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Séminaire RDP par Aurélien Roux

Aurélien Roux from the University of Geneva will be visiting the ENS on Monday June 1st.
Aurélien has done some fantastic work on the role of the chemical and physical properties of membrane in the biology of intracellular vesicles. He will give a seminar at 11 am in the salle des Thèses entitled

The force of protein coats in membrane traffic

Some recent publications
 Saleem M, Morlot S, Hohendahl A, Manzi J, Lenz M, Roux A. A balance between membrane elasticity and polymerization energy sets the shape of spherical clathrin coats. Nat Commun. 2015 Feb 19;6:6249.
 Boissan M, Montagnac G, Shen Q, Griparic L, Guitton J, Romao M, Sauvonnet N, Lagache T, Lascu I, Raposo G, Desbourdes C, Schlattner U, Lacombe ML, Polo S, van der Bliek AM, Roux A, Chavrier P. Membrane trafficking. Nucleoside diphosphate kinases fuel dynamin superfamily proteins with GTP for membrane remodeling. Science. 2014 Jun 27;344(6191):1510-5.
 Morlot S, Galli V, Klein M, Manzi J, Humbert F, Chiaruttini N, Dinis L, Lenz M, Cappello G, Roux A. (2012) Membrane shape of the edge of the dynamin helix sets location and duration of the fission reaction. Cell, 151:619-629.
 Sorre, B., Callan-Jones, A., Manzi, J., Goud, B., Prost, J., Bassereau, P., and Roux, A. (2012). Nature of curvature coupling of amphiphysin with membranes depends on its bound density. PNAS 109, 173-178.
 Morlot, S., Lenz, M., Prost, J., Joanny, J.F., and Roux, A. (2010). Deformation of dynamin helices damped by membrane friction. Biophys J 99, 3580-3588.

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