Katherine Jones

Professor

Regulatory Biology Laboratory

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News – Katherine Jones


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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