Nuclear lamins: building blocks of nuclear structure and function (R. Goldman, et al.).
Aspects of nuclear envelope dynamics in mitotic cells (B. Burke, et al.).
Components of the nuclear envelope and their role in human disease (H. Worman).
Nuclear membrane protein emerin: roles in gene regulation, actin dynamics and human disease (K. Wilson, et al.).
Identification of novel integral membrane proteins of the nuclear envelope with potential disease links using subtractive proteomics (E. Schirmer, et al.).
Genetics of laminopathies (R. Ben Yaou, et al.).
Muscular dystrophies related to the cytoskeleton/nuclear envelope (K. Nowak, et al.).
Skeletal and cardiac muscle defects in a murine model of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (M. Grattan, et al.).
Multiple pathways tether telomeres and silent chromatin at the nuclear periphery: functional implications for Sir-mediated repression (A. Taddei, et al.).
A-type lamin-linked lipodystrophies (C. Vigouroux and J. Capeau).
Cytoskeletal defects in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neuron disease) (J. Julien, et al.).
LMNA mutations in progeroid syndromes (S. Huang, et al.).
A genetic approach to study the role of nuclear envelope components in nuclear positioning (D. Starr and M. Han).
General Discussion I.
A lamin-dependent pathway that regulates nuclear organization, cell cycle progression and germ cell development (A. Margalit, et al.).
Mutations in the mouse Lmna gene causing progeria, muscular dystrophy and cardiomyopathy (S. Kozlov, et al.).
The nuclear membrane and mechanotransduction: impaired nuclear mechanics and mechanotransduction in lamin A/C-deficient cells (J. Lammerding and R. Lee).
Chair's summing up (R. Goldman).
Index of contributors.