Dr. Maria Burnatowska-Hledin

The Frederich Garrett & Helen Floor Dekker Professor of Biomedicine & Chemistry
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Dr. Maria Burnatowska-Hledin has been at Hope College since 1992.

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  • Ph.D., physiology, McGill University, 1980
  • M.S., physiology, 1977
  • B.S., biochemistry, McGill University, 1975


  • “Nedd-8 Modification of VACM-1/cul 5 induces MAPK phosphorylation and maspin degradation, and converts endothelial cells to the angiogenic phenotype,” with A. Buchwalter, C. Van Dort, R. Smith, S. Schultz, I.P. Le, J. Abbott, E, Oosterhouse, A. Johnson and F. Hansen-Smith, Microvascular Research, in print
  • “VACM-1, a cul-5 Gene, Regulates Estrogen Dependent Growth of T47D Cancer Cell Line,” with Alyssa E. Johnson and I. P. Le, Molecular Cell Biochemistry, Dec 2006
  • “Truncated form of VACM-1/cul 5 with an extended 3’ untranslated region stimulates cell growth via a MAPK-dependent pathway,” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 343, 2006
  • “VACM-1 expression in T47D human breast cancer cell line,” with Kossoris, C. Van Dort, D. Murrey, J. Abbott, C. Kan and C. Barney, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 319, 2004
  • “Development and Implementation of an Introductory Bioinformatics Course at Hope College,” with M. DeJongh, Transformations: Liberal Arts in Digital Age, vol 2, 2004
  • “VACM-1, a cullin gene family member, attenuates cellular growth in vitro,” with C. Van Dort, P. Zhao, K. Parmelee, B. Capps, A. Poel, L. Listenberger, B. Card, D. Murrey and J. Kossoris, American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology, 285, 2003

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Dr. Maria Burnatowska-Hledin

Phone Number616.395.7764

Schaap Science Center 3013 35 East 12th Street Holland, MI 49423-3605
Biology Department
Chemistry Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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