Chromosome Choreography: The Meiotic Pas de Deux
Friday, March 23, 2007
Caspary Auditorium 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Tea at 3:15 p.m. in the Abby Lounge
Recommended Review Article
Pawlowski, W. P. and Cande, W. Z. (2005).Coordinating the events of the meiotic prophase. Trends in Cell Biology 15:674-681.
Couteau, F., Nabeshima, K., Villeneuve, A. and Zetka, M. (2004).A component of C-elegans meiotic chromosome axes at the interface of homolog alignment, synapsis, nuclear reorganization, and recombination. Current Biology 14:585-592.
Macqueen, A. J., Phillips, C. M., Bhalla, N., Weiser, P., Villeneuve, A. M. and Dernburg, A. F. (2005).Chromosome sites play dual roles to establish homologous synapsis during meiosis in C. elegans. Cell 123:1037-1050.
Page, S. L. and Hawley, R. S. (2003).Chromosome choreography: The meiotic ballet. Science 301:785-789.
Phillips, C. M. and Dernburg, A. F. (2006).A family of zinc-finger proteins is required for chromosome-specific pairing and synapsis during meiosis in C. elegans. Developmental Cell 11:817-829.
Phillips, C. M., Wong, C., Bhalla, N., Carlton, P. M., Weiser, P., Meneely, P. M. and Dernburg, A. F. (2005).HIM-8 binds to the X chromosome pairing center and mediates chromosome-specific meiotic synapsis. Cell 123:1051-1063.