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Katharine Ullman, "Forming the cell nucleus: what's at the core?"

October 9, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Clark Center Auditorium S001

Free and open to the public.

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. 

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