Calvin Leung

Calvin Leung

Home Area: Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Mentor: Tracy Johnson

Research project:

Calvin is studying how histone modifications and chromatin factors regulate pre-mRNA splicing in yeast.


Multimerization of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored high density lipoprotein-binding protein 1 (GPIHBP1) and familial chylomicronemia from a serine-to-cysteine substitution in GPIHBP1 Ly6 domain. Plengpanich W, Young SG, Khovidhunkit W, Bensadoun A, Karnman H, Ploug M, Gårdsvoll H, Leung CS, Adeyo O, Larsson M, Muanpetch S, Charoen S, Fong LG, Niramitmahapanya S, Beigneux AP. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jul 11;289(28):19491-9. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.558528. Epub 2014 May 20.

Equivalent binding of wild-type lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and S447X-LPL to GPIHBP1, the endothelial cell LPL transporter. Turlo K, Leung CS, Seo JJ, Goulbourne CN, Adeyo O, Gin P, Voss C, Bensadoun A, Fong LG, Young SG, Beigneux AP. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Jul;1841(7):963-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2014.03.011. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

A new monoclonal antibody, 4-1a, that binds to the amino terminus of human lipoprotein lipase. Bensadoun A, Mottler CD, Pelletier C, Wu D, Seo JJ, Leung CS, Adeyo O, Goulbourne CN, Gin P, Fong LG, Young SG, Beigneux AP. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Jul;1841(7):970-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2014.03.008. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

High resolution structure and double electron-electron resonance of the zebrafish voltage-dependent anion channel 2 reveal an oligomeric population. Schredelseker J, Paz A, López CJ, Altenbach C, Leung CS, Drexler MK, Chen JN, Hubbell WL, Abramson J. J Biol Chem. 2014 May 2;289(18):12566-77. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.497438. Epub 2014 Mar 13