OMRF scientist Susannah Rankin received a four-year, $1.47 million award to study chromosomes.
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.