Danny N. Dhanasekaran

Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Deputy Director for Basic Research, OU Cancer Institute 
Director, Center for Basic Cancer Research, OU Cancer Institute

EDUCATION

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Gary L. Johnson, National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, CO
Laboratory of Dr. Arnold E. Ruoho, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Ph.D., Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, INDIA
M.S., Molecular Biology, Madurai University, Madurai, INDIA
B.S., Chemistry, St. John's College, Palayamkottai, Tamilnadu State, INDIA

PUBLICATIONS

Suzuki H, Kimura K, Shirai H, Eguchi K, Higuchi S, Hinoki A, Ishimaru K, Brailoiu E, Dhanasekaran DN, Stemmle LN, Fields TA, Frank GD, Autieri MV, Eguchi S. (2009) Endothelial nitric oxide synthase inhibits G12/13 and rho-kinase activated by the angiotensin II type-1 receptor: implication in vascular migration. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29: 217-224.

Jalagadugula G, Dhanasekaran DN, Rao AK. (2008). Phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA) responsive sequence in Galphaq promoter during megakaryocytic differentiation. Regulation by EGR-1 and MAP kinase pathway. Thromb Haemost 100: 821-828.

Dhanasekaran D.N. and Reddy E.P. (2008). JNK signaling in apoptosis. Oncogene 27, 6245-6251.

Radhika, V., Proikas-Cezanne, T., Jayaraman, M., Onesime, D., Ha, J.H, and Dhanasekaran, D.N. (2007) Chemical sensing of DNT by engineered olfactory yeast strain. Nature Chem. Biol. 3, 325-330.

Dhanasekaran, D.N, and Johnson, G.L. (2007) MAPKs: function, regulation, role in cancer and therapeutic targeting. Oncogene, 26, 3097-3099.

Goldsmith, Z.G., and Dhanasekaran, D.N. (2007) G Protein regulation of MAPK networks. Oncogene, 26, 3122-3142.

Dhanasekaran, D.N., Kashef, K., Lee, C.M., Xu, H., and Reddy, E.P. (2007) Scaffold proteins of MAP-kinase modules. Oncogene, 26, 3185-3202.

Publications in Press:

Dhanasekaran D.N. and Reddy E.P. (2008). MAP-kinases and their scaffolding proteins. Signal Transduction: Pathways, Mechanisms and Diseases (Ari Sitaramayya, Ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, Germany (in press).

Dhanasekaran, D.N. Proikas-Cezanne, T., Jayaraman, Radhika, V., M., and Ha, J.H. (2008). Hetrologous expression of olfactory receptors for targeted chemosensing. Ann. NY. Acad. Sci. (in press)

Proikas-Cezanne, T., Jayaraman, Radhika, V., M., Ha, J.H, and Dhanasekaran, D.N. (2008) Expression of olfactory receptors in yeast. Nature. Protocol. (in press)

Dhanasekarn, D.N. (2008) Rho and Rock functions in cell growth and development. Intenational Review of Cell and Molecular Biology (K.W.Jeon, Ed) Elsevier, San Diego, CA in press).

Invited to Write Reviews in the Following Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Dhanasekaran, D.N. (2009). "Rock1 and Rho functions in cell growth and development in K.W. Jeon (Ed) International Review of Cytology (press).

Dhanasekaran, D.N, and Reddy, E.P. (2009) MAP-kinases and their scaffolding proteins. in Ari Sitaramayya (Ed) Signal Transduction: Pathways, Mechanisms and Diseasess. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York (in press).

Dhanasekaran, D.N, and Reddy, E.P. (2008) JNK signaling in apoptosis. Oncogene, 27, 6245-6251.

Dhanasekaran, D.N, and Johnson, G.L. (2007) MAPKs: function, regulation, role in cancer and therapeutic targeting. Oncogene, 26, 3097-3099.

Goldsmith, Z.G., and Dhanasekaran, D.N. (2007) G Protein regulation of MAPK networks. Oncogene, 26, 3122-3142.

 

MAILING ADDRESS

Stephenson Cancer Center, OUHSC
975 NE 10th Street 1468 BRC West
Oklahoma City, 73104
Phone: (405) 271-6590
Fax: (405) 271-2507

E-Mail: Danny-dhanasekaran@ouhsc.edu

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