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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

    Competition between kinesin-1 and myosin-V defines Drosophila posterior determination

    Lu, W., Lakonishok, M., Liu, R., Billington, N., Rich, A., Glotzer, M., Sellers, J. R. & Gelfand, V. I., Feb 14 2020, In : eLife. 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Kinetochore protein Spindly controls microtubule polarity in Drosophila axons

    Del Castillo, U., Müller, H. A. J. & Gelfand, V. I., Jun 2 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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
  • 1 Scopus citations

    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

  • 3 Scopus citations