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Ariana von Lersner

Graduate Student, Weaver Lab

Research Description:

Ariana’s project focuses on understanding the mechanisms that control cell adhesion through the regulation of ALCAM in order to prevent cancer metastasis.



Hebron, KE., Li, E., Arnold Egloff, SA., von Lersner, AK., Taylor, C., Houkes, J., Eskaros, A., Flaherty, DK., Stricker, T., and Zijlstra, A. Alternative splicing of ALCAM enables tunable regulation of cell-cell adhesion through differential proteolysis. Scientific Reports (SREP-17-43493B, Accepted)