About UCSF Search UCSF UCSF Medical Center

Charles S. Craik, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
craik_charles

Professor, Departments of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Biochemistry/Biophysics, UCSF

craik@cgl.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-8146, 476-9890 (voice)
Box 2280, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-2280

View on UCSF Profiles


Additional Websites


Education

Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, B.S., 1976, Chemistry
Columbia University, N.Y., NY, M.A., 1978, Chemistry
Columbia University, N.Y., NY, Ph.D., 1981, Chemistry


Professional Experience

  • 1981-85
    Postgraduate Research Biochemist, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
  • 1985-91
    Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharm. Chemistry and Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
  • 1991-1994
    Associate Professor, Departments of Pharm. Chemistry and Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
  • 1994-present
    Professor, Departments of Pharm. Chemistry, and Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
  • 1995-present
    Professor, Departments of Pharm. Chemistry, Pharmacology and Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1972-75
    National Honor Society; Alden Scholar
  • 1974-75
    Doane Distinguished Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1975
    Richard Edwin Lee Scholar
  • 1985-86
    Top 100 Innovators - Science Digest

Selected Publications

  1. Gable JE, Lee GM, Jaishankar P, Hearn BR, Waddling CA, Renslo AR, Craik CS. Broad-spectrum allosteric inhibition of herpesvirus proteases. Biochemistry. 2014 Jul 22; 53(28):4648-60.
    View on PubMed
  2. Grove LM, Southern BD, Jin TH, White KE, Paruchuri S, Harel E, Wei Y, Rahaman SO, Gladson CL, Ding Q, Craik CS, Chapman HA, Olman MA. Urokinase-type Plasminogen Activator Receptor (uPAR) Ligation Induces a Raft-localized Integrin Signaling Switch That Mediates the Hypermotile Phenotype of Fibrotic Fibroblasts. J Biol Chem. 2014 May 2; 289(18):12791-804.
    View on PubMed
  3. Lebeau AM, Sevillano N, King ML, Duriseti S, Murphy ST, Craik CS, Murphy LL, Vanbrocklin HF. Imaging the urokinase plasminongen activator receptor in preclinical breast cancer models of acquired drug resistance. Theranostics. 2014; 4(3):267-79.
    View on PubMed
  4. Tajon C, Jun YW, Craik CS. Single-Molecule Sensing of Caspase Activation in Live Cells via Plasmon Coupling Nanotechnology. Methods Enzymol. 2014; 544:271-97.
    View on PubMed
  5. Asmussen J, Lasater EA, Tajon C, Oses-Prieto J, Jun YW, Taylor BS, Burlingame A, Craik CS, Shah NP. MEK-Dependent Negative Feedback Underlies BCR-ABL-Mediated Oncogene Addiction. Cancer Discov. 2014 Feb; 4(2):200-15.
    View on PubMed
  6. Du X, Chen NL, Wong A, Craik CS, Brömme D. Elastin degradation by cathepsin v requires two exosites. J Biol Chem. 2013 Nov 29; 288(48):34871-81.
    View on PubMed
  7. O'Donoghue AJ, Jin Y, Knudsen GM, Perera NC, Jenne DE, Murphy JE, Craik CS, Hermiston TW. Global substrate profiling of proteases in human neutrophil extracellular traps reveals consensus motif predominantly contributed by elastase. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e75141.
    View on PubMed
  8. Corvo I, O'Donoghue AJ, Pastro L, Pi-Denis N, Eroy-Reveles A, Roche L, McKerrow JH, Dalton JP, Craik CS, Caffrey CR, Tort JF. Dissecting the active site of the collagenolytic cathepsin L3 protease of the invasive stage of Fasciola hepatica. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(7):e2269.
    View on PubMed
  9. Small JL, O'Donoghue AJ, Boritsch EC, Tsodikov OV, Knudsen GM, Vandal O, Craik CS, Ehrt S. Substrate specificity of MarP, a periplasmic protease required for resistance to acid and oxidative stress in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Biol Chem. 2013 May 3; 288(18):12489-99.
    View on PubMed
  10. Raman K, Trivedi NN, Raymond WW, Ganesan R, Kirchhofer D, Verghese GM, Craik CS, Schneider EL, Nimishakavi S, Caughey GH. Mutational tail loss is an evolutionary mechanism for liberating marapsins and other type I serine proteases from transmembrane anchors. J Biol Chem. 2013 Apr 12; 288(15):10588-98.
    View on PubMed
  11. LeBeau AM, Duriseti S, Murphy ST, Pepin F, Hann B, Gray JW, VanBrocklin HF, Craik CS. Targeting uPAR with antagonistic recombinant human antibodies in aggressive breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Apr 1; 73(7):2070-81.
    View on PubMed
  12. LeBeau AM, Lee M, Murphy ST, Hann BC, Warren RS, Delos Santos R, Kurhanewicz J, Hanash SM, VanBrocklin HF, Craik CS. Imaging a functional tumorigenic biomarker in the transformed epithelium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 2; 110(1):93-8.
    View on PubMed
  13. Lee GM, Balouch E, Goetz DH, Lazic A, McKerrow JH, Craik CS. Mapping inhibitor binding modes on an active cysteine protease via nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2012 Dec 18; 51(50):10087-98.
    View on PubMed
  14. O'Donoghue AJ, Eroy-Reveles AA, Knudsen GM, Ingram J, Zhou M, Statnekov JB, Greninger AL, Hostetter DR, Qu G, Maltby DA, Anderson MO, Derisi JL, McKerrow JH, Burlingame AL, Craik CS. Global identification of peptidase specificity by multiplex substrate profiling. Nat Methods. 2012 Nov; 9(11):1095-100.
    View on PubMed
  15. Nimishakavi S, Besprozvannaya M, Raymond WW, Craik CS, Gruenert DC, Caughey GH. Activity and inhibition of prostasin and matriptase on apical and basolateral surfaces of human airway epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2012 Jul; 303(2):L97-106.
    View on PubMed
  16. Sojka D, Franta Z, Frantová H, Bartosová P, Horn M, Váchová J, O'Donoghue AJ, Eroy-Reveles AA, Craik CS, Knudsen GM, Caffrey CR, McKerrow JH, Mares M, Kopácek P. Characterization of gut-associated cathepsin D hemoglobinase from tick Ixodes ricinus (IrCD1). J Biol Chem. 2012 Jun 15; 287(25):21152-63.
    View on PubMed
  17. Wu S, Avila-Sakar A, Kim J, Booth DS, Greenberg CH, Rossi A, Liao M, Li X, Alian A, Griner SL, Juge N, Yu Y, Mergel CM, Chaparro-Riggers J, Strop P, Tampé R, Edwards RH, Stroud RM, Craik CS, Cheng Y. Fabs enable single particle cryoEM studies of small proteins. Structure. 2012 Apr 4; 20(4):582-92.
    View on PubMed
  18. Ingram JR, Rafi SB, Eroy-Reveles AA, Ray M, Lambeth L, Hsieh I, Ruelas D, Lim KC, Sakanari J, Craik CS, Jacobson MP, McKerrow JH. Investigation of the proteolytic functions of an expanded cercarial elastase gene family in Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1589.
    View on PubMed
  19. Norbury LJ, Hung A, Beckham S, Pike RN, Spithill TW, Craik CS, Choe Y, Fecondo JV, Smooker PM. Analysis of Fasciola cathepsin L5 by S2 subsite substitutions and determination of the P1-P4 specificity reveals an unusual preference. Biochimie. 2012 May; 94(5):1119-27.
    View on PubMed
  20. Craik CS, Shahian T. A screening strategy for trapping the inactive conformer of a dimeric enzyme with a small molecule inhibitor. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 928:119-31.
    View on PubMed

Go to UCSF Profiles, powered by CTSI