Education and Training
- Resident, Internal Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2008 - 2010
- M.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2008
Ford-Speelman, Diana L., Joseph A. Roche, Amber L. Bowman, and Robert J. Bloch. “The rho-guanine nucleotide exchange factor domain of obscurin activates rhoA signaling in skeletal muscle.” Mol Biol Cell 20, no. 17 (September 2009): 3905–17. https://doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e08-10-1029.
Ackermann, Maegen A., Li-Yen R. Hu, Amber L. Bowman, Robert J. Bloch, and Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos. “Obscurin interacts with a novel isoform of MyBP-C slow at the periphery of the sarcomeric M-band and regulates thick filament assembly.” Mol Biol Cell 20, no. 12 (June 2009): 2963–78. https://doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e08-12-1251.
Bowman, Amber L., Dawn H. Catino, John C. Strong, William R. Randall, Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, and Robert J. Bloch. “The rho-guanine nucleotide exchange factor domain of obscurin regulates assembly of titin at the Z-disk through interactions with Ran binding protein 9.” Mol Biol Cell 19, no. 9 (September 2008): 3782–92. https://doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e08-03-0237.
Bowman, Amber L., Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, Sara S. Hirsch, Sarah B. Geisler, Hugo Gonzalez-Serratos, Mark W. Russell, and Robert J. Bloch. “Different obscurin isoforms localize to distinct sites at sarcomeres.” Febs Lett 581, no. 8 (April 17, 2007): 1549–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.febslet.2007.03.011.
Ursitti, Jeanine A., Pervis C. Lee, Wendy G. Resneck, Minda M. McNally, Amber L. Bowman, Andrea O’Neill, Michele R. Stone, and Robert J. Bloch. “Cloning and characterization of cytokeratins 8 and 19 in adult rat striated muscle. Interaction with the dystrophin glycoprotein complex.” J Biol Chem 279, no. 40 (October 1, 2004): 41830–38. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M400128200.