User:Jessica Polka

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  • Jessica Polka
  • Postdoc, lab of Pamela Silver
  • Systems Biology Dept, Harvard Medical School
  • 200 Longwood Avenue WAB 561
  • Boston MA 02115

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  • 2012, PhD, University of California San Francisco (lab of R. Dyche Mullins)
  • 2007, BS, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (lab of Ted Salmon)

Research interests

  1. Bacterial Cytoskeleton
  2. Carboxysome organization


  1. Polka JK and Silver PA. . pmid:24288075. PubMed HubMed [Building_Synthetic_Cellular_Organization]
  2. Chen AH, Robinson-Mosher A, Savage DF, Silver PA, and Polka JK. . pmid:24023971. PubMed HubMed [The_bacterial_carbon-fixing_organelle_is_formed_by_shell_envelopment_of_preassembled_cargo]
  3. Rivera CR, Kollman JM, Polka JK, Agard DA, and Mullins RD. . pmid:21339292. PubMed HubMed [Architecture_and_assembly_of_a_divergent_member_of_the_ParM_family_of_bacterial_actin-like_proteins]
  4. Kollman JM, Polka JK, Zelter A, Davis TN, and Agard DA. . pmid:20631709. PubMed HubMed [Microtubule_nucleating_gamma-TuSC_assembles_structures_with_13-fold_microtubule-like_symmetry]
  5. structure_and_assembly_dynamics_of_plasmid_actin_AlfA_imply_a_novel_mechanism_of_DNAsegregation pmid=19666709 [The]
  6. Ciferri C, Pasqualato S, Screpanti E, Varetti G, Santaguida S, Dos Reis G, Maiolica A, Polka J, De Luca JG, De Wulf P, Salek M, Rappsilber J, Moores CA, Salmon ED, and Musacchio A. . pmid:18455984. PubMed HubMed [Implications_for_kinetochore-microtubule_attachment_from_the_structure_of_an_engineered_Ndc80_complex]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed HubMed

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