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Marilyn G. Farquhar (1928 - 2019)

Marilyn Gist Farquhar, Ph.D., electron microscopy pioneer and treasured mentor to generations of cell biologists at UC San Diego and beyond, died Saturday, November 23, 2019 in La Jolla, California. She was 91 years old.

Dr. Farquhar was a Distinguished Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and founding Chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

2/20/2020: The passing of Marilyn Farquhar on Nov. 23 brought to a close a long and inspiring career in cell b...
2/10/2020: Once a vague scapegoat for a variety of ills, increasing evidence suggests a condition known as “le...
1/28/2020: Using genetically engineered human pluripotent stem cells, University of California San Diego Schoo...

Upcoming Seminars

Due to restrictions imposed by the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, seminars scheduled in Spring Quarter 2020 have been postponed. The CMM Seminar Series will tentatively reconvene in Fall Quarter 2020.

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Recent Publications

Roland Schauer (1936-2019): A tribute to "Mr. Sialic Acid".
Varki A
Glycobiology30 (3): 132-133
PUBMED ID: 32052828
DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwaa007
Blockade of IL-17 signaling reverses alcohol-induced liver injury and excessive alcohol drinking in mice.
Xu J, Ma HY, Liu X, Rosenthal S, Baglieri J, McCubbin R, Sun M, Koyama Y, Geoffroy CG, Saijo K, Shang L, Nishio T, Maricic I, Kreifeldt M, Kusumanchi P, Roberts A, Zheng B, Kumar V, Zengler K, Pizzo DP, Hosseini M, Contet C, Glass CK, Liangpunsakul S, Tsukamoto H, Gao B, Karin M, Brenner DA, Koob GF, Kisseleva T.
JCI Insight.5 (3):
PUBMED ID: 32051339
DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.131277
Modified sialic acids on mucus and erythrocytes inhibit influenza A HA and NA functions.
Barnard KN, Alford-Lawrence BK, Buchholz DW, Wasik BR, LaClair JR, Yu H, Honce R, Ruhl S, Pajic P, Daugherity EK, Chen X, Schultz-Cherry SL, Aguilar HC, Varki A, Parrish CR.
J Virol ():
PUBMED ID: 32051275
DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01567-19