Postdoc Publications

If you have a recently published paper or one in press, please contact Dan Jay, Postdoctoral Officer, at daniel.jay@tufts.edu to share your accomplishments.

List of Recent Publications

May 2015

 

Abbott RD, Kaplan DL. 2015. Strategies for improving the physiological relevance of human engineered tissues. Trends Biotechnol. Epub ahead of print.

Brown JP, Galassi TV, Stoppato M, Schiele NR, Kuo CK 2015. Comparative analysis of mesenchymal stem cell and embryonic tendon progenitor cell response to embryonic tendon biochemical and mechanical factors. Stem Cell Res Ther. 6: 89

Burke AR, Miczek KA. 2015. Escalation of cocaine self-administration in adulthood after social defeat of adolescent rats: role of social experience and adaptive coping behavior. Psychopharmacology (Berl) Epub ahead of print.

Fowler T, Garruss AS, Ghosh A, De S, Becker KG, Wood WH, Weirauch MT, Smale ST, Aronow B, Sen R, Roy AL. 2015. Divergence of transcriptional landscape occurs early in B cell activation. Epigenetics Chromatin. 8: 20.

Lin S, Ryu S, Tokareva O, Gronau G, Jacobsen MM, Huang W, Rizzo DJ, Li D, Staii C, Pugno NM, Wong JY, Kaplan DL, Buehler MJ. 2015. Predictive modelling-based design and experiments for synthesis and spinning of bioinspired silk fibres. Nat Comm. 6: 6892.

McDowell GS. 2015. A Response to the NIH RFI “Sustaining the Biomedical Workforce and a Potential Emeritus Award for Senior Researchers”. The Winnower. 2:e143189.95895

McDowell GS. 2015. A Response to the NIH RFI “Optimizing Funding Policies and Other Strategies”. The Winnower. 2:e143136.63273

McDowell GS. 2015. Faculty Resistance to Reform: Challenges to changing postdoc benefits at University of Maryland. The Winnower. 2:e142955.54234

Pai VP. 2015. A response to NIH request for information on optimizing funding policies and other strategies to improve the impact and sustainability of biomedical research. The Winnower. 2:e143135.51381

Pai VP, Lemire JM, Paré JF, Lin G, Chen Y, Levin M. 2015. Endogenous gradients of resting potential instructively pattern embryonic neural tissue via Notch signaling and regulation of proliferation. J Neurosci. 35(10): 4366-85.

Rnjak-Kovacina J, Wray LS, Burke KA, Torregrosa T, Golinski JM, Huang W, Kaplan DL. 2015. Lyophilized silk sponges: A versatile biomaterial platform for soft tissue engineering. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 1 :260-270.

Sivakumaran S, Cardarelli RA, Maguire J, Kelley MR, Silayeva L, Morrow DH, Mukherjee J, Moore YE, Mather RJ, Duggan ME, Brandon NJ, Dunlop J, Zicha S, Moss SJ, Deeb TZ. 2015. Selective inhibition of KCC2 leads to hyperexcitability and epileptiform discharges in hippocampal slices in vitro and in vivo. J Neurosci. 35: 8291-8286.

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April 2015

 

Abbott RD, Raja WK, Wang RY, Stinson JA, Glettig DL, Burke KA, Kaplan DL. 2015. Long term perfusion system supporting adipogenesis. Methods. Epub ahead of print.

Algarrahi K, Franck D, Ghezzi CE, Cristofaro V, Yang X, Sullivan MP, Chung YG, Affas S, Jennings R, Kaplan DL, Estrada CR Jr, Mauney JR. 2015. Acellular bi-layer silk fibroin scaffolds support functional tissue regeneration in a rat model of onlay esophagoplasty. Biomaterials 53: 149-159.

Asrat S, Davis KM, Isberg RR. 2015. Modulation of the host innate immune and inflammatory response by translocated bacterial proteins. Cell Microbiol. Epub ahead of print.

Cilla R, Mechery V, Hernandez de Madrid B, Del Signore S, Dotu I, Hatini V. 2015. Segmentation and tracking of adherens junctions in 3D for the analysis of epithelial tissue morphogenesis. PLoS Comput Biol. 11: e1004124.

Dokukin ME, Guz NV, Woodworth CD, Sokolov I. 2015. Emerging of fractal geometry on surface of human cervical epithelial cells during progression towards cancer. J New Phys. 17: pii: 033019.

Hanson E, Armbruster M, Cantu D, Andresen L, Taylor A, Danbolt NC, Dulla CG. 2015. Astrocytic glutamate uptake is slow and does not limit neuronal NMDA receptor activation in the neonatal neocortex. Glia. Epub ahead of print.

Jia L, Ghezzi CE, Kaplan DL. 2015. Optimization of silk films as substrate for functional corneal epithelium growth. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. Epub ahead of print.

Lin Y, Wang S, Chen Y, Wang Q, Burke KA, Spedden EM, Staii C, Weiss AS, Kaplan DL. 2015. Electrodeposited gels prepared from protein alloys. Nanomedicine (London) 5: 803-814.

Lin YP, Bhowmick R, Coburn J, Leong JM. 2015. Host cell heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycans are ligands for OspF-related proteins of the Lyme disease spirochete. Cell Microbiol. Epub ahead of print.

Polka JK, Krukenberg KA, McDowell GS. 2015. A call for transparency in tracking student and postdoc career outcomes.  Mol Cell Biol. 26:  1413-1415.

Seib FP, Coburn J, Konrad I, Klebanov N, Jones GT, Blackwood B, Charest A, Kaplan DL, Chiu B. 2015. Focal therapy of neuroblastoma using silk films to deliver kinase and chemotherapeutic agents in vivo. Acta Biomater. Epub ahead of print.

Stoppel WL, Hu D, Domian IJ, Kaplan DL, Black LD. 2015. Anisotropic silk biomaterials containing cardiac extracellular matrix for cardiac tissue engineering. Biomed Mater. 10: 034105.

Yuan J, Benway CJ, Bagley J, Iacomini J. 2015. MicroRNA-494 promotes cyclosporine-induced nephrotoxicity and epithelial to mesenchymal transition by inhibiting PTEN. Am J Transplant. Epub ahead of print.

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March 2015

 

Anderson PG, Kainerstorfer JM, Sassaroli A, Krishnamurthy N, Homer MJ, Graham RA, Fantini S. 2015. Broadband optical mammography: chromophore concentration and hemoglobin saturation contrast in breast cancer. PLoS One 10: e0117322.

Dokukin ME, Guz NV, Woodworth CD, Sokolov I. 2015. Emergence of fractal geometry on the surface of human cervical epithelial cells during progression towards cancer. New J Phys. 17.

Garafalo SD, Luth ES, Moss BJ, Monteiro MI, Malkin E, Juo P. 2015. The AP2 clathrin adaptor protein complex regulates the abundance of GLR-1 glutamate receptors in the ventral nerve cord of C. elegans. Mol Cell Biol. Epub ahead of print.

Lobo D, Feldman EB, Shah M, Malone TJ, Levin M. 2015. A bioinformatics expert system linking functional data to anatomical outcomes in limb regeneration. Regeneration 1: 37-56.

Wang S, Ghezzi CE, White JD, Kaplan DL. 2015. Co-culture of dorsal root ganglion neurons and differentiated human corneal stromal stem cells on silk-based scaffolds. J Biomed Mat Res A Epub ahead of print.

McDowell GS, Polka J. 2015. A Call for the Voices of Early Career Researchers. The Winnower.  2:e142548.85537

Mitchell SL, Ismail AM, Kenrick SA, Camilli A. 2015. The VieB auxiliary protein negatively regulates the VieSA signal transduction system in Vibrio cholerae BMC Microbiol. 15: 387.

Mordwinkin N, Nicholson J, McDowell GS, Cox L. 2015. Advice for PhD Students: Tips From Professors, Startup Founders, and Industry Professionals. The Winnower. 2:e142628.87584

Najjar M, Suebsuwong C, Ray SS, Thapa RJ, Maki JL, Nogusa S, Shah S, Saleh D, Gough PJ, Bertin J, Yuan J, Balachandran S, Cuny GD, Degterev A. 2015. Structure guided design of potent and selective ponatinib-based hybrid inhibitors for RIPK1. Cell Rep. Epub ahead of print

Ng SK, Higashimori H, Tolman M, Yang Y 2015. Suppression of adenosine 2a receptor (A2aR)-mediated adenosine signaling improves disease phenotypes in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Exp Neurol. Epub ahead of print.

Shainheit MG, Valentino MD, Gilmore MS, Camilli A. 2015. Mutations in pneumococcal cpsE generated via in vitro serial passaging reveals a potential mechanism of reduced encapsulation utilized by a conjunctival isolate. J Bacteriol. Epub ahead of print.

Silayeva L, Deeb TZ, Hines RM, Kelley MR, Munoz MB, Lee HH, Brandon NJ, Dunlop J, Maguire J, Davies PA, Moss SJ. 2015. KCC2 activity is critical in limiting the onset and severity of status epilepticus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA Epub ahead of print.

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February 2015

 

An B, Tang-Schomer MD, Huang W, He J, Jones JA, Lewis RV, Kaplan DL. 2015. Physical and biological regulation of neuron regenerative growth and network formation on recombinant dragline silks. Biomaterials 48: 137-146.

 Geisinger E, Isberg RR 2015. Antibiotic modulation of capsular exopolysaccharide and virulence in Acinetobacter baumannii. PLoS Pathog 11: e1004691.

Jackson FR, Ng FS, Sengupta S, You S, Huang Y. 2015. Glial cell regulation of rhythmic behavior. Methods Enzymol. 552: 45-73.

 Kainerstorfer JM, Sassaroli A, Tgavalekos KT, Fantini S. 2015. Cerebral autoregulation in the microvasculature measured with near-infrared spectroscopy. J Cereb Blood Flow Epub ahead of print.

Pai VP, Hernandez LL, Stull MA, Horseman ND. 2015. The Type 7 Serotonin Receptor, 5-HT 7, Is Essential in the Mammary Gland for Regulation of Mammary Epithelial Structure and Function. Biomed Res Int. 2015: 364746.

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January 2015

 

de Madrid BH, Greenberg L, Hatini V. 2015. RhoGAP68F controls transport of adhesion proteins in Rab4 endosomes to modulate epithelial morphogenesis of Drosophila leg discs. Dev Biol. Epub ahead of print.

Di Buduo CA, Wray LS, Tozzi L, Malara A, Chen Y, Ghezzi CE, Smoot D, Sfara C, Antonelli A, Spedden E, Bruni G, Staii C, De Marco L, Magnani M, Kaplan DL, Balduini A. 2015. Programmable 3D silk bone marrow niche for platelet generation ex vivo and modeling of megakaryopoiesis pathologies. Blood Epub ahead of print.

Liu L, Peritore C, Ginsberg J, Kayhan M, Donmez G. 2015. SIRT3 Attenuates MPTP-Induced Nigrostriatal Degeneration Via Enhancing Mitochondrial Antioxidant Capacity. Neurochem Res. Epub ahead of print.

Nakamura Y, Darnieder LM, Deeb TZ, Moss SJ. 2015. Regulation of GABAARs by phosphorylation. Adv Pharmacol. 72:97-146.

Reverri EJ, LaSalle CD, Franke AA, Steinberg FM. 2015. Soy provides modest benefits on endothelial function without affecting inflammatory biomarkers in adults at cardiometabolic risk. MNFR. 59(2): 323-33.

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