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Boris Magasanik

Affiliations: 
Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
microbial physiology and the regulation of gene expression in bacteria and yeast.
Website:
http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/oral-histories/details/magasanik-boris.aspx
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https://biology.mit.edu/people/boris_magasanik
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/members/53027.html
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.mi.48.100194.000245
http://www.chemheritage.org/Oral-Histories/Documents/Magasanik--Front-Matter-and-Index.pdf

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Parents

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Erwin Chargaff grad student 1948 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
 (Studies on the sterochemistry of an enzymatic reaction; the oxidation of cyclitols by Acetobacter suboxydans)
J. Howard Mueller research scientist 1949-1951 Harvard Medical School (ID Tree)

Children

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Susan Gottesman research assistant MIT (ID Tree)
David Botstein research assistant 1963 Harvard
Ellen V. Rothenberg research assistant 1972 Harvard
Kevin Struhl research assistant 1974 MIT (FlyTree)
Nina Agabian grad student (Computational Biology Tree)
Robert A. Bender grad student MIT (Microtree)
Frederick Carl Neidhardt grad student 1956 Harvard (Microtree)
Leland H. Hartwell grad student 1964 MIT
William F. Loomis grad student 1965 MIT
Gerald Ralph Smith grad student 1970 MIT
Daizo Ushiba post-doc 1952 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Bärbel Friedrich post-doc 1975-1976 MIT (Chemistry Tree)
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Magasanik B. (2005) The transduction of the nitrogen regulation signal in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 16537-8
Magasanik B. (2005) Origins. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280: 22557-9
Magasanik B. (2003) Ammonia assimilation by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eukaryotic Cell. 2: 827-9
Magasanik B, Kaiser CA. (2002) Nitrogen regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene. 290: 1-18
Magasanik B. (2000) PII: a remarkable regulatory protein. Trends in Microbiology. 8: 447-8
Magasanik B. (2000) Global regulation of gene expression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 14044-5
Magasanik B. (1999) A midcentury watershed: the transition from microbial biochemistry to molecular biology. Journal of Bacteriology. 181: 357-8
Carmona M, Claverie-Martin F, Magasanik B. (1997) DNA bending and the initiation of transcription at sigma54-dependent bacterial promoters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94: 9568-72
Rowen DW, Esiobu N, Magasanik B. (1997) Role of GATA factor Nil2p in nitrogen regulation of gene expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Bacteriology. 179: 3761-6
Carmona M, Magasanik B. (1996) Activation of transcription at sigma 54-dependent promoters on linear templates requires intrinsic or induced bending of the DNA. Journal of Molecular Biology. 261: 348-56
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