Chuanmei Zhu

Program Years: 2010

Mentors:

Primary: Ram Dixit 

Secondary: Y Wang

Graduate Thesis Title: Mechanisms for the Function and Regulation of the Arabidopsis FRA1 Kinesin during Cell Wall Formation

Publications: 

Sun, F., Zhu, C., Dixit, R., & Cavalli, V. (2011). Sunday Driver/JIP3 binds kinesin heavy chain directly and enhances its motility. The EMBO journal, 30(16), 3416-3429.

Zhu, C., & Dixit, R. (2011). Single molecule analysis of the Arabidopsis FRA1 kinesin shows that it is a functional motor protein with unusually high processivity. Molecular plant, 4(5), 879-885.

Zhu, C., & Dixit, R. (2012). Functions of the Arabidopsis kinesin superfamily of microtubule-based motor proteins. Protoplasma, 249(4), 887-899.