Publications

Journal Articles

Shrestha G, StClair LL, O'Neill KL. The immunostimulating role of lichen polysaccahrides: A Review. Phytotherapy Research. 2014 Oct.

Shrestha G, El-Naggar AM, StClair LL, O'Neill KL. Anticancer Activities of Selected Species of North American Lichen Extracts. Phytotherapy Research. 2014 Sep.

Clifford AB, Elnaggar AM, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Investigating the role of macrophages in tumor formation using a MaFIA mouse model. Oncology Reports. 2013 Aug;30(2):890-896.

Lowe C, March JK, Bunnell AJ, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. PCR-based methodologies used to detect and differentiate the Burkholderia pseudomallei complex: B. pseudomallei, B. mallei, and B. thailandensis. Current Issues in Molecular Biology. 2013 Aug;16:23-54.

Robison RA, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Thymidine kinase 1: a universal marker for cancer. Cancer and Clinical Oncology. 2013 May;2(1):159-167.

Robison RA, March JK, Cohen MN, Lindsey JM, Millar DA, Lowe C, Bunnell AJ, Schaalje GB, O'Neill KL. The differential susceptibility of spores from virulent and attenuated Bacillus anthracis strains to aldehyde- and hypochlorite-based disinfectants. MicrobiologyOpen. 2012 Oct:1-8. <website>

Robison RA, Gunnell MK, Lovelace CD, Satterfield BA, Moore EA, O'Neill KL. A multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection and differentiation of Francisella tularensis subspecies. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2012 Oct;61:1525-1531.

Gupta-Elera G, Garrett A, Martinez A, Kraus R, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. A Comparison of Antioxidant Properties in Organic and Conventional Blueberries. Journal of Food Research. 2012 May;1(3):1-7.

Alegre M, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Thymidine kinase 1 upregulation is an early event in breast tumor formation. Journal of Oncology. 2012 May;2012:5.

Alegre MM, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Thymidine kinase 1upregulation is an early event in breast tumor formation. Journal of Oncology. 2012 May:1-5.

Gupta G, Garrett A, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. The role of oxidative stress in prostate cancer -a review. European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2012 Mar;21(2):155-162.

Satterfield BA, Stewart AF, Lew CS, Pickett DO, Cohen M, Moore EA, Luedtke PF, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. A quadraplexed real-time PCR assay for rapid detection and differentiation of the Clostridium botulinum toxin genes A, B, E and F. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2010 Jan;59(1):55-64.

Pitt WG, Husseini GA, El-Fayoumi RI, O'Neill KL, Rapoport NY. DNA Damage Induced by Micellar-Delivered Doxorubicin and Ultrasound: Comet Assay Study. Cancer Letters. 2000;154(211-216).

Presentations

StClair LL, Gajendra S, D. LS, O'Neill KL. Can we cure cancer with lichens?. American Bryological and Lichenological Society. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2013 .

Memmott T, Weagel E, Livingstone J, Liu P, Elnaggar A, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Investigating macrophage induction of metastasis: a precursor to identify therapeutic targets. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Salt Lake City. 2013 .

Shrestha, G, Elnaggar A, Boswell M, Derenthal S, Weagel E, StClair LL, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Cytototoxicity and mode of action of two lichen extracts, Tuckermannopsis ciliaris and Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa against Burkitt’s Lymphoma (Raji) cell and Human colon cancer cell line (HT-29)’. 8th Annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition. Washington DC. 2013 .

Steck R, Wells M, Elnaggar A, O'Neill KL. Phagocytic regulation through exogenous caffeine exposure in whole-blood macrophages. 8th Annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition. Washington DC. 2013 .

Helsing AV, Lynch P, Xiao M, Ramsden M, Alegre F, Weagel E, Elnaggar A, McCoy J, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. The Potential of Resveratrol and Nagami Kumquat extracts in facilitating DNA repair in Raji cells’. 8th Annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition. Washington DC. 2013 .

Shrestha, G, Elnaggar A, Boswell M, Dereenthal S, Weagel E, StClair LL, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Cytototoxicity and mode of action of two lichen extracts, Tuckermannopsis ciliaris and Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa against Burkitt’s Lymphoma (Raji) cell and Human colon cancer cell line (HT-29)’. Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 2013 .

Weagel E, Martinez A, Elnaggar A, Ellis S, Liu P, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Differences in cellular antioxidant activity in Burkitt’s lymphoma and normal human lymphocytes’. Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 2013 .

Xiao M, Elnaggar A, Helsing A, Lynch P, Alegre M, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Mutagenic effects of inorganic particulate matter on Raji and HepG2 cell lines exposed to ultraviolet radiation’. Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 2013 .

Steck R, Wells M, Liu P, ELnaggar A, O'Neill KL. Phagocytic regulation through exogenous caffeine exposure in whole-blood macrophages. Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 2013 .

Hesling A, Elnaggar A, Lynch P, Xiao M, Ramsden M, Alegre F, Weagel E, McCoy J, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. The Potential of Resveratrol and Nagami Kumquat extracts in facilitating DNA repair in Raji cells’. Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 2013 .

O'Neill KL, Livingstone J, Lee E, Barlow S, ELnaggar A, Weagel E, Liu P, Robison RA. Macrophages may be polarized by apoptotic and necrotic cancer cells. intermountain Branch meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho,. 2013 .

O'Neill KL, Elnaggar A, Clement A, Robison RA. A Tumor Microenvironment Rich in Macrophages could be Aiding Metastasis’. Molecular and Cellular Biology. Dublin, Ireland. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, Kraus R, Martinez A, Measom K, Gill M, Gupta-Elera G, Garrett A, Robison RA. Blueberries: Conventional Cancer Prevention. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, Elnaggar A, Chavez A, Peterson E, Kuttab R, Robison RA. S2AMN: A potential non- toxic anti-cancer therapy. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, Alegre M, Germann B, Leavitt M, Eggett D, Killpack N, Burton S, Orton A, Leavitt C. Setting the Clock: Tumor TK1 is a Prognostic Marker for Disease Recurrence. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, Measom K, Martinez A, Sharp E, Michaelis T. ‘How ‘Bout them Apples?. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, McCoy J, Grooms A, Emerson J, Kraus R, Martinez A, Elnaggar A. ‘Fortunella margarita: The little gold gem of the citrus family. Undergraduate Caucus of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

O'Neill KL, Measom K, Martinez A, Sharp E, Michaelis TC. ‘How ‘Bout them Apples?. Undergraduate Caucus of the American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago. 2012 .

Jensen NR, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. CRISPR loci and bacteriophage: a mutually exclusive relationship in pathogenic bacteria. Annual Meeting of the Intermountain Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. Ogden, UT. 2011 .

Meyers JM, Ryndock E, Conway MJ, Meyers CM, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. The susceptibility of HPV16 native and quasivirus particles to clinically relevant disinfectants. 26th International Papillomavirus Conference. Montreal, Qc, Canada. 2010 .

Bills TM, Shepherd QC, Blam AJ, Moore EA, Gardner JS, Schaalje GB, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. Improved recovery of spores from coated carriers used in the AOAC Sporicidal Activity of Disinfectants (Method II) spore enumeration method, by addition of a surfactant to the rinse solution. General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, CA. 2010 .

Meyers JM, Ryndock E, Conway MJ, O'Neill KL, Meyers CM, Robison RA. Susceptibility of native and synthetic HPV16 virions to clinical disinfection. General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, CA. 2010 .

Bills TM, Shepherd QC, Blam AJ, Moore EA, Gardner JS, Schaalje GB, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. Improved recovery of spores from coated carriers used in the AOAC Sporicidal Activity of Disinfectants (Method II) spore enumeration method, by addition of a surfactant to the rinse solution. Intermountain Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. Provo, UT. 2010 .

Gunnell MK, Carter CD, Jonas WS, Satterfield BA, Moore EA, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. A multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection and differentiation of Francisella tularensis subspecies. 3rd Annual Biothreat Agent Workshop. Charlotte, NC. 2010 .

Gunnell MK, Carter CD, Jonas WS, Satterfield BA, Moore EA, O'Neill KL, Robison RA. A multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection and differentiation of Francisella tularensis subspecies. 8th Annual ASM Biodefense and Emerging Disease Research Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2010 .