Pete Mirabito

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  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Chair
  • Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Microbiology
101D TH Morgan Bldg.
Research Interests:

Ph.D. Univ. of Georgia, 1989


Current Research: Science Eduction

I'm interested in developing approaches to improve teaching and learning in the biological sciences, with an emphasis on promoting deep learning in genetics and molecular and cellular biology for college freshmen and sophomores.



PubMed Publications*: 
  • Florea, S.;Andreeva, K.;Machado, C.;Mirabito, PM ;Schardl, CL "Elimination of marker genes from transformed filamentous fungi by unselected transient transfection with a Cre-expressing plasmid." Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B 46, 10 (2009): 721-30. Details. Full text
  • Osmani, SA ;Mirabito, PM "The early impact of genetics on our understanding of cell cycle regulation in Aspergillus nidulans." Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B 41, 4 (2004): 401-10. Details. Full text
  • Wolkow, TD ;Mirabito, PM ;Venkatram, S.;Hamer, JE "Hypomorphic bimA(APC3) alleles cause errors in chromosome metabolism that activate the DNA damage checkpoint blocking cytokinesis in Aspergillus nidulans." Genetics 154, 1 (2000): 167-79. Details. Full text
  • Wu, L.;Osmani, SA ;Mirabito, PM "A role for NIMA in the nuclear localization of cyclin B in Aspergillus nidulans." The Journal of cell biology 141, 7 (1998): 1575-87. Details. Full text
  • Whitehouse, CA ;Balbo, PB ;Pesci, EC ;Cottle, DL ;Mirabito, PM ;Pickett, CL "Campylobacter jejuni cytolethal distending toxin causes a G2-phase cell cycle block." Infection and immunity 66, 5 (1998): 1934-40. Details. Full text
  • Lies, CM ;Cheng, J.;James, SW ;Morris, NR ;O'Connell, MJ ;Mirabito, PM "BIMAAPC3, a component of the Aspergillus anaphase promoting complex/cyclosome, is required for a G2 checkpoint blocking entry into mitosis in the absence of NIMA function." Journal of cell science 111 ( Pt 10), (1998): 1453-65. Details. Full text
  • James, SW ;Mirabito, PM ;Scacheri, PC ;Morris, NR "The Aspergillus nidulans bimE (blocked-in-mitosis) gene encodes multiple cell cycle functions involved in mitotic checkpoint control and mitosis." Journal of cell science 108 ( Pt 11), (1995): 3485-99. Details. Full text
  • Mirabito, PM ;Morris, NR "BIMA, a TPR-containing protein required for mitosis, localizes to the spindle pole body in Aspergillus nidulans." The Journal of cell biology 120, 4 (1993): 959-68. Details. Full text
  • Mirabito, PM ;Adams, TH ;Timberlake, WE "Interactions of three sequentially expressed genes control temporal and spatial specificity in Aspergillus development." Cell 57, 5 (1989): 859-68. Details. Full text
  • Boylan, MT ;Mirabito, PM ;Willett, CE ;Zimmerman, CR ;Timberlake, WE "Isolation and physical characterization of three essential conidiation genes from Aspergillus nidulans." Molecular and cellular biology 7, 9 (1987): 3113-8. Details. Full text
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