Mary Sever

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Horman, S.R.; Janas, M.M.; Litterst, C.; Wang, B.; MacRae, I.J.; Sever, M.S.; Morrisey, D.V.; Graves, P.; Luo, B.; Umesalma, S.; Qi, H.H.; Miraglia, L.J; Novina, C.D.; Orth, A.P.  Akt-Mediated Phosphorylation of Argonaute 2 Downregulated Clevage and Upregulates Translational Repression of MicroRNA Targets. Molecular Cell 2013, 50(3), 356-367. DOI:10.1016/j.molcel.2013.03.015 PMID:23603119 PMCID:PMC3654076

Berezhna, S. Y.; Supekova, L.; Sever, M. J.; Schultz, P. G.; Deniz, A. A. Dual regulation of hepatitis C viral RNA by cellular RNAi requires partitioning of Ago2 to lipid droplets and P-bodies. RNA 2011, 17, 1831-1845. DOI:10.1261/rna.2523911 PMID:21868483 PMCID:PMC3185916

Sever, M.J.; Wilker, J.J. Absorption Spectroscopy and Binding Constants for First-Row Transition Metal Complexes of a DOPA-Containing Peptide. Dalton Transactions 2006, (6), 813-822. DOI:10.1039/B509586G PMID:16437176!divAbstract

Weisser, J.T.; Nilges, M.J.; Sever, M.J.; Wilker, J.J. EPR Investigations and Spectral Simulations of Iron-Catecholate Complexes and Iron-Peptide Models of Marine Adhesive Cross-Links. Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 45(19), 7736-7747. DOI:10.1021/ic060685p PMID:16961365

Sever, M.J.; Weisser, J.T.; Monahan, J.; Srinivasan, S.; Wilker, J.J. Metal-Mediated Cross-Linking in the Generation of a Marine Mussel Adhesive. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition 2004, 43(4), 447-450. DOI:10.1002/anie.200352759 PMID:14735531

Sever, M.J.; Wilker, J.J. Visible Absorption Spectra of Metal-Catecholate and Metal-Tironate Complexes. Dalton Transactions 2004, (7), 1061-1072. DOI:10.1039/B315811J PMID:15252685!divAbstract

Sever, M.J.; Wilker, J.J. Synthesis of Peptides Containing DOPA (3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine). Tetrahedron, 2001, 57(29), 6139-6146.


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B.A., Knox College

Ph.D., Purdue University