Oppenheim - Microbiology

Joel D. Oppenheim, PhD
Research Professor
Diversity Advisor to the Office of Science Research
Office: 212-263-8001
Fax: 212-263-7600
Email: joel.oppenheim@nyumc.org





Graduate Education:

B.Sc. Degree (Zoology & Genetics), University of Wisconsin, WI (1965)
Ph.D. Degree (Medical Microbiology), Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1970)

Postdoctoral  Training:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine (1970-1973)

Major Responsibilities:

Diversity Advisor to the Office of Science Research
Member PhD, MD/PhD and MD Admissions Committees

Major Honors:

2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Lifetime Mentor Award.



Separate domains of the Ran GTPase interact with different factors
to regulate nuclear protein import and RNA processing.

Ren M, Villamarin A, Shih A, Coutavas E, Moore MS, LoCurcio M, Clarke V, Oppenheim JD, D'
Eustachio P, Rush MG.
Mol Cell Biol. 1995 Apr;15(4):2117-24.
PMID: 7891706

TSG-6, an arthritis-associated hyaluronan binding protein, forms a stable complex
with the serum protein inter-alpha-inhibitor.

Wisniewski HG, Burgess WH, Oppenheim JD, Vilcek J.
Biochemistry. 1994 Jun 14;33(23):7423-9.
PMID: 7516184

Explanation for different types of regulation of arginine biosynthesis in Escherichia coli B and Escherichia coli K12 caused by a difference between their arginine repressors.
Tian G, Lim D, Oppenheim JD, Maas WK.
J Mol Biol. 1994 Jan 7;235(1):221-30.
PMID: 8289243

Characterization of proteins that interact with the cell-cycle regulatory protein Ran/TC4.
Coutavas E, Ren M, Oppenheim JD, D'Eustachio P, Rush MG.
Nature. 1993 Dec 9;366(6455):585-7.
PMID: 825529

The immunoaugmenting properties of murine IgD reside in its C delta 1 and C delta 3 regions: potential role for IgD-associated glycans.
Amin AR, Tamma SM, Swenson CD, Kieda CC, Oppenheim JD, Finkelman FD, Coico RF.
Int Immunol. 1993 Jun;5(6):607-14.
PMID: 8347555 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Specificity of the murine IgD receptor on T cells is for N-linked glycans on IgD molecules.
Amin AR, Tamma SM, Oppenheim JD, Finkelman FD, Kieda C, Coico RF, Thorbecke GJ.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Oct 15;88(20):9238-42.
PMID: 1924387

A rapid one step purification procedure for murine IgD based on the specific affinity of Bandeiraea (Griffonia) simplicifolia-1 for N-linked carbohydrates on IgD.
Oppenheim JD, Amin AR, Thorbecke GJ.
J Immunol Methods. 1990 Jul 3;130(2):243-50.
PMID: 2115553



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