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Recent Publications


  • Hanspeter Winkler and Kenneth A. Taylor. Accurate marker-free alignment with simultaneous geometry determination and reconstruction of tilt series in electron tomography. Ultramicroscopy, 106(6), 240-254 (2006).

  • Deborah F. Kelly, Dianne W. Taylor, Constantina Bakolitsa, Andrey A. Bobkov, Laurie Bankston, Robert C. Liddington and Kenneth A Taylor. Structure of the α-actinin-vinculin head domain complex determined by cryo-electron microscopy J. Mol. Biol., 357(2), 562-573 (2006).

  • Ping Zhu, Jun Liu, Julian Bess Jr., Elena Chertova, Jeffrey D. Lifson, Henry Gris, Gilad Ofek, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Distribution and three-dimensional structure of AIDS virus envelope spikes. Nature 441, 847-852 (2006).

  • Jun Liu, Dianne W. Taylor, Elena Krementsova, Kathy Trybus & Kenneth A. Taylor. 3-D structure of the myosin V inhibited state by cryoelectron tomography. Nature 442, 208-211 (2006).

  • Jun Liu, Shenping Wu, Mary C. Reedy, Hanspeter Winkler, Carmen Lucaveche, Yifan Cheng, Michael K. Reedy, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of swollen rigor fibers of insect flight muscle reveals a short and variably angled S2 domain. J. Mol. Biol. 362, 844-860 (2006).

  • K. A. Taylor, J. Liu & H. Winkler. Localization and classification of repetitive structures in electron tomograms of paracrystalline assemblies. In: Electron Tomography: Methods for Three-dimensional Visualization of Structures in the Cell, 2nd edition, Joachim Frank, Ed. Springer-Verlag. pp 417-439 (2006).

  • K. A. Taylor, S. Wu, M. C. Reedy & M. K. Reedy. Imaging actomyosin in situ. In: Methods in Cell Biology: Cellular Electron Microscopy. J. Richard McIntosh, Editor. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. pp 321-368 (2007).

  • Kenneth A. Taylor. Regulation and recycling of myosin V. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 19(1), 67-74 (2007).

  • Kenneth H. Roux & Kenneth A. Taylor. HIV envelope structure and organization. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. (in press, 2007)

  • Cheri M Hampton, Dianne W Taylor, Kenneth A Taylor. Novel structures for α-actinin: F-actin interactions and their implications for actin-membrane attachment and tension sensing in the cytoskeleton. J. Mol. Biol. 368, 92-104 (2007) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2007.01.071

  • Dianne W. Taylor, Deborah F. Kelly, Anchi Cheng and Kenneth A Taylor. On the freezing of lipid monolayer specimens for cryoelectron microscopy. J. Struct. Biol., 160(3), 305-312 (2007) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2007.04.011.

  • Wei Dai, Qingmei Jia, Eric Bortz, Sanket Shah, Jun Liu, Ivo Atanasov, Kenneth A. Taylor, Ren Sun & Z. Hong Zhou. Unique structures in a tumor herpesvirus revealed by cryo-electron tomography and microscopy. J. Struct. Biol. 161, 428-438 (2008).

  • Feng Ye, Jun Liu, Hanspeter Winkler and Kenneth A. Taylor. Integrin αIIb β3 in a membrane environment remains the same height after Mn2+ activation when observed by cryo-electron tomography. J. Mol. Biol. 378(5), 976-986 (2008).

  • Kenneth A. Taylor and Robert M. Glaeser. Retrospective on the early development of cryoelectron microscopy of macromolecules and a prospective on opportunities for the future. J. Struct. Biol. 163, 214-223 (2008).

  • Ping Zhu, Hanspeter Winkler, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Cryoelectron tomography of HIV-1 envelope spikes: further evidence for tripod-like legs. PLoS Pathogens 4(11) (2008).

  • Cheri M. Hampton, Jun Liu, Dianne W. Taylor, David J. DeRosier and Kenneth A. Taylor. The 3D structure of villin as a unique F-actin cross-linker. Structure 16(12), 1882-1891 (2008).

  • Hanspeter Winkler, Ping Zhu, Jun Liu, Feng Ye, Kenneth H. Roux, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Tomographic subvolume alignment and subvolume classification applied to myosinV and SIV envelope spikes. J. Struct. Biol. 165(2), 64-77 (2009).

  • Jason O’Donnell, Kenneth A. Taylor & Michael S. Chapman. Adeno-Associated Virus-2 and its primary cellular receptor cryo-EM structure of a heparin complex. Virology 385 434-443 (2009).
  • Shenping Wu, Jun Liu, Mary C. Reedy, Hanspeter Winkler , Michael K. Reedy & Kenneth A. Taylor. Methods for identifying and averaging variable molecular conformations in tomograms of actively contracting insect flight muscle. J. Struct. Biol. 168, 485-502 (2009). PMCID: PMC2805068.

  • Feng Ye, Guiqing Hu, Dianne Taylor, Boris Ratnikov, Mark A. McLean, Stephen G. Sligar, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Mark H. Ginsberg. Recreation of the terminal events in physiological integrin activation. J. Cell Biol. 188(1), 157-173 (2010). PMCID: PMC2812850.

  • Shenping Wu, Jun Liu, Mary C. Reedy, Richard T. Tregear, Hanspeter Winkler,  Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Carmen Lucaveche, Yale E. Goldman, Michael K. Reedy, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of cryofixed, isometrically contracting insect flight muscle reveals novel actin-myosin interactions. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12643 (2010).

  • Pradeep Luther, Hanspeter Winkler, Kenneth Taylor, Maria-Elena Zoghbi, Roger Craig, Raul Padron, John Squire and Jun Liu. Direct visualization of the binding of myosin binding protein C to actin filaments in intact muscle (PNAS, in press) PMCID: PMC313626

  • Guiqing Hu, Jun Liu, Kenneth A Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Structural Comparison of HIV-1 Envelope Spikes with and without the V1/V2 loop J. Virology, 85(6), 2741–2750 (2011). PMCID: PMC3067966

  • Agnieszka Collins, Anthony Warrington, Kenneth A. Taylor and Tatyana Svitkina. Structural organization of the actin cytoskeleton at the sites of clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Current Biology, 21(14), 1167-1175 (2011). PMCID: PMC3143238

  • Bruce A. J. Baumann, Dianne W. Taylor, Florence Tama, Patty Fagnant, Kathy Trybus & Kenneth A. Taylor. Phosphorylated smooth muscle heavy meromyosin shows an open conformation linked to activation. J. Mol. Biol. 415(2), 274–287 (2012). PMID: 22079364 [PubMed – in process]
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Kenneth Allen Taylor, Ph.D.

Ken Taylor


Institute of Molecular Biophysics
KLB202
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
(850) 644-3357 taylor@rebel.sb.fsu.edu



CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

High School Paul Dorman HS
Spartenburg, S.C.
1965
Undergraduate N.C. State Univ. 1969 B.S. Textile Chemistry
1969 B.S. Chemistry
Graduate N.C. State Univ.
U. Cal., Berkeley
1971 M.S. Chemistry
1975 Ph.D. Biophysics
Masters Supervisor
Prof. L. H. Bowen(deceased)
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Ph.D. Supervisor
Prof. Robert M. Glaeser
Donner Laboratory
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

FELLOWSHIPS

  • 1976-78 Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1978-79 NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1979-80 Muscular Dystrophy Association Postdoctoral ellowship
  • 1981 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Fellowship
  • 1984-89 Established Investigator of the American Heart Association

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH POSITIONS

Postdoctoral

  • 1975-1976 Donner Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • 1976-1980 Medical Research Council Lab. of Mol. Biol., Cambridge, England

Post-doctoral Supervisors

  • Prof. Robert M. Glaeser
    Donner Laboratory
    University of California
    Berkeley, CA 94720
  • Dr. Hugh E. Huxley
    Brandeis University Rosenstiel Center
    Waltham, MA 02254

Faculty

  • 7/1980-9/1984 Research Assist. Prof., Duke Univ. Med. Center, Dept. of Anatomy
  • 10/1984-7/1995 Research Assoc. Prof., Duke Univ. Med. Center, Anatomy/Cell Bio.
  • 8/1995-present Professor, Dept. of Biological Science, Florida State Univ.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS & BIOGRAPHICAL LISTINGS

  • 1994 NIH James A. Shannon Directors Award, 9/1/94 – 8/31/96
  • 2002 FSU Distinguished Research Professor
  • 2006 FSU Donald L. D. Caspar Professor of Biological Science

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES, OFFICES

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Biophysical Society
  • Sigma Xi (Assoc. Member)
  • Microscopy Society of America
  • American Society for Cell Biology

SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS COMMONLY ATTENDED

  • Biophysical Society
  • American Society for Cell Biology
  • Gordon Research Conferences
  • Microscopy Society of America

REFEREE ACTIVITIES

NIH/NSF Consultant Appointments:

  • January 25-27, 1983, NHLBI Special Study Section. Peter M. Spooner, Exec. Sec.
  • October 15-18, 1986, Biophysical Chemistry (BBCB) study section, ad hoc member. John Wolff, Exec. Sec.
  • March 10, 1987, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, Exec. Sec.
  • July 1-2, 1987, NIH DRR-BRS Special Study Section on electron microscopy. Eileen C. Raizen, Exec. Sec.
  • April 17-19, 1988, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, Exec. Sec.
  • May 25, 1988, NIH Special Study Section. Patricia C. Jost, Exec. Sec.
  • March 29-31, 1989, NIH Special Study Section. David Chananie, Exec. Sec.
  • November 15-17, 1989, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, Exec. Sec.
  • January 4-6, 1990, Member of the NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship Panel. Michael M. Frodyma, Program Director.
  • May 11-12, 1990, NIH Special Study Section. Robert M. Chasson, Exec. Sec.
  • June 5, 1991, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, Exec. Sec.
  • November 24-26, 1991, NIH Special Study Section. Robert M. Chasson, Exec. Sec.
  • January 9-11, 1992, Member of the NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship Panel. Michael M. Frodyma, Program Director.
  • June 11-13, 1992, Biophysical Chemistry Study Section (BBCB). John Beisler, SRA. Ad Hoc member.
  • April 14-16, 1993, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, SRA.
  • February 17, 1994, NIH Special Study Section. Nancy Lamontagne, SRA.
  • March 15-17, 1994, NIH Special Study Section. Eilene Bradley, SRA
  • June 18-20, 1995, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, SRA.
  • June 14, 1996, NIH Special Study Section. Harish C. Chopra, SRA.
  • March 19, 1998, NIH Special Study Section (chairperson). Anthony Carter, SRA.
  • June 2-3, 1998, NIH CBY-1, Ad Hoc member, Gerald Greenhouse, SRA.
  • November 23, 1998, NIH Special Study Section. Arnold Revzin, SRA.
  • October 21, 22, 1999. BBCB Study Section Ad Hoc member.
  • March 9-11, 2000. NIH Special Study Section (ZRG1-SSS-1(02).
  • March 27, 2000. NIH Special Study Section (ZRG1-SSS-1 04S).
  • August 11, 2000. NIH Special Study Section (ZRG 1 SSS-I 06S).
  • November 29, 2000. NIH Special Study Section.
  • June 22, 2001. NIH Special Study Section (ZRG 1 SSS-U 03).
  • December 13, 2001. NIH Special Study Section ZAR1 RJB-B (J1).
  • February 15, 2002. NIH Special Study Section. (ZRG1 SSS-U 01 1) Addison, R. CSR.
  • July 14, 2003. NIH Special Study Section (SSS-B) Donald Schneider, SRA.
  • October 25-26, 2003. BBCB Study Section Ad Hoc member. Arnold Revzin, SRA.
  • November 11, 2003. NIH Special Study Section. Richard Rodewald, SRA.
  • April 22-23, 2004. NIH Special Study Section. Richard Rodewald, SRA.
  • October 3-5, 2004 NIH Special Study Section. Marc Rigas, SRA.
  • November 29, 2004. NIH Special Study Section. Richard Rodewald, SRA.
  • March 31, 2005. NIH Special Study Section. Donald Schneider, SRA.
  • October 6, 2005. NIH CSF Study Section, Alexandra Ainsztein, SRA.
  • November 21-22, 2005. NIH MI Study Section, Ross Shonat, SRA.
  • January 26, 2006. NIH Special Study Section High End S10s, Alexandra Ainsztein, SRA.
  • February 3, 2006. NIH ICI Study Section, Raya Mandler, SRA.
  • April 2-4, 2006. NIH Special Study Section Boulder P41 facility, Jonathan A. Arias, SRA.
  • July 11, 2006. NIH MI Study Section, Ross Shonat, SRA.
  • October 10-11, 2006 NIH CSF Study Section, Alexandra Ainsztein, SRA.
  • February 15, 2007 NIH BBM Study Section, Nuria Assa-Munt, SRA.
  • July 1, 2007 Appointed permanent member of MI Study Section through June 2011. Three meetings/year (October, February & June), Ross Shonat, SRA
  • October 2, 2007 NIH MI Study Section, Ross Shonat, SRA.
  • November 8-10, 2007 NIH Special Study Section, Ping Fan, SRA
  • June 4-5, 2008, NIH Special Study Section CB-J , Jonathan Arias, SRA
  • November 5-7, 2008, NIH Special Study Section CB-J(40), chair, Jonathan Arias, SRA
  • March 23-24, 2009, NIH Special Emphasis Panel, ZRG1 BCMB (P)50, PSI Centers, Nuria Assa-Munt SRA
  • July 20-21, 2009, NIH Special Emphasis Panel, ZRG1 BCMB-P (58) R, Challenge Grants Panel 5, external reviewer, Nuria Assa-Munt SRA
  • November 12-13, 2009, NIH Special Emphasis Panel, ZRG1 CB-B (40), Alexandra Ainsztein, SRA
  • June 14-15, 2010, NIH Special Emphasis Panel, ZRG1 CB-N (30) I, S10s Noni Byrnes, SRA

Ad Hoc Grant Review

  • BBSRC (U.K)
  • National Science Foundation (U.S.A.)
  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (Canada)
  • System-X Program (Switzerland)
  • Wellcome Trust (U.K.)
  • The Netherlands Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter
  • The Agency for Science, Technology, and Research’s (A *STAR) Biomedical Research Council (BMRC) in Singapore
  • Keek Foundation
  • Deutsche Forschung Gemeinschaft
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne

External Advisory Boards

  • 2007-present.    BioCAT at Argonne National Lab, an NIH funded facility that investigates the structure of partially ordered biological systems, e.g. muscle tendon, etc.
  • May13-14, 2009.    Workshop on “New Frontiers in Characterizing Biological Systems” organized by the Department of Energy.  Bethesda, MD.

Manuscript Review:

  • BioMed Central-Bioinformatics
  • Biophysical Journal
  • Cell
  • European Journal of Histochemistry
  • Journal of Bacteriology
  • Journal of Cell Biology
  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
  • Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry
  • Journal of Microscopy
  • Journal of Molecular Biology
  • Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility
  • Journal of Structural Biology
  • Journal of Virology
  • Lipids
  • Molecular Cell
  • Nature
  • Nature Structural Biology
  • Nature Protocols
  • Proceedings of the National Academy or Science USA
  • Science
  • Structure
  • Ultramicroscopy
  • Trends in Biochemical Science
  • Nature Protocols

SUMMER AND SABBATICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Summers since coming to FSU have been spent on sponsored research.
  • Sabbatical leave August 2002 through June 2003 at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA at the laboratory of Prof. Charles Brooks III.
  • Sabbatical leave August 2011 through June 2012.  Fall semester spent at the University of Vermont, Dept. of Molcular Physiology & Biophysics.

EDITORIAL BOARDS

  • Journal of Structural Biology, July 1, 1990 to present.

GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATES

Graduate Students

  • Jinghua Tang (1995-2000) Ph.D.
    Assistant Project Scientist (under Prof. Timothy Baker)
    Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD
    4107 Natural Sciences Bldg., MC-0378
    La Jolla, CA 92093
  • Debbie Kelly (1999-2003) Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI)
    2 Riverside Circle
    Roanoke, VA 24016
  • Yunxun Wang (2000-2001) Ph.D. Transferred to Mathematics in August, 2001
  • Dongyan Tan (2004) Ph.D. Transferred to Albert Einstein COM, 2004
  • Shenping Wu (2004-2008)          Ph.D.
    Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics (with Prof. Yifan Cheng)
    Box 2200
    University of California
    San Francisco, CA. 94143-2200
  • Fung Ye (2002-2005) Ph.D.
    Department of Medicine, UCSD (with Prof. Mark Ginsberg)
    Leichtag Building Room 149-M
    9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0726
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0726
  • Dr. Cheri Hampton (2002-2006)       Ph.D.
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (with Prof. Joachim Frank)
    Columbia University Medical Center
    P&S Black Building 2-221
    650 W 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
  • Zhuan Qin (2007-) Ph.D.
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
  • Aguang Dai (2008-) Ph.D.
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
  • Claudia Vargas (2010-) Ph.D.
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380

Former Postdoctoral Associates

  • Dr. Ming Hsiu-Ho
    Affymetrix Inc
    3380 Central Expressway
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • Dr. Holger Schmitz
    Thomas-Mann-Str. 17
    51429 Bergisch Gladbach
    Germany
    phone: +49 2204 984442
    HSchm5@freenet.de
  • Dr. Manoj Misra
    Unilever Research & Development
    40 Merritt Blvd.
    Trumbull, CT 06611-5413
    manoj.misra@unilever.com
  • Dr. Sandor Varga, Prof. of Biophysics
    Medical and Health Science Center
    Clinical Research Center
    Laboratory of Electron Microscopy
    University Medical School
    P.O. Box 40
    Debrecen 4012, Hungary
    varga@jaguar.dote.hu
  • Dr. Yifan Cheng
    Dept. of Biochemistry & Biophysics
    University of California San Francisco
    Genentech Hall Room S312B
    600 16th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158-2517
    ycheng@biochem.ucsf.edu
  • Dr. Lifan Chen
    (Senior Principal Engineer)
    Western Digital Corporation
    44100 Osgood Rd.
    Fremont, CA 94539
    lfchen02@yahoo.com
  • Dr. Thomas Wendt
    Leiter Pagogik & Labore experimenta – Science Center der Region Heilbronn-Franken gGmbH
    Geschasstelle: Kramstr. 1, 74072 Heilbronn
    Tel. +49 (0)7131 97 339-32
    Fax +49 (0)7131 56-2859
    thomas.wendt@experimenta-heilbronn.de
  • Dr. Lijian Zhang (Associate Professor)
    Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
    Shanghai Jiaotong University
    1954 Huashan Rd
    Shanghai 200030
    P. R. China
  • Dr. Xiang-Qi Mu
    Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics
    Boston University School of Medicine
    715 Albany St. W302
    Boston, MA 02215
    xqm1@bu.edu
  • Dr. Jun Liu (Assistant Professor)
    The University of Texas – Houston Medical School
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    6431 Fannin, MSB 2.228
    Houston, TX 77030
    E-Mail:Jun.Liu.1@uth.tmc.edu
  • Dr. Fung Ye
    Department of Medicine, UCSD
    Leichtag Building Room 149-M
    9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0726
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0726
    feye@ucsd.edu
  • Dr. Cheri Hampton (2002-2006)       Ph.D.
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (with Prof. Joachim Frank)
    Columbia University Medical Center
    P&S Black Building 2-221
    650 W 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
  • Shenping Wu (2004-2008)          Ph.D.
    Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics (with Prof. Yifan Cheng)
    Box 2200
    University of California
    San Francisco, CA. 94143-2200

Present Postdoctoral Associates

  • Dr. Bruce A. J. Baumann
    Inst. of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
  • Dr. Quiqing Hu
    Inst. of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
  • Dr. Zhong Huang
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380
  • Dr. Hanspeter Winkler
    Inst. of Molecular Biophysics
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380

HONORS & UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS

American Cancer Society James A. Fisher Summer Research Fellows

  • 1999 Huong (Cindy) Li
  • 2005 Glen Robinson
  • 2007 Andrew Krause

Undergraduate DIS

  • 2009-2010     Alexander Hackman
  • 2009-2010     Jametria Howard-Jones

Young Scholars Program

  • 1997 John Li
  • 1999 Nicole Barnette & Alex Sankin

COURSES PREVIOUSLY TAUGHT AT FSU AND ELSEWHERE

  • Lecturer, EMBO Course on Image Processing, Basel Switzerland, 1976
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Cell & Tissue Biology (CBI200) Microanatomy (CBI201)
  • Florida State University
  • Histology (ZOO4753C/BMS5110C)
  • Histology Seminar (BSC5905)
  • 3D Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules (PCB5936)
  • Electron Protein Crystallography (BSC5932)
  • Senior Tutorial (BSC4931)
  • Seminar in Muscle Biochemistry (PCB6936)
  • Biological Science I Laboratory (BSC2010L)
  • Directed Individual Study (BSC4905, MOB5905, BSC5905)
  • Supervised Teaching (BSC5945)
  • Supervised Research (MOB5915)
  • Dissertation Defense (MOB8985)
  • Dissertation (MOB6980)

SERVICE

A. Departmental

  • 1997
    • Biological Science Executive Committee
    • Area representative to Biology Graduate Policy Council/Committee
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource (since 8/7/97)
    • Research Sponsor for Florida State University Young Scholars Program, student John Li.
  • 1998
    • Biological Science Executive Committee
    • PIMS Faculty Search Committee
    • Area representative to Biology Graduate Policy Council/Committee
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
  • 1999
    • Biological Science Executive Committee
    • PIMS Faculty Search Committee
    • Area representative to Biology Graduate Policy Council/Committee
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • PEP Committee
    • Research Sponsor for Florida State University Young Scholars Program, students Alex Sankin and Nichole Barnette
  • 2000
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • PIMS Faculty Search Committee
    • Area representative to Biology Graduate Policy Council/Committee
    • Chair Search Committee
    • Faculty Evaluation Committee
    • Eppes Endowed Chair in X-ray Crystallography Search Committee
    • Elections committee
  • 2001
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • Area representative to Biology Graduate Policy Council/Committee
    • Eppes Endowed Chair in X-ray Crystallography Search Committee
    • Elections committee
  • 2002
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
  • 2003
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
  • 2004
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
  • 2005
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • Faculty CMB search committee
  • 2006
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • Faculty CMB search committee
    • IMB-Chem&Biochem faculty search committee
  • 2007
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
  • 2008
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • Faculty Search Committee for CryoEM – Chair
  • 2010
    • Faculty Director of the Biological Science Imaging Resource
    • Faculty Awards Committee
  • Ph.D. Student Committees
    • Steve Kazmierski (Biology/Tom Keller III/graduated 08/00)
    • Sabeeha Muneer (Biology/Tom Keller III/withdrew)
    • Richard Chi (Biology/Tom Keller III)
    • Lawrence LeClair (Biology/Tom Roberts/graduated 08/02)
    • John W. Colson (MOB/Kurt Hofer/withdrew)
    • Smita Bhatia (MOB/Michael Chapman/graduated 12/03)
    • Weishu Bu (MOB/Michael Chapman)
    • Dustin McCraw (MOB/Michael Chapman)
    • Jason O’Donnell (MOB/Michael Chapman)
    • Ken Sale (Biology/Piotr Fajer/graduated 04/02)
    • Likai Song (Biology/Piotr Fajer/graduated 12/05)
    • Xiao Zhang (Biology/Piotr Fajer)
    • Bruce Baumann (MOB/Piotr Fajer/graduated 04/03)
    • Jason Robotham (Biology/Ken Roux/graduated 04/06)
    • Henry Grise (Biology/Ken Roux)
    • De Yu Liu (Chemistry & Biochemistry/Alan Marshal)
    • Mariya Kozytska (Chemistry & Biochemistry/Gregory Dudley)
    • David M. Jones (Chemistry & Biochemistry/Gregory Dudley)
    • Aya Kataoka (MOB/Bryant Chase)
    • Brenda Schoffstall Harrison (MOB/Bryant Chase)
    • Nancy Meyer (MOB/Bryant Chase)
    • Bo Liang (MOB/Hong Li)
    • Chris Russell (Chem. & Biochem, Scott Stagg)
  • M.S. Student Committees
    • Paul Schmid (Chemistry, Amy Sang/withdrew)
    • Paul Griffin (Biology, Tom Roberts/withdrew)
    • Ann Imber (Biology, Betty Gaffney/graduated 04/06)
  • Undergraduate Honors Thesis Committee
    • Benjamin Katz (Biology, Betty Gaffney, 10/06)
    • Dawn Kopa (Biology, James Overton, 04/09)
    • Vinnie Labarbera (Biology, P. Bryant Chase, 04/11)

B. Institute of Molecular Biophysics & Molecular Biophysics Program

  • 1996
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Curriculum committee of the Research Training Group in Structural Biology of Macromolecular Assemblies
  • 1997
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Curriculum Committee of the Research Training Group in Structural Biology of Macromolecular Assemblies
    • Kasha Award Committee for best Graduate Student Paper
    • Computer Purchase committee of the RTG
  • 1998
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Organizer for the 3rd Biannual Structural Biology Symposium, 1999
  • 1999
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Organizer for the 3rd Biannual Structural Biology Symposium, 1999
  • 2000
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
  • 2001
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Structural Biology/Biochemistry Seminar Committee
    • MOB Committee
  • 2002
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • Structural Biology/Biochemistry Seminar Committee
    • MOB Committee
  • 2006
    • IMB Faculty search committee
    • IMB Director search committee
  • 2007
    • Non-tenure track faculty promotion committee
    • IMB-Chem&Biochem faculty search committee
    • IMB Non-tenure Track Faculty Promotion Committee
  • 2008
    • Computational Resources Advisory Committee
  • 2009
    • MOB Executive Committee
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • IMB Computational Resrouces Advisory Committee
  • 2010
    • MOB Executive Committee
    • Executive Committee of the Institute of Molecular Biophysics
    • IMB Computational Resrouces Advisory Committee
  • 2011
    • Organizing Committee for symposium on “Frontiers in Macromolecular Imaging” held December 1-3 at the Turnbull Center.

C. University

  • 2004
    • Developing Scholar Evaluation Committee for the College of Arts and Sciences

D. National and International

  • 1986
    • Member of the Program and Nominations Committee for Annual Meeting of the EMSA (now the Microscopy Society of America)
  • 2001
    • Vice Chairman, Gordon Conference on 3-D Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
    • Program Committee for 2nd International Congress on Electron Tomography, Royal Netherlands Academy of Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 17-20, 2001
  • 2003
    • Chairman, Gordon Conference on 3-D Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules, June 22-27, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH
  • 2004
    • Program Committee for 3rd International Congress on Electron Tomography, The Rensselaerville Institute, Rensselaerville, NY, USA.
  • 2006
    • Program Committee for the 3-D Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules Gordon Research Conference, Electron Tomography Session chair
  • 2007
    • Symposium organizer at the Microscopy and Microanalysis annual meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Symposium entitled Muscle and Motility .
    • Member of the External Advisory Committee of the BioCAT beamline at the APS at Argonne National Laboratory.
  • 2009
    • Co-chair elect for the Motility Subgroup of the Biophysical Society. (Co-chair in 2010
    • Judge for annual Student Research Achievement Award (SRAA) Poster
    • Competition of Biophysical Society
    • Member of the ASCB Selection Committee for the Early Career Life Scientist
    • Award, Eva Nogales chair
  • 2010
    • 2007Co-chair for the Motility Subgroup of the Biophysical Society.
    • Judge for annual Student Research Achievement Award (SRAA) Poster
    • Competition of Biophysical Society
    • Session chair for contributed papers in Muscle Mechanics and Ultrastructure at the annual Biophysical Society

OTHER CREATIVE RESOURCES

Web Based Publications

  • Cheri M. Hampton & Kenneth A. Taylor. α-actinin-2. AfCS-Nature Molecule Pages (2006). (doi:10.1038/mp.a000195.01)
  • Cheri M. Hampton & Kenneth A. Taylor. α-actinin-3. AfCS-Nature Molecule Pages (2006). (doi:10.1038/mp.a000196.01)
  • Cheri M. Hampton & Kenneth A. Taylor. α-actinin-4. AfCS-Nature Molecule Pages (2006). (doi:10.1038/mp.a000197.01)

SCIENTIFIC (PROFESSIONAL) PRESENTATIONS

A. Invited Seminars

  • 1976
    • Duke University Medical Center, Dept. of Anatomy. Lecture title: Electron microscopy of frozen hydrated biological specimens. Host J. David Robertson
  • 1979
    • Duke University Medical Center, Dept. of Anatomy. Lecture title: A reexamination of the structure of muscle thin filaments decorated with myosin subfragment 1. May 15. Host J. David Robertson
  • 1981
    • Univ. of Calif. San Francisco, Dept. of Biochem. and Biophys. Lecture title: (same as Biophysical Society presentation of that year)
  • 1985
    • Univ. of Miami, Dept. of Pharmacology. Lecture title: Crossbridge structures from 3-dimensional reconstructions of insect flight muscle and decorated actin. March 28, 1985. Host Jim Potter.
  • 1988
    • East Carolina University, Dept. of Biochemistry. April 12, 1988. Host Joe Chalovich
  • 1989
    • Univ. of Virginia, Dept. of Biology. December 15, 1989. Host Andrew Somlyo
  • 1991
    • Florida State University, Structural Biology Program December 10, 1991
  • 1992
    • University of Virginia, Dept. of Physiology October 29, 1992. Host Robert Kretsinger.
  • 1993
    • North Carolina State University, Dept. of Microbiology. December 16. Myosin crossbridge and alpha-actinin structure in muscle determined by 3-D electron microscopy. John MacKenzie host.
    • University of North Carolina, Triangle Motility Club. November 17. Structure of alpha-actinin by electron microscopy of 2-D crystals formed on lipid monolayers.
    • Univ. Missouri-Kansas City, Dept. of Biochemistry. November 29. Myosin crossbridge and alpha-actinin structure in muscle determined by 3-D electron microscopy. Host George Thomas
    • Florida State University, Structural Biology Program. November 8. Myosin crossbridge and alpha-actinin structure in muscle determined by 3-D electron microscopy. Lee Makowski host.
  • 1994
    • La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation. April 25. 3-D electron microscopy of muscle crossbridges and muscle proteins. Host Kay Ely
  • 1995
    • Florida State University, Structural Biology Program. November 8. 3-D Electron microscopy of muscle & muscle proteins: current status and future prospects.
  • 1996
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dept. of Biochemistry. March 14. Lecture title: 3-D electron microscopy of muscle: correlation of crossbridge structure with mechanical state. Host: Mona Norcum.
  • 1997
    • Biozentrum der Universitt Basel. March 14. Lecture title: Electron tomography of muscle: the varied structure of myosin crossbridges with bound nucleotide in situ. Host Ueli Aebi.
    • Institute of Physics, Beijing University
    • EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany. March 12. Lecture title: Electron tomography of muscle: the varied structure of myosin crossbridges with bound nucleotide in situ
  • 1998
    • NIAMSD, NIH, Bethesda, MD. June 5, Lecture title: Structure of myosin crossbridges in diverse functional states of insect flight muscle. Host Leepo Yu.
  • 1999
    • University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Physiology. April 12. Lecture title: 3-D structure of active crossbridges in insect flight muscle frozen in time during isometric contraction . Host Yale Goldman.
    • University of Vermont, Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. April 5. Lecture title: Cross-bridges in contracting indirect flight muscles fast frozen during isometric contraction. Host Kathy Trybus.
    • University of Texas Southwest Medical Center, Department of Pathology. May 5. Lecture title: 3-D structure of active crossbridges in insect flight muscle frozen in time during isometric contraction. Host: James Stoops.
  • 2000
    • Boston Biomedical Research Institute. April 19. Lecture title: 3-D structure of active crossbridges in insect flight muscle frozen in time during isometric contraction. Roberto Dominguez – host.
    • Florida State University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering. April 7. Lecture title: 3-D Electron Microscopy A bridge between light microscopy and X-ray crystallography
    • University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Physiology. August 17. Joint seminar with Prof. Sir Andrew Huxley, FRS on Structural insights in contracting muscle. Host Yale Goldman.
    • Florida State University, Dept. of Biological Science. October 19. Lecture title: Hybrid crystallography–building models of macromolecular assemblies by combining 3-D electron microscopy with X-ray crystallography
  • 2001
    • Burnham Institute. August 10. Lecture title: How bugs fly and smooth muscles relax. Electron cryomicroscopy reveals novel conformations of myosin in activated and relaxed muscle. Dorit Hanein – host
  • 2002
    • Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University. May 3. Lecture title: The structure of alpha-actinin: a molecule with a complex structure and a complex function.. Jeff Greenwood – host.
    • Department of Biology, San Diego State University, October 24. Lecture title: How bugs fly. Time resolved 3-D electron microscopy reveals novel conformations of myosin in actively contracting muscle. Host Sanford Bernstein.
  • 2003
    • Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, La Jolla, CA. January 17. Motoring Along with Myosin. Host Charles L. Brooks III
    • San Diego Actin Club, March 5. The structural basis of myosin ATPase regulation in smooth muscle. Host Tama Hasson
    • AMI Forum, Scripps Research Institute, April 10. The Mechanism of ATPase Inhibition in Smooth Muscle Myosin. Host Clint Potter.
    • Florida State University, Dept. of Biological Science. September 25. Lecture title: A walk on the theoretical side: Building a model for the active to inactive transition in smooth muscle myosin.
    • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, November 14. Lecture given at their departmental retreat. Lecture title: A walk on the theoretical side: Building a model for the active to inactive transition in smooth muscle myosin. Host David Warshaw.
  • 2004
    • University of Central Florida. February 20. Lipid monolayers: a powerful method for 2-D crystallization and assembly of proteins and their complexes for cryoelectron microscopy. Host Andrew Winningham.
    • National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD. A walk on the theoretical side: Building a model for the active to inactive transition in smooth muscle myosin. Host James Sellers.
  • 2005
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Program in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, March 8, 2005. The structure of inhibited states of myosin determined using cryoEM and molecular modeling. Host Jack Griffith.
    • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Workshop on single particle imaging, August 12, 2005. Single particle 3-D imaging with 3-D single particle images from tomograms. Host Michael Rademacher
  • 2006
    • New York University Medical School, Skirball Institute, March 31. Common themes in the problem of turning myosin motors off. Host David Stokes
    • Wadsworth Center for Labs and Research, Albany, NY, April 20, 21. Common themes in the problem of turning myosin motors off,. & Current efforts toward molecular electron tomography. Host Bruce McEwen
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, May 11. Common themes in the problem of turning myosin motors off. Host Hernando Sosa.
    • FEI, Eindoven, The Netherlands. June 19. Cryoelectron tomography of proteins and viruses. Host John Caola
  • 2007
    • Biological Science Colloquium, Florida State University. April 12, 2007. “Electron tomography a powerful new tool to directly visualize molecular structures and their dynamics”. Host Ken Roux.
  • 2009
    • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX. April 3, 2009. Lecture title: “Molecular Tomography – Extracting Molecular Structure & Conformation from Electron Tomograms” Host – Dr. Angel Paredes.
    • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT. Lecture title: “Freeze frames of active muscle contraction reveal unique actin-myosin structures”. Host Kathy Trybus
  • 2010
    • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. Sept. 23, 2010. ” Molecular electron tomography – extracting molecular conformations from complex structures visualized in situ”. Host Kyung Choi.
  • 2011
    • Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, March 15. “Molecular Tomography – visualizing active molecular motors in situ using electron microscope tomography”
    • Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, March 17. “Molecular Tomography – visualizing active molecular motors in situ using electron microscope tomography”
    • Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds. May 3. “Visualizing active contraction in insect flight muscle using electron tomography: novel thin filament attachments revealing the myosin power stroke and a mechanisms for stretch activation”. Host John Trinick.
    • MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. May 4. “Visualizing active contraction in insect flight muscle using electron tomography: novel thin filament attachments revealing the myosin power stroke and a mechanisms for stretch activation”. Host John Kendrick-Jones.

B. Invited Conference Lectures:
International

  • 1976
    • 6th European Congress on Electron Microscopy, Jerusalem. Lecture title: Frozen hydrated biological specimens for electron microscopy and structure analysis.
  • 1983
    • Gordon Conference on Muscle. Lecture title: Structure of the calcium ATPase crystals in SR.
  • 1984
    • Gordon Conference on Muscle. Lecture title: Crossbridge structures as determined from 3D reconstructions of insect flight muscle and of decorated actin
    • FASEB Summer Conference on Calcium and Cell Function. Lecture title: Structure of the Ca++-ATPase of sarcoplasmic reticulum
  • 1985
    • Gordon Conference on Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules. Lecture title: Reconstructions of muscle filaments from thin sections
  • 1988
    • 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Heart Research. Lecture title: Three dimensional structure of Ca++-ATPase determined by electron microscopy
    • Gordon Conference on Excitation-Contraction Coupling. Lecture title: The structure and interactions of Ca++-ATPase
  • 1993
    • Gordon Conference on 3D Electron Microscopy of Macromolecules. Lecture title: Structure of alpha-actinin determined from 2-D crystals formed on lipid monolayers
  • 1994
    • Molecular Mechanism of Muscle Contraction. Christ’s College, Cambridge, UK. Lecture Title: Structure of alpha-actinin by electron microscopy of 2-D crystals formed on lipid monolayers.
  • 1997
    • EMBO Electron Tomography Workshop. Lecture title: The use of electron tomography for structural analysis of disordered protein arrays..
    • Gordon Conference on 3DEM of Macromolecules. Lecture title: Extracting single particle information from tomograms.
    • Beijing Conference & Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis. Lecture title: 3-D electron microscopy of cytoskeletal proteins & contracting muscle.
  • 1998
    • Symposium on Electron crystallography of Biological Macromolecules. Lake Tahoe, CA. December 9-12. Lecture title: Structural studies of paracrystalline arrays of muscle proteins.
    • International Institute of Advanced Research Symposium 98, Seika, Kyoto, Japan, November 9 – 10, 1998. Structural studies of paracrystalline arrays of muscle proteins.
  • 2001
    • Gordon Conference on 3DEM of Macromolecules, June 24-29. Insights into the mechanism of muscle contraction obtained using electron tomography.
    • 5th International Muscle Energetics Conference July 14-17, Burlington, VT. 3-D crossbridge motifs from insect flight muscle in defined static states as well as active contraction.
    • Tomography Colloquium at Royal Netherlands Academy of Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 17-19. Evaluating the results of correspondence analysis and real space refinement applied to electron tomograms of insect flight muscle..
    • Workshop on Actin filaments, from structure to mechanism. held at SPring-8, Japan from November 16th to 18th, 2001
  • 2002
    • K. A. Taylor The application of lipid monolayers for the study of the cytoskeleton. 15th International Congress on Electron Microscopy. Durban, South Africa. Sept. 1-6, 2002.
  • 2008
    • Microscopical Society of Canada, Montreal, Canada, May 20-22. Lecture title “Molecular Tomography; Extracting Macromolecular Structures from Electron Tomograms” plus a premeeting workshop talk on molecular docking and segmentation. Frontiers in Cell Migration, NIH, Bethesda, MD, September 16-18. Lecture title: “Structural Studies of Integrin Activation in a Membrane Environment”.
  • 2010
    • Third K. H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy and Crystallography: International Workshop on 3D molecular Imaging by Cryo-Electron Microscopy, Beijing, August 8-12, 2010.
  • 2011
    • 6th International Congress on Electron Tomography, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, May 5-6, 2011. “Adventures in molecular tomography – extracting molecular conformations from hyper-heterogeneous specimens”
  • 2012
    • International Symposium on Advanced Electron Microscopy – Theory and Application, Beijing, China, January 5-6. “Challenges for extracting molecular conformations from electron tomograms”
    • 9th Annual Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop, University of California, Berkeley. “Challenges for extracting molecular conformations from electron tomograms”

National

  • 1982
    • American Society of Biological Chemists annual meeting. Lecture title: The structure of the acto-S1 complex and its relationship to energy transduction
  • 1985
    • Biophysical Discussions. Lecture title: Three-dimensional structure of insect flight muscle from tilted thin sections
  • 1986
    • New York Academy of Sciences Conference on Recent Advances in Electron and Light Imaging in Biology and Medicine. Lecture title: Image analysis of the Ca++-ATPase from sarcoplasmic reticulum
    • Electron Microscopy of America meeting. Lecture title: Three-dimensional reconstructions from single oblique sections of rigor insect flight muscle
  • 1993
    • Microscopy Society of America annual meeting. Lecture title: Oblique section reconstruction from thin sectioned biological specimens
    • American Society of Cell Biologist annual meeting. Lecture title: 3-D electron microscopy of muscle and muscle proteins
  • 1995
    • Microscopy Society of America annual meeting, August 13-17 in Kansas City, MO. Lecture title: Oblique section reconstruction from thin sectioned biological specimens
    • American Society of Cell Biologist annual meeting. Lecture title: 3-D electron microscopy of muscle and muscle proteins
  • 1996
    • Microscopy Society of America annual meeting, August 11-15 in Minneapolis, MN. Lecture title: Tomography of paracrystalline specimens.
  • 2001
    • Microscopy Society of America annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA, August 5-9. Lecture title: Electron tomography of insect flight muscle in isometric contraction and rigor states.
  • 2003
    • Microscopy Society of America annual Meeting, August 3-7 in San Antonio, TX. Lecture title: Classification and molecular modeling of crossbridge conformations from tomograms of insect flight muscle.
  • 2005
    • Biophysical Society annual Meeting, February 12-16 in Long Beach, CA. Workshop talk on Classification of variable 3-D structure motifs in tomograms of insect flight muscle.. Workshop organized by Niels Volkmann.
    • American Society for Cell Biology, annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. Workshop talk on 3-D imaging of actin-based motors using electron tomography.. Workshop organized by Prof. J. Richard McIntosh.
  • 2007
    • Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination, Nov. 10-15, at the National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. Lecture title: “Molecular Tomography; Extracting Molecular Structures from Electron Tomograms.
  • 2009
    • Biophysical Society annual meeting, February 28-March 4, Boston, MA. Invited talk in session entitled “Ways to regulate a molecular motor”, Samantha Harris, organizer. Lecture title: “The ups and downs of smooth muscle myosin regulation”.
    • Biophysical Society annual meeting, February 28-March 4, Boston, MA. Invited talk in session entitled “Ways to regulate a molecular motor”, Samantha Harris, organizer. Lecture title: “The ups and downs of smooth muscle myosin regulation”.
    • Workshop on “New Frontiers in Characterizing Biological Systems” organized by the Department of Energy, May 13-14, Bethesda, MD.
    • UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Advanced Electron Microscopy in Nanomedicine Symposium. October 2, 3. Lecture Title: “Molecular Tomography – Extracting Molecular Structure & Conformation from Electron Tomograms “
  • 2012
    • Microscopy Society of America annual Meeting, July 29-August 7 in Phoenix, AZ. Lecture title: “Electron tomography of actin bundles and decorated actin.”

Regional/State/Local

  • 1985
    • Southeastern Developmental Biology Conference, Beaufort, NC. May 6-7.
  • 1986
    • New York Academy of Sciences Conference on Recent Advances in Electron and Light Imaging in Biology and Medicine. Lecture title: Image analysis of the Ca++-ATPase from sarcoplasmic reticulum
  • 1997
    • 2nd Biannual Structural Biology Symposium, FSU. Lecture title: In situ structure of myosin crossbridges with nucleotide bound.
  • 1999
    • 3rd Biannual Structural Biology Symposium, FSU, January 8-9, Tallahassee, FL. 2-D protein crystals on lipid monolayers.
    • Florida Society for Microscopy, Orlando, FL, March 15, 1999. Applications of a 300 keV, field emission electron microscope in structural biology.
    • North Carolina Society for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis, Wilmington, NC, October 30, 1999. Application of a 300 keV field emission electron microscope to structural biology.
  • 2011
    • Frontiers in Macromolecular Imaging Symposium, FSU, December 1-3, Tallahassee, FL. “Challenges for extracting molecular conformations from electron tomograms”

C. Radio/TV Interviews:

  • January 7, 1999 TV station WTLH, news interview on the dedication of the high resolution cryo electron microscope in the Structural Biology program.
  • January 8, 1999 National Public Radio, WFSU, interview on the role of high resolution cryo electron microscopy in Structural Biology.
  • January 9, 1999 TV station WCTV, news interview on the CryoEM symposium

D. Miscellaneous Information

PUBLICATIONS:

Refereed journals:

From Masters thesis

  • L. H. Bowen, K. A. Taylor, H. K. Chin & G. G. Long. Massbauer effect in complexes of antimony trihalides with aromatic compounds. J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem. 36, 101-105 (1974).

From Ph.D. thesis

  • K. A. Taylor & R. M. Glaeser. Hydrophilic support films of controlled thickness and composition. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 44, 1546-1547 (1973).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. M. Glaeser. Electron diffraction of frozen hydrated protein crystals. Science 186, 1036-1037 (1974).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. M. Glaeser. A modified airlock door for the introduction of frozen specimens into the JEM 100B electron microscope. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 46, 985-986 (1975).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. M. Glaeser. Electron microscopy of frozen hydrated biological specimens. J. Ultrastruct. Res. 55, 448-456 (1976).
  • K. A. Taylor. Structure determination of frozen hydrated, crystalline biological specimens. J. Microscopy 112, 115-125 (1978).
  • R. M. Glaeser & K. A. Taylor. Radiation damage relative to transmission electron microscopy of biological specimens at low temperature: a review. J. Microscopy 112, 127-138 (1978).

From Postdoctoral period (MRC-LMB, Cambridge, UK)

  • J. M. Scholey, K. A. Taylor & J. Kendrick-Jones. Regulation of nonmuscle myosin assembly by calmodulin-dependent light chain kinase. Nature 287, 233-235 (1980).
  • K. A. Taylor & L. A. Amos. A new model for the geometry of the binding of myosin crossbridges to muscle thin filaments. J. Mol. Biol. 147, 297-324 (1981).
  • K. A. Taylor, J. F. Deatherage & L. A. Amos. Structure of the S-layer of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. Nature 299, 840-842 (1982).
  • L. A. Amos, H. E. Huxley, K. C. Holmes, R. S. Goody & K. A. Taylor. Structural evidence that myosin heads may interact with two sites on F-actin. Nature 299, 467-469 (1982).
  • J. F. Deatherage, K. A. Taylor & L. A. Amos. Three dimensional structure of the cell wall of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. J. Mol. Biol. 167, 823-848. (1983).
  • K. A. Taylor, R. Milligan, C. Raeburn & P. N. T. Unwin. A cold stage for the Philips EM 300 Electron Microscope. Ultramicroscopy 13, 185-190 (1984).

While at Duke University Medical Center

  • K. A. Taylor, L. Dux & A. Martonosi. Structure of the vanadate induced crystals of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase. J. Mol. Biol. 174, 193-204 (1984).
  • K. A. Taylor & J. D. Robertson. Analysis of the 3-dimensional structure of the urinary bladder epithelial cell membrane. J. Ultrastructure Res. 87, 23-30 (1984).
  • K. A. Taylor, M. C. Reedy, L. Cordova & M. K. Reedy. 3-D structure of insect flight muscle in rigor from tilted thin sections. Nature 310, 285-291 (1984).
  • L. Dux, K. A. Taylor, H. P. Ting-Beall, & A. Martonosi. Crystallization of the Ca++-ATPase of sarcoplasmic reticulum by calcium and lanthanide ions. J. Biol. Chem. 260, 11730-11743 (1985).
  • K. A. Taylor, L. Dux & A. Martonosi. The three-dimensional reconstruction of negatively stained crystals of the Ca transport ATPase from sarcoplasmic reticulum. J. Mol. Biol. 187(3), 417-427 (1986).
  • K. A. Taylor, M. C. Reedy, L. Cordova & M. K. Reedy. Image reconstruction using electron micrographs of insect flight muscle: use of thick transverse sections to supplement data from tilted thin longitudinal sections. Biophys. J. 49, 353-364 (1986).
  • K. A. Taylor, N. Mullner, S. Pikula, L. Dux, C. Peracchia, S. Varga & A. Martonosi. Electron microscope observations on Ca2+-ATP microcrystals in detergent-solubilized sarcoplasmic reticulum. J. Biol. Chem. 263, 5287-5294 (1988).
  • K. A. Taylor, M. C. Reedy, L. Córdova & M. K. Reedy. Three-dimensional image reconstruction of insect flight muscle. 1. The rigor myac layer. J. Cell Biol. 109, 1085-1102 (1989).
  • K. A. Taylor, M. C. Reedy, L. Córdova & M. K. Reedy. Three-dimensional image reconstruction of insect flight muscle. 2. The rigor actin layer. J. Cell Biol. 109, 1103-1123 (1989).
  • M. Misra, D. Taylor, T. Oliver & K. Taylor. Effect of organic anions on the crystallization of the Ca2+-ATPase of muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1077, 107-118 (1991).
  • M. Misra, H. C. Beall, K. A. Taylor & H. P. Ting-Beall. Configuration of subunits within crystals of Na, K-ATPase maintained in frozen hydrated state. J. Struct. Biol. 105, 67-74 (1991).
  • B. L. Gabriel, K. Taylor, C. E. Creutz & R. H. Kretsinger. Microcrystals of the annexin, p68. Paracrystal to crystal transition and molecular packing as determined by electron microscopy and image reconstruction. J. Struct. Biol. 107, 29-37 (1991).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. A. Crowther. A protocol for 3-D image reconstruction from a single image of an oblique section. Ultramicroscopy 38, 85-103 (1991).
  • S. Varga, K. Taylor & A. Martonosi. Effects of solutes on the formation of crystalline sheets of the Ca2+-ATPase in detergent-solubilized sarcoplasmic reticulum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1070, 374-386 (1991).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. A. Crowther. 3-D Reconstruction from the Fourier transform of a single super lattice image of an oblique section. Ultramicroscopy 41, 153-167 (1992).
  • K. A. Taylor & D. W. Taylor. Formation of 2-D paracrystals of F-actin on phospholipid layers mixed with quaternary ammonium surfactants. J. Struct. Biol. 108(2), 140-147 (1992).
  • W. O. Wilkison, R. M. Bell, K. A. Taylor & M. J. Costello. Structural characterization of ordered arrays of the sn-glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase from E. coli. J. Bacteriology 174, 6608-6616 (1992).
  • K. A. Taylor & D. W. Taylor. Projection image of smooth muscle alpha-actinin from 2-D crystals formed on positively charged lipid layers. J. Mol. Biol. 230(1), 196-205 (1993).
  • K. A. Taylor, M. C. Reedy, M. K. Reedy & R. A. Crowther. Crossbridges in the complete unit cell of rigor insect flight muscle imaged by 3-D reconstruction from oblique sections. J. Mol. Biol. 233(1), 86-108 (1993).
  • K. A. Taylor & S. Varga. Similarity of 3-D microcrystals of detergent solubilized (Na+,K+)-ATPase from pig kidney and Ca2+-ATPase from skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum. J. Biol. Chem. 269, 10107-10111 (1994).
  • H. Schmitz, C. Lucaveche, M. K. Reedy & K. A. Taylor. Oblique section 3-D reconstruction of relaxed insect flight muscle reveals the crossbridge lattice in helical registration. Biophys. J. 67, 1620-1633 (1994).
  • H. Winkler & K. A. Taylor. 3D reconstruction by combining data from sections cut oblique to different unit cell axes. Ultramicroscopy 55, 357-371 (1994).
  • K. A. Taylor & D. W. Taylor.Formation of 2-D complexes of F-actin and crosslinking proteins on lipid monolayers: demonstration of unipolar alpha-actinin-F-actin crosslinking. Biophys. J. 67, 1976-1983 (1994)
  • H. P. Erickson, D. W. Taylor, K. A. Taylor & D. Bramhill. Bacterial cell division protein FtsZ assembles into protofilament sheets and minirings; structural homologs of tubulin polymers. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 93(1), 519-523 (1996)
  • H. Winkler and K. A. Taylor. Software for 3-D reconstruction from images of oblique sections through 3-D crystals. J. Struct. Biol. 116(1), 241-247 (1996).
  • H. Winkler and K. A. Taylor Three-dimensional distortion correction applied to tomographic reconstructions of sectioned crystals. Ultramicroscopy 63(2), 125-132 (1996).
  • Holger Schmitz, Mary C. Reedy, Michael K. Reedy, Richard T. Tregear, Hanspeter Winkler, Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of Insect Flight Muscle in Rigor and AMPPNP at 23oC. J. Mol. Biol. 264(2), 279-301 (1996)
  • Hanspeter Winkler, Mary C. Reedy, Michael K. Reedy, Richard Tregear and Kenneth A. Taylor. 3-D structure of nucleotide bearing crossbridges in situ: oblique section reconstruction of insect flight muscle in AMPPNP at 23oC. J. Mol. Biol. 264(2), 302-322 (1996).

While at Florida State University

  • H. Schmitz, M. C. Reedy, M. K. Reedy, R. T. Tregear, and K. A. Taylor. Tomographic 3-D Reconstruction of Insect Flight Muscle Partially Relaxed by AMPPNP and Ethylene Glycol. J. Cell Biol. 139(3), 695-707 (1997).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor, Jinghua Tang, Yifan Cheng & Hanspeter Winkler. The use of electron tomography for structural analysis of disordered protein arrays. J. Struct. Biol. 120(3), 372-386 (1997).
  • Yifan Cheng & Kenneth A. Taylor. Characterization of the low magnification performance of a Philips CM300-FEG. Ultramicroscopy 74(4), 209-220 (1998).
  • Hanspeter Winkler & Kenneth A. Taylor. Multivariate statistical analysis of three-dimensional cross-bridge motifs in insect flight muscle. Ultramicroscopy 77(3), 141-152 (1999).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor and Dianne W. Taylor. Structural Studies of Cytoskeletal Protein Arrays Formed on Lipid Monolayers. J. Struct. Biol. 128(1), 75-81 (1999).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor, Holger Schmitz, Mary C. Reedy, Yale E. Goldman, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Hiro Sasaki, Richard T. Tregear, Kate Poole, Carmen Lucaveche, Robert J. Edwards, Li Fan Chen, Hanspeter Winkler, and Michael K. Reedy. Tomographic 3-D reconstruction of quick frozen, Ca2+-activated contracting insect flight muscle. Cell 99(4), 421-431 (1999).
  • Thomas Wendt, Dianne Taylor, Kathy Trybus, Terri Messier and Kenneth A. Taylor. Visualization of head-head interactions in the inhibited state of smooth muscle myosin. J. Cell Biol. 147(7), 1385-1390 (1999).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor, Dianne W. Taylor and Fred Schachat. α-Actinin isoforms from cardiac, smooth and skeletal muscle form polar arrays of actin filaments. J. Cell Biol. 149(3), 635-646 (2000).
  • Thomas Wendt, Dianne Taylor, Kathleen M. Trybus, and Kenneth Taylor. 3-D image reconstruction of dephosphorylated smooth muscle heavy meromyosin reveals asymmetry in the interaction between myosin heads and placement of subfragment 2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98(8), 4361-4366 (2001).
  • Li Fan Chen, Eric Blanc, Michael S. Chapman and Kenneth A. Taylor. Real space refinement of acto-myosin structures from sectioned muscle. J. Struct. Biol. 133(2), 221-232 (2001).
  • Tang, Jinghua, Taylor, Dianne W. Taylor, Kenneth A. Taylor. The 3-D structure of alpha-actinin obtained by cryoelectron microscopy suggests a model for Ca2+ dependent actin binding. J. Mol. Biol. 310(4), 845-858 (2001).
  • Pascual-Montano, A., Taylor, K.A., Winkler, H., Pascual-Marqui, R.D., Carazo, J.M. Quantitative self organizing maps for clustering electron tomograms. J. Struct. Biol. 138(2), 114-122 (2002).
  • Chen, Li Fan, Winkler, Hanspeter, Reedy, Michael K., Reedy, Mary C. & Taylor, Kenneth A. Molecular modeling of averaged rigor crossbridges from tomograms of insect flight muscle. J. Struct. Biol. 138(2), 92-104 (2002).
  • Jun Liu, Thomas Wendt, Dianne W. Taylor & Kenneth A. Taylor. Refined model of the 10S conformation of smooth muscle myosin by cryoEM 3-D image reconstruction. J. Mol. Biol. 329(5), 963-972 (2003).
  • Hanspeter Winkler and Kenneth A. Taylor. Focus gradient correction applied to tilt series image data used in electron tomography. J. Struct. Biol. 143(1), 24-32 (2003). doi:10.1016/S1047-8477(03)00120-5
  • Ping Zhu, Elena Chertova, Julian Bess, Jr., Jeffrey D. Lifson, Larry O. Arthur, Jun Liu, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Electron tomography analysis of envelope glycoprotein trimers on HIV and simian immunodeficiency virus virions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 100(26), 15812-15817 (2003).
  • Jun Liu, Dianne W. Taylor and Kenneth A. Taylor. A 3-D reconstruction of smooth muscle alpha-actinin by cryoEM reveals two different conformations at the actin binding region. J. Mol. Biol. 338(1), 115-125 (2004).
  • Richard Tregear, Kenneth A. Taylor, Hanspeter Winkler, Mary Reedy, Yale Goldman, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Hiro Sasaki, Carmen Lucaveche and Michael Reedy. Number and orientation of crossbridges in target zones of active insect flight muscle. Biophys. J. 86, 3009-3019 (2004).
  • Jun Liu, Mary C. Reedy, Yale E. Goldman, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Richard T. Tregear, Carmen Lucaveche, Hanspeter Winkler, Bruce A. J. Baumann, John M. Squire, Thomas C. Irving, Michael K. Reedy, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of fast frozen, stretched rigor fibers reveals elastic distortions in the myosin crossbridges. J. Struct. Biol. 147(3), 268-282 (2004).
  • Florence Tama, Michael Feig, Jun Liu, Charles L. Brooks III and Kenneth A. Taylor. The requirement for mechanical coupling between head and S2 domains in smooth muscle myosin ATPase regulation and its implications for dimeric motor function. J. Mol. Biol. 345(4), 837-854 (2005).
  • Deborah F. Kelly and Kenneth A. Taylor. Identification of the α1-integrin binding site on α-actinin by cryo-electron microscopy. J. Struct. Biol. 149(3), 290-302 (2005).
  • Hanspeter Winkler and Kenneth A. Taylor. Accurate marker-free alignment with simultaneous geometry determination and reconstruction of tilt series in electron tomography. Ultramicroscopy, 106(6), 240-254 (2006).
  • Deborah F. Kelly, Dianne W. Taylor, Constantina Bakolitsa, Andrey A. Bobkov, Laurie Bankston, Robert C. Liddington and Kenneth A Taylor. Structure of the α-actinin-vinculin head domain complex determined by cryo-electron microscopy J. Mol. Biol., 357(2), 562-573 (2006).
  • Ping Zhu, Jun Liu, Julian Bess Jr., Elena Chertova, Jeffrey D. Lifson, Henry Gris, Gilad Ofek, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Distribution and three-dimensional structure of AIDS virus envelope spikes. Nature 441, 847-852 (2006).
  • Jun Liu, Dianne W. Taylor, Elena Krementsova, Kathy Trybus & Kenneth A. Taylor. 3-D structure of the myosin V inhibited state by cryoelectron tomography. Nature 442, 208-211 (2006).
  • Jun Liu, Shenping Wu, Mary C. Reedy, Hanspeter Winkler, Carmen Lucaveche, Yifan Cheng, Michael K. Reedy, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of swollen rigor fibers of insect flight muscle reveals a short and variably angled S2 domain. J. Mol. Biol. 362, 844-860 (2006).
  • Cheri M Hampton, Dianne W Taylor, Kenneth A Taylor. Novel structures for α-actinin: F-actin interactions and their implications for actin-membrane attachment and tension sensing in the cytoskeleton. J. Mol. Biol. 368, 92-104 (2007) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2007.01.071
  • Dianne W. Taylor, Deborah F. Kelly, Anchi Cheng and Kenneth A Taylor. On the freezing of lipid monolayer specimens for cryoelectron microscopy. J. Struct. Biol., 160(3), 305-312 (2007) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2007.04.011.
  • Wei Dai, Qingmei Jia, Eric Bortz, Sanket Shah, Jun Liu, Ivo Atanasov, Kenneth A. Taylor, Ren Sun & Z. Hong Zhou. Unique structures in a tumor herpesvirus revealed by cryo-electron tomography and microscopy. J. Struct. Biol. 161, 428-438 (2008).
  • Feng Ye, Jun Liu, Hanspeter Winkler and Kenneth A. Taylor. Integrin αIIb β3 in a membrane environment remains the same height after Mn2+ activation when observed by cryo-electron tomography. J. Mol. Biol. 378(5), 976-986 (2008).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor and Robert M. Glaeser. Retrospective on the early development of cryoelectron microscopy of macromolecules and a prospective on opportunities for the future. J. Struct. Biol. 163, 214-223 (2008).
  • Ping Zhu, Hanspeter Winkler, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Cryoelectron tomography of HIV-1 envelope spikes: further evidence for tripod-like legs. PLoS Pathogens 4(11) (2008).
  • Cheri M. Hampton, Jun Liu, Dianne W. Taylor, David J. DeRosier and Kenneth A. Taylor. The 3D structure of villin as a unique F-actin cross-linker. Structure 16(12), 1882-1891 (2008).
  • Hanspeter Winkler, Ping Zhu, Jun Liu, Feng Ye, Kenneth H. Roux, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Tomographic subvolume alignment and subvolume classification applied to myosinV and SIV envelope spikes. J. Struct. Biol. 165(2), 64-77 (2009).
  • Jason O’Donnell, Kenneth A. Taylor & Michael S. Chapman. Adeno-Associated Virus-2 and its primary cellular receptor cryo-EM structure of a heparin complex. Virology 385 434-443 (2009).
  • Shenping Wu, Jun Liu, Mary C. Reedy, Hanspeter Winkler , Michael K. Reedy & Kenneth A. Taylor. Methods for identifying and averaging variable molecular conformations in tomograms of actively contracting insect flight muscle. J. Struct. Biol. 168, 485-502 (2009). PMCID: PMC2805068.
  • Feng Ye, Guiqing Hu, Dianne Taylor, Boris Ratnikov, Mark A. McLean, Stephen G. Sligar, Kenneth A. Taylor, and Mark H. Ginsberg. Recreation of the terminal events in physiological integrin activation. J. Cell Biol. 188(1), 157-173 (2010). PMCID: PMC2812850.
  • Guiqing Hu, Jun Liu, Kenneth A Taylor, and Kenneth H. Roux. Structural Comparison of HIV-1 Envelope Spikes with and without the V1/V2 loop J. Virology, 85(6), 2741–2750 (2011). PMCID: PMC3067966
  • Agnieszka Collins, Anthony Warrington, Kenneth A. Taylor and Tatyana Svitkina. Structural organization of the actin cytoskeleton at the sites of clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Current Biology, 21(14), 1167-1175 (2011). PMCID: PMC3143238
  • Pradeep Luther, Hanspeter Winkler, Kenneth Taylor, Maria-Elena Zoghbi, Roger Craig, Raul Padron, John Squire and Jun Liu. Direct visualization of the binding of myosin binding protein C to actin filaments in intact muscle (PNAS, in press) PMCID: PMC313626
  • Bruce A. J. Baumann, Dianne W. Taylor, Florence Tama, Patty Fagnant, Kathy Trybus & Kenneth A. Taylor. Phosphorylated smooth muscle heavy meromyosin shows an open conformation linked to activation. J. Mol. Biol. 415(2), 274–287 (2012). PMID: 22079364 [PubMed – in process]
  • Shenping Wu, Jun Liu, Mary C. Reedy, Richard T. Tregear, Hanspeter Winkler,  Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Carmen Lucaveche, Yale E. Goldman, Michael K. Reedy, and Kenneth A. Taylor. Electron tomography of cryofixed, isometrically contracting insect flight muscle reveals novel actin-myosin interactions. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12643 (2010).

Non-refereed publications:

  • J. M. Scholey, K. A. Taylor & J. Kendrick-Jones. The role of myosin light chains in regulating action-myosin interaction. Biochemie 63, 255-271 (1981).
  • A. N. Martonosi, L. Dux, C. Peracchia & K. A. Taylor. The crystallization of Ca++ transport ATPase in sarcoplasmic reticulum. Symposia Biologica Hungarica 26, 133-151 (1984).
  • K. A. Taylor & R. A. Crowther. Three dimensional reconstructions from single oblique sections of rigor insect flight muscle. Proc. 44 Ann. Meet. of EMSA, pp. 30-33 (1986).
  • K. A. Taylor, M.-H. Ho & A. Martonosi. Image analysis of the Ca2+-ATPase from sarcoplasmic reticulum. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 403, 31-43 (1987).
  • A. N. Martonosi, L. Dux, K. A. Taylor, D. Csermely, N. Mullner, S. Pikula, S. Papp, S. Varga, I. Iona & T. Keresztes. The Ca++ pump of skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum. Acta Biochemica et Biophysica Hungarica 22, 263-276 (1987).
  • K. H. Roux, K. A. Taylor and P. Zhu. Cryoelectron tomography shows 3D structure of surface spikes: Structure of AIDS virus surface revealed. BIOforum Europe. 07-08, 32-33 (2006).
  • Kenneth A. Taylor. Regulation and recycling of myosin V. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 19(1), 67-74 (2007).
  • Kenneth H. Roux & Kenneth A. Taylor. HIV envelope structure and organization. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 17, 244-252 (2007).
  • Hanspeter Winkler, Jun Liu, Kenneth A. Taylor, Ping Zhu, Kenneth H. Roux. Electron tomography of macromolecular assemblies. In: Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, pg 240-243 (2007).
  • Mary Catherine Reedy – Obituary. Kenneth A. Taylor. J. Muscle Res. Cell Motil. 29(2), 69-72 (2008).

Chapters in books: From Masters thesis

  • L. H. Bowen, K. A. Taylor, H. Z. Dokuzoguz & H. H. Stadelmaier. Properties of Na21Sn2B6 as Source for Sn119 and Sb121 Mossbauer experiments. In Mossbauer Effect Methodology, vol. 7. I. J. Gruverman, ed. pp. 233-244, Plenum Press, New York (1971).

From Ph.D. dissertation

  • R. M. Glaeser, W. Chiu, D. Grano & K. Taylor. Morphological Model of the Surface-Layer Array in Spirillum serpens. In: Electron Microscopy at Molecular Dimensions: State of the Art and Strategies for the Future (W. Baumeister and W. Vogell, eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, pp. 22-26 (1980).

From postdoctoral training

  • J. Kendrick-Jones, K. A. Taylor & J. M. Scholey. Phosphorylation of nonmuscle myosin and stabilization of thick filament structure. Methods in Enzymology 85, 364-370 (1982).
  • J. Kendrick-Jones, P. Tooth, K. A. Taylor & J. M. Scholey. Regulation of myosin filament assembly by light chain phosphorylation. Cold Sp. Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol. XLVI 929-938 (1981).
  • K. A. Taylor & L. A. Amos. Structure of actin in reconstructed images of S-1 decorated filaments. In: Actin: Its Structure and Function in Muscle and Nonmuscle Cells (dos Remedios, C. and Bardon J. eds), Academic Press, Sydney (1982).

From academic career

  • A. Martonosi, K. A. Taylor, G. Kratke, L. Dux & C. Peracchia. The Regulation of the Ca++ transport activity of sarcoplasmic reticulum. In: Regulation and Development of Membrane Transport Processes, John Wiley and Sons. pp. 58-85 (1984). James E. Graves, Editor.
  • A. Martonosi, L. Dux, K. A. Taylor, H. P. Ting-Beall, S. Varga, P. Csermely, N. Mullner, S. Papp & I. Jona. The structure of Ca-ATPase in sarcoplasmic reticulum. In: Proteins of Excitable Membranes, B. Hille and D.M. Fambrough, eds., John Wiley and Sons, New York, pp. 257-286 (1987).
  • A. Martonosi, S. Varga, K. A. Taylor, H. P. Ting-Beall & L. Dux. The molecular structure of sarcoplasmic reticulum. Electron Microscopy of Proteins, Vol. 6: Membraneous Structures. J.R. Harris ed. Academic Press (London), pp. 255-375 (1987).
  • A. Martonosi, S. Varga, K. A. Taylor & M.-H. Ho. The structure of the Ca++ transport ATPase of sarcoplasmic reticulum. In: Perspectives in Biological Energy Transduction. Yasno Mukohata et al., eds. Academic Press. pp. 127-138 (1987).
  • A. N. Martonosi, L. Dux, K. A. Taylor & S. Pikula. The Ca++ pump of skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum. In: The Ion Pumps: Structure, Function and Regulation. W.D. Stein, ed., Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, pp. 7-14 (1988).
  • K. A. Taylor, L. Dux, S. Varga, H. P. Ting-Beall & A. Martonosi. Analysis of two dimensional crystals of Ca++-ATPase in sarcoplasmic reticulum. Methods in Enzymology, 157, 271-288 (1988).
  • M. C. Reedy, M. K. Reedy & K. A. Taylor. Crossbridge patterns in defined static states in insect flight muscle. Topics in Mol. Struct. Biol. 13, 151-170 (1990).
  • R. A. Crowther, P. K. Luther & K. A. Taylor. Computation of a three dimensional image of a periodic specimen from a single view of an oblique section. Electron Microsc. Rev. 3, 29-42 (1990).
  • K. A. Taylor, J. Liu & H. Winkler. Localization and classification of repetitive structures in electron tomograms of paracrystalline assemblies. In: Electron Tomography: Methods for Three-dimensional Visualization of Structures in the Cell, 2nd edition, Joachim Frank, Ed. Springer-Verlag. pp 417-439 (2006).
  • K. A. Taylor, S. Wu, M. C. Reedy & M. K. Reedy. Imaging actomyosin in situ. In: Methods in Cell Biology: Cellular Electron Microscopy. J. Richard McIntosh, Editor. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. pp 321-368 (2007).
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Projects and Grants as of 9/1/2010

Agency ID Title Dates Participation
NCRR S10 RR25080-01 Purchase of an FEI Titan Krios for 3-D EM 07/01/2008 – 06/30/2009 PI
NCRR S10 RR024564-01 CryoEM Equipment Enhancements for Florida State University 03/01/08 – 02/28/09 PI
NIGMS R01 GM30598-21 EM Studies on Muscle 9/1/05 – 8/31/09 PI
NIAMSD R01 AR47421-10 EM Studies of Dimeric Molecular Motors 4/1/07 – 3/31/13 PI
NIGMS 1 U54 GM64346-06 Cell Migration Consortium 8/01/06 – 7/31/11 Subcontract
NIGMS R01-GM66875-06 Structure-Function of AAV: a Viral Gene Therapy Vector 8/01/07 – 7/31/09 Subcontract
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