Psychoneuroendocrinology (2014).
  5. DeFraia C, et al. Analysis of retrotransposon activity in plants. Methods in Molecular Biology (2014).
  6. Wang Y, et al. Quantitative characterization of cell behaviors through cell cycle progression via automated cell tracking. PLoS One (2014).
  7. Wang Y, et al. Real time drift measurement for colloidal probe atomic force microscope: a visual sensing approach. AIP Advances (2014).
  8. Yeh YY, et al. Up-regulation of CDK9 kinase activity and Mcl-1 stability contribute to the acquired resistance to cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in leukemia. Oncotarget (2014).
  9. Wani NA, et al. C-X-C motif chemokine 12/C-X-C chemokine receptor type 7 signaling regulates breast cancer growth and metastasis by modulating the tumor microenvironment. Breast Cancer Res (2014).
  10. Chlon T, et al. High-Risk Human Papillomavirus E6 Protein Promotes Reprogramming of Fanconi Anemia Patient Cells through Repression of p53 but Does Not Allow for Sustained Growth of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Journal of Virology (2014).
  11. Hughes T, et al. The transcription factor AHR prevents the differentiation of a stage 3 innate lymphoid cell subset to natural killer cells. Cell Reports (2014).
  12. Talbot JC, et al. A streamlined CRISPR pipeline to reliably generate zebrafish frameshifting alleles. Zebrafish (2014).
  13. Sizemore GM, et al. GABA(A) Receptor pi (GABRP) Stimulates Basal-like Breast Cancer Cell Migration Through Activation of Extracellular Regulated Kinase 1/2 (ERK1/2). The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014).
  14. Markowitz J, et al. Quality of life issues and treatment in pancreas cancer. J Cancer Biol Res (2014).
  15. Cantara WA, et al. Progress and outlook in structural biology of large viral RNAs. Virus Res (2014).
  16. El-Gamal D, et al. PKC-β as a therapeutic target in CLL: PKC inhibitor AEB071 demonstrates preclinical activity in CLL. Blood (2014).
  17. El-Gamal D, et al. The urea decomposition product cyanate promotes endothelial dysfunction. Kidney Int (2014).
  18. Londhe P, et al. Inflammation induced loss of skeletal muscle. Bone (2014).
  19. Coffman VC, et al. Counting Molecules Within Cells. Colloquium Series on Quantitative Cell Biology (2014).
  20. Coffman VC, et al. Every laboratory with a fluorescence microscope should consider counting molecules. Mol Bio. Cell (2014).
  21. Damodaran S, et al. Focal Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy with High Dose Interleukin-2 Therapy for Malignant Melanoma. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2014).
  22. Haraldsdottir S, et al. Colon and Endometrial Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency can Arise from Somatic, Rather Than Germline, Mutations. Gastroenterology (2014).
  23. Haraldsdottir S, et al. Colorectal cancer – review. The Icelandic Medical Journal (2014).
  24. Caserta E*, Egriboz O*, Martin C*, et al. Non-catalytic PTEN missense mutation predisposes to organselective cancer development in vivo. Genes and Development (2015). (*Co-first authors are Pelotonia Postdoctoral Fellows)
  25. Pécot T, et al. Background fluorescence estimation and vesicle segmentation in live cell imaging with conditional random fields. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2015).
  26. Bid HK, et al. Re: bacillus calmette-guérin strain differences have an impact on clinical outcome in bladder cancer immunotherapy. Eur Urol (2015).
  27. Patel AV, et al. Fatty acid synthase is a metabolic oncogene targetable in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. NeuroOncology (2015).
  28. Singh AK, et al. Regulation of TAK1 activation by epigallocatechin-3-gallate in RA synovial fibroblasts: Suppression of K63- linked autoubiquitination of TRAF6. Arthritis Rheumatol (2015).
  29. Kiss, DL, et al. Uncapped 5’ ends of mRNAs targeted by cytoplasmic capping map to the vicinity of downstream CAGE tags. FEBS Lett (2015).
  30. Ranganathan P, et al. Decitabine priming enhances the antileukemic effects of exportin 1 (XPO1) selective inhibitor selinexor in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood (2015).
  31. Jaremka LM, et al. Novel links between troubled marriages and appetite regulation: Marital distress, ghrelin, and diet quality. Clinical Psychological Science (2015).
  32. Jaremka LM, et al. Loneliness predicts postprandial ghrelin and hunger in women. Hormones and Behavior (2015).
  33. Ahirwar DK, et al. Non-contact method for directing electrotaxis. Sci Rep (2015).
  34. Wang Y, et al. Automatic morphological characterization of nanobubbles with a novel image segmentation method and its application in the study of nanobubble coalescence. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology (2015).
  35. Wang Y, et al. Segmentation of the Clustered Cells with Optimized Boundary Detection in Negative Phase Contrast Images. PLoS One (2015).
  36. Yeh YY, et al, Characterization of CLL exosomes reveals a distinct microRNA signature and enhanced secretion by activation of BCR signaling. Blood (2015).
  37. Dorrance AM, et al. Targeting leukemia stem cells in vivo with antagomiR-126 nanoparticles in acute myeloid leukemia. Leukemia (2015).
  38. Balkhi MY, et al. T cell exhaustion and Interleukin 2 downregulation. Cytokine (2015).
  39. Wani NA, et al. RAGE mediates S100A7-induced breast cancer growth and metastasis by modulating the tumor microenvironment. Cancer Res (2015).
  40. Kovinich N, et al. Abiotic stresses induce different localizations of anthocyanins in Arabidopsis. Plant Signaling & Behavior (2015).
  41. Shirley LA, et al. Transarterial chemoembolization is ineffective for neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the caudate lobe: a single institution review. World J Surg Oncol (2015).
  42. Markowitz J, et al. Patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma exhibit elevated levels of myeloid-derived suppressor cells upon progression of disease. Cancer Immunol Immunother (2015).
  43. Adams GN, et al. Colon cancer growth and dissemination relies upon thrombin, stromal PAR-1 and fibrinogen. Cancer Res (2015).
  44. Araujo LH, et al. Genomic characterization of non-small cell lung cancer in African Americans by massively parallel sequencing. J Clin Oncol (2015).
  45. Araujo LH, et al. Somatic Mutation Spectrum of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in African Americans: A Pooled Analysis. J Thorac Oncol (2015).
  46. Samorodnitsky E, et al. Evaluation of Whole Exome DNA sequencing strategies. Hum Mutat (2015).
  47. Samorodnitsky E, et al. Comparison of custom capture for targeted next generation DNA sequencing. J Mol Diagn (2015).
  48. Walker CJ, et al. Patterns of CTCF and ZFHX3 Mutation and Associated Outcomes in Endometrial Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst (2015).
  49. Wang H, et al. Multi-layered polymeric nanoparticles for pH-responsive and sequenced release of theranostic agents. Chemical Communications (2015).
  50. Damodaran S, et al. Cancer Driver Log (CanDL): Catalogue of Potentially Actionable Cancer Mutations. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (2015).
  51. Damodaran S, et al. Clinical Tumor Sequencing: Opportunities and Challenges for Precision Cancer Medicine. ASCO Educational Book (2015).
  52. Srivastava AK, et al. Enhanced expression of DNA polymerase eta contributes to cisplatin resistance of ovarian cancer stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci (2015).
  53. Srivastava AK, et al. Targeting translesion synthesis to facilitate the eradication of ovarian cancer stem cells by platinum-based therapy. Molecular & Cellular Oncology (2015).
  54. Hildreth BE, et al. Deletion of the NLS and C-terminus of PTHrP decreases osteogenesis and chondrogenesis but increases adipogenesis and myogenesis in murine bone marrow stromal cells. Journal of Tissue Engineering (2015).
  55. Hildreth BE, et al. Engraftment and bone mass are enhanced by PTHrP 1-34 in ectopically transplanted vertebrae (vossicle model) and can be non-invasively monitored with bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging. Transgenic Research (2015).

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