Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Publications


Successful IMSD students publish one or more research articles upon graduation.


2022/2023 Publications


Arielys Mendoza, Simultaneous Acquisition of Mitochondrial Calcium Retention Capacity and Swelling to Measure Permeability Transition Sensitivity. Methods Mol Biol 2022; 2497:129-140. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2309-1_9

Arielys Mendoza, Keeping the beat against time: Mitochondrial fitness in the aging heart. Front Aging 2022 Jul 26;3:951417. doi: 10.3389/fragi.2022.951417

Marcus Florez, Clonal hematopoiesis: Mutation-specific adaptation to environmental change. Cell Stem Cell 2022 Jun 2;29(6):882-904. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2022.05.006

Marcus Florez, Persistent ethnicity-associated disparity in anti-tumor effectiveness of immune checkpoint inhibitors despite equal access. Cancer Res Commun 2022:10.1158/2767-9764. CRC-21-0143. doi: 10.1158/2767-9764.CRC-21-0143

Hailey Edwards, The evolution and structure/function of bHLH-PAS transcription factor family. Biochem Soc Trans 2022 Jun 30;50(3):1227-1243. doi: 10.1042/BST20211225

Navish Bosquez Huerta, Lunatic Fringe-GFP Marks Lamina-Specific Astrocytes That Regulate Sensory Processing. J Neurosci 2022 Jan 26;42(4):567-580. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1392-21.2021

Marlyd Mejia, Phage Resistance Accompanies Reduced Fitness of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli in the Urinary Environment. mSphere 2022 Aug 31;7(4):e0034522. doi: 10.1128/msphere.00345-22

Marlyd Mejia, Human Milk Oligosaccharides Reduce Murine Group B Streptococcus Vaginal Colonization with Minimal Impact on the Vaginal Microbiota. mSphere 2022 Feb 23;7(1):e0088521. doi: 10.1128/msphere.00885-21

Alyssa Paparella, Racial disparities in prostate cancer: A complex interplay between socioeconomic inequities and genomics. Cancer Lett 2022 Apr 10;531:71-82. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2022.01.028

Gary Huang, The need for unbiased genetic screens to dissect aggression in Drosophila melanogaster. Front Behav Neurosci 2022 Aug 1;16:901453. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2022.901453

Gabriel Escobedo, Temporal and spatially controlled APP transgene expression using Cre-dependent alleles. Dis Model Mech 2022 May 1;15(5):dmm049330. doi: 10.1242/dmm.049330

Mara Cardenas, A Costimulatory CAR Improves TCR-based Cancer Immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Res 2022 Apr 1;10(4):512-524. doi: 10.1158/2326-6066

Sergio Aguirre, Chemotherapy Coupled to Macrophage Inhibition Induces T-cell and B-cell Infiltration and Durable Regression in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Cancer Res 2022 Jun 15;82(12):2281-2297. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472

Faith Joseph, Histone variant-specific post-translational modifications. Semin Cell Dev Biol 2022 Mar 9;S1084-9521(22)00051-9. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2022.02.012

Andrea Ortiz, Myocardial Rev-erb-Mediated Diurnal Metabolic Rhythm and Obesity Paradox. Circulation 2022 Feb 8;145(6):448-464. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.056076

Andrea Ortiz, Calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase kinase 2 regulates hepatic fuel metabolism. Mol Metab 2022 Aug;62:101513. doi: 10.1016/j.molmet.2022.101513

Jaime Reyes, Systematic Profiling of DNMT3A Variants Reveals Protein Instability Mediated by the DCAF8 E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Adaptor. Cancer Discov 2022 Jan;12(1):220-235. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-21-0560

Jaime Reyes, Perturbed hematopoiesis in individuals with germline DNMT3A overgrowth Tatton-Brown-Rahman syndrome. Haematologica 2022 Apr 1;107(4):887-898. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2021.278990

Jaime Reyes, Constitutive loss of DNMT3A causes morbid obesity through misregulation of adipogenesis. Elife 2022 May 30;11:e72359. doi: 10.7554/eLife.72359


2020/2021 Publications


Christian Valladolid Brown, Secretion of von Willebrand Factor and Suppression of ADAMTS-13 Activity by Markedly High Concentration of Ferritin. Clin. Aopl. Thromb Hemost. 2021 PMID: 33539188

Darius Devlin, Knockout of mouse receptor accessory protein 6 leads to sperm function and morphology defects. Biol Reprod. 2020. PMID: 32101290

Jessica Felix, Ube2i deletion in adipocytes causes lipoatrophy in mice. Molecular Metabolism. 2021 PMID: 33771728

Jessica Felix, Acetyl-CoA and Metabolite Fluxes Regulate White Adipose Tissue Expansion. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2021. PMID: 33712368

Grady Gastelum, Molecular mechanisms of pulmonary carcinogenesis by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): Implications for human lung cancer. Semin Cancer Biol. 2021 PMID: 34242741

Janet Bruno-Gaston, Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Patients with McCune Albright Syndrome. 2021. PMID: 34118374

Sabrina Green, Targeting of Mammalian Glycans Enhances Phage Predation in the Gastrointestinal Tract. mBio 2021. PMID: 33563833

Leah Kafer, Calcium-Regulated Protein CarP Responds to Multiple Host Signals and Mediates Regulation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Virulence by Calcium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2021. PMID: 33674436

Alisha Kardian, ZFTA-RELA Dictates Oncogenic Transcriptional Programs to Drive Aggressive Supratentorial Ependymoma. Cancer Discovery. 2021. PMID: 33741710

Andrew Lopez, Dynamic Imaging of Mouse Embryos and Cardiac Development in Static Culture. Methods Mol. Biol. 2021. PMID: 32754815

Marissa Minor, Hepatitis B Virus HBx Protein Mediates the Degradation of Host Restriction Factors through the Cullin 4 DDB1 E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Complex. Cells 2020. PMID: 32235678

Oscar Murillo, Dissecting the contribution of host genetics and the microbiome in complex behaviors. Cell 2021. PMID: 33705688

Larry Scott, Jr., From Neutrophil Calcium Sensor to Myocardial Remodeling-A Double-Edged Pathway Guided by the Inflammasome. Can J. Cardiol. 2020. PMID: 32173053

Doris Taylor, Identifying Oxacillinase-48 Carbapenemase Inhibitors Using DNA-Encoded Chemical Libraries. ACS Infectious Disease. 2020. PMID: 32182432