Education and Training
- Ph.D., Duke University, 2002
Weiss, DR, Ahn, S, Sassano, MF, Kruse, AC, Karpiak, J, Roth, BL, Kobilka, BK, Shoichet, BK, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "G-protein coupled receptors in virtual screening: Functional fidelity and selectivity." April 7, 2013.
Jiangbo, W, Ahn, S, Kahsai, AW, Rong, L, Jie, R, Kun, H, Xiaoqing, S, and Xin, C. "Synthesis of beta(2)-AR Agonist BI-167107." CHINESE JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 33, no. 3 (March 2013): 634-639.
Heitzler, D, Durand, G, Gallay, N, Rizk, A, Ahn, S, Kim, J, Violin, JD, Dupuy, L, Gauthier, C, Piketty, V, Crépieux, P, Poupon, A, Clément, F, Fages, F, Lefkowitz, RJ, and Reiter, E. "Competing G protein-coupled receptor kinases balance G protein and β-arrestin signaling. (Published online)" Mol Syst Biol 8 (June 26, 2012): 590-.
Reiter, E, Ahn, S, Shukla, AK, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Molecular mechanism of β-arrestin-biased agonism at seven-transmembrane receptors." Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology 52 (January 2012): 179-197. (Review)
Rajagopal, S, Ahn, S, Rominger, DH, Gowen-MacDonald, W, Lam, CM, Dewire, SM, Violin, JD, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Quantifying ligand bias at seven-transmembrane receptors." Molecular Pharmacology 80, no. 3 (September 2011): 367-377.
Kahsai, AW, Xiao, K, Rajagopal, S, Ahn, S, Shukla, AK, Sun, J, Oas, TG, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Multiple ligand-specific conformations of the β2-adrenergic receptor." Nature Chemical Biology 7, no. 10 (August 21, 2011): 692-700.
Hara, MR, Kovacs, JJ, Whalen, EJ, Rajagopal, S, Strachan, RT, Grant, W, Towers, AJ, Williams, B, Lam, CM, Xiao, K, Shenoy, SK, Gregory, SG, Ahn, S, Duckett, DR, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "A stress response pathway regulates DNA damage through β2-adrenoreceptors and β-arrestin-1." Nature 477, no. 7364 (August 21, 2011): 349-353.
Nobles, KN, Xiao, K, Ahn, S, Shukla, AK, Lam, CM, Rajagopal, S, Strachan, RT, Huang, T-Y, Bressler, EA, Hara, MR, Shenoy, SK, Gygi, SP, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Distinct phosphorylation sites on the β(2)-adrenergic receptor establish a barcode that encodes differential functions of β-arrestin." Science Signaling 4, no. 185 (August 2011): ra51-null.
Shukla, AK, Kim, J, Ahn, S, Xiao, K, Shenoy, SK, Liedtke, W, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Arresting a transient receptor potential (TRP) channel: beta-arrestin 1 mediates ubiquitination and functional down-regulation of TRPV4." The Journal of Biological Chemistry 285, no. 39 (September 2010): 30115-30125.
Rajagopal, S, Kim, J, Ahn, S, Craig, S, Lam, CM, Gerard, NP, Gerard, C, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Beta-arrestin- but not G protein-mediated signaling by the "decoy" receptor CXCR7." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, no. 2 (January 2010): 628-632.