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Research interests

Our laboratory studies the basic cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying complex neuropsychiatric diseases, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, as well as general mechanisms of plasma membrane organization in polarized cells.

Education / Academic qualification

Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

… → 2010

B.S. General Biology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

… → 2001


  • cellular and molecular neuroscience
  • protein trafficking
  • membrane structure
  • neuropsychiatric disease mechanisms
  • epithelial cell biology
  • palmitoylation

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Grants 2008 2019

Research Output 2005 2017

  • 1037 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
6 Citations
Ranvier's Nodes
Action Potentials

Chemoselective ratiometric imaging of protein: S-sulfenylation

Tom, C. T. M. B., Crellin, J. E., Motiwala, H. F., Stone, M. B., Davda, D., Walker, W., Kuo, Y. H., Hernandez, J. L., Labby, K. J., Gomez-Rodriguez, L., Jenkins, P. M., Veatch, S. L. & Martin, B. R. 2017 In : Chemical Communications. 53, 53, p. 7385-7388 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfenic Acids
Protein S
Imaging techniques
2 Citations

Genetic disruption of ankyrin-G in adult mouse forebrain causes cortical synapse alteration and behavior reminiscent of bipolar disorder

Zhu, S., Cordner, Z. A., Xiong, J., Chiu, C. T., Artola, A., Zuo, Y., Nelson, A. D., Kim, T. Y., Zaika, N., Woolums, B. M., Hess, E. J., Wang, X., Chuang, D. M., Pletnikov, M. M., Jenkins, P. M., Tamashiro, K. L. & Ross, C. A. Sep 26 2017 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 39, p. 10479-10484 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Pyramidal Cells
4 Citations

Synaptotagmin isoforms confer distinct activation kinetics and dynamics to chromaffin cell granules

Rao, T. C., Rodriguez, Z. S., Bradberry, M. M., Ranski, A. H., Dahl, P. J., Schmidtke, M. W., Jenkins, P. M., Axelrod, D., Chapman, E. R., Giovannucci, D. R. & Anantharam, A. Aug 1 2017 In : Journal of General Physiology. 149, 8, p. 763-780 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synaptotagmin I
Chromaffin Granules
Chromaffin Cells
Protein Isoforms
3 Citations

Ankyrin-G inhibits endocytosis of cadherin dimers

Cadwell, C. M., Jenkins, P. M., Bennett, V. & Kowalczyk, A. P. Jan 8 2016 In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 291, 2, p. 691-704 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelial cells