University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology


  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:00 noon
    5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
    Jennifer Pluznick, PhD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins, Department of Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Program

New Publications

  • New Publication!
    Yang Hong, Ph.D.
    Dong W, Lu J, Zhang XJ, Wu Y, Lettieri K, Hammond GR and Hong Y. (2020) A polybasic domain in aPKC mediates Par-6-dependent control of membrane targeting and kinase activity. J Cell Biology 219 (7): e201903031. (
  • New Publication!
    Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.
    Vinculin anchors contractile actin to the cardiomyocyte adherens junction. Merkel CD, Li Y, Raza Q, Stolz, Kwiatkowski AV. Mol Biol Cell. 2019 Oct 1;30(21):2639-2650. Doi: 10.1091/mbc. E19-04-216. PMID: 31483697
  • New Publication!
    Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.
    Novel roles of phosphoinositides in signaling, lipid transport and disease. Hammond GRV, Burke JE. Curr Opin Cell Biology. 2020 Jan 20; 63:57-67. doi: 10.1016/
  • New Publication!
    Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D.
    Structural and functional characterization of the dominant negative P‐loop lysine mutation in the dynamin superfamily protein Vps1 Bryan A. Tornabene, Natalia V. Varlakhanova, Christopher J. Hosford, Joshua S. Chappie, Marijn G. J. Ford Protein Sci. 2020 Jan 24, doi:10.1002/pro.3830. PMID: 31981262