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Michael J. Eck, MD, PhD


  • Tu D, Zhu Z, Zhou AY, Yun CH, Lee KE, Toms AV, Li Y, Dunn GP, Chan E, Thai T, Yang S, Ficarro SB, Marto JA, Jeon H, Hahn WC, Barbie DA, Eck MJ.Structure and Ubiquitination-Dependent Activation of TANK-Binding Kinase 1.Cell Rep. 2013 Mar 28;3(3):747-58.
  • Tu D, Graziano BR, Park E, Zheng W, Li Y, Goode BL, Eck MJ.Structure of the formin-interaction domain of the actin nucleation-promoting factor Bud6.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 16.
  • Greulich H, Kaplan B, Mertins P, Chen TH, Tanaka KE, Yun CH, Zhang X, Lee SH, Cho J, Ambrogio L, Liao R, Imielinski M, Banerji S, Berger AH, Lawrence MS, Zhang J, Pho NH, Walker SR, Winckler W, Getz G, Frank D, Hahn WC, Eck MJ, Mani DR, Jaffe JD, Carr SA, Wong KK, Meyerson M.Functional analysis of receptor tyrosine kinase mutations in lung cancer identifies oncogenic extracellular domain mutations of ERBB2.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 4;109(36):14476-81.
  • Yin Q, Tian Y, Kabaleeswaran V, Jiang X, Tu D, Eck MJ, Chen ZJ, Wu H.Cyclic di-GMP sensing via the innate immune signaling protein STING.Mol Cell. 2012 Jun 29;46(6):735-45.
  • Tu D, Li Y, Song HK, Toms AV, Gould CJ, Ficarro SB, Marto JA, Goode BL, Eck MJ.Crystal Structure of a Coiled-Coil Domain from Human ROCK I.PLoS ONE. 2011;6(3):e18080.
  • Sasaki T, Okuda K, Zheng W, Butrynski J, Capelletti M, Wang L, Gray NS, Wilner K, Christensen JG, Demetri G, Shapiro GI, Rodig SJ, Eck MJ, Jänne PA.The neuroblastoma-associated F1174L ALK mutation causes resistance to an ALK kinase inhibitor in ALK-translocated cancers.Cancer Res. 2010 Dec 15;70(24):10038-43.
  • Frame MC, Patel H, Serrels B, Lietha D, Eck MJ.The FERM domain: organizing the structure and function of FAK.Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2010 Nov;11(11):802-14.
  • Nezami A, Poy F, Toms A, Zheng W, Eck MJ.Crystal structure of a complex between amino and carboxy terminal fragments of mDia1: insights into autoinhibition of diaphanous-related formins.PLoS ONE. 2010;5(9).
  • Choi WS, Jeong BC, Joo YJ, Lee MR, Kim J, Eck MJ, Song HK.Structural basis for the recognition of N-end rule substrates by the UBR box of ubiquitin ligases.Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010 Oct;17(10):1175-81.
  • Smurnyy Y, Toms AV, Hickson GR, Eck MJ, Eggert US.Binucleine 2, an Isoform-Specific Inhibitor of Drosophila Aurora B Kinase, Provides Insights into the Mechanism of Cytokinesis.ACS Chem Biol. 2010 Aug 30.
  • Eck MJ, Yun CH.Structural and mechanistic underpinnings of the differential drug sensitivity of EGFR mutations in non-small cell lung cancer.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Mar;1804(3):559-66. Review.
  • Zhou W, Ercan D, Chen L, Yun CH, Li D, Capelletti M, Cortot AB, Chirieac L, Iacob RE, Padera R, Engen JR, Wong KK, Eck MJ, Gray NS, Jänne PA.Novel mutant-selective EGFR kinase inhibitors against EGFR T790M.Nature. 2009 Dec 24;462(7276):1070-4.
  • Eck MJ,Manley PW.The interplay of structural information and functional studies in kinase drug design: insights from BCR-Abl.Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2009 Apr;21(2):288-95. Review.
  • Swanson KD,Tang Y,Ceccarelli DF,Poy F,Sliwa JP,Neel BG,Eck MJ.The Skap-hom dimerization and PH domains comprise a 3'-phosphoinositide-gated molecular switch.Mol Cell. 2008 Nov 21;32(4):564-75.
  • Lietha D,Eck MJ.Crystal structures of the FAK kinase in complex with TAE226 and related bis-anilino pyrimidine inhibitors reveal a helical DFG conformation.PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3800.
  • Yun CH, Mengwasser KE, Toms AV, Woo MS, Greulich H, Wong KK, Meyerson M, Eck MJ.The T790M mutation in EGFR kinase causes drug resistance by increasing the affinity for ATP.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 12;105(6):2070-5.
  • Cai X, Lietha D, Ceccarelli DF, Karginov AV, Rajfur Z, Jacobson K, Hahn KM, Eck MJ, Schaller MD.Spatial and temporal regulation of focal adhesion kinase activity in living cells.Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Jan;28(1):201-14.
  • Li D, Shimamura T, Ji H, Chen L, Haringsma HJ, McNamara K, Liang MC, Perera SA, Zaghlul S, Borgman CL, Kubo S, Takahashi M, Sun Y, Chirieac LR, Padera RF, Lindeman NI, Jnne PA, Thomas RK, Meyerson ML, Eck MJ, Engelman JA, Shapiro GI, Wong KK.Bronchial and peripheral murine lung carcinomas induced by T790M-L858R mutant EGFR respond to HKI-272 and rapamycin combination therapy.Cancer Cell. 2007 Jul;12(1):81-93.
  • Lietha D, Cai X, Ceccarelli DF, Li Y, Schaller MD, Eck MJ.Structural basis for the autoinhibition of focal adhesion kinase.Cell. 2007 Jun 15;129(6):1177-87.
  • Lu J, Meng W, Poy F, Maiti S, Goode BL, Eck MJ.Structure of the FH2 domain of Daam1: implications for formin regulation of actin assembly.J Mol Biol. 2007 Jun 22;369(5):1258-69.
  • Goode BL, Eck MJ.Mechanism and function of formins in the control of actin assembly.Annu Rev Biochem. 2007;76:593-627. Review.
  • Yun CH, Boggon TJ, Li Y, Woo MS, Greulich H, Meyerson M, Eck MJ.Structures of lung cancer-derived EGFR mutants and inhibitor complexes: mechanism of activation and insights into differential inhibitor sensitivity.Cancer Cell. 2007 Mar;11(3):217-27.
  • Ji H, Zhao X, Yuza Y, Shimamura T, Li D, Protopopov A, Jung BL, McNamara K, Xia H, Glatt KA, Thomas RK, Sasaki H, Horner JW, Eck M, Mitchell A, Sun Y, Al-Hashem R, Bronson RT, Rabindran SK, Discafani CM, Maher E, Shapiro GI, Meyerson M, Wong KK.Epidermal growth factor receptor variant III mutations in lung tumorigenesis and sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 May 16;103(20):7817-22.
  • Nezami AG, Poy F, Eck MJ.Structure of the autoinhibitory switch in formin mDia1.Structure. 2006 Feb;14(2):257-63.
  • Adam P, Zettl A, Zollner U, Dietl J, Mller-Hermelink HK, Eck M.Metastasizing vulvar carcinosarcoma with squamous carcinomatous and leiomyosarcomatous differentiation: genetic evidence of clonal origin.Hum Pathol. 2005 Oct;36(10):1143-7.
  • Ceccarelli DF, Song HK, Poy F, Schaller MD, Eck MJ.Crystal structure of the FERM domain of focal adhesion kinase.J Biol Chem. 2006 Jan 6;281(1):252-9.
  • Honig A, Rieger L, Thanner F, Eck M, Sutterlin M, Dietl J.Placenta percreta with subsequent uterine rupture at 15 weeks of gestation after two previous cesarean sections.J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2005 Oct;31(5):439-43.
  • Schmausser B, Andrulis M, Endrich S, Mller-Hermelink HK, Eck M.Toll-like receptors TLR4, TLR5 and TLR9 on gastric carcinoma cells: an implication for interaction with Helicobacter pylori.Int J Med Microbiol. 2005 Jun;295(3):179-85.
  • Levine RL, Wadleigh M, Cools J, Ebert BL, Wernig G, Huntly BJ, Boggon TJ, Wlodarska I, Clark JJ, Moore S, Adelsperger J, Koo S, Lee JC, Gabriel S, Mercher T, D'Andrea A, Frohling S, Dohner K, Marynen P, Vandenberghe P, Mesa RA, Tefferi A, Griffin JD, Eck MJ, Sellers WR, Meyerson M, Golub TR, Lee SJ, Gilliland DG.Activating mutation in the tyrosine kinase JAK2 in polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, and myeloid metaplasia with myelofibrosis.Cancer Cell. 2005 Apr;7(4):387-97.
  • Boggon TJ, Li Y, Manley PW, Eck MJ.Crystal structure of the Jak3 kinase domain in complex with a staurosporine analog.Blood. 2005 Aug 1;106(3):996-1002.
  • Kobayashi S, Boggon TJ, Dayaram T, Jnne PA, Kocher O, Meyerson M, Johnson BE, Eck MJ, Tenen DG, Halmos B.EGFR mutation and resistance of non-small-cell lung cancer to gefitinib.N Engl J Med. 2005 Feb 24;352(8):786-92.
  • Schmausser B, Endrich S, Brndlein S, Schr J, Beier D, Mller-Hermelink HK, Eck M.The chemokine receptor CCR7 is expressed on epithelium of non-inflamed gastric mucosa, Helicobacter pylori gastritis, gastric carcinoma and its precursor lesions and up-regulated by H. pylori.Clin Exp Immunol. 2005 Feb;139(2):323-7.
  • Boggon TJ, Eck MJ.Structure and regulation of Src family kinases.Oncogene. 2004 Oct 18;23(48):7918-27.
  • Jiang J, Paez JG, Lee JC, Bo R, Stone RM, DeAngelo DJ, Galinsky I, Wolpin BM, Jonasova A, Herman P, Fox EA, Boggon TJ, Eck MJ, Weisberg E, Griffin JD, Gilliland DG, Meyerson M, Sellers WR.Identification and Characterization of a Novel Activating Mutation of the FLT3 Tyrosine Kinase in AML.Blood. 2004 Sep 15;104(6):1855-8.
  • Kung AL, Zabludoff SD, France DS, Freedman SJ, Tanner EA, Vieira A, Cornell-Kennon S, Lee J, Wang B, Wang J, Memmert K, Naegeli HU, Petersen F, Eck MJ, Bair KW, Wood AW, Livingston DM.Small molecule blockade of transcriptional coactivation of the hypoxia-inducible factor pathway.Cancer Cell. 2004 Jul;6(1):33-43.
  • Paez JG, Jnne PA, Lee JC, Tracy S, Greulich H, Gabriel S, Herman P, Kaye FJ, Lindeman N, Boggon TJ, Naoki K, Sasaki H, Fujii Y, Eck MJ, Sellers WR, Johnson BE, Meyerson M.EGFR Mutations in Lung Cancer: Correlation with Clinical Response to Gefitinib Therapy.Science. 2004 Jun 4;304(5676):1497-500.
  • Xu Y, Moseley JB, Sagot I, Poy F, Pellman D, Goode BL, Eck MJ.Crystal structures of a Formin Homology-2 domain reveal a tethered dimer architecture.Cell. 2004 Mar 5;116(5):711-23.
  • Kim PW, Sun ZY, Blacklow SC, Wagner G, Eck MJ.A zinc clasp structure tethers Lck to T cell coreceptors CD4 and CD8.Science. 2003 Sep 19;301(5640):1725-8.
  • Freedman SJ, Sun ZY, Kung AL, France DS, Wagner G, Eck MJ.Structural basis for negative regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha by CITED2.Nat Struct Biol. 2003 Jul;10(7):504-12.
  • Chan B, Lanyi A, Song HK, Griesbach J, Simarro-Grande M, Poy F, Howie D, Sumegi J, Terhorst C, Eck MJ.SAP couples Fyn to SLAM immune receptors.Nat Cell Biol. 2003 Feb;5(2):155-60.
  • Freedman SJ, Sun ZY, Poy F, Kung AL, Livingston DM, Wagner G, Eck MJ.Structural basis for recruitment of CBP/p300 by hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Apr 16;99(8):5367-72.
  • Poy F, Lepourcelet M, Shivdasani RA, Eck MJ.Structure of a human Tcf4-beta-catenin complex.Nat Struct Biol. 2001 Dec;8(12):1053-7.
  • Jeon H, Meng W, Takagi J, Eck MJ, Springer TA, Blacklow SC.Implications for familial hypercholesterolemia from the structure of the LDL receptor YWTD-EGF domain pair.Nat Struct Biol. 2001 Jun;8(6):499-504.
  • Lei M, Lu W, Meng W, Parrini MC, Eck MJ, Mayer BJ, Harrison SC.Structure of PAK1 in an autoinhibited conformation reveals a multistage activation switch.Cell. 2000 Aug 4;102(3):387-97.
  • Poy F, Yaffe MB, Sayos J, Saxena K, Morra M, Sumegi J, Cantley LC, Terhorst C, Eck MJ.Crystal structures of the XLP protein SAP reveal a class of SH2 domains with extended, phosphotyrosine-independent sequence recognition.Mol Cell. 1999 Oct;4(4):555-61.
  • Dhe-Paganon S, Ottinger EA, Nolte RT, Eck MJ, Shoelson SE.Crystal structure of the pleckstrin homology-phosphotyrosine binding (PH-PTB) targeting region of insulin receptor substrate 1.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Jul 20;96(15):8378-83.
  • Meng W, Sawasdikosol S, Burakoff SJ, Eck MJ.Structure of the amino-terminal domain of Cbl complexed to its binding site on ZAP-70 kinase.Nature. 1999 Mar 4;398(6722):84-90.
  • Huse M, Eck MJ, Harrison SC.A Zn2+ ion links the cytoplasmic tail of CD4 and the N-terminal region of Lck.J Biol Chem. 1998 Jul 24;273(30):18729-33.
  • Hof P, Pluskey S, Dhe-Paganon S, Eck MJ, Shoelson SE.Crystal structure of the tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2.Cell. 1998 Feb 20;92(4):441-50.
  • Sondhi D, Xu W, Songyang Z, Eck MJ, Cole PA.Peptide and protein phosphorylation by protein tyrosine kinase Csk: insights into specificity and mechanism.Biochemistry. 1998 Jan 6;37(1):165-72.
  • Xu W, Harrison SC, Eck MJ.Three-dimensional structure of the tyrosine kinase c-Src.Nature. 1997 Feb 13;385(6617):595-602.
  • Eck MJ, Dhe-Paganon S, Trb T, Nolte RT, Shoelson SE.Structure of the IRS-1 PTB domain bound to the juxtamembrane region of the insulin receptor.Cell. 1996 May 31;85(5):695-705.
  • Nolte RT, Eck MJ, Schlessinger J, Shoelson SE, Harrison SC.Crystal structure of the PI 3-kinase p85 amino-terminal SH2 domain and its phosphopeptide complexes.Nat Struct Biol. 1996 Apr;3(4):364-74.
  • Eck MJ, Pluskey S, Trb T, Harrison SC, Shoelson SE.Spatial constraints on the recognition of phosphoproteins by the tandem SH2 domains of the phosphatase SH-PTP2.Nature. 1996 Jan 18;379(6562):277-80.
  • Mayer BJ, Eck MJ.SH3 domains. Minding your p's and q's.Curr Biol. 1995 Apr 1;5(4):364-7.
  • Songyang Z, Carraway KL, Eck MJ, Harrison SC, Feldman RA, Mohammadi M, Schlessinger J, Hubbard SR, Smith DP, Eng C.Catalytic specificity of protein-tyrosine kinases is critical for selective signalling.Nature. 1995 Feb 9;373(6514):536-9.
  • Rodseth LE, Brandhuber B, Devine TQ, Eck MJ, Hale K, Naismith JH, Sprang SR.Two crystal forms of the extracellular domain of type I tumor necrosis factor receptor.J Mol Biol. 1994 Jun 3;239(2):332-5.
  • Eck MJ, Atwell SK, Shoelson SE, Harrison SC.Structure of the regulatory domains of the Src-family tyrosine kinase Lck.Nature. 1994 Apr 21;368(6473):764-9.
  • Eck MJ, Shoelson SE, Harrison SC.Recognition of a high-affinity phosphotyrosyl peptide by the Src homology-2 domain of p56lck.Nature. 1993 Mar 4;362(6415):87-91.
  • Eck MJ, Ultsch M, Rinderknecht E, de Vos AM, Sprang SR.The structure of human lymphotoxin (tumor necrosis factor-beta) at 1.9-A resolution.J Biol Chem. 1992 Feb 5;267(4):2119-22.