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Gregory Bird, Ph.D.

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  1. R50CA211399 (BIRD, GREGORY HOWARD) Sep 15, 2016 - Aug 31, 2021
    NIH
    Stapled Peptides for Protein Interaction Research and Therapeutic Targeting in Human Cancer
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. F32AI077371 (BIRD, GREGORY HOWARD) Jul 1, 2008 - Jun 30, 2011
    NIH
    Targeting HIV with Hydrocarbon-Stapled Fusion Helices
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Stocks BB, Bird GH, Walensky LD, Melanson JE. Characterizing Native and Hydrocarbon-Stapled Enfuvirtide Conformations with Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry and Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2021 Mar 03; 32(3):753-761. PMID: 33534566.
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  2. Fukuda Y, Pazyra-Murphy MF, Silagi ES, Tasdemir-Yilmaz OE, Li Y, Rose L, Yeoh ZC, Vangos NE, Geffken EA, Seo HS, Adelmant G, Bird GH, Walensky LD, Marto JA, Dhe-Paganon S, Segal RA. Binding and transport of SFPQ-RNA granules by KIF5A/KLC1 motors promotes axon survival. J Cell Biol. 2021 01 04; 220(1). PMID: 33284322.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  3. Cathcart AM, Bird GH, Wales TE, Herce HD, Harvey EP, Hauseman ZJ, Newman CE, Adhikary U, Prew MS, Oo T, Lee S, Engen JR, Walensky LD. Targeting a helix-in-groove interaction between E1 and E2 blocks ubiquitin transfer. Nat Chem Biol. 2020 11; 16(11):1218-1226. PMID: 32807965.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  4. Korshavn KJ, Wales TE, Bird GH, Engen JR, Walensky LD. A redox switch regulates the structure and function of anti-apoptotic BFL-1. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2020 09; 27(9):781-789. PMID: 32661419.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  5. Bird GH, Fu A, Escudero S, Godes M, Opoku-Nsiah K, Wales TE, Cameron MD, Engen JR, Danial NN, Walensky LD. Hydrocarbon-Stitched Peptide Agonists of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor. ACS Chem Biol. 2020 06 19; 15(6):1340-1348. PMID: 32348108.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  6. Harvey EP, Hauseman ZJ, Cohen DT, Rettenmaier TJ, Lee S, Huhn AJ, Wales TE, Seo HS, Luccarelli J, Newman CE, Guerra RM, Bird GH, Dhe-Paganon S, Engen JR, Wells JA, Walensky LD. Identification of a Covalent Molecular Inhibitor of Anti-apoptotic BFL-1 by Disulfide Tethering. Cell Chem Biol. 2020 06 18; 27(6):647-656.e6. PMID: 32413285.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  7. Fu A, Alvarez-Perez JC, Avizonis D, Kin T, Ficarro SB, Choi DW, Karakose E, Badur MG, Evans L, Rosselot C, Bridon G, Bird GH, Seo HS, Dhe-Paganon S, Kamphorst JJ, Stewart AF, James Shapiro AM, Marto JA, Walensky LD, Jones RG, Garcia-Ocana A, Danial NN. Glucose-dependent partitioning of arginine to the urea cycle protects ß-cells from inflammation. Nat Metab. 2020 05; 2(5):432-446. PMID: 32694660.
    Citations: 1     Translation:HumansCells
  8. Howard TP, Arnoff TE, Song MR, Giacomelli AO, Wang X, Hong AL, Dharia NV, Wang S, Vazquez F, Pham MT, Morgan AM, Wachter F, Bird GH, Kugener G, Oberlick EM, Rees MG, Tiv HL, Hwang JH, Walsh KH, Cook A, Krill-Burger JM, Tsherniak A, Gokhale PC, Park PJ, Stegmaier K, Walensky LD, Hahn WC, Roberts CWM. MDM2 and MDM4 Are Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors. Cancer Res. 2019 05 01; 79(9):2404-2414. PMID: 30755442.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  9. Guerra RM, Bird GH, Harvey EP, Dharia NV, Korshavn KJ, Prew MS, Stegmaier K, Walensky LD. Precision Targeting of BFL-1/A1 and an ATM Co-dependency in Human Cancer. Cell Rep. 2018 09 25; 24(13):3393-3403.e5. PMID: 30257201.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Stolte B, Iniguez AB, Dharia NV, Robichaud AL, Conway AS, Morgan AM, Alexe G, Schauer NJ, Liu X, Bird GH, Tsherniak A, Vazquez F, Buhrlage SJ, Walensky LD, Stegmaier K. Genome-scale CRISPR-Cas9 screen identifies druggable dependencies in TP53 wild-type Ewing sarcoma. J Exp Med. 2018 08 06; 215(8):2137-2155. PMID: 30045945.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  11. Escudero S, Zaganjor E, Lee S, Mill CP, Morgan AM, Crawford EB, Chen J, Wales TE, Mourtada R, Luccarelli J, Bird GH, Steidl U, Engen JR, Haigis MC, Opferman JT, Walensky LD. Dynamic Regulation of Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation by a Noncanonical Interaction between the MCL-1 BH3 Helix and VLCAD. Mol Cell. 2018 03 01; 69(5):729-743.e7. PMID: 29499131.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  12. Rezaei Araghi R, Bird GH, Ryan JA, Jenson JM, Godes M, Pritz JR, Grant RA, Letai A, Walensky LD, Keating AE. Iterative optimization yields Mcl-1-targeting stapled peptides with selective cytotoxicity to Mcl-1-dependent cancer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 01 30; 115(5):E886-E895. PMID: 29339518.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  13. Harvey EP, Seo HS, Guerra RM, Bird GH, Dhe-Paganon S, Walensky LD. Crystal Structures of Anti-apoptotic BFL-1 and Its Complex with a Covalent Stapled Peptide Inhibitor. Structure. 2018 01 02; 26(1):153-160.e4. PMID: 29276033.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  14. Pease-Raissi SE, Pazyra-Murphy MF, Li Y, Wachter F, Fukuda Y, Fenstermacher SJ, Barclay LA, Bird GH, Walensky LD, Segal RA. Paclitaxel Reduces Axonal Bclw to Initiate IP3R1-Dependent Axon Degeneration. Neuron. 2017 Oct 11; 96(2):373-386.e6. PMID: 29024661.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Edwards AL, Meijer DH, Guerra RM, Molenaar RJ, Alberta JA, Bernal F, Bird GH, Stiles CD, Walensky LD. Challenges in Targeting a Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factor with Hydrocarbon-Stapled Peptides. ACS Chem Biol. 2016 11 18; 11(11):3146-3153. PMID: 27643505.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  16. Huhn AJ, Guerra RM, Harvey EP, Bird GH, Walensky LD. Selective Covalent Targeting of Anti-Apoptotic BFL-1 by Cysteine-Reactive Stapled Peptide Inhibitors. Cell Chem Biol. 2016 Sep 22; 23(9):1123-1134. PMID: 27617850.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Bird GH, Mazzola E, Opoku-Nsiah K, Lammert MA, Godes M, Neuberg DS, Walensky LD. Biophysical determinants for cellular uptake of hydrocarbon-stapled peptide helices. Nat Chem Biol. 2016 10; 12(10):845-52. PMID: 27547919.
    Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  18. Lee S, Wales TE, Escudero S, Cohen DT, Luccarelli J, Gallagher CG, Cohen NA, Huhn AJ, Bird GH, Engen JR, Walensky LD. Allosteric inhibition of antiapoptotic MCL-1. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2016 06; 23(6):600-7. PMID: 27159560.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  19. Braun CR, Bird GH, Wühr M, Erickson BK, Rad R, Walensky LD, Gygi SP, Haas W. Generation of multiple reporter ions from a single isobaric reagent increases multiplexing capacity for quantitative proteomics. Anal Chem. 2015 Oct 06; 87(19):9855-63. PMID: 26308379.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    
  20. Edwards AL, Wachter F, Lammert M, Huhn AJ, Luccarelli J, Bird GH, Walensky LD. Cellular Uptake and Ultrastructural Localization Underlie the Pro-apoptotic Activity of a Hydrocarbon-stapled BIM BH3 Peptide. ACS Chem Biol. 2015 Sep 18; 10(9):2149-57. PMID: 26151238.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  21. Barclay LA, Wales TE, Garner TP, Wachter F, Lee S, Guerra RM, Stewart ML, Braun CR, Bird GH, Gavathiotis E, Engen JR, Walensky LD. Inhibition of Pro-apoptotic BAX by a noncanonical interaction mechanism. Mol Cell. 2015 Mar 05; 57(5):873-886. PMID: 25684204.
    Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  22. Ljubicic S, Polak K, Fu A, Wiwczar J, Szlyk B, Chang Y, Alvarez-Perez JC, Bird GH, Walensky LD, Garcia-Ocaña A, Danial NN. Phospho-BAD BH3 mimicry protects ß cells and restores functional ß cell mass in diabetes. Cell Rep. 2015 Feb 03; 10(4):497-504. PMID: 25640178.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  23. Leshchiner ES, Parkhitko A, Bird GH, Luccarelli J, Bellairs JA, Escudero S, Opoku-Nsiah K, Godes M, Perrimon N, Walensky LD. Direct inhibition of oncogenic KRAS by hydrocarbon-stapled SOS1 helices. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Feb 10; 112(6):1761-6. PMID: 25624485.
    Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  24. Bird GH, Irimia A, Ofek G, Kwong PD, Wilson IA, Walensky LD. Stapled HIV-1 peptides recapitulate antigenic structures and engage broadly neutralizing antibodies. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2014 Dec; 21(12):1058-67. PMID: 25420104.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Bird GH, Boyapalle S, Wong T, Opoku-Nsiah K, Bedi R, Crannell WC, Perry AF, Nguyen H, Sampayo V, Devareddy A, Mohapatra S, Mohapatra SS, Walensky LD. Mucosal delivery of a double-stapled RSV peptide prevents nasopulmonary infection. J Clin Invest. 2014 May; 124(5):2113-24. PMID: 24743147.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  26. Walensky LD, Bird GH. Hydrocarbon-stapled peptides: principles, practice, and progress. J Med Chem. 2014 Aug 14; 57(15):6275-88. PMID: 24601557.
    Citations: 183     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  27. Bird GH, Gavathiotis E, LaBelle JL, Katz SG, Walensky LD. Distinct BimBH3 (BimSAHB) stapled peptides for structural and cellular studies. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Mar 21; 9(3):831-7. PMID: 24358963.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  28. Lee S, Braun CR, Bird GH, Walensky LD. Photoreactive stapled peptides to identify and characterize BCL-2 family interaction sites by mass spectrometry. Methods Enzymol. 2014; 544:25-48. PMID: 24974285.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  29. Szlyk B, Braun CR, Ljubicic S, Patton E, Bird GH, Osundiji MA, Matschinsky FM, Walensky LD, Danial NN. A phospho-BAD BH3 helix activates glucokinase by a mechanism distinct from that of allosteric activators. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2014 Jan; 21(1):36-42. PMID: 24317490.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  30. Kim W, Bird GH, Neff T, Guo G, Kerenyi MA, Walensky LD, Orkin SH. Targeted disruption of the EZH2-EED complex inhibits EZH2-dependent cancer. Nat Chem Biol. 2013 Oct; 9(10):643-50. PMID: 23974116.
    Citations: 124     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Edwards AL, Gavathiotis E, LaBelle JL, Braun CR, Opoku-Nsiah KA, Bird GH, Walensky LD. Multimodal interaction with BCL-2 family proteins underlies the proapoptotic activity of PUMA BH3. Chem Biol. 2013 Jul 25; 20(7):888-902. PMID: 23890007.
    Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  32. Leshchiner ES, Braun CR, Bird GH, Walensky LD. Direct activation of full-length proapoptotic BAK. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 12; 110(11):E986-95. PMID: 23404709.
    Citations: 66     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  33. Takada K, Zhu D, Bird GH, Sukhdeo K, Zhao JJ, Mani M, Lemieux M, Carrasco DE, Ryan J, Horst D, Fulciniti M, Munshi NC, Xu W, Kung AL, Shivdasani RA, Walensky LD, Carrasco DR. Targeted disruption of the BCL9/ß-catenin complex inhibits oncogenic Wnt signaling. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Aug 22; 4(148):148ra117. PMID: 22914623.
    Citations: 95     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  34. LaBelle JL, Katz SG, Bird GH, Gavathiotis E, Stewart ML, Lawrence C, Fisher JK, Godes M, Pitter K, Kung AL, Walensky LD. A stapled BIM peptide overcomes apoptotic resistance in hematologic cancers. J Clin Invest. 2012 Jun; 122(6):2018-31. PMID: 22622039.
    Citations: 80     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  35. Bird GH, Crannell WC, Walensky LD. Chemical synthesis of hydrocarbon-stapled peptides for protein interaction research and therapeutic targeting. Curr Protoc Chem Biol. 2011 Sep 01; 3(3):99-117. PMID: 23801563.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    
  36. Kar AK, Mao Y, Bird G, Walensky L, Sodroski J. Characterization of a core fragment of the rhesus monkey TRIM5a protein. BMC Biochem. 2011 Jan 04; 12:1. PMID: 21205312.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  37. Braun CR, Mintseris J, Gavathiotis E, Bird GH, Gygi SP, Walensky LD. Photoreactive stapled BH3 peptides to dissect the BCL-2 family interactome. Chem Biol. 2010 Dec 22; 17(12):1325-33. PMID: 21168768.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  38. Gavathiotis E, Reyna DE, Davis ML, Bird GH, Walensky LD. BH3-triggered structural reorganization drives the activation of proapoptotic BAX. Mol Cell. 2010 Nov 12; 40(3):481-92. PMID: 21070973.
    Citations: 134     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  39. Bird GH, Madani N, Perry AF, Princiotto AM, Supko JG, He X, Gavathiotis E, Sodroski JG, Walensky LD. Hydrocarbon double-stapling remedies the proteolytic instability of a lengthy peptide therapeutic. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 10; 107(32):14093-8. PMID: 20660316.
    Citations: 83     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Gavathiotis E, Suzuki M, Davis ML, Pitter K, Bird GH, Katz SG, Tu HC, Kim H, Cheng EH, Tjandra N, Walensky LD. BAX activation is initiated at a novel interaction site. Nature. 2008 Oct 23; 455(7216):1076-81. PMID: 18948948.
    Citations: 305     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  41. Danial NN, Walensky LD, Zhang CY, Choi CS, Fisher JK, Molina AJ, Datta SR, Pitter KL, Bird GH, Wikstrom JD, Deeney JT, Robertson K, Morash J, Kulkarni A, Neschen S, Kim S, Greenberg ME, Corkey BE, Shirihai OS, Shulman GI, Lowell BB, Korsmeyer SJ. Dual role of proapoptotic BAD in insulin secretion and beta cell survival. Nat Med. 2008 Feb; 14(2):144-53. PMID: 18223655.
    Citations: 130     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  42. Bird GH, Bernal F, Pitter K, Walensky LD. Synthesis and biophysical characterization of stabilized alpha-helices of BCL-2 domains. Methods Enzymol. 2008; 446:369-86. PMID: 18603134.
    Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  43. Bird G, Fong N, Gatlin JC, Farabaugh S, Bentley DL. Ribozyme cleavage reveals connections between mRNA release from the site of transcription and pre-mRNA processing. Mol Cell. 2005 Dec 09; 20(5):747-58. PMID: 16337598.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  44. Bird GH, Shin JA. MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry characterization of recombinant hydrophobic mutants containing the GCN4 basic region/leucine zipper motif. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2002 Jun 03; 1597(2):252-9. PMID: 12044903.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Cells
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