Sarah Spinette

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 233
(401) 456-8010
(401) 456-8907

Academic Background

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Courses Taught

BIOL 108 Basic Principles of Biology
BIOL 111 Introductory Biology I
BIOL 491 Problems in Biology
BIOL 492 Problems in Biology
BIOL 493 Problems in Biology
BIOL 560 Graduate Seminar
BIOL 653 Advanced Topics in Biology
BIOL 692 Directed Research
BIOL 693 Directed Research


Biology Department Honors Committee

Research Interests

Skeletal muscle differentiation and development; protein degradation and protein-protein interactions.


The MPAC domain is a novel mitotically regulated domain, removed by apoptotic protease cleavage during cell death., Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 347(4):1103-12.

Ufd2, a novel autoantigen in scleroderma, regulates sister chromatid separation. Cell Cycle. 2004 Dec;3(12):1638-44.

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