2014/10/30
Song-Tao, Wenbin, Tyler, Tayler and Chris
2014-10-30 in the lab



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Song-Tao Liu
 Principal Investigator

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sliu@utnet.utoledo.edu




2007
 -No pain, No gain.
- Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.
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Chance prefers the prepared mind.
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学而不思则罔,思而不学则殆
He who learns without thinking eventually gets confused; he who thinks without learning eventually runs out of ideas.
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A watched pot never boils.                                     








Wenbin Ji
Ph.D. Student
Jilin University, BS
2014 Department Research Day Poster Presentation winner
2011  *Tipton, A.R., *Ji, W., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Bekier, M. E. 2nd, *Wang, K., Taylor, W. R. and Liu, S.T. (2013) Monopolar Spindle 1 (MPS1) kinase promotes production of closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) and assembly of the Mitotic Checkpoint Complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. In press. PMID: 24151075. [e-publication]

Chris Arnst
Ph.D. student
Ohio State University, BS

2014
 
 
 Tyler Snyder
Undergraduate Researcher

2014 Summer

 
Tayler L. Grabowsky
Undergraduate Researcher

2014 Fall
 
 Zachary Douglas Undergraduate Researcher2015 Spring
 
  Ofek Avidor-Reiss
Undergraduate Researcher
2015 Spring 
  Serena Cai
Undergraduate Researcher
 2015 Spring 

Alumni

We would be happy to hear from you. Please write when you can.
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Aaron is working

Dr. Aaron Tipton




Ph.D. Student

2009 ASCB Annual Meeting Travel Award



2007-2012

Dr. Gary Gorbsky's lab at

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

1.       *Tipton, A.R., *Ji, W., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Bekier, M. E. 2nd, *Wang, K., Taylor, W. R. and Liu, S.T. (2013) Monopolar Spindle 1 (MPS1) kinase promotes production of closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) and assembly of the Mitotic Checkpoint Complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. In press. PMID: 24151075. [e-publication]

2. *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Oladimeji, P., **Sufi, S., Gu, Z. and Liu, S. T. (2012) Identification of novel mitosis regulators through data-mining with human centromere/kinetochore proteins as group queries. BMC Cell Biology. 2012, 13:15. [link]

3.      *Tipton, A.R., **Tipton, M., Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2011) Closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) is selectively incorporated into the mitotic checkpoint complex (MCC). Cell Cycle. 10(21): 3740-50. PMID: 22037211. [link]

4.      *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Link, L., Bellizzi, J.J., Huang, H. Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2011) BUBR1 and closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) interact directly to assemble a functional Mitotic Checkpoint Complex (MCC). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286(24):21173-9. PMID: 21525009; PMCID: PMC3122179. [link]

  Hang Zhang M. Sc. Student  2011-2014 University of Florida
Biostatistics graduate program
  Dr. Kexi Wang Ph.D. Student 2009-2014 

1. Eytan, E., *Wang, K., Miniowitz-Shemtov, S., Sitry-Shevah, D., Kaisari, S., Yen, T.J., Liu, S.T. and Hershko, A. (2014) Disassembly of mitotic checkpoint complexes by the joint action of the AAA ATPase TRIP13 and p31comet. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA. PMID: 25092294. [link]

2.   *Wang, K., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Hittle, J.C., Macdonald, D., Chan, G.K., Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2014) Thyroid Hormone Receptor Interacting Protein 13 (TRIP13) AAA-ATPase is a Novel Mitotic Checkpoint Silencing Protein.     Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288(49):35149-58. PMID: 24151075. [link]

3. *Tipton, A.R., *Ji, W., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Bekier, M. E. 2nd, *Wang, K., Taylor, W. R. and Liu, S.T. (2013) Monopolar Spindle 1 (MPS1) kinase promotes production of closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) and assembly of the Mitotic Checkpoint Complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. In press. PMID: 24151075. [e-publication]

4.  *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Oladimeji, P., **Sufi, S., Gu, Z. and Liu, S. T. (2012) Identification of novel mitosis regulators through data-mining with human centromere/kinetochore proteins as group queries. BMC Cell Biology. 2012, 13:15. [link]

5.      *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Link, L., Bellizzi, J.J., Huang, H. Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2011) BUBR1 and closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) interact directly to assemble a functional Mitotic Checkpoint Complex (MCC). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286(24):21173-9. PMID: 21525009; PMCID: PMC3122179. [link]

    
 Zhidong Gu
 Visiting Scientist
 2008 Fall
 Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai
*Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Oladimeji, P., **Sufi, S., Gu, Z. and Liu, S. T. (2012) Identification of novel mitosis regulators through data-mining with human centromere/kinetochore proteins as group queries. BMC Cell Biology. 2012, 13:15. [link]
 
   
 Brianne Sturt Lab Manager/Technician  2011-2013
  Department Lab Coordinator
1. *Tipton, A.R., *Ji, W., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Bekier, M. E. 2nd, *Wang, K., Taylor, W. R. and Liu, S.T. (2013) Monopolar Spindle 1 (MPS1) kinase promotes production of closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) and assembly of the Mitotic Checkpoint Complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. In press. PMID: 24151075. [e-publication]
2.
*Wang, K., Sturt-Gillespie, B., Hittle, J.C., Macdonald, D., Chan, G.K., Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2014) Thyroid Hormone Receptor Interacting Protein 13 (TRIP13) AAA-ATPase is a Novel Mitotic Checkpoint Silencing Protein.     Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288(49):35149-58. PMID: 24151075. [link]
       
 Sarah Ma
Undergraduate Researcher
2008 Spring
 
Umar Riza
Undergraduate Researcher 
 2008 Summer
UT MBA program
 Lindy Lutz
 Undergraduate Researcher 2008 Fall-2009 Spring
UT Biol Sci graduate student, Leisner lab
 Randy Pierce
 Undergraduate Researcher 2008 Fall-2009 Spring 
UT COM graduate student
Richard Nguyen
 Undergraduate Researcher 2009 Fall
 
 Peter Oladimeji
 Undergraduate Researcher 2009 Summer-2010 Spring
UT Biol Sci graduate student, Diakonova lab
  *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Oladimeji, P., **Sufi, S., Gu, Z. and Liu, S. T. (2012) Identification of novel mitosis regulators through data-mining with human centromere/kinetochore proteins as group queries. BMC Cell Biology. 2012, 13:15. [link]
Laura Link
 Undergraduate Researcher 2009 Fall-2010 Spring
Kent State University graduate student
*Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Link, L., Bellizzi, J.J., Huang, H. Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2011) BUBR1 and closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) interact directly to assemble a functional Mitotic Checkpoint Complex (MCC). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286(24):21173-9. PMID: 21525009; PMCID: PMC3122179. [link]
Yinhan Zhou
 Undergraduate Researcher 2010 Summer-2011 Spring
Pacific University graduate student

 Michael Tipton

 Undergraduate Researcher 2010 Fall-2011 Spring
UT 
*Tipton, A.R., **Tipton, M., Yen, T. J. and Liu, S.T. (2011) Closed MAD2 (C-MAD2) is selectively incorporated into the mitotic checkpoint complex (MCC). Cell Cycle. 10(21): 3740-50. PMID: 22037211. [link]

Ashley Grenier

 Undergraduate Researcher  2011 Summer-2011 Fall
 
Shermeen Sufi
Honors undergraduate researcher
2010 UT First Year Undergraduate Research Fellowship

2010 summer-2012 spring
1.      *Tipton, A.R., *Wang, K., **Oladimeji, P., **Sufi, S., Gu, Z. and Liu, S. T. (2012) Identification of novel mitosis regulators through data-mining with human centromere/kinetochore proteins as group queries. BMC Cell Biology. 2012, 13:15. [link]
  Sally ItawiHonors undergraduate researcher2011 summer-2012 summer
 
  Lu Zhang
 undergraduate researcher 2012 fall 
 Sama Issa  undergraduate researcher 2013 spring 
 Sara Federman Honors undergraduate researcher 2012 summer-2013 spring 
  Ali Eltatawy
 Honors undergraduate researcher 2012 summer-2014 spring 
 Sharin Afifi undergraduate researcher
  2013 spring-2014 spring
 
         Laleh Fathnezhad
 undergraduate researcher 2013 Fall
 
 Quinn Sampath
 undergraduate volunteer 2013 Fall 
       
 Alison Yang

High School Student Researcher
5th place in 2010 Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium,
the Cell Biology Award in the 2010 Ohio Academy of Science District Science Day
2009 Fall
Columbia University
 Starr Jiang
 High School Student Researcher  2013 Fall, 2014 Summer