Kirsten Remmert, Ph.D.

Kirsten Remmert, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Surgical Oncology Program


Dr. Remmert studies the cell biology of metastasis and tumor cell dormancy, using confocal and intra-vital light microscopy imaging techniques. She is part of a research program on the establishment and interrogation of human and mouse tissue cancer models of the liver.

Areas of Expertise

Cell Biology
Light Microscopy


Selected Recent Publications

Actin dynamics and competition for myosin monomer govern the sequential amplification of myosin filaments

Beach JR, Bruun KS, Shao L, Li D, Swider Z, Remmert K, Zhang Y, Conti MA, Adelstein RS, Rusan NM, Betzig E, Hammer JA.
Nat Cell Biol. 19(2): 85-93, 2017. [ Journal Article ]

Myosin 18A coassembles with nonmuscle myosin 2 to form mixed bipolar filaments

Billington N, Beach JR, Heissler SM, Remmert K, Guzik-Lendrum S, Nagy A, Takagi Y, Shao L, Li D, Yang Y, Zhang Y, Barzik M, Betzig E, Hammer JA 3rd, Sellers JR.
Curr Biol. 25(7): 942-8, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

Nonmuscle myosin II isoforms coassemble in living cells

Beach JR, Shao L, Remmert K, Li D, Betzig E, Hammer JA 3rd.
Curr Biol. 24(10): 1160-6, 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Capping protein regulatory cycle driven by CARMIL and V-1 may promote actin network assembly at protruding edges

Fujiwara I, Remmert K, Piszczek G, Hammer JA.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111(19): E1970-9, 2014. [ Journal Article ]