Katherine Jones

Professor

Regulatory Biology Laboratory

Edwin K. Hunter Chair

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News – Katherine Jones


Three Salk faculty honored with endowed chairs

LA JOLLA—Salk scientists Katherine Jones, Susan Kaech and Gerald Shadel each have been recognized for their contributions and dedication to advancing science through research by being named to endowed chairs at …


Getting straight to the heart of the matter in stem cells

LA JOLLA—The process by which embryonic stem cells develop into heart cells is a complex process involving the precisely timed activation of several molecular pathways and at least 200 genes. …


Vital step in stem cell growth revealed

LA JOLLA–Stem cells, which have the potential to turn into any kind of cell, offer the tantalizing possibility of generating new tissues for organ replacements, stroke victims and patients of …


A new dent in HIV-1’s armor

LA JOLLA–Like a slumbering dragon, HIV can lay dormant in a person’s cells for years, evading medical treatments only to wake up and strike at a later time, quickly replicating …


SKIP’-ing splicing forces tumor cells to undergo programmed cell death

LA JOLLA, CA—When cells find themselves in a tight spot, the cell cycle regulator p21 halts the cell cycle, buying cells time to repair the damage, or if all else …


A novel function for a protein designed to curtail tumor growth

La Jolla, CA – Mutations in a protein, called APC, that normally functions to suppress the development of tumors, cause 85 percent of all colon cancers, the number two cancer …


Education

PhD, Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside
Postdoctoral Research, University of California, Berkeley


Awards & Honors

  • 1987-1991 Pew Trust Scholar
  • Editorial Board, Genes and Development

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