Michael T. Kirber, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine

617.638.7153
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Biography

Expertise includes: Fluorescence microscopy; Image processing and analysis; Imaging system design and construction; Intracellular calcium imaging and measurement.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Member, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, PhD
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MS
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, BS
  • Clark University, BA

Classes Taught

  • GMSMM730

Publications

  • Published on 7/9/2019

    Luptak I, Morgan R, Baka T, Croteau D, Moverman D, Sarnak H, Kirber M, Bachschmid MM, Colucci WS, Pimentel DR. Genetically targeted fluorescent probes reveal dynamic calcium responses to adrenergic signaling in multiple cardiomyocyte compartments. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2019 09; 114:105569. PMID: 31299273.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/12/2016

    Zhou Q, Yen A, Rymarczyk G, Asai H, Trengrove C, Aziz N, Kirber MT, Mostoslavsky G, Ikezu T, Wolozin B, Bolotina VM. Impairment of PARK14-dependent Ca(2+) signalling is a novel determinant of Parkinson's disease. Nat Commun. 2016; 7:10332. PMID: 26755131.

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  • Published on 10/5/2012

    Schäfer C, Rymarczyk G, Ding L, Kirber MT, Bolotina VM. Role of molecular determinants of store-operated Ca(2+) entry (Orai1, phospholipase A2 group 6, and STIM1) in focal adhesion formation and cell migration. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 23; 287(48):40745-57. PMID: 23043102.

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  • Published on 8/18/2010

    Teague JE, Ryu HY, Kirber M, Sherr DH, Schlezinger JJ. Proximal events in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced, stromal cell-dependent bone marrow B cell apoptosis: stromal cell-B cell communication and apoptosis signaling. J Immunol. 2010 Sep 15; 185(6):3369-78. PMID: 20720205.

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  • Published on 6/23/2010

    Peng H, Yaney GC, Kirber MT. Modulation of Ca(2+) release through ryanodine receptors in vascular smooth muscle by protein kinase Calpha. Pflugers Arch. 2010 Sep; 460(4):791-802. PMID: 20571823.

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  • Published on 5/1/2010

    Simard JR, Meshulam T, Pillai BK, Kirber MT, Brunaldi K, Xu S, Pilch PF, Hamilton JA. Caveolins sequester FA on the cytoplasmic leaflet of the plasma membrane, augment triglyceride formation, and protect cells from lipotoxicity. J Lipid Res. 2010 May; 51(5):914-22. PMID: 20388923.

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  • Published on 7/15/2009

    Simard JR, Meshulam T, Pillai BK, Kirber MT, Brunaldi K, Xu S, Pilch PF, Hamilton JA. Caveolins sequester fatty acids on the cytoplasmic leaflet of the plasma membrane, augment triglyceride formation and protect cells from lipotoxicity. J Lipid Res. 2009 Jul 15. PMID: 19605920.

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  • Published on 1/31/2009

    Chakrabarti S, Rizvi M, Pathak D, Kirber MT, Freedman JE. Hypoxia influences CD40-CD40L mediated inflammation in endothelial and monocytic cells. Immunol Lett. 2009 Feb 21; 122(2):170-84. PMID: 19187784.

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  • Published on 6/23/2008

    Chen K, Kirber MT, Xiao H, Yang Y, Keaney JF. Regulation of ROS signal transduction by NADPH oxidase 4 localization. J Cell Biol. 2008 Jun 30; 181(7):1129-39. PMID: 18573911.

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  • Published on 10/1/2007

    Kirber MT, Chen K, Keaney JF. YFP photoconversion revisited: confirmation of the CFP-like species. Nat Methods. 2007 Oct; 4(10):767-8. PMID: 17901864.

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