Sarven Sabunciyan

Assistant Professor

20072019

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Research Output

2019

A multi-sample approach increases the accuracy of transcript assembly

Song, L., Sabunciyan, S., Yang, G. & Florea, L., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 5000.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Differentially methylated regions in bipolar disorder and suicide

Gaine, M. E., Seifuddin, F., Sabunciyan, S., Lee, R. S., Benke, K. S., Monson, E. T., Zandi, P. P., Potash, J. B. & Willour, V. L., Oct 1 2019, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 180, 7, p. 496-507 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Expression Profiles Associated with Brain Aging are Altered in Schizophrenia

Sabunciyan, S., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 5896.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Transcription of human endogenous retroviruses in human brain by RNA-seq analysis

Li, F., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. H., Lee, D., Kim, S. & Karlsson, H., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 1, e0207353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Toxoplasma gondii-induced long-term changes in the upper intestinal microflora during the chronic stage of infection

Prandovszky, E., Li, Y., Sabunciyan, S., Steinfeldt, C. B., Avalos, L. N., Gressitt, K. L., White, J. R., Severance, E. G., Pletnikov, M., Xiao, J-C. & Yolken, R. H., Jan 1 2018, In : Scientifica. 2018, 2308619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016

Analysis of microbiota in first episode psychosis identifies preliminary associations with symptom severity and treatment response

Schwarz, E., Maukonen, J., Hyytiäinen, T., Kieseppä, T., Orešič, M., Sabunciyan, S., Mantere, O., Saarela, M., Yolken, R. H. & Suvisaari, J., Dec 19 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Schizophrenia Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of DNA methylation differences with schizophrenia in an epigenome-wide association study

Montano, C., Taub, M. A., Jaffe, A., Briem, E., Feinberg, J. I., Trygvadottir, R., Idrizi, A., Runarsson, A., Berndsen, B., Gur, R. C., Moore, T. M., Perry, R. T., Fugman, D., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. H., Hyde, T., Kleinman, J., Sobell, J. L., Pato, C. N., Pato, M. T. & 7 others, Go, R. C., Nimgaonkar, V., Weinberger, D., Braff, D., Gur, R. E., Fallin, D. D. & Feinberg, A. P., May 1 2016, In : JAMA Psychiatry. 73, 5, p. 506-514 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CLASS2: Accurate and efficient splice variant annotation from RNA-seq reads

Song, L., Sabunciyan, S. & Florea, L. D., Jun 2 2016, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 44, 10, e98.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxoplasma gondii—A Gastrointestinal Pathogen Associated with Human Brain Diseases

Severance, E. G., Xiao, J-C., Brando, L. V., Sabunciyan, S., Li, Y., Pletnikov, M., Prandovszky, E. & Yolken, R. H., 2016, International Review of Neurobiology. Academic Press Inc., Vol. 131. p. 143-163 21 p. (International Review of Neurobiology; vol. 131).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Widespread splicing of repetitive element loci into coding regions of gene transcripts

Darby, M. M., Leek, J. T., Langmead, B., Yolken, R. H. & Sabunciyan, S., Nov 15 2016, In : Human Molecular Genetics. 25, 22, p. 4962-4982 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Association of DNA methylation with acute mania and inflammatory markers

Sabunciyan, S., Maher, B., Bahn, S., Dickerson, F. & Yolken, R. H., Jul 6 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 7, e0132001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metagenomic sequencing indicates that the oropharyngeal phageome of individuals with schizophrenia differs from that of controls

Yolken, R. H., Severance, E. G., Sabunciyan, S., Gressitt, K. L., Chen, O., Stallings, C., Origoni, A., Katsafanas, E., Schweinfurth, L. A. B., Savage, C. L. G., Banis, M., Khushalani, S. & Dickerson, F. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Schizophrenia bulletin. 41, 5, p. 1153-1161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reply to Kjartansdóttir et al. Chlorovirus ATCV-1 findings not explained by contamination

Yolken, R. H., Jones-Brando, L., Dunigan, D. D., Kannan, G., Dickerson, F., Severance, E., Sabunciyan, S., Talbot, C. C., Prandovszky, E., Gurnon, J. R., Agarkova, I. V., Leister, F., Gressitt, K. L., Chen, O., Deuber, B., Ma, F., Pletnikov, M. V. & Van Etten, J. L., Mar 3 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 9, p. E927

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2014

Chlorovirus ATCV-1 is part of the human oropharyngeal virome and is associated with changes in cognitive functions in humans and mice

Yolken, R. H., Jones-Brando, L., Dunigan, D. D., Kannan, G., Dickerson, F., Severance, E., Sabunciyan, S., Talbot, C. C., Prandovszky, E., Gurnon, J. R., Agarkova, I. V., Leister, F., Gressitt, K. L., Chen, O., Deuber, B., Ma, F., Pletnikov, M. V. & Van Etten, J. L., Nov 11 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 45, p. 16106-16111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorovirus ATCV-1 is part of the human oropharyngeal virome and is associated with changes in cognitive functions in humans and mice

Yolken, R. H., Jones-Brando, L., Dunigan, D. D., Kannan, G., Dickerson, F., Severance, E., Sabunciyan, S., Talbot, C. C., Prandovszky, E., Gurnon, J. R., Agarkova, I. V., Leister, F., Gressitt, K. L., Chen, O., Deuber, B., Ma, F., Pletnikov, M. V. & Van Etten, J. L., Nov 11 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 45, p. 16106-16111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Differential expression analysis of RNA-seq data at single-base resolution

Frazee, A. C., Sabunciyan, S., Hansen, K. D., Irizarry, R. A. & Leek, J. T., Jul 2014, In : Biostatistics. 15, 3, p. 413-426 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erratum: Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Models to Investigate Human Cytomegalovirus Infection in Neural Cells (PLoS ONE (2014) 9:1 (DOI:10.1371/annotation/ea66e8f1-9f80-422f-8836-308a4cdc8ae4))

D'Aiuto, L., Di Maio, R., Heath, B., Raimondi, G., Milosevic, J., Watson, A. M., Bamne, M., Parks, W. T., Yang, L., Lin, B., Miki, T., Mich-Basso, J. D., Arav-Boger, R., Sibille, E., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. & Nimgaonkar, V., Jan 2 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 1, A95.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Large-scale hypomethylated blocks associated with Epstein-Barr virus-induced B-cell immortalization

Hansen, K. D., Sabunciyan, S., Langmead, B., Nagy, N., Curley, R., Klein, G., Klein, E., Salamon, D. & Feinberg, A. P., Feb 1 2014, In : Genome research. 24, 2, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Repetitive elements and epigenetic marks in behavior and psychiatric disease

Darby, M. M. & Sabunciyan, S., 2014, Advances in Genetics. Academic Press Inc., p. 185-252 68 p. (Advances in Genetics; vol. 86).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transcriptional derepression of the ERVWE1 locus following influenza a virus infection

Li, F., Nellåker, C., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. H., Jones-Brando, L., Johansson, A. S., Owe-Larsson, B. & Karlsson, H., Apr 2014, In : Journal of virology. 88, 8, p. 4328-4337 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization and probability-based scoring of structural variants within repetitive sequences

Halper-Stromberg, E., Steranka, J., Burns, K. H., Sabunciyan, S. & Irizarry, R. A., Jun 1 2014, In : Bioinformatics. 30, 11, p. 1514-1521 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Antibodies to retroviruses in recent onset psychosis and multi-episode schizophrenia

Dickerson, F., Lillehoj, E., Stallings, C., Wiley, M., Origoni, A., Vaughan, C., Khushalani, S., Sabunciyan, S. & Yolken, R., Jul 1 2012, In : Schizophrenia Research. 138, 2-3, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-wide DNA methylation scan in major depressive disorder.

Sabunciyan, S., Aryee, M. J., Irizarry, R. A., Rongione, M., Webster, M. J., Kaufman, W. E., Murakami, P., Lessard, A., Yolken, R. H., Feinberg, A. P., Potash, J. B. & GenRED Consortium, C., 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Models to Investigate Human Cytomegalovirus Infection in Neural Cells

D'Aiuto, L., Di Maio, R., Heath, B., Raimondi, G., Milosevic, J., Watson, A. M., Bamne, M., Parks, W. T., Yang, L., Lin, B., Miki, T., Mich-Basso, J. D., Arav-Boger, R., Sibille, E., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. & Nimgaonkar, V., Nov 27 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 11, e49700.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Establishing the baseline level of repetitive element expression in the human cortex

Tyekucheva, S., Yolken, R. H., McCombie, W. R., Parla, J., Kramer, M., Wheelan, S. J. & Sabunciyan, S., Oct 10 2011, In : BMC genomics. 12, 495.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Increased methylation variation in epigenetic domains across cancer types

Hansen, K. D., Timp, W., Bravo, H. C., Sabunciyan, S., Langmead, B., McDonald, O. G., Wen, B., Wu, H., Liu, Y., Diep, D., Briem, E., Zhang, K., Irizarry, R. A. & Feinberg, A. P., Aug 1 2011, In : Nature genetics. 43, 8, p. 768-775 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

No difference in antibody titers against xenotropic MLV related virus in prostate cancer cases and cancer-free controls

Sabunciyan, S., Mandelberg, N., Rabkin, C. S., Yolken, R. & Viscidi, R., Apr 1 2011, In : Molecular and Cellular Probes. 25, 2-3, p. 134-136 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

The human colon cancer methylome shows similar hypo- and hypermethylation at conserved tissue-specific CpG island shores

Irizarry, R. A., Ladd-Acosta, C., Wen, B., Wu, Z., Montano, C., Onyango, P., Cui, H., Gabo, K., Rongione, M., Webster, M., Ji, H., Potash, J. B., Sabunciyan, S. & Feinberg, A. P., Feb 1 2009, In : Nature genetics. 41, 2, p. 178-186 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Putative psychosis genes in the prefrontal cortex: Combined analysis of gene expression microarrays

Choi, K. H., Elashoff, M., Higgs, B. W., Song, J., Kim, S., Sabunciyan, S., Diglisic, S., Yolken, R. H., Knable, M. B., Fuller, E. F. & Webster, M. J., Nov 7 2008, In : BMC psychiatry. 8, 87.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

DNA methylation signatures within the human brain

Ladd-Acosta, C., Pevsner, J., Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R. H., Webster, M. J., Dinkins, T., Callinan, P. A., Fan, J. B., Potash, J. B. & Feinberg, A. P., Jan 1 2007, In : American journal of human genetics. 81, 6, p. 1304-1315 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymorphisms in the homeobox gene OTX2 may be a risk factor for bipolar disorder

Sabunciyan, S., Yolken, R., Ragan, C. M., Potash, J. B., Nimgaonkar, V. L., Dickerson, F., Llenos, I. C. & Weis, S., Dec 5 2007, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 144, 8, p. 1083-1086 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantification of total mitochondrial DNA and mitochondrial common deletion in the frontal cortex of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Sabunciyan, S., Kirches, E., Krause, G., Bogerts, B., Mawrin, C., Llenos, I. C. & Weis, S., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Neural Transmission. 114, 5, p. 665-674 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reduced expression of human endogenous retrovirus (HERV)-W GAG protein in the cingulate gyrus and hippocampus in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression

Weis, S., Llenos, I. C., Sabunciyan, S., Dulay, J. R., Isler, L., Yolken, R. & Perron, H., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Neural Transmission. 114, 5, p. 645-655 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle