Seminar

Seminar

New levels of complexity in Arp2/3-driven actin polymerisation

Title New levels of complexity in Arp2/3-driven actin polymerisation
Lecturer Dr. Michael Way
(The Francis Crick Institute, UK)
Language English
Date&Time 11/07/2017 (Tue) 10:30~11:30
Venue Large Seminar room
Detail

The seminar is on the regulation of actin cytoskeleton, which is the basis of almost every cellular structure formation including cell migration, axon guidance, and sub cellular structure formation.
Dr Michael Way uses a variety of quantitative imaging and biochemical approaches to study how vaccinia virus takes advantage of its host as a model system to understand signalling networks, cytoplasmic transport and cytoskeletal dynamics, especially on the dynamics of actin cytoskeleton and its related signals.
Michael has been an editor for the Journal of Cell Science since 2005 and was appointed its editor-in-chief in 2012. He is also on the editorial boards of Cellular Microbiology, Cell Host and Microbe, Developmental Cell, EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports and Small GTPases. He was elected an EMBO member in 2006. Michael is also an honorary Professor at UCL (University College London) as well as King's College London and, since October 2013, has also been a Professor of Virology at Imperial College London.

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Contact 分子医学細胞生物学
末次 志郎 (suetsugu@bs.naist.jp)

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