Acknowledging BMC

We request you to properly acknowledge the Biomedical Microscopy Core (BMC) in all your publications that include data obtained from the core facility. It will help us in our efforts to secure more funding to purchase additional instruments and offer new services. Please send a list of your publications where the imaging data obtained at BMC is used to the Director, M.K. Kandasamy.


1. The authors acknowledge the assistance of the Biomedical Microscopy Core at the University of Georgia with imaging using Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscope or DeltaVision deconvolution microscope or Zeiss Elyra S1 super resolution microscope.

2. Imaging was performed in the Biomedical Microscopy Core at the University of Georgia using Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscope or DeltaVision deconvolution microscope or Zeiss Elyra S1 super resolution microscope.

3. The imaging data used in this publication was produced in collaboration with the Biomedical Microscopy Core at the University of Georgia.

Lab Publications

Shao Q, Herrlinger S, Yang SL, Lai F, Moore JM, Brindley MA, Chen JF. Zika virus infection disrupts neurovascular development and results in postnatal microcephaly with brain damage. Development. 2016 Nov 15;143(22):4127-4136. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

Yang M, Liang C, Swaminathan K, Herrlinger S, Lai F, Shiekhattar R, Chen JF. A C9ORF72/SMCR8-containing complex regulates ULK1 and plays a dual role in autophagy. Sci Adv. 2016 Sep 2;2(9):e1601167. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601167. eCollection 2016 Sep.

Elizabeth Roger,  Abhijit Marar, Claudia Baumann, Kayvan F. Therani, ‪Muthugapatti K. Kandasamy, Maria M. Viveiros, Peter Kner and Rabindranath De La Fuente*. 2017. Single Molecule Super Resolution Analysis Reveals a Role for Phosphorylated Histone H3 at Threonine 11 (H3T11) in the Meiotic Silencing Pathway in Male and Female Germ Cells. (to be submitted).

Lander, N., Chiurillo, M.A., Storey, M., Vercesi, A.E., and Docampo, R. (2016) CRISPR-Cas9-mediated C-terminal tagging of Trypanosoma cruzi genes reveals the acidocalcisome localization of the inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 291, 25505-25515.

Snouffer, A., Brown, D., Lee, H., Walsh, J. D., Lupu, F. L., Norman, R., Lechtreck,, K., Ko, H.W., Eggenschwiler, J. Cell Cycle-Related Kinase (CCRK) regulates ciliogenesis and Hedgehog signaling in mice. PLoS Genetics (Resubmitted after revision).

Yun Donga, Sonbol Shahid-Sallesa, Dan Sherlingb, Nathan Fechheimera, Nathan Iyera, Lance Wellsb, Marcus Fechheimera, Ruth Furukawaa# (2016) De novo actin polymerization is required for model Hirano body formation in Dictyostelium. Biology Open, doi: 10.1242/bio.014944.

Wloga, D., Joachimiak, E., Louka, P., and Gaertig, J. (2016). Posttranslational modifications of tubulin and cilia. Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol. Doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a028159.

Yuyang J, Maier W., Baumeister R., Minevich G, Joachimiak E., Ruan Z., Kannan, N., Clark, D., Frankel, J. and Gaertig J. (2017)  The Hippo pathway maintains the equatorial division plane in the ciliate Tetrahymena. Genetics. Published online.

Jenkinson, C.B., Jones, K., Zhu, J., Dorhmi, S. and Khang, C.H.    The appressorium of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae remains mitotically active during post-penetration hyphal growth.  Fungal Genetics and Biology 98:35-38.

Shipman, E.N., Jones, K., Jenkinson, C.B., Kim, D.W. and Khang, C.H.    Nuclear and structural dynamics during the establishment of a unique effector-secreting cell by Magnaporthe oryzae in living rice cells.  BMC Cell Biology 18:11.

Jones, K, Jenkinson, C.B., Araujo, M., Zhu, J., Kim, R.Y., Kim, D.W. and Khang, C.H.  2016.  Mitotic stopwatch for the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae during invasion of rice cells.  Fungal Genetics and Biology 93:46-49.

Jones, K, Kim, D.W., Park, J.S. and Khang, C.H.  2016.  Live-cell fluorescence imaging to investigate the dynamics of plant cell death during infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae.  BMC Plant Biology 16:69.

Balachandran, R.S., Heighington, C.S., Starostina, N.G., Anderson, J.W., Owen, D.L., Vasudevan, S., and Kipreos, E.T.  2016.  The ubiquitin ligase CRL2ZYG11 targets cyclin B1 for degradation in a conserved pathway that facilitates mitotic slippage.  The Journal of Cell Biology 215: 151-166.

Chen GQ, Ishan M, Yang J, Kishigami S, Fukuda T, Scott G, Ray MK, Chen S, Komatsu Y, Mishina Y, and Liu HX. Specific and spatial labeling of P0-Cre versus Wnt1-Cre in cranial neural crest in early mouse embryos. Genesis, 2017 Mar 29. doi: 10.1002/dvg.23034.

Rajapaksha P, Wang Z, Venkatesan N, Tehrani KF, Payne J, Swetenburg RL, Kawabata F, Tabata S, Mortensen LJ, Stice S, Beckstead R, Liu HX. Labeling and analysis of chicken taste buds using molecular markers in oral epithelial sheets. Scientific Reports, 2016 Nov 17; 6:37247. doi: 10.1038/srep37247.

Venkatesan N, Rajapaksha P, Payne J, Goodfellow F, Wang Z, Kawabata F, Tabata S, Stice S, Beckstead R, Liu HX.  Distribution of α-Gustducin and Vimentin in premature and mature taste buds in chickens. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 479(2):305-311, 2016; pii: S0006-291X(16)31524-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.09.064.

Boggs K, Venkatesan N, Mederacke I, Komatsu Y, Stice S, Schwabe RF, Mistretta CM, Mishina Y, Liu HX. Contribution of Underlying Connective Tissue Cells to Taste Buds in Mouse Tongue and Soft Palate. PLoS ONE, 11(1): e0146475. 2016. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0146475

Venkatesan N, Boggs K, Liu HX. Taste bud labeling in whole tongue epithelial sheet in adult mice. Tissue Eng Part C Methods, 22(4):332-337, 2016. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2015.0377. Epub 2016 Jan 25

J Kajimura, R Ito, NR Manley, and LP Hale. (2016) Optimization of Single and Dual Color Immunofluorescence Protocols for Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Archival Tissues. J Histochem Cytochem, 64(2):112-24. PMID:26392518

JL Chojnowski, K Masuda, HA Trau, and NR Manley. (2016) “Temporal and spatial requirements for HOXA3 in regulating pharyngeal region development.” Developmental Biology, 415(1):33-45. PMID:27178667

V Bain, J Gordon, JD O’Neil, I Ramos, ER Richie, and NR Manley. (2016) “Tissue-specific roles for Sonic hedgehog signaling in establishing thymus and parathyroid organ fate.” Development, 143(21):4027-4037. PMID:27633995

R Ito, LP Hale, SM Geyer, J Li, A Sornborger, J Kajimura, Y Kusunoki, K Yoshida, MRM van den Brink, S Kyoizumi, NR Manley, K Nakachi, GD Sempowski. (2017) “Late Effects of Ionizing Radiation Exposure and Age on Human Thymus Morphology and Function.” Radiation Research, in press. PMID: 28319462

A Sornborger, J Li, C Timmons, Y Takahama, and NR Manley.  “MiCASA: A new method for quantifying tissue organization.” Nature Communications, in press

Hohos, N.M., Lee, K., Ji,  L., Yu, M., Kandasamy, M.K., Phillips, B.G., Baile, C.A., He, C., Schmitz, R.J., Meagher, R.B. 2016. DNA cytosine hydroxymethylation levels are distinct among non-overlapping classes of peripheral blood leukocytes. J. Immunol. Methods doi:10.1016/j.jim.2016.05.003

Sullenberger C, Pique D, Ogata Y, Mensa-Wilmot K (2017) Aee788 Inhibits Basal Body Assembly and Blocks DNA Replication in the African Trypanosome. Mol Pharmacol 91: 482-498.10.1124/mol.116.106906

Guyett PJ, Behera R, Ogata Y, Pollastri M, Mensa-Wilmot K (2017) Novel Effects of Lapatinib Revealed in the African Trypanosome by Using Hypothesis-Generating Proteomics and Chemical Biology Strategies. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 61: e10865-16.10.1128/AAC.01865-16

Thomas SM, Purmal A, Pollastri M, Mensa-Wilmot K (2016) Discovery of a Carbazole-Derived Lead Drug for Human African Trypanosomiasis. Sci Rep 6: 32083.10.1038/srep32083

Guyett PJ, Xia S, Swinney DC, Pollastri MP, Mensa-Wilmot K (2016) Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3beta Promotes the Endocytosis of Transferrin in the African Trypanosome. ACS Infect Dis 2: 518-28.10.1021/acsinfecdis.6b00077

Demba Sarr1, Jeffrey Ecker1, David S. Peterson1, and Julie M. Moore. 2017. Placental Malaria Induces Oxidative Stress in Human Syncytiotrophoblast. (To be Submitted)

Nathan M. Chasen, Beejan Asady, Leandro Lemgruber; Rossiane C. Vommaro, Jessica C. Kissinger, Isabelle Coppens, and Silvia N.J. Moreno. A GPI-anchored Carbonic Anhydrase-Related Protein of Toxoplasma gondii is Important for Rhoptry Biogenesis and Virulence. mSphere, 2017, in press

Cobb, D. W., Florentin, A., Krakowiak, M. & Muralidharan, V. The exported chaperone PfHsp70x is dispensable for the Plasmodium falciparum intraerythrocytic lifecycle. bioRxiv 113365 (2017) [Preprint]. doi:10.1101/113365

Florentin, A. et al. A bacterial chaperone is required for plastid function in malaria parasites. bioRxiv 080408 (2016) [Preprint]. doi:10.1101/080408

Yuhan Pu1†, Melissa Megan Masserant Palombo, Yiwen Zhang, Lauren Elizabeth Favors and Ping Shen*. Precision Tuning of Dopamine-responsive Neurons for Attributing Incentive Salience to Food Odors in Drosophila. Neuron (submitted)

Bitra, K., G. R. Burke, and M. R. Strand. 2016.  Permissiveness of lepidopteran hosts is linked to differential expression of bracovirus genes.  Virology 492: 259-272.

McKinney DA, Eum JH, Dhara A, Strand MR, Brown MR. 2016. Calcium influx enhances neuropeptide activation of ecdysteroid hormone production by mosquito ovaries. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. Mar;70:160-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2016.01.001.

Vogel, K. J., L. Valzania, K. L. Coon, M. R. Brown and M. R. Strand. 2017.  Transcriptome sequencing reveals large-scale changes in axenic Aedes aegypti larvae.  PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 11: e0005273.

van Dooren, G.G., Yeoh, L.M. Striepen B., and McFadden, G.I. (2016) The import of proteins into the mitochondrion of Toxoplasma gondii. J. Biol. Chem. 291:19335-19350.

Szajnman, S.H., Galaka, T., Li, Z.H., Li. C., Howell, N.H., Chao, N.M., Striepen B., Muralidharan, V., Moreno, S.N., and Rodriguez, J.B. (2017) In Vitro and In Vivo Activity of Sulfur-Containing Linear Bisphosphonates against Apicomplexan Parasites. Antimicrob. Ag. Chemother. 61: e01590-16.

Hulverson*, M.A., Vinayak*, S., Choi, R., Schaefer, D.A., Castellanos-Gonzalez, A., Vidadala. R.S.A., Brooks, C.F., Herbert, G.T., Betzer, D.P., Whitman, G.R., Sparks, H.R.,, Arnold, S.L.M., Rivas, K.L., Barrett, K.K.,  White, A.C.  Jr., Maly, D.J., Riggs, M.W.,  Striepen, B., Van Voorhis, W.C and Ojo, K.K. (2016) Bumped-Kinase Inhibitors for Therapy of Cryptosporidiosis, J. Infect. Dis. In press. (* equal first author)

Manjunatha, U.H.†, Vinayak, S.†, Zambriski, J.A.*†, Chao, A.T., Sy, T., Noble, S.J., Bonamy, G., Kondreddi, R.R., Zou, B., Gedeck, P., Brooks, C.F., Herbert, G.T., Sateriale, A., Tandel, J., Noh,, S., Lakshminarayana, S.B., Lim, S.H., Goodman, L.B., Yeung, B.K.S., Bodenreider, C., Feng, G., Zhang, L., Blasco, F., Wagner, J., Leong. F.J., Striepen, B. *, and Diagana T. * (2017) An inhibitor of the Cryptosporidium PI(4)K is a candidate drug for pediatric cryptosporidiosis († and * equal first and last author contributions, respectively). Nature. In press.

Pawlowic, M. and Striepen, B. (2017) Generating and maintaining transgenic Cryptosporidium parvum parasites. Current Protocols. In press.

Fellows, J.D., Cipriano, M., Agrawal, S., and Striepen, B. (2017) A central role for the novel ubiquitin-like protein apiquitin in apicoplast protein import in Toxoplasma gondii. Mbio. Under revision.

Arnold, S.L.M, Choi, R., Hulverson, M,  Schaefer, D.A., Vinayak, S., Vidadala, R.S.R., McCloskey, M.C., Whitman, G.R., Huang, W., Barrett, L.K.A, Ojo, K.K. Maly, D.J., Riggs, M.W., Striepen, B, Van Voorhis, W. (2017) The significance of gastrointestinal drug exposure for treating Cryptosporidium infection. J. Infect. Dis. Submitted

Claudia Baumann, Xiaotian Wang, Luhan Yang and Maria M. Viveiros. 2017. Error-prone meiotic division and subfertility in mice with oocyte-conditional knockdown of pericentrin. Journal of Cell Science 130(7):jcs.196188, DOI: 10.1242/jcs.196188

Zhong, R., Teng, Q., Haghighat, M., Yuan, Y., Furey S.T., Dasher R.L. and Ye, Z.-H. (2017). Cytosol-localized UDP-xylose synthases provide the major source of UDP-xylose for the biosynthesis of xylan and xyloglucan. Plant Cell Physiol. 58, 156-174.

Zhang W, Li Y, Kulik M, Tiedemann RL, Robertson KD, Dalton S, Zhao S. Nucleosome positioning changes during human embryonic stem cell differentiation. Epigenetics. 2016;11:426-37.