Olan Jackson-Weaver

CSA 113, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-3403
Fax: (323) 442-2981

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

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    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. Zhang T, Wu J, Ungvijanpunya N, Jackson-Weaver O, Gou Y, Feng J, Ho TV, Shen Y, Liu J, Richard S, Jin J, Hajishengallis G, Chai Y, Xu J. (2018) Smad6 Methylation Represses NFκB Activation and Periodontal Inflammation. J Dent Res. 2018 Jul;97(7):810-819. doi: 10.1177/0022034518755688. Epub 2018 Feb 8. PubMed PMID:29420098.

  2. Wu J, Jackson-Weaver O, Xu J. (2018) The TGFβ superfamily in cardiac dysfunction. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). 2018 Apr 1;50(4):323-335. doi:10.1093/abbs/gmy007. PubMed PMID: 29462261.

  3. Gou Y, Li J, Jackson-Weaver O, Wu J, Zhang T, Gupta R, Cho I, Ho TV, Chen Y, Li M, Richard S, Wang J, Chai Y, Xu J. (2018) Protein Arginine Methyltransferase PRMT1 Is Essential for Palatogenesis. J Dent Res. 2018 Jul 1:22034518785164. doi:10.1177/0022034518785164. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29986157.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.