Cytoskeleton Journal Club
Cycle 1, year 2007-2008

Name Date Title/Journal

Tanya Svitkina

October 17 2007

General Presentation About Group Research

Anna Kashina

October 24 2007

General Presentation About Group Research

Roberto Dominguez

October 31 2007

Cobl is an actin nucleation factor. Ahuja Cell 2007

Matt Hoelzle

November 7 2007

MIM and IRSp53 deform PI(4,5)P2-rich membranes. Mattila JCB 2007

Sougata Saha

November 14 2007


Kyuwon Baek

November 21 2007

The PX-BAR membrane-remodeling unit of sorting nexin-9. Pylypenko EMBOJ. 2007

Yuting Zhao

November 28 2007

Arf6 and microtubules in adhesion-dependent trafficking of lipid rafts. Nat Cell Biol 2007

December 5 2007

ASCB Meeting

Junling Wang

December 12 2007

The crystal structure of leucyl/phenylalanyl-tRNA-protein transferase from Escherichia coli. Protein science (2007)

Winter Break

December 19 2007

Winter Break

Sung Haeng Lee

January 9 2008

BAI1 is an engulfment receptor for apoptotic cells upstream of the ELMO/Dock180/Rac module. Nature. (2007)

Malgorzata Boczkowska

January 16 2008

Pathway of Actin Filament Branch Formation by Arp2/3 Complex. JBC (2007)

François Ferron

January 23 2008

Emergence of large-scale cell morphology and movement from local actin filament growth dynamics. PLoS Biology (2007)

Reena Rai

January 30 2008

RhoA activation and actin reorganization involved in endothelial CAM-mediated endocytosis of anti-PECAM carriers: critical role for tyrosine 686 in the cytoplasmic tail of PECAM-1. Blood (2008)

February 6 2008

Biophysical Society Meeting

Changsong Yang

February 13 2008

Filopodia are required for cortical neurite initiation. Nature (2007)

Fangliang Zhang

February 20 2008

Structural Basis of Integrin Activation by Talin. Cell ( 2007) / The Integrin Binding Site 2 (IBS2) in the Talin Rod Domain Is
Essential for Linking Integrin Subunits to the Cytoskeleton JBC( 2007)

Suk Namgoong

February 27 2008

Tes, a Specific Mena Interacting Partner, Breaks the Rules for EVH1 Binding. Molecular Cell (2007)

Emir Berkane

March 5 2008

Membrane targeting of WAVE2 is not sufficient for WAVE2-dependent actin polymerization: a role for IRSp53 in mediating the interaction between Rac and WAVE2. J Cell Sci. (2008)

Grzegorz Rebowski

March 12 2008

Inhibition of Arp2/3-mediated actin polymerization by PICK1 regulates neuronal morphology and AMPA receptor endocytosis. Nature Cell Biology (2008)

Roma Gorelik

March 19 2008

Diaphanous regulates myosin and adherens junctions to control cell contractility and protrusive behavior during morphogenesis. Development (2008)

Farida Korobova

March 26 2008

mDia2 Induces the Actin Scaffold for the Contractile Ring and Stabilizes its Position during Cytokinesis in NIH 3T3 Cells. Mol Biol Cell. (2008)

Tanya Svitkina

April 2 2008

WASP family members and formin proteins coordinate regulation of cell protrusions in carcinoma cells. J Cell Biol (2008)

Sougata Saha

April 9 2008

Enucleation of cultured mouse fetal erythroblasts requires Rac GTPases and mDia2. Nat Cell Biol. (2008)