Investigating Mechanisms Of Genome Maintenance

Ben Stinson

Ben Stinson
2005-2009 B.A./M.S. Biochemistry University of Pennsylvania
2009-2015 Ph.D. Biochemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology (supervisor: Bob Sauer)
2015-Present Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard Medical School (supervisor: Johannes Walter and Joseph Loparo)
Awards and honors
2013-2014 Poitras Predoctoral Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2016-Present Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stinson, B.M., Moreno, A.T., Walter, J.C., Loparo, J.J. (2019). A Mechanism to Minimize Errors during Non-homologous End Joining. Mol. Cell. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2019.11.018
Stinson, B.M., Baytshtok, V., Schmitz, K.R., Baker, T.A., Sauer, R.T. (2015). Subunit asymmetry and roles of conformational switching in the hexameric AAA+ ring of ClpX. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 22: 411-416.
Cordova, J.C.*, Olivares A.O.*, Shin, Y.*, Stinson, B.M., Calmat, S., Schmitz, K.R., Aubin-Tam, M.E., Baker, T.A., Lang, M.J., Sauer, R.T. (2014). Stochastic but highly coordinated protein unfolding and polypeptide translocation by the ClpXP proteolytic machine. Cell. 158: 647-658
(* these authors contributed equally)
Stinson, B.M.*, Nager, A.R.*, Glynn, S.E.*, Schmitz, K.R., Baker, T.A., Sauer, R.T. (2013). Nucleotide binding and conformational switching in the hexameric ring of a AAA+ machine. Cell. 153: 628-639
(* these authors contributed equally)
Johnson S.A.*, Stinson B.M.*, Go M.S.*, Reminick J.I.*, Carmona L.M.*, Fang X.*, Baumgart T. (2010). Temperature dependent phase behavior and protein partitioning in giant plasma membrane vesicles. Biochim. Biophys. Act. – Biomembranes 1798, 1427-1435.
(* these authors contributed equally)