Seen in the Papers – May

Congratulations to the following individuals for the publication of their work in respected journals from January 1 – March 31, 2018 as reported to The Pulse by individual departments: 


Michael Lan, PhD Chen, C., Breslin, M.B., and Lan, M.S.: Sonic hedgehog signaling pathway regulates INSM1 transcription factor in neuroendocrine lung cancer. Cell. Signal. 46: 83-91, 2018 

Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology: 

Yin ZY, Zhang XF, Wang JZ, Yang LN, Feng WZ, Chen C, Gao CY, Zhang HF, Zheng XB, Wang P, and Zhang, ZG. (2018) MoMip11, a MoRgs7-interacting protein, functions as a scaffolding protein to regulate cAMP signaling and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Environmental Microbiology (NIHMS951047).  

Liu MX, Bruni GO, Taylor CM, Zhang ZG, and Wang P. (2018) Comparative genome-wide analysis of extracellular small RNAs from the mucormycosis pathogen Rhizopus delemar. Scientific Reports. Mar 27; 8(1):5243 doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23611-z.  

Liu XY, Yang J, Qian, B, Cai YC, Zou X, Zhang HF, Zheng XB, Wang P, and Zhang, ZG. MoYvh1 Subverts Rice Defense through Functions of Ribosomal Protein MoMrt4 in Magnaporthe oryzae. PloS Pathogens, in press.  

Eudailey JA, Dennis ML, Parker ME, Phillips BL, Huffman TN, Bay CP, Hudgens MG, Wiseman RW, Pollara JJ, Fouda GG, Ferrari G, Pickup DJ, Kozlowski PA, Van Rompay KKA, De Paris K, Permar SR. (2018) Maternal HIV-1 Env Vaccination for Systemic and Breast Milk Immunity To Prevent Oral SHIV Acquisition in Infant Macaques. mSphere. Jan 10;3(1). pii: e00505-17. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00505-17. eCollection Jan-Feb.  

Obanda D, Page R, Guice J, Raggio AM, Husseneder C, Marx B, Stout RW, Welsh DA, Taylor CM, Luo M, Blanchard EE, Bendiks Z, Coulon D, Keenan MJ. (2018) CD Obesity-Prone Rats, but not Obesity-Resistant Rats, Robustly Ferment Resistant Starch Without Increased Weight or Fat Accretion. Obesity (Silver Spring). Mar;26(3):570-577. doi: 10.1002/oby.22120.  

Matossian MD, Burks HE, Bowles AC, Elliott S, Hoang VT, Sabol RA, Pashos NC, O’Donnell B, Miller KS, Wahba BM, Bunnell BA, Moroz K, Zea AH, Jones SD, Ochoa AC, Al-Khami AA, Hossain F, Riker AI, Rhodes LV, Martin EC, Miele L, Burow ME, Collins-Burow BM. (2018) A novel patient-derived xenograft model for claudin-low triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. Feb 1. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4685-2. [Epub ahead of print].  

Wang P. Two distinct approaches for CRISPR-Cas9 mediated gene editing in Cryptococcus neoformans and related species. mSphere, in press.  


Chau AC, Jones A, Sutherland M, Lilje C, Sernich S, Hagan J, Miller J. Characteristics of isolated ventricular septal defects less likely to close in utero. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Feb 2. 


The 9th edition of Pulmonary Physiology was published. Levitzky, M.G. Pulmonary Physiology, 9th Ed., McGraw-Hill (Lange Series), New York, 2018, 312 pp.  

The 5th edition of Endocrine Physiology was published. Molina, P.M.