Veronica Gonzalez, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Dissertation Title: 
“Defining the Role of Nucleolin on the Transcriptional Regulation of c-MYC through Modulation of the c-MYC NHE III1 Element”

Year Graduated: 2010
Career Type: Academia
Post Doctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Academic & Professional Updates
Advisor:  Dr. Hurley
My research at the University of Arizona focused on the identifiation of nucleonlin as a c-MYC G-quadruplex-binding-protein and showed thta nucleolin inhibits c-MYC promoter activity by inducing the formation of a G-quadruplex structure in the c-MYC promoter.
I am currently negotiating the terms of my postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley.

1. The C-Terminal of Nucleolin Promotes the Formation of the c-MYC G-Quadruplex and Inhibits c-MYC Promoter Activity. Biochemistry. Submitted. The c-MYC NHE III1: Function and Regulation. Verónica González and Laurence H. Hurley. Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology. (2009) 50: 111-129.
2. Identification and Characterization of Nucleolin as a c-MYC G-quadruplex-binding protein. Verónica González, Kexiao Guo, Laurence H. Hurley, Daekyu Sun. Journal of Biological Chemistry. (2009) 284: 23622–23635.
Originally posted: August 21, 2014
Last updated: October 6, 2015
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