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Sujatha Jagannathan

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-BioChem&Molecular Genetics

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    Duke University, Durham, NC, USAPh. D. 05/2013Cell Biology
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USAPostdoctoral fellowship12/2017mRNA surveillance
    Center for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, IndiaB. Tech05/2006Industrial Biotechnology

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    Our lab studies how cells detect and degrade aberrant RNAs, and how dysregulation of this surveillance process contributes to human muscle development and disease.

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    R35GM133433     (JAGANNATHAN, SUJATHA)Aug 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2024
    Understanding the variability in nonsense-mediated RNA decay
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Jagannathan S. The evolution of DUX4 gene regulation and its implication for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2022 05 01; 1868(5):166367. PMID: 35158020.
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    2. Jagannathan S, de Greef JC, Hayward LJ, Yokomori K, Gabellini D, Mul K, Sacconi S, Arjomand J, Kinoshita J, Harper SQ. Meeting report: the 2021 FSHD International Research Congress. Skelet Muscle. 2022 01 17; 12(1):1. PMID: 35039091.
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    3. Child JR, Chen Q, Reid DW, Jagannathan S, Nicchitta CV. Recruitment of endoplasmic reticulum-targeted and cytosolic mRNAs into membrane-associated stress granules. RNA. 2021 10; 27(10):1241-1256. PMID: 34244458.
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    4. Jagannathan S, Ramachandran S, Rissland OS. Slow Down to Catch Up. Cell. 2019 08 08; 178(4):774-776. PMID: 31398334.
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    5. Dyle MC, Kolakada D, Cortazar MA, Jagannathan S. How to get away with nonsense: Mechanisms and consequences of escape from nonsense-mediated RNA decay. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2020 01; 11(1):e1560. PMID: 31359616.
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    6. Jagannathan S, Ogata Y, Gafken PR, Tapscott SJ, Bradley RK. Quantitative proteomics reveals key roles for post-transcriptional gene regulation in the molecular pathology of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Elife. 2019 01 15; 8. PMID: 30644821.
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    7. Campbell AE, Shadle SC, Jagannathan S, Lim JW, Resnick R, Tawil R, van der Maarel SM, Tapscott SJ. NuRD and CAF-1-mediated silencing of the D4Z4 array is modulated by DUX4-induced MBD3L proteins. Elife. 2018 03 13; 7. PMID: 29533181.
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    8. Feng Q, Jagannathan S, Bradley RK. The RNA Surveillance Factor UPF1 Represses Myogenesis via Its E3?Ubiquitin Ligase Activity. Mol Cell. 2017 Jul 20; 67(2):239-251.e6. PMID: 28669802.
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    9. Jagannathan S, Bradley RK. Congenital myotonic dystrophy-an RNA-mediated disease across a developmental continuum. Genes Dev. 2017 06 01; 31(11):1067-1068. PMID: 28717044.
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    10. Shadle SC, Zhong JW, Campbell AE, Conerly ML, Jagannathan S, Wong CJ, Morello TD, van der Maarel SM, Tapscott SJ. DUX4-induced dsRNA and MYC mRNA stabilization activate apoptotic pathways in human cell models of facioscapulohumeral dystrophy. PLoS Genet. 2017 03; 13(3):e1006658. PMID: 28273136.
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    11. Jagannathan S, Shadle SC, Resnick R, Snider L, Tawil RN, van der Maarel SM, Bradley RK, Tapscott SJ. Model systems of DUX4 expression recapitulate the transcriptional profile of FSHD cells. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 10 15; 25(20):4419-4431. PMID: 28171552.
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    12. Jagannathan S, Bradley RK. Translational plasticity facilitates the accumulation of nonsense genetic variants in the human population. Genome Res. 2016 12; 26(12):1639-1650. PMID: 27646533.
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    13. Feng Q, Snider L, Jagannathan S, Tawil R, van der Maarel SM, Tapscott SJ, Bradley RK. A feedback loop between nonsense-mediated decay and the retrogene DUX4 in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Elife. 2015 Jan 07; 4. PMID: 25564732.
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    14. Jagannathan S, Reid DW, Cox AH, Nicchitta CV. De novo translation initiation on membrane-bound ribosomes as a mechanism for localization of cytosolic protein mRNAs to the endoplasmic reticulum. RNA. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1489-98. PMID: 25142066.
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    15. Jagannathan S, Hsu JC, Reid DW, Chen Q, Thompson WJ, Moseley AM, Nicchitta CV. Multifunctional roles for the protein translocation machinery in RNA anchoring to the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2014 Sep 12; 289(37):25907-24. PMID: 25063809.
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    16. Lacsina JR, Marks OA, Liu X, Reid DW, Jagannathan S, Nicchitta CV. Premature translational termination products are rapidly degraded substrates for MHC class I presentation. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e51968. PMID: 23251665.
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    17. Chen Q, Jagannathan S, Reid DW, Zheng T, Nicchitta CV. Hierarchical regulation of mRNA partitioning between the cytoplasm and the endoplasmic reticulum of mammalian cells. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 Jul 15; 22(14):2646-58. PMID: 21613539.
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    18. Jagannathan S, Nwosu C, Nicchitta CV. Analyzing mRNA localization to the endoplasmic reticulum via cell fractionation. Methods Mol Biol. 2011; 714:301-21. PMID: 21431749.
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