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Paper by Yidi Sun now published in eLife

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!

Switch-like activation of the Arp2/3 complex mediated by SH3 domain-PRM mediated interactions during yeast CME.

Goodbye Jessica!

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!

Celebration at Brazil Cafe as Jessica moves to a new position a AAAS Fellow in D.C.

Journal Club on Monday, February 6

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