Department of Cancer Biology

Student-Faculty Publications

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


Aras, S., Saladi, S.V., Mehta, G., Marathe H.G., Basuroy, T., Lores, P., and de la Serna, I.L. (2018) BAF60A mediates interactions between MITF and the BRG1 containing SWI/SNF complex during melanocyte differentiation. Submitted to J. Cell. Physiol.

LeCorgne, H., Tudosie, A.M, Lavik, K., Su, R., Becker, K.N., Moore, S., Walia, Y., Wisner, A., Koehler, D., Alberts, A.S., Williams, F.E. and Eisenmann, K.E. (2018) Differential toxicity of mDia formin-directed functional agonists and antagonists in developing zebrafish.  Fron. Pharmacol. 9: doi:10.3389/fphar.2018.00340.

Li, Z., Mbah, N.E.,
  and Maltese, W.A. (2018) Vacuole-inducing compounds that disrupt endolysosomal trafficking stimulate production of exosomes by glioblastoma cells. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 439:1-9.


Marathe, H.G., Watkins-Chow, D.E., Weider, M., Hoffmann, A., Mehta, G., Trivedi, A., Aras, S., Basuroy, T., Mehrotra, A., Bennett, D.C., Wegener, M., Pavan, W.J., and de la Serna, I.L. (2017) BRG1 interacts with SOX10 to establish the melanocyte lineage and to promote differentiation.  Nucleic Acids Res. 45:6442-6458. 

Mbah, N., Overmeyer, J.H., and Maltese, W.A. (2017) Disruption of endolysosomal trafficking pathways in glioma cells by methuosis-inducing indole-based chalcones. Cell Biol. Toxicol. 33:263-282.

Wyse, M.M., Goicoechea, S., Garcia-Mata, R., Nestor-Kalinoski, A.L., and Eisenmann, K.M. (2017) mDia2 and CXCL 12/CXCR4 chemokine signaling intersect to drive tumor cell amoeboid morphological transition.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 484: 255-261.


Datar, I.,  Qiu, X., Ma, H.Z., Yeung, M., Aras, S., de la Serna, I., Al-Mulla, F., Thiery, J.P., Trumbly, R., Fan, X, Cui, H., and Yeung, K.C. (2016) RKIP regulates CCL5 expression to inhibit breast cancer invasion and metastasis by controlling macrophage infiltration.  Oncotarget 6:39050-39061.

Mbah, N.E.,
 Overmeyer, J.H., and Maltese, W.A.  (2016) Disruption of endolysosomal trafficking pathways in glioma cells by methuosis-inducing indole-based chalcones.  Cell Biol. Toxicol. Epub ahead of print DOI:10.1007/s10565-016-9369-2

Trabbic, C.J., George, S.M., Alexander, E.M., Du, S., Offenbacher, J.M., Crissman, E.J., Overmeyer, J.H., Maltese, W.A., and Erhardt, P.W. (2016) Synthesis and biological evaluation of isomeric methoxy substitutions on anti-cancer indolylpyridinyl-propenones: effects on potency and mode of activityEur. J. Med. Chem. 122:79-91.

Ziske, M.A., Pettee, K.M., MaNada, K., Rubinic, K., and Eisenmann, K.M.  (2016) SMIFH2-mediated mDia formin functional inhibition potentiates chemotherapeutic targeting of human ovarian cancer spheroids. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 472:33-39.


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, 26:3704-3718.

Datar, I., Feng, J., Qiu, X., Lewandowski, J., Yeung, M., Ren, G., Aras, S., Al-Mulla, F., Cui, H., Trumbly, R., Arudra, S.D., De Las Cassas, L.E., de la Serna, I, Bitar, M.S., and Yeung, K.C.  (2015) RKIP inhibits local breast cancer invasion by antagonizing the transcriptional activation of mmp13. PLoS One 10:E0134494.

Datar, I., Qiu, X., Ma, H.Z., Yeung, M., Aras, la Serna, I., Al-Mulla, F., Thiery, J.P., Trumbly, R., Fan, X., Cui, H., and Yeung, K.C. (2015) RKIP regulates CCL5 expression to inhibit breast cancer invasion and metastasis by controlling macrophage infiltration. Oncotarget 6:39050-39061.

Mehta, G., Kumarasamy, K., Wu, J., Liu, L., Williams, K., Joe B., and de la Serna, I.L. (2015) MITF interacts with the SWI/SNF subunit, BRG1, to promote GATA4 expression in cardiac hypertrophy.  J. Molec. Cell. Cardiol. 88:101-110.

Last Updated: 4/13/18