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New paper accepted at Cytoskeleton about the effects of salt on the formation of tactoids. This paper supports the idea that MAP65 droplets lead to the formation of tactoids. 

Lead author, graduate student Prashali Chauhan with undergraduate co-authors Hong Boem Lee (UG '23), Niax Goodbee (UG '22), Sophia Martin (UG '22), and Ruel Branch. 

(February 2024)

Imara Davis, undergraduate researcher, awarded a Syracuse University SOURCE grant for her research on PRC1 as a microtubule-organizing system.

Congratulations, Imara!!

(December 2023)


New paper published at European Physical Journal E about the effects of microtubule networks on kinesin driven cargo motion from first author, Nimisha Krishnan in collaboration with Ajay Gopinathan. Congratulations on your first paper, Nimisha! 

(October 2023)


New paper published at PNAS Nexus about microtubule crosslinkers forming droplets and organizing microtubule tactoids and asters.

Lead author, Dr. Sumon Sahu (G'21) and co-author Prashali Chauhan. Beautiful work!

(July 2023)

It's graduation time again! Each year, we say good bye and good luck to the Ross Labbies who reached this amazing milestone of getting their undergraduate degrees. Congratulations and don't forget us at Syracuse as you go on to be amazing scientists and contributors to society! (May 2023)


Left: Karina Primeau and Nedine Abdelhamid from Team Katanin

Middle: Hong Beom Lee and Harper Cheng from Team Microtubule Organization

Right: India Aikens from Team Intracellular Transport

Ross Lab Undergraduates present at Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Festival in April 2023! Pictured top left: Clay Masters and Karina Primeau, Top right: Hong Beom Lee, Bottom left: Nedine Abdelhamid, and Bottom right: Harper Cheng. (April 2023)


Graduate student, Carline Fermino Do Rosario, has had her recent preprint highlighted in the journal Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC):

Carline has continued her PhD at UMass, working with Pat Wadsworth on this beautiful work!  

Congratulations, Carline and Pat!

(April 2023)

Ross Lab reunion at BPS in 2023 with current students Carline Fermino Do Rosario and Nimisha Krishnan and former Ross Labbie, Mengqi Xu. 

(Feb 2023)

Graduate student, Carline Fermino Do Rosario, gave a platform talk at Biophysical Society Meeting. Carline also chaired the session! Awesome job, Carline! 

(Feb 2023)


New paper published at Biomolecules on Katanin Inhibition by CTT sequences. First author is lab manager K. Alice Lindsay with undergraduate researcher Nedine Abdelhamid! Amazing work!

(March 2023)


Jenny Ross named a Fellow of the AAAS!

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society. 

(January 2023)

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