Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Derek Walsh Lab


Learn more about the work that we do in the Derek Walsh Laboratory through our recent publications.
  1. Jan E, Mohr I, Walsh D  A Cap-to-Tail Guide to mRNA Translation Strategies in Virus-Infected Cells.  Annu Rev Virol  2016 Sep 29;3(1):283-307
  2. Jovasevic V, Naghavi MH, Walsh D  Microtubule plus end-associated CLIP-170 initiates HSV-1 retrograde transport in primary human cells.  J Cell Biol  2015 Oct 26;211(2):323-37. doi:10.1083/jcb.201505123
  3. Malikov V, da Silva ES, Jovasevic V, Bennett G, de Souza Aranha Vieira DA, Schulte B, Diaz-Griffero F, Walsh D, Naghavi MH  HIV-1 capsids bind and exploit the kinesin-1 adaptor FEZ1 for inward movement to the nucleus.  Nat Commun  2015 Mar 30;6:6660. doi:10.1038/ncomms7660
  4. Walsh D, Mohr I  Coupling 40S ribosome recruitment to modification of a cap-binding initiation factor by eIF3 subunit e.  Genes Dev  2014 Apr 15;28(8):835-40. doi:10.1101/gad.236752.113
  5. Sabo Y, Walsh D, Barry DS, Tinaztepe S, de Los Santos K, Goff SP, Gundersen GG, Naghavi MH  HIV-1 induces the formation of stable microtubules to enhance early infection.  Cell Host Microbe  2013 Nov 13;14(5):535-46. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2013.10.012
  6. Naghavi MH, Gundersen GG, Walsh D  Plus-end tracking proteins, CLASPs, and a viral Akt mimic regulate herpesvirus-induced stable microtubule formation and virus spread.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2013 Nov 05;110(45):18268-73. doi:10.1073/pnas.1310760110
  7. Walsh D, Mathews MB, Mohr I  Tinkering with translation: protein synthesis in virus-infected cells.  Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol  2013 Jan 01;5(1):a012351. doi:10.1101/cshperspect.a012351
  8. Herdy B, Jaramillo M, Svitkin YV, Rosenfeld AB, Kobayashi M, Walsh D, Alain T, Sean P, Robichaud N, Topisirovic I, Furic L, Dowling RJ, Sylvestre A, Rong L, Colina R, Costa-Mattioli M, Fritz JH, Olivier M, Brown E, Mohr I, Sonenberg N  Translational control of the activation of transcription factor NF-κB and production of type I interferon by phosphorylation of the translation factor eIF4E.  Nat Immunol  2012 Apr 29;13(6):543-50. doi:10.1038/ni.2291
  9. Zaborowska I, Kellner K, Henry M, Meleady P, Walsh D  Recruitment of host translation initiation factor eIF4G by the Vaccinia Virus ssDNA-binding protein I3.  Virology  2012 Mar 30;425(1):11-22. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2011.12.022
  10. Walsh D, Mohr I  Viral subversion of the host protein synthesis machinery.  Nat Rev Microbiol  2011 Oct 17;9(12):860-75. doi:10.1038/nrmicro2655
  11. Naghavi M, Walsh D  Research funding: Learn from Ireland's knowledge economy.  Nature  2011 Aug 24;476(7361):399. doi:10.1038/476399b
  12. Brown C, Morham SG, Walsh D, Naghavi MH  Focal adhesion proteins talin-1 and vinculin negatively affect paxillin phosphorylation and limit retroviral infection.  J Mol Biol  2011 Jul 29;410(5):761-77. doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2011.03.076
  13. Henning MS, Stiedl P, Barry DS, McMahon R, Morham SG, Walsh D, Naghavi MH  PDZD8 is a novel moesin-interacting cytoskeletal regulatory protein that suppresses infection by herpes simplex virus type 1.  Virology  2011 Jul 05;415(2):114-21. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2011.04.006
  14. Walsh D  Manipulation of the host translation initiation complex eIF4F by DNA viruses.  Biochem Soc Trans  2010 Dec;38(6):1511-6. doi:10.1042/BST0381511
  15. McMahon R, Zaborowska I, Walsh D  Noncytotoxic inhibition of viral infection through eIF4F-independent suppression of translation by 4EGi-1.  J Virol  2011 Jan;85(2):853-64. doi:10.1128/JVI.01873-10
  16. Arias C, Walsh D, Harbell J, Wilson AC, Mohr I  Activation of host translational control pathways by a viral developmental switch.  PLoS Pathog  2009 Mar;5(3):e1000334. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000334
  17. Zaborowska I, Walsh D  PI3K signaling regulates rapamycin-insensitive translation initiation complex formation in vaccinia virus-infected cells.  J Virol  2009 Apr;83(8):3988-92. doi:10.1128/JVI.02284-08
  18. Daly N, Meleady P, Walsh D, Clynes M  Regulation of keratin and integrin gene expression in cancer and drug resistance.  Cytotechnology  1998 Sep;27(1-3):321-44. doi:10.1023/A:1008066216490
  19. McMahon R, Walsh D  Efficient quiescent infection of normal human diploid fibroblasts with wild-type herpes simplex virus type 1.  J Virol  2008 Oct;82(20):10218-30. doi:10.1128/JVI.00859-08
  20. Walsh D, Arias C, Perez C, Halladin D, Escandon M, Ueda T, Watanabe-Fukunaga R, Fukunaga R, Mohr I  Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4F architectural alterations accompany translation initiation factor redistribution in poxvirus-infected cells.  Mol Cell Biol  2008 Apr;28(8):2648-58. doi:10.1128/MCB.01631-07
  21. Walsh D, Mohr I  Assembly of an active translation initiation factor complex by a viral protein.  Genes Dev  2006 Feb 15;20(4):461-72
  22. Walsh D, Perez C, Notary J, Mohr I  Regulation of the translation initiation factor eIF4F by multiple mechanisms in human cytomegalovirus-infected cells.  J Virol  2005 Jul;79(13):8057-64
  23. Walsh D, Mohr I  Phosphorylation of eIF4E by Mnk-1 enhances HSV-1 translation and replication in quiescent cells.  Genes Dev  2004 Mar 15;18(6):660-72
  24. Walsh D, Meleady P, Power B, Morley SJ, Clynes M  Increased levels of the translation initiation factor eIF4E in differentiating epithelial lung tumor cell lines.  Differentiation  2003 Mar;71(2):126-34
  25. McBride S, Walsh D, Meleady P, Daly N, Clynes M  Bromodeoxyuridine induces keratin protein synthesis at a posttranscriptional level in human lung tumour cell lines.  Differentiation  1999 Mar;64(3):185-93