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    Established in 1994 in London (Imperial College 1994 - 2004 and University of Cambridge 2005 - 2013), we have been at the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee since 2013. The website provides information on our research, publications and opportunities.

Recent publications

Monoallelic activator sequestration by a histone chaperone for heritable allelic exclusion. Faria, J., Glover, L., Hutchinson, S., Boehm, C., Field, M.C., and Horn, D., (2019) Nature Communications 10 3023

The kinetochore and the origin of eukaryotic chromosome segregation. Field, M.C., (2019) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 116 12596

Pore timing: the evolutionary origins of the nucleus and nuclear pore complex. Field, M.C., and Rout, M., (2019) F1000 Research 8 369

Transcriptome, proteome and draft genome of Euglena gracilis. Ebenezer, T., Zoltner, M., Burrell, A., Nenarokova, A., Novák Vanclová, A.M.G., Prasad, B., Soukal, P., Santana-Molina, C., O’Neill, E., Nankissoor, N.N., Vadakedath, N., Daiker, V., Obado, S., Silva-Pereira, S., Jackson, A.P., Devos D., Lukeš, J., Lebert, M., Vaughan, S., Hampl, V., Carrington, M., Ginger, M.L., Dacks, J.B., Kelly, S., and Field, M.C., (2019) BMC Biology 17 11

Evolutionary origins and specialisations of membrane transport. Dacks, J.B., and Field, M.C. (2018) Current Opinions in Cell Biology 53 70 - 76

Activation and mechanisms of resistance to phenoxyborole class trypanosides. Zhang, N., Zoltner, M., Ka-Fai Leung, K-F., Scullion, P., Hutchinson, S., del Pino, R.C., Vincent, I., Zhang, Y-K., Freund, Y.R., Alley, M.R.K., Jacobs, R.T., Read, K.D., Barrett, M.P., Horn, D., and Field, M.C., (2018) PLoS Pathogens 14 e1006850

The evolution of organellar coat complexes and organisation of the eukaryotic cell. Rout, M.P., and Field, M.C., (2017) Annual Reviews of Biochemistry 86 637 - 657

Lineage-specific proteins essential for endocytosis in trypanosomes. Manna, P.T., Obado, S., Boehm, C., Gadelha, C., Sali, A., Chait, B.T., Rout, M.P., and Field, M.C., (2017) Journal of Cell Science 130 1379 - 1392

Codependence between Trypanosoma nuclear lamina components in nuclear stability and control of gene expression. Maishman, L., Obado, S., Alsford, S., Bart, J.M., Navarro, M., Horn, D., Ratushny, Aitchison, J.D., Chait, B.T., Rout, M.P., and Field, M.C., (2016)  Nucleic Acids Research 44 10554-10570

Ancient eukaryotic origin and evolutionary plasticity of the nuclear lamina. Koreny, L., and Field, M.C., (2016) Genome Biology and Evolution 8 2663 - 2671