Dr Kärt Tomberg | Postdoctoral Fellow

Tomberg, Kart

The goal of Kärt’s postdoctoral work is to map the combinatorial landscape of known immune checkpoints as well as discover new targets for immune activation against cancer using in vivo screens.

Publications

  • Sensitized mutagenesis screen in Factor V Leiden mice identifies thrombosis suppressor loci.

    Westrick RJ, Tomberg K, Siebert AE, Zhu G, Winn ME et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2017;114;36;9659-9664

  • Pancreatic SEC23B deficiency is sufficient to explain the perinatal lethality of germline SEC23B deficiency in mice.

    Khoriaty R, Everett L, Chase J, Zhu G, Hoenerhoff M et al.

    Scientific reports 2016;6;27802

  • Spontaneous 8bp Deletion in Nbeal2 Recapitulates the Gray Platelet Syndrome in Mice.

    Tomberg K, Khoriaty R, Westrick RJ, Fairfield HE, Reinholdt LG et al.

    PloS one 2016;11;3;e0150852

  • Massively parallel enzyme kinetics reveals the substrate recognition landscape of the metalloprotease ADAMTS13.

    Kretz CA, Dai M, Soylemez O, Yee A, Desch KC et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2015;112;30;9328-33

  • Increased placental expression and maternal serum levels of apoptosis-inducing TRAIL in recurrent miscarriage.

    Rull K, Tomberg K, Kõks S, Männik J, Möls M et al.

    Placenta 2013;34;2;141-8

  • HYPEST study: profile of hypertensive patients in Estonia.

    Org E, Veldre G, Viigimaa M, Juhanson P, Putku M et al.

    BMC cardiovascular disorders 2011;11;55

  • Genome-wide scan identifies CDH13 as a novel susceptibility locus contributing to blood pressure determination in two European populations.

    Org E, Eyheramendy S, Juhanson P, Gieger C, Lichtner P et al.

    Human molecular genetics 2009;18;12;2288-96

  • Sensitized mutagenesis screen in Factor V Leiden mice identifies thrombosis suppressor loci.

    Westrick RJ, Tomberg K, Siebert AE, Zhu G, Winn ME et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2017;114;36;9659-9664

  • Pancreatic SEC23B deficiency is sufficient to explain the perinatal lethality of germline SEC23B deficiency in mice.

    Khoriaty R, Everett L, Chase J, Zhu G, Hoenerhoff M et al.

    Scientific reports 2016;6;27802

  • Spontaneous 8bp Deletion in Nbeal2 Recapitulates the Gray Platelet Syndrome in Mice.

    Tomberg K, Khoriaty R, Westrick RJ, Fairfield HE, Reinholdt LG et al.

    PloS one 2016;11;3;e0150852

  • Massively parallel enzyme kinetics reveals the substrate recognition landscape of the metalloprotease ADAMTS13.

    Kretz CA, Dai M, Soylemez O, Yee A, Desch KC et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2015;112;30;9328-33

  • Increased placental expression and maternal serum levels of apoptosis-inducing TRAIL in recurrent miscarriage.

    Rull K, Tomberg K, Kõks S, Männik J, Möls M et al.

    Placenta 2013;34;2;141-8

  • HYPEST study: profile of hypertensive patients in Estonia.

    Org E, Veldre G, Viigimaa M, Juhanson P, Putku M et al.

    BMC cardiovascular disorders 2011;11;55

  • Genome-wide scan identifies CDH13 as a novel susceptibility locus contributing to blood pressure determination in two European populations.

    Org E, Eyheramendy S, Juhanson P, Gieger C, Lichtner P et al.

    Human molecular genetics 2009;18;12;2288-96

Tomberg, Kart
Kärt's Timeline
2016

PhD in Human Genetics, University of Michigan, USA

2010

MSc in Molecular Biology, University of Tartu, Estonia

2007

BSc in Biology, University of Tartu, Estonia