Neal S. Silverman, PhD is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious
Diseases. He is also affiliated with the Department of Microbiology and Physiological
Systems, the Immunology and Virology Program, and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.
His expertise and research interests include innate immune recognition, signal
transduction, and gene expression, especially in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
Cutting Edge: FAS (CD95) mediates noncanonical IL-1beta and IL-18 maturation via caspase-8 in an RIP3-independent manner (with Lukas Bossaller, Ping-I Chang, Christian Schmidt-Lauber, Sandhya Ganesan, William J. Kaiser, Vijay A. K. Rathinam, Edward S. Mocarski, Deepa Subramanian, Douglas R. Green, Katherine A. Fitzgerald, Ann Marshak-Rothstein, and Eicke Latz), Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) (2012)
Serine/threonine acetylation of TGFbeta-activated kinase (TAK1) by Yersinia pestis YopJ inhibits innate immune signaling (with Nicholas Paul Paquette, Joseph E. Conlon, Charles R. Sweet, Florentina Rus, Lindsay Wilson, Andrea J. Pereira, Charles V. Rosadini, Nadege Goutagny, Alexander N. R. Weber, William S. Lane, Scott A. Shaffer, Stephanie Maniatis, Katherine A. Fitzgerald, and Lynda M. Stuart), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2012)
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