The Molecular Biology Core will provide the facilities, expertise and training required by Core investigators to carry out state-of-the-art molecular biologic techniques relevant to skin- and disease-related research.
Specific aims are: 1) to complement and operate in parallel with already existing laboratory resources administered by the Core Directors (Drs. Capra and Tucker), and 2) to conduct molecular biologic assays and provide training in the performance of these assays. Services are categorized into basic molecular biologic techniques and more specialized procedures that require even more complicated and expensive equipment. Investigators may utilize the Core to conduct molecular biology assays routinely performed in the Core laboratories, to learn how to establish and perform molecular biological techniques, to develop novel techniques within the Core facility, and to gain access to the soon-to-be- established Homologous Recombination Laboratory.

Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
United States
Zip Code
Acharya, Asha; Baek, Seung Tae; Banfi, Serena et al. (2011) Efficient inducible Cre-mediated recombination in Tcf21 cell lineages in the heart and kidney. Genesis 49:870-7
Straud, Sarah; Zubovych, Iryna; De Brabander, Jef K et al. (2010) Inhibition of iron uptake is responsible for differential sensitivity to V-ATPase inhibitors in several cancer cell lines. PLoS One 5:e11629
Chapman, Shelby L; Sicot, F-X; Davis, Elaine C et al. (2010) Fibulin-2 and fibulin-5 cooperatively function to form the internal elastic lamina and protect from vascular injury. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:68-74
Yanagisawa, Hiromi; Davis, Elaine C (2010) Unraveling the mechanism of elastic fiber assembly: The roles of short fibulins. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 42:1084-93
Choi, Jiwon; Bergdahl, Andreas; Zheng, Qian et al. (2009) Analysis of dermal elastic fibers in the absence of fibulin-5 reveals potential roles for fibulin-5 in elastic fiber assembly. Matrix Biol 28:211-20
Jaeckle Santos, Lane J; Xing, Chao; Barnes, Robert B et al. (2008) Refined mapping of X-linked reticulate pigmentary disorder and sequencing of candidate genes. Hum Genet 123:469-76
Takayama, Yoshiharu; May, Petra; Anderson, Richard G W et al. (2005) Low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 (LRP1) controls endocytosis and c-CBL-mediated ubiquitination of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta (PDGFR beta). J Biol Chem 280:18504-10
Wang, Huixia; He, Xuming; Band, Mark et al. (2005) A study of inter-lab and inter-platform agreement of DNA microarray data. BMC Genomics 6:71
Sinha, Suwan K; Zachariah, Sunny; Quinones, Herson I et al. (2002) Role of TRAF3 and -6 in the activation of the NF-kappa B and JNK pathways by X-linked ectodermal dysplasia receptor. J Biol Chem 277:44953-61
Sellati, T J; Waldrop, S L; Salazar, J C et al. (2001) The cutaneous response in humans to Treponema pallidum lipoprotein analogues involves cellular elements of both innate and adaptive immunity. J Immunol 166:4131-40

Showing the most recent 10 out of 56 publications