We are interested in two processes fundamental to eukaryotic cellular life: mitosis and membrane trafficking. We want to understand how these processes operate at the molecular level to prevent diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
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Cansu and others show that clathrin-coated pits can be made to form inside cells. Even on mitochondria! This work reveals what are the essential ingredients to cook up a vesicle.
>> Küey et al. (2022) | [Paper]
Nuria, Laura and George show how endomembranes can cause chromosome missegregation in mitosis.
>> Ferrandiz et al. (2022) | [Paper] | [Plain English] [Spotlight]
Collaboration with Corinne Smith's lab explains how adaptors drive clathrin coat assembly.
>> Smith et al. (2021) | [Paper] | [Plain English]
Gabrielle and others found that integrin traffic during cell migration happens via small transport vesicles.
>> Larocque et al. (2021) | [Paper] | [Plain English]
See all of our papers here