Dr. MARIA ALBA ABAD FERNANDEZ

PhD 2008 Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas de Barcelona (IIBB Neurobiology Unit), Barcelona, SPAIN

Publications (2013- )

Spiller F*, Medina-Pritchard M*, Abad MA*, Wear MA, Molina O, Earnshaw WC and Jeyaprakash AA. Molecular Basis for Cdk1 Regulated Timing of Mis18 Complex Assembly and CENP-A Deposition. EMBO Rep. Apr 4. doi: 10.15252/embr.201643564 (*equal contribution)

Molina O, Vargiu G, Abad MA, Zhiteneva A, Jeyaprakash AA, Masumoto H, Kouprina N, Larionov V and Earnshaw WC. Epigenetic Engineering Reveals  a Balance Between Histone Modifications and Transcription in Kinetochore Maintenance. Nat Commun. Nov 14;7:13334. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13334.

Capalbo L, Mela I, Abad MA, Jeyaprakash AA, Edwardson JM and D’Avino PP. The ESCRT-III Component CHMP4C is Regulated Via a Relay Mechanism During Abscission. Open Biol. Oct;6(10).pii: 160248. doi: 10.1098/rsob.160248. 

Abad MA, Zou J, Medina-Pritchard M, Nigg EA, Rappsilber J, Santamaria A and Jeyaprakash AA. (2016) Ska3 Ensures Timely Mitotic Progression by Interacting Directly with Microtubules and Ska1 Microtubule Binding Domain. Sci Rep. 6, 34042; doi: 10.1038/srep34042.

Papini D, Langemeyer L, Abad MA, Kerr A, Samejima I, Eyers PA, Jeyaprakash AA, Higgins JMG, Barr FA and Earnshaw WC. (2015) TD60 Links RalA GTPase Function to the CPC in Mitosis. Nat Commun. Jul 9;6:7678. doi:10.1038/ncomms8678

Abad MA*, Medina B*, Santamaria A*, Zou J, Plasberg-Hill C, Madhumalar A, Jayachandran U, Redli PM, Rappsilber J, Nigg EA and Jeyaprakash AA. (2014) Structural Basis for Microtubule Recognition by the Human Kinetochore Ska complex. Nat Commun. Jan 13;5:2964. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3964. (*equal contribution)