Publications

Pollard, T.D. and Laplante, C. (2017) Super-resolution in live cells: Visualizing the molecular organization of the cell division machinery.  Atlas of Science.

Laplante, C. and Pollard, T.D. (2016). Response to “Myo2p is the major motor involved in actomyosin ring contraction in Fission Yeast”. Current Biology. 25(25): 1955-65.

Laplante, C., Huang, F., Tebbs, I., Bewersdorf, J. and Pollard, T.D. (2016). Molecular organization of cytokinesis nodes and contractile rings by super-resolution fluorescence microscopy of live fission yeast. PNAS. 113(40):E5876-E5885.

Laplante, C., Huang, F., Bewersdorf, J. and Pollard, T.D. (2016) High-speed super-resolution imaging of live fission yeast cells. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1369:45-57.

Laplante, C., Berro, J., Karatekin, E., Hernandez-Leyva, A., Lee, R. and Pollard, T.D. (2015). Three myosins contribute uniquely to the assembly and constriction of the fission yeast cytokinetic contractile ring. Current Biology. 25(15): 1955-65.

Stachowiak, M.R., Laplante, C., Karatekin, E., Chin, H., Guirao, B., Pollard, T.D., and O’Shaughnessy, B. (2014). Mechanism of Cytokinetic Contractile Ring Constriction in Fission Yeast. Developmental Cell. 29(5), 547-61.

Laplante, C. and Nilson, L.A. (2011). Asymmetric distribution of Echinoid defines the epidermal leading edge during Drosophila dorsal closure. Journal of Cell Biology. 192(2), 335-48.

Featured as the “In Focus” summary article for this issue of the journal.

Laplante, C., Paul, S., Beitel, G. and Nilson, L.A. (2010). Echinoid regulates tracheal morphology and fusion cell fate in Drosophila. Developmental Dynamics. 239, 2509-19.

Featured in “Highlights in DD” section of the February 2011 issue of the journal.

Laplante, C. and Nilson, L.A. (2006). Differential expression of the adhesion molecule Echinoid drives epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila. Development. 133, 3255-3264.

Recommended read by the Faculty of 1000 Biology. Cover of the issue of journal Development.