Recent Publications


Budygin, E.A., Bass, C.E., Grinevich, V.P, Deal, A.L., Bonin, K.D., Weiner J.L. (2020). Opposite Consequences of Tonic and Phasic Increases in Accumbal Dopamine on Alcohol-Seeking Behavior, iScience 23 (3) 100877

Bressman, N.R., Armbruster, J.W., Lujan, N.K., Udoh, I., and Ashley-Ross, M.A. (2020). Evolutionary optimization of an anatomical suction cup: Lip collagen content and its correlation with flow and substrate in Neotropical suckermouth catfishes (Loricarioidei). J. Morphol. 281, 676–687.

Chapman, J.M., and Muday, G.K. (2020). Flavonols modulate lateral root emergence by scavenging reactive oxygen species in Arabidopsis thaliana (Plant Biology).

Gallagher, P., Collard, M., Brown-Harding, H., Tallant, E., (2020). A Polyphenol Rich Muscadine Grape Extract Reduces Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cell Migration in Association with Changes in Cell Morphology and Motility-Related Proteins. Curr. Dev. Nutr. 4, 325–325.

Gayomba, S.R., and Muday, G.K. (2020). Flavonols regulate root hair development by modulating accumulation of reactive oxygen species in the root epidermis. Development 147, dev185819.

Lee, H., Bonin, K., and Guthold, M. (2020). Human Mammary Cells in a Mature, Stratified Epithelial Layer Flatten and Stiffen Compared to Confluent and Single Cells. BioRxiv 2020.03.08.982660.

Manning, L., Holmes, J., Bonin, K., and Vidi, P.-A. (2020). Radial Profile Analysis of Epithelial Polarity in Breast Acini: A Tool for Primary (Breast) Cancer Prevention. Front. Med. 6.

Marayati, B.F., Tucker, J.F., De La Cerda, D.A., Hou, T.-C., Chen, R., Sugiyama, T., Pease, J.B., and Zhang, K. (2020). The Catalytic-Dependent and -Independent Roles of Lsd1 and Lsd2 Lysine Demethylases in Heterochromatin Formation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Cells 9, 955.

Rizzo MJ, Johnson EC. Homodimerization of Drosophila Class A neuropeptide GPCRs: Evidence for conservation of GPCR dimerization throughout metazoan evolution. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2020;523(2):322-327. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2019.12.019

Shafiee, A., Ghadiri, E., Kassis, J., Williams, D., Atala, A. (2020). Energy Band Gap Investigation of Biomaterials: A Comprehensive Material Approach for Biocompatibility of Medical Electronic Devices, Micromachines, 11(1), 105.

Suarez, S.I., C. Warner, C., Brown-Harding, H., M. Thooft, A., VanVeller, B., C. Lukesh, J., 2020. Highly selective staining and quantification of intracellular lipid droplets with a compact push–pull fluorophore based on benzothiadiazole. Org. Biomol. Chem. 18, 495–499.

Yao, X., Watkins, N., Brown-Harding, H., Bierbach, U., 2020. A Membrane Transporter Determines the Spectrum of Activity of a Potent DNA-Targeted Hybrid Anticancer Agent (preprint).


Holmila, R.J., Vance, S.A., King, S.B., Tsang, A.W., Singh, R., and Furdui, C.M. (2019). Silver Nanoparticles Induce Mitochondrial Protein Oxidation in Lung Cells Impacting Cell Cycle and Proliferation. Antioxidants 8, 552.

S. Israel Suarez, Rynne Ambrose, Madison A. Kalk, and John C. Lukesh, III (2019). Selenosulfides Tethered to gem-Dimethyl Esters: A Robust and Highly Versatile Framework for H2S Probe Development. Chem. Eur. J. 25, 15736 – 15740

Deborah J. Luessen, Haiguo Sun, Molly M. McGinnis, Michael Hagstrom, X Glen Marrs, Brian A. McCool, and X Rong Chen (2019). Acute ethanol exposure reduces serotonin receptor 1A internalization by increasing ubiquitination and degradation of 􏰀-arrestin2. J. Biol. Chem. 294(38) 14068 –14080

Dowdy NJ, Conner WE. Characteristics of tiger moth (Erebidae: Arctiinae) anti-bat sounds can be predicted from tymbal morphology. Front Zool. 2019;16:45. Published 2019 Dec 10. doi:10.1186/s12983-019-0345-6

Swanner, J, Fahrenholtz, CD, Tenvooren, I, et al. Silver nanoparticles selectively treat triple‐negative breast cancer cells without affecting non‐malignant breast epithelial cells in vitro and in vivo. FASEB BioAdvances. 2019; 1: 639660

Moreno NS, Liu J, Haas KM, Parker LL, Chakraborty C, Kron SJ, Hodges K, Miller LD, Langefeld C, Robinson PJ, Lelièvre SA, Vidi PA (2019). The nuclear structural protein NuMA is a negative regulator of 53BP1 in DNA double-strand break repair, Nucleic Acids Research, Volume 47, Issue 6, 2703–2715,

Chapman JM, Muhlemann JK, Gayomba SR, Muday GK (2019). RBOH-Dependent ROS Synthesis and ROS Scavenging by Plant Specialized  Metabolites to Modulate Plant Development and Stress Responses. Chem Res in Tox 32(3), 270-396

Saez D, Dushime R, Wu H, Ramos Cordova LB, Shukla K, Brown-Harding H, Furdui CM, Tsang AW (2019). Sulforaphane Promotes Chlamydial Infection by Suppressing Mitochondrial Protein Oxidation and Activation of Complement C3. Protein Sci. doi:10.1002/pro.3536.


Holmila RJ, Vance SA, Chen X, Wu H, Shukla K, Bharadwaj MS, Mims J, Wary Z, Marrs G, Singh r, Molina AJ, Poole LB, King SB, Fudui CM (2018). Mitochondria-targeted Probes for Imaging Protein Sulfenylation. Scientific Reports. 8, 6635.

Muhlemann JK, Yount TLB, Muday GK (2018) Flavonols control pollen tube growth and integrity by regulating ROS homeostasis during high-temperature stress. Proc Natl Acad Sci 115(47):E11188-E11197

Harkey, AF, Watkins, JR, Olex, AL, DiNapoli, KT, Lewis, DR, Fetrow, JS, Binder, BMc, and Muday, GK (2018) Identification of transcriptional and receptor networks that control root responses to ethylene using time course transcriptomics. Plant Physiology. 176: 2095-2118

Mandel SJ, Shoaf ML, Braco JT, Silver WL and Johnson EC (2018) Behavioral Aversion to AITC Requires Both Painless and dTRPA1 in Drosophila. Front. Neural Circuits 12:45. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2018.00045

Keith Bonin, Amanda Smelser, Naike Salvador Moreno, George Holzwarth, Kevin Wang, Preston Levy, Pierre-Alexandre Vidi, “Structured illumination to spatially map chromatin motions,” J. Biomed. Opt. 23(5), 056007 (2018), doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.23.5.056007.

Mitochondria-targeted Probes for Imaging Protein Sulfenylation. Holmila RJ, Vance SA, Chen X, Wu H, Shukla K, Bharadwaj MS, Mims J, Wary Z, Marrs G, Singh R, Molina AJ, Poole LB, King SB, Furdui CM. Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 27;8(1):6635.

Loss of Elongation-Like Factor 1 Spontaneously Induces Diverse, RNase H-Related Suppressor Mutations in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Bahjat F. Marayati, Alena L. Drayton, James F. Tucker, Reid H. Huckabee, Alicia M. Anderson, James B. Pease, Clifford W. Zeyl and Ke Zhang. GENETICS Early online May 29, 2018


Vidi PA, Anderson KA, Chen H, Anderson R, Salvador-Moreno N, Mora DC, Poutasse C, Laurienti PJ, Daniel SS, Arcury TA. “Personal samplers of bioavailable pesticides integrated with a hair follicle assay of DNA damage to assess environmental exposures and their associated risks in children.” Mutant Res 2017 Oc; 822:27-33

Watkins, JM, Chapman, JM, and Muday, GK (2017) Abscisic acid-induced reactive oxygen species are modulated by flavonols to control stomata aperture. Plant Physiology. 175, 1807-1825.

Jenks, MZ, Fairfield, H, Johnson, EC, Morrison, RJ, Muday, GK (2017) Sex steroid hormones, estradiol and dihydrotestosterone, regulate leptin transcription and protein synthesis and secretion in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes. Scientific Reports 15:8232

Van Nest BN, Wagner AE, Marrs GS, and Fahrbach SE (2017) Volume and density of microglomeruli in the honey bee mushroom bodies do not predict performance on a foraging task. Dev Neurobiol epub, doi:10.1002/dneu.22492.

Zheng, Y, Fahrenholtz, CD, Hackett, CL,  Ding, S, Day, CS, Dhall, R, Marrs, GS, Gross, MD, Singh, R, Bierbach, U.  (2017) Large-Pore Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Vector for a Highly Cytotoxic Hybrid Platinum-Acridine Anticancer Agent. Chem. Eur. J.  23: 3386-3397

Sigley, J, Jarzen, J, Scarpinato, K, Guthold, M, Pu, T, Nelli, D, Low, J, Bonin, K. (2017). Diffusion and Binding of Mismatch Repair Protein, MSH2, in Breast Cancer Cells at Different Stages of Neoplastic Transformation. PLoS ONE12(1): e0170414.



Dowdy, NJ, Conner, WE. (2016) Acoustic Aposematism and Evasive Action in Select Chemically Defended Arctiine (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) Species: Nonchalant or Not? PLoS ONE 11(4):e0152981

Blume, LC, Leone-Kabler, S, Luessen, DJ, Marrs, GS, Lyons, E, Bass, CE, Chen, R, Selley, DE, Howlett, AC. (2016) Cannabinoid receptor interacting protein suppresses agonist-driven CB1 receptor internalization and regulates receptor replenishment in an agonist-biased manner. J. Neurochem., 139: 396–407.

Dalal J, Lewis DR, Tietz O, Brown EM, Brown CS, Palme K, Muday GK, Sederoff HW.  (2016) ROSY1, a novel regulator of gravitropic response is a stigmasterol binding protein. J Plant Physiol. 196-197:28-40

Luessen, DJ, Hinshaw, TP,  Sun, H, Howlett, AC,  Marrs, G, McCool, BA,  Chen, R. (2016)  RGS2 modulates the activity and internalization of dopamine D2 receptors in neuroblastoma N2A cells. Neuropharmacology 110: 297-307

Wood, ST, Long, DL, Reisz, JA, Yammani, RR, Burke, EA, Klomsiri, C, Pool, LB, Furdui, CM, Loeser, RF. (2016). Cysteine-Mediated Redox Regulation of Cell Signaling in Chondrocytes Stimulated With Fibronectin Fragments. Arthritis & Rheumatology 68(1): 117–126.

Marayati, BF, Hoskins, V, Boger, RW, Tucker, JF, Fishman, ES, Bray, AS, Zhang, K. (2016). The fission yeast MTREC and EJC orthologs ensure the maturation of meiotic transcripts during meiosis. RNA22(9): 1349–1359. 

Fahrbach, SE, Van Nest, BN. (2016) Synapsin-based approaches to brain plasticity in adult social insects. Curr Opinion in Insect Science 18:27-34.

Baker, SR, Banerjee, S, Bonin, K, Guthhold, M (2016) Determining the mechanical properties of electrospun poly–caprolactone (PCL) nanofibers using AFM and a novel fiber anchoring technique. Materials Science and Engineering: C 59:203-212.


Mims, J, Bansal, N, Bharadwaj, MS, Chen, X, Molina, AJ, Tsang, AW, Furdui, CM. (2015). Energy Metabolism in a Matched Model of Radiation Resistance for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer. Radiation Research183(3):291–304. 

Liu, F, Suryadi, J, Bierbach U. (2015) Cellular Recognition and Repair of Monofunctional-Intercalative Platinum-DNA Adducts. Chem Res Toxicol 28(11):2170-2178.

Fang, X, Gyabaah, K, Nickkholgh, B, Cline, JM, Balaji, KC. (2015). Novel In Vivo Model for Combinatorial Fluorescence Labeling in Mouse Prostate. The Prostate 75(9):988–1000.

Gerttula S, Zinkgraf M, Muday GK, Lewis DR, Ibatullin FM, Brumer H, Hart F, Mansfield SD, Filkov V, Groover A.  (2015) Transcriptional and Hormonal Regulation of Gravitropism of Woody Stems in Populus. Plant Cell. 27(10):2800-13.