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

Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Lab Website
Publications (PubMed / NIH)

Office: 2901 South
Phone: 314-362-0287

Select Publications

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)

Zhou J.Y., Szasz T.P., Stewart-Hutchinson P.J., Sivapalan J., Todd E.M., Deady L.E., Cooper J.A., Onken M.D., and Morley S.C.
L-Plastin promotes podosome longevity and supports macrophage motility.
Mol Immunol. 78:79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2016.08.012. (2016) (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., & Litchfield D.W. (2006). “The role of CKIP-1 in cell morphology depends on its interaction with actin-capping protein.” J Biol Chem. 2006 Nov 24;281(47):36347-59. Epub 2006 Sep 20. (Abstract)

Bhattacharya N., Ghosh S., Sept D., & Cooper J.A. (2006). “Binding of myotrophin/V-1 to actin-capping protein: implications for how capping protein binds to the filament barbed end.” J Biol Chem. 2006 Oct 13;281(41):31021-30. Epub 2006 Aug 7. (Abstract)

Tehrani S., Faccio R., Chandrasekar I., Ross F.P., & Cooper J.A. (2006). “Cortactin has an essential and specific role in osteoclast actin assembly.” Mol Biol Cell. 2006 Jul;17(7):2882-95. Epub 2006 Apr 12. (Abstract)