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Cell Biology
Genetics and Genomics
Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics
Professional Science Master’s

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of Connecticut
91 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3125
Storrs, CT  06269-3125
P:  860-486-4329
F:  860-486-4331

Recent Publications

Javier Periz, Jamie Whitelaw, Clare Harding, Simon Gras, Mario Igor Del Rosario Minina, Fernanda Latorre-Barragan, Leandro Lemgruber, Madita, Alice Reimer, Robert Insall, Aoife Heaslip, Markus Meissner (2017) Toxoplasma gondii F-actin forms an extensive filamentous network required for material exchange and parasite maturation. eLife 2017;10.7554/eLife.24119

Malhotra, K. and Alder, N.N. (2017) Reconstitution of mitochondrial proteins into nanodiscs by cell-free expression. Methods Mol. Biol. 1567: 155-178.

Anne R Kaplan, Megan R Brady, Mark W Maciejewski, Richard A Kammerer & Andrei T Alexandrescu (2017) "NMR Structures of GCN4p are Largely Conserved when Ion Pairs are Disrupted at Acidic pH but Show a Relaxation of the Coiled Coil Superhelix." Biochemistry, in press, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00634 [Epub ahead of print]

Fischer C, Trautman E, Crawford J, Stabb E, Handelsman Jo, Broderick N. (2017) Metabolite exchange between microbiome members produces compounds that influence Drosophila behavior. eLife 6:e18855.

Benoit J, Vigneron A, Broderick N, Wu Y, Sun J, Carlson J, Aksoy S, Weiss B. (2017) Symbiont-induced odorant binding proteins mediate insect host hematopoiesis. eLife 6: e19535.

Ward, M.D., Nangia, S., May, E.R.(2017) Evaluation of the hybrid resolution PACE model for the study of folding, insertion, and pore formation of membrane associated peptides. J. Comput. Chem., DOI: 10.1002/jcc.24694 .

Rosin, L. and Mellone, B.G. (2017)  Centromeres Drive a Hard Bargain. Review. Trends in Genetics (in press). doi:10.1016/j.tig.2016.12.001.

Mellone, B.G. Winged Migration. (2017) Review. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 Nov 1;27(21):3189-3191.

Dick AA, Harlow TJ, Gogarten JP (2017) Short branches lead to systematic artifacts when BLAST searches are used as surrogate for phylogenetic reconstruction. Mol Phylogenet 107:338-344. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.11.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Omer S, Harlow TJ, GogartenJP (2017) Does Sequence Conservation Provide Evidence for Biological Function? Trends in Microbiology 25(1):11-18, doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2016.09.010

Gogarten JP , Deamer D (2016) Is LUCA a thermophilic progenote? Nature Microbiology 1, 16229; doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.229

Albert A, Alexander D, Boesze-Battaglia K (2016). Cholesterol in the rod outer segment: A complex role in a “simple” system. Chem Phys Lipids 2016 Sep;199:94-105. doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2016.04.008.

Kopac SM and Klassen JL (2016) Can They Make It on Their Own? Hosts, Microbes, and the Holobiont Niche. Front. Microbiol. 7:1647. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01647.

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