Recommended Readings: Nicole King Ph.D. October 7 2016

Friday Lecture Series

Friday October 7, 2016   3:45 p.m.

The Fairfield Osborn Memorial Lecture

Caspary Auditorium

Nicole King

Professor, and HHMI Investigator

Dept.of Molecular and Cell Biology, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Development

University of California Berkeley

Bacteria as Master Regulators and Aphrodisiacs

Recommended Readings:

Anderson, Douglas P.; Whitney, Dustin S.; Hanson-Smith, Victor; et al.  Evolution of an ancient protein function involved in organized multicellularity in animals. ELIFE                   5: e10147    JAN 7 2016

Alegado, Rosanna A.; King, Nicole  Bacterial Influences on Animal OriginsCOLD SPRING HARBOR PERSPECTIVES IN BIOLOGY    6(11): a016162  NOV 2014

King, Nicole.  Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellular Life Principles and Mechanisms Forrward.  EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS TO MULTICELLULAR LIFE: PRINCIPLES AND MECHANISMS   Book Series:Advances in Marine Genomics   Volume: 2   Pages: V-VI    2015

King, Nicole; Mueller, Susann.  Environmental microbiology: Revisiting the physiology of microorganisms on the single cell scale. CURRENT OPINION IN MICROBIOLOGY     Volume: 25   Pages: V-VI   Published: JUN 2015

Recommended Readings: Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. Jan 11, 2010

Monday Lecture Series

Self vs Non-self Discrimination During CRISPR Immunity

Against Horizontal Gene Transfer

Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D.,

Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology

Northwestern University

January 11, 2010

4:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Welch Hall, Level Two

Recommended readings:

Van der Oost, J; Jore, MM; Westra, ER; et al.  2009.  CRISPR-based adaptive and heritable immunity in prokaryotesTrends in biochemical sciences  34(8):401-407

Agari, Y; Yokoyama, S; Kuramitse, S; Shinkai, A.  2008.  X-ray crystal stryctyre of a CRISPR-associated protein, CSe2, from Thermus themaphilus, HB8.  Proteins – Structure Function and bioinformatics  73(4):1063-1067

Horvath, P; Romero, DA; Coute-Monvoison, AC; Richards, M; et al.  2008.  Diversity, activity, and evolution of CRISPR loci in Streptococcus thermophilus.  Journal of bacteriology  1990(4):1401-1412

Brouns, SJJ; Jore,MM; Lundgren, M; Westra R; et al.  2008   Small CRISPR RNAs guide antiviral defense in prokaryotes.   SCIENCE  321(5891): 960-964 

Barrangou, RF; Fremaux, C; Deveau, H; Richards, M; Boyaval, P; Moineau, S; RFomero, DA; Horvath, P.  2007.  CRISPR provides acquired resistance against viruses in prokaryotes.  SCIENCE  315(5819):1709-1712

Tesch, LD; Raghavendra, MP; Bedsted-Faarvang, T; et al.  2005.  Specificity and reactive loop length requirements for cmA inhibition of serine proteases.  Protein science  14(2):533-542

Beloglazona, N; Brown, G; Zimmerman, MD; Proudfoot, M; Marakova, KS; et al.  2008.  A novel family of sequence-specific endoribonucleases associated with the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats.  Journal of biological chemistry.  283(29): 20361-20371

Recommended Readings: Eduardo Groisman, Ph.D., April 22, 2009

Special Seminar Series

“Differential Control of Bacterial Gene Expression”

Eduardo Groisman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine/HHMI

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:


Christian Perez, J., T. Latifi, and E. A. Groisman. 2008. Overcoming H-NS-mediated transcriptional silencing of horizontally acquired genes by the PhoP and SlyA proteins in Salmonella enterica. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283(16):10773-10783.

Coppins, R. L., K. B. Hall, and E. A. Groisman. 2007. The intricate world of riboswitches. Current opinion in microbiology. 10(2):176-181.

Delgado, M. A., C. Mouslim, and E. A. Groisman. 2006. The PmrA/PmrB and RcsC/YojN/RcsB systems control expression of the Salmonella O-antigen chain length determinant. Molecular microbiology. 60(1):39-50.

Kato, A., A. Y. Mitrophanov, and E. A. Groisman. 2007. A connector of two-component regulatory systems promotes signal amplification and persistence of expression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104(29):12063-12068.

Mitrophanov, A. Y., and E. A. Groisman. 2008. Signal integration in bacterial two-component regulatory systems. Genes and Development. 22(19):2601-2611.

Mitrophanov, A. Y., M. W. Jewett, T. J. Hadley, and E. A. Groisman. 2008. Evolution and dynamics of regulatory architectures controlling polymyxin B resistance in enteric bacteria. PLoS Genetics. 4(10) art. no. e1000233.

Perez, J. C., and E. A. Groisman. 2007. Acid pH activation of the PmrA/PmrB two-component regulatory system of Salmonella enterica. Molecular microbiology. 63(1):283-293.

Tu, X., T. Latifi, A. Bougdour, S. Gottesman, and E. A. Groisman. 2006. The PhoP/PhoQ two-component system stabilizes the alternative sigma factor RpoS in Salmonella enterica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103(36):13503-13508..

Winfield, M. D., and E. A. Groisman. 2004. Phenotypic differences between Salmonella and Escherichia coli resulting from the disparate regulation of homologous genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101(49):17162-17167.