University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Biochemistry and
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Chemistry,
Fellow of the American Asthma Association 2010-2011
Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Established Investigator, American Heart Association
McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award 2004-2006
McKnight Scholar in Neurosciences 2001-2004
March of Dimes, Basil O'Connor Scholar 2002-2004
Beckman Young Investigator 2002-2004
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow 2002-2004
Searle Scholar 2002-2004
Minor, Jr., D.L., Searching for interesting channels: pairing selection
evolution methods to study ion channel structure and function. Molecular
BioSystems, 5, 802–810 (2009)
the Handbook of Cell Signaling, 2nd Edition, Chapter author: Daniel L.
Minor, An Overview of Ion Channel Structure., Pages 201-208, Copyright
Calmodulin interactions with CaV1 and CaV2 voltage-gated calcium channel IQ domains. Kim, E., Findeisen, F., Minor, Jr., D.L. Handbook of Metalloproteins (2010)
Small molecule-ion channel match making: A natural fit for new ASIC ligands. Bagriantsev, S. and Minor, D.L., Jr., Neuron 68 1-3 (2010)
Progress in the structural understanding of voltage-gated calcium channel (CaV) function and modulation. Findeisen, Felix, Minor, Jr., D.L., Channels 4, 28-43 (2010)
Minor, Jr., D.L., Potassium
Channels: life in the post-structural world. Current
Opinion in Structural Biology 11 408-414 (2001).
Yi, B.A, Minor, Jr., D.L., Lin, Y.F., Jan, Y.N. and Jan, L.Y., Controlling
potassium channel activities: Interplay between the membrane and
intracellular factors. Proceedings of
the National Academy of Sciences USA 98 11016-11023 (2001).
Minor, Jr., D.L., Overview: Function and three-dimensional
structures of ion channels. Handbook
of Cellular Signaling
Eds. R. Bradshaw and E. Dennis, Academic Press, San Diego (2004).
Minor, Jr., D.L., Bend
to open? Structure 13 1094-1095 (2005).
Minor, Jr., D.L., A
sensitive channel family replete with sense and motion. Nature
Structural & Molecular Biology 13 388-390 (2006).
Minor, Jr., D.L., Wanting
contact: how to pick up a channel. Nature
Chemical Biology 2 298-299 (2006).
Van Petegem, F. and Minor, Jr., D.L., The
structural biology of voltage-gated calcium channel function
and regulation. Biochemical
Society Transactions Vol 34, part 5 (2006).
Minor, Jr., D.L., Puzzle
plugged by pore plasticity. Molecular Cell 26 459-460
Minor, Jr., D.L., The
neurobiologist's guide to structural biology: A Primer on why macromolecular
structure matters and how to evaluate macromolecular structural
data. Neuron 54 511-533 (2007).