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Fall 2015 Molecular Biology / INBRE Journal Club

4:30pm in Allwine Hall 305

Semester emphasis: Molecular, Cellular, and Physiologic Aspects of the Mitochondria

11/20/2015: Matt Heesch

Dissertation: Transcriptional, but not post-translational control of PGC-1a is blunted following exercise in a hot environment

11/6/2015: Maggie Bartlett and Ryan Hemsley

Dopamine Inhibits Mitochondrial Motility in Hippocampal Neurons

10/23/2015: Terry Laursen & Nick Dinan

Exercise-induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis Begins before the Increase in Muscle PGC-1a Expression

10/9/2015: Tyler Herek and Tom Schulze

Apoptotic Caspases Prevent the Induction of Type I Interferons by Mitochondrial DNA

9/25/2015: Nichole Shafer and Madalyn McFarland

Integrity of the yeast mitochondrial genome, but not its distribution and inheritance, relies on mitochondrial fission and fusion

9/11/2015: Dr. Dustin Slivka

Exercise Training-Induced Regulation of Mitochondrial Quality

Journal Club Archives

4/24/2015: Austin Sanford, Emily Keit, and Christopher Dziatkowski

1) Hiding in plain sight: interplay between staphylococcal biofilms and host immunity

2) A dynamic cell adhesion surface regulates tissue architecture in growth plate cartilage

3) Arginine Deiminase in Staphylococcus epidermidis Functions To Augment Biofilm Maturation through pH Homeostasis

4/10/2015: Carissa Brugman & Dr. Blankenship

BDNF epigenetic modifications associated with schizophrenia-like phenotype induced by prenatal stress in mice

3/6/2015 UNO 2015 Research and Creative Activity Fair-- Criss Library

2/6/2015: Dr. Ryan Wong & Austin Gowen

Amygdala-Dependent Fear Memory Consolidation via miR-34a and Notch Signaling

1/23/2015: Dr. Paul Davis & Maggie Bartlett

Inflammatory Molecular Signature Associated With Infectious Agents in Psychosis

12/5/2014: Dr. Kristen Johnson

Context dependent reversion of tumor phenotype by connexin-43 expression in MDA-MB231 cells and MCF-7 cells: Role of β-catenin/connexin43 association

11/14/2014: Trevor Pentzien

Hiding in plain view: Genetic profiling reveals decades old cross-contamination of bladder cancer cell line KU7 with HeLa

10/31/2014: No journal club (Halloween)

10/17/2014: Tyler Herek

Accelerated progression of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Em-TCL1 mice expressing catalytically inactive RAG1

10/3/2014: Kelsey Coy

Multifaceted oncolytic virus therapy for glioblastoma in an immunocompetent cancer stem cell model

9/19/2014: Dr. Tapprich

Localized Oncolytic Virotherapy Overcomes Systemic Tumor Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy

9/5/2014: Dr. Cutucache

Genome-wide Association Studies with Cancer

4/4/2014: Josh Swafford

The effects of congenital brain serotonin deficiency on responses to chronic fluoxetine

3/14/2014: Bina Ranjit and Hannah Wyble

Generation and Characterisation of Friedreich Ataxia YG8R Mouse Fibroblast and Neural Stem Cell Models

2/28/2014: Matt Christenson and Apollo Stack

Stimulus-triggered fate conversion of somatic cells into pluripotency

2/14/2014: Elizabeth Hutfless and Maggie Bartlett

Human placental trophoblasts confer viral resistance to recipient cells

1/31/2014: Carissa Brugman and Dr. Blankenship

Reversible epigenetic down-regulation of MHC molecules by devil facial tumour disease illustrates immune escape by a contagious cancer

1/17/2014: Mitch Chlopek and Tanner Johnson

Bacterial Vesicles in Marine Ecosystems

12/6/2013: Paul Farivari and Josh Larson

Normal gut microbiota modulates brain development and behavior

11/15/2013: Brittany Conroy and Hannah Wyble

Expansion of intestinal Prevotella copri correlates with enhanced susceptibility to arthritis

11/1/2013: Mitch Chlopek and Joe Pachunka

Preventive effects of Morus alba L. anthocyanins on diabetes in Zucker diabetic fatty rats

10/18/2013: Jerome Prusa

Analysis of the Lung Microbiome in the "Healthy" Smoker and in COPD

10/4/2013: Dr. Tapprich and Elizabeth Hutfless

Rapid evolution of the human gut virome

9/20/2013: Dr. Davis and Apollo Stack

Gut Microbiota from Twins Discordant for Obesity Modulate Metabolism in Mice

Supplemental figures

Supplemental tables

9/6/2013: Dr. Blankenship and Tanner Johnson

Pandoraviruses: Amoeba viruses with genomes up to 2.5MB reaching that of parasitic eukaryotes

1/18/2013: Dr. Davis and Andrew Jezewski

Epigenomic modifications predict active promoters and gene structure in Toxoplasma gondii

Background reading: How Epigenomics Contributes to the Understanding of Gene Regulation in Toxoplasma gondii

2/1/2013: Dr. Tapprich & Tanner Johnson

RNA and epigenetic silencing: Insight from fission yeast

2/15/2013: Dr. Blankenship & Mitch Chlopek

Reprogramming Adult Schwann Cells to Stem Cell-like Cells by Leprosy Bacilli Promotes Dissemination of Infection

3/1/2013: Dr. Cutucache & Hannah Wyble

Dnmt1-dependent DNA methylation is essential for photoreceptor terminal differentiation and retinal neuron survival

3/15/2013: Dr. Rowen & Elizabeth Hutfless

Epigenetic Silencing of Host Cell Defense Genes Enhances Intracellular Survival of the Rickettsial Pathogen Anaplasma phagocytophilum

3/29/2013: Dr. Davis & Paul Farivari

A New Nuclear Function of the Entamoeba histolytica Glycolytic Enzyme Enolase: The Metabolic Regulation of Cytosine-5 Methyltransferase 2 (Dnmt2) Activity

4/26/2013: Dr. Abigail Stanger (presenting paper), Graduating INBRE seniors

Regional Activation of the Cancer Genome by Long-Range Epigenetic Remodeling

Supporting Paper: Abnormalities in Cancer Find a "Home on the Range"

Supporting Paper: Epigenetics- The Long View

08/31/2012: Dr. Davis and Steven Ready

Toxoplasma Co-opts Host Cells It Does Not Invade

9/21/2012: Dr. Tapprich and Jerome Prusa

Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Cellular Protrusions: Structural Characteristics and Functional Competence

9/28/2012: Dr. Blankenship and Laura Allen

The Genetic Landscape of a Cell

10/12/2012: Dr. Cutucache & Ali Andrews

The lymph node microenvironment promotes B-cell receptor signaling, NF-kB activation, and tumor proliferation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

10/26/2012: Dr. Franke & Andrew Trease

Endocytosis-like pritein uptake in the bacterium Gemmata obscuriglobus

11/9/2012: Dr. Garrison & Solim Bilake

Cooperation between Apoptotic and Viable Metacyclics Enhances the Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasis

12/7/2012: Dr. Rowen & Pritee Shrestha

Innate Lymphoid Cells Promote Anatomical Containment of Lymphoid-Resident Commensal Bacteria