A Dynamic ESCRT for Splitting Membranes

Beata Edyta Mierzwa

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Beata Science Art

  1. Nature Methods Cover - An Arrow Poison for CRISPR
    24 Aug, 2017
    A Knitted Network of DNA
    During division, cells disassemble their nucleus and release many independent chromosomes - but how are all those chromosomes enclosed in a single nucleus after mitosis? The protein BAF cross-bridges DNA strands, allowing the cell to 'knit' a network of DNA around the chromosome ensemble and guide the nuclear membrane along the surface. This drawing illustrates BAF as beads that link the DNA strands into a network. Congratulations to the Gerlich lab on this fantastic Cell paper!
  2. Nature Methods Cover - An Arrow Poison for CRISPR
    31 May, 2017
    Nature Methods Cover - An Arrow Poison for CRISPR
    My new artwork on the current Nature Methods cover - what a great honor! Ouabain, a molecule traditionally used as an arrow poison in Africa, is used as a new selection method for CRISPR. Congratulations to the Doyon lab for a fantastic paper!
  3. EMBO Journal Cover - Self Organization in Cerebral Organoi
    15 May, 2017
    EMBO Journal Cover - Self Organization in Cerebral Organoids
    So excited have my drawing on the current issue of EMBO Journal! This artwork illustrates how 'minibrains' self-organize their cells into distinct zones - like a yin-yang symbolizing the balance between distinct but complementary entities.
  4. CSHL Symposium on Chromosome Segregation & Structure
    01 Mar, 2017
    An Eye-catcher for the CSHL Symposium
    I had the huge honor to illustrate the poster for the 82nd Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Chromosome Segregation and Structure.
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