Publications

Human Biology & Health

1. Eick G N, Kowal P, Barrett T, Thiele EA, Snodgrass JJ. Enzyme-linked immunoassay-based quantitative measurement of apolipoprotein-B (ApoB) in dried blood spots, a biomarker of cardiovascular disease risk. Accepted Biodemography & Social Biology, 2017

2. Raichlen DA, Pontzer H, Harris JA, Mabulla AZP, Marlowe FW, Snodgrass JJ, Eick G, Berbesque JC, Sancilio A, Wood BM2017. Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter-gatherers. Am J Hum Biol, in press.

3. Eick G, Urlacher SA, McDade T, Kowal P, Snodgrass JJ. Validation of an optimized ELISA for quantitative assessment of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies from dried blood spots. 2016. Biodemography & Social Biology 62(2):222-33

4. Arokiasamy P, Uttamacharya, Kowal P, Gildner TE, Thiele E, Capistrant BD, Biritwum RB, Yawson AE, Mensah GP, Maximova T, Wu F, Guo Y, Zheng Y, Kalula S, Salinas Rodriguez A, Manrique Espinoza B, Liebert MA, Eick G, Sterner KN, Barrett T, Duedu K, Gonzalez E1, Ng N, Negin J, Jiang Y, Byles JE, Madurai S, Minicuci N, Snodgrass JJ, Naidoo N, Chatterji S. Chronic non-communicable diseases in six low- and middle-income countries: an investigation of the Study on global AGEing and adult health. Accepted American Journal of Epidemiology, 2016

Molecular Biology & Evolution

*Joint first authors

1. Eick GN, Bridgham JT, Anderson DP, Harms MJ, Thornton JW. Robustness of Reconstructed Ancestral Protein Functions to Statistical Uncertainty.
Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Oct 30 [Epub ahead of print]

2. Hudson WH, Kossmann BR, de Vera IM, Chuo SW, Weikum ER, Eick GN, Thornton JW, Ivanov IN, Kojetin DJ, Ortlund EA. Distal substitutions drive divergent DNA specificity among paralogous transcription factors through subdivision of conformational space. 2016. PNAS 113(2):326-31

3. Pio DV, Engler R, Linder PH, Monadjem A, Cotterill FPD, Taylor PJ, Schoeman CS, Price BW, Villet MH, Eick G, Salamin N, Guisan A. Effects of climate change on animal and plant phylogenetic diversity in Southern Africa. Global Change Biology. Global Change Biology 2014: 20(5): 1538-1549

4. Harms MJ*, Eick GN*, Goswami D, Colucci JK, Griffin PR, Ortlund EA, and Thornton JW. Biophysical mechanisms for large-effect mutations in the evolution of steroid hormone receptors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2013: 110(28):11475-11480

5. Eick GN, Colucci JK, Harms MJ, Ortlund EA, Thornton JW. Evolution of minimal specificity and promiscuity in steroid hormone receptors. PLoS Genetics 2012: Nov;8(11):e1003072

6. Volleth, M, Eick, G. Chromosomal evolution in bats as revealed by FISH: The on-going search for the ancestral chiropteran karyotype. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 2012; 137: 165-173

7. Eick GN, Thornton JW. Evolution of steroid receptors from an estrogen-sensitive ancestral receptor. Mol Cell Endocrinol 2011; 334 (1-2): 31-8

8. Bridgham JT, Eick GN, Larroux C, Deshpande K, Harms MJ, Gauthier ME, Ortlund EA, Degnan BM, Thornton JW. Protein evolution by molecular tinkering: diversification of the nuclear receptor superfamily from a ligand-dependent ancestor. PlOS Biology 2010; 8(10)

9. Kolesik P, Adair RJ, Eick G. Six new species of Asphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) damaging flower buds and fruit of Australian Acacia (Mimosaceae). Systematic Entomology 2010;35:250-267

10. Eick GN, Jacobs DS, Yang F, Volleth M. Karyotypic differences in two sibling species of Scotophilus from South Africa (Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera, Mammalia). Cytogenetic and Genome Research 2007;118(1):72-7

11. Matthee CA, Eick GN, Williams-Munroe S, Montgelard C, Pardini A, Robinson TJ. Indel evolution of mammalian introns and the utility of non-coding nuclear markers in eutherian phylogenetics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2007; 42(3):827-37

12. Eick GN, Jacobs DS, Matthee CA. A nuclear DNA phylogenetic perspective on the evolution of echolocation and historical biogeography of extant bats (Chiroptera). Mol Biol Evol 2005;22(9):1869-86

13. Jacobs DS, Eick GN, Schoeman MC, Matthee CA. Cryptic species in an insectivorous bat, Scotophilus dinganii. Journal of Mammalogy 2006;87(1):161-170

14. Kolesik P, Adair RJ, Eick G. Nine new species of Dasineura (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from flowers of Australian Acacia (Mimosaceae). Systematic Entomology 2005;30:454-479

15. Miller-Butterworth CM*, Eick G*, Jacobs DS, Schoeman MC, Harley EH. Genetic and phenotypic differences between Natal-and lesser long-fingered bats and a global miniopterine phylogeny. Journal of Mammalogy 2005;86(6):1121-1135

16. Jacobs DS, Eick GN, Richardson EJ, Taylor PJ. Genetic similarity amongst phenotypically diverse little free-tailed bats, Chaerephon pumilus. Acta Chiropterologica 2004;6(1):13-21

17. Eick BN, Harley EH, Cherry MI. Molecular analysis supports specific status for Bufo pardalis and B. pantherinus. Journal of Herpetology 2001;35(1):113-114

Cancer Research

1. Kidd M, Modlin IM, Pfragner R, Eick GN, Champaneria M, Chan AK, Camp RL and Mane SM. Small bowel carcinoid (enterochromaffin cell) neoplasia exhibits transforming growth factor-beta1-mediated regulatory abnormalities including up-regulation of C-Myc and MTA1.Cancer 2007;109(12):2420-31Kidd M, Nadler, B, Mane SM,

2. Eick GN, Malfertheiner MV, Champaneria MC, Pfragner R, Modlin IM GeneChip, geNorm and Gastrointestinal tumors: novel reference genes for real-time PCR. Physiol Genomics 2007 ;30(3):363-70

3. Kidd M, Eick GN, Modlin IM, Pfragner R, Champaneria MC, Murren J. Further delineation of the continuous human neoplastic enterochromaffin (EC) cell line, KRJ-I, and the inhibitory effects of Lanreotide and Rapamycin. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 2007; 38(1) 181-192

4. Kidd M, Modlin IM, Mane SM, Camp RL, Eick GN, Latich I, et al. Utility of molecular genetic signatures in the delineation of gastric neoplasia. Cancer 2006;106(7):1480-8

5. Modlin IM, Latich I, Kidd M, Zikusoka M, Eick G. Therapeutic options for gastrointestinal carcinoids. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2006;4(5):526-47Kidd M, Modlin IM, Mane SM, Camp RL, Eick G, Latich I. The role of genetic markers-NAP1L1, MAGE-D2, and MTA1 in defining small-intestinal carcinoid neoplasia. Ann Surg Oncol 2006;13(2):253-62

6. Kidd M, Modlin IM, Eick GN, Champaneria MC. Isolation, Functional Characterization and Transcriptome of Mastomys Ileal Enterochromaffin Cells. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2006 ;291(5):G778-91

7. Modlin IM, Kidd M, Latich I, Zikusoka MN, Eick GN, Mane SM, et al. Genetic Differentiation of Appendiceal Tumor Malignancy: A Guide for the Perplexed. Ann Surg 2006;244(1):52-60

8. Modlin I, Latic I, MN Z, Kidd M, Eick GN, Chan A. Gastrointestinal carcinoids: the evolution of diagnostic strategies. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2006; 40(7):572-82

9. Modlin IM, Kidd M, Pfragner R, Eick GN, Champaneria MC. The functional characterization of normal and neoplastic human enterochromaffin cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006;91(6):2340-8

10. Zikusoka MN, Kidd M, Eick G, Latich I, Modlin IM. The molecular genetics of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Cancer 2005;104(11):2292-309

11. Kidd M, Eick G, Shapiro MD, Camp RL, Mane SM, Modlin IM. Microsatellite instability and gene mutations in transforming growth factor-beta type II receptor are absent in small bowel carcinoid tumors. Cancer 2005;103(2):229-36

12. Kidd M, Hinoue T, Eick G, Lye KD, Mane SM, Wen Y, et al. Global expression analysis of ECL cells in Mastomys natalensis gastric mucosa identifies alterations in the AP-1 pathway induced by gastrin-mediated transformation. Physiol Genomics 2004;20(1):131-42
History of Medicine

History of Medicine

1.    Modlin IM, Kidd M, Shapiro MD, Eick G. Oberndorfer and the evolution of carcinoid disease. Archives of Surgery 2007 ;142(2):187-97

2.    Champaneria, M. C., I. M. Modlin, M. Kidd, and G. N. Eick. Friedrich Feyrter: A Precise Intellect in a Diffuse System. Neuroendocrinology 2006; 83(5-6):394-404

Book Chapters

1.    Modlin IM, Champaneria MC, Chan A, Kidd M, Eick G. The history of the pancreas in “The Pancreas (2nd edition)” Beger HW, Buchler MW (eds) Blackwell (2008)

2.    Modlin IM, Kidd M, Eick G, Latich I, Zikusoka MN. Gastric Carcinoid and the ECL cell in “From Gastrin to GERD – A Century of Acid Suppression”, Felsenstein CCCP, Hanover 2006; 68-81

3.    Modlin IM, Kidd M, Eick G, Latich I, Zikusoka MN. Edkins and a Century of Gastrin in “From Gastrin to GERD – A Century of Acid Suppression”, Felsenstein CCCP, Hanover 2006; XXXII-XLVI

4.    Modlin IM, Zikusoka MN, Kidd M, Latich I, Eick G, Romanyshyn JC. The History and Epidemiology of Neuroendocrine Tumors in “Handbook of Neuroendocrine Tumors”, Caplin M and Kvols L (eds), BioScientifica, London 2006

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