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Salini Konikkat Wins Best Poster Award at Rustbelt RNA Meeting

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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Departmental Seminar
Julia Sero, Ph.D.
Institute for Cancer Research, London

"Function Follows Form: Using high-content image analysis to investigate the relationships between cell morphology and gene expression"
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Host: Bob Murphy, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Journal Club
Yong Fan
"Mitigating oxygen shock to enhance hematopoietic stem cell engraftment"
Kevin Zitelli
"Title TBA"

3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Final Public Oral Examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Olivia Molinar

"A multi-scale approach investigating the physiological relevance of APC-Dia-microtubule mediated actin assembly in the Drosophila ovary"
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1:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Social Room

Recent Publications

Xu W, Solis NV, Filler SG, Mitchell AP. Pathogen Gene Expression Profiling During Infection Using a Nanostring nCounter Platform. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1361:57-65.

Tewari R, Bachert C, Linstedt AD. Induced-oligomerization targets Golgi proteins for degradation in lysosomes. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Oct 7. pii: mbc.E15-04-0207.

Kunttas-Tatli E, Von Kleeck RA, Greaves BD, Vinson D, Roberts DM, McCartney BM. The two SAMP repeats and their phosphorylation state in Drosophila Adenomatous polyposis coli-2 play mechanistically distinct roles to negatively regulate Wnt signaling. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Oct 7. pii: mbc.E15-07-0515.

Wu Y, Stauffer SR, Stanfield RL, Tapia PH, Ursu O, Fisher GW, Szent-Gyorgyi C, Evangelisti A, Waller A, Strouse JJ, Carter MB, Bologa C, Gouveia K, Poslusney M, Waggoner AS, Lindsley CW, Jarvik JW, Sklar LA. Discovery of Small-Molecule Nonfluorescent Inhibitors of Fluorogen-Fluorogen Activating Protein Binding Pair. J Biomol Screen. 2015 Oct 6. pii: 1087057115609145.

Cary GA, Vinh DB, May P, Kuestner R, Dudley AM. Proteomic Analysis of Dhh1 Complexes Reveals a Role for Hsp40 Chaperone Ydj1 in Yeast P-Body Assembly. G3 (Bethesda). 2015 Sep 21. pii: g3.115.021444.

Grimsey NJ, Aguilar B, Smith TH, Le P, Soohoo AL, Puthenveedu MA, Nizet V, Trejo J. Ubiquitin plays an atypical role in GPCR-induced p38 MAP kinase activation on endosomes. J Cell Biol. 2015 Sep 28;210(7):1117-31.

Bowman SL, Soohoo AL, Puthenveedu MA. Visualizing and quantitating sequence-dependent GPCR recycling. Methods Cell Biol. 2015;130:333-45.

Johnson GR, Buck TE, Sullivan DP, Rohde GK, Murphy RF. Joint Modeling of Cell and Nuclear Shape Variation. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Sep 9. pii: mbc.E15-06-0370.

Hiller NL, Chauhan A, Palmer M, Jain S, Sotereanos NG, Altman GT, Nistico L, Kreft R, Post JC, Demeo PJ. Presence of bacteria in failed anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions. Springerplus. 2015 Aug 28;4:460.

Saurabh S, Zhang M, Mann VR, Costello AM, Bruchez MP. Kinetically Tunable Photostability of Fluorogen-Activating Peptide-Fluorogen Complexes. Chemphyschem. 2015 Oct 5;16(14):2974-80.

Pratt CP, He J, Wang Y, Barth AL, Bruchez MP. Fluorogenic Green-Inside Red-Outside (GIRO) Labeling Approach Reveals Adenylyl Cyclase-Dependent Control of BKα Surface Expression. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Sep 16;26(9):1963-71.

Gittis AH, Brasier DJ. NEUROSCIENCE. Astrocytes tell neurons when to listen up. Science. 2015 Aug 14;349(6249):690-1.

Roman T, Nayyeri A, Fasy BT, Schwartz R. A simplicial complex-based approach to unmixing tumor progression data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2015 Aug 12;16:254.

McManus J, Cheng Z, Vogel C. Next-generation analysis of gene expression regulation - comparing the roles of synthesis and degradation. Mol Biosyst. 2015 Sep 15;11(10):2680-9.

Canady TD, Telmer CA, Oyaghire SN, Armitage BA, Bruchez MP. In Vitro Reversible Translation Control Using γPNA Probes. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Aug 19;137(32):10268-75.


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Thesis: Single Molecule Studies of hGSTA1-1: Binding Kinetics and Active Site Dynamics
Advisors: Frederick Lanni, Ph.D. & Gordon Rule, Ph.D.

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