Jennifer Kavran, PhD, MS, MPhil, is a biophysicist who investigates how cells communicate with each other and their environment.
Experiences & Accomplishments
- Tran, T*, Mitra, J, Ha, T, and Kavran, JM. (2020) Increasing kinase domain proximity promotes MST2 autophophorylation during Hippo signaling. J. Biol. Chem. 295: 16166-16179.
- Cairns, L, Patterson, A, Weingartner, KA, Koehler, TJ, DeAngelis, DR, Tripp, KW, Bothner, B, and Kavran JM. (2020) Biophysical characterization of SARAH domain-mediated multimerization of Hippo pathway components in Drosophila. J. Biol. Chem. 295:6202-6213.
- Cairns, L, Tran, T, Fowl, BH, Patterson, A, Kim, YJ, Bothner, B, and Kavran, JM. (2018) Salvador has an extended SARAH domain that mediates binding to Hippo. J. Biol. Chem. 293:5532-5543.
- Ingavat, N, Kavran, JM, Sun, Z, and Rokita, SE. (2017) Active site binding is not sufficient for reductive deiodination by iodotyrosine deiodinase. Biochemistry. 56:1130-1139.
- Cairns, L*, Tran, T*, and Kavran, JM. (2017) Structural Insights into the regulation of Hippo signaling. ACS Chem. Biol. 12:601-610.