Colleen Fullenkamp, BS

Research Associate


Cedar Falls, IA


B.S. Microbiology University of Iowa


Investigating how dysregulation of the Hippo Pathway and activation of TAZ (WWTR1) and YAP1 contributes to sarcoma development and disease progression.


  1. Fullenkamp CA, Hall SL, Jaber OI, Pakalniskis BL, Savage EC, Savage JM, Ofori-Amanfo GK, Lambertz AM, Ivins SD, Stipp CS, Miller BJ, Milhem MM, Tanas MR. TAZ and YAP are frequently activated oncoproteins in sarcomas. Oncotarget. 2016 Apr 25. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.8979.
  2. Messingham KN, Holahan HM, Frydman AS, Fullenkamp C, Srikantha R, et al. (2014) Human Eosinophils Express the High Affinity IgE Receptor, FcεRI, in Bullous Pemphigoid. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107725. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107725.
  3. Fairley JA, Bream M, Fullenkamp C, Syrbu S, Chen M, Messingham KN. Missing the target: characterization of bullous pemphigoid patients who are negative using the BP180 enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 March; 68 (3):395-403.
  4. Guseva NV, Fullenkamp CA, Naumann PW, Shey MR, Ballas ZK, Houtman JCD, Forbes CA, Scalzo AA, Heusel JW. Glycosylation contributes to variability in expression of murine cytomegalovirus m157 and enhances stability of interaction with the NK-cell receptor Ly49H. Eur. J. Immunology. 2010 40(9):2618–2631.
  5. Moore MB, Kurago ZB, Fullenkamp CA, Lutz CT. Squamous cell carcinoma cells differentially stimulate NK cell effector functions: the role of IL-18. Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy (2003) 52: 107-115.
  6. Buller RE, Sood A, Fullenkamp C, Sorosky J, Powills K, and Anderson B. The influence of the p53 codon 72 polymorphism on ovarian carcinogenesis and prognosis. Cancer Gene Therapy, 1997: Volume 4, No. 4, pp 239-245.
  7. Gorski JP, Kremer EA, Chen Y, Ryan S, Fullenkamp C, Delviscio J, Jensen K, McKee MD. Bone acidic glycoprotein-75 self-associates to form macromolecular complexes in vitro and in vivo with the potential to sequester phosphate ions. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry (1997) 64:547-564.
  8. Sato M, Grasser W, Harm S, Fullenkamp C, Gorski JP. Bone acidic glycoprotein 75 inhibits resorption activity of isolated rat and chicken osteoclasts. FASEB J 1992 August: 6 (11):2966-76.
Colleen Fullenkamp