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Kathleen Scheffler, Julia Uraji, Ida Jentoft, Tommaso Cavazza, Eike Mönnich, Binyam Mogessie, Melina Schuh.

Two mechanisms drive pronuclear migration in mouse zygotes.

Nature Communications. 2021 Feb 5;12(1):841. Read



Kathleen Scheffler, Federica Giannini, Binyam Mogessie

The prophase oocyte nucleus is a homeostatic G-actin buffer

bioRxiv doi: Read





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Advances and surprises in a decade of oocyte meiosis research.

Essays Biochem. 2020 Sep 4;64(2):263-275. Read




Mogessie B.

Visualization and Functional Analysis of Spindle Actin and Chromosome Segregation in Mammalian Oocytes.

Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2101:267-295. Read






Mogessie B.

Conducting Chromatin Motion: Actin Dynamizes Contents of the Oocyte Nucleus.

Dev Cell. 2019 Oct 21;51(2):133-134. Read



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ϯ, Scheffler Kϯ, Schuh M.

Assembly and positioning of the oocyte meiotic spindle.

Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2018 Oct 6;34:381-403. Read

ϯEqual contribution authors.




Clift D, McEwan WA, Labzin LI, Konieczny V, Mogessie B, James LC, Schuh M.

A method for the acute and rapid degradation of endogenous proteins

Cell. 2017 Dec 14;171(7):1692-1706.e18. Read




Mogessie B, Schuh M.

Actin protects mammalian eggs against chromosome segregation errors.

Science. 2017 Aug 25;357(6353). pii: eaal1647. Read

Actin divides to conquer. Read
Actin brings chromosomes up to speed during oocyte maturation. Read
Chromosome Segregation: Is the Spindle All About Microtubules? Read




Mogessie B, Roth D, Rahil Z, Straube A.

A novel isoform of MAP4 organises the paraxial microtubule array required for muscle cell differentiation.

Elife. 2015 Apr 21;4:e05697.  Read





Mogessie B, Schuh M.

Nuclear envelope breakdown: actin’ quick to tear down the wall.

Curr Biol. 2014 ;24(13):R605-7. Read





Montaville P, Jégou A, Pernier J, Compper C, Guichard B, Mogessie B, Schuh M, Romet-Lemonne G, Carlier MF.

Spire and Formin 2 synergize and antagonize in regulating actin assembly in meiosis by a ping-pong mechanism.

PLoS Biol. 2014 ;12(2):e1001795. Read






Hawkins TL, Sept D, Mogessie B, Straube A, Ross JL.

Mechanical properties of doubly stabilized microtubule filaments.

Biophys J. 2013 ;104(7):1517-28. Read




Samora CPϯ, Mogessie Bϯ, Conway L, Ross JL, Straube A, McAinsh AD.

MAP4 and CLASP1 operate as a safety mechanism to maintain a stable spindle position in mitosis.

Nat Cell Biol. 2011 ;13(9):1040-50. Read

ϯEqual contribution authors.