Jeremy Thomas Smyth


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
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B.S., Animal Sciences (1999), University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology and Animal Sciences (2004), University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Post-doctoral Training, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Smyth, J. T., T. A. Schoborg, Z. J. Bergman, B. Riggs and N. M. Rusan (2015). Proper symmetric and asymmetric endoplasmic reticulum partitioning requires astral microtubules. Open Biology 5(8).

Smyth, J. T., A. M. Beg, S. Wu, J. W. Putney, Jr. and N. M. Rusan (2012). Phosphoregulation of STIM1 leads to exclusion of the endoplasmic reticulum from the mitotic spindle. Current Biology 22(16): 1487-1493.

Smyth, J. T., J. G. Petranka, R. R. Boyles, W. I. DeHaven, M. Fukushima, K. L. Johnson, J. G. Williams and J. W. Putney, Jr. (2009). Phosphorylation of STIM1 underlies suppression of store-operated calcium entry during mitosis. Nature Cell Biology 11(12): 1465-1472.

Smyth, J. T., W. I. DeHaven, G. S. Bird and J. W. Putney, Jr. (2007). Role of the microtubule cytoskeleton in the function of the store-operated Ca2+ channel activator STIM1. Journal of Cell Science 120: 3762-3771.

Grigoriev, I., S. M. Gouveia, B. van der Vaart, J. Demmers, J. T. Smyth, S. Honnappa, D. Splinter, M. O. Steinmetz, J. W. Putney, Jr., C. C. Hoogenraad and A. Akhmanova (2008). STIM1 is a MT-plus-end-tracking protein involved in remodeling of the ER. Current Biology 18(3): 177-182.