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BERNARD TURCOTTE


Associate Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine

Contact information:

Telephone: (514) 934-1934, ext. 35046
e-mail address: bernard.turcotte@mcgill.ca
website:http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/endomuhc/Turcotte/turcotte.html


Projects for Thesis Supervision:

1. Study of transcriptional regulators in yeast.

2. Drug resistance in the human pathogen Candida albicans.

3. Mechanism of action of the anti-cancer drug tirapazamine.


Recent Publications:

Akache, B., S. MacPherson, M.-A. Sylvain and B. Turcotte (2004)
Complex interplay among regulators of drug resistance in S. cerevisiae J. Biol. Chem. 279: 27855-27860.

MacPherson, S., B. Akache, S. Weber, X. De Deken, M. Raymond and B. Turcotte (2005).
The Candida albicans zinc cluster protein Upc2p confers resistance to antifungal drugs and is an activator of ergosterol biosynthetic genes Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 49: 1745-52.

Hellauer, K., G. Lesage, A.-M. Sdicu and B. Turcotte (2005).
Large-scale analysis of genes that alter sensitivity to the anti-cancer drug tirapazamine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol. Pharm. 68: 1365-1375.