HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT
BMB GRADUATE GROUP - FACULTY RESEARCH TALKS
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 • 252 Biomedical Research Building II/III • 3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Castellano LM, Bart SM , Holmes VM, Weissman D, Shorter J (2015) Repurposing Hsp104 to antagonize seminal amyloid and counter HIV infection. Chemistry & Biology 22(8):1074–1086.
Lump E, Castellano LM, Meier C, Seeliger J, et al (2015) A molecular tweezer antagonizes seminal amyloids and HIV infection. eLife eLife 2015;4:e05397
Jeremy Wilusz has been named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar to support his work on circular RNAs.
Kim Sharp provided the artwork for the July 7, 2015 cover of Science Signaling. The image accompanies the article: "Regulation of brain glutamate metabolism by nitric oxide and S-nitrosylation" by Karthik Raju, Paschalis-Thomas Doulias, Perry Evans, Elizabeth N. Krizman, Joshua G. Jackson, Oksana Horyn, Yevgeny Daikhin, Ilana Nissim, Marc Yudkoff, Itzhak Nissim, Kim A. Sharp, Michael B. Robinson, and Harry Ischiropoulos. Click on the image for a larger view.
Mitch Lewis and Kristen Lynch are Interim Co-Chairs of the department.
A paper from the Ogiso Lab, Apoptosis Inducing Factor (AIF) and its family member, AMID, are rotenone-sensitive NADH: ubiquinone oxidoreductases (NDH-2) has been published online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
A paper from the Ben Black Lab has been published in the May 8, 2015 issue of Science: CENP-C reshapes and stablizes CENP-A nucleosomes at the centromere.