Chi Nguyen from Sheryl Tsai’s lab is first author on a Nature paper in press, entitled “”Fatty acid biosynthesis caught in the act”.
Daniel Clemens from James Hall’s lab is first author on two recent publications:
Regulation of AQP0 is Required for Normal Lens Development in Zebrafish. Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2013 Jul;54(7):5136-5143.
Allosteric mechanism of water-channel gating by Ca2+–calmodulin. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 2013 Sept;20(9):1085-1092. *These authors contributed equally to this work. Featured in Science Editors’ Choice.
Will Brubaker from Rachel Martin’s lab is co-first author on a Structure paper entitled “Preferential and Specific Binding of Human αB-Crystallin to a Cataract-Related Variant of γS-Crystallin”:
Hyun-Ik Jun and Jinqiang Liu from Feng Qiao’s lab are first and second authors on a Genes and Development paper entitled “Tpz1 controls a telomerase-nonextendible telomeric state and coordinates switching to an extendible state via Ccq1”:
Jeff Holden from Tom Poulos’ lab is first author on a PNAS paper entitled “Structural and biological studies on bacterial nitric oxide synthase inhibitors”:
This paper was featured in a scientific blog: http://wildtypes.wordpress.com/
Anna Amcheslavsky from Michael Cahalan’s lab is first author on a paper in Journal of General Physiology entitled “Orai3 TM3 point mutation G158C alters kinetics of 2-APB-induced gating by disulfide bridge formation with TM2 C101”:
Warren Plaisted from Tom Lane’s lab was appointed to the NIH T32 training grant in Stem Cell Translational Medicine and is first author on a Virology paper in press entitled “T cell mediated suppression of neurotropic coronavirus replication in neural precursor cells”
Christian Guerrero-Juarez and Raul Ramos from Max Plikus’ lab are co-authors on a commentary in Journal of Investigative Dermatology entitled “Hair follicle signaling networks: a dermal papilla centric approach”:
Recent CMB graduate Amanda Janesick, won two awards at the spring honors convocation: the Howard A. Schneiderman Fellowship award and the Most Promising Future Faculty award. She also published a first author paper in Development: “ERF and ETV3 are retinoic acid-inducible repressors required for primary neurogenesis”.
Elizabeth Clarke was selected to give oral presentations at the annual meetings of the Society for Leukocyte Biology and the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). She also won a Trainee Abstract Award from AAI and a Student Fellowship from the Lupus Foundation of America.
Yarrow Madrona published a first author paper in Biochemistry: “P450cin active site water: implications for substrate binding and solvent accessibility.”
Christian Guerrero-Juarez was awarded fellowship support by the NIH MBRS-IMSD program.
Megan Angelini published a first-author paper in mBio:
“Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Nonstructural Proteins 3, 4, and 6 Induce Double-Membrane Vesicles”
Lanny Gov was awarded a fellowship for the 17th Annual Woods Hole Immunoparasitology (WHIP) meeting in April 2013, and published a first-author paper in mBio:
“Human innate immunity to Toxoplasma gondii is mediated by host caspase-1 and ASC and parasite GRA15.”
Kathy Harker received the UCI Brython-Davis Fellowship and published a first-author paper in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology:
“Toxoplasma gondii modulates the dynamics of human monocyte adhesion to vascular endothelium under fluidic shear stress.”
Ryan Spitler published a first-author paper in Cell Signaling:
“Nitrosyl-cobinamide (NO-Cbi), a new nitric oxide donor, improves wound healing through cGMP/cGMP-dependent protein kinase”
Jesus Barajas received a PreDoctoral F31 Fellowship from NIH.
Milton Greenberg received the AAI Trainee Abstract Award from the American Association of Immunologists in April 2013