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Selected Research Articles

1.     Cohen-Gulkar M, David A, Messika-Gold N, Eshel M, Ovadia S, Zuk-Bar N, Idelson M, Cohen-Tayar Y, Reubinoff B, Ziv T, Shamay M, Elkon R, Ashery-Padan R. The LHX2-OTX2 transcriptional regulatory module controls retinal pigmented epithelium differentiation and underlies genetic risk for age-related macular degeneration. PLoS Biol. 2023 Jan 17;21(1):e3001924.


2.     Gam Ze Letova C, Kalt I, Shamay M, Sarid R. Latently KSHV-Infected Cells Promote Further Establishment of Latency upon Superinfection with KSHV. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Nov 5;22(21):11994.


3.     Journo G, Ahuja A, Dias-Polak D, Eran Y, Bergman R and Shamay M. Global CpG DNA Methylation Footprint in Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol., 09 July 2021 |


4.     Ahuja A, Journo G, Eitan R, Rubin E, Shamay M: High levels of LINE-1 transposable elements expressed in Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-related primary effusion lymphoma. Oncogene. 2020 Nov 13. doi: 10.1038/s41388-020-01549-9.


5.     Naipauer J, Salyakina D, Journo G, Rosario S, Williams S, Abba M, Shamay M, Mesri EA: High-throughput sequencing analysis of a "hit and run" cell and animal model of KSHV tumorigenesis PLoS Pathog. 2020 Jun 30;16(6):e1008589. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008589. (Shamay M is co-corresponding author).


6.     Shamay M, Kanakry JA, Low JSW, Horowitz NA, Journo G, Ahuja A, Eran Y, Barzilai E, Dann EJ, Stone J, Woo WL, Hsieh WS, Xian RR, Ambinder RF:  CpG methylation in cell-free Epstein-Barr virus DNA in patients with EBV-Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2020 Apr 28;4(8):1624-1627. doi:10.1182/bloodadvances.2020001511.


7.   Cohen EM, Avital N, Shamay M, Kobiler O: Abortive herpes simplex virus infection of nonneuronal cells results in quiescent viral genomes that can reactivate. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Dec 23. pii: 201910537. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1910537117.


8.   Tadmor H, Greenway M, Ahuja A, Orgil O, Liao G, Ambinder RF, Hayward SD, Shamay M: Kaposi's Sarcoma Associated Herpesvirus LANA Modulates the Stability of the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase RLIM. J Virol. 2019 Dec 4. pii: JVI.01578-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01578-19.


9.   Journo G, Tushinsky C, Shterngas A, Avital N, Eran Y, Karpuj MV, Frenkel-Morgenstern M, Shamay M: Modulation of Cellular CpG DNA Methylation by Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus. J Virol. 2018 Jul 31;92(16).


10.    Simpson S, Fiches G, Jean MJ, Dieringer M, McGuinness J, John SP, Shamay M, Desai P, Zhu J, Santoso NG: Inhibition of Tip60 Reduces Lytic and Latent Gene Expression of Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus (KSHV) and Proliferation of KSHV-Infected Tumor Cells. Front Microbiol. 2018 Apr 24;9:788.


11.   Woodard C*, Shamay M*, Liao G, Ng A, Li R, Wan J, Zhu J, Newman R, Rho HS, Hu J,  Qian J, Zhu H and Hayward SD: Phosphorylation of the Chromatin Binding Domain of KSHV LANA.  PLoS Pathog. Volume 8, Issue 10, October 2012 (Shamay M is first co-author).


12.   Kapoor A, Cai H, Forman M, He R, Shamay M, Arav-Boger R. Human Cytomegalovirus Inhibition by Cardiac Glycosides – Evidence for Involvement of human Ether-a-go-go (hERG) Gene. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2012 Sep;56(9):4891-9.


13.   Shamay M, Liu J, Li R, Liao G, Shen L, Greenway M, Hu S, Zhu J, Xie Z, Ambinder RF, Qian J, Zhu H and Hayward SD: A Protein Array Screen for KSHV LANA Interactors Links LANA to TIP60, PP2A activity and Telomere Shortening. J Virol. 2012 May;86(9):5179-91.


14.   Shamay M, Hand N, M. Lemas V, Koon HB, Krown SE, Wrangle J, Desai P, Ramos JC, Ambinder RF: CpG methylation as a tool to characterize cell-free Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus DNA. J Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;205(7):1095-9.

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