Research Funding

  • July 1, 1979 - June 30, 2021 - Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry Training Grant, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIGMS, Sponsor Award ID: T32GM007810
  • March 1, 1982 - December 31, 2019 - Molecular Mechanisms in Development, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01GM030637
  • April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2018 - Tumor cytonemes, a new target for tumor suppression, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R21CA205580
  • May 1, 2014 - January 31, 2018 - Gene regulation and function in early embryos, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01GM109410

Education

Juilliard School of Music
Columbia College, B.A., 1970, Biology
Columbia University, Ph.D., 1973, Biochemistry
Princeton University, postdoctoral, 1973-1975, Biochemistry
Cambridge MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, postdoctoral, 1975-1976, Developmental Genetics

Honors & Awards

  • 1978
    American Cancer Society Career Development Award
  • 2001
    Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Ali-Murthy Z, Fetter RD, Wang W, Yang B, Royer LA, Kornberg TB Elimination of nurse cell nuclei that shuttle into oocytes during oogenesis.  View on PubMed
  2. Wood BM, Baena V, Huang H, Jorgens DM, Terasaki M, Kornberg TB Cytonemes with complex geometries and composition extend into invaginations of target cells.  View on PubMed
  3. Zhang Z, Luo S, Barbosa GO, Bai M, Kornberg TB, Ma DK The conserved transmembrane protein TMEM-39 coordinates with COPII to promote collagen secretion and regulate ER stress response.  View on PubMed
  4. Hatori R, Kornberg TB Hedgehog produced by the Drosophila wing imaginal disc induces distinct responses in three target tissues.  View on PubMed
  5. Zhang Z, Bai M, Barbosa GO, Chen A, Wei Y, Luo S, Wang X, Wang B, Tsukui T, Li H, Sheppard D, Kornberg TB, Ma DK Broadly conserved roles of TMEM131 family proteins in intracellular collagen assembly and secretory cargo trafficking.  View on PubMed
  6. Fereres S, Hatori R, Hatori M, Kornberg TB Cytoneme-mediated signaling essential for tumorigenesis.  View on PubMed
  7. Zhang Q, Schepis A, Huang H, Yang J, Ma W, Torra J, Zhang SQ, Yang L, Wu H, Nonell S, Dong Z, Kornberg TB, Coughlin SR, Shu X Designing a Green Fluorogenic Protease Reporter by Flipping a Beta Strand of GFP for Imaging Apoptosis in Animals.  View on PubMed
  8. Huang H, Liu S, Kornberg TB Glutamate signaling at cytoneme synapses.  View on PubMed
  9. Llano E, Pendás AM, Aza-Blanc P, Kornberg TB, López-Otín C Withdrawal: Dm1-MMP, a matrix metalloproteinase from Drosophila with a potential role in extracellular matrix remodeling during neural development.  View on PubMed
  10. Zhang Q, Huang H, Zhang L, Wu R, Chung CI, Zhang SQ, Torra J, Schepis A, Coughlin SR, Kornberg TB, Shu X Visualizing Dynamics of Cell Signaling In Vivo with a Phase Separation-Based Kinase Reporter.  View on PubMed
  11. Zhang Q, Huang H, Zhang L, Wu R, Chung CI, Zhang SQ, Torra J, Schepis A, Coughlin SR, Kornberg TB, Shu X Visualizing Dynamics of Cell Signaling In Vivo with a Phase Separation-Based Kinase Reporter.  View on PubMed
  12. Kornberg TB Scripting a place in time.  View on PubMed
  13. Chen W, Huang H, Hatori R, Kornberg TB Essential basal cytonemes take up Hedgehog in the Drosophila wing imaginal disc.  View on PubMed
  14. Kashima R, Redmond PL, Ghatpande P, Roy S, Kornberg TB, Hanke T, Knapp S, Lagna G, Hata A Hyperactive locomotion in a Drosophila model is a functional readout for the synaptic abnormalities underlying fragile X syndrome.  View on PubMed
  15. Kornberg TB Macrophages Help Cells Connect to Pattern Zebrafish Stripes.  View on PubMed
  16. Ali-Murthy Z, Kornberg TB Correction: Bicoid gradient formation and function in the Drosophila pre-syncytial blastoderm.  View on PubMed
  17. Kornberg TB Distributing signaling proteins in space and time: the province of cytonemes.  View on PubMed
  18. Huang H, Kornberg TB Cells must express components of the planar cell polarity system and extracellular matrix to support cytonemes.  View on PubMed
  19. Kashima R, Roy S, Ascano M, Martinez-Cerdeno V, Ariza-Torres J, Kim S, Louie J, Lu Y, Leyton P, Bloch KD, Kornberg TB, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman R, Lagna G, Hata A Augmented noncanonical BMP type II receptor signaling mediates the synaptic abnormality of fragile X syndrome.  View on PubMed
  20. Ali-Murthy Z, Kornberg TB Bicoid gradient formation and function in the Drosophila pre-syncytial blastoderm.  View on PubMed

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