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    Melia, Thomas

    TitlePhysicist Postdoc Fellow
    SchoolLawrence Berkeley National Lab
    DepartmentPhysics
    Address1 Cyclotron Road
    Berkeley CA 94720
    Phone510/495-8173

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      1. Horenkamp FA, Kauffman KJ, Kohler LJ, Sherwood RK, Krueger KP, Shteyn V, Roy CR, Melia TJ, Reinisch KM. The Legionella Anti-autophagy Effector RavZ Targets the Autophagosome via PI3P- and Curvature-Sensing Motifs. Dev Cell. 2015 Sep 14; 34(5):569-76.
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      2. Dancourt J, Melia TJ. Lipidation of the autophagy proteins LC3 and GABARAP is a membrane-curvature dependent process. Autophagy. 2014 Aug; 10(8):1470-1.
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      3. Nath S, Dancourt J, Shteyn V, Puente G, Fong WM, Nag S, Bewersdorf J, Yamamoto A, Antonny B, Melia TJ. Lipidation of the LC3/GABARAP family of autophagy proteins relies on a membrane-curvature-sensing domain in Atg3. Nat Cell Biol. 2014 May; 16(5):415-24.
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      4. Choy A, Dancourt J, Mugo B, O'Connor TJ, Isberg RR, Melia TJ, Roy CR. The Legionella effector RavZ inhibits host autophagy through irreversible Atg8 deconjugation. Science. 2012 Nov 23; 338(6110):1072-6.
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      5. Johnson CW, Melia TJ, Yamamoto A. Modulating macroautophagy: a neuronal perspective. Future Med Chem. 2012 Sep; 4(13):1715-31.
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      6. Klionsky DJ, Abdalla FC, Abeliovich H, Abraham RT, Acevedo-Arozena A, Adeli K, Agholme L, Agnello M, Agostinis P, Aguirre-Ghiso JA, Ahn HJ, Ait-Mohamed O, Ait-Si-Ali S, Akematsu T, Akira S, Al-Younes HM, Al-Zeer MA, Albert ML, Albin RL, Alegre-Abarrategui J, Aleo MF, Alirezaei M, Almasan A, Almonte-Becerril M, Amano A, Amaravadi R, Amarnath S, Amer AO, Andrieu-Abadie N, Anantharam V, Ann DK, Anoopkumar-Dukie S, Aoki H, Apostolova N, Arancia G, Aris JP, Asanuma K, Asare NY, Ashida H, Askanas V, Askew DS, Auberger P, Baba M, Backues SK, Baehrecke EH, Bahr BA, Bai XY, Bailly Y, Baiocchi R, Baldini G, Balduini W, Ballabio A, Bamber BA, Bampton ET, Bánhegyi G, Bartholomew CR, Bassham DC, Bast RC, Batoko H, Bay BH, Beau I, Béchet DM, Begley TJ, Behl C, Behrends C, Bekri S, Bellaire B, Bendall LJ, Benetti L, Berliocchi L, Bernardi H, Bernassola F, Besteiro S, Bhatia-Kissova I, Bi X, Biard-Piechaczyk M, Blum JS, Boise LH, Bonaldo P, Boone DL, Bornhauser BC, Bortoluci KR, Bossis I, Bost F, Bourquin JP, Boya P, Boyer-Guittaut M, Bozhkov PV, Brady NR, Brancolini C, Brech A, Brenman JE, Brennand A, Bresnick EH, Brest P, Bridges D, Bristol ML, Brookes PS, Brown EJ, Brumell JH, Brunetti-Pierri N, Brunk UT, Bulman DE, Bultman SJ, Bultynck G, Burbulla LF, Bursch W, Butchar JP, Buzgariu W, Bydlowski SP, Cadwell K, Cahová M, Cai D, Cai J, Cai Q, Calabretta B, Calvo-Garrido J, Camougrand N, Campanella M, Campos-Salinas J, Candi E, Cao L, Caplan AB, Carding SR, Cardoso SM, Carew JS, Carlin CR, Carmignac V, Carneiro LA, Carra S, Caruso RA, Casari G, Casas C, Castino R, Cebollero E, Cecconi F, Celli J, Chaachouay H, Chae HJ, Chai CY, Chan DC, Chan EY, Chang RC, Che CM, Chen CC, Chen GC, Chen GQ, Chen M, Chen Q, Chen SS, Chen W, Chen X, Chen X, Chen X, Chen YG, Chen Y, Chen Y, Chen YJ, Chen Z, Cheng A, Cheng CH, Cheng Y, Cheong H, Cheong JH, Cherry S, Chess-Williams R, Cheung ZH, Chevet E, Chiang HL, Chiarelli R, Chiba T, Chin LS, Chiou SH, Chisari FV, Cho CH, Cho DH, Choi AM, Choi D, Choi KS, Choi ME, Chouaib S, Choubey D, Choubey V, Chu CT, Chuang TH, Chueh SH, Chun T, Chwae YJ, Chye ML, Ciarcia R, Ciriolo MR, Clague MJ, Clark RS, Clarke PG, Clarke R, Codogno P, Coller HA, Colombo MI, Comincini S, Condello M, Condorelli F, Cookson MR, Coombs GH, Coppens I, Corbalan R, Cossart P, Costelli P, Costes S, Coto-Montes A, Couve E, Coxon FP, Cregg JM, Crespo JL, Cronjé MJ, Cuervo AM, Cullen JJ, Czaja MJ, D'Amelio M, Darfeuille-Michaud A, Davids LM, Davies FE, De Felici M, de Groot JF, de Haan CA, De Martino L, De Milito A, De Tata V, Debnath J, Degterev A, Dehay B, Delbridge LM, Demarchi F, Deng YZ, Dengjel J, Dent P, Denton D, Deretic V, Desai SD, Devenish RJ, Di Gioacchino M, Di Paolo G, Di Pietro C, Díaz-Araya G, Díaz-Laviada I, Diaz-Meco MT, Diaz-Nido J, Dikic I, Dinesh-Kumar SP, Ding WX, Distelhorst CW, Diwan A, Djavaheri-Mergny M, Dokudovskaya S, Dong Z, Dorsey FC, Dosenko V, Dowling JJ, Doxsey S, Dreux M, Drew ME, Duan Q, Duchosal MA, Duff K, Dugail I, Durbeej M, Duszenko M, Edelstein CL, Edinger AL, Egea G, Eichinger L, Eissa NT, Ekmekcioglu S, El-Deiry WS, Elazar Z, Elgendy M, Ellerby LM, Eng KE, Engelbrecht AM, Engelender S, Erenpreisa J, Escalante R, Esclatine A, Eskelinen EL, Espert L, Espina V, Fan H, Fan J, Fan QW, Fan Z, Fang S, Fang Y, Fanto M, Fanzani A, Farkas T, Farré JC, Faure M, Fechheimer M, Feng CG, Feng J, Feng Q, Feng Y, Fésüs L, Feuer R, Figueiredo-Pereira ME, Fimia GM, Fingar DC, Finkbeiner S, Finkel T, Finley KD, Fiorito F, Fisher EA, Fisher PB, Flajolet M, Florez-McClure ML, Florio S, Fon EA, Fornai F, Fortunato F, Fotedar R, Fowler DH, Fox HS, Franco R, Frankel LB, Fransen M, Fuentes JM, Fueyo J, Fujii J, Fujisaki K, Fujita E, Fukuda M, Furukawa RH, Gaestel M, Gailly P, Gajewska M, Galliot B, Galy V, Ganesh S, Ganetzky B, Ganley IG, Gao FB, Gao GF, Gao J, Garcia L, Garcia-Manero G, Garcia-Marcos M, Garmyn M, Gartel AL, Gatti E, Gautel M, Gawriluk TR, Gegg ME, Geng J, Germain M, Gestwicki JE, Gewirtz DA, Ghavami S, et al. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy. 2012 Apr; 8(4):445-544.
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      7. Shi L, Shen QT, Kiel A, Wang J, Wang HW, Melia TJ, Rothman JE, Pincet F. SNARE proteins: one to fuse and three to keep the nascent fusion pore open. Science. 2012 Mar 16; 335(6074):1355-9.
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      8. Jotwani A, Richerson DN, Motta I, Julca-Zevallos O, Melia TJ. Approaches to the study of Atg8-mediated membrane dynamics in vitro. Methods Cell Biol. 2012; 108:93-116.
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      9. Xu Y, Melia TJ, Toomre DK. Using light to see and control membrane traffic. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2011 Dec; 15(6):822-30.
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      10. Klionsky DJ, Baehrecke EH, Brumell JH, Chu CT, Codogno P, Cuervo AM, Debnath J, Deretic V, Elazar Z, Eskelinen EL, Finkbeiner S, Fueyo-Margareto J, Gewirtz D, Jäättelä M, Kroemer G, Levine B, Melia TJ, Mizushima N, Rubinsztein DC, Simonsen A, Thorburn A, Thumm M, Tooze SA. A comprehensive glossary of autophagy-related molecules and processes (2nd edition). Autophagy. 2011 Nov; 7(11):1273-94.
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      11. Shi L, Kümmel D, Coleman J, Melia TJ, Giraudo CG. Dual roles of Munc18-1 rely on distinct binding modes of the central cavity with Stx1A and SNARE complex. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 Nov; 22(21):4150-60.
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      12. Nair U, Jotwani A, Geng J, Gammoh N, Richerson D, Yen WL, Griffith J, Nag S, Wang K, Moss T, Baba M, McNew JA, Jiang X, Reggiori F, Melia TJ, Klionsky DJ. SNARE proteins are required for macroautophagy. Cell. 2011 Jul 22; 146(2):290-302.
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      13. Ji H, Coleman J, Yang R, Melia TJ, Rothman JE, Tareste D. Protein determinants of SNARE-mediated lipid mixing. Biophys J. 2010 Jul 21; 99(2):553-60.
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      14. Filimonenko M, Isakson P, Finley KD, Anderson M, Jeong H, Melia TJ, Bartlett BJ, Myers KM, Birkeland HC, Lamark T, Krainc D, Brech A, Stenmark H, Simonsen A, Yamamoto A. The selective macroautophagic degradation of aggregated proteins requires the PI3P-binding protein Alfy. Mol Cell. 2010 Apr 23; 38(2):265-79.
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      15. Jeong H, Then F, Melia TJ, Mazzulli JR, Cui L, Savas JN, Voisine C, Paganetti P, Tanese N, Hart AC, Yamamoto A, Krainc D. Acetylation targets mutant huntingtin to autophagosomes for degradation. Cell. 2009 Apr 3; 137(1):60-72.
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      16. Giraudo CG, Garcia-Diaz A, Eng WS, Chen Y, Hendrickson WA, Melia TJ, Rothman JE. Alternative zippering as an on-off switch for SNARE-mediated fusion. Science. 2009 Jan 23; 323(5913):512-6.
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      17. Giraudo CG, Garcia-Diaz A, Eng WS, Yamamoto A, Melia TJ, Rothman JE. Distinct domains of complexins bind SNARE complexes and clamp fusion in vitro. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jul 25; 283(30):21211-9.
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      18. Tareste D, Shen J, Melia TJ, Rothman JE. SNAREpin/Munc18 promotes adhesion and fusion of large vesicles to giant membranes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 19; 105(7):2380-5.
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      19. Li F, Pincet F, Perez E, Eng WS, Melia TJ, Rothman JE, Tareste D. Energetics and dynamics of SNAREpin folding across lipid bilayers. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2007 Oct; 14(10):890-6.
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      20. Melia TJ. Putting the clamps on membrane fusion: how complexin sets the stage for calcium-mediated exocytosis. FEBS Lett. 2007 May 22; 581(11):2131-9.
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      21. Shen J, Tareste DC, Paumet F, Rothman JE, Melia TJ. Selective activation of cognate SNAREpins by Sec1/Munc18 proteins. Cell. 2007 Jan 12; 128(1):183-95.
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      22. Melia TJ, You D, Tareste DC, Rothman JE. Lipidic antagonists to SNARE-mediated fusion. J Biol Chem. 2006 Oct 6; 281(40):29597-605.
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      23. Giraudo CG, Eng WS, Melia TJ, Rothman JE. A clamping mechanism involved in SNARE-dependent exocytosis. Science. 2006 Aug 4; 313(5787):676-80.
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      24. Giraudo CG, Hu C, You D, Slovic AM, Mosharov EV, Sulzer D, Melia TJ, Rothman JE. SNAREs can promote complete fusion and hemifusion as alternative outcomes. J Cell Biol. 2005 Jul 18; 170(2):249-60.
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      25. Zhang Z, Melia TJ, He F, Yuan C, McGough A, Schmid MF, Wensel TG. How a G protein binds a membrane. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 6; 279(32):33937-45.
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      26. Fix M, Melia TJ, Jaiswal JK, Rappoport JZ, You D, Söllner TH, Rothman JE, Simon SM. Imaging single membrane fusion events mediated by SNARE proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 May 11; 101(19):7311-6.
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      27. Hu C, Ahmed M, Melia TJ, Söllner TH, Mayer T, Rothman JE. Fusion of cells by flipped SNAREs. Science. 2003 Jun 13; 300(5626):1745-9.
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      28. Scott BL, Van Komen JS, Liu S, Weber T, Melia TJ, McNew JA. Liposome fusion assay to monitor intracellular membrane fusion machines. Methods Enzymol. 2003; 372:274-300.
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      29. Melia TJ, Weber T, McNew JA, Fisher LE, Johnston RJ, Parlati F, Mahal LK, Sollner TH, Rothman JE. Regulation of membrane fusion by the membrane-proximal coil of the t-SNARE during zippering of SNAREpins. J Cell Biol. 2002 Sep 2; 158(5):929-40.
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      30. He W, Melia TJ, Cowan CW, Wensel TG. Dependence of RGS9-1 membrane attachment on its C-terminal tail. J Biol Chem. 2001 Dec 28; 276(52):48961-6.
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      31. McNew JA, Weber T, Parlati F, Johnston RJ, Melia TJ, Söllner TH, Rothman JE. Close is not enough: SNARE-dependent membrane fusion requires an active mechanism that transduces force to membrane anchors. J Cell Biol. 2000 Jul 10; 150(1):105-17.
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      32. Melia TJ, Malinski JA, He F, Wensel TG. Enhancement of phototransduction protein interactions by lipid surfaces. J Biol Chem. 2000 Feb 4; 275(5):3535-42.
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      33. Melia TJ, Sowa ME, Schutze L, Wensel TG. Formation of helical protein assemblies of IgG and transducin on varied lipid tubules. J Struct Biol. 1999 Dec 1; 128(1):119-30.
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      34. Melia TJ, Cowan CW, Angleson JK, Wensel TG. A comparison of the efficiency of G protein activation by ligand-free and light-activated forms of rhodopsin. Biophys J. 1997 Dec; 73(6):3182-91.
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