Cycle 11, year  2012

Name Date Title/Journal

Suk Namgoong

Feb 1, 2012 Schuch, An actin-dependent mechanism for long-range vesicle transport, Nature Cell Biol, Dec 2011

Tanya Svitkina

Feb 8, 2012 Tang et al.,  alpha-Actinin-4/FSGS1 is required for Arp2/3-dependent actin assembly at the adherens junction. J Cell Biol 196, 115-130
Adam Zwolak Feb 15,2012  Navarro-Lérida I et al., EMBO J. A palmitoylation switch mechanism regulates Rac1 function and membrane organization. 2011 Dec 9;31(3):534-51.

Junling Wang

Feb 22,2012 Deng W et al., Cytoskeletal protein filamin A is a nucleolar protein that suppresses ribosomal RNA gene transcription.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):1524-9.
BREAK for Biophysical Society Meeting  Feb 29, 2012
Changsong Yang Mar 7,  2012  Goh WI, mDia1 and WAVE2 Proteins Interact Directly with IRSp53 in Filopodia and AreInvolved in Filopodium Formation. J Biol Chem. 2012 Feb 10;287(7):4702-14. Epub 2011 Dec 17.

Malgorzata Boczkowska

Mar 14, 2012 Wu et al., Arp2/3 is critical for Lamellipodia and Response to Extracellular Matrix Cues but Is dispensable for Chemotaxis, Cell, March 2012
Nageswara Rao Jampani
Mar 21, 2012 Wong et al, Rescue of tropomyosin deficiency in Drosophila and human cancer cells by synaptopodin reveals a role of tropomyosin a in RhoA stabilization EMBO J. 2012
Roberto Dominguez Mar 28, 2012 Salje et al, Direct Membrane Binding by Bacterial Actin MreB, Molecular Cell, Aug 2011
Agnieszka Collins Apr 4,    2012  Chen et al., Multiple forms of Spire-Actin Complexes and their Functional Consequences, JBC, 2011
Grzegorz Rebowski Apr 11, 2012  Zuchero et al., Actin binding to WH2 domains regulates nuclear import of the multifunctional actin regulator JMY. Mol Biol Cell, 2012
Yadaiah Madasu Apr 18, 2012 Franco et al., The Legionella pneumophila Effector VipA Is an Actin Nucleator That Alters Host Cell Organelle Trafficking. PLoS Pathogen, 2012
David Kast Apr 25, 2012 Mechanisms of IRSp53 Regulation. to be published
Steven Jones May 2, 2012
Roland F.Rivera-Santiago May 9, 2012 Zanet et al., Fascin promotes filopodia formation independent of its role in actin bundling. JCB 2012
Maria Shutova May16, 2012 Rullo et al, Actin polymerization stabilizes a4b1 integrin anchors that mediate monocyte adhesion. J Cell Biol. 2012 Apr 2;197(1):115-29.
Bengi Tregun May23,2012 Nisimoto et al.,Heterocomplex Formation by Arp4 and β-Actin Involved in Integrity of the Brg1 Chromatin Remodeling Complex. J. Cell. Sci. May 2012
Nadya Efimova May 30,2012  Huveneers et al, Vinculin associates with endothelial VE-cadherin junctions to control force-dependent remodeling, JCB 2012
Jonathan Chia June 6, 2012 Janssen et al, The C-terminal tail domain of metavinculin, vinculin’s splice variant, severs actin filaments. JCB 2012