Jordan R. Beach, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Cell and Molecular Physiology
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago
CTRE 525
2160 S. 1St Ave
Maywood, IL 60153

Training and Education

2011-2017                  IRTA Post-doctoral Fellow
                                   National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health
                                   Advisor: Dr. John Hammer III
2004-2011                  Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biophysics
                                   Case Western Reserve University
                                   Advisor: Dr. Thomas Egelhoff
Selected Publications 
  • Bruun K*Beach JR*, Remmert K, and Hammer JA. “Re-evaluating the roles of myosin 18Aα and F-actin in determining Golgi morphology” Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2017 Mar 22; PMID 28329908*indicates equal contribution
  • Beach JR, Kyle Bruun, Lin Shao, Dong Li, Zac Swider, Kirsten Remmert, Yingfang Zhang, Mary Anne Conti, Robert Adelstein, Nasser Rusan, Eric Betzig, John Hammer “Actin Dynamics and Competition for Myosin Monomer Govern the Sequential Amplification of Myosin Filaments”. Nat Cell Biol. 2017 Feb;19(2):85-93; PMID 28114272
  • Beach JR and Hammer 3rd JA “Myosin II Coassembly and Isoform-Specificity in Mammalian Systems” Exp Cell Res. Review. 2015 May 15;334(1):2-9; PMID 25655283
  • Billington N*, Beach JR*, Heissler SM, Guzik-Lendrum S, Nagy A, Takagi Y, Shao L, Li D, Remmert K, Yang Y, Barzik M, Betzig E, Hammer 3rd JA, Sellers JR “Myosin 18A Coassembles with Nonmuscle Myosin 2 to Form Mixed Bipolar Filaments” Curr Biol. 2015 Mar 30;25(7); PMID 25754640 *indicates equal contribution
  • Beach JR*, Shao L, Remmert K, Li D, Betzig E, Hammer 3rd J* “Non-muscle Myosin II Isoforms Coassemble in Living Cells” Curr Biol. 2014 May 19; 24(10); PMID 24814144 *co-corresponding author

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