Cancer Biology Track

Student-Faculty Publications

PUBLICATIONS (bold = BCB student or alumni, underline = BCB faculty)


Zhang, X.,
Crawford, E..E., Blomquist, T.M., Khuder, S.A. Yeo, J., Levin, A.M., and Willey, J.C. (2016) Haplotype and diplotype analyses of variation in ERCC5 transcription cis-regulation in normal bronchial epithelial cells. Physiol. Genomics, May 27 doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00021.2016 [Epub ahead of print]

Crawford, E.L., Levin, A., Safi, F., Lu, M., Baugh, A., Zhang, X. Yeo, J., Khuder, S.A. Boulos, A.M., Nan-Sinkam P., Massion P.P., Arenberg, D.A., Midthun, D., Mazzone, P.J., Nathan, S.D. Wainz R., Silvestri, G., Tita J., and Willey, J.C. (2016) Lung cancer risk test trial: study design, participant baseline characteristics, bronchoscopy safety, and establishment of a biospecimen repository. BMC Pulm Med., 16:16.


Arden, J.D., Lavik, K.I., Rubinic, K.A., Chiaia, N., Khuder, S.A., Howard, M.J., Nestor-Kalinoski, A.L., Alberts, A.S., and Eisenmann, K.M. (2015) Small molecule agonists of mammalian Diaphanous-related (mDia) formins reveal an effective glioblastoma anti-invasion strategy.  Mol. Biol. Cell, Sept 9 pii: mbc.E14-11-1502. [Epub ahead of print]

Blomquist, T., Crawford, E.L., Yeo, J., Zhang, X. and Willey, J.C. (2015) Control for stochastic sampling variation and qualitative sequencing error in next generation sequencing. Biomol. Detect. Quantif. 5:30-37.


Datar, I., Tegegne, H., Qin, K., Al-Mulla, F., Bitar, M.S., Trumbly, R.J., and Yeung, K.C. (2014) Genetic and epigenetic control of RKIP transcription. Crit. Rev. Oncogen 19:417-430.

Mehrotra, A., Mehta, G., Aras, S., Trivedi, A., and de la Serna, I.L. (2014) SWI/SNF Chromatin remodeling enzymes in melanocyte differentiation and melanoma.  Crit. Rev. Eukaryot. Gene Expr. 24:151-161.

Mehrotra, A., Saladi, S.V., Trivedi, A., Aras, S., Qi, H., Jayanthy, A., Setaluri, V., and de la Serna, I. (2014) Modulation of BRAHMA expression by the mitogen-activated proteinkinase/extracellular signal regulated kinase pathway is associated with changes in melanoma proliferation. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 153:125-135.

Pettee, K., Dvorak, K.M., Nestor-Kalinoski, A., and Eisenmann, K.M.  (2014) An mDia2/ROCK signaling axis regulates invasive egress from epithelial ovarian cancer spheroids.  PLoS ONE 9:e90371.

Stanoszek, L.M., Crawford, E.L., Blomquist, T.M., Warns, J.A. Willey, P.F. and Willey, J.C. (2013) Quality control methods for optimal BCR-ABL 1 clinical testing in human whole blood samples. J. Mol. Diagn. 15:391-400.

Trabbic, C.J., Dietsch, H.M., Alexander, E.M., Nagy, P.I., Robinson, M.W., Overmeyer, J.H., Maltese, W.A., and Erhardt, P.W. (2014) Differential induction of cytoplamic vacuolization and methuosis by novel 2-indolyl-substituted pyridinylpropenones. ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 5:73-77.

Yeo, J., Crawford, E.L., Blomquist, T.M., Stanoszek. L.M., Dannemiller, R.E. Zyrek, J., De Las Casas, L.E., Khuder, S.A., and Willey, J.C. (2014) A multiplex two-color real-time PCR method for quality-controlled molecular diagnostic testing of FFPE samples.  PLoS One: 21:9.


Blomquist, T., Crawford, E.L., Lovett, J.L., Yeo, J., Stanoszek, L.M., Levin, A., Li, J., Lu, M., Shi, L., Muldrew, K., and Willey, J.C. (2013) Targeted RNA-sequencing with competitive multiplex-PCR amplicon libraries. PLoS One, 13:8.

Blomquist, T., Brown, R.D., Crawford, E.L. de la Serna, I., Williams K., Yoon, Y., Hernandez, D.A. and Willey, J.C.  CEBPG exhibits allele-specific expression in human bronchial epithelial cells. Gen Regul. Syst. Biol., 7:125-138.

Jetson, R., Malik, N., Luniwal, A., Chari, V., Ratnam, M., and Erhardt, P. (2013) Practical synthesis of a chromene analog for use as a retinoic acid receptor alpha antagonist lead compound. Eur J Med Chem 63:104-108.

Kothandapani, A., Sawant, A., Dangeti, V.S.M.N., Sobol, R.W., and Patrick, S.M. (2013) Epistatic role of base excision repair and mismatch repair pathways in mediating cisplatin cytotoxicity. Nucleic Acids Res. 41:7332-7343.

Marathe, H.G., Mehta, G., Zhang, X., Datar, I., Mehrotra, A., Yeung, K.C. and de la Serna, I.L.  (2013) SWI/SNF enzymes promote SOX10-mediated activation of meyline gene expression.  PLoS One 16:e69037.

Patki, M., Chari, V., Sivakumaran, S., Gonit M., Trumbly, R., and Ratnam, M. (2013) The ETS domain transcription factor Elk1 directs a critical component of growth signaling by the androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells. J. Biol. Chem. 288:11047-11065.

Saladi, S.V., Wong, P.G., Trivedi, A.R., Marathe, H.G., Keenen, B., Aras, S., Liew, Z.Q., Setaluri, V., and de la Serna, I.L. (2013) BRG1 promotes melanoma survival in UV-irradiated melanoma cells by cooperating with MITF to activate the melanoma inhibotor of apoptosis gene. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 26:377-391.


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