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    Kurt Thorn, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentBiochemistry and Biophysics
    Address600 16th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      University of California, San FranciscoPh.D. Graduate Division (Biophysics)2001

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      1. Gerver RE, Gómez-Sjöberg R, Baxter BC, Thorn KS, Fordyce PM, Diaz-Botia CA, Helms BA, DeRisi JL. Correction: Programmable microfluidic synthesis of spectrally encoded microspheres. Lab Chip. 2015 Feb 21; 15(4):1213.
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      2. Paszek MJ, DuFort CC, Rossier O, Bainer R, Mouw JK, Godula K, Hudak JE, Lakins JN, Wijekoon AC, Cassereau L, Rubashkin MG, Magbanua MJ, Thorn KS, Davidson MW, Rugo HS, Park JW, Hammer DA, Giannone G, Bertozzi CR, Weaver VM. The cancer glycocalyx mechanically primes integrin-mediated growth and survival. Nature. 2014 Jul 17; 511(7509):319-25.
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      3. Staudt DW, Liu J, Thorn KS, Stuurman N, Liebling M, Stainier DY. High-resolution imaging of cardiomyocyte behavior reveals two distinct steps in ventricular trabeculation. Development. 2014 Feb; 141(3):585-93.
        View in: PubMed PMC3899815
      4. Hertz NT, Berthet A, Sos ML, Thorn KS, Burlingame AL, Nakamura K, Shokat KM. A neo-substrate that amplifies catalytic activity of parkinson's-disease-related kinase PINK1. Cell. 2013 Aug 15; 154(4):737-47.
        View in: PubMed PMC3950538
      5. Lee S, Lim WA, Thorn KS. Improved blue, green, and red fluorescent protein tagging vectors for S. cerevisiae. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e67902.
        View in: PubMed PMC3699464
      6. Gerver RE, Gómez-Sjöberg R, Baxter BC, Thorn KS, Fordyce PM, Diaz-Botia CA, Helms BA, DeRisi JL. Programmable microfluidic synthesis of spectrally encoded microspheres. Lab Chip. 2012 Nov 21; 12(22):4716-23.
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      7. Rafelski SM, Viana MP, Zhang Y, Chan YH, Thorn KS, Yam P, Fung JC, Li H, Costa Lda F, Marshall WF. Mitochondrial network size scaling in budding yeast. Science. 2012 Nov 9; 338(6108):822-4.
        View in: PubMed PMC3602416
      8. Maiuri P, Terriac E, Paul-Gilloteaux P, Vignaud T, McNally K, Onuffer J, Thorn K, Nguyen PA, Georgoulia N, Soong D, Jayo A, Beil N, Beneke J, Lim JC, Sim CP, Chu YS. The first World Cell Race. Curr Biol. 2012 Sep 11; 22(17):R673-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC3770281
      9. Henry AG, Hislop JN, Grove J, Thorn K, Marsh M, von Zastrow M. Regulation of endocytic clathrin dynamics by cargo ubiquitination. Dev Cell. 2012 Sep 11; 23(3):519-32.
        View in: PubMed PMC3470869
      10. Yaakov G, Thorn K, Morgan DO. Separase biosensor reveals that cohesin cleavage timing depends on phosphatase PP2A(Cdc55) regulation. Dev Cell. 2012 Jul 17; 23(1):124-36.
        View in: PubMed PMC3413326
      11. Paszek MJ, DuFort CC, Rubashkin MG, Davidson MW, Thorn KS, Liphardt JT, Weaver VM. Scanning angle interference microscopy reveals cell dynamics at the nanoscale. Nat Methods. 2012 Aug; 9(8):825-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC3454456
      12. Puthenveedu MA, Lauffer B, Temkin P, Vistein R, Carlton P, Thorn K, Taunton J, Weiner OD, Parton RG, von Zastrow M. Sequence-dependent sorting of recycling proteins by actin-stabilized endosomal microdomains. Cell. 2010 Nov 24; 143(5):761-73.
        View in: PubMed PMC3058345
      13. Thorn K. Spinning-disk confocal microscopy of yeast. Methods Enzymol. 2010; 470:581-602.
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      14. Schuck S, Prinz WA, Thorn KS, Voss C, Walter P. Membrane expansion alleviates endoplasmic reticulum stress independently of the unfolded protein response. J Cell Biol. 2009 Nov 16; 187(4):525-36.
        View in: PubMed PMC2779237
      15. Yudowski GA, Puthenveedu MA, Leonoudakis D, Panicker S, Thorn KS, Beattie EC, von Zastrow M. Real-time imaging of discrete exocytic events mediating surface delivery of AMPA receptors. J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 10; 27(41):11112-21.
        View in: PubMed PMC3249441
      16. You X, Nguyen AW, Jabaiah A, Sheff MA, Thorn KS, Daugherty PS. Intracellular protein interaction mapping with FRET hybrids. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Dec 5; 103(49):18458-63.
        View in: PubMed PMC1693684
      17. Sheff MA, Thorn KS. Optimized cassettes for fluorescent protein tagging in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2004 Jun; 21(8):661-70.
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      18. Baniecki ML, McGrath WJ, McWhirter SM, Li C, Toledo DL, Pellicena P, Barnard DL, Thorn KS, Mangel WF. Interaction of the human adenovirus proteinase with its 11-amino acid cofactor pVIc. Biochemistry. 2001 Oct 16; 40(41):12349-56.
        View in: PubMed PMC3590020
      19. Thorn KS, Bogan AA. ASEdb: a database of alanine mutations and their effects on the free energy of binding in protein interactions. Bioinformatics. 2001 Mar; 17(3):284-5.
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      20. Thorn KS, Ubersax JA, Vale RD. Engineering the processive run length of the kinesin motor. J Cell Biol. 2000 Nov 27; 151(5):1093-100.
        View in: PubMed PMC2174356
      21. Shimizu T, Thorn KS, Ruby A, Vale RD. ATPase kinetic characterization and single molecule behavior of mutant human kinesin motors defective in microtubule-based motility. Biochemistry. 2000 May 9; 39(18):5265-73.
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      22. Thorn KS, Naber N, Matuska M, Vale RD, Cooke R. A novel method of affinity-purifying proteins using a bis-arsenical fluorescein. Protein Sci. 2000 Feb; 9(2):213-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC2144555
      23. Bogan AA, Thorn KS. Anatomy of hot spots in protein interfaces. J Mol Biol. 1998 Jul 3; 280(1):1-9.
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      24. Lohman TM, Thorn K, Vale RD. Staying on track: common features of DNA helicases and microtubule motors. Cell. 1998 Apr 3; 93(1):9-12.
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      25. Thorn KS, Christensen HE, Shigeta R, Huddler D, Shalaby L, Lindberg U, Chua NH, Schutt CE. The crystal structure of a major allergen from plants. Structure. 1997 Jan 15; 5(1):19-32.
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      26. Levine AJ, Chang A, Dittmer D, Notterman DA, Silver A, Thorn K, Welsh D, Wu M. The p53 tumor suppressor gene. J Lab Clin Med. 1994 Jun; 123(6):817-23.
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