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Members of the Forsburg Lab

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Susan Forsburg, PhD.
Professor of Biological Sciences, Program in Molecular & Computational Biology

AB, UC Berkeley (English and Molecular Biology)
PhD, MIT (Biology/Genetics)
postdoc, ICRF-Oxford University (cell cycle)

Awards/Honors:
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
Fellow, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Roche Diagnostics Alice M Evans Award, American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Junior Career Award, Women in Cell Biology, American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Stohlman Scholar, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Publications: see publication page
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KuoFang Shen, PhD
Postdoc
BS, National Taiwan University
MS, Graduate Institute of Biological Sciences, Taipei (Taiwan)
PhD, Ohio State
1. Aronica L, Kasparek T, Ruchman D, Marquez Y, Cipak L, Cipakova I, Anrather D, Mikolaskova B, Radtke M, Sarkar S, Pai CC, Blaikley E, Walker C, Shen KF, Schroeder R, Barta A, Forsburg SL, Humphrey TC. (2016) The spliceosome-associated protein Nrl1 suppresses homologous recombination-dependent R-loop formation in fission yeast. Nucl Acids Res. 29;44(4):1703-17
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Amanda Jensen
Graduate Student

BS: UC San Diego
1. Li PC, Petreaca RC, Jensen A, Yuan JP, Green MD, Forsburg SL. (2013), Replication fork stability is essential for the maintenance of centromere integrity in the absence of heterochromatin. Cell Rep. 2013 Mar 28;3(3):638-45.
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Yael Frieberg, technician
BS, MS, USC
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Wilber Escorcia
Graduate Student
BA, Cal State, Northridge
MS, Cal State, Northridge
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Ji-Ping Yuan
Lab Manager
BS, HeBei University, China
MS, Cal State Los Angeles
Lab Publications
1. Dolan, W.P., A.H. Le, H. Schmidt, J.P. Yuan, M. Green, and S.L. Forsburg. 2010. Fission yeast Hsk1 (Cdc7) kinase is required after replication initiation for induced mutagenesis and proper response to DNA alkylation damage. Genetics 185(1): p. 39-53. PMC 2870973
2. Li PC, Petreaca RC, Jensen A, Yuan JP, Green MD, Forsburg SL. (2013), Replication fork stability is essential for the maintenance of centromere integrity in the absence of heterochromatin. Cell Rep. 2013 Mar 28;3(3):638-45.
3. Sabatinos, S.A., Ranatunga, N., Green, M.D. and Yuan, J.-P. Forsburg, S.L. (2015) Replication stress in early S phase generates apparent micronuclei and chromosome rearrangement in fission yeast. Mol. Biol. Cell 26(19):3439-50 cover

Undergraduates:

Ashley Yi
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Former Members:

Postdocs

Sabine Ottilie PhD,
Sally Pasion PhD, San Francisco State
Hilary Snaith PhD, Univ. Edinburgh
Eliana Gómez PhD, Barofold Inc
Rania Siam PhD, American Univ Cairo Egypt
Julie Bailis PhD, Amgen Pharaceuticals
Douglas Dalle Luche PhD, Invent Biotecnologia, Brazil
Angel Tabancay PhD, USC
Ruben Petreaca PhD Pomona College
Sarah Sabatinos PhD Ryerson University

Undergraduates

(UCSD)
Lisa Marinelli MD
Rachel Smith MD
Ciani Palencia
Irma Padilla
Vanessa Angeles PhD
Diana Libuda PhD
Andrew Waight PhD
(USC)
Kyung Ji MD
Roy Won
Wilson Ong
Mike Go
Brian Fowler
Peggy Weng
Jesse Tran
Paula Tran MD
Matthew Getz
Elizabeth Crow
Lisa Tran
Belinda Chang
Tarim Song
Ana Hernandez
Cara Bickers
Carolyn Li
Beverly Tse
Georgina Lean
Yoona Jung
Kevin Givechian
Yael Frieberg
Brianna Murrin
Adriana Gardener

Graduate Students

(UCSD)
Dan Sherman PhD
Debbie Liang PhD
Mike Catlett PhD
Danielle BIshop (Paige) MS
Allison Shearer MS
Nick Herrera PhD*
Beth Rasala PhD*
Dan Pankratz PhD*
William Dolan PhD

(USC)
Rebecca Nugent PhD
Anh-Huy Le PhD
Pao-Chen Li PhD
Lin Ding PhD
Tara Mastro PhD
Nimna Ranatunga, PhD


*part of degree