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  • Bergman, Z., J. Mclaurin, A. Eritano, B. Johnson, A. Sims and B. Riggs. 2015. Spatial Reorganization of the Endoplasmic Reticulum during Mitosis Relies on Mitotic Kinase Cyclin A in the Early Drosophila Embryo. PLoS One 10.

  • Riggs, B., Z. Bergman and R. Heald. 2012. Altering membrane topology with Sar1 does not impair spindle assembly in Xenopus egg extracts. Cytoskeleton 69: 591-599.

  • Sullivan, J. 2011. schematic illustrates the focal plane relative to the furrow. .

  • Cao, J., R. Albertson, B. Riggs, C. Field and W. Sullivan. 2008. Nuf, a Rab11 Effector, Maintains Cytokinetic Furrow Integrity by Promoting Local Actin Polymerization. .

  • Loughlin, R., B. Riggs and R. Heald. 2008. SnapShot. Cell 134: 548-548.e1.

  • Cao, J., R. Albertson and B. Riggs. 2008. Nuf, a Rab 11 effector, maintains cytokinetic furrow integrity by promoting local actin polymerization. The Journal of Cell Biology [H.W. Wilson - GS] 182: 301.

  • Sullivan, W., B. Riggs and U. Tram. 2007. Cleavage and Gastrulation in Drosophila Embryos. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences: Supplementary Set: 99-106.

  • Riggs, B. 2005. Investigations of the recycling endosomal component nuclear-fallout and the role of membrane addition during cytokinesis. .

  • Tram, U., B. Riggs, C. Koyama, A. Debec and W. Sullivan. 2001. Methods for the study of centrosomes in Drosophila during embryogenesis. Methods in Cell Biology 67: 113.

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Educational Background

  • 2005 - 2010 – Post-doctoral scholar, University of California at Berkeley (Molecular and Cell Biology)

  • 1999 - 2005 – PhD, University of California at Santa Cruz (Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology)

  • 1992 - 1996 – B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz (Marine Biology)

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