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Hire Dr. James Byrne
United States
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Cellular Biologist and Geneticist with 10+ years experience

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Work Experience

Founder & CEO

Enka Technology

March 2016 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of California, Los Angeles

June 2010 - March 2016

Senior Fellow

Stanford University

June 2007 - June 2010

Senior Fellow

Oregon Health Sciences University

June 2004 - June 2007


PhD, Genetics/Reprogramming

Cambridge University, UK

September 2004 - June 2007

BSc., Human Genetics

Nottingham University, UK

September 2000 - June 2004

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Agustin Vega-Crespo, Brian Truong, Kip J Hermann, Jason P Awe, Katherine M Chang, Patrick C Lee, Benjamen E Schoenberg, Lily Wu, James A Byrne, Gerald S Lipshutz(2016). Investigating the functionality of an {OCT}4-short response element in human induced pluripotent stem cells . Molecular Therapy - Methods {\&} Clinical Development. 3. p. 16050. Elsevier {BV}
Patrick C Lee, Brian Truong, Agustin Vega-Crespo, W Blake Gilmore, Kip Hermann, Stephanie AK Angarita, Jonathan K Tang, Katherine M Chang, Austin E Wininger, Alex K Lam, et al.(2016). Restoring Ureagenesis in Hepatocytes by {CRISPR}/Cas9-mediated Genomic Addition to Arginase-deficient Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells . Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids. 5. p. e394. Elsevier {BV}
Jason P. Awe, Eric H. Gschweng, Agustin Vega-Crespo, Jon Voutila, Mary H. Williamson, Brian Truong, Donald B. Kohn, Noriyuki Kasahara, James A. Byrne(2015). Putative Immunogenicity Expression Profiling Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells and Derivatives . {STEM} {CELLS} Translational Medicine. 4. (2). p. 136--145. Wiley
Jason P. Awe, Agustin Vega-Crespo, James A. Byrne(2014). Derivation and Characterization of a Transgene-free Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Line and Conversion into Defined Clinical-grade Conditions . Journal of Visualized Experiments. (93). {MyJove} Corporation
James Byrne, Jens Durruthy-Durruthy, Sharon F. Briggs, Jason Awe, Cyril Y. Ramathal, Saravanan Karumbayaram, Patrick C. Lee, Julia D. Heidmann, Amander Clark, Ioannis Karakikes, et al.(2014). Rapid and Efficient Conversion of Integration-Free Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to {GMP}-Grade Culture Conditions . {PLoS} {ONE}. 9. (4). p. e94231. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
Hanna Valli, Bart T. Phillips, Gunapala Shetty, James A. Byrne, Amander T. Clark, Marvin L. Meistrich, Kyle E. Orwig(2014). Germline stem cells: toward the regeneration of spermatogenesis . Fertility and Sterility. 101. (1). p. 3--13. Elsevier {BV}
James A Byrne(2014). Developing neural stem cell-based treatments for neurodegenerative diseases . Stem Cell Research {\&} Therapy. 5. (3). p. 72. Springer Nature
Jason P. Awe, James A. Byrne(2013). Identifying Candidate Oocyte Reprogramming Factors Using Cross-Species Global Transcriptional Analysis . Cellular Reprogramming. 15. (2). p. 126--133. Mary Ann Liebert Inc
Jason P Awe, Patrick C Lee, Cyril Ramathal, Agustin Vega-Crespo, Jens Durruthy-Durruthy, Aaron Cooper, Saravanan Karumbayaram, William E Lowry, Amander T Clark, Jerome A Zack, et al.(2013). Generation and characterization of transgene-free human induced pluripotent stem cells and conversion to putative clinical-grade status . Stem Cell Research {\&} Therapy. 4. (4). p. 87. Springer Nature
Jason P Awe, Agustin Crespo, You Li, Megerditch Kiledjian, James A Byrne(2013). {BAY}11 enhances {OCT}4 synthetic {mRNA} expression in adult human skin cells . Stem Cell Research {\&} Therapy. 4. (1). p. 15. Springer Nature
Agustin Vega Crespo, Jason P. Awe, Renee Reijo Pera, James A. Byrne(2012). Human Skin Cells That Express Stage-Specific Embryonic Antigen 3 Associate with Dermal Tissue Regeneration . {BioResearch} Open Access. 1. (1). p. 25--33. Mary Ann Liebert Inc
Sohyun L. McElroy, James A. Byrne, Shawn L. Chavez, Barry Behr, Aaron J. Hsueh, Lynn M. Westphal, Renee A. Reijo Pera, Patrick Callaerts(2010). Parthenogenic Blastocysts Derived from Cumulus-Free In Vitro Matured Human Oocytes . {PLoS} {ONE}. 5. (6). p. e10979. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
James A. Byrne, Ha Nam Nguyen, Renee A. Reijo Pera, Shukti Chakravarti(2009). Enhanced Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from a Subpopulation of Human Fibroblasts . {PLoS} {ONE}. 4. (9). p. e7118. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
J. A. Byrne(2008). Generation of isogenic pluripotent stem cells . Human Molecular Genetics. 17. (R1). p. R37--R41. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
James Byrne, Vikas Dighe, Lisa Clepper, Darlene Pedersen, Betsy Ferguson, Sumita Gokhale, M. Cecilia T. Penedo, Don Wolf, Shoukhrat Mitalipov(2008). Heterozygous Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Derived from Nonhuman Primate Parthenotes . Stem Cells. 26. (3). p. 756--766. Wiley
J. A. Byrne, D. A. Pedersen, L. L. Clepper, M. Nelson, W. G. Sanger, S. Gokhale, D. P. Wolf, S. M. Mitalipov(2007). Producing primate embryonic stem cells by somatic cell nuclear transfer . Nature. 450. (7169). p. 497--502. Springer Nature
S.M. Mitalipov, Q. Zhou, J.A. Byrne, W.Z. Ji, R.B. Norgren, D.P. Wolf(2007). Reprogramming following somatic cell nuclear transfer in primates is dependent upon nuclear remodeling . Human Reproduction. 22. (8). p. 2232--2242. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
James Byrne, Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Hung-Chih Kuo, Lisa Clepper, Lorraine Meisner, Julie Johnson, Renee Zeier, Don Wolf(2006). Isolation and Characterization of Novel Rhesus Monkey Embryonic Stem Cell Lines . Stem Cells. 24. (10). p. 2177--2186. Wiley
James Byrne, Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Don Wolf(2006). Current Progress with Primate Embryonic Stem Cells . Current Stem Cell Research {\&} Therapy. 1. (2). p. 127--138. Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
James A. Byrne, Shoukhrat M. Mitalipov, Lisa Clepper, Don P. Wolf(2006). Transcriptional Profiling of Rhesus Monkey Embryonic Stem Cells1 . Biology of Reproduction. 75. (6). p. 908--915. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
J. B. Gurdon, J. A. Byrne(2004). The First Half-Century of Nuclear Transplantation . Bioscience Reports. 24. (4-5). p. 545--557. Portland Press Ltd.
J. B. Gurdon, J. A. Byrne, S. Simonsson(2003). Nuclear reprogramming and stem cell creation . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 100. (Supplement 1). p. 11819--11822. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
James A. Byrne, Stina Simonsson, Patrick S. Western, John B. Gurdon(2003). Nuclei of Adult Mammalian Somatic Cells Are Directly Reprogrammed to oct-4 Stem Cell Gene Expression by Amphibian Oocytes . Current Biology. 13. (14). p. 1206--1213. Elsevier {BV}
J. A. Byrne, S. Simonsson, J. B. Gurdon(2002). From intestine to muscle: Nuclear reprogramming through defective cloned embryos . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 99. (9). p. 6059--6063. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
James A. Byrne, John B. Gurdon(2002). Commentary on human cloning . Differentiation. 69. (4-5). p. 154--157. Elsevier {BV}
J. B. Gurdon, J. A. Byrne, S. Simonsson(2008). Nuclear Reprogramming by Xenopus Oocytes . 129--141John Wiley {\&} Sons, Ltd