O'Connor BP*, Raman VS*, Erickson LD*, Cook WJ, Weaver LK, Ahonen C, Lin LL, Mantchev GT, Bram RJ, and Noelle RJ. BCMA is essential for the survival of long-lived bone marrow plasma cells. J. Exp. Med. 199:91-98, 2004. Abstract

O’Connor BP*, Vogel LA*, Zhang W, Loo W, Shnider D, Lind EF, Ratliff M, Noelle RJ, and Erickson LD. Imprinting the fate of antigen-reactive B cells through the affinity of the B cell receptor. J. Immunol. 177:7723-7732, 2006. PMCID: PMC2819292. Abstract

O'Connor BP, Eun S-Y, Zhengmao Y, Zozulya, AL, Lich JD Moore CB, Iocca HA, Roney KE, Holl EK, Wu QP, van Deventer HW, Fabry Z, and Ting JP-Y. Semaphorin 6D regulates the late phase of CD4+ T cell primary immune responses. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105:13015-13020, 2008. PMCID: PMC2529027. Abstract

Holl EK, O’Connor BP, Holl TM, Roney KE, Zimmermann AG, Jha S, Kelsoe G, and Ting JP-Y. J. Plexin-D1 is a novel regulator of germinal centers and humoral immune responses. J. Immunol. 186:5603-5611, 2011. PMID: 21464091. Abstract

Yi Jia, Katsuyuki Takeda, Junyan Han, Anthony Joetham, Roland A. Marcus, Joseph J. Lucas, Brian P. O’Connor*, and Erwin W. Gelfand*. IL-4 induces epigenetic and phenotypic conversion of CD8+ T cells from IFN- to IL-13-producing cells that mediate airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation. (Manuscript Submitted).

Marcus, R.M., Moore, C.M., Zimmerman, A., O’Connor, B.P.*, Ting, J.P.-Y*. CIITA regulates a switch in the TSS of Plexin-A1 during DC Maturation via epigenetic mechanisms. (Manuscript in Preparation).

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