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2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology

Elsevier congratulates Dr. James E. Rothman, Dr. Randy W. Schekman and Dr. Thomas C. Südhof.
Dr. Rothman, Dr. Schekman and Dr. Südhof were jointly awarded 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".

Dr. Randy W Schekman Dr. Thomas C Südhof Dr. James E Rothman

Dr. Schekman was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, on 30 December 1948, and is affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Cell, Developmental Cell, Cell Biology and Cell Host & Microbe, and was a contributing author to Methods in Enzymology. He has also been awarded the 2013 Otto Warburg medal by the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) for the discovery of the regulation of protein transport processes in cells.

Dr. Südhof was born in Goettingen, Germany, on 22 December 1955, and is affiliated with Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is a Neuron Editorial Board Member, and has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Cell andNeuron, and was a contributing author to Methods in Enzymology, Handbook of Cell Signaling, Parkinson's Disease, Progress in Brain Research and Methods in Neurosciences.

Dr. Rothman was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA, on 3 November 1950, and is affiliated with the Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. James Rothman was a Volume Editor for Methods in Enzymology (1992 edition) and is an Editorial Board Member for FEBS Letters. He has also published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Cell and Current Biology, and was a contributing author to Methods in Enzymology.

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Randy W Schekman Thomas C Südhof James E Rothman
Myosin V transports secretory vesicles via a Rab GTPase cascade and interaction with the exocyst complex
Developmental Cell,
Volume 21, Issue 6, 13 December 2011, Pages 1156-1170
Yui Jin, Azmiri Sultana, Pallavi Gandhi, Edward Franklin, Susan Hamamoto, Amir R. Khan, Mary Munson, Randy Schekman, Lois S. Weisman

Coordination of COPII vesicle trafficking by Sec23

Trends in Cell Biology
, Volume 18, Issue 7, July 2008, Pages 330-336
J. Christopher Fromme, Lelio Orci, Randy Schekman

The Bacterial Virulence Factor NleA Inhibits Cellular Protein Secretion by Disrupting Mammalian COPII Function

Cell Host & Microbe,
Volume 2, Issue 3, 13 September 2007, Pages 160-171
Jinoh Kim, Ajitha Thanabalasuriar, Tessa Chaworth-Musters, J. Chris Fromme, Elizabeth A. Frey, Paula I. Lario, Pavel Metalnikov, Keyrillos Rizg, Nikhil A. Thomas, Sau Fung Lee, Elizabeth L. Hartland, Philip R. Hardwidge, Tony Pawson, Natalie C. Strynadka, B. Brett Finlay, Randy Schekman, Samantha Gruenheid

23 Genes, 23 years later

Cell
, Volume 116, Supplement 2, 23 January 2004, Pages S13-S15
Randy Schekman, Peter Novick

COPII-coated vesicle formation reconstituted with purified coat proteins and chemically defined liposomes

Cell,
Volume 93, Issue 2, 17 April 1998, Pages 263-275
Ken Matsuoka, Lelio Orci, Mylène Amherdt, Sebastian Y Bednarek, Susan Hamamoto, Randy Schekman, Thomas Yeung

COPII: A membrane coat formed by sec proteins that drive vesicle budding from the endoplasmic reticulum

Cell,
Volume 77, Issue 6, 17 June 1994, Pages 895-907
Charles Barlowe, Lelio Orci, Tom Yeung, Midori Hosobuchi, Susan Hamamoto, Nina Salama, Michael F. Rexach, Mariella Ravazzola, Mylène Amherdt, Randy Schekman

Distinct sets of SEC genes govern transport vesicle formation and fusion early in the secretory pathway

Cell,
Volume 61, Issue 4, 18 May 1990, Pages 723-733
Chris A. Kaiser, Randy Schekman

Identification of 23 Complementation Groups Required for Post-translational Events in the Yeast Secretory Pathway

Cell, Volume 21, Issue 1, August 1980, Pages 205-215
Peter Novick, Charles Field, Randy Schekman
Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane proteins are essential for maintenance of long-term potentiation
Neuron, Volume 79, Issue 3, 7 August 2013, Pages 439-446
Gilberto J. Soler-Llavina, Pamela Arstikaitis, Wade Morishita, Mohiuddin Ahmad, Thomas C. Südhof, Robert C. Malenka

Presynaptic neurexin-3 alternative splicing trans-synaptically controls postsynaptic AMPA receptor trafficking
Cell
, Volume 154, Issue 1, 3 July 2013, Pages 75-88
Jason Aoto, David C. Martinelli, Robert C. Malenka, Katsuhiko Tabuchi, Thomas C. Südhof

Autism-associated neuroligin-3 mutations commonly disrupt tonic endocannabinoid signaling
Neuron
, Volume 78, Issue 3, 8 May 2013, Pages 498-509
Csaba Földy, Robert C. Malenka, Thomas C. Südhof

A Complexin/Synaptotagmin 1 Switch Controls Fast Synaptic Vesicle Exocytosis
Cell
, Volume 126, Issue 6, 22 September 2006, Pages 1175-1187
Jiong Tang, Anton Maximov, Ok-Ho Shin, Han Dai, Josep Rizo, Thomas C. Südhof

Neuroligins Determine Synapse Maturation and Function
Neuron, 2006, 51(6), 741-754, Varoqueaux, F.a, Aramuni, G.b, Rawson, R.L.a, Mohrmann, R.cd, Missler, M.bef, Gottmann, K.acg, Zhang, W.b, Südhof, T.C.e , Brose, N.

α-Synuclein cooperates with CSPα in preventing neurodegeneration
Cell, Volume 123, Issue 3, 4 November 2005, Pages 383-396
Sreeganga Chandra, Gilbert Gallardo, Rafael Fernández-Chacón, Oliver M. Schlüter, Thomas C. Südhof
Single Neuronal Snare Complexes Zipper in Three Distinct Stages
Biophysical Journal, Volume 104, Issue 2, Supplement 1, 29 January 2013, Page 89a
Ying Gao, Sylvain Zorman, Gregory Gundersen, Zhiqun Xi, Lu Ma, George Sirinakis, James E. Rothman, Yongli Zhang

Protein Determinants of SNARE-Mediated Lipid Mixing
Biophysical Journal, Volume 99, Issue 2, 21 July 2010, Pages 553-560
Hong Ji, Jeff Coleman, Rong Yang, Thomas J. Melia, James E. Rothman, David Tareste

SNAREpins: Minimal Machinery for Membrane Fusion
Cell,
Volume 92, Issue 6, 20 March 1998, Pages 759-772
Thomas Weber, Boris V Zemelman, James A McNew, Benedikt Westermann, Michael Gmachl, Francesco Parlati, Thomas H Söllner, James E Rothman

Implications of the SNARE hypothesis for intracellular membrane topology and dynamics
Current Biology, Volume 4, Issue 3, 1 March 1994, Pages 220-233
James E. Rothman, Graham Warren

A protein assembly-disassembly pathway in vitro that may correspond to sequential steps of synaptic vesicle docking, activation, and fusion
Cell, Volume 75, Issue 3, 5 November 1993, Pages 409-418
Thomas Söllner, Mark K. Bennett, Sidney W. Whiteheart, Richard H. Scheller, James E. Rothman

The binding of AP-1 clathrin adaptor particles to Golgi membranes requires ADP-ribosylation factor, a small GTP-binding protein
Cell, Volume 73, Issue 5, 4 June 1993, Pages 999-1005
Mark A. Stamnes, James E. Rothman


Reconstitution of the transport of protein between successive compartments of the Golgi measured by the coupled incorporation of N-acetylglucosamine
Cell, Volume 39, Issue 2, Part 1, December 1984, Pages 405-416
William E. Balch, William G. Dunphy, William A. Braell, James E. Rothman

2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

Elsevier congratulates Dr. François Englert and Dr. Peter W. Higgs.

Dr. Englert and Dr. Higgs were jointly awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for their "theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS team experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"..

Dr. François Englert Dr. Peter W. Higgs

Dr. Englert was born in Etterbeek, Belgium, on 6 November 1932, and is Professor Emeritus at Université Libre de Bruxelles, and is affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California. He has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including: Physics Letters B and Nuclear Physics B. He was also a contributing author to Recent Developments in Quantum Field Theory..

Dr. Higgs was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, on 29 May 1929, and is Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh School of Astronomy and Physics. He has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including: Physics Letters B and Nuclear Physics B...

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François Englert Peter W. Higgs

Asymptotic form factors and scattering amplitudes
Physics Letters B, Volume 27, Issue 10, 14 October 1968, Pages 647-649
R. Brout, F. Englert

Dynamical theory of weak and electromagnetic interactions
Physics Letters B, Volume 49, Issue 1, 18 March 1974, Pages 77-80
F. Englert, R. Brout

Low energy eigenvalue conditions from dynamically broken gauge symmetry
Physics Letters B, Volume 52, Issue 4, 28 October 1974, Pages 433-436
F. Englert, J-M. Frère, P. Nicoletopoulos 

Conformal invariant general relativity with dynamical symmetry breakdown
Physics Letters B, Volume 57, Issue 1, 9 June 1975, Pages 73-77
F. Englert, E. Gunzig, C. Truffin, P. Windey

Dynamical symmetry breakdown in pure Yang-Mills field theory
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 95, Issue 2, 1 September 1975, Pages 269-300
F. Englert, J.M. Frère, P. Nicoletopoulos

Infrared versus ultraviolet driven dynamical mass generation in ladder approximation
Physics Letters B, Volume 59, Issue 4, 24 November 1975, Pages 346-350
F. Englert, J.-M. Frere, P. Nicoletopoulos

Cosmogenesis and the origin of the fundamental length scale
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 170, Issue 2, 20 October 1980, Pages 228-264
R. Brout, F. Englert, J.-M. Frère, E. Gunzig, P. Nardone, C. Truffin, Ph. Spindel
 
The quantum era
Physics Letters B, Volume 104, Issue 2, 20 August 1981, Pages 117-120
A. Casher, F. Englert

Symmetries in eleven-dimensional supergravity compactified on a parallelized seven-sphere
Physics Letters B, Volume 130, Issues 1-2, 13 October 1983, Pages 50-54
F. Englert, M. Rooman, P. Spindel

On four-dimensional isobaric spin formalisms
Nuclear Physics
, Volume 4, August-November 1957, Pages 221-223
P.W. Higgs

Broken symmetries, massless particles and gauge fields
Physics Letters,
Volume 12, Issue 2, 15 September 1964, Pages 132-133
P.W. Higgs


Articles by CERN
Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC
Physics Letters B, Volume 716, Issue 1, 17 September 2012, Pages 30-61
CMS Collaboration, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A.M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, W. Adam, E. Aguilo, T. Bergauer, M. Dragicevic, J. Erö, C. Fabjan, M. Friedl, R. Frühwirth, V.M. Ghete, J. Hammer, M. Hoch, N. Hörmann, J. Hrubec, M. Jeitler, W. Kiesenhofer, et al.

Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
Physics Letters B, Volume 716, Issue 1, 17 September 2012, Pages 1-29
ATLAS Collaboration, G. Aad, T. Abajyan, B. Abbott, J. Abdallah, S. Abdel Khalek, A.A. Abdelalim, O. Abdinov, R. Aben, B. Abi, M. Abolins, O.S. AbouZeid, H. Abramowicz, H. Abreu, B.S. Acharya, L. Adamczyk, D.L. Adams, T.N. Addy, J. Adelman, S. Adomeit, et al.

2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Elsevier congratulates Dr. Martin Karplus, Dr. Michael Levitt and Dr. Arieh Warshel.

Dr. Karplus, Dr. Levitt and Dr. Warshel were jointly awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems."

Dr. Martin Karplus Dr. Michael Levitt Dr. Arieh Warshel

Dr. Karplus was born in Vienna on March 15, 1930, and is affiliated with Harvard University and Université de Strasbourg. He is an editorial board member of Structure and has published in a number of other Elsevier journals including Chemical Physics Letters, Structure, Biophysical Chemistry, Biophysical Journal and the Journal of Molecular Biology, and was a contributing author to Advances in Protein Chemistry, Biochemical and Clinical Aspects of Hemoglobin Abnormalities, Methods in Enzymology and Modern Methods for Theoretical Physical Chemistry of Biopolymers.

Dr. Levitt was born in Pretoria, South Africa, on May 9, 1947, and is Professor and Chair of Computational Structural Biology at Stanford University. He is an Editorial Board Member of Current Opinion in Structural Biology and has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Journal of Molecular Biology, Current Opinion in Structural Biology,Structure, and Biophysical Journal

Dr. Warshel was born in Kibbutz Sde-Nahum, Israel, on November 20, 1940, and is affiliated with the University of Southern California. He has published in the Elsevier journals, including Biophysical Journal, BBA - Bioenergetics, Chemical Physics Letters, and FEBS Letters, and was a contributing author to Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry, Time-resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy and Methods in Enzymology.

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Mechanical Coupling in Myosin V: A Simulation Study
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 395, Issue 4, 29 January 2010, Pages 815-833
Victor Ovchinnikov, Bernhardt L. Trout, Martin Karplus

Segmented Transition Pathway of the Signaling Protein Nitrogen Regulatory Protein C
Journal of Molecular Biology
, Volume 392, Issue 3, 25 September 2009, Pages 823-836
Ming Lei, Janice Velos, Alexandra Gardino, Alexsandr Kivenson, Martin Karplus, Dorothee Kern

Semiclassical trajectory approach to photoisomerization
Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 32, Issue 1, 1 April 1975, Pages 11-17,
A. Warshel, M. Karplus

Vibrational structure of electronic transitions in conjugated molecules
Chemical Physics Letters
, Volume 17, Issue 1, 1 November 1972, Pages 7-14,
A. Warshel, M. Karplus
Modeling nucleic acids
Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Volume 22, Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 273-278
Adelene YL Sim, Peter Minary, Michael Levitt

Can Morphing Methods Predict Intermediate Structures?
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 385, Issue 2, 16 January 2009, Pages 665-674
Dahlia R. Weiss, Michael Levitt

Probing Protein Fold Space with a Simplified Model
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 375, Issue 4, 25 January 2008, Pages 920-933
Peter Minary, Michael Levitt

Theory and simulation: Accuracy and reliability in modelling proteins and complexes

Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Volume 16, Issue 2, April 2006, Pages 139-141
Joël Janin, Michael Levitt

Folding and stability of helical proteins: Carp myogen
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 106, Issue 2, 15 September 1976, Pages 421-437
Arieh Warshel, Michael Levitt

Theoretical studies of enzymic reactions: Dielectric, electrostatic and steric stabilization of the carbonium ion in the reaction of lysozyme

Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 103, Issue 2, 15 May 1976, Pages 227-249
A. Warshel, M. Levitt

Proton-transport mechanisms in cytochrome c oxidase revealed by studies of kinetic isotope effects
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, Volume 1807, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 1083-1094
Ann-Louise Johansson, Suman Chakrabarty, Catrine L. Berthold, Martin Högbom, Arieh Warshel, Peter Brzezinski

Exploration of the cytochrome c oxidase pathway puzzle and examination of the origin of elusive mutational effects
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, Volume 1807, Issue 4, April 2011, Pages 413-426
Suman Chakrabarty, Ida Namslauer, Peter Brzezinski, Arieh Warshel

Electrostatic contributions to protein stability and folding energy
FEBS Letters, Volume 581, Issue 10, 15 May 2007, Pages 2065-2071
Maite Roca, Benjamin Messer, Arieh Warshel

DNA polymerase β catalytic efficiency mirrors the Asn279-dCTP H-bonding strength
FEBS Letters, Volume 581, Issue 4, 20 February 2007, Pages 775-780Václav Martínek, Urban Bren, Myron F. Goodman, Arieh Warshel, Jan Florián

Folding and stability of helical proteins: Carp myogen
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 106, Issue 2, 15 September 1976, Pages 421-437
Arieh Warshel, Michael Levitt

Theoretical studies of enzymic reactions: Dielectric, electrostatic and steric stabilization of the carbonium ion in the reaction of lysozyme
Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 103, Issue 2, 15 May 1976, Pages 227-249
A. Warshel, M. Levitt

Semiclassical trajectory approach to photoisomerization
Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 32, Issue 1, 1 April 1975, Pages 11-17,
A. Warshel, M. Karplus

Vibrational structure of electronic transitions in conjugated molecules
Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 17, Issue 1, 1 November 1972, Pages 7-14,
A. Warshel, M. Karplus

2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Elsevier congratulates Dr. Eugene F. Fama, Dr. Lars Peter Hansen and Dr. Robert J. Shiller.

Dr. Fama, Dr. Hansen and Dr. Shiller were jointly awarded the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for "their empirical analysis of asset prices."

Dr. Eugene F. Fama Dr. Lars Peter Hansen Dr. Robert J. Shiller

Dr. Fama was born in Boston, on February 14, 1939, and is affiliated with the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. He is an Advisory Editor for the Journal of Financial Economics, and has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Monetary Economics.

Lars Peter Hansen was born in Champaign, IL, USA, on October 26, 1952, and is currently affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is a co-editor for Handbook of Financial Econometrics: Tools and Techniques and has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Monetary Economics and Economics Letters. He was also a contributing author to Handbook of Financial Econometrics: Tools and Techniques, Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium, Handbook of Monetary Economics, Handbook of the Economics of Finance, Handbook of Econometrics, Handbook of MacroeconomicsHandbook of Computational Economics and Modelling Stock Market Volatility.

Dr. Shiller was born in Detroit, MI, on March 29, 1946, and is affiliated with Yale University. He has published in a number of Elsevier journals, including: Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Economics Letters, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Research in Economics, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Policy Modeling and Journal of Financial Economics. He was also a contributing author to Handbook of Monetary Economics and Handbook of Macroeconomics.

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Size, value, and momentum in international stock returns
Journal of Financial Economics, 2012 105 (3), pp. 457-472
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

Disagreement, tastes, and asset prices
Journal of Financial Economics, 2007 83 (3), pp. 667-689
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

Profitability, investment and average returns
Journal of Financial Economics, 2006 82 (3), pp. 491-518
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

Financing decisions: Who issues stock?

Journal of Financial Economics, 2005 76 (3), pp. 549-582
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

New lists: Fundamentals and survival rates

Journal of Financial Economics, 2004 73 (2), pp. 229-269
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

Disappearing dividends: changing firm characteristics or lower propensity to pay?

Journal of Financial Economics, 2001, Volume 60, Issue 1, Pages 3-43
Fama, E.F., French, K.R.

Market efficiency, long-term returns, and behavioral finance

Journal of Financial Economics, 1998, Volume 49, Issue 3, Pages 283-306
Fama, E.F.
Nonlinearity and temporal dependence
Journal of Econometrics, 2010, 155 (2) , pp. 155-169
Chen, X., Hansen, L.P., Carrasco, M.

Doubts or variability?
Journal of Economic Theory, 2009, 144 (6), pp. 2388-2418
Barillas, F., Hansen, L.P., Sargent, T.J.

Recursive robust estimation and control without commitment
Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 136 (1), pp. 1-27
Hansen, L.P., Sargent, T.J.

Robust estimation and control under commitment
Journal of Economic Theory, 2005, 124 (2), pp. 258-301
Hansen, L.P., Sargent, T.J.

Robust control of forward-looking models
Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003 50 (3), pp. 581-604
Hansen, L.P., Sargent, T.J.

Spectral methods for identifying scalar diffusions
Journal of Econometrics, 1998, 86 (1), pp. 1-32
Hansen, L.P., Scheinkman, J.A., Touzi, N.

Mitigating financial fragility with Continuous Workout Mortgages
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 85 (1), pp. 269-285
Shiller, R.J., Wojakowski, R.M., Ebrahim, M.S., Shackleton, M.B.

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