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Genomic and Bioinformatic Solutions
Almaden Research Center



Insular Microbiogeography: Three Pathogens as Exemplars
James H. Kaufman, Christopher A. Elkins, Matthew Davis, Allison M. Weis, Bihua C. Huang, Mark K. Mammel, Isha R. Patel, Kristen L. Beck, Stefan Edlund, David Chambliss, Judith Douglas, Simone Bianco, Mark Kunitomi, Bart C. Weimer


Exploiting Functional Context in Biology: Reconsidering Classification of Bacterial Life
James H. Kaufman, Ed Seabolt, Mark Kunitomi, Akshay Agarwal, Kristen L. Beck, Harsha Krishnareddy, Bart C. Weimer
2018 IEEE 34th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW), pp. 17-20
Abstract   genomics, function, analytics, collective intelligence, ontology, big data, management science, data mining, computer science

Antiviral adaptive immunity and tolerance in the mosquito Aedes aegyti
Raul Andino, Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Zachary J Whitfield, Patrick T Dolan, Irma Sanchez-Vargas, Isabel Ribiero, Taotao Chen, Ken E. Olson
bioRxiv, 2018
Abstract   retrotransposon, acquired immune system, viral replication, immunity, genome, aedes, endogeny, rna, genetics, biology


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Tassetto Michel, Kunitomi Mark, Andino Raul
Cell (Cambridge, Mass.) 169(2), 2017

The Diversity, Structure, and Function of Heritable Adaptive Immunity Sequences in the Aedes aegypti Genome
Zachary J. Whitfield, Patrick T. Dolan, Mark Kunitomi, Michel Tassetto, Matthew G. Seetin, Steve Oh, Cheryl Heiner, Ellen Paxinos, Raul Andino
Current Biology 27(22), 2017
Abstract   retrotransposon, transposable element, genomics, long terminal repeat, locus, rna interference, genome, aedes aegypti, virology, genetics, biology

Circulating Immune Cells Mediate a Systemic RNAi-Based Adaptive Antiviral Response in Drosophila
Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Raul Andino
Cell 169(2), 314-325, 2017
Abstract   rna silencing, rna interference, immunity, microvesicles, endogeny, small interfering rna, immune system, virus, virology, molecular biology, biology


RNA Interference-Mediated Intrinsic Antiviral Immunity in Invertebrates
Arabinda Nayak, Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Raul Andino
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology371, 183-200, 2013
Abstract   vesicular stomatitis virus, west nile virus, small rna, viral replication, rna interference, immunity, invertebrate, rna, virology, biology


Cricket paralysis virus antagonizes Argonaute 2 to modulate antiviral defense in Drosophila
Arabinda Nayak, Bassam Berry, Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Ashley Acevedo, Changhui Deng, Andrew Krutchinsky, John Gross, Christophe Antoniewski, Raul Andino
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 17(5), 547-554, 2010
Abstract   rna induced silencing complex, argonaute, dicer, cricket paralysis virus, rna interference, drosophila melanogaster, microrna, virus, virology, molecular biology, biology


Harnessing Endogenous miRNAs to Control Virus Tissue Tropism as a Strategy for Developing Attenuated Virus Vaccines
Dwight Barnes, Mark Kunitomi, Marco Vignuzzi, Kalle Saksela, Raul Andino
Cell Host & Microbe 4(3), 239-248, 2008
Abstract   tissue tropism, attenuated vaccine, tropism, poliovirus, viral replication, rational design, attenuation, virus, virology, immunology, biology

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