“It's important to keep a focus in the initial few years and to show that you're productive.”
Mahak Sharma and her lab at the Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research investigate vesicular trafficking machinery and its appropriation by intracellular pathogens. She shares her journey from India to the USA and back again to set up her own lab, and her thoughts on why doing your homework pays off at conferences.
In this new poster and accompanying article, Eugen Kerkhoff and colleagues summarise and discuss the current knowledge on the actin cytoskeleton and associated motor proteins and their modes of action in actin nucleation, elongation and force generation.
Rudolf E. Leube and colleagues hypothesise that cytoplasmic intermediate keratin filaments comprise a rim-and-spoke arrangement supporting the plasma membrane and connecting to the nucleus, to deliver their mechanosensory functions.
DNA damage induces a kinetochore-based ATM/ATR-independent SAC arrest unique to the first meiotic division in mouse oocytes
Simon I. R. Lane, Stephanie L. Morgan, Tianyu Wu, Josie K. Collins, Julie A. Merriman, Elias ElInati, James M. Turner, Keith T. Jones
Development 2017 144: 3475-3486; doi: 10.1242/dev.153965
Afadin orients cell division to position the tubule lumen in developing renal tubules
Lei Gao, Zhufeng Yang, Chitkale Hiremath, Susan E. Zimmerman, Blake Long, Paul R. Brakeman, Keith E. Mostov, David M. Bryant, Katherine Luby-Phelps, Denise K. Marciano
Development 2017 144: 3511-3520; doi: 10.1242/dev.148908
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