Rebecca Kellum

  • Associate Professor
  • Biochemistry Biophysics and Structural Biology
  • Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Genetics and Genomics
Office: 319 TH Morgan Bldg.
(859) 257-9741
Research Interests:

Ph.D. Princeton University, 1990

PubMed Publications*: 
  • Feller, R ;Borenstein, T ;Fantry, AJ ;Kellum, RB ;Machan, JT ;Nickisch, F ;Blankenhorn, B "Arthroscopic Quantification of Syndesmotic Instability in a Cadaveric Model." Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association 33, 2 (2017): 436-444. Details. Full text
  • Li, H.;Rodriguez, J.;Yoo, Y.;Shareef, MM ;Badugu, R.;Horabin, JI ;Kellum, R. "Cooperative and antagonistic contributions of two heterochromatin proteins to transcriptional regulation of the Drosophila sex determination decision." PLoS genetics 7, 6 (2011): e1002122. Details. Full text
  • Bi, X.;Srikanta, D.;Fanti, L.;Pimpinelli, S.;Badugu, R.;Kellum, R.;Rong, YS "Drosophila ATM and ATR checkpoint kinases control partially redundant pathways for telomere maintenance." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 42 (2005): 15167-72. Details. Full text
  • Badugu, R.;Yoo, Y.;Singh, PB ;Kellum, R. "Mutations in the heterochromatin protein 1 (HP1) hinge domain affect HP1 protein interactions and chromosomal distribution." Chromosoma 113, 7 (2005): 370-84. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R. "HP1 complexes and heterochromatin assembly." Current topics in microbiology and immunology 274, (2003): 53-77. Details.
  • Badugu, R.;Shareef, MM ;Kellum, R. "Novel Drosophila heterochromatin protein 1 (HP1)/origin recognition complex-associated protein (HOAP) repeat motif in HP1/HOAP interactions and chromocenter associations." The Journal of biological chemistry 278, 36 (2003): 34491-8. Details. Full text
  • Shareef, MM ;Badugu, R.;Kellum, R. "HP1/ORC complex and heterochromatin assembly." Genetica 117, 2-3 (2003): 127-34. Details.
  • Cenci, G.;Siriaco, G.;Raffa, GD ;Kellum, R.;Gatti, M. "The Drosophila HOAP protein is required for telomere capping." Nature cell biology 5, 1 (2003): 82-4. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R. "Is HP1 an RNA detector that functions both in repression and activation?" The Journal of cell biology 161, 4 (2003): 671-2. Details. Full text
  • Rashkova, S.;Karam, SE ;Kellum, R.;Pardue, ML "Gag proteins of the two Drosophila telomeric retrotransposons are targeted to chromosome ends." The Journal of cell biology 159, 3 (2002): 397-402. Details. Full text
  • Shareef, MM ;King, C.;Damaj, M.;Badagu, R.;Huang, DW ;Kellum, R. "Drosophila heterochromatin protein 1 (HP1)/origin recognition complex (ORC) protein is associated with HP1 and ORC and functions in heterochromatin-induced silencing." Molecular biology of the cell 12, 6 (2001): 1671-85. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R.;Elgin, SC "Chromatin boundaries: punctuating the genome." Current biology : CB 8, 15 (1998): R521-4. Details. Full text
  • Huang, DW ;Fanti, L.;Pak, DT ;Botchan, MR ;Pimpinelli, S.;Kellum, R. "Distinct cytoplasmic and nuclear fractions of Drosophila heterochromatin protein 1: their phosphorylation levels and associations with origin recognition complex proteins." The Journal of cell biology 142, 2 (1998): 307-18. Details. Full text
  • Pak, DT ;Pflumm, M.;Chesnokov, I.;Huang, DW ;Kellum, R.;Marr, J.;Romanowski, P.;Botchan, MR "Association of the origin recognition complex with heterochromatin and HP1 in higher eukaryotes." Cell 91, 3 (1997): 311-23. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R.;Alberts, BM "Heterochromatin protein 1 is required for correct chromosome segregation in Drosophila embryos." Journal of cell science 108 ( Pt 4), (1995): 1419-31. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R.;Raff, JW ;Alberts, BM "Heterochromatin protein 1 distribution during development and during the cell cycle in Drosophila embryos." Journal of cell science 108 ( Pt 4), (1995): 1407-18. Details. Full text
  • Raff, JW ;Kellum, R.;Alberts, B. "The Drosophila GAGA transcription factor is associated with specific regions of heterochromatin throughout the cell cycle." The EMBO journal 13, 24 (1994): 5977-83. Details.
  • Kellum, R.;Schedl, P. "A group of scs elements function as domain boundaries in an enhancer-blocking assay." Molecular and cellular biology 12, 5 (1992): 2424-31. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R.;Schedl, P. "A position-effect assay for boundaries of higher order chromosomal domains." Cell 64, 5 (1991): 941-50. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R.;Drake, HL "Effects of cultivation gas phase on hydrogenase of the acetogen Clostridium thermoaceticum." Journal of bacteriology 160, 1 (1984): 466-9. Details. Full text
  • Kellum, R. "HP1 complexes and heterochromatin assembly." Current topics in microbiology and immunology 274, (0): 53-77. Details.
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