Dr. yu

Dr. Eizadora Yu

Position: Associate Professor

Education: PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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 Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA




 Microbial enzymes for biotechnology and health application; mass-spectrometry based proteomics and metabolomic characterization of target microorganisms



18. H Geng, M Tran-Gyamfi, TW Lane, KL Sale and ET Yu. Changes in the structure of the microbial community associated with Nannochloropsis salina following treatments with antibiotics and bioactive compounds. 2016. Vol 7, 1155.

17. Geng, H; Sale, KL; Tran-Gyamfi, MB; Lane, TW; and Yu, ET. Longitudinal Analysis of Microbiota in Microalga Nannochloropsis salina Cultures. Microbial Ecology 2016. online March 2016. doi 10.1007/s00248-016-0746-4.

16. Mehnds, M.T.; Yu, E.T.; Strobel, G.A.; Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S.; Booth, E.; Geary, B.; Sears, J.; Taatjes, C.A.; Hadi, M.Z. An Endophytic Nodulisporium sp. Producing Volatile Organic Compounds Having Bioactivity and Fuel Potential. J Pet Environ Biotechnol 2012. 3(3).

15. Yu, E.T.; Hadi, M.Z. Bioinformatic processing to identify single nucleotide polymorphism that potentially affect Ape1 function. Mutation Research 2011. 722(2), 140-6.

14. Fabris, D.; Yu, E.T. Elucidating the higher-order structure of biopolymers by structural probing and mass spectrometry: MS3D. Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2010. 45(8), 841-60. (invited review)

13. Yu, E.T.; Gaucher, S.P.; Hadi, M.Z. Probing conformational changes in Ape1 during the progression of base excision repair. Biochemistry 2010. 49, 3786-96.

12. Yu, E.T.; Zendejas, F.J.; Lane, P.D.; Gaucher, S.P.; Simmons, B.A.; Lane, T.W. Triacylglycerol accumulation and profiling in the model diatoms Thalassiosira pseudonana and Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Baccilariophyceae) during starvation. Journal of Applied Phycology 2009. 21, 669-681.
11. Yu, E.T.; Hawkins, A.; Eaton, J.; Fabris, D. MS3D structural elucidation of the HIV -1 packaging signal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2008. 105, 12248-12253.

10. Yu, E.T.; Hawkins, A.; Kuntz, I.D.; Rahn, L.A.; Rothfuss, A.; Sale, K.; Young, M.M; Yang, C.L.; Pancerella, C.M.; Fabris, D. The Collaboratory for MS3D: A New Cyberinfrastructure for the Structural Elucidation of Biological Macromolecules and their Assemblies Using Mass Spectrometry-based Approaches. Journal of Proteome Research 2008. 7, 4848-4857.

9. Zhang, Q.; Yu, E.T.; Kellersberger, K.A.; Crossland, E.; Fabris, D. Toward building a database of bifunctional probes for the MS3D investigation of nucleic acids structures. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2006. 17, 1570-81.

8. Akinsiku, O.; Yu, E.T.; Fabris, D. Mass spectrometric investigation of protein alkylation by the RNA footprinting probe kethoxal. Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2005. 40, 1372-1381.

7. Yu, E.T.; Zhang, Q.; Fabris, D. Untying the FIV Frameshifting Pseudoknot Structure by MS3D. Journal of Molecular Biology 2005. 345, 69-80.

6. Kellersberger, K.A.; Yu, E.T.; Merenbloom, S.I.; Fabris, D. Atmospheric pressure MALDI-FTMS of normal and chemically modified RNA. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2005.16, 199-207.

5. Yu, E.T.; Fabris, D. Toward multiplexing the application of solvent accessibility probes for the investigation of RNA 3D structures by electrospray ionization-Fourier transform mass spectrometry. Analytical Biochemistry 2004. 334, 356-66.
4. Kellersberger, K.A.; Yu, E.T.; Kruppa, G.; Young, M.; Fabris, D. Top-down characterization of Nucleic Acids Modified by Structural Probes Using High-Resolution Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Automated Data Interpretation. Analytical Chemistry 2004. 76, 2438-2445.

3. Yu, E.T.; Fabris, D. Direct probing of RNA structures and RNA-protein interactions in the HIV-1 packaging signal by chemical modification and electrospray ionization Fourier transform mass spectrometry. Journal of Molecular Biology 2003. 330, 211-23.

2. Juinio-Menez, M.A.; Magsino, R.; Ravago-Gotanco, R.; Yu, E.T. Genetic structure of Linckia laevigata and Tridacna crocea populations in the Palawan shelf and shoal reefs. Marine Biology 2003. 142, 717-726.

1. Yu, E.T.; Juinio-Menez, M.A.; Monje, V.D. Sequence Variation in the Ribosomal DNA Internal Transcribed Spacer of Tridacna crocea. Marine Biotechnology 2000. 2, 511-516.