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Crosslinker-mediated spindle assembly paper published by Nature Communications

May 17, 2017

Our collaborative paper with Phong Tran's lab, "Kinesin-5-independent mitotic spindle assembly requires the antiparallel microtubule crosslinker Ase1 in fission yeast," was published by Nature Communications .

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Patrick Flynn graduated summa cum laude

May 12, 2017

Patrick Flynn received his AB in physics summa cum laude today, with the honors recognizing his thesis, Dynamics of mitotic microtubules in fission yeast. Congratulations!

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Nicolas Santander received UROP award

April 25, 2017

Nicolas Santander has been awarded a UROP grant to fnd his research in summer 2017. Congratulations!

Saad Ansari

Saad Ansari joined the group

April 21, 2017

Physics PhD student Saad Ansari has joined the group. Welcome!

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Patrick Flynn headed to Harvard in the fall

April 15, 2017

Patrick Flynn will be starting the Harvard Systems Biology PhD program this fall. Congratulations!

Robert Blackwell

Robert Blackwell awarded Humboldt fellowship

March 14, 2017

Alum Robert Blackwell has received a Humboldt Research Fellowship for his postdoctoral work in Germany.

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Extensor model paper posted on arXiv

March 6, 2017

Our paper "Analytical structure, dynamics, and coarse-graining of a kinetic model of an active fluid" was posted on the arXiv preprint server today.

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Kinetochore capture paper highlighted on Biophysical Journal website

Feb. 7, 2017

Our paper "Contributions of microtubule dynamic instability and rotational diffusion to kinetochore capture" was published in final form today by the Biophysical Journal and highlighted on the Biophysical Journal website.

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Robert Blackwell awarded APS biological physics thesis research prize

Jan. 23, 2017

Robert Blackwell has been awarded the 2016 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics by the American Physical Society.

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Spindle assembly modeling paper published by Science Advances

Jan. 20, 2017

Robert Blackwell's paper "Physical determinants of bipolar mitotic spindle assembly and stability in fission yeast" was published by Science Advances .