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Microsymposium 7

Microsymposium 7: Spindle Architecture, SAC, and Meiosis

11:00 am-12:10 pm
Microsymposia Room 1, Learning Center, Hall C
Moderator: Arunika Das, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 am   E43    Kinesin-binding protein (KBP) is an inhibitory regulator of the mitotic kinesins Kif18A and Kif15. H.L. Malaby1, M. Dumas2, J.K. Stumpff1, R. Ohi2; 1Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

11:10 am   E44    Cell type-specific response to spindle misorientation and effects on tissue growth. A.S. Parra1, C.A. Johnston1; 1Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

11:20 am   E45    Investigating in vivo variation in the strength of the spindle assembly checkpoint. A.R. Gerhold1, J. Labbé1, P.S. Maddox2; 1Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, 2Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

11:30 am   E46    Aurora B association with nucleosomes, not transcription, regulates its centromere localization and proper SAC response in human cells. C. Ferras1, M. Cruz1, M. Alba Abad2, N. Galjart3, J. Arulanandam2, H.J. Maiato1; 1Chromosome Instability & Dynamics Lab, IBMC/I3S, Porto, Portugal, 2Cell Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, Institute of Cell Biology, Edinburgh, , United Kingdom, 3Genetics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

11:40 am   E47    Negative regulatory network between the three aurora kinases protects mouse gamete euploidy. A.L. Nguyen1, A. Gentilello1, K. Schindler1; 1Genetics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

11:50 am   E48    Histone dynamics during oocyte meiosis in C. elegans. S. Rosu1, P. Thepmankorn1, O. Cohen-Fix1; 1LCMB, NIH-NIDDK, Bethesda, MD

12:00 pm   E49    Interplay between microtubule bundling and sorting factors ensures acentriolar spindle stability during C. elegans oocyte meiosis. T.J. Mullen1, S.M. Wignall1; 1Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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