Francisco Asturias, PhD
Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Publications

  • Bester SM, Wei G, Zhao H, Adu-Ampratwum D, Iqbal N, Courouble VV, Francis AC, Annamalai AS, Singh PK, Shkriabai N, Van Blerkom P, Morrison J, Poeschla EM, Engelman AN, Melikyan GB, Griffin PR, Fuchs JR, Asturias FJ, Kvaratskhelia M. Structural and mechanistic bases for a potent HIV-1 capsid inhibitor. Science. 2020 Oct 16;370(6514):360-364. doi: 10.1126/science.abb4808. PMID: 33060363; PMCID: PMC7831379.
  • El Khattabi L, Zhao H, Kalchschmidt J, Young N, Jung S, Van Blerkom P, Kieffer-Kwon P, Kieffer-Kwon KR, Park S, Wang X, Krebs J, Tripathi S, Sakabe N, Sobreira DR, Huang SC, Rao SSP, Pruett N, Chauss D, Sadler E, Lopez A, Nóbrega MA, Aiden EL, Asturias FJ, Casellas R. A Pliable Mediator Acts as a Functional Rather Than an Architectural Bridge between Promoters and Enhancers. Cell. 2019 Aug 22;178(5):1145-1158.e20. PubMed PMID: 31402173
  • Brignole EJ, Tsai KL, Chittuluru J, Li H, Aye Y, Penczek PA, Stubbe J, Drennan CL, Asturias F. 3.3-Å resolution cryo-EM structure of human ribonucleotide reductase with substrate and allosteric regulators bound. Elife. 2018 Feb 20;7. PubMed PMID: 29460780
  • Jishage M, Yu X, Shi Y, Ganesan SJ, Chen WY, Sali A, Chait BT, Asturias FJ, Roeder RG. Architecture of Pol II(G) and molecular mechanism of transcription regulation by Gdown1. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2018 Sep;25(9):859-867. PubMed PMID: 30190596
  • Yu X, Veesler D, Campbell MG, Barry ME, Asturias FJ, Barry MA, Reddy VS. Cryo-EM structure of human adenovirus D26 reveals the conservation of structural organization among human adenoviruses. Sci Adv. 2017 May;3(5):e1602670. PubMed PMID: 28508067
  • Tsai KL, Yu X, Gopalan S, Chao TC, Zhang Y, Florens L, Washburn MP, Murakami K, Conaway RC, Conaway JW, Asturias FJ. Mediator structure and rearrangements required for holoenzyme formation. Nature. 2017 Apr 13;544(7649):196-201. PubMed PMID: 28241144
  • Zhao H, Young N, Kalchschmidt J, Lieberman J, El Khattabi L, Casellas R, Asturias FJ. Structure of mammalian Mediator complex reveals Tail module architecture and interaction with a conserved core. Nat Comm In Press
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General Information

Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
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