Recommended Readings: Clare Waterman, Ph.D. Friday April 6, 2018

Friday Lectures

Friday, April 6, 2018  3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Clare Waterman Ph.D.

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics

National Institutes of Health

Integrating Actin Dynamics and Adhesion in Cell Migration and Immune Function

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Live-Cell Microscopy Reveals How Cell Movement is Driven. Dec 11, 2017. GEN News

Empirical Articles

Nordenfelt, Pontus; Moore, Travis I.; Mehta, Shalin B.; et al. (2017). Direction of actin flow dictates integrin LFA-1 orientation during leukocyte migration. NATURE COMMUNCATIONS. 8

Swaminathan, Vinay; Kalappurakkal, Joseph Mathew; Mehta, Shalin B.; et al. (2017). Actin retrograde flow actively aligns and orients ligand-engaged integrins in focal adhesions. PNAS. 114 (40): 10648-10653

Wu, Yicong; Chandris, Panagiotis; Winter, Peter W.; et al. (2016). Simultaneous multiview capture and fusion improves spatial resolution in wide-field and light-sheet microscopy. OPTICA. 3 (8): 897-910

Plotnikov, Sergey V.; Pasapera, Ana M.; Sabass, Benedikt; et al. (2012). Force Fluctuations within Focal Adhesions Mediate ECM-Rigidity Sensing to Guide Directed Cell Migration. CELL. 151 (7): 1513-1527

Kanchanawong, Pakorn; Shtengel, Gleb; Pasapera, Ana M.; et al. (2010). Nanoscale architecture of integrin-based cell adhesions. NATURE. 468 (7323): 580-U262

Review Paper

Case, Lindsay B.; Waterman, Clare M. (2015). Integration of actin dynamics and cell adhesion by a three-dimensional, mechanosensitive molecular clutch. NATURE CELL BIOLOGY. 17 (8): 955-963

Fischer, Robert S.; Wu, Yicong; Kanchanawong, Pakorn; et al. (2011). Microscopy in 3D: a biologist’s toolbox. TRENDS IN CELL BIOLOGY. 21 (12): 682-691

Book Chapter

Skau, Colleen T.; Waterman, Clare M. (2015). Specification of Architecture and Function of Actin Structures by Actin Nucleation Factors. ANNUAL REVIEW OF BIOPHYSICS. 44: 285-310

Gardel, Margaret L.; Schneider, Ian C.; Aratyn-Schaus, Yvonne; et al. (2010). Mechanical Integration of Actin and Adhesion Dynamics in Cell Migration. ANNUAL REVIEW OF CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. 26: 315-333

Recommended Readings: Gregory M. Alushin, Ph.D. Monday November 13th, 2017

Monday Lectures

Monday, November 13, 2017  3:45 p.m.

Carson Family Auditorium

Gregory M. Alushin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Head

Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology

The Rockefeller University

Cytoskeletal Structural Plasticity in Force Generation and Mechanosensation

Recommended Readings:

Empirical Articles

Omabegho T, Gurel PS, Cheng CY, Kim LY, Ruijgrok PV, Das R, Alushin GM, Bryant Z. (2017). Controllable molecular motors engineered from myosin and RNA. NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY. PLEASE REQUEST FROM MARKUS LIBRARY.

Swaminathan V, Alushin GM, Waterman CM. (2017). Mechanosensation: A Catch Bond That Only Hooks One Way. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 27 (21):R1158–R1160

Kim, Laura Y.; Thompson, Peter M.; Lee, Hyunna T.; et al. (2016). The Structural Basis of Actin Organization by Vinculin and Metavinculin. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY.  428 (1): 10-25

Skau, Colleen T.; Fischer, Robert S.; Gurel, Pinar; et al. (2016). FMN2 Makes Perinuclear Actin to Protect Nuclei during Confined Migration and Promote Metastasis. CELL. 167 (6):1571-+

Review Papers

Thomas DG, Robinson DN. (2017). The fifth sense: Mechanosensory regulation of alpha-actinin-4 and its relevance for cancer metastasis. SEMINARS IN CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. PLEASE REQUEST FROM MARKUS LIBRARY.

Mishra, Mithilesh; Huang, Junqi; Balasubramanian, Mohan K. (2014). The yeast actin cytoskeleton. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY REVIEWS. 38 (2): 213-227

Book Chapter

Luo, Tianzhi; Robinson, Douglas N. (2011). The Role of the Actin Cytoskeleton in Mechanosensation. MECHANOSENSITIVITY AND MECHANOTRANSDUCTION. Mechanosensitivity in Cells and Tissues. 4: 25-65


Recommended Readings: Gregory Alushin, Ph.D., February 24

Special Lecture Series
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Gregory Alushin, Ph.D.
Early Independent Scientist,
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Cytoskeletal Structural Plasticity in Force Generation and Mechanosensation

Recommended Reading

Alushin, G. M., Lander, G. C., Kellogg, E. H., Zhang, R., Baker, D., & Nogales, E. (2014). High-resolution microtubule structures reveal the structural transitions in αβ-tubulin upon GTP hydrolysis. Cell, 157(5), 1117-1129. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.053.

Kim, L. Y., Thompson, P. M., Lee, H. T., Pershad, M., Campbell, S. L., & Alushin, G. M. (2015). The structural basis of actin organization by vinculin and metavinculin. Journal of Molecular Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.09.031.

Zhang, R., Alushin, G. M., Brown, A., & Nogales, E. (2015). Mechanistic origin of microtubule dynamic instability and its modulation by EB proteins. Cell, 162(4), 849-859. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.07.012.