Cytoskeleton Journal Club
Cycle 3, Year 2008-2009

Name Date Title/Journal
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

Fangliang Zhang

Sep 10 2008

Lau et al., Merlin is a potent inhibitor of glioma growth. Cancer Res. 2008 Jul 15;68(14):5733-42

Roberto Dominguez

Sep 17 2008

"Membrane deformation by the I-BAR domain",
confidential unpublished work

Matt Hoelzle

Sep 24 2008

Mansouri et al., Remodeling of Endothelial Adherens Junctions by Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus",Journal of Virology, Oct 2008

Suk Namgoong

Oct 1 2008

Cai et al., Coronin 1B Antagonizes Cortactin and Remodels Arp2/3-Containing Actin Branches in Lamdellipodia, Cell, Sep 2008

Junling Wang

Oct 8 2008

Zhang X et al, Talin depletion reveals independence of initial cell spreading from integrin activation and traction, Nat Cell Biol. Aug 2008

Kyuwon Baek

Oct 15 2008

Wang et al., Structure and Plasticity of Endophilin and Sorting Nexin 9, Structure, Oct 2008

Malgorzata Boczkowska

Oct 22 2008

LeClaire LL 3rd et al., Phosphorylation of the Arp2/3 complex is necessary to nucleate actin filaments. J Cell Biol. 2008 Aug 25;182(4):647-54

Sougata Saha

Oct 29 2008

Breitsprecher et al, Clustering of VASP actively drives processive, WH2 domain-mediated actin filament elongation. EMBO J. 2008 Oct 16

Changsong Yang

Nov 5 2008

Geraldo S et al.,Targeting of the F-actin-binding protein drebrin by the microtubule plus-tip protein EB3 is required for neuritogenesis.
Nat Cell Biol. 2008 Oct;10(10):1181-9. Epub 2008 Sep 21

Anna Kashina

Nov 12 2008

Vincente-Manzanares et al.,Segregation and activation of myosin IIB creates a rear in migrating cells. J. Cell Biol. Volume 183(3):543-554 November 2, 2008

Bethoney Kelley

Nov 19 2008

Takano et al., EFC/F-BAR proteins and the N-WASP–WIP complex induce membrane curvature-dependent actin polymerization, EMBO Journal (2008) 27, 2817–2828

  Nov 26 2008 Thanksgiving Break

Roma Gorelik

Dec 3 2008

Wu et al., ACF7 regulates cytoskeletal-focal adhesion dynamics and migration and has ATPase, Cell (2008) 135, 137-148

Grzegorz Rebowski Dec 10 2008 Padrick et al., Hierarchical Regulation of WASP/WAVE Proteins, Molecular Cell 32, 426–438, November 7, 2008
  Dec 17 2008 ASCB Meeting and Winter Break

Farida Korobova

Jan 7 2009

Reena Rai

Jan 14 2009

Cycle1 October 17th 2007 - April 9th 2008

Cycle2 April 16th 2007 - September 3 2008