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Publications in peer reviewed journals:

  • Ji H, Platts MH, Dharamasi L and Friedman KL. Regulation of Telomere Length by an N-terminal Region of the Yeast Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Oct;25(20):9103-14. PMID:16199886. PMCID: PMC1265764.
  • Ji H, Adkins CJ, Cartwright BR and Friedman KL. Yeast Est2p affects telomere length by influencing association of Rap1p with telomeric chromatin. Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Apr;28(7):2380-90. PMID: 18212041. PMCID: PMC2268414.
  • Irizarry RA, Ladd-Acosta C, Wen B, Wu Z, Montano C, Onyango P, Cui H, Gabo K, Rongione M, Webster M, Ji H, Potash JB, Sabunciyan S and Feinberg AP. The human colon cancer methylome shows similar hypo- and hypermethylation at conserved tissue-specific CpG island shores. Nat Genet. 2009 Feb;41(2):178-86. PMID:19151715. PMCID: PMC2729128.
  • Kim K, Doi A, Wen B, Ng K, Zhao R, Cahan P, Kim J, Aryee M J, Ji H., Ehrlich LIR, Yabuuchi A, Takeuchi A, Cunniff KC, Hongguang H, Mckinney-Freeman S, Naveiras O, Yoon T, Irizarry RA, Hanna J, Jaenisch R, Weissleder R, Orkin S, Weissman I L, Feinberg AP and Daley GQ. Epigenetic memory in induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature. 2010 Sep;467:285–290. PMID: 20644535. PMCID: PMC3150836.
  • Ji H*, Ehrlich LIR*, Seita J*, Murakami P, Doi A, Lindau P, Lee H, Aryee MJ, Irizarry RA, Kim K, Rossi DJ, Inlay MA, Serwold T, Karsunky H, Ho L, Daley GQ, Weissman IL and Feinberg AP. A comprehensive methylome map of lineage commitment from hematopoietic progenitors. Nature. 2010 Sep;467:338–342. PMID: 20720541. PMCID: PMC2956609. *Co-authors
  • Ji H and Khurana Hershey G.K.K. Genetic and epigenetic influence on the response to environmental particulate matter. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Jan;129(1):33-41. PMID: 22196522. PMCID: PMC3268704
  • Brunst KJ, Leung YK, Ryan PH, Khurana Hershey GK, Levin L, Ji H, Lemasters GK, Ho SM. Forkhead box protein 3 (FOXP3) hypermethylation is associated with diesel exhaust exposure and risk for childhood asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Feb;131(2):592-4.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.10.042. Epub 2012 Dec 20. PMID:23260754. PMCID: PMC3563724.
  • Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, Sherman KE, Shata MT. Epigenetic modification of FOXP3 in patients with chronic HIV infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23846566. PMID:23846566. PMCID: PMC3871978
  • Zhang X, Ulm A, Somineni HK, Oh S, Weirauch MT, Zhang HX, Chen X, Lehn MA, Janssen EM and Ji H. DNA methylation dynamics during ex vivo differentiation and maturation of human dendritic cells. Epigenetics & Chromatin. 2014 August, 7:21 doi:10.1186/1756-8935-7-21. PMID:25161698. PMCID: PMC4144987.
  • Ji H*, Zhang X, Oh S, Mayhew CN, Ulm A, Somineni HK, Ericksen M, Wells JM, Khurana Hershey GK. Dynamic transcriptional and epigenomic reprogramming from pediatric nasal epithelial cells to induced pluripotent stem cells. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Oct 14. pii: S0091-6749(14)01262-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.08.038. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25441642. PMCID: PMC4289122. *Corresponding author
  • Xiao C, Biagini Myers JM, Ji H, Metz K, Martin LJ, Lindsey M, He H, Powers R, Ulm A, Ruff B, Ericksen MB, Somineni HK, Simmons J, Strait RT, Kercsmar CM, Khurana Hershey GK. Vanin-1 expression and methylation discriminate pediatric asthma corticosteroid treatment response. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Mar 28. pii: S0091-6749(15)00261-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.01.045. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25910714. PMCID: PMC4586304
  • Somineni HK, Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Butsch Kovacic M, Ulm A, Jurcak N, Ryan PH, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H. Ten-eleven translocation 1 (TET1) methylation is associated with childhood asthma and traffic-related air pollution. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Dec 9. pii: S0091-6749(15)01577-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.10.021. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26684294. PMCID: PMC4783231
  • Oh S*, Ji H*, Barzman D*, Lin PI*, Hutton J. Pediatric Asthma and Autism-Genomic Perspectives. Clin Transl Med. 2015 Dec;4(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s40169-015-0078-x. Epub 2015 Dec 14. *Co-authors. PMID: 26668064. PMCID: PMC4678135
  • Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, and Shata MT. HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host Cells. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016;879:27-38. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24738-0_2. PMID: 26659262
  • Abdel-Hameed EA, Rouster SD, Ji H, Ulm A, Hetta HF, Anwar N, Sherman KE, Shata MT. Evaluating the Role of Cellular Immune Responses in the Emergence of HCV NS3 Resistance Mutations During Protease Inhibitor Therapy. Viral Immunology. 2016 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26885675. PMCID: PMC4860622
  • Ulm A, Christopher MN, Debley J, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H. Cultivate primary nasal epithelial cells from children and reprogram into induced pluripotent stem cells. J Vis Exp. 2016 Mar 10;(109). doi: 10.3791/53814. PMID: 27022951. PMCID: PMC4792220
  • Ji H, Biagini Myers JM, Brandt EB, Brokamp C, Ryan PH and Khurana Hershey GK. Air pollution, epigenetics and asthma. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2016 Oct 19;12:51. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27777592 PMCID: PMC5069789. DOI:10.1186/s13223-016-0159-4
  • Chidambaran V, Zhang X, Martin LJ, Ding L, Weirauch MT, Geisler K, Stubbeman BL, Sadhasivam S, Ji H. DNA methylation at the mu-1 opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) promoter predicts preoperative, acute, and chronic postsurgical pain after spine fusion. Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine. 9 May 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 157-168. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2147/PGPM.S132691. PMID: 28533693. PMCID: PMC5432115.
  • Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Yadagiri VK, Ulm A, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H. Nasal DNA methylation differentiates corticosteroid treatment response in pediatric asthma: A pilot study. PLoS One. 2017 Oct 13;12(10):e0186150. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186150. eCollection 2017. PMID: 29028809. PMCID: PMC5640236
  • Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Burleson JD, Ulm A, Bryan KS, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Baker TA, Butsch Kovacic MS, Ji H. Nasal DNA methylation is associated with childhood asthma. Epigenomics. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.2217/epi-2017-0127. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29692198
  • Ji Hong, Lin Ping-I, Oh Sunghee (2018) Genomic/Epigenomic Abnormality in Pediatric Cancer. Infect Dis Diag Treat: IDDT-117. DOI: 10.29011/IDDT-117. 100017
  • Bowers K, Ding L, Gregory S, Yolton K, Ji H, Meyer J, Ammerman RT, Van Ginkel J, Folger A. Maternal distress and hair cortisol in pregnancy among women with elevated adverse childhood experiences. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018 May 18;95:145-148. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.05.024. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zhang X, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Zhang X, Burleson JD, Brandt EB, Ji H. Diesel exhaust and house dust mite allergen lead to common changes in the airway methylome and hydroxymethylome. Environ Epigenet. 2018 Jul; 4(3): dvy020. Published online 2018 Jul 27. doi: 1093/eep/dvy020
  • Chidambaran V, Zhang X, Geisler K, Stubbeman BL, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Meller J, Ji H. Enrichment of genomic pathways based on differential DNA methylation associated with chronic postsurgical pain and anxiety in children – a prospective, pilot study. J Pain. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S1526-5900(18)31065-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.12.008. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Folger A, Ding L, Ji H, Yolton K, Ammerman RT, Van Ginkel J, Bowers K. Neonatal NR3C1 Methylation and Social-Emotional Development at 6 and 18 months of age. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 05 February 2019 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00014

Book Chapters:

  • Ji H. Chapter 3: Epigenetics and Epigenomic study in asthma. Serial Book: Translational Bioinformatics; Volume Book: “Genomic Approach to Asthma”. Publisher: Springer Publishing. Date: 2018, 1st edition
  • Oh S, Lin PI, Barzman D, Ji H and Hutton J. Post-genomic Era in Autistic Spectrum Disorder. SMGroups. Published date: May 10, 2016. http://smgebooks.com/autism/chapters/AUT-16-07.pdf
  • Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, and Shata MT. HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host Cells. Chapter: Patho-Epigenetics of Infectious Disease. Volume 879 of the series “Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology”, pp 27-38. Date: 12 December 2015

Updated publication list can be found here.

Associate Professor Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell biology School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis California National Primate Research Center Office: 530-754-0679 Email: hgji@ucdavis.edu