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James Monroe Kovacs

TitleAsst Professor

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    1. Bricault CA, Yusim K, Seaman MS, Yoon H, Theiler J, Giorgi EE, Wagh K, Theiler M, Hraber P, Macke JP, Kreider EF, Learn GH, Hahn BH, Scheid JF, Kovacs JM, Shields JL, Lavine CL, Ghantous F, Rist M, Bayne MG, Neubauer GH, McMahan K, Peng H, Chéneau C, Jones JJ, Zeng J, Ochsenbauer C, Nkolola JP, Stephenson KE, Chen B, Gnanakaran S, Bonsignori M, Williams LD, Haynes BF, Doria-Rose N, Mascola JR, Montefiori DC, Barouch DH, Korber B. HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibody Signatures and Application to Epitope-Targeted Vaccine Design. Cell Host Microbe. 2019 01 09; 25(1):59-72.e8. PMID: 30629920.
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    2. Bricault CA, Kovacs JM, Badamchi-Zadeh A, McKee K, Shields JL, Gunn BM, Neubauer GH, Ghantous F, Jennings J, Gillis L, Perry J, Nkolola JP, Alter G, Chen B, Stephenson KE, Doria-Rose N, Mascola JR, Seaman MS, Barouch DH. Neutralizing Antibody Responses following Long-Term Vaccination with HIV-1 Env gp140 in Guinea Pigs. J Virol. 2018 Apr 11. PMID: 29643249.
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    3. Chen J, Kovacs JM, Peng H, Rits-Volloch S, Lu J, Park D, Zablowsky E, Seaman MS, Chen B. HIV-1 ENVELOPE. Effect of the cytoplasmic domain on antigenic characteristics of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein. Science. 2015 Jul 10; 349(6244):191-5. PMID: 26113642; PMCID: PMC4701381.
    4. Bricault CA, Kovacs JM, Nkolola JP, Yusim K, Giorgi EE, Shields JL, Perry J, Lavine CL, Cheung A, Ellingson-Strouss K, Rademeyer C, Gray GE, Williamson C, Stamatatos L, Seaman MS, Korber BT, Chen B, Barouch DH. A multivalent clade C HIV-1 Env trimer cocktail elicits a higher magnitude of neutralizing antibodies than any individual component. J Virol. 2015 Mar; 89(5):2507-19. PMID: 25540368; PMCID: PMC4325749.
    5. Kovacs JM, Noeldeke E, Ha HJ, Peng H, Rits-Volloch S, Harrison SC, Chen B. Stable, uncleaved HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein gp140 forms a tightly folded trimer with a native-like structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 30; 111(52):18542-7. PMID: 25512514; PMCID: PMC4284565.
    6. Pejawar-Gaddy S, Kovacs JM, Barouch DH, Chen B, Irvine DJ. Design of lipid nanocapsule delivery vehicles for multivalent display of recombinant Env trimers in HIV vaccination. Bioconjug Chem. 2014 Aug 20; 25(8):1470-8. PMID: 25020048; PMCID: PMC4140538.
    7. Nkolola JP, Bricault CA, Cheung A, Shields J, Perry J, Kovacs JM, Giorgi E, van Winsen M, Apetri A, Brinkman-van der Linden EC, Chen B, Korber B, Seaman MS, Barouch DH. Characterization and immunogenicity of a novel mosaic M HIV-1 gp140 trimer. J Virol. 2014 Sep 01; 88(17):9538-52. PMID: 24965452; PMCID: PMC4136343.
    8. Thurman JM, Kulik L, Orth H, Wong M, Renner B, Sargsyan SA, Mitchell LM, Hourcade DE, Hannan JP, Kovacs JM, Coughlin B, Woodell AS, Pickering MC, Rohrer B, Holers VM. Detection of complement activation using monoclonal antibodies against C3d. J Clin Invest. 2013 May; 123(5):2218-30. PMID: 23619360.
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    9. Kovacs JM, Nkolola JP, Peng H, Cheung A, Perry J, Miller CA, Seaman MS, Barouch DH, Chen B. HIV-1 envelope trimer elicits more potent neutralizing antibody responses than monomeric gp120. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jul 24; 109(30):12111-6. PMID: 22773820; PMCID: PMC3409750.
    10. Shaw CD, Storek MJ, Young KA, Kovacs JM, Thurman JM, Holers VM, Hannan JP. Delineation of the complement receptor type 2-C3d complex by site-directed mutagenesis and molecular docking. J Mol Biol. 2010 Dec 10; 404(4):697-710. PMID: 20951140.
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    11. Kovacs JM, Hannan JP, Eisenmesser EZ, Holers VM. Biophysical investigations of complement receptor 2 (CD21 and CR2)-ligand interactions reveal amino acid contacts unique to each receptor-ligand pair. J Biol Chem. 2010 Aug 27; 285(35):27251-8. PMID: 20558730; PMCID: PMC2930724.
    12. Kovacs JM, Hannan JP, Eisenmesser EZ, Holers VM. Mapping of the C3d ligand binding site on complement receptor 2 (CR2/CD21) using nuclear magnetic resonance and chemical shift analysis. J Biol Chem. 2009 Apr 03; 284(14):9513-20. PMID: 19164292; PMCID: PMC2666603.
    13. Mant CT, Kovacs JM, Kim HM, Pollock DD, Hodges RS. Intrinsic amino acid side-chain hydrophilicity/hydrophobicity coefficients determined by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography of model peptides: comparison with other hydrophilicity/hydrophobicity scales. Biopolymers. 2009; 92(6):573-95. PMID: 19795449; PMCID: PMC2792893.
    14. Mant CT, Chen Y, Yan Z, Popa TV, Kovacs JM, Mills JB, Tripet BP, Hodges RS. HPLC analysis and purification of peptides. Methods Mol Biol. 2007; 386:3-55. PMID: 18604941.
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    15. Tripet B, Cepeniene D, Kovacs JM, Mant CT, Krokhin OV, Hodges RS. Requirements for prediction of peptide retention time in reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography: hydrophilicity/hydrophobicity of side-chains at the N- and C-termini of peptides are dramatically affected by the end-groups and location. J Chromatogr A. 2007 Feb 09; 1141(2):212-25. PMID: 17187811; PMCID: PMC2722105.
    16. Kovacs JM, Mant CT, Kwok SC, Osguthorpe DJ, Hodges RS. Quantitation of the nearest-neighbour effects of amino acid side-chains that restrict conformational freedom of the polypeptide chain using reversed-phase liquid chromatography of synthetic model peptides with L- and D-amino acid substitutions. J Chromatogr A. 2006 Aug 11; 1123(2):212-24. PMID: 16712857; PMCID: PMC1976429.
    17. Kovacs JM, Mant CT, Hodges RS. Determination of intrinsic hydrophilicity/hydrophobicity of amino acid side chains in peptides in the absence of nearest-neighbor or conformational effects. Biopolymers. 2006; 84(3):283-97. PMID: 16315143; PMCID: PMC2744689.
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