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Stephen C. Blacklow, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 432-5176

Stephen C. Blacklow, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School


  • Gustavus Adolphus Pfeiffer Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
  • Professor, Pathology, Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Professor, Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Chair, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School



  • Associate Director, Development, Executive Committee
  • Member, Center Scientific Council

Research Abstract


My primary scientific interest is to uncover the molecular logic of biological signaling pathways in normal and pathophysiologic states, and to harness these findings for the development of molecularly targeted therapies. Within this broad area, our current studies emphasize structure-function correlates in normal and oncogenic signaling, with a major focus on transmembrane signaling and Notch signal transduction. My laboratory defined the structural basis for assembly of Notch transcriptional activation complexes, determined the molecular mechanism of autoinhibition of Notch receptors, and demonstrated that mechanical force delivered by the signal sending cell is required to activate physiologic Notch signals. Ongoing work in our group is centered on regulatory mechanisms that remain unresolved both in Notch signaling and in other systems.

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  • Susa KJ, Kruse AC, Blacklow SC. Tetraspanins: structure, dynamics, and principles of partner-protein recognition. Trends Cell Biol 2023. PubMed
  • Lipper CH, Egan ED, Gabriel KH, Blacklow SC. Structural basis for membrane-proximal proteolysis of substrates by ADAM10. Cell 2023; 186:3632-3641.e10. PubMed
  • Martin AP, Bradshaw GA, Eisert RJ, Egan ED, Tveriakhina L, Rogers JM, Dates AN, Scanavachi G, Aster JC, Kirchhausen T, Kalocsay M, Blacklow SC. A spatiotemporal Notch interaction map from plasma membrane to nucleus. Sci Signal 2023; 16:eadg6474. PubMed
  • Jones DTD, Dates AN, Rawson SD, Burruss MM, Lipper CH, Blacklow SC. Tethered agonist activated ADGRF1 structure and signalling analysis reveal basis for G protein coupling. Nat Commun 2023; 14:2490. PubMed
  • Khamaisi B, Luca VC, Blacklow SC, Sprinzak D. Functional Comparison between Endogenous and Synthetic Notch Systems. ACS Synth Biol 2022; 11:3343-3353. PubMed
  • Gonzalez-Perez D, Das S, Antfolk D, Ahsan HS, Medina E, Dundes CE, Jokhai RT, Egan ED, Blacklow SC, Loh KM, Rodriguez PC, Luca VC. Affinity-matured DLL4 ligands as broad-spectrum modulators of Notch signaling. Nat Chem Biol 2022. PubMed
  • Pfeiffer A, Franciosa G, Locard-Paulet M, Piga I, Reckzeh K, Vemulapalli V, Blacklow SC, Theilgaard-Mönch K, Jensen LJ, Olsen JV. Phosphorylation of SHP2 at Tyr62 enables acquired resistance to SHP2 allosteric inhibitors in FLT3-ITD-driven AML. Cancer Res 2022. PubMed
  • Vemulapalli V, Blacklow SC, Gygi SP, Erickson A. Enrichment of Tyrosine Phosphorylated Peptides for Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Analysis of RTK Signaling Dynamics. Bio Protoc 2022; 12:e4311. PubMed
  • Lipper CH, Gabriel KH, Seegar TCM, Dürr KL, Tomlinson MG, Blacklow SC. Crystal structure of the Tspan15 LEL domain reveals a conserved ADAM10 binding site. Structure 2021. PubMed
  • Sprinzak D, Blacklow SC. Biophysics of Notch Signaling. 2021. PubMed
  • Watson JL, Aich S, Oller-Salvia B, Drabek AA, Blacklow SC, Chin J, Derivery E. High-efficacy subcellular micropatterning of proteins using fibrinogen anchors. J Cell Biol 2021. PubMed
  • Susa KJ, Rawson S, Kruse AC, Blacklow SC. Cryo-EM structure of the B cell co-receptor CD19 bound to the tetraspanin CD81. Science 2021; 371:300-305. PubMed
  • Vemulapalli V, Chylek LA, Erickson A, Pfeiffer A, Gabriel KH, LaRochelle J, Subramanian K, Cao R, Stegmaier K, Mohseni M, LaMarche MJ, Acker MG, Sorger PK, Gygi SP, Blacklow SC. Time-resolved phosphoproteomics reveals scaffolding and catalysis-responsive patterns of SHP2-dependent signaling. Elife 2021. PubMed
  • Ben-Sasson AJ, Watson JL, Sheffler W, Johnson MC, Bittleston A, Somasundaram L, Decarreau J, Jiao F, Chen J, Mela I, Drabek AA, Jarrett SM, Blacklow SC, Kaminski CF, Hura GL, De Yoreo JJ, Kollman JM, Ruohola-Baker H, Derivery E, Baker D. Design of biologically active binary protein 2D materials. Nature 2021; 589:468-473. PubMed
  • Vemulapalli V, Donovan KA, Seegar TCM, Rogers JM, Bae M, Lumpkin RJ, Cao R, Henke MT, Ray SS, Fischer ES, Cuny GD, Blacklow SC. Targeted Degradation of the Oncogenic Phosphatase SHP2. Biochemistry 2021; 60:2593-2609. PubMed
  • Feng R, Wang Y, Ramachandran V, Ma Q, May MM, Li M, Zhou JX, Xu X, Xu K, Fang S, Xia W, Sui D, Liu H, Gao X, Prieto V, Blacklow SC, Lu M, Lee JE. Characterization of novel neutralizing mouse monoclonal antibody JM1-24-3 developed against MUC18 in metastatic melanoma. J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res. 2020; 39:273. PubMed
  • Pan L, Lemieux ME, Thomas T, Rogers JM, Lipper CH, Lee W, Johnson C, Sholl LM, South AP, Marto JA, Adelmant GO, Blacklow SC, Aster JC. , a DNA damage response gene, is required for Notch-mediated induction of squamous cell differentiation. Elife 2020. PubMed
  • Lehal R, Zaric J, Vigolo M, Urech C, Frismantas V, Zangger N, Cao L, Berger A, Chicote I, Loubéry S, Choi SH, Koch U, Blacklow SC, Palmer HG, Bornhauser B, González-Gaitán M, Arsenijevic Y, Zoete V, Aster JC, Bourquin JP, Radtke F. Pharmacological disruption of the Notch transcription factor complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2020. PubMed
  • Rome KS, Stein SJ, Kurachi M, Petrovic J, Schwartz GW, Mack EA, Uljon S, Wu WW, DeHart AG, McClory SE, Xu L, Gimotty PA, Blacklow SC, Faryabi RB, Wherry EJ, Jordan MS, Pear WS. Trib1 regulates T cell differentiation during chronic infection by restraining the effector program. J Exp Med 2020. PubMed
  • Susa KJ, Seegar TC, Blacklow SC, Kruse AC. A dynamic interaction between CD19 and the tetraspanin CD81 controls B cell co-receptor trafficking. Elife 2020. PubMed
  • Rogers JM, Guo B, Egan ED, Aster JC, Adelman K, Blacklow SC. MAML1-dependent Notch responsive genes exhibit differing co-factor requirements for transcriptional activation. Mol Cell Biol 2020. PubMed
  • Jarrett SM, Seegar TCM, Andrews M, Adelmant G, Marto JA, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Extension of the Notch intracellular domain ankyrin repeat stack by NRARP promotes feedback inhibition of Notch signaling. Sci Signal 2019. PubMed
  • Seegar TC, Blacklow SC. Domain integration of ADAM family proteins: Emerging themes from structural studies. Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2019. PubMed
  • Drabek A, Loparo JJ, Blacklow SC. A flow extension tethered particle motion assay for single-molecule proteolysis. Biochemistry 2019. PubMed
  • Petrovic J, Zhou Y, Fasolino M, Goldman N, Schwartz GW, Mumbach MR, Nguyen SC, Rome KS, Sela Y, Zapataro Z, Blacklow SC, Kruhlak MJ, Shi J, Aster JC, Joyce EF, Little SC, Vahedi G, Pear WS, Faryabi RB. Oncogenic Notch Promotes Long-Range Regulatory Interactions within Hyperconnected 3D Cliques. Mol Cell 2019; 73:1174-1190.e12. PubMed
  • Rogers JM, Waters CT, Seegar TCM, Jarrett SM, Hallworth AN, Blacklow SC, Bulyk ML. Bispecific Forkhead Transcription Factor FoxN3 Recognizes Two Distinct Motifs with Different DNA Shapes. Mol Cell 2019. PubMed
  • Tveriakhina L, Schuster-Gossler K, Jarrett SM, Andrawes MB, Rohrbach M, Blacklow SC, Gossler A. The ectodomains determine ligand function and selectivity of DLL1 and DLL4 toward NOTCH1 and NOTCH2 . Elife 2018. PubMed
  • Wang J, Erazo T, Ferguson FM, Buckley DL, Gomez N, Muñoz-Guardiola P, Diéguez-Martínez N, Deng X, Hao M, Massefski W, Fedorov O, Offei-Addo NK, Park PM, Dai L, DiBona A, Becht K, Kim ND, McKeown MR, Roberts JM, Zhang J, Sim T, Alessi DR, Bradner JE, Lizcano JM, Blacklow SC, Qi J, Xu X, Gray NS. Structural and Atropisomeric Factors Governing the Selectivity of Pyrimido-benzodiazipinones as Inhibitors of Kinases and Bromodomains. ACS Chem Biol 2018; 13:2438-2448. PubMed
  • Fodor M, Price E, Wang P, Lu H, Argintaru A, Chen Z, Glick M, Hao HX, Kato M, Koenig R, LaRochelle JR, Liu G, McNeill E, Majumdar D, Nishiguchi GA, Perez LB, Paris G, Quinn CM, Ramsey T, Sendzik M, Shultz MD, Williams SL, Stams T, Blacklow SC, Acker MG, LaMarche MJ. Dual Allosteric Inhibition of SHP2 Phosphatase. ACS Chem Biol 2018. PubMed
  • LaRochelle JR, Fodor M, Vemulapalli V, Mohseni M, Wang P, Stams T, LaMarche MJ, Chopra R, Acker MG, Blacklow SC. Structural reorganization of SHP2 by oncogenic mutations and implications for oncoprotein resistance to allosteric inhibition. Nat Commun 2018; 9:4508. PubMed
  • Lovendahl KN, Blacklow SC, Gordon WR. The Molecular Mechanism of Notch Activation. Adv Exp Med Biol 2018; 1066:47-58. PubMed
  • Seegar TCM, Killingsworth LB, Saha N, Meyer PA, Patra D, Zimmerman B, Janes PW, Rubinstein E, Nikolov DB, Skiniotis G, Kruse AC, Blacklow SC. Structural Basis for Regulated Proteolysis by the α-Secretase ADAM10. Cell 2017; 171:1638-1648.e7. PubMed
  • Ryan RJH, Petrovic J, Rausch DM, Zhou Y, Lareau CA, Kluk MJ, Christie AL, Lee WY, Tarjan DR, Guo B, Donohue LKH, Gillespie SM, Nardi V, Hochberg EP, Blacklow SC, Weinstock DM, Faryabi RB, Bernstein BE, Aster JC, Pear WS. A B Cell Regulome Links Notch to Downstream Oncogenic Pathways in Small B Cell Lymphomas. Cell Rep 2017; 21:784-797. PubMed
  • Sajed DP, Faquin WC, Carey C, Severson EA, H Afrogheh A, A Johnson C, Blacklow SC, Chau NG, Lin DT, Krane JF, Jo VY, Garcia JJ, Sholl LM, Aster JC. Diffuse Staining for Activated NOTCH1 Correlates With NOTCH1 Mutation Status and is Associated With Worse Outcome in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol 2017. PubMed
  • McMillan BJ, Tibbe C, Drabek AA, Seegar TCM, Blacklow SC, Klein T. Structural Basis for Regulation of ESCRT-III Complexes by Lgd. Cell Rep 2017; 19:1750-1757. PubMed
  • Blacklow SC. Signal Transduction: Notch catches a Jagged edge. Nat Chem Biol 2017; 13:570-571. PubMed
  • Severson E, Arnett KL, Wang H, Zang C, Taing L, Liu H, Pear WS, Shirley Liu X, Blacklow SC, Aster JC. Genome-wide identification and characterization of Notch transcription complex-binding sequence-paired sites in leukemia cells. Sci Signal 2017. PubMed
  • McMillan BJ, Zimmerman B, Egan ED, Lofgren M, Xu X, Hesser A, Blacklow SC. Structure of human POFUT1, its requirement in ligand-independent oncogenic Notch signaling, and functional effects of Dowling-Degos mutations. Glycobiology 2017. PubMed
  • LaRochelle JR, Fodor M, Ellegast JM, Liu X, Vemulapalli V, Mohseni M, Stams T, Buhrlage SJ, Stegmaier K, LaMarche MJ, Acker MG, Blacklow SC. Identification of an allosteric benzothiazolopyrimidone inhibitor of the oncogenic protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2. Bioorg Med Chem 2017; 25:6479-6485. PubMed
  • Pajcini KV, Xu L, Shao L, Petrovic J, Palasiewicz K, Ohtani Y, Bailis W, Lee C, Wertheim GB, Mani R, Muthusamy N, Li Y, Meijerink JPP, Blacklow SC, Faryabi RB, Cherry S, Pear WS. MAFB enhances oncogenic Notch signaling in T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Sci Signal 2017. PubMed
  • Choi SH, Severson E, Pear WS, Liu XS, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. The common oncogenomic program of NOTCH1 and NOTCH3 signaling in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. PLoS ONE 2017; 12:e0185762. PubMed
  • Aster JC, Pear WS, Blacklow SC. The Varied Roles of Notch in Cancer. Annu Rev Pathol 2016. PubMed
  • Zimmerman B, Kelly B, McMillan BJ, Seegar TC, Dror RO, Kruse AC, Blacklow SC. Crystal Structure of a Full-Length Human Tetraspanin Reveals a Cholesterol-Binding Pocket. Cell 2016; 167:1041-1051.e11. PubMed
  • McMillan BJ, Tibbe C, Jeon H, Drabek AA, Klein T, Blacklow SC. Electrostatic Interactions between Elongated Monomers Drive Filamentation of Drosophila Shrub, a Metazoan ESCRT-III Protein. Cell Rep 2016; 16:1211-7. PubMed
  • Guo B, McMillan BJ, Blacklow SC. Structure and function of the Mind bomb E3 ligase in the context of Notch signal transduction. Curr Opin Struct Biol 2016; 41:38-45. PubMed
  • LaRochelle JR, Fodor M, Xu X, Durzynska I, Fan L, Stams T, Chan HM, LaMarche MJ, Chopra R, Wang P, Fortin PD, Acker MG, Blacklow SC. Structural and Functional Consequences of Three Cancer-Associated Mutations of the Oncogenic Phosphatase SHP2. Biochemistry 2016; 55:2269-77. PubMed
  • Uljon S, Xu X, Durzynska I, Stein S, Adelmant G, Marto JA, Pear WS, Blacklow SC. Structural Basis for Substrate Selectivity of the E3 Ligase COP1. Structure 2016. PubMed
  • Meyer PA, Socias S, Key J, Ransey E, Tjon EC, Buschiazzo A, Lei M, Botka C, Withrow J, Neau D, Rajashankar K, Anderson KS, Baxter RH, Blacklow SC, Boggon TJ, Bonvin AM, Borek D, Brett TJ, Caflisch A, Chang CI, Chazin WJ, Corbett KD, Cosgrove MS, Crosson S, Dhe-Paganon S, Di Cera E, Drennan CL, Eck MJ, Eichman BF, Fan QR, Ferré-D'Amaré AR, Christopher Fromme J, Garcia KC, Gaudet R, Gong P, Harrison SC, Heldwein EE, Jia Z, Keenan RJ, Kruse AC, Kvansakul M, McLellan JS, Modis Y, Nam Y, Otwinowski Z, Pai EF, Pereira PJ, Petosa C, Raman CS, Rapoport TA, Roll-Mecak A, Rosen MK, Rudenko G, Schlessinger J, Schwartz TU, Shamoo Y, Sondermann H, Tao YJ, Tolia NH, Tsodikov OV, Westover KD, Wu H, Foster I, Fraser JS, Maia FR, Gonen T, Kirchhausen T, Diederichs K, Crosas M, Sliz P. Data publication with the structural biology data grid supports live analysis. Nat Commun 2016; 7:10882. PubMed
  • Xu X, Choi SH, Hu T, Tiyanont K, Habets R, Groot AJ, Vooijs M, Aster JC, Chopra R, Fryer C, Blacklow SC. Insights into Autoregulation of Notch3 from Structural and Functional Studies of Its Negative Regulatory Region. Structure 2015; 23:1227-35. PubMed
  • Gordon WR, Zimmerman B, He L, Miles LJ, Huang J, Tiyanont K, McArthur DG, Aster JC, Perrimon N, Loparo JJ, Blacklow SC. Mechanical Allostery: Evidence for a Force Requirement in the Proteolytic Activation of Notch. Dev Cell 2015; 33:729-36. PubMed
  • Habets RA, Groot AJ, Yahyanejad S, Tiyanont K, Blacklow SC, Vooijs M. Human NOTCH2 Is Resistant to Ligand-independent Activation by Metalloprotease Adam17. J Biol Chem 2015; 290:14705-16. PubMed
  • McMillan BJ, Schnute B, Ohlenhard N, Zimmerman B, Miles L, Beglova N, Klein T, Blacklow SC. A tail of two sites: a bipartite mechanism for recognition of notch ligands by mind bomb E3 ligases. Mol Cell 2015; 57:912-24. PubMed
  • Yashiro-Ohtani Y, Wang H, Zang C, Arnett KL, Bailis W, Ho Y, Knoechel B, Lanauze C, Louis L, Forsyth KS, Chen S, Chung Y, Schug J, Blobel GA, Liebhaber SA, Bernstein BE, Blacklow SC, Liu XS, Aster JC, Pear WS. Long-range enhancer activity determines Myc sensitivity to Notch inhibitors in T cell leukemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014; 111:E4946-53. PubMed
  • McKeown MR, Shaw DL, Fu H, Liu S, Xu X, Marineau JJ, Huang Y, Zhang X, Buckley DL, Kadam A, Zhang Z, Blacklow SC, Qi J, Zhang W, Bradner JE. Biased multicomponent reactions to develop novel bromodomain inhibitors. J Med Chem 2014. PubMed
  • Wang H, Zang C, Taing L, Arnett KL, Wong YJ, Pear WS, Blacklow SC, Liu XS, Aster JC. NOTCH1-RBPJ complexes drive target gene expression through dynamic interactions with superenhancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014; 111:705-10. PubMed
  • Blacklow SC. Refining a Jagged edge. Structure 2013; 21:2100-1. PubMed
  • Tiyanont K, Wales TE, Siebel CW, Engen JR, Blacklow SC. Insights into Notch3 activation and inhibition mediated by antibodies directed against its negative regulatory region. J Mol Biol 2013; 425:3192-204. PubMed
  • Andrawes MB, Xu X, Liu H, Ficarro SB, Marto JA, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Intrinsic selectivity of Notch 1 for Delta-like 4 over Delta-like 1. J Biol Chem 2013; 288:25477-89. PubMed
  • Roti G, Carlton A, Ross KN, Markstein M, Pajcini K, Su AH, Perrimon N, Pear WS, Kung AL, Blacklow SC, Aster JC, Stegmaier K. Complementary genomic screens identify SERCA as a therapeutic target in NOTCH1 mutated cancer. Cancer Cell 2013; 23:390-405. PubMed
  • Calderwood MA, Lee S, Holthaus AM, Blacklow SC, Kieff E, Johannsen E. Epstein-Barr virus nuclear protein 3C binds to the N-terminal (NTD) and beta trefoil domains (BTD) of RBP/CSL; only the NTD interaction is essential for lymphoblastoid cell growth. Virology 2011. PubMed
  • Aster JC, Blacklow SC, Pear WS. Notch signalling in T-cell lymphoblastic leukaemia/lymphoma and other haematological malignancies. J Pathol 2011; 223:262-73. PubMed
  • Ashworth TD, Pear WS, Chiang MY, Blacklow SC, Mastio J, Xu L, Kelliher M, Kastner P, Chan S, Aster JC. Deletion-based mechanisms of Notch1 activation in T-ALL: key roles for RAG recombinase and a conserved internal translational start site in Notch1. Blood 2010; 116:5455-64. PubMed
  • Keeshan K, Bailis W, Dedhia PH, Vega ME, Shestova O, Xu L, Toscano K, Uljon SN, Blacklow SC, Pear WS. Transformation by Tribbles homologue 2 (Trib2) requires both the Trib2 kinase domain and COP1 binding. Blood 2010; 116:4948-57. PubMed
  • Liu H, Chi AW, Arnett KL, Chiang MY, Xu L, Shestova O, Wang H, Li YM, Bhandoola A, Aster JC, Blacklow SC, Pear WS. Notch dimerization is required for leukemogenesis and T-cell development. Genes Dev 2010; 24:2395-407. PubMed
  • Arnett KL, Hass M, McArthur DG, Ilagan MX, Aster JC, Kopan R, Blacklow SC. Structural and mechanistic insights into cooperative assembly of dimeric Notch transcription complexes. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2010; 17:1312-7. PubMed
  • Dedhia PH, Keeshan K, Uljon S, Xu L, Vega ME, Shestova O, Zaks-Zilberman M, Romany C, Blacklow SC, Pear WS. Differential ability of Tribbles family members to promote degradation of C/EBP{alpha} and induce acute myelogenous leukemia. Blood 2010; 116:1321-8. PubMed
  • Del Bianco C, Vedenko A, Choi SH, Berger MF, Shokri L, Bulyk ML, Blacklow SC. Notch and MAML-1 complexation do not detectably alter the dna binding specificity of the transcription factor CSL. PLoS ONE 2010; 5:e15034. PubMed
  • Aste-Amézaga M, Zhang N, Lineberger JE, Arnold BA, Toner TJ, Gu M, Huang L, Vitelli S, Vo KT, Haytko P, Zhao JZ, Baleydier F, L'Heureux S, Wang H, Gordon WR, Thoryk E, Andrawes MB, Tiyanont K, Stegmaier K, Roti G, Ross KN, Franlin LL, Wang H, Wang F, Chastain M, Bett AJ, Audoly LP, Aster JC, Blacklow SC, Huber HE. Characterization of Notch1 antibodies that inhibit signaling of both normal and mutated Notch1 receptors. PLoS ONE 2010; 5:e9094. PubMed
  • Kovall RA, Blacklow SC. Mechanistic insights into Notch receptor signaling from structural and biochemical studies. Curr Top Dev Biol 2010; 92:31-71. PubMed
  • Moellering RE, Cornejo M, Davis TN, Del Bianco C, Aster JC, Blacklow SC, Kung AL, Gilliland DG, Verdine GL, Bradner JE. Direct inhibition of the NOTCH transcription factor complex. Nature 2009; 462:182-8. PubMed
  • Yashiro-Ohtani Y, He Y, Ohtani T, Jones ME, Shestova O, Xu L, Fang TC, Chiang MY, Intlekofer AM, Blacklow SC, Zhuang Y, Pear WS. Pre-TCR signaling inactivates Notch1 transcription by antagonizing E2A. Genes Dev 2009; 23:1665-76. PubMed
  • Gordon WR,Roy M,Vardar-Ulu D,Garfinkel M,Mansour MR,Aster JC,Blacklow SC. Structure of the Notch1-negative regulatory region: implications for normal activation and pathogenic signaling in T-ALL. Blood 2009; 113:4381-90. PubMed
  • Gordon WR, Vardar-Ulu D, L'Heureux S, Ashworth T, Malecki MJ, Sanchez-Irizarry C, McArthur DG, Histen G, Mitchell JL, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Effects of S1 cleavage on the structure, surface export, and signaling activity of human Notch1 and Notch2. PLoS ONE 2009; 4:e6613. PubMed
  • Gordon WR,Arnett KL,Blacklow SC. The molecular logic of Notch signaling--a structural and biochemical perspective. J Cell Sci 2008; 121:3109-19. PubMed
  • Li K, Li Y, Wu W, Gordon WR, Chang DW, Lu M, Scoggin S, Fu T, Vien L, Histen G, Zheng J, Martin-Hollister R, Duensing T, Singh S, Blacklow SC, Yao Z, Aster JC, Zhou BB. Modulation of Notch signaling by antibodies specific for the extracellular negative regulatory region of NOTCH3. J Biol Chem 2008; 283:8046-54. PubMed
  • Estrada K, Fisher C, Blacklow SC. Unfolding of the RAP-D3 helical bundle facilitates dissociation of RAP-receptor complexes. Biochemistry 2008; 47:1532-9. PubMed
  • Del Bianco C, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Mutational and energetic studies of Notch 1 transcription complexes. J Mol Biol 2008; 376:131-40. PubMed
  • Aster JC, Pear WS, Blacklow SC. Notch signaling in leukemia. Annu Rev Pathol 2008; 3:587-613. PubMed
  • Blacklow SC. Versatility in ligand recognition by LDL receptor family proteins: advances and frontiers. Curr Opin Struct Biol 2007; 17:419-26. PubMed
  • Fang TC, Yashiro-Ohtani Y, Del Bianco C, Knoblock DM, Blacklow SC, Pear WS. Notch directly regulates Gata3 expression during T helper 2 cell differentiation. Immunity 2007; 27:100-10. PubMed
  • Koduri V, Blacklow SC. Requirement for natively unstructured regions of mesoderm development candidate 2 in promoting low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 6 maturation. Biochemistry 2007; 46:6570-7. PubMed
  • Gordon WR, Vardar-Ulu D, Histen G, Sanchez-Irizarry C, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Corrigendum: Structural basis for autoinhibition of Notch. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2007; 14:455. PubMed
  • Gordon WR, Vardar-Ulu D, Histen G, Sanchez-Irizarry C, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Structural basis for autoinhibition of Notch. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2007; 14:295-300. PubMed
  • Nam Y, Sliz P, Pear WS, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Cooperative assembly of higher-order Notch complexes functions as a switch to induce transcription. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007; 104:2103-8. PubMed
  • Weng AP, Millholland JM, Yashiro-Ohtani Y, Arcangeli ML, Lau A, Wai C, Del Bianco C, Rodriguez CG, Sai H, Tobias J, Li Y, Wolfe MS, Shachaf C, Felsher D, Blacklow SC, Pear WS, Aster. c-Myc is an important direct target of Notch1 in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma. Genes Dev 2006; 20:2096-109. PubMed
  • Chiang MY, Xu ML, Histen G, Shestova O, Roy M, Nam Y, Blacklow SC, Sacks DB, Pear WS, Aster JC. Identification of a Conserved Negative Regulatory Sequence That Influences the Leukemogenic Activity of NOTCH1. Mol Cell Biol 2006; 26:6261-71. PubMed
  • Malecki MJ, Sanchez-Irizarry C, Mitchell JL, Histen G, Xu ML, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Leukemia-associated mutations within the NOTCH1 heterodimerization domain fall into at least two distinct mechanistic classes. Mol Cell Biol 2006; 26:4642-51. PubMed
  • Lee D, Walsh JD, Mikhailenko I, Yu P, Migliorini M, Wu Y, Krueger S, Curtis JE, Harris B, Lockett S, Blacklow SC, Strickland DK, Wang YX. RAP uses a histidine switch to regulate its interaction with LRP in the ER and Golgi. Mol Cell 2006; 22:423-30. PubMed
  • Fisher C, Beglova N, Blacklow SC. Structure of an LDLR-RAP complex reveals a general mode for ligand recognition by lipoprotein receptors. Mol Cell 2006; 22:277-83. PubMed
  • Nam Y, Sliz P, Song L, Aster JC, Blacklow SC. Structural basis for cooperativity in recruitment of MAML coactivators to Notch transcription complexes. Cell 2006; 124:973-83. PubMed
  • Moellering RE, Cornejo M, Davis TN, Del Bianco C, Aster JC, Blacklow SC, Kung AL, Gilliland DG, Verdine GL, Bradner J. Direct inhibition of the Notch transcription factor complex Nature .