Tag Archives: biorientation

Journal Club on Monday, August 6

For Journal Club on August 6, Nate Krefman presented the following paper:

Centromere-like regions in the budding yeast genome. Lefran├žois P, Auerbach RK, Yellman CM, Roeder GS, Snyder M. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(1):e1003209. PMID: 23349633.

Lefrancois PLoS Genetics 2013

CLRs confer centromere function on plasmids and chromosomes.

Journal Club on Monday, July 22

For Journal Club on July 22, Connie Peng presented the following paper:

Mps1 and Ipl1/Aurora B act sequentially to correctly orient chromosomes on the meiotic spindle of budding yeast. Meyer RE, Kim S, Obeso D, Straight PD, Winey M, Dawson DS. Science. 2013 Mar 1;339(6123):1071-4. PMID: 23371552

Meyer Science 2013

Meyer Science 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

Model for mechanism of chromosome biorientation.