University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology


  • Friday, September 30, 2016 9am
    Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
    Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Pfeffer, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry Stanford University School of Medicine

New Publications

  • New Publication!
    Linton M. Traub, Ph.D.
    "Transient Fcho1/2⋅Eps15/R⋅AP-2 Nanoclusters Prime the AP-2 Clathrin Adaptor for Cargo Binding." Ma L, Umasankar PK, Wrobel AG, Lymar A, McCoy AJ, Holkar SS, Jha A, Pradhan-Sundd T, Watkins SC, Owen DJ, Traub LM. Dev Cell. 2016 May 24. Pii:S1534-5807(16)30280-5, doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.05.003. PMID: 27237791
  • New Publication!
    Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.
    "Alpha-T-Catenin Is a Constitutive Actin-Binding α-Catenin That Directly Couples the Cadherin-Catenin Complex to Actin Filaments." Wickline ED, Dale IW, Merkel CD, Heier JA, Stolz DB, Kwiatkowski A. J Biol Chem. 2016 May 26. Pii: jbc.M116.735423 PMID: 27231342
  • New Publication!
    Stephen H. Thorne, Ph.D.
    "Manipulating TLR Signaling Increases the Anti-tumor T Cell Response Induced by Viral Cancer Therapies". Rojas JJ, Sampath P, Bonilla B, Ashley A, Hou W, Byrd D, Thorne SH. Cell Rep 2016 April 12: 15(2):264-273. PMID: 27050526
  • New Publication!
    Nathan Yates, Ph.D.
    "APOE*4 genotype is associated with altered levels of glutamate signaling proteins and synaptic co-expression networks in the prefrontal cortex in mild to moderate Alzheimer disease". Sweet RA, MacDonald ML, Kirkwood CM, Ding Y, Schempf T, Jones-Laughlin J, Kofler J, Ikonomovic MD, Lopez OL, Fitz NF, Koldamova R, Yates NA. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 2016 April 21; M115.056580. PMID: 27103636
  • New Publication!
    Yong Wan, Ph.D.
    "New insights into posttranslational modifications of Hippo pathway in carcinogenesis and therapeutics". He M, Zhou Z, Shah AA, Hong Y, Chen Q, Wan Y. Bio Med Central Cell Div. 2016 March 31; 11:4 doi: 10.1186/s13008-016-0013. PMID: 27042197
  • New Publication!
    Peter F. Drain, Ph.D.
    "C-peptide antioxidant adaptive pathways in β Cells and diabetes." Luppi, P., Drain, P., Journal of Internal Medicine 2016; doi: 10.1111/join.12522; PMID: 27251308
  • New Publication!
    Itziar Pinilla-Macau, Ph.D.
    "Endocytosis separates EGF receptors from endogenous fluorescently labeled HRas and diminishes receptor signaling to MAP kinases in endosomes." Pinilla-Macua I, Watkins SC, Sorkin A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 23;113(8):2122-7. PMID: 26858456
  • New Publication!
    Meir Aridor, Ph.D.
    "VAMP-associated Proteins (VAP) as Receptors That Couple Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Proteostasis with Lipid Homeostasis." Ernst WL, Shome K, Wu CC, Gong X, Frizzell RA, Aridor M. J Biol Chem. 2016 Mar 4;291(10):5206-20. Jan 6. PMID: 26740627
  • New Publication!
    Mads Breum Larsen, Ph.D.
    “Simple image-based no-wash method for quantitative detection of surface expressed CFTR.” Larsen MB, Hu J, Frizzell RA, Watkins SC. Methods. 2016 Mar 1;96:40-5. PMID: 2636133
  • New Publication!
    Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.
    “Does PtdIns(4,5)P2 concentrate so it can multi-task?” Hammond GR. Biochem Soc Trans. 2016 Feb 15;44(1):228-33. Review. PMID: 26862209