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Research Interests

cytoskeleton, motor proteins, cell movement, microtubules, actin, kinesin, dynein, myosin, neurodegenerative diseases

Training Experience

1979Postdoctoral Fellowship, Moscow State University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Moscow State University

… → 1984

Research interests

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Imaging
  • Neurobiology

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  • Research Output

    Ser/Thr kinase Trc controls neurite outgrowth in Drosophila by modulating microtubule-microtubule sliding

    Norkett, R., Del Castillo, U., Lu, W. & Gelfand, V. I., Feb 5 2020, In : eLife. 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Conserved role for Ataxin-2 in mediating endoplasmic reticulum dynamics

    del Castillo, U., Gnazzo, M. M., Sorensen Turpin, C. G., Nguyen, K. C. Q., Semaya, E., Lam, Y., de Cruz, M. A., Bembenek, J. N., Hall, D. H., Riggs, B., Gelfand, V. I. & Skop, A. R., Jun 2019, In : Traffic. 20, 6, p. 436-447 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Kinesin-dependent transport of keratin filaments: A unified mechanism for intermediate filament transport

    Robert, A., Tian, P., Adam, S. A., Kittisopikul, M., Jaqaman, K., Goldman, R. D. & Gelfand, V. I., Jan 2019, In : FASEB Journal. 33, 1, p. 388-399 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Repurposing Kinetochore Microtubule Attachment Machinery in Neurodevelopment

    Norkett, R., Lu, W. & Gelfand, V. I., Mar 25 2019, In : Developmental Cell. 48, 6, p. 746-748 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

  • Unconventional Roles of Cytoskeletal Mitotic Machinery in Neurodevelopment

    del Castillo, U., Norkett, R. & Gelfand, V. I., Nov 2019, In : Trends in Cell Biology. 29, 11, p. 901-911 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations