University of Sao Paulo (1994), Biology
Graduate School
University of Sao Paulo (1998), Developmental Biology
Graduate School
Weizmann Institute of Science (2005), Molecular & Cell Biology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Post-translational control of Myc function during differentiation.
Conacci-Sorrell M, Eisenman RN Cell Cycle 2011 Feb 10 4 604-10
Myc-nick: a cytoplasmic cleavage product of Myc that promotes alpha-tubulin acetylation and cell differentiation.
Conacci-Sorrell M, Ngouenet C, Eisenman RN Cell 2010 Aug 142 3 480-93
The shed ectodomain of Nr-CAM stimulates cell proliferation and motility, and confers cell transformation.
Conacci-Sorrell M, Kaplan A, Raveh S, Gavert N, Sakurai T, Ben-Ze'ev A Cancer Res. 2005 Dec 65 24 11605-12
L1, a novel target of beta-catenin signaling, transforms cells and is expressed at the invasive front of colon cancers.
Gavert N, Conacci-Sorrell M, Gast D, Schneider A, Altevogt P, Brabletz T, Ben-Ze'ev A J. Cell Biol. 2005 Feb 168 4 633-42
Autoregulation of E-cadherin expression by cadherin-cadherin interactions: the roles of beta-catenin signaling, Slug, and MAPK.
Conacci-Sorrell M, Simcha I, Ben-Yedidia T, Blechman J, Savagner P, Ben-Ze'ev A J. Cell Biol. 2003 Nov 163 4 847-57
SKI activates Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in human melanoma.
Chen D, Xu W, Bales E, Colmenares C, Conacci-Sorrell M, Ishii S, Stavnezer E, Campisi J, Fisher DE, Ben-Ze'ev A, Medrano EE Cancer Res. 2003 Oct 63 20 6626-34
Nr-CAM is a target gene of the beta-catenin/LEF-1 pathway in melanoma and colon cancer and its expression enhances motility and confers tumorigenesis.
Conacci-Sorrell ME, Ben-Yedidia T, Shtutman M, Feinstein E, Einat P, Ben-Ze'ev A Genes Dev. 2002 Aug 16 16 2058-72
Regulation of S33/S37 phosphorylated beta-catenin in normal and transformed cells.
Sadot E, Conacci-Sorrell M, Zhurinsky J, Shnizer D, Lando Z, Zharhary D, Kam Z, Ben-Ze'ev A, Geiger B J. Cell. Sci. 2002 Jul 115 Pt 13 2771-80
The cadherin-catenin adhesion system in signaling and cancer.
Conacci-Sorrell M, Zhurinsky J, Ben-Ze'ev A J. Clin. Invest. 2002 Apr 109 8 987-91

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Weizmann Institute (2000-2005)
  • University of Sao Paulo, Medical School (1995-1998)
  • University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (1991-1994)