John A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

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Publications (PubMed / NIH)

Office: 2901 South
Phone: 314-362-0287


  • Stark B.C., Lanier M.H., and Cooper J.A.
    CARMIL family proteins as multidomain regulators of actin-based motility.
    Mol Biol Cell. 28(13):1713-1723 (2017) (Abstract)

  • Stewart-Hutchinson P.J., Szasz T.P., Jaeger E.R., Onken M.D., Cooper J.A., and Morley S.C.
    Technical Advance: New in vitro method for assaying the migration of primary B cells using an endothelial monolayer as substrate.
    J Leukoc Biol. 102(3):941-948. doi: 10.1189/jlb.1TA0117-008R. (2017) (Abstract)

  • Santiago-Tirado F.H., Onken M.D., Cooper J.A., Klein R.S., and Doering T.L.
    Trojan Horse Transit Contributes to Blood-Brain Barrier Crossing of a Eukaryotic Pathogen.
    MBio. (2017) (Abstract)

  • Xu X., Wang X., Todd E.M., Jaeger E.R., Vella J.L., Mooren O.L., Feng Y., Hu J., Cooper J.A., Morley S.C., and Huang Y.H.
    Mst1 Kinase Regulates the Actin-Bundling Protein L-Plastin To Promote T Cell Migration.
    J Immunol. 197(5):1683-91. (2016) (Abstract)

  • Wang X., Galletta B.J., Cooper J.A., and Carlsson A.E.
    Actin-Regulator Feedback Interactions during Endocytosis.
    Biophys J. 110(6):1430-43 (2016) (Abstract)

  • Stark B.C. and Cooper J.A.
    Differential expression of CARMIL-family genes during zebrafish development.
    Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 72(10):534-41. (2015) (Abstract)

  • Canton, D.A., Olsten, M.E., Niederstrasser, H., Cooper, J.A. and Litchfield, D.W.
    The role of CKIP-1 in cell morphology depends on its interaction with actin-capping protein.
    J Biol Chem 281:36347-36359 (2006). (Abstract)

  • Bhattacharya, N., Ghosh, S., Sept, D. and Cooper, J.A.
    Binding of myotrophin/V-1 to actin-capping protein: implications for how capping protein binds to the filament barbed end.
    J Biol Chem 281:31021-31030 (2006). (Abstract)

  • Tehrani, S., Faccio, R., Chandrasekar, I., Ross, F.P. and Cooper, J.A.
    Cortactin has an essential and specific role in osteoclast actin assembly.
    Mol Biol Cell 17:2882-2895 (2006). (Abstract)

  • Bruck, S., Huber, T.B., Ingham, R.J., Kim, K., Niederstrasser, H., Allen, P.M., Pawson, T., Cooper, J.A. and Shaw, A.S.
    Identification of a novel inhibitory actin-capping protein binding motif in CD2-associated protein.
    J Biol Chem 281:19196-19203 (2006). (Abstract)