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Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
Title:  Repurposing of the Chromosome Segregation Machinery for Neuronal Morphogenesis
Description:  Microtubule cytoskeleton is essential for cell structure and function during various aspects of organismal development, ranging from cell division to morphogenesis of tissues like the nervous system. Cells employ specialized microtubule-based protein machines to facilitate the multifaceted functions of the microtubule cytoskeleton. Kinetochores are one such sophisticated multiprotein machine, assembled on the centromeric chromatin, to segregate chromosomes during mitosis. Decades of research have shown that kinetochore serves to link chromosomes with spindle microtubules to ensure accurate distribution of genome during cell division. In my talk, I will reveal that this evolutionarily ancient and essential mitotic machinery has been repurposed for post-mitotic functions specifically in neuronal morphogenesis during the development of nervous system.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017   10:00am - 11:00am Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Dhanya K. Cheerambathur, Ph.D.
Title:   Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Organization:   Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research & Univ. of California
City/Province:   San Diego
State:   California
Country:   USA

Organization(s):  Cellular & Developmental Neurobiologist, NICHD

Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center
Room:  Building 35, Room 640
Street Address:  35 Convent Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892

Name:   Katrina Matthews
Phone:   301-496-5039
Fax:   301-402-9319
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