The Center for Translational Cancer Research

Benjamin G. Rohe, M.S.

CTCR Core Contact, Research Associate

University of Delaware
Department of Biological Sciences
McKinly Lab, Room 233
Newark, DE 19716

Phone Number: 
(302) 831-3238

H.E.T. Certified, University of Delaware, 2010
M.S. University of Delaware, 2006
B.S. Wesley College, 1999


Expertise Areas: Caliper IVIS Lumina Imaging, Gel analysis utilizing the AlpahImager HP and Carestream Kodak Imager 4000R systems, and use of the ABI Prism 7000 and 7300 qPCR instruments, high resolution x-ray microtomography (microCT), sample anaylsis via DTX-880 plate reader, initial training and set up for BD FACSCalibur flow cytometer as well as the LabCat system for tumor measurement in small laboratory animals.


Grindel BJ, Rohe B, Safford SE, Bennett JJ, Farach-Carson MC.  2011.  Tumor necrosis factor α treatment of HepG2 cells mobilizes a cytoplasmic pool of ERp57/1,25D(3)-MARRS to the nucleus.  J Cell Biochem. May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Richard CL, Farach-Carson, MC, Rohe B, Nemere I, Meckling, KA. 2010.  Involvement of 1,25D(3)-MARRS (membrane associated, rapid response steroid-binding), a novel vitamin D receptor, in growth inhibition of breast cancer cells.  Exp. Cell Res. 316:695-703.

Rohe B, Safford, SE, Nemere I, Farach-Carson, MC.  2007. Regulation of expression of 1,25D(3)-MARRS/ERp57/PDIA3 in rat IEC-6 cells by TGF beta and 1,25(OH)(2)D-3. Steroids. 72: 144-150.

Nemere I, Wilson C, Jensen W, Steinbeck M, Rohe B, Farach-Carson, MC.  2006.  Mechanism of 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-3-mediated inhibition of rapid, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-3-induced responses: Role of reactive oxygen species . J Cellular Biochem 99:1572-1581.

Rohe B, Safford SE , Nemere K, Farach-Carson, MC.  2005.  Identification and characterization of 1,25D(3)-membrane-associated rapid response, steroid (1,25D(3)-MARRS)-binding protein in rat IEC-6 cells.  Steroids. 70:458-463.

Nemere I, Farach-Carson MC, Rohe B, Sterling ™, Norman AW, Boyan BD, Safford SE.  2004.  Ribozyme knockdown functionally links a 1,25(OH)(2)D-3 membrane binding protein (1,25D(3)-MARRS) and phosphate uptake in intestinal cells. PNAS USA. 101:7392-7397.