Katya Melnik

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., 2008; Case Western Reserve University
 
Academic Department(s)
Biochemistry
 
Research Area
Neuroscience
 
Research Interest
Neuroscience
 
Publications
Effects of voltage-gated calcium channel subunit genes on calcium influx in cultured C. elegans mechanosensory neurons.  Frokjaer-Jensen C, Kindt KS, Kerr RA, Suzuki H, Melnik-Martinez K, Gerstbreih B, Driscol M, Schafer WR.  J Neurobiol. 2006 Sep 1;66(10):1125-39.
 
G protein beta 2 subunit-derived peptides for inhibition and induction of G protein pathways.  Examination of voltage-gated Ca2+ and G protein inward rectifying K+ channels.  Li X, Hummer A, Han J, Xie M, Melnik-Martinez K, Moreno RL, Buck M, Mark MD, Herlitze S.  J Biol Chemistry 2005 Jun 24;280(25):23945-59.
 
Targeting mechanisms of high voltage-activated Ca2+ channels.  Herlitze S, Xie M, Han J, Hummer A, Melnik-Martinez K, Moreno RL, Mark MD.  J Bioener Biomembranes. 2003 Dec;35)6):621-37.
 
A putative cation channel, NCA-1, and a novel protein, UNC-80, transmit neuronal activity in C. elegans.  Yeh E, Ng S, Zhang M, Bouhours M, Wang Y, Hung W, Aoyagi K, Melnik-Martinez K, Li M, Schafer WR, Zhen M.  PLOS Biol. 2008 Mar 11;6(3):e55.
 
Functional genomic analysis of the let-7 regulatory network in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Hunter SE, Finnegan EF, Zisoulis DG, Lovci MT, Melnik-Martinez KV, Yeo GW, Pasquinelli AE.  PLOS Genet. 2013;9(3):e1003353.
 
 
Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032
 
Tel.: (787) 798-3001 x 2101
e-mail: katya.melnik@uccaribe.edu