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Marc Weinberg, Ph.D.

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
1996-1997 Visiting Research Scientist, Brookdale Center for Molecular Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Selected References

All Publications

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.

Saayman, S., Roberts, T. C., Morris, K. V. & Weinberg, M. S. HIV latency and the noncoding RNA therapeutic landscape. (2015). Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 848, 169.

Fok, E. T., Penny, C. B., Mhlanga, M. M. & Weinberg, M. S. Multiplexed CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing increases the efficacy of homologous-dependent repair of donor sequences in mammalian cells. (2015). South African Journal of Science, 111(7-8), 60-66.