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Education/Academic qualification

Columbia University

PhD, Northwestern University

BA, Grinnell College

Research interests

  • Cell biology
  • Biophysics
  • Microscopy
  • Mechanosensation
  • Dystonia
  • Cancer cell biology
  • Virology
  • Neurovirology

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Output 2002 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

A synthetic biology platform for the reconstitution and mechanistic dissection of LINC complex assembly

Majumder, S., Willey, P. T., DeNies, M. S., Liu, A. P. & Luxton, G. W. G., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of cell science. 132, 4, jcs219451.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthetic Biology
Nuclear Matrix
Cytoskeleton
Nuclear Envelope
Dissection

Contractile acto-myosin network on nuclear envelope remnants positions human chromosomes for mitosis

Booth, A. J. R., Yue, Z., Eykelenboom, J. K., Stiff, T., Luxton, G. W. G., Hochegger, H. & Tanaka, T. U., Jul 2019, In : eLife. 8, e46902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pioglitazone
Nuclear Envelope
Human Chromosomes
Myosins
Chromosomes
Open Access
Synthetic Biology
Dissection

DYT1 dystonia patient-derived fibroblasts have increased deformability and susceptibility to damage by mechanical forces

Gill, N. K., Ly, C., Kim, P. H., Saunders, C. A., Fong, L. G., Young, S. G., Gant Luxton, G. W. & Rowat, A. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 7, JUN, 103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dystonia
Fibroblasts
Cytoskeleton
Nuclear Matrix
Adenosine Triphosphatases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Imbalanced nucleocytoskeletal connections create common polarity defects in progeria and physiological aging

Chang, W., Wang, Y., Gant Luxton, G. W., Östlund, C., Worman, H. J. & Gundersen, G. G., Feb 26 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 9, p. 3578-3583 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Progeria
Fibroblasts
Dyneins
Microtubules
Centrosome