Kim Orth, Ph.D.

Professor

Endowed Title: W.W. Caruth, Jr. Scholar in Biomedical Research; Earl A. Forsythe Chair in Biomedical Science

Department: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

Graduate Programs: Biological Chemistry, Molecular Microbiology

Education

Undergraduate Texas A & M University (1984)
Graduate School University of California-Los Angeles (1986)
Graduate School University of Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas (1993)

Research Interests

  • Biochemistry
  • Cellular Signaling
  • Molecular Microbiology

Publications

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Featured Publications

Type III effector VopC mediates invasion for Vibrio species.

Zhang L, Krachler AM, Broberg CA, Li Y, Mirzaei H, Gilpin CJ, Orth K Cell Rep 2012 May 1 5 453-60

VopS Fic Domain uses direct transfer mechanism for AMPylation.

Luong, P., Kinch, L.N., Brautigam, C.A., Grishin, N.V., Tomchick, D.R. & Orth, K Journal of Biological Chemistry June 2010 285(26) 20155-20163

Vibrio VopQ Induces PI3-Kinase Independent Autophagy and Antagonizes Phagocytosis.

Burdette, D., Seemann, J. & Orth, K Molecular Microbiology August 2009 73 639-649

Arp2/3 Independent Assembly of Actin by Vibrio Type III Effector VopL

Amy D.B. Liverman, Hui-Chun Cheng, Jennifer E. Trosky, Daisy W. Leung, Melanie L. Yarbrough, Dara L. Burdette, Michael K. Rosen and Kim Orth PNAS (USA) October 2007 104:43 17117-17122

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Honors/Awards

  • Earl A. Forsythe Chair in Biomedical Science
    (2013)
  • ASBMB Young Investigator Award
    (2012)
  • TAMEST; 2011 Edith & Peter O'Donnell Award in Science
    (2011)
  • The Welch Foundation Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research
    (2010)
  • Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
    (2006)
  • Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award
    (2003)
  • W.W. Caruth, Jr. Scholar in Biomedical Research, UTSWMC
    (2001)