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Jennifer
M.
Kavran
,
PhD

Assistant Professor
Jennifer Kavran

Departmental Affiliations

School of Medicine
Joint

Jennifer Kavran, PhD, MS, MPhil, is a biophysicist who investigates how cells communicate with each other and their environment.

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Office W3116, Lab W3104-1
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Yale University
2006
MPhil
Yale University
2001
MS
University of Pennsylvania
1999
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Most recent publications
  • 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.