Cytoskeleton Journal Club
Cycle 2, year 2007-2008

Name Date Title/Journal

Fangliang Zhang

April 16 2008

Structural basis of filamin A functions. J Cell Biol. (2007)

Roberto Dominguez

April 23 2008

Structural Basis of Membrane Invagination by F-Bar Domains. Cell (2008)

Matt Hoelzle

April 30 2008

BAG3 Regulates Motility and Adhesion of Epithelial Cancer Cells. Cancer Research (2007)

Kyuwon Baek

May 5 2008

Creatine kinase-mediated ATP supply fuels actin-based events in phagocytosis. Plos Biol. (2008)

CANCELLED

May 14 2008

Junling Wang

May 21 2008

Wnt5a Control of Cell Polarity and Directional Movement. Science 2008

Sung Haeng Lee

May 28 2008

ABBA regulates plasma-membrane and actin dynamics to promote radial glia extension. Journal of Cell Science 2008

Bethoney Kelley

June 4 2008

Membrane localization is critical for activation of the PICK1 BAR (Bin/amphiphysin/Rvs) domain. Traffic 2008

Allison Zajac

June 11 2008

CP Increases the Rate of Actin-Based Motility by Promoting Filament Nucleation by the Arp2/3 Complex. Cell 2008

Malgorzata Boczkowska

June 18 2008

Coronin 1B Coordinates Arp2/3 Complex and Cofilin Activities at the Leading Edge. Cell 2007

Reena Rai

June 25 2008

A two-tiered mechanism for stabilization and immobilization of E-cadherin. Nature 2008

François Ferron

July 2 2008

Malaria Formin Regulates Actin Polymerization. Cell Host & Microbe 2008

Changsong Yang

July 9 2008

The formin mDia2 stabilizes microtubules independently of its actin nucleation activity. JCB 2008

Anna Kashina

July 16 2008

WHAMM Is an Arp2/3 Complex Activator That Binds Microtubules and Functions in ER to Golgi Transport. Cell 2008

Suk Namgoong

July 23 2008

Structure of the actin-depolymerizing factor homology domain in complex with actin. JCB 2008

Trevor Foskett

July 30 2008

The Actinome of Dictyostelium discoideum. Plos One 2008

Roma Gorelik

August 6 2008

WAVE and Arp2/3 jointly inhibit filopodium formation by entering into a complex with mDia2. Nat. Cell Biol. 2008

Grzegorz Rebowski

August 13 2008

Structure and biochemical properties of yeast ARP2/3 complex lacking the ARP2 subunit. Nolen & Pollard, JBC 2008

Farida Korobova

August 20 2008

Interactions between Drebrin and Ras regulate dendritic spine plasticity. Biou et al. Eur J Neurosci. 2008

Sougata Saha

August 27 2008

Cheng et al. Structural mechanism of WASP activation by the enterohaemorrhagic E. coli
effector Nature 2008

Sallee et al. The pathogen protein EspF(U) hijacks actin polymerization using mimicry and
multivalency. Nature 2008

Tanya Svitkina

Sep 3 2008

Choi et al. Actin and alpha-actinin orchestrate the assembly and maturation of nascent adhesions in a myosin II motor-independent manner. Nat Cell Biol. 2008

Sep 10 2008

Cycle1 October 17th -2007 April 9th 2008