Integrative BioSystems Institute Distinguished Scientific Ldr. Lecture

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    • Wednesday September 8, 2010 - Thursday September 9, 2010
      11:00 am - 11:59 am
  • Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Bldg., Room 1116
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Jessica Gilmore
Center for the Study of Systems Biology
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Summary Sentence: Dr. Paul Nurse, 2001 Noble Prize Winner in Medicine

Full Summary: Dr. Paul Nurse, 2001 Noble Prize Winner in Medicine; President, The Rockefeller University

Dr. Paul Nurse, 2001 Noble Prize Winner in Medicine - President, The Rockefeller University

Title: Cell Cycle Control

Abstract: The growth and reproduction of all living organisms are dependent on the cell cycle, the process which leads to cell division. Uncontrolled division of cells is important for disease particularly cancer. Two events, S-shape and mitosis, are common to all cell cycles and are necessary for the two newly divided cells to receive a full complement of genes. In fission yeast the onset of S-shape and mitosis are controlled by a single dependent kinase with different levels of CDK activity bringing about progression through the cell cycle in an ordered fashion. Activation of CDK activity is determined by growth rate and cell size, with cell size determined by a gradient mechanism with controlling molecules diffusing from the periphery of the cell to sensed in the middle of the cell.

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Georgia Tech, IBB, Integrative BioSystem Institute, Noble Prize, Paul Nurse
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