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Picture of Aaron Putzke Aaron Putzke Assistant Professor of Biology


  • Putzke, A.P., Ventura AP, Bailey AM, Akture C, Opoku-Ansah J, Celiktas M, Hwang MS, Darling DS, Coleman IM, Nelson PS, Nguyen HM, Corey E, Tewari M, Morrissey C, Vessella RL, Knudsen BS. Metastatic progression of prostate cancer and e-cadherin regulation by zeb1 and SRC family kinases. Am J Pathol. Jul;179(1):400-10. (2011)
  • Putzke, A.P. and Rothman, J.H., Repression of Wnt signaling by a Fer-type nonreceptor tyrosine kinase. PNAS 107(37), 16154-16159. (2010)
  • Hernandez, R.*, Putzke, A.P.*, Myers, J., Margaretha, L., and Moens, C.B., Cyp26 enzymes shape the pattern of retinoic acid responsiveness required for hindbrain patterning. Development 134, 177-87. (2007) (*authors contributed equally to this work)
  • Putzke, A.P., Hikita, S., Clegg, D., Rothman, J.H. Kinase-independent role of a Fer-like non-receptor tyrosine kinase in C. elegans morphogenesis. Development 132, 3185-3195. (2005)
  • Putzke, A.P., and Rothman, J.H. Gastrulation: PARtaking of the Bottle. Curr Biol 13, R223-225. (2003)
  • Derry, W.B., Putzke, A.P., and Rothman, J.H. Caenorhabditis elegans p53: role in apoptosis, meiosis, and stress resistance. Science 294, 591-595. (2001)
  • Bitter, G.A., Tsai, M.M., Putzke, A.P., and Leong, K. Intergenic complementation truncation mutants of cyclin-dependent kinase. Mol Gen Genet 263, 222-231. (2000)
  • Polaczek, P., Putzke, A.P., Leong, K., and Bitter, G.A. Functional genetic tests of DNA mismatch repair protein activity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene 213, 159-167. (1998)
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Phone: 616-395-7296
Fax: 616-395-7125
E-mail: putzke@hope.edu
Office: Science Center 3029

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