Bassine Science Building, 202
DegreesMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Yale University, B.A.
ExpertiseMolecular biology, genetics, and protein biochemistry are my general areas of expertise. My biological research has focused on DNA damage response systems in yeast.
I have taught students from high school through graduate level in general biology, molecular biology, genetics, and cancer biology.
|BIOL||14a||Genetics and Genomics|
|BIOL||172b||Growth Control and Cancer|
|BISC||9b||Biology of Cancer|
Kim YI, Levchenko I, Fraczkowska K, Woodruff RV, Sauer RT, Baker TA. "Molecular determinants of complex formation between Clp/Hsp100 ATPases and the ClpP peptidase.." Nat Struct Biol 8. 3 (2013): :230-3.
Kosarek JN, Woodruff RV, Rivera-Begeman A, Guo C, D'Souza S, Koonin EV, Walker GC, Friedberg EC.. "Comparative analysis of in vivo interactions between Rev1 protein and other Y-family DNA polymerases in animals and yeasts.." DNA Repair (Amst) 7. 3 (2013): 439-51.
Waters LS, Minesinger BK, Wiltrout ME, D'Souza S, Woodruff RV, Walker GC.. "Eukaryotic translesion polymerases and their roles and regulation in DNA damage tolerance.." Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73. 1 (2013): 134-54.
Woodruff RV, Bomar MG, D'Souza S, Zhou P, Walker GC.. "The unusual UBZ domain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae polymerase η.." DNA Repair (Amst) 9. 11 (2013): 1130-41.
Zhong X, Malhotra R, Woodruff R, Guidotti G.. "Mammalian plasma membrane ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase 1, CD39, is not active intracellularly. The N-glycosylation state of CD39 correlates with surface activity and localization.." J Biol Chem 276. 44 (2013): 41518-25.