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Folker, ES, Schulman, VK, and Baylies, MK.  (2014). Translocating myonuclei have distinct leading and lagging edges that require Kinesin and Dynein. Development, 141(2), 355-356.

Fu Y, Deiorio-Haggar K, Soo MW, Meyer MM: Bacterial RNA motif in the 5' UTR of rpsF interacts with an S6:S18 complexRNA (2014) 20:168-176.

Onder, Z., and Moroianu, J. (2014). Nuclear import of cutaneous beta genus HPV8 E7 oncoprotein is mediated by hydrophobic interactions between its zinc-binding domain and FG nucleoporins. Virology, 449: 150-162.



Chang, W., Folker, E.S., Worman, H.J., & Gundersen, G.G. (2013). Emerin organizes actin flow for nuclear movement and centrosome orientation in migrating fibroblasts. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 24(24) 3869-3880.

Folker, E.S. and Baylies, M.K.(2013). Nuclear Positioning in Muscle Development and Disease. Fronteirs in Physiology, 4 (363).

Ahmed SS, Li H, Cao C, Sikoglu EM, Denninger AR, Su Q, Eaton S, Liso Navarro AA, Xie J, Szucs S, Zhang H, Moore C, Kirschner DA, Seyfried TN, Flotte TR, Matalon R, Gao G. A Single Intravenous rAAV Injection as Late as P20 Achieves Efficacious and Sustained CNS Gene Therapy in Canavan Mice. Mol Ther. 2013 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Arthur JR, Wilson MW, Larsen SD, Rockwell HE, Shayman JA, Seyfried TN. Ethylenedioxy-PIP2 oxalate reduces ganglioside storage in juvenile Sandhoff disease mice. Neurochem Res. 2013 Apr;38(4):866-75. Epub 2013 Feb 16.

Bradbury AM, Cochran JN, McCurdy VJ, Johnson AK, Brunson BL, Gray-Edwards H, Leroy SG, Hwang M, Randle AN, Jackson LS, Morrison NE, Baek RC, Seyfried TN, Cheng SH, Cox NR, Baker HJ, Cachón-González MB, Cox TM, Sena-Esteves M, Martin DR. Therapeutic response in feline sandhoff disease despite immunity to intracranial gene therapy. Mol Ther. 2013 Jul;21(7):1306-15. Epub 2013 May 21.

Burdo TH, Lackner A and Williams KC, Monocyte/macrophages and their role in HIV neuropathogenesis, Immunological Reviews, 2013 Jul; 254(1):102-13.

Burdo TH, Weiffenbach A, Woods SP, Letendre S, Ellis RJ and Williams KC, Elevated sCD163 is a Marker of Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV Infection, AIDS. 2013 Jun 1;27(9):1387-95.

Butler K, Morgan JS, Hanson DL, Adams DR, Garcia-Lerma G, Heneine PW, Ellenberger D, Hendry RM, McNicholl JM, Johnson W, Kersh EN. Susceptibility to repeated, low-dose, rectal SHIVSF162P3 challenge is independent of TRIM5 genotype in rhesus macaques. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Mar 5. PMID:23461569.

Byrareddy SN, Ayash-Rashkovsky M, Kramer VG, Lee SJ, Correll M, Novembre FJ, Villinger F, Johnson WE, von Gegerfelt A, Felber BK, Ruprecht RM. Live Attenuated Rev-Independent Nef- SIV Enhances Acquisition of Heterologous SIVsmE660 in Acutely Vaccinated Rhesus Macaques. PLoS One 2013 Sep 30;8(9):e75556. PMID:24098702.

Diehl WE, Johnson WE, Hunter E. Elevated Rate of Endogenous Retroviral Elements in Haplorhini TRIM5 and TRIM22 Genomic Sequences: Impact on Transcriptional Regulation. PLos One. 8(3):e58532. PMID:23516500.

Eberhard, J., Onder, Z., and Moroianu J. (2013) Nuclear import of high risk HPV16 E7 oncoprotein is mediated by its zinc-binding domain via hydrophobic interactions with Nup62. Virology, 446:334-345.

Farrell, M., and M.-J. Gubbels. 2013. The Toxoplasma gondii kinetochore is required for centrosome association with the centrocone (spindle pole). Cell. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1111/cmi.12185.

Fitch KV, Srinivasa S, Abbara S, Burdo TH, Williams KC, Eneh P, Lo J, Grinspoon SK. Noncalcified Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque and Immune Activation in HIV-infected Women. J Infect Dis. 2013 Sep 16. (Epub ahead of print).

Juan Antonio Garcia-Martin, Peter Clote, Ivan Dotu. RNAiFold: A constraint programming algorithm for RNA inverse folding and molecular design. J Bioinform Comput Biol. 11(2): 1350001, 2013.

Grant, A.J., Muskavitch, M.A.T. and O’Connell, R.J. 2013. Malaria infection does not affect the sensitivity of peripheral receptor neurons in Anopheles stephensi. Parasites & Vectors. 6:134. Epub ahead of print.

Greenwood C, Morrow AL, Lagomarcino AJ, Altaye M, Taft DH, Yu ZT, Newburg DS, Ward DV, Schibler KR. Early empirical antibiotic use in preterm infants is associated with lower bacterial diversity and higher relative abundance of Enterobacter. J Pediatrics (in press).

Gubbels, M.-J., and Morrissette, N. 2013. The Cytoskeleton: structures and motility (chapter 13). In: Toxoplasma gondii: The Model Apicomplexan, 2nd edition. Eds.: L.M. Weiss and K. Kim. Elsevier Academic Press. ISBN: 9780123964816

Henzy, J.E. and Johnson, W.E. 2013. Pushing the Endogenous Envelope. Philosophical Trans. Of the Royal Society B. 368(1626):20120506.

Krupp, A., McCarthy, K.R., Ooms, M., Letko, M., Morgan, J.S., Simon, V., Johnson, W.E. 2013. Apobec3G Polymorphism as a Selective Barrier to Cross-species Transmission and Emergence of Pathogenic SIV and AIDS in a Primate Host. PLOS Pathogens 2013 Oct 3; 9(10):e1003641. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003641. PMID: 24098115.

Lowery LA, Stout A, Faris AE, Ding L, Baird MA, Davidson MW, Danuser G, Van Vactor D. Growth cone-specific functions of XMAP215 in restricting microtubule dynamics and promoting axonal outgrowth, Neural Dev 2013 Dec 1;8(1):22.

McCarthy KR, Schmidt AG, Kirmaier A, Wyand AL, Newman RM, and Johnson WE. Gain-of-Sensitivity Mutations in a TRIM5-Resistant Primary Isolate of Pathogenic SIV Identify Two Independent Conserved Determinants of TRIM5α Specificity. PLOS Pathogens. 2013 May;9(5):e1003352. PMID: 23675300.

McKee C.H., Onder Z., Ashok A., Cardoso R. and Moroianu J. (2013) Characterization of the transport signals that mediate the nucleocytoplasmic traffic of low risk HPV11 E7. Virology, 443: 113–122.

Morlon-Guyot, J., L. Berry, C.-T. Chen, M.-J. Gubbels, M. Lebrun, and W. Daher. 2013. The Toxoplasma gondii Calcium Dependent Protein Kinase 7 is involved in early steps of parasite division and is crucial for parasite survival. Cell. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1111/cmi.12186.

Neafsey, D.E., Christophides, G.K., Collins, F.H., Emrich, S.J., Fontaine, M.C., Gelbart, W.M., Hahn, M.W., Howell, P.I., Kafatos, F.C., Lawson, D., Muskavitch, M.A.T., Waterhouse, R.M., Williams, L.J., and Besansky, N.J. 2013. The evolution of the Anopheles 16 genomes project. G3: Genes Ι Genomes Ι Genetics. Early Online May 24, 2013, doi:10.1534/g3.113.006247.

Nwakanma, D.C., Neafsey, D.E., Jawara, M., Adiamoh, M., Lund, E.A., Rodrigues, A., Loua, M.K., Konate, L., Sy, N., Dia, I., Awolola, T.S., Muskavitch, M.A.T., and Conway, D.J. 2013. Breakdown in the process of incipient speciation in Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 193:1221-1231.

Patel et al. DNA and virus particle vaccination protects against acquisition and confers control of viremia upon heterologous simian immunodeficiency virus challenge. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Feb 19;110(8):2975-80. PMID: 23359688 (Johnson, W).

Poff AM, Ari C, Seyfried TN, D'Agostino DP. The ketogenic diet and hyperbaric oxygen therapy prolong survival in mice with systemic metastatic cancer. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 5;8(6):e65522. Print 2013.

Rizal B, Archibald MM, Connolly T, Shepard S, Burns MJ, Chiles TC, Naughton MJ. 2013. A Nanocoax-Based Electrochemical Sensor. Anal Chem. Epub ahead of print.

Seyfried TN, Huysentruyt LC. On the origin of cancer metastasis. Crit Rev Oncog. 2013;18(1-2):43-73.

Shang J, Piskarev VE, Xia M, Huang P, Jiang X, Likhosherstov LM, Novikova OS, Newburg DS, Ratner DM. Identifying human milk glycans that inhibit norovirus binding using surface plasmon resonance. Glycobiology 2013; November 23(12): 1491-1498. doi:10.1093/glycob/cwt077.

Van Opijnen T., and Camilli A. 2013. Transposon insertion sequencing: a new tool for systems-level analysis of microorganisms. Nature Reviews Microbiology July 11: 435-442.

Wu, F., Kirmaier, A., Goeken, R., Ourmanov, I., Hall, L., Morgan, J.S., Matsuda, K., Buckler-White, A., Tomioka, K., Plishka, R., Whitted, S., Johnson, W., and Hirsch, V.M. Trim5 alpha Drives SIVsmm Evolution in Rhesus Macaques. PLoS Pathogens 2013 Aug 22; 9(8): e1003577. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003577. PMID: 23990789.

Yu ZT, Chen C, Newburg DS. Utilization of major fucosylated and sialylated human milk oligosaccharides by isolated human gut microbes. Glycobiology November 23(11): 2013. 1205-1206 doi:10.1093/glycob/cws196.