About HighMag Blog

HighMag Blog is a blog of cell biology images. We post images that are biologically interesting, visually stunning, or technically challenging. Please feel free to send comments or suggestions. If you have images you'd like to see on HighMag Blog, please contact me!

-Erin Campbell, PhD

Science Writing
HighMag Blog, Creator and Writer (2010-present)
The Node, Contributor (2010-2013)
EuroStemCell, Contributor (2011-2013)
PLOSable Biology, Contributor (2014)

Research Experience
Postdoctoral Fellow with Hanna (Johnny) Fares (2007-2009)
University of Arizona, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Studied endocytosis and lysosome biogenesis in C. elegans.
Graduate Student with Bob Goldstein (2003-2007)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Biology
Studied asymmetric spindle positioning during early C. elegans development.


Spooner E., B.M. McLaughlin, T. Lepow, T.A. Durns, J. Randall, C. Upchurch, K. Miller, E.M. Campbell, and H. Fares (2013).  Systematic Screens for Proteins That Interact with the Mucolipidosis Type IV Protein TRPML1. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56780.
Campbell, E.M. and H. Fares (2010).  Roles of CUP-5, the Caenorhabditis elegans orthologue of human TRPML1, in lysosome and gut granule biogenesis.  BMC Cell Biology 11:40.
Jabbour M., E.M. Campbell, H. Fares, and L. Lybarger (2009).  Discrete domains of MARCH1 mediate its localization, functional interactions, and posttranscriptional control of expression. Journal of Immunology 183:6500-12.
McCarthy Campbell, E.K., A.D. Werts, and B. Goldstein (2009).  A Cell Cycle Timer for Asymmetric Spindle Positioning.  PLoS Biology 7(4):e1000088.
McCarthy, E.K. and B. Goldstein (2006).  Asymmetric Spindle Positioning.  Current Opinion in Cell Biology 18:79-85.
McCarthy, E.K. and B. Goldstein (2005).  Asymmetric Division: A Kinesin for Spindle Positioning.  Current Biology 15:R591-593.
LabbĂ©, J.-C., E. K. McCarthy and B. Goldstein (2004).  The forces that position a mitotic spindle asymmetrically are tethered until after the time of spindle assembly.  Journal of Cell Biology 167:245-256.
Jonas, E.A., D. Hoit, J.A. Hickman, T.A. Brandt, B.M. Polster, Y. Fannjiang, E. McCarthy, M.K. Montanez, J.M. Hardwick and L.K. Kaczmarek. (2003).  Modulation of synaptic transmission by the BCL-2 family protein BCL-xL.  Journal of Neuroscience 23:8423-8431.