Rachel Cox, Ph.D.
Rachel T. Cox, Ph.D.
Name: Rachel T. Cox, Ph.D.
Mechanisms governing mitochondrial function in vivo
Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institute for Science, Baltimore, MD
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
- Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1999-2002
- Hébert School of Medicine Faculty Impact Award, 2015
- Hébert School of Medicine Faculty Impact Award, 2017
- Outstanding Biomedical Educator Award, 2018
- Saoji, M., and Cox, R. T., Mitochondrial RNase P complex in animals: mt:tRNA processing and links to disease. In RNA Metabolism in Mitochondria; Cruz-Reyes, J. and Gray, M. W., Editors; Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg: Berlin, Germany, 2018; in press.
- Sen, A. and Cox, R. T., Fly Models of Human Diseases: Drosophila as a Model for Understanding Human Mitochondrial Mutations and Disease. In: Leslie Pick, editor, Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Vol. 121, Burlington: Academic Press, 2017, pp. 1-27
- Sen, A., Karasik, A., Shanmuganathan, A., Mirkovic, E., Koutmos, M., and Cox, R.T. (2016) Loss of the mitochondrial protein-only Ribonuclease P complex causes aberrant tRNA processing and lethality in Drosophila. Nucleic Acids Research 44(13):6409-6422
- Sen, A. and Cox R. T. (2016) Clueless is a conserved ribonucleoprotein that binds the ribosome at the mitochondrial outer membrane. Biology Open 5(2):195-203. paper featured with cover image
- Sen, A., Kalvakuri, S., Bodmer, R. and Cox R. T. (2015) Clueless, a protein required for mitochondrial function, interacts with the PINK1-Parkin complex. Disease Models & Mechanisms 8(6): 577-589. paper featured with cover image
- Sen, A., Damm, V. T., and Cox R. T. (2013) Drosophila clueless is highly expressed in larval neuroblasts, affects mitochondrial localization and suppresses mitochondrial oxidative damage. PLoSONE. 8(1): e54283.
- Cox, R. T. and Spradling, A. C. (2009) clueless, a conserved Drosophila gene required for mitochondrial subcellular localization, genetically interacts with parkin. Disease Models & Mechanisms 2(9/10): 490-499.