Angel P Tabancay Jr

Angel P Tabancay Jr, PhD


Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Contact Information

  • University of Southern California
    USC School of Pharmacy
    1985 Zonal Avenue - PSC 401
    Los Angeles, CA 90089-9121
  • PSC 401
  • (323) 442-1734


PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2004

BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1998

Angel P Tabancay Jr

Selected Projects/Publications

1.  Tabancay, Jr. A. P. and Forsburg, S. L. (2006) DNA replication in a chromatin context.  In Curr.   Trends in Dev. Biol. 76, 129-84.

2.  Tabancay, Jr., A. P., Comiso, M. J., and Tamanoi, F. (2005) Ras family small G-proteins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe:  Ras1/2, Rsr1, and Rheb.  In Small GTPases – Ras Family.  Springer Publishing Company.

3.  Urano, J., Comiso, M. J., Guo, L., Aspuria, P.-J., Deniskin, R., Tabancay, Jr., A. P., Kato-Stankiewicz, J., and Tamanoi, F. (2005)  Identification of novel single amino acid changes that result in hyperactivation of the unique GTPase, Rheb, in fission yeast. Mol. Microbiol. 58, 1074-86.

4.  Tabancay, Jr., A. P., Gau, C.-L., Machado, I. M. P., Uhlmann, E. J., Gutmann, D. H., Guo, L., and Tamanoi, F. (2003) Identification of dominant negative mutants of Rheb GTPase and their use to implicate the involvement of human Rheb in the activation of p70S6K. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 39921-39930.

5.  Yang, W.*, Tabancay, Jr., A. P.*, Urano, J.*, and Tamanoi, F. (2001) Failure to farnesylate Rheb protein contributes to the enrichment of G0/G1 phase cells in the Schizosaccharomyces pombe farnesyltransferase mutant. Mol. Microbiol. 41, 1339-1347.
*First three authors contributed equally to this work.

6.  Urano, J., Tabancay, Jr., A. P., Yang, W., and Tamanoi, F. (2000) The Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rheb G-protein is involved in regulating canavanine resistance and arginine uptake. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 11198-11206.

7.  Woo, D. D., Tabancay, Jr., A. P., and Wang, C. J. (1997) Microtubule active taxanes inhibit polycystic kidney disease progression in cpk mice. Kidney Int. 51, 1613-1618.