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Class of 2006
Name
Maia, Ana Rita
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
ritamaia@yahoo.com
1st Degree
Biochemistry
University (1st Degree)
University of Porto
Master Degree
Molecular and Medicine Oncology
University (Master Degree)
University of Porto
About the PhD
Field of Research
Mitosis
Thesis Title
Molecular determinants of microtubule nucleation from the Golgi apparatus at the entry and exit of mitosis
Supervisor(s)
Helder Maiato, PhD
Co-Supervisor(s)
Irina Kaverina, PhD
University
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto
Laboratory
Chromosome Instability and Dynamics Lab, Instituto Biologia Molecular e Celular
City
Porto
Country
Portugal
Date of Thesis Defence
2012-05-04
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Post-Doc
Institution
National Cancer Institute
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City
Amsterdam
Country
The Netherlands

Relevant Publications
Pereira et al,. Mammalian CLASP1 and CLASP2 cooperate to ensure mitotic fidelity by regulating spindle and kinetochore function, Mol Biol Cell (2006).
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Miller et al,. Golgi-derived CLASP-dependent microtubules control Golgi organization and polarized trafficking in motile cells, Nat Cell Biol (2009).
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Maffini et al., Motor-Independent Targeting of CLASPs to Kinetochores by CENP-E Promotes
Microtubule Turnover and Poleward Flux, Current Biology (2009).
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Maia et al., Cdk1 and Plk1 mediate a CLASP2 phospho-switch that stabilizes kinetochore-microtubule attachments, JCB (2012).
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Maia et al., Modulation of Golgi-associated microtubule nucleation throughout the cell cycle, Cytoskeleton (2013).
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Publications
Osorio et al., Influence of chronological aging on the survival and nucleotide content of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells grown in different conditions: occurrence of a high concentration of UDP-N-acetylglucosamine in stationary cells grown in 2% glucose, FEMS Yeast Res (2005).
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Silles et al., Micromolar HgCl2 concentrations transitorily duplicate the ATP level in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells, FEBS Letters (2005).
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Maia & Maiato, Aurora Mitochondrialis drives fission during mitosis, Dev Cell (2011).
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2013-07-22 18:16:44
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