Jerry Adams-Lab team

Jerry Adams-Lab team

Team

My group collaborates closely with the laboratories of Professor Peter Colman and Dr Peter Czabotar in the Structural Biology division, and with those of Dr Ruth Kluck, Dr Marco Herold and Professor Andreas Strasser in the Molecular Genetics of Cancer division.

Michael Dengler, Postdoctoral Fellow, MSc Stuttgart PhD Tübingen
Project: How Bax is activated to drive apoptosis
Key publication: Dengler MA, Weilbacher A, Gutekunst M, Staiger AM, Vöhringer MC, Horn H, Ott G, Aulitzky WE, van der Kuip H. Discrepant NOXA (PMAIP1) transcript and NOXA protein levels: a potential Achilles' heel in mantle cell lymphoma. Cell Death Dis. 2014; Jan 23;5:e1013. PMID: 24457957.

Max Tailler, Postdoctoral Fellow, BSc Bordeaux MSc Bordeaux PhD Gustave Roussy
Project: Influence of cell metabolism on the sensitivity of BH3 mimetics
Key Publication: Tailler M, Senovilla L, Lainey E, Thépot S, Métivier D, Sébert M, Baud V, Billot K, Fenaux P, Galluzzi L, Boehrer S, Kroemer G, Kepp O. Antineoplastic activity of ouabain and pyrithione zinc in acute myeloid leukemia. Oncogene. 2012; Jul 26;31(30):3536-46. PMID: 22105358.

Bin Wang, Postdoctoral Fellow, BSc PhD Beijing 
Project: Solving the structure of Bcl-xL Bak and Bax complexes and of Bak oligomers by Cryo EM
Key Publication: Tang F, Wang B, Li N, Wu Y, Jia J, Suo T, Chen Q, Liu YJ, Tang J. RNF185, a novel mitochondrial ubiquitin E3 ligase, regulates autophagy through interaction with BNIP1. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e24367. PMID: 21931693.

Leonie Gibson, Research Assistant, BAppSc RMIT