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Erin Higgins joined the Betterton lab

Jan. 1, 2019

We would like to welcome Erin Higgins to the Betterton lab!

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Adam Lamson completed comps 3 exam

Nov. 26, 2018

Adam Lamson has successfully completed his comps 3 exam. Congratulations!

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Spindle assembly theory paper posted on biorxiv

Sept. 22, 2018

Our paper "Theory of cytoskeletal reorganization during crosslinker-mediated mitotic spindle assembly" was posted on the biorxiv preprint server today.

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Christopher Edelmaier received ASCB travel grant

Sept. 20, 2018

Christopher Edelmaier received a travel grant from the American Society for Cell Biology to present at the ASCB-EMBo meeting. Congratulations!

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Hui-Shun Kuan's paper published in Science, covered by New York Times

Aug. 16, 2018

Hui-Shun Kuan's paper with Daniel Goldman's group at Georgia Tech on traffic jam avoidance in fire ant tunnel digging has been published in Science and covered in the New York Times , Washington Post , Houston Chronicle , SF Gate , Scientific American , Science News , Ars Technica , BBC , Cosmos , Discover , Popular Mechanics , and Quartz .

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Meredith Betterton spoke at BIRS workshop

Aug. 16, 2018

Meredith Betterton spoke on modeling spindle assembly and chromosome alignment in mitosis at the Banff International Research Station in Banff, Alberta. This workshop was called “ Mathematics of the Cell: Mechanical and Chemical Signaling across Scales ”.

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Michele Jones joined the Betterton lab

Aug. 1, 2018

We would like to welcome Michele “Shelly” Jones to the Betterton lab!

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Meredith Betterton awarded NIGMS R01 grant

July 27, 2018

Meredith Betterton received project R01GM124371 from the NIGMS for experiments on kinesin-5 motors in spindle assembly. Congratulations!

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Saad Ansari and Jeffrey Moore presented at the EMBO Microtubule meeting

June 29, 2018

Saad Ansari and Jeffrey Moore presented posters on their work at the EMBO Microtubule meeting in Heidelberg.

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Group members hiked and presented at retreat

June 18, 2018

Members of the group went to the mountains for hiking and the group research retreat. We identified a promising location for our new headquarters (see photo).