Peer Review Publications

Huang H., Clancy K., Zhu Y., Burhance C. Madrigal L., (2015). Women who deliver twins are more likely to smoke and have high frequencies of specific SNPs: results from a sample of African-American women who delivered pre-term, low birth weight babies.  American Journal of Human Biology, (in press).

Huang H.(2014). Domain knowledge and data quality perceptions in genome curation work.  Journal of Documentation, (in press). [Paper]

Huang H.  Jörgensen C. , Stvilia  B. (2014) Genomics data curation roles, skills, and perception of data quality  Library & Information Science Research, (in press) [Paper]

Wong M., Huang H., Chu KW. (2014). Cross-cultural quality comparison of online health information for elderly care on Yahoo! Answers.   Proceeding of the American Society for Information Science & Technology , (Accepted).

Luesebrink M., Huang H., Bogdan, K., Salo, D., Thomas, C., West, J., Wilson, L. (2014). Curation and policy issues in collaborative research data management communities: perspectives from key stakeholders.  Proceeding of the American Society for Information Science & Technology , (Accepted).

Huang H., Chu S.K.W., Chen D.(2014). Interactions between English-Speaking and Chinese-Speaking users and librarians on Social Networking Sites.  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, (in press) [Paper]

Huang H.,  Jörgensen C. (2013). Characterizing user tagging and co-occurring metadata in general and specialized metadata collections.  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology,64(9), 1878-1889. [Paper]

Huang H., Apouey B., Andrews J. (2013). Racial and ethnic disparities in awareness of genetic testing among online users: Internet use, health knowledge and socio-demographics correlates. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, (in press). [Paper]

Reese J, Christenson MK, Leng N, Saha S, Cantarel B, Lindeberg M, Tamborindeguy C, MacCarthy J, Weaver D, Trease AJ, Ready SV, Davis VM, McCormick C, Haudenschild C, Han S, Johnson SL, Shelby KS, Huang H, Bextine BR, Shatters RG, Hall DG, Davis PH, Hunter WB. (2013). Characterization of the Asian Citrus Psyllid Transcriptome. Journal of Genomics, 2,54-58. doi:10.7150/jgen.7692.

Huang H., Qin J. (2013). Understanding metadata functional requirements in genome curation work. Proceeding of the American Society for Information Science & Technology , (in press). [Paper]

Zheng Y., Liu Y., Chu S.K.W., Huang H. (2013). Interaction between Librarians and Library Users on Twitter and Weibo. 2013 CITE Research Symposium , Hong Kong.

Chen J., Huang H., Chang C.J., Stenger D.C. (2013). Draft Genome Sequence of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex strain Griffin-1 from Quercus rubra in Georgia, U.S.A. Genome Announcement , Accepted.

Huang, J., Li, N., Hong, W., Zhan, K., Yu, X., Huang, H., & Hong, M. (2013). Conserved Tryptophan Residues within Putative Transmembrane Domain 6 Affect Transport Function of Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptide 1B1.   Molecular pharmacology , doi: 10.1124/mol.113.085977.

Li, X. Zhang M. Bai L., Bai W., Uchida K. Baba H., Xu W., Zhu H., Huang H. (2013). Enhanced production of KGF by ex vivo-expanded epidermal stem cells transduced with KGR-containing adenoviral vector.   Molecules and Cells , (in press).

Huang H., Li Y.(2013). MASTtreedist: Visualization of phylogentic tree space based on Maximum Agreement Subtree.   Journal of Computational Biology, 20(1):42-9. doi: 10.1089/cmb.2012.0243. [Paper]

Chan Y., Huang H.(2013). Weight management information overload challenges in 2007 HINTS: socioeconomic, health Status & behaviors correlates.   Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, (in press). [Paper]

Bai W., Xu W., Feng Y., Huang H., Li X., Deng C., Zhang M. (2013). 50 Hz Electromagnetical fields facilitate the induction of rat bone mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate into functional neurons.   Cytotherapy, (in press).

Saha S., Hunter W.B., Reese J. Morgan J.K., Marutani-Hert M., Huang H., Lindeberg M. (2012).Survey of Endosymbionts in the Diaphorina citri Metagenome and assembly of a Wolbachia wDi draft genome.   PLoS One , 7(11), e50067. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050067.

Huang H., Stvilia B., Jörgensen C. (2012) Curation roles and perceived priorities for data quality dimensions and skills in genome curation work. Proceeding of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 49(1):1-4,DOI: 10.1002/meet.14504901312 . [Paper]

Yao J., Hong W., Huang J., Zhan K., Huang H., Hong M. (2012).N-glycosylation dictates proper processing of organic anion transporting polypeptide 1B1.   PLoS One , 7(12): e52563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052563.

Huang H., Tang   J. (2012). Library and information science oriented bioinformatics education in North America.   Library and Information Service,56(18):1-6. In Chinese.

Huang H., Chan Y., Dong F. (2012). Health Numeracy Confidence among Racial Ethnic Minorities in HINTS 2007: Sociodemographic, Attitudinal, and Knowledge Correlates. Literacy and Numeracy Studies (in press).[Paper]

Huang H., Stvilia  B.,  Jörgensen C., Bass H. (2012). Prioritization of data quality dimensions and skills requirements in genome annotation work.  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology ,(DOI: 10.1002/asi.21652).[Paper ]

Huang H., Andrews  J.,  Tang J. (2012). Citation characterization and impact normalization in bioinformatics journals.  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (DOI: 10.1002/asi.21707). [Paper]

Li N., Hong W., Huang H., Lu H., Lin G., Hong M. (2012). Identification of amino acids essential for estrone-3-sulfate transport within transmembrane domain 2 of organic anion transporting Polypeptide 1B1. PLoS One ,7(5): e36647. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036647.

Bai W., Zhang M., Huang H., Zhu H., Xu W. (2012). Effects of 50 Hz electromagnetic fields on human epidermal stem cells cultured on collagen sponge scaffolds, International Journal of Radiation Biology , (doi: 10.3109/09553002.2012.692496).

Zhang M., Li X., Bai L., Kenzo U., Bai W., Xu W., Zhu H., Huang H.(2012). Effects of low frequency eletromagnetic field on proliferation of human epidermal stem cells: An in vitro study. Bioelectomagnetics , (doi: 10.1002/bem.21747).

Huang H., Lu  J.,  Xu X., Yang X.,  Liang S., Wu J. (2012). EST-SSRs characterization and in-silico genome mapping in grapes (Vitis L.)  Genes & genomics (DOI: 10.1007/s13258-011-0121-2).

Huang H., Lu  J.,  Hunter W., Liang S., (2011). Using IBM Content Manager for genomic data annotation and quality assurance tasks.  IBM Journal of Research and Development , 55(6),(DOI: 10.1147/JRD.2011.2172837). [Paper]

Yang X., Ye Y., Wang G., Huang H., Liang S. (2011). VeryGene: linking tissue-specific genes to diseases, drugs and beyond for knowledge discovery. Physiological Genomics , 43(8):457-460(doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00178.2010 [Paper]

Xu, X., Lu, J., RoH, J. H., Ren, Z., & Huang, H. (2011). Screening for Crown Gall Disease resistance in various grapevine cuttings inoculated by Agrobacterium Vitis C493 and C4612. Proceeding of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 124:4-6.

Wu J., Zhang Y., Zhang H., Huang H., Folta K., Lu J. (2010). Whole genome wide expression profiles of Vitis amurensis grape responding to downy mildew by using Solexa sequencing technology. BMC Plant Biology, 10:234. (Highly accessed).

Huang H., Lu J., Hunter W., Dowd S., Katsar C., and Jörgensen, C. (2009). Development of a grape genomics database using IBM DB2 Content Manager solution.  Acta Horticulturae, 827:87-92.

Xu X., Lu J., Dalling D. Huang H., Louime C. (2008). Application of embryo rescue in grape cultivar development. Proceeding of Florida State Horticulture Society,121:38-41.

Lu J., Huang H., Bradley F., Hunter W. (2007). Towards identification, isolation and characterization of disease resistant genes from the Native American grape. Acta Horticulturae, 738: 767-772.

Huang, H., Lu, J., & Hunter, W. (2007). Comparative sequence and functional analysis of stilbene synthase genes among Vitis species. Acta Horticulturae, 738: 755-758.

Huang, H., Lu, J., Ren Z., & Hunter, W. (2005). Development of gape EST-SSR markers for genotyping and mapping disease resistant genes. The 1st Proceeding of International Grape Genomics Symposium, 66-67, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Lu, J., Huang, H., Ren, Z., Bradley, F., Hunter, W. (2005). Compara tive genomics analysis between V. Shuttleworthii and V. Vinifera grapes. The 1st Proceeding of International Grape Genomics Symposium , 69-71, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Huang, H., Lu, J., Bradley F., & Hunter, W. (2005). Discovery of cSNP between Vitis shuttleworthii and Vitis vinifera Cabernet Sauvignon’ ESTs and prediction of subsequent changes of amino acids and protein function. The 1st Proceeding of International Grape Genomics Symposium, 68-69, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Xu, X., Huang, H., Lu, J. (2002). Investigating the Xylella Fastidiosa in Pierce’s Disease resistant and susceptible grapevines. Proceeding of Florida State Horticulture Society,115:105-108.

Huang, H., Lu, J. (2000). Variation and correlation of bud breaking, flower opening and fruit ripening in muscadine grape cultivars. Proceeding of Florida State Horticulture Society, 113:46-47.

 

Grants Awarded

Co-PI: HKU Research Grant: Examining the differences in perception between librarians and end-users regarding the use of Twitter-like technologies. (2013). Award: $10,000, PI: Chu.

PI: USF New Researcher Grant: Metadata requirements in genome curation. (2013). Award: $9,765.

Co-PI: HKU Research Grant: Library user interaction through social network tools. (2013). Award: $10,000, PI: Chu.

PI: USF CAS Research Development Grant: A workbench toward genomic and personalized medicine: GWAS data access and reuse, (2011). Award: $1,000.

Co-PI: USDA: Towards understanding mechanisms of host resistance to Downy Mildew disease of Grapevine (Vitis L.) (2010-2013) Award: $299,76 5, PI: Lu.

Co-PI: USDA: Establishment of Genomics and Bioinformatics Curriculum to Enhance Opportunities and Competitiveness of Future Minority Professionals i n Agriculture and Food, (2007-2011) Award: $199,805, PI: Lu.

Co-PI: USDA: Marker Development for Resistance to Diseases in Grapes and towards Grape Functional Genomics through ESTs, (2005-2008) Award: $299,726 . PI: Lu.

Co-PI: USDA FAMU-Science Center Research Grant: Identification of Disease Resistant Genes from Native American Grape, (2005-2008) Award: $269,800, PI: Lu.

 

Software & Information Repositories

MASTtree is a software for phylogenetic tree-to-tree distance comparison by calculating these trees' "Maximum Agreemen SubTrees" in order to improve the visualization of tree "landscape". Our newly developed software program is integrated as part of existing phylogenetic analysis modular program.

Citation: Huang H., Li Y.(2012). MASTtreedist: Visualization of tree space based on Maximum Agreement Subtree.   Journal of Computational Biology (in press).

Vitigene is an information repository that organize and create access to genome curation including authoritative annotations, linking control vocabularies and ontology, description associated with genomic sequences for a long term perservation of the curated data.

Citation: Huang H., Lu  J.,  Hunter W., Liang S., (2011). Using IBM Content Manager for genomic data annotation and quality assurance tasks.  IBM Journal of Research and Development , 55(6),(DOI: 10.1147/JRD.2011.2172837).

 

Conference Presentations

Huang H., Andrews J., Yoon J., Cannon P., Pearce F., Cho M., Chung, E. (2013). Twitter activity following the Supreme Court Gene Patent decision. The fifth Consumer Genetics Conference, Boston, MA.

Cannon P., Andrews J., Huang H. (2013). Information behaviors of women at risk for HBOC and who have undergone BRCA Testing. The fifth Consumer Genetics Conference, Boston, MA.

Salihu H., Morton L., Huang H., Mbah A., Salemi J., Whiteman V.(2013). Racial differences in DNA-Methylation of CpG sites within preterm-promoting genes and gene variants. The 33rd Society for Meternal Fetal Medicine Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Chen J., Huang H. (2012). Detecting small RNAs in Xylella fas tidiosa. American Phytopathological Society Conference, Rhode Island, USA.

Li Y., Huang H. (2012) Functional described ontologies for biological data integration and curation.The Fifth International Biocuration Conference, Washington DC.

Chen J., Huang H. (2011). Searching for small RNAs in Xylella fastidiosa genome. American Phytopathological Society Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Huang H. (2011). Reusing genome wide association data in EMR for clinical decision support improvement. American Telemedicine Association Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Huang H., Stvilia B., Jörgensen C. (2010). Perception of “quality” in genome annotation. Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference, Boston, MA .

Xu, X., Lu J. Ren Z., Huang H., Musingo M., James N. (2009) Storage temperature, postharvest texture, and shelf fife of muscadine Grapes. 15 thAssociation of Research Directors Symposium. Atlanta, GA.

Lu J. Huang H., Louime C. Hunter W., (2008) Identification of disease defense- and stress- related genes in Muscadine grape through EST analysis. Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference, San Diego, California.

Huang H. (2008) Building the capacity of bioinformatics research and teaching: an integrated approach. Principal Investigator Research Conference/Workshop, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA, Washington DC, USA.

Huang, H., Lu, J., Hunter, W.B., Dowd, S.E. (2007) Vitigene: A database for grape genomics and genetic resources delivery that benefits grape growers and scientific communities. In: Proceedings of the 2007 College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture Research Symposium.

Lu, J., Huang, H., Louime, C., Xu, S., Ren, Z., Bradeley, F., Hunter, W.B., Dang, P.M. (2007) Using functional genomics approaches for identification, isolation and characterization of genetic targets: A case study of disease/pest resistant genes from native North American grape species (Vitis L.). In: Proceedings of the 2007 College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture Research Symposium, October 25, 2007, Tallahassee, Florida.

Louime C., Keun Y., Huang H., Lu J. (2007) New genomic strategies for the identification of genes involved in grape Anthracnose (Elsinoe ampelina) disease resistance, Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL.

Louime, C., Lu, J., Huang, H. and Ukeimann, H., (2007) Molecular approaches for structural characterization of Chalcone Synthase: cDNA cloning, molecular modelling and comparative sequence analysis among Vitis species, In Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologist, Chicago, IL.

Huang H. (2007) Comparative genomics information resources development that accelerating grape production. The VIII Plant Genomics in China Conference, Shanghai, China.

Huang H. (2007) Bioinformatics in grape genomics: getting ready for the genome. Applied Grape Genomics Conference, Davis, California, USA.

Lu J. , Huang H., Hunter W., Deng P., Louime C., (2007) Application of functional genomic approaches for gene discovery from North American grape species, Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL.

Huang H., Jörgensen C. (2006). Tag distribution analysis using the Power Law to evaluate social tagging systems- a case study in the Flickr database, 17th Annual ASIS&T Conference SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop , Austin, Texas.

Lu J., Huang H., Hunter W., & Dang P. ( 2006). Identification and functional annotation of unique EST sequences between V. shuttleworthii and V. vinifera Grapes. Plant and Animal Genome XIV Conference, San Diego, California.

Huang H., Lu J., Hunter W., Dang P. (2006). Sequence annotation and comparison for key enzymes related to biosynthesis of stilbene and anthocyanin in grapes (Vitis L.). Plant and Animal Genome XIV Conference, San Diego, California.

Bradley F., Huang H., Lu J. (2006) .Development Of SNP markers and application for genotyping and gene mapping in grapes (Vitis L.). 14 th Association of Research Directors Symposium. Atlanta, GA.

Huang H. (2006) Native American species genomics resource database development: An IBM DB2 Content Manager approach. USDA and FAMU Science of Excellence Program, Athens, Georgia, USA.

Lu J., Huang H., Hunter W., & Dang P. (2005). Mining microsatellites from a Vitis Shuttleworthii EST database for the development of EST-SSR markers for disease resistance. Plant and Animal Genome XIII Conference, San Diego, California.

Bradley F., Huang H., Lu J., Hunter W., & Dang P. (2005). Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms between Vitis Shuttleworthii and Vitis vinifera ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ ESTs for development of potential disease resistant marker. Plant and Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California.

Huang H., Lu J., Hunter W., Dang P. (2005). Microsatellite (SSR) frequency and distribution among the grape ESTs and identification of disease related EST-SSRs. Plant and Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California.

Huang H. (2005) Development of Grape EST-SSR markers for genotyping and mapping disease resistant genes. The 1st International Grape Genomics Symposium, St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Lu J., Huang H., Wayne Hunter, Phat Dang. (2005) Towards to identifying Pierce’s disease resistant genes from a Native American grape species Vitis Shuttleworthii – a genomics approach. Proceedings of Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium.

Lu J., Huang H., Hunter W., & Dang P. (2004). Comparison of function annotation, conservation orthologs and multigene families analysis between Vitis Shuttleworthii ESTs and Arabidopsis genome sequences. American Plant Biology Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Huang H., Lu J., Hunter W., Dang P. (2004). Comparative analysis of transcriptional profiling in Xylella fastidiosa using microarray. American Plant Biology Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Lu J. , Huang H., Hunter W., Deng P., (2004) Comparative analysis of unique Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) among Vitis species and their functional annotation against Arabidopsis genome American Plant Biology Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Lu J., Huang H., Hunter W., & Dang P. (2004). Preliminary pathogenesis-relative pathways network analysis and relative putative genes annotation in Vitis shuttleworthii grape through EST analysis. Hortscience, 39(4):756.

Lu J., Huang H., Hunter W., & Dang P. (2004). Identification of disease defense- and stress –related genes in the grape Vitis shuttleworthii though EST analysis, Plant and Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California.

Huang H., Lu J. (2001). Genetic and biochemical analysis of anthocyanin in Muscadine Grape, Hortscience, 36(3):490.

Huang H., Lu J. (2000). Variation of bud breaking, flower opening and fruit ripening in muscadine grape cul tivars. Association of Research Directors, Inc. 12th Biennial Research Symposium. Washington D.C.