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Samara Reck-Peterson, PhD


  • Roberts AJ, Goodman BS, Reck-Peterson SL.Reconstitution of dynein transport to the microtubule plus end by kinesin.Elife. 2014;3:e02641.
  • Goodman BS, Reck-Peterson SL.Engineering defined motor ensembles with DNA origami.Methods Enzymol. 2014;540:169-88.
  • Tan K, Roberts AJ, Chonofsky M, Egan MJ, Reck-Peterson SL.A microscopy-based screen employing multiplex genome sequencing identifies cargo-specific requirements for dynein velocity.Mol Biol Cell. 2014 Mar;25(5):669-78.
  • Goodman BS, Derr ND, Reck-Peterson SL.Engineered, harnessed, and hijacked: synthetic uses for cytoskeletal systems.Trends Cell Biol. 2012 Dec;22(12):644-52.
  • Redwine WB, Hernández-López R, Zou S, Huang J, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE.Structural basis for microtubule binding and release by dynein.Science. 2012 Sep 21;337(6101):1532-6.
  • Huang J, Roberts AJ, Leschziner AE, Reck-Peterson SL.Lis1 acts as a "clutch" between the ATPase and microtubule-binding domains of the dynein motor.Cell. 2012 Aug 31;150(5):975-86.
  • Egan MJ, Tan K, Reck-Peterson SL.Lis1 is an initiation factor for dynein-driven organelle transport.J Cell Biol. 2012 Jun 25;197(7):971-82.
  • Qiu W, Derr ND, Goodman BS, Villa E, Wu D, Shih W, Reck-Peterson SL.Dynein achieves processive motion using both stochastic and coordinated stepping.Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Jan 8.
  • Zhang J, Tan K, Wu X, Chen G, Sun J, Reck-Peterson SL, Hammer JA, Xiang X.Aspergillus Myosin-v supports polarized growth in the absence of microtubule-based transport.PLoS ONE. 2011;6(12):e28575.
  • Su X, Qiu W, Gupta ML, Pereira-Leal JB, Reck-Peterson SL, Pellman D.Mechanisms underlying the dual-mode regulation of microtubule dynamics by Kip3/kinesin-8.Mol Cell. 2011 Sep 2;43(5):751-63.
  • Kardon JR, Reck-Peterson SL, Vale RD.Regulation of the processivity and intracellular localization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae dynein by dynactin.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 7;106(14):5669-74.
  • Cho C, Reck-Peterson SL, Vale RD.Regulatory ATPase sites of cytoplasmic dynein affect processivity and force generation.J Biol Chem. 2008 Sep 19;283(38):25839-45.
  • Gennerich A, Carter AP, Reck-Peterson SL, Vale RD.Force-induced bidirectional stepping of cytoplasmic dynein.Cell. 2007 Nov 30;131(5):952-65.
  • Reck-Peterson SL, Yildiz A, Carter AP, Gennerich A, Zhang N, Vale RD.Single-molecule analysis of dynein processivity and stepping behavior.Cell. 2006 Jul 28;126(2):335-48.