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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Current Lab Members

Mira Krendel
Mira Krendel
Principal Investigator
Sharon Chase
Sharon Chase
Senior Research Support Specialist
Sarah Barger
Sarah Barger
Graduate Student
Jessica Pecone
Jessica (Ouderkirk) Pecone
Graduate Student
Jing Karchin
Jing Bi Karchin
Graduate Student

Former lab members

Chris Pellenz

Senior Research Support Specialist

Christina Encina

Graduated with M.S. degree in 2011. Congratulations! 

Omosede Ighile

Graduated with M.S. degree in 2009; currently a medical resident, Hartford, CT

Karen Maass, PhD

Postdoctoral researcher, currently Research Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine

Dina Yangirova

Summer research student; currently a medical resident, Dallas, TX

Maria Presti

SURF student

Lindsay Stolzenburg

SURF student; currently PhD student at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Ellen Confer

SURF student

Nisha Acharya, MD

Medical resident; currently a practicing endocrinologist

Jiwan Thapa, MD 

Medical resident; currently a practicing nephrologist