Journal Club on Thursday, July 26

For our next Journal Club, our summer undergraduate researcher Josh Johnson will present the following paper:

Aurora B dynamics at centromeres create a diffusion-based phosphorylation gradient.  Wang E, Ballister ER, Lampson MA.  J Cell Biol. 2011 Aug 22;194(4):539-49.  PMID: 21844210.

Journal Club on Monday, June 25

For Journal Club on Monday, June 25, Connie Peng presented the following paper:

Functional Repurposing Revealed by Comparing S. pombe and S. cerevisiae Genetic Interactions.  Frost A, Elgort MG, Brandman O, Ives C, Collins SR, Miller-Vedam L, Weibezahn J, Hein MY, Poser I, Mann M, Hyman AA, Weissman JS.  Cell. 2012 Jun 8;149(6):1339-52.  PMID: 22682253.

Journal Club on Monday, April 30

For our next Journal Club, Rebecca Lu will present the following paper:

Membrane Fission Is Promoted by Insertion of Amphipathic Helices and Is Restricted by Crescent BAR Domains. Boucrot E, Pick A, Camdere G, Liska N, Evergren E, McMahon HT, Kozlov MM.  Cell. 2012 Mar 30;149(1):124-36. PMID: 22464325.

Journal Club on Monday, April 16

For our next Journal Club, Christa Cortesio will present the following paper:

Distinct and separable activities of the endocytic clathrin-coat components Fcho1/2 and AP-2 in developmental patterning.  Umasankar PK, Sanker S, Thieman JR, Chakraborty S, Wendland B, Tsang M, Traub LM.  Nat Cell Biol. 2012 Apr 8. doi: 10.1038/ncb2473. PMID: 22484487.

Journal Club on Monday, April 2

For our next Journal Club, Sun Hae Hong will present the following paper:

Influence of synaptic vesicle position on release probability and exocytotic fusion mode.  Park H, Li Y, Tsien RW.  Science.  2012 Mar 16;335(6074):1362-6.  PMID: 22345401.

Journal Club on Monday, March 05

For our last Journal Club, Itziar Benitez-Ibarlucea presented the following paper:

Cytoplasmic dynein moves through uncoordinated stepping of the AAA+ ring domains. DeWitt MA, Chang AY, Combs PA, Yildiz A. Science. 2012 Jan 13;335(6065):221-5. PMID: 22157083

Journal Club on Wednesday, February 20

For our next Journal Club, Akemi Kunibe will be presenting the following paper:

Membrane Tension Maintains Cell Polarity by Confining Signals to the Leading Edge during Neutrophil Migration. Houk AR, Jilkine A, Mejean CO, Boltyanskiy R, Dufresne ER, Angenent SB, Altschuler SJ, Wu LF, Weiner OD. Cell. 2012 Jan 20;148(1-2):175-88. PMID: 22265410