A disease called toxoplasmosis is considered to be a leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Carrie Brooks and Maria Francia

Cellular Biology's Carrie Brooks and Maria Francia describe a highly specialized nuclear architecture in the human parasite Toxoplasma in a new paper in PNAS.

Edward kipreos and Natalia Starostina

Natalia Starostina and Edward Kipreos discover a new mechanism that controls cell movement and that may play an important role in tumor metastasis.

Roberto Docampo and Dan Colley

Drs. Roberto Docampo and Daniel Colley were named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Dorota Wloga and Shilpa Akella

Graduate student Shilpa Akella and postdoctoral associate Dorota Wloga publish their discovery of a novel regulator of microtubules in Nature.

GSPS is holding its second annual Scientific Research Day June 18 in the Coverdell Center.

Roberto Docampo

Dr. Roberto Docampo and two other University of Georgia researchers in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences have been elected Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Douglas Melton, co-director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute at Harvard University, delivered the 11th annual Hope Ritter Lecture, titled “Stem Cells to Create a Pancreas and Recreate Human Diabetes.”

A new publication in Current Biology, by Swati Suryavanshi, a cellular biology graduate student in the Gaertig lab, identifies a novel mechanism of regulation of dynein motors inside cilia.