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Papers in Paleontology

  • Cornette, JL, Gauss-Vanicek and Fourier transform spectral analyses of marine diversity, Letter to the Editor, pp 4-5, Technical Note, pp 61-63, Computing in Science and Engineering, 9, July/August 2007.

  • Cornette JL, Lieberman BS. Random walks in the history of life, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Jan 6;101(1):187-91. Epub 2003 Dec 18.

  • Cornette JL, Lieberman BS, Goldstein RH. Documenting a significant relationship between macroevolutionary origination rates and Phanerozoic pCO2 levels, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 11;99(12):7832-5. Epub 2002 Jun 04.


Papers on the sequential and structural analysis of immune system proteins.

  • Chao Zhang, James L. Cornette, and Charles DeLisi, Consistency in the structural energetics of protein folding and peptide recognition, Protein Sci.6 (1997) 1057-1064.

  • Chao Zhang, James Cornette, Jay Berzofsky, and Charles DeLisi, The organization of human Leucocyte antigen class I epitopes in HIV genome products: implications for vaccine design, Vaccine (1997) 15 (1997) 1291-1302.

  • Chao Zhang, George Vasmatzis, James Cornette, and Charles DeLisi, Determination of Atomic Desolvation Energies from the Structures of Crystallized Proteins, J. Mol. Biol. (1997) 267, 707-726.

  • George Vasmatzis, Chao Zhang, James L. Cornette, and Charles DeLisi, Computational determination of side chain specificity for pockets in class I MHC molecules, Mol. Immunol. (1997) 16, 1231-1239.

  • George Vasmatzis, James Cornette, Ugur Sezerman, and Charles DeLisi, TcR recognition of the MHC-peptide dimer: structural properties of a ternary complex, J. Mol. Biol. (1996) 261 72-89.

  • Cornette, J L, Margalit, H, Berzofsky, J A, and DeLisi, C, Periodic variation in side-chain polarities of T-cell antigenic peptides correlates with their structure and activity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA92 (1995), 8368-8372.

  • Richard D. England, Marika C. Kullberg, James L. Cornette, and Jay A. Berzofsky, Molecular analysis of a heteroclitic T-cell response to the immunodominant epitope of sperm whale myoglobin: Implications for peptide partial agonists. J. of Immunology 55 (1995), 4295-4306.

  • Anne S. De Groot, Gabriel E. Meister, James L. Cornette, Hanah Margalit, Charles DeLisi, and Jay A. Berzofsky, Computer prediction of T cell epitopes, "New Generation Vaccines", Myron Levin, Graeme Woodrow, James B. Caper, and Gary S. Cobon, eds., Marcell Dekker, NY, 1997.

  • Bouzida, D., Garnier, J., Brower, R., Cornette, J., and DeLisi, C., Monte Carlo Study of the Effect of B2-microglobulin on the Binding Cleft of the HLA-A2 Complex, Protein Science 3 (1994), 911-919

  • Ugar Sezerman, S. Vajda, J. L. Cornette, and C. DeLisi, Toward computational determination of peptide-receptor structure, Protein Science 2 (1993), 1827-1843.

  • J. L. Cornette, B. L. King, M. D. Silverman, and C. DeLisi, Graphical representations of the class I MHC cleft, J. Mol. Graphics 11 (1993), 174-179 and 187.

  • Judy E. Kim, M. Kojima, R. Houghten, C. D. Pendleton, J. L. Cornette, C. DeLisi, and J. A. Berzofsky, Characterization of a helper T cell epitope recognized by mice of a low responder major histocompatibility type, Molec. Immun. 27 (1990), 941 946.

  • Ingram M. Roberts, Patrick Jacobson, and James Cornette: Secondary structures of rat lypolytic enzymes: circular dichroism studies and relation to hydrophobic moments, Biochem. and Biophys. Res. Comm. 162, 95 101 (1989).

  • P. M. Hale, K. B. Cease, R. A. Houghten, C. Ouyang, S. Putney, K. Jayaherian, H. Margalit, J. L. Cornette, J. L. Spouge, C. DeLisi, and J. A. Berzofsky: T cell epitope regions in the human immunodeficiency virus envolope: toward overcoming the problem of major histocompatibility complex restriction, Internat. Immunol. 1, 409 415 (1989).

  • H. Takahashi, J. Cohen, A. Hosmalin, K. B. Cease, R. Houghten, J. L. Cornette, C. DeLisi, B. Moss, R. N. Germain, and J. A. Berzofsky: An immunodominant epitope of the human immunodeficiency virus envelope glycoprotein gp160 recognized by class I major histocompatibility complex molecule restricted murine cytotoxic T lymphocytes, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 85, 3105 3109 (1988).

  • H. Sanui, T. M. Redmond, L. Hu, T. Kuwabara, H. Margalit, J. L. Cornette, B. Wiggert, G. J. Chader, and I. Gery: Synthetic peptides derived from IRBP Induce EAU and EAP in Lewis rats. Current Eye Research, 7: 727 735, 1988.

  • Cornette, J. L. and DeLisi, C.: Some mathematical of mapping DNA cosmids, Cell Biophys., 12: 271 293, 1988.

  • Michael F. Good, W. Lee Maloy, Milford N. Lunde, Hanah Margalit, J. L. Cornette, G. L. Smith, B. Moss, and Jay A. Berzofsky: Construction of synthetic immunogen: Use of new T helper epitope on malaria circumsporozoite protein, Science 235: 1059 1062, 1987.

  • Kemp B. Cease, Hanah Margalit, James L. Cornette, Scott D. Putney, W. Gerard Robey, Cecilia Ouyang, Howard Z. Streicher, Peter J. Fischinger, Robert C. Gallo, Charles DeLisi, and Jay A. Berzofsky: Helper T cell site identification in the AIDS virus gp120 envelope protein and induction of immunity in mice to the native protein using a 16 residue synthetic peptide. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 84: 4249 4253, 1987.

  • H. Margalit, J. L. Spouge, J. L. Cornette, K. Cease, C. DeLisi, C., and J. A. Berzofsky: Prediction of T cell antigenic sites from the primary sequence, J. Immunol. 128: 2213 2229, 1987.

  • J. L. Spouge, H. R. Guy, J. L. Cornette, H. Margalit, K. Cease, J. A. Berzofsky, and C. DeLisi: Strong conformational propensities enhance T Cell antigenicity, J. Immunol. 138: 204 212, 1987.

  • J. L. Cornette, H. Margalit, C. DeLisi, and J. A. Berzofsky, The amphipathic helix as a structural feature in T-cell recognition, Richard M. Epand, (ed.), "The Amphipathic Helix", CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 333-346 (1993).

  • J. L. Cornette, K. Cease, H. Margalit, J. A. Berzofsky, and C. DeLisi: Hydrophobicity scales and computational techniques for detecting amphipathic structures in proteins, J. Mol. Biol. 195: 659 685, 1987.


Papers in topology

  • J. L. Cornette, Continuumwise accessibility of points in totally disconnected sets, Duke Mathematical Journal 32 (1965), 103-114.

  • J. L. Cornette, Connectivity functions and images on Peano continua, Fundamenta Mathematicae 58 1966, 183-192.

  • J. L. Cornette: Solution to Problem 487, Colloquium Mathematicum 17 1967, p. 366

  • J. L. Cornette and J. E. Girolo, Connectivity retracts of finitely coherent Peano continua, Fundamenta Mathematicae 61 1967, 177-182.

  • J. L. Cornette, Retracts of the pseudo arc, Colloquium Mathematicum 19 1968, 235-239.

  • J. L. Cornette and B. Lehman, Another locally connected Hausdorff continuum not connected by ordered continua, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 35 1972, 281-284.

  • J. L. Cornette, "Image of a Hausdorff arc'' is cyclically extensible and reducible, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 199 1974, 253-267.

  • J. L. Cornette, Separable Menger regular curves are metrizable, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 45 1974, 281-284. 


Papers in population genetics

  • J. L. Cornette, Some basic elements of continuous selection models, Theoretical Population Biology 8 (1975), 301 313.

  • J. L. Cornette, Sex linked genes in age structured populations, Heredity 40 (2) (1978), 293 297.

  • J. L. Cornette, Deterministic genetic models in varying environments, J. Math. Biology 12, (1981), 173 186.



  • Patent No. 5,081,226 issued January 14, 1992
    Jay A. Berzofsky, Cecelia S. Ouyang, Charles DeLisi, Hanah Margalit, J. L. Cornette, and K. Cease: Synthetic peptides which induce cellular immunity to the AIDS virus and viral proteins.

  • Patent No. 5,495,423 issued February 27, 1996.
    Charles DeLisi, James L. Cornette, Ugur Sezerman, Rakefet Rosenfeld, Sandor Vajda: A general strategy for vaccine and drug design.

  • Patent No 5,593,973 issued December 10, 1996.
    Charles DeLisi, James L. Cornette, Benjamin A. King, and Michael Silverman: Molecular modeling method and system.