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Faculty and Staff

Nutritional and Metabolic Biology Doctoral Training Faculty


Edward Owusu-Ansah, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics



BS, University of Ghana


Modeling Mitochondrial Stress Signaling Networks in Drosophila.

Publications - PubMed

Owusu-Ansah E, and Perrimon N. Modeling nutrient-sensing and metabolic homeostasis in Drosophila: Implications for aging and metabolic diseases. Dis Model Mech. 2014 Mar;7(3):343-50.
Owusu-Ansah E, Song W, Perrimon N. Muscle mitohormesis promotes longevity via systemic repression of insulin signaling. Cell. 2013 Oct 24; 155(3):699-712.
Owusu-Ansah E and Banerjee U. Reactive Oxygen Species prime Drosophila Haematopoietic progenitors for differentiation. Nature. 2009 Sep24; 461 (7263): 537-41.
Owusu-Ansah E, Yavari A, Mandal S, Banerjee U. Distinct mitochondrial retrograde signals control the G1-S cell cycle checkpoint. Nat. Genet.2008 Mar;40(3):356-61.
Liao TSV, Call G, Guptan P, Cespedes A, Marshall J, Owusu-Ansah E, Mandal S, Fang QA, Yackle K, Goodstein GL and Banerjee U. An efficient genetic screen in Drosophila to identify nuclear – encoded genes with mitochondrial function. Genetics 2006 Sep;174(1):525-33.
Mandal S, Guptan P, Owusu-Ansah E, Banerjee U. Mitochondrial regulation of cell cycle progression during development as revealed by the tenured mutation in Drosophila. Dev Cell. 2005 Dec;9(6):843-54.


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