K. Horlock-Roberts, C. Reaume, G. Dayer, C. Ouellet, N. Cook and J. Yee.  Drug-free approach to study the unusual cell cycle of Giardia intestinalis, mSphere 2: e00384-16 (2017); DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00384-16. Link

B. Lukaszewicz, E. McColl, J. Yee, S. Rafferty, M. Couture. Resonance Raman studies on the flavohemoglobin of the protist Giardia intestinalis: evidence of a type I/II-peroxidase-like heme environment and roles of the active site distal residues. J Biol Inorg Chem (2017) doi: 10.1007/s00775-017-1487-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Z.A. Yang., R. Pazdzior, J. Yee, and S. Rafferty.  Reduction potential and heme-pocket polarity in low potential cytochrome b5 of Giardia intestinalis. J. Inorg. Biochem 158 110-114 (2016).

R. Pazdzior, Z. Yang, M. Mesbahuddin, J. Yee, A. van der Est, and S. Rafferty. Low reduction potential cytochrome b5 isotypes of Giardia intestinalis, J. Exp. Parasitol 157: 197-201 (2015).  

C. Reaume, B. Moore, P. Hernandez, A. Ruzzini, M. Chlebus, M. Wasserman and J. Yee.  Evaluation of drugs and stationary growth on the cell cycle of Giardia intestinalis, Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 187: 72– 76 (2013).

A.J. Hudson, A. Moore, D. Elniski, J. Joseph, J. Yee, and A.G. Russell.  Evolutionarily divergent spliceosomal snRNAs and a conserved non-coding RNA processing motif in Giardia lamblia, Nucl. Acids Res 40:10995-1008 (2012).

S. Alam, J. Yee, M. Couture, S.J. Takayama, W.H. Tseng, A.G. Mauk, and S. Rafferty.  Cytochrome b5 from Giardia lamblia, Metallomics 4: 1255-1261 (2012).

S.W. Roy, A.J. Hudson, J. Joseph, J. Yee, and A.G. Russell.  Numerous fragmented spliceosomal introns, AT-AC splicing, and an unusual dynein gene expression pathway in Giardia lamblia. Mol Biol Evol. 29:43-9 (2012).

J. Yee and J. Joseph.  Methods for Giardia transfection and gene expression.  In Advances in Giardia Research (H. Lujan and S. Svard eds), SpringerWienNewYork, New York (2011), ISBN 3709101972, 9783709101971.

D. Achá , H. Hintelmann H, J. Yee.  Importance of sulfate reducing bacteria in mercury methylation and demethylation in periphyton from Bolivian Amazon region.  Chemosphere 82: 911-6 (2011).

D. Molodstova, E. Crowe, A. Olson, J. Yee, J.R. Freeland.  Conserved flanking microsatellite sequences (ReFS) differentiate between Lepidoptera species, and provide insight into microsatellite evolution.  Systematic Entomology 36: 371–376 (2011).

D. Lustig, C. Kempt, S. Alam, A. Clancy, J. Yee, and S.P. Rafferty. Mutation of Conserved Tryptophan Residues at the Dimer Interface of Staphylococcus aureus Nitric Oxide Synthase, Arch Biochem Biophys 502:165-72 (2010).

S. Rafferty, B. Luu, R.E. March, J. YeeGiardia lamblia encodes a functional flavohemoglobin.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun 399: 347-351 (2010).

A. Boyd, A. Salleh, B. Humber, J. Yee, L. Tomes, and Leslie Kerr.  Neonatal experiences differentially influence mammary gland morphology, estrogen receptor alpha protein levels, and carcinogenesis in BALB/c mice.  Cancer Prev Res 3: 1398-1408 (2010).

M.W. Woodcroft, D.A. Ellis, S.P. Rafferty, D.C. Burns, R.E. March, N.L. Stock, K.S. Trumpour, J. Yee and K. Munro, Experimental characterization of the mechanism of perfluorocarboxylic acids' liver protein bioaccumulation: The key role of the neutral species. Environ Toxicol Chem 29: 1669–1677 (2010).

J. Yee, A. Tang, W.L. Lau, H. Ritter, D. Delport, M. Page, R. Adam, M. Muller and G. Wu, The core histone genes of Giardia intestinalis: genomic organization, promoter structure, and expression.  BMC Mol Biol 8:  26 – 40 (2007).

P.C. Beaudette, M. Chlup, J. Yee, and R.J.N. Emery,  Relationships of root conductivity and aquaporin gene expression in Pisum sativum:  diurnal patterns and the response to HgCl2 and ABA.  J Exp Bot 58: 1291 – 1300 (2007). 

J. Yee, M.R. Mowatt, P.P. Dennis, and T.E. Nash, Transcriptional analysis of the glutamate dehydrogenase gene in the primitive eukaryote, Giardia lamblia:  identification of a primordial gene promoter.  J. Biol. Chem. 265:  11432 – 11439 (2000).

F.D. Urnov, J. Yee, T.N. Collingwood, A. Bauer, H. Beug, Y.B. Shi, and A.P. Wolffe, Targeting of N-CoR-HDAC3 by the oncoprotein v-ErbA yields a chromatin infrastructure-dependent transcriptional repression pathway.  EMBO J. 19:  4074 – 4090 (2000).

A.P. Wolffe, T.N. Collingwood, Q. Li, J. Yee, F. Urnov, and Y.B. Shi, Thyroid hormone receptor, v-erbA and chromatin.  Vitam. Horm. 58:  449 – 492 (2000).

S.M. Singer, J. Yee, and T.E. Nash, Episomal and integrated maintenance of foreign DNA in Giardia lambliaMol. Biochem. Parasitol. 92:  59 – 69 (1998).

J. Yee and T.E. Nash, Transient transfection and expression of firefly luciferase in Giardia lambliaProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 92:  5615 – 5619 (1995).

M.R. Mowatt, H.D. Lujan, D.B. Cotten, D.B. Bowers, J. Yee, T.E. Nash and H.H. Stibbs,  Developmentally regulated expression of a Giardia lamblia cyst wall protein gene.  Mol. Microbiology 15:  955 – 963 (1995).

J. Yee and P.P. Dennis, The NADP-dependent glutamate dehydrogenase of Giardia lamblia:  a study of function, gene structure and expression.  Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 16:  759 – 767 (1994).

J. Yee and P.P. Dennis,  Isolation and characterization of a NADP-dependent glutamate dehydrogenase gene from the primitive eucaryote, Giardia lambliaJ. Biol. Chem. 267:  7539 – 7544  (1992).

C.H. Newton, L.C. Shimmin J. Yee and P.P. Dennis, A family of genes encodes the multiple forms of the yeast L12 equivalent ribosomal proteins and a single form of the L10 equivalent proteins.  J. Bacteriology 172:  579 – 588 (1990).

L.C. Shimmin, C.H. Newton, C. Ramirez, J. Yee, W.L. Downing, A. Louie, A.T. Matheson and P.P. Dennis, Organization of genes encoding the L11, L1, L10 and L12 equivalent proteins in eubacterial, archaebacteria, and eucaryotes.  Can. J. Microbiology 35:  164 – 170 (1989).


Other publications:

My interview with Dr. Alex Dent, the cartoonist for the “Postdoc Blues” in the NIH Catalyst magazine.  Link

My article in the NIH Catalyst magazine describing a clinical trial on the treatment of HIV patients with interleukin-2 in combination with protease inhibitors.  Link

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