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Wendy Scott Beane (Levin Lab)
Beane WS, Morokuma J, Lemire JM, Levin M. Bioelectric signaling regulates head and organ size during planarian regeneration. Development 2013 Jan 15; 140(2):313-22.

Laurent Bouillant (L. Sononshein Lab)

  • Bouillaut L, Self WT, Sonenshein AL. Proline-Dependent Regulation of Clostridium difficile Stickland Metabolism. J Bacteriol. 2013 Feb; 195(4):844-54. doi: 10.1128/JB.01492-12. Epub 2012 Dec 7.
  • Babakhani F, Bouillaut L, Sears P, Sims C, Gomez A, Sonenshein AL. Fidaxomicin inhibits toxin production in Clostridium difficile. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Liu H, Bouillaut L, Sonenshein AL, Melville SB. Use of a Mariner-Based Transposon Mutagenesis System To Isolate Clostridium perfringens Mutants Deficient in Gliding Motility. J Bacteriol. 2013 Feb; 195(3):629-36. doi: 10.1128/JB.01288-12. Epub 2012 Nov 30.
  • Babakhani F, Bouillaut L, Gomez A, Sears P, Nguyen L, Sonenshein AL. Fidaxomicin inhibits spore production in Clostridium difficile. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Aug; 55 Suppl 2:S162-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis453.

Andrew Burke (Miczek Lab)
Burke AR, Forster GL, Novick AM, Roberts CL, Watt MJ. Effects of adolescent social defeat on adult amphetamine-induced locomotion and corticoaccumbal dopamine release in male rats. Neuropharmacology. 2013 Apr; 67:359-69. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2012.11.013. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

Huifen Wang (Jacques Lab)
Wang H, Livingston KA, Fox CS, Meigs JB, Jacques PF. Yogurt consumption is associated with better diet quality and metabolic profile in American men and women. Nutrition Research. 2013 Jan; 33(1):18-26. doi:

Fair Vassoler (Byrnes Lab)
Vassoler FM, White SL, Schmidt HD, Sadri-Vakili G, Pierce RC. Epigenetic inheritance of a cocaine-resistance phenotype. Nature Neuroscience. 2013 Jan; 16(1):42-7. doi: 10.1038/nn.3280. Epub 2012 Dec 16.

Rohini Vishwanathan (Tang Lab)
Vishwanathan R and Johnson EJ. Eggs: Friend or Foe? Journal of Postdoctoral Research 2013; 1 (1): 70-84.

Yue Wu (Noonan Lab)
Wu Y, Tracey B, Natarjan P, Noonan JP. James Stein Type Center Pixel Weights for Non-Local Means Image Denoising. IEEE Signal Processing Letters. [In press]


Sunghwan Kim (Omenetto Lab)

  • Kim S, Mitropoulos AN, Spitzberg JD, Tao H, Kaplan DL, and Omenetto FG (2012). Silk inverse opals. Nature Photon. 6, 818.
  • Toffanin  S*, Kim S*, Cavallini S, Natali M, Benfenati V, Amsden JJ, Kaplan DL, Zamboni R, Muccini M, and Omenetto FG (2012). Low threshold blue lasing from silk fibroin thin films.  Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 091110. (*Authors equally contribute to this work.)

Michael Lustgarten (Fielding Lab)
Lustgarten MS, Price LL, Logvinenko T, Hatzis C, Padukone N, Reo NV, Phillips EM, Kirn D, Mills J, Fielding RA (2012). Identification of serum analytes and metabolites associated with aerobic capacity. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012 Nov 27.

Jenny Maki (Degterev Lab)
Degterev A, Maki JL, Yuan J (2012). Activity and specificity of necrostatin-1, small-molecule inhibitor of RIP1 kinase. Cell Death Differ. Nov 30. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2012.133.

Shabnam Monfared (Hopwood Lab)
Monfared SK, Hüwel L (2012). Influence of excited state spatial distributions on plasma diagnostics: atmospheric pressure laser-induced He-H2 plasma. Journal of Applied Physics, October 15, 2012. J. Appl. Phys. 112, 083302 (2012).

Mathilde Romagnoli (G. Sonenshein Lab)
Romagnoli M, Belguise K, Yu Z, Wang X, Landesman-Bollag E, Seldin DC, Chalbos D, Barillé-Nion S, Jézéquel P, Seldin ML, Sonenshein GE (2012). Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition Induced by TGF-β1 Is Mediated by Blimp-1-Dependent Repression of BMP-5. Cancer Res. 2012 Dec 1;72(23):6268-6278. Epub 2012 Oct 10.

Laura Schaevitz (Berger-Sweeney Lab)

  • Katz DM, Berger-Sweeney JE, Eubanks JH, Justice MJ, Neul JL, Pozzo-Miller L, Blue ME, Christian D, Crawley JN, Giustetto M, Guy J, Howell CJ, Kron M, Nelson SB, Samaco RC, Schaevitz LR, St Hillaire-Clarke C, Young JL, Zoghbi HY, Mamounas LA (2012). Preclinical research in Rett syndrome: setting the foundation for translational success. Dis Model Mech. 5(6): 733-45.
  • Schaevitz LR, Berger-Sweeney JE (2012). Gene-environment interactions in epigenetic pathways in autism: The importance of one-carbon metabolism. ILAR Journal, in press.
  • Schaevitz LR, Nicolai R, Lopez CM, D’Iddio S, Iannoni E, Berger-Sweeney JE (2012). Acetyl-L-carnitine improves behavior and dendritic morphology in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. PLoS One, in press.

Laura Vandenberg (Levin Lab)

  • Vandenberg LN, Stevenson C, Levin M (2012). Low frequency vibrations induce malformations in two aquatic species in a frequency-, waveform-, and direction-specific manner. In press, PLoS ONE.
  • Vandenberg LN, Lemire JM, Levin M (2012). Serotonin has early, cilia-independent roles in Xenopus left-right patterning. In press, Disease Models and Mechanisms. Online August 16, 2012. doi:10.1242/dmm.010256
  • Book Chapter – Vandenberg LN. Low dose effects of hormones and endocrine disruptors. In: Endocrine Disrupters. Edited by Gerald Litwack, Published by Academic Press/Elsevier.

Junpeng Wang (Meydani Lab)
Wang J, Pae M, Meydani SN, Wu D (2012). Green tea epigallocatechin-3-gallate modulates differentiation of naïve CD4(+) T cells into specific lineage effector cells. J Mol Med (Berl). 2012 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]


Selena Ahmed (Orians Lab)
Ahmed S, Peters CM, Chunlin L, Myer R, Unachukwu U, Litt A, Kennelly E, Stepp JR (2012). Biodiversity and Phytochemical Quality in Indigenous and State-Supported Tea Management Systems of Yunnan, China. Conservation Letters. 5 (5) (E-pub ahead of print; print version in press).

Ali Akanda (WE REASoN Group)

  • Akanda AS (2012). South Asia’s Water Conundrum: Hydroclimatic and Geopolitical Asymmetry, and Brewing Conflicts in the Eastern Himalayas. International Journal of River Basin Management (Accepted).
  • Akanda AS and Hossain F (2012). The Climate-Water-Health Nexus in Emerging Megacities. EOSTransactions (In Press).
  • Akanda AS, Jutla AS and Islam S (2012). Hydroclimatology and Large Scale Population Vulnerability to Cholera Outbreaks in Bengal Delta; in Hossain, F. et al., Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources – Water. Elsevier (In Press).
  • Jutla AS, Akanda AS and Islam S (2012). Satellite Remote Sensing of Space-Time Plankton Variability in the Bay of Bengal:  Connections to Cholera Outbreaks. Remote Sensing of Environment, 123: 196-206.
  • Akanda AS, Jutla AS, Gute DM, Evans T and Islam S (2012). Reinforcing Cholera Intervention through Prediction aided Prevention. Bull World Health Organ, 90: 243-244.

Guokui Qin (Kaplan Lab)
Qin G, Hu X, Cebe P, Kaplan DL (2012). Mechanism of resilin elasticity. Nat Commun, Aug 14;3:1003. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2004.

Akiko Shimamoto (Miczek Lab)
Holly EN, Shimamoto A, Debold JF, Miczek KA (2012). Sex differences in behavioral and neural cross-sensitization and escalated cocaine taking as a result of episodic social defeat stress in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl), Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print].

Junpeng Wang (Wu Lab)
Ren Z, Na L, Xu Y, Rozati M, Wang J, Xu J, Sun C, Vidal K, Wu D, Meydani SN (2012). Dietary supplementation with lacto-wolfberry enhances the immune response and reduces pathogenesis to influenza infection in mice. J Nutr. 142(8):1596-602.

Huaibin (Eli) Zhang (Walt Lab)
Zhang H, Nie S, Etson CM, Wang RM, Walt DR (2012). Oil-sealed femtoliter fiber-optic arrays for single molecule analysis. Lab on a Chip, 12, 2229 – 2239.


Michael Lustgarten (Fielding Lab)

  • Lustgarten MS, Bhattacharya A, Muller FL, Jang YC, Shimizu T, Shirasawa T, Richardson A, Van Remmen H (2012). Complex I generated, mitochondrial matrix-directed superoxide is released from the mitochondria through voltage dependent anion channels. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 422(3):515-21.
  • Jang YC, Liu Y, Hayworth CR, Bhattacharya A, Lustgarten MS, Muller FL, Chaudhuri A, Qi W, Li Y, Huang JY, Verdin E, Richardson A, Van Remmen H (2012). Dietary restriction attenuates age-associated muscle atrophy by lowering oxidative stress in mice even in complete absence of CuZnSOD. Aging Cell, Jun 5, [Epub ahead of print].

Jenny Maki (Degterev Lab)
Maki JL,* Smith EE*, Teng X, Ray SS, Cuny GD, Degterev A (2012). Fluorescence polarization assay for inhibitors of the kinase domain of receptor interacting protein 1. Analytical Biochem, 427(2):164-74.
*equal contribution

Marina Marinkovic (Chishti Lab)
Li X*, Marinkovic M*, Russo C, McKnight CJ, Coetzer TL, Chishti AH (2012). Identification of a specific region of Plasmodium falciparum EBL-1 that binds to host receptor glycophorin B and inhibits merozoite invasion in human red blood cells. Molec. Biochem. Parasitol., 183:23-31.
*equal contribution

The article was selected for the cover, and Marina designed the figure that appeared on the front page. The paper was recently featured on the on the Malaria Nexus website.

Shui-Ying (Fanny) Ng (Jackson Lab)

  • Tangredi MM, Ng FS, Jackson FR (2012). The C-terminal Kinase and ERK-binding Domains of Drosophila S6KII (RSK) Are Required for Phosphorylation of the Protein and Modulation of Circadian Behavior. J Biol Chem., 287(20):16748-58.
  • Sundram V*, Ng FS*, Roberts MA, Millán C, Ewer J, Jackson FR (2012). Cellular Requirements for LARK in the Drosophila Circadian System. J Biol Rhythms, 27(3):183-95.
    * indicates co-authorship

Laura N. Vandenberg (Levin Lab)

  • Vandenberg LN, Colborn T, Hayes T, Heindel JJ, Jacobs D, Lee DH, Shioda T, Soto AM, vom Saal FS, Welshons WV, Zoeller RT, Myers JP (2012). Hormones and endocrine disrupting chemicals: low dose effects and non-monotonic dose responses. Endocrine Reviews (in press). Interviews about this paper were published in the NY Times, The Huffington Post, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, and others. Laura also did a radio show interview on Living on Earth about this paper and Environmental Health News published an opinion piece on this paper: Vandenberg LN. Opinion: There are no safe doses for endocrine disruptors. Environmental Health News, March 15, 2012.
  • Vandenberg LN, Adams DS, Levin M (2012). Normalized Shape and Location of Perturbed Craniofacial Structures in the Xenopus Tadpole Reveal an Innate Ability to Achieve Correct Morphology. Developmental Dynamics, 241(5):863-78. Laura did a radio show interview on Living on Earth about this paper.
  • Vandenberg LN, Zoeller RT, Myers JP (2012). Environmental Chemicals: Large Effects from Low Doses. San Francisco Medicine, 85(5):15-6.

Rohini Vishwanathan (Tang Lab)
Vishwanathan R, Neuringer M, Snodderly DM, Schalch W, Johnson EJ (2012). Macular lutein and zeaxanthin are related to brain lutein and zeaxanthin in primates. Nutritional Neuroscience (in press).

Kendall Walker (Tesco Lab)
Walker K, Kang E, Whalen M, Shen Y, Tesco G (2012). Depletion of GGA1 and GGA3 mediates post-injury elevation of BACE1. Journal of Neuroscience (in press).


Oya Cingoz (Coffin Lab)

  • Tipper CH*, Cingöz O*, Coffin JM (2012). Mus spicilegus endogenous retrovirus HEMV uses murine sodium-dependent myo-inositol transporter 1 as a receptor. J Virol., 86(11):6341-4.
    *equal contribution
  • Cingöz O, Paprotka T, Delviks-Frankenberry KA, Wildt S, Hu WS, Pathak VK, Coffin JM (2012). Characterization, mapping, and distribution of the two XMRV parental proviruses. J Virol., Jan;86(1):328-38.

Daniel Lobo (Levin Lab)
Lobo D, Beane WS, & Levin M (2012). Modeling planarian regeneration: a primer for reverse-engineering the worm. PLoS Computational Biology 8(4), e100248. (cover)

Vaibhav Pai (Levin Lab)
Pai, V. & Levin, M. (2012). Bioelectric controls of Stem cell Functions. In Stem Cells. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers Edenbridge Ltd. [in press]


Vaibhav Pai (Levin Lab)
Horseman, ND, & Pai, V.P. (2011). Mammary Gland Involution: Events, Regulation and Influences on Breast Diseases. In J. Carrasco & M. Mota (Eds.), Endothelium and Epithelium (247-284). Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science publishers.

Pramod Singh (Sonkusale Lab)
Singh, PK, Korolove, KA, Afsar, MA, and Sonkusale, S (2011). Single and Dual Band 77/95/110 GHz Metamaterial Absorbers on Flexible Polyimide Substrate. Applied Physics Letters, 99(26):1-4.


Paul Everill (Bachovchin Lab)
Everill, P; Sudmeier, JL; Bachovchin, WW (2012). Direct NMR Observation and pKa Determination of the Asp102 Side Chain in a Serine Protease. JACS. [E-pub ahead of print]

Laura Vandenberg (Levin Lab)
Vandenberg LN, Levin M (2011). Polarity proteins are required for left-right axis orientation and twin-twin instruction. Genesis.  [E-pub ahead of print]

Ravi Subramanian (Coffin Lab)
Subramanian RP, Wildschutte JH, Russo C, Coffin JM (2011). Identification, characterization, and comparative genomic distribution of the HERV-K (HML-2) group of human endogenous retroviruses. Retrovirology, 8:90.

Patricia Keller (Kuperwasser Lab)

  • Keller PJ, Arendt LM, Skibinski A, Logvinenko T, Klebba I, Dong S, Smith AE, Prat A, Perou CM, Gilmore H, Schnitt S, Naber SP, Garlick JA and Kuperwasser C (2011). Defining the cellular precursors to human breast cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. [E-pub ahead of print]
  • Proia TA, Keller PJ, Gupta PB, Klebba I, Jones AD, Sedic M, Gilmore H, Tung N, Naber SP, Schnitt S, Lander ES, and Kuperwasser C (2011). Genetic predisposition directs tumor phenotype by dictating progenitor cell fate. Cell Stem Cell, 8(2):149-163.

Keith Noto (Slonim Lab)
Noto K, Brodley CE, and Slonim D. FRaC: A Feature-Modeling Approach for Semi-Supervised and Unsupervised Anomaly Detection. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. [Accepted for publication in an upcoming volume]

Junpeng Wang (S. Meydani Lab)
Wang J, Pae M, Simin M, Wu D (2012). Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate inhibits receptor expression of T cell growth cytokines and their downstream signaling. J Nutr. (In press)