Andres Leschziner

Title(s)Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    West/Midwest Consortium for High-Resolution Cryo Electron Microscopy
    NIH U24GM116792Jul 11, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Regulation of Cytoplasmic Dynein
    NIH R01GM107214Jun 10, 2014 - Jul 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A comparative structural study of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling complexes
    NIH R01GM092895Apr 1, 2011 - Jul 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy
    NIH P41RR017573Sep 30, 2002 - Jul 31, 2012
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Scientific Perspectives: Structural Biology of LRRK2 and its Interaction with Microtubules. Mov Disord. 2021 Aug 23. Leschziner AE, Reck-Peterson SL. PMID: 34423856.
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    2. Structures and function of the amino acid polymerase cyanophycin synthetase. Nat Chem Biol. 2021 Aug 12. Sharon I, Haque AS, Grogg M, Lahiri I, Seebach D, Leschziner AE, Hilvert D, Schmeing TM. PMID: 34385683.
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    3. Structural insights into assembly and function of the RSC chromatin remodeling complex. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2021 01; 28(1):71-80. Baker RW, Reimer JM, Carman PJ, Turegun B, Arakawa T, Dominguez R, Leschziner AE. PMID: 33288924.
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    4. Cockayne syndrome B protein acts as an ATP-dependent processivity factor that helps RNA polymerase II overcome nucleosome barriers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 10 13; 117(41):25486-25493. Xu J, Wang W, Xu L, Chen JY, Chong J, Oh J, Leschziner AE, Fu XD, Wang D. PMID: 32989164.
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    5. Structure of LRRK2 in Parkinson's disease and model for microtubule interaction. Nature. 2020 12; 588(7837):344-349. Deniston CK, Salogiannis J, Mathea S, Snead DM, Lahiri I, Matyszewski M, Donosa O, Watanabe R, Böhning J, Shiau AK, Knapp S, Villa E, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE. PMID: 32814344.
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    6. Structure and dynamics of the ASB9 CUL-RING E3 Ligase. Nat Commun. 2020 06 08; 11(1):2866. Lumpkin RJ, Baker RW, Leschziner AE, Komives EA. PMID: 32513959.
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    7. LIS1 promotes the formation of activated cytoplasmic dynein-1 complexes. Nat Cell Biol. 2020 05; 22(5):518-525. Htet ZM, Gillies JP, Baker RW, Leschziner AE, DeSantis ME, Reck-Peterson SL. PMID: 32341549.
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    8. A structural mechanism for phosphorylation-dependent inactivation of the AP2 complex. Elife. 2019 08 29; 8. Partlow EA, Baker RW, Beacham GM, Chappie JS, Leschziner AE, Hollopeter G. PMID: 31464684.
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    9. 3.1?Å structure of yeast RNA polymerase II elongation complex stalled at a cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer lesion solved using streptavidin affinity grids. J Struct Biol. 2019 09 01; 207(3):270-278. Lahiri I, Xu J, Han BG, Oh J, Wang D, DiMaio F, Leschziner AE. PMID: 31200019.
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    10. cryoem-cloud-tools: A software platform to deploy and manage cryo-EM jobs in the cloud. J Struct Biol. 2018 09; 203(3):230-235. Cianfrocco MA, Lahiri I, DiMaio F, Leschziner AE. PMID: 29864529.
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    11. Actin-related proteins regulate the RSC chromatin remodeler by weakening intramolecular interactions of the Sth1 ATPase. Commun Biol. 2018; 1:1. Turegun B, Baker RW, Leschziner AE, Dominguez R. PMID: 29809203.
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    12. Structural basis for the initiation of eukaryotic transcription-coupled DNA repair. Nature. 2017 11 30; 551(7682):653-657. Xu J, Lahiri I, Wang W, Wier A, Cianfrocco MA, Chong J, Hare AA, Dervan PB, DiMaio F, Leschziner AE, Wang D. PMID: 29168508.
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    13. Lis1 Has Two Opposing Modes of Regulating Cytoplasmic Dynein. Cell. 2017 Sep 07; 170(6):1197-1208.e12. DeSantis ME, Cianfrocco MA, Htet ZM, Tran PT, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE. PMID: 28886386.
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    14. Structure of Fam20A reveals a pseudokinase featuring a unique disulfide pattern and inverted ATP-binding. Elife. 2017 04 22; 6. Cui J, Zhu Q, Zhang H, Cianfrocco MA, Leschziner AE, Dixon JE, Xiao J. PMID: 28432788.
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    15. Mechanism and regulation of cytoplasmic dynein. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2015; 31:83-108. Cianfrocco MA, DeSantis ME, Leschziner AE, Reck-Peterson SL. PMID: 26436706.
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    16. Low cost, high performance processing of single particle cryo-electron microscopy data in the cloud. Elife. 2015 May 08; 4. Cianfrocco MA, Leschziner AE. PMID: 25955969.
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    17. Lis1 regulates dynein by sterically blocking its mechanochemical cycle. Elife. 2014 Nov 07; 3. Toropova K, Zou S, Roberts AJ, Redwine WB, Goodman BS, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE. PMID: 25380312.
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    18. Traffic control: adaptor proteins guide dynein-cargo takeoff. EMBO J. 2014 Sep 01; 33(17):1845-6. Cianfrocco MA, Leschziner AE. PMID: 25061224.
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    19. Molecular architecture of the ATP-dependent chromatin-remodeling complex SWR1. Cell. 2013 Sep 12; 154(6):1220-31. Nguyen VQ, Ranjan A, Stengel F, Wei D, Aebersold R, Wu C, Leschziner AE. PMID: 24034246.
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    20. Tug-of-war in motor protein ensembles revealed with a programmable DNA origami scaffold. Science. 2012 Nov 02; 338(6107):662-5. Derr ND, Goodman BS, Jungmann R, Leschziner AE, Shih WM, Reck-Peterson SL. PMID: 23065903.
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    21. Structural basis for microtubule binding and release by dynein. Science. 2012 Sep 21; 337(6101):1532-1536. Redwine WB, Hernandez-Lopez R, Zou S, Huang J, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE. PMID: 22997337.
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    22. Lis1 acts as a "clutch" between the ATPase and microtubule-binding domains of the dynein motor. Cell. 2012 Aug 31; 150(5):975-86. Huang J, Roberts AJ, Leschziner AE, Reck-Peterson SL. PMID: 22939623.
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    23. Electron microscopy studies of nucleosome remodelers. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2011 Dec; 21(6):709-18. Leschziner AE. PMID: 22040801.
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    24. Validation of the orthogonal tilt reconstruction method with a biological test sample. J Struct Biol. 2011 Jul; 175(1):85-96. Chandramouli P, Hernandez-Lopez R, Wang HW, Leschziner AE. PMID: 21536134.
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    25. Introduction of customized inserts for s-treamlined assembly and optimization of BioBrick synthetic genetic circuits. J Biol Eng. 2010 Dec 20; 4:17. Norville JE, Derda R, Gupta S, Drinkwater KA, Belcher AM, Leschziner AE, Knight TF. PMID: 21172029.
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    26. The orthogonal tilt reconstruction method. Methods Enzymol. 2010; 482:237-62. Leschziner A. PMID: 20888964.
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    27. A dimeric structure for archaeal box C/D small ribonucleoproteins. Science. 2009 Sep 11; 325(5946):1384-7. Bleichert F, Gagnon KT, Brown BA, Maxwell ES, Leschziner AE, Unger VM, Baserga SJ. PMID: 19745151.
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    28. Architecture of the Dam1 kinetochore ring complex and implications for microtubule-driven assembly and force-coupling mechanisms. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2007 Aug; 14(8):721-6. Wang HW, Ramey VH, Westermann S, Leschziner AE, Welburn JP, Nakajima Y, Drubin DG, Barnes G, Nogales E. PMID: 17643123.
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    29. Conformational flexibility in the chromatin remodeler RSC observed by electron microscopy and the orthogonal tilt reconstruction method. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Mar 20; 104(12):4913-8. Leschziner AE, Saha A, Wittmeyer J, Zhang Y, Bustamante C, Cairns BR, Nogales E. PMID: 17360331.
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    30. Visualizing flexibility at molecular resolution: analysis of heterogeneity in single-particle electron microscopy reconstructions. Annu Rev Biophys Biomol Struct. 2007; 36:43-62. Leschziner AE, Nogales E. PMID: 17201674.
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    31. Nucleotide-dependent conformational changes in the DnaA-like core of the origin recognition complex. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2006 Aug; 13(8):684-90. Clarey MG, Erzberger JP, Grob P, Leschziner AE, Berger JM, Nogales E, Botchan M. PMID: 16829958.
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    32. The orthogonal tilt reconstruction method: an approach to generating single-class volumes with no missing cone for ab initio reconstruction of asymmetric particles. J Struct Biol. 2006 Mar; 153(3):284-99. Leschziner AE, Nogales E. PMID: 16431136.
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    33. Structural studies of the human PBAF chromatin-remodeling complex. Structure. 2005 Feb; 13(2):267-75. Leschziner AE, Lemon B, Tjian R, Nogales E. PMID: 15698570.
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    34. The architecture of the gammadelta resolvase crossover site synaptic complex revealed by using constrained DNA substrates. Mol Cell. 2003 Sep; 12(3):775-81. Leschziner AE, Grindley ND. PMID: 14527421.
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    35. A model for the gamma delta resolvase synaptic complex. Mol Cell. 2001 Sep; 8(3):623-31. Sarkis GJ, Murley LL, Leschziner AE, Boocock MR, Stark WM, Grindley ND. PMID: 11583624.
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    36. Contacts between the 5' nuclease of DNA polymerase I and its DNA substrate. J Biol Chem. 2001 Aug 10; 276(32):30167-77. Xu Y, Potapova O, Leschziner AE, Grindley ND, Joyce CM. PMID: 11349126.
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    37. Neural regulation of alpha-dystroglycan biosynthesis and glycosylation in skeletal muscle. J Neurochem. 2000 Jan; 74(1):70-80. Leschziner A, Moukhles H, Lindenbaum M, Gee SH, Butterworth J, Campbell KP, Carbonetto S. PMID: 10617107.
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    38. In vitro transposition of Tn552: a tool for DNA sequencing and mutagenesis. Nucleic Acids Res. 1999 Oct 01; 27(19):3859-65. Griffin TJ, Parsons L, Leschziner AE, DeVost J, Derbyshire KM, Grindley ND. PMID: 10481025.
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    39. Tn552 transposase catalyzes concerted strand transfer in vitro. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Jun 23; 95(13):7345-50. Leschziner AE, Griffin TJ, Grindley ND. PMID: 9636151.
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    40. DNA transposition: from a black box to a color monitor. Cell. 1995 Dec 29; 83(7):1063-6. Grindley ND, Leschziner AE. PMID: 8548793.
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    41. The tyrosine-6 hydroxyl of gamma delta resolvase is not required for the DNA cleavage and rejoining reactions. Mol Microbiol. 1995 Mar; 15(5):865-70. Leschziner AE, Boocock MR, Grindley ND. PMID: 7596288.
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