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Daniel Mazia, PhD

Biology Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
Mitosis, cytology
"Daniel Mazia"

(1912 - 1996)
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Daniel Mazia (December 18, 1912, Scranton, Pennsylvania — June 9, 1996, Monterey, California) was an American cell biologist, best known for his 1951 research with Katsuma Dan that isolated the cell structures responsible for mitosis.
Mazia grew up in Philadelphia. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1933 and a Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1937-38, he was a National Research Council fellow at Princeton University and at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He then joined the zoology faculty of the University of Missouri–Columbia, where he taught until 1950. From 1951 until his retirement in 1979, he was a professor of zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. After leaving Berkeley until his death in 1996, Mazia was an emeritus professor at Stanford University.
Mazia was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was awarded the E. B. Wilson Medal in 1981 for his contributions to cell biology.
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Frank M. Child grad student (Cell Biology Tree)
David Epel grad student UC Berkeley
David J. Nishioka grad student UC Berkeley
Frank A Suprynowicz grad student UC Berkeley (Cell Biology Tree)
Victor Vacquier grad student UC Berkeley
James O. Davis grad student 1942 University of Missouri (Chemistry Tree)
Teru Hayashi grad student 1943 University of Missouri
Jay Barton grad student 1951 University of Missouri - Columbia (Cell Biology Tree)
Thomas W. James grad student 1954 UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
David M. Prescott grad student 1954 UC Berkeley (FlyTree)
Lawrence A. Loeb grad student 1967 UC Berkeley (Chemistry Tree)
Jason S. Wolfe grad student 1962-1967 UC Berkeley (FlyTree)
Gerald P. Schatten grad student 1971-1975 UC Berkeley
Jean Bennett grad student 1976-1980 UC Berkeley (Cell & Gene Therapy Tree)
Joseph Bryan post-doc UC Berkeley
Barbara Nagle post-doc UC Berkeley
Heide Schatten post-doc UC Berkeley
Greenfield Sluder post-doc UC Berkeley
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Thompson-Coffe C, Coffe G, Schatten H, et al. (1996) Cold-treated centrosome: isolation of centrosomes from mitotic sea urchin eggs, production of an anticentrosomal antibody, and novel ultrastructural imaging. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 33: 197-207
Itoh TJ, Schatten H, Schatten G, et al. (1990) T-1, a mitotic arrester, alters centrosome configurations in fertilized sea urchin eggs. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 16: 146-54
Paweletz N, Mazia D, Finze EM. (1987) Fine structural studies of the bipolarization of the mitotic apparatus in the fertilized sea urchin egg. I. The structure and behavior of centrosomes before fusion of the pronuclei. European Journal of Cell Biology. 44: 195-204
Mazia D. (1987) The chromosome cycle and the centrosome cycle in the mitotic cycle. International Review of Cytology. 100: 49-92
Schatten H, Walter M, Mazia D, et al. (1987) Centrosome detection in sea urchin eggs with a monoclonal antibody against Drosophila intermediate filament proteins: characterization of stages of the division cycle of centrosomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 84: 8488-92
Schatten H, Schatten G, Mazia D, et al. (1986) Behavior of centrosomes during fertilization and cell division in mouse oocytes and in sea urchin eggs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 83: 105-9
Suprynowicz FA, Mazia D. (1985) Fluctuation of the Ca-sequestering activity of permeabilized sea urchin embryos during the cell cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 82: 2389-93
Mazia D. (1984) Centrosomes and mitotic poles. Experimental Cell Research. 153: 1-15
Paweletz N, Mazia D, Finze EM. (1984) The centrosome cycle in the mitotic cycle of sea urchin eggs. Experimental Cell Research. 152: 47-65
Kallenbach RJ, Mazia D. (1982) Origin and maturation of centrioles in association with the nuclear envelope in hypertonic-stressed sea urchin eggs. European Journal of Cell Biology. 28: 68-76
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