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Ian Willis

Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Yeshiva University
United States of America

Biography

Ian Willis is a Professor in Yeshiva University in the Department of Biochemistry. Ian Willis research interests are in Mechanisms of nutrient- and stress-regulated gene transcription; regulation of ribosome and tRNA synthesis; RNA polymerase III and its repression by Maf1; mechanisms of obesity resistance in Maf1 knockout mice.

Research Interest

Mechanisms of nutrient- and stress-regulated gene transcription; regulation of ribosome and tRNA synthesis; RNA polymerase III and its repression by Maf1; mechanisms of obesity resistance in Maf1 knockout mice.

Publications

  • Sanchez-Casalongue ME, Lee J, Diamond A, Shuldiner S, Moir RD, Willis IM. Differential Phosphorylation of a Regulatory Subunit of Protein Kinase CK2 by TOR Complex 1 Signaling and the Cdc-like Kinase Kns1. J Biol Chem. 2015 Mar 13;290(11):7221-33.

  • Lee J, Moir RD, Willis IM. Differential Phosphorylation of RNA Polymerase III and the Initiation Factor TFIIIB in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS One 2015 May 13;10(5):e0127225.

  • Bonhoure N, Byrnes A, Moir RD, Hodroj W, Preitner F, et al. Loss of the RNA Polymerase III Repressor MAF1 Confers Obesity Resistance. Genes Dev. 2015 May 1;29(9):934-47.

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