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Galo Garcia, PhD

Title(s)Specialist, Biochemistry and Biophysics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-0156
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    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse Education and Training
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CAPh.D.05/2012Molecular and Cell Biology
    Harvard College, Cambridge, MAA.B.05/2005Chemistry
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    Buroughs Wellcome Fund2014  - 2017Postdoctoral Enrichment Award
    National Institutes of Health2015  - 2016Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F32)

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    Elucidating the Architecture and Mechanism of the Ciliary Gate
    NIH/NIGMS F32GM109714Aug 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Shi X, Garcia G, Wang Y, Reiter JF, Huang B. Deformed alignment of super-resolution images for semi-flexible structures. PLoS One. 2019; 14(3):e0212735. PMID: 30865666.
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    2. Garcia G, Raleigh DR, Reiter JF. How the Ciliary Membrane Is Organized Inside-Out to Communicate Outside-In. Curr Biol. 2018 04 23; 28(8):R421-R434. PMID: 29689227.
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    3. Xiaoyu Shi, Galo Garcia, Jeremy F. Reiter, Bo Huang. Two-Color 3D STORM Reveals Ciliary Transition Zone Architecture and its Role in Ciliary Signaling. Biophysical Journal. 2018 Feb 1; 114(3):547a.
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    4. Sigg MA, Menchen T, Lee C, Johnson J, Jungnickel MK, Choksi SP, Garcia G, Busengdal H, Dougherty GW, Pennekamp P, Werner C, Rentzsch F, Florman HM, Krogan N, Wallingford JB, Omran H, Reiter JF. Evolutionary Proteomics Uncovers Ancient Associations of Cilia with Signaling Pathways. Dev Cell. 2017 12 18; 43(6):744-762.e11. PMID: 29257953.
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    5. Shi X, Garcia G, Van De Weghe JC, McGorty R, Pazour GJ, Doherty D, Huang B, Reiter JF. Erratum: Super-resolution microscopy reveals that disruption of ciliary transition-zone architecture causes Joubert syndrome. Nat Cell Biol. 2017 10 31; 19(11):1379. PMID: 29087383.
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    6. Shi X, Garcia G, Van De Weghe JC, McGorty R, Pazour GJ, Doherty D, Huang B, Reiter JF. Super-resolution microscopy reveals that disruption of ciliary transition-zone architecture causes Joubert syndrome. Nat Cell Biol. 2017 Oct; 19(10):1178-1188. PMID: 28846093.
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    7. Finnigan GC, Sterling SM, Duvalyan A, Liao EN, Sargsyan A, Garcia G, Nogales E, Thorner J. Coordinate action of distinct sequence elements localizes checkpoint kinase Hsl1 to the septin collar at the bud neck in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 07 15; 27(14):2213-33. PMID: 27193302.
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    8. Garcia G, Reiter JF. A primer on the mouse basal body. Cilia. 2016; 5:17. PMID: 27114821.
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    9. Garcia G, Finnigan GC, Heasley LR, Sterling SM, Aggarwal A, Pearson CG, Nogales E, McMurray MA, Thorner J. Assembly, molecular organization, and membrane-binding properties of development-specific septins. J Cell Biol. 2016 Feb 29; 212(5):515-29. PMID: 26929450.
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    10. Garcia-Gonzalo FR, Phua SC, Roberson EC, Garcia G, Abedin M, Schurmans S, Inoue T, Reiter JF. Phosphoinositides Regulate Ciliary Protein Trafficking to Modulate Hedgehog Signaling. Dev Cell. 2015 Aug 24; 34(4):400-409. PMID: 26305592.
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    11. Xiaoyu Shi, Galo Garcia, Jeremy F. Reiter, Bo Huang. Structural Study of Ciliary Transition Zone with Multicolor 3D Storm. Biophysical Journal. 2015 Jan 1; 108(2):476a.
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    12. Heasley LR, Garcia G, McMurray MA. Off-target effects of the septin drug forchlorfenuron on nonplant eukaryotes. Eukaryot Cell. 2014 Nov; 13(11):1411-20. PMID: 25217460.
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    13. Bertin A, McMurray MA, Pierson J, Thai L, McDonald KL, Zehr EA, García G, Peters P, Thorner J, Nogales E. Three-dimensional ultrastructure of the septin filament network in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Feb; 23(3):423-32. PMID: 22160597.
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    14. Garcia G, Bertin A, Li Z, Song Y, McMurray MA, Thorner J, Nogales E. Subunit-dependent modulation of septin assembly: budding yeast septin Shs1 promotes ring and gauze formation. J Cell Biol. 2011 Dec 12; 195(6):993-1004. PMID: 22144691.
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    15. McMurray MA, Bertin A, Garcia G, Lam L, Nogales E, Thorner J. Septin filament formation is essential in budding yeast. Dev Cell. 2011 Apr 19; 20(4):540-9. PMID: 21497764.
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    16. Bertin A, McMurray MA, Thai L, Garcia G, Votin V, Grob P, Allyn T, Thorner J, Nogales E. Phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate promotes budding yeast septin filament assembly and organization. J Mol Biol. 2010 Dec 10; 404(4):711-31. PMID: 20951708.
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    17. Aurelie Bertin, Michael McMurray, Luong Thai, Galo Garcia, Jeremy Thorner, Eva Nogales. Ultrastructural Organization of Budding Yeast Septin Filaments Both in vitro and in situ, Analyzed by Electron Microscopy. Biophysical Journal. 2010 Jan 1; 98(3):384a.
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    18. Chiara DC, Hamouda AK, Ziebell MR, Mejia LA, Garcia G, Cohen JB. [(3)H]chlorpromazine photolabeling of the torpedo nicotinic acetylcholine receptor identifies two state-dependent binding sites in the ion channel. Biochemistry. 2009 Oct 27; 48(42):10066-77. PMID: 19754159.
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    19. Bertin A, McMurray MA, Grob P, Park SS, Garcia G, Patanwala I, Ng HL, Alber T, Thorner J, Nogales E. Saccharomyces cerevisiae septins: supramolecular organization of heterooligomers and the mechanism of filament assembly. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 17; 105(24):8274-9. PMID: 18550837.
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    20. Nirthanan S, Garcia G, Chiara DC, Husain SS, Cohen JB. Identification of binding sites in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor for TDBzl-etomidate, a photoreactive positive allosteric effector. J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 08; 283(32):22051-62. PMID: 18524766.
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    21. Garcia G, Chiara DC, Nirthanan S, Hamouda AK, Stewart DS, Cohen JB. [3H]Benzophenone photolabeling identifies state-dependent changes in nicotinic acetylcholine receptor structure. Biochemistry. 2007 Sep 11; 46(36):10296-307. PMID: 17685589.
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