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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Campbell, S.K., Morales-Perez, A.L., Malloy, J.F., Muellerklein, O.C., Kim, J.A., Odom, K.J., and Omland, K.E.   2016.  Documentation of female song in a newly recognized species, the Puerto Rican Oriole (Icterus portoricensis).  Journal of Caribbean Ornithologh, in press.

Kearns, A.M., Joseph, L., White, L.C., Austin, J.J., Baker, C., Driskell, A. Malloy, J.F. and Omland, K.E.  2016.  Norfolk Island Robins are a distinct endangered species: ancient DNA unlocks surprising relationships and phenotypic discordance within the Australo-Pacific Robins. Conservation Genetics 17: 321-335. Free PMC Article

O’Neill, P.K., Forder, R., Erill, I. Informational requirements for transcriptional regulation. J Comput Biol. 2014 May;21(5):373-84. doi: 10.1089/cmb.2014.0032. Epub 2014 Apr 1. Free PMC Article

Cornish, J.P., Alberola, N., O’Neill, P.K., O’Keefe, R., Gheba, J., and Erill, I. Characterization of the SOS meta-regulon in the human gut microbiome. Bioinformatics. 2014 May 1;30(9):1193-7. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt753. Epub 2014 Jan 8. Free PMC Article

Kilic, S., White, E.R., Sagitova, D.M., Cornish, J.P. and Erill, I. CollecTF: a database of experimentally validated transcription factor-binding sites in Bacteria. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42(Database issue):D156-60. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1123. Epub 2013 Nov 14. Free PMC Article

Cornish, J. P., Matthews, F., Thomas, J. R. and Erill, I. Inference of self-regulated transcriptional networksUMBC Logo-smaller by comparative genomics. Evol. Bioinformatics, 8, 449–461, (2012).  Free PMC Article

Additional Publications

Xuan Ge and David Stonko, Modeling a Cellular Response to a Gradient: Mathematics and Molecular Biology Inform a Mechanistic Understanding. 2012. UMBC Review 13:2012. Mentors for this project were Michelle Starz-Gaiano, PhD, Department of Biological Sciences and Bradford Peercy, PhD, Department of Mathematics & Statistics [PDF]

Joseph Cornish, Robert Forder, Ivan Erill, Matthias K. Gobbert.  Simulation of the Evolution of Information Content in Transcription Factor Binding Sites using a Parallelized Genetic Algorithm. University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Technical Report, July 30, 2011.

Robert Forder. A Parallel Simulation of the Evolution of Transcription Factor Binding Sites. Technical Report number HPCF-2011-1, UMBC High Performance Computing Facility, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2011. hpcf.umbc.edu

Senior Honors Theses

David Stonko, Force-Based Biophysical Model of Border Cell Migration:   Unraveling the mechanism of collective cell migration.  2013.  Michelle Starz-Gaiano, Ph.D. and Bradford Peercy, Ph.D.

Xuan Ge, “Identification of Key Regulators During the Acquisition of Cell Motility, May 2012.

Robert Forder. Simulating the Evolution of Transcriptional Regulatory Motifs. Senior Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2012.