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David S. Pellman, MD


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


Researcher

  • Margaret M. Dyson Professor of Pediatric Oncology
  • Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Phone Number617-632-4918
  • Fax617-632-6845

Bio

Dr. Pellman received his MD in 1986 from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, and did postgraduate training in pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology at DFCI and Children's Hospital, Boston. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1995, he joined DFCI, and is currently the Margaret M. Dyson Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School. In 2008, he was appointed as an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Recent Awards:

  • Stohlman Scholar, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 2005
  • Damon Runyon Scholar Award 1996
  • Kimmel Scholar Award 1998
  • Graduate Student Mentoring Award, Harvard Medical School 1999
  • Scholar Award, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2000
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation 2001
  • BASF Bioresearch Award, DFCI 2001
  • HHMI, Investigator 2008
  • Association of American Physicians 2010
  • AAAS Fellow, Medical Sciences 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Research Fellowship 1986
  • Catherine Dobson Prize for Research; University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine 1986
  • St. Jude's Children's Hospital Fellow in the Pediatric Scientist Training Program 1989
  • NIH Clinical Investigator Award 1992
  • Claudia Adams Barr Investigator, DFCI 1994
  • E. Mead Johnson Award, Society of Pediatric Research 2006
  • American Pediatric Society (APS) 2008

Research

Cell Division and Genome Stability

Our laboratory aims to understand normal cell division mechanisms and to discover cell division defects that are unique to cancer cell.  We take a range of approaches including genetics, functional genomics, biochemistry and live cell imaging. There are ongoing projects using yeast, tissue culture cells, and genetically engineered mice.

Our work on cytoskeletal dynamics is focused on the mechanism of chromosome segregation in normal cells and cancer cells. We are particularly interested in how the microtubule and actin cytoskeletons interact and how cell cycle signals remodel these cytoskeletal systems.  For example, we have recently uncovered a mechanism by which actin organization and the adhesive microenvironment of cells influence chromosome segregation. We study how centrosome amplification in cancer cells impacts cellular adhesion, cell migration, and tumor invasion. We have discovered new drug targets that kill cancer cells because of their centrosome amplification.  We have defined cytoskeletal mechanisms that control polarized cell growth, asymmetric cell division, and cytokinesis. We use biochemical and imaging approaches to understand these processes at a mechanistic level.

We are also interested in how aneuploidy (abnormal chomosome number) and polyploidy (increased sets of chromosomes) impact on tumor biology. We have developed new methods to generate human cells with specific cancer-associated trisomies and are studying how these trisomies impact tumorigenesis.  We discovered that failure of cytokinesis, which doubles the number of chromosomes and centrosomes, promotes tumorigenesis, using a mouse breast cancer model. We recently identified a mechanism by which errors in mitosis cause DNA breaks. These findings may explain the recently discovered phenomenon of chromothripsis, where a single chromosome or chromosome arm appears to undergo massive breakage and rearrangement.  

Johnson WL, Xie KT, Kwon M, Liu S, Pellman D. How the Genome Folds, Divides, Lives, and Dies. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2017; 82:349-360.
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Marteil G, Guerrero A, Vieira AF, de Almeida BP, Machado P, Mendonça S, Mesquita M, Villarreal B, Fonseca I, Francia ME, Dores K, Martins NP, Jana SC, Tranfield EM, Barbosa-Morais NL, Paredes J, Pellman D, Godinho SA, Bettencourt-Dias M. Over-elongation of centrioles in cancer promotes centriole amplification and chromosome missegregation. Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 28; 9(1):1258.
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Spektor A, Umbreit NT, Pellman D. Cell Biology: When Your Own Chromosomes Act like Foreign DNA. Curr Biol. 2017 Nov 20; 27(22):R1228-R1231.
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Umbreit NT, Pellman D. Cancer biology: Genome jail-break triggers lockdown. Nature. 2017 10 19; 550(7676):340-341.
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Arellano-Santoyo H, Geyer EA, Stokasimov E, Chen GY, Su X, Hancock W, Rice LM, Pellman D. A Tubulin Binding Switch Underlies Kip3/Kinesin-8 Depolymerase Activity. Dev Cell. 2017 07 10; 42(1):37-51.e8.
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Li H, Mar BG, Zhang H, Puram RV, Vazquez F, Weir BA, Hahn WC, Ebert B, Pellman D. The EMT regulator ZEB2 is a novel dependency of human and murine acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2017 01 26; 129(4):497-508.
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Zhang CZ, Pellman D. From Mutational Mechanisms in Single Cells to Mutational Patterns in Cancer Genomes. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2015; 80:117-37.
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Gordon DJ, Motwani M, Pellman D. Modeling the initiation of Ewing sarcoma tumorigenesis in differentiating human embryonic stem cells. Oncogene. 2016 06 16; 35(24):3092-102.
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Leibowitz ML, Zhang CZ, Pellman D. Chromothripsis: A New Mechanism for Rapid Karyotype Evolution. Annu Rev Genet. 2015; 49:183-211.
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Kwon M, Bagonis M, Danuser G, Pellman D. Direct Microtubule-Binding by Myosin-10 Orients Centrosomes toward Retraction Fibers and Subcortical Actin Clouds. Dev Cell. 2015 Aug 10; 34(3):323-37.
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Zhang CZ, Spektor A, Cornils H, Francis JM, Jackson EK, Liu S, Meyerson M, Pellman D. Chromothripsis from DNA damage in micronuclei. Nature. 2015 Jun 11; 522(7555):179-84.
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Selmecki AM, Maruvka YE, Richmond PA, Guillet M, Shoresh N, Sorenson AL, De S, Kishony R, Michor F, Dowell R, Pellman D. Polyploidy can drive rapid adaptation in yeast. Nature. 2015 Mar 19; 519(7543):349-52.
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Cowley GS, Weir BA, Vazquez F, Tamayo P, Scott JA, Rusin S, East-Seletsky A, Ali LD, Gerath WF, Pantel SE, Lizotte PH, Jiang G, Hsiao J, Tsherniak A, Dwinell E, Aoyama S, Okamoto M, Harrington W, Gelfand E, Green TM, Tomko MJ, Gopal S, Wong TC, Li H, Howell S, Stransky N, Liefeld T, Jang D, Bistline J, Meyers BH, Armstrong SA, Anderson KC, Stegmaier K, Reich M, Pellman D, Boehm JS, Mesirov JP, Golub TR, Root DE, Hahn WC. Erratum: Parallel genome-scale loss of function screens in 216 cancer cell lines for the identification of context-specific genetic dependencies. Sci Data. 2014; 1:140044.
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Cowley GS, Weir BA, Vazquez F, Tamayo P, Scott JA, Rusin S, East-Seletsky A, Ali LD, Gerath WF, Pantel SE, Lizotte PH, Jiang G, Hsiao J, Tsherniak A, Dwinell E, Aoyama S, Okamoto M, Harrington W, Gelfand E, Green TM, Tomko MJ, Gopal S, Wong TC, Wong TC, Li H, Howell S, Stransky N, Liefeld T, Jang D, Bistline J, Hill Meyers B, Armstrong SA, Anderson KC, Stegmaier K, Reich M, Pellman D, Boehm JS, Mesirov JP, Golub TR, Root DE, Hahn WC. Parallel genome-scale loss of function screens in 216 cancer cell lines for the identification of context-specific genetic dependencies. Sci Data. 2014; 1:140035.
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Varetti G, Pellman D, Gordon DJ. Aurea mediocritas: the importance of a balanced genome. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2014 Sep 18; 6(11):a015842.
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Godinho SA, Pellman D. Causes and consequences of centrosome abnormalities in cancer. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Sep 05; 369(1650).
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Ganem NJ, Cornils H, Chiu SY, O'Rourke KP, Arnaud J, Yimlamai D, Théry M, Camargo FD, Pellman D. Cytokinesis failure triggers hippo tumor suppressor pathway activation. Cell. 2014 Aug 14; 158(4):833-848.
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Lane AA, Chapuy B, Lin CY, Tivey T, Li H, Townsend EC, van Bodegom D, Day TA, Wu SC, Liu H, Yoda A, Alexe G, Schinzel AC, Sullivan TJ, Malinge S, Taylor JE, Stegmaier K, Jaffe JD, Bustin M, te Kronnie G, Izraeli S, Harris MH, Stevenson KE, Neuberg D, Silverman LB, Sallan SE, Bradner JE, Hahn WC, Crispino JD, Pellman D, Weinstock DM. Triplication of a 21q22 region contributes to B cell transformation through HMGN1 overexpression and loss of histone H3 Lys27 trimethylation. Nat Genet. 2014 Jun; 46(6):618-23.
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Godinho SA, Picone R, Burute M, Dagher R, Su Y, Leung CT, Polyak K, Brugge JS, Théry M, Pellman D. Oncogene-like induction of cellular invasion from centrosome amplification. Nature. 2014 Jun 05; 510(7503):167-71.
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Lee DH, Acharya SS, Kwon M, Drane P, Guan Y, Adelmant G, Kalev P, Shah J, Pellman D, Marto JA, Chowdhury D. Dephosphorylation enables the recruitment of 53BP1 to double-strand DNA breaks. Mol Cell. 2014 May 08; 54(3):512-25.
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Zhang CZ, Leibowitz ML, Pellman D. Chromothripsis and beyond: rapid genome evolution from complex chromosomal rearrangements. Genes Dev. 2013 Dec 01; 27(23):2513-30.
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Atkins BD, Yoshida S, Saito K, Wu CF, Lew DJ, Pellman D. Inhibition of Cdc42 during mitotic exit is required for cytokinesis. J Cell Biol. 2013 Jul 22; 202(2):231-40.
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Su X, Arellano-Santoyo H, Portran D, Gaillard J, Vantard M, Thery M, Pellman D. Microtubule-sliding activity of a kinesin-8 promotes spindle assembly and spindle-length control. Nat Cell Biol. 2013 Aug; 15(8):948-57.
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Ganem NJ, Pellman D. Linking abnormal mitosis to the acquisition of DNA damage. J Cell Biol. 2012 Dec 10; 199(6):871-81.
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Su X, Ohi R, Pellman D. Move in for the kill: motile microtubule regulators. Trends Cell Biol. 2012 Nov; 22(11):567-75.
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Buttery SM, Kono K, Stokasimov E, Pellman D. Regulation of the formin Bnr1 by septins anda MARK/Par1-family septin-associated kinase. Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Oct; 23(20):4041-53.
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Kono K, Saeki Y, Yoshida S, Tanaka K, Pellman D. Proteasomal degradation resolves competition between cell polarization and cellular wound healing. Cell. 2012 Jul 06; 150(1):151-64.
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Varetti G, Pellman D. "Two" much of a good thing: telomere damage-induced genome doubling drives tumorigenesis. Cancer Cell. 2012 Jun 12; 21(6):712-4.
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Carter SL, Cibulskis K, Helman E, McKenna A, Shen H, Zack T, Laird PW, Onofrio RC, Winckler W, Weir BA, Beroukhim R, Pellman D, Levine DA, Lander ES, Meyerson M, Getz G. Absolute quantification of somatic DNA alterations in human cancer. Nat Biotechnol. 2012 May; 30(5):413-21.
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Gordon DJ, Resio B, Pellman D. Causes and consequences of aneuploidy in cancer. Nat Rev Genet. 2012 Jan 24; 13(3):189-203.
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Crasta K, Ganem NJ, Dagher R, Lantermann AB, Ivanova EV, Pan Y, Nezi L, Protopopov A, Chowdhury D, Pellman D. DNA breaks and chromosome pulverization from errors in mitosis. Nature. 2012 Jan 18; 482(7383):53-8.
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Su X, Qiu W, Gupta ML, Pereira-Leal JB, Reck-Peterson SL, Pellman D. Mechanisms underlying the dual-mode regulation of microtubule dynamics by Kip3/kinesin-8. Mol Cell. 2011 Sep 02; 43(5):751-63.
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Bettencourt-Dias M, Hildebrandt F, Pellman D, Woods G, Godinho SA. Centrosomes and cilia in human disease. Trends Genet. 2011 Aug; 27(8):307-15.
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Storchová Z, Becker JS, Talarek N, Kögelsberger S, Pellman D. Bub1, Sgo1, and Mps1 mediate a distinct pathway for chromosome biorientation in budding yeast. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 May; 22(9):1473-85.
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Meyerson M, Pellman D. Cancer genomes evolve by pulverizing single chromosomes. Cell. 2011 Jan 07; 144(1):9-10.
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Breuer M, Kolano A, Kwon M, Li CC, Tsai TF, Pellman D, Brunet S, Verlhac MH. HURP permits MTOC sorting for robust meiotic spindle bipolarity, similar to extra centrosome clustering in cancer cells. J Cell Biol. 2010 Dec 27; 191(7):1251-60.
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Vinciguerra P, Godinho SA, Parmar K, Pellman D, D'Andrea AD. Cytokinesis failure occurs in Fanconi anemia pathway-deficient murine and human bone marrow hematopoietic cells. J Clin Invest. 2010 Nov; 120(11):3834-42.
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Pellman D. David Pellman: Grasping the geometry of cancer. Interviewed by Caitlin Sedwick. J Cell Biol. 2010 Jul 12; 190(1):4-5.
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Kwiatkowski N, Jelluma N, Filippakopoulos P, Soundararajan M, Manak MS, Kwon M, Choi HG, Sim T, Deveraux QL, Rottmann S, Pellman D, Shah JV, Kops GJ, Knapp S, Gray NS. Small-molecule kinase inhibitors provide insight into Mps1 cell cycle function. Nat Chem Biol. 2010 May; 6(5):359-68.
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Tischfield MA, Baris HN, Wu C, Rudolph G, Van Maldergem L, He W, Chan WM, Andrews C, Demer JL, Robertson RL, Mackey DA, Ruddle JB, Bird TD, Gottlob I, Pieh C, Traboulsi EI, Pomeroy SL, Hunter DG, Soul JS, Newlin A, Sabol LJ, Doherty EJ, de Uzcátegui CE, de Uzcátegui N, Collins ML, Sener EC, Wabbels B, Hellebrand H, Meitinger T, de Berardinis T, Magli A, Schiavi C, Pastore-Trossello M, Koc F, Wong AM, Levin AV, Geraghty MT, Descartes M, Flaherty M, Jamieson RV, Møller HU, Meuthen I, Callen DF, Kerwin J, Lindsay S, Meindl A, Gupta ML, Pellman D, Engle EC. Human TUBB3 mutations perturb microtubule dynamics, kinesin interactions, and axon guidance. Cell. 2010 Jan 08; 140(1):74-87.
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Rhodes J, Amsterdam A, Sanda T, Moreau LA, McKenna K, Heinrichs S, Ganem NJ, Ho KW, Neuberg DS, Johnston A, Ahn Y, Kutok JL, Hromas R, Wray J, Lee C, Murphy C, Radtke I, Downing JR, Fleming MD, MacConaill LE, Amatruda JF, Gutierrez A, Galinsky I, Stone RM, Ross EA, Pellman DS, Kanki JP, Look AT. Emi1 maintains genomic integrity during zebrafish embryogenesis and cooperates with p53 in tumor suppression. Mol Cell Biol. 2009 Nov; 29(21):5911-22.
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Ganem NJ, Godinho SA, Pellman D. A mechanism linking extra centrosomes to chromosomal instability. Nature. 2009 Jul 09; 460(7252):278-82.
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Godinho SA, Kwon M, Pellman D. Centrosomes and cancer: how cancer cells divide with too many centrosomes. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2009 Jun; 28(1-2):85-98.
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Yoshida S, Bartolini S, Pellman D. Mechanisms for concentrating Rho1 during cytokinesis. Genes Dev. 2009 Apr 01; 23(7):810-23.
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Chandhok NS, Pellman D. A little CIN may cost a lot: revisiting aneuploidy and cancer. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2009 Feb; 19(1):74-81.
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Atkins BD, Yoshida S, Pellman D. Symmetry breaking: scaffold plays matchmaker for polarity signaling proteins. Curr Biol. 2008 Dec 23; 18(24):R1130-2.
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Kwon M, Godinho SA, Chandhok NS, Ganem NJ, Azioune A, Thery M, Pellman D. Mechanisms to suppress multipolar divisions in cancer cells with extra centrosomes. Genes Dev. 2008 Aug 15; 22(16):2189-203.
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Austin KM, Gupta ML, Coats SA, Tulpule A, Mostoslavsky G, Balazs AB, Mulligan RC, Daley G, Pellman D, Shimamura A. Mitotic spindle destabilization and genomic instability in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome. J Clin Invest. 2008 Apr; 118(4):1511-8.
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Kono K, Nogami S, Abe M, Nishizawa M, Morishita S, Pellman D, Ohya Y. G1/S cyclin-dependent kinase regulates small GTPase Rho1p through phosphorylation of RhoGEF Tus1p in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2008 Apr; 19(4):1763-71.
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Yoshida S, Pellman D. Plugging the GAP between cell polarity and cell cycle. EMBO Rep. 2008 Jan; 9(1):39-41.
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Ganem NJ, Pellman D. Limiting the proliferation of polyploid cells. Cell. 2007 Nov 02; 131(3):437-40.
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Ceol CJ, Pellman D, Zon LI. APC and colon cancer: two hits for one. Nat Med. 2007 Nov; 13(11):1286-7.
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Schüller U, Zhao Q, Godinho SA, Heine VM, Medema RH, Pellman D, Rowitch DH. Forkhead transcription factor FoxM1 regulates mitotic entry and prevents spindle defects in cerebellar granule neuron precursors. Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Dec; 27(23):8259-70.
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Jallepalli PV, Pellman D. Cell biology. Aneuploidy in the balance. Science. 2007 Aug 17; 317(5840):904-5.
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Buttery SM, Yoshida S, Pellman D. Yeast formins Bni1 and Bnr1 utilize different modes of cortical interaction during the assembly of actin cables. Mol Biol Cell. 2007 May; 18(5):1826-38.
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Pellman D. Cell biology: aneuploidy and cancer. Nature. 2007 Mar 01; 446(7131):38-9.
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Ganem NJ, Storchova Z, Pellman D. Tetraploidy, aneuploidy and cancer. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2007 Apr; 17(2):157-62.
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Storchová Z, Breneman A, Cande J, Dunn J, Burbank K, O'Toole E, Pellman D. Genome-wide genetic analysis of polyploidy in yeast. Nature. 2006 Oct 05; 443(7111):541-7.
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Gupta ML, Carvalho P, Roof DM, Pellman D. Plus end-specific depolymerase activity of Kip3, a kinesin-8 protein, explains its role in positioning the yeast mitotic spindle. Nat Cell Biol. 2006 Sep; 8(9):913-23.
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Yoshida S, Kono K, Lowery DM, Bartolini S, Yaffe MB, Ohya Y, Pellman D. Polo-like kinase Cdc5 controls the local activation of Rho1 to promote cytokinesis. Science. 2006 Jul 07; 313(5783):108-11.
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Fujiwara T, Bandi M, Nitta M, Ivanova EV, Bronson RT, Pellman D. Cytokinesis failure generating tetraploids promotes tumorigenesis in p53-null cells. Nature. 2005 Oct 13; 437(7061):1043-7.
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Yoshida S, Guillet M, Pellman D. MEN signaling: daughter bound pole must escape her mother to be fully active. Dev Cell. 2005 Aug; 9(2):168-70.
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Carvalho P, Pellman D. Mitotic spindle: laser microsurgery in yeast cells. Curr Biol. 2004 Sep 21; 14(18):R748-50.
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Andalis AA, Storchova Z, Styles C, Galitski T, Pellman D, Fink GR. Defects arising from whole-genome duplications in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2004 Jul; 167(3):1109-21.
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Carvalho P, Gupta ML, Hoyt MA, Pellman D. Cell cycle control of kinesin-mediated transport of Bik1 (CLIP-170) regulates microtubule stability and dynein activation. Dev Cell. 2004 Jun; 6(6):815-29.
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Xu Y, Moseley JB, Sagot I, Poy F, Pellman D, Goode BL, Eck MJ. Crystal structures of a Formin Homology-2 domain reveal a tethered dimer architecture. Cell. 2004 Mar 05; 116(5):711-23.
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Molk JN, Schuyler SC, Liu JY, Evans JG, Salmon ED, Pellman D, Bloom K. The differential roles of budding yeast Tem1p, Cdc15p, and Bub2p protein dynamics in mitotic exit. Mol Biol Cell. 2004 Apr; 15(4):1519-32.
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Storchova Z, Pellman D. From polyploidy to aneuploidy, genome instability and cancer. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Jan; 5(1):45-54.
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Moseley JB, Sagot I, Manning AL, Xu Y, Eck MJ, Pellman D, Goode BL. A conserved mechanism for Bni1- and mDia1-induced actin assembly and dual regulation of Bni1 by Bud6 and profilin. Mol Biol Cell. 2004 Feb; 15(2):896-907.
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Carvalho P, Tirnauer JS, Pellman D. Surfing on microtubule ends. Trends Cell Biol. 2003 May; 13(5):229-37.
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Chestukhin A, Pfeffer C, Milligan S, DeCaprio JA, Pellman D. Processing, localization, and requirement of human separase for normal anaphase progression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 15; 100(8):4574-9.
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Sheeman B, Carvalho P, Sagot I, Geiser J, Kho D, Hoyt MA, Pellman D. Determinants of S. cerevisiae dynein localization and activation: implications for the mechanism of spindle positioning. Curr Biol. 2003 Mar 04; 13(5):364-72.
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Schuyler SC, Liu JY, Pellman D. The molecular function of Ase1p: evidence for a MAP-dependent midzone-specific spindle matrix. Microtubule-associated proteins. J Cell Biol. 2003 Feb 17; 160(4):517-28.
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Leader B, Lim H, Carabatsos MJ, Harrington A, Ecsedy J, Pellman D, Maas R, Leder P. Formin-2, polyploidy, hypofertility and positioning of the meiotic spindle in mouse oocytes. Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Dec; 4(12):921-8.
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Sagot I, Rodal AA, Moseley J, Goode BL, Pellman D. An actin nucleation mechanism mediated by Bni1 and profilin. Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Aug; 4(8):626-31.
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Schuyler SC, Pellman D. Analysis of the size and shape of protein complexes from yeast. Methods Enzymol. 2002; 351:150-68.
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Sagot I, Klee SK, Pellman D. Yeast formins regulate cell polarity by controlling the assembly of actin cables. Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Jan; 4(1):42-50.
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Lin H, de Carvalho P, Kho D, Tai CY, Pierre P, Fink GR, Pellman D. Polyploids require Bik1 for kinetochore-microtubule attachment. J Cell Biol. 2001 Dec 24; 155(7):1173-84.
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Yarm F, Sagot I, Pellman D. The social life of actin and microtubules: interaction versus cooperation. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2001 Dec; 4(6):696-702.
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Lechler T, Jonsdottir GA, Klee SK, Pellman D, Li R. A two-tiered mechanism by which Cdc42 controls the localization and activation of an Arp2/3-activating motor complex in yeast. J Cell Biol. 2001 Oct 15; 155(2):261-70.
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Pellman D, Christman MF. Separase anxiety: dissolving the sister bond and more. Nat Cell Biol. 2001 Sep; 3(9):E207-9.
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Huang JN, Park I, Ellingson E, Littlepage LE, Pellman D. Activity of the APC(Cdh1) form of the anaphase-promoting complex persists until S phase and prevents the premature expression of Cdc20p. J Cell Biol. 2001 Jul 09; 154(1):85-94.
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Schuyler SC, Pellman D. Microtubule "plus-end-tracking proteins": The end is just the beginning. Cell. 2001 May 18; 105(4):421-4.
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Pellman D. Cancer. A CINtillating new job for the APC tumor suppressor. Science. 2001 Mar 30; 291(5513):2555-6.
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Jónsson ZO, Dhar SK, Narlikar GJ, Auty R, Wagle N, Pellman D, Pratt RE, Kingston R, Dutta A. Rvb1p and Rvb2p are essential components of a chromatin remodeling complex that regulates transcription of over 5% of yeast genes. J Biol Chem. 2001 May 11; 276(19):16279-88.
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Schuyler SC, Pellman D. Search, capture and signal: games microtubules and centrosomes play. J Cell Sci. 2001 Jan; 114(Pt 2):247-55.
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Lee L, Tirnauer JS, Li J, Schuyler SC, Liu JY, Pellman D. Positioning of the mitotic spindle by a cortical-microtubule capture mechanism. Science. 2000 Mar 24; 287(5461):2260-2.
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Tirnauer JS, O'Toole E, Berrueta L, Bierer BE, Pellman D. Yeast Bim1p promotes the G1-specific dynamics of microtubules. J Cell Biol. 1999 May 31; 145(5):993-1007.
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Berrueta L, Tirnauer JS, Schuyler SC, Pellman D, Bierer BE. The APC-associated protein EB1 associates with components of the dynactin complex and cytoplasmic dynein intermediate chain. Curr Biol. 1999 Apr 22; 9(8):425-8.
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Lee L, Klee SK, Evangelista M, Boone C, Pellman D. Control of mitotic spindle position by the Saccharomyces cerevisiae formin Bni1p. J Cell Biol. 1999 Mar 08; 144(5):947-61.
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Berrueta L, Kraeft SK, Tirnauer JS, Schuyler SC, Chen LB, Hill DE, Pellman D, Bierer BE. The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Sep 01; 95(18):10596-601.
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D'Andrea A, Pellman D. Deubiquitinating enzymes: a new class of biological regulators. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. 1998; 33(5):337-52.
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DeZwaan TM, Ellingson E, Pellman D, Roof DM. Kinesin-related KIP3 of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is required for a distinct step in nuclear migration. J Cell Biol. 1997 Sep 08; 138(5):1023-40.
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Juang YL, Huang J, Peters JM, McLaughlin ME, Tai CY, Pellman D. APC-mediated proteolysis of Ase1 and the morphogenesis of the mitotic spindle. Science. 1997 Feb 28; 275(5304):1311-4.
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Pellman D, Bagget M, Tu YH, Fink GR, Tu H. Two microtubule-associated proteins required for anaphase spindle movement in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Cell Biol. 1995 Sep; 130(6):1373-85.
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Loeb JD, Schlenstedt G, Pellman D, Kornitzer D, Silver PA, Fink GR. The yeast nuclear import receptor is required for mitosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Aug 15; 92(17):7647-51.
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Pellman D, McLaughlin ME, Fink GR. TATA-dependent and TATA-independent transcription at the HIS4 gene of yeast. Nature. 1990 Nov 01; 348(6296):82-5.
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Stoeckle MY, Sugano S, Hampe A, Vashistha A, Pellman D, Hanafusa H. 78-kilodalton glucose-regulated protein is induced in Rous sarcoma virus-transformed cells independently of glucose deprivation. Mol Cell Biol. 1988 Jul; 8(7):2675-80.
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Pellman D, Garber EA, Cross FR, Hanafusa H. Fine structural mapping of a critical NH2-terminal region of p60src. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1985 Mar; 82(6):1623-7.
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Pellman D, Garber EA, Cross FR, Hanafusa H. An N-terminal peptide from p60src can direct myristylation and plasma membrane localization when fused to heterologous proteins. Nature. 1985 Mar 28-Apr 3; 314(6009):374-7.
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Cross FR, Garber EA, Pellman D, Hanafusa H. A short sequence in the p60src N terminus is required for p60src myristylation and membrane association and for cell transformation. Mol Cell Biol. 1984 Sep; 4(9):1834-42.
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