Recent Publications


A role for keratins in supporting mitochondrial organization and function in skin keratinocytes. Steen, K., Chen, D., Wang, F., Majumdar, R., Chen, S., Kumar, S., Lombard, D.B., Weigert, R., Parent, C.A., and Coulombe, P.A.

Mol Biol Cell 31(11): 1103-1111 (2020).


Emerging roles for the nucleus during neutrophil signal relay and NETosis.

Saunders, C.A. and Parent, C.A.

Curr Opion Cell Biol 62: 135-143 (2020)


Actin cytoskeleton and focal adhesions regulate the biased migration of breast cancer cells on nanoscale asymmetric sawteeeth.

Chen, S., Hourwitz, M.J., Campanello, L., Fourkas, J., Losert, W., and Parent, C.A.

ACS Nano 13: 1454-1468 (2019)


Non-canonical processes that shape the cell migration landscape.

Majumdar, R, Steen, K., Coulombe, P.A., and Parent, C.A.

Curr Opin Cell Biol 57: 123-134 (2019)


Genetic manipulation of PLB-985 cells and quantification of chemotaxis using the undergarose assay.

Saunders, C.A., Majumdar, R., Molina, Y., Subramanian, B. C. and Parent, C.A.

Methods Cell Biol 149: 31-56 (2019)


Getting TANned: how the tumor microenvironment drives neutrophil recruitment.

SenGupta, S., Subramanian, S.C. and Parent, C.A.

J Leukocyte Biol 105: 449-462 (2019)


Keratin 6 regulates keratinocyte migration by altering cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesion.

Wang, F., Chen, S., Liu, H.B., Parent, C.A., and Coulombe, P.A.

J Cell Biol 217: 4314-4330 (2018)


The LTB4-BLT1 axis regulates the polarized trafficking of chemoattractant GPCRs during neutrophil chemotaxis.

Subramanian, B.C., Moissoglu, K. and Parent, C.A.

J Cell Sci 131, pii: jcs217422 (2018)


Extracellular vesicles direct migration by synthesizing and releasing chemotactic signals.

Kriebel, P.W., Majumdar, R., Jenkins, L.M., Senoo, H., Wang, W., Ammu, S., Chen, S., Narayan, K., Iijima, M., and Parent, C.A.

J Cell Biol 217: 2891-2910 (2018)     

            Selected by the journal to be included in the “Year in Cell Biology: 2018”.


Adenylyl cyclase A mRNA localized at the back of cells is actively translated in live chemotaxing Dictyostelium. 

Wang, W., Chen, S., Das, S., Losert, W. and Parent, C.A.

J Cell Sci 131, pii: jcs216176 (2018)



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