Research Projects

Spatial and temporal regulation of RhoA during cytokinesis

Astral relaxation during cytokinesis

Cell Polarization in Budding yeast

Cell Polarization in Drosophila neuroblasts

RhoA-dependent morphogenesis

Selected Publications

• Witte K, Strickland D, Glotzer M. (2017) Cell cycle entry triggers a switch between two modes of Cdc42 activation during yeast polarization. Elife. 2017; 10.7554/eLife.26722. PMID: 28682236

• Wagner E, Glotzer M. (2016) Local RhoA activation induces cytokinetic furrows independent of spindle position and cell cycle stage. J Cell Biol. 2016 Jun 20;213(6):641-9. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201603025. PMID:27298323

• Oakes PW, Wagner E, Brand CA, Probst D, Linke M, Schwarz US, Glotzer M, Gardel ML. (2017) Optogenetic control of RhoA reveals zyxin-mediated elasticity of stress fibres. Nat Commun. 2017 Jun 12;8:15817. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15817. PMID: 28604737

• Glotzer M. (2016) Cytokinesis in Metazoa and Fungi. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2016 Dec 22. pii: a022343. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a022343. PMID: 28007751

• Zhang D and Glotzer M. (2015) The RhoGAP activity of CYK-4/MgcRacGAP functions non-canonically by promoting RhoA activation during cytokinesis.eLife 2015;10.7554/eLife.08898 PMID:26252513

• Basant A, Lekomtsev S, Tse YC, Zhang D, Longhini KM, Petronczki M, Glotzer M. (2015) Aurora B Kinase Promotes Cytokinesis by Inducing Centralspindlin Oligomers that Associate with the Plasma Membrane.Dev Cell. 2015 Apr 20;33(2):204-15. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.03.015.PMID: 25898168


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