Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997
    PhD from the University of Lausanne

  • 1998
    Welcome CR/UK Gurdon Institute

  • 2002
    Swiss National Science Foundation Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biochemistry, ETH, Zurich

  • 2008
    Associate Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva

  • Since 2012
    Full Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva

Selected publications

  • Lee, ZY, Prouteau, M., Gotta§ M, Barral, Y. 2016 Compartmentalization of the endoplasmic reticulum in the early C. elegans embryos. The Journal of Cell Biology, in press.

  • Thomas* Y, Cirillo* L, Panbianco C, Martino L, Tavernier N, Schwager F, Van Hove L, Joly N, Santamaria A, Pintard§ L, Gotta§ M. 2016 Cdk1 phosphorylates SPAT-1/Bora to promote Plk1 activation in C. elegans and human cells.Cell Rep. 15:510-8.

  • Tavernier*, N., Noatynska*, A., Panbianco, C., Martino, L., Van Hove, L., Schwager, F., Leger, T., Gotta§, M., and Pintard§, L. 2015. Cdk1 phosphorylates SPAT-1/Bora to trigger PLK-1 activation and drive mitotic entry in C. elegans embryos. The Journal of Cell Biology, 208, 661-669.

  • Tavernier N, Panbianco C, Gotta M, Pintard L. 2015. Cdk1 plays matchmaker for the Polo-like Kinase and its activator SPAT-1/Bora Cell Cycle 14:2394-8.

  • Noatynska A, Tavernier N, Gotta M§, Pintard L§. 2013 Coordinating cell polarity and cell cycle progression: what can we learn from flies and worms? Open Biol. 2013 Aug 7;3(8):130083.

  • Kress, E and Gotta, M. 2013 When the swiss clock goes wrong: regulation of Aurora A by UBXN-2/CDC-48. Cell Cycle. 2013 Sep 15;12(18):2921-2

  • Kress, E., Schwager, F., Holtackers, R., Seiler, J., Prodon, F., Zanin, E., Eiteneuer, A., Toya, M., Sugimoto, A., Meyer, H., Meraldi, P., Gotta. M. 2013. The UBXN-2/p37/p47 adaptors of CDC-48/p97 regulate mitosis by limiting the centrosomal recruitment of Aurora A. The Journal of Cell Biology, 201: 559-75.

  • Spiga F., Prouteau M., Gotta M. 2013. The TAO kinase KIN­18 regulates contractility and establishment of polarity in the C. elegans embryo. Dev Biol, 373: 26-38.

  • *Co-first authors

  • § Co-corresponding authors


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