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Deborah Britt

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 204​
(401) 456-8010
(401) 456-8705

Academic Background

B.S. Oregon State University
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Courses Taught

BIOL 348 Microbiology
BIOL 429 Medical Microbiology
BIOL 460 Senior Seminar
BIOL 492 Problems in Biology
BIOL 560 Graduate Seminar
BIOL 652 Adv Topics in Biology
BIOL 692 Directed Research


Our lab studies cell cycle regulation and the DNA damage response pathway, using Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast) as a model organism. 

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Selected Publications

  • Ash, S.C., D.Q. Yang, D.E. Britt. LYRIC/AEG-1 Overexpression Modulates BCCIPa Protein Levels in Prostate Tumor Cells. 2008. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 371(2):333-338.

  • Resnick, M.B., M. Gavilanez, E. Newton, T. Konkin., B. Bhattacharya., D.E. Britt, E. Sabo, and S. Moss. Claudin Expression in Gastric Adenocarcinomas: A Tissue Microarray Study With Prognostic Correlation. 2005. Human Pathol. 36(8):886-892.

  • Britt, D.E., D.F. Yang, D.Q. Yang, D. Flanagan, H. Callanan, Y.P. Lim, S.H. Lin, and D.C. Hixson. Identification of a Novel Protein, LYRIC, Localized to Tight Junctions of Polarized Epithelial Cells. 2004. Exp. Cell Res. 300:134-148.

  • Jay, G., D.E. Britt and C.J. Cha. Lubricin is a Product of Megakaryocyte Stimulating Factor Gene Expression by Human Synovial Fibroblasts. 2000. J. Rheumatology 27(3):594-600.

  • Jackson, C.L., D.E. Britt, S.L. Graw, A. Potts, K. Santoro, A.J. Buckler, D.E. Housman and H.F.L. Mark. Construction and Characterization of Radiation Hybrids for Chromosome 9, and Their Use in Mapping Cosmid Probes on the Chromosome. 1992. Somat. Cell Mol. Gen. 18(3): 285-301.

  • Britt, D.E., and D.R. Nelson. The Effects of Heat Shock on the Expression of Developmentally Regulated Genes in Myxococcus xanthus. 1990. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 74: 165-174.​​​​

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