This is a list of representative non-fiction publications and patent applications I've written. You can find additional, more recent samples of my writing on my blog (and of course, in my portfolio samples).

Non-fiction publications

Rees, D. (2011). Performance, strategies, and social learning. In Entreprise Collaborative. Retrieved from

Rees, D. (2009, July). Maintenance therapy: Has the paradigm shifted yet? Highlights from ASCO Annual Meeting, Cadent Medical Communications [Company newsletter].

Rees, D. (2009, July). Hormone replacement therapy may cause avoidable deaths in women with lung cancer. Highlights from ASCO Annual Meeting, Cadent Medical Communications [Company newsletter].

Rees, D., & Ottaviani, J. (2003, December). Patenting bioinformatics tools. Bio-IT World. Retrieved from

Rees, D. (2002). Patent protection for bioinformatics. Intellectual Property Bulletin, Edwards & Angell, LLP [Company newsletter]. Retrieved from

Rees, D. (2003). New FDA rules shift the balance between innovators and generic drug companies. Edwards & Angell, LLP [Company white paper].

Rees, D. (2002) Innovation In biotechnology: Drowning in a safe harbor? Intellectual Property Bulletin, Edwards & Angell, LLP [Company newsletter].

Rees, D., & Goldberg, E. H. (1995). Skn antigens: Evolutionary conservation of Skn2 in humans and rats. The FASEB Journal, 9(A), A1037.

Goss, B. W., Rees, D., & Goldberg, E.H. (1995). The Skn Gene: Conservation and Malfunction in Melanoma. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 43(Suppl. 1), A512.

Rees, D., Nesbit, M. N., & Goldberg, E. H. (1994). Skn2 is linked to Myb on chromosome 10 of the mouse. Immunogenetics, 39, 363-366.

Rees, D., Hankins, M., Romancito, K., & Goldberg, E. H. (1994). Cloning and mapping of the Skn2 gene of the mouse. The FASEB Journal, 5(4), A512.

Rees, D., Carey, F., & Goldberg, E.H. (1993). Skn antigens: detection of a 95 kd protein in mouse neural tissue. Regional Immunology, 5, 94-99.

Matthews, K. A., Rees, D., & Kaufman, T. C. (1993). A functionally specialized alpha-tubulin is required foroocyte meiosis and cleavage mitoses in Drosophila. Development, 117, 977-991.

Rees, D., Baur, K., & Goldberg, E. H. (1992). Detection and isolation of a 95 kd skin-selective alloantigen in mouse brain and skin epidermal cells. The FASEB Journal, 6(5), 6106.

Representative patent publications

Webb, P. G, Nelson, C., Shukla, A., & Munson, M. (2006, June 8). Systems and Methods for Probe Design. PCT Publication WO2006060200 A1.

Zhang, Z., & Chan, D.W. (2005, February 24). System, software and methods for biomarker identification. PCT Publication WO2005017646 A2.

Perera, L. P., Waldmann, T. A., Oh, S-K., & Berzofsy, J. A. (2004, July 15). Recombinant vaccine viruses expressing Il-15 and methods of using the same. PCT Publication WO2004058278 A1.

Guo, M. (2004, May 6). Symbiotic food products comprising oats and methods for manufacturing the same. PCT Publication WO2004037191 A2.

Karlsson, M., Orwar, O., & Chiu, D. T. (2004, April 22). Method for interfacing macroscale components to microscale devices. PCT Publication WO2004034436 A2.

Sundar, L. (2004, April 15). Room temperature stable competent cells. PCT Publication WO2004031363 A2.

Muraca, P. J. (2004, April 6). Stylet for use with tissue microarrayer and molds. US Patent No. 6,716,619 B1. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Garner, H. R., & Wren, J. D. (2004, April 1). Computer program products, systems and methods for information discovery and relational analyses. PCT Publication WO2004027706 A1.

Sherman, L. A., Card, K. F., Weidanz, J. A., Wong, H. C., & Thomson, E. L. (2004, March 4). P53 binding T cell receptor molecules and uses thereof. PCT Publication WO2004018619 A2.

Anderson, J. H., Venbrux, A. C., Murphy, K. P., Sloayappan, M., Chui, C-K., Li, Z., & Ma, X. (2003, November 20). Simulation system for medical procedures. PCT Publication WO2003096255 A2.

Ostermeier, M. (2003, September 25). Molecular switches and methods for making and using the same. PCT Publication WO2003078575 A2.

Orwar, O., Chiu, D. T., Pihl, J., Sinclair, J., Olofsson, J., Karlsson, M., & Jardemark, K. (2003, August 21). Systems and methods for rapidly changing the solution environment around sensors. PCT Publication WO2003068906 A1.

Muraca, P. J. (2003, June 24). Method of forming a microarray from frozen tissue. US Patent 6,582,967 B2. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Timperman, A.T. (2003, May 30). Microfluidic system for proteome analysis. PCT Publication WO2003044221 A1.

Reid, T. A., Taylor, R. H., & Brown, L.R. (2003, April 10). Side-wall heater for thermocycler device. PCT Publication WO2003029397 A1.

Flynn, D. (2003, April 3). AFAP Sequences, polypeptides, antibodies and methods. PCT Publication WO2003027235 A2.

Muraca, P. J. (2003, March 18). Frozen tissue microarrayer. US Patent 6,534,307 B1. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Gygi, S. P., & Gerber, S. A. (2003, February 27). Absolute quantification of proteins and modified forms thereof by multistage mass spectrometry. PCT Publication WO2003016861 A2.

Bascomb, N., Bossie, M., Sharjinskaia, M., Hirayama, L., Hall, G., Petty, T., Golovko, A., & Campo, M. (2003, February 13). Commercial use of Arabidopsis for production of human and animal therapeutic and diagnostic proteins. PCT Publication WO2003012035 A2.

Albert, J. D. (2003, February 2). Electronic display. PCT Publication WO0005704 A1.

Gygi, S. P., Gerber, A. S., & Gartner, C. A. (2003, January 30). Non-affinity-based isotope tagged peptides and methods for using the same. PCT Publication WO2003008547 A2.

Muraca, P. J. (2003, January 9). Specimen-linked G protein coupled receptor database. PCT Publication WO2003002977 A1.

Muraca, P. J. (2003, January 9). Evaluating neuropsychiatric diseases using a specimen-linked database. PCT Publication WO2003003162 A2.

Antanarakis, S., & Deutsch, S. (2003, January 3). Method for detecting diseases caused by chromosomal imbalances. PCT Publication WO2003000919 A2.

Hall, G., Bascomb, N., & Bossie, M. (2002, December 19). Production of proteins in plants. PCT Publication WO2002101006 A2.

Anderson, J. A., Brody, W. R., Chui, C-K., Wang, Y., Cai, Y., Nowinski, W. L. (2002, October 31). Simulation method for designing customized medical devices. PCT Publication WO2002086797 A1.

Yue, D. T., & Erickson, M. G. (2002, October 31). Three cube Fret method (33-FRET) for detecting fluorescence energy transfer. PCT Publication WO2002085667 A2.

Yang, X., & Atalar, E. (2002, October 17). Imaging nucleic acid delivery. PCT Publication WO2002081634 A2.

August, T., & Marques, E. J. (2002, October 17). Chimeric vaccines. PCT Publication WO2002080851 A2.

Hoh, J. (2002, October 10). AFM cantilevers and methods for making and using the same. PCT Publication WO2002080186 A1.

Anderson, J,, Chui, C-K., Ma, X., Wang, Y., & Cai, Y. (2002, September 12). Simulation system for image-guided medical procedures. PCT Publication WO2002070980 A1.

Greener, A. L., & Jolly, J. F. (2002, August 8). Room temperature stable competent cells. PCT Publication WO2002061111 A2.

Greener, A., Jolly, J. F., & Sundar, L. (2002, August 8). Mutant cells with enhanced resistance to desiccation. PCT Publication WO2002061035 A2.

Muraca, P. J. (April 4, 2002). Oncology tissue microarrays. PCT Publication WO0226195 A2.

Muraca, P. J. (2002, March 28). Profile array substrates. PCT Publication WO0224952 A1.

Meyerson, M. L. (2001, August 2). Computational subtraction method. PCT Publication WO0154557 A2.

Sater, G. A., Morin, A., Gellman, B. N., & Beaudet, S. P. (2001, June 5). Manual bone anchor placement devices. US Patent No. 6,241,736 B1.

Yang, X., & Atalar, E. (2002, October 17). Imaging nucleic acid delivery. PCT Publication WO2002081634 A2.

Swanson, E., Petersen, C. L., McNamara E., Lamport, R. B., & Kelly, D. L. (2001, February 15). Ultra-Small optical probes, imaging optics and methods for using the same. PCT Publication WO0111409 A2.

Pitris, C., Boppart, S. A., Li, X., Brezinski, M., Swanson, E., McNamara, E., & Fujimoto, J. G. (2000, July 27). Fiber optic needle probes for optical coherence tomography imaging. PCT Publication WO0042906 A2.

Nordstrom, R., Bee, D., Modell, M., Hed, Z., Kwo, J., & Emans, M. (2000, February 14). An optical probe accessory device for use in in vivo diagnostic procedures. PCT Publication WO0074556 A2.