Kearney Lab Publications


“Targeted Mosquitocidal Toxins.”   U.S. Patent Application (Serial No. 15/944,285; Serial No. PCT/US2018/2590) April 3, 2018. C.M. Kearney, G.E. Pruett G.

“System and Method for Identifying Peptide Sequences.” U.S. Patent Application (Serial No. 15/473,004). March 29, 2017. E. J. Baker, C.M. Kearney, S.M.A. Ashiqul Islam, and T. Sajed, Baylor University.

“Highly efficient suppressor-dependent protein expression in plants with a viral vector.”  Patent number US 8,344,208.  Jan. 1, 2013.  C. Kearney and Z. Liu, Baylor University.

Recent Publications:

  1. *Pruett G., *Hawes J, Varnado W, Deerman H., Goddard J., Burkett-Cadena N., *Kearney C.M. 2020. The readily-transformable Impatiens walleriana efficiently attracts nectar feeding with Aedes and Culex mosquitoes in outdoor garden settings in Mississippi and Florida. Acta Tropica 210:105624.
  2. *Choudhury, A., *Islam, S.M.A., *Ghidey, M.R., *Kearney, C.M. 2020. Repurposing a drug targeting peptide for targeting antimicrobial peptides against Staphylococcus. Biotechnology Letters, 42(2):287-294.
  3. *Ghidey M., *Islam S.M.A., *Pruett, G., *Kearney C.M. 2020. Making plants into cost-effective bioreactors for highly active antimicrobial peptides. New Biotechnology 56:63-70.
  4. *Zhou Y., *Ghidey M.R., *Pruett G., *Kearney C.M. 2020. The use of functionally deficient viral vectors as visualization tools to reveal complementation patterns between plant viruses and the silencing suppressor p19. Journal of Virological Methods, 286:113980. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2020.113980.
  5. *Islam, S.M.A., *Kearney, C.M., and Baker, E.J. 2018 Assigning biological function using hidden signatures in cystine-stabilized peptide sequences. Sci Rep 8(1):9049. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27177-8
  6. *Islam, S.M.A., *Kearney, C.M., and Baker, E.J. 2018 Classes, databases and prediction methods of pharmaceutically and commercially important cystine-stabilized peptides. Toxins 10(6). pii: E251. doi: 10.3390/toxins10060251
  7. *Islam, S.M.A., Heil, B.J., *Kearney, C.M., and Baker, E.J. 2018 Protein classification using modified n‑grams and skip-grams. Bioinformatics 34(9):1481-1487. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx82
  8. *Zhou, Y.Y., and *Kearney, C.M. 2017. Chimeric Flock House virus protein A with endoplasmic reticulum-targeting domain enhances viral replication and virus-like particle trans-encapsidation in plants. Virology 507:151-160.
  9. *Zhou, Y., *Cox, A.M., and *Kearney, C.M. 2017. Pathogenesis-related proteins induced by agroinoculation associated cell wall weakening can be obviated by spray-on inoculation or mannitol ex vivo culture. Plant Biotechnology Reports 11:161-169. DOI 10.1007/s11816-017-0439-6
  10. *Zhou, Y.Y, McCormick, A., and *Kearney, C.M. 2017. Plant Expression of Trans-Encapsidated Viral Nanoparticle Vaccines with Animal RNA Replicons. Methods in molecular biology 1499:77-86. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6481-9_4
  11. *Islam S.M.A., Sajed T., *Kearney C.M., Baker E.J.   2015.  PredSTP: a highly accurate SVM based model to predict sequential cystine stabilized peptides. BMC Bioinformatics 16:210  doi:10.1186/s12859-015-0633-x Editor’s Pick
  12. *Chen, Z.Y.  and *Kearney, C.M.   2015.  Nectar protein content and attractiveness to Aedes aegypti and Culex pipiens in plants with nectar/insect associations.   Acta Tropica 146 (2015) 81–88.

*Kearney Lab members