Postdoctoral Research Associate : Kimata Group
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 3EH
The primary interest of my postdoctoral research is understanding the functions of the multi-subunit E3 ligase Anaphase Promoting Complex/Cyclosome (APC/C) in asymmetric cell division, using the Drosophila melanogaster brain stem cells (neuroblasts) as a model.
- Martins T, Meghini F, Florio F, Kimata Y. The APC/C coordinates retinal differentiation with G1 arrest through the Nek2-dependent modulation of Wingless signalling. Developmental Cell. 2017 Jan. online publication Dec 2016.
- Meghini F, Martins T, Tait X, Fujimitsu K, Yamano H, Glover DM, Kimata Y. Targeting of Fzr/Cdh1 for timely activation of the APC/C at the centrosome during mitotic exit. Nature Comms. 2016 Aug 25;7:12607.