Sara Cherry

Assistant Professor
Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania
E-mail: cherrys@mail.med.upenn.edu
Page: http://www.med.upenn.edu/micro/faculty/cherry.html

Recent publications:

Moser T, Schieffer D, Cherry S:
AMP-Activated Kinase Restricts Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection by Inhibiting Fatty Acid Synthesis.
PLoS Pathogens, (2012), In Press.

Nakamoto M, Moy R, Xu J, Bambina S, Yasunaga A, Shelly S, Gold B, Cherry S:
Virus recognition by Toll-7 activates antiviral autophagy in Drosophila.
Immunity, 36(4): (2012): 658-667.

Liu N, Abe M, Sabin LR, Hendriks GJ, Naqvi AS, Yu Z, Cherry S, Bonini NM:
The Exoribonuclease Nibbler Controls 3′ End Processing of MicroRNAs in Drosophila.
Curr Biol., 21(22): (2011): 1888-1893.

Rose PX, Hanna SL, Spiridigliozzi A, Wannissorn N, Beiting DP, Ross SR, Hardy RW, Bambina SA, Heise MT, Cherry S:
Natural Resistance-associated Macrophage Protein (NRAMP) is a cellular receptor for Sindbis virus in both insect and mammalian hosts.
Cell Host Microbe, 10(2), (2011): 97-104.

Coyne CB, Bozym R, Morosky SA, Hanna SL, Mukherjee A, Tudor M, Kim KS, Cherry S:
RNAi screening reveals host factors involved in enteroviruses infection of polarized endothelial monolayers.
Cell Host Microbe, 9(1), (2010): 70-82.

Moser T, Jones R, Thompson CB, Coyne CB, Cherry S:
A kinome RNAi screen identified AMPK as required for poxvirus infection through the control of actin dynamics.
PLoS Pathogens, 6(6), (2010): e1000954.

DiAngelo J, Bland M, Bambina S, Cherry S, Birnbaum M:
The immune response attenuates growth and nutrient storage in Drosophila by reducing insulin signaling.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 106, (2009): 20853-20858.

Sabin LR, Zhou R, Gruber JJ, Lukinova N, Bambina S, Berman A, Thompson CB, Cherry S:
Ars2 regulates both miRNA- and siRNA-dependent silencing and suppresses RNA virus infection in Drosophila.
Cell, 138, (2009): 340-351.

Gruber JJ, Zatechka DS, Sabin LR, Yong J, Lum JJ, Kong M, Zong W-X, Zhang Z, Lau C-K, Rawlings J, Cherry S, Ihle JN, Dreyfuss G, Thompson CB:
Ars2 links the nuclear cap binding complex to RNA interference and cell proliferation.
Cell, 138, (2009): 328-339.

Shelly S, Lukinova N, Bambina, S., Berman A, Cherry S:
Autophagy is an Essential Component of Drosophila Immunity against Vesicular Stomatitis Virus.
Immunity, 30, (2009): 588-598.