Dr Saroja Weeratunga

Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
s.weeratunga@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 62338

Overview

Research Interests

  • Membrane trafficking
    My research is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms in membrane trafficking by analysing protein-protein interactions using crystallography and other biological and physical techniques.

Qualifications

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

Publications

  • Paul, Blessy, Weeratunga, Saroja, Tillu, Vikas A., Hariri, Hanaa, Henne, W. Mike and Collins, Brett M. (2022). Structural predictions of the SNX-RGS proteins suggest they belong to a new class of lipid transfer proteins. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 10 826688, 826688. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2022.826688

  • Peleg, Yoav, Vincentelli, Renaud, Collins, Brett M., Chen, Kai-En, Livingstone, Emma K., Weeratunga, Saroja, Leneva, Natalya, Guo, Qian, Remans, Kim, Perez, Kathryn, Bjerga, Gro E K, Larsen, Øivind, Vaněk, Ondřej, Skořepa, Ondřej, Jacquemin, Sophie, Poterszman, Arnaud, Kjær, Svend, Christodoulou, Evangelos, Albeck, Shira, Dym, Orly, Ainbinder, Elena, Unger, Tamar, Schuetz, Anja, Matthes, Susann, Bader, Michael, de Marco, Ario, Storici, Paola, Semrau, Marta S., Stolt-Bergner, Peggy ... Fleishman, Sarel J. (2021). Community-wide experimental evaluation of the PROSS stability-design method. Journal of Molecular Biology, 433 (13) 166964, 166964. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2021.166964

  • Li, Lei, Liu, Haowen, Krout, Mia, Richmond, Janet E., Wang, Yu, Bai, Jihong, Weeratunga, Saroja, Collins, Brett M., Ventimiglia, Donovan, Yu, Yi, Xia, Jingyao, Tang, Jing, Liu, Jie and Hu, Zhitao (2021). A novel dual Ca2+ sensor system regulates Ca2+-dependent neurotransmitter release. Journal of Cell Biology, 220 (4) e202008121, 1-24. doi: 10.1083/jcb.202008121

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