John Calise 


Advanced Concentration

Molecular Cell Biology


Edward Chan, Ph.D. 


Oral Biology


August 2015

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 B.S. Finance, University of Florida, 2011

Dissertation Research


Carcamo WC, Ceribelli A, Calise SJ, Krueger C, Liu C, Daves M, Villalta D, Bizzaro N, Satoh M, Chan EK. Differential reactivity to IMPDH2 by anti-rods/rings autoantibodies and unresponsiveness to pegylated interferon-alpha/ribavirin therapy in US and Italian HCV patients. J Clin Immunol. 2013 Feb;33(2):420-6.

Carcamo WC, Calise SJ, von Muhlen CA, Satoh M, Chan EK. Molecular cell biology and immunobiology of mammalian rod/ring structures. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2014;308:35-74.

Calise SJ, Carcamo WC, Krueger C, Yin JD, Purich DL, Chan EK. Glutamine deprivation initiates reversible assembly of mammalian rods and rings. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2014 Aug;71(15):2963-73.

Calise SJ, Keppeke GD, Andrade LE, Chan EK. Anti-rods/rings: a human model of drug-induced autoantibody generation. Front Immunol. 2015 Feb 5;6:41.

Keppeke GD, Calise SJ, Chan EK, Andrade LE. Assembly of IMPDH2-based, CTPS-based, and mixed rod/ring structures is dependent on cell type and conditions of induction. J Genet Genomics. 2015 Jun 20;42(6):287-99.

Satoh M, Tanaka S, Ceribelli A, Calise SJ, Chan EK. A Comprehensive Overview on Myositis-Specific Antibodies: New and Old Biomarkers in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2015 Sep 30.

Keppeke GD, Calise SJ, Chan EK, Andrade LE. Anti-rods/rings autoantibody generation in hepatitis C patients during interferon-α/ribavirin therapy. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb 14;22(6):1966-74.

Calise SJ, Purich DL, Nguyen T, Saleem DA, Krueger C, Yin JD, Chan EK. 'Rod and ring' formation from IMP dehydrogenase is regulated through the one-carbon metabolic pathway. J Cell Sci. 2016 Aug 1;129(15):3042-52.

Chukkapalli S, Rivera-Kweh M, Gehlot P, Velsko I, Bhattacharyya I, Calise SJ, Satoh M, Chan EK, Holoshitz J, Kesavalu L. Periodontal bacterial colonization in synovial tissues exacerbates collagen-induced arthritis in B10.RIII mice. Arthritis Res Ther. 2016 Jul 12;18(1):161.

Calise SJ, Bizzaro N, Nguyen T, Bassetti D, Porcelli B, Almi P, Barberio G, Pesce G, Satoh M, Chan EK. Anti-rods/rings autoantibody seropositivity does not affect response to telaprevir treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection. Auto Immun Highlights. 2016 Dec;7(1):15.

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