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Sheldon Bai, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Center for RNA Molecular Biology


Education: Ph.D.: The Ohio State University, 2004. Postdoc: The Ohio State University, 2005-2008

Email: xxb16

Office Location: Wood Blgd. W106B

Office Phone: 216-368-1072

Office FAX: 216-368-2010


Dr. Bai is a bioinformatics expert. As a critical member of the Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing Core, Dr. Bai servse the CWRU community in assisting with next generation sequencing analysis. Please see www.rnadnaseq.org for more information.


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Bai, X., Mamidala, P., Rajarapu, S.P., Jones, S.C., & Mittapalli, O. (2011) Transcriptomics of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). PLoS ONE 6, e16336. PMCID: PMC21283830 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21283830)

Bai, X., Rivera-Vega, L., Mamidala, P., Bonello, P., Herms, D.A., & Mittapalli, O. (2011) Transcriptomic signatures of ash (Fraxinus spp.) phloem. PLoS ONE 6, e16368. PMCID: PMC21283712 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21283712)

Mittapalli, O., Bai, X., Mamidala, P., Rajarapu, S.P., Bonello, P., & Herms, D.A. (2010) Tissue-specific transcriptomics of the exotic invasive insect pest emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis). PLoS ONE 5, e13708. PMCID: PMC21060843 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21060843)

Bai, X., Zhang, W., Orantes, L., Jun, T.-H., Mittapalli, O., Mian, R., & Michel, A.P. (2010) Combining next-generation sequencing strategies for rapid molecular resource development from an invasive aphid species, Aphis glycines. PLoS ONE 5, e11370. PMCID: PMC20614011 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20614011)

Bai, X., Adams, B.J., Ciche, T.A., Clifton, S., Gaugler, R., Hogenhout, S.A., Spieth, J., Sternberg, P.W., Wilson, R.K., & Grewal, P.S. (2009) Transcriptomic analysis of the entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora TTO1. BMC Genomics 10, 205. PMCID: PMC19405965 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19405965)

Adhikari, B.N., Lin, C.-Y., Bai, X., Ciche, T.A., Grewal, P.S., Dillman, A.R., Chaston, J.M., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bilgrami, A.L., Gaugler, R., Sternberg, P.W., & Adams, B.J. (2009) Transcriptional profiling of trait deterioration in the insect pathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. BMC Genomics 10, 609. PMCID: PMC20003534 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20003534)

Bai, X. & Grewal, P.S. (2009) TIGERA: A new tool for Illumina gene expression reads analysis. Proceedings of the Ohio Collaborative Conference on Bioinformatics, IEEE Computer Society Press, 37-41.

Bai, X., Correa, V.R., Toruno, T.Y., Dreos, R., Ammar, E.-D., Kamoun, S., & Hogenhout, S.A. (2009) AY-WB phytoplasma secretes an effector protein that targets nuclei and alters gene expression of host plant cells. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22, 18-30. PMCID: PMC19061399 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19061399)

Bai, X., Zhang, J., Ewing, A., Miller, S.A., Radek, A.J., Tsukerman, K, Walunas, T., Lapidus, A., Campbell, J.W., & Hogenhout, S.A. (2006) Living with genome instability: the adaptation of phytoplasmas to diverse environments of their insect and plant hosts. Journal of Bacteriology 188(10), 3682-3696. PMCID: PMC16672622 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16672622)




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