URMC / Labs / Robert Lab / Publications Publications Robert J (2018 Mar). Frog's DCs have it all in one. European journal of immunology. Edholm ESRobert J (2018 Jan 30). RNAi-Mediated Loss of Function of Xenopus Immune Genes by Transgenesis. Cold Spring Harbor protocols. Robert JEdholm ESJazz SOdalys TLFrancisco JA (2017 Jun 16). Xenopus-FV3 host-pathogen interactions and immune evasion. Virology. Banach MRobert J (2017 Mar). Tumor immunology viewed from alternative animal models-the Xenopus story. Current pathobiology reports. Edholm ESRhoo KHRobert J (2017). Evolutionary Aspects of Macrophages Polarization. Results and problems in cell differentiation. Session AMUno YKwon TChapman JAToyoda ATakahashi SFukui AHikosaka ASuzuki AKondo Mvan Heeringen SJQuigley IHeinz SOgino HOchi HHellsten ULyons JBSimakov OPutnam NStites JKuroki YTanaka TMichiue TWatanabe MBogdanovic OLister RGeorgiou GParanjpe SSvan Kruijsbergen IShu SCarlson JKinoshita TOhta YMawaribuchi SJenkins JGrimwood JSchmutz JMitros TMozaffari SVSuzuki YHaramoto YYamamoto TSTakagi CHeald RMiller KHaudenschild CKitzman JNakayama TIzutsu YRobert JFortriede JBurns KLotay VKarimi KYasuoka YDichmann DSFlajnik MFHouston DWShendure JDuPasquier LVize PDZorn AMIto MMarcotte EMWallingford JBIto YAsashima MUeno NMatsuda YVeenstra GJFujiyama AHarland RMTaira MRokhsar DS (2016 Oct 19). Genome evolution in the allotetraploid frog Xenopus laevis. Nature. Edholm ESBanach MRobert J (2016 Jul 1). Evolution of innate-like T cells and their selection by MHC class I-like molecules. Immunogenetics. Banach MEdholm ESRobert J (2016 Jun 15). Exploring the functions of nonclassical MHC class Ib genes in Xenopus laevis by the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Developmental biology. Grayfer LRobert J (2016 May). Amphibian macrophage development and antiviral defenses. Developmental and comparative immunology. Barreda DRobert JBelosevic M (2016 May). Preface to the special issue "Hematopoiesis and immunity". Developmental and comparative immunology. Nakai YNakajima KRobert JYaoita Y (2016 Mar). Ouro proteins are not essential to tail regression during Xenopus tropicalis metamorphosis. Genes to cells : devoted to molecular & cellular mechanisms. De Jesús Andino FJones LMaggirwar SBRobert J (2016). Frog Virus 3 dissemination in the brain of tadpoles, but not in adult Xenopus, involves blood brain barrier dysfunction. Scientific reports. Robert JJancovich JK (2016). Recombinant Ranaviruses for Studying Evolution of Host-Pathogen Interactions in Ectothermic Vertebrates. Viruses. Paredes RIshibashi SBorrill RRobert JAmaya E (2015 Dec 15). Xenopus: An in vivo model for imaging the inflammatory response following injury and bacterial infection. Developmental biology. Guselnikov SVGrayfer LDe Jesús Andino FRogozin IBRobert JTaranin AV (2015 Nov). Retention of duplicated ITAM-containing transmembrane signaling subunits in the tetraploid amphibian species Xenopus laevis. Developmental and comparative immunology. Andino Fde JGrayfer LChen GChinchar VGEdholm ESRobert J (2015 Nov). Characterization of Frog Virus 3 knockout mutants lacking putative virulence genes. Virology. Grayfer LRobert J (2015 Oct). Distinct functional roles of amphibian (Xenopus laevis) colony-stimulating factor-1- and interleukin-34-derived macrophages. Journal of leukocyte biology. Edholm ESGrayfer LDe Jesús Andino FRobert J (2015 Jul 15). Nonclassical MHC-Restricted Invariant Vα6 T Cells Are Critical for Efficient Early Innate Antiviral Immunity in the Amphibian Xenopus laevis. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). Grayfer LDe Jesús Andino FRobert J (2015 May). Prominent amphibian (Xenopus laevis) tadpole type III interferon response to the frog virus 3 ranavirus. Journal of virology. Haynes-Gimore NBanach MBrown EDawes REdholm ESKim MRobert J (2015 Jan 16). Semi-solid tumsor model in Xenopus laevis/gilli cloned tadpoles for intravital study of neovascularization, immune cells and melanophore infiltration. Developmental biology. Edholm ESGrayfer LRobert J (2014 Dec). Evolution of nonclassical MHC-dependent invariant T cells. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. Grayfer LRobert J (2014 Dec). Divergent antiviral roles of amphibian (Xenopus laevis) macrophages elicited by colony-stimulating factor-1 and interleukin-34. Journal of leukocyte biology. Sifkarovski JGrayfer LDe Jesús Andino FLawrence BPRobert J (2014 Nov). Negative effects of low dose atrazine exposure on the development of effective immunity to FV3 in Xenopus laevis. Developmental and comparative immunology. Robert JEdholm ES (2014 Oct). A prominent role for invariant T cells in the amphibian Xenopus laevis tadpoles. Immunogenetics. Haynes-Gilmore NBanach MEdholm ESLord ERobert J (2014 Aug). A critical role of non-classical MHC in tumor immune evasion in the amphibian Xenopus model. Carcinogenesis. Echaubard PLeduc JPauli BChinchar VGRobert JLesbarrères D (2014 Aug). Environmental dependency of amphibian-ranavirus genotypic interactions: evolutionary perspectives on infectious diseases. Evolutionary applications. Edholm ESGoyos ATaran JDe Jesús Andino FOhta YRobert J (2014 Jun). Unusual evolutionary conservation and further species-specific adaptations of a large family of nonclassical MHC class Ib genes across different degrees of genome ploidy in the amphibian subfamily Xenopodinae. Immunogenetics. Echaubard PLeduc JPauli BChinchar VGRobert JLesbarrère L (2014 Jan 01). Environmental dependency of amphibian–ranavirus genotypic interactions: evolutionary perspectives on infectious diseases Evolutionary Applications. Grayfer LDe Jesús Andino FRobert J (2014 May). The amphibian (Xenopus laevis) type I interferon response to frog virus 3: new insight into ranavirus pathogenicity. Journal of virology. Cheng KEscalon BLRobert JChinchar VGGarcia-Reyero N (2014 May). Differential transcription of fathead minnow immune-related genes following infection with frog virus 3, an emerging pathogen of ectothermic vertebrates. Virology. Robert JGrayfer LEdholm ESWard BDe Jesús Andino F (2014). Inflammation-induced reactivation of the ranavirus Frog Virus 3 in asymptomatic Xenopus laevis. PloS one. Grayfer LEdholm ESRobert J (2014). Mechanisms of amphibian macrophage development: characterization of the Xenopus laevis colony-stimulating factor-1 receptor. The International journal of developmental biology. Edholm ESAlbertorio Saez LMGill ALGill SRGrayfer LHaynes NMyers JRRobert J (2013 Aug 27). Nonclassical MHC class I-dependent invariant T cells are evolutionarily conserved and prominent from early development in amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Nedelkovska HEdholm ESHaynes NRobert J (2013 Mar 15). Effective RNAi-mediated β2-microglobulin loss of function by transgenesis in Xenopus laevis. Biology open. Nedelkovska HRobert J (2013). Hsp72 mediates stronger antigen-dependent non-classical MHC class Ib anti-tumor responses than hsc73 in Xenopus laevis. Cancer immunity. Grayfer LRobert J (2013). Colony-stimulating factor-1-responsive macrophage precursors reside in the amphibian (Xenopus laevis) bone marrow rather than the hematopoietic subcapsular liver. Journal of innate immunity. De Jesús Andino FChen GLi ZGrayfer LRobert J (2012 Oct 25). Susceptibility of Xenopus laevis tadpoles to infection by the ranavirus Frog-Virus 3 correlates with a reduced and delayed innate immune response in comparison with adult frogs. Virology. Lesbarrères DBalseiro ABrunner JChinchar VGDuffus AKerby JMiller DLRobert JSchock DMWaltzek TGray MJ (2012 Aug 23). Ranavirus: past, present and future. Biology letters. Grayfer LAndino Fde JChen GChinchar GVRobert J (2012 Jul). Immune evasion strategies of ranaviruses and innate immune responses to these emerging pathogens. Viruses. Nedelkovska HRobert J (2012 Mar). Optimized transgenesis in Xenopus laevis/gilli isogenetic clones for immunological studies. Genesis (New York, N.Y. : 2000). Robert JGregory Chinchar V (2012 Feb). "Ranaviruses: an emerging threat to ectothermic vertebrates" report of the First International Symposium on Ranaviruses, Minneapolis MN July 8, 2011. Developmental and comparative immunology. Chen GWard BMYu KHChinchar VGRobert J (2011 Nov). Improved knockout methodology reveals that frog virus 3 mutants lacking either the 18K immediate-early gene or the truncated vIF-2alpha gene are defective for replication and growth in vivo. Journal of virology. Chen GRobert J (2011 Nov). Antiviral immunity in amphibians. Viruses. Robert JCohen N (2011 Sep). The genus Xenopus as a multispecies model for evolutionary and comparative immunobiology of the 21st century. Developmental and comparative immunology. Robert JGeorge EDe Jesús Andino FChen G (2011 Sep 1). Waterborne infectivity of the Ranavirus frog virus 3 in Xenopus laevis. Virology. Chida ASGoyos ARobert J (2011 Mar). Phylogenetic and developmental study of CD4, CD8 α and β T cell co-receptor homologs in two amphibian species, Xenopus tropicalis and Xenopus laevis. Developmental and comparative immunology. Goyos ASowa JOhta YRobert J (2011 Jan 1). Remarkable conservation of distinct nonclassical MHC class I lineages in divergent amphibian species. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). Robert J (2010 Sep). Comparative study of tumorigenesis and tumor immunity in invertebrates and nonmammalian vertebrates. Developmental and comparative immunology. Morales HDAbramowitz LGertz JSowa JVogel ARobert J (2010 May). Innate immune responses and permissiveness to ranavirus infection of peritoneal leukocytes in the frog Xenopus laevis. Journal of virology. Hellsten UHarland RMGilchrist MJHendrix DJurka JKapitonov VOvcharenko IPutnam NHShu STaher LBlitz ILBlumberg BDichmann DSDubchak IAmaya EDetter JCFletcher RGerhard DSGoodstein DGraves TGrigoriev IVGrimwood JKawashima TLindquist ELucas SMMead PEMitros TOgino HOhta YPoliakov AVPollet NRobert JSalamov ASater AKSchmutz JTerry AVize PDWarren WCWells DWills AWilson RKZimmerman LBZorn AMGrainger RGrammer TKhokha MKRichardson PMRokhsar DS (2010 Apr 30). The genome of the Western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis. Science (New York, N.Y.).