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Jennifer L. Cruise

Professor (on sabbatical academic year 2016-17)
Degree
Ph.D., Duke University
Office
OWS 361/Lab: OWS 360
Phone
(651) 962-5236
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5236
Mail
OWS 352
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55105

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • The role of monomeric GTPases in the regulation of cell attachment, migration, and proliferation.
  • Genomic structure of mammalian gene promoters.
  • Applying the tools of cell biology to questions in population biology.

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Effect of Rap1 proteins on cell proliferation and programmed cell death.
  • Identification of promoter control regions of the human rap1A and rap1B genes.
  • Using mitochondrial function to test fitness predictions of mating system alternatives in an invasive freshwater snail.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • A. De, S.L. Donahue, A. Tabah, N.E. Castro, N. Mraz, J.L. Cruise, and C. Campbell (2006) A novel interaction of nucleolin with Rad51. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. RES. COMMUN. 344:206-214.
  • J.L. Cruise (2001)- Minnesota Academy of Science Annual Meeting St. Paul, MN. "Cell-cycle related expression of Rap1, a ras family member and potential inhibitor of proliferation."  related expression of Rap1, a ras family member and potential inhibitor of proliferation."

 

 

 

 

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