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CMB research is conducted at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center, Houston.
Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
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Students who graduated between 2009 and 2011 published on average 2.8 papers as a result of their thesis research. The publications generated by these students during their thesis research have an average impact factor of 9.0. A list of selected student publications is below with IMBS students in bold.

Selected Student Publications

Batts TD, Machado HL, Zhang Y, Creighton CJ, Li Y, Rosen JM. Stem cell antigen-1 (sca-1) regulates mammary tumor development and cell migration. PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e27841. Epub 2011 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 22140470; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3226565.

Berg JS, Lin KK, Sonnet C, Boles NC, Weksberg DC, Nguyen H, Holt LJ, Rickwood D, Daly RJ, Goodell MA. Imprinted genes that regulate early mammalian growth are coexpressed in somatic stem cells. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e26410. Epub 2011 Oct 19. PubMed PMID: 22039481; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3198398.

Boudreaux SP, Ramirez-Herrick AM, Duren RP, Conneely OM. Genome-wide profiling reveals transcriptional repression of MYC as a core component of NR4A tumor suppression in acute myeloid leukemia. Oncogenesis (2012) 1, e19; doi:10.1038/oncsis.2012.19 Published online 2 July 2012

Budhavarapu VN, White ED, Mahanic CS, Chen L, Lin FT, Lin WC. Regulation of E2F1 by APC/C Cdh1 via K11 linkage-specific ubiquitin chain formation. Cell Cycle. 2012 May 15;11(10):2030-8. Epub 2012 May 15. PubMed PMID: 22580462; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3359126.

Echeverria GV, Cooper TA. RNA-binding proteins in microsatellite expansion disorders: mediators of RNA toxicity. Brain Res. 2012 Jun 26;1462:100-11. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2012.02.030. Epub 2012 Feb 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 22405728; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3372679.

Ergen AV, Boles NC, Goodell MA. Rantes/Ccl5 influences hematopoietic stem cell subtypes and causes myeloid skewing. Blood. 2012 Mar 15;119(11):2500-9. Epub 2012 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 22289892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3311273.

Fadri-Moskwik M, Weiderhold KN, Deeraksa A, Chuang C, Pan J, Lin SH, Yu-Lee LY. Aurora B is regulated by acetylation/deacetylation during mitosis in prostate cancer cells. FASEB J. 2012 Oct;26(10):4057-67. doi: 10.1096/fj.12-206656. Epub 2012 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 22751009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3448774.

Figard L, Sokac AM. Imaging cell shape change in living Drosophila embryos. J Vis Exp. 2011 Mar 30;(49). doi:pii: 2503. 10.3791/2503. PubMed PMID: 21490577.

Fong JJ, Nguyen BL, Bridger R, Medrano EE, Wells L, Pan S, Sifers RN. β-N-Acetylglucosamine (O-GlcNAc) is a novel regulator of mitosis-specific phosphorylations on histone H3. J Biol Chem. 2012 Apr 6;287(15):12195-203. Epub 2012 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 22371497; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3320971.

Franco HL, Rubel CA, Large MJ, Wetendorf M, Fernandez-Valdivia R, Jeong JW, Spencer TE, Behringer RR, Lydon JP, Demayo FJ. Epithelial progesterone receptor exhibits pleiotropic roles in uterine development and function. FASEB J. 2012 Mar;26(3):1218-27. Epub 2011 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 22155565; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3289500.

Fryer JD, Yu P, Kang H, Mandel-Brehm C, Carter AN, Crespo-Barreto J, Gao Y, Flora A, Shaw C, Orr HT, Zoghbi HY. Exercise and genetic rescue of SCA1 via the transcriptional repressor Capicua. Science. 2011 Nov 4;334(6056):690-3. PubMed PMID: 22053053; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3232424.

Grammatikakis I, Goo YH, Echeverria GV, Cooper TA. Identification of MBNL1 and MBNL3 domains required for splicing activation and repression. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Apr;39(7):2769-80. Epub 2010 Nov 24. PubMed PMID: 21109529; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3074124.

Hodgson AJ, Hyser JM, Keasler VV, Cang Y, Slagle BL. Hepatitis B virus regulatory HBx protein binding to DDB1 is required but is not sufficient for maximal HBV replication. Virology. 2012 Apr 25;426(1):73-82. Epub 2012 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 22342275; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3294142.

Kessler JD, Kahle KT, Sun T, Meerbrey KL, Schlabach MR, Schmitt EM, Skinner SO, Xu Q, Li MZ, Hartman ZC, Rao M, Yu P, Dominguez-Vidana R, Liang AC, Solimini NL, Bernardi RJ, Yu B, Hsu T, Golding I, Luo J, Osborne CK, Creighton CJ, Hilsenbeck SG, Schiff R, Shaw CA, Elledge SJ, Westbrook TF. A SUMOylation-dependent transcriptional subprogram is required for Myc-driven tumorigenesis. Science. 2012 Jan 20;335(6066):348-53. Epub 2011 Dec 8. PubMed PMID: 22157079.

Kuo TH, Fedina TY, Hansen I, Dreisewerd K, Dierick HA, Yew JY, Pletcher SD. Insulin signaling mediates sexual attractiveness in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2012;8(4):e1002684. Epub 2012 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 22570625; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3343104.

Lee JE, Bennett CF, Cooper TA. RNase H-mediated degradation of toxic RNA in myotonic dystrophy type 1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 13;109(11):4221-6. Epub 2012 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 22371589; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3306674.

O'Donnell KA, Keng VW, York B, Reineke EL, Seo D, Fan D, Silverstein KA, Schrum CT, Xie WR, Mularoni L, Wheelan SJ, Torbenson MS, O'Malley BW, Largaespada DA, Boeke JD. A Sleeping Beauty mutagenesis screen reveals a tumor suppressor role for Ncoa2/Src-2 in liver cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 22;109(21):E1377-86. Epub 2012 May 3. PubMed PMID: 22556267; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3361419.

Pan S, Iannotti MJ, Sifers RN. Analysis of serpin secretion, misfolding, and surveillance in the endoplasmic reticulum. Methods Enzymol. 2011;499:1-16. PubMed PMID: 21683246.

Parikh N, Shuck RL, Nguyen TA, Herron A, Donehower LA. Mouse tissues that undergo neoplastic progression after K-Ras activation are distinguished by nuclear translocation of phospho-Erk1/2 and robust tumor suppressor responses. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 Jun;10(6):845-55. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-12-0089. Epub 2012 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 22532587.

Park CS, Lee PH, Yamada T, Burns A, Shen Y, Puppi M, Lacorazza HD. Kruppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) promotes the survival of natural killer cells and maintains the number of conventional dendritic cells in the spleen. J Leukoc Biol. 2012 May;91(5):739-50. Epub 2012 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 22345706; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3336774.

Pond AC, Bin X, Batts T, Roarty K, Hilsenbeck S, Rosen JM. Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Signaling is Essential for Normal Mammary Gland Development and Stem Cell Function. Stem Cells. 2012 Oct 23. doi: 10.1002/stem.1266. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23097355.

Rossi L, Lin KK, Boles NC, Yang L, King KY, Jeong M, Mayle A, Goodell MA. Less Is More: Unveiling the Functional Core of Hematopoietic Stem Cells through Knockout Mice. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 Sep 7;11(3):302-17. PubMed PMID: 22958929; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3461270.

Shahi P, Park D, Pond AC, Seethammagari M, Chiou SH, Cho K, Carstens JL, Decker WK, McCrea PD, Ittmann MM, Rosen JM, Spencer DM. Activation of Wnt signaling by chemically induced dimerization of LRP5 disrupts cellular homeostasis. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30814. Epub 2012 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 22303459; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3267738.

Singh R, Swick MC, Ledesma KR, Yang Z, Hu M, Zechiedrich L, Tam VH. Temporal interplay between efflux pumps and target mutations in development of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Apr;56(4):1680-5. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 22232279; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3318314.

Sun T, Aceto N, Meerbrey KL, Kessler JD, Zhou C, Migliaccio I, Nguyen DX, Pavlova NN, Botero M, Huang J, Bernardi RJ, Schmitt E, Hu G, Li MZ, Dephoure N, Gygi SP, Rao M, Creighton CJ, Hilsenbeck SG, Shaw CA, Muzny D, Gibbs RA, Wheeler DA, Osborne CK, Schiff R, Bentires-Alj M, Elledge SJ, Westbrook TF. Activation of multiple proto-oncogenic tyrosine kinases in breast cancer via loss of the PTPN12 phosphatase. Cell. 2011 Mar 4;144(5):703-18. PubMed PMID: 21376233.

Thomas CM, Hong T, van Pijkeren JP, Hemarajata P, Trinh DV, Hu W, Britton RA, Kalkum M, Versalovic J. Histamine derived from probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppresses TNF via modulation of PKA and ERK signaling. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31951. Epub 2012 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 22384111; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3285189.

Wetendorf M, DeMayo FJ. The progesterone receptor regulates implantation, decidualization, and glandular development via a complex paracrine signaling network. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2012 Jun 24;357(1-2):108-18. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2011.10.028. Epub 2011 Nov 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 22115959; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3443857.

Wollam J, Magner DB, Magomedova L, Rass E, Shen Y, Rottiers V, Habermann B, Cummins CL, Antebi A. A novel 3-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase that regulates reproductive development and longevity. PLoS Biol. 2012;10(4):e1001305. Epub 2012 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 22505847; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3323522.

Xiao R, Roman-Sanchez R, Moore DD. DamIP: a novel method to identify DNA binding sites in vivo. Nucl Recept Signal. 2010 Apr 16;8:e003. PubMed PMID:20419059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2858267.

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