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Eric Jones
Postdoctoral Scholar
Bagley 411, Department of Chemistry
University Of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195


 Postdoc, Sep. 2008-present, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Supervisor: Prof. Thomas G. Spiro
 Postdoc, May 2006-Aug. 2008, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA Supervisors: Drs. Colette A. Sacksteder and Thomas C. Squier
 Ph.D. (biophysics), May 2006, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Supervisor: Prof. Witold K. Surewicz Dissertation title: “The Prion Protein Variant PrP23-144 as a Minimal In Vitro Model of Prion-based Inheritance”
 B.S. (polymer science), May 2000, Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH (magna cum laude)

Support, Honors, and Awards:

Systems Biology Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2007-08)
National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Training Fellow (grant HL007653, 2002-04)
Richard O. Recknagel Award for Outstanding Research, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University (2001)



Jones, E.M., Squier, T.C., Sacksteder, C.A., An altered mode of calcium coordination in methionine-oxidized calmodulin. Biophys. J. 95, 5268-5280 (2008)
Surewicz, W.K., Jones, E.M., Apetri, A.C., The emerging principles of mammalian prion propagation and transmissibility barriers: Insight from studies in vitro. Acc. Chem. Res. 39, 654-662 (2006)
Jones, E.M., Surewicz, K., Surewicz, W. K., Role of N-terminal familial mutations in prion protein fibrillization and prion amyloid propagation in vitro. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 8190-8196 (2006)
Jones, E. M., Surewicz, W. K., Fibril conformation as the basis of species- and strain-dependent seeding specificity of mammalian prion amyloids. Cell 121, 63-72 (2005)
Srinivasan, R., Jones, E. M., Liu, K., Ghiso, J., Marchant, R. E., Zagorski, M. G., pH-dependent amyloid and protofibril formation by the ABri peptide of familial British dementia. J. Mol. Biol. 333, 1003-1023 (2003)
Kundu, B., Maiti, N. R., Jones, E. M., Surewicz, K. A., Vanik, D. L., Surewicz, W. K., Nucleation-dependent conformational conversion of the Y145Stop variant of human prion protein: Structural clues for prion propagation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 100, 12069-12074 (2003)