Luke Helgeson’s paper selected for “Best of JBC, 2014”

The editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry have designated Luke’s paper as one of the best papers published by the JBC in 2014. Congratulations, Luke!

Luke’s paper was one of only 21 papers selected by the JBC from thousands that they published last year. JBC chose one paper for each of the journal’s affinity groups.  Luke’s paper, which was co-authored by Julianna G. PrendergastAndrew R. Wagner, and Max Rodnick-Smith, and Brad Nolen, represents the Molecular Biophysics Affinity Group.

Titled “Interactions with Actin Monomers, Actin Filaments, and Arp2/3 Complex Define the Roles of WASP Family Proteins and Cortactin in Coordinately Regulating Branched Actin Networks,” it  was first published on August 26, 2014, and can be found at