OMRF scientist Gary Gorbsky, Ph.D., will use the funds to pursue general research projects related to cell division.
OMRF researchers discovered a protein critical to ensuring mitosis functions properly.
OMRF has received a five-year, $1.7 million grant to look at how DNA replicates itself.
Abnormal numbers of chromosomes—known as aneuploidy—are a common cause of genetic disorders and birth defects.
An enzyme called PP1 tells the cells it’s the right time to divide.
Get the sequence wrong and cell division can turn to disaster.