Theodore G. Wensel, PhD

Affiliations: 
1988- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 
Area:
retina, TRP channels, RGS proteins, GPCR (dopamine, mGluR),fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy, lanthanide luminscence, cryo-EM
Website:
http://ncmi.bcm.edu/homes/wensellab
Google:
"Ted Wensel"
Bio:

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)
 
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Cross-listing: Neurotree - BCM Tree

Parents

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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

Children

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Joseph K. Angleson grad student 1990-1995 Baylor
Karen Marie Vasquez grad student 1990-1996 Baylor
Thomas J. Melia grad student 1992-1999 Baylor (Neurotree)
Christopher W. Cowan grad student 1994-1999 Baylor (Neurotree)
Brian D. Perkins grad student 1996-2000 Baylor (Neurotree)
Guang Hu grad student 1998-2003 Baylor
James Jeffrey Mancuso grad student 2001-2009 Baylor (Neurotree)
Hye Jin Kang grad student 2008-2014 University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Alecia K. Gross-Gutierrez post-doc Baylor (Cell Biology Tree)
Alecia K. Gross post-doc 2002-2006 Baylor (Neurotree)
Vera Y. Moiseenkova-Bell post-doc 2003-2008 Baylor
Melina A. Agosto post-doc 2008-2015 Baylor (Microtree)
Michael Robichaux post-doc 2013-2021 West Virginia University (Neurotree)

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Rachayata Dharmat collaborator Baylor (Neurotree)
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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
Rajala A, He F, Anderson RE, et al. (2020) Loss of Class III Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase Vps34 Results in Cone Degeneration. Biology. 9
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
Wensel TG. (2020) Phosphoinositides in Retinal Function and Disease. Cells. 9
Robichaux MA, Potter VL, Zhang Z, et al. (2019) Defining the layers of a sensory cilium with STORM and cryoelectron nanoscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Terrón-Díaz ME, Wright SJ, Agosto MA, et al. (2019) Residues and residue pairs of evolutionary importance differentially direct signaling bias of D2 dopamine receptors. The Journal of Biological Chemistry
Tang J, Robichaux M, Wu KL, et al. (2019) Single-Atom Fluorescence Switch: A General Approach towards Visible Light-Activated Dyes for Biological Imaging. Journal of the American Chemical Society
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