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Peng Z, Raudonis R, McCormick C, Cheng Z. (2019) Early growth response 1 deficiency protects host against Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection. Infection and Immunity 2019 Oct 14. pii: IAI.00678-19. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00678-19. [Epub ahead of print]

Pringle ES, Robinson CA, McCormick C. (2019) KSHV lytic replication interferes with mTORC1 regulation of autophagy and viral protein synthesis. Journal of Virology 2019 Aug 2. pii: JVI.00854-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00854-19.

Gaucherand L*, Porter BK*, Levene RE, Price EL, Schmaling SK, Rycroft CH, Kevorkian Y, McCormick C#, Khaperskyy DA#, Gaglia MM#. (2019) The influenza A virus endoribonuclease PA-X usurps host mRNA processing machinery to limit host gene expression. Cell Reports 27(3):776-792. * = co-first authors, # = co-corresponding authors

Grandvaux N, McCormick C. (2019) CSV2018: the 2nd Symposium of the Canadian Society for Virology. Viruses 11(1), 79.

Thornbury M*, Sicheri J*, Slaine PD, Getz L, Finlayson-Trick E, Cook J, Guinard C, Boudreau N, Jakeman D, Rohde J, McCormick C. (2019) Characterization of novel lignocellulose-degrading enzymes from the porcupine microbiome using synthetic metagenomics. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0209221. * co-first authors

Pringle ES, McCormick C, Cheng Z. (2019) Polysome profiling analysis of translating mRNA and associated proteins. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology, e79. doi: 10.1002/cpmb.79


Pringle ES, Robinson CA, Crapoulet N, Monjo AL-A, Leidal AM, Lewis SM, Gaston D, Uniacke J, McCormick C. mTORC1 activity is dispensable for synthesis of KSHV lytic proteins (pre-print published in BioRxiv)

Johnston BP, McCormick C. KSHV activates unfolded protein response sensors but suppresses downstream transcriptional responses to support lytic replication (pre-print published in BioRxiv)

Monjo ALA, Pringle ES, Thornbury M, Duguay BA, Monro SMA, Hetu M, Knight D, Cameron CG, McFarland SA, McCormick C. (2018) Photodynamic inactivation of herpes simplex viruses. Viruses 10(10), 532;

Slaine PD, MacRae C, Kleer M, Lamoureux E, McAlpine S, Warhuus, M, Comeau AM, McCormick C, Hatchette T, Khaperskyy DA. (2018) Adaptive mutations in influenza A/California/07/2009 enhance polymerase activity and virion production. Viruses, 10(5), 272; doi: 10.3390/v10050272

Pang Z, Junkins RD, MacNeil AJ, McCormick C, Cheng Z, Lin TJ. (2018) Regulator of calcineurin 1 differentially regulates TLR-dependent MyD88 and TRIF signaling pathways. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197491


Finlayson-Trick E, Getz L, Slaine P, Thornbury M, Lamoureux E, Cook J, Langille M, Murray L, McCormick C, Rohde J, Cheng Z. (2017) Taxonomic differences of gut microbiome drive cellulolytic enzymatic potential within hind-gut fermenting mammals. PLoS ONE, 12(12): e0189404

Slaine PD, Kleer M, Smith NK, Khaperskyy DA, McCormick C. (2017) Stress granule-inducing eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4A inhibitors block influenza A virus replication. Viruses 9(12), 388; doi:10.3390/v9120388

Pang Z, Junkins RD, MacNeil AJ, McCormick C, Cheng Z, Chen W, Lin TJ. The calcineurin-NFAT axis contributes to host defense during P. aeruginosa lung infection. Journal of Leukocyte Biology 102(6):1461-1469.

McCormick C, Khaperskyy DA. Translation inhibition and stress granules in the control of the antiviral immune response. Nat. Rev. Immunol. 17(10):647-60. 

 McCormick C, Grandvaux N. (2017) 1st Workshop of the Canadian Society for Virology. Viruses 9(3), 54; doi:10.3390/v9030054


Khaperskyy DA*, Schmaling S*, Larkins-Ford J, McCormick C**, Gaglia MM**. (2016) Selective degradation of host RNA polymerase II transcripts by influenza A virus PA-X host shutoff protein. PLoS Pathogens 12(2):e1005427 (*co-first authors, **co-corresponding authors)

Koritzinsky MC, Koch A, Riley B, Beauchemin N, Johnston GC, Johnston M, Koropatnick J, Loiselle C, Maslowska M, McCormick C, Mulligan L, Tsao M. (2016) From solo in the silo to strategic training programs CBE Life Sciences Education.15:le1

Klionsky DJ, … McCormick C et. al. (2016) Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (2nd edition) Autophagy 12(1):1-222.


Sharif T, Ahn D-G, Liu R, Pringle E, Nunokawa A, Kwak M, Clements D, Martel E, Dean C, Marcato P, McCormick C, Godbout R, Gujar SA, Lee PWK. (2015) The NAD+ salvage pathway modulates cancer cell viability via p73. Cell Death & Differentiation, doi: 10.1038/cdd.2015.134. [Epub ahead of print].

Corcoran JA, McCormick C. (2015) Viral activation of stress-regulated Rho-GTPase signalling pathway disrupts sites of mRNA degradation to influence cellular gene expression. Small GTPases 6(4):178-185.

Khaperskyy DA, McCormick C. (2015) Timing is Everything: Coordinated Control of Host Shutoff by Influenza A Virus NS1 and PA-X Proteins. J. Virol. 89(13):6528-31.

Leidal AM, McCormick C. (2015) A Top-Notch Viral Oncogene. Cell Cycle 14(7):944-5.

Corcoran JA, Johnston BP, McCormick C. (2015) Viral activation of MK2-hsp27-p115RhoGEF-RhoA signaling axis causes cytoskeletal rearrangements, p-body disruption and ARE-mRNA stabilization. PLoS Pathogens 11(1): e1004597. 


Banfield BW, Mouland AJ, McCormick C. (2014) 1st international symposium on stress-associated RNA granules in human disease and viral infection. Viruses 6(9):3500-13.

Tompkins N, MacKenzie B, Ward C, Salgado D, Leidal AM, McCormick C and Pohajdak W. (2014) CASP is involved in migration and IFN-gamma secretion in Natural Killer cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 451(2):165-70.

Hobman TC, McCormick C. (2014) Editorial overview: Viruses and RNA silencing. Curr. Opin. Virol. 7:vii-x. 

Khaperskyy DA, Emara MM, Johnston BP, Anderson P, Hatchette TF, McCormick C. (2014) Influenza A virus blocks antiviral stress-induced translation arrest. PLoS Pathogens 10(7): e1004217.

Junkins RD, McCormick C, Lin T-J. (2014) The emerging potential of autophagy-based therapies in the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung infections. Autophagy 10(3):1-10.

Keszei A, Tang X, McCormick C, Zeqiraj E, Rohde J, Tyers M, Sicheri F. (2014) Structure of an SspH1-PKN1 complex reveals the basis for host substrate recognition and mechanism of activation for a bacterial E3 ubiquitin ligase. Mol. Cell. Biol. 34(3):362-73. 


Junkins RD, Shen A, Rosen K, McCormick C, Lin T-J. (2013) Autophagy enhances bacterial clearance during P. aeruginosa lung infection. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72263.

Junkins RD, MacNeill AJ, Wu Z, McCormick C, Lin T-J. (2013) Regulator of calcineurin 1 suppresses inflammation during respiratory tract infections. J. Immunol. 190(10):5178-86.  


Leidal AM, Pringle ES, McCormick C. (2012) Evasion of oncogene-induced senescence by gammaherpesviruses. Curr. Opin. Virol. 2(6):742-8.

Corcoran JA, Khaperskyy DA, Johnston BP, King CA, Cyr DP, Olsthoorn AV, McCormick C. (2012) Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus G-protein coupled receptor prevents AU-rich element-mediated mRNA decay. J. Virol. 86(16):8859-71.

Leidal AM, Lee PWK, McCormick C. (2012) Viral subversion of autophagy impairs oncogene-induced senescence. Autophagy. 8(7):1138-40. (Punctum)

Khaperskyy DA, Hatchette TF, McCormick C. (2012) Influenza A virus inhibits cytoplasmic stress granule formation. FASEB J. 26(4):1629-39. 

Leidal AM, Cyr DP, Hill RJ, Lee PWK, McCormick C. (2012) Subversion of autophagy by Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus impairs oncogene-induced senescence. Cell Host & Microbe 11(2): 167-80.


Corcoran JA, Khaperskyy DA, McCormick C. (2011) Assays for monitoring viral manipulation of host ARE-mRNA turnover. Methods 55(2):172-81.

Lin LT, Chen TY, Chung CY, Noyce RS, Grindley TB, McCormick C, Lin TC, Wang GH, Lin CC, Richardson CD. (2011) Hydrolyzable Tannins (Chebulagic Acid and Punicalagin) Target Viral Glycoprotein-Glycosaminoglycan Interactions to Inhibit Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Entry and Cell-to-Cell Spread.


McCormick C, Ganem D. (2006) Phosphorylation and function of the Kaposin B direct repeats of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. J. Virol. 80:6165-70.

McCormick C, Ganem D. (2005) The kaposin B protein of KSHV activates the p38/MK2 pathway and stabilizes cytokine mRNAs.  Science 307:739-41.

Duncan G, McCormick C, Tufaro F. (2001) The link between heparan sulfate and hereditary bone disease: finding a function for the EXT family of putative tumor suppressor proteins.  J. Clin. Invest. 108:511-516.

Cheung PK, McCormick C, Crawford BE, Esko JD, Tufaro F, Duncan G. (2001) Etiological point mutations in the hereditary multiple exostoses gene EXT1: a functional analysis of heparan sulfate polymerase activity.  Am. J. Hum. Genet. 69:55-66.

McCormick C, Duncan G, Tufaro F. (2000) Herpes simplex virus: discovering the link between heparan sulphate and hereditary bone tumours.   Rev. Med. Virol. 10:373-384.

McCormick C, Duncan G, Goutsos KT, Tufaro F. (2000) The putative tumor suppressors EXT1 and EXT2 form a stable complex that accumulates in the Golgi and catalyzes the synthesis of heparan sulfate.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 97:668-673.

McCormick C, Duncan G, Tufaro F. (1999) New perspectives on the molecular basis of hereditary bone tumors.  Mol. Med. Today 5:481-486.

Jardine PJ, McCormick MC, Lutze-Wallace C, Coombs DH. (1998) The bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging apparatus targets the unexpanded prohead.  J. Mol. Biol. 284:647-659.

Lind T, Tufaro F, McCormick C, Lindahl U, Lidholt K. (1998) The putative tumor suppressors EXT1 and EXT2 are glycosyltransferases required for the biosynthesis of heparan sulfate.  J. Biol. Chem.  273:26265-26268.

McCormick C, Leduc Y, Martindale D, Mattison K, Esford LE, Dyer AP, Tufaro F. (1998) The putative tumour suppressor EXT1 alters the expression of cell-surface heparan sulfate.  Nature Genet.  19:158-161.