Theodore G. Wensel, PhD

1988- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 
retina, TRP channels, RGS proteins, GPCR (dopamine, mGluR),fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy, lanthanide luminscence, cryo-EM
"Ted Wensel"

PhD, Physical Chemistry, Claude Meares UC Davis, 1984
Postdoc, Stanford, Lubert Stryer, 1984-1988
Baylor College of Medicine, 1988-present
Curently Welch Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Ophthalmology

Mean distance: 14.92 (cluster 11)
Cross-listing: Neurotree - BCM Tree


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Claude F. Meares grad student 1980-1984 UC Davis
 (Energy transfer studies of proteins and nucleic acids)
Lubert Stryer post-doc Stanford University Medical School


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Joseph K. Angleson grad student 1990-1995 Baylor College of Medicine
Karen Marie Vasquez grad student 1990-1996 Baylor College of Medicine
Thomas J. Melia grad student 1992-1999 Baylor College of Medicine (Neurotree)
Christopher W. Cowan grad student 1994-1999 Baylor College of Medicine (Neurotree)
Brian D. Perkins grad student 1996-2000 Baylor College of Medicine (Neurotree)
Guang Hu grad student 1998-2003 Baylor College of Medicine
James Jeffrey Mancuso grad student 2001-2009 Baylor College of Medicine (Neurotree)
Hye Jin Kang grad student 2008-2014 UNC Chapel Hill
Alecia K. Gross-Gutierrez post-doc Baylor College of Medicine (Cell Biology Tree)
Alecia K. Gross post-doc 2002-2006 Baylor College of Medicine (Neurotree)
Vera Y. Moiseenkova-Bell post-doc 2003-2008 Baylor College of Medicine
Melina A. Agosto post-doc 2008-2015 Baylor College of Medicine (Microtree)
Michael Robichaux post-doc 2013-2021 West Virginia University (Neurotree)
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Moyel AR, Robichaux MA, Wensel T. (2023) Expansion Microscopy of Mouse Photoreceptor Cilia. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 1415: 395-402
Konecki DM, Hamrick S, Wang C, et al. (2023) CovET: A Covariation-Evolutionary Trace method that Identifies Protein Structure-Function Modules. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 104896
Huh E, Agosto MA, Wensel TG, et al. (2023) Co-evolutionary Signals in Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Capture Residue Contacts and Long-Range Functional Interactions. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 103030
Robichaux MA, Nguyen V, Chan F, et al. (2022) Subcellular localization of mutant P23H rhodopsin in an RFP fusion knockin mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa. Disease Models & Mechanisms
Huh E, Gallion J, Agosto MA, et al. (2021) Recurrent high-impact mutations at cognate structural positions in class A G protein-coupled receptors expressed in tumors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118
Agosto MA, Adeosun AAR, Kumar N, et al. (2021) The mGluR6 ligand-binding domain, but not the C-terminal domain, is required for synaptic localization in retinal ON-bipolar cells. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 101418
Potter VL, Moye AR, Robichaux MA, et al. (2021) Superresolution microscopy reveals photoreceptor-specific subciliary location and function of ciliopathy-associated protein, Cep290. Jci Insight
Wensel TG, Potter VL, Moye A, et al. (2021) Structure and dynamics of photoreceptor sensory cilia. Pflugers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology
Go YM, Zhang J, Fernandes J, et al. (2020) MTOR-initiated metabolic switch and degeneration in the retinal pigment epithelium. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology
Agosto MA, Wensel TG. (2020) LRRTM4 is a member of the transsynaptic complex between rod photoreceptors and bipolar cells. The Journal of Comparative Neurology
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