Olan Jackson-Weaver

CSA 113, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-3403
Fax: (323) 442-2981
olanjack@usc.edu

Olan Jackson-Weaver, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    B.A.
    2006
    Chemistry

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    B.S.
    2006
    Biology

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Ph.D.
    2012
    Biomedical Sciences

  • 06/2006 - 08/2006 - Lab Technician - Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
  • 05/2007 - 12/2011 - Graduate Student (Research Assistant) - Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • 02/2003 - 05/2006 - Work study lab position - Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
  • 01/2014 - present - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 01/2012 - 01/2013 - Postdoctoral fellow - Department of Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles
  • 01/2010 - 05/2010 - Teaching Assistant for graduate physiology course - Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  1. Jackson-Weaver O, Osmond JM, Naik JS, Gonzalez Bosc LV, Walker BR, Kanagy NL. (2015) Intermittent Hypoxia in Rats Reduces Activation of Ca2+ Sparks in Mesenteric Arteries. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Dec 1;309(11):H1915-22. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00179.2015. Epub 2015 Sep 25. PubMed PMID: 26408536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4698382.

  2. Haustein MD, Kracun S, Lu XH, Shih T, Jackson-Weaver O, Tong X, Xu J, Yang XW, O Dell TJ, Marvin JS, Ellisman MH, Bushong EA, Looger LL, Khakh BS. (2014) Conditions and constraints for astrocyte calcium signaling in the hippocampal mossy fiber pathway. Neuron. 2014 Apr 16;82(2):413-29. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.02.041. PubMed PMID: 24742463; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4086217.

  3. Colman DR, Garcia JR, Crossey LJ, Karlstrom K, Jackson-Weaver O, Takacs-Vesbach C. (2014) An analysis of geothermal and carbonic springs in the western United States sustained by deep fluid inputs. Geobiology. 2014 Jan;12(1):83-98. doi: 10.1111/gbi.12070. Epub 2013 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 24286205.

  4. Shigetomi E, Bushong EA, Haustein MD, Tong X, Jackson-Weaver O, Kracun S, Xu J, Sofroniew MV, Ellisman MH, Khakh BS. (2013) Imaging calcium microdomains within entire astrocyte territories and endfeet with GCaMPs expressed using adeno-associated viruses. J Gen Physiol. 2013 May;141(5):633-47. doi: 10.1085/jgp.201210949. Epub 2013 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 23589582; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3639581.

  5. Shigetomi E, Jackson-Weaver O, Huckstepp RT, O Dell TJ, Khakh BS. (2013) TRPA1 channels are regulators of astrocyte basal calcium levels and long-term potentiation via constitutive D-serine release. J Neurosci. 2013 Jun 12;33(24):10143-53. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5779-12.2013. PubMed PMID: 23761909; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3682388.

  6. Jackson-Weaver O, Osmond JM, Riddle MA, Naik JS, Gonzalez Bosc LV, Walker BR, Kanagy NL. (2013) Hydrogen sulfide dilates rat mesenteric arteries by activating endothelial large-conductance Ca²⁺-activated K⁺ channels and smooth muscle Ca²⁺ sparks. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Jun 1;304(11):H1446-54. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00506.2012. PubMed PMID: 23525712; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4073893.

  7. Webster BR, Osmond JM, Paredes DA, DeLeon XA, Jackson-Weaver O, Walker BR, Kanagy NL. (2013) Phosphoinositide-dependent kinase-1 and protein kinase Cδ contribute to endothelin-1 constriction and elevated blood pressure in intermittent hypoxia. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2013 Jan;344(1):68-76. doi: 10.1124/jpet.112.195412. Epub 2012 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 23093023; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3533405.

  8. Jackson-Weaver O, Paredes DA, Gonzalez Bosc LV, Walker BR, Kanagy NL. (2011) Intermittent hypoxia in rats increases myogenic tone through loss of hydrogen sulfide activation of large-conductance Ca(2+)-activated potassium channels. Circ Res. 2011 Jun 10;108(12):1439-47. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.110.228999. Epub 2011 Apr 21. PubMed PMID: 21512160; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3234884.

  9. Cherng TW, Paffett ML, Jackson-Weaver O, Campen MJ, Walker BR, Kanagy NL. (2010) Mechanisms of diesel-induced endothelial nitric oxide synthase dysfunction in coronary arterioles. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jan;119(1):98-103. doi:10.1289/ehp.1002286. Epub 2010 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 20870565; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3018507.

  10. Hall JR, Mitchell KR, Jackson-Weaver O, Kooser AS, Cron BR, Crossey LJ, Takacs-Vesbach CD. (2008) Molecular characterization of the diversity and distribution of a thermal spring microbial community by using rRNA and metabolic genes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Aug;74(15):4910-22. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00233-08. Epub 2008 Jun 6. PubMed PMID: 18539788; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2519350.

  11. Takacs-Vesbach C, Mitchell K, Jackson-Weaver O, Reysenbach AL. (2008) Volcanic calderas delineate biogeographic provinces among Yellowstone thermophiles. Environ Microbiol. 2008 Jul;10(7):1681-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2008.01584.x. Epub 2008 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 18363714.

  12. de Frutos S, Duling L, Alò D, Berry T, Jackson-Weaver O, Walker M, Kanagy N, González Bosc L. (2008) NFATc3 is required for intermittent hypoxia-induced hypertension. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 May;294(5):H2382-90. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00132.2008. Epub 2008 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 18359899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2953847.