Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, PhD

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Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Faculty Director, Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory and Beckman Center for Cryo Electron Microscopy, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pharmacology

Contact information
Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
10-124 Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Building 421
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5158
Office: 215 898-1154
MS (Laser Biophysics)
M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1999.
PhD (Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biophysics)
The University of Texas Medical Branch, 2004.
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Selected Publications

Zhao Y., McVeigh B., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Structural Pharmacology of TRP Channels. Journal of Molecular Biology March 2021.

Fluck E.C., Pumroy R.A., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Production and purification of TRPV2 and TRPV5 for structural and functional studies. Methods Enzymology in press 2021.

3. Conde J., Pumroy R.A., Baker C., Rodrigues T., Guerreiro A., Sousa B., Marques M.C., de Almeida B.P., Lee S., Leites E., Picard D., Samanta A., Vaz S.H., Sieglitz F., Langini M., Remke M., Roque R., Weiss T., Weller M., Liu Y., Han S., Corzana F., Morais V., Faria C.C., Carvalho T., Filippakopoulos P., Snijder B., Barbosa-Morais N.L., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y., Bernardes G.J.L. : Allosteric Antagonist Modulation of TRPV2 by Piperlongumine Impairs Glioblastoma Progression. ACS Central Science in press 2021.

Pumroy R.A., Fluck E.C., Ahmed T., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Structural insights into the gating mechanisms of TRPV channels. Cell Calcium 87: 102168, May 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ceca.2020.102168. Epub 2020 Jan 24.

Xu Z., Wise M.C., Chokkalingam N., Walker S., Tello-Ruiz E., Elliott S., Perales-Puchalt A., Xiao P., Zhu X., Pumroy R.A., Fisher P.D., Schultheis K., Schade E., Menis S., Guzman S., Andersen H., Broderick K.E., Humeau L.M., Muthumani K., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y., Schief W.R., Weiner D.B., Kulp D.W. : Achieved through Synergy of Structure‚ÄźBased Protein Engineering and Synthetic DNA Generates Enhanced Adaptive Immunity. Advanced Science Feb 2020 Notes:

Fricke T.C., Echtermeyer F., Zielke J., de la Roche J., Filipovic M.R., Claverol S., Herzog C., Tominaga M., Pumroy R.A., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y., Zygmunt P., Leffler A., Eberhardt M.J. : Oxidation of methionine residues activates the high-threshold heat-sensitive ion channel TRPV2. PNAS 116(48): 24359-24365, Nov 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1904332116. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Hughes T.E.T., del Rosario J., Kapoor A., Yazici A.T., Fluck E.C., Filizola M., Rohacs T., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Structure-based discovery of novel TRPV5 inhibitors. eLife 8, Oct 2019 Notes: pii: e49572. doi: 10.7554/eLife.49572.

Pumroy R.A., Samanta A., Liu Y., Hughes T., Zhao S., Yudin Y., Rohacs T., Han S., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Molecular mechanism of TRPV2 channel modulation by cannabidiol. eLife 8, Sep 2019 Notes: pii: e48792. doi: 10.7554/eLife.48792.

Samanta A., Hughes T.E.T., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Cryo electron microscopy of TRP channels. Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer(1987), 39-50, 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9446-5_3.

2. Hughes T.E.T., Pumroy R.A., Yazici A.T., Kasimova M.A., Fluck E.C., Huynh K.W., Samanta A., Molugu S., Zhou Z.H., Carnevale V., Rohacs T., Moiseenkova-Bell V.Y. : Structural insights on TRPV5 gating by endogenous modulators. Nature Communications 9 (1):4198, October 2018.

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