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    Dequina Nicholas

    TitlePostdoctoral Scholar
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentReproductive Medicine
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0674
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Boston University, Boston, MAPost Doc09/2017Cellular Metabolism/Immunology
      Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CAPh.D.08/2015Biochemistry/Immunology
      Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TNB.S.05/2009Chemistry (Biochemistry Emphasis)
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      UC San Diego2017  - 2018Univeristy of California Presidential Post Doctoral Award

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      1. Nicholas D, Zhang K, Hung C, Glasgow S, Aruni AW, Unternaehrer J, Payne KJ, Langridge WHR, De Leon M. Palmitic acid is a toll-like receptor 4 ligand that induces human dendritic cell secretion of IL-1ß. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0176793. PMID: 28463985.
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      2. Nicholas D, Proctor EA, Raval FM, Ip BC, Habib C, Ritou E, Grammatopoulos TN, Steenkamp D, Dooms H, Apovian CM, Lauffenburger DA, Nikolajczyk BS. Advances in the quantification of mitochondrial function in primary human immune cells through extracellular flux analysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0170975. PMID: 28178278.
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      3. Strissel KJ, Nicholas D, Castagne-Charlotin M, Ko N, Denis GV. Correction to "Barriers to Obtaining Sera and Tissue Specimens of African-American Women for the Advancement of Cancer Research". Clin Med Insights Womens Health. 2016; 9:35. PMID: 27695380.
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      4. Nicholas D, Andrieu G, Strissel KJ, Nikolajczyk BS, Denis GV. BET bromodomain proteins and epigenetic regulation of inflammation: implications for type 2 diabetes and breast cancer. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2017 Jan; 74(2):231-243. PMID: 27491296.
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      5. Strissel KJ, Nicholas D, Castagne-Charlotin M, Ko N, Denis GV. Barriers to Obtaining Sera and Tissue Specimens of African-American Women for the Advancement of Cancer Research. Clin Med Insights Womens Health. 2016; 9(Suppl 1):57-61. PMID: 27441007; PMCID: PMC4946585.
      6. Kim NS, Mbongue JC, Nicholas D, Esebanmen GE, Unternaehrer JJ, Firek AF, Langridge WH. Chimeric Vaccine Stimulation of Human Dendritic Cell Indoleamine 2, 3-Dioxygenase Occurs via the Non-Canonical NF-?B Pathway. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0147509. PMID: 26881431; PMCID: PMC4755608.
      7. Nicholas D, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells shed light on diminished vaccine responses in obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Mar; 24(3):551. PMID: 26847721.
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      8. Nicholas D, Salto LM, Boston AM, Kim NS, Larios M, Beeson WL, Firek AF, Casiano CA, Langridge WH, Cordero-MacIntyre Z, De Leon M. Identification of Anti-Long Chain Saturated Fatty Acid IgG Antibodies in Serum of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Mediators Inflamm. 2015; 2015:196297. PMID: 26633920; PMCID: PMC4655071.
      9. Mbongue JC, Nicholas D, Torrez TW, Kim NS, Firek AF, Langridge WH. The Role of Indoleamine 2, 3-Dioxygenase in Immune Suppression and Autoimmunity. Vaccines (Basel). 2015 Sep 10; 3(3):703-29. PMID: 26378585; PMCID: PMC4586474.
      10. Mbongue JC, Nicholas D, Zhang K, Kim NS, Hamilton BN, Larios M, Zhang G, Umezawa K, Firek AF, Langridge WH. Induction of indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase in human dendritic cells by a cholera toxin B subunit-proinsulin vaccine. PLoS One. 2015; 10(2):e0118562. PMID: 25714914; PMCID: PMC4340906.
      11. Nicholas D, Tang H, Zhang Q, Rudra J, Xu F, Langridge W, Zhang K. Quantitative proteomics reveals a role for epigenetic reprogramming during human monocyte differentiation. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2015 Jan; 14(1):15-29. PMID: 25316709; PMCID: PMC4288251.
      12. Mbongue J, Nicholas D, Firek A, Langridge W. The role of dendritic cells in tissue-specific autoimmunity. J Immunol Res. 2014; 2014:857143. PMID: 24877157; PMCID: PMC4022068.
      13. Odumosu O, Nicholas D, Payne K, Langridge W. Cholera toxin B subunit linked to glutamic acid decarboxylase suppresses dendritic cell maturation and function. Vaccine. 2011 Oct 26; 29(46):8451-8. PMID: 21807047; PMCID: PMC3551541.
      14. Nicholas D, Odumosu O, Langridge WH. Autoantigen based vaccines for type 1 diabetes. Discov Med. 2011 Apr; 11(59):293-301. PMID: 21524383.
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      15. Odumosu O, Nicholas D, Yano H, Langridge W. AB toxins: a paradigm switch from deadly to desirable. Toxins (Basel). 2010 07; 2(7):1612-45. PMID: 22069653; PMCID: PMC3153263.