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2009
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James Brown, Amanda Birmingham, Paul Griffiths, Fabrice Jossinet, Rym Kachouri-Lafond, Rob Knight, Franz Lang, Neocles Leontis, Gerhand Steger, Jesse Stombaugh and Eric Westhof. The RNA structure alignment ontology. RNA 2009 (RNA Society), May 26-31, 2009, Madison, WI
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Colin Batchelor, Thomas Bittner, James Brown, Karen Eikbeck, Rob Knight, Chris Mungall, Jane Richardson, Jesse Stombagh, Craig Zirbel, Eric Westhof and Neocles Leontis. The RNA ontology (RNAO): An ontology for ontegrating RNA sequence and structure data. RNA 2009 (RNA Society), May 26-31, 2009, Madison, WI
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Todd Lowe, Lien Li, Patricia Chan, Aaron Cozen, David Bernick, James Brown and Venkat Gopalan. Discovery of the elusive Pyrobaculum RNase P: The smallest active P RNA. RNA 2009 (RNA Society), May 26-31, 2009, Madison, WI

2007
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James Brown. The Pace Symposium & Family reunion. (A description of the Pace Symposium, Oct 26 & 27, 2007, Boulder, CO.) The RNA Society Newsletter, Jan/Feb 2008
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James Brown, Fabrice Jossinet, Rym Kachouri, Franz Lang, Neocles Leontis, Gerhard Steger, Jesse Stombaugh, and Eric Westhof. The Need for an RNA Alignment Ontology. Pace Symposium, October 25,26 2007, Boulder, CO
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James Brown, Fabrice Jossinet, Rym Kachouri, Franz Lang, Neocles Leontis, Gerhard Steger, Jesse Stombaugh, and Eric Westhof. The RNA Alignment Ontology. North Carolina American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting, Oct 12, 2007, Greensboro, NC
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James Brown, Fabrice Jossinet, Rym Kachouri, Franz Lang, Neocles Leontis, Gerhard Steger, Jesse Stombaugh, and Eric Westhof. The Need for an RNA Alignment Ontology. RNA Ontology Consortium meeting, May 28-29, 2007, Madison, WI.
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Sarah Schach, James Brown and Melanie Lee-Brown. Should Azomonas insignis be reclassified? Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition, March 2007, Beijing, China

2006
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Danielle McLaurin, Alina Lotstein, and James W. Brown. RNase P in Pyrobaculum? 2nd Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Symposium, November 18, 2006, Raleigh, NC
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Danielle McLaurin, Alina Lotstein, and James W. Brown. RNase P in Pyrobaculum? NC ASM 2006 Branch Meeting, October 12, 2006, Raleigh, NC
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Melanie Lee-Brown, Jennifer Evans, and James W. Brown. Phylogenetic analysis of Azomonas insignis. NC ASM 2006 Branch Meeting, October 12, 2006, Raleigh, NC
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James Brown, Fabrice Jossinet, Rym Kachouri, Franz Lang, Neocles Leontis, Gerhard Steger Jesse Stombaugh, and Eric Westhof. How could computers deal better with RNA sequence alignments? ROC Ontology Consortium meeting, June 19-20, 2006, Seattle, WA

2005
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J. Christopher Ellis and James W. Brown. IN SILICO: A software suite for the rapid identification of microbial communities. North Carolina American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting, Oct 7, 2005, Raleigh, NC

2002 pdf
Ellis, J.C. and Brown, J.W. RNase P in Archaea. NC ASM meeting 2002, Raleigh, NC

2001
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Brown, J.W., Hall, T.A., Williams, D., Bates, G.M., and Haas, E.S. RNase P in Archaea: An evolutionary chimera. GMB 2001 meeting, Sept 9-12, Bochum, Germany
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Brown, J.W., Andrews, A.J., Haas, E.S., Hall, T.A., Muse, G., and Williams, D. RNase P in Archaea: An evolutionary chimera. RNA 2001 (The RNA Society), May 29 - June 3, 2001, Banff, Canada
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Brown, J.W., Andrews, A.J., Haas, E.S., Hall, T.A., Muse, G., and Williams, D. RNase P in Archaea: An evolutionary chimera. MFRS 2001 (Mathematical Formalisms in RNA Structure) April 26-27, 2001, Montreal, Canada
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Brown, J.W., Hall, T.A., Williams, D., Bates, G.M. and Haas, E.S. RNase P in Archaea: Bacterial-type RNA, eukaryal-type proteins. Symposium on RNA Biology IV, October 19-21, 2001 Chapel Hill, NC
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Waugh, A., Altman, R., Gendron, P., Major, F., Brown, J.W., Case, D., Gautheret, D., Gutell, R., Harvey, S.C., Macke, T., Westbrook, J., Westhof, E. and Zuker, M. RNAML: An XML format for RNA data-exchange. RECOMB '01 (April 21-24th, 2001) Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2000
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Andrews, A.J. and Brown, J.W. Partial purification of Methanococcus jannaschii RNase P holoenzyme. RNA 2000 (The RNA Society), Madison, WI
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Hall, T.A. and Brown, J.W. Characterization of an Archaeal RNase P Holoenzyme. RNA 2000 (The RNA Society), Madison, WI

1999 html
Hall, T.A. nd Brown, J.W.  BioEdit: A User-friendly Biological Sequence Alignment Editor and Analysis Program for Windows 95/98/NT. NC ASM meeting 1999, Raleigh, NC

1998
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Brown, J.W., Haas, E.S., Pannucci, J.A., Hall, T.A., and Williams, D. Structure, function, and evolution of RNase P in Archaea. RNA '98 (the RNA Society), Madison, WI
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Hall, T. and Brown, J.W. Characterization of an archaeal RNase P holoenzyme. RNA '98 (the RNA Society), Madison, WI
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Pannucci, J., Haas, E.S., and Brown, J.W. The Catalytic Activity of Archaeal RNase P RNA. RNA '98 (the RNA Society), Madison, WI
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Pannucci, J., Haas, E.S., and Brown, J.W. The Catalytic Activity of Archaeal RNase P RNA. American Society for Microbiology, National Meeting (1998), Atlanta, GA.
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Andrews, A.J., Pannucci, J. and Brown, J. W. Evaluating the Catalytic Ability of Archaeal RNase P RNA. NC ASM Meeting (1998) Raleigh, NC
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Williams, D. and Brown, J.W. Characterization of an archaeal chimeric RNase P RNA. NC ASM Meeting (1998) Raleigh, NC

1997
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Brown, J.W., Haas, E.S., Harris, J.K. Pannuci, J.A., Rudd, L.E, and Vucson, B.M. RNase P RNA structure and function in Archaea. RNA Structure Symposium, June 25-29, 1997 Santa Cruz, CA
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Pannucci, J.A. and Brown, J.W. Characterization of the catalytically inactive archaeal RNase P RNA. RNA 97 (the RNA Society), May 27 - June 1 1997, Banff, Canada
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Harris, J.K. and Brown, J.W. RNase P RNA from the Sulfolobales. RNA 97 (the RNA Society), May 27 - June 1 1997, Banff, Canada.
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Pannucci, J and Brown, J.W. The catalytic activity of archaeal RNase P RNA. NC ASM meeting 1997 Raleigh, NC
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Hall, T.A., Pannucci, J., Haas, E.S. and Brown, J.W. Campatability of RNase P subunits from different evolutionary domains. NC ASM meeting 1997 Raleigh, NC

1996
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Brown, J., Haas, E., Armbruster, D., Vucson, B., Daniels, C., Pannucci, J. and Harris, J.K. RNase P RNA structure in Archaea. RNA 96 (the RNA Society), May 28 - June 2 1996, Madison, WI
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Vucson, B. M., Armbruster, D., and Daniels, C. J. Comparative analysis of RNase P RNA structure in Archaea. Keystone Symp. on Post-transcriptional RNA processing. March 1996, Hilton Head, NC
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Brown, J.W., Haas, E.S., Vucson, B.M., Pannucci, J.A., and Harris, J.K. Evolutionary variation in RNase P RNA structure in Bacteria and Archaea. RNA 97 (the RNA Society), May 27 - June 1 1996, Banff, Canada
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Nolan, J. M., Harris, M. E., Chen, J-. L., Oh, B-. K., Brown, J. W., and Pace, N. R. An update of the RNase P tertiary structure : Phylogenetic perspectives and new crosslinking reagents. RNA 96 (the RNA Society), May 28 - June 2 1996, Madison, WI
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Siegel, R. W., Banta, A. B., Haas, E. S., Brown, J. W., and Pace, N. R. RNase P RNA from Mycoplasma fermentans simplifies our view of the catalytic core of the ribozyme. RNA 96 (the RNA Society), May 28 - June 2 1996, Madison, WI

1995
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Armbruster, D.W., Haas, E. S., Brown, J. W. and Daniels, C. J. A study of ribonuclease P in the Archaea. International C. elegans Meeting, June 25-29, 1995, Los Angeles, CA.
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Pace, N. R., Brown, J. W., Chen, J-. L., Frank, D. N., Haas, E. S., Harris, M. E., Nolan, J. M., Oh, B-. K., Rubio, M. A., and Siegel, R. Focus on the heart of ribonuclease P. RNA Processing Meeting (the RNA Society), May 17-21, 1995, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

1994
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Rubio, M. A., and Pace, N. R. RNase P RNA Tertiary Interactions Identified by Analysis of Sequences from Mixed Natural Microbial Populations. RNA Processing Meeting (the RNA Society), May 24-29 1994, Madison, WI.
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Nolan, J, M., Harris, M. E., Oh, B. K., Chen, J. L., Brown, J. W., and Pace, N. R. A phylogenetic approach to modeling ribonuclease P RNA tertiary structure. RNA Processing Meeting (the RNA Society), May 24-29 1994, Madison, WI
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Harris, M. E., Nolan, J. M., Malhoutra, A., Brown, J. W., Harvey, S. C., and Pace, N. R. Global architecture of the ribonuclease P RNA-pretRNA complex. RNA Processing Meeting (the RNA Society), May 24-29 1994, Madison, WI

1993
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., and Pace, N. R. Structure and evolution of an RNA enzyme: Ribonuclease P. 1993 7th ISSOL Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
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Harris, M., Malhotra, A., Brown, J., Nolan, J., Oh, B-K., Harvey, S., and Pace, N. Three-dimensional structure of ribonuclease P RNA - Site-directed photoaffinitycrosslinking and molecular mechanics computer modeling. 1993 RNA Processing Meetings, Cold Spring Harbor, N. Y.
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Pace, N. R., Banta, A. B., Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Harris, M. E., LaGrandeur, T. E., Nolan, J. M., Oh, B-. K., and Rubio, M. A. Toward the structure of ribonuclease P RNA. 1993 RNA Processing Meetings, Cold Spring Harbor, N. Y.

1992
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., and Pace, N. R. Comparative analysis of the higher-order structure of ribonuclease P RNA. 1992 Third International Symposium on Catalytic RNAs (Ribozymes) and Targeted Gene Therapy of the Treatment of HIV Infection, San Diego, CA
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., and Pace, N. R. Characterization of RNase P RNAs from thermophilic bacteria. 1992 Third International Symposium on Catalytic RNAs (Ribozymes) and Targeted Gene Therapy of the Treatment of HIV Infection, San Diego, CA.
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., and Pace, N. R. Characterization of RNase P RNAs from thermophilic bacteria. 1992 RNA Processing Meetings, Keystone, CO
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Pace, N. R., Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Nolan, J. M., Oh, B. -K., and Smith, D. Toward structure and mechanism of ribonuclease P. 1992 RNA Processing Meetings, Keystone, CO

1991
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., and Pace, N. R. Phylogenetic analysis of the higher-order structure of eubacterial RNase P RNA. 1991 Cold Spring Harbor RNA Processing Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
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Pace, N. R., Brown, J. W., Burgin, A. B., Darr, S. C., Haas, E. S., Hunt, D. A, Smith, D., and Zito, K. Toward the structure and mechanism of ribonuclease P. 1991 Cold Spring Harbor RNA Processing Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
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Pace, N. R., Brown, J. W., Burgin, A. B., Darr, S. C., Haas, E. S., Hunt, D. A, and Smith, D. Structure and catalytic function of ribonuclease P, a ribozyme. 1991 Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Keystone, CO
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Nieuwlandt, D. T., Haas, E. S., Baltrus, T., Armbruster, D., and Daniels, C. J. Transfer RNA maturation in halophilic Archaea. 1991 Amer. Soc. Microbiol. Ann. Meetings, Dallas, TX

1990
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Hunt, D. A and Pace, N. R. Phylogenetic analysis and evolution of RNase P RNA in the purple phylogenetic group of eubacteria. 1990 Indiana Molecular Biology Symposium on Evolution of Genetic and Developmental Systems. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Hunt, D. A, and Pace, N. R. Structure, function and evolution of ribonuclease P RNA. 1990 Second Int. Meetings on Structure, Mechanism and Function of Ribonucleases, Sant Feliu de Guxols, Spain
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Brown, J. W., Haas, E. S., Hunt, D. A and Pace, N. R. Phylogenetic analysis and evolution of RNase P RNA in the purple phylogenetic group of eubacteria. 1990 Cold Spring Harbor RNA Processing Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
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Pace, N. R., Brown, J. W., Burgin, A. B., Haas, E. S., and Smith, D. Searching for the catalytic center of ribonuclease P. 1990 Cold Spring Harbor RNA Processing Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

1986
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Brown, J. W. and Reeve, J. N. Polyadenylated RNA isolated from the archaebacterium Halobacterium halobium. 1986 Abst. Amer. Soc. Microbiol., Washington, D.C.

1984
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Hamilton, P. T., Brown, J. W., and Reeve, J. N. Repetitive DNA sequences in the genome of the archaebacterial methanogen Methanobrevibacter smithii. 1984 Abst. Amer. Soc. Microbiol., St. Louis, MO