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Amy Rosenzweig

Joint Professor with Molecular Bioscience

B.S.: Amherst College 1988, Ph.D.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1994

Selected Publications

Balasubramanian, R.; Smith, S. M.; Rawat, S.; Yatsunyk, L. A.; Stemmler, T. L.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Oxidation of methane by a biological dicopper centre. Nature 2010, 465, 115-119.

Boal, A. K.; Cotruvo, J. A., Jr.; Stubbe, J.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Structural basis for activation of class Ib ribonucleotide reductase. Science 2010, 329, 1526-1530.

Traverso, M. E.; Subramanian, P.; Davydov, R.; Hoffman, B. M.; Stemmler, T. L.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Identification of a hemerythrin-like domain in a P1B-type transport ATPase. Biochemistry 2010, 49, 7060-7068.

Balasubramanian, R.; Levinson, B. T.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Secretion of flavins by three species of methanotrophic bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.2010, 76.

Walker, C. B.; de la Torre, J. R.; Urakawa, H.; Klotz, M. G.; Lawton, T. J.; Pinel, N.; Arp, D. J.; Brochier-Armanet, C.; Chain, P. S. G.; Chan, P. P.; Golabgir, A.; Hemp, J.;Hügler, M.; Karr, E. A.; Könneke, M.; Shin, M.; Lawton, T. J.; Martens-Habbena, W.; Sayavedra-Soto, L. A.; Lang, D.; Sievert, S. M.; Rosenzweig, A. C.; Manning, G.; Stahl, D. A. The Nitrosopumilus maritimus genome reveals unique mechanisms for nitrification andautotrophy in globally distributed marine crenarchaea. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2010, 107, 8818-8823.

Boal, A. K.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Crystal structures of cisplatin bound to a human copper chaperone. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14196-14197.

Boal, A. K.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Structural biology of copper trafficking. Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 4760-4779.

Lawton, T. J.; Sayavedra-Soto, L. A.; Arp, D. J.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Crystal structure of atwo-domain multicopper oxidase: implications for the evolution of multicopper blue proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 2009, 284, 10174-10180.

Hakemian, A. S.; Kondapalli, K. C.; Telser, J.; Hoffman, B. M.; Stemmler, T. L.; Rosenzweig, A. C. The metal centers of particulate methane monooxygenase from Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b. Biochemistry2008, 47, 6793-6801.

Lieberman, R. L.; Rosenzweig, A. C. Crystal structure of a membrane-bound metalloenzyme that catalyses the biological oxidation of methane, Nature2005, 434, 177-182.

Selected Honors/Awards

  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007
  • American Chemical Society Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education, 2006
  • Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Amherst College, 2005
  • MacArthur Fellow, 2003
  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award, 2001
  • David and Lucile Packard Fellow, 1999
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