Yeast Exocyst Structure and Function
Mike Rout at Rockefeller (http://lab.rockefeller.edu/rout/)
Adam Frost at UCSF (http://frostlab.org/)
Jeff Gelles at Brandeis (http://blogs.brandeis.edu/engineshop/)
Tae-Young Yoon at Seoul National Univ, South Korea (http://newbiosci.snu.ac.kr/yoonlab/en)
Mark Field at Univ Dundee, U.K.( http://www.lifesci.dundee.ac.uk/people/mark-field)–exocyst from Trypanosoma brucei, which causes African sleeping sickness.
Meritxell Riquelme at CICESE, Ensenada Mexico (http://usuario.cicese.mx/~riquelme/)–exocyst from the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa.
VPS45 and Severe Congenital Neutropenia
Peter Newburger at UMass Med (https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/132970)
Transport Across the Nuclear Envelope
Vivian Budnik at UMass Med (https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/133179)
Membrane Trafficking in Moss
Luis Vidali at WPI (https://www.wpi.edu/people/faculty/lvidali)–we are studying transport and fusion of transport vesicles in the mossPhyscomitrella patens. For this project, we have or are currently co-mentoring five WPI undergraduate students and one graduate student.