Education and Training
- Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013 - 2018
- Ph.D., University of Washington, 2011
Azoitei, Mihai L., Jungsik Noh, Daniel J. Marston, Philippe Roudot, Christopher B. Marshall, Timothy A. Daugird, Sidney L. Lisanza, et al. “Spatiotemporal dynamics of GEF-H1 activation controlled by microtubule- and Src-mediated pathways..” J Cell Biol 218, no. 9 (September 2, 2019): 3077–97. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201812073.
O’Shaughnessy, Ellen C., Orrin J. Stone, Paul K. LaFosse, Mihai L. Azoitei, Denis Tsygankov, John M. Heddleston, Wesley R. Legant, et al. “Software for lattice light-sheet imaging of FRET biosensors, illustrated with a new Rap1 biosensor..” J Cell Biol 218, no. 9 (September 2, 2019): 3153–60. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201903019.
Azoitei, M. L., J. Noh, M. J. Sandi, P. Roudot, R. K. Rottapel, G. Danuser, and K. M. Hahn. “Novel biosensor reveals the regulation and coordination of GEF-H1 with protrusion machinery..” In Molecular Biology of the Cell, Vol. 28. AMER SOC CELL BIOLOGY, 2017.
Azoitei, M. L., Y. A. Ban, O. Kalyuzhny, J. Guenaga, A. Schroeter, J. Porter, R. Wyatt, and William R. Schief. “Computational design of protein antigens that interact with the CDR H3 loop of HIV broadly neutralizing antibody 2F5..” Proteins 82, no. 10 (October 2014): 2770–82. https://doi.org/10.1002/prot.24641.
Azoitei, Mihai L., Yih-En Andrew Ban, Jean-Philippe Julien, Steve Bryson, Alexandria Schroeter, Oleksandr Kalyuzhniy, Justin R. Porter, et al. “Computational design of high-affinity epitope scaffolds by backbone grafting of a linear epitope..” J Mol Biol 415, no. 1 (January 6, 2012): 175–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2011.10.003.
Azoitei, Mihai L., Bruno E. Correia, Yih-En Andrew Ban, Chris Carrico, Oleksandr Kalyuzhniy, Lei Chen, Alexandria Schroeter, et al. “Computation-guided backbone grafting of a discontinuous motif onto a protein scaffold..” Science 334, no. 6054 (October 21, 2011): 373–76. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1209368.
Carter, Laura L., Michael W. Leach, Mihai L. Azoitei, Junqing Cui, Jeffrey W. Pelker, Jason Jussif, Steve Benoit, et al. “PD-1/PD-L1, but not PD-1/PD-L2, interactions regulate the severity of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis..” J Neuroimmunol 182, no. 1–2 (January 2007): 124–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2006.10.006.
Marusic, Suzana, Michael W. Leach, Jeffrey W. Pelker, Mihai L. Azoitei, Naonori Uozumi, Junqing Cui, Marina W. H. Shen, et al. “Cytosolic phospholipase A2 alpha-deficient mice are resistant to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis..” J Exp Med 202, no. 6 (September 19, 2005): 841–51. https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.20050665.