Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State College of Medicine strives to marry the increasingly powerful tools of genomics and computational biology with the classic approaches of biochemistry and molecular biology to reveal fundamental processes of biology and to convert those discoveries into treatments that improve the well-being of patients.

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Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Mutation Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Yeasts Medicine & Life Sciences
Chromatin Medicine & Life Sciences
Plasmodium falciparum Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

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Cesar Aliaga, MS

Person: Academic

19942018
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19922017
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19932014
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19972016

Research Output 1969 2020

De novo resonance assignment of the transmembrane domain of LR11/SorLA in E. coli membranes

Ding, X., Fu, R. & Tian, F., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 310, 106639.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli
membranes
proteins
Membranes
Membrane Proteins

Gastrointestinal hypoalgesia in inflammatory bowel disease

Coates, M. D., Soriano, C., Dalessio, S., Stuart, A., Walter, V., Koltun, W., Bernasko, N., Tinsley, A., Clarke, K. & Williams, E. D., Jan 1 2020, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 33, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Pain
Tertiary Care Centers
Fistula
Opiate Alkaloids

Hypermethylation of FOXA1 and allelic loss of PTEN drive squamous differentiation and promote heterogeneity in bladder cancer

Osei-Amponsa, V., Buckwalter, J. M., Shuman, L., Zheng, Z., Yamashita, H., Walter, V., Wildermuth, T., Ellis-Mohl, J., Liu, C., Warrick, J. I., Shantz, L. M., Feehan, R. P., Al-Ahmadie, H., Mendelsohn, C., Raman, J. D., Kaestner, K. H., Wu, X. R. & DeGraff, D. J., Feb 6 2020, In : Oncogene. 39, 6, p. 1302-1317 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loss of Heterozygosity
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Urothelium
Inborn Genetic Diseases
DNA

km23-1/DYNLRB1 regulation of MEK/ERK signaling and R-Ras in invasive human colorectal cancer cells

Raza, A., Pandey, M. S., Jin, Q. & Mulder, K. M., Jan 1 2020, In : Cell Biology International. 44, 1, p. 155-165 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinases
Extracellular Signal-Regulated MAP Kinases
Dyneins
Colorectal Neoplasms
Transforming Growth Factors

Ligand-induced disorder-to-order transitions characterized by structural proteomics and molecular dynamics simulations

Makepeace, K. A. T., Brodie, N. I., Popov, K. I., Gudavicius, G., Nelson, C. J., Petrotchenko, E. V., Dokholyan, N. V. & Borchers, C. H., Jan 16 2020, In : Journal of Proteomics. 211, 103544.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Proteomics
Molecular dynamics
Ligands
Computer simulation

The Dopamine D2 Receptor Contributes to the Spheroid Formation Behavior of U87 Glioblastoma Cells

Weissenrieder, J. S., Reed, J. L., Green, M. V., Moldovan, G. L., Koubek, E. J., Neighbors, J. D. & Hohl, R. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Pharmacology. 105, 1-2, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Remoxipride
Dopamine D2 Receptors
Thioridazine
Glioblastoma
Pimozide

Abstracts of Presentations at the Association of Clinical Scientists 139th Meeting Hershey, PA, May 15-18, 2019

Donaldson, K., Buchanich, J. M., Grigson, P. S., Deneke, E., Vrana, K. E., Sacks, D. B., Kuehn, G. J., Cardamone, D., Pesce, A., Smiley, S., Nickley, J., Krock, K., Thomas, R., Wilkerson, M. L., Farag, H. A., Challa, S. R., Tice, A. M., Wolk, D. M., Prichard, J., Grant, M. L. & 102 others, Regmi, S., Kerbacher, B., Quinton, L. E., Tice, A. M., Olson, J., Haynes, A., Yu, E., McCully, K. S., Assi, J., Wong, M., Zarrin-Khameh, N., Nifong, T. P., Hawker, C. D., Carlton, G. T., Rivera, J. M., Foulis, P. R., Zuraw, A., Morlote, D., Peker, D., Reddy, V., Harada, S., Crutchfield, C., Zander, D., Barbhuiya, M. A., Pederson, E. C., Straub, M. L., Scott, S. C., Neibauer, T. L., Salter, W. F., Creer, M. H., Zhu, Y., Bornhorst, J. A., Theobald, J. P., Algeciras-Schimnich, A., Cao, L., Knox, J., Hardy, R., Texas, H. J., McGuire, M. F., Hunter, R. L., Brown, R. E., Hicks, J., Cai, Z., Brown, R. E., Ali, Y., Cheng, K. C., Katz, S. R., Ding, Y., Vanselow, D. J., Yakovlev, M. A., Lin, A. Y., Clark, D. P., Vargas, P., Xin, X., Copper, J. E., Canfield, V. A., Ang, K. C., Wang, Y., Xiao, X., De Carlo, F., van Rossum, D. B., La Rivière, P. J., Newell, J., Hossler, C., Roche, M., Warrick, J., Phaeton, R., Kesterson, J., Myers, C., Barrios, R., Mintz, P., Robyak, K., Hamilton, C., McGhee, P., Pederson, C., Straub, M., Scott, S., Neibauer, T., Salter, W., Robyak, K., Singh, N., Morlote, D., Vnencak-Jones, C., Yemelyanova, A., Harada, S., Shah, M., Moghadamtousi, S. Z., Lan, C., Duose, D., Hu, P., Esquenazi, Y., Luthra, R., Ballester, L. Y., Koenig, A. N., Liu, C. G., Zhang, J., Kalia, A., Al-Habib, A., Van Arsdall, M., Dhingra, S., Patel, K. & Tatevian, N., May 1 2019, In : Annals of clinical and laboratory science. 49, 3, p. 403-416 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A central core disease mutation in the Ca2+-binding site of skeletal muscle ryanodine receptor impairs single-channel regulation

Chirasani, V. R., Xu, L., Addis, H. G., Pasek, D. A., Dokholyan, N. V., Meissner, G. & Yamaguchi, N., Aug 2019, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 317, 2, p. C358-C365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Core Myopathy
Ryanodine Receptor Calcium Release Channel
Skeletal Muscle
Binding Sites
Mutation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Activation of Wnt signaling promotes olaparib resistant ovarian cancer

Yamamoto, T. M., McMellen, A., Watson, Z. L., Aguilera, J., Ferguson, R., Nurmemmedov, E., Thakar, T., Moldovan, G. L., Kim, H., Cittelly, D. M., Joglar, A. M., Brennecke, E. P., Wilson, H., Behbakht, K., Sikora, M. J. & Bitler, B. G., Oct 1 2019, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 58, 10, p. 1770-1782 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovarian Neoplasms
Carcinoma
Ovarian Diseases
Recombinational DNA Repair
Cell Line
18 Citations (Scopus)

Allostery in Its Many Disguises: From Theory to Applications

Wodak, S. J., Paci, E., Dokholyan, N. V., Berezovsky, I. N., Horovitz, A., Li, J., Hilser, V. J., Bahar, I., Karanicolas, J., Stock, G., Hamm, P., Stote, R. H., Eberhardt, J., Chebaro, Y., Dejaegere, A., Cecchini, M., Changeux, J. P., Bolhuis, P. G., Vreede, J., Faccioli, P. & 19 others, Orioli, S., Ravasio, R., Yan, L., Brito, C., Wyart, M., Gkeka, P., Rivalta, I., Palermo, G., McCammon, J. A., Panecka-Hofman, J., Wade, R. C., Di Pizio, A., Niv, M. Y., Nussinov, R., Tsai, C. J., Jang, H., Padhorny, D., Kozakov, D. & McLeish, T., Apr 2 2019, In : Structure. 27, 4, p. 566-578 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Allosteric Regulation
Biological Phenomena
Education
Drug Design
Signal Transduction

Projects 1981 2024

Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen
DNA Damage
Genomic Instability
Ubiquitination
Telomere
Catenins
Colorectal Neoplasms
TCF Transcription Factors
Gene Expression
Mutation
toxicology
chemical
networking
toxin
repair
Nitroreductases
Air Pollutants
Genes
Lung Neoplasms
Vehicle Emissions
Autophagy
Lipids
Membranes
Heart Neoplasms
Structural Models
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Alzheimer Disease
Amyloid
Protein Transport
Therapeutics
Health
Bioinformatics
Statistics
Information science
Big data
Nitrosamines
DNA Adducts
Tobacco
Activity Cycles
Proteins
chronic illness
career
Disease
student
experience

Activities 2017 2017

  • 3 Oral presentation

Morphometric phenomics and Cross-Atlas Registration of Virtual 3D soft tissue microCT images of Zebrafish

Keith Cheng (Speaker), Y Ding (Speaker), AY Lin (Speaker), M Yakovlev (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker), X Xin (Speaker), S Katz (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker), PJ La Riviere (Speaker)
Jul 5 2017

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

From Morphology to Math: Using whole zebrafish to create the engineering and computational infrastructure for Microanatomic Phenomics

Keith Cheng (Speaker), Y Ding (Speaker), SR Katz (Speaker), AY Lin (Speaker), D van Rossum (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker)
Sep 27 2017

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation