Jeremy Smyth, Ph.D.

Jeremy Thomas Smyth, Ph.D.

Name: Jeremy Thomas Smyth, Ph.D.

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Office Phone: 
(301) 295-5879


B.S., Animal Sciences (1999), University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology and Animal Sciences (2004), University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Post-doctoral Training, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Smyth, J. T., T. A. Schoborg, Z. J. Bergman, B. Riggs and N. M. Rusan (2015). Proper symmetric and asymmetric endoplasmic reticulum partitioning requires astral microtubules. Open Biology 5(8).
  • Smyth, J. T., A. M. Beg, S. Wu, J. W. Putney, Jr. and N. M. Rusan (2012). Phosphoregulation of STIM1 leads to exclusion of the endoplasmic reticulum from the mitotic spindle. Current Biology 22(16): 1487-1493.
  • Smyth, J. T., J. G. Petranka, R. R. Boyles, W. I. DeHaven, M. Fukushima, K. L. Johnson, J. G. Williams and J. W. Putney, Jr. (2009). Phosphorylation of STIM1 underlies suppression of store-operated calcium entry during mitosis. Nature Cell Biology 11(12): 1465-1472.
  • Smyth, J. T., W. I. DeHaven, G. S. Bird and J. W. Putney, Jr. (2007). Role of the microtubule cytoskeleton in the function of the store-operated Ca2+ channel activator STIM1. Journal of Cell Science 120: 3762-3771.
  • Grigoriev, I., S. M. Gouveia, B. van der Vaart, J. Demmers, J. T. Smyth, S. Honnappa, D. Splinter, M. O. Steinmetz, J. W. Putney, Jr., C. C. Hoogenraad and A. Akhmanova (2008). STIM1 is a MT-plus-end-tracking protein involved in remodeling of the ER. Current Biology 18(3): 177-182.