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Margaret Werner-Washburne

Associate Professor
Biology
University of New Mexico
NSF/MCB/Genetics
4201 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22230

Phone: 505-277-9338
FAX: 505-277-0304
Email: maggieww@unm.edu
URL: http://biology001.unm.edu/~maggieww/ Maggieww.html

 

 


B.S. Stanford 1971
M.S. U of Hawaii 1979
Ph.D. U of Wisconsin-Madison 1984

 

Description of Research
Stress responses in yeast; biochemical and molecular responses to starvation; stationary phase in yeast. Also, fungal genomics.
Recent Papers or Publications
http://biology001.unm.edu/~maggieww/Maggieww.html

The highly conserved, coregulated SNZ and SNZ gene families in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. P.A. Padilla, E.K. Fuge, M.E. Crawford, A. Errett, and M. Werner-Washburne J. Bact. (in press)

The role of the carboxyl-terminus of Bcy1p in stationary-phase yeast. V. M. Peck, M.A. Gomez, and M. Werner-Washburne. Current Genetics.32: 83-92 (1997)

Expressed sequences from the mycelial, conidial and sexual stages of Neurospora crassa. M. A. Nelson, S. Kang, E. L. Braun, M. E. Crawford, P. L. Dolan, P. M. Leonard, J Mitchell, A. M. Armijo, L. Bean, E. Blueyes, T. Cushing, A. Errett, M. Fleharty, M Gorman, K. Judson, R. Miller, J. Ortega, I. Pavlova, J. Perea, S. Todisco, R. Trujillo, J. Valentine, A. Wells, M. Werner-Washburne, S Yazzie, and DO Nativg. Fungal Genetics and Biology 21: 348-363 (1997).

Stationary phase in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Edwina K. Fuge and Margaret Werner-Washburne in Yeast Stress Responses, ed. Stefan Hohmann and W. H Mager. Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit, R.G. Landes Company, Austin, TX, pp. 53-74 (1997)

A stationary-phase gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a member of a novel, highly conserved gene family. Edward L. Braun, Edwina K. Fuge, Pamela A. Padilla, and Margaret Werner-Washburne. J Bact 178:6865-6872 (1996).

Stationary Phase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Margaret Werner-Washburne, E. L. Braun, M.E. Crawford, and V.M.Peck. Molecular Microbiology 19:1159-1166 (1996).

Protein synthesis in long-term stationary phase cultures of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Edwina K. Fuge, Edward L. Braun, and Margaret Werner-Washburne. Journal of Bacteriology 176:5802-5813. (1994).

Stationary phase in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. M. Werner-Washburne, E. Braun, G.C. Johnston, and R. A. Singer. Microbiological Reviews 57:383-401. (1993).

Isolation and characterization of AAP1; a gene encoding an alanine/arginine aminopeptidase in yeast. Dan Caprioglio, Christopher Padilla, and Margaret Werner-Washburne. Journal of Biological Chemistry 268:14310-14315. (1993).

Heat-shock mediated cell-cycle blockage and G1 cyclin expression in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. A.Rowley, B. Butler, M. Werner-Washburne, G.C. Johnston, and R.A. Singer. Molecular and Cellular Biology 13:1034-1041. (1992)

The translation machinery and 70 kilodalton heat shock protein cooperate in protein synthesis. R. J. Nelson, T. Ziegelhoffer, C. Nicolet, M. Werner-Washburne, and E. A. Craig. Cell 71: 97-105.(1992).

Bcy1, the regulatory protein of cAMP- dependent protein kinase, is differentially modified in response to the physiological status of the cell. M. Werner-Washburne, David Brown, and Edward Braun. Journal of Biological Chemistry 266:19704-19709. (1991).

Yeast Hsp70 RNA levels vary in response to the physiological status of the cell. M. Werner-Washburne, J. Becker, J. Kosic-Smithers, and E. A. Craig. J. Bacteriol. 171: 2680-2688. ( 1989).

Expression of members of the S.cerevisiae HSP70 multigene family. M. Werner-Washburne and E.A.Craig. Genome 31 :684-689. ( 1989).

SSC1, an essential member of the yeast HSP70 multigene family, encodes a mitochondrial protein. E.A. Craig, J. Kramer, J. Shilling, M. Werner-Washburne, S. Holmes, J. Kosic-Smithers, and C.M. Nicolet. Molec. Cell Biol .9:3000-3008. (1989).

A subfamily of stress proteins facilitates translocation of secretory and mitochondrial precursor polypeptides. R. Deshaies, B.D. Koch, M. Werner-Washburne, E. Craig, and R. Schekman. Nature 332:800-805. (1988).

Complex interactions among members of an essential subfamily of Hsp70 genes in yeast. M. Werner-Washburne, D.Stone, and E.A. Craig. Mol. Cell Biol. 7: 2568-2577. (1987).

L-Aspartate transport into pea chloroplasts. Kinetic and inhibitor evidence for multiple transport systems. M. Werner-Washburne and K. Keegstra. Plant Physiol. 78: 221-227. (1985).

Precursors to two chloroplast proteins bind to the outer chloroplast membrane prior to import. K. Cline, M. Werner-Washburne, T.H. Lubben, and K. Keesgtra. J.Biol. Chem. 260: 3691-3696. (1985) .

Special Honors or Awards
Presidential Young Investigator

Former board member of SACNAS;

Organizer of Yeast Molecular Genetics Meeting

Current Program Director in Genetics at NSF





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