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Office: CHEM 182A
Phone: 410-455-2527
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Michael Summers
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Ph.D. Emory University 1984; B.S. University of West Florida 1980
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Lu, K., Heng, X., Garyu, L., Monti, S., Garcia, E. L., Kharytonchyk, S., Dorjsuren, B., Kulandaivel, G., Jones, S., Hiremath, A., Sachin Divakaruni, S., LaCotti, C., Barton, S., Tummillo, D., Hosic, A., Edme, K., Albrecht, S., Telesnitsky, A., Summers, M. F., “NMR detection of structures in the HIV-1 5´-Leader RNA that regulate genome packaging,” Science 334, 242-245 (2011), PMC3335204.
Summers, M. F. “Training the next generation of Protein Scientists,” Protein Science 20, 1796-1801 (2011), PMC3267944.
Heng, X., Kharytonchyk, S., Garcia, E. L., Lu, K., Sachin Divakaruni, S., LaCotti, C., Edme, K., Telesnitsky, A., Summers, M. F., “Identification of a Minimal Region of the HIV-1 5´-Leader required for RNA Dimerization, NC Binding and Packaging,” J. Mol. Biol. 117, 224-239 (2012), PMC3296369.
Barton, S., Heng, X., Johnson, B., Summers, M. F. “Database proton NMR chemical shifts for RNA signal assignment and validation,” J. Biomol. NMR 55, 33-46 (2013), PMC3555346.
Zhang, H., Curreli, F., Waheed, A. A., Mercredi, P. Y., Mehta, M., Bhargava, P., Scacalossi, D., Tong, X., Lee, S., Cooper, A., Summers, M. F., Freed, E. O., Debnath A. K., “Dual-acting stapled peptides target both HIV-1 entry and assembly,”Retrovirology, 10:136 (2013). DOI: 10.1186/1742-4690-10-136, PMC3842668.