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Alipour M, Zaidi D, Valcheva R, Jovel J, Martínez I, Consolato S, Walter J, Mason A, Wong G, Dieleman L, Carroll M, Huynh H, Wine E (2016) Mucosal Barrier Depletion And Loss Of Bacterial Diversity Are Primary Abnormalities In Paediatric Ulcerative Colitis. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. PMID: 26660940. DOI: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjv223


Backes S, Jäger C, Dembek CJ, Kosinska AD, Bauer T, Stephan AS, Dišlers A, Mutwiri G, Busch DH, Babiuk LA, Gasteiger G, Protzer U. (2016) Protein-prime/modified vaccinia virus Ankara vector-boost vaccination overcomes tolerance in high-antigenemic HBV-transgenic mice. Vaccine Jan 6. pii: S0264-410X(15)01871-X. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.12.060. [Epub ahead of print]


Cairo, L. V. and R.W. Wozniak. (2016). The nuclear transport factor Kap121 is required for stability of the Dam1 complex and mitotic kinetochore bi-orientation. Cell Reports. In press.


Galena A, Hutchinson J, Campbell SD, Hazes B, Foley E. (2016). Glucose modulates Drosophila longevity and immunity independent of the microbiota. Biol Open, 1-9.


Hamula, C., H. Peng, Z. Wang, G.J. Tyrrell, X-F. Li and X.C. Le.  (2016) An improved SELEX technique for selection of DNA aptamers binding to M-type 11 of Streptococcus pyogenes. Methods. 2015 Dec 8. pii: S1046-2023(15)30173-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2015.12.005. PMID:26678795.


Koehli S, Golec DP and Baldwin TA.  (2016) TCR Affinity and Signaling during Thymocyte Selection.  Encyclopedia of Immunobiology. Elsevier Publishing Group. In press


Landi A, Broadhurst D, Vernon SD, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. (2016) Reductions in circulating levels of IL-16, IL-7 and VEGF-A in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Cytokine. Feb;78:27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.11.018. Epub 2015 Nov 28.


Miller, R.R., M.G. Langille, V. Montoya, A. Crisan, A. Stefanovic, I. Martin, L. Hoang, D.M. Patrick, M. Romney, G.J. Tyrrell, S.J. Jones, F.S. Brinkman and P. Tang. (2016) Genomic analysis of a serotype 5 Streptococcus pneumoniae outbreak in British Columbia, Canada 2005-2009. Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease and Medical Microbiology. IN PRESS.


Morcos, C. and D.N. Burshtyn, (2016) The Expanding Spectrum of Ligands for Leukocyte Immunoglobulin-Like Receptors (Brief Review)  The Journal of Immunology, in press


Neufeldt CJ, Joyce MA, VanBuren N, Kierkegaard K,  Levin A,  Gale Michael Jr., Tyrrell DLJ, and Wozniak RW. (2016)  The hepatitis C virus-induced membranous web and associated nuclear transport machinery limit access of pattern recognition receptors to viral replication sites. Plos Pathogens ACCEPTED.


Perin, PM , Haid, S, Richard J. P. Brown, Doerrbecker, J, Schulze, K, Zeilinger, C, von Schaewen, M, Heller, B, Vercauteren, K, Luxenburger, E, Baktash, YM, Vondran, FWR, Speerstra, S, Awadh, A, Mukhtarov, F, Schang, LM, Kirschning, A, Müller, R, Guzman, CA, Kaderali, L, Randall, G, Meuleman, P, Ploss, A, Pietschmann, T. (2016) Flunarizine Prevents Hepatitis C Virus Membrane Fusion in a Genotype-dependent Manner by Targeting the Potential Fusion Peptide within E1” Hepatology 63(1):49-62.


Petkau, K., Fast, D., Duggal, A., and Foley E. (2016) Comparative evaluation of the genomes of common bacterial members of the Drosophila intestinal community. 2016 BioRxiv doi: Under review at Biology Direct. Research funded by CIHR.


Syedbasha M, Linnik JE, Santer DM, O’Shea D, Barakat K, Joyce M, Khanna N, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Egli A.  An ELISA based binding and competition method to rapidly determine ligand-receptor interactions.  Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) IN PRESS


Shegarfi, H, Nestvold, J, Kane, K and Rolstad, B. (2016). Listeria monocytogenes infection differentially affects NK cell response and NK cell ligand expression, – depending on the infected cell type.Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 1: 1-2.


Shegarfi, H, Nestvold, J, Kane, K, and Rolstad, B. (2016). The rat non-classical MHC-I molecule RT1- CE16d is a ligand for the paired rat Ly49i4 and Ly49s4 NK cell receptors and Listeria monocytogenes infection influences its expression and recognition.Journal of Immunology. 1: 1-2.


Shen Y, Cheng F, Sharma M, Merkulova Y, Raithatha SA, Parkinson LG, Zhao H, Westendorf K, Bohunek L, Bozin T, Hsu I, Ang LS, Williams SJ, Bleackley RC, Eriksson JE, Seidman MA, McManus BM, Granville DJ.  Granzyme B (2016) Deficiency Protects against Angiotensin II-Induced Cardiac Fibrosis.  Am J Pathol. Jan;186(1):87-100.


Tsang, R.S.W., A. Li, A. Muller, M. Baikie, K. Whyte, M. Shuel, G.J. Tyrrell, J.A.L. Rotondo, S. Desai and J. Spika. (2016) Characterization of invasive Haemophilus influenzae isolated from Nunavut, Canada, 2000-2012. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 75:29798,





Acosta, N., Pukatzki, S., Raivio, S. (2015) The Vibrio cholerae Cpx envelope stress response senses and mediates adaptation to low iron. Journal of Bacteriology 2015 Jan;197(2):262-76. doi: 10.1128/JB.01957-14. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Acosta, N., Pukatzki, S., Raivio, S.: (2015) The Cpx system regulates virulence gene expression in Vibrio cholerae. Infection & Immunity 83(6): 2396-408. 2015.


Ahmed M, Wang F, Levin A, Le C, Eltayebi Y, Houghton M, Tyrrell L, Barakat K. (2015) Targeting the Achilles heel of the hepatitis B virus: a review of current treatments against covalently closed circular DNA. Drug Discov Today. May;20(5):548-61. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2015.01.008. Epub 2015 Jan 24.


Ahmed M, Wang F, Levin A, Le C, Eltayebi Y, Barakat K et al. (2015) Targeting the Achilles heel of the hepatitis B virus: a review of current treatments against covalently closed circular DNA. Drug Discov Today.


Ahmed M, Barakat K (2015) Baby Steps Toward Modelling The Full human Programmed Death-1 (PD-1) Pathway. Receptors & Clinical Investigation 2(3), 124.


Ahmed M, Wang F, Levin A, Le C, Eltayebi Y, Houghton M, Tyrrell DLJ, Barakat K.  (2015) Targeting the “Achilles heel” of the hepatitis B virus:  A review of current treatments against covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA).  Drug Discovery Today.  May;20(5):548-61. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2015.01.008. Epub 2015 Jan 24. Review.

Al-Adra DP, Gill RS, Axford SJ, Shi X, Kneteman N, Liau SS. (2015) Treatment of unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma with yttrium-90 radioembolization: A systematic review and pooled analysis. EJSO 41 120-127.


Andres A, Kin T, O’Gorman D, Livingstone S, Bigam D, Kneteman N, Senior P, Shapiro AMJ. (2015) Clinical Islet isolation and transplantation outcomes with deceased cardiac death donors are similar to neurological determination of death donors. Transpl Int. Aug 15 doi: 10.1111/tri.12650 [Epub ahead of print]


Anggakusuma, Romero-Brey, I, Berger, C, Wieland, S, Colpitts, CC, Todt, D, Monteiro, P, Perin, P, Behrendt, P, Vondran, FWR, Xu, S, Goffinet, C, Schang, LM, Heim, MH, Bartenschlager, R, Pietschmann, T, Steinmann, E (2015) “Interferon-inducible cholesterol-25-hydroxylase restricts hepatitis C virus via blockage of membranous web formation”. Hepatology, 62(3):702-714.


M.M. Augustin, D.R. Ruzicka, A.K. Shukla, J.M. Augustin, C.M. Starks, M. O’Neil-Johnson, M.R. McKain, B.S. Evans, M.D. Barrett, A. Smithson, Wong GK, Deyholos MK, Edger PP, Pires JC, Leebens-Mack JH, Mann DA, Kutchan TM.

(2015) Elucidating steroid alkaloid biosynthesis in Veratrum californicum: production of verazine in Sf9 cells. Plant J. 82: 991-1003. PMID: 25939370. DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12871


A.T. Ayoub, M. Klobukowski and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) The Driving Force for Microtubule Disassembly is

Explained by a Detailed Balance of its Interaction Energy Per Residue, PLoS Computational

Biology June 1, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004313, IF=5.759.


Bachmann, V., Kostiuk, B., Unterweger, D., Pukatzki, S.: (2015) Bile salts modulate the mucin-activated type VI secretion system of pandemic Vibrio cholerae. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9 (8): e0004031. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004031.


Balzarini J, Das K, Bernatchez JA, Martinez SE, Ngure M, Keane S, Ford A, Maguire N, Mullins N, John J, Kim Y, Dehaen W, Vande Voorde J, Liekens S, Naesens L, Götte M, Maguire AR, Arnold E (2015) Alpha-carboxy nucleoside phosphonates as universal nucleoside triphosphate mimics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Mar 17;112(11):3475-80


Barakat K (2015) Editorial:  Immune Checkpoints Inhibitors: The Search For A Single Antiviral & Anticancer Magic Bullet. J Pharma Care Health Sys. 2:e125.


Berghold VM, Gauster M, Hemmings DG, Moser G, Kremshofer J, Siwetz M, Sundl M, Huppertz B. (2015) “Phospholipid scramblase 1 (PLSCR1) activity negatively regulates villous trophoblast fusion,” Histochemistry and Cell Biology, Apr;143(4):381-96. doi: 10.1007/s00418-014-1294-y. Epub 2014 Nov 2.


B. Becker, J.M. Doan, B. Wustman, E.J. Carpenter, L. Chen, Y. Zhang, G.K. Wong, M. Melkonian. (2015). The origin and evolution of the plant cell surface: algal integrin-associated proteins and a new family of integrin-like cytoskeleton-ECM linker proteins. Genome Biol. Evol. 7: 1580-1589. PMID: 25977459. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evv089


S. Belga and K. Doucette. (2015) Hepatitis C in Non-Hepatic Solid Organ Transplant Candidates and Recipients: A New Horizon. World Journal of Gastroenterology. In Press 2015.


Benesch MGK, Tang X, Dewald J, Dong W-F, Mackey JR, Hemmings DG, McMullen TPW, Brindley DN. “Tumor-induced inflammation in mammary adipose tissue stimulates a vicious cycle of autotaxin expression and breast cancer progression,” FASEB J, 29(9):3990-4000, 2015 (IF = 5.043)


B Berenger, K Doucette, S. Smith. (2015) Epidemiology and risk factors for nosocomial bloodstream infections in solid organ transplants over a 10-year period. Transplant Infectious Diseases. In Press 2015.

S. Benzekry, J. A Tuszynski, E. A Rietman and G. L Klement (2015) Design Principles for Cancer Therapy guided by changes in complexity of Protein-Protein Interaction Networks, Biology Direct 10:32 (2015), DOI 10.1186/s13062-015-0058-5, IF=4.04.


Bernatchez JA, Paul R, Tchesnokov EP, Ngure M, Beilhartz GL, Berghuis AM, Lavoie R, Li L, Auger A, Melnyk RA, Grobler JA, Miller MD, Hazuda DJ, Hecht SM, Götte M (2015) Derivatives of mesoxalic acid block translocation of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase.  J Biol Chem. Jan 16;290(3):1474-84


Blaine, A.H. D. Miranzo-Navarro, L.K. Campbell, J. R. Aldridge, R.G. Webster, and K.E. Magor. (2015) Duck TRIM27-L enhances MAVS signaling and is absent in chickens and turkeys. Molecular Immunology 67:607-15.


Blyth, G.A.D., W-F. Chan, R.G. Webster and K.E. Magor. (2015) Duck IFITM3 mediates restriction of influenza viruses. Journal of Virology 90 (1): 103-16.


Brockington SF, Yang Y, Gandia-Herrero F, Covshoff S, Hibberd JM, Sage RF, Wong GK, Moore MJ, Smith SA. (2015)

Lineage-specific gene radiations underlie the evolution of novel betalain pigmentation in Caryophyllales.

New Phytol. 2015 Sep;207(4):1170-80. doi: 10.1111/nph.13441. Epub 2015 May 13.


Brockington SF, Moyroud E, Sayou C, Monniaux M, Nanao MH, Thévenon E, Chahtane H, Warthmann N, Melkonian M, Zhang Y, Wong GK, Weigel D, Dumas R, Parcy F. (2015) Evolution. Response to Comment on “A promiscuous intermediate underlies the evolution of LEAFY DNA binding specificity”. Science. 6;347(6222):621. doi: 10.1126/science.1256011


S.F. Brockington, Y. Yang, F. Gandia-Herrero, S. Covshoff, J.M. Hibberd, R.F. Sage, G.K. Wong, M.J. Moore, S.A. Smith. (2015) Lineage-specific gene radiations underlie the evolution of novel betalain pigmentation in Caryophyllales. New Phytol. 207: 1170-1180. PMID: 25966996. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13441


Brownlie R, Kumar P, Babiuk LA, Tikoo SK. (2015) Recombinant Bovine Adenovirus-3 Co-Expressing Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus Glycoprotein G and Truncated Glycoprotein gD of Bovine Herpesvirus-1 Induce Immune Responses in Cotton Rats. Mol Biotechnol. 57(1):58-64. doi: 10.1007/s12033-014-9801-x.


Burak KW, Meeberg GA, Myers RP, Fick GH, Swain MG, Bain VG, Kneteman NM, Hilsden RJ. (2015) Validation, current use and future direction of the Model for End-stage Liver Disease for liver transplant allocation in Canada. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol, June 15; pii: 16942.  [Epub ahead of print]


Burak KW, Sherman M, Kneteman N, Collaborators(13). (2015) Hepatocellular carcinoma: Consensus, controversies and future directions. A report   from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver Hepatocellular Carcinoma meeting. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol May;29(4):178-184.

S.B. Cannon, M.R. McKain, A. Harkess, M.N. Nelson, S. Dash, M.K. Deyholos, Y. Peng, B. Joyce, C.N. Stewart Jr, M. Rolf, Kutchan T, Tan X, Chen C, Zhang Y, Carpenter E, Wong GK, Doyle JJ, Leebens-Mack J  (2015) Multiple polyploidy events in the early radiation of nodulating and nonnodulating legumes. Mol. Biol. Evol. 32: 193-210. PMID: 25349287. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msu296


H. Cao, H. Wu, R. Luo, S. Huang, Y. Sun, X. Tong, Y. Xie, B. Liu, H. Yang, H. Zheng, … Y. Li, G.K. Wong, J. Wang. (2015)  De novo assembly of a haplotype-resolved human genome. Nat. Biotechnol. 33: 617-622. PMID: 26006006. DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3200


Cardoso FS, Bagshaw SM, Abraldes JG, Kneteman NM, Meeberg G, Fidalgo P, Karvellas CJ. (2015) Comorbidities have a limited impact on post-transplant survival in carefully selected cirrhotic patients: a population-based cohort study. Ann Hepatolog. July/August;14(4):505-14

Cardoso FS, Karvellas CJ, Kneteman NM, Meeberg G, Fidaigo P, Bagshaw SM. (2015) Postoperative resource utilization and survival among liver transplant recipients with Model for end-stage liver disease score >=40: A retrospective cohort study. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol  May;29(4):185-191.


N. Carels, L. B. Spinassé, T. M. Tilli, J. A. Tuszynski (2015) Toward precision medicine of breast cancer. Theoretical Biology and Computational Medicine (accepted with minor corrections December 20, 2015), IF=0.95


Chen R, Kobewka M, Addison W, LaChance G, Tyrrell DLJ.     Intrinsic Viral Factors are the Dominant Determinants of the Hepatitis C Virus Response to Interferon Alpha Treatment in Chimeric Mice.  PlosOne. Accepted. December 2015


C. D.M. Churchill, M. Klobukowski and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Analysis of the binding mode of laulimalide to microtubules: Establishing a laulimalide-tubulin  pharmacophore, Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, (accepted for publication, July 27, 2015) IF=2.919


C.D. M. Churchill, M. Klobukowski and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Elucidating the mechanism of action of the clinically-approved  taxanes: A comprehensive comparison of local and allosteric effects, Chemical Biology & Drug Design  Nov. 85(5) 1253-66 (2015), IF=2.527.


M. Cocchi, C. Minuto, L. Tonello and J. A. Tuszynski (2015) Connection Between the Linoleic Acid in the Brain and Psychopathology: Quantum Symmetry Breaking in the Brain? Open Journal of Depresssion 4, 41-52 (2015) IF=0.84


Conroy AL, Hawkes M, Hayford K, Namasopo S, Opoka RO, John CC, Liles WC, Kain KC. (2015) Prospective validation of pediatric disease severity scores to predict mortality in Ugandan children presenting with malaria and non-malaria febrile illness. Crit Care. 2015 Feb 23;19:47.


Conroy AL, Gélvez M, Hawkes M, Rajwans N, Tran V, Liles WC, Villar-Centeno LA, Kain KC. (2015) Host biomarkers are associated with progression to dengue haemorrhagic fever: a nested case-control study. Int J Infect Dis. Aug 6


Cordell HJ, Han Y, Mells GF, Li Y, Hirschfield GM, Greene CS, Xie G, Juran BD, Zhu D, Qian DC, Floyd JA, Morley KI, Prati D, Lleo A, Cusi D; Canadian-US PBC Consortium (A Mason); Italian PBC Genetics Study Group; UK-PBC Consortium, Gershwin ME, Anderson CA, Lazaridis KN, Invernizzi P, Seldin MF, Sandford RN, Amos CI, Siminovitch KA (2015) International genome-wide meta-analysis identifies new primary biliary cirrhosis risk loci and targetable pathogenic pathways. Nature Communications 22;6:8019. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9019.


Cooper T, Biron B, Fast D, Tam R, Carey T, Shmulevitz, M*, Seikaly H* (2015) Oncolytic activity of reovirus in HPV positive and negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Feb 24;44:8. doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.136. (*corresponding authors)


T.J.A. Craddock, S.R. Hameroff and J.A. Tuszynski, (2015) The Quantum Underground- Where Mind and Life Originate, 58 pages, in R. Poznanski, J.A. Tuszynski and T. Feinberg  (eds.), The Biophysics of Consciousness: A Foundational Approach, World Scientific,


Dai YC, Zhang XF, Xia M, Tan M, Quigley C, Lei W, Fang H, Zhong W, Lee B, Pang X, Nie J, Jiang X. (2015) Antigenic Relatedness of Norovirus GII.4 Variants Determined by Human Challenge Sera. PLoS One. Apr 27;10(4):e0124945. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25915764; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4411064.


P.M. Delaux, G.V. Radhakrishnan, D. Jayaraman, J. Cheema, M. Malbreil, J.D. Volkening, H. Sekimoto, T. Nishiyama, M. Melkonian, L. Pokorny, G.K. Wong et al. (2015). Algal ancestor of land plants was preadapted for symbiosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 112: 13390-13395. PMID: 26438870. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1515426112


Demczuk, W., T. Lynch, I. Martin, G. Van Domselaar, M. Graham, A. Bharat, V. Allen, L. Hoang, B. Lefebvre, G.J. Tyrrell, G. Horsman, D. Haldane, R. Garceau, J. Wylie, T. Wong, and M. Mulvey (2015) Whole-genome phylogenetic heterogeneity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with decreased cephalosporin susceptibility collected in Canada between 1989 and 2013. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53(1):191-200. PMID:25378573.


M. Deriu, G. Grasso, J.A. Tuszynski, D. Gallo, U. Morbiducci and A. Danani, Josephin Domain (2015) Structural Conformations Explored by Metadynamics in Essential Coordinates, PLoS Computational Biology (accepted December 15, 2015) IF=4.867.


Dore G, Lawitz E, Hézode C, Shafran SD, Ramji A, Tatum HA, Taliani G, Tran A, Brunetto MR, Zaltron S, Strasser SI, Weis N, Ghesquiere W, Lee SS, Larrey D, Pol S, Harley H, George J, Fung S, de Lédinghen V, Hagens P, McPhee F, Hernandez D, Cohen D, Cooney E, Noviello S, Hughes EA. (2015) Daclatasvir and peginterferon/ribavirin has higher efficacy with shorter treatment duration for hepatitis C virus genotype 2 or 3 infection. Gastroenterology 148:355-66.


Douglas DN, Pu CH, Lewis JT, Logan M, Lund G, Addison WR, Bhat R, Anwar-Mohamed A, Lehner R, Kneteman NM.  (2015) Oxidative stress attenuates lipid synthesis and increases mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation in hepatoma cells infected with hepatitis C virus. J Biol Chem. Dec 1. pii: jbc.M115.674861. [Epub ahead of print]


Douglas D, Kneteman NM. (2015) Generation of improved mouse models for the study of hepatitis C virus. European Journal of Pharmacology. July  15;759: 313-325.  Review.


Drews SJ, Simmonds K, Usman HR, Yee K, Fathima S, Tipples G, Tellier R, Pabbaraju K, Wong S, Talbot J. (2015) Characterization of enterovirus activity, including that of enterovirus D68, in pediatric patients in Alberta, Canada, in 2014. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Mar;53(3):1042-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02982-14. Epub 2015 Jan 14.


H. DuanMu, Y. Wang, X. Bai, S. Cheng, M.K. Deyholos, G.K. Wong, D. Li, D. Zhu, R. Li, Y. Yu, et al. (2015) Wild soybean roots depend on specific transcription factors and oxidation reduction related genesin response to alkaline stress. Funct. Integr. Genomics 15: 651-660. PMID: 25874911. DOI: 10.1007/s10142-015-0439-y


Egli A, Humar A, Widmer LA, Lisboa LF, Santer DM, Mueller T, Stelling J, Baluch A, O’Shea D, Houghton M, Kumar D. (2015) Effect of Immunosuppression on T-Helper 2 and B-Cell Responses to Influenza Vaccination. J Infect Dis. Jul 1;212(1):137-46. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv015. Epub 2015 Jan 14.


R.M. A. El-Magd, B. Griffith, N.F. Vozza, J.A. Tuszynski and D. S. Wishart (2015) Isolation of soluble scFv antibody fragments specific for small biomarker molecule, L-Carnitine, using phage display, Journal of Immunological Methods (accepted November 18, 2015) IF=1.82.


Feld JJ, Jacobson IM, Hezode CH, Asselah T, Ruane PJ, Gruener N, Abergal A, Mangia A, Lai C-L, Chan HLY, Mazzotta F, Moreno C, Yoshida E, Shafran SD, Towner WJ, Tran TT, McNally J, Osinusi A, Svarovskaia E, Zhu Y, Brainard DM, McHutchinson JG, Agarwal K, Zeuzem S, for the ASTRAL-1 Investigators. (2015) Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir for HCV genotype 1,2,4,5, and 6 infection. N Engl J Med 373:2599-607.


Freedman SB, Lee BE, Louie M, Pang XL, Ali S, Chuck A, Chui L, Currie GR, Dickinson J, Drews SJ, Eltorki M, Graham T, Jiang X, Johnson DW, Kellner J, Lavoie M, MacDonald J, MacDonald S, Svenson LW, Talbot J, Tarr P, Tellier R, Vanderkooi OG. (2015) Alberta Provincial Pediatric EnTeric Infection TEam (APPETITE): epidemiology, emerging organisms, and economics. BMC Pediatr. Jul 31;15:89. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0407-7


D. Friesen, V. Baracos and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Modeling the energetic cost of cancer as a result of altered energy metabolism: implications for cachexia, Theoretical Biology and Computational Medicine 2015, 12:17  doi:10.1186/s12976-015-0015-0 IF=1.27


Friesen DE, Craddock TJ, Kalra AP, Tuszynski JA. (2015) Biological wires, communication systems, and implications for disease. Biosystems. Jan;127C:14-27. doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2014.10.006. Epub 2014 Nov 4. Review.

Galenza, A., Hutchinson, J., Hazes, B., Campbell, S., and Foley E. (2015) Glucose modulates Drosophila longevity and immunity independent of the microbiota. BioRxiv doi: Accepted by Open Biology. Research funded by CIHR.


Garant K, Shmulevitz M, Pan L, Daigle R, Ahn DG, Gujar S, Lee PW. (2015)  “Oncolytic reovirus induces intracellular redistribution of Ras to promote apoptosis and progeny virus release.  Oncogene May 11. doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.136.


Geissler E, Schnitzbauer AA, Zulke C, Lamby PE, Proneth A, Duvoux C, Burra P, Jauch, KW, Rentsch M, Ganten TM, Schmidt J, Settmacher U, Heise M, Rossi G, Cillo U, Kneteman N, Adam R, van Hoek B, Bachellier P, Wold P, Rostaing L, Bechstein WO, Rizell M, Powell J, Hidalgo E, Gugenheim J, Wolters H, Brockmann J, Roy A, Mutzbauer I, Schlitt A, Beckebaum S, Graeb C, Nadalin S, Valente U, Schanez Turrion V, Jamieson N, Scholz T, colledan M, Fandrich F, Becker T, Soderdahl G, Chazouilleres, Makisola H, Pageaux GP, Steininger R, Soliman T, de Jong KP, Pirenne J, Margreiter R, Pratschke J, Pinna AD, Hauss J, Schreiber S, Strasser S, Klempnauer J, Troisi RL, Bhoori S, Lerut J, Bilbao I, Klein CG, Konigsrainer A, Mirza Daruis, Otto G, Mazzaferro V, Neuhaus P, Schlitt HJ. (2015) Sirolimus use in liver transplant recipients with hepatocellular carcinoma: A randomized, multi-centre, open-label phase 3 trial. Transplantation Nov 12 [Epub ahead of print].


F. Gentile, M. Deriu, G. Licandro, A. Prunotto, A. Danani, J. A. Tuszynski (2015) Structure Based Modeling of Small Molecules Binding to the TLR7 by Atomistic Level Simulations, Molecules 20, 8316-8340; doi:10.3390/molecules20058316, IF=2.095.


Good MF, Hawkes MT, Yanow SK. (2015) Humanized Mouse Models to Study Cell-Mediated Immune Responses to Liver-Stage Malaria Vaccines. Trends Parasitol. 2015 Nov;31(11):583-94.


Good, M.F., M. Pandey, M.R. Batzloff and G.J. Tyrrell. (2015) Strategic development of the conserved region of the M protein and other candidates as vaccines to prevent infection with Group A streptococci. Expert Review of Vaccines. 14(11):1459-1470. PMID:26485214.


Gopal K, Gupta N, Zhang H, Alshareef A, Alqahtani H, Bigras G, Lewis J, Douglas D, Kneteman N, Lavasanifar A, Lai R.  (2015) Oxidative stress induces the acquisition of cancer stem-like phenotype in breast cancer detectable by using a Sox2 regulatory region-2 (SRR2) reporter. Oncotarget  Dec 16. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6630. [Epub ahead of print]


Gounder, P.P., T. Zulz, S. Desai, F. Stenz, K. Rudolph, R. Tsang, G.J. Tyrrell and M.G. Bruce. (2015) Epidemiology of meningitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitdis and Streptococcus pneumoniae in North American Arctic, 2000-2010. Journal of Infection. 71(2):178-187. PMID:25864638.


G. Grasso, M. A. Deriu, J. A. Tuszynski, D. Gallo, U. Morbiducci, and A. Danani (2015) Conformational Fluctuations of the AXH monomer of Ataxin-1, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics (accepted, October 19, 2015), IF=2.627


Guntermann S., Fraser B., Hazes B., Foley E. (2015). Independent Proteolytic Activities Control the Stability and Size of Drosophila Inhibitor of Apoptosis 2 Protein. J Innate Immun. 7 (5):518-529.


Guntermann, S., Fraser, B., Hazes, B., and Foley, E. (2015) Caspase Activation and Activity in the Drosophila Immune Deficiency Pathway. J Innate Immunity. 7(5): 518-29.

Haile Y, Carmine-Simmen K, Olechowski C, Kerr B, Bleackley RC, Giuliani F.  (2015) Granzyme B-inhibitor serpina3n induces neuroprotection in vitro and in vivoJ Neuroinflammation. Sep 4;12:157.


Hamula, C.L.A., H. Peng, Z. Wang, A.M. Newbigging, G.J. Tyrrell, X.F. Li and X.C. Le. (2015) The effects of SELEX conditions on the resultant aptamer pools in the selection of aptamers binding to bacterial cells. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 81(5-6):194-206. PMID:26538121.


Hatchette TF, Drews SJ, Grudeski E, Booth T, Martineau C, Dust K, Garceau R, Gubbay J, Karnauchow T, Krajden M, Levett PN, Mazzulli T, McDonald RR, McNabb A, Mubareka S, Needle R, Petrich A, Richardson S, Rutherford C, Smieja M, Tellier R, Tipples G, LeBlanc JJ. (2015) Detection of enterovirus D68 in Canadian laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. May;53(5):1748-51. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03686-14. Epub 2015 Mar 4.


Hawkes MT, Forgie S, Brophy J, Crockett M. (2015) Artesunate treatment of severe pediatric malaria: A review of parasite clearance kinetics and clinical implications. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 Sep-Oct;26(5):237-40.


Hawkes MT, Conroy AL, Opoka RO, Hermann L, Thorpe KE, McDonald C, Kim H, Higgins S, Namasopo S, John C, Miller C, Liles WC, Kain KC. (2015) Inhaled nitric oxide as adjunctive therapy for severe malaria: a randomized controlled trial. Malar J. 2015 Oct 29;14(1):421.


Hawkes M, Conroy AL, Opoka RO, Namasopo S, Zhong K, Liles WC, John CC, Kain KC. (2015) Slow Clearance of Plasmodium falciparum in Severe Pediatric Malaria, Uganda, 2011-2013. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Jul;21(7):1237-9.


Hayden RT, Preiksaitis J, Tong Y, Pang X, Sun Y, Tang L, Cook L, Pounds S, Fryer J, Caliendo AM. (2015) Commutability of the First World Health Organization International Standard for Human Cytomegalovirus. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Oct;53(10):3325-33


M. Healey, M. Woodside and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Phase Transitions and Structure Analysis in Wild- Type, A30P, E46K, and A53T Mutants of ɑ-Synuclein, European Biophysics Journal (accepted November 18, 2015), IF=2.219


R. Hellinger, J. Koehbach, D.E. Soltis, E.J. Carpenter, G.K. Wong, C.W. Gruber. (2015) Peptidomics of circular cysteine-rich plant peptides: Analysis of the diversity of cyclotides from Viola tricolor by transcriptome and proteome mining. J. Proteome Res. 14: 4851-4862. PMID: 26399495. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.5b00681


Hézode C, Hirschfield GM, Ghesquiere W, Sievert W, Rodriguez-Torres M, Shafran SD, Thuluvath PJ, Tatum HA, Waked I, Esmat G, Lawitz EJ, Rustgi VK, Pol S, Wels N, Pockros PJ, Bourliere M, Serfaty L, Vierling JM, Fried MW, Weiland O, Brunetto MR, Everson GT, Zeuzem S, Kwo PY, Sulkowski M, Bräu N, Hernandez D, McPhee F, Wind-Rotolo M, Liu Z, Noviello S, Hughes EA, Yin PD, Schnittman S. (2015) Daclatasvir plus peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 or 4: a randomized study. Gut 64:948-56.


P. Hinow, E.A. Rietman, S.I. Omar and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Algebraic and Topological Indices of Molecular Pathway Networks in Human Cancers, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering vol. 12, No. 6, December pp. 1289-1302 (2015) IF=0.866


G. Hirschfield, AL Mason, V. Luketic, K Lindor, S. Gordon, M. Mayo, K. Kowdley, C. Vincent, H. Bodhenheimer, A. Parés, M. Trauner, H. Marschall, L. Adorini, C. Sciacca, T. Beecher-Jones, E. Castelloe, O. Böhm, D. Shapiro (2015) Efficacy of Obeticholic Acid in Patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Inadequate Response to Ursodeoxycholic Acid.. Gastroenterology 148:751-761


J.D. Hollister, S. Greiner, W. Wang, J. Wang, Y. Zhang, G.K. Wong, S.I. Wright, M.T. Johnson. (2015) Recurrent loss of sex is associated with accumulation of deleterious mutations in Oenothera. Mol. Biol. Evol. 32: 896-905. PMID: 25534028. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msu345


Hu Q and Baldwin TA. (2015) Differential roles for Bim and Nur77 in thymocyte clonal deletion induced by ubiquitous self-antigen. The Journal of Immunology. 194(6): 2643-53


Islam A, Schulz S, Afroz S, Babiuk LA, van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk S. (2015) Interaction of VP8 with mRNAs of bovine herpesvirus-1. Virus Res. Feb 2;197:116-26. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2014.12.017. Epub 2014 Dec 18.


Jacobson I, Zeuzem S, Flisiak R, Knysz B, Lueth S, Zarebska-Michaluk D, Janczewska E, Ferenci P, Diago M, Zignego AL, Safadi R, Baruch Y, Abdurakhmanov D, Shafran S, Thabut D, Bruck R, Gadano A, Thompson AJ, Kopit J, McPhee F, Michener T, Hughes E, Yin PD, Noviello S. (2015) Daclatasvir versus telaprevir plus peginterferon alfa/ribavirin for HCV genotype 1. World J Hepatol (in press).


A.Jandová, J. Pokorný, J. Pokorný, J. Kobilková, M. Nedbalova, A. Čoček, F. Jelínek, J. Vrba, J.
Vrba (Jr.), A. Dohnalova, J. Kytnarová, J.A. Tuszyński and A. Foletti (2015) Diseases Caused by Defects of Energy Level and Loss of Coherence in Living Cells, Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine Volume 34 (2) – Jun 1, 2015, IF=1.194.


Jeremy A. Hirota, David J. Marchant, Gurpreet K. Singhera, Fatemeh Moheimani, Delbert R. Dorscheid, Chris Carlsten, Don D. Sin, Darryl A. Knight. (2015) Urban particulate matter increases human airway epithelial cell IL-1β secretion following scratch wounding and H1N1 influenza A exposure in vitro. Experimental Lung Research,  In press.


Jung K, Gupta N, Wang P, Lewis J, Gopal K, Wu F, Ye X, Alshareef A, Abdulkarim B, Douglas D, Kneteman N, Lai R. (2015) Triple negative breast cancers comprise a highly turorigenic cell subpopulation detectable by its high responsiveness to a Sox2 regulartory region 2 (SRR2) reporter. Oncotarget  Apr 30;6(12):10366-7320.


Kassem S, Marawan A, El-Sheikh S, Barakat KH (2015) Entropy In Bimolecular Simulations: A Comprehensive Review Of Atomic Fluctuations-Based Methods. J Mol Graph Model (Accepted).


C.D.Katsetos, M. J. Reginato, L. D’Agostino, A. Legido, P. W. Baas, J.A. Tuszyński, E. Dráberová, and P. Dráber (2015) Emerging Microtubule Targets in Glioma Therapy, Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, DOI:, March 2015, vol. 22 (issue 1) pp. 49-72 (2015) IF=1.883.


A.Kuban-Jankowska, M. Gorska, J.A. Tuszynski, C. Churchill, P. Winter, M. Klobukowski and M.
Woźniak (2015) Inactivation of protein tyrosine phosphatases by peracids correlates with the hydrocarbon chain length, Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 36:1069-1083


A. Kuban-Jankowska, K. K. Sahu, M. Gorska, J. A. Tuszynski and M. Wozniak (2015) Chicoric acid properties to prevent infection by decrease the activity of YopH virulence factor, Microbiology and Immunology (accepted November 27, 2015), IF=1.242


A. Kuban-Jankowska, M. Gorska, L. Jaremko, M. Jaremko, J. A. Tuszynski and M. Wozniak (2015) The physiological concentration of ferrous iron (II) alters the inhibitory effect of hydrogen peroxide on CD45, LAR and PTP1B phosphatases, Biometals (accepted September 22, 2015), IF=2.503


A. Kuban-Jankowska, K. Sahu, P. Niedzialkowski, M. Gorska, J.A. Tuszynski, T. Ossowski, and M.Wozniak (2015) Redox process is crucial for inhibitory properties of aurintricarboxylic acid against activity of YopH – virulence factor of Yersinia pestis, Oncotarget, vol. 6, no. 21 pp. 18364-18373, IF=6.63


Lai FY, Dover DC, Lee B, Fonseca K, Solomon N, Plitt SS, Jaipaul J, Tipples GA, Charlton CL. (2015) Determining rubella immunity in pregnant Alberta women 2009-2012. Vaccine. 2015 Jan 29;33(5):635-41. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.12.022. Epub 2014 Dec 19.


W. Lammers, G. Hirschfield, C. Corpechot, F. Nevens, J. Talkwalkar, H. Janssen, A. Floreani, C. Ponsioen, M. Mayo, P. Invernizzi, P. Battezzati, A. Parés, A. Burroughs,, A. Mason, K. Kowdley, T. Kumagi, M. Harms, P. Trivedi, R. Poupon, A. Cheung, A. Lleo, K. Lindor, B. Hansen, H. van Buuren (2015) Development and Validation of a Scoring System to Predict Outcomes of Patients With Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Receiving Ursodeoxycholic Acid Therapy. Gastroenterology in press 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.07.061


Landi A, Broadhurst D, Vernon SD, Tyrrell DLJ, Houghton M.  Reductions in circulating levels of I-16, IL-7 and VEGF-A in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.  Cytokine 2015. Nov 23: 78:27-36.  Doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.11.018. (Epub ahead of print)


F.W. Li, C.J. Rothfels, M. Melkonian, J.C. Villarreal, D.W. Stevenson, S.W. Graham, G.K. Wong, S. Mathews, K.M. Pryer. (2015). The origin and evolution of phototropins. Front. Plant Sci. 6: 637. PMID: 26322073. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00637


F.W. Li, M. Melkonian, C.J. Rothfels, J.C. Villarreal, D.W. Stevenson, S.W. Graham, G.K. Wong, K.M. Pryer, S. Mathews. (2015) Phytochrome diversity in green plants and the origin of canonical plant phytochromes. Nat. Commun. 6: 7852. PMID: 26215968. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8852


C.S. Lin, J.J. Chen, Y.T. Huang, M.T. Chan, H. Daniell, W.J. Chang, C.T. Hsu, D.C. Liao, F.H. Wu, S.Y. Lin, Liao CF, Deyholos MK, Wong GK, Albert VA, Chou ML, Chen CY, Shih MC (2015). The location and translocation of ndh genes of chloroplast origin in the Orchidaceae family. Sci. Rep. 5: 9040. PMID: 25761566. DOI: 10.1038/srep09040


Lineker C, Kerr PM, Nguyen P, Bloor I, Astbury S, Patel N, Budge H, Hemmings DG, Plane F, Symonds ME, Bell RC. “High fructose consumption in pregnancy alters the perinatal environment without increasing metabolic disease in the offspring,” Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2015 Jul 6


Lisboa LF, Egli A, O’Shea D, Åsberg A, Hartmann A, Rollag H, Pang XL, Tyrrell DL, Kumar D, Humar A. (2015) Hcmv-miR-UL22A-5p: A Biomarker in Transplantation With Broad Impact on Host Gene Expression and Potential Immunological Implications. Am J Transplant. Apr 1. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13222. [Epub ahead of print]


Lopez-Orozco, J., Pare, J.M., Holme, A.L., Chaulk, S.G., Fahlman, R.P. and Hobman, T.C. (2015) Functional analyses of phosphorylation events in human Argonaute 2. RNA 21: 2030-8. doi: 10.1261/rna.053207.115.


M.J. Lyu, U. Gowik, S. Kelly, S. Covshoff, J. Mallmann, P. Westhoff, J.M. Hibberd, M. Stata, R.F. Sage, H. Lu, Wei X, Wong GK, Zhu XG (2015) RNA-Seq based phylogeny recapitulates previous phylogeny of the genus Flaveria (Asteraceae) with some modifications. BMC Evol. Biol. 15: 116. PMID: 26084484. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0399-9


Mackenzie-Dyck S, Latimer L, Atanley E, Kovacs-Nolan J, Attah-Poku S, Babiuk LA, van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk S. (2015) Immunogenicity of a bovine herpesvirus 1 glycoprotein d DNA vaccine complexed with bovine neutrophil Beta-defensin 3. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 22(1):79-90. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00476-14. Epub 2014 Nov 5.


Mahrooghy, S. Yarahmadian, V. Menon, V. Reazania and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) The use of compressive sensing and peak detection in the reconstruction of microtubule length time series in the process of dynamic instability, DOI:, Computers in Biology and Medicine (2015), IF=1.240


Manning Fox J, Lyon J, Dai XQ, Wright R, Hayward J, van de Bunt M, Kin T, Shapiro J, McCArthy M, Gloyn A, Ungrin M, Lakey J, Kneteman N, Warnock G, Korbutt G, Rajotte R, MacDonald P. (2015) Human islet function following twenty years of cryogenic biobanking.  Diabetologia. Open access 01 May 2015


Marcet-Palacios M, Ewen C, Pittman E, Duggan B, Carmine-Simmen K, Fahlman RP, Bleackley RC. (2015) Design and characterization of a novel human Granzyme B inhibitor. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2015 Jan;28(1):9-17. doi: 10.1093/protein/gzu052. Epub 2014 Dec 9.


Marquez, E and Kane, K. (2015). Identities of P2 and P3 residues of H-2Kb-bound peptides determine mouse Ly49C recognition. PLoS One. 10(7): 0-0.


Martin LJ, Lee BE, Yasui Y.  (2015) Google Flu Trends in Canada: A comparison of digital disease surveillance data with physician consultations and respiratory virus surveillance data, 2010-14. Epidemiol Infect. Epub.2015


McKillop SJ, Belletrutti MJ, Lee BE, Yap JY, Noga ML, Desai SJ, Sergi C. (2015)  Adenovirus necrotizing hepatitis complicating atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor. Pediatr Int. Oct;57(5):974-7. doi: 10.1111/ped.12674. Epub 2015 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 26508178


Mehta N, Taylor J, Quilty D, Barry M. (2015) Ectromelia virus encodes an anti-apoptotic protein that regulates cell death. Virology. 2015 Jan 15;475:74-87. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.10.023. Epub 2014 Nov 26.


Members of the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network Syphilis Laboratory Task Group during authorship (co-chairs and membership in alphabetical order), Tsang RS, Morshed M, Allen V, Chernesky MA, Fonseca K, Garceau R, Jayaraman GC, Kadkhoda K, Lee BE, Levett PN, Radons SM, Serhir B, Singh AE, Wong T. (2015) Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network national syphilis laboratory testing recommendations: INTRODUCTION. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. Jan-Feb;26(Suppl A):4A-5A. PubMed PMID: 25798164; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4353978.


Mohamed A, Johnston R, Shmulevitz, M. (2015). Potential for Improving Potency and Specificity of Reovirus Oncolysis with Next-Generation Reovirus Variants. Viruses (Review) Dec 1;7(12):6251-78. doi: 10.3390/v7122936


Mohamed A, Teicher C, Haefliger S, Shmulevitz M. (2015) Reduced virion-associated σ1 fibers on oncolytic reovirus variants promotes adaptation towards tumorigenic cells. J Virol. 89(8): 4319-4334. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03651-14


Nyende S, Conroy A, Opoka RO, Namasopo S, Kain KC, Mpimbaza A, Bhargava R, Hawkes M. (2015) Solar-powered oxygen delivery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Jul 9;16:297.


O’Shea D, Law J, Egli A, Douglas D, Lund G, Forester S, Lambert J, Law M, Burton DR, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Humar A, Kneteman N. (2015) Prevention of HCV infection using a broad cross-neutralizing monoclonal antibody (AR4A) and Epigallocatechin-Gallate. Liver Transpl. 2015 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/lt.24344. [Epub ahead of print]


Pabbaraju K, S Wong, SJ Drews, G Tipples and R Tellier. (2015) Full genome analysis of enterovirus D-68 strains circulating in Alberta, Canada. J Med Virol  Dec 8. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24444. [Epub ahead of print]

Pang X, Lee BE. (2015) Laboratory Diagnosis of Noroviruses: Present and Future. Clin Lab Med. Jun;35(2):345-362.


T. Perry, J. Jovel, J. Patterson, G.K. Wong, R.N. Fedorak, A. Thiesen, B. Dicken, K.L. Madsen. (2015) Fecal microbial transplant after ileocolic resection reduces ileitis but restores colitis in IL-10 -/- mice. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 21: 1479-1490. PMID: 26070001. DOI: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000383


Peterson, S.W., I. Martin, W. Demczuk, A. Bharat, L. Hoang, J. Wylie, V. Allen, B. Lefebvre, G.J. Tyrrell, G. Horsman, D. Haldane, R. Garceau, T. Wong and M.R. Mulvey. (2015) Molecular assay for the detection of ciprofloxacin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae from cultures and clinical nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53(11):3606-3608. PMID:26292300.


Peterson, S.W., I. Martin, W. Demczuk, A. Bharat, L. Hoang, J. Wylie, V. Allen, B. Lefebvre, G.J. Tyrrell, G. Horsman, D. Haldane, R. Garceau, T. Wong and M. Mulvey. (2015) Molecular assay for the detection of genetic markers associated with decreased susceptibility to cephalosporins in Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53(7):2042-2048. PMID:25878350.


Piret J, Goyette N, Eckenroth BE, Drouot E, Götte M, Boivin G. (2015) Contrasting Effect of W781V and W780V Mutations in Helix N of Herpes Simplex Virus-1 and Human Cytomegalovirus DNA Polymerases on Antiviral Drug Susceptibility. Journal of Virology  Apr 15;89(8):4636-44


R. R. Poznanski, J.A. Tuszynsik and T.E. Feinberg (eds.), Biophysics of Consciousness: A Foundational Approach, ISBN 9789814644259, World Scientific, Singapore, (2015)


J. Preto, M. Pettini, and J. A. Tuszynski (2015) Role of electrodynamic interactions in long-distance biomolecular recognition, Physical Review E 91, 052710 – Published 22 May 2015, IF=2.352.


Qin L, Favis N, Famulski J, Evans DH. (2015) Evolution of and Evolutionary Relationships between Extant Vaccinia Virus Strains. J Virol. 2015 Feb 1;89(3):1809-24. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02797-14. Epub 2014 Nov 19.


Qiu Y, Lee BE, Neumann N, Ashbolt N, Craik S, Maal-Bared R, Pang X. (2015) Assessment of human virus removal during municipal wastewater treatment in Edmonton, Canada. J Appl Microbiol. Oct 16. doi: 10.1111/jam.12971. [Epub ahead of print]


Reid, C.R., Airo, A.M. and Hobman, T.C. (2015) The Virus-host Interplay: Biogenesis of +RNA Replication Complexes. Viruses 7: 4385-4413. doi: 10.3390/v7082825.


V. Rezania, D. Coombe and J. A. Tuszynski (2015) A physiologically-based  flow network model for hepatic drug elimination III: 2D/3D DLA lobule models, Theoretical Biology and Computational
edicine (accepted with minor corrections December 24, 2015), IF=0.95


E.A. Rietman, J. Platig, J. A. Tuszynski, G. L. Klement  (2015) Thermodynamic Measures of Cancer: Gibbs Free Energy and Entropy of Protein-Protein Interactions, Journal of Biological Physics (accepted with minor reevisions December 14, 2015), IF=1.286


Roggenbeck BA, Carew MW, Charrois GJ, Douglas DN, Kneteman NM, Lu X, Le XC, Leslie EM. (2015) Characterization of arsenic hepatobiliary transplrot using sandwich cultured human hepatocytes. Toxicol Sci  Jun;145(2):307-20  Epub 2015 Mar 9.


Rothfels CJ, Li FW, Sigel EM, Huiet L, Larsson A, Burge DO, Ruhsam M, Deyholos M, Soltis DE, Stewart CN Jr, Shaw SW, Pokorny L, Chen T, dePamphilis C, DeGironimo L, Chen L, Wei X, Sun X, Korall P, Stevenson DW, Graham SW, Wong GK, Pryer KM. (2015) The evolutionary history of ferns inferred from 25 low-copy nuclear genes. Am. J. Bot. 102: 1089-1107. PMID: 26199366. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1500089


K. Sahu, M. Woodside and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) α-Synuclein dimer structures found from computational simulations, Biochimie (accepted July 12, 2015), IF=2.963


V. Salari, M. Sajadi, H. Bassereh, V. Rezania, M. Alaei and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) On the Classical Vibrational Coherence of Carbonyl Groups in the Selectivity Filter Backbone of the KcsA Ion Channel, J of Integrative Neuroscience Vol. 14, no. 2, 195-206 (2015), IF=1.121.


Sawatzky, P., G. Liu, J.R. Dillon, V. Allen, B. Lefebvre, L. Hoang, G.J. Tyrrell, P. van Caeseele, P. Levett, and I. Martin. (2015) Quality assurance for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Canada 2003 to 2012. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53(11):3646-3649. PMID:26338862.



Shafran SD. (2015) Hepatitis C genotype 1 paradox: Cost per treatment is increasing, but cost per cure is decreasing. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 29:46-8.


Shafran SD. (2015) HIV co-infected have similar SVR rates as HCV mono-infected with DAAs: it’s time to end segregation and integrate HIV patients into HCV trials. Clin Infect Dis 61:1127-34.


Shafran SD. (2015) Live attenuated herpes zoster vaccine for HIV-infected adults. HIV Medicine 2015; Aug 27 [Epub ahead of print].


Shah G, Tse-Chang A, Cooper R, Robinson J, Zorzela L, Amirav I, Codesal MC, Dixit D, Hansen E, Hawkes M. (2015) Nodular Lung Lesions in a 10 Week-Old Infant. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 May 9.


D. Sharon, M. Chen, G. Zhang, S. Girgis, D. Graham, C. McDougall, B. Subsin, S. Wasilenko, A. Montano-Loza, A. Mason. (2015) Impact of combination antiretroviral therapy in the NOD.c3c4 mouse model of autoimmune biliary disease. Liver International 35;1442-1450


Shigayeva, A., W. Rudnick, K. Green, G.J. Tyrrell, W. Demczuk, W. Gold, J. Gubbay, F. Jamieson, A. Plevneshi, S. Pong-Porter, S. Richardson, A. McGeer and the Toronto Invasive Diseases Network. (2015) Association of serotype with respiratory presentations of pneumococcal infection, Ontario, Canada, 2003-2011. Vaccine. Nov 18, 2015. PMID:26602266.


Shigayeva, A, W. Rudnick, K. Green, D. Chen, W. Demzcuk, W. Gold, J. Johnstone, I. Kitai, S. Krajden, R. Lovinsky, M. Muller, J. Powis, N. Rau, S. Walmsley, G.J. Tyrrell, A. McGeer. (2015) Invasive pneumococcal disease among immunocompromised persons: implications for vaccination programs. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015 Sep 9. PMID:26354970.


Shmulevitz M and Mohamed A. (2-15) Nogo to IFN by Ras. Cell Cycle (Invited News and Views). Aug 3;14(15):2392-3. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2015.1063310.


Simmonds, D.K.,  S. Fathima, L. Chui,M. Lovgren,P. Shook,M. Shuel, G. J. Tyrrell, R. Tsang, S.J. Drews.

(2015) Dominance of two genotypes of Bordetella pertussis during a period of increased pertussis activity in Alberta, Canada: January 2012 – August 2012. International Journal for Infectious Diseases. 29:223-225. PMID:25462185.


S. Siccardi, J.A. Tuszynski and A. Adamatzki (2015) Boolean gates on actin filaments, Physics Letters A, on-line September 24 2015. IF=1.683


Singaravelu R, O’Hara S, Jones D, Chen R, Taylor N, Srinivasan P, Quan C, Roy D, Steenbergen R, Kumar A, Lyn R, Ozcelik D, Rouleau Y,  Nguyen M, Rayner K, Hobman T, Tyrrell DLJ,  Russell R, Pezacki J.  MicroRNAs regulate the immunometabolic response to viral infection in the liver.  Nature Chemical Biology 2015 Oct 19. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.1940. [Epub ahead of print]


Singh AE, Levett PN, Fonseca K, Jayaraman GC, Lee BE. (2015) Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network laboratory guidelines for congenital syphilis and syphilis screening in pregnant women in Canada. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. Jan-Feb;26(Suppl A):23A-8A. PubMed PMID: 25798162; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4353984.


Stamatikos AD, da Silva RP, Lewis JT, Douglas DN, Kneteman NM, Jacobs RL, Paton CM. (2015) Tissue specific effects of dietary carbohydrates and obesity on ChREBPα and ChREBPβ expression. Lipids  November 09 [Epub ahead of print].


M. St. George, A. T. Ayoub, A. Banerjee, C. Churchill, P. Winter, M. Klobukowski, C. Cass, R.

Ludueña, J. A. Tuszynski and S. Damaraju (2015) Designing and Testing of Novel Taxanes to Probe the Highly Complex Mechanisms by Which Taxanes Bind to Microtubules and Cause Cytotoxicity to Cancer Cells, PLoS One, 23 pages, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0129168 June 8, 2015 IF=3.534.


Tang JW, Trivedi PJ, Lammers WJ, van Buuren HR, Parés A, Floreani A, Janssen HL, Invernizzi P, Battezzati PM, Ponsioen CY, Corpechot C, Poupon R, Mayo MJ, Burroughs AK, Nevens F, Mason AL, Kowdley KV, Lleo A, Caballeria L, Lindor KD, Hansen BE, Hirschfield GM; On behalf of the Global PBC Study Group. (2015) Stratification of hepatocellular carcinoma risk in primary biliary cirrhosis: a multicentre international study. Gut. 2015 Jan 7. pii: gutjnl-2014-308351. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2014-308351. [Epub ahead of print]


T. Tilli, N. Carels and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Optimization of combination chemotherapy based on the calculation of network entropy for protein-protein interactions in breast cancer cell lines, European Physical Journal Nonlinear Biomedical Physics 3:6


L. Tonello, M. Cocchi, F. Gabrielli and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) On the possible quantum role of serotonin in consciousness, Journal of Integrative Neuroscience vol. 14, no. 3 pp. 295-308 (2015), IF=1.121.


YP Tong, B E Lee, XL Pang (2015)  Rapid genotyping of human rotavirus using SYBR green real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction with melting curve analysis. World J Virol  November 12; 4(4): 000-000


Toso C, Meeberg G, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Dufour JF, Marotta P, Majno P, Kneteman N. (2015) Total tumor volume and alpha fetoprotein for selection of transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma: A prospective validation. Hepatology 2 Jul;62(1):158-65.  Epub 2015 Apr 22


P. Trivedi, W. Lammers, H. van Buuren, A.Parés, A. Floreani, H. Janssen, P. Invernizzi, P Battezzati, C. Ponsioen, C. Corpechot, R. Poupon, M. Mayo, A. Burroughs, F. Nevens, A. Mason, K. Kowdley, A. Leo,L. Caballeria, K. Lindor, B. Hansen, G. Hirschfield, on behalf of the Global PBC Study group. (2015) Stratification of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: A Multi-Center International Study. Gut DOI:10.1136/gutjnl-2014-308351


Tsang, R.S., L. Hoang, G.J. Tyrrell, G. Horsman, J. Wylie, F. Jamieson, B. Lefebvre and M. Taha. (2015) Genetic and antigenic characterization of Canadian invasive Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C (MenC) case isolates in the post MenC-conjugate vaccine era, 2009-2013. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 64(Pt2):174-179.  PMID:25587078.


C-Y Tseg and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) A Unified Approach to Drug Discovery, Drug Discovery Today,(accepted June 5, 2015) IF=6.422


C-Y Tseg and J.A. Tuszynski (2015) Entropic analysis reveals a connection between the recurrence of cancer and chemotherapy, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences,  Volume 22, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages 674–678, IF=1.274


Unterweger, D., Kostiuk, B., Oetjengerdes, R., Wilton, A., Diaz, L., and Pukatzki, S.: (2015) Chimeric adaptor proteins translocate diverse type VI secretion system effectors in Vibrio cholerae. EMBO Journal: 34(16): 2198-2210.


Viricel C, Ahmed M, Barakat K (2015) Human PD-1 binds differently to its human ligands: A comprehensive modeling study. J Mol Graph Model 57C: 131-142.

Wang Y, Buggia-Prévot V, Zavorka ME, Bleackley RC, MacDonald RG, Thinakaran G, Kar S. (2015) Overexpression of the Insulin-Like Growth Factor II Receptor Increases β-Amyloid Production and Affects Cell Viability. Mol Cell Biol. 2 Jul;35(14):2368-84.


W. Wang, J. Jovel, B. Halloran, E. Wine, J. Patterson, G. Ford, S. O’Keefe, Bo Meng, D. Song, Y. Zhang, Z. Tian, S. Wasilenko, M. Rahbari, S. Reza, T. Mitchell, T. Jordan, E. Carpenter, K. Madsen, R. Fedorak, L. Dieleman, G. Wong. A. Mason (2015) Metagenomic analyses of microbiome in colon tissue from subjects with inflammatory bowel diseases reveals interplay of viruses and bacteria. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 21;1419-27.


W. Wang, S. Indik, G.K. Wong, A.L. Mason. (2015) Editorial: betaretrovirus in biliary epithelia of patients with autoimmune and cryptogenic liver disease – authors’ reply. Aliment. Pharmacol. Ther. 41: 491. PMID: 25631652. DOI: 10.1111/apt.13082


W. Wang, S. Indik, S.T. Wasilenko, A. Faschinger, E.J. Carpenter, Z. Tian, Y. Zhang, G.K. Wong, A.L. Mason. (2015) Frequent proviral integration of the human betaretrovirus in biliary epithelium of patients with autoimmune and idiopathic liver disease. Aliment. Pharmacol. Ther. PMID: 25521721. DOI: 10.1111/apt.13054;[Epub ahead of print]


Waye, A., A. Chuck, P. Jacobs, G.J. Tyrrell, J.D. Kellner, V. Remple. (2015)  Prevnar 7 childhood immunization program in pneumococcal incidence and resulting impact on health care costs in Alberta (2003-2008). Drugs – Real World Outcomes.  2(2):153-161.


Weber, B.S., Ly, P.M., Irwin, J.N., Pukatzki, S., Feldman, M.F.: (2015) A multidrug resistance plasmid acts as a molecular switch for T6SS in Acinetobacter baumannii. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 9442-9447. 2015.


West, A.P., Khoury-Hanold, W., Staron, M., Tal, M.C., Pineda, C.M., Lang, S.M., Bestwick, M., Duguay, B.A., Raimundo, N., MacDuff, D.A., Kaech, S.M., Smiley, J.R., Means, R.E., Iwasaki, A,. Shadel, G.S. (2015) Mitochondrial DNA stress primes the antiviral innate immune response.  Nature 520: 553-557.


Wilson J, Tyrrell DL, et al.  The Fourth Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C:  Moving Towards a National Action Plan”.   Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.  October 2015  ACCEPTED


Wu C, Molavi O, Zhang H, Gupta N, Alshareef A, Bone K, Gopal K, Wu F, Lewis J, Douglas D, Kneteman N, Lai R. (2015) STAT1 is phosphorylated and down-regulated by the oncogenic tyrosine kinase NPM-ALK in ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Blood. July 16;126(3):336-45.  Epub 2015 Apr 28.


Yang Y, Moore MJ, Brockington SF, Soltis DE, Wong GK, Carpenter EJ, Zhang Y, Chen L, Yan Z, Xie Y, Sage RF, Covshoff S, Hibberd JM, Nelson MN, Smith SA. (2015) Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing. Mol Biol Evol. 2015 Aug;32(8):2001-14. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv081. Epub 2015 Apr 2.


Yeh LC, Banerjee A, Prasad V, Tuszynski JA, Weis A, Bakos T, Yeh IT, Ludueña RF and Lee JC (2015) Effect of CH-35, a novel anti-tumor colchicine analogue, on breast cancer cells over-expressing the βIII isotype of tubulin, New Investigational Drugs (accepted December 18, 2015), IF=2.919


You, J., Hou, S., Malik-Soni, N., Xu, Z., Kumar, A., Rachubinski, R.A., Frappier, L., and Hobman, T.C. (2015) Flavivirus infection impairs peroxisome biogenesis and early anti-viral signaling. J. Virol 89: 12349-61. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01365-15.
This article was selected by the editors for inclusion in “Spotlight,” a feature in the Journal that highlights research articles of significant interest from the current issue.


G. Zhang, D. Sharon, J. Jovel, L. Liu, E. Wine, N. Tahbaz, S. Indik, A. Mason (2015) Pericentriolar targeting of the Gag protein of mouse mammary tumor virus. PLoS One June 29 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131515


Zhuo R, Hasing ME; Team of Molecular Diagnostics, Pang XL  (2015)  A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism at the TaqMan Probe-Binding Site Impedes Real-Time Reverse Transcription-PCR-Based Detection of Norovirus GII.4 Sydney. J Clin Microbiol. Oct;53(10):3353-4.




Adachi D, Tang JW, Lundeberg R, Tipples G, Charlton CL, Drews SJ. (2014) Comparison of the IMDx influenza A virus, influenza B virus, and respiratory syncytial virus A/B assay on the m2000 platform with real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assays. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec;52(12):4441-2. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02565-14. Epub 2014 Oct 1.


Adachi D, Benedet M, Tang JW, Taylor GD. (2014) Comparative evaluation of Roche’s COBAS Ampliprep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Test v2.0 and Abbott’s RealTime m2000sp/rt HIV-1 assay on PPTs and EDTA samples. J Clin Virol. May;60(1):78-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2014.01.019. Epub 2014 Feb 4. No abstract available.


Adokoh CK, Quan S, Hitt M, Darkwa J, Kumar P, Narain R. (2014) Synthesis and Evaluation of Glycopolymeric Decorated Gold Nanoparticles Functionalized with Gold-Triphenyl Phosphine as Anti-Cancer Agents. Biomacromolecules 15(10): 3802-10.


Agrawal A, Samrat SK, Kumar R, Tyrrell DLJ, and Agrawal B.  (2014) Co-Incubation with core proteins of HBV and HCV leads to modulation of human Dendritic Cells.  Viral Immunol. 2014 Oct;27(8):412-7. doi: 10.1089/vim.2014.0056. Epub 2014 Aug 22.


Anggakusuma, Colpitts, CC, LM Schang, Rachmawati, H, Frentzen, A, Pfaender, S, Behrendt, P, Brown, RJP, Bankwitz, D, Steinmann, J Ott, M, Meuleman, P, Pietschmann, T, Steinmann, E (2014) Turmeric curcumin inhibits entry of all hepatitis c virus genotypes into human liver cells. Gut 63(7):1137-1149.


Anwar-Mohamed A, Barakat KH, Bhat R, Noskov SY, Tyrrell DL, Tuszynski JA, Houghton M. (2014) A human ether-á-go-go-related (hERG) ion channel atomistic model generated by long supercomputer molecular dynamics simulations and its use in predicting drug cardiotoxicity. Toxicol Lett. 2014 Nov 4;230(3):382-92. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2014.08.007. Epub 2014 Aug 13.


Asrani SK, Wiesner R, Trotter JF, Klintmalm G, Katz E, Maller E, Roberts J, Kneteman N, Teperman L, Fung JJ, Millis JM. De novo sirolimus and reducted dose tacrolimus versus standard dose tacrolimus after liver transplantation: the 2000-2003 phase II prospective randomized trial.  AJT 2014 Feb;14(2):356-66,[ Epub ahead of print].


Awate S, Wilson HL, Singh B, Babiuk LA, Mutwiri G. (2014) The adjuvant PCEP induces recruitment of myeloid and lymphoid cells at the injection site and draining lymph node. Vaccine. 32(21):2420-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.03.014. Epub 2014 Mar 21.


Axel, A, Kin T, O’Gorman D, Bigam D, Knetman N, Peters , Shapiro James. Impact of Adverse Pancreatic Injury at Surgical Procurement Upon Islet Isolation Outcome. Transplant International. 30 June 2014 Volume 27, Issue 11, November 2014, Pages: 1135–1142 [ Epub ahead of print].


Barakat K, Houghton M, Tyrrell DLJ,  Tuszynski J.    (2014) Rational Drug Design:  One Target, Many Paths to IT.  Int. J Computational Models & Algorithms in Med.  DOI: 10.4018/ijcmam.2014010104


Barakat KH, Anwar-Mohamed A, Tuszynski JA, Robins MJ, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. (2014) A Refined Model of the HCV NS5A Protein Bound to Daclatasvir Explains Drug-Resistant Mutations and Activity against Divergent Genotypes. J Chem Inf Model. 2014 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]


Benesch, M.G.K., Tang, X., Maeda, T., Ohhata, A., Zhao, Y.Y., Kok, B.P.C., Dewald, J., Hitt, M., Curtis, J.M., McMullen, T.P.W., and Brindley, D.N. (2014) Inhibition of autotaxin delays breast tumor growth and lung metastasis in mice. FASEB J. 28(6): 2655-66.


T. Bennett, S.F. Brockington, C. Rothfels, S.W. Graham, D. Stevenson, T. Kutchan, M. Rolf, P. Thomas, G.K. Wong, O. Leyser, et al. (2014) Paralogous radiations of PIN proteins with multiple origins of noncanonical PIN structure. Mol. Biol. Evol. 31: 2042-2060. PMID: 24758777. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msu147
Burles K, van Buuren N, Barry M. (2014) Ectromelia virus encodes a family of Ankyrin/F-box proteins that regulate NFκB. Virology. 2014 Nov;468-470:351-62. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.08.030. Epub 2014 Sep 18.


Bareiss B, Barry M. (2014) Fowlpox virus encodes two p28-like ubiquitin ligases that are expressed early and late during infection. Virology. 2014 Aug;462-463:60-70. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.05.018. Epub 2014 Jun 17.


Bleackley RC. (2014) Cloning CTL-Specific Genes (And Now for Something Completely Differential). Front Immunol. 2014 Oct 14;5:509. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2014.00509. eCollection 2014. Review. No abstract available.


Burles K, Irwin CR, Burton RL, Schriewer J, Evans DH, Buller RM, Barry M. (2014) Initial characterization of vaccinia virus B4 suggests a role in virus spread. Virology. 2014 May;456-457:108-20. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.03.019. Epub 2014 Apr 4.


Campbell S, Thibault J, Mehta N, Colman PM, Barry M, Kvansakul M. (2014) Structural insight into BH3 domain binding of vaccinia virus antiapoptotic F1L. J Virol. 2014 Aug;88(15):8667-77. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01092-14. Epub 2014 May 21.


Cardoso FS, Karvellas CJ, Kneteman NM, Meeberg G, Fidalgo P, Bagshaw SM. Respiratory rate at intensive care unit discharge after liver transplant is an independent risk factor for intensive care unit readmission within the same hospital stay: A nested case-control study. J. Crit Care. 24 April 2014 [Epub ahead of print]


P.A. Christin, M. Arakaki, C.P. Osborne, A. Bräutigam, R.F. Sage, J.M. Hibberd, S. Kelly, S. Covshoff, G.K. Wong, L. Hancock, et al. (2014) Shared origins of a key enzyme during the evolution of C4 and CAM metabolism. J. Exp. Bot. 65: 3609-3621. PMID: 24638902. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/eru087


Churchill CD, Klobukowski M, Tuszynski JA. (2014) The Unique Binding Mode of Laulimalide to Two Tubulin Protofilaments. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2014 Nov 6. doi: 10.1111/cbdd.12475. [Epub ahead of print]


Congly SE, Doucette KE, Coffin CS. (2014) Outcomes and management of viral hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection in liver transplantation. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jan 14;20(2):414-24. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i2.414. Review.


Colombatto P, Brunetto MR, Maina AM, Romagnoli V, Almasio P, Rumi MG, Ascione A, Pinzello G, Mondelli M, Muratori L, Rappuoli R, Rosa, D, Houghton M, Abrignani S, Bonino F. (2014) HCV E1E2-MF59 vaccine in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with PEG-IFNα2a and ribavirin: a randomized controlled trial. J. Viral Hepatitis. 21:458-65.


Colpitts, CC, and Schang, LM (2014) A small molecule inhibits attachment to heparan sulfate- or sialic acid-containing glycans. Journal of Virology 88 (14): 7806-7817.


Conroy AL, Gélvez M, Hawkes M, Rajwans N, Liles WC, Villar-Centeno LA, Kain KC. (2014)  Host biomarkers distinguish dengue from leptospirosis in Colombia: a case-control study. BMC Infect Dis. Jan 20;14(1):35. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-35.


Cooper C, Shafran S, Greenbloom S, Enns R, Farley J, Hilzenrat N, Williams K, Elkashab M, Abadir N, Neuman M. (2014) Single-dose infliximab in hepatitis C genotype 1 treatment-naive patients with high serum tumour necrosis factor-alpha does not influence the efficacy of pegylated interferon alpha-2b/ribavirin therapy. Can J Gastroenterol. Jan;28(1):35-40. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

Cooper T, Biron B, Fast D, Tam R, Carey T, Shmulevitz, M, Seikaly H* (2014) Oncolytic activity of reovirus in HPV positive and negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, In


Craddock TJ, Friesen D, Mane J, Hameroff S, Tuszynski JA. (2014) The feasibility of coherent energy transfer in microtubules. J R Soc Interface. 2014 Nov 6;11(100):20140677. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0677.


Dang CC, Le VS, Gascuel O, Hazes B, Le QS. (2014) FastMG: a simple, fast, and accurate maximum likelihood procedure to estimate amino acid replacement rate matrices from large data sets. BMC Bioinformatics. 2014 Oct 24;15:341. doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-341.


Dauber B, Saffran HA, Smiley JR. (2014) The herpes simplex virus 1 virion host shutoff protein enhances translation of viral late mRNAs by preventing mRNA overload. J Virol.  Sep 1;88(17):9624-32. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01350-14. Epub 2014 Jun 11.


Chelsea L. Davidson, Lisa E. Cameron, and Deborah N. Burshtyn (2014) The AP-1 transcription factor JunD activates the leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptor 1 distal promoter Int. Immunol. 26 (1): 21-33 first published online September 13, 2013 doi:10.1093/intimm/dxt038


Demczuk, W., T. Lynch, I. Martin, G. Van Domselaar, M. Graham, A. Bharat, V. Allen, L. Hoang, B. Lefebvre, G.J. Tyrrell, G. Horsman, D. Haldane, R. Garceau, J. Wylie, T. Wong, and M. Mulvey (2014) Whole-genome phylogenetic heterogeneity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with decreased cephalosporin susceptibility collected in Canada between 1989 and 2013. Journal of Clincial Microbiology. IN PRESS.


Deriu MA, Grasso G, Licandro G, Danani A, Gallo D, Tuszynski JA, Morbiducci U. (2014) Investigation of the Josephin Domain protein-protein interaction by molecular dynamics. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 30;9(9):e108677. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108677. eCollection 2014.


Dore G, Lawitz E, Hézode C, Shafran SD, Ramji A, Tatum HA, Taliani G, Tran A, Brunetto MR, Zaltron S, Strasser SI, Weis N, Ghesquiere W, Lee SS, Larrey D, Pol S, Harley H, George J, Fung S, de Lédinghen V, Hagens P, McPhee F, Hernandez D, Cohen D, Cooney E, Noviello S, Hughes EA. (2014) Daclatasvir and peginterferon/ribavirin has higher efficacy with shorter treatment duration for hepatitis C virus genotype 2 or 3 infection. Gastroenterology Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print].


Duguay BA, Saffran HA, Ponomarev A, Duley SA, Eaton HE, Smiley JR. (2014) Elimination of mitochondrial DNA is not required for herpes simplex virus 1 replication. J Virol. Mar;88(5):2967-76. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03129-13. Epub 2013 Dec 26.


Eaton HE, Saffran HA, Wu FW, Quach K, Smiley JR. (2014) Herpes simplex virus protein kinases US3 and UL13 modulate VP11/12 phosphorylation, virion packaging, and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt signaling activity. J Virol. Jul;88(13):7379-88. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00712-14. Epub 2014 Apr 16.


Egli A, Santer DM, O’Shea D, Barakat K, Syedbasha M, Vollmer M, Baluch A, Bhat R, Groenendyk J, Joyce MA, Lisboa LF, Thomas BS, Battegay M, Khanna N, Mueller T, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Humar A, Kumar D. (2014) IL-28B is a Key Regulator of B- and T-Cell Vaccine Responses against Influenza. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Dec 11;10(12):  e1004556. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004556. eCollection 2014 Dec.


Egli A, Santer D, Barakat K, Zand M, Levin A, Vollmer M, Weisser M, Khanna N, Kumar D, Tyrrell L, Houghton M, Battegay M, O’Shea D. (2014) Vaccine adjuvants–understanding molecular mechanisms to improve vaccines. Swiss Med Wkly. 2014 May 20;144:w13940. doi: 10.4414/smw.2014.13940. eCollection 2014.


Egli A, Levin A, Santer DM, Joyce M, O’Shea D, Thomas BS, Lisboa LF, Barakat K, Bhat R, Fischer KP, Houghton M, Tyrrell DL, Kumar D, Humar A. (2014) Immunomodulatory Function of Interleukin 28B during primary infection with cytomegalovirus. J Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 1;210(5):717-27. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu144. Epub 2014 Mar 11.


Egli A, Santer DM, O’Shea D, Tyrrell DL, and Houghton M.  (2014) The impact of the interferon lambda family on the innate and adaptive immune response to viral infections.  Emerging Microbes and Infections.  (2014) 3, e51; doi:10.1038/emi.2014.51   Published online 16 July 2014


Elahi S, Van Kessel J, Kiros TG, Strom S, Hayakawa Y, Hyodo M, Babiuk LA, Gerdts V. (2014) c-di-GMP enhances protective innate immunity in a murine model of pertussis. PLoS One. 9(10):e109778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109778. eCollection 2014.


Evans DH, Fox MP, Maskew M, McNamara L, MacPhail P, Mathews C, Sanne I. (2014) CD4 criteria improves the sensitivity of a clinical algorithm developed to identify viral failure in HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral therapy. J Int AIDS Soc. 2014 Sep 15;17:19139. doi: 10.7448/IAS.17.1.19139. eCollection 2014.


Fathima S, Ferrato C, Lee BE, Simmonds K, Yan L, Mukhi SN, Li V, Chui L, Drews SJ. (2014) Bordetella pertussis in sporadic and outbreak settings in Alberta, Canada, July 2004 – December 2012. BMC Infect Dis. 2014;14:48. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24476570


Finnen RL, Hay TJ, Dauber B, Smiley JR, Banfield BW. (2014) The herpes simplex virus 2 virion-associated ribonuclease vhs interferes with stress granule formation. J Virol.  Nov;88(21):12727-39. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01554-14. Epub 2014 Aug 20.


S.K. Floyd, J.G. Ryan, S.J. Conway, E. Brenner, K.P. Burris, J.N. Burris, T. Chen, P.P. Edger, S.W. Graham, J.H. Leebens-Mack, J,C. Pires, CJ Rothfels , EM Sigel , DW Stevenson , C Neal Stewart Jr, GK Wong , JL Bowman. (2014). Origin of a novel regulatory module by duplication and degeneration of an ancient plant transcription factor. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 81: 159-173. PMID: 25263420. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.06.017


Forbrich, A., Paproski, R., Hitt, M., and Zemp, R. (2014). Comparing efficiency of micro-RNA and mRNA biomarker liberation with microbubble-enhanced ultrasound exposure. Ultrasound Med Biol. 40(9): 2207-16.


Foster JR, Lund G, Sapelnikova S, Tyrrell DLJ, Kneteman NM. (2014) Chimeric rodents with humanized livers:  bridging the preclinical/clinical trial gap in ADME/toxicity studies.  Xenobiotica:  the fate of foreign compounds in biological systems.  2014 Jan:44(2):109-22. Doi:10.3109/00498254.2013.867553


Fraser, B., Maranchuk, R., and Foley, E. (2014) Identification of Ubiquitin Pathway Modifiers of the TNF NF-κB Axis. Frontiers in Immunology. 2014 5:322. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2014.00322. Research funded by CIHR/LKS IoV.


Guntermann, S., Hazes, B., and Foley, E. (2014) Caspase Activation and Activity in the Drosophila Immune Deficiency Pathway. Under revision for the Journal of Innate Immunity. Submitted Feb 2014. Research funded by NSERC.


Hasing ME, Hazes B, Lee BE, Preiksaitis JK, Pang XL. (2014) Detection and analysis of recombination in GII.4 norovirus strains causing gastroenteritis outbreaks in Alberta. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Oct;27:181-92. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2014.07.016. Epub 2014 Jul 24.


Hawkes M, Conroy AC, Opoka R, Namasopo S, Liles WC, John C, Kain, K. (2014) Performance of point-of-care diagnostics for glucose, lactate, and hemoglobin in the management of severe malaria in a resource-constrained hospital in Uganda. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 90:605-608; Published online March 3, 2014, doi:10.4269/ajtmh.13-0689


Hawkes M, Conroy AL, Opoka RO, Namasopo S, Liles WC, John CC, Kain KC. (2014) Use of a three-band HRP2/pLDH combination rapid diagnostic test increases diagnostic specificity for falciparum malaria in Ugandan children. Malar J. Feb 1;13(1):43.


Hazes B. (2014) CDSbank: taxonomy-aware extraction, selection, renaming and formatting of protein-coding DNA or amino acid sequences. BMC Bioinformatics. 2014 Feb 28;15:61. doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-61.


Hendry RG, Bilawchuk LM, Marchant DJ. (2014) Targeting matrix metalloproteinase activity and expression for the treatment of viral myocarditis. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. Mar;7(2):212-25. doi: 10.1007/s12265-013-9528-2. Epub 2014 Jan 1. Review.


Hézode C, Hirschfield GM, Ghesquiere W, Sievert W, Rodriguez-Torres M, Shafran SD, Thuluvath PJ, Tatum HA, Waked I, Esmat G, Lawitz EJ, Rustgi VK, Pol S, Wels N, Pockros PJ, Bourliere M, Serfaty L, Vierling JM, Fried MW, Weiland O, Brunetto MR, Everson GT, Zeuzem S, Kwo PY, Sulkowski M, Bräu N, Hernandez D, McPhee F, Wind-Rotolo M, Liu Z, Noviello S, Hughes EA, Yin PD, Schnittman S. (2014) Daclatasvir plus peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 or 4: a randomized study. Gut 2014. Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print].


Hirschfield GM, Mason A, Luketic V, Lindor K, Gordon S, Mayo M, Kowdley KV, Vincent C, Bodhenheimer HC Jr, Parés A, Trauner M, Marschall HU, Adorini L, Sciacca C, Beecher-Jones T, Castelloe E, Böhm O, Shapiro D. (2014) Efficacy of Obeticholic Acid in Patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Inadequate Response to Ursodeoxycholic Acid. Gastroenterology. Dec 11. pii: S0016-5085(14)01530-3. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.12.005. [Epub ahead of print]


Hobman TC, McCormick C. (2014) Editorial overview: viruses and RNA interference. Curr Opin Virol. 2014 Aug;7:vii-x. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2014.07.001. Epub 2014 Jul 17. No abstract available.


Daniel R Hochbaum, Yongxin Zhao, Samouil L Farhi,  Nathan Klapoetke,  Christopher A Werley,  Vikrant Kapoor,  Peng Zou,  Joel M Kralj,  Dougal Maclaurin,  Niklas Smedemark-Margulies,  Jessica L Saulnier,  Gabriella L Boulting,  Christoph Straub,  Yong Ku Cho,  Michael Melkonian,  Gane Ka-Shu Wong,  D Jed Harrison,  Venkatesh N Murthy,  Bernardo L Sabatini, Edward S Boyden, Robert E Campbell &  Adam E Cohen (2014) All-optical electrophysiology in mammalian neurons using engineered microbial rhodopsins. Nat. Methods 11: 825-833. PMID: 24952910. DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.3000


Houghton M. (2014) Hepatitis C: The next 25 years. Antiviral Res. 110:77-78.


Hsu I, Parkinson LG, Shen Y, Toro A, Brown T, Zhao H, Bleackley RC, Granville DJ. (2014) Serpina3n accelerates tissue repair in a diabetic mouse model of delayed wound healing. Cell Death Dis. 2014 Oct 9;5:e1458. doi: 10.1038/cddis.2014.423.


Irwin CR, Favis NA, Agopsowicz KC, Hitt MM, Evans DH. (2014) Myxoma virus oncolytic efficiency can be enhanced through chemical or genetic disruption of the actin cytoskeleton. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e84134. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084134. eCollection 2013.


Islam A, Schulz S, Afroz S, Babiuk LA, van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk S. (2014) Interaction of VP8 with mRNAs of bovine herpesvirus-1. Virus Res. 197C:116-126. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2014.12.017. [Epub ahead of print]


Karvellas C, Desousa C, Bagshaw , Abraldes J, Kneteman N, Meeberg G, Fidalgo .  Comorbidities have alimited impact on post-transplant survival in carefully selected cirrhotic patients: a population-based cohort study. Submitted  Annals of Hepatology, 11 November 2014.


Kashkoush S, El Moghazy W, Kawahara T, Gala-Lopez B, Toso C, Kneteman N. Three-dimensional tumor volume and serum alphafetoprotein are predictiors of Hepatocellular Carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation: Refinde selection criteria. Cinical Transplant 2014 28:728-726.  April 08, 2014


Kerage D, Brindley DN and Hemmings DG. “Novel insights into the regulation of vascular tone by sphingosine 1-phosphate,” Placenta Feb 17: S86-S92, 2014 (IF = 3.289, ranked 6 out of 30 Reproductive Biology journals)


Knoll GA, Humar A, Fergusson D, Johnston O, House AA, Kim SJ, Ramsay T, Chassé M, Pang X, Zaltzman J, Cockfield S, Cantarovich M, Karpinski M, Lebel L, Gill JS. (2014) Levofloxacin for BK Virus Prophylaxis Following Kidney Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. Nov 15. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.14721. [Epub ahead of print]


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Levin A, Neufeldt CJ, Pang D, Wilson K, Loewen-Dobler D, Joyce MA, Wozniak RW, Tyrrell DLJ. (2014)  Functional Characterization of Nuclear Localization and Export Signals in Hepatitis C Virus Proteins and Their Role in the Membranous Web. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 8;9(12):e114629. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114629. eCollection 2014


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Lin LT, Chung CY, Hsu WC, Chang SP, Hung TP, Shields J, Russell RS, Lin CC, Li CF, Yen MH, Tyrrell DLJ, Lin CC, Richardson C.   (2014) Saikosaponin b2 is a Naturally Occurring Terpenoid That Efficiently Inhibits Hepatitis C Virus Entry.  Journal of Hepatology.  doi:10.1016/j.jhep.2014.10.040  November 2014


Lin Z, Farooqui A, Li G, Wong GK, Mason AL, Banner D, Kelvin AA, Kelvin DJ, León AJ. (2014) Next-generation sequencing and bioinformatic approaches to detect and analyze influenza virus in ferrets. J Infect Dev Ctries. Apr 15;8(4):498-509. doi: 10.3855/jidc.3749.


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Maghera A, Kahlke P, Lau A, Zeng Y, Hoskins C, Corbett T, Manca D, Lacaze-Masmonteil T, Hemmings DG and Mandhane P. (2014) You are how you recruit: a cohort and randomized controlled trial of recruitment strategies,” BMC Medical Research Methodology, accepted


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Marchant DJ, Bilawchuk L, Nish G, Hegele RG. (2014) Virus-induced signaling influences endosome trafficking, virus entry, and replication. Methods Enzymol. 2014;534:65-76. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397926-1.00004-4.


David J Marchant, Caroline L Bellac, Theo J Moraes, Samuel J Wadsworth, Antoine Dufour, Georgina S Butler, Leanne M Bilawchuk, Reid G Hendry, A Gordon Robertson, Caroline T Cheung, Julie Ng, Lisa Ang, Zongshu Luo, Karl Heilbron, Michael J Norris, Wenming Duan, Taylor Bucyk, Andrei Karpov, Laurent Devel, Dimitris Georgiadis, Richard G Hegele, Honglin Luo, David J Granville, Vincent Dive, Bruce M McManus & Christopher M Overall. (2014) A new transcriptional role for matrix metalloproteinase-12 in antiviral immunity. Nature Medicine May; 20(5); pp493 – 502; doi:10.1038/nm.3508


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Pagadala NS, Perez-Pineiro R, Wishart DS, Tuszynski JA. (2014) In silico studies and fluorescence binding assays of potential anti-prion compounds reveal an important binding site for prion inhibition from PrPC to PrPSc. Eur J Med Chem. 2014 Jul 15. pii: S0223-5234(14)00652-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2014.07.045. [Epub ahead of print]


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Paproski, R.J., Forbrich, A.E., Wachowicz, K., Hitt, M., and Zemp, R. J.  (2014) RNA Biomarker Release with Ultrasound and Phase-Change Nanodroplets. Ultrasound Med Biol. 40(8):1847-56.


Pearson JD, Zhang J, Wu Z, Thew KD, Rowe KJ, Bacani JT, Ingham RJ. (2014) Expression of granzyme B sensitizes ALK+ ALCL tumour cells to apoptosis-inducing drugs. Mol Cancer. 2014 Aug 29;13:199. doi: 10.1186/1476-4598-13-199.


Petkau, K., Parsons, D.B, Duggal, A., and Foley, E. (2014) A Deregulated Intestinal Cell Cycle Program Disrupts Tissue Homeostasis, Without Affecting Longevity in Drosophila. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2014 289(41): 28719-29. Research funded by CIHR.


Pittman C, Plitt S, Birse T, Doucette K, Romanowski B, Cooper R, Houston S, Shafran S, Singh AE. (2014) Prevalence and correlates of HIV and hepatitis B virus coinfection in Northern Alberta. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2014 Spring;25(1):e8-e13.


PressDar A, Tikoo S, Potter A, Babiuk LA, Townsend H, Gerdts V, Mutwiri G. (2014) CpG-ODNs induced changes in cytokine/chemokines genes expression associated with suppression of infectious bronchitis virus replication in chicken lungs. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 160(3-4):209-17. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2014.05.004. Epub 2014 May 21.


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Robinson JL, Suresh S, Lee BE. (2014) That other EVD: Enterovirus-D68 – what’s it all about? Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2014 Nov-Dec;25(6):296-8. No abstract available.


Robinson JL, Meier K, Lee BE, Larke B. (2014) Could urine be useful for the diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis pneumonia in infancy? Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Jul;79(3):308-9. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.01.030. Epub 2014 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 24768625


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Schang, LM (2014) Biophysical Approaches to Entry Inhibitor Antivirals with Broad-Spectrum of Action. Future Virology 9(3):283-299. Review


Serugendo AN, B. J. Kirenga BJ, Hawkes M, Nakiyingi L, Worodria W, Okot-Nwang M. (2014) Evaluation of asthma control using Global Initiative for Asthma criteria and the Asthma Control Test in Uganda. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 18(3):371–376.


Shafran DM, Shafran SD. (2014) Five things to know about…treating Clostridium difficile infection. CMAJ 186:531.


Sharon D, Chen M, Zhang G, Girgis S, Sis B, Graham D, McDougall C, Wasilenko ST, Montano-Loza A, Mason AL. (2014) Impact of combination antiretroviral therapy in the NOD.c3c4 mouse model of autoimmune biliary disease. Liver Int. Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/liv.12699. [Epub ahead of print]


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Shott, RH, Appanah, C, Grenier, C, Tremblay, G, Roucou, X, and Schang, LM (2014) Development of Kinomic Analyses to Identify Dysregulated Signaling Pathways in Cells Expressing Cytoplasmic PrP. Virology Journal 11:175 (18 pages).


Simmonds, D.K., S. Fathima1 L. Chui, M.Lovgren, P. Shook, M. Shuel, G. J. Tyrrell, R. Tsang, S.J. Drews. (2014) Dominance of two genotypes of Bordetella pertussis during a period of increased pertussis activity in Alberta, Canada: January 2012 – August 2012. Int.Jfor Infectious Diseases. October 6, 2014. IN PRESS.


Singaravelu R, Russell RS, Tyrrell DLJ, Pezacki John Paul.  (2014) Hepatitis C virus and microRNAs:  miRed in a host of possibilities.  Current Opinion in Virology.  2014 April 7;7C:1-10. Doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2014.03.004 (Epub ahead of Print)


Singaravelu R, Delcorde J, Lyn R, Jones D, Steenbergen R, Tyrrell DLJ, Russell R, Pezacki J. (2014)  Investigating the antiviral role of cell death-inducing DFF45-like effector B in HCV replication.  The FEBS Journal.  2014 Aug;281(16):3751-65. doi: 10.1111/febs.12901. Epub 2014 Jul 23.


S. Sveinsson, J. McDill, G.K. Wong, J. Li, X. Li, M.K. Deyholos, Q. Cronk. (2014) Phylogenetic pinpointing of a paleopolyploidy event within the flax genus (Linum) using transcriptomics. Ann. Bot. 113: 753-761. PMID: 24380843. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct306


Tang JW, Adachi D, Gunning H, Marian-Dyer C, Hume S, Taylor S, Haase S, Vicen L, Benedet M, Chow A, Somerville M, Hicks M, Tipples G. (2015) Discrepant HIV results resolved by human DNA testing. J Clin Virol. 2014 Oct;61(2):311-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2014.06.021. Epub 2014 Jun 30.


Tang JW, Gao CX, Cowling BJ, Koh GC, Chu D, Heilbronn C, Lloyd B, Pantelic J, Nicolle AD, Klettner CA, Peiris JS, Sekhar C, Cheong DK, Tham KW, Koay ES, Tsui W, Kwong A, Chan K, Li (2014) Absence of detectable influenza RNA transmitted via aerosol during various human respiratory activities–experiments from Singapore and Hong Kong. PLoS One. Sep 10;9(9):e107338. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107338. eCollection 2014.


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G. Tanifuji, N.T. Onodera, M.W. Brown, B.A. Curtis, A.J. Roger, G.K. Wong, M. Melkonian, J.M. Archibald. (2014) Nucleomorph and plastid genome sequences of the chlorarachniophyte Lotharella oceanica: convergent reductive evolution and frequent recombination in nucleomorph-bearing algae. BMC Genomics 15: 374. PMID: 24885563. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-374


Thomas B, Joyce M, Levin A, Tyrrell DLJ.  (2014) Validation of TaqMan® SNP Genotyping Specificity for rs12979860 of IL-28B:  Modeling Primer Specificity in-vitro. Journal of Virological Methods. 2014 Jul;203:39-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.03.016. Epub 2014 Mar 27


Tendry RG, Bilawchuk LM, Marchant DJ. (2014) Targeting Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity and Expression for the Treatment of Viral Myocarditis. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2014 Jan 1. [Epub ahead of print]


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Tsai, K, Chan, L, Gibeault, R, Conn, K, Dheekollu, J, Domsic, J, Marmorstein, R, Schang, LM and Lieberman, P (2014) Viral Reprogramming of the Daxx-Histone H3.3 Chaperone During EBV Early Infection. Journal of Virology 88(24):14350-14363.


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N.J. Wickett, S. Mirarab, N. Nguyen, T. Warnow, E. Carpenter, N. Matasci, S. Ayyampalayam, M.S. Barker, J.G. Burleigh, M.A. Gitzendanner, … G.K. Wong, J. Leebens-Mack (2014). Phylotranscriptomic analysis of the origin and early diversification of land plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111: E4859-E4868. PMID: 25355905. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1323926111


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Wong J, Bhat R, Hockman D, Logan M, Chen C, Levin A, Frey S, Belshe RB, Tyrrell DLJ, Law JLM, Houghton M.  (2014) A recombinant HCV envelope glycoprotein vaccine elicits antibodies targeting multiple epitopes on the envelope glycoproteins associated with broad cross-neutralization.  J Virol. 2014 Dec;88(24):14278-88. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01911-14. Epub 2014 Oct 1


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Yao Q, Fischer KP, Tyrrell DL, Gutfreund KS. (2014) The Pekin duck programmed death-ligand 1: cDNA cloning, genomic structure, molecular characterization and mRNA expression analysis. Int J Immunogenet. 2014 Dec 30. doi: 10.1111/iji.12175. [Epub ahead of print]


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Banerji A, Panzov V, Young M, Lee BE, Mamdani M, Giles BL, Dennis M, Morel J, Bisson D, Paes BA, Hui C, Mahony J. (2013) The real-life effectiveness of palivizumab for reducing hospital admissions for respiratory syncytial virus in infants residing in Nunavut. Can Respir J. Dec 23. pii: 15997. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available


Barber MR, Aldridge JR Jr, Fleming-Canepa X, Wang YD, Webster RG, Magor KE. (2013) Identification of avian RIG-I responsive genes during influenza infection. Mol Immunol. May;54(1):89-97. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2012.10.038. Epub 2012 Dec 4


R. Bhanji, A Mason, A Montano-Loza.(2013) Liver transplantation for overlap syndromes of autoimmune liver diseases. Liver Int.: 33; 210-219


Barakat KH, Law J, Prunotto A, Magee WC, Evans DH, Tyrrell DL, Tuszynski J, Houghton M. (2013) Detailed computational study of the active site of the hepatitis C viral RNA polymerase to aid novel drug design. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 53:3031-43


Barakat KH, Huzil JT, Jordan KE, Evangelinos C, Houghton M, Tuszynski J. (2013) A computational model for overcoming drug resistance using selective dual-inhibitors for aurora kinase A and its T217D variant. Mol. Pharm. 10:4572-89


Barakat K, Houghton M, Tyrrell DLJ,  Tuszynski J.    (2013) Rational Drug Design:  One Target, Many Paths to IT.  Int. J Computational Models & Algorithms in Med.  Accepted November 2013


H. Bohorquez, A. Cohen, N. Girgrah, D. Bruce, I. Carmody, S. Joshi, T. Reichman, G. Therapondos, A. Mason, G. Loss. (2013) Liver transplantation in hepatitis B core negative recipients using livers from hepatitis B core positive donor: 13 years experience. Liver Transpl. 19; 611-8


Brooks TM, Unterweger D, Bachmann V, Kostiuk B, Pukatzki S. (2013) Lytic activity of the Vibrio cholerae type VI secretion toxin VgrG-3 is inhibited by the antitoxin TsaB. J Biol Chem. Mar 15;288(11):7618-25. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.436725. Epub 2013 Jan 22.


D.N. Burshtyn (2013) NK cells and Poxvirus Infection. Frontiers in Immunology doi:10.3389/fimmu.2013.00007


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Chow VT, Tipples GA, Grose C. (2013) Bioinformatics of varicella-zoster virus: single nucleotide polymorphisms define clades and attenuated vaccine genotypes. Infect Genet Evol. Aug;18:351-6. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2012.11.008. Epub 2012 Nov 24.


Colombatto P, Brunetto MR, Maina AM, Romagnoli V, Almasio P, Rumi MG, Ascione A, Pinzello G, Mondelli M, Muratori L, Rappuoli R, Rosa, D, Houghton M, Abrignani S, Bonino F. (2013) HCV E1E2-MF59 vaccine in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with PEG-IFNα2a and ribavirin: a randomized controlled trial. J. Viral Hepatitis. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12163


Colpitts CC, Ustinov AV, Epand RF, Epand RM, Korshun VA, Schang LM. (2013) 5-(Perylen-3-yl)ethynyl-arabino-uridine (aUY11), an arabino-based rigid amphipathic fusion inhibitor, targets virion envelope lipids to inhibit fusion of influenza virus, hepatitis C virus, and other enveloped viruses. J Virol. Apr;87(7):3640-54. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02882-12. Epub 2013 Jan 2


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Conn KL, Hendzel MJ, Schang LM. (2013) The differential mobilization of histones H3.1 and H3.3 by herpes simplex virus 1 relates histone dynamics to the assembly of viral chromatin. PLoS Pathog.;9(10):e1003695. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003695. Epub 2013 Oct 10


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Demczuk WH, Martin I, Griffith A, Lefebvre B, McGeer A, Lovgren M, Tyrrell GJ, Desai S, Sherrard L, Adam H, Gilmour M, Zhanel GG; Toronto Bacterial Diseases Network; Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network. (2013) Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 2010-2012. Can J Microbiol. Dec;59(12):778-88. doi: 10.1139/cjm-2013-0614. Epub 2013 Oct 21.


Doucette KE, Al-Saif M, Kneteman N, Chui L, Tyrrell GJ, Kumar D, Humar A. (2013) Donor-Derived Bacteremia in Liver Transplant Recipients despite Antibiotic Prophylaxis. Am. J. Transpl. Apr 13(4):1080-3


Duguay BA, Saffran HA, Ponomarev A, Duley SA, Eaton HE, Smiley JR. (2013) Elimination of mitochondrial DNA is not required for herpes simplex virus type 1 replication. J Virol. Dec 26. [Epub ahead of print]


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Ewen CL, Kane KP, Bleackley RC. (2013) Granzyme H induces cell death primarily via a Bcl-2-sensitive mitochondrial cell death pathway that does not require direct Bid activation. Mol Immunol. Jul;54(3-4):309-18. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2012.12.020. Epub 2013 Jan 23


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Foster JR, Lund G, Sapelnikova S, Tyrrell DL, Kneteman NM. (2013) Chimeric rodents with humanized liver: bridging the preclinical/clinical trial gap in ADME/toxicity studies. Xenobiotica  Dec 10 Epub ahead of print. Doi:10.3109/00498254.2013.867553


TJ Gao, YP Tong, M Cao, XM Liand XL Pang. (2013) Evaluation of the Inactivation of Human Coxsackievirus by Thermophilic and Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion Using Integrated Cell Culture and Reverse Transcription Real-Time Quantitative PCR. Water Research Sep 1; 47(13):4259-64


Golec D, Dower NA, Stone JC and Baldwin TA. (2013) RasGRP1, but not RasGRP3, is required for efficient thymic -selection and Erk activation downstream of CXCR4. PLOS ONE 8(1):e53300. doi: 10.1371


Gombos R, Brown J, Teefy J, Gibeault R, Conn K, Schang LM and Hemmings D. (2013) Vascular Dysfunction in Young, Mid-aged and Aged Mice with Latent Cytomegalovirus Infections. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 304(2): H183–H194. Published online 2012 November 2. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00461.2012


Gonzales MF, Brooks T, Pukatzki SU, Provenzano D. (2013) Rapid protocol for preparation of electrocompetent Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae. J Vis Exp. Oct 8;(80). doi: 10.3791/50684


Gorfinkel IS, Aoki F, McNeil S, Dionne M, Shafran SD, Zickler P, Halperin S, Langley J, Bellamy A, Schulte J, Heineman T, Belshe R. (2013) Seroprevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 antibodies in Canadian women screened for enrolment in a herpes simplex virus vaccine trial. Int J STD AIDS. May;24(5):345-9. doi: 10.1177/0956462412472822


Graham JE, Mayan M, McCargar LJ, Bell RC; Sweet Moms Team. (2013) Making compromises: a qualitative study of sugar consumption behaviors during pregnancy. J Nutr Educ Behav. Nov-Dec;45(6):578-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2013.03.011. Epub 2013 Jul 19


Grebely J, Bilodeau M, Feld JJ, Bruneau J, Fischer B, Raven JF, Wong T, Roberts E, Choucha N, Myers RP, Sagan SM, Wilson JA, Bialystok F, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Krakden M…Kneteman N on behalf of the National CIHR Research Traing Program in Hepatitis C. The Second Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Call to Action. Can. J. Gastroenterol. 27:627-32


Gujar SA, Dielschneider R, Clements D, Helson E, Shmulevitz M, Marcato P, Pan D, Pan L, Alawadh A, Lee PWL. (2013) Multifaceted Therapeutic Targeting of Ovarian Peritoneal Carcinomatosis through Virus induced Immuno-modulation. Mol. Ther., In Press.


Gutfreund K, Bienias W, Szewczyk A, Kaszuba A. (2013) Topical calcineurin inhibitors in dermatology. Part I: Properties, method and effectiveness of drug use. Postepy Dermatol Alergol. Jun;30(3):165-9. doi: 10.5114/pdia.2013.35619. Epub 2013 Jun 20. Review.


ME. Hasing, BE. Lee, JK. Preiksaitis, R Tellier, L Honish, A Senthilselvan, XL Pang. (2013) Emergence of a New Norovirus GII.4 Variant and Changes in the Historical Biennial Pattern of Norovirus Outbreak Activity in Alberta, Canada (2008-2012). JCM, 51(7):2204-11


Hayden RT, Shahbazian MD, Valsamakis A, Boonyaratanakornkit J, Cook L, Pang XL, Preiksaitis JK, Schönbrunner ER, Caliendo AM. (2013) Multicenter evaluation of a commercial cytomegalovirus quantitative standard: effects of commutability on interlaboratory concordance. J Clin Microbiol. 51:3811-7


Hegazy SA, Alshareef A, Gelebart P, Anand M, Armanious H, Ingham RJ, Lai R. (2013) Disheveled proteins promote cell growth and tumorigenicity in ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Cell Signal. Jan;25(1):295-307. doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2012.09.027. Epub 2012 Sep 28.


G. Hirschfield, R. Chapman, T. Karlson, F. Lammert, K. Lazaridis, A. Mason. (2013) The genetics of complex cholestatic disorders. Gastroenterology, 144:1357-1374


Huang Y, Li Y, Burt DW, Chen H, Zhang Y, Qian W, Kim H, Gan S, Zhao Y, Li J, Yi K, Feng H, Zhu P, Li B, Liu Q, Fairley S, Magor KE, Du Z, Hu X, Goodman L, Tafer H, Vignal A, Lee T, Kim KW, Sheng Z, An Y, Searle S, Herrero J, Groenen MA, Crooijmans RP, Faraut T, Cai Q, Webster RG, Aldridge JR, Warren WC, Bartschat S, Kehr S, Marz M, Stadler PF, Smith J, Kraus RH, Zhao Y, Ren L, Fei J, Morisson M, Kaiser P, Griffin DK, Rao M, Pitel F, Wang J, Li N. (2013) The duck genome and transcriptome provide insight into an avian influenza virus reservoir species. Nat Genet. Jul;45(7):776-83. doi: 10.1038/ng.2657. Epub 2013 Jun 9


Houghton M. (2013) Three isn’t the magic number. Nat. Med. 19:807


Houghton M, Law J, Tyrrell DL. (2013) An inactivated hepatitis C virus vaccine on the horizon? Gastroenterology. 145:285–8


Houghton M, Law LMJ, Landi A, Magee W, Tyrrell DLJ.  (2013) Progress Towards a Hepatitis C Virus Vaccine.  Emerging Microbes & Infections November E79; doi:10.1038/emi.2013/79


Irwin CR, Favis NA, Agopsowicz KC, Hitt MM, Evans DH. (2013) Myxoma virus oncolytic efficiency can be enhanced through chemical or genetic disruption of the actin cytoskeleton. PLoS One. Dec 31;8(12):e84134. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084134


C. Jüngst, J. Cheng, R. Green, J. Jidong, L. Kupcinskas, A. Mason, J. Miquel, F. Lammert. (2013) Intrahepatic cholestasis in common chronic liver diseases. Eur. J. Clinical Investigation 43(10):1069-83


Karvellas CJ, Lescot T, Goldbert P, Sharpe MD, Ronco JJ, Renner EL, Vahidy H, Poonja Z, Chaudhury P, Kneteman NM, Selzner M, Cook FE, Bagshaw SM. (2013) Liver Transplantation in the Critically Ill: A Multi-Centre Canadian Retrospective Cohort Study. Citical Care. Feb9; 17(1) [Epub ahead of print].


Kawahara T, Toso C, Churchill TA, Douglas D, Nourbakhsh M, Cader, S, Lewis J, Kneteman N. (2013) Additive effect of sirolimus and anti-death receptor 5 agnoistic antibody against hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver International.  Oct;33(9):1441-8. July 08, 2013 [Epub ahead of print]


Kessler CS, Kane K, Dev S, Smiley JL. (2013) Inadequate postgraduate training of skin and soft tissue infections in an era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Investig Med. Aug;61(6):1026-9. doi: 10.231/JIM.0b013e31829a7a27.


Koehbach J, Attah AF, Berger A, Hellinger R, Kutchan TM, Carpenter EJ, Rolf M, Sonibare MA, Moody JO, Wong GK, Dessein S, Greger H, Gruber CW. (2013) Cyclotide discovery in Gentianales revisited-identification and characterization of cyclic cystine-knot peptides and their phylogenetic distribution in Rubiaceae plants. Biopolymers. Sep;100(5):438-52. doi: 10.1002/bip.22328


Kotton CN, Kumar D, Caliendo AM, Asberg A, Chou S, Danziger-Isakov L, Humar A; Transplantation Society International CMV Consensus Group. (2013) Updated international consensus guidelines on the management of cytomegalovirus in solid-organ transplantation. Transplantation. Aug 27;96(4):333-60. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31829df29d


Lai R, Ingham RJ. (2013) The pathobiology of the oncogenic tyrosine kinase NPM-ALK: a brief update. Ther Adv Hematol. Apr;4(2):119-31. doi: 10.1177/2040620712471553.


Lam TT, Chong YL, Shi M, Hon CC, Li J, Martin DP, Tang JW, Mok CK, Shih SR, Yip CW, Jiang J, Hui RK, Pybus OG, Holmes EC, Leung FC. (2013) Systematic phylogenetic analysis of influenza A virus reveals many novel mosaic genome segments. Infect Genet Evol. Aug;18:367-78. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.03.015


Landi A, Weismuller TJ, Lankisch TO, Santer DM, Tyrrell DL, Manns MP, Houghton M. (2013) Differential serum levels of eosinophilic eotaxins in primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. J. Interferon Cytokine Res. Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]


Law LMJ, Landi A, Magee WC, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. (2013) Progress towards a hepatitis C virus vaccine. Emerging Microbes & Infections. 2:e79. doi:10.1038/emi.2013.79


J. Law, J. Jovel, J. Patterson, G. Ford, S. O’Keefe , W. Wang, Bo Meng, D. Song, Y. Zhang, Z. Tian, S. Wasilenko, M. Rahbari, Troy Mitchell, T. Jordan, E. Carpenter,  A. Mason,  G. Wong. (2013) Identification of hepatotropic viruses from plasma using deep sequencing: a next generation diagnostic tool. PLOS One 17;8(4):e60595


Law JLM, Chen C, Wong J, Hockman D, Santer DM, Frey SE, Belshe RB, Wakita T, Bukh J, Jones CT, Rice CM, Abrignani S, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. (2013) A hepatitis C virus (HCV) vaccine comprising envelope glycoproteins gpE1/gpE2 derived from a single isolate elicits broad cross-genotype neutralizing antibodies in humans. PLoS ONE. 8:e59776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059776


Law JLM, Chen C, Wong J, Hockman D, Santer D, Frey SE, Belshe RB, Wakita T, Bukh J, Rice CM, Jones CT, Abrignani S, Tyrrell DLJ, Houghton M.  (2013) A hepatitis C virus (HCV) vaccine comprising envelope glycoproteins gpE1/gpE2 derived from a single isolate elicits broad cross-genotype neutralizing antibodies in humans.  PloS One  8(3):e59776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059776. Epub 2013 Mar 19


Lee BE and Pang XL.  (2013) New strains of norovirus and the mystery of viral gastroenteritis epidemics. CMAJ Nov 5;185(16):1381-2


Lee HK, Tang JW, Kong DH, Koay ES. (2013) Simplified Large-Scale Sanger Genome Sequencing for Influenza A/H3N2 Virus. PLoS One. May 31;8(5):e64785. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064785


Lee HK, Tang JW, Kong DH, Loh TP, Chiang DK, Lam TT, Koay ES. (2013) Comparison of Mutation Patterns in Full-Genome A/H3N2 Influenza Sequences Obtained Directly from Clinical Samples and the Same Samples after a Single MDCK Passage. PLoS One. Nov 1;8(11):e79252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079252


Lee JK, Pearson JD, Maser BE, Ingham RJ. (2013) Cleavage of the JunB transcription factor by caspases generates a carboxyl-terminal fragment that inhibits activator protein-1 transcriptional activity. J Biol Chem. Jul 26;288(30):21482-95. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.485672. Epub 2013 Jun 9.


Li, J., Hobman, T.C., and Simmonds, A.J. (2013) Gawky (Gw) is the Drosophila melanogaster GW182 homologue. Adv Edp Med Biol 768: 127-45


Li, N.L., Fu, L., Uchtenhagen, H., A. Achour and D.N. Burshtyn. (2013) Cis Association of Leukocyte Ig-Like Receptor 1 with MHC Class I Modulates Accessibility to Antibodies and HCMV UL18. Eur. J. Immunol. doi: 10.1002/eji.201242607


Z. Lin, A. Farooqui, G. Li, G.K. Wong, A.L. Mason, D. Banner, A.A. Kelvin, D.J. Kelvin, A.J. León. IN PRESS. Next-generation sequencing and bioinformatic approaches to detect and analyze influenza virus in ferrets. J. Infect. Dev. Ctries.


Ling J, Lewis J, Douglas D, Kneteman NM, Vance DE. (2013) Characterization of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism in primary human hepatocytes. Biochim Bioplys Acta.  Feb;1831(2):387-97, 2012 Aug 23 [Epub ahead of print]


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Liu J, Hov J, Folseraas T, Ellinghaus E, Rushbrook S, Doncheva N, Andreassen O, et al. (2013) Dense genotyping of immune-related disease regions identifies nine new risk loci for primary sclerosing cholangitis. Nature Genetics 45(6):670-5


Kawahara T, Dogulas D, Nourbkahsh M, Lewis J, Cader S, Kneteman N. (2013) Human cytomegalovirus infection in humanized liver chimeric mice. Hepatology Research Jun;43(6):4089-97. 2012 Oct. 18 [Epub ahead of print]


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Makio T, Lapetina DL, Wozniak RW. (2013) Inheritance of yeast nuclear pore complexes requires the Nsp1p subcomplex. J Cell Biol. Oct 28;203(2):187-96. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201304047


Malloch L, Kadivar K, Putz J, Levett PN, Tang J, Hatchette TF, Kadkhoda K, Ng D, Ho J, Kim J. (2013) Comparative evaluation of the Bio-Rad Geenius HIV-1/2 Confirmatory Assay and the Bio-Rad Multispot HIV-1/2 Rapid Test as an alternative differentiation assay for CLSI M53 algorithm-I. J Clin Virol. Dec; 58 Suppl 1:e85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2013.08.008


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A. Mason A. Montano-Loza. (2013) Systematic Investigation of Elevated Cholestatic Enzymes During the Third Post-Transplant Month. Liver Transpl.  19 Suppl 2:S23-30


Mereniuk, T.R., El Gendy, M.A.M., Mendes-Pereira, A.M., Lord, C.J., Ghosh, S., R., Foley, E., Unsworth, A., and Weinfeld M. (2013) Synthetic lethal targeting of PTEN-deficient cancers using selective disruption of polynucleotide kinase/phosphatase. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 12:2135-2144


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Molavi L, Xiao-Bing X, Douglas D, Kneteman N Satosi N, Pastan I, Chu Q, Lavasanifar A, Lai R. (2013) Anti-CD30 antibody conjugated liposomal doxorubicin with significantly improved therapeutic efficacy against anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Biomaterials July 34(34):8718-25


Morard I, Gasche Y, Mark K, Toso C, Mentha A, MeebergG, Mentha G, Kneteman N, Giorstra E. (2013) Identifying risk factors for central pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis after liver transplantation: a case-control study. Neurocrit Care Nov 14 [Epub ahead of print]


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Nasheri N, Joyce MA, Rouleau Y, Yang P, Yao S, Tyrrell DLJ, and Pezacki JP.  (2013) Modulation of Fatty Acid Synthase Enzyme Activity and Expression during Hepatitis C Virus Replication.  Chemistry & Biology 20:April 18:20(4):570-82. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2013.03.014


Neufeldt CJ, Joyce MA, Levin A, Steenbergen RH, Pang D, Shields J, Tyrrell DLJ, and Wozniak RW.  (2013) Hepatitis C virus-induced cytoplasmic organelles use the nuclear transport machinery to establish an environment conducive to virus replication. PLOS Pathogens 31 Oct;  info:doi/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003744


Ng KH, Quak ZX, Chan YH, Suhaila M, Lau PY, Tambyah PA, Tang JW, Yap HK. (2013) Benign clinical course in H1N1 2009 influenza infection in young oseltamivir-treated immunocompromised patients with kidney disease in Singapore. Pediatr Infect Dis J. Mar;32(3):298-300. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31827d77dc


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Pan D, Marcato P, GyunAhn D, Gujar S, Pan LZ, Shmulevitz M, Lee PWL. (2013) Activation of p53 by Chemotherapeutic Agents Enhances Reovirus Oncolysis. PLOS ONE, In Press.


Pang XL, Preiksaitis JK, and Lee BE. (2013) Enhanced enteric virus detection in sporadic gastroenteritis using a multi-target real-time PCR panel – A one-year study. J Medical Virology. Nov 14. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23851. [Epub ahead of print]


Pare, J.M., LaPointe, P. and Hobman, T.C. (2013) Hsp90 co-chaperones p23 and FKBP4 physically interact with hAgo2 and activate RNAi-mediated silencing in mammalian cells. Mol Biol Cell 24: 2303-2310


Parsons, D.B., and Foley, E. (2013) The Drosophila PDGF and VEGF-receptor related (Pvr) pathway controls hemocyte viability and epithelial permeability to invasive hemocytes. J Biol. Chem. 288(28): 20173-83


Mangala Prasad, V., Willows, S.D., Fokine, A., Battisti, A. J., Sun, S., Plevka, P., Hobman, T.C.,Rossmann, M.G. (2013) Rubella virus capsid protein structure and its role in virus assembly and infection.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]


Pukatzki S, Provenzano D. (2013) Vibrio cholerae as a predator: lessons from evolutionary principles. Front Microbiol. Dec 10;4:384. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00384


Qi X, Chanderbali AS, Wong GK, Soltis DE, Soltis PS. (2013) Phylogeny and evolutionary history of glycogen synthase kinase 3/SHAGGY-like kinase genes in land plants. BMC Evol Biol. Jul 8;13:143. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-143


Qin L, Liang M, Evans DH. (2013) Genomic analysis of vaccinia virus strain TianTan provides new insights into the evolution and evolutionary relationships between Orthopoxviruses. Virology. 2013 Jul 20;442(1):59-66. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.03.025. Epub 2013 Apr 19


Qiu Y, Yuan T, Kon T, Zurawell R, Huang Y, Graham M, Gabos S and Pang XL. (2013) Rapid Detection and Quantitation of Microcystin-Producing Microcystis Using Real-Time PCR. J Mol Biomark Diagn S5: 006 doi: 10.4172/2155-9929.S5-006


Ragonnet-Cronin M, Lee BE, Plitt SS, Zahariadis G, Merks H, Sandstrom PA, Brooks JI. (2013) Baseline clinical HIV genotypes are a valid measure of transmitted drug resistance within the treatment-naive population. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Dec 15;64(5):443-7. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182a4b991


Robertson CM, Dinu IA, Joffe AR, Alton GY, Yap JY, Asthana S, Acton BV, Sauve RS, Martin SR, Kneteman NM, Gilmour SM, Western Canadian Therapies Follow –up Group. (2013) Neurocognitive outcomes at kindergarten entry after liver transplantation at <3 yr of age. Pediatr Transplant Nov;17(7):621-30, 2013  Aug 21 [Epub ahead of print]


Rothfels CJ, Larsson A, Li FW, Sigel EM, Huiet L, Burge DO, Ruhsam M, Graham SW, Stevenson DW, Wong GK, Korall P, Pryer KM. (2013) Transcriptome-mining for single-copy nuclear markers in ferns. PLoS One. Oct 8;8(10):e76957. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076957


Rudnick W, Liu Z, Shigayeva A, Low DE, Green K, Plevneshi A, Devlin R, Downey J, Katz K, Kitai I, Krajden S, Ostrowska K, Richardson D, Richardson S, Sarabia A, Silverman M, Simor AE, Tyrrell G, McGeer A; Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network. (2013) Pneumococcal vaccination programs and the burden of invasive pneumococcal disease in Ontario, Canada, 1995-2011. Vaccine. Dec 2;31(49):5863-71. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.09.049. Epub 2013 Oct 5.


Sailba F, De Simone P, Nevens F, De Carlis L, Metselaar HJ, Beckebaum S, Jonas S, Sudan D, Fischer L, Duvoux C, Chavin KD, Kornru B, Huang MS, Chapman WC, Foltys D, Dong G, Lopez PM, Fung J, Jung G, for the H2304 Study Group. (2013) Renal Function at Two Years in Liver Transplant Patients Receiving Everolimus: Results of a Randomized, Multicenter Study. Am J Transplant. July;13(7):1734-45


Santer DM, Ma MM, Hockman D, Landi A, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. (2013) Enhanced activation of memory, but not naïve, B cells in chronic hepatitis C virus-infected patients with cryoglobulinemia and advanced liver fibrosis. PLoS ONE. 8:e68308. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068308


Sayou C, Monniaux M, Nanao MH, Moyroud E, Brockington SF, Thévenon E, Chahtane H, Warthmann N, Melkonian M, Zhang Y, Wong GK, Weigel D, Parcy F, Dumas R. (2014) A Promiscuous Intermediate Underlies the Evolution of LEAFY DNA Binding Specificity. Science. Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]


Shafran DM, Shafran SD. (2013) Treating Clostridium difficile infection. CMAJ. Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.


Shahin M, Soudy R, Aliabadi HM, Kneteman N, Kaur K, Lavasanifar A. (2013) Engineered breast tumor targeting peptide ligand modified liposomal doxorubicin and the effect of Peptide density on anticancer activity. Biomaterial May;34(16):4089-97. [Epub 2013 Mar 5]


Sharon, D., Schümann, M., MacLeod, S.H., McPherson, R., Chaurasiya, S., Shaw, A., and Hitt, M.M. (2013) 2-Aminopurine Enhances the Oncolytic Activity of an E1b-Deleted Adenovirus in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells (PLoS ONE 2013 8(6):e65222)


Schindler, A., and Foley, E. (2013) Hexokinase 1 blocks apoptotic signals at the mitochondria. Cellular Signalling. 25: 2685-2692


Singaravelu R, Chen R, Lyn RK, Jones DM, O’Hara S, Rouleau Y, Cheng J, Srinivasan P, Nasheri N, Russell RS, Tyrrell DLJ. Pezacki JP.  (2013) Hepatitis C virus induced up-regulation of microRNA-27:  A Novel Mechanism for Hepatic Steatosis.  Hepatology.  Jul 29. doi: 10.1002/hep.26634. [Epub ahead of print]


Singaravelu R, Lyn RK, Srinivasan P, Delcorde J, Steenbergen R, Tyrrell DLJ, Pezacki JP.  (2013) Human serum activates CIDEB-mediated lipid droplet enlargement in hepatoma cells.  BBRC. Nov 15;441(2):447-52. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.10.080. Epub 2013 Oct 24.


Singh AE, Lee B, Fenton J, Preiksaitis J. (2013) The INSTI HIV-1/HIV-2 antibody test: a review. Expert Opin Med Diagn. May;7(3):299-308. doi: 10.1517/17530059.2013.774370. Epub 2013 Feb 25


Steenbergen RH, Joyce MA, Thomas BS, Jones D, Law J, Russell R, Houghton M, Tyrrell DL. (2013) Human serum leads to differentiation of human hepatoma cells, restoration of very-low-density lipoprotein secretion, and a 1000-fold increase in HCV Japanese fulminant hepatitis type 1 titers. Hepatology. 58:1907-17 doi:10.1002/hep.26566


St-Pierre J, Ostergaard HL. (2013) A role for the protein tyrosine phosphatase CD45 in macrophage adhesion through the regulation of paxillin degradation. PLoS One. Jul 31;8(7):e71531. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071531. Print 2013.


Strunk U, Saffran HA, Wu FW, Smiley JR. (2013) Role of herpes simplex virus VP11/12 tyrosine-based motifs in binding and activation of the Src family kinase Lck and recruitment of p85, Grb2, and Shc. J Virol. Oct;87(20):11276-86. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01702-13. Epub 2013 Aug 14.


Sulkowski MS, Bourlière M, Bronowicki JP, Asselah T, Pawlotsky JM, Shafran SD, Pol S, Mauss S, Larrey D, Datsenko Y, Stern JO, Kukolj G, Scherer J, Nehmiz G, Steinmann GG, Böcher WO. (2013) Faldaprevir combined with peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C virus genotype-1 patients with prior nonresponse: SILEN-C2 trial. Hepatology. Jun;57(6):2155-63. doi: 10.1002/hep.26386.


S. Sveinsson, J. McDill, G.K. Wong, J. Li, X. Li, M.K. Deyholos, Q. Cronk. IN PRESS. Phylogenetic pinpointing of a paleopolyploidy event within the flax genus (Linum) using transcriptomics. Ann. Bot.


Takebe Y, Saucedo CJ, Lund G, Uenishi R, Hase S, Tsuchiura T, Kneteman N, Ramessar K, Tyrrell DLJ, Shirakura M, Wakita T, McMahon JB, O’Keefe BR. (2013) Antiviral Lectins from red and blue-gree algae show potent in vitro and invivo activity against hepatitis C virus. PLOS One May; Vol 8. Issue 5, 364449; Doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0064449. Print 2013


Urbanowski, M.D. and Hobman, T.C. (2013) ­­The West Nile Virus Capsid Protein Blocks Apoptosis through a Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent Mechanism. J. Virol. 87: 872-881


Tang JW. (2013) Phylogenetic studies of frequently diagnostically sampled herpesviruses – Possibilities for clinical applications? Infect Genet Evol. Aug;18:379-86. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2012.10.013


Tang JW, Nicolle AD, Klettner CA, Pantelic J, Wang L, Suhaimi AB, Tan AY, Ong GW, Su R, Sekhar C, Cheong DD, Tham KW. (2013) Airflow dynamics of human jets: sneezing and breathing – potential sources of infectious aerosols. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e59970


Tang JW, Nicolle A, Pantelic J, Klettner CA, Su R, Kalliomaki P, Saarinen P, Koskela H, Reijula K, Mustakallio P, Cheong DK, Sekhar C, Tham KW. (2013) Different types of door-opening motions as contributing factors to containment failures in hospital isolation rooms. PLoS One. Jun 24;8(6):e66663. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0066663


Tang JW. 92013) The stealth virus. Emerg Infect Dis. Jul;19(7):1182. doi: 10.3201/eid/1907.130027


Tang JW, Lam TT, Lemey P. (2013) Special Issue for the Workshop on Phylogenetics for Infectious Diseases – With a focus on DNA viruses, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 10-14 October 2011. Infect Genet Evol. Aug;18:349-50. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.07.005


Tang JW. (2013) Cytomegaloviruses: From Molecular Pathogenesis to Intervention. Emerg Infect Dis. Nov; 19(11):1906


Teferi WM, Dodd K, Maranchuk R, Favis N, Evans DH. (2013) A whole-genome RNA interference screen for human cell factors affecting myxoma virus replication. J Virol. 2013 Apr;87(8):4623-41. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02617-12. Epub 2013 Feb 13


Thomas B, Joyce M, Levin A, Tyrrell DLJ.  (2013) Validation of TaqMan® SNP Genotyping Specificity for rs12979860 of IL-28B:  Modeling Primer Specificity in-vitro. J Virol. Methods.  Accepted December 2013


Teperman L, Moonka D, Sebastian A, Sher L, Marotta P, Marsh C, Koneru B, Goss J, Preston D, Roberts JP; Spare-the –Nephron Trial Liver Transplantation Study Group. (2013) Calcineurin inhibitor-gree mycophenolate mofetil/sirolimus maintenance in liver transplantation: the randomized spare-the-nephron trial. Liver Transpl. July; 19(7):675-89


Toso C, Cader S, Mentha -Dugerdil A,  Meeberg G, Majno Pietro E, Morard I, Giostra E, Berney T, Morel P, Mentha G, Kneteman N. (2013) Factors predicting survival afer post-transplant hepatocellular carcinoma recurrenc e.  J Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Sci. Mar;20(3):342-7, 2012 June 19 [Epub ahead of print] Errattum 2013 Jun;20(5):547-8


Van de Vosse DW, Wan Y, Lapetina DL, Chen WM, Chiang JH, Aitchison JD, Wozniak RW. (2013) A role for the nucleoporin Nup170p in chromatin structure and gene silencing. Cell. Feb 28;152(5):969-83. doi:


Wang, Y., Mercier, R., Hobman, T.C., and LaPointe, P. (2013) Regulation of RNA interference by Hsp90 is an evolutionarily conserved process. Biochim Biophys Acta – Mol Cell Res 1833: 2673-2681


S. Wasilenko, A. Montano-Loza, A. Mason, (2013) Is there a Role for Cyclophilin Inhibitors in the Management of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis? Viruses 5(2);423-438


Weber BS, Miyata ST, Iwashkiw JA, Mortensen BL, Skaar EP, Pukatzki S, Feldman MF. (2013) Genomic and functional analysis of the type VI secretion system in Acinetobacter. PLoS One.;8(1):e55142. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055142. Epub 2013 Jan 24.


Willows, S., Hou, S. and Hobman, T.C. (2013) RNA Virus Capsid proteins: More than just a Shell. Future Virology 8: 435-450


Wu F, Ye X, Wang P, Jung K, Wu C, Douglas D, Kneteman N, Bigras G, Lai R. (2013) Sox2 suppresses the invasiveness of breast cancer cells via a mechanism that is dependent on Twist1 and the status of Sox2 transcription activity. BCM Cancer, July 1;13:317 [Epub ahead of print]


Yao Q, Fischer KP, Arnesen K, Tyrrell DLJ, Gutfreund KS.  (2013) The Pekin duck IL-10R2 common chain:  cDNA cloning, genomic structure, molecular characterization and mRNA expression analysis.  Int. J. Immunogenetics  Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/iji.12042. [Epub ahead of print]


E. Yoshida, L. B. Lilley, P. J. Marotta, A. L. Mason, M Bilodeau, M. Vaillancourt. (2013) A Canadian national retrospective chart review comparing the long term effects of Cyclosporine versus Tacrolimus on clinical outcomes in patients with post-liver transplantation hepatitis C virus infection. Annals of Hepatology, 12(2):282-93


Zhao L, Tyrrell DLJ.   (2013) Myeloid Dendritic Cells Can Kill T Cells During Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection.  Viral Immunology. Feb;26(1):25-39. doi: 10.1089/vim.2012.0058. Epub 2013 Feb 1


A Viral Debate. International Innovation, 2013;19:43-45




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Andres A, Gerstel E, Combescure C, Asthana S, Merani S, Majno P, Berney T, Morel P, Kneteman N, Mentha G, Toso C. (2012) A score predicting survival after liver retransplantation for Hepatitis C virus cirrhosis. Transpl. 93(7):717-22. Epub ahead of print 19 January 2012


Awate S, Wilson HL, Lai K, Babiuk LA, and Mutwiri G. (2012) Activation of adjuvant core response genes by the novel adjuvant PCEP. Mol Immunol. 51(3-4):292-303. Epub 2012 Apr 21


Barber, MRW, Adridge Jr. JR, Fleming-Canepa X, Wang Y-D, Webster RG and Magor KE. (2012) Identification of avian RIG-I responsive genes during influenza infection. Mol. Immunol.; in press


Basu R, Fan D, Kandalam V, Lee J, Das S, Wang X, Baldwin TA, Oudit GY, Kassiri Z. (2012) Loss of Timp3 leads to abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in response to angiotensin II. J Biol. Chem. Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print]


Bhanji R, Mason A, Montano-Loza A. (2012) Liver transplantation for overlap syndromes of autoimmune liver diseases. Liver International in press


Bond D, and Foley E (2012) Autocrine Pvr Pathway Activity Controls Intestinal Stem Cell Proliferation in the Adult Drosophila Midgut. J Biol. Chem. 287: 27359-27370. First Published on June 21, 2012, doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.378018


Brown R, Hudson N, Wilson G, Rehman SU, Jabbari S, Hu K, Tarr A, Borrow P, Joyce MA, Lewis J, Zhu LF, Law M, Kneteman N, Tyrrell DLJ, McKeating J, and Ball J.  (2012) Hepatitis C virus envelope glycoprotein fitness defines virus population composition following transmission to a new host.  J Virol. 2012 November 86:11956-11966


Buchanan RM, Popowych Y, Arsic N, Townsend HG, Mutwiri GK, Potter AA, Babiuk LA, Griebel PJ, and Wilson HL. (2012) B-cell activating factor (BAFF) promotes CpG ODN-induced B cell activiation and proliferation. Cell Immunol. 271: 16-28


Buchanan R, Popowych Y, Dagenais C, Arsic N, Mutwiri GK, Potter AA, Babiuk LA, Griebel PJ, and Wilson HL. (2012) Interferon-gamma and B-cell Activating Factor (BAFF) promote bovine B cell activation independent of TLR9 and T-cell signaling. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 145(102):453-63


Dar A, Lai K, Dent D, Potter AA, Gerdts V, Babiuk LA, and Mutwiri G. (2012) Administration of Poly[di(sodium carboxylatoethylphenoxy)]phosphazene (PCEP) as adjuvant activated mixed Th1/Th2 immune responses in pigs. Vet Immunol Immuopathol 15;146(3-4):289-95. Epub 2012 Feb 6


Earn DJD, He DH, Loeb MB, Fonseca K, Lee BE, Dushoff J.  (2012) Effects of school closure on pandemic influenza incidence in Alberta, Canada.  Ann Intern Med 156:173-81


Egli A, Fuller J, Humar A, Lien D, Weinkauf J, Nador R, Kapasi A, Kumar D. (2012) Emergence of Aspergillus calidoustus infection in the era of posttransplantation azole prophylaxis. Transpl. 94(4):403-10. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31825992f0.


Egli A, Silva M Jr, O’Shea D, Wilson LE, Baluch A, Lisboa LF, Hidalgo LG, Kumar D, Humar A. (2012) An Analysis of Regulatory T-Cell and Th-17 Cell Dynamics during Cytomegalovirus Replication in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. PLoS One. 7(11):e43937. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043937. Epub 2012 Oct 11


Egli A, Humar A, Kumar D. (2012) State-of-the-art on Monitoring of Cytomegalovirus-Specific Cell mediated immunity after Organ Transplant: A Primer for the Clinician. Clin. Infect.Dis. [Epub ahead of print]


Egli A, Kumar D, Humar A. (2012) Comparison of the effect of Standard and novel Immunosuppressive Drugs on CMV-specific T-cell Cytokine profiling. Transplant. (in press)


Emery VC, Manuel O, Asberg A, Pang X, Kumar D, Hartmann A, Preiksaitis JK, Pescovitz MD, Rollag H, Jardine AG, Gahlemann CG, Humar A. (2012) Differential decay kinetics of human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B genotypes following antiviral chemotherapy. J Clin Virol.54(1):56-60. Epub 2012 Mar 10


El Moghazy W, Kashkoush S, Meeberg G, Kneteman N. Incidence, Characteristics and Prognosis of Incidentallly-Discovered Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation. Submitted December 2012


Engels EA, Preiksaitis JK, Zingone A, Landgren O. (2012) Circulating Antibody Free Light Chains and Risk of Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. AJ Transpl. 12:1268-1274


Ewen, C.L., Kane K and  Bleackley RC. (2012) A quarter century of granzymes. Cell Death&Differentiation. 19(1):28-35


Fang Y, Banner D, Kelvin AA, Huang SS, Paige CJ, Corfe SA, Kane KP, Bleackley RC, Rowe T, Leon AJ, Kelvin DJ. (2012) Seasonal H1N1 infection induces cross protective pandemic N1N1 immmunity through a CD8 independent, B cell dependent mechanism. J. Virol. 86(4) :2229-38


Fathima S, Lee BE, May-Hadford J, Mukhi S, Drews SJ.  (2012) Use of an Innovative Web-Based Laboratory Surveillance Platform to Analyze Mixed Infections Between Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV) and Other Respiratory Viruses Circulating in Alberta (AB), Canada (2009–2012).  Viruses — Open Access Journal 4(11): 2754–2765. Published online 2012 November 5. doi: 10.3390/v4112754


Garlapati S, Garg R, Brownlie R, Latimer L, Simko E, Hancock RE, Babiuk LA, Gerdts V, Potter A, and van Drunen Little-van den Hurk S. (2012) Enhanced immune responses and protection by vaccination with respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein formulated with CpG oligodeoxynucleotide and innate defense regulator peptide in polyphosphazene microparticles. Vaccine. 30(35):5206-14. Epub 2012 Jun 17


Gelebart P, Hegazy SA, Wang P, Bone KM, Anand M, Sharon D, Hitt M, Pearson JD, Ingham RJ, Ma Y, Lai R (2012). Aberrant expression and biological significance of Sox2, an embryonic stem cell transcriptional factor, in ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Blood Cancer J. 10;2:e82. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2012.27


Gratrix J, Plitt S, Lee BE, Ferron L, Anderson A, Verity R, Prasad E, Bunyan R, Zahariadis G, Singh AE.  (2012) Impact of Reverse Sequence Syphilis Screening on New Diagnoses of Late Latent Syphilis in Edmonton, Canada.  Sex Transm Dis (In press).


Gujar SA, Dielschneider R, Clements D, Helson E, Shmulevitz M, Marcato P, Pan D, Pan L, Alawadh A, Lee PWL. (2012) Multifaceted Therapeutic Targeting of Ovarian Peritoneal Carcinomatosis through Virus induced Immuno-modulation. Molecular Therapy, In Press


Hegazy SA, Alshareef A, Gelebart P, Anand M, Armanious H, Ingham RJ, Lai R. (2012) Disheveled proteins promote cell growth and tumorigenicity in ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Cellular Signalling. 25(1):295-307


Hirschfield GM, Xie G, Lu E, Sun Y, Juran BD, Chellappa V, Coltescu C, Mason AL, Milkiewicz P, Myers RP, Odin JA, Luketic VA, Bacon B, Bodenheimer H, Liakina V, Vincent C, Levy C (2012) Association of primary biliary cirrhosis with variants in the CLEC16A, SOCS1, SPIB and SIAE immunomodulatory genes. Genes and Immunity 13;328-335


Hobman TC. (2012) Rubella in Fields Virology (Sixth Edition) (eds. D.M. Knipe and P.M. Howley). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia. (in press)


Hodgson PD, Aich P, Stookey J, Popowych Y, Potter A, Babiuk LA, and Griebel PJ. (2012) Stress significantly increases mortality following a secondary bacterial respiratory infection. Vet Res. 43(1):21


Houghton M (2012) Chimp Virus makes a savvy vaccine vector. Sci Transl. Med. Jan 4; 4(115):115fs1


Hu Q, Nicol SA, Suen AYW and Baldwin TA. (2012) Examination of thymic positive and negative selection by flow cytometry. J Visualized Experiments. (68). doi:pii: 4269. 10.3791/4269


Irwin C, and Evans DH.  (2012) Modulation of the myxoma virus plaque phenotype by vaccinia virus F11 protein.J Virol.  86(13):7167-7179


Jason LA, Unger ER, Dimitrakoff JD, Fagin AP, Houghton M, Cook DB, Marshall GD Jr, Klimas N, Snell C. (2012) Minimum data elements for research reports on CFS. Brain Behav. Immun. 26:401-6


Jiao Y, Leebens-Mack J, Ayyampalayam S, Bowers JE, McKain MR, McNeal J, Rolf M, Ruzicka DR, Wafula E, Wickett NJ, Wong GK et al. (2012). A genome triplication associated with early diversification of the core eudicots. Genome Biol. 13: R3


Johnson MT, … Wong GK. (2012) Evaluating methods for isolating total RNA and predicting the success of sequencing phylogenetically diverse plant transcriptomes. PLoS ONE.


Juran B, Hirschfield G, Invernizzi P, Atkinson E, Li Y, Xie G, Kosoy R, Ransom M, Sun Y, Bianchi I, Schlicht E, Lleo A, Coltescu C, Bernuzzi F, Podda M, Lammert C, Shigeta R, Chan L, Balschun T, Marconi M, Cusi D,   Mason AL, Myers L, Milkiewicz P, Odin J, Luketic V, Bacon B, Bodenheimer H, Liakina V, Vincent C, Levy C, Franke A, Gregersen P, Bossa F, Gershwin M, deAndrade D, Amos C, Lazaridis K, Seldin M, Siminovitch K. (2012) Immunochip analyses identify a novel risk locus for primary biliary cirrhosis at 13q14, multiple independent associations at four established risk loci and epistasis between 1p31 and 7q32 risk variants. Human Mol. Gen. in press


Kruk T, Ratnam S, Preiksaitis JK, Lau A, Hatchette T, Horsman G, Van Caeseele P, Timmons B, Tipples G. (2012) Continuous Monitoring of the Performance of Rubella IgG and Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Assays Using Trueness Controls: Results of a Multicentre Trial.  Clinical and Vaccine Immunol. 19(10):1624-1632


Kumar D. (2012) Cellular immunity to CMV: Advancing to the next level. Detail Only Available. Ped. Transpl. 16: 6, 539-541. 3p. DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01637.x


Lam WY, Tang JW, Chan PK. (2012) Identification of hepatitis B virus encoding/affecting microRNAs. Hong Kong Med J. Dec;18 Suppl 6:44-7


Lacasse JJ and Schang LM (2012) Herpes Simplex Virus 1 DNA Is in Unstable Nucleosomes throughout the Lytic Infection Cycle, and the Instability of the Nucleosomes Is Independent of DNA Replication. J Virol. 86 (20): 11827-11300


Lai, R and Ingham RJ. (2012). The pathobiology of the oncogenic tyrosine kinase NPM-ALK – a brief update. Therapeutic Advances in Hematology. accepted (Review Article)


Lee BE, Plitt SS, Jayaraman G, Chui L, Singh A, Preiksaitis JK. (2012) Use of quantitative HIV RNA detection for early diagnosis of HIV infection in infants and acute HIV infections in Alberta, Canada. J Clin Microbiol 50(2): 502-505


Li J, Hobman TC and Simmonds AJ. (2012) Gawky (Gw) is the Drosophila melanogaster GW182 homologue in Ten Year History of Progress in GW/P Body Research (eds. E.K.L. Chan and M. Fritzler) Springer, Netherlands


Lisboa LF, Tong Y, Kumar D, Pang XL, Asberg A, Hartmann A, Rollag H, Jardine AG, Pescovitz MD, Humar A. (2012) Analysis and clinical correlation of genetic variation in cytomegalovirus. Transpl Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;14(2):132-40


Lisboa LF, Preiksaitis JK, Humar A, Kumar D. (2012) Clinical utility of molecular surveillance for cytomegalovirus after antiviral prophylaxis in high-risk solid organ transplant recipients. Transpl. 92(9):1063-8


Lisboa LF, Tong Y, Kumar D, Pang XL, Asberg A, Hartmann A, Rollag H, Jardine AG, Pescovitz MD, Humar A. (2012) Analysis and clinical correlation of genetic variation in cytomegalovirus. Transpl Infect Dis. (2):132-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2011.00685.x. Epub 2011 Oct 14


Lisboa LF, Kumar D, Wilson LE, Humar A. (2012) Clinical utility of cytomegalovirus cell-mediated immunity in transplant recipients with cytomegalovirus viremia. Transplant. 93(2):195-200


Liu Y, Wang C, Li F, Shen S, Tyrrell DLJ, Le XC, Li XF. (2012) DNase-Mediated Single-Cycle Selection of Aptamers for Proteins Blotted on a Membrane.  Anal Chem. 18;84(18):7603-6


Magee WC and Evans, DH. (2012) The antiviral activity and mechanism of action of (S)-[3-hydroxy-2-(phosphonomethoxy) propyl] nucleosides (review). Antiviral Research 96(2):169-180. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2012.08.010. [Epub ahead of print]


Maingat F, Polyak M, Paul AM, Vivithanaporn P, Noorbakhsh F, Aboucha S, Baker GB, Pearson K, Power C. (2012) The neurosteroid dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate suppresses neurovirulence produced by human and feline immunodeficiency viruses. FASEB J, in press


Manuel O, Husain S, Kumar D, Zayas C, Mawhorter S, Levi M, Kalpoe J, Kaul D, Schwartz B, Morris M, Ison M, Assi M, and Humar A. (2012) A prospective multicentre study of the assessment of cytomegalovirus specific cell-mediated immunity for the prediction of cytomegalovirus disease in high-risk solid-organ transplant recipients. Accepted Clin Infect Dis


McCombe, JA, Vivithanaporn P, Gill MJ, Power C.  (2012) Predictors of symptomatic HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in universal health care. HIV Med; doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2012.01043.x. [Epub ahead of print]


McElhaney JE, Zhou X, Talbot K, Soethout E, Bleackley RC, Granville D, Pawelec G. (2012) The unmet need in the elderly :  How immunosenescence, CMV infection, co-morbidities and frailty are a challenge for the development of more effective influenza vaccines.  Vaccine.  30(12) :2060-7


Mereniuk TR, Maranchuk R, Schindler A, Penner JC, Freschauf GK, Hegazy S,  Lai R, Foley E, and Weinfeld M. (2012) Genetic screening for synthetic lethal partners of polynucleotide kinase/phosphatase: potential for targeting SHP-1 depleted cancers. Cancer Res., 72:5934-5944; Published OnlineFirst September 7, 2012; doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-12-0939


Montano-Loza AJ, Vargas-Vorackova F, Ma M, Bain VG, Burak K, Kumar T, Mason AL. (2012) Incidence and risk factors associated with de novo autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplantation. Liver International32;1426-33


Montgomery BC, Cortes HD, Burshtyn DN and Stafford JL. (2012) Channel catfish leukocyte immune-type receptor mediated inhibition of cellular cytotoxicity is facilitated by SHP-1-dependent and -independent mechanisms.    Developmental & Comparative Immunol. 37:151-163


Morris MI, Daly JS, Blumberg E, Kumar D, Sester M, Schluger N, Kim SH, Schwartz BS, Ison MG, Humar A, Singh N, Michaels M, Orlowski JP, Delmonico F, Pruett T, John GT, Kotton CN. (2012) Diagnosis and management of tuberculosis in transplant donors: a donor-derived infections consensus conference report. Am J Transplant. 12(9):2288-2300. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04205.x. Epub 2012 Aug 6


Nestibo L, Lee BE, Fonseca K, Beirnes J, Johnson MM Sikora CA. (2012) Differentiating the wild from the attenuated during a measles outbreak.  Paediatr Child Health 17:e32-3


Okamoto T, Campbell S, Mehta N, Thibault J, Barry M, Huang D C and Kvansakul M.  (2012) Sheepox Virus SPPV14 Encodes a Bcl-2-like Cell Death Inhibitor that Counters a Distinct Set of Mammalian Pro-apoptotic Proteins.J  Virol., 86:11501-11511


Pang XL, Lee BE, Pabbaraju K, Gabos S, Craik S, Payment P, Neumann N. (2012) Pre-analytical and analytical procedures for the detection of enteric viruses and enterovirus in water samples. J Virol Methods. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]


Park J, Freitag SI, Young PG and Hobman TC. (2012) The karyopherin Sal3 is required for nuclear import of the core RNA interference pathway protein Rdp1. Traffic 13: 520-531


Pearson JD, Mohammed Z, Bacani JTC, Lai R, Ingham RJ. (2012). The heat shock protein-90 co-chaperone, Cyclophilin 40, promotes ALK-positive, anaplastic large cell lymphoma viability and its expression is regulated by the NPM-ALK oncoprotein. BMC Cancer. 12:229.


Pearson JD, Lee JKH, Bacani JTC, Lai R, Ingham RJ. (2012). NPM-ALK: the prototypic member of a family of oncogenic tyrosine kinases. J Signal Transduction. 22012:123253. Epub 2012 Jul 18. (Review Article)


Reinke SN, Resch L, Maingat F, Branton W, Jackson AC, Holt R, Slupsky C, Marrie T, Sykes BD, Power C. (2012) Metagenomic and metabolomic characterization of rabies encephalitis: New insights into the treatment of an ancient disease. J. Infect Dis, 2012 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]


Robinson JL, Vaudry WL, Forgie SE, Lee BE.  (2012) Prevention, Recognition and Management of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections.  Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther (In press)


Rollag H, Asberg A, Ueland T, Hartmann A, Jardine AG, Humar A, Pescovitz MD, Bignamini AA, Aukrust P. (2012) Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Disease in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Markers of Inflammation as Predictors of Outcome. Transplant. Epub ahead of print]


Shmulevitz M, Gujar SA, GyunAhn D, Mohamed, A.,Lee PWL. (2012). Reovirus variants with mutations in S1 and L2 genome segments exhibit enhanced virion infectivity and superior oncolysis. J. Virology, 86(13):7403-13


Shmulevitz M, Lee PW (2012). Exploring host factors that impact reovirus replication, dissemination, and reovirus-induced cell death in cancer versus normal cells in culture. Methods in Molecular Biology, volume 797, 163-76


Silva Jr. M, Humar A, Shapiro AMJ, Senior P, Hoschler K, Baluch A, Wilson LE, Kumar D. (2012) Humoral Immune Response following seasonal influenza vaccine in islet transplant recipients. Cell Transplant. [Epub ahead of print]


Singh AE, Guenette T, Gratrix J, Bergman J, Parker P, Anderson B, Plitt SS, Lee BE, Robinson JL. (2012) Seroreversion of Treponemal Tests in Infants meeting Canadian Surveillance Criteria for Confirmed Early Congenital Syphilis.  Ped Infect Dis J (In press)


Suen AYW and Baldwin TA. (2012) Proapoptotic protein Bim is differentially required during thymic clonal deletion to ubiquitous versus tissue-restricted antigens. PNAS. 109(3): 893-898


Thomas B, Nishikawa S, Ito K, Chopra P, Sharma N, Evans DH, Tyrrell DLJ, Bathe OF, Rancourt DE. (2012) Peptide Vaccination is Superior to Genetic Vaccination using a Recombineered Bacteriophage Lambda Subunit Vaccine.    Vaccine. 1;30(6):998-1008


Toso C, Dupis-Lazeron E, Majino P, Berney T, Kneteman NM, Perneger T, Morel P, Mentha G, Combescure C. (2012) A model dropout assessment of candidates with or without hepatocellular carcinoma on a common liver transplant waiting list. Hepat.Hepat.. 56(1):149-56. Epub ahead of print  2012 Jun 18. 23 January 2012 [Epub ahead of print]


Toso C, Cader S, Mentha G, Meeberg G, Majno Pietro E, Morel P, Morard I, Giostra E, Berney T, Mentha G, . Kneteman N. (2012) Factors predicting survival afer post-transplant hepatocellular carcinoma recurrenc e.
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Tuszynski JA, Craddock TJ, Mane JY, Barakat K, Tseng CY, Gajewski M, Winter P, Alisaraie L, Patterson J, Carpenter E, … Wong GK. (2012) Modeling the yew tree tubulin and a comparison of its interaction with Paclitaxel to human tubulin. Pharm. Res. 29: 3007-3021


Unterweger D, Kitaoka M, Miyata ST, Bachmann V, Brooks J, Moloney J, Sosa O, Silva D, Duran-Gonzales J, Provenzano D, Pukatzki S. (2012) Constitutive type VI secretion system expression gives Vibrio cholerae intra- and interspecific competitive advantages. PLoS One 7 (10): e48320


Urbanowski MD and Hobman TC. (2012) The West Nile Virus Capsid Protein Blocks Apoptosis through a Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent Mechanism. J. Virol. Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]


Vanderven HA, Petkau K, Kieran, Ryan-Jean EE, Aldridge Jr. JA, Webster RG and Magor KE. (2012) Avian influenza rapidly induces antiviral genes in duck lung and intestine. Mol. Immunol.; 51: 316-324


Vasilenko NL, Snider M, Labiuk SL, Lobanov VA, Babiuk LA, and van Drunen Little-van den Hurk S. (2012) Bovine herpesvirus-1 VP8 interacts with DNA damage binding protein-1 (DDB1) and is monoubiquitinated during infection. Virus Res. 167(1): 56-66


Vivithanaporn P, Nelles K, DeBlock L, Newman SC, Gill MJ, Power C. (2012) Hepatitis C virus co-infection increases neurocognitive impairment severity and risk of death in treated HIV/AIDS. J Neurol Sci; 312(1-2):45-51


Wang Z, Hobson N, Galindo L, Zhu S, Shi D, McDill J, YangL, Hawkins S, Neutelings G, Datla R, … Wong GK, Wang J, Deyholos MK. (2012) The genome of flax (Linum usitatissimum) assembled de novo from short shotgun sequence reads. The Plant J. 72: 461-473


Weber B, Miyata S, Iwashkiw J, Stratilo C, Pukatzki S, Feldman M. (2012) Identification of a functional type VI secretion system in Acinetobacter baumannii (under review)


Williams KJ, Wilson E, Davidson CL, Aguilar OA, Fu, L, Carlyle JR, and Burshtyn DN. (2012) Poxvirus Infection-Associated Downregulation of C-Type Lectin-Related-b Prevents NK Cell Inhibition by NK Receptor Protein-1B.J Immunol. 188:4980-91


Wilkins C, Woodward J, Lau D, McFarlane N, Joyce MAJ, Tyrrell DLJ, Gale M Jr.  (2012) IFITM1 is a tight junction protein that inhibits hepatitis C virus entry.  Hepatol.  19 doi: 10.1002 (Epub ahead of print)


Wright AJ, Humar A, Gourishankar S, Bernard K, Kumar D. (2012) Severe Legionnaire’s disease caused by Legionella longbeachae in a long-term renal transplant patient: the importance of safe living strategies after transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis. 14(4):E30-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2012.00755.x. Epub 2012 Jun 11


Wu F, Zhang J, Wang P, Ye X, Jung K, Bone KM, Pearson JD, Ingham RJ, McMullen TP, Ma Y, Lai R. (2012). Identification of two novel phenotypically distinct breast cancer cell subsets based on Sox2 transcription activity. Cellular Signalling. 24(11):1989-98


Wu X, Robotham JM, Lee E, Daltn S, Kneteman NM, Gilbert DM, Tang H. (2012) Productive Hepatitis C virus Infection of Stem Cell—Derived hepatocytes Reveals a Critical Transition to Viral Permissiveness during Differentation. PLoS Pathog. 8(4):e1002617. Epub 2012 Apr 5


Xu Z and Hobman TC. (2012) The helicase activity of DDX56 is required for infectivity of West Nile virus particles. Virology 433: 226-235


Xu Z, Waeckerlin R, Urbanowski MD, van Marle G and Hobman TC. (2012) West Nile virus infection causes endocytosis of a specific subset of tight junction membrane proteins. PLoS One 7:e37886. Epub 2012 May 24


Yao Q, Fischer KP, Tyrrell DLJ, Gutfreund KS.  (2012) Genomic structure, molecular characterization and functional analysis of Pekin duck interleukin-10.  Developmental & Comparative Immuno. 38(1):30-43


Yao Q, Fischer KP, Tyrell DL and Gutfreund KS. (2012) cDNA cloning, genomic structure, molecular characterization and mRNA expression analysis of the Pekin duck interleukin-10 receptor 1. Int J Immunogenetics 39(1):55-67


Zhang J, Wang P, Wu F, Li M, Sharon D, Ingham RJ, Hitt M, McMullen TP, Lai R. (2012) Aberrant expression of the transcriptional factor Twist1 promotes invasiveness in ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Cellular Signalling. 24(4):852-8


Zhang J, Wang P, Dykstra M, Gelebart P, Williams D, Ingham R, Ekpe Adewuyi E, Lai R, McMullen T. (2012). Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptor-α Promotes Lymphatic Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. J Pathology. 228(2):241-50




Acharjee S, Zhu Y, Maingat F, Pardo C, Ballanyi K, Hollenberg M, Power C. (2011) Proteinase-activated receptor-1 mediates dorsal root ganglion neuronal degeneration in HIV/AIDS. Brain, 134 (Pt 11): 3209-21


Almekhlafi MA, Clark AW, Lucchinetti CF, Zhang Y, Power C, Bell RB. (2010) Neuromyelitis Optica with Extensive Active Brain Involvement: An Autopsy Study. Archives Neurol. 68(4):508-12


Altamirano-Diaz L, West L, Humar A, Ely L, Urschel S, Gubbay J, Crowcroft N, Kumar D. (2011) Early post-transplant vaccination with pandemic influenza A/H1N1 vaccine in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediat Transplant.  15: 172-5


Ang LS, Boivin WA, Williams SJ, Zhao H, Abraham T, McManus BM, Carmine-Simnen K, Bleackley RC and Granville DJ. (2011) Inhibition of extracellular granzyme B reduces abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture. Cell Death and Disease (in press)


Ang LS, Boivin WA, Williams SJ, Zhao H, Abraham T, McManus BM, Carmine-Simnen K, Bleackley RC and Granville DJ. (2011) Serpina3N attenuates granzyme B-mediated decorin cleavage and rupture in a murine model of aortic aneurysm. Cell Death Dis. 2 e209


Antony JM, Deslauriers AM, Bhat RK, Ellestad KK, Power C. (2011) Human endogenous retroviruses and multiple sclerosis: Innocent bystanders or disease determinants? Biochim Biophys Acta. 1812(2):162-76


Asberg A, Jardine AG, Bignamini AA, Rollag H, Gahlemann CC, Humar A, Hartmann A. ( 2011) Response to letter about intensity of immunosuppressive therapy on outcome of treatment for CMV disease. Am J Transplant.  (5):1103-4.


Asthana S, Toso C, Meeberg G, Bigam DL, Mason A, Shapiro AMJ, Kneteman NM. (2011) The impact of sirolimus on Hepatitis C recurrence after liver transplantation. Can J Gastroenterol.  Jan; 25(1):28-34


Babiuk S,  Masic A, Graham J, Neufeld J,  van der Loop M,  Copps J, Berhane Y, Pasick J, Potter A, Babiuk LA, Weingartl H, Zhou Y.  (2011) An elastase-dependent attenuated heterologous swine influenza firus protects against pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza challenge in swine.  Vaccine.  29(17): 3118-3123


Baluch A, Humar A, Egli A, Gubbay J, Lisboa L, Wilson L, Kumar D. (2011) Long term immune responses to pandemic influenza A/H1N1 infection in solid organ transplant recipients. PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e28627. Epub 2011 Dec 14


Banadyga L, Lam S, Okamota T,  Kavansakul M, Huang D,  Barry M. (2011) Deerpox virus encodes an inhibitor of apoptosis that regulates Bak and Bax. J Virol. 85: 1922-1934


Barber MR, Guan Y, Magor KE, Peiris JS and Webster RG. (2011) The role of animal surveillance in influenza preparedness:the consequence of inapparent infection in ducks and pigs. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. Suppl. 1:8-11


Bhat R, Ellestad KK, Wheatley BM, Warren RL, Holt RA, Power C. (2011)Brain Syncytin-1 is encoded by a single chromosomal locus in multiple sclerosis.  PLoS ONE, in press


Bell K,  Potter A, Babiuk L, Griebel P, Napper S.  (2011)  Stability, toxicity, and biological activity of host defense peptide BMAP28 and its inversed and retro-inversed isomers.  Biopolymers.  96: 14-24


Bhat R, Ellestad KK, Wheatley BM, Warren RL, Holt RA, Power C. (2011) Brain Syncytin-1 is encoded by a single chromosomal locus in multiple sclerosis.  PLoS ONE, 6(4): e19176


Caddy S, Lee BE, Sutherland K, Robinson J, Plitt S, Read, Singh AE.  (2011) Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes of Women with Reactive Syphilis Serology in Alberta, 2002-06. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 33:453-9


Ciesek S, von Hahn T, Colpitts CC, Schang LM, Friesland M, Steinmann J, Manns MP, Ott M, Wedemeyer H, Meuleman P, Pietschmann T, and Steinmann E (2011) The green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) inhibits 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) entry. Hepatol. 54(6):1947-1955


Conn K, Hendzel M, and Schang LM (2011) Core histones H2B and H4 are mobilized during infection with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). J Virol. 85 (24):13234-52


Cooper C, Kanters S, Klein M, Chaudhury P, Marotta P, Wong P, Kneteman N, Mills E. (2011) Liver transplant outcomes in HIV-infected patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis with synthetic cohort. AIDS   Mar27: 25(6):777-787


Cooper C, Thorne A, Klein M, Conway B, Boivin G, Haase D, Shafran S, Zubyk W, Singer J, Halperin S, Walmsley S; CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Influenza Vaccine Research Group. (2011) Immunogenicity is not improved by increased antigen dose or booster dosing of seasonal influenza vaccine in a randomized trial of HIV infected adults. PLoS One 6(3)e17758


Couturier MR, Lee B, Zelyas N, Chui L. (2011) Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli detection in stool samples screened for viral gastroenteritis in Alberta, Canada.  J Clin Microbiol. 49:574-8. Epub 2010 Dec 8.


Dauber B, Pelletier J, Smiley JR. (2011) The HSV-1 vhs protein enhances translation of viral true late mRNAs and virus production in a cell-type dependent manner.  J Virol. 85: 5363-5373


Deslauriers A, Afkhami-Goli A, Paul A , Bhat R, Acharjee S, Ellestad K , Noorbakhsh F, Michalak M, Power C. (2011) Neuroinflammation and endoplasmic reticulum stress are co-regulated by crocin to prevent demyelination and neurodegeneration. J. Immunol.; Nov 1; 187(9): 4788-99


Drews SJ, Pabbaraju K, Wong S, Tokaryka KL, May-Hadford J, Lee B, Tellier R, Louie M.  (2011) Surveillance of autopsy cases for the D222G substitutions in the haemagglutinin (HA) protein of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in Alberta, Canada.  Clin. Microbiol. & Infect. 17(4):582-4 (Epub 2010)


Fagan K, Barry M. (2011) A vaccinia virus deletion mutant reveals the presence of additional inhibitors of NF-κB.  J Virol. 85:883-894


Fleming-Canepa X, Brusnyk C, Aldridge JR, Ross KL, Moon D, Wang D, Xia J, Barber MRW, Webster RG, Magor KE. (2011) Expression of duck CCL19 and CCL21 and CCR7 receptor in lymphoid tissue and influenza-infected tissues. Mol. Immunol. 48, 1950-1957


Forgie SE, Keenliside J, Wilkinson C, Webby R, Lu P, Sorensen O, Fonseca K, Barman S, Rubrum A, Stigger E, Marrie TJ, Marshall F, Spady DW,  Hu J, Loeb M, Russell ML, Babiuk LA. (2011) Swine Outbreak of Pandemic Influenza A Virus on a Canadian Research Farm Supports Human-to-Swine Transmission. Clin Infect Dis. 52:10-8


Fries P,  Popowych YI,  Guan LL, Beskorwayne TI,  Potter A, Babiuk LA, Griebel PJ. (2011)  Muscosal dendritic cell subpopulations in the small intestine of newborn calves.  Dev Comp Immunol.   35: 1040-1051


Fu L, Hazes B, Burshtyn DN. (2011) The first Ig-domain of KIR3DL1 contacts MHC-I at a secondary site. J  Immunol. 187:1816-25  July 11 (Epub ahead of print)


Gala-Lopez BL, Senior PA, Koh A, Kashkoush SM, Kawahara T, Kin T, Humar A*, Shapiro AM* (joint-senior authors) (2011) Late Cytomegalovirus Transmission and Impact of T-Depletion in Clinical Islet Transplantation. Am J Transplant. (12):2708-14


Garlapati S, Eng NF, Kiros TG, Kindrachuk J, Mutwiri GK, Hancock RE, Halperin SA, Potter AA, Babiuk LA, Gerdts V. (2011) Immunization with PCEP microparticles containing pertussis toxoid, CpG ODN and a synthetic innate defense regulator peptide induces protective immunity against pertussis. Vaccine. 29(38), 6540-6548


Gracia A, Polewicz M, Halperin SA, Hancock RE,  Potter AA, Babiuk LA, Gerdts V. (2011)  Antibody responses in adult and neonatal BALB/c mice to immunization with novel Bordetella pertussis vaccine formulations.  Vaccine.  29(8): 1595-1604


Gerdts,V, Mutwiri G, Babiuk LA, Potter A, Napper S, vand den Hurk S, Wilson H, and Aura, G. (2011) In 1st Edition: Vaccinology: Principles and Practice. Editors Morrow, Sheikh, Davies & Schmidt.


Guntermann S, Foley E. (2011) The protein Dredd is an essential component of the c-Jun N-terminal Kinase pathway in the Drosophila immune response.. J  Biol.Chem., 286(35):30284-94


Haile Y, Pasychniyk D, Turner D, Bleackley RC, Giuliani F. (2011) CD4+CD25+CD127dimFoxp3+T cells are cytotoxic for human neurons. J. Leukoc Biol. 89(6) : 927-34


Argonaute Proteins: Methods and Protocols (2011) in Methods in Molecular Biology volume 725: (eds. Hobman TC and Duchaine TF) Springer-Verlag, New York, NY


Hong C, Duit S, Jalonen P, Out R, Scheer L, Boyadjian R, Rodenburg K, Foley E, Korhonen L, Lindholm D, Nimph J, van Berkel T, Tontonoz P,  Zelcer N. (2010) The E3-ubiquitin ligase IDOL induces the degradation of the low-density lipoprotein receptor family members VLDLR and ApoER2. J Biol Chem. 285(26): 19720-6


Houghton M. (2011) Prospects for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines against the hepatitis C viruses. Immunol Rev. Jan; 239(1):99-108


Humar A; IMPACT Investigators Steering Committee, Peeters P, Abramowicz D, Humar A, Lebranchu Y, Hauser I, Jardine A, Limaye AP, Vincenti F, Punch JD, Blumberg E. (2011) Response to questions regarding the design and results of the IMPACT trial. Am J Transplant. 11(1):177-8.


Ilkow C, Goping IS,  Hobman TC. (2011) The Rubella Virus Capsid is an Anti-Apoptotic Protein that Attenuates the Pore-Forming Ability of Bax.  PLoS Pathogens 7: ppat.1001291


Julien, O, Beadle JR, Magee WC, Chatterjee S, Hostetler KY,  Evans DH, Sykes BD. (2011) Solution structure of a DNA duplex containing the potent anti-poxvirus agent cidofovir.  JACS 133: 2264-2274


Kassam F, Lee BE, Damji KF.  (2011) Case Report: Concurrent Endophthalmitis and Orbital Cellulitis in a Child with Congenital Glaucoma.  Digital J Opththalmology Vol 17, No 4.


Kapiriri L, Lavery JV, Singer PA, Mshinda H, Babiuk LA, and Daar AS. (2011) The case for conducting first-in-human (phase 0 and phase 1) clinical trials in low and middle income countries. BMC Public Health. 11: 811


Kawahara T, Kin T, Kashkoush S, Gala Lopez B, Bigam DL, Kneteman NM, Koh A, Senior PA, Shapiro AMJ. (2011) Protal Vein Thrombosis in a Potentially Preventable Complication in Clinical Islet Transplantation. AJ Transpl. 11(12); 2700-2707. 29 August 2011 [E-pub ahead of print]


Kindrachuk J, Scruten E, Attah-Poku S, Bell K, Potter A, Babiuk LA., Griebel P, Napper S. (2011) Stability, toxicity, and biological activity of host defense peptide BMAP28 and its inversed and retro-inversed isomers. Biopolymers. 96: 14-24


Kiros TG, van Kessel J, Babiuk LA, and Gerdts V. (2011) Induction, regulation and physiological role of IL-17 secreting helper T-cells isolated from PBMC and lung lymphocytes of young pigs. Vet Immunol & Immunopath. 144(3-4), 448-454


Kitaoka M, Miyata ST, Unterweger D, Pukatzki S. (2011) Antibiotic resistance mechanisms of Vibrio cholerae. JMed Microbiol 60 (Pt 4): 397-407


Kneteman N, Livraghi T, Madoff D, de Santibanez E, Kew M. (2011) Tools for monitoring patients with hepatocellular carcinoma on the waiting list and after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. Suppl 2:S117-27


Kneteman NM, Lewis J, Dibben C, Douglas D, Nourbakhsh M, Tyrrell DL, Lund G. (2012) The Impact of Calcineurin Inhibitors with or without interferon on HCV virus titers in a Chimeric Mouse model of HCV Infection. Liver Transpl. 18(1):38-44. 2011 Aug 11.[Epub ahead of print]


Kumar D, Blumberg EA, Danziger-Isakov L, Kotton CN, Halasa NB, Ison MG, Avery RK, Green M, Allen UD, Edwards KM, Miller G, Michaels MG; AST Infectious Diseases Community of Practice. (2011) Influenza vaccination in the organ transplant recipient: review and summary recommendations. Am J Transplant. (10):2020-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03753.x. Review


Kumar D, Campbell P, Humar A. (2011) Donor-specific alloantibody upregulation after influenza vaccination in transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 11(11):2538


Kumar D, Danziger-Isakov L (2011) Immunization against influenza: a balancing act. Am J Transplant. 2011 11(8):1561-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03605.x. Epub 2011 Jun 14


Landi A, Babiuk LA, van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk S. (2011) Dendritic cells matured by a prostaglandid E2-containing cocktail can produce high levels of IL-12p70 and are more mature and Th1-biased than dendritic cells treated with TNF-α or LPS. Immunobiol. 216(6): 649-662


Labrecque N, Baldwin T, Lesage S. (2011) Molecular and genetic parameters defining T-cell clonal selection. Immunol. & Cell Biol. 89(1): 16-26


Lee BE, Mukhi SN, May-Hadford J, Plitt S, Drews SJ. (2011) Determination of the relative economic impact of different molecular-based laboratory algorithms for respiratory viral pathogen detection, including Pandemic (H1N1) using a secure web based platform.  Virol J  8:1, 277-287. 11p. DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-8-277


Lee BE, Plitt S, Fenton J, Preiksaitis JK, Singh AE.  (2011) Rapid HIV tests in acute care settings in an area of low HIV prevalence in Canada.  J Virol Methods.  172(1-2):66-71


Li NL, Davidson CE, Humar A and Burshtyn DN. (2011) Modulation of the inhibitory receptor leukocyte Ig-like receptor 1 on human natural killer cells.  Frontiers in NK Cell Biology, available on line Sept 06, 2011


Lisboa LF, Asberg A, Kumar D, Pang X, Hartmann A, Preiksaitis JK, Pescovitz MD, Rollag H, Jardine AG, Humar A. (2011) The clinical utility of whole blood versus plasma cytomegalovirus viral load assays for monitoring therapeutic response. Transplant.  91: 231-236


Lisboa LF, Åsberg A, Kumar D, Pang X, Hartmann A, Preiksaitis JK, Pescovitz MD, Rollag H, Jardine AG, Humar A. (2011) The Clinical Utility of Whole Blood vs. Plasma CMV Viral Loads Assays for Monitoring Therapeutic Response.  Transpl., 15(2): 172-5


Lisboa LF, Preiksaitis JK, Humar A, Kumar D.  (2011) Clinical utility of molecular surveillance for cytomegalovirus after antiviral prophylaxis in high-risk solid organ transplant patients. Transplant. 92(9):1063-8.


Ma B, Kane KP. (2011) Recognition of class I MHC by a rat Ly49 NK cell receptor is dependent on the identity of the P2 anchor amino acid of bound peptide. J. Immunol. 187:3267-3276; published ahead of print August 12, 2011, doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1002809


MacIntyre D, Miyata S T, Kitaoka M, Pukatzki S. (2011) The Vibrio cholerae type VI secretion system displays antimicrobial activity. PNAS 107: 19520-19524. 2010. (discussed in Nature Reviews Microbiology [Sanchez, C.: Vibrio cholerae beats the competition. NRM 9: 6. 2011])


Mader JS, Hancock REW, Bleackley RC. (2011) The human cathelicidin, LL-37, inducesgranzyme-mediated apoptosis in regulatory T cells.  J. Immunother. 34(3) : 229-35


Mader JS, Marcet-Palacios M, Hancock REW, Bleackley RC.  (2011) The human cathelicidin, LL-37, induces granzyme-mediated apoptosis in cytotoxic T lymphocytes.  Exp Cell Res. 317(4) : 531-8


Magee WC, Valiaeva N, Beadle JR, Richman DD, Hostetler KY, and Evans DH. (2011) Inhibition of HIV-1 by octadecyloxyethyl esters of (S)-[3-Hydroxy-2-(phosphonomethoxy)propyl] nucleosides and evaluation of their mechanism of action.  Antiviral Agents & Chemotherapy 55, 5063-72


Magor KE. (2011) Immunoglobulin genetics and antibody responses to influenza in ducks. Developmental and Comparative Immunol.  Mar. 4 Epub, ahead of print. Review


Noorbakhsh F, Ellestad K, Maingat F, Warren K, Han M, Steinman L, Baker GB, Power C. (2011) Impaired neurosteroid synthesis in multiple sclerosis. Brain, 134 (9): 2703-2721


Maingat F, Halloran B, Acharjee S, van Marle G, Church D, Gill MJ, Uwiera RRE, Cohen EA, Meddings J, Madsen K, Power C.  Inflammation and intestinal epithelial cell injury in AIDS enteropathy: a role for endoplasmic reticulum stress. FASEB J, 25(7):2211-20


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Mackenzie- Dyck S, Attah-Poku S, Juillard B, Babiuk LA, Hurk SV. (2011) The synthetic peptides bovine enteric β-defensin (EBD), bovine neutrophil β-defensin (NDBN) 9 and BNBD 3 are chemotactic for immature bovine dendritic cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 15;143(1-2):87-107. Epub 2011 Jun 2


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