Alexandra F. Lerch-Gaggl, PhD
Scientific director, Pediatric BioBank and Analytical Tissue Core, Children's Research Institute and The Medical College of Wisconsin; assistant professor, Pediatrics (Pathology), the Medical College.
Pediatric BioBank and Analytical Tissue Core
Biospecimen science; pediatric vascular anomalies and cancers; molecular mechanisms of circadian rhythm and metabolism; molecular basics of ribosomal synthesis in regard to cancer formation
Doctorate, University of Salzburg, Austria, 2000.
- Individual Research Grant, 2007, American Cancer Society.
- Travel Award, 2007, Federation for American Societies for Experimental Biology.
- New Investigator Grant, 2006, Digestive Disease Center, the Medical College.
- Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Fellowship in Cancer Research, 2003, Viola Meinerz Foundation.
- Best Postdoctoral Fellow Slide Presentation Award, 2002, American Association of Anatomists.
- Travel Award, 2002, American Assocation of Anatomists.
- Master of science degree with honors, 1996, University of Salzburg, Austria.
- Lerch-Gaggl A, Haque J, Li J, Ning G, Traktman P, and Duncas SA. Pescadillo is Essential for Nucleolar Assembly, Ribosome Biogenesis, and Mammalian Cell Proliferation. J Biol Chem. 2002, 277:45347-45355.
- Battle M, Konopka G, Parviz F, Lerch-Gaggl A, Yang C, Sladek FM and Duncan SA. Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 4Orchestrates Expression of Cell Adhesion Proteins during the Epithelial Transformation of the Developing Liver. PNAS. 2006; 103 (22):8419-8424.
- Lerch-Gaggl A, Sun K, and Duncan SA. Light Chain 1 of Microtubule Associated Protein 1B can Negatively Regulate the Action of Pes1. J Biol Chem. 2007; 282 (15):113908-16.
- Leonardo SM, Harnett MM, Lerch-Gaggl AF, Gauld SB. Fluorescence-based Assays as Tools for Understanding Immunologic Processes. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 2009; 102 (1):84-90.
- Douris N, Kojima S, Pan X, Lerch-Gaggl AF, Duong SQ, Hussain MM, Green CB. Nocturnin Regulates Circadian Trafficking of Dietary Lipid in Intestinal Enterocytes. Current Biology. 2011; 21(16):1347-55.
- El-Meanawy A, Stelloh C, Allen KP, Mattson DL, Lerch-Gaggl A and S. Reddy. Prematurity in Mice Leads to Reduction in Nephron Number, Hypertension, and Proteinuria. Translation Research. 2011.
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