“Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.”

 - Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist

Publications

1. Walter, G. M., et al. (2014). High-throughput screen of natural product extracts in a yeast model of polyglutamine proteotoxicity. Chemical biology & drug design, 83(4), 440–449. https://doi.org/10.1111/cbdd.12259

 

2. Chafekar, S. M., Wisén, S., Thompson, A. D., Echeverria, A., Walter, G. M., Evans, C. G., Makley, L. N., Gestwicki, J. E., & Duennwald, M. L. (2012). Pharmacological tuning of heat shock protein 70 modulates polyglutamine toxicity and aggregation. ACS chemical biology, 7(9), 1556–1564. https://doi.org/10.1021/cb300166p

 

3. Walter, G. M., et al. (2011). Ordered assembly of heat shock proteins, Hsp26, Hsp70, Hsp90, and Hsp104, on expanded polyglutamine fragments revealed by chemical probes. The Journal of biological chemistry, 286(47), 40486–40493. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M111.284448

 

4. Wisén, S., Bertelsen, E. B., Thompson, A. D., Patury, S., Ung, P., Chang, L., Evans, C. G., Walter, G. M., Wipf, P., Carlson, H. A., Brodsky, J. L., Zuiderweg, E. R., & Gestwicki, J. E. (2010). Binding of a small molecule at a protein-protein interface regulates the chaperone activity of hsp70-hsp40. ACS chemical biology, 5(6), 611–622. https://doi.org/10.1021/cb1000422

 

5. Majczak G, Lila S, Garay M , Markovic J; Medrano J, Nucci G, Belizário JE. Prediction and biochemical characterization of intrinsic disorder in the structure of proteolysis-inducing factor/dermcidin (2007). Genetics and Molecular Research 6, 1000-1011 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18058718

 

6. Majczak GAH, Richartz RTB, Duarte MER, Noseda MD. Antiherpetic activity of heterofucans isolated from Sargassum stenophyllum (Fucales, Phaeophyta) In: Proceedings of the 17th International Seaweed Symposium.1 ed. New York : Oxford University Press Inc. v.1, p. 169-174,