We are working on several other projects in which the dynamic and structural properties of microtubules underly important cellular processes such as mitosis (Grill et al. 2003, Pecreaux et al. 2006, Redemann et al. 2010, Reber et al. 2013), mechanotransduction (Howard and Bechstedt et al. 2004, Bechstedt et al. 2010, Liang et al. 2013) and neuronal morphology.