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Formal Title:

Scientific Program Specialist


Jennifer Weck is a Scientific Program Specialist with the Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research at NICHD. In this capacity, she provides expertise regarding laboratory techniques and interpretation of results, chairs the Biospecimen Repository Access and Datasharing (BRADS) Committee, and manages NICHD’s Biorepository.





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 Dr. Weck received a B.S. from Duke University and her Ph.D. from the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics from the University of Virginia where she worked with Margaret Shupnik studying transcriptional regulation of pituitary genes involved in female reproduction.   She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University under the guidance of Kelly Mayo and was a Research Assistant Professor at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine as well as at Washington State University prior to coming to the NIH. 


Publications (PubMed):

Title Authors Publication Date
Switching of NR5A proteins associated with the inhibin alpha-subunit gene promoter after activation of the gene in granulosa cells.Weck J,Mayo KEMol Endocrinol2006 May
Role of the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase and extracellular regulated kinase pathways in the induction of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1 activity and the HIF-1 target vascular endothelial growth factor in ovarian granulosa cells in response to follicle-stimulating hormone.Alam H,Weck J,Maizels E,Park Y,Lee EJ,Ashcroft M,Hunzicker-Dunn MEndocrinology2009 Feb
Follicle-stimulating hormone/cAMP regulation of aromatase gene expression requires beta-catenin.Parakh TN,Hernandez JA,Grammer JC,Weck J,Hunzicker-Dunn M,Zeleznik AJ,Nilson JHProc Natl Acad Sci U S A2006 Aug 15
Sequence-specific deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) recognition by steroidogenic factor 1: a helix at the carboxy terminus of the DNA binding domain is necessary for complex stability.Little TH,Zhang Y,Matulis CK,Weck J,Zhang Z,Ramachandran A,Mayo KE,Radhakrishnan IMol Endocrinol2006 Apr
Membrane-Type 6 Matrix Metalloproteinase Regulates the Activation-Induced Downmodulation of CD16 in Human Primary NK Cells.Peruzzi G,Femnou L,Gil-Krzewska A,Borrego F,Weck J,Krzewski K,Coligan JEJ Immunol2013 Jul 12
Lhcgr Expression Granulosa Cells: Roles for PKA-Phosphorylated ß-catenin, TCF3, and FOXO1.Law NC,Weck J,Kyriss B,Nilson JH,Hunzicker-Dunn MMol Endocrinol2013 Jun 10
Toso, a functional IgM receptor, is regulated by IL-2 in T and NK cells.Murakami Y,Narayanan S,Su S,Childs R,Krzewski K,Borrego F,Weck J,Coligan JEJ Immunol2012 Jul 15
Complex regulation of human NKG2D-DAP10 cell surface expression: opposing roles of the ¿c cytokines and TGF-ß1.Park YP,Choi SC,Kiesler P,Gil-Krzewska A,Borrego F,Weck J,Krzewski K,Coligan JEBlood2011 Sep 15
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