Noelle D. L'Etoile

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Assistant Professor


Neuroscience - (Graduate Grp)

Offices and Labs

Rm 400 1515 Newton Ct
415 425 3694


1995 PhD Microbiology and Molecular Genetics University of California Los Angeles
1986 BS Biochemisty University of California Los Angeles

Department and Center Affiliations

Center for Neuroscience

CBS Grad Group Affiliations


Specialties / Focus

  • Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Development and Plasticity
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chromosome Dynamics and Nuclear Function


1515 Newton Ct Room 403
  • Damien O'Halloran, Bi-Tzen Juang, O. Scott Hamilton


6/6/2010 10:17:36 AM
  • L'Etoile, N.D., Coburn, C.M., Eastham, J.R., Kistler, A., Gallegos, G., and Bargmann, C.I. (2002). The cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase EGL-4 regulates olfactory adaptation in C. elegans. Neuron, 36: 1079-1089.
  • Dwyer, N.D., Adler, C.E., Crump, J.G., L'Etoile, N.D., Bargmann, C.I. (2001). The AP-1 B1 clathrin adaptor UNC-101 mediates odorant receptor localization to olfactory cilia. Neuron, 31: 277-287.
  • L'Etoile, N.D., and Bargmann, C.I. (2000). Olfaction and Odor Discrimination are Mediated by the C elegans Guanylyl Cyclase ODR- 1. Neuron 25, 575-586.
  • Komatsu, H., Jin, Y.H., L'Etoile, N.D., Mori, I., Bargmann, C.I., Akaike, N., Ohshima, Y. (1999). Functional reconstitution of a heteromeric cyclic nucleotide-gated channel of Caenorhabditis elegans in cultured cells. Brain Res. 821, 160-168.
  • Martinez, E., Zhou, Q., L'Etoile, N.D., Oelgeschlager, T., Berk, A.J.,and Robert Roeder (1995). Core promoter-specific function of a mutant transcription factor TFIID defective in TATA-box binding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • L'Etoile, N.D., Fahnestock, M.L., Shen, Y., Aebersold, R., and Arnold J. Berk (1994). Human TFIIIC Box B-Binding Subunit. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 91, 1652-1656.
  • Boulanger, P.A., L'Etoile, N.D., and Arnold J. Berk (1989). A binding domain of human transcription factor IIIC2. Nucleic Acids Research 17, 7761-7770.
  • Yoshinaga, S.K., L'Etoile, N.D., and Arnold J. Berk (1989). Purification and characterization of transcription factor IIIC2. Journal of Biological Chemistry 264, 10726-10731.
  • Kaye JA, Rose NC, Goldsworthy B, Goga A, L'Etoile ND (2009). A 3'UTR pumilio-binding element directs translational activation in olfactory sensory neurons. Neuron 61, 57-70.
  • O'Halloran DM, Altshuler-Keylin S, Lee JI, L'Etoile ND (2010). Regulators of AWC-mediated olfactory plasticity in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet. 12, e1000761. Epub .
  • Lee JI, O'Halloran DM, Eastham-Anderson J, Juang BT, Kaye JA, Hamilton OS, Lesch B, Goga A, L'etoile ND (2010). Nuclear entry of a cGMP-dependent kinase converts transient into long-lasting olfactory adaptation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print]