Publications

Refereed Publications

Zou Z, Qin H, Brenner A, Raghavan R, Millar JA, Gu Q, Xie Z, Kreth J, Merritt J. 2018. LytTR Regulatory Systems: A potential new class of prokaryotic sensory system. PLoS Genet. 14(10):e1007709.   |   PubMed

Cicchese JM*, Evans S*, Hult C*, Joslyn LR*, Wessler T*, Millar JA, Marino S, Cilfone NA, Mattila JT, Linderman JJ, Kirschner DE. 2018. Dynamic balance of pro- and anti-inflammatory signals controls disease and limits pathology. Immunol Rev. 285(1):147-167. (*Co-first authors)   |   PubMed

Schumann C*, Chan S*, Millar JA, Bortnyak YV, Carey K, Fedchyk AF, Wang L, Korzun T, Moses AS, Lorenz A, Shea D, Taratula O, Khalimonchuk O, Taratula O. 2018. Intraperitoneal nanotherapy for metastatic ovarian cancer based on siRNA-mediated suppression of DJ-1 protein combined with a low dose of cisplatin. Nanomedicine. 14(4):1395-1405. (*Co-first authors)   |   PubMed

Chen Y, Millar JA. 2017. Machine learning techniques in cancer prognostic modeling and performance assessment. In: Matsui S, Crowley JJ. (eds.) Frontiers of Biostatistical Methods and Applications in Clinical Oncology. (pp. 193-230). Singapore: Springer.   |   Springer

Millar JA*, Beare PA*, Moses AS, Martens CA, Heinzen RA, Raghavan R. 2017. Whole-genome sequence of Coxiella burnetii Nine Mile RSA439 (phase II, clone 4), a laboratory workhorse strain. Genome Announc. 5(23):e00471-17. (*Co-first authors)   |   PubMed

Moses AS*, Millar JA*, Bonazzi M, Beare P, Raghavan R. 2017. Horizontally acquired biosynthesis genes boost Coxiella burnetii's physiology. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 7:174. (*Co-first authors)   |   PubMed

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2017. Accumulation and expression of horizontally acquired genes in Arcobacter cryaerophilus that thrives in sewage. PeerJ. 5(2):e3269.   |   PubMed

Kacharia FR*, Millar JA*, Raghavan R. 2017. Emergence of new sRNAs in enteric bacteria is associated with low expression and rapid evolution. J Mol Evol. 84(4):204-213. (*Co-first authors)   |   PubMed

Ballhorn DJ, Schädler M, Elias JD, Millar JA, Kautz S. 2016. Friend or foe - Light availability determines the relationship between mycorrhizal fungi, rhizobia and lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.). PLoS ONE. 11(5):e0154116.   |   PubMed

Millar JA, Valdés R, Kacharia FR, Landfear SM, Cambronne ED, Raghavan R. 2015. Coxiella burnetii and Leishmania mexicana residing within similar parasitophorous vacuoles elicit disparate host responses. Front Microbiol. 6:794.   |   PubMed

Raghavan R, Kacharia FR, Millar JA, Sislak CD, Ochman H. 2015. Genome rearrangements can make and break small RNA genes. Genome Biol Evol. 7(2):557-566.   |   PubMed

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2013. Effect of mycorrhizal colonization and light limitation on growth and reproduction of lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.). J Appl Bot Food Qual. 86(1):172-179.   |   JABFQ

Yeh PJ, Simon DM, Millar JA, Alexander HF, Franklin D. 2011. A diversity of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus spp. in a public transportation system. Public Health Res Perspect. 2(3):202-209.   |   PubMed

Published Abstracts

Hebert JF, Millar JA, Romney A, Raghavan R, Podrabsky JE, Morgan TK. 2017. Placental gene expression is affected by male fetal sex and maternal genotype in fetal growth restriction model. Reprod Sci. 24(S1):212A (abstract # F-138).   |   SAGE

Millar JA, McNulty SN, Zarlenga DS, Mitreva M. 2013. Transcriptional profiling of Ivermectin resistant Cooperia punctata using deep sequencing. Mol Biol Cell. 24(24):3775 (abstract #1026).   |   MBoC

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2012. Effects of light limitation on plant-rhizobia and plant-mycorrhiza interactions. Anthós. 4(2).   |   Anthós

Millar JA. 2004. The SARS virus - Different methods of curbing the epidemic. 55th ISEF Abstracts. Science Service, Washington, D.C.

Presentations

Millar JA, Chanderraj R, Woods RJ, King AA. 2018. "Quantifying the transmission dynamics of hospital acquired VRE." 17th Annual Michigan Epidemiology Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.

Millar JA, Linderman JJ, Kirschner DE. 2018. "Exploring the direct effects of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on T cell responsiveness." Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering 5th Annual Symposium. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Chanderraj R, Woods RJ, King AA. 2018. "Quantifying the transmission dynamics of hospital acquired VRE." Multi-scale Bio-imaging in Systems Biology Symposium. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Millar JA, Moses AS, Bonazzi M, Beare P, Raghavan R. 2017. "Horizontally acquired biosynthesis genes boost Coxiella burnetii's physiology." Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics 3rd Annual Retreat. Oregon, OH.

Millar JA, Moses AS, Bonazzi M, Beare P, Raghavan R. 2017. "Horizontally acquired biosynthesis genes boost Coxiella burnetii's physiology." Evolution 2017. Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Moses AS, Bonazzi M, Beare P, Raghavan R. 2017. "Horizontally acquired biosynthesis genes boost Coxiella burnetii's physiology." Biology Graduation Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Moses AS, Bonazzi M, Beare P, Raghavan R. 2017. "Horizontally acquired biosynthesis genes boost Coxiella burnetii's physiology." American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2017. New Orleans, LA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Chen Y. 2017. "Machine learning techniques in cancer prognostic modeling and performance assessment." Immunology and Evolution of Influenza Symposium. Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Millar JA, Chen Y. 2017. "Machine learning techniques in cancer prognostic modeling and performance assessment." 6th Annual OHSU Research Week. Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2016. "A sewage microbiome is dominated by Arcobacter cryaerophilus that expresses multiple drug resistance and virulence genes." 20th Annual Biology Alumni Night Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2016. "A sewage microbiome is dominated by Arcobacter cryaerophilus that expresses multiple drug resistance and virulence genes." 4th Annual Pacific Northwest Women in Science Retreat. Rockaway Beach, OR.

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2016. "A sewage microbiome is dominated by Arcobacter cryaerophilus that expresses multiple drug resistance and virulence genes." American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2016. Boston, MA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2016. "A horizontally acquired tRNA facilitates Coxiella burnetii adaptation to an extreme environment." Sigma Xi Columbia-Willamette Chapter Annual Meeting. Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2015. "Pathogens residing within similar intracellular vacuoles elicit discordant host responses." 1st Festival of Genomics California. San Mateo, CA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2015. "Pathogens residing within similar intracellular vacuoles elicit discordant host responses." 19th Annual Biology Alumni Night Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Valdés R, Cambronne ED, Landfear SM, Raghavan R. 2015. "Coxiella burnetii and Leishmania mexicana residing within similar parasitophorous vacuoles elicit discordant host responses." 1st Pacific Northwest Quantitative Biology Meeting. Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Valdés R, Cambronne ED, Landfear SM, Raghavan R. 2015. "Coxiella burnetii and Leishmania mexicana residing within similar parasitophorous vacuoles elicit discordant host responses." 115th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, LA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2014. "Parallel adaptation of a bacterium and an eukaryote to an intracellular extreme environment." 18th Annual Biology Alumni Night Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Raghavan R. 2014. "A horizontally acquired tRNA facilitates Coxiella burnetii adaptation to an extreme environment." 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Boston, MA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, McNulty SN, Zarlenga D, Mitreva M. 2013. "Transcriptional profiling of Ivermectin resistant Cooperia punctata using deep sequencing." 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology. New Orleans, LA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, McNulty SN, Zarlenga D, Mitreva M. 2013. "Transcriptional profiling of Ivermectin resistant Cooperia punctata using deep sequencing." 2nd International Conference on Genomics in the Americas. Sacramento, CA.

Millar JA, McNulty SN, Zarlenga D, Mitreva M. 2013. "Transcriptional profiling of Ivermectin resistant Cooperia punctata using deep sequencing." 8th Annual Opportunities in Genomic Research Undergraduate Scholars Closing Program. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2013. "Effect of mycorrhizal colonization and light limitation on growth and reproduction of lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.)." 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Denver, CO.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2013. "Effect of mycorrhizal colonization and light limitation on growth and reproduction of lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.)." 9th Annual Sigma Xi Columbia-Willamette Chapter Student Research Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2012. "Effects of light limitation on legume-mycorrhizae interactions." 12th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. San Jose, CA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2012. "Effects of light limitation on plant-microbe interactions." 9th Annual PSU Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Summer Symposium. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2012. "Effects of light limitation on plant-rhizobia and plant-mycorrhiza interactions." 20th Annual Pacific NW McNair/EIP/GO-MAP Research Conference. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.   |   figshare

Millar JA, Ballhorn DJ. 2012. "Effects of light limitation on plant-rhizobia and plant-mycorrhiza interactions." 9th Annual PSU Undergraduate Research Conference. Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Millar JA, Kelley AL, Buckley BA. 2010. "Antibody testing for C/EBPδ in aquatic snails." Portland Bridges to Baccalaureate Annual Meeting. Portland State University, Portland, OR.   |   figshare

Millar JA. 2004. "The SARS virus - Different methods of curbing the epidemic." 55th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Portland, OR.