UNC PREP Scholars are highly productive members of the UNC biomedical research community. Below are some of the most recent publications with contributions from our Scholars.

Recent Publications by PREP Scholars

Kumar S, Hultman R, Hughes D, Michel N, Katz BM, Dzirasa K. Prefrontal cortex reactivity underlies trait vulnerability to chronic social defeat stress. 2014. Nature Communications. PMID: 25072279.

Judson MC, Sosa-Pagan JO, Delcid WA, Han JE, Philpot BD. Allelic specificity of Ube3a expression in the mouse brain during postnatal development.  2013. Journal of Comparative Neurology. PMID: 24254964.

Cheng Y, Johnson MD, Burillo-Kirch C, Mocny JC, Anderson JE, Garrett CK, Redinbo MR, Thomas CE. Mutation of the conserved calcium-binding motif in Neisseria gonorrhoeae PilC1 impacts adhesion but not piliation. 2013. Infection & Immunity. PMID: 24002068.

Walker KA, Maltez VI, Hall JD, Vitko NP, Miller VL. A phenotype at last: Essential role for the Yersinia enterocolitica Ysa Type III Secretion System in a Drosophila S2 cell model. 2013. Infection & Immunity. PMID: 23630961.

Hayden JD, Brown LR, Gunawardena HP, Perkowski EF, Chen X, Braunstein M. Reversible acetylation regulates acetate and propionate metabolism in Mycobacterium smegmatis. 2013. Microbiology. PMID: 23813678.

S. Kalburgi*, Khan N*,  Gray S. Recent Gene Therapy Advancements for Neurological Disorders. Review. 2013. Discover Medicine. PMID: 23449113 [*equal contributions]

Crooke AK, Fuller JR, Obrist MW, Tomkovich SE, Vitko NP, Richardson AR. CcpA-Independent Glucose Regulation of Lactate Dehydrogenase 1 in Staphylococcus aureus. 2013. PLoS One. PMID: 23342123.

Porsch EA, Johnson MD, Broadnax AD, Garrett CK, Redinbo MR, St Geme JW 3rd. Calcium Binding Properties of the Kingella kingae PilC1 and PilC2 Proteins Have Differential Effects on Type IV Pilus-Mediated Adherence and Twitching Motility. 2013. J Bacteriol. PMID: 23342123.

Rothbart SB, Krajewski K, Nady N, Tempel W, Xue S, Badeaux AI, Barsyte-Lovejoy D, Martinez JY, Bedford MT, Fuchs SM, Arrowsmith CH, Strahl BD. Association of UHRF1 with methylated H3K9 directs the maintenance of DNA methylation. 2012. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. PMID: 23022729.

Sparrow AM, Lowery-Gionta EG, Pleil KE, Li C, Sprow GM, Cox BR, Rinker JA, Jijon AM, Peňa J, Navarro M, Kash TL, Thiele TE. Central neuropeptide Y modulates binge-like ethanol drinking in C57BL/6J mice via Y1 and Y2 receptors. 2012. Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID: 22218088.

Pleil KE, Lopez A, McCall N, Jijon AM, Bravo JP, Kash TL. Chronic stress alters neuropeptide Y signaling in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in DBA/2J but not C57BL/6J mice. 2012. Neuropharmacology. PMID: 22182779.

Johnson MD, Garrett CK, Bond JE, Coggan KA, Wolfgang MC, Redinbo MR. Pseudomonas aeruginosa PilY1 binds integrin in an RGD- and calcium-dependent manner. 2011. PLoS One. PMID:  22242136.