Email: OSTEINBERG@HOSTOS.CUNY.EDU
 

Office Number: A507c

Office Tel: 718-518-4130

Courses Teaching:

BIO230 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO240 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO310 Microbiology
BIO299 Independent Studies in Biology

Publications:

Yu, E.Y, Yen, W.F.,2010. Rap1 in Candida albicans: an Unusual Structural Organization and a Critical Function in Suppressing Telomere Recombination. Molecular Biology of the Cell  30:1254-1268 Epub 2009 Dec 14

Steinberg, Olga and Neal Lue. 2009. Analysis of the regulatory role of the N-terminal domain of Candida albicans telomerase reverse transcriptase. In: Telomeres and Telomerase, Ed. J. Lingner, D. Shippen, and Zakian, V.. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY p. 163

Yu, E.Y., Steinberg-Neifach, O., Dandjinou, A., Kang, F., Morrison, A.J., Shen, X., and N.F. Lue. 2007. Regulation of telomere structure and functions by subunits of the INO80 chromatin remodeling complex. Molecular Biology of the Cell  27: 5639-5649

Steinberg-Neifach, O., Den, A., Naglik, R.J., Hohl, T., and N.F. Lue. 2007. Telomerase deficiency and virulence in Candida albicans. In: Telomeres and Telomerase, Ed. J. Lingner, V. Lundblad, and D. Shippen. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY p. 157

Yu, E.Y., Steinberg-Neifach, O., Dandijinou, A., Kang, F., Morrison, A.J., Shen, X., and N.F.Lue. 2007. Regulation of telomere structure and functions by subunits of the INO80 chromatin remodeling complex. In: Telomeres and Telomerase, Ed. J. Lingner, V. Lundblad, and D. Shippen. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY p.187

Lue, N.,  Hsu, M. Yu, E.Y., Dandjinou, A., Den, A., and O. Steinberg-Neifach. 2007. Telomerase from Candida albicans protects telomeres against aberrant degradation in vivo and exhibit a primer extension activity that is dependent on regulatory proteins in vitro. In: Telomeres and Telomerase, Ed. J. Lingner, V. Lundblad, and D. Shippen. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY p.  9

Steinberg Neifach, O., and N.F. Lue. 2006. Modulation of telomere terminal structure by telomerase components in Candida albicans. Nucleic Acids Research 34: 2710-2722.

Korolyev, E., Steinberg-Neifach, O., and D. Eshel. 2005. Mutations in the yeast kinesin-like Cin8p are alleviated by osmotic support. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 244: 379-383.

Steinberg, O., Granitto, S., Xi,  Z., Murray, D., and N.F. Lue. 2005. The conserved TPR Domain of the yeast telomerase protein Est1p is both an RNA- and protein-interaction domain. In: Telomeres and Telomerase. Ed. T. De Lange, J. Lingner, and V. Lundblad. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY p. 133

Ciudad T., Andaluz, E., Steinberg Neifach, O., Lue, N.F., Gow, N.A., Calderone, R.A., and  G. Larriba. 2004. Homologous recombination in Candida albicans: role of CaRad52p in DNA repair, integration of linear DNA fragments and telomere length. Molecular Microbiology, 53:1177-1194.

Steinberg-Neifach, O., Sing, S., and N.F. Lue. 2004. Telomere structure in Candida albicans. The FASEB Journal, 18.8: 35.9

Lue, N.F., Peng, Y., Lin, Y-C., Bosoy, D., Steinberg, O. 2004. Analysis of telomerase processivity: structural determinants and physiological significance. The FASEB Journal, 18. 8: 124

Singh, S.M., Steinberg Neifach, O., Mian, I.S., and  N.F. Lue. (2002) Analysis of telomerase in Candida albicans: potential role in telomere end protection. Eukaryoic  Cell, 1:967-77.

Steinberg Neifach, O. and D. Eshel. (2002) Heterozygosity in MAT locus affects stability and function of microtubules in yeast. Biology of the Cell. Jun; 94(3): 147-56.

Steinberg Neifach, O., Braunstein, M.J., and D.Eshel. (2001) Rapid assessment of budding pattern by cell morphology in yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiaeBio Technology. 3:482, 484, 486

Areas of Expertise:

Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics.

Areas of Interest:

Chromosomal ends structure and regulation

Upcoming Presentations:

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Cold Spring Harbor, NY May 2011, Telomeres and Telomerase International Conference.