Education and Training
- M.D., University of Maryland - Baltimore, 2008
Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A, Ackermann, MA, Bowman, AL, Yap, SV, and Bloch, RJ. "Muscle giants: molecular scaffolds in sarcomerogenesis." Physiological reviews 89, no. 4 (October 2009): 1217-1267. (Review)
Ford-Speelman, DL, Roche, JA, Bowman, AL, and Bloch, RJ. "The rho-guanine nucleotide exchange factor domain of obscurin activates rhoA signaling in skeletal muscle." Molecular biology of the cell 20, no. 17 (September 2009): 3905-3917.
Ackermann, MA, Hu, L-YR, Bowman, AL, Bloch, RJ, and Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A. "Obscurin interacts with a novel isoform of MyBP-C slow at the periphery of the sarcomeric M-band and regulates thick filament assembly." Molecular biology of the cell 20, no. 12 (June 2009): 2963-2978.
Bowman, AL, Catino, DH, Strong, JC, Randall, WR, Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A, and Bloch, RJ. "The rho-guanine nucleotide exchange factor domain of obscurin regulates assembly of titin at the Z-disk through interactions with Ran binding protein 9." Molecular biology of the cell 19, no. 9 (September 2008): 3782-3792.
Bowman, AL, Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, A, Hirsch, SS, Geisler, SB, Gonzalez-Serratos, H, Russell, MW, and Bloch, RJ. "Different obscurin isoforms localize to distinct sites at sarcomeres." FEBS letters 581, no. 8 (April 2007): 1549-1554.
Ursitti, JA, Lee, PC, Resneck, WG, McNally, MM, Bowman, AL, O'Neill, A, Stone, MR, and Bloch, RJ. "Cloning and characterization of cytokeratins 8 and 19 in adult rat striated muscle. Interaction with the dystrophin glycoprotein complex." The Journal of biological chemistry 279, no. 40 (October 2004): 41830-41838.