Megan Yates, PhD

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, BS, 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD, 2022

Representative Publications

Buck TM, Zeng X, Cantrell PS, Cattley RT, Hasanbasri Z, Yates ME, Nguyen D, Yates NA, Brodsky JL. The Capture of a Disabled Proteasome Identifies Erg25 as a Substrate for Endoplasmic Reticulum Associated Degradation. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2020 Nov;19(11):1896-1909. doi: 10.1074/mcp.RA120.002050. Epub 2020 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 32868373; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7664122.

Koppes EA, Redel BK, Johnson MA, Skvorak KJ, Ghaloul-Gonzalez L, Yates ME, Lewis DW, Gollin SM, Wu YL, Christ SE, Yerle M, Leshinski A, Spate LD, Benne JA, Murphy SL, Samuel MS, Walters EM, Hansen SA, Wells KD, Lichter-Konecki U, Wagner RA, Newsome JT, Dobrowolski SF, Vockley J, Prather RS, Nicholls RD. A porcine model of phenylketonuria generated by CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing. JCI Insight. 2020 Oct 15;5(20). doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.141523. PubMed PMID: 33055427; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7605535.

Research Grants


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Career Advisor

James Faeder, PhD

Thesis Advisor

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD

Graduate Program

Dissertation Title

Functional Characterization and Clinical Prevalence of ESR1 Fusions in Advanced Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer



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