Vaughn G. Cleghon, PhD

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-0470

Fax 513-636-4317


Protein kinases in development and human disease

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PhD: Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers, Piscataway, NJ, 1991.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr. Deborah Morrison ABL-Basic Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Frederick Cancer Research Center, Frederick, MD.

Group Leader: Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Beatson Laboratories, UK.

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Kinstrie R, Luebbering N, Miranda-Saavedra D, Sibbet G, Han J, Lochhead PA, Cleghon V. Characterization of a domain that transiently converts class 2 DYRKs into intramolecular tyrosine kinases. Sci Signal. 2010 Mar 2;3(111):ra16.

Day JP, Cleghon V, Houslay MD, Davies SA. Regulation of a Drosophila melanogaster cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase by prenylation and interaction with a prenyl-binding protein. Biochem J. 2008 Sep 15;414(3):363-74. 

Lochhead PA, Kinstrie R, Sibbet G, Rawjee T, Morrice N, Cleghon V. A chaperone-dependent GSK3beta transitional intermediate mediates activation-loop autophosphorylation. Mol Cell. 2006 Nov 17;24(4):627-33. 

Kinstrie R, Lochhead PA, Sibbet G, Morrice N, Cleghon V. dDYRK2 and Minibrain interact with the chromatin remodeling factors SNR1 and TRX. Biochem J. 2006;398:45-54.

Lochhead PA, Sibbet G, Morrice N, Cleghon V. Activation-loop autophosphorylation is mediated by a novel transitional intermediate form of DYRKs. Cell. 2005;121:925-36.