DPLM Faculty Profiles — Dr. Booker

Jessica Booker, PhD

Jessica Booker, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: 919-966-8460

E-mail: jbooker@unch.unc.edu

Research Interests

Molecular pathology.

Selected Publications

Putcha, G.V., Bejjani, B.A., Bleoo, S., Booker, J.B., Carey, J.C., Carson, N., Das, S., Dempsey, M.A., Gastier-Foster, J.M., Greinwald, J.H., Hoffmann, M.L., Jeng, L.J.B., Denna, M.A., Khababa, I., Lilley, M., Mao, R., Muralidharan, K., Otani, I.M., Rehm, H.L., Schaefer, F., Seltzer, W.K., Spector, E.B., Springer, M.A., Weck, K.E., Wenstrup, R.J., Withrow, S., Wu, B., Zariwala, M.A., Schrijver, I. A multicenter study of the frequency and distribution of GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in a large North American cohort. 2007. Genet Med, 9, 413.

Thorne, L.B., Civalier, C., Booker, J., Fan, H., Gulley, M.L. Analytic validation of a quantitative real-time PCR assay to measure CMV viral load in whole blood. 2007. Diagn Mol Pathol, 16, 73.

Basinger, A.A., Booker J.K., Frazier, D.M., Koeberl, D.D., Sullivan, J.A., Muenzer, J. Glutaric academia type 1 in patients of Lumbee heritage from North Carolina. 2006. Mol Genet Metab, 88, 90.

Libby, E.N., Booker, J.K., Gulley, M.L., Garcia, D., Moll, S. False-negative factor V Leiden genetic testing in a patient with recurrent deep venous thrombosis. 2006. Am J Hematol, 81, 284.

Scanga, L., Chaing, S., Powell, C., Aylsworth, A.S., Harrell, L.J., Henshaw, N.G., Civalier, C.J., Thorne, L.B., Weck, K., Booker, J., Gulley, M.L. Diagnosis of human congenital cytomegalovirus infection by amplification of viral DNA from dried blood spots on perinatal cards. 2006. J Mol Diag, 8, 240.

Fan H., Civalier, C., Booker, J.K., Gulley, M.L., Prior, T.W., Farber, R.A. Detection of common disease-causing mutations in mitochondrial DNA (mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis with stroke-like episodes MTTL1 3243A>G and myoclonic epilepsy associated with ragged-red fibers MTTK 8344A>G) by real-time polymerase chain reaction. 2006. J Mol Diag, 8, 277.

Booker, J. Molecular Assessment of Bone Marrow Transplants. In Molecular Diagnostics for the Clinical Laboratorian, Second Edition (W.B. Coleman and G.J. Tsongalis, ed.). The Humana Press, Inc., Totowa, New Jersey, 2005.

Fan, H, Booker, J., McCandless, SE, Shashi, V, Fleming, A, Farber, RA. Mosaicism for an FMR1 gene deletion in a fragile X female. 2005. Am J Med Genet A, 136, 214.