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Graduate Student Spotlight: Amy Tan

This month's Graduate Student Spotlight highlights Amy Tan. A Ph.D. Candidate in the Riley lab, Amy studies inner ear development in zebrafish. Amy studies transcription factors regulating sensory and neural parts of the ear, [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Seminar: Horacio de la Iglesia, “Entraining the circadian clock: Light or Fear?”
    March 26, 2019 @ BSBE 115, 4:00 pm
  2. Seminar: Lee Rubin, “Improving the Function of the Aging Brain”
    April 2, 2019 @ BSBE 115, 4:00 pm
  3. Seminar: Mick Hastings, “Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms to Circadian Rhythms in Mammals”
    April 9, 2019 @ BSBE 115, 4:00 pm
  4. Seminar: Graduate Students, Jimmy Goncalves & Zachary Hancock
    April 16, 2019 @ BSBE 115, 4:00 pm

Recent Publications

Tissue-specific BMAL1 cistromes reveal that rhythmic transcription is associated with rhythmic enhancer–enhancer interactions. Joshua R. Beytebiere, Alexandra J. Trott, Ben J. Greenwell, Collin A. Osborne, Helene Vitet, Jessica Spence, Seung-Hee Yoo, Zheng Chen, Joseph S. Takahashi, Noushin Ghaffari, and Jerome S. Menet. Genes Dev. March 1, 2019 33: 294-309; Published in Advance February 25, 2019, doi:10.1101/gad.322198.118

The genetics and epigenetics of animal migration and orientation: birds, butterflies and beyond. Christine Merlin, Miriam Liedvogel. Journal of Experimental Biology 2019 222: jeb191890 doi: 10.1242/jeb.191890. Published 6 February 2019.

A Novel Actin Binding Drug with In Vivo Efficacy. Akshaya Ravichandran, Mengxin Geng, Kenneth G. Hull, Jing Li, Daniel Romo, Shi-En Lu, Aaron Albee, Christopher Nutter, Donna M. Gordon, Mahmoud A. Ghannoum, Steve W. Lockless, Leif Smith. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Dec 2018, 63 (1) e01585-18; DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01585-18

Efficacious Analogs of the Lantibiotic Mutacin 1140 against a Systemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection. Mengxin Geng, Akshaya Ravichandran, Jerome Escano, Leif SmithAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy .Nov 2018, 62 (12) e01626-18; DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01626-18

Voon, C.P., Guan, X., Sun, Y.Sahu, A., Chan, M.N., Gardeström, P., Wagner, S., Fuchs, P., Nietzel, T., Versaw, W.K., Schwarzländer, M., Lim, and B.L. (2018) ATP compartmentation in plastid and cytosol of Arabidopsis thaliana revealed by fluorescent protein sensing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1711497115
Read the Eurekalert article: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-10/tuoh-hcm102318.php

Hancock, Z.B. and M.K. Wicksten. 2018. Two new species of sand-burrowing amphipods of the genus Haustorius Muller, 1775 (Amphipoda: Haustoriidae) from the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa 4459: 101-127.