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Michael M. Weil

Michael M. Weil, Ph.D.

Phone: (970) 491-5902
Fax: (970) 491-0623
Office: 483 Molecular and Radiological Biosciences Building



  • Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., Microbiology, Louisiana State University
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Weil's research is focused on gene mutation.

    Selected Publications

  • Buchholz TA, Weil MM, Ashorn CL, Strom EA, Sigurdson A, Bondy M, Chakraborty R, Cox JD, McNeese MD, Story MD. A Ser49Cys variant in the ataxia telangiectasia, mutated, gene that is more common in patients with breast carcinoma compared with population controls. Cancer 2004;100:1345-1351.
  • Degg NL, Weil MM, Edwards A, Haines J, Coster M, Moody J, Ellender M, Cox R, Silver A. Adenoma multiplicity in irradiated ApcMin mice is modified by chromosome 16 segments from BALB/c. Cancer Res. 2003;63:2361-2363.
  • Haston CK, Zhou X, Gumbiner-Russo L, Gu X, Irani R, Dejournett R, Weil M, Amos C, Travis EL. "Universal" and radiation specific loci influence murine susceptibility to radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis. Cancer Res. 2002;62:3782-3788.
  • Haston CK, Wang M, Dejournett R, Zhou X, Ni D, Gu X, King TM, Weil M, Newman RA, Amos C, Travis EL. Bleomycin hydrolase and a genetic locus within the MHC affect risk for pulmonary fibrosis in mice. Human Mol. Genet. 2002;11:1855-1863.
  • Yu YE, Zhang Y, Unni E, Shirley CR, Deng JM, Russell LD, Weil MM, Behringer RR, Meistrich ML. Abnormal spermatogenesis and reduced fertility in transition nuclear protein l-deficient mice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2002;97:4683-4688.
  • Bonnen PE, Story MD, Ashorn CL, Buchholz TA, Weil MM, Nelson DL. Haplotypes at ATM identify coding sequence variation and indicate a region of reduced recombination. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2002;67:1437-1451.
  • Weil MM, Xia C, Xia X, Gu X, Amos CI, Mason KA. A chromosome 15 QTL controls levels of radiation-induced jejunal crypt cell apoptosis in mice. Genomics 2001;72:73-77.
  • Yu Y, Okayasu R, Weil MM, Silver A, McCarthy M, Zabriskie R, Cox R, Ullrich RL. Prkdc polymorphism, genomic instability and radiation response in BALB/c mice. Cancer Res. 2001;61:1820-1824.
  • Weil MM, Kittrell FS, Yu Y, McCarthy M, Zabriskie RC, Ullrich RL. Radiation induces genomic instability and ductal dysplasia in Atm heterozygous mice. Oncogene 2001;20:4409-4411.
  • Wu Y, Pan S, Che S, He G, Nelman-Gonzalez M, Weil MM, Kuang J. Overexpression of Hp95 induces G1 phase arrest in confluent HeLa cells. Differentiation 2001;67:139-153.
  • Zhao M, Shirley CR, Yu YE, Mohapatra B, Zhang Y, Unni E, Deng JM, Arango NA, Terry NHA, Weil MM, Russell LD, Behringer RR, Meistrich ML. Targeted disruption of the transition protein 2 gene affects sperm chromatin structure and reduces fertility in mice. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2001;21:7243-7255.
  • Story M, Weil M, Buchholz T, Cox J, Strom E. ATM heterozygosity in the normal tissue response to Radiotherapy. Radiat. Res. Volume 2. Congress Proceedings 1999;630-633.
  • Mailing Address

    Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences
    1681Campus Delivery
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523
    Phone: (970) 491-7038
    Fax: (970) 491-2940
    Email: ERHSDepartment