A Knitted Network of DNA
A Knitted Network of DNA: Following mitosis, a protein called BAF cross-bridges DNA strands within a knitted network of DNA to form a single nucleus.

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…

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A Dynamic ESCRT for Splitting Membranes
A Dynamic ESCRT Lego for Splitting Membranes: This artwork illustrates dynamic remodeling in ESCRT-III spirals.

A Dynamic ESCRT for Splitting Membranes

I'm so excited to share a drawing I made for my own paper recently published in Nature Cell Biology!  This artwork illustrates the dynamics of a protein machinery for splitting membranes. This machinery,…

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An Eye-catcher for the CSHL Symposium
To segregate our DNA during cell division, the mitotic spindle pulls the duplicated chromosomes towards opposite poles of the cell. Poster for the 82nd Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Chromosome Segregation and Structure, May/June 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. I can't express how excited I am that…

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An ‘ESCRT’ Dress to Address My Research
This dress explains my research on the final step of cell division: When animal cells need to split their connection, they put on a corset and call an 'escort'. ESCRT-III forms a spiral shape around the bridge and constricts its waist to separate the emerging cells.

An ‘ESCRT’ Dress to Address My Research

I made this dress to explain my research on cytokinetic abscission - the final step of cell division: When animal cells need to split their connection, they put on a…

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