Katherine Vest

Katherine Elizabeth Vest , PhD

Assistant Professor

231 Albert Sabin Way
Room 2875
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 558-0014
Email VESTKE@ucmail.uc.edu


Bachelor of Science: Auburn University Auburn, AL, 2008 (Microbiology)

Doctoral Degree: Auburn University Auburn, AL, 2013 (Biology)

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA, 2017 ( )

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Emory University Atlanta, GA, 2018

Research and Practice Interests

Molecular Biology, RNA Biology, Skeletal Muscle Regeneration, Trace Element Homeostasis

Research Support

Grant: #R25098 Investigators:Vest, Katherine 03-01-2021 -03-31-2023 UC's URC Faculty Scholars Program URC-Faculty Scholars Res Awd-Vest Role:PI $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #R35GM146878 (MIRA) Investigators:Vest, Katherine 08-01-2022 -05-31-2027 National Institute of General Medical Sciences Function and regulation of copper in mammalian tissue differentiation Role:PI 405000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #R01CA287260 Investigators:Cunningham, John; Czyzyk-Krzeska, Maria; Meller, Jaroslaw; Vest, Katherine 09-20-2023 -08-31-2028 National Cancer Institute Metabolic effects of cooper in renal cancer Role:Collaborator 693769.38 Hold Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Vest, Katherine E; Paskavitz, Amanda L; Lee, Joseph B; Padilla-Benavides, Teresita (2018. ) Dynamic changes in copper homeostasis and post-transcriptional regulation of Atp7a during myogenic differentiation.Metallomics : integrated biometal science, , 10 (2 ) ,309-322 More Information

Boulet, Aren; Vest, Katherine E; Maynard, Margaret K; Gammon, Micah G; Russell, Antoinette C; Mathews, Alexander T; Cole, Shelbie E; Zhu, Xinyu; Phillips, Casey B; Kwong, Jennifer Q; Dodani, Sheel C; Leary, Scot C; Cobine, Paul A (2018. ) The mammalian phosphate carrier SLC25A3 is a mitochondrial copper transporter required for cytochrome c oxidase biogenesis.The Journal of biological chemistry, , 293 (6 ) ,1887-1896 More Information

Banerjee, Ayan; Vest, Katherine E; Pavlath, Grace K; Corbett, Anita H (2017. ) Nuclear poly(A) binding protein 1 (PABPN1) and Matrin3 interact in muscle cells and regulate RNA processing.Nucleic acids research, , 45 (18 ) ,10706-10725 More Information

Choo, Hyo-Jung; Canner, James P; Vest, Katherine E; Thompson, Zachary; Pavlath, Grace K (2017. ) A tale of two niches: differential functions for VCAM-1 in satellite cells under basal and injured conditions.American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, , 313 (4 ) ,C392-C404 More Information

Vest, Katherine E; Phillips, Brittany L; Banerjee, Ayan; Apponi, Luciano H; Dammer, Eric B; Xu, Weiting; Zheng, Dinghai; Yu, Julia; Tian, Bin; Pavlath, Grace K; Corbett, Anita H (2017. ) Novel mouse models of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) reveal early onset mitochondrial defects and suggest loss of PABPN1 may contribute to pathology.Human molecular genetics, , 26 (17 ) ,3235-3252 More Information

Vest, Katherine E; Wang, Jing; Gammon, Micah G; Maynard, Margaret K; White, Olivia L; Cobine, Jai A; Mahone, Wilkerson K; Cobine, Paul A (2016. ) Overlap of copper and iron uptake systems in mitochondria in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.Open biology, , 6 (1 ) ,150223 More Information

Randolph, Matthew E; Phillips, Brittany L; Choo, Hyo-Jung; Vest, Katherine E; Vera, Yandery; Pavlath, Grace K (2015. ) Pharyngeal Satellite Cells Undergo Myogenesis Under Basal Conditions and Are Required for Pharyngeal Muscle Maintenance.Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio), , 33 (12 ) ,3581-95 More Information

Vest, Katherine E; Apponi, Luciano H; Banerjee, Ayan; Pavlath, Grace K; Corbett, Anita H (2015. ) An Antibody to Detect Alanine-Expanded PABPN1: A New Tool to Study Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy.Journal of neuromuscular diseases, , 2 (4 ) ,439-446 More Information

Randolph, Matthew E; Luo, Qingwei; Ho, Justin; Vest, Katherine E; Sokoloff, Alan J; Pavlath, Grace K (2014. ) Ageing and muscular dystrophy differentially affect murine pharyngeal muscles in a region-dependent manner.The Journal of physiology, , 592 (23 ) ,5301-15 More Information

Vest, Katherine E; Leary, Scot C; Winge, Dennis R; Cobine, Paul A (2013. ) Copper import into the mitochondrial matrix in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is mediated by Pic2, a mitochondrial carrier family protein.The Journal of biological chemistry, , 288 (33 ) ,23884-92 More Information

Vest, Katherine E; Hashemi, Hayaa F; Cobine, Paul A (2013. ) The copper metallome in eukaryotic cells.Metal ions in life sciences, , 12 ,451-78 More Information

Contact Information

231 Albert Sabin Way
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 558-0014