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

October 2014

 

Ahmed S, Stepp JR, Orians C, Griffin T, Matyas C, Robbat A, Cash S, Xue D, Long C, Unachukwu U, Buckley S, Small D, Kennelly E. 2014. Effects of extreme climate events on tea (Camellia sinensis) functional quality validate indigenous farmer knowledge and sensory rreferences in tropical china. PLoS One 9: e109126.  

Arendt LM, Keller PJ, Skibinski A, Goncalves K, Naber SP, Buchsbaum RJ, Gilmore H, Come SE, Kuperwasser C. 2014. Anatomical localization of progenitor cells in human breast tissue reveals enrichment of uncommitted cells within immature lobules. Breast Cancer Res. 16: 453.

Baryshyan AL, Domigan LJ, Hunt B, Trimmer BA, Kaplan DL. 2014. Self-assembled insect muscle bioactuators with long term function under a range of environmental conditions. RSC Adv. 4: 39962-39968.

Bellas E, Rollins MA, Moreau JE, Lo T, Quinn KP, Fourligas N, Georgakoudi I, Leisk GG, Mazan M, Thane KE, Taeymans O, Hoffman AM, Kaplan DL, Kirker-Head CA. 2014. Equine model for soft-tissue regeneration. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. Epub ahead of print.

Clasadonte J, Haydon PG. 2014. Connexin 30 controls the extension of astrocytic processes into the synaptic cleft through an unconventional non-channel function. Neurosci Bull. Epub ahead of print.

Guz N, Dokukin M, Kalaparthi V, Sokolov I. 2014. If cell mechanics can be described by elastic modulus: study of different models and probes used in indentation experiments. Biophysical Journal. 107( 3): 564-575.

Harwood BN, Draper I, Kopin AS. 2014. Targeted inactivation of the rickets receptor in muscle compromises Drosophila viability. Exp Cell Biol. Epub ahead of print.

Hwa LS, Shimamoto A, Kayyali T, Norman KJ, Valentino RJ, DeBold JF, Miczek KA. 2014. Dissociation of μ-opioid receptor and CRF-R1 antagonist effects on escalated ethanol consumption and mPFC serotonin in C57BL/6J mice. Addict Biol. Epub ahead of print.

Lustgarten MS, Price LL, Chalé A, Fielding RA. 2014. Metabolites related to gut bacterial metabolism, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha activation, and insulin sensitivity are associated with physical function in functionally-limited older adults. Aging Cell. 13(5): 918-25.

Lan JY, Williams C, Levin M, Black LD 3rd. 2014. Depolarization of cellular resting membrane potential promotes neonatal cardiomyocyte proliferation in vitro. Cell Mol Bioeng. 7: 432-445.

McDowell G, Krukenberg K, Polka J. 2014. An Open letter to AAAS journal “Science”: Postdocs need to address “The Future of Research”. The Winnower. 1:e141141.10013.

McDowell G, Krukenberg K, Polka J. 2014. The Future of Research Symposium: Facilitating Postdoctoral Involvement in the Future of Science. Journal of Postdoctoral Research. 2(9): 57-64.

Mohn JL, Alexander J, Pirone A, Palka CD, Lee SY, Mebane L, Haydon PG, Jacob MH. 2014. New molecular insights into cognitive and autistic-like disabilities. Mol Psychiatry 19: 1053.

Paulose T, Speroni L, Sonnenschein C, Soto AM. 2014. Estrogens in the wrong place at the wrong time: fetal BPA exposure and mammary cancer. Reprod Toxicol. Epub ahead of print.

Rivas DA, Lessard SJ, Rice NP, Lustgarden MS, So K, Goodyear LJ, Parnell, LD, Fielding RA. 2014. Dimished skeletal muscle microRNA expression with aging is associated with attenuated muscle plasticity and inhibition of IGF-1 signaling. FASEB J. E pub ahead of print.

Shih J, Mason A, Liu L, Higashimori H, Donmez G. 2014. Loss of SIRT4 decreases GLT-1-dependent glutamate uptake and increases sensitivity to kainic acid. J Neurochem. Epub ahead of print.

Srinivasan S, Romagnoli M, Bohm A, Sonenshein GE. 2014. N-Glycosylation regulates ADAM8 processing and activation. J Biol Chem. Epub ahead of print.

Terunuma M, Haydon PG, Pangalos MN, Moss SJ. 2014. Purinergic receptor activation facilitates astrocytic GABAB receptor calcium signalling. Neuropharmacology Epub ahead of print.

Tsilioni I, Dodman N, Petra AI, Taliou A, Francis K, Moon-Fanelli A, Shuster L, Theoharides TC. 2014. Elevated serum neurotensin and CRH levels in children with autistic spectrum disorders and tail-chasing Bull Terriers with a phenotype similar to autism. Transl Psychiatry 4: e466.

Wang M, Sun S, Neufeld CI, Perez-Ramirez B, Xu Q. 2014. Reactive oxygen species-responsive protein modification and its intracellular delivery for targeted cancer therapy. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl Epub ahead of print.

Wildschutte JH, Ram D, Subramanian R, Stevens VL, Coffin JM. 2014. The distribution of insertionally polymorphic endogenous retroviruses in breast cancer patients and cancer-free controls. Retrovirology 12: 62.

 

September 2014

 

Armbruster M, Hampton D, Yang Y, Dulla CG. 2014. Laser-scanning astrocyte mapping reveals increased glutamate-responsive domain size and disrupted maturation of glutamate uptake following neonatal cortical freeze-lesion. Front Cell Neurosci. 8:277.

Brown J, Lu CL, Coburn J, Kaplan DL. 2014. Impact of silk biomaterial structure on proteolysis. Acta Biomater. pii: S1742-7061.

Davis KM, Isberg RR 2014. Plague’s partners in crime. Immunity 41: 347-349.

Han X, Albrechet-Souza L, Doyle MR, Shimamoto A, DeBold JF, Miczek KA. 2014. Psychopharmacology (Berl). Epub ahead of print.

Hines DJ, Haydon PG. 2014. Astrocytic adenosine: from synapses to psychiatric disorders. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 369.

Huyghe D, Nakamura Y, Terunuma M, Faideau M, Haydon P, Pangalos NM, Stephen MJ. 2014. Glutamine synthetase stability and subcellular distribution in astrocytes are regulated by G-aminobutyric type B receptors. J Biol Chem. Epub ahead of print.

Papouin T, Oliet SH. 2014. Organization, control and function of extrasynaptic NMDA receptors. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 369.

Pfalzer AC, Choi SW, Tammen SA, Park LK, Bottiglieri T, Parnell LD, Lamon-Fava S. 2014. S-adenosylmethionine mediates inhibition of inflammatory response and changes in DNA methylation in human macrophages. Physiol Genomics. 2014 Sep 1;46(17):617-23.

Quinn KP, Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Khan S, Villiger M, Bouma B, Austen WG Jr, Sheridan RL, Mihm MC Jr, Yarmush ML, Georgakoudi I. 2014. An automated image processing method to quantify collagen fiber organization within cutaneous scar tissue. Exp Dermatol. Epub ahead of print.

Shih J, Liu L, Mason A, Higashimori H, Donmez G. 2014. Loss of SIRT4 decreases GLT-1-dependent glutamate uptake and increases sensitivity to kainic acid. J Neurochem. Epub ahead of print.

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August 2014

 

Antle P, Zeigler C, Robbat A Jr. 2014. Retention behavior of alkylated polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles on immobilized ionic liquid stationary phases. J Chromatogr A. Epub ahead of print.

Chaffee BR, Shang F, Chang ML, Clement TM, Eddy EM, Wagner BD, Nakahara M, Nagata S, Robinson ML, Taylor A. 2014. Nuclear removal during terminal lens fiber cell differentiation requires CDK1 activity: appropriating mitosis-related nuclear disassembly. Development. 141: 3388-3398.

Durham JT, Surks HK, Dulmovits BM, Herman IM. 2014. Pericyte contractility controls endothelial cell cycle progression and sprouting: Insights into angiogenic switch mechanics. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. Epub ahead of print.

House NCM, Yang JH, Walsh SC, Moy JM, Freudenreich CH. 2014. NuA4 Initiates Dynamic Histone H4 Acetylation to Promote High-Fidelity Sister Chromatid Recombination at Postreplication Gaps. Molecular Cell. Epub ahead of print.

House NCM, Koch MR, Freudenreich CH. 2014. Chromatin modifications and DNA repair: beyond double-strand breaks. Front Genet. Review.

Li C, Luo T, Zheng Z, Murphy AR, Wang X, Kaplan DL. 2014. Curcumin-functionalized silk materials for enhancing adipogenic differentiation of bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cells. Acta Biomater. Epub ahead of print.

Liu L, Arun A, Ellis L, Peritore C, Donmez G. 2014. SIRT2 enhances 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP)-induced nigrostriatal damage via apoptotic pathway. Front Aging Neurosci. 6: 184.

Lobo D, Feldman EB, Shah M, Malone TJ, Levin M. 2014. Limbform: a functional ontology-based database of limb regeneration experiments. Bioinformatics, Epub ahead of print.

Park SW, Schonhoff CM, Webster CRL, Anwer MS. 2014. Rab11, but not Rab4, facilitates cyclic AMP- and tauroursodeoxycholate-induced MRP2 translocation to the plasma membrane. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. Epub ahead of print.

Reverri EJ, Morrissey BM, Cross CE, Steinberg FM. 2014. Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis. Free Radic Biol Med. Epub ahead of print.

Seed KD, Yen M, Shapiro BJ, Hilaire IJ, Charles RC, Teng JE, Ivers LC, Boncy J, Harris JB, Camilli A. 2014. Evolutionary consequences of intra-patient phage predation on microbial populations. ELife 3:e03497.

Andresen L, Hampton D, Taylor A, Morel L, Yang Y, Maguire J, Dulla CG. 2014. Gabapentin attenuates hyperexcitability in the freeze-lesion model of developmental cortical malformation. Neurobiol Dis. Epub ahead of print.

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June – July 2014

 

Thomas Bowman (Greenberg Lab)
Pereira S, Park E, Mori Y, Haber CA, Han P, Uchida T, Stavar L, Oprescu AI, Koulajian K, Ivovic A, Yu Z, Li D, Bowman TA, Dewald J, El-Benna J, Brindley DN, Gutierrez-Juarez R, Lam TK, Najjar SM, McKay RA, Bhanot S, Fantus IG, Giacca A. (2014) FFA-induced Hepatic Insulin Resistance in vivo is mediated by PKC-δ, NADPH Oxidase, and Oxidative Stress. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 307(1): E34-46. PMCID: PMC4080148

Michael Darcy (Feig Lab)

  • Darcy MJ, Trouche S, Jin SX, Feig LA. (2014) Ras-GRF2 mediates long-term potentiation, survival, and response to an enriched environment of newborn neurons in the hippocampus. Hippocampus. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Darcy MJ, Jin SX, Feig LA. (2014) R-Ras contributes to LTP and contextual discrimination. Neuroscience. 277C: 334-342.

Daniel Lobo (Levin Lab)

  • Lobo D, Feldman EB, Shah M, Malone TJ, Levin M. (2014) A bioinformatics expert system linking functional data to anatomical outcomes in limb regeneration. Regeneration.  1(2): 37-56.
  • Budnikova M, Habig JW, Lobo D, Cornia N, Levin M, Andersen T. (2014) Design of a flexible component gathering algorithm for converting cell-based models to graph representations for use in evolutionary search. BMC Bioinformatics. 15:178. PMCID: PMC4083366

Gary McDowell (Levin Lab)
McDowell GS, Hardwick LJ, Philpott A. (2014) Complex domain interactions regulate stability and activity of closely related proneural transcription factors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. pii: S0006-291X(14)01201-7.

Kosh Neupane (Kritzer Lab)
Neupane KP, Aldous AR, Kritzer JA. (2014) Metal-binding and redox properties of substituted linear and cyclic ATCUN motifs. J Inorg Biochem.  139: 65-76. PMCID: PMC4119837

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April – May 2014

 

Jessica Babb (Nephew Lab)
Babb JA, Carini LM, Spears SL, Nephew BC (2014) Transgenerational effects of social stress on social behavior, corticosterone, oxytocin, and prolactin in rats. Hormones and Behavior. 65(4): 386-393.

Andrew Burke (Miczek Lab)
Burke AR, Miczek KA. (2014) Stress in adolescence and drugs of abuse in rodent models: Role of dopamine, CRF, and HPA axis. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 231(8):1557-80.

David Cantu (Dulla Lab)
Cantu D, Walker K, Andresen L, Taylor-Weiner A, Hampton D, Tesco G, Dulla CG. (2014) Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Cortical Glutamate Network Activity by Compromising GABAergic Control. Cereb Cortex. [Epub ahead of print]

Haruki Higashimori , Seng Kah Ng, Lydie Morel (Yang Lab)
Kawamata H, Ng SK, Diaz N, Burstein S, Morel L, Osgood A, Sider B, Higashimori H, Haydon PG, Manfredi G, Yang Y. (2014) Abnormal Intracellular Calcium Signaling and SNARE-Dependent Exocytosis Contributes to SOD1G93A Astrocyte-Mediated Toxicity in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. J Neurosci. 34(6): 2331-2348.

Daniel Lobo (Levin Lab)
Lobo D, Solano M, Bubenik GA, Levin M. (2014) A linear-encoding model explains the variability of the target morphology in regeneration. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 11(92):20130918.

Giovanni Perotto (Omenetto Lab)
Mitropoulos AN, Perotto G, Kim S, Marelli B, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG. (2014) Synthesis of silk fibroin micro- and submicron spheres using a co-flow capillary device. Adv Mater. 26(7): 1105-10.

Antonella Pirone (Jacob Lab)

  • Scholl ES, Pirone A, Cox DH, Duncan RK, Jacob MH. (2014) Alternative splice isoforms of small conductance calcium-activated SK2 channels differ in molecular interactions and surface levels. Channels (Austin). 8(1). [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pirone A, Kurt S, Zuccotti A, Rüttiger L, Pilz P, Brown DH, Franz C, Schweizer M, Rust MB, Rübsamen R, Friauf E, Knipper M, Engel J. (2014) α2δ3 is essential for normal structure and function of auditory nerve synapses and is a novel candidate for auditory processing disorders. J Neurosci. 34(2): 434-5.

Laura Schaevitz (Berger-Sweeney Lab)
Bissonnette JM, Schaevitz LR, Knopp SJ, Zhou Z. (2014) Respiratory phenotypes are distinctly affected in mice with common Rett syndrome mutations MeCP2 T158A and R168X. Neuroscience. 267C:166-176.

Lucia Speroni (Soto & Sonnenschein Lab)
Barnes C*, Speroni L*, Quinn KP*, Montevil M, Saetzler K, Bode-Animashaun G, McKerr G, Georgakoudi I, Downes CS, Sonnenschein C, Howard CV, Soto AM. (2014) From Single Cells to Tissues: Interactions between the Matrix and Human Breast Cells in Real Time. PLoS One. 9(4):e93325.* Co-authors.

Mariko Tani (Schaefer Lab)
Tani M, Matera R, Horvath KV, Hasan TS, Schaefer EJ, Asztalos BF.  (2014) The influence of apoE-deficiency and LDL-receptor-deficiency on the HDL subpopulation profile in mice and in humans. Atherosclerosis. 233(1):39-44.

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January – March 2014

 

Jessica Babb (Nephew Lab)
Babb JA, Carini LM, Spears SL, Nephew BC (2014) Transgenerational effects of social stress on social behavior, corticosterone, oxytocin, and prolactin in rats. Hormones and Behavior. 65(4): 386-393.

Andrew Burke (Miczek Lab)
Burke AR, Miczek KA. (2014) Stress in adolescence and drugs of abuse in rodent models: Role of dopamine, CRF, and HPA axis. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 231(8):1557-80.

David Cantu (Dulla Lab)
Cantu D, Walker K, Andresen L, Taylor-Weiner A, Hampton D, Tesco G, Dulla CG. (2014) Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Cortical Glutamate Network Activity by Compromising GABAergic Control. Cereb Cortex. [Epub ahead of print]

Haruki Higashimori , Seng Kah Ng, Lydie Morel (Yang Lab)
Kawamata H, Ng SK, Diaz N, Burstein S, Morel L, Osgood A, Sider B, Higashimori H, Haydon PG, Manfredi G, Yang Y. (2014) Abnormal Intracellular Calcium Signaling and SNARE-Dependent Exocytosis Contributes to SOD1G93A Astrocyte-Mediated Toxicity in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. J Neurosci. 34(6): 2331-2348.

Daniel Lobo (Levin Lab)
Lobo D, Solano M, Bubenik GA, Levin M. (2014) A linear-encoding model explains the variability of the target morphology in regeneration. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 11(92):20130918.

Giovanni Perotto (Omenetto Lab)
Mitropoulos AN, Perotto G, Kim S, Marelli B, Kaplan DL, Omenetto FG. (2014) Synthesis of silk fibroin micro- and submicron spheres using a co-flow capillary device. Adv Mater. 26(7): 1105-10.

Antonella Pirone (Jacob Lab)

  • Scholl ES, Pirone A, Cox DH, Duncan RK, Jacob MH. (2014) Alternative splice isoforms of small conductance calcium-activated SK2 channels differ in molecular interactions and surface levels. Channels (Austin). 8(1). [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pirone A, Kurt S, Zuccotti A, Rüttiger L, Pilz P, Brown DH, Franz C, Schweizer M, Rust MB, Rübsamen R, Friauf E, Knipper M, Engel J. (2014) α2δ3 is essential for normal structure and function of auditory nerve synapses and is a novel candidate for auditory processing disorders. J Neurosci. 34(2): 434-5.

Laura Schaevitz (Berger-Sweeney Lab)
Bissonnette JM, Schaevitz LR, Knopp SJ, Zhou Z. (2014) Respiratory phenotypes are distinctly affected in mice with common Rett syndrome mutations MeCP2 T158A and R168X. Neuroscience. 267C:166-176.

Lucia Speroni (Soto & Sonnenschein Lab)
Barnes C*, Speroni L*, Quinn KP*, Montevil M, Saetzler K, Bode-Animashaun G, McKerr G, Georgakoudi I, Downes CS, Sonnenschein C, Howard CV, Soto AM. (2014) From Single Cells to Tissues: Interactions between the Matrix and Human Breast Cells in Real Time. PLoS One. 9(4):e93325.* Co-authors.

Mariko Tani (Schaefer Lab)
Tani M, Matera R, Horvath KV, Hasan TS, Schaefer EJ, Asztalos BF.  (2014) The influence of apoE-deficiency and LDL-receptor-deficiency on the HDL subpopulation profile in mice and in humans. Atherosclerosis. 233(1):39-44.

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