Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D.

Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 711
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-4824
Lab: (585) 273-2170
Fax: (585) 273-2652

Bio

The biographical information for Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Chair | Muscle: Excitation-Contraction Coupling Gordon Conference 2015
Vice-Chair | Muscle: Excitation-Contraction Coupling Gordon Conference 2012
Graduate Student Society Faculty Mentoring Award 2002

Recent Journal Articles

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2013 Feb
Kraeva N, Zvaritch E, Rossi AE, Goonasekera SA, Zaid H, Frodis W, Kraev A, Dirksen RT, Maclennan DH, Riazi S. "Novel excitation-contraction uncoupled RYR1 mutations in patients with central core disease." Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 2013 Feb; 23(2):120-32. Epub 2012 Nov 24.
2012 Jul 18
Yarotskyy V, Dirksen RT. "Temperature and RyR1 regulate the activation rate of store-operated Ca²+ entry current in myotubes." Biophysical journal. 2012 Jul 18; 103(2):202-11. Epub 2012 Jul 17.
2012 Jun
Sheu SS, Dirksen RT, Pugh EN. "Perspectives on: SGP symposium on mitochondrial physiology and medicine: mitochondria take center stage." The Journal of general physiology. 2012 Jun; 139(6):391-3.
2012 Jun
Wei L, Dirksen RT. "Perspectives on: SGP symposium on mitochondrial physiology and medicine: mitochondrial superoxide flashes: from discovery to new controversies." The Journal of general physiology. 2012 Jun; 139(6):425-34.
2012 Mar 15
Tang ZZ, Yarotskyy V, Wei L, Sobczak K, Nakamori M, Eichinger K, Moxley RT, Dirksen RT, Thornton CA. "Muscle weakness in myotonic dystrophy associated with misregulated splicing and altered gating of Ca(V)1.1 calcium channel." Human molecular genetics.. 2012 Mar 15; 21(6):1312-24. Epub 2011 Dec 02.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Pharmacology | University of Rochester1991
MS | Pharmacology | University of Rochester1988
BS | Biology | University of Notre Dame1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (Mentor: Kurt G. Beam, Ph. D.) 1996