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Stephanie Walker

Stephanie Walker
617- 521-2792


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Ph.D., Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology
Cornell University

B.A., Biochemistry
Wells College

Academic Honors and Awards

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005-2008
PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology, 1999-2001
Sage Fellowship and Degenhardt Fellowship, 1996-1998
Phi Beta Kappa, 1996

Research Interests

Epithelial cell polarity, endocytic cell trafficking, lipid signaling


Stephanie J. Walker, Ben Margolis, and Joan S. Brugge (in preparation) The effect of the polarity protein, Crb3, on the proliferation of mammary epithelial cells (MECs).

Stephanie J. Walker and Joan S. Brugge (2006) SePARating polarity and proliferation in ErbB2 oncogenesis. Nat. Cell Biol. 8: 1220-1222.

Yimin Fang, In-Hyun Park, Ai-Luen Wu, Guangwei Du, Ping Huang, Michael A. Frohman, Stephanie J. Walker, H. Alex Brown, and Jie Chen (2003) PLD1 regulates mTOR signaling and mediates Cdc42 activation of S6K1. Curr. Biol. 13:2037-2044.

Jayanta Debnath, Stephanie J. Walker, and Joan S. Brugge (2003) Akt activation disrupts mammary acinar architecture and enhances proliferation in an mTOR-dependent manner. J. Cell Biol. 163: 315-326.

Stephanie J. Walker and H. Alex Brown (2003) Measurement of G protein-dependent activation of phospholipase D in intact cells in Methods in Molecular Biology  Vol.237 (Smrka, A.V., ed.)  Humana, Totowa, NJ.

Stephanie J. Walker and H. Alex Brown (2002) Specificity of Rho insert-mediated activation of phospholipase D1. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 26260-26267.