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Hugh Mitchell

Computational Biology
Computational Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-18
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr Mitchell's research involves using computational analysis of 'omics data to identify key components of biological systems. Analyses focus on network inference and topology, and involves data from a diverse array of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Having a strong background in biology and extensive experience with computational analysis, Dr. Mitchell firmly believes in tight partnerships between biologists and computationalists.

Research Interests

  • Network inference from high-throughput data
  • Network topology

Education and Credentials

  • B.S. - Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University
  • Ph.D. - Molecular Biology, Mayo Graduate School

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2013 - Award winner, SBV IMPROVER challenge

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Menachery V.D., A. Schafer, K.E. Burnum-Johnson, H.D. Mitchell, A.J. Eisfeld-Fenney, K.B. Walters, and C.D. Nicora, et al. 2018. "MERS-CoV and H5N1 influenza virus antagonize antigen presentation by altering the epigenetic landscape." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115, no. 5:E1012-E1021. PNNL-SA-126254. doi:10.1073/pnas.1706928115

2017

  • Menachery V.D., H.D. Mitchell, A. Cockrell, L. Gralinski, B. Yount, R.L. Graham, and E. Mcanarney, et al. 2017. "MERS-CoV Accessory ORFs play key role for infection and pathogenesis." mBio 8, no. 4:Article No. e00665-17. PNNL-SA-126255. doi:10.1128/mBio.00665-17
  • Menachery V.D., L. Gralinski, H.D. Mitchell, K. Dinnon, Iii, S.R. Leist, B. Yount, and R.L. Graham, et al. 2017. "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Nonstructural Protein 16 is Necessary for Interferon Resistance and Viral Pathogenesis." mSphere 2, no. 6:Article No. e00346-17. PNNL-SA-128149. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00346-17
  • Orellana R., G. Chaput, L. Markillie, H.D. Mitchell, M.J. Gaffrey, G. Orr, and K.M. Deangelis. 2017. "Multi-time series RNA-seq analysis of Enterobacter lignolyticusSCF1 during growth in lignin-amended medium." PLoS One 12, no. 10:e0186440. PNNL-SA-131719. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186440

2016

  • McDermott J.E., H.D. Mitchell, L. Gralinski, A.J. Eisfeld, L. Josset, A. Bankhead, and G. Neumann, et al. 2016. "The Effect of inhibition of PP1 and TNFa signaling on pathogenesis of SARS coronavirus." BMC Systems Biology 10, no. 1:93. PNNL-SA-118784. doi:10.1186/s12918-016-0336-6
  • Mitchell H.D., L. Markillie, W.B. Chrisler, M.J. Gaffrey, D. Hu, C.J. Szymanski, and Y. Xie, et al. 2016. "Cells Respond to Distinct Nanoparticle Properties with Multiple Strategies as Revealed by Single-Cell RNA-Seq." ACS Nano 10, no. 11:10173-10185. PNNL-SA-121323. doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b05452

2015

  • Vartanian K.B., H.D. Mitchell, S. Stevens, V.K. Conrad, J.E. McDermott, and M. Stenzel-Poore. 2015. "CpG preconditioning regulates miRNA expression that modulates genomic reprogramming associated with neuroprotection against ischemic injury." Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 35, no. 2:257-266. PNWD-SA-10412. doi:10.1038/jcbfm.2014.193

2014

  • Aevermann B., B.E. Pickett, S. Kumar, E.B. Klem, S. Agnihothram, P.S. Askovich, and A. Bankhead, et al. 2014. "A Comprehensive Collection of Systems Biology Data Characterizing the Host Response to Viral Infection." Scientific Data 1. PNNL-SA-101269. doi:10.1038/sdata.2014.33
  • Eraso J.M., L.M. Markillie, H.D. Mitchell, R.C. Taylor, G. Orr, and W. Margolin. 2014. "The highly conserved MraZ protein is a transcriptional regulator in Escherichia coli." Journal of Bacteriology 196, no. 11:2053-2066. PNNL-SA-98128. doi:10.1128/JB.01370-13
  • Welkie D.G., X. Zhang, L.M. Markillie, R.C. Taylor, G. Orr, J.M. Jacobs, and K. Bhide, et al. 2014. "Transcriptomic and proteomic dynamics in the metabolism of a diazotrophic cyanobacterium, Cyanothece sp. PCC 7822 during a diurnal light-dark cycle." BMC Genomics 15. PNNL-SA-104956.

2013

  • Ansong C., A.C. Rutledge, H.D. Mitchell, S. Chauhan, M.B. Jones, Y. Kim, and K. Mcateer, et al. 2013. "A multi-omic systems approach to elucidating Yersinia virulence mechanisms." Molecular Biosystems 9, no. 1:44-54. PNNL-SA-89164. doi:10.1039/C2MB25287B
  • Kim Y., B. Schmidt, A.S. Kidwai, M.B. Jones, B.L. Deatherage, H.M. Brewer, and H.D. Mitchell, et al. 2013. "Salmonella Modulates Metabolism During Growth under Conditions that Induce Expression of Virulence Genes." Molecular Biosystems 9, no. 6:1522-1534. PNNL-SA-89810. doi:10.1039/C3MB25598K
  • McDermott J.E., J. Wang, H.D. Mitchell, B.M. Webb-Robertson, R.P. Hafen, J.A. Ramey, and K.D. Rodland. 2013. "Challenges in Biomarker Discovery: Combining Expert Insights with Statistical Analysis of Complex Omics Data." Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics 7, no. 1:37-51. PNNL-SA-86517. doi:10.1517/17530059.2012.718329
  • Mitchell H.D., A.J. Eisfeld, A. Sims, J.E. McDermott, M.M. Matzke, B.M. Webb-Robertson, and S.C. Tilton, et al. 2013. "A Network Integration Approach to Predict Conserved Regulators Related to Pathogenicity of Influenza and SARS-CoV Respiratory Viruses." PLoS One 8, no. 7:e69374. PNNL-SA-92748. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069374

2012

  • McDermott J.E., K.B. Vartanian, H.D. Mitchell, S. Stevens, A.P. Sanfilippo, and M. Stenzel-Poore. 2012. "Identification and Validation of Ifit1 as an Important Innate Immune Bottleneck." PLoS One 7, no. 6:e36465. PNNL-SA-82946. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036465

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