John Majors, Ph.D.

John Majors
Associate Professor Emeritus

Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Publications (PubMed / NIH)

Office: 2804 North Building
Phone: 314-362-0261
Email: majors(at)


Transcriptional regulation of gene expression in retroviruses and yeast.

John Majors' research


  • Morgan, J.C., Majors, J.E. and Galileo, D.S.
    Distinct and opposite roles for SH2 and SH3 domains of v-src in embryo survival and hemangiosarcoma formation.
    Clin Exp Metastasis 22:167-175 (2005). (Abstract)

  • Cliften, P., Sudarsanam, P., Desikan, A., Fulton, L., Fulton, B., Majors, J., Waterston, R., Cohen, B.A. and Johnston, M.
    Finding functional features in Saccharomyces genomes by phylogenetic footprinting.
    Science 301:71-76 (2003). (Abstract)

  • Hardy, R.W., Marcotrigiano, J., Blight, K.J., Majors, J.E. and Rice, C.M.
    Hepatitis C virus RNA synthesis in a cell-free system isolated from replicon-containing hepatoma cells.
    J. Virol. 77:2029-2037 (2003). (Abstract)