George S Watts

  • 1564 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
1978 …2021

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  • 1564 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 32 Article
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2020

Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing in Clinical Microbiology

Watts, G. S. & Hurwitz, B. L., Apr 1 2020, In : Clinical Microbiology Newsletter. 42, 7, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Identification and quantitation of clinically relevant microbes in patient samples: Comparison of three k-mer based classifiers for speed, accuracy, and sensitivity

Watts, G. S., Thornton, J. E., Youens-Clark, K., Ponsero, A. J., Slepian, M. J., Menashi, E., Hu, C., Deng, W., Armstrong, D. G., Reed, S., Cranmer, L. D. & Hurwitz, B. L., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS computational biology. 15, 11, e1006863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017

16S rRNA gene sequencing on a benchtop sequencer: accuracy for identification of clinically important bacteria

Watts, G. S., Youens-Clark, K., Slepian, M. J., Wolk, D., Oshiro, M. M., Metzger, G. S., Dhingra, D., Cranmer, L. D. & Hurwitz, B. L., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 123, 6, p. 1584-1596 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Characterization of a novel radiation-induced sarcoma cell line

Lang, J., Zhu, W., Nokes, B., Sheth, G., Novak, P., Fuchs, L., Watts, G., Futscher, B., Mineyev, N., Ring, A., Lebeau, L., Nagle, R. & Cranmer, L., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 111, 6, p. 669-682 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Fn14 receptor promotes invasive potential and metastatic capacity of non-small lung adenocarcinoma cells through the up-regulation of integrin α6

Jandova, J., Mason, C. J., Pawar, S. C. & Watts, G. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Neoplasma. 62, 1, p. 41-52 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Innovative qPCR using interfacial effects to enable low threshold cycle detection and inhibition relief

Harshman, D. K., Rao, B. M., Mclain, J. E. T., Watts, G. S. & Yoon, J-Y., Sep 1 2015, In : Science advances. 1, 8, e1400061.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2014

Environmental arsenic exposure and microbiota in induced sputum

White, A. G., Watts, G. S., Lu, Z., Meza-Montenegro, M. M., Lutz, E. A., Harber, P. & Burgess, J. L., Feb 21 2014, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 11, 2, p. 2299-2313 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Immortalization of normal human mammary epithelial cells in two steps by direct targeting of senescence barriers does not require gross genomic alterations

Garbe, J. C., Vrba, L., Sputova, K., Fuchs, L., Novak, P., Brothman, A. R., Jackson, M., Chin, K., La Barge, M. A., Watts, G., Futscher, B. W. & Stampfer, M. R., Nov 1 2014, In : Cell Cycle. 13, 21, p. 3423-3435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Three-dimensional printing surgical instruments: Are we there yet?

Rankin, T. M., Giovinco, N. A., Cucher, D. J., Watts, G., Hurwitz, B. & Armstrong, D. G., Jun 15 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 189, 2, p. 193-197 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations
2013

Maintenance of mitochondrial genomic integrity in the absence of manganese superoxide dismutase in mouse liver hepatocytes

Cyr, A. R., Brown, K. E., McCormick, M. L., Coleman, M. C., Case, A. J., Watts, G. S., Futscher, B. W., Spitz, D. R. & Domann, F. E., Jan 1 2013, In : Redox Biology. 1, 1, p. 172-177 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2012

The decreased expression of Beclin-1 correlates with progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma: The role of deoxycholic acid

Roesly, H. B., Khan, M. R., Chen, H. D. R., Hill, K. A., Narendran, N., Watts, G. S., Chen, X. & Dvorak, K., Apr 15 2012, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 302, 8, p. G864-G872

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

The matrix protein CCN1/CYR61 is required for αVβ5-mediated cancer cell migration

Jandova, J., Beyer, T. E., Meuillet, E. J. & Watts, G. S., Dec 1 2012, In : Cell Biochemistry and Function. 30, 8, p. 687-695 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2010

A novel mechanism of acid and bile acid-induced DNA damage involving Na+/H+ exchanger: Implication for Barrett's oesophagus

Goldman, A., Shahidullah, M., Goldman, D., Khailova, L., Watts, G., Delamere, N. & Dvorak, K., Dec 1 2010, In : Gut. 59, 12, p. 1606-1616 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2009

Expression of bile acid transporting proteins in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma

Dvorak, K., Watts, G. S., Ramsey, L., Holubec, H., Payne, C. M., Bernstein, C., Jenkins, G. J., Sampliner, R. E., Prasad, A., Garewal, H. S. & Bernstein, H., Feb 1 2009, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104, 2, p. 302-309 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2008

Agglomerative epigenetic aberrations are a common event in human breast cancer

Novak, P., Jensen, T., Oshiro, M. M., Watts, G. S., Kim, C. J. & Futscher, B. W., Oct 15 2008, In : Cancer Research. 68, 20, p. 8616-8625 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations

Different mutant/wild-type p53 combinations cause a spectrum of increased invasive potential in nonmalignant immortalized human mammary epithelial cells

Junk, D. J., Vrba, L., Watts, G. S., Oshiro, M. M., Martinez, J. D. & Futscher, B. W., May 2008, In : Neoplasia. 10, 5, p. 450-461 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2007

Identification of Fn14/TWEAK receptor as a potential therapeutic target in esophageal adenocarcinoma

Watts, G. S., Tran, N. L., Berens, M. E., Bhattacharyya, A. K., Nelson, M. A., Montgomery, E. A. & Sampliner, R. E., Nov 15 2007, In : International Journal of Cancer. 121, 10, p. 2132-2139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Large-scale regulatory network analysis from microarray data: modified Bayesian network learning and association rule mining

Huang, Z., Li, J., Su, H., Watts, G. S. & Chen, H., Aug 1 2007, In : Decision Support Systems. 43, 4, p. 1207-1225 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Profiling of selenomethionine responsive genes in colon cancer by microarray analysis

Goulet, A. C., Watts, G., Lord, J. L. & Nelson, M. A., Apr 2007, In : Cancer Biology and Therapy. 6, 4, p. 494-503 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
33 Scopus citations
2006

AP-2α and AP-2γ are transcriptional targets of p53 in human breast carcinoma cells

Li, H., Watts, G. S., Oshiro, M. M., Futscher, B. W. & Domann, F. E., Aug 31 2006, In : Oncogene. 25, 39, p. 5405-5415 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Epigenetic inactivation of the HOXA gene cluster in breast cancer

Novak, P., Jensen, T., Oshiro, M. M., Wozniak, R. J., Nouzova, M., Watts, G. S., Klimecki, W. T., Kim, C. & Futscher, B. W., Nov 15 2006, In : Cancer Research. 66, 22, p. 10664-10670 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations
Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2004

Performance evaluation of commercial short-oligonucleotide microarrays and the impact of noise in making cross-platform correlations

Shippy, R., Sendera, T. J., Lockner, R., Palaniappan, C., Kaysser-Kranich, T., Watts, G. & Alsobrook, J., Sep 2 2004, In : BMC genomics. 5, 61.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

118 Scopus citations

The acetyltransferase p300/CBP-associated factor is a p53 target gene in breast tumor cells

Watts, G. S., Oshiro, M. M., Junk, D. J., Wozniak, R. J., Watterson, S. J., Domann, F. E. & Futscher, B. W., Jan 1 2004, In : Neoplasia. 6, 3, p. 187-194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Scopus citations

The Chemopreventive Agent α-Difluoromethylornithine Blocks Ki-ras-Dependent Tumor Formation and Specific Gene Expression in Caco-2 Cells

Ignatenko, N. A., Zhang, H., Watts, G. S., Skovan, B. A., Stringer, D. E. & Gerner, E. W., Apr 1 2004, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 39, 4, p. 221-233 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2003

Low-level arsenite induced gene expression in HEK293 cells

Zheng, X. H., Watts, G. S., Vaught, S. & Gandolfi, A. J., May 1 2003, In : Toxicology. 187, 1, p. 39-48 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Mutant p53 and aberrant cytosine methylation cooperate to silence gene expression

Oshiro, M. M., Watts, G. S., Wozniak, R. J., Junk, D. J., Munoz-Rodriguez, J. L., Domann, F. E. & Futscher, B. W., Jun 5 2003, In : Oncogene. 22, 23, p. 3624-3634 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations
2001

cDNA microarray analysis of multidrug resistance: Doxorubicin selection produces multiple defects in apoptosis signaling pathways

Watts, G. S., Futscher, B. W., Isett, R., Gleason-Guzman, M., Kunkel, M. W. & Salmon, S. E., Oct 30 2001, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 299, 2, p. 434-441 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Glioma cell motility is associated with reduced transcription of proapoptotic and proliferation genes: A cDNA microarray analysis

Mariani, L., Beaudry, C., McDonough, W. S., Hoelzinger, D. B., Demuth, T., Ross, K. R., Berens, T., Coons, S. W., Watts, G., Trent, J. M., Wei, J. S., Giese, A. & Berens, M. E., Nov 17 2001, In : Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 53, 2, p. 161-176 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

154 Scopus citations

Signal transduction through the Ras/Erk pathway is essential for the mycoestrogen Zearalenone-induced cell-cycle progression in MCF-7 cells

Calaluce, R., Kunkel, M. W., Watts, G. S., Schmelz, M., Hao, J., Barrera, J., Gleason-Guzman, M., Isett, R., Fitchmun, M., Tim Bowden, G., Cress, A. E., Futscher, B. W. & Nagle, R. B., Mar 15 2001, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 30, 2, p. 88-98 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations
1997
Open Access
183 Scopus citations
1995
2 Scopus citations