Kristen Andersen Birschbach, PhD

Position title: Director, Program Management, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Madison, WI


Phone: Advisor: Dr. Ronald Raines

Graduation: 8/2015


  • Mavlyutov TA, Epstein ML, Andersen KA, Ziskind-Conhaim L and Ruoho AE., 2010, “The sigma-1 receptor is enriched in postsynaptic sites of C-terminals in mouse motorneurons. An anatomical and behavioral study,” Neuroscience, 167:247-55. PMCID: PMC2862368
  • Zasadil LM, Andersen KA, Yeum D, Rocque GB, Wilke LG, Tevaarwerk AJ, Raines RT, Burkard ME, and Weaver BA., 2014, “Cytotoxicity of Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer Is due to Chromosome Missegregation on Multipolar Spindles,” Sci. Transl. Med., 6:229ra43. PMCID: PMC4176609
  • Lukesh JC III*, Andersen KA*, Wallin KK, Raines RT., 2014, “Organocatalysts of Oxidative Protein Folding Inspired by Protein Disulfide Isomerase,” Org. Biomol. Chem., 12:8598­–602. PMCID: PMC423759
  • McGrath NA*, Andersen KA*, Davis AKF, Raines RT., 2015, “Diazo Compounds for Bioreversible Esterification of Proteins,” Chem. Sci., 6:752–5. PMCID: PMC4275067
  • Andersen KA and Raines RT., 2015, “Creating Site-Specific Isopeptide Linkages Between Proteins with the Traceless Staudinger Ligation,” Methods Mol. Biol., 1248:55-65. PMCID: PMC4307611
  • Andersen KA*, Aronoff MR*, McGrath NA, and Raines RT., 2015, “Diazo Groups Endure Metabolism and Enable Chemoselectivity in Cellulo,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137:2412–5. PMCID: PMC4372190
  • Andersen KA, Martin LJ, Prince JM, and Raines RT., 2015, “Intrinsic site-selectivity of ubiquitin dimer formation,” Protein Sci., 24:182-9. PMCID: PMC4315656