Vivek Kumar, Ph.D

Affiliations: 
2015- The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, United States 
Area:
Addiction, Forward Genetics, Mouse Genetics
Website:
kumarlab.org
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Bio:

The Kumar lab studies neural circuits in the brain whose misregulation leads to behavioral abnormalities including addiction, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder,and depression. Using mouse molecular genetics as a foundation, and a combination of biochemistry, physiology, and imaging techniques, we dissect these complex behaviors in mammals.

Mean distance: 16.24 (cluster 31)
 
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Robert Haselkorn research assistant Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
Michael G. Rosenfeld grad student 1998-2003 UCSD
 (Characterization of the transcription corepressor C -terminal binding protein (CtBP).)
Joseph S. Takahashi post-doc 2004-
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Takahashi JS, Kumar V, Nakashe P, et al. (2015) ChIP-seq and RNA-seq methods to study circadian control of transcription in mammals. Methods in Enzymology. 551: 285-321
Plikus MV, Van Spyk EN, Pham K, et al. (2015) The circadian clock in skin: implications for adult stem cells, tissue regeneration, cancer, aging, and immunity. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 30: 163-82
Stringari C, Wang H, Geyfman M, et al. (2015) In vivo single-cell detection of metabolic oscillations in stem cells. Cell Reports. 10: 1-7
Kim TJ, Kim M, Kim HM, et al. (2014) Homotypic NK cell-to-cell communication controls cytokine responsiveness of innate immune NK cells. Scientific Reports. 4: 7157
Kumar V, Kim K, Joseph C, et al. (2013) C57BL/6N mutation in cytoplasmic FMRP interacting protein 2 regulates cocaine response. Science (New York, N.Y.). 342: 1508-12
Kumar V, Andersen B, Takahashi JS. (2013) Epidermal stem cells ride the circadian wave. Genome Biology. 14: 140
Shimomura K, Kumar V, Koike N, et al. (2013) Usf1, a suppressor of the circadian Clock mutant, reveals the nature of the DNA-binding of the CLOCK:BMAL1 complex in mice. Elife. 2: e00426
Yoo SH, Mohawk JA, Siepka SM, et al. (2013) Competing E3 ubiquitin ligases govern circadian periodicity by degradation of CRY in nucleus and cytoplasm. Cell. 152: 1091-105
Koike N, Yoo SH, Huang HC, et al. (2012) Transcriptional architecture and chromatin landscape of the core circadian clock in mammals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 338: 349-54
Geyfman M, Kumar V, Liu Q, et al. (2012) Brain and muscle Arnt-like protein-1 (BMAL1) controls circadian cell proliferation and susceptibility to UVB-induced DNA damage in the epidermis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 11758-63
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