Brandeis University

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Organization: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi "You, I, we created the poet": Anne Sexton's recorded therapy, November 1963
    Dawn Skorczewski
    English Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02149, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 58:421-44. 2010
  2. ncbi Physician group cultural dimensions and quality performance indicators: not all is equal
    Amy Smalarz
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:179-87. 2006
  3. ncbi Role of the neurogranin concentrated in spines in the induction of long-term potentiation
    Anatol M Zhabotinsky
    Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Neurosci 26:7337-47. 2006
  4. ncbi Selective preference in visual fixation away from negative images in old age? An eye-tracking study
    Derek M Isaacowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:40-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Pre-messenger RNA processing and its regulation: a genomic perspective
    M Soller
    Department of Biology and Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 02454, USA
    Cell Mol Life Sci 63:796-819. 2006
  6. ncbi The highs and lows of scientific conferences
    Gregory A Petsko
    Department of Biochemistry, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, MS 029, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 7:231-4. 2006
  7. ncbi Encoding multielement scenes: statistical learning of visual feature hierarchies
    Jozsef Fiser
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 134:521-37. 2005
  8. ncbi Functional cell classes and functional architecture in the early visual system of a highly visual rodent
    Stephen D Van Hooser
    Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Prog Brain Res 149:127-45. 2005
  9. pmc Functional analysis of fruitless gene expression by transgenic manipulations of Drosophila courtship
    Adriana Villella
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16550-7. 2005
  10. ncbi The theta/gamma discrete phase code occuring during the hippocampal phase precession may be a more general brain coding scheme
    John Lisman
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Hippocampus 15:913-22. 2005

Research Grants

  1. CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1999
  2. SITE-SPECIFIC MUTAGENESIS OF ISOMERASES
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. SITE-SPECIFIC MUTAGENESIS OF ISOMERASES
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1990
  4. CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1990
  5. MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERS
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Structural Basis for Bridged Bimetallic Enzyme Catalysis
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERS
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2002
  8. CRYTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1993
  9. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi "You, I, we created the poet": Anne Sexton's recorded therapy, November 1963
    Dawn Skorczewski
    English Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02149, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 58:421-44. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi Physician group cultural dimensions and quality performance indicators: not all is equal
    Amy Smalarz
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:179-87. 2006
    ..However, different cultural dimensions contributed to each of the quality performance indicators measured. Thus, cultural dimensions are important factors influencing physician groups' quality performance...
  3. ncbi Role of the neurogranin concentrated in spines in the induction of long-term potentiation
    Anatol M Zhabotinsky
    Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Neurosci 26:7337-47. 2006
    ..Therefore, inducing LTP with a short tetanus requires calmodulin stored in spines in the form of rapidly dissociating calmodulin-neurogranin complexes...
  4. ncbi Selective preference in visual fixation away from negative images in old age? An eye-tracking study
    Derek M Isaacowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, MS 062, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:40-8. 2006
    ..The age groups were not different in overall cognitive functioning, suggesting that these attentional differences are specific and motivated rather than due to general cognitive change with age...
  5. ncbi Pre-messenger RNA processing and its regulation: a genomic perspective
    M Soller
    Department of Biology and Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 02454, USA
    Cell Mol Life Sci 63:796-819. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi The highs and lows of scientific conferences
    Gregory A Petsko
    Department of Biochemistry, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, MS 029, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 7:231-4. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Encoding multielement scenes: statistical learning of visual feature hierarchies
    Jozsef Fiser
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 134:521-37. 2005
    ..These results suggest that a bootstrapping approach of constrained statistical learning offers a unified framework for investigating the formation of different internal representations in pattern and scene perception...
  8. ncbi Functional cell classes and functional architecture in the early visual system of a highly visual rodent
    Stephen D Van Hooser
    Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Prog Brain Res 149:127-45. 2005
    ..We suggest that orientation maps are not necessary for high acuity vision or orientation selectivity and that cortical functional architecture can vary greatly from species to species...
  9. pmc Functional analysis of fruitless gene expression by transgenic manipulations of Drosophila courtship
    Adriana Villella
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16550-7. 2005
    ..Thus, we hypothesize that elimination of singing behavior by the C309/shi(TS) combination involves neurons acting downstream of FRU(M) cells...
  10. ncbi The theta/gamma discrete phase code occuring during the hippocampal phase precession may be a more general brain coding scheme
    John Lisman
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Hippocampus 15:913-22. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc ELAV multimerizes on conserved AU4-6 motifs important for ewg splicing regulation
    Matthias Soller
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 25:7580-91. 2005
    ..Collectively, our results suggest that ELAV multimerization and binding to multiple AU(4-6) motifs contribute to target RNA recognition and processing in a complex cellular environment...
  12. ncbi Neural network dynamics
    Tim P Vogels
    Volen Center for Complex Systems and Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 28:357-76. 2005
    ..We also review propagation of stimulus-driven activity through spontaneously active networks. Exploring these aspects of neural network dynamics is critical for understanding how neural circuits produce cognitive function...
  13. pmc Tetrandrine and thapsigargin release arachidonic acid from cells in culture and stimulate prostacyclin production in rat liver cells, but may do so by different pathways
    Lawrence Levine
    Department of Biochemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    BMC Pharmacol 5:12. 2005
    ..The effects of tetrandrine and thapsigargin on arachidonic acid release from human colon carcinoma and rat liver cells and prostacyclin production by rat liver cells are compared in the current studies...
  14. ncbi Race, managed care, and the quality of substance abuse treatment
    Marilyn C Daley
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 32:457-76. 2005
    ..Managed care reduced, but did not overcome, racial disparities in behavioral health care...
  15. pmc Facts and figures
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 7:111. 2006
  16. ncbi Telephone assessment of cognitive function in adulthood: the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone
    Patricia A Tun
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, MS 013, Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Age Ageing 35:629-32. 2006
  17. ncbi Space motion sickness
    James R Lackner
    Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Exp Brain Res 175:377-99. 2006
    ..Motion sickness arises when movements are made during exposure to unusual force backgrounds both higher and lower in magnitude than 1 g earth gravity...
  18. doi PTSD among a treatment sample of repeat DUI offenders
    Allyson J Peller
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:468-73. 2010
    ..This study suggests a need to address PTSD among DUI offenders, as well as to further develop methodologies for accurately reporting DUI recidivism...
  19. doi Morgellons: contested illness, diagnostic compromise and medicalisation
    Brian Fair
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02453 2728, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 32:597-612. 2010
    ..org; the anti-Morgellons website Morgellonswatch.com; the popular media's portrayal of Morgellons; and the DP and Morgellons articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals, as made available on PubMed...
  20. doi Design and optimization of a novel reverse transcription linear-after-the-exponential PCR for the detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus
    K E Pierce
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 109:180-9. 2010
    ..A novel molecular assay for the detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) was developed using linear-after-the-exponential polymerase chain reaction (LATE-PCR)...
  21. doi Is a diagnostic category for paraphilic coercive disorder defensible?
    Raymond A Knight
    Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:419-26. 2010
    ..It would imply endorsement of Paraphilia, NOS, nonconsent, which is currently inappropriately employed in civil commitment proceedings to justify commitment...
  22. pmc Effects of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration on Medicare patient mortality and cost
    Andrew M Ryan
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:821-42. 2009
    ..and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (PHQID), a public quality reporting and pay-for-performance (P4P) program, on Medicare patient mortality, cost, and outlier classification...
  23. pmc What my genome told me--and what it didn't
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 10:108. 2009
    ..Lessons in personal genome analysis, social networking or health information?..
  24. doi Evolution of the Mauthner axon cap
    Hilary S Bierman
    Committee on Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 73:174-87. 2009
    ..Comparing axon cap evolution to the evolution of startle behavior and motor pattern provides insight into the relationship between Mauthner cell-associated structures and their functions in behavior...
  25. pmc Components of speech prosody and their use in detection of syntactic structure by older adults
    Ken J Hoyte
    Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Exp Aging Res 35:129-51. 2009
    ..For both age groups, timing variation was the most valuable of the three prosodic features. These results add to our understanding of the effective preservation of spoken language comprehension in normal aging...
  26. doi Determinants of the NF-kappaB response to acute psychosocial stress in humans
    Jutta M Wolf
    Brandeis University, Department of Psychology, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:742-9. 2009
    ..In the absence of longitudinal data, however, this interpretation remains speculative...
  27. doi Individual beliefs, attitudes, and victimization histories of male juvenile sexual offenders
    Barry Zakireh
    Joseph J Peters Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:323-51. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings for research, theory, treatment, and risk assessment are discussed...
  28. pmc Adapting Washington Circle performance measures for public sector substance abuse treatment systems
    Deborah W Garnick
    Institute for Behavioral Health, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:265-77. 2009
    ..Ongoing research is needed to examine the reasons for these results, which might include lack of patient interest or commitment, need for quality improvement efforts, or financial issues...
  29. ncbi Met needs and unmet needs, and satisfaction among Social HMO members
    Walter Leutz
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 19:1-19. 2007
    ..The findings point to the importance of clarifying divisions of labor with informal caregivers, as well as possible expansions in responsibilities for service coordinators and benefits beyond traditional boundaries...
  30. ncbi The relationship of optimism, pain and social support to well-being in older adults with osteoarthritis
    V M Ferreira
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:89-98. 2007
    ..The interplay of these variables in relation to well-being is discussed in the context of chronic illness and older adulthood...
  31. pmc The emperor's new shibboleth
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 5:118. 2004
    ..If an idea or result can't be conveyed in plain language, how important can it really be?..
  32. ncbi Meta-analyses of the association between genetic polymorphisms of neurotrophic factors and schizophrenia
    Pao Yen Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 71:353-60. 2004
    ..These results suggested that the variations at the NT3 and the CNTF genes do not influence the schizophrenia risk, but a role in the susceptibility of subgroups of the patients cannot be excluded...
  33. ncbi Magnetic resonance studies of the bacteriorhodopsin pump cycle
    Judith Herzfeld
    Department of Chemistry and Keck Institute for Cellular Visualization, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Annu Rev Biophys Biomol Struct 31:73-95. 2002
    ....
  34. pmc What's in a name?
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 3:COMMENT1005. 2002
  35. ncbi A model of synaptic memory: a CaMKII/PP1 switch that potentiates transmission by organizing an AMPA receptor anchoring assembly
    J E Lisman
    Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Neuron 31:191-201. 2001
    ..1/SAP97) linkages, additional sites for anchoring AMPARs at synapses. The proposed model has substantial experimental support and elucidates principles by which a local protein complex could produce stable information storage and readout...
  36. ncbi The impact of substance abuse treatment modality on birth weight and health care expenditures
    M Daley
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 33:57-66. 2001
    ....
  37. ncbi Hearing shape
    A J Kunkler-Peck
    Center for the Ecological Study of Perception and Action, University of Connecticut, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 26:279-94. 2000
    ..Discussion focuses on the dependency of perceived dimensions on the physical properties and linear dimensions of the plates and the acoustic structure determined by the solutions to the 2-dimensional wave equation...
  38. pmc F-actin bundles are derivatives of microvilli: What does this tell us about how bundles might form?
    D J DeRosier
    W M Keck Institute of Cellular Visualization, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Cell Biol 148:1-6. 2000
  39. ncbi Precision contact of the fingertip reduces postural sway of individuals with bilateral vestibular loss
    J R Lackner
    Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Exp Brain Res 126:459-66. 1999
    ..These findings show that during quiet stance light touch of the index finger with a stationary surface can be as effective or even more so than vestibular function for minimizing postural sway...
  40. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of substance abuse services. Implications for public policy
    D S Shepard
    Heller School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 22:385-400, x. 1999
    ..To control for differences in clients across modalities, the authors used multivariate cost-effectiveness analysis, estimating results for a typical client at each of three alternative severity levels...
  41. ncbi Characterization of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II activity in the nervous system of the lobster, Panulirus interruptus
    M D Withers
    Volen Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
    Invert Neurosci 3:335-45. 1998
    ..Immunoblot analysis of these same regions also identifies bands at an apparent molecular weight characteristic of CaM KII...
  42. ncbi Home alone: unmet need for formal support services among home health clients
    C P Thomas
    Brandeis University Institute for Health Policy, Heller Graduate School, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 17:1-20. 1998
    ..This research suggests that even clients receiving skilled nursing care may not have many or most of their supportive needs met, and that there are identifiable factors which decrease the likelihood of having adequate care provided...
  43. ncbi Bright, bad, babyfaced boys: appearance stereotypes do not always yield self-fulfilling prophecy effects
    L A Zebrowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:1300-20. 1998
    ..Low-SES babyfaced boys were more likely than their mature-faced peers to be delinquent, and babyfaced delinquents committed more crimes, refuting the stereotype of babyfaced people as warm, submissive, and physically weak...
  44. ncbi Meiosis: Avoiding inappropriate relationships
    J E Haber
    Rosenstiel Center MS029, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110 USA
    Curr Biol 8:R832-5. 1998
    ..Recent studies with the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae have identified some of the key players that link homologous recombination to synaptonemal complex formation...
  45. ncbi Adult age differences in the temporal characteristics of category free recall
    A Wingtield
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02254 9110, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:256-66. 1998
    ..Results are interpreted in terms of combined effects of an age-compromised episodic memory system (between-category IRTs) accompanied by a comparatively preserved semantic system (within-category IRTs) in healthy aging...
  46. pmc No place like Ome
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 3:COMMENT1010. 2002
    ..Of the two components of the word genome, 'ome' is the more interesting...
  47. ncbi Probabilistic decision making by slow reverberation in cortical circuits
    Xiao Jing Wang
    Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
    Neuron 36:955-68. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi Coordinated turn-and-reach movements. I. Anticipatory compensation for self-generated coriolis and interaction torques
    Pascale Pigeon
    Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:276-89. 2003
    ..2 g greatly deflect movement trajectories and endpoints. We conclude that compensatory motor innervations are engaged in a predictive fashion to counteract impending self-generated interaction torques during voluntary reaching movements...
  49. pmc Pharmacogenomics arrives
    Gregory A Petsko
    Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Genome Biol 5:108. 2004
  50. ncbi Encoded errors: mutations and rearrangements mediated by misalignment at repetitive DNA sequences
    Susan T Lovett
    Department of Biology and Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Mol Microbiol 52:1243-53. 2004
    ..This review catalogues several types of slippage errors, presents the cellular processes that act to limit them and discusses the consequences of this class of genetic events on the evolution of bacterial genomes and physiology...
  51. ncbi Strengths and satisfaction across the adult lifespan
    Derek M Isaacowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 57:181-201. 2003
    ..Among community-dwelling older adults, hope, citizenship, and loving relationships all positively and uniquely predicted life satisfaction, compared with loving relationships and appreciation of beauty in the Grant sample...
  52. ncbi Medicare managed care and frail elders: lessons from social HMOs
    Walter Leutz
    Heller School, Brandeis University, MS 035, Waltham, MA 02454
    Care Manag J 4:161-9. 2003
    ..The relevance of Social HMOs--the largest and most broadly targeted of frail elderly programs--is reviewed herein, particularly regarding marketing, selectivity, reimbursement, and special frail elderly benefits and geriatric services...
  53. pmc The effect of hospital ownership conversions on nonacute care providers
    Deborah Gurewich
    Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Milbank Q 81:543-65. 2003
  54. pmc Tamoxifen stimulates arachidonic acid release from rat liver cells by an estrogen receptor-independent, non-genomic mechanism
    Lawrence Levine
    Department of Biochemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    BMC Cancer 3:24. 2003
    ..Its success has been attributed to the modulation of the estrogen receptor. I have previously proposed that the release of arachidonic acid from cells may also mediate cancer prevention...
  55. ncbi A black technician and blue babies
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 33:197-229. 2003
    ..In order to track the dynamics of race and occupational subordination as lived experience in the laboratory, I argue for an analysis of the process of crediting people for their scientific accomplishments...
  56. ncbi Asymmetric alcoholysis of cyclic anhydrides
    Yonggang Chen
    Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Chem Rev 103:2965-84. 2003
  57. ncbi Axonal dopamine receptors activate peripheral spike initiation in a stomatogastric motor neuron
    Dirk Bucher
    Volen Center and Biology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Neurosci 23:6866-75. 2003
    ..The concentration threshold for peripheral spike initiation was at or below 10-9 m dopamine. Thus, the peripheral axon can play an important role in shaping the output signaling to the muscles by the motor neuron...
  58. ncbi Aging stereotypes--internalization or inoculation? A commentary
    Leslie A Zebrowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P214-5; discussion P215-6. 2003
  59. pmc Long-term potentiation: outstanding questions and attempted synthesis
    John Lisman
    Department of Biology and Volen Center for Complex Systems, MS 008, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:829-42. 2003
    ..A possible reconciliation is that a reversible CaMKII switch controls the construction of modules and hyperslot assemblies from newly synthesized proteins...
  60. ncbi Research to practice: adoption of naltrexone in alcoholism treatment
    Cindy Parks Thomas
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Heller Graduate School MS035, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:1-11. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi Simultaneous roles for Ca2+ in excitation and adaptation of Limulus ventral photoreceptors
    John E Lisman
    Department of Biology and Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 514:507-38. 2002
    ..The question of how a single second messenger can produce these two opposing effects is of obvious interest and is a topic dealt with throughout this review...
  62. pmc Flows of knowledge from universities and federal laboratories: modeling the flow of patent citations over time and across institutional and geographic boundaries
    A B Jaffe
    Brandeis University, Department of Economics, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:12671-7. 1996
    ..The results indicate that diffusion is geographically localized. Controlling for other factors, within-country citations are more numerous and come more quickly than those that cross country boundaries...

Research Grants62

  1. CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  2. SITE-SPECIFIC MUTAGENESIS OF ISOMERASES
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Every mutant will also be examined crystallographically, in complex with the actual substrate glucose...
  3. SITE-SPECIFIC MUTAGENESIS OF ISOMERASES
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Finally, mutations will be made at several other positions where the crystallographic results and sequence conservation imply a possible role in either active site architecture or catalysis: Ser 96, Cys 126, Glu 97, and Asn 10...
  4. CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  5. MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERS
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Structural Basis for Bridged Bimetallic Enzyme Catalysis
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERS
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..IMPDH catalyzes the rate-determining step in GMT biosynthesis and is a target for immunosuppressive, anticancer, antiviral and antimicrobial drugs. ..
  8. CRYTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE/FUNCTION
    Gregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Other members of this family include the regulator for alginate production by Pseudomonas in cystic fibrosis. The remaining four projects aim to determine the structures and mechanism of four enzymes, including alanine racemase...
  9. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The mechanism and synthetic utility of these cyclizations will be developed. ..
  10. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the course of these studies new methods will be developed that are of general utility for preparing drugs more economically. ..
  11. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In the course of these studies new methods will be developed that are of general utility for preparing drugs more economically. ..
  12. SYNTHESIS OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
    BARRY SNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..8-1.1 mg/mL. The key step in this synthesis is the intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction of trienyl glyoxylate 192 to give 191 and stereoisomers. ..
  13. NEUROSCIENCE: FROM CHANNELS TO BEHAVIOR
    John Lisman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This is a request for continued funding of the predoctoral training program in Neuroscience at Brandeis University. Our program is organized under the umbrella of the Volen Center for Complex Systems and is headed by John Lisman, ..
  14. CRCNS: Quantitative description of initial biochemical steps in LTP
    John Lisman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..memory, a large-scale mural illustrating the early steps in LTP will be mounted in a museum-like space at Brandeis University and on a website...
  15. MECHANISMS OF ADAPTATION
    John Lisman; Fiscal Year: 1980
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  16. MECHANISMS OF LONG-TERM POTENTIATION
    John E Lisman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Positive results would strongly argue that the CaMKII-NMDA complex is critical for the storage of synaptic memory and would set the stage for studying the role of this complex in the maintenance of behavioral memory. ..