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Dr. Katharine Ullman is Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The Ullman Lab studies the coordination of cell division, with a particular focus on how assembly of nuclear architecture is integrated with other events of cell division. The nucleus harbors a specialized environment, optimized to protect and regulate the cell's DNA. Mis-coordination of cellular remodeling during division leaves the DNA vulnerable to damage and mis-regulation. They study novel roles that the nuclear pore proteins Nup153 and Nup50 have in nuclear remodeling and genomic stability.