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Mariam Konate

  • Konaté MM, Antony S, Doroshow JH. Inhibiting the Activity of NADPH Oxidase in Cancer. Antioxid Redox Signal, Feb 1 2020.


Brittany Boribong

  • Boribong, BP, Lenzi, MJ, Li, L, & Jones, CN. (March 2019). Super-low dose lipopolysaccha-ride dysregulates neutrophil migratory decision-making. Frontiers in Immunology, 10, 359.

  • Boribong, BP, Rahimi, A, & Jones, CN. (February 2019). Microuidic Platform to Quantify

  • Neutrophil Migratory Decision-Making. In Mouse Models of Innate Immunity (pp. 113- 122). Humana Press, New York, NY. 10

  • Kadelka, S, Boribong, BP, Li, L, & Ciupe, SM. (January 2019). Modeling the Bistable Dynamics of the Innate Immune System. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 81(1), 256- 276.

Matthew Flores

  • Bacterial Endospores (2019). Flores MJ., Popham DL. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. 

Christopher Garcia

  • Childress, E.S.; Salamoun, J.M.; Hargett, S.R.; Santiago-Rivera, J.; Garcia, C.J.; Alexopoulos, S.J.; Chen, S-Y; Dai, Y.; Hoehn, K.L. and Santos, W.L. Small Molecule Mitochondrial Uncouplers as Potential Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, 2019, under review at J. Med. Chem.

  • Alexopoulos, A.J.; Chen, S-Y.; Brandon, A.E.; Salamoun, J.; Garcia, C.J.; Beretta, M.; Olzomer, E.; Byrne, F.B.; Shah, D.; Lawrence, R.; Carrive, P.; Tucker, S.P.; Cooney, G.J.; Santos, W.L.; Hoehn, K.L. Mitochondrial uncoupler BAM15 reverses diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice, 2019, under review at Nature Commun.

  • Santos, W.L.; Salamoun, J.; Murray, J.; Garcia, C.J.  “Oxadiazolopyrazines and Oxadiazolopyridines useful as Mitochondrial Uncouplers”, April 22, 2019, PCT International Application No.:  PCT/US2019/028544.

Tatiana Garcia Meza

  • Garcia Meza, T.& Bell, M.A. (2019, March). Infant EEG contributes to toddler executive function through infant attention but not infant temperament. Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Ashley Peralta

  • Peralta, N.; Dai, Y.; Sherpa, C.; Le Grice, S.F.; Santos, W.L. Molecular Recognition of HIV-1 RNAs with Branched Peptides. Methods Enzymol. 2019, 623, 373-400.

Demisha Porter

  • Porter, D., and Morton, P. “Clearing Techniques for Visualizing the Nervous System in Development, Injury, and Disease.” Journal of neuroscience methods (2019). 

Jose Santiago - Rivera 

  • Childress,  E.S.;  Salamoun,  J.M.;  Hargett,  S.R.;  Santiago-Rivera,  J.;  Garcia,  C.J.; Alexopoulos, S.J.; Chen, S-Y; Dai, Y.; Hoehn, K.L. and Santos, W.L. Small Molecule Mitochondrial Uncouplers as Potential Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, 2019, accepted at J. Med. Chem.

  • Santos,  W.L.;  Dai,  Y.;  Santiago-Rivera,  J.;  Murray,  J.  “Imidazopyridines  useful  as Mitochondrial Uncouplers”, April 22, 2019, PCT International Application.



Anjolii Diaz

  • Diaz, A., Swingler, M., Tan, L., Smith, C. L., Calkins S.D., & Bell, M.A. (2019). Infant frontal EEG asymmetry moderates the association between maternal behavior and toddler negative affectivity. Infant Behavior & Development, 55, 88-99:10.1016/j.infbeh.2019.03.002

  • Berger, R. H., Diaz, A., Valiente, C., Eisenberg, N., Spinrad, T. L., Doane Sampey, L., Thompson, M., Hernández, M. M., Johns, S. K., & Southworth, J. (2019). The association between home chaos and academic achievement: The moderating role of sleep. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/fam0000535.

  • Bell, M.A., Wolfe, C., Diaz, A. & Liu, R. (2019). Cognition and Emotion. In V. LoBue, K.Buss & K Perez-Edgar. Handbook of emotion development. 

Natalia Gonzales

  • Hernandez-Cordero AI, Gonzales NM, Parker CC, Sokoloff G, Vandenbergh DJ, Cheng R, Abney M, Skol A, Douglas A, Palmer AA, Gregory JS, Lionikas A. Genome-wide associations reveal human-mouse convergence and modifiers of myogenesis, CPNE1 and STC2. American Journal of Human Genetics,105, 1-15.

Mariam Konate

  • Navas T, Kinders RJ, Lawrence SM, Ferry-Galow KV, Borgel S, Hollingshead  MG, Srivastava AK, Alcoser SY, Makhlouf HR, Chuaqui R, Wilsker DF, Konaté MM, Miller SB, Voth AR, Chen L, Vilimas T, Subramanian J, Rubinstein L, Kummar S, Chen AP, Bottaro DP, Doroshow JH, Parchment RE. Clinical Evolution of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Human Carcinomas. Cancer Res, pii, 2019.

  • Wu Y, Konaté MM, Lu J, Makhlouf H, Chuaqui R, Antony S, Meitzler JL, Difilippantonio MJ, Liu H, Juhasz A, Jiang G, Dahan I, Roy K, Doroshow JH. IL-4 and IL-17A Cooperatively Promote Hydrogen Peroxide Production, Oxidative DNA Damage, and Upregulation of Dual Oxidase 2 in Human Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Cells. J Immunol, ji1800469, 2019.

  • Konaté MM, Plata G, Park J, Usmanova DR, Wang H, Vitkup D. Molecular function limits divergent protein evolution on planetary timescales. Elife, 8: e39705, 2019.

  • Meitzler JL, Konaté MM, Doroshow JH. Hydrogen peroxide-producing NADPH oxidases and the promotion of migratory phenotypes in cancer. Arch Biochem Biophys, Aug 12:108076, 2019.

1st Cohort

Anjolii Diaz

  • Bell, M.A., Kraybill, J. H., & Diaz, A. (2014). Reactivity, regulation, and remembering: Associations between temperament and memory. In P.J. Bauer & R. Fivush (Eds.), Handbook on the development of children’s memory. Hoboken,NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.                                        
  • Diaz, A., & Bell, M.A. (2013, April). Understanding normal variations of fear: Context and memory. In S. Hart (Chair). The infant’s presentation of fear: Contexts, cues, and electrophysiological substrates. Symposium paper presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington                                                                                                                
  • Valiente, C. (PI) & Eisenberg, N. (Co-I). (9/1/13 – 2/28/17). The Role of Emotion Regulation and Peer Context in Children’s Achievement 3R01HD068522-02S1, NIH/NICHD. (Grant)

2nd Cohort

Stephanie “Nikki” Lewis

3rd Cohort

Frank Criscione Jr.

Elaine Nsoesie

4th Cohort

Kacie Allen

Jordan Booker

  • Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2013). Parental emotion coaching and child emotion regulation as protective factors for children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Social Development, 22, 444-466. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2011.00652.x 
  • Booker, J. A., & Dunsmore, J. C. (2014). Self-compassion, attachment security, and relative kindness regarding significant others. Manuscript under review.                                                     
  • Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2014). Maternal emotion coaching predicts better treatment outcomes for children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Manuscript under review

Stephanie Kusano

  • Kusano, S.M. & Johri, A. (Under review). Student Autonomy: Implications of Design-Based Informal Learning Experiences in Engineering    Kusano, S.M., Murzi, H.G., Shekhar, P., Kinoshita, T., Seimetz, C., Basu, D., & Goff, R.M. (Under review). Preparing Future Engineering Educators through Round-Table Practicum Course Discussions.                                                                                                              
  • Chowdhury, B.T., Kusano, S.M., Johri, A., & Sharma, A. (Under review). Peer Scaffolding in Studio Courses                                                          
  • Kusano, S.M. “Beyond The Classroom: Understanding Informal Learning Experiences For Engineering Learning – A Focus on Research Methods Decisions in Engineering Education”. Research talk for the University of Michigan Center for Research and Learning in Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI (December 5, 2013)                                       
  • Kusano, S.M., “Using Modeling Software to Visualize Biomechanics in an Introductory Undergraduate Bioengineering Course”. Poster for the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Fajardo, PR (June 21, 2012)                                                                                                          
  • Kusano, S.M. & H. Clay Gabler; “Reducing Teen Driver Crash Risk The Effectiveness of Eliminating Plea Agreements in New Jersey”. Presented at the 11th Annual School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Graduate Research Symposium, Blacksburg, VA (May 10, 2012)   
  • Kusano, Kristofer D. , Kusano, S.M., Gabler, H. Clay, “Automated Crash Notification Algorithms: Evaluation of In-Vehicle Principal Direction of Force (PDOF) Estimation Algorithms,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis, IN, September 14-16, 2011.                                                                                                          
  • Kusano, S.M., & Gabler, H. Clay, “Modeling the Influence of Stomach Contents on Alcohol Elimination Rate”. Poster for the Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Annual Conference, Hartford, Connecticut (October 8, 2010)                                                                                        
  • Comas, Stephanie M. & Gabler, H. Clay; “Examination of Factors Which Lead to Over- and Under-Triage of TraumVictims”. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 54th Annual Conference Student Workshop, Seattle, WA (October 17, 2010).                                                                                                                     
  • Comas, Stephanie M. & Gabler, H. Clay; “Feasibility of Enhanced Algorithms for Post-Crash Injury Prediction for Improved Field Triage”. Poster for the Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Conference, Austin, TX (October 8, 2010)

5th Cohort

Nina Lauharatanahirun

  • Lauharatanahirun, N., Christopoulos, G., and King-Casas, B. (2012). Neural computations underlying social risk sensitivity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6(213), 1662-­‐5161.                 

  • Kim-Spoon, J., Chiu, P.H., Deater‐Deckard, K., Farley, J., Lauharatanahirun, N., Bickel, W.K., & King-Casas, B. (submitted) Interaction of risk sensitivity and cognitive control predicts adolescent health risk behaviors. Psychological Science.

6th Cohort 

Jamelle Simmons

  • Simmons, J., Achenie, L., Lee, Y.W.(2018). A passive diffusion model of fluorescein derivatives in an in vitro human brain microvascular endothelial cell (HBMEC) monolayer. Jounral of Measurement Engineering. 

7th Cohort

Ariel Leon

  • Fleming-Davies AE, Williams PD, Dhondt AA, Dobson AP, Hochachka WM, Leon AE, Ley DH, Osnas EE, Hawley DM. 2018. Incomplete host immunity and the evolution of virulence in an emergent wildlife pathogen. Science, 359 (6379), 1030-1033.  
  • Vinkler M., Leon AE, Kirkpatrick L, Dalloul RA, and Hawley DM. 2018. Differing house finch cytokine expression responses to original and evolved isolates of Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, 13.

Ashley Peralta

  • Dai, Y.; Wynn, J. E.; Peralta, A. N.; Chringma, S.; Jayaraman, B.; Li, H.; Verma, A.; Frankel, A. D.; Le Grace, S. F.; Santos, W. L. Discovery of a Branched Peptide that Recognizes the Rev Response Element (RRE) RNA and Blocks HIV-1 Replication. J. Med. Chem., 2018, 61 (21), 9611-9620.

8th Cohort 

Brittany Boribong 

  • Kadelka S, Boribong BP, Li L, Ciupe S.(2018). Modeling the Bistable Dynamics of the Innate Immune System. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology.

Trevin Glasgow

  • Glasgow, T.E., Le, H.T.K., Geller, E.S., & Hankey, S. (2018). Travel mood scale: Development and validation of a survey to measure mood during transportation.Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 59, 318-329.


9th Cohort

Tatiana Garcia - Meza

  • Liu, R., Blankenship, T.L., Broomell, A.P.R., Garcia-Meza, T., Calkins, S.D., & Bell, M.A.(2018). Executive function mediates the associations between toddler negative affectivity and early academic achievement. Early Education and Development, 29, 641-654.

Jamea Kidrick

  • Zhang, H., Li, H., Kidrick, J., and Wong, EA. (2018). Localization of cells expressing SGLT1 mRNA in the yolk sac and small intestine of broilers. Poultry Science.


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The director's take on overcoming challenges likely to be faced in graduate school.