User:Houra Merrikh

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==Contact Info==
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[[Image:OWWEmblem.png|thumb|right|Houra Merrikh (an artistic interpretation)]]
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*Houra Merrikh
*Houra Merrikh
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*Grossman Lab, Department of Biology, Building 68-540D, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139
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I work in the [[Your Lab]] at XYZ University. I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from through others, and I've joined because to be able to access info and to have my own page.
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I am a post-doctoral research associate in the [[Grossman Lab]] at MIT. Currently, I am studying mechanisms underlying replication control in ''B.subtilis''.
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* 2009, PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Brandeis University
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* 2005, MS, Biochemistry, Brandeis University
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* 2002, BS, Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, ''magna cum laude''
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* '''Merrikh H''', Ferrazzoli AE, Lovett ST. Growth phase and ppGpp control of IraD, a regulator
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of RpoS stability, in Escherichia coli. ''Journal of Bacteriology''. Dec;191(24):7436-46. 2009.
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* Goranov AI, Breier AM, '''Merrikh H''', and Grossman AD. YabA of Bacillus subtilis controls DnaA-mediated replication
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initiation  but not the transcriptional response to replication stress. ''Mol Micro''. Oct;74(2):454-66. 2009.
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#Book1 isbn=0879697164
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* '''Merrikh H''', Ferrazzoli AE, Bougdour A, Olivier-Mason A, Lovett ST. A DNA damage response in Escherichia coli involving
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the alternative sigma factor, RpoS. ''Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.'' Jan 13;106(2):611-6. 2009.
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Highlighted in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 16, 106 (January 2009) under research highlights.
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* Celenza JL, Quiel JA, Smolen GA, '''Merrikh H''', Silvestro AR, Normanly J, Bender J. The Arabidopsis ATR1 Myb
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transcription factor controls indolic glucosinolate homeostasis. ''Plant Physiol''. Jan;137(1):253-62. 2005.
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* Dower K, Kupperwasser N, '''Merrikh H''', Rosbash M. A synthetic A tail rescues yeast nuclear accumulation of a
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ribozyme-terminated transcript.'' RNA''. Dec;10(12):1888-99. 2004
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* Miinea C, Kuruvilla R, '''Merrikh H''', Eichberg J. Altered arachidonic acid biosynthesis and antioxidant protection
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mechanisms in Schwann cells grown in elevated glucose. J Neurochem. Jun;81(6):1253-62. 2002.
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Revision as of 16:50, 10 January 2010

Contact Info

Houra Merrikh (an artistic interpretation)
Houra Merrikh (an artistic interpretation)
  • Houra Merrikh
  • Grossman Lab, Department of Biology, Building 68-540D, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139

I am a post-doctoral research associate in the Grossman Lab at MIT. Currently, I am studying mechanisms underlying replication control in B.subtilis.

Education

  • 2009, PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Brandeis University
  • 2005, MS, Biochemistry, Brandeis University
  • 2002, BS, Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, magna cum laude

Publications

  • Merrikh H, Ferrazzoli AE, Lovett ST. Growth phase and ppGpp control of IraD, a regulator

of RpoS stability, in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. Dec;191(24):7436-46. 2009.

  • Goranov AI, Breier AM, Merrikh H, and Grossman AD. YabA of Bacillus subtilis controls DnaA-mediated replication

initiation but not the transcriptional response to replication stress. Mol Micro. Oct;74(2):454-66. 2009.

  • Merrikh H, Ferrazzoli AE, Bougdour A, Olivier-Mason A, Lovett ST. A DNA damage response in Escherichia coli involving

the alternative sigma factor, RpoS. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13;106(2):611-6. 2009. Highlighted in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 16, 106 (January 2009) under research highlights.

  • Celenza JL, Quiel JA, Smolen GA, Merrikh H, Silvestro AR, Normanly J, Bender J. The Arabidopsis ATR1 Myb

transcription factor controls indolic glucosinolate homeostasis. Plant Physiol. Jan;137(1):253-62. 2005.

  • Dower K, Kupperwasser N, Merrikh H, Rosbash M. A synthetic A tail rescues yeast nuclear accumulation of a

ribozyme-terminated transcript. RNA. Dec;10(12):1888-99. 2004

  • Miinea C, Kuruvilla R, Merrikh H, Eichberg J. Altered arachidonic acid biosynthesis and antioxidant protection

mechanisms in Schwann cells grown in elevated glucose. J Neurochem. Jun;81(6):1253-62. 2002.

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