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Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-4E Medicine & Life Sciences
Protein Biosynthesis Medicine & Life Sciences
Fragile X Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Messenger RNA Chemical Compounds
ribosomes Physics & Astronomy
Phosphorylation Chemical Compounds
Oncolytic Viruses Medicine & Life Sciences
Aminoacylation Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2020 2020

Research Output 2007 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Characterizing Cellular Responses During Oncolytic Maraba Virus Infection

Hassanzadeh, G., Naing, T., Graber, T., Jafarnejad, S. M., Stojdl, D. F., Alain, T. & Holcik, M., 29 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Molecular Science. 20, 3, 16 p., 580.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oncolytic Viruses
infectious diseases
Virus Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)

Active-site mTOR inhibitors augment HSV1-dICP0 infection in cancer cells via dysregulated eIF4E/4E-BP axis

Zakaria, C., Sean, P., Hoang, H-D., Leroux, L-P., Watson, M., Workenhe, S. T., Hearnden, J., Pearl, D., Truong, V. T., Robichaud, N., Yanagiya, A., Tahmasebi, S., Jafarnejad, S. M., Jia, J-J., Pelin, A., Diallo, J-S., Le Boeuf, F., Bell, J. C., Mossman, K. L., Graber, T. E. & 3 others, Jaramillo, M., Sonenberg, N. & Alain, T., 23 Aug 2018, In : PLoS Pathogens. 14, 8, 23 p., e1007264.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-4E
Human Herpesvirus 1
Catalytic Domain
5 Citations (Scopus)

Alternative Splicing of the Delta-Opioid Receptor Gene Suggests Existence of New Functional Isoforms

Piltonen, M., Parisien, M., Grégoire, S., Chabot-Doré, A-J., Jafarnejad, S. M., Bérubé, P., Djambazian, H., Sladek, R., Geneau, G., Willett, P., Stone, L. S., Shabalina, S. A. & Diatchenko, L., 31 Jul 2018, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

delta Opioid Receptor
Alternative Splicing
Protein Isoforms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aminoacylation of Proteins: New Targets for the Old ARSenal

Jafarnejad, S. M., Kim, S-H. & Sonenberg, N., 09 Jan 2018, In : Cell metabolism. 27, 1, p. 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Amino Acyl-tRNA Synthetases
Transfer RNA Aminoacylation
Amino Acids
13 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Loss of eIF4E phosphorylation engenders depression-like behaviors via selective mRNA translation

Amorim, I. S., Kedia, S., Kouloulia, S., Simbriger, K., Gantois, I., Jafarnejad, S. M., Li, Y., Kampaite, A., Pooters, T., Romanò, N. & Gkogkas, C. G., 21 Feb 2018, In : The Journal of Neuroscience. 38, 8, p. 2118-2133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-4E
Protein Biosynthesis


Canadian Institute of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

Seyed Mehdi Jafarnejad (Recipient), 01 Apr 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

McLaughlin Postdoctoral Fellowship

Seyed Mehdi Jafarnejad (Recipient), 01 Sep 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Roman M. Babicki Fellowship in Medical Research

Seyed Mehdi Jafarnejad (Recipient), 01 Sep 2010

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Sandy Kyo-Hyun Park Scholarship in Cancer Research

Seyed Mehdi Jafarnejad (Recipient), 01 Sep 2012

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Early Career Researchers Forum Inaugural

Aidan Cole (Organiser), Cristina Branco (Chair), Seyed Mehdi Jafarnejad (Organiser), Emma Allott (Organiser), Stephen McMahon (Participant), Karl Butterworth (Participant), Emma Kerr (Participant), Philip Dunne (Participant), Adone Tielenius Kruythoff-Mohd Sarip (Participant), Melissa LaBonte Wilson (Participant)
25 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course