original: wild-type paxillin cells
rollover: paxillin lacking LD4 cells

These cells were scratch-wounded followed by fixation 12-hours post-wounding. Tubulin (Green) and alpha-mannosidase II (Red) were labeled to note cell polarization and Golgi orientation. Cells expressing paxillin lacking LD4 are unable to reorient the Golgi towards the wound edge. From the lab of Christopher Turner, PhD.

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Anatomical Gift Program
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 1135, 766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-4348
Name: Dana M. Mihaila MD, PhD

You have a unique opportunity to make a lasting and valuable contribution to the education of health professionals. Through SUNY Upstate Medical University's Anatomical Gift Program, you can provide the foundation of knowledge for future physicians and health professionals.

For years, the generous donations of individuals have made the study of anatomy possible for students and health professionals. Having donated their bodies for science, these individuals have significantly contributed to the education of health care professionals.

Each year, hundreds of men and women embark on their medical and physical therapy careers at SUNY Upstate Medical University. At the core of their medical education is anatomy, or the study of the structure of the human body. Thanks to the generosity of donors to the Anatomical Gift Program, these students are able to obtain first-hand knowledge of the wondrous workings of the human body.

On this web page, you will find answers to commonly asked questions about the Anatomical Gift Program, as well as detailed program information, and the forms necessary to make a donation PDF Icon. If you have additional questions after reviewing this information, please call our office at (315) 464-4348 or email us at and we will be happy to answer them.