Education

Graduate School Birla Institute of Technology - India (2001), Pharmacology
Graduate School Humboldt State University (2006)

Publications

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The hinge-region of the SH3-hinge-GuK unit in ZO-1, the scaffolding protein of cell-cell contacts, is directly regulated by signal proteins.

Bal MS, Castro V, Piontek J, Rükert C, Walter JK, Shymanets A, Kurig B, Haase H, Nuernberg B, Blasig IE. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 2012 113(3) 934-945

Strategies for rapid production of therapeutic proteins in mammalian cells.

Agrawal V, Bal M Bioprocess International 2012 10(4) 32-48

Selective impact of MeCP2 and associated histone deacetylases on the dynamics of evoked excitatory neurotransmission.

Nelson ED, Bal M, Kavalali ET, Monteggia LM J. Neurophysiol. 2011 Jul 106 1 193-201

AKAP79/150 signal complexes in G-protein modulation of neuronal ion channels.

Zhang J, Bal M, Bierbower S, Zaika O, Shapiro MS J. Neurosci. 2011 May 31 19 7199-211

Use-dependent AMPA receptor block reveals segregation of spontaneous and evoked glutamatergic neurotransmission.

Sara Y, Bal M, Adachi M, Monteggia LM, Kavalali ET J. Neurosci. 2011 Apr 31 14 5378-82

AKAP150-mediated TRPV1 sensitization is disrupted by calcium/calmodulin.

Chaudhury S, Bal M, Belugin S, Shapiro MS, Jeske NA Mol Pain 2011 7 34

Ca2+/calmodulin disrupts AKAP79/150 interactions with KCNQ (M-Type) K+ channels.

Bal M, Zhang J, Hernandez CC, Zaika O, Shapiro MS J. Neurosci. 2010 Feb 30 6 2311-23

Effect of protein kinase C and protein kinase A inhibitors on contraction of isolated femoral arteries of SHR and Wistar rats.

Bal MS, Paulis L, Zicha J, Kunes J Physiol Res 2009 58 6 793-8

Determinants within the turret and pore-loop domains of KCNQ3 K+ channels governing functional activity.

Zaika O, Hernandez CC, Bal M, Tolstykh GP, Shapiro MS Biophys. J. 2008 Dec 95 11 5121-37

Homomeric and heteromeric assembly of KCNQ (Kv7) K+ channels assayed by total internal reflection fluorescence/fluorescence resonance energy transfer and patch clamp analysis.

Bal M, Zhang J, Zaika O, Hernandez CC, Shapiro MS J. Biol. Chem. 2008 Nov 283 45 30668-76

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Physiological Society (2009)
  • Society for Neuroscience (2009)