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Using multiple correspondence analysis to identify behaviour patterns associated with overweight and obesity in Vanuatu adults.

van Horn A, Weitz CA, Olszowy KM, Dancause KN, Sun C, Pomer A, Silverman H, Lee G, Tarivonda L, Chan CW, Kaneko A, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Public Health Nutr. 2019 Jun;22(9):1533-1544. doi: 10.1017/S1368980019000302. Epub 2019 Mar 8.


Rolling Tobacco in Banana Leaves, Newspaper, or Copybook Paper Associated With Significant Reduction in Lung Function in Vanuatu.

Weitz CA, Olszowy KM, Dancause KN, Sun C, Pomer A, Silverman H, Lee G, Tarivonda L, Chan CW, Kaneko A, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2017 Apr;29(3):180-188. doi: 10.1177/1010539517696552. Epub 2017 Mar 9.


Ownership of consumer electronics is associated with measures of adiposity during health transition in Vanuatu.

Sun C, Pomer A, Dancause KN, Chan CW, Olszowy KM, Silverman H, Lee G, Tarivonda L, Taleo G, Regenvanu R, Kaneko A, Weitz CA, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

Am J Hum Biol. 2017 Mar;29(2). doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22928. Epub 2016 Oct 15.


A prescription for sustaining community engagement in malaria elimination on Aneityum Island, Vanuatu: an application of Health Empowerment Theory.

Watanabe N, Kaneko A, Yamar S, Taleo G, Tanihata T, Lum JK, Larson PS, Shearer NB.

Malar J. 2015 Jul 31;14:291. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0779-z.


Impact of modernization on adult body composition on five islands of varying economic development in Vanuatu.

Olszowy KM, Pomer A, Dancause KN, Sun C, Silverman H, Lee G, Chan CW, Tarivonda L, Regenvanu R, Kaneko A, Weitz CA, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Am J Hum Biol. 2015 Nov-Dec;27(6):832-44. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22734. Epub 2015 May 19.


Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum at the crossroads of exchange among islands in Vanuatu: implications for malaria elimination strategies.

Chan CW, Sakihama N, Tachibana S, Idris ZM, Lum JK, Tanabe K, Kaneko A.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 20;10(3):e0119475. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119475. eCollection 2015.


Determinants of the use of insecticide-treated bed nets on islands of pre- and post-malaria elimination: an application of the health belief model in Vanuatu.

Watanabe N, Kaneko A, Yamar S, Leodoro H, Taleo G, Tanihata T, Lum JK, Larson PS.

Malar J. 2014 Nov 20;13:441. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-441.


Complex polymorphisms in the Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance protein 2 gene and its contribution to antimalarial response.

Veiga MI, Osório NS, Ferreira PE, Franzén O, Dahlstrom S, Lum JK, Nosten F, Gil JP.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec;58(12):7390-7. doi: 10.1128/AAC.03337-14. Epub 2014 Sep 29.


Characterization of ancient DNA supports long-term survival of Haloarchaea.

Sankaranarayanan K, Lowenstein TK, Timofeeff MN, Schubert BA, Lum JK.

Astrobiology. 2014 Jul;14(7):553-60. doi: 10.1089/ast.2014.1173. Epub 2014 Jun 30.


Behavioral risk factors for obesity during health transition in Vanuatu, South Pacific.

Dancause KN, Vilar M, Wilson M, Soloway LE, DeHuff C, Chan C, Tarivonda L, Regenvanu R, Kaneko A, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jan;21(1):E98-E104. doi: 10.1002/oby.20082.


The origins and genetic distinctiveness of the Chamorros of the Marianas Islands: an mtDNA perspective.

Vilar MG, Chan CW, Santos DR, Lynch D, Spathis R, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

Am J Hum Biol. 2013 Jan-Feb;25(1):116-22. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22349. Epub 2012 Nov 24.


Diversity of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (pfcrt) exon 2 haplotypes in the Pacific from 1959 to 1979.

Chan CW, Spathis R, Reiff DM, McGrath SE, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30213. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030213. Epub 2012 Jan 17.


Long-range modulation of chain motions within the intrinsically disordered transactivation domain of tumor suppressor p53.

Lum JK, Neuweiler H, Fersht AR.

J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Jan 25;134(3):1617-22. doi: 10.1021/ja2078619. Epub 2012 Jan 12.


Patterns of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity during health transition in Vanuatu.

Dancause KN, Vilar M, Chan C, DeHuff C, Wilson M, Soloway LE, Tarivonda L, Regenvanu R, Kaneko A, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

Public Health Nutr. 2012 Jan;15(1):158-66. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011001662. Epub 2011 Aug 11.


Ancient microbes from halite fluid inclusions: optimized surface sterilization and DNA extraction.

Sankaranarayanan K, Timofeeff MN, Spathis R, Lowenstein TK, Lum JK.

PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20683. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020683. Epub 2011 Jun 9.


Backbone-driven collapse in unfolded protein chains.

Teufel DP, Johnson CM, Lum JK, Neuweiler H.

J Mol Biol. 2011 Jun 3;409(2):250-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2011.03.066. Epub 2011 Apr 8.


Behavioral changes associated with economic development in the South Pacific: health transition in Vanuatu.

Dancause KN, Dehuff C, Soloway LE, Vilar M, Chan C, Wilson M, Tarivonda L, Regenvanu R, Kaneko A, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

Am J Hum Biol. 2011 May-Jun;23(3):366-76. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21146. Epub 2011 Mar 8.


Characterizing genetic diversity of contemporary pacific chickens using mitochondrial DNA analyses.

Dancause KN, Vilar MG, Steffy R, Lum JK.

PLoS One. 2011 Feb 4;6(2):e16843. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016843.


Transient-state kinetic analysis of transcriptional activator·DNA complexes interacting with a key coactivator.

Wands AM, Wang N, Lum JK, Hsieh J, Fierke CA, Mapp AK.

J Biol Chem. 2011 May 6;286(18):16238-45. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.207589. Epub 2011 Feb 12.


Associations between dopamine D4 receptor gene variation with both infidelity and sexual promiscuity.

Garcia JR, MacKillop J, Aller EL, Merriwether AM, Wilson DS, Lum JK.

PLoS One. 2010 Nov 30;5(11):e14162. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014162.


Relationships between body size and percent body fat among Melanesians in Vanuatu.

Dancause KN, Vilar M, DeHuff C, Wilson M, Soloway LE, Chan C, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2010;19(3):425-31.


S100 proteins interact with the N-terminal domain of MDM2.

van Dieck J, Lum JK, Teufel DP, Fersht AR.

FEBS Lett. 2010 Aug 4;584(15):3269-74. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2010.06.024. Epub 2010 Jun 19.


Testosterone exposure, dopaminergic reward, and sensation-seeking in young men.

Campbell BC, Dreber A, Apicella CL, Eisenberg DT, Gray PB, Little AC, Garcia JR, Zamore RS, Lum JK.

Physiol Behav. 2010 Mar 30;99(4):451-6. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2009.12.011. Epub 2009 Dec 21.


Assortative human pair-bonding for partner ancestry and allelic variation of the dopamine receptor D4 (DRD4) gene.

Eisenberg DT, Apicella CL, Campbell BC, Dreber A, Garcia JR, Lum JK.

Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2010 Jun;5(2-3):194-202. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsp026. Epub 2009 Aug 27.


A high-resolution interaction map of three transcriptional activation domains with a key coactivator from photo-cross-linking and multiplexed mass spectrometry.

Majmudar CY, Wang B, Lum JK, Håkansson K, Mapp AK.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009;48(38):7021-4. doi: 10.1002/anie.200902669. No abstract available.


Origins of the Moken Sea Gypsies inferred from mitochondrial hypervariable region and whole genome sequences.

Dancause KN, Chan CW, Arunotai NH, Lum JK.

J Hum Genet. 2009 Feb;54(2):86-93. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2008.12. Epub 2009 Jan 16.


An updated validation of Promega's PowerPlex 16 System: high throughput databasing under reduced PCR volume conditions on Applied Biosystem's 96 capillary 3730xl DNA Analyzer.

Spathis R, Lum JK.

J Forensic Sci. 2008 Nov;53(6):1353-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2008.00881.x. Epub 2008 Sep 18.


Reconstructing the origin of the Lapita Cultural Complex: mtDNA analyses of East Sepik Province, PNG.

Vilar MG, Kaneko A, Hombhanje FW, Tsukahara T, Hwaihwanje I, Lum JK.

J Hum Genet. 2008;53(8):698-708. doi: 10.1007/s10038-008-0301-3. Epub 2008 May 23.


Further validation of a cigarette purchase task for assessing the relative reinforcing efficacy of nicotine in college smokers.

MacKillop J, Murphy JG, Ray LA, Eisenberg DT, Lisman SA, Lum JK, Wilson DS.

Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2008 Feb;16(1):57-65. doi: 10.1037/1064-1297.16.1.57.


The contribution of mitochondrial dysfunction to a gene-environment model of Guamanian ALS and PD.

Lynch D, Wanglund C, Spathis R, Chan CW, Reiff DM, Lum JK, Garruto RM.

Mitochondrion. 2008 Mar;8(2):109-16. Epub 2007 Oct 9.


Season of birth and dopamine receptor gene associations with impulsivity, sensation seeking and reproductive behaviors.

Eisenberg DT, Campbell B, Mackillop J, Lum JK, Wilson DS.

PLoS One. 2007 Nov 21;2(11):e1216.


Disrupting mediator with a short peptide ligand.

Lum JK, Wu Z, Mapp AK.

Chembiochem. 2007 Jul 23;8(11):1233-6. No abstract available.


Examining impulsivity as an endophenotype using a behavioral approach: a DRD2 TaqI A and DRD4 48-bp VNTR association study.

Eisenberg DT, Mackillop J, Modi M, Beauchemin J, Dang D, Lisman SA, Lum JK, Wilson DS.

Behav Brain Funct. 2007 Jan 10;3:2.


Converting inactive peptides into potent transcriptional activators.

Lum JK, Majmudar CY, Ansari AZ, Mapp AK.

ACS Chem Biol. 2006 Nov 21;1(10):639-43.


Recent Southeast Asian domestication and Lapita dispersal of sacred male pseudohermaphroditic "tuskers" and hairless pigs of Vanuatu.

Lum JK, McIntyre JK, Greger DL, Huffman KW, Vilar MG.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 14;103(46):17190-5. Epub 2006 Nov 6.


Paleoparasite populations from archived sera: insights into chloroquine drug resistance in Papua New Guinea.

Chan CW, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

J Infect Dis. 2006 Oct 1;194(7):1023-4; author reply 1024-5. No abstract available.


Flashback to the 1960s: utility of archived sera to explore the origin and evolution of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance in the Pacific.

Chan CW, Lynch D, Spathis R, Hombhanje FW, Kaneko A, Garruto RM, Lum JK.

Acta Trop. 2006 Aug;99(1):15-22. Epub 2006 Aug 7.


Role of pfmdr1 mutations on chloroquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates with pfcrt K76T from Papua New Guinea.

Mita T, Kaneko A, Hombhanje F, Hwaihwanje I, Takahashi N, Osawa H, Tsukahara T, Masta A, Lum JK, Kobayakawa T, Ishizaki T, Björkman A.

Acta Trop. 2006 May;98(2):137-44. Epub 2006 Apr 18.


Austronesian origin of the 27-bp deletion of the erythrocyte band 3 gene in East Sepik, Papua New Guinea inferred from mtDNA analysis.

Tsukahara T, Hombhanje FW, Lum JK, Hwaihwanje I, Masta A, Kaneko A, Kobayakawa T.

J Hum Genet. 2006;51(3):244-248. doi: 10.1007/s10038-005-0352-7. Epub 2006 Jan 21.


Artificial transcriptional activation domains.

Lum JK, Mapp AK.

Chembiochem. 2005 Aug;6(8):1311-5. Review. No abstract available.


Associations between frequencies of a susceptible TNF-alpha promoter allele and protective alpha-thalassaemias and malaria parasite incidence in Vanuatu.

Ubalee R, Tsukahara T, Kikuchi M, Lum JK, Dzodzomenyo M, Kaneko A, Hirayama K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2005 Jun;10(6):544-9.


Functional specificity of artificial transcriptional activators.

Majmudar CY, Lum JK, Prasov L, Mapp AK.

Chem Biol. 2005 Mar;12(3):313-21.


The disposition of oral amodiaquine in Papua New Guinean children with falciparum malaria.

Hombhanje FW, Hwaihwanje I, Tsukahara T, Saruwatari J, Nakagawa M, Osawa H, Paniu MM, Takahashi N, Lum JK, Aumora B, Masta A, Sapuri M, Kobayakawa T, Kaneko A, Ishizaki T.

Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2005 Mar;59(3):298-301.


Expansion of wild type allele rather than back mutation in pfcrt explains the recent recovery of chloroquine sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum in Malawi.

Mita T, Kaneko A, Lum JK, Zungu IL, Tsukahara T, Eto H, Kobayakawa T, Björkman A, Tanabe K.

Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 May;135(1):159-63. No abstract available.


Anemia and malaria at different altitudes in the western highlands of Kenya.

Akhwale WS, Lum JK, Kaneko A, Eto H, Obonyo C, Björkman A, Kobayakawa T.

Acta Trop. 2004 Jul;91(2):167-75.


Dispersal ghosts in Oceania.

Cann RL, Lum JK.

Am J Hum Biol. 2004 Jul-Aug;16(4):440-51.


Malaria dispersal among islands: human mediated Plasmodium falciparum gene flow in Vanuatu, Melanesia.

Lum JK, Kaneko A, Tanabe K, Takahashi N, Björkman A, Kobayakawa T.

Acta Trop. 2004 Apr;90(2):181-5.


Distinguishing human ethnic groups by means of sequences from Helicobacter pylori: lessons from Ladakh.

Wirth T, Wang X, Linz B, Novick RP, Lum JK, Blaser M, Morelli G, Falush D, Achtman M.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Apr 6;101(14):4746-51. Epub 2004 Mar 29.

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