Michael J. Rynkiewicz

Instructor, Physiology & Biophysics

700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res


  • Boston University School of Medicine, PhD
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS


  • Published on 12/5/2017

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Prum T, Hollenberg S, Kiani FA, Fagnant PM, Marston SB, Trybus KM, Fischer S, Moore JR, Lehman W. Tropomyosin Must Interact Weakly with Actin to Effectively Regulate Thin Filament Function. Biophys J. 2017 Dec 05; 113(11):2444-2451. PMID: 29211998.

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  • Published on 9/12/2017

    Viswanathan MC, Schmidt W, Rynkiewicz MJ, Agarwal K, Gao J, Katz J, Lehman W, Cammarato A. Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy. Cell Rep. 2017 Sep 12; 20(11):2612-2625. PMID: 28903042.

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  • Published on 7/31/2017

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Wu H, Cafarella TR, Nikolaidis NM, Head JF, Seaton BA, McCormack FX. Differential Ligand Binding Specificities of the Pulmonary Collectins Are Determined by the Conformational Freedom of a Surface Loop. Biochemistry. 2017 Aug 08; 56(31):4095-4105. PMID: 28719181.

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  • Published on 9/20/2016

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Fischer S, Lehman W. The propensity for tropomyosin twisting in the presence and absence of F-actin. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2016 Nov 01; 609:51-58. PMID: 27663225.

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  • Published on 6/21/2016

    Goh BC, Wu H, Rynkiewicz MJ, Schulten K, Seaton BA, McCormack FX. Elucidation of Lipid Binding Sites on Lung Surfactant Protein A Using X-ray Crystallography, Mutagenesis, and Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Biochemistry. 2016 Jul 05; 55(26):3692-701. PMID: 27324153.

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  • Published on 1/14/2016

    Fischer S, Rynkiewicz MJ, Moore JR, Lehman W. Tropomyosin diffusion over actin subunits facilitates thin filament assembly. Struct Dyn. 2016 Jan; 3(1):012002. PMID: 26798831.

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  • Published on 8/26/2015

    Tripathi S, Wang G, White M, Rynkiewicz M, Seaton B, Hartshorn K. Identifying the Critical Domain of LL-37 Involved in Mediating Neutrophil Activation in the Presence of Influenza Virus: Functional and Structural Analysis. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0133454. PMID: 26308522.

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  • Published on 8/19/2015

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Schott V, Orzechowski M, Lehman W, Fischer S. Electrostatic interaction map reveals a new binding position for tropomyosin on F-actin. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2015 Dec; 36(6):525-33. PMID: 26286845.

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  • Published on 8/1/2014

    Lu Z, Rynkiewicz MJ, Yang CY, Madico G, Perkins HM, Roche MI, Seaton BA, Sharon J. Functional and structural characterization of Francisella tularensis O-antigen antibodies at the low end of antigen reactivity. Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother. 2014 Aug; 33(4):235-45. PMID: 25171003.

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  • Published on 6/26/2014

    Lu Z, Rynkiewicz MJ, Madico G, Li S, Yang CY, Perkins HM, Sompuram SR, Kodela V, Liu T, Morris T, Wang D, Roche MI, Seaton BA, Sharon J. B-cell epitopes in GroEL of Francisella tularensis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e99847. PMID: 24968190.

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