Lab mums and Xingchen
Lab Day out 2018
Lab day out
Manchester city centre
We are looking for an enthusiastic new member for our laboratory!
Two new publications on bioRxiv!
The structural basis of the Talin-KANK1 interaction that coordinates
the actin and microtubule cytoskeletons at focal adhesions
X Li, B.T Goult, C Ballestrem, T Zacharchenko
Proximity mapping of desmosomes reveals a striking shift in their molecular neighbourhood
Judith B. Fülle, Rogerio Alves de Almeida, Craig Lawless, Bian Yanes, E. Birgitte Lane,
David R. Garrod, Christoph Ballestrem
New publication in Journal of Cell Biology
J Cell Biol (2022) 221 (10): e202107022.
Tensin3 interaction with talin drives the formation of fibronectin-associated fibrillar adhesions
Paul Atherton*, Rafaella Konstantinou*, Suat Peng Neo, Emily Wang, Eleonora Balloi, Marina Ptushkina, Hayley Bennett, Kath Clark, Jayantha Gunaratne, David Critchley, Igor Barsukov, Edward Manser, Christoph Ballestrem
Huge congratulations Christoph for your appointment as Professor at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Manchester in 2019.
Fantastic inaugural lecture!
29 June 2022
Congratulations, Judith Fülle on successfully defending your dissertation and becoming Dr. Judith Fülle!
31 March 2022
Our amazing final year students 2022!
New publication in Journal of Cell Science
Journal of Cell Science (2021) 134, jcs258906
Desmosome dualism – most of the junction is stable, but a plakophilin moiety is persistently dynamic
Judith B. Fülle, Henri Huppert, David Liebl, Jaron Liu, Rogerio Alves de Almeida, Bian Yanes, Graham D. Wright, E. Birgitte Lane, David R. Garrod, Christoph Ballestrem
New publication in Experimental Cell Research
Volume 407, Issue 2, 15 October 2021, 112805
Vinculin is required for neuronal mechanosensing but not for axon outgrowth.
De-Yao Wang, Cristina Melero, Ashwaq Albaraky, Paul Atherton, Karin A. Jansen, Andrea Dimitracopoulos, Federico Dajas-Bailador, Adam Reid, Kristian Franze, Christoph Ballestrem
Congratulations to Paul Atherton on being awarded the
Research Staff Strategy Group (RSSG) Excellence Award
for Best Research Staff of the Year 2020/21
of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University of Manchester!
The RSSG awards are bestowed on researchers who make a significant contribution to the research excellence of the University. Paul, you are an outstanding researcher and at the same time you always support the colleagues you work with. Huge congratulations, we are looking forward to celebrate with you!
with golf, footgolf, pizza, bbq and great company of new and old labmembers, friends & family
Huge congratulations to Rafaella Konstantinou on being awarded best talk
"Interplay of tensin 3 with mechanosensors talin & vinculin
regulates fibronectin remodelling"
at the ‘Inflammation, Fibrosis, Resolution & the Matrix’
Huge congratulations to Judith Fülle on being awarded best poster
"Desmosome dualism: the core is stable while plakophilin is dynamic."
at the ‘Dynamic Cell IV’
organised by the BSCB and the Biochemical Society 14-19th March 2021