Great News…. As a part of National Science Week here in Australia, Cell Division Lab will be co-representing the Garvan Institute at a very special event hosted by ScienceAlert “Space Oddity: A Special Science Week Event With Chris Hadfield” Take your protein pills and put your helmet on and join astronaut Chris Hadfield in celebrating National Science Week. […]Read More Were Presenting at “Space Oddity: A Special Science Week Event With Chris Hadfield”
Some more good news to coincide with today’s official release of our manuscript, one of our images has been chosen to be the feature image on the front cover. It’s a great honour, one that I am very proud of, and is the first time I have ever had a front cover ! You can […]Read More Were the front cover feature image on this months issue of Cell Cycle !
Here is a slide that I made and often use at the beginning of my talks to briefly explain what mitosis is. The images are taken from a live cell that we have labelled with fluorescent probes to highlight the DNA (red) and microtubules (green). Enjoy !Read More A brief introduction to Mitosis
Here is one of the images that we took using a Leica SP8 confocal microscope this week in the lab. It is a 3D image of a HeLa cell that has completely stuffed up mitosis (undergone mitotic catastrophe). It has separated whole chromosomes randomly into 2 daughter cells instead of separating the two identical chromatids in […]Read More Cell Image of the Week – Mitotic Catastrophe
Our favourite protein in the lab is Greatwall kinase. It was first discovered in 2004 to be critical for cell division in fruit flies (1,2) . The trail then went cold for a few years as to its exact function, but in 2009, while I was working as a post-doc in France, I was fortunate […]Read More A brief Intro to Greatwall Kinase…The King of Mitosis
Great news for those who cannot afford the very price commercial alternatives for 3D analysis of microscope images. You can download the software here And you can read the original research article published in Nature Protocols hereRead More Vaa3D: New FREE open source software for 3D image analysis !
Here are a few nice still images which were taken from single frames of a timelapse movie that we did recently with some human (HeLa) cancer cells that we have constructed to stable over-express fluorescently labelled LifeAct (green) and histone H2B (red).Read More Stills from Live Imaging of Human Cancer Cell
Here are some nice still shots from the Garvan Strikes Back video that we made. You can see the video on YouTube Enjoy !Read More Stills From the Garvan Strikes Back
Here is a fun Star Wars themed video that I put together to show case some of the amazing facilities at the new Kinghorn Cancer Centre, and some of the research our lab is doing. Hope you enjoy, and special credit to my son Barkley for his excellent acting!Read More The Garvan Strikes Back!
MitoticLabs Vimeo Channel Our lab now has its own Vimeo Channel where we will post videos and how to guides. Check it out and let us know what you thinkRead More MitoticLabs Vimeo Channel