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Marc Weinberg, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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marcow@scripps.edu
(858) 784-9949

Education

Ph.D. (Molecular Biology), University of the Witwatersrand 2002
B.Sc. (Biochemistry), University of the Witwatersrand 1995

Professional Experience

2016-2017 Assistant Professor Adjunct, Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM), The Scripps Research Institute
2015-2016 Assistant Professor of Molecular Therapeutics, Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM), The Scripps Research Institute
2012-2015 Senior Staff Scientist, Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM), The Scripps Research Institute
2008-2012 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford
2006-2010 Senior Lecturer, Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology, University of the Witwatersrand
2002-2006 Lecturer, Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology, University of the Witwatersrand
2003-2005 James Gear Postdoctoral Fellow, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope
1999-2002 Associate Lecturer, Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology, University of the Witwatersrand

Selected References

All Publications

Zhou, J., Lazar, D., Li, H., Xia, X., Satheesan, S., Charlins, P., O'Mealy, D., Akkina, R., Saayman, S., Weinberg, M. S., Rossi, J. J., Morris, K. V. Receptor-targeted aptamer-siRNA conjugate-directed transcriptional regulation of HIV-1. (2018). Theranostics, 8(6), 1575-1590. PMCID: PMC5858168.

Dhar, N., Weinberg, M. S., Michod, R. E. & Durand, P. M. Molecular trade-offs in RNA ligases affected the modular emergence of complex ribozymes at the origin of life. (2017). Royal Society Open Science, 4. PMCID: PMC5627087.

van den Berg, F. T., Rossi, J. J., Arbuthnot, P. & Weinberg, M. S. Design of effective primary microRNA mimics with different basal stem conformations. (2016). Molecular Therapy-Nucleic Acids, 5. PMCID: PMC5012551.

Saayman, S. M., Ackley, A., Burdach, J., Clemson, M., Gruenert, D. C., Tachikawa, K., Chivukula, P., Weinberg, M. S. & Morris, K. V. Long non-coding RNA BGas regulates the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. (2016). Molecular Therapy, 24(8), 1351-1357. PMCID: PMC5023374.

Hart, J. R., Weinberg, M. S., Morris, K. V., Roberts, T. C., Janda, K. D., Garner, A. L. & Vogt, P. K. MINCR is not a MYC-induced lncRNA. (2016). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(5), E496-E497. PMCID: PMC4747730.

Saayman, S. M., Lazar, D. C., Scott, T. A., Hart, J. R., Takahashi, M., Burnett, J. C., Planelles, V., Morris, K. V. & Weinberg, M. S. Potent and targeted activation of latent HIV-1 using the CRISPR/dCas9 activator complex. (2016). Molecular Therapy, 24(3), 488-498. PMCID: PMC4786915.

Weinberg, M. S. & Morris, K. V. Transcriptional gene silencing in humans. (2016). Nucleic Acids Research, 44(14), 6505-6517.

Berkhout, B., Ertl, H. C. J. & Weinberg, M. S. Gene therapy for HIV and chronic infections. (2015). Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Ed.Berkhout, B.. Springer.

Weinberg, M. S., Hart, J. R. & Vogt, P. K. A brave new MYC-amplified world. (2015). Aging, 7(7), 459-460. PMCID: PMC4543031.

Zhou, J., Satheesan, S., Li, H., Weinberg, M. S., Morris, K. V., Burnett, J. C. & Rossi, J. J. Cell-specific RNA aptamer against human CCR5 specifically targets HIV-1 susceptible cells and inhibits HIV-1 infectivity. (2015). Chemistry & Biology, 22(3), 379-390. PMCID: PMC4369413.