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Michael Glaser

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Contact Information

Bio Chem
321 Ral Box B4
600 S Mathews
M/C 712
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emeritus

Research Description

The Glaser lab studied growth factor and hormone regulation of myelin synthesis; membrane domains and signal transduction. 

Professor Glaser no longer accepts undergraduate or graduate students for laboratory research projects.


B.S. 1966 Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. 1971 Univ. of California, San Diego
Postdoc. 1971-74 Washington Univ. Medical School

Highlighted Publications

Representative Publications

Rodriguez-Waitkus, P.M., LaFollette, A.J., Ng. B.K., Zhu, T.S., Conrad, H.E., and Glaser, M. (2003) ASteroid Hormone Signaling Between Schwann Cells and Neurons Regulates the Rate of Myelin Synthesis,@ Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1007, 340-348.

Wanaski, S.P., Ng, B.K., and Glaser, M. (2003) ACaveolin Scaffolding Region and the Membrane Binding Region of Src Form Lateral Membrane Domains,@ Biochemistry 42, 42-56

Ruan, Q., Chen, Y., Gratton, E., Glaser, M., and Mantulin, W.W. (2002) ACellular Characterization of Adenylate Kinase and its Isoform: Two-Proton Excitation Fluorescence Imaging and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy,@ Biophys. J. 83, 3177-3187

Bonafe, C.F., Glaser, M., Voss, E.W., Weber, G., and Silva, J.L. (2000) "Virus Inactivation by Anilinonaphthalene Sulfonate Compounds and Comparison With Other Ligands," Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 275, 955-961. [Abstract]

Chan, J.R., Rodriguez-Waitkus, P.M., Ng, B.K., Liang, P., and Glaser, M. (2000) "Progesterone Synthesized by Schwann Cells During Myelin Formation Regulates Neuronal Gene Expression," Mol. Biol. Cell. 11, 2283-2295. [Abstract]

Chan, J.R., Phillips, L.J. II, and Glaser, M. (1998) "Glucocorticoids and Progestins Signal the Initiation and Enhance the Rate of Myelin Formation," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 10459-10464. [Abstract]