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Diego Loayza
Title Assistant Professor of Biology
Faculty Rank
Degree Ph.D.
Institution Hunter College, CUNY
Department Biological Sciences
Clusters HIV/AIDS
Room 927 HN, Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
City New York
State NY
Postal Code 10065
Telephone (212) 772-5312
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1. Patel D, Menon D, Bernfeld E, Mroz V, Kalan S, Loayza D, Foster DA. Aspartate Rescues S-phase Arrest Caused by Suppression of Glutamine Utilization in KRas-driven Cancer Cells. J Biol Chem. 2016 Apr 22; 291(17):9322-9.
2. Diotti R, Kalan S, Matveyenko A, Loayza D. DNA-Directed Polymerase Subunits Play a Vital Role in Human Telomeric Overhang Processing. Mol Cancer Res. 2015 Mar; 13(3):402-10.
3. Kalan S, Matveyenko A, Loayza D. LIM Protein Ajuba Participates in the Repression of the ATR-Mediated DNA Damage Response. Front Genet. 2013; 4:95.
4. Sheppard SA, Savinova T, Loayza D. TRIP6 and LPP, but not Zyxin, are present at a subset of telomeres in human cells. Cell Cycle. 2011 Jun 01; 10(11):1726-30.
5. Diotti R, Loayza D. Shelterin complex and associated factors at human telomeres. Nucleus. 2011 Mar-Apr; 2(2):119-35.
6. Sheppard SA, Loayza D. LIM-domain proteins TRIP6 and LPP associate with shelterin to mediate telomere protection. Aging (Albany NY). 2010 Jul; 2(7):432-44.
7. Ye JZ, Donigian JR, van Overbeek M, Loayza D, Luo Y, Krutchinsky AN, Chait BT, de Lange T. TIN2 binds TRF1 and TRF2 simultaneously and stabilizes the TRF2 complex on telomeres. J Biol Chem. 2004 Nov 05; 279(45):47264-71.
8. Ye JZ, Hockemeyer D, Krutchinsky AN, Loayza D, Hooper SM, Chait BT, de Lange T. POT1-interacting protein PIP1: a telomere length regulator that recruits POT1 to the TIN2/TRF1 complex. Genes Dev. 2004 Jul 15; 18(14):1649-54.
9. Loayza D, de Lange T. Telomerase regulation at the telomere: a binary switch. Cell. 2004 Apr 30; 117(3):279-80.
10. Loayza D, Parsons H, Donigian J, Hoke K, de Lange T. DNA binding features of human POT1: a nonamer 5'-TAGGGTTAG-3' minimal binding site, sequence specificity, and internal binding to multimeric sites. J Biol Chem. 2004 Mar 26; 279(13):13241-8.
11. Loayza D, De Lange T. POT1 as a terminal transducer of TRF1 telomere length control. Nature. 2003 Jun 26; 423(6943):1013-8.
12. Loayza D, Tam A, Schmidt WK, Michaelis S. Ste6p mutants defective in exit from the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) reveal aspects of an ER quality control pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 1998 Oct; 9(10):2767-84.
13. Miller RK, Heller KK, Frisèn L, Wallack DL, Loayza D, Gammie AE, Rose MD. The kinesin-related proteins, Kip2p and Kip3p, function differently in nuclear migration in yeast. Mol Biol Cell. 1998 Aug; 9(8):2051-68.
14. Loayza D, Michaelis S. Role for the ubiquitin-proteasome system in the vacuolar degradation of Ste6p, the a-factor transporter in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 1998 Feb; 18(2):779-89.
15. Paddon C, Loayza D, Vangelista L, Solari R, Michaelis S. Analysis of the localization of STE6/CFTR chimeras in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae model for the cystic fibrosis defect CFTR delta F508. Mol Microbiol. 1996 Mar; 19(5):1007-17.
16. Berkower C, Loayza D, Michaelis S. Metabolic instability and constitutive endocytosis of STE6, the a-factor transporter of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 1994 Nov; 5(11):1185-98.
17. Loayza D, Carpousis AJ, Krisch HM. Gene 32 transcription and mRNA processing in T4-related bacteriophages. Mol Microbiol. 1991 Mar; 5(3):715-25.
18. CAZORLA A, LOAYZA D. Formation of ketopentoses, beginning with ribose-5-phosphate, in the serum of patients with cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1960 Nov; 25:1121-6.

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