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Carlos Mendez-Dorantes, Ph.D.


City of HopePh.D.Mammalian DNA Repair
2017 - 2020
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
2021 - 2024
Postdoctoral Fellow of The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

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  1. Quijano JC, Wedeken L, Ortiz JA, Zook HN, LeBon JM, Luo A, Rawson J, Tremblay JR, Mares JM, Lopez K, Chen MH, Jou K, Mendez-Dorantes C, Al-Abdullah IH, Thurmond DC, Kandeel F, Riggs AD, Ku HT. Methylcellulose colony assay and single-cell micro-manipulation reveal progenitor-like cells in adult human pancreatic ducts. Stem Cell Reports. 2023 Feb 22. PMID: 36868230.
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  2. Sato S, Gillette M, de Santiago PR, Kuhn E, Burgess M, Doucette K, Feng Y, Mendez-Dorantes C, Ippoliti PJ, Hobday S, Mitchell MA, Doberstein K, Gysler SM, Hirsch MS, Schwartz L, Birrer MJ, Skates SJ, Burns KH, Carr SA, Drapkin R. LINE-1 ORF1p as a candidate biomarker in high grade serous ovarian carcinoma. Sci Rep. 2023 Jan 27; 13(1):1537. PMID: 36707610; PMCID: PMC9883229.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  3. Tao J, Wang Q, Mendez-Dorantes C, Burns KH, Chiarle R. Frequency and mechanisms of LINE-1 retrotransposon insertions at CRISPR/Cas9 sites. Nat Commun. 2022 06 27; 13(1):3685. PMID: 35760782; PMCID: PMC9237045.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  4. McKerrow W, Wang X, Mendez-Dorantes C, Mita P, Cao S, Grivainis M, Ding L, LaCava J, Burns KH, Boeke JD, Fenyö D. LINE-1 expression in cancer correlates with p53 mutation, copy number alteration, and S phase checkpoint. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 02 22; 119(8). PMID: 35169076; PMCID: PMC8872788.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  5. Tsai LJ, Lopezcolorado FW, Bhargava R, Mendez-Dorantes C, Jahanshir E, Stark JM. RNF8 has both KU-dependent and independent roles in chromosomal break repair. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 06 19; 48(11):6032-6052. PMID: 32427332.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Adamson AW, Ding YC, Mendez-Dorantes C, Bailis AM, Stark JM, Neuhausen SL. The RAD52 S346X variant reduces risk of developing breast cancer in carriers of pathogenic germline BRCA2 mutations. Mol Oncol. 2020 06; 14(6):1124-1133. PMID: 32175645.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  7. Mendez-Dorantes C, Tsai LJ, Jahanshir E, Lopezcolorado FW, Stark JM. BLM has Contrary Effects on Repeat-Mediated Deletions, based on the Distance of DNA DSBs to a Repeat and Repeat Divergence. Cell Rep. 2020 02 04; 30(5):1342-1357.e4. PMID: 32023454.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  8. Callen E, Zong D, Wu W, Wong N, Stanlie A, Ishikawa M, Pavani R, Dumitrache LC, Byrum AK, Mendez-Dorantes C, Martinez P, Canela A, Maman Y, Day A, Kruhlak MJ, Blasco MA, Stark JM, Mosammaparast N, McKinnon PJ, Nussenzweig A. 53BP1 Enforces Distinct Pre- and Post-resection Blocks on Homologous Recombination. Mol Cell. 2020 01 02; 77(1):26-38.e7. PMID: 31653568.
    Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  9. Kudze T, Mendez-Dorantes C, Jalloh CS, McClellan AJ. Evidence for interaction between Hsp90 and the ER membrane complex. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2018 09; 23(5):1101-1115. PMID: 29808299; PMCID: PMC6111080.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  10. Mendez-Dorantes C, Bhargava R, Stark JM. Repeat-mediated deletions can be induced by a chromosomal break far from a repeat, but multiple pathways suppress such rearrangements. Genes Dev. 2018 04 01; 32(7-8):524-536. PMID: 29636371; PMCID: PMC5959236.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  11. Tran TQ, Lowman XH, Reid MA, Mendez-Dorantes C, Pan M, Yang Y, Kong M. Tumor-associated mutant p53 promotes cancer cell survival upon glutamine deprivation through p21 induction. Oncogene. 2017 04 06; 36(14):1991-2001. PMID: 27721412.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  12. Kai M, Kanaya N, Wu SV, Mendez C, Nguyen D, Luu T, Chen S. Targeting breast cancer stem cells in triple-negative breast cancer using a combination of LBH589 and salinomycin. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jun; 151(2):281-94. PMID: 25904215; PMCID: PMC4587767.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  13. Pham P, Landolph A, Mendez C, Li N, Goodman MF. A biochemical analysis linking APOBEC3A to disparate HIV-1 restriction and skin cancer. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 11; 288(41):29294-304. PMID: 23979356.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.