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Anna Marie Sokac

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Contact Information

C622 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Cytoskeleton, Development, Genetics, Imaging, Membrane Biology, Regulation of Gene Expression, Reproductive Biology, RNA Biology


Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

Recent Publications

Amin, S., Basu, M., Buzinova, V., Delgado, A., Mahadevan, T., Mishra, S., Zaida, S., Wang, X., & Sokac, A. M. (2023). Glyoxal-based fixation of Drosophila embryos for immunofluorescence staining and RNA in situ hybridization. STAR Protocols, 4(3), Article 102385.

De Renzis, S., & Sokac, A. M. (2023). Editorial: Membrane dynamics during tissue morphogenesis and differentiation. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 133, 1-2.

Sokac, A. M., Biel, N., & De Renzis, S. (2023). Membrane-actin interactions in morphogenesis: Lessons learned from Drosophila cellularization. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 133, 107-122.

Biel, N., Figard, L., & Sokac, A. M. (2020). Imaging intranuclear actin rods in live heat stressed drosophila embryos. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2020(159), Article e61297.

Figard, L., Zheng, L., Biel, N., Xue, Z., Seede, H., Coleman, S., Golding, I., & Sokac, A. M. (2019). Cofilin-Mediated Actin Stress Response Is Maladaptive in Heat-Stressed Embryos. Cell Reports, 26(13), 3493-3501.e4.

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