Christopher Divito, PhD

Graduated: December 2013
Mentor: Dr. Susan Amara
Thesis: Anion Conducting States of Excitatory Amino Acid Transporters
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Prior Degree: BA Shippensburg University (2006)


Pan, J., Chen, Q., Willenbring, D., Mowrey, D., Kong, X.P., Cohen, A., Divito, C.B., Xu, Y. and Tang, P. Structure of the Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channel GLIC Bound with Anesthetic Ketamine. Structure 20(9): 1463-1469, 2012.

Divito, C.B. and S.G. Amara. Close encounters of the oily kind: regulation of transporters by lipids. Mol Interv,, 9(5): 252-62, 2009.