Dr. Sara Carlson

Dr. Sara Carlson

Title: Associate Instructor
Dept/Program: Biology
Office: ASEC B219
Phone: 330-972-2285
Fax: 330-972-8445
Email: scarlson@uakron.edu



Ph.D. Genetics, The George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Ph.D. Dissertation: “Regulation of the C/EBP-related gene, gadd153, by Growth Arrest”
Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences, The University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Selected Publications

Carlson SG, Fawcett TW, Bartlett JD, Bernier M, and Holbrook NJ. Regulation of the C/EBP-related gene, gadd153, by glucose deprivation. Mol. Cell. Biol., 13:1435-1444, 1993.

Carlson SG, Copeland TD, Perlman EJ, and Ballermann BJ. Expression of SET, an inhibitor of protein phosphatase 2A, in renal development and Wilm's tumor. J.Am.Soc Nephrol., 9:1873-80, 1998.

Akhtar N, Carlson SG, Pesarini A, Ambulos N and Passaniti A. Extracellular matrix-derived angiogenic factor(s) inhibit endothelial cell proliferation, enhance differentiation, and stimulate angiogenesis in vivo. Endothelium , 8:221-234. 2001.

Colles SM, Maxson JM, Carlson SG, and Chisolm GM. Oxidized LDL-induced injury and apoptosis in atherosclerosis; potential roles for oxysterols. Trends in Card. Medicine, 11:131-38, 2001.

Yang L, Carlson SG, McBurney D, Horton WE. Multiple signals induce endoplasmic reticulum stress in both primary and immortalized chondrocytes resulting in loss of differentiation, impaired cell growth, and apoptosis. J. Biol. Chem., 280:31156-31165. 2005

Yang L, McBurney D, Tang SC, Carlson SG, Horton WE Jr. A novel role for Bcl-2 associated-athanogene-1 (Bag-1) in regulation of the endoplasmic reticulum stress response in mammalian chondrocytes. J. Cell. Biochem., 102:786-800. 2007