Recent Student Publications

Shireen Attaran

Skoko JJ, Attaran S, Neumann CA. Signals Getting Crossed in the Entanglement of Redox and Phosphorylation Pathways: Phosphorylation of Peroxiredoxin Proteins Sparks Cell Signaling. Antioxidants (Basel). 2019 Jan 23;8(2). pii: E29. doi: 10.3390/antiox8020029. PMID: 30678096 PMCID: PMC6406269
Meijles DN, Sahoo S, Al Ghouleh I, Amaral JH, Bienes-Martinez R, Knupp HE, Attaran S, Sembrat JC, Nouraie SM, Rojas MM, Novelli EM, Gladwin MT, Isenberg JS, Cifuentes-Pagano E, Pagano PJ. 2017, The matricellular protein TSP1 promotes human and mouse endothelial cell senescence through CD47 and Nox1. Sci Signal. 2017 Oct 17;10(501). pii: eaaj1784. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aaj1784. PMID: 29042481 PMCID:  PMC5679204
 

Nolan Carew

Rahaman MM, Nguyen AT, Miller MP, Hahn SA, Sparacino-Watkins C, Jobbagy S, Carew NT, Cantu-Medellin N, Wood KC, Baty CJ, Schopfer FJ, Kelley EE, Gladwin MT, Martin E, Straub AC. Cytochrome b5 Reductase 3 Modulates Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Redox State and cGMP Signaling. Circ Res. 2017 Jul 7;121(2):137-148. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.310705. Epub 2017 Jun 5. PMID: 28584062 PMCID: PMC5527687
 

Atinuke Dosunmu-Ogunbi

Kulkarni, S., Dolezal, J. M., Wang, H., Jackson, L., Lu, J., Frodey, B. P., Dosunmu-Ogunbi A, Li Y., Fromherz M., Kang A., Santana-Santos L., Benos P., Prochownik, E. V. (2017). Ribosomopathy-like properties of murine and human cancers. PLoS ONE12(8)PMCID: PMC5562309
 

Joseph Galley

Alvarez RA, Miller MP, Hahn SA, Galley JC, Bauer E, Bachman T, Hu J, Sembrat J, Goncharova D, Mora AL, Rojas M, Goncharova E, Straub AC. Targeting pulmonary endothelial hemoglobin α improves nitric oxide signaling and reverses pulmonary artery endothelial dysfunction. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017; Aug 11.
 

Lloyd Harvey

Harvey LD, Chan SY. Emerging metabolic therapies in pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Clin Med. 2017;6(4). PubMed PMID: 28375184; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5406775.

Joshua Lorenz - Guertin

Brady ML, Pilli J, Lorenz-Guertin JM, Das S, Moon CE, Graff N, Jacob TC. 2018, Depolarizing, inhibitory GABA type A receptor activity regulates GABAergic synapse plasticity via ERK and BDNF signaling. Neuropharmacology. 2018 Jan;128:324-339. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.10.022. Epub 2017 Oct 23. PMID: 29074304 PMCID: PMC5739058
Lorenz-Guertin JM, Wilcox MR, Zhang M, Larsen MB, Pilli J, Schmidt BF, Bruchez MP, Johnson JW, Waggoner AS, Watkins SC, Jacob TC. 2017,  A versatile optical tool for studying synaptic GABAA receptor trafficking. J Cell Sci. 2017 Nov 15;130(22):3933-3945. doi: 10.1242/jcs.205286. Epub 2017 Oct 12. PMID:     29025969 PMCID: PMC5702044
Lorenz-Guertin JM, Jacob TC.  2018, GABA type a receptor trafficking and the architecture of synaptic inhibition. Dev Neurobiol. 2018 Mar;78(3):238-270. doi: 10.1002/dneu.22536. Epub 2017 Sep 19. Review. PMID 28901728

Thong Luong

Egnatchik RA, Brittain EL, Shah AT, Fares WH, Ford HJ, Monahan K, Kang CJ, Kocurek EG, Zhu S, Luong T, Nguyen TT, Hysinger E, Austin ED, Skala MC, Young JD, Roberts LJ 2nd, Hemnes AR, West J, Fessel JP. Dysfunctional BMPR2 signaling drives an abnormal endothelial requirement for glutamine in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2017 Feb 1;7(1):186-199. doi: 10.1086/690236. eCollection 2017 Mar. PubMed PMID: 28680578; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5448547.

Hardeman KN, Peng C, Paudel BB, Meyer CT, Luong T, Tyson DR, Young JD, Quaranta V, Fessel JP. Dependence On Glycolysis Sensitizes BRAF-mutated Melanomas For Increased Response To Targeted BRAF Inhibition. Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 16;7:42604. doi: 10.1038/srep42604. PubMed PMID: 28205616; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5311997.

Ryan Staudt

Moroco JA, Alvarado JJ, Staudt RP, Shi H, Wales TE, Smithgall TE, 2018 Engen JR. Remodeling of HIV-1 Nef Structure by Src-Family Kinase Binding. J Mol Biol. 2018 Feb 2;430(3):310-321. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2017.12.008. Epub 2017 Dec 16. PMID: 29258818 PMCID: PMC5801098

Nicholas Todd

Huang Y., Todd N., Thathiah A. 2017, The role of GPCRs in neurodegenerative diseases: avenues for therapeutic intervention.  Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2017 Feb;32:96-110. doi: 10.1016/j.coph.2017.02.001. Epub 2017 Mar 10. PMID: 28288370

Alex White

Dube, S.; Dube, H.; Green, N.B.; Larsen, E.M.; White, A.; et al. In vivo delivery and activation of masked fluorogenic hydrolase substrates by endogenous hydrolases in C. elegans. ChemBioChem. 2017 Sep 19; 18(18): 1807-1813. doi: 10.1002/cbic.201700278. Epub 2017 Aug 7.PMCID:PMC5605452

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Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

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Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 


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