Ylva Engström

Professor in Molecular Biology, Deputy Dean of Science Faculty
Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics
Stockholm University
E-mail: Ylva.Engstrom@molbio.su.se
Page: http://www.molbio.su.se

Fields of interest: 

Innate Immunity, Gene expression, Signal transduction, Transcriptional regulation

 

Recent publications:

Davis MM, Engström Y:
Immune Response in the Barrier Epithelia: Lessons from the Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster.
J Innate Immun., 4(3), (2012): 273-283.

Davis MM, Alvarez FJ, Ryman K, Holm ÅA, Ljungdahl PO, Engström Y:
Wild-type Drosophila melanogaster as a model host to analyze nitrogen source dependent virulence of Candida albicans.
PLoS One, 6(11), (2011): e27434.

Junell A, Uvell H, Davis MM, Edlundh-Rose E, Antonsson A, Pick L, Engström Y:
The POU transcription factor Drifter/Ventral veinless regulates expression of Drosophila immune defense genes.
Mol Cell Biol., 30(14), (2010): 3672-3684.

Valanne S, Myllymäki H, Kallio J, Schmid MR, Kleino A, Murumägi A, Airaksinen L, Kotipelto T, Kaustio M, Ulvila J, Esfahani SS, Engström Y, Silvennoinen O, Hultmark D, Parikka M, Rämet M:
Genome-wide RNA interference in Drosophila cells identifies G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 as a conserved regulator of NF-kappaB signaling.
J Immunol.,184(11), (2010): 6188-6198.

Uvell H, Engström Y:
A multilayered defense against infection: combinatorial control of insect immune genes.
Trends Genet., 23(7), (2007): 342-349.

Junell A, Uvell H, Pick L, Engström Y:
Isolation of regulators of Drosophila immune defense genes by a double interaction screen in yeast.
Insect Biochem Mol Biol., 37(3), (2007): 202-212.

Delaney JR, Stöven S, Uvell H, Anderson KV, Engström Y, Mlodzik M:
Cooperative control of Drosophila immune responses by the JNK and NF-kappaB signaling pathways.
EMBO J., 25(13), (2006): 3068-3077.

Uvell H, Engström Y:
Functional characterization of a novel promoter element required for an innate immune response in Drosophila.
Mol Cell Biol., 23(22), (2003): 8272-8281.

Stoven S, Silverman N, Junell A, Hedengren-Olcott M, Erturk D, Engstrom Y, Maniatis T, Hultmark D:
Caspase-mediated processing of the Drosophila NF-kappaB factor Relish.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA., 100(10), (2003): 5991-5996.

Tingvall TO, Roos E, Engström Y:
The GATA factor Serpent is required for the onset of the humoral immune response in Drosophila embryos.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA., 98(7), (2001): 3884-3888.