Ph.D. Student, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
In the lab: July 2008 - July 2011
Funding: NRSA postdoctoral fellowship, NIH (NIAMS); American Heart Association Development Award
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Isis Pharmaceuticals
Orengo, J.P., Ward, A.J., and Cooper T.A. (2011) Alternative splicing misregulation secondary to skeletal muscle regeneration. Annals Neurology 69, 681-690.
Ward, A.J., Rimer, M., Killian, J.M., Dowling, J.J., Cooper, T.A. (2010) CUGBP1 overexpression in mouse skeletal muscle reproduces features of myotonic dystrophy type 1. Hum Mol Genet. 19, 3614-3622.
Ward, A.J. and Cooper, T.A. (2010) The pathobiology of alternative splicing. J. Path. 220, 152-163.
Kalsotra, A., Xiao, X., Ward, A.J., Castle, J.C., Johnson, J.M., Burge, C.B., and Cooper, T.A. (2008) A conserved program of regulated alternative splicing during vertebrate heart development. Proc. Nat'l Acad. Sci. 105, 20333-20338.