Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Innovative Research Could Help Thwart Infections

Aaron Mitchell examines tiny cells from a fungus called Candida albicans, which is responsible for more than 400,000 deaths annually. Currently, there isn’t a way to prevent ... Read More »

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Undergraduate Senior Seminar
Becki Campanaro, Ph.D.
12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Journal Club
Dan Ackerman & Alison Barth
3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room


Recent Publications

Blundon MA, Schlesinger DR, Parthasarathy A, Smith SL, Kolev HM, Vinson DA, Kunttas-Tatli E, McCartney BM, Minden JS. Proteomic analysis reveals APC-dependent post translational modifications and identifies a novel regulator of β-catenin. Development. 2016 Jun 10.

Min K, Ichikawa Y, Woolford CD, Mitchell AP. Candida albicans Gene Deletion with a Transient CRISPR-Cas9 System. mSphere Jun 2016, 1 (3) e00130-16.

Shan Wu
, Beril Tutuncuoglu, Kaige Yan, Hailey Brown, Yixiao Zhang, Dan Tan, Michael Gamalinda, Yi Yuan, Zhifei Li, Jelena Jakovljevic, Chengying Ma, Jianlin Lei, Meng-Qiu Dong, John L. Woolford Jr & Ning Gao. Diverse roles of assembly factors revealed by structures of late nuclear pre-60S ribosomes. Nature. In press.

Ichikawa Y, Morohashi N, Tomita N, Mitchell AP, Kurumizaka H, Shimizu M. Sequence-directed nucleosome-depletion is sufficient to activate transcription from a yeast core promoter in vivo. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 May 18.

Ganesan V, Ascherman DP, Minden JS. Immunoproteomics technologies in the discovery of autoantigens in autoimmune diseases. Biomol Concepts. 2016 May 1;7(2):133-43.

Talkish J, Biedka S, Jakovljevic J, Zhang J, Tang L, Strahler JR, Andrews PC, Maddock JR, Woolford JL Jr. Disruption of ribosome assembly in yeast blocks cotranscriptional pre-rRNA processing and affects the global hierarchy of ribosome biogenesis. RNA. 2016 Jun;22(6):852-66.

Mitchell AP. Microbiology: Fungus produces a toxic surprise. Nature (2016). 2016 Mar 30.

Kormuth KA, Woolford JL Jr, Armitage BA. Homologous PNA Hybridization to Noncanonical DNA G-Quadruplexes. Biochemistry. 2016 Mar 29;55(12):1749-57.


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