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  • Gonzalez, B. Marti and Cullen, P.J. (IN PRESS) Heat shock proteins promote cell polarity during Cdc42p turnover and shield the protein from aggregation. Molecular and Cellular Biology


  • Gonzalez, B. and Cullen, P.J. (2022) Cdc42 turnover impacts the filamentation MAPK pathway in yeast Journal of Cell Biology 221(12):e202112100. doi: 10.1083/jcb.202112100. 



  • Prabhakar, A., Gonzalez, B., Dionne, H., Basu, S. and Cullen, P.J. (2021) Spatiotemporal Control of Pathway Sensors and Cross-Pathway Feedback Regulate a Cell Differentiation MAPK Pathway in Yeast Journal of Cell Science Jul 9:jcs.258341. doi: 10.1242/jcs.258341. PMID: 34240741

  • The signaling network of the yeast NADPH oxidase Yno1p (2021) Weber, M. Basu, S., Gonzalez, B., Greslehner, G., Singer, S., Haskova, D., Hasek, J., Breitenbach, M., Gourlay, C., Cullen, P.J. *, and Rinnerthaler, M. * Antioxidants (Basel) 10(2):322. doi: 10.3390/antiox10020322


  • Jamalzadeh, S. Pujari, A.N. and Cullen, P.J. (2020) A Rab Escort Protein Regulates the MAPK Pathway That Controls Filamentous Growth in Yeast Scientific Reports 10(1) : 22184. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-78470-4.

  • Patel, A., Abozeid, S., Cullen, P.J., and Morrow, J.  (2020) Co(II) macrocyclic complexes appended with fluorophores as paraCEST and cellCEST agents. Organic Chemistry

  • 53. Patel, A. Asic, D., Snyder, E., Spernyak, J.A., Cullen, P.J. and Morrow, J.R.  (2020) Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans yeast cells labeled with  Fe(III) complexes as MRI probes Magnetochemistry

  • Slow growth and increased spontaneous mutation frequency in respiratory deficient yeast suppressed by a dominant mutation in ATP3. (2020) Li, J., Rinnerthaler, M., Hartl, J., Weber, M., Karl, T., Breitenbach-Koller, H., Mülleder, M., Vowinckel, J., Mattanovich, D., Sauer, M., Marx, H., Greslehner, G., Geltinger, F., Burhans, B., Grant, C., Doronina, V., Ralser, M., Streubel, K., Grabner, C., Jarolim, S., Moßhammer, C., Gourlay, C.W., Cullen, P.J. Liti, G., Ralser, M., and Breitenbach, M. G3: Genes Genomes Genetics 10(12):4637-4648. doi: 10.1534/g3.120.401537.

  • New Aspects of Invasive Growth Regulation Identified by Functional Profiling of MAPK Pathway Targets in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Vandermeulen, M.D. and Cullen, P.J. (2020) GENETICS doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.303369

  • Sho1p Connects Glycolysis to Ras1-cAMP Signaling and is Required for Microcolony Formation in Candida albicans (2020) Rohitashw Kumar, Malabika Maulik, Ruvini Pathirana, Cullen, P.J., and M. Edgerton mSPHERE 5(4):e00366-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00366-20.

  • Binding and release of Fe(III) complexes from glucan particles for delivery of T1 MRI contrast agents (2020) Patel, A., Asik, D. Snyder, E.M., Delillo, A.E., Cullen, P.J., and Morrow, J.R. ChemMedChem 15(12):1050-1057. doi: 10.1002/cmdc.202000003.

  • Prabhakar, A., Chow, J., Siegel, A.J., and Cullen, P.J. (2020) Regulation of Intrinsic Polarity by a MAPK Pathway Journal of Cell Science pii: jcs.241513. doi: 10.1242/jcs.241513.

  • Basu, S., González, B., Li, B., Kimble, G., Kozminski, K.G. and Cullen, P.J. (2020) Functions for Cdc42p BEM Adaptors in Regulating a Differentiation-Type MAP Kinase Pathway. Molecular Biology of the Cell V31(6):491-510.


















2005 (Post-doctoral work with Dr. George Sprague)


  • George F. Sprague, Jr., Cullen, P.J., and A. S. Goehring (2004) Yeast Signal Transduction: Regulation and Interface with Cell Biology. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 547:91-105.


  • Cullen, P.J., and Sprague, G.F., Jr. (2002) The Glc7p-interacting protein Bud14p attenuates pheromone response, filamentous growth, and polarized growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eukaryotic Cell V1:884-894.


Prior to 2000 (PhD work with Dr. Robert Kranz)


  • Cullen, P.J., W.C. Bowman, S. Riley, Foster-Hartnett, D., and R.G. Kranz (1998) Translational activation by an NtrC enhancer-binding protein. J. Mol. Biol. 278: 903-914.

  • Cullen, P.J., Kauffman, C., and R.G. Kranz (1997) Characterization of the R. capsulatus housekeeping RNA polymerase: in vitro transcription of photosynthesis and other genes. J.Biol.Chem. 272: 27266-27273.

  • Cullen, P.J., Bowman, W. and R.G. Kranz (1996) In vitro reconstitution and characterization of the Rhodobacter capsulatus NtrB and NtrC two component system. J.Biol.Chem. 271:6530-6.

  • Foster-Hartnett, D., Cullen, P.J., E.M. Monika and R.G. Kranz  (1994) A new type of NtrC transcriptional activator. J.Bacteriology 176: 6175-6187.

  • Cullen, P.J., D. Foster-Hartnett, K.K. Gabbert, and R.G. Kranz. (1993) Structure and expression of the alternative sigma factor, RpoN, in Rhodobacter capsulatus; physiological relevance of an autoactivated nifU2-rpoN superoperon. Mol. Microbiol. 11: 51-65.

  • Foster-Hartnett, D., Cullen, P.J., Gabbert, and R.G. Kranz. (1993) Sequence, genetic, and lacZ fusion analyses of a nifR3-ntrB-ntrC operon in R. capsulatus.   Mol. Microbiol. 8: 903-14.

  • R.G. Kranz, Cullen, P.J., W. Bowman, and B. Goldman (1996) Proceedings of the Tenth International Photosynthesis Congress. Jonker, G. (ed) Kluwer Academic Publishers p1-6.

  • Kranz, R.G., and Cullen, P.J. (1995) Regulation of Nitrogen Fixation Genes. in Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria. Blankenship, R.E., Madigan, M.T., and Bauer, C. (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers p1191-1205.

  • Cullen, P.J., D. Foster-Hartnett, K. Gabbert, and R.G. Kranz (1992) New Horizons in Nitrogen Fixation. Palacios, R., J. Mora, and W.E. Newton (eds.) p.453-472.

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