Graduate Program Student Publications and Alumni

Selected Recent Publications 2016-2017

Abate, F., A.C. da Silva-Almeida, S. Zairis, J. Robles-Valero, L. Couronne, H. Khiabanian, S.A. Quinn, M.Y. Kim, M.A. Laginestra, C. Kim, D. Fiore, G. Bhagat, M.A. Piris, E. Campo, I.S. Lossos, O.A. Bernard, G. Inghirami, S. Pileri, X.R. Bustelo, R. Rabadan, A.A. Ferrando, and T. Palomero. 2017. Activating mutations and translocations in the guanine exchange factor VAV1 in peripheral T-cell lymphomas. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114:764-769.

Bartolini, F., L. Andres-Delgado, X. Qu, S. Nik, N. Ramalingam, L. Kremer, M.A. Alonso, and G.G. Gundersen. 2016. An mDia1-INF2 formin activation cascade facilitated by IQGAP1 regulates stable microtubules in migrating cells. Mol Biol Cell. 27:1797-1808.

Davies, T., S.N. Jordan, and J.C. Canman. 2016. Cell polarity is on PAR with cytokinesis. Cell Cycle. 15:1307-1308.

Davies, T., S. Sundaramoorthy, S.N. Jordan, M. Shirasu-Hiza, J. Dumont, and J.C. Canman. 2017. Using fast-acting temperature-sensitive mutants to study cell division in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods Cell Biol. 137:283-306.

Jordan, S.N., T. Davies, Y. Zhuravlev, J. Dumont, M. Shirasu-Hiza, and J.C. Canman. 2016. Cortical PAR polarity proteins promote robust cytokinesis during asymmetric cell division. J Cell Biol. 212:39-49.

Oshima, K., H. Khiabanian, A.C. da Silva-Almeida, G. Tzoneva, F. Abate, A. Ambesi-Impiombato, M. Sanchez-Martin, Z. Carpenter, A. Penson, A. Perez-Garcia, C. Eckert, C. Nicolas, M. Balbin, M.L. Sulis, M. Kato, K. Koh, M. Paganin, G. Basso, J.M. Gastier-Foster, M. Devidas, M.L. Loh, R. Kirschner-Schwabe, T. Palomero, R. Rabadan, and A.A. Ferrando. 2016. Mutational landscape, clonal evolution patterns, and role of RAS mutations in relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 113:11306-11311.

Ou, Y., S.J. Wang, D. Li, B. Chu, and W. Gu. 2016. Activation of SAT1 engages polyamine metabolism with p53-mediated ferroptotic responses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 113:E6806-E6812.

Pernice, W.M., J.D. Vevea, and L.A. Pon. 2016. A role for Mfb1p in region-specific anchorage of high-functioning mitochondria and lifespan in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nat Commun. 7:10595.

Politi, K., and S. Przedborski. 2016. Axonal Degeneration: RIPK1 Multitasking in ALS. Curr Biol. 26:R932-R934.

Roohi, J., J. Crowe, D. Loredan, K. Anyane-Yeboa, M.M. Mansukhani, L. Omesi, J. Levine, A. Revah Politi, and S. Zha. 2017. New diagnosis of atypical ataxia-telangiectasia in a 17-year-old boy with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a novel ATM mutation. J Hum Genet. 62:581-584.

Sawai, C.M., S. Babovic, S. Upadhaya, D.J. Knapp, Y. Lavin, C.M. Lau, A. Goloborodko, J. Feng, J. Fujisaki, L. Ding, L.A. Mirny, M. Merad, C.J. Eaves, and B. Reizis. 2016. Hematopoietic Stem Cells Are the Major Source of Multilineage Hematopoiesis in Adult Animals. Immunity. 45:597-609.

Sheehan, P., and C.L. Waites. 2017. Coordination of synaptic vesicle trafficking and turnover by the Rab35 signaling network. Small GTPases:1-10.

Sheehan, P., M. Zhu, A. Beskow, C. Vollmer, and C.L. Waites. 2016. Activity-Dependent Degradation of Synaptic Vesicle Proteins Requires Rab35 and the ESCRT Pathway. J Neurosci. 36:8668-8686.

Sulzer, D., R.N. Alcalay, F. Garretti, L. Cote, E. Kanter, J. Agin-Liebes, C. Liong, C. McMurtrey, W.H. Hildebrand, X. Mao, V.L. Dawson, T.M. Dawson, C. Oseroff, J. Pham, J. Sidney, M.B. Dillon, C. Carpenter, D. Weiskopf, E. Phillips, S. Mallal, B. Peters, A. Frazier, C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, and A. Sette. 2017. T cells from patients with Parkinson's disease recognize alpha-synuclein peptides. Nature.

Tattersall, I.W., J. Du, Z. Cong, B.S. Cho, A.M. Klein, C.L. Dieck, R.A. Chaudhri, H. Cuervo, J.H. Herts, and J. Kitajewski. 2016. In vitro modeling of endothelial interaction with macrophages and pericytes demonstrates Notch signaling function in the vascular microenvironment. Angiogenesis. 19:201-215.

Wang, S.J., D. Li, Y. Ou, L. Jiang, Y. Chen, Y. Zhao, and W. Gu. 2016a. Acetylation Is Crucial for p53-Mediated Ferroptosis and Tumor Suppression. Cell Rep. 17:366-373.

Wang, S.J., Y. Ou, L. Jiang, and W. Gu. 2016b. Ferroptosis: A missing puzzle piece in the p53 blueprint? Mol Cell Oncol. 3:e1046581.

Welsch, M.E., A. Kaplan, J.M. Chambers, M.E. Stokes, P.H. Bos, A. Zask, Y. Zhang, M. Sanchez-Martin, M.A. Badgley, C.S. Huang, T.H. Tran, H. Akkiraju, L.M. Brown, R. Nandakumar, S. Cremers, W.S. Yang, L. Tong, K.P. Olive, A. Ferrando, and B.R. Stockwell. 2017. Multivalent Small-Molecule Pan-RAS Inhibitors. Cell. 168:878-889 e829.

Yamamoto, K., J. Wang, L. Sprinzen, J. Xu, C.J. Haddock, C. Li, B.J. Lee, D.G. Loredan, W. Jiang, A. Vindigni, D. Wang, R. Rabadan, and S. Zha. 2016. Kinase-dead ATM protein is highly oncogenic and can be preferentially targeted by Topo-isomerase I inhibitors. Elife. 5.

Zhou, Y., J.H. Lee, W. Jiang, J.L. Crowe, S. Zha, and T.T. Paull. 2017. Regulation of the DNA Damage Response by DNA-PKcs Inhibitory Phosphorylation of ATM. Mol Cell. 65:91-104.

Graduate Program Alumni 2007-2017

Student Advisor Graduation Year Current Position
Christopher Brooks Wei Gu 2007 Staff Scientist, Progenics Pharm. Tarrytown, NY
Ying-Jiun Chen Role 2007 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech
Ellen Ezratty Gundersen 2007 Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Julius Jefferson Liem 2007 Associate, Litigation Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Stephanie Stehman Vallee 2008 Vice President H.I.G.Bioventures, Fort Lauderdale
Theresa Swayne Pon 2008 Manager, Confocal Facility, Columbia University Medical Center
Dileep Varma Vallee 2008 Assistant Professor, Northwestern School of Medicine
Susan White Lauring 2008 Adjunct Lecturer at Cañada College
Li-Chun Cheng Doetsch 2009 Post-doc, Sanchez Laboratory, Stowers Institute
Cherry Ho Dauer 2009 Pathologist, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC
Lina Fan Lipkin 2010 Healthcare Equity Analyst- CFRA Research, New York
Gina Finan Kim 2010 Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
David MacLeod Abeliovich 2010 Partner @ MacLeod and Silverstein LLC, Biotech company, MD
Richard McKenney Vallee 2010 Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, UC Davis
Edward Morris Gundersen 2010 Post-doc, British Columbia Cancer Center, Vancouver, Canada
Mirza Peljto Wichterle 2010 Medical Science Liaison, Bristol Myers Squibb
Thaned Kangsamaksin Kitajewski 2011 Assistant Professor, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Roger Lefort Shelanski 2011 Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Thomas Lipkin Pon 2011 Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship and New Ventures, UCLA
Heuijoon Park Morris 2011 Post-doc at Rockefeller
Latarsha Reid-Carithers Ludwig 2011 Health Sciences Administrator, National Institutes of Health
Magda Stumpfova (Bahal) Owens 2011 Lead Scientist, Dana Farber Institute
Seung-hyun Woo Owens 2011 Investigator Genomic Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
David Crider Pon 2012 Senior Medical Science Liaison - Medtronic, California
Celia Keim Patel Basu 2012 Senior Medical Writer at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Naureen Quibria Tomlinson 2012 Medical Editor at Epsilon, New York
Nsikan Akpan Troy 2013 Digital Science Producer at PBS Newshour
Rosa de Vries Przedborski 2013 Resident in Psychiatry, University of Groningen
Yige Guo Mao 2013 Research Scientist, EMD Serono Inc.  
Angela Jia Cordon-Cardo 2013 Medical Student, Cornell University
Kimberly Point du Jour Di Paolo 2013 Resident in Pathology
Netonia Marshall Silva 2014 Post-doc at Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Kelly McGrath Di Paolo 2014 Resident in Pathology
Mai Sato Gautier 2014 Post-doctoral scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
Joshua Cook Accili 2014 Resident in Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian
Jason Vevea Pon 2015 Post-doc at Univ. Wisconsin
Gregory Minevich Hobert 2015 Co-founder Bering Technology
Shawn Jordan Julie Canman; 2015 Medical Writer at AdMed, Inc.
Preeti Putcha Silva 2015 Post-doc at Harvard
Shuobo Zhang Yamashiro 2015 Post-doc Columbia University
Kenta Yamamoto Zha 2016 Technical Service Scientist, BioLegend
Gannie Tzoneva Adolfo Ferrando 2016 Post-doc at Regeneron
Wolfgang Pernice Liza Pon 2016 Post-doc at Columbia University
Patty Sheehan Waites 2016 Post-doc at Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Yang Ou Wei Gu 2016 Post-doc at Merck
Martin Jacko Hynek Wichterle 2017 Post-doc at Stanford
Kristin Politi Serge Przedborski 2017 Account Executive at LifeSci Public Relations