ADI Image 1 (IMAGE) Allen Institute Caption During cell division, components of the nuclear envelope, the membrane that surrounds the nucleus (shown in green above), intermix with its neighboring organelle, the endoplasmic reticulum. One team of newly announced Allen Distinguished Investigators is investigating how perturbing steps of nuclear formation (bottom two images) affects the endoplasmic reticulum. Credit Dollie LaJoie, Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.