Undergraduate education

Linfield College, BS, 2001

Years in MSTP

2005-2013

PhD

Biochemistry, 2011

Mentor

Judith Kimble, PhD

Thesis title

In vivo chemical reprogramming of cell identify: implications and applications

Residency

General Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013-

Current position

Resident, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health

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Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Burkhead JL, Morgan CT, Shinde U, Haddock G, Lutsenko S. COMMD1 forms oligomeric complexes targeted to the endocytic membranes via specific interactions with phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate. J Biol Chem. 2009 Jan 2;284(1):696-707. PMID: 18940794; PMCID: PMC2610505.

Dmitriev O, Tsivkovskii R, Abildgaard F, Morgan CT, Markley JL, Lutsenko S. Solution structure of the N-domain of Wilson disease protein: distinct nucleotide-binding environment and effects of disease mutations. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 4;103(14):5302-7. PMID: 16567646; PMCID: PMC1459350.

Huster D, Finegold MJ, Morgan CT, Burkhead JL, Nixon R, Vanderwerf SM, Gilliam CT, Lutsenko S. Consequences of copper accumulation in the livers of the Atp7b-/- (Wilson disease gene) knockout mice. Am J Pathol. 2006 Feb;168(2):423-34. PMID: 16436657; PMCID: PMC1606493.

Morgan CT, Tsivkovskii R, Kosinsky YA, Efremov RG, Lutsenko S. The distinct functional properties of the nucleotide-binding domain of ATP7B, the human copper-transporting ATPase: analysis of the Wilson disease mutations E1064A, H1069Q, R1151H, and C1104F. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 27;279(35):36363-71. PMID: 15205462.

Walker JM, Huster D, Ralle M, Morgan CT, Blackburn NJ, Lutsenko S. The N-terminal metal-binding site 2 of the Wilson's Disease Protein plays a key role in the transfer of copper from Atox1. J Biol Chem. 2004 Apr 9;279(15):15376-84. PMID: 14754885.

PhD publications

Morgan CT, Noble D, Kimble J. Mitosis-meiosis and sperm-oocyte fate decisions are separable regulatory events. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Feb 26;110(9):3411-6. PMID: 23401507; PMCID: PMC3587202.

Lee MH, Kim KW, Morgan CT, Morgan DE, Kimble J. Phosphorylation state of a Tob/BTG protein, FOG-3, regulates initiation and maintenance of the Caenorhabditis elegans sperm fate program. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 31;108(22):9125-30. PMID: 21571637; PMCID: PMC3107262.

Morgan CT, Lee MH, Kimble J. Chemical reprogramming of Caenorhabditis elegans germ cell fate. Nat Chem Biol. 2010 Feb;6(2):102-4. PMID: 20081824; PMCID: PMC2808631.