Education and Training
- Ph.D., Duke University, 2002
Weiss, DR, Ahn, S, Sassano, MF, Kleist, A, Zhu, X, Strachan, R, Roth, BL, Lefkowitz, RJ, and Shoichet, BK. "Conformation guides molecular efficacy in docking screens of activated β-2 adrenergic G protein coupled receptor." ACS Chemical Biology 8, no. 5 (2013): 1018-1026.
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." Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol 52 (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." Mol Pharmacol 80, no. 3 (September 2011): 367-377.
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. (Published online)" Nature 477, no. 7364 (August 21, 2011): 349-353.
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. (Published online)" Nat Chem Biol 7, no. 10 (August 21, 2011): 692-700.
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." Sci Signal 4, no. 185 (August 9, 2011): ra51-.
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." J Biol Chem 285, no. 39 (September 24, 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." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107, no. 2 (January 12, 2010): 628-632.
Kim, J, Ahn, S, Rajagopal, K, and Lefkowitz, RJ. "Independent beta-arrestin2 and Gq/protein kinase Czeta pathways for ERK stimulated by angiotensin type 1A receptors in vascular smooth muscle cells converge on transactivation of the epidermal growth factor receptor." J Biol Chem 284, no. 18 (May 1, 2009): 11953-11962.