Lorena Navarro

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-ACAD YR

Offices and Labs

255 Briggs Hall
(530) 752-0260

Degrees

2002 PhD Biology University of California - San Diego
1993 BS Biological Sciences University of California - Davis

Awards

UC Davis Hellman Fellowship

Department and Center Affiliations

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

ProfessionalSocieties

American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Microbiology
Immunology

Labs

Graduate Students: Alex King, Khavong Pha, Amanda Fox; Undergraduate Students: Kevin Ha, Vy Bui

Teaching Interests

Microbiology

Courses

MIC 101 Intro Microbiology (Spring)
MIC 292 Seminar in Bacterial Secretion Systems (Winter 2012)

Publications

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  • Pha, K., Wright, M. E., Barr, T. M., Eigenheer, R. A., and Navarro L. (2014) Regulation of Yersinia protein kinase A (YpkA) Kinase Activity by Multisite Autophosphorylation and Identification of an Amino-terminal Substrate-binding Domain in YpkA. J Biol Chem, Aug 1. pii:jbc.M114.601153. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Navarro, L., Koller, A., Nordfelth, R., Wolf-Watz, H., Taylor, S. and Dixon, J. E. (2007) Identification of a Molecular Target for the Yersinia Protein Kinase A. Molecular Cell, 26(4): 465-477.
  • Navarro, L., Alto, N. M. and Dixon, J. E. (2005) Functions of the Yersinia Effector Proteins in Inhibiting Host Immune Responses. Current Opinion Microbiol, 8(1): 21-7.