Congratulations to Yidi, her former and current undergraduates Niki and Tommy, and collaborators in the Darzacq Lab, on their new paper “Switch-like Arp2/3 activation upon WASP and WIP recruitment to an apparent threshold level by multivalent linker proteins in vivo” now published at eLife!
The Drubin/Barnes lab celebrated post-doc Jessica Marks moving on to her new position as a AAAS Fellow. We wish her all the best in Washington, DC!
Congratulations to Itziar on completing her PhD in Biophysics!
Congratulations to Akemi and Rebecca, the two newest PhD’s out of the Drubin/Barnes Lab!
Enjoy a video of the disco pumpkin made by Yidi Sun at the Drubin/Barnes, Koshland, Brar, Ünal, and Ingolia Labs (Barker Hall) pumpkin carving party to celebrate Halloween 2014:
For our next Journal Club, Jasper Weinberg will be presenting the following paper:A molecular switch on an arrestin-like protein relays glucose signaling to transporter endocytosis. Becuwe M, Vieira N, Lara D, Gomes-Rezende J, Soares-Cunha C, Casal M, Haguenauer-Tsapis R, Vincent O, Paiva S, Léon S. J Cell Biol. 2012 Jan 23;196(2):247-59. PMID: 22249293