Charles Weissmann

Affiliations: 
1967-1999 Molecular Biology Universität Zürich, Zürich, ZH, Switzerland 
 2004- Immunology and Microbiology Scripps Florida, Jupiter, FL, United States 
Area:
prion disease, interferon
Website:
https://www.scripps.edu/faculty/weissmann/
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Bio:

https://www.imls.uzh.ch/en/aboutus/hof/cvcw.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=q28TAQAAIAAJ

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Parents

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Paul Karrer grad student 1961 Universität Zürich (Chemistry Tree)
 (Strychanon, ein Abbauprodukt des Strychnins, und dessen Bezielhungen zu den Calebassen-Alkaloiden)

Children

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Marcel Wehrli research assistant 1986-1987 (FlyTree)
Christopher A. Baker grad student Scripps Florida
Dietmar Kuhl grad student 1984-1988 Universität Zürich
Markus Aebi post-doc Universität Zürich (Microtree)
Richard A Flavell post-doc 1972-1973 Universität Zürich
John Ryals post-doc 1982 Universität Zürich (Plant Biology Tree)
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Publications

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Weissmann C. (2013) The power of methods. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 440: 463-6
Karapetyan YE, Sferrazza GF, Zhou M, et al. (2013) Unique drug screening approach for prion diseases identifies tacrolimus and astemizole as antiprion agents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 7044-9
Oelschlegel AM, Weissmann C. (2013) Acquisition of drug resistance and dependence by prions. Plos Pathogens. 9: e1003158
Cancellotti E, Mahal SP, Somerville R, et al. (2013) Post-translational changes to PrP alter transmissible spongiform encephalopathy strain properties. The Embo Journal. 32: 756-69
Mahal SP, Jablonski J, Suponitsky-Kroyter I, et al. (2012) Propagation of RML prions in mice expressing PrP devoid of GPI anchor leads to formation of a novel, stable prion strain. Plos Pathogens. 8: e1002746
Herva ME, Weissmann C. (2012) Cell-specific susceptibility to prion strains is a property of the intact cell Prion. 6: 371-374
Weissmann C. (2012) Mutation and selection of prions. Plos Pathogens. 8: e1002582
Weissmann C. (2012) The end of the road. Prion. 6: 97-104
Oelschlegel AM, Fallahi M, Ortiz-Umpierre S, et al. (2012) The extended cell panel assay characterizes the relationship of prion strains RML, 79A, and 139A and reveals conversion of 139A to 79A-like prions in cell culture. Journal of Virology. 86: 5297-303
Wang F, Zhang Z, Wang X, et al. (2012) Genetic informational RNA is not required for recombinant prion infectivity. Journal of Virology. 86: 1874-6
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