Dr. Grishchuk’s lab characterizes motor crucial for correcting position of misaligned chromosomes. See article in Nature Cell Biology HERE
Congratulations to Michael Woody(Ostap & Goldman Labs) for winning the 2013 Raiziss Award for academic excellence.
Congratulations to Meng-meng Fu (Holzbaur Lab) and Steven Jones (Svitkina Lab) for winning the PMI Poster Competition.
Thanks to all who participated in the PMI Retreat and Symposium: Force Sensing: Mechanobiology from Molecules to Tissues HERE
Dr. Michael Lampson’s lab finds a meiotic timing mechanism important for preventing cytoskeletal-chromosome attachment errors. HERE
Dr. Erika Holzbaur’s lab identifies a molecular switch that regulates directional transport of amyloid precursor protein. HERE
Hear Dr. H. Lee Sweeney interviewed about muscle-enhancing drugs on National Public Radio HERE
Congratulations to Dr. Allison Zajac on receiving her Ph.D. under Dr. Erika Holzbaur, Ph.D. and Dr. Michael Ostap, Ph.D., Pennsylvania Muscle Institute
Dr. Michael Ostap is the featured Biophysical Journal Editor. Scroll down to see interview. HERE
Validation of multicenter protocol examining imaging of DMD patients. HERE
Dr. Dominguez's Lab shows how Rickettsia hijacks the actin cytoskeleton. HERE
PMI Labs show how molecular motors move growth factors in living cells. HERE
Dr. Grishchuk measures the force of microtubule depolymerization. HERE
See Dr. Discher's Science article on nanoparticle delivery. HERE
See the recent Penn News article highlighting recent work from Dr. Yale E. Goldman’s Lab here. HERE