2021

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Paul Kraycer

Paul Kraycer, a 4th year PhD candidate in Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology,  has been awarded a fellowship from the NJ Commission on Cancer Research, "The Role of Sliding in Cohesin Accumulation and Function on Chromosomes”.

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Christen Khella

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NPJ Breast Cancer

SOX4 and SMARCA4 cooperatively regulate PI3k signaling through transcriptional activation of TGFBR2.

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Andrew Boreland

Andrew Boreland, a 4th year PhD candidate in Cell and Developmental Biology, has been chosen as one of three pre-doctoral students among Rutgers, NJIT, and Princeton University to receive an NIH TL1 fellowship and membership in the NJ ACTS Training Program in Clinical and Translational Science.

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Leelabati Biswas

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Reproduction
February 2021

Meiosis interrupted: the genetics of female infertility via meiotic failure.

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Lauren Chukrallah

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J Anim Sci

Of rodents and ruminants: a comparison of small noncoding RNA requirements in mouse and bovine reproduction.

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John Favate

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J Eukaryot Microbiol

Description of Imasa heleensis, gen. nov., sp. nov. (Imasidae, fam. nov.), a Deep-Branching Marine Malawimonad and Possible Key Taxon in Understanding Early Eukaryotic Evolution.

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Natalie Burchat

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Nutrients

Sex-Dependent Effects of 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone on Metabolic Health Are Associated with Alterations in the Host Gut Microbiome.

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Christen Khella

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J Pers Med

Recent Advances in Integrative Multi-Omics Research in Breast and Ovarian Cancer.

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Juliet Gardiner

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Endocr Relat Cancer

B7 immune-checkpoints as targets for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors.

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Natalie Burchat

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Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Cell Biol Lipids

Palmitate exacerbates bisphenol A toxicity via induction of ER stress and mitochondrial dysfunction.

2020

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Bhavini Rana

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Cell

Allele-Specific Chromosome Removal after Cas9 Cleavage in Human Embryos

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Liam Turk

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Eur Biophys J

Purification of a heterodimeric Reelin construct to investigate binding stoichiometry.

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Mark Abbott

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J Biol Methods

A simplified design for the C. elegans lifespan machine

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Vrushank Bhatt

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Vrushank Bhatt was awarded a Mistletoe Research Fellowship.

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Sierra Swords

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Sierra Swords was awarded a National Institues of Health pre-doctoral fellowship "The Role of RME-8 in Neuronal Health and Parkinson's Disease"

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Kade Power

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PLoS Genet

Mutation of NEKL-4/NEK10 and TTLL genes suppress neuronal ciliary degeneration caused by loss of CCPP-1 deglutamylase function.

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Andrew Boreland

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Alcohol

Differential sensitivity of human neurons carrying μ opioid receptor (MOR) N40D variants in response to ethanol.

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Gina Castellano

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Transl Lung Cancer Res

Liquid biopsies in non-small cell lung cancer management: what can we learn from methylation status and mutant allele frequencies?

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Jacqueline Saenz

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Hum Mol Genet

Synj1 haploinsufficiency causes dopamine neuron vulnerability and alpha-synuclein accumulation in mice

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Arwa Gabr

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J Phycol

Paulinella, a model for understanding plastid primary endosymbiosis.

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Lianna Schwartz-Orbach

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ELife

Caenorhabditis elegans nuclear RNAi factor SET-32 deposits the transgenerational histone modification. 

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Mai-uyen Nguyen

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May-uyen Nguyen was awarded a National Institutes of Health pre-doctoral fellowship “Functions of KAT2A and KAT2B in in intestinal homeostasis and colon cancer”

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Nisha Singh

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Curr Opin Biomed Eng

Current advances in in vitro models of central nervous system trauma.

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Andrew Boreland

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Nat Commun

Human iPSC-derived mature microglia retain their identity and functionally integrate in the chimeric mouse brain.

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Mai-Uyen Nguyen

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Cell Death Dis

G protein-coupled kisspeptin receptor induces metabolic reprograming and tumorigenesis in estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer

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Stephania Guzman

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Cell Death Dis

G protein-coupled kisspeptin receptor induces metabolic reprograming and tumorigenesis in estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer.

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Ricardo Estupinian

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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

Intratumoral injection of the seasonal flu shot converts immunologically cold tumors to hot and serves as an immunotherapy for cancer.

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Yanira Gonzalez-Rodriguez

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Yanira Gonzalez-Rodriguez was awarded NJ Commission on Cancer Research pre-doctoral fellowship " Regulation of DNA Repair and Cell Cycle Checkpoints by BRCA1 and BLM"

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Christen Khella

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Christen Khella was awarded NJ Commission on Cancer Research pre-doctoral fellowship " HCK is a novel oncogenic driver of tumorigenesis in poor prognostic high-grade serous"

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Victor Tan

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Victor Tan was awarded NJ Commission on Cancer Research pre-doctoral fellowship "Application of Rutgers CRISPR Base Editing Technology to Increase Bone Marrow Matching for Treatment of Leukemia"

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Nisha Singh

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Nisha Singh was awarded a State of New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research fellowship "Role of Guanine-Based Purines After SCI"

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Samantha Gokhale

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J Immunol

Elevated Choline Kinase α-Mediated Choline Metabolism Supports the Prolonged Survival of TRAF3-Deficient B Lymphocytes.

2019

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Bhavini Rana

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Front Endocrinol

Utility and First Clinical Application of Screening Embryos for Polygenic Disease Risk Reduction

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Pooja Khanna

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EBioMedicine

Integrative proteogenomic analyses of human tumours identifies ADNP as a novel oncogenic mediator of cell cycle progression in high-grade serous ovarian cancer with poor prognosis.

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Christen Khella

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EBioMedicine

Integrative proteogenomic analyses of human tumours identifies ADNP as a novel oncogenic mediator of cell cycle progression in high-grade serous ovarian cancer with poor prognosis.

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Agata Krzyzanowska

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J Immunol

The Transcription Factor PLZF Is Necessary for the Development and Function of Mouse Basophils.

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Pooja Khanna

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J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia

Emerging Role of SOX Proteins in Breast Cancer Development and Maintenance.

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Bhavini Rana

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Eur J Med Genet

Validation of concurrent preimplantation genetic testing for polygenic and monogenic disorders, structural rearrangements, and whole and segmental chromosome aneuploidy with a single universal platform.

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Stephania Guzman

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Semin Reprod Med

KISS1/KISS1R and Breast Cancer: Metastasis Promoter.

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Ricardo Estupinian

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J Immunother Cancer

Safety and enhanced immunostimulatory activity of the DRD2 antagonist ONC201 in advanced solid tumor patients with weekly oral administration.

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Liam Turk

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Structure

“A Proteomic Screen of Neuronal Cell-Surface Molecules Reveals IgLONs as Structurally Conserved Interaction Modules at the Synapse.”

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John Favate

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J Biol Chem

O-GlcNAcylation alters the selection of mRNAs for translation and promotes 4E-BP1-dependent mitochondrial dysfunction in the retina.

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Praveen Bommareddy

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Oncoimmunology

“Triple threat to cancer: rationale for combining oncolytic viruses, MEK inhibitors, and immune checkpoint blockade.”

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Juliet Gardiner

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Cancer Gene Ther

Tissue-specific induced DNA methyltransferase 1 (Dnmt1) in endocrine pancreas by RCAS-TVA-based somatic gene transfer system promotes β-cell proliferation.

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Juliet Gardiner

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Juliet Gardiner was awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the NJ Commission on Cancer Research "Tissue-Specific Tumorigenesis in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I".

2018

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Brandon Schweibenz

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Nat Commun

HDX-MS reveals dysregulated checkpoints that compromise discrimination against self RNA during RIG-I mediated autoimmunity.

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Brandon Schweibenz

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Anal Biochem

A high-throughput screening campaign to identify inhibitors of DXP reductoisomerase (IspC) and MEP cytidylyltransferase (IspD).

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Brandon Schweibenz

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Mol Cell

RIG-I Uses an ATPase-Powered Translocation-Throttling Mechanism for Kinetic Proofreading of RNAs and Oligomerization.

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Natalie Burchat

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Sci Rep

The DNA Repair Protein OGG1 Protects Against Obesity by Altering Mitochondrial Energetics in White Adipose Tissue.

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Samantha Gokhale

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Front Immunol

Genetic Alterations of TRAF Proteins in Human Cancers.