MeTRC conference abstracts

[1] S. T. Pellom Jr., D. F. Dudimah, and A. Shanker
"Effects of bortezomib administration on cytokine secretion, signaling, and function in breast cancer"
Presented at the 6th Annual AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Atlanta, GA, 2013

[2] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, A. Biktasova, D. P. Carbone, M. M. Dikov, and A. Shanker
"Cancer Therapy by Resuscitating Immune Surveillance"
Presented at the 6th Annual AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Atlanta, GA 2013

[3] A. Shanker, D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, A. Biktasova, D. P. Carbone, and M. M. Dikov
"Cancer Therapy by Restoration of Immune Notch"
Presented at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 2013

[4] A. Shanker
"Cancer therapy by resuscitating immune surveillance"
Presented at the Immunology Summit 2013, Las Vegas, NV, 2013

[5] A. Sakwe
"Profiling of genes associated with sustained high calcium adaptation of invasive breast cancer cells"
Presented at the Third AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research, National Harbor, MD, 2013

[6] D. J. Alcendor
"Racial Disparities in Bacterial Vaginosis and Associated Risks for HIV-1 Acquisition"
Presented at the 2013 United States Conference on AIDS, New Orleans, LA, 2013

[7] P. N. Nde, C. A. Johnson, Y. Y. Kleshchenko, O. A. Ikejiani, A. N. Udoko, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, M. A. Duquette, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, and F. Villalta
"The role of TSP1 in T. cruzi infection"
Presented at the Science Research Conference: Matricellular Proteins in Development, Health, and Disease, Saxtons River, Vermont, 2013

[8] V. Pensabene, D. Alcendor, D. Janigro, J. Sung, V. Allwardt, P. Schaffer, P. Samson, S. Crowder, C. Ghosh, N. Marchi, M. Deblock, K. Kopin, and J. Wikswo
"How to create a selective permeable blood-brain barrier (BBB) in a neurovascular unit-on-a-chip"
Presented at the DARPA/NCATS Microphysiological Systems Investigators Meeting, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, 2013

[9] T. Rana, R. J. Hasan, S. Nowicki, M. S. Venkatarajan, R. Singh, P. T. Urvil, V. Popov, W. A. Braun, W. Popik, J. S. Goodwin, and B. J. Nowicki
"Complement Protective Epitopes and CD55-Microtubule Complexes Facilitate the Invasion and Intracellular Persistence of Uropathogenic E. coli"
Presented at the Clinical and Scientific Advances in Urinary Tract Infections Conference, International Symposium, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2013

[10] S. Nowicki, T. Rana, R. Singh, and B. Nowicki
"Glucocorticoid as a new therapeutic approach against invasive Dr + E. coli causing chronic pyelonephritis"
Presented at the Clinical and Scientific Advances in Urinary Tract Infections Conference, International Symposium, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2013

[11] C. Wang, C. Timmons, H. Liu, and B. Liu
"GB Virus Type C E2 Protein Interferes with HIV-1 Gag Plasma Membrane Targeting Through Inducing ADP-Ribosylation Factors 1 Degradation"
Presented at the Structural Biology Related to HIV/AIDS, Bethesda, MD, 2013

[12] W. Popik
"APOL1 restricts HIV-1 by stimulating endocytic trafficking and targeting HIV-1 Gag for lysosomal degradation"
Presented at the CSHL Retroviruses Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 2013

[13] T. Nayyar, F. Alam, W. Richie, T. Ansah, and R. Bailey
"Reduction in peripheral blood beta arrestin1 levels during major depressive disorder in reproductive women"
Presented at the Experimental Biology Conference, Boston, MA., 2013

[14] A. C. Johnson, Y. Y. Kleshchenko, O. A. Ikejiani, A. N. Udoko, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, M. A. Duquette, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, F. Villalta, and P. N. Nde
"Trypanosoma cruzi surface calreticulin interacts with host thrombospondin-1 to enhance cellular infection"
Presented at the Tenth Calreticulin Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2013

[15] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, S. T. Pellom Jr., A. Biktasova, M. M. Dikov, D. P. Carbone, and A. Shanker
"Resuscitating Immune Surveillance in Cancer"
Presented at the AACR annual Conference, Washington DC, 2013

[16] S. T. Pellom Jr., D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, and A. Shanker
"Defining the effects of bortezomib on tumor microenvironment"
Presented at Meharry Medical College Student Research Day - 2013

[17] C. Ghosh, N. Marchi, J. Wikswo, M. Deblock, D. J. Alcendor, and D. Janigro "Humans on-a-Chip, Optimization of the Human Neurovascular Unit In Vitro Model"
Presented at the DARPA/NCATS Microphysiological Systems Investigators Meeting, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, 2013

[18] R. V. Uzhachenko and A. Shanker
"T cell-dependent mitochondrial activity of anti-tumor NK cells"
Presented at the Annual Meharry- Vanderbilt- Tennessee State University (MVT) Cancer Partnership Retreat, Nashville, TN, 2013

[19] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, S. T. Pellom Jr., A. Biktasova, M. M. Dikov, D. P. Carbone, and A. Shanker
"Resuscitating Immune Surveillance in Cancer"
Presented at the Annual Meharry- Vanderbilt- Tennessee State University (MVT) Cancer Partnership Retreat, Nashville, TN, 2013

[20] S. T. Pellom Jr., D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, and A. Shanker
"Bortezomib modulates cytokine/chemokine profile in tumor microenvironment" Presented at the Annual Meharry- Vanderbilt- Tennessee State University (MVT) Cancer Partnership Retreat, Nashville, TN, 2013

[21] P. D. Thompson, A. Sakwe, J. Ochieng, S. Pratap, and D. R. Marshall
"The α2-HeremansSchmid glycoprotein (AHSG) promotes growth in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)"
Conference Paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2013, vol. 14, p. A7

[22] S. Nowicki, R. Goldblum, J. Mestechy, J. Bienenstock, M. Lamm, L. Mayer, J. McGhee, and W. Strober
"Amniotic Fluid and the Fetal Mucosal Immune System"
Book Section in Muscosal Immunology, 2013

[23] D. Marshall, S. Pratap, J. Dong, G. Rogers, and L. Dent
"Genomic and proteomic characterization of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii"
Conference Paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2013, vol. 14, p. A22

[24] A. Addai, J. Pandhare, C. Mantri, and C. Dash
"Cocaine enhances HIV-1 integration in CD4+ T cells by altering the epigenetic DNA signatures"
Presented at the Annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Conference, San Diego, CA, 2013

[25] A. Addai, J. Pandhare, C. Mantri, and C. Dash
"Cocaine enhances HIV-1 integration in CD4+ T cells by altering the epigenetic DNA signatures"
Presented at the Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroimmunopharmacology, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2013

[26] S. J. Goodwin, T. Patel, and H. Khoshbouei
"Psychostimulants affect the dopamine transporter lateral mobility and membrane microdomain distribution"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[27] T. Nayyar, K. Golden, W. Richie, T. Ansah, and R. Bailey
"Beta arrestin-1 levels in leukocytes and depression in women"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[28] A. R. Chaudhry, W. Khoder, A. Small, S. M. Knobel, and D. J. Alcendor "Vaginal epithelium extracellular matrix expression profiles from women of diverse ethnicity with pelvic organ prolapse: implications for racial disparities in POP"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, Center for AIDS Health Disparities Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Hubbard Hospital, 2012

[29] D. Robertson, J. Southerland, and R. Davis
"Impairment of Vascular Nitric Oxide in African-AmericanWomen"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[30] T. Rana, S. Nowicki, R. Singh, and B. Nowicki
"Novel strategy for the non-antibiotic treatment of persistant intracellular infection: microtubule depolymerizing agents eliminate intracellular E. coli"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[31] M. G. Izban, B. J. Nowicki, and S. Nowicki
"Vitamin D3 promotes NF-κB-dependent expression of CD55 in monocytes"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[32] A. Hendy, A. Venkateswaram, R. S. Konjeti, G. Reddy, and G. Haddad
"Role of Estradiol-17beta and Vitamin D in Vascular Nitric Oxide Synthase and CGRP Receptor Expression"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[33] A. Shanker and R. V. Uzhachenko
"T Cell-dependent Anti-tumor Activity of NK Cells"
Presented as a Conference Paper at Society for Immunotherapy Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 2012, vol. 35, p. 759

[34] S. Pratap, M. T. Perry, N. Boukli, I. Almeida, T. Dye, S. Garner, and M. Powell
"Creation Of A Proteomics and Informatics Collaborative Group to Enhance Biomedical Research at Ethnically Diverse Institutions"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[35] S. Pratap, D. R. Marshall, and L. Dent
"Comparative Genomics of Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter Baumanii at Nashville General Hospital @ Meharry Medical College"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[36] R. V. Uzhachenko and A. Shanker
"T cell-dependent mitochondrial activity of anti-tumor NK cells"
Presented at the 12th Annual Host-Tumor Interactions Program & Department of Cancer Biology Retreat, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2012

[37] S. T. Pellom Jr., D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, and A. Shanker
"Defining the effects of bortezomib on tumor microenvironment"
Presented at the 12th Annual Host-Tumor Interactions Program & Department of Cancer Biology Retreat, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2012

[38] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, S. T. Pellom Jr., A. Biktasova, M. M. Dikov, D. P. Carbone, and A. Shanker
"Resuscitating Immune Surveillance in Cancer"
Presented at the 12th annual Host-Tumor Interactions Program & Department of Cancer Biology Retreat, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2012

[39] S. T. Pellom Jr., D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, and A. Shanker
"Defining the effects of bortezomib on tumor microenvironment"
Presented at the 42nd Annual meeting of the Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL, 2012

[40] S. J. Goodwin, S. Kustuv, T. Patel, and H. Khoshbouei
"Unlike amphetamine-exposed transporter the methamphetamine exposed transporter is fully responsive to consecutive drug application"
Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, 2012

[41] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, S. T. Pellom Jr., A. Biktasova, M. M. Dikov, D. P. Carbone, and A. Shanker
"Resuscitating Immune Surveillance in Cancer"
Presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL, 2012

[42] A. C. Johnson, Y. Y. Kleshchenko, O. A. Ikejiani, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, M. A. Duquette, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, F. Villalta, and P. N. Nde
"Thrombospondin-1 interacts with Trypanosoma cruzi surface protein to enhance cellular infection"
Presented at the American Society for Matrix Biology & American Society for Glycobiology Meeting, San Diego, 2012

[43] D. F. Dudimah, R. V. Uzhachenko, S. T. Pellom Jr., A. Biktasova, M. M. Dikov, D. P. Carbone, and A. Shanker
"Resuscitating cancer immunosurveillance by combining Notch 1 and death receptor activating therapy"
Presented at the Fifth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, San Diego, CA, 2012

[44] M. Hall, S. M. Knobel, A. R. Chaudhry, and D. J. Alcendor
"The effects of BV bacteria on vaginal epithelium HIV infectivity: Implications for mechanisms linked to health disparities in HIV/AIDS"
Presented at the Vanderbilt Vascular Biology Retreat: Training Grant in Mechanisms of Vascular Disease, Joelton, TN, 2012

[45] D. J. Alcendor, I. Wilkerson, S. M. Knobel, and N. Sheibani
"Retinal Pericytes and Cytomegalovirus Infectivity: Implications for both CMV Induced Retinopathy and Congenital Ocular Disease"
Presented at the Vanderbilt Vascular Biology Retreat: Training Grant in Mechanisms of Vascular Disease, Joelton, TN, 2012

[46] A. R. Chaudhry, A. Small, S. M. Knobel, W. Khoder, G. Ladson, G. Richard-Davis, and D. J. Alcendor
"Vaginal epithelium extra-cellular matrix expression profiles from women of diverse ethnicity with pelvic organ prolapse: Implications for racial Disparities in POP"
Presented at the American Urogynecological Society (AUGS) 33rd Annual Scientific meeting, Chicago, IL, 2012

[47] L. Ricks-Santi, T. Dye, Z. Hammatt, and S. Pratap
"Sharing a Model Consent Form to Increase Enrollment of Ethnically Diverse Populations in Research and Biospecimen Repositories"
Conference Paper in Biopreservation and Biobanking, 2012, vol. 10, pp. 297–331

[48] A. Shanker, A. Malhotra, M. M. Dikov, A. Biktasova, T. J. Sayers, and D. P. Carbone
"Enhancing cancer immunotherapy by combining Notch 1 and death receptor activation"
Presented as a Conference Paper in the Journal of Immunology, 2012, vol. 188:46.38

[49] W. Popik
"Potent inhibition of HIV-1 biogenesis by apolipoprotein L1"
Presented at the CSHL Retroviruses Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 2012

[50] A. Sakwe, R. Koumangoye, and J. Ochieng
"Sustained hypercalcemia primes non-invasive breast cancer cells for metastasis to high calcium microenvironments"
Presented at the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012

[51] R. Singh, T. Rana, B. Nowicki, and S. Nowicki
"Glucocorticoid And CD55: Missing Link Between Stress And Infertility" Presented at the 9th Annual James Research Symposium, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 2012

[52] A. C. Johnson, Y. Y. Kleshchenko, O. A. Ikejiani, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, M. A. Duquette, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, F. Villalta, and P. N. Nde "Thrombospondin-1 interacts with Trypanosoma cruzi surface calreticulin to enhance cellular invasion"
Presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Experimental Biology (ASBMB), San Diego CA, 2012

[53] A. Shanker, A. Malhotra, M. M. Dikov, A. Biktasova, T. J. Sayers, and D. P. Carbone
"Enhancing cancer immunotherapy by combining Notch 1 and death receptor activation"
Presented at the International Conference on Advances in Biological Sciences: Session on Advances in Medical Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Kannur University, 2012

[54] C. Timmons, Q. Shao, C. Wang, H. Wei, H. Liu, and B. Liu
"The Expression of GBV-C Envelope E2 Protein Inhibits HIV-1 Assembly and Release"
Presented at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infectious, Seattle, WA, 2012

[55] T. Rana, S. Nowicki, R. Singh, and B. Nowicki
"Chronic Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy: Intracellular Survival and Persistence of the Gestational Pathogen Dr+ E. coli."
Presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) Annual Scientific Meeting, 2012

[56] A. Shanker
"Lymphocyte Teamwork in Tumor Rejection," in Prospects in Bioscience: Addressing the Issues, A. Sabu and A. Augustine, Eds. India: Springer India, 2012, pp. 411–413

[57] T. Rana, S. Nowicki, R. Singh, and B. Nowicki
"Identification of CD55 Residues that Facilitate Invasion & Intracellular Persistance of the Gestational Pathogen Dr+ E. coli."
Presented at the 9th Annual James Research Symposium, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 2012

[58] M. Powell, N. Boukli, I. Almeida, T. Perry, T. Dye, and S. Pratap
"Creation of a Proteomics and Informatics Collaborative Group to Enhance Biomedical Research at Ethnically Diverse Institutions: ABRF"
Presented as a Conference Paper in the Journal of Biomolecular Techniques, 2012, vol. 23, pp. s51–s52

[59] D. Marshall, J. Dong, L. Dent, and S. Pratap
"The antibiotic resistance proteome of Acinetobacter baumanii MDR isolate MMC#4"
Presented as a Conference Paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2012, vol. 13, p. A20

[60] C. A. Johnson, A. N. Udoko, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, C. Taylor, G. Rachackonda, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, F. Villalta, and P. N. Nde
"Trypanosoma cruzi induces fibrotic genes early in heart cells"
Presented at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012

[61] A. C. Johnson, Y. Y. Kleshchenko, O. A. Ikejiani, T. C. Cardenas, S. Pratap, M. A. Duquette, M. F. Lima, J. Lawler, F. Villalta, and P. N. Nde
"Thrombospondin-1 interacts with Trypanosoma cruzi surface calreticulin to enhance cellular invasion"
Presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting, 2012

[62] S. Akohoue
"Improving Diabetes Self-Management in Low-Income Women: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Study"
Presented at the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, MD, 2012

[63] A. Addai and C. Dash
"Proteomics analysis of HIV-1 preintegration complexes"
Presented at the 53rd Annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference, San Diego, California, 2012

[64] S. Nowicki, T. Rana, R. Singh, and B. J. Nowicki
"Dexametasone down-regulates DAF and decrease intracellular survival of Dr+ E. coli."
Presented at the 5th International Complement Therapeutics Conference, Greece, 2011

[65] B. J. Nowicki, T. Rana, R. Singh, and S. Nowicki
"Identification of DAF Residues which facilitate intracellular multiplication of Dr+ E. coli."
Presented at the 5th International Complement Therapeutics Conference, Rhodes, Greece, 2011

[66] S. Nowicki, R. Singh, T. Rana, K. Osteen, B. Jarnagin, and B. Nowicki "Glucocorticoid and CD55: Missing Link between Stress and Infertility"
Presented at the 1st Congress for Gynecology and Fertility-Israel-Poland (GOFIP), 2011

[67] B. Nowicki, E. Pawelczyk, M. G. Izban, S. Pratap, and S. Nowicki
"Preterm Labor is Associated with an Increase in the Proinflammatory Signal Transducer TLR4 Receptor on Maternal Blood Monocytes-Novel Diagnostic Test" Presented at the 1st Congress for Gynecology and Fertility-Israel-Poland (GOFIP), 2011

[68] B. Nowicki, K. Wroblewska-Seniuk, C. Yallam, C. Le Bouguénec, and S. Nowicki
"The role of nitric oxide in intrauterine gestational infection caused by Dr/Afa positive E. coli."
Presented at the 1st Congress for Gynecology and Fertility Israel-Poland (GOFIP), 2011

[69] S. Nowicki, S. Pratap, M. G. Izban, and B. Nowicki
"CD55 in Maternal Blood Monocytes as a Molecular Predictor for Preterm Labor and Delivery"
Presented at the International Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology-USA (IIDSOG-USA), Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, 2011

[70] S. J. Goodwin, T. Patel, and H. Khoshbouei
"Dopamine transporter recruits alpha-synuclein to the plasma membrane and cotrafficks"
Presented at the Experimental Biology, Washington, DC, 2011

[71] C. Timmons and B. Liu
"GBV-C Envelope Glcoprotein E2 Inhibits HIV-1 Assembly"
Presented at the 1st UTEP Symposium Infectious Diseases and Health Disparities in a Changing World, 2011

[72] L. Dent, N. Ismail, S. Robinson, G. Rogers, S. Pratap, and D. Marshall "Next-gen sequencing of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumanii at Nashville General Hospital at Meharry"
Presented Conference Paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2011, vol. 12 suppl 7, p. A14

[73] A. Addai and C. Dash
"Proteomics analysis of HIV-1 preintegration complexes. MMC Research Day 2011"
Presented at the Research Day Presentation, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 2011

[74] A. Addai and C. Dash
"Proteomics analysis of HIV-1 preintegration complexes"
Presented at the Meharry Translation Research Center Open House, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 2011

[75] D. J. Alcendor, C. N. Marrs, S. M. Knobel, S. D. Sweet, W. Q. Zhu, and A. R. Chaudhry
"Racial disparities in bacterial vaginosis and its influence on HIV-1 acquisition" Presented at the 10th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, "Bridging the Gap between Disparity and Equity: New Minds — New Methods" Nashville, TN, 2010

[76] D. J. Alcendor, A. M. Charest, S. M. Knobel, and Q. W. Zhu
"Infection and upregulation of proinflammatory cytokines in brain vascular pericytes by human cytomegalovirus"
Presented at the 10th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, "Bridging the Gap between Disparity and Equity: New Minds — New Methods" Nashville, TN, 2010

[77] C. Timmons and B. Liu
"GBV-C E2 Inhibits HIV-1 Assembly"
Presented at the 12th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, Nashville, TN, 2010

[78] C. Hanson, S. J. Goodwin, J. Swant, T. Patel, A. Kenworthy, and H. Khoshbouei
"The dynamic interaction between α-synuclein and dopamine transporter" Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 2010

[79] S. J. Goodwin, C. Hanson, T. Patel, J. Swant, and H. Khoshbouei
"Dopamine Transporter recruits α-synuclein to the plasma membrane"
Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 2010

[80] A. Fennell, J. Gamble-George, J. Swant, M. Ferguson, S. J. Goodwin, T. Patel, T. A. Ansah, and H. Khoshbouei
"The pattern of methamphetamine exposure determines its mnemonic consequences"
Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 2010

[81] S. Nowicki and B. Nowicki
"Downregulation of TLR4 Receptor-New Immunosuppresive Transcriptional Target for Glucocorticoid"
Presented at the 3rd Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity, Buenos Aires, 2010

[82] J. Gamble-George, A. Fennell, J. Swant, and S. J. Goodwin
"Discontinuous and Continuous Methamphetamine Exposures Have Distinct Molecular Targets"
Presented at the 2010 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Tampa, FL, 2010

[83] L. Dent, D. Marshall, R. Hulette, and S. Pratap
"Next-gen sequencing of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii to determine antibiotic resistance genotypes"
Presented as a Conference Paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2010, vol. 11 Suppl 16, p. 16

[84] D. J. Alcendor, H. E. Vigil, and W. Q. Zhu
"Pericytes and HIV Neuropathology"
Presented at the 8th Annual Research Symposium in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010

[85] D. J. Alcendor, C. N. Marrs, A. R. Chaudhry, S. D. Sweet, and W. Zhu
"Racial Disparities in Bacterial Vaginosis and its Influence on HIV-1 Acquisition" Presented at the 8th Annual Research Symposium in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 2010

[86] C. Hanson, S. J. Goodwin, A. Kenworthy, and H. Khoshbouei
"Alpha-synuclein transiently interacts with the dopamine transporter"
Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 2009

[87] S. J. Goodwin, T. Patel, A. Kenworthy, and H. Khoshbouei
"Psychostimulants Affect the Dopamine Transporter Lateral Mobility and Membrane Microdomain Distribution"
Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 2009

[88] S. Chirwa, S. J. Goodwin, J. Swant, and H. Khoshbouei
"A-synuclein interactation with the dopamine transporter stimulates a transporter mediated Cl- current"
Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 2009

[89] D. J. Alcendor, H. E. Vigil, and W. Q. Zhu
"Pericytes and HIV Neuropathology"
Presented at the HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2009

[90] D. J. Alcendor, C. N. Marrs, S. D. Sweet, and W. Q. Zhu
"Racial Disparities in Bacterial Vaginosis and its Influence on HIV-1 Acquisition" Presented at the HIV Prevention Conference,Atlanta, GA, 2009


Supported by the National Institute On Minority Health And Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U54 MD0007593.