Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Affiliations: 
Biochemistry and Biophysics University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 
Area:
structure, function, and synthesis of telomeres
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http://biochemistry.ucsf.edu/labs/blackburn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1&Itemid=3
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"

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Parents

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Frederick Sanger grad student 1975 MRC-LMB (Chemistry Tree)
Joseph G. Gall post-doc 1977 Yale

Children

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Carol W. Greider grad student 1987 UC Berkeley
Tracy B. Fulton grad student 2000 UCSF
Simon R. Chan grad student 2002 UCSF
Moses M. Kim grad student 2002 UCSF
Melissa A. Rivera grad student 2002 UCSF
Carol M. Anderson grad student 2008 UCSF
Richard J. Tjhen grad student 2010 UCSF
Tetsuya Matsuguchi grad student 2011 UCSF
Francesca S. Gazzaniga grad student 2013 UCSF
Maria Isabel Cano post-doc UNESP, Brazil
Michael McEachern post-doc University of Georgia
Daniel P. Romero post-doc UMN
Dorothy E. Shippen post-doc Texas A & M
Yehuda Tzfati post-doc Hebrew University
James D. Forney post-doc 1985-1988 UC Berkeley (Chemistry Tree)
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Lazarides C, Epel ES, Lin J, et al. (2019) Maternal Pro-Inflammatory State During Pregnancy and Newborn Leukocyte Telomere Length: A Prospective Investigation. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Staffaroni AM, Tosun D, Lin J, et al. (2018) Telomere attrition is associated with declines in medial temporal lobe volume and white matter microstructure in functionally independent older adults. Neurobiology of Aging. 69: 68-75
Fair B, Mellon SH, Epel ES, et al. (2017) Telomere length is inversely correlated with urinary stress hormone levels in healthy controls but not in un-medicated depressed individuals-preliminary findings. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 99: 177-180
Schrock JM, Adler NE, Epel ES, et al. (2017) Socioeconomic Status, Financial Strain, and Leukocyte Telomere Length in a Sample of African American Midlife Men. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Goglin SE, Farzaneh-Far R, Epel ES, et al. (2016) Correction: Change in Leukocyte Telomere Length Predicts Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Heart Disease from the Heart and Soul Study. Plos One. 11: e0168868
Steptoe A, Hamer M, Lin J, et al. (2016) The longitudinal relationship between cortisol responses to mental stress and leukocyte telomere attrition. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. jc20163035
Rehkopf DH, Needham BL, Lin J, et al. (2016) Leukocyte Telomere Length in Relation to 17 Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Cross-Sectional Study of US Adults. Plos Medicine. 13: e1002188
Goglin SE, Farzaneh-Far R, Epel ES, et al. (2016) Change in Leukocyte Telomere Length Predicts Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Heart Disease from the Heart and Soul Study. Plos One. 11: e0160748
Hough CM, Bersani FS, Mellon SH, et al. (2016) Leukocyte telomere length predicts SSRI response in major depressive disorder: A preliminary report. Molecular Neuropsychiatry. 2: 88-96
Jay KA, Smith DL, Blackburn EH. (2016) Early Loss of Telomerase Action in Yeast Creates a Dependence on the DNA Damage Response Adaptor Proteins. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 36: 1908-19
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