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Recent publications (for a fully updated list, visit PubMed)

Corresponding author papers

Medina E, Easa Y, Lester D, Lau E, Sprinzak D, Luca VC. Structure of the planar cell polarity cadherins Fat4 and Dachsous1. Nat Commun. 2022, in press.

Gonzalez-Perez D, Das S, Antfolk D, Ahsan HS, Medina E, Dundes CE, Jokhai RT, Egan ED, Blacklow SC, Loh KM, Rodriguez PC, Luca VC. Affinity-matured DLL4 ligands as broad-spectrum modulators of Notch signaling. Nat Chem Biol. 2022 Sep 1; PMID: 36050494

Ming Q, Celias DP, Wu C, Cole AR, Singh S, Mason C, Dong S, Tran TH, Amarasinghe GK, Ruffell B, Luca VC. LAG3 ectodomain structure reveals functional interfaces for ligand and antibody recognition. Nat Immunol. 2022 Jul;23(7):1031–1041. PMID: 35761082

​​Luca VC*, Miao Y*, Li X, Hollander MJ, Kuo CJ, Garcia KC. Surrogate R-spondins for tissue-specific potentiation of Wnt Signaling. PLoS ONE. 2020 Jan 8 [cited 2020 Jun 2];15(1). PMCID: PMC6949110

*These authors contributed equally, VCL and KCG are co-corresponding authors

Ming Q, Gonzalez-Perez D, Luca VC. Molecular engineering strategies for visualizing low-affinity protein complexes. Exp Biol Med. 2019 Jun 11;1535370219855401.

Collaborative papers

Khamaisi B, Luca VC, Blacklow SC, Sprinzak D. Functional Comparison between Endogenous and Synthetic Notch Systems. ACS Synth Biol. 2022 Sep 15; PMID: 36107643

de Mingo Pulido Á, Hänggi K, Celias DP, Gardner A, Li J, Batista-Bittencourt B, Mohamed E, Trillo-Tinoco J, Osunmakinde O, Peña R, Onimus A, Kaisho T, Kaufmann J, McEachern K, Soliman H, Luca VC, Rodriguez PC, Yu X, Ruffell B. The inhibitory receptor TIM-3 limits activation of the cGAS-STING pathway in intra-tumoral dendritic cells by suppressing extracellular DNA uptake. Immunity. 2021 Jun 8;54(6):1154-1167.e7. PMCID: PMC8192496

Wang Z, Zhang M, Quereda V, Frydman SM, Ming Q, Luca VC, Duckett DR, Ji H. Discovery of an Orally Bioavailable Small-Molecule Inhibitor for the β-Catenin/B-Cell Lymphoma 9 Protein-Protein Interaction. J Med Chem. 2021 Aug 26;64(16):12109–12131. PMCID: PMC8817233

Payne KK, Mine JA, Biswas S, Chaurio RA, Perales-Puchalt A, Anadon CM, Costich TL, Harro CM, Walrath J, Ming Q, Tcyganov E, Buras AL, Rigolizzo KE, Mandal G, Lajoie J, Ophir M, Tchou J, Marchion D, Luca VC, Bobrowicz P, McLaughlin B, Eskiocak U, Schmidt M, Cubillos-Ruiz JR, Rodriguez PC, Gabrilovich DI, Conejo-Garcia JR. BTN3A1 governs antitumor responses by coordinating αβ and γδ T cells. Science. 2020 21;369(6506):942–949. PMID: 32820120

​Yang F, Mao C, Guo L, Lin J, Ming Q, Xiao P, Wu X, Shen Q, Guo S, Shen D-D, Lu R, Zhang L, Huang S, Ping Y, Zhang C, Ma C, Zhang K, Liang X, Shen Y, Nan F, Yi F, Luca VC, Zhou J, Jiang C, Sun J-P, Xie X, Yu X, Zhang Y. Structural basis of GPBAR activation and bile acid recognition. Nature. 2020 Jul 22; PMID: 32698187

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