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Robert L. Vellanoweth
Robert L. Vellanoweth
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8202
(323) 343-2148
FAX: (323) 343-6490
professional experience
1995-present Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles
1992-1995 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1988-1992 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1988 PhD University of California, Berkeley, Department of Biochemistry Dissertation: "The influence of messenger-RNA sequence on translational efficiency in Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli"
1982 BS California State University, Los Angeles, cum laude
General Biochemistry,
Chem 431A, B, C and 432A, B
Advanced Biochemistry,
Chem 503
professional organizations
American Chemical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Plant Physiologists
Minority Affairs Committee for ASPP
International Society for Plant Molecular Biology
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
grants, support
97-01 NSF-CRUI
97-00 NIH-MBRS
96-98 NIH-Bridges to the Future
92-95 Minority Supplement to NIA RO1 AG10486
91-92 McKnight Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
1. Chen S, Vellanoweth RL, Song CS, Supakar PC, Chatterjee B, and Roy AK (1997) Molec Endocrinol, 11:3-15. Functional role of a conformationally flexible homopurine/homopyrimidine domain of the androgen receptor gene promoter interacting with Sp1 and a pyrimidine single strand DNA binding protein. abstract

2. Prins GS, Jung MH, Vellanoweth RL, Chatterjee B, and Roy AK (1996) Develop Genet, 18:99-106. Age-dependent expression of the androgen receptor gene in the prostate and its implication in glandular differentiation and hyperplasia. abstract

3. Roy AK, Vellanoweth RL, Jung MH, and Chatterjee B (1996) Cellular and molecular effects of androgenic-anabolic steroids., in Endocrine Toxicology, 2nd Edition, Thomas JA and Colby HD, eds, Lippincott-Raven, pp 213-225.

4. Roy AK, Vellanoweth RL, Chen S, Supakar PC, Jung MH, Song CS, and Chatterjee B (1996) Exp Gerontol, 31:83-94. The evolutionary tangle of aging, sex and reproduction and an experimental approach to its molecular dissection. abstract

5. Song CS, Jung MH, Supakar PC, Chen S, Vellanoweth RL, Chatterjee B, and Roy AK (1995) Ann NY Acad Sci 761:97-108. Regulation of androgen action by receptor gene inhibition. abstract

6. Rikke BA, Vellanoweth RL, Her S, Chatterjee B, and Roy AK (1995) Biochim Biophys Acta 1261:143-146. Cloning and sequence analysis of a novel member of the single-stranded DNA binding protein family. abstract

7. Vellanoweth RL, Supakar PC, and Roy AK (1994) Laboratory Investigation 70:784-799. Transcription factors in development, growth and aging.

8. Supakar PC, Song CS, Jung MH, Slomczynska MA, Kim J-M, Vellanoweth RL, Chatterjee B, and Roy AK (1993) J Biol Chem 268:26400-26408. A novel regulatory element associated with age-dependent expression of the rat androgen receptor gene. abstract

9. Vellanoweth RL and Okita TW (1993) Plant Molec Biol 22:25-41. Analysis of nuclear proteins interacting with a wheat a/b-gliadin seed storage protein gene. abstract

10. Vellanoweth RL (1993) Translation and its regulation in gram-positive bacteria., in Bacillus subtilis and Other Gram-Positive Bacteria: Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hoch JA, Losick R, Sonenshein AL, eds, ASM, pp 699-711.

11. Vellanoweth RL and Okita TW (1992) Regulation of expression of wheat and rice seed storage protein genes., in Control of Plant Gene Expression, DPS Verma, ed, CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp 377-392.

12. Vellanoweth RL and Rabinowitz JC (1992) Molec Microbiol 6:1105-1114.The influence of mRNA sequence on translational efficiency in Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli. abstract

13. Vellanoweth RL and Rabinowitz JC (1991) J Bacteriology 173:67-72. Analysis of a messenger-RNA exhibiting anomalous translational specificity. abstract

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