Kristopher Hite, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Virginia Tech

Office: 203A Engel Hall

Phone: 540.231.3477

Email: kristopher@vt.edu

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Education

  • FIRST Fellow, Department of Biology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Atlanta, GA, 2013-2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Atlanta, GA, 2011-2013
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2011
  • M.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2006
  • B.S., Biochemistry, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, 2005

Publications

Hite, K.C., Kalashnikova, A.A., Hansen, J.C. (2012) Coil-to-helix transitions in intrinsically disordered methyl CpG binding protein 2 and its isolated domains. Protein Sci. 21(4):531-8. PMCID: PMC3375753 

Hansen, J.C., Wexler, B.B., Rogers, D.J., Hite, K.C., Panchenko, T., Ajith, S., Black, B.E. (2011) DNA binding restricts the intrinsic conformational flexibility of methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2). J Biol Chem. 286(21):18938-48. PMCID: PMC3099709 

Ghosh, R.P., Nikitina, T., Horowitz-Scherer, R.A., Gierasch, L.M., Uversky, V.N., Hite, K., Hansen, J.C., Woodcock, C.L. (2010) Unique physical properties and interactions of the domains of methylated DNA binding protein 2. Biochemistry. 49(20):4395-410. PMCID: PMC2872689 

Hite, K.C., Adams, V.H., Hansen, J.C. (2009) Recent advances in MeCP2 structure and function. Biochem Cell Biol. 87(1):219-27. Review. PMCID: PMC2874317