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Graduate Student Research Seminar:
Jeff M. Boyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rutgers University, will be presenting.
Cellular respiration as a trigger for cell death and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus
Polyester monomers lack ability to bind and activate both androgenic and estrogenic receptors as determined by In Vitro and In Silico methods.Osimitz TG, Welsh WJ, Ai N, Toole C.Food Chem Toxicol. 2015 Jan;75:128-38. Epub 2014 Oct 28.
Novel virtual screening approach for the discovery of human tyrosinase inhibitors. Ai N, Welsh WJ, Santhanam U, Hu H, Lyga J. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 26;9(11):e112788. eCollection 2014
Niclosamide ethanolamine-induced mild mitochondrial uncoupling improves diabetic symptoms in mice.Tao H, Zhang Y, Zeng X, Shulman GI, Jin S. Nature Mediciene; 2014 Nov;20(11):1263-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.3699. Epub 2014 Oct 5.
Rab1 is an mTORC1 activator and a colorectal oncogene. Thomas JD*, Zhang, YJ*, Wei, YH, Cho JH, Wang HY and Zheng, X.F. Cancer Cell 2014; 26, 754–769 (*co-first authors) Featured in Preview by Cancer Cell 26, 601–602; Research Watch by Cancer Discovery, November 10, 2014
Identification of a Mg2+-sensitive ORF in the 5'-leader of TRPM7 magnesium channel mRNA. Nikonorova IA, Kornakov NV, Dmitriev SE, Vassilenko KS, Ryazanov AG. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Oct 17. pii: gku951.
Niclosamide ethanolamine-induced mild mitochondrial uncoupling improves diabetic symptoms in mice. Tao H, Zhang Y, Zeng X, Shulman GI, Jin S. Nat Med. 2014 Oct 5. doi: 10.1038/nm.3699. [
Please see also article which was published in Rutgers Today: http://news.rutgers.edu/research-news/attacking-type-2-diabetes-new-direction-encouraging-results/20141005#.VDVDaKhdXjE
Kiran Madura, PhD, professor of pharmacology, a four-year, $1,203,916 grant from the NIH
Monica J. Roth, PhD, professor of pharmacology, a four-year, $1,172,331 grant from the NIH