Kristin White, Ph.D.

Kristin White, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Dermatology Harvard Medical School Associate Biologist (Dermatology) Massachusetts General Hospital



Selected Publications
1. White K, Grether ME, Abrams JM, Young L, Farrell K, Steller H. Genetic
Control of Programmed Cell Death in Drosophila. Science 1994; 264:677-683.

2. White K, Tahaoglu E, Steller H. Cell Killing by Drosophila reaper.  Science
1996;  271:805-807.

3. Kurada P, and White K. Ras promotes cell survival in Drosophila by
down-regulating hid expression. Cell 1998; 95:319-329.

4. Franc NC, Heitzler P, Ezekowitz RAB, White K. Requirement for croquemort in
phagocytosis of apoptotic cells in Drosophila.  Science 1999; 284:1994-1998.

5. Lisi S, Mazzon I, White K. Diverse domains of DIAP1/THREAD are required to
inhibit apoptosis induced by REAPER and HID in Drosophila. Genetics
2000; 154:669-678.

6. Peterson C, Carney GE, Taylor B, White KReaper is required for
neuroblast apoptosis during Drosophila development.  Development 2002;

7. Yokokura T, Dresnek, D, Huseinovic N, Lisi S, Abdelwahid E, Bangs P,
White K. Dissection of DIAP1 functional domains via a mutant replacement
strategy, J Biol Chem 2004; 279:52603-52612.

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