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Shannon   Kruse

Shannon Kruse


B.S. in Biochemistry, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Montana State University, 2009

Current position

Ph.D. student in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington (2010-present)


Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Medina, E., Nakatani, E., Kruse, S. and Catalano, C. E. (2012). Thermodynamic characterization of viral procapsid expansion into a functional capsid shell. J Mol Biol 418(3-4): 167-180.
  2. Rayaprolu, V., Kruse, S., Kant, R., Venkatakrishnan, B., Movahed, N., Brooke, D., Lins, B., Bennett, A., Potter, T., McKenna, R., Agbandje-McKenna, M. and Bothner, B. (2013). Comparative analysis of adeno-associated virus capsid stability and dynamics. J Virol 87(24): 13150-13160.

Poster presentation

  1. Kruse, S., Nakatani, E., and Catalano, C. E. (2011). Thermodynamic Characterization of Reversible Capsid Expansion. XXII Biannual Conference on Phage/Virus Assembly. Poster presentation, Aransas, Tx.
  2.  Kruse, S. and Catalano, C. E. (2012). Characterization of Thermodynamic Parameters for the Assembly of gpD Trimer Spikes on the Expanded Capsid Surface. FASEB Summer Research Conference on Virus Structure and Assembly, Poster presentation, Saxtons River, Vt.
  3. Hernando-Pérez, M., Kruse, S., Nakatani-Webster, E., Catalano, C., and de Pablo, P. (2014). Cementing proteins provide extra mechanical stabilization to viral cages, N. Comms. # 14-03206B.
Protocols by Shannon Kruse
  1. Fluorometric Estimation of Viral Thermal Stability