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Gregory C. Finnigan

Gregory C. Finnigan


Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2011

Current position

Assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Finnigan, G. C., Takagi, J., Cho, C. and Thorner, J. (2015). Comprehensive genetic analysis of paralogous terminal septin subunits Shs1 and Cdc11 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. (Epub ahead of print)
  2. Finnigan, G. C., Booth, E. A., Duvalyan, A., Liao, E. N. and Thorner, J. (2015). The Carboxy-Terminal tails of septins Cdc11 and Shs1 recruit Myosin-II binding factor Bni5 to the bud neck in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Finnigan, G. C., Hanson-Smith, V., Stevens, T. H. and Thornton, J. W. (2012). Evolution of increased complexity in a molecular machine. Nature 481(7381): 360-364.
  4. Finnigan, G. C., Cronan, G. E., Park, H. J., Srinivasan, S., Quiocho, F. A. and Stevens, T. H. (2012). Sorting of the yeast vacuolar-type, proton-translocating ATPase enzyme complex (V-ATPase): identification of a necessary and sufficient Golgi/endosomal retention signal in Stv1p. J Biol Chem 287(23): 19487-19500.
  5. Finnigan, G. C., Ryan, M. and Stevens, T. H. (2011). A genome-wide enhancer screen implicates sphingolipid composition in vacuolar ATPase function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 187(3): 771-783.
  6. Finnigan, G. C., Hanson-Smith, V., Houser, B. D., Park, H. J. and Stevens, T. H. (2011). The reconstructed ancestral subunit a functions as both V-ATPase isoforms Vph1p and Stv1p in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell 22(17): 3176-3191.
Protocols by Gregory C. Finnigan
  1. Complex in vivo Ligation Using Homologous Recombination and High-efficiency Plasmid Rescue from Saccharomyces cerevisiae