Navigation Links
Prestigious Wilson Award Goes To Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

Joel Rosenbaum, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) and faculty member at Yale since 1967, will be awarded// the prestigious 2006 E. B. Wilson Medal, the American Society for Cell Biology’s highest honor for scientific research in cell biology.

The medal is indeed a recognition of Rosenbaum’s contribution on the assembly, maintenance and function of fine, hair-like cell organelles, called cilia and flagella (interchangeable terms), which extend from the cell surface.

Recently, Rosenbaum and his students and colleagues have shown that the cilia are fundamental to the pathogenesis of one of the most prevalent of human diseases, PKD, polycystic kidney disease, forms of which can affect as many as 1 in 500 people.

Rosenbaum has produced much of his groundbreaking research by studying cilia/flagella in single celled protistans, principally the bi-flagellate alga, Chlamydomonas. Cilia are best studied in organisms like Chlamydomonas because their structure has been conserved even to humans, and they can be grown in quantity to isolate flagella in large amounts. Further, their cell division is easily synchronized and the genome sequence of Chlamydomonas and the flagellar “proteome,” or complete catalogue of proteins, has been published.

Using this organism, Rosenbaum designed systems to study flagellar growth and regeneration. In some of his initial studies, as a post doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago, Rosenbaum showed that flagella grew and elongated by adding on new subunits to their tips, distant from the cell body where the flagellar proteins are synthesized.

When listening to Rosenbaum present this “flagellar tip growth” story in the mid-1970s, former Yale Professor and Nobel laureate George Palade suggested that there “must be elevators in the flagella” carrying subunits from their site of synthesis in the cell body to the tip of the flagella where a
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Prestigious Gairdner Awards for medical research in 2006 Goes To Two Yale biologists
2. Rice University wins Prestigious Grants from HHMI
3. Developer Of Vaccine For Cancer Granted A Prestigious Fellowship
4. Indian Americans Compete for the Prestigious Spelling Bee Contest
5. Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis
6. Magsaysay Award for Dr.Shanta from Chennai Cancer Institute
7. Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research
8. Aussie Nobel Prize Winners Receive Their Awards
9. Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on Manchester Dentist
10. Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on University of Rochester Scientists for Work on Preventing Cavities
11. $ 1.7 Million NYSTAR Award for Binghamton University to Flex Electronics Research Muscle.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Prestigious Wilson Award Goes Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

(Date:4/18/2014)... could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the ... , Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the ... can lead to serious organ damage and, in some ... centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research ... a specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... have identified new pain relief targets that could ... BBSRC-funded researchers at King,s College London made the ... in the periphery of the body. , Dr ... identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings ... side effects." , One potential side effect of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School ... those who have suffered a recent major loss are ... older adults. , The study is published in this ... Psychiatry . , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with ... findings offer insights into ways to improve the outcomes ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... has created a new technology for modifying human ... the body and selectively target cancer and other ... that monitor and modify human physiology is a ... existing technology enabled bioengineers to build such devices ... in a customized fashion. , "The project addressed ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2014) The cause ... but a new study proposes that neurons may be ... own immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases ... attack the body,s cells. The study was published April ... is a new, and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... rates began to rise again around 2000, researchers have been ... especially in the homosexual community. The rising numbers are a ... to increased awareness of the virus. A new study in ... each year in the last decade saw a startling increase ...
... clinicians with expertise in polypharmacy, caregiving and more ... a free conference examining Alzheimer,s disease. The ... join with the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana ... Journey: Alzheimer,s Disease and Caregiving" from 9 a.m. ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 ... they have found changes in the chemistry of the brains ... at future risk for Alzheimer,s disease and other dementias. ... the disease, experts say finding ways to identify those at ...
... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Since 2010, ... available at all has risen dramatically, according to the U.S. ... drugs given by injection and used in hospitals to treat ... are putting patients at risk and compromising their care, experts ...
... The Food and Drug Administration has cleared a new ... of thousands of AIDS patients stricken with cryptococcosis, a fungal ... Kozel, professor of microbiology of the University of Nevada School ... (Immuno-Mycologics) of Oklahoma. The new, rapid blood test known ...
... of HIV have increased in Pakistan,s general population, ... to women and their children, according to an ... Florida scientist. The researchers raise concern that ... may serve as indication that the virus may ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Why HIV infection rates are on the rise 2Health News:UofL experts featured at free Alzheimer's disease conference Sept. 17 2Health News:Sophisticated Scan May Spot Seeds of Alzheimer's Risk 2Health News:Sophisticated Scan May Spot Seeds of Alzheimer's Risk 3Health News:Cancer Drug Shortages Getting Worse, FDA Says 2Health News:Cancer Drug Shortages Getting Worse, FDA Says 3Health News:FDA clears new IMMY and University of Nevada, Reno life-saving blood test 2Health News:Study of HIV increase in Pakistan could benefit other research 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has announced ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) ... patients in order to treat dental impairments, for tooth ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Broad ... announced today that they have launched a strategic ... targets and develop novel therapies for inflammatory bowel ... worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen collaboration brings together scientists with ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" such as ... an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is ... In order to prevent EMS paramedics and transport patients ... Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2
... minutes - - Landmark Study Reported in Journal ... A landmark publication that,appeared in the Journal of ... blinded clinical study. The paper is entitled "The Impact,of ... of,Melanoma and Equivocal Melanocytic Lesions." The study, lead ...
... more than 2,100 patients with hip fracture shows,significant 35% reduction in subsequent osteoporotic ... Journal of Medicine show, significant 28% reduction in overall mortality seen ... ... following hip fracture despite high risk of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Large Blinded Clinical Study Achieves High Accuracy for the Diagnosis of Melanoma Using In Vivo Confocal Microscopy 2Large Blinded Clinical Study Achieves High Accuracy for the Diagnosis of Melanoma Using In Vivo Confocal Microscopy 3First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 2First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 3First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 4First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 5First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 6First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 7First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival 8
... Advantages of using the Antigen-Antibody Pens-Using a ... and developed specialized fountain pens, called Antigen-Antibody ... or write/mark the blotting membranes in any ... formulated antigen-bonded colored dyes helps to see ...
... Antigen-Antibody Pens-Using a proprietary and patented technology, ... pens, called Antigen-Antibody pens-TM, that will allow ... membranes in any form or shape or ... helps to see antigen being written on ...
... of pure water, Complete, Compact Systems for ... compact S.D.S. Storage and Distribution Systems are ... of purified water produced by Elix or ... of stored water, provide effective protection against ...
... to 350 Liters of pure water, Complete, ... of Purified Water,Millipores compact S.D.S. Storage and ... to 350 liters of purified water produced ... maintain consistent purity of stored water, provide ...
Medicine Products: