Category Archives: Announcements

Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on Monday, June 24

For Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on April 25, members of the Drubin/Barnes Lab, Eva Nogales Lab, and Ahmet Yildiz Lab will discuss the following paper, selected by Stu Howes:

Synergy between XMAP215 and EB1 increases microtubule growth rates to physiological levels. Zanic M, Widlund PO, Hyman AA, Howard J. Nat Cell Biol. 2013 Jun;15(6):688-93. PMID: 23666085.

Zanic NCB 2013

Journal Club on Monday, June 17

For our Journal Club on June 17, Jessica Marks will present the following paper:

Amphipathic antenna of an inward rectifier K+ channel responds to changes in the inner membrane leaflet. Iwamoto M, Oiki S. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 8;110(2):749-54. PMID: 23267068.

Iwamoto PNAS 2013

Journal Club on Monday, June 3

For our Journal Club on June 3, Daphné Dambournet presented the following paper:

Divergent modes for cargo-mediated control of clathrin-coated pit dynamics. Soohoo AL, Puthenveedu MA. Mol Biol Cell. 2013 Jun;24(11):1725-34. PMID: 23536704.

Soohoo MBoC 2013

Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on Thursday, May 23

For Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on April 25, members of the Drubin/Barnes Lab, Eva Nogales Lab, and Ahmet Yildiz Lab discussed the following paper, selected by Anthony Cormier:

Tension sensing by Aurora B kinase is independent of survivin-based centromere localization. Campbell CS, Desai A. Nature. 2013 May 2;497(7447):118-21. PMID: 23604256.

Campbell Nature 2013

Journal Club on Monday, May 13

For our Journal Club on May 13, Christa Cortesio presented the following paper:

ER-to-plasma membrane tethering proteins regulate cell signaling and ER morphology. Manford AG, Stefan CJ, Yuan HL, Macgurn JA, Emr SD. Dev Cell. 2012 Dec 11;23(6):1129-40. PMID: 23237950.

 Manford et al Dev Cell 2012

Journal Club on Monday, April 29

For our Journal Club on April 29, Sun Hae Hong presented the following paper:

The molecular basis for the endocytosis of small R-SNAREs by the clathrin adaptor CALM. Miller SE, Sahlender DA, Graham SC, Höning S, Robinson MS, Peden AA, Owen DJ. Cell. 2011 Nov 23;147(5):1118-31. PMID: 22118466

Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on Thursday, April 25

For our new Microtubules and Mitosis Journal Club on April 25, members of the Drubin/Barnes Lab, Eva Nogales Lab, and Ahmet Yildiz Lab discussed the following paper, selected by Nate Krefman:

Estimating the microtubule GTP cap size in vivo. Seetapun D, Castle BT, McIntyre AJ, Tran PT, Odde DJ. Curr Biol. 2012 Sep 25;22(18):1681-7. PMID: 22902755

Journal Club on Thursday, April 18

For our Journal Club on April 18, Akemi Kunibe presented the following paper:

Endoplasmic reticulum-associated mitochondria-cortex tether functions in the distribution and inheritance of mitochondria. Lackner LL, Ping H, Graef M, Murley A, Nunnari J.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Feb 5;110(6):E458-67. PMID: 23341591.

Journal Club on Monday, March 17

For our Journal Club on March 17, Rebecca Lu will present the following paper:

Robust polarity establishment occurs via an endocytosis-based cortical corralling mechanism. Jose M, Tollis S, Nair D, Sibarita JB, McCusker D. J Cell Biol. 2013 Feb 18;200(4):407-18. PMID: 23401000

Journal Club on Monday, Feb. 7

For our Journal Club on February 7, Yansong Miao will present the following paper:

Rocket launcher mechanism of collaborative actin assembly defined by single-molecule imaging. Breitsprecher D, Jaiswal R, Bombardier JP, Gould CJ, Gelles J, Goode BL. Science. 2012 Jun 1;336(6085):1164-8. doi: 10.1126/science.1218062. PMID: 22654058