Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Director of Training Grant Support Programs
Scientific Director, Training & Educational Grants Office
Sepulveda, M. A., Garrett, F., Price-Whelan, A., Birshtein, B.K., (2005) “Comparative analysis of human and mouse 3’ Igh regulatory regions identifies distinctive structural features.” Mol. Immunol.. 42:605-615.
Garrett, F.E. Emelyanov, A.V., Sepulveda, M.A., Flanagan, P., Volpi, S., Li, F., Loukinov, D., Eckhardt, L.A., Lobanenkov, V.V. and Birshtein, B.K. (2005). “Chromatin architecture near a potential 3’ end of the Igh locus Involves modular regulation of histone modifications during B-cell development and in vivo occupancy at CTCF sites” Mol. Cell Biol. 25 (4):1511-1525.
Zhou, J., Saleque, S., Ermakova, O., Sepulveda, M. A., Yang, Q., Eckhardt, L. A., Schildkraut, C. L. and Birshtein, B. K. (2005). Changes in replication, nuclear location and expression of the Igh locus after fusion of a pre-B cell line with a T cell line. J. Immunol. 175: 2317-2320.
Schweitzer, B. L., Huang, K. J., Kamath, M. B., Emelyanov, A. V., Birshtein, B. K. and DeKoter R. P. (2006). “Spi-C has opposing effects to PU.1 on gene expression in progenitor B cells”, J. Immunol. 177:2195-2207.
Kremena Star and Barbara K. Birshtein (2007). "Genomic Medicine", EJBM, The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine. 23:21-25.
Rachel A. Steinman and Barbara K. Birshtein (2007). "Treatment and Awareness of Type II Diabetes in Beijing, China, Compared to New York", Diabetes Educator 33:282-290.
Ju, Z., Volpi, S. A., Hassan, R., Martinez, N., Giannini, S. L., Gold, T., and Birshtein, B. K. (2007). "Evidence for physical interaction between the immunoglobulin heavy chain variable region and the 3' regulatory region." J. Biol. Chem. 282:35169-35178.
Giambra, V., Volpi, S., Emelyanov, A.V., Pflugh, D., Bothwell, A.L.M., Norio, P., Fan, Y., Ju, Z., Skoultchi, A. I., Hardy, R. R., Frezza, D., and Birshtein, B. K. (2008) "Pax5 and linker histone H1 coordinate DNA methylation and histone modifications in the 3' regulatory region of the immunoglobuiin heavy chain locus". Mol. Cell. Biol. 2008 Oct; 28(19):6123-33.
Frezza, D. Giambra, V. Mattioli, C. Piccoli, K. Massoud, R. Siracusano, A. Di Giannantonio, M., Birshtein, B. K. and Rubino, I.A.(2008) Allelic frequencies of 3' Ig heavy chain locus enhancer HS1,2-A associated with Ig levels in patients with schizophrenia and healthy control subjects. International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology (Accepted).
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