How do complexity and reliability go together

Elucidating the principles of accurate cell division. 

Julia's defense

Julia's defense

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  • 2017-05  -  Lots of new people in the lab: George Murray has joined over the summer to work on the synchronicity of chromosome separation; Doug Weidemann will join us as technician in June; and Eric Esposito, Jessie Rogers, Nicholas Anderson, and Stephan Kim will be doing undergraduate research over the summer. 
  • 2017-04  -  Tatiana and Silke have been marching for science
  • 2017-04  -  Katharina's paper on Cdc20 inhibition by the mitotic checkpoint has come out in Current Biology. Also check out the related paper by Kevin Hardwick's group. 
  • 2017-03  -  We have been on retreat with the Ciliberto group in Italy! Lots of science, and lots of fun. 
  • 2016-12  -  Katharina has successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis. Congratulations! 
  • 2016-09  -  Our review on anaphase regulation by separase has appeared in Trends in Cell Biology
  • 2016-07  -  NSF and NIH will fund our work on the mitotic checkpoint and mitotic robustness, respectively. 
  • 2016-06  -  Tatiana needed to take a few days off for health reasons, but painted some "mucho cuto" pombe fridge magnets while at home.