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Gia Kaarina Voeltz

InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentBiology-MCD Instruction

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    R01GM083977     (VOELTZ, GIA)Dec 1, 2008 - Dec 31, 2017
    Factors and Functions of ER Morphology
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01GM120998     (VOELTZ, GIA)Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2020
    Unraveling the mechanism of ER-­associated organelle constriction and division
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Hoyer MJ, Chitwood PJ, Ebmeier CC, Striepen JF, Qi RZ, Old WM, Voeltz GK. A Novel Class of ER Membrane Proteins Regulates ER-Associated Endosome Fission. Cell. 2018 Sep 20; 175(1):254-265.e14. PMID: 30220460.
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    2. Wu H, Carvalho P, Voeltz GK. Here, there, and everywhere: The importance of ER membrane contact sites. Science. 2018 08 03; 361(6401). PMID: 30072511.
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    3. Salvador-Gallego R, Hoyer MJ, Voeltz GK. SnapShot: Functions of Endoplasmic Reticulum Membrane Contact Sites. Cell. 2017 Nov 16; 171(5):1224-1224.e1. PMID: 29149609.
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    4. Lackner LL, Voeltz GK. The mechanisms and functions of interorganelle interactions. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 03 15; 28(6):703-704. PMID: 28292913.
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    5. Lee JE, Westrate LM, Wu H, Page C, Voeltz GK. Multiple dynamin family members collaborate to drive mitochondrial division. Nature. 2016 12 01; 540(7631):139-143. PMID: 27798601.
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    6. Phillips MJ, Voeltz GK. Structure and function of ER membrane contact sites with other organelles. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2016 Feb; 17(2):69-82. PMID: 26627931.
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    7. Westrate LM, Lee JE, Prinz WA, Voeltz GK. Form follows function: the importance of endoplasmic reticulum shape. Annu Rev Biochem. 2015; 84:791-811. PMID: 25580528.
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    8. Rowland AA, Chitwood PJ, Phillips MJ, Voeltz GK. ER contact sites define the position and timing of endosome fission. Cell. 2014 Nov 20; 159(5):1027-1041. PMID: 25416943; PMCID: PMC4634643.
    9. Voeltz GK, Barr FA. Cell organelles. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2013 Aug; 25(4):403-5. PMID: 23810187.
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    10. Murley A, Lackner LL, Osman C, West M, Voeltz GK, Walter P, Nunnari J. ER-associated mitochondrial division links the distribution of mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA in yeast. Elife. 2013 May 14; 2:e00422. PMID: 23682313; PMCID: PMC3654481.
    11. English AR, Voeltz GK. Endoplasmic reticulum structure and interconnections with other organelles. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2013 Apr 01; 5(4):a013227. PMID: 23545422; PMCID: PMC3683900.
    12. Friedman JR, Dibenedetto JR, West M, Rowland AA, Voeltz GK. Endoplasmic reticulum-endosome contact increases as endosomes traffic and mature. Mol Biol Cell. 2013 Apr; 24(7):1030-40. PMID: 23389631; PMCID: PMC3608491.
    13. English AR, Voeltz GK. Rab10 GTPase regulates ER dynamics and morphology. Nat Cell Biol. 2013 Feb; 15(2):169-78. PMID: 23263280; PMCID: PMC3582403.
    14. Voeltz G, Cheeseman I. Building a path in cell biology. Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Nov; 23(21):4145-7. PMID: 23112222; PMCID: PMC3484087.
    15. Rowland AA, Voeltz GK. Endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria contacts: function of the junction. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2012 Oct; 13(10):607-25. PMID: 22992592.
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    16. Friedman JR, Voeltz GK. The ER in 3D: a multifunctional dynamic membrane network. Trends Cell Biol. 2011 Dec; 21(12):709-17. PMID: 21900009; PMCID: PMC3221873.
    17. Friedman JR, Lackner LL, West M, DiBenedetto JR, Nunnari J, Voeltz GK. ER tubules mark sites of mitochondrial division. Science. 2011 Oct 21; 334(6054):358-62. PMID: 21885730; PMCID: PMC3366560.
    18. West M, Zurek N, Hoenger A, Voeltz GK. A 3D analysis of yeast ER structure reveals how ER domains are organized by membrane curvature. J Cell Biol. 2011 Apr 18; 193(2):333-46. PMID: 21502358; PMCID: PMC3080256.
    19. Zurek N, Sparks L, Voeltz G. Reticulon short hairpin transmembrane domains are used to shape ER tubules. Traffic. 2011 Jan; 12(1):28-41. PMID: 20955502; PMCID: PMC3005309.
    20. Friedman JR, Webster BM, Mastronarde DN, Verhey KJ, Voeltz GK. ER sliding dynamics and ER-mitochondrial contacts occur on acetylated microtubules. J Cell Biol. 2010 Aug 09; 190(3):363-75. PMID: 20696706; PMCID: PMC2922647.
    21. English AR, Zurek N, Voeltz GK. Peripheral ER structure and function. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2009 Aug; 21(4):596-602. PMID: 19447593; PMCID: PMC2753178.
    22. Shibata Y, Voss C, Rist JM, Hu J, Rapoport TA, Prinz WA, Voeltz GK. The reticulon and DP1/Yop1p proteins form immobile oligomers in the tubular endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jul 04; 283(27):18892-904. PMID: 18442980; PMCID: PMC2441541.
    23. Voeltz G. Gia Voeltz: shaping ideas about ER shape. Interviewed by Caitlin Sedwick. J Cell Biol. 2008 Jan 14; 180(1):4-5. PMID: 18195097; PMCID: PMC2213602.
    24. Kiseleva E, Morozova KN, Voeltz GK, Allen TD, Goldberg MW. Reticulon 4a/NogoA locates to regions of high membrane curvature and may have a role in nuclear envelope growth. J Struct Biol. 2007 Nov; 160(2):224-35. PMID: 17889556; PMCID: PMC2048824.
    25. Voeltz GK, Prinz WA. Sheets, ribbons and tubules - how organelles get their shape. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2007 03; 8(3):258-64. PMID: 17287811.
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    26. Shibata Y, Voeltz GK, Rapoport TA. Rough sheets and smooth tubules. Cell. 2006 Aug 11; 126(3):435-9. PMID: 16901774.
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    27. Voeltz GK, Prinz WA, Shibata Y, Rist JM, Rapoport TA. A class of membrane proteins shaping the tubular endoplasmic reticulum. Cell. 2006 Feb 10; 124(3):573-86. PMID: 16469703.
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    28. Perriman R, Barta I, Voeltz GK, Abelson J, Ares M. ATP requirement for Prp5p function is determined by Cus2p and the structure of U2 small nuclear RNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Nov 25; 100(24):13857-62. PMID: 14610285; PMCID: PMC283511.
    29. Voeltz GK, Rolls MM, Rapoport TA. Structural organization of the endoplasmic reticulum. EMBO Rep. 2002 Oct; 3(10):944-50. PMID: 12370207; PMCID: PMC1307613.
    30. Voeltz GK, Ongkasuwan J, Standart N, Steitz JA. A novel embryonic poly(A) binding protein, ePAB, regulates mRNA deadenylation in Xenopus egg extracts. Genes Dev. 2001 Mar 15; 15(6):774-88. PMID: 11274061; PMCID: PMC312653.
    31. Voeltz GK, Steitz JA. AUUUA sequences direct mRNA deadenylation uncoupled from decay during Xenopus early development. Mol Cell Biol. 1998 Dec; 18(12):7537-45. PMID: 9819439; PMCID: PMC109334.
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