CV for Tamir Gonen, Ph.D., MRSNZ

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UCLA

2005–2011Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle
2009–2011Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
2011Associate Professor of Biochemistry (Tenured), University of Washington
2011–presentAffiliate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2011–2017Group Leader, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn VA
2017–PresentInvestigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
2017–presentProfessor of Biological Chemistry and Physiology, David Geffen Medical School. UCLA, CA.

Honors

1996Deans List – Organic Chemistry, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1996Deans List – Inorganic Chemistry, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1997Center for Gene Technology Research Scholarship, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1997Deans List – Inorganic Chemistry, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1998Senior Prize in Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1998First Class Honors in Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1999University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2000Contestable Travel Fund Award, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2001Contestable Travel Fund Award, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2009American Diabetes Association Career Development Award
2009Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
2010New Investigator Science in Medicine Lecture
2012Member, The Royal Society of New Zealand
2017Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2018Chair elect, Biophysical Society cryoEM subgroup

Publications in Pubmed

Publications

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2008

Zheng, Hongjin; Olia, Adam S; Gonen, Melissa; Andrews, Simeon; Cingolani, Gino; Gonen, Tamir

A Conformational Switch in Bacteriophage P22 Portal Protein Primes Genome Injection Journal Article

Mol. Cell, 29 (3), pp. 376–383, 2008.

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Gonen, Tamir; Hite, Richard K; Cheng, Yifan; Petre, Benjamin M; Kistler, Joerg; Walz, Thomas

Polymorphic Assemblies and Crystalline Arrays of Lens Tetraspanin MP20 Journal Article

J. Mol. Biol., 376 (2), pp. 380–392, 2008.

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2007

Franck, Andrew D; Powers, Andrew F; Gestaut, Daniel R; Gonen, Tamir; Davis, Trisha N; Asbury, Charles L

Tension applied through the Dam1 complex promotes microtubule elongation providing a direct mechanism for length control in mitosis Journal Article

Nat. Cell Biol., 9 (7), pp. 832–837, 2007.

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Viadiu, Hector; Gonen, Tamir; Walz, Thomas

Projection Map of Aquaporin-9 at 7 Å Resolution Journal Article

J. Mol. Biol., 367 (1), pp. 80–88, 2007.

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2006

Gonen, Tamir; Walz, Thomas

The structure of aquaporins Journal Article

Q. Rev. Biophys., 39 (4), pp. 361–396, 2006.

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2005

Gonen, Tamir; Cheng, Yifan; Sliz, Piotr; Hiroaki, Yoko; Fujiyoshi, Yoshinori; Harrison, Stephen C; Walz, Thomas

Lipid-protein interactions in double-layered two-dimensional AQP0 crystals Journal Article

Nature, 438 (7068), pp. 633–638, 2005.

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2004

Gonen, Tamir; Cheng, Yifan; Kistler, Joerg; Walz, Thomas

Aquaporin-0 Membrane Junctions Form Upon Proteolytic Cleavage Journal Article

J. Mol. Biol., 342 (4), pp. 1337–1345, 2004.

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Gonen, Tamir; Sliz, Piotr; Kistler, Joerg; Cheng, Yifan; Walz, Thomas

Aquaporin-0 membrane junctions reveal the structure of a closed water pore Journal Article

Nature, 429 (6988), pp. 193–197, 2004.

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2003

Grey, Angus C; Jacobs, Marc D; Gonen, Tamir; Kistler, Joerg; Donaldson, Paul J

Insertion of MP20 into lens fibre cell plasma membranes correlates with the formation of an extracellular diffusion barrier Journal Article

Exp. Eye Res., 77 (5), pp. 567–574, 2003.

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2001

Gonen, Tamir; Grey, Angus C; Jacobs, Marc D; Donaldson, Paul J; Kistler, Joerg

MP20, the second most abundant lens membrane protein and member of the tetraspanin superfamily, joins the list of ligands of galectin-3 Journal Article

BMC Cell Biol., 2 (17), 2001.

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2000

Gonen, Tamir; Donaldson, Paul; Kistler, Joerg

Galectin-3 Is Associated with the Plasma Membrane of Lens Fiber Cells Journal Article

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 41 (1), pp. 199–203, 2000.

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1999

Kistler, Joerg; Merriman-Smith, Rachelle; Young, Miriam; Gonen, Tamir; Cowan, Dougal; Chee, Kaa-Sandra; Lin, Jun Sheng; Green, Colin; Hasler, Lorenz; Engel, Andreas; Donaldson, Paul

Molecular Solutions To Tissue Transparency Journal Article

N.Z. Biosciences, pp. 35–37, 1999.

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Baker, Ted; Metcalf, Peter; Smith, Clyde; Arcus, Vic; Ashton, Rachael; Baker, Heather; Banfield, Mark; Cross, Jenny; Drew, David; Goldstone, David; Gonen, Tamir; Haebel, Peter; Holliss, Caroline; Ivanovich, Ivan; Kagawa, Todd; Kidd, Richard; Koon, Nayden; Leydier, Sabine; Lott, Shaun; McCarthy, Andrew; Nurizzo, Didier; Shewry, Steve; Sigrell, Jill; Sun, Xiaolin

More Than Just A Pretty Picture Journal Article

N.Z. Biosciences, pp. 32–35, 1999.

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