B|Biography

Southgate Lab|SL

                                                |Dr. Agnes Ayme-Southgate


                                                               Born in the Oasis of Colomb-Bechar, Algeria (French at the time)


                                                               Postdoctoral Fellow: Department of Biology - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                                                               ADVISOR: Professor Mary Lou Pardue


                                                               Ph.D. in Biology: Department of Molecular Biology - University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland


                                                               B.S. of Biology: University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland

                                                                                                                            |Dr. Richard Southgate


                                                                                                                                                                 Born in Norwich, England


                                       Postdoctoral Fellow: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  - Harvard University

                                                                                                                                                   ADVISOR: Dr. Matthew Meselson


                                                 Research Associate: Department of Biochemistry - Boston University School of Medicine

                                                                                                                                                             ADVISOR: Dr. Carl Franzblau


                                    Ph.D. in Biology: Department of Molecular Biology - University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland


                                                                                                   B.S. of Biology: University of Freiburg | Freiburg, Switzerland

| Past Publications


1) Southgate , R. and Ayme-Southgate, A. (2001) Drosophila projectin contains a Spring-like PEVK region which is alternatively spliced. J. Mol. Biol. 313,1037-1045


2) Ayme-Southgate , A., Southgate, R. and Kulp McEliece, M. (2000) Drosophila Projectin: A Look at Protein Structure and Sarcomeric Assembly. In “Elastic Filaments of the Cell”. pp 251-263. Eds Granzier and Pollack. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers


3) Benian, G.M., Ayme-Southgate, A., Tinley, T.L. (1999) The Genetics and Molecular Biology of Titin/Connectin-like Proteins in Invertebrates. Rev of Phys. Biochem. and Pharm. 138 , 235-68 Springer-Verlag.


4) Daley, J.; Southgate, R. and Ayme-Southgate, A. (1998) Structure of the Drosophila Projectin Protein: Isoforms and Implications for Projectin Assembly. J. Mol. Biol., 279, 201-210


5) Ayme-Southgate, A.; Southgate, R.; Saide, J.; Benian, G. and Pardue M.L. (1995) Both synchronous and asynchronous muscle isoforms of projectin (the Drosophila bent locus product) contain functional kinase domains. J. Cell Biol. 128, 393-403