Tiaira presented the lab's first poster at the SciMed event.
Welcome to Eden Zewdie and Cailin Considine, both juniors here at UW-Madison who have joined the lab. The fall 2017 school year begins!
Darcie and Sebastian get to write together again!
Accumulating evidence suggests that mammalian cells asymmetrically segregate cellular components ranging from genomic DNA to organelles and damaged proteins during cell division. Asymmetric inheritance upon mammalian cell division may be specifically important to ensure cellular fitness and propagate cellular potency to individual progeny, for example in the context of somatic stem cell division. We review here recent advances in the field and discuss potential effects and underlying mechanisms that mediate asymmetric segregation of cellular components during mammalian cell division.
D.L. Moore*, S. Jessberger* (2017). Creating Age Asymmetry: Consequences of Inheriting Damaged Goods in Mammalian Neural Stem Cells. Trends in Cell Biology, 27(1): 82-92. PMID: 27717533
Elizabeth Thompson, first year undergrad, presented a poster on her work in the lab during the Biology 152 Poster session.
Jieun Heo, a first year undergrad in the lab, has been awarded both the Sophomore Research Fellowship and the Welton Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant (declined) for her summer project on the "Regulation of asymmetrically segregated cargoes in mitotic neural stem cells."
Michael Bray, Jieun Heo, and Kailee Kujawski presented talks about their work in the lab during the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Kailee Kujawski, a first year undergrad, has been awarded a Welton Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant to work on her project, "The mechanism underlying dysregulation of cargo co-inheritance in mitotic neural stem cells."
Darcie was awarded a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship in Neuroscience from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 126 early-career researchers in the areas of chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics were chosen for this prestigious award.
Darcie was awarded the Gruber International Research Award during the Society for Neuroscience meeting for the work of her postdoc while in Zurich, Switzerland in the lab of Sebastian Jessberger.