2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: anonymous donor
Mentor: Anne Brunet, Genetics

Michael's research in Dr. Brunet's lab focuses on characterizing substrates of AMP-activated protein kinase. These proteins are implicated in important functions such as cell motility, an essential cellular process for a variety of biological events.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Characterization of the Novel AMPK Substrate Sorting Nexin-17

Michael L. Schoof2, Bethany E. Schaffer1,2, Nicholas T. Hertz3, Rebecca S. Levine3, Travis J. Maures2, Bérénice A. Benayoun2, Max R. Banko2, Reuben J. Shaw4, Kevan M. Shokat3, Anne Brunet2
[Departments of Cancer Biology1 and Genetics2, Stanford University; Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology3, University of California, San Francisco; Molecular & Cell Biology Laboratory4, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA]