Fly Labs and References


  • Darren Obbard Institute of Evolutionary Biology, The University of Edinburgh
    Lewis, S. H., Webster, C. L., Salmela, H. and Obbard, D. J. (2016). Repeated duplication of Argonaute2 is associated with strong selection and testis specialization in Drosophila. Genetics [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 27535930

    Palmer, W. H. and Obbard, D. J. (2016). Variation and evolution in the glutamine-rich repeat region of Drosophila Argonaute-2. G3 (Bethesda) 6(8):2563-72. PubMed ID: 27317784

    Webster, C. L., Waldron, F. M., Robertson, S., Crowson, D., Ferrari, G., Quintana, J. F., Brouqui, J. M., Bayne, E. H., Longdon, B., Buck, A. H., Lazzaro, B. P., Akorli, J., Haddrill, P. R. and Obbard, D. J. (2015). The Discovery, Distribution, and Evolution of Viruses Associated with Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Biol 13: e1002210. PubMed ID: 26172158

    van Mierlo, J. T., Overheul, G. J., Obadia, B., van Cleef, K. W., Webster, C. L., Saleh, M. C., Obbard, D. J. and van Rij, R. P. (2014). Novel Drosophila viruses encode host-specific suppressors of RNAi. PLoS Pathog 10: e1004256. PubMed ID: 25032815

    Obbard, D. J., Maclennan, J., Kim, K. W., Rambaut, A., O'Grady, P. M. and Jiggins, F. M. (2012). Estimating divergence dates and substitution rates in the Drosophila phylogeny. Mol Biol Evol 29: 3459-3473. PubMed ID: 22683811

  • Mary O'Connell Central European Institute of Technology, University Campus of Masaryk University in Brno, Czechoslovakia
    Li, X., Overton, I. M., Baines, R. A., Keegan, L. P. and O'Connell, M. A. (2013). The ADAR RNA editing enzyme controls neuronal excitability in Drosophila melanogaster. Nucleic Acids Res. PubMed ID: 24137011

    Barraud, P., Heale, B. S., O'Connell, M. A. and Allain, F. H. (2012). Solution structure of the N-terminal dsRBD of Drosophila ADAR and interaction studies with RNA. Biochimie 94: 1499-1509. PubMed ID: 22210494

    Paro, S., Li, X., O'Connell, M. A. and Keegan, L. P. (2012). Regulation and functions of ADAR in drosophila. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 353: 221-236. PubMed ID: 21761288

    Keegan, L. P., McGurk, L., Palavicini, J. P., Brindle, J., Paro, S., Li, X., Rosenthal, J. J. and O'Connell, M. A. (2011). Functional conservation in human and Drosophila of Metazoan ADAR2 involved in RNA editing: loss of ADAR1 in insects. Nucleic Acids Res 39: 7249-7262. PubMed ID: 21622951

  • Michael O'Connor Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota
    Langerak, S., Kim, M. J., Lamberg, H., Godinez, M., Main, M., Winslow, L., O'Connor, M. B. and Zhu, C. C. (2018). The Drosophila TGF-beta/Activin-like ligands Dawdle and Myoglianin appear to modulate adult lifespan through regulation of 26S proteasome function in adult muscle. Biol Open 7(4). PubMed ID: 29615416

    Kanai, M. I., Kim, M. J., Akiyama, T., Takemura, M., Wharton, K., O'Connor, M. B. and Nakato, H. (2018). Regulation of neuroblast proliferation by surface glia in the Drosophila larval brain. Sci Rep 8(1): 3730. PubMed ID: 29487331

    Kaieda, Y., Masuda, R., Nishida, R., Shimell, M., O'Connor, M. B. and Ono, H. (2017). Glue protein production can be triggered by steroid hormone signaling independent of the developmental program in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 430(1): 166-176. PubMed ID: 28782527

    Makhijani, K., Alexander, B., Rao, D., Petraki, S., Herboso, L., Kukar, K., Batool, I., Wachner, S., Gold, K. S., Wong, C., O'Connor, M. B. and Bruckner, K. (2017). Regulation of Drosophila hematopoietic sites by Activin-beta from active sensory neurons. Nat Commun 8: 15990. PubMed ID: 28748922

    Kaieda, Y., Masuda, R., Nishida, R., Shimell, M., O'Connor, M. B. and Ono, H. (2017). Glue protein production can be triggered by steroid hormone signaling independent of the developmental program in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol. PubMed ID: 28782527

    Song, W., Cheng, D., Hong, S., Sappe, B., Hu, Y., Wei, N., Zhu, C., O'Connor, M. B., Pissios, P. and Perrimon, N. (2017). Midgut-derived Activin regulates glucagon-like action in the fat body and glycemic control. Cell Metab 25(2): 386-399. PubMed ID: 28178568

    Schiesari, L., Andreatta, G., Kyriacou, C. P., O'Connor, M. B. and Costa, R. (2016). The Insulin-Like Proteins dILPs-2/5 Determine Diapause Inducibility in Drosophila. PLoS One 11: e0163680. PubMed ID: 27689881

    Ou, Q., Zeng, J., Yamanaka, N., Brakken-Thal, C., O'Connor, M. B. and King-Jones, K. (2016). The insect prothoracic gland as a model for steroid hormone biosynthesis and regulation. Cell Rep 16: 247-262. PubMed ID: 27320926

    Danielsen, E. T., Moeller, M. E., Yamanaka, N., Ou, Q., Laursen, J. M., Soenderholm, C., Zhuo, R., Phelps, B., Tang, K., Zeng, J., Kondo, S., Nielsen, C. H., Harvald, E. B., Faergeman, N. J., Haley, M. J., O'Connor, K. A., King-Jones, K., O'Connor, M. B. and Rewitz, K. F. (2016). A Drosophila genome-wide screen identifies regulators of steroid hormone production and developmental timing. Dev Cell 37: 558-570. PubMed ID: 27326933

    Komura-Kawa, T., Hirota, K., Shimada-Niwa, Y., Yamauchi, R., Shimell, M., Shinoda, T., Fukamizu, A., O'Connor, M. B. and Niwa, R. (2015). The Drosophila Zinc Finger Transcription Factor Ouija Board Controls Ecdysteroid Biosynthesis through Specific Regulation of spookier. PLoS Genet 11: e1005712. PubMed ID: 26658797

    Yamanaka, N., Marques, G. and O'Connor, M. B. (2015). Vesicle-mediated steroid hormone secretion in Drosophila melanogaster. Cell 163: 907-919. PubMed ID: 26544939

  • Kate O'Connor-Giles Laboratory of Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Gratz, S. J., Goel, P., Bruckner, J. J., Hernandez, R. X., Khateeb, K., Macleod, G. T., Dickman, D. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2019). Endogenous tagging reveals differential regulation of Ca(2+) channels at single AZs during presynaptic homeostatic potentiation and depression. J Neurosci. PubMed ID: 30692227

    Bruckner, J. J., Zhan, H., Gratz, S. J., Rao, M., Ukken, F., Zilberg, G. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2017). Fife organizes synaptic vesicles and calcium channels for high-probability neurotransmitter release. J Cell Biol 216(1): 231-246. PubMed ID: 27998991

    Zhan, H., Bruckner, J., Zhang, Z. and O'Connor-Giles, K. (2016). Three-dimensional imaging of Drosophila motor synapses reveals ultrastructural organizational patterns. J Neurogenet 30(3-4): 237-246. PubMed ID: 27981875

    Ukken, F. P., Bruckner, J. J., Weir, K. L., Hope, S. J., Sison, S. L., Birschbach, R. M., Hicks, L., Taylor, K. L., Dent, E. W., Gonsalvez, G. B. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2015). BAR-SH3 Sorting nexins are conserved Nervous wreck interactors that organize synapses and promote neurotransmission. J Cell Sci. PubMed ID: 26567222

    Gratz, S. J., Rubinstein, C. D., Harrison, M. M., Wildonger, J. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2015). CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing in Drosophila. Curr Protoc Mol Biol 111: 31 32 31-31 32 20. PubMed ID: 26131852

    Gratz, S. J., Harrison, M. M., Wildonger, J. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2015). Precise Genome Editing of Drosophila with CRISPR RNA-Guided Cas9. Methods Mol Biol 1311: 335-348. PubMed ID: 25981484

    Gratz, S. J., Ukken, F. P., Rubinstein, C. D., Thiede, G., Donohue, L. K., Cummings, A. M. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2014). Highly specific and efficient CRISPR/Cas9-catalyzed homology-directed repair in Drosophila. Genetics 196: 961-971. PubMed ID: 24478335

    Bruckner, J. J., Gratz, S. J., Slind, J. K., Geske, R. R., Cummings, A. M., Galindo, S. E., Donohue, L. K. and O'Connor-Giles, K. M. (2012). Fife, a Drosophila Piccolo-RIM homolog, promotes active zone organization and neurotransmitter release. J Neurosci 32: 17048-17058. PubMed ID: 23197698

  • Michael O'Connor Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    Setiawan, L., Pan, X., Woods, A. L., O'Connor, M. B. and Hariharan, I. K. (2018). The BMP2/4 ortholog Dpp can function as an inter-organ signal that regulates developmental timing. Life Sci Alliance 1(6): e201800216. PubMed ID: 30515478

    Shimell, M., Pan, X., Martin, F. A., Ghosh, A. C., Leopold, P., O'Connor, M. B. and Romero, N. M. (2018). Prothoracicotropic hormone modulates environmental adaptive plasticity through the control of developmental timing. Development 145(6). PubMed ID: 29467242

    Kim, M. J. and O'Connor, M. B. (2014). Anterograde Activin Signaling Regulates Postsynaptic Membrane Potential and GluRIIA/B Abundance at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction. PLoS One 9: e107443. PubMed ID: 25255438

    Ting, C. Y., McQueen, P. G., Pandya, N., Lin, T. Y., Yang, M., Reddy, O. V., O'Connor, M. B., McAuliffe, M. and Lee, C. H. (2014). Photoreceptor-Derived Activin Promotes Dendritic Termination and Restricts the Receptive Fields of First-Order Interneurons in Drosophila. Neuron. PubMed ID: 24462039

    Yamanaka, N., Romero, N. M., Martin, F. A., Rewitz, K. F., Sun, M., O'Connor, M. B. and Leopold, P. (2013). Neuroendocrine control of Drosophila larval light preference. Science 341: 1113-1116. PubMed ID: 24009394

    Peterson, A. J. and O'Connor, M. B. (2013). Activin receptor inhibition by Smad2 regulates Drosophila wing disc patterning through BMP-response elements. Development 140: 649-659. PubMed ID: 23293296

    Yamanaka, N., Rewitz, K. F. and O'Connor, M. B. (2013). Ecdysone control of developmental transitions: lessons from Drosophila research. Annu Rev Entomol 58: 497-516. PubMed ID: 23072462

    Peterson, A. J., Jensen, P. A., Shimell, M., Stefancsik, R., Wijayatonge, R., Herder, R., Raftery, L. A. and O'Connor, M. B. (2012). R-Smad competition controls activin receptor output in Drosophila. PLoS One 7: e36548. PubMed ID: 22563507

    Dimitroff, B., Howe, K., Watson, A., Campion, B., Lee, H. G., Zhao, N., O'Connor, M. B., Neufeld, T. P. and Selleck, S. B. (2012). Diet and energy-sensing inputs affect TorC1-mediated axon misrouting but not TorC2-directed synapse growth in a Drosophila model of tuberous sclerosis. PLoS One 7: e30722. PubMed ID: 22319582

  • Ward Odenwald Neural Cell-Fate Determinants Section, NINDS, NIH, Bethesda
    Ross, J., Kuzin, A., Brody, T. and Odenwald, W. F. (2018). Mutational analysis of a Drosophila neuroblast enhancer governing nubbin expression during CNS development. Genesis. PubMed ID: 30005136

    Kuzin, A., Smith, S., Brody, T. and Odenwald, W. F. (2018). Structure and cis-regulatory analysis of a Drosophila grainyhead neuroblast enhancer. Genesis 56(3): e23094. PubMed ID: 29417712

    Brody, T., Yavatkar, A. S., Park, D. S., Kuzin, A., Ross, J. and Odenwald, W. F. (2017). Flavivirus and Filovirus EvoPrinters: New alignment tools for the comparative analysis of viral evolution. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(6): e0005673. PubMed ID: 28622346

    Ross, J., Kuzin, A., Brody, T. and Odenwald, W. F. (2015). cis-regulatory analysis of the Drosophila pdm locus reveals a diversity of neural enhancers. BMC Genomics 16: 700. PubMed ID: 26377945

    Awasaki, T., Kao, C. F., Lee, Y. J., Yang, C. P., Huang, Y., Pfeiffer, B. D., Luan, H., Jing, X., Huang, Y. F., He, Y., Schroeder, M. D., Kuzin, A., Brody, T., Zugates, C. T., Odenwald, W. F. and Lee, T. (2014). Making Drosophila lineage-restricted drivers via patterned recombination in neuroblasts. Nat Neurosci. PubMed ID: 24561995

    Wang, Y. C., Yang, J. S., Johnston, R., Ren, Q., Lee, Y. J., Luan, H., Brody, T., Odenwald, W. F. and Lee, T. (2014). Drosophila intermediate neural progenitors produce lineage-dependent related series of diverse neurons. Development 141: 488. PubMed ID: 24381200

    Kundu, M., Kuzin, A., Lin, T. Y., Lee, C. H., Brody, T., Odenwald, W. F. (2013) cis-Regulatory Complexity within a Large Non-Coding Region in the Drosophila Genome. PLoS One 8: e60137. PubMed ID: 23613719

    Kuzin, A., Kundu, M., Ross, J., Koizumi, K., Brody, T. and Odenwald, W. F. (2012). The cis-regulatory dynamics of the Drosophila CNS determinant castor are controlled by multiple sub-pattern enhancers. Gene Expr Patterns 12: 261-272. PubMed ID: 22691242

    Brody, T., Yavatkar, A.S., Kuzin, A., Kundu, M., Tyson, L.J., Ross, J., Lin, T.Y., Lee, C.H., Awasaki, T., Lee, T. and Odenwald, W.F. (2012) Use of a Drosophila genome-wide conserved sequence database to identify functionally related cis-regulatory enhancers, Developmental Dynamics 241, 169-189. PubMed ID: 22174086

    Kuzin, A., Kundu, M., Brody, T. and Odenwald, W. F. (2011). Functional analysis of conserved sequences within a temporally restricted neural precursor cell enhancer. Mech. Dev. 128(3-4): 165-77. PubMed ID: 21315151

  • Janis O'Donnell Biological Sciences, University of Alabama
    D'Silva, N. M., Donini, A. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2017). The roles of V-type H+-ATPase and Na+/K+-ATPase in energizing K+ and H+ transport in larval Drosophila gut epithelia. J Insect Physiol. PubMed ID: 28188726

    Bednářová, A., Hanna, M.E., Rakshit, K., O'Donnell, J.M. and Krishnan, N. (2017). Disruption of dopamine homeostasis has sexually dimorphic effects on senescence characteristics of Drosophila melanogaster. Eur J Neurosci [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 28112452

    Browne, A. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2016). Segment-specific Ca transport by isolated Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster: A comparison of larval and adult stages. J Insect Physiol 87: 1-11. PubMed ID: 26802560

    Ajjuri, R. R. and O'Donnell, J. M. (2013). Novel Whole-tissue Quantitative Assay of Nitric Oxide Levels in Drosophila Neuroinflammatory Response. J Vis Exp. PubMed ID: 24335747

    Browne, A. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2013). Ammonium secretion by Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster: application of a novel ammonium-selective microelectrode. J Exp Biol. PubMed ID: 23821719

    Seabrooke, S. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2013). Oatp58Dc contributes to blood-brain barrier function by excluding organic anions from the Drosophila brain. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. PubMed ID: 23804204

    Chahine, S., Seabrooke, S. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2012). Effects of genetic knock-down of organic anion transporter genes on secretion of fluorescent organic ions by Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 81: 228-240. PubMed ID: 22972675

    Chahine, S., Campos, A. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2012). Genetic knockdown of a single organic anion transporter alters the expression of functionally related genes in Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol 215: 2601-2610. PubMed ID: 22786636

    Ruiz-Sanchez, E. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2012). Effects of the microbial metabolite destruxin A on ion transport by the gut and renal epithelia of Drosophila melanogaster. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 80: 109-122. PubMed ID: 22522660

  • Michael O'Donnell Department of Biology, McMasters University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Vanderveken, M. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2014). Effects of Diuretic hormone 31, Drosokinin, and Allatostatin a on transepithelial k transport and contraction frequency in the midgut and hindgut of larval Drosophila melanogaster. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. PubMed ID: 24408875

    Browne, A. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2013). Ammonium secretion by Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster: application of a novel ammonium-selective microelectrode. J Exp Biol 216: 3818-3827. PubMed ID: 23821719

    Seabrooke, S. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2013). Oatp58Dc contributes to blood-brain barrier function by excluding organic anions from the Drosophila brain. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 305: C558-567. PubMed ID: 23804204

    Chahine, S., Seabrooke, S. and O'Donnell, M. J. (2012). Effects of genetic knock-down of organic anion transporter genes on secretion of fluorescent organic ions by Malpighian tubules of Drosophila melanogaster. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 81: 228-240. PubMed ID: 22972675

  • Diane O'Dowd Developmental & Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine
    Guven-Ozkan, T., Busto, G. U., Schutte, S. S., Cervantes-Sandoval, I., O'Dowd, D. K. and Davis, R. L. (2016). MiR-980 is a memory suppressor microRNA that regulates the autism-susceptibility gene A2bp1. Cell Rep 14: 1698-1709. PubMed ID: 26876166

    Schutte, R. J., Schutte, S. S., Algara, J., Barragan, E. V., Gilligan, J., Staber, C., Savva, Y. A., Smith, M. A., Reenan, R. and O'Dowd, D. K. (2014). Knock-in model of Dravet Syndrome reveals a constitutive and conditional reduction in sodium current. J Neurophysiol. PubMed ID: 24805083

    Janakaloti Narayanareddy, B. R., Vartiainen, S., Hariri, N., O'Dowd, D. K. and Gross, S. P. (2014). A biophysical analysis of mitochondrial movement: differences between transport in neuronal cell bodies versus processes. Traffic. PubMed ID: 24673933

    Iniguez, J., Schutte, S. S. and O'Dowd, D. K. (2013). Cav3-type alpha1T calcium channels mediate transient calcium currents that regulate repetitive firing in Drosophila antennal lobe PNs. J Neurophysiol. PubMed ID: 23864373

    Gu, H., Jiang, S. A., Campusano, J. M., Iniguez, J., Su, H., Hoang, A. A., Lavian, M., Sun, X. and O'Dowd, D. K. (2009). Cav2-type calcium channels encoded by cac regulate AP-independent neurotransmitter release at cholinergic synapses in adult Drosophila brain. J Neurophysiol 101: 42-53. PubMed ID: 19004991

  • Pat O'Farrell Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF
    Seller, C. A., Cho, C. Y. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2019). Rapid embryonic cell cycles defer the establishment of heterochromatin by Eggless/SetDB1 in Drosophila. Genes Dev. PubMed ID: 30808658

    Seller, C. A. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2018). Rif1 prolongs the embryonic S phase at the Drosophila mid-blastula transition. PLoS Biol 16(5): e2005687. Pubmed ID: 29746464

    Ma, H. and O'Farrell, P.H. (2016). Selfish drive can trump function when animal mitochondrial genomes compete. Nat Genet [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 27270106

    Yuan, K. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2016). TALE-light imaging reveals maternally guided, H3K9me2/3-independent emergence of functional heterochromatin in Drosophila embryos. Genes Dev 30: 579-593. PubMed ID: 26915820

    Yuan, K., and O'Farrell, P.H. (2015). Cyclin B3 is a mitotic cyclin that promotes the metaphase-anaphase transition. Curr Biol [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 25754637

    Farrell, J. A. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2014). From Egg to Gastrula: How the Cell Cycle Is Remodeled During the Drosophila Mid-Blastula Transition. Annu Rev Genet. PubMed ID: 25195504

    Yuan, K., Shermoen, A. W. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2014). Illuminating DNA replication during Drosophila development using TALE-lights. Curr Biol 24: R144-145. PubMed ID: 24556431
    Yuan, K., Farrell, J. A. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2012). Different cyclin types collaborate to reverse the S-phase checkpoint and permit prompt mitosis. J. Cell Biol. 198(6): 973-80. PubMed ID: 22965907

    DeLuca, S. Z. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2012). Barriers to male transmission of mitochondrial DNA in sperm development. Dev Cell 22: 660-668. PubMed ID: 22421049

    Shermoen, A. W., McCleland, M. L. and O'Farrell, P. H. (2010). Developmental control of late replication and S phase length. Curr Biol 20: 2067-2077. PubMed ID: 21074439

  • Hiro Ohkura The Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, The University of Edinburgh,
    Costa, M. F. A. and Ohkura, H. (2019). The molecular architecture of the meiotic spindle is remodeled during metaphase arrest in oocytes. J Cell Biol. PubMed ID: 31278080

    Rome, P. and Ohkura, H. (2018). A novel microtubule nucleation pathway for meiotic spindle assembly in oocytes. J Cell Biol. PubMed ID: 30087124

    Breuer, M. and Ohkura, H. (2015). A negative loop within the nuclear pore complex controls global chromatin organization. Genes Dev 29: 1789-1794. PubMed ID: 26341556

    Nikalayevich, E. and Ohkura, H. (2014). The NuRD nucleosome remodelling complex and NHK-1 kinase are required for chromosome condensation in oocytes. J Cell Sci. PubMed ID: 25501812

    Clohisey, S. M., Dzhindzhev, N. S. and Ohkura, H. (2014). Kank Is an EB1 Interacting Protein that Localises to Muscle-Tendon Attachment Sites in Drosophila. PLoS One 9: e106112. PubMed ID: 25203404

    Lesniewska, K., Warbrick, E. and Ohkura, H. (2014). Peptide aptamers define distinct EB1- and EB3-binding motifs and interfere with microtubule dynamics. Mol Biol Cell. PubMed ID: 24478452

    Syred, H. M., Welburn, J., Rappsilber, J. and Ohkura, H. (2013). Cell cycle regulation of microtubule interactomes: multi-layered regulation is critical for the interphase/mitosis transition. Mol Cell Proteomics. PubMed ID: 23893837

    Loh, B. J., Cullen, C. F., Vogt, N. and Ohkura, H. (2012). The conserved kinase SRPK regulates karyosome formation and spindle microtubule assembly in Drosophila oocytes. J Cell Sci 125: 4457-4462. PubMed ID: 22854045

    Meireles, A. M., Dzhindzhev, N. S. and Ohkura, H. (2011). Kebab: kinetochore and EB1 associated basic protein that dynamically changes its localisation during Drosophila mitosis. PLoS One 6: e24174. PubMed ID: 21912673

    Parton, R. M., Hamilton, R. S., Ball, G., Yang, L., Cullen, C. F., Lu, W., Ohkura, H. and Davis, I. (2011). A PAR-1-dependent orientation gradient of dynamic microtubules directs posterior cargo transport in the Drosophila oocyte. J Cell Biol 194: 121-135. PubMed ID: 21746854

    Lancaster, O. M., Breuer, M., Cullen, C. F., Ito, T. and Ohkura, H. (2010). The meiotic recombination checkpoint suppresses NHK-1 kinase to prevent reorganisation of the oocyte nucleus in Drosophila. PLoS Genet 6: e1001179. PubMed ID: 21060809

  • Benjamin Ohlstein Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University
    Lucchetta, E.M. and Ohlstein, B. (2017). Amitosis of Polyploid Cells Regenerates Functional Stem Cells in the Drosophila Intestine. Cell Stem Cell [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 28343984

    Guo, Z. and Ohlstein, B. (2015). Stem cell regulation. Bidirectional Notch signaling regulates Drosophila intestinal stem cell multipotency. Science 350 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 26586765

    Driver, I. and Ohlstein, B. (2014). Specification of regional intestinal stem cell identity during Drosophila metamorphosis. Development. PubMed ID: 24700821

    Lucchetta, E. M. and Ohlstein, B. (2012). The Drosophila midgut: a model for stem cell driven tissue regeneration. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol 1: 781-788. PubMed ID: 23799573

    Guo, Z., Driver, I. and Ohlstein, B. (2013). Injury-induced BMP signaling negatively regulates Drosophila midgut homeostasis. J Cell Biol. PubMed ID: 23733344

    Choi, N. H., Lucchetta, E. and Ohlstein B. (2011). Nonautonomous regulation of Drosophila midgut stem cell proliferation by the insulin-signaling pathway. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108(46): 18702-7. PubMed ID: 22049341

    Mathur, D., Bost, A., Driver, I. and Ohlstein, B. (2010). A transient niche regulates the specification of Drosophila intestinal stem cells. Science 327: 210-213. PubMed ID: 20056890

  • Katsutomo Okamura Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited, Singapore
    Goh, E. and Okamura, K. (2018). Hidden sequence specificity in loading of single-stranded RNAs onto Drosophila Argonautes. Nucleic Acids Res. PubMed ID: 30590701

    Zhou, L., Lim, M. Y., Kaur, P., Saj, A., Bortolamiol-Becet, D., Gopal, V., Tolwinski, N., Tucker-Kellogg, G. and Okamura, K. (2018). Importance of miRNA stability and alternative primary miRNA isoforms in gene regulation during Drosophila development. Elife 7. PubMed ID: 30024380

    Lim, M. Y., Ng, A. W., Chou, Y., Lim, T. P., Simcox, A., Tucker-Kellogg, G. and Okamura, K. (2016). The Drosophila Dicer-1 Partner Loquacious Enhances miRNA Processing from Hairpins with Unstable Structures at the Dicing Site. Cell Rep 15: 1795-1808. PubMed ID: 27184838

    Wen, J., Duan, H., Bejarano, F., Okamura, K., Fabian, L., Brill, J. A., Bortolamiol-Becet, D., Martin, R., Ruby, J. G. and Lai, E. C. (2015). Adaptive regulation of testis gene expression and control of male fertility by the Drosophila hairpin RNA pathway. [Corrected]. Mol Cell 57: 165-178. PubMed ID: 25544562

    Wen, J., Mohammed, J., Bortolamiol-Becet, D., Tsai, H., Robine, N., Westholm, J. O., Ladewig, E., Dai, Q., Okamura, K., Flynt, A. S., Zhang, D., Andrews, J., Cherbas, L., Kaufman, T. C., Cherbas, P., Siepel, A. and Lai, E. C. (2014). Diversity of miRNAs, siRNAs, and piRNAs across 25 Drosophila cell lines. Genome Res 24: 1236-1250. PubMed ID: 24985917

    Hain, D., Bettencourt, B. R., Okamura, K., Csorba, T., Meyer, W., Jin, Z., Biggerstaff, J., Siomi, H., Hutvagner, G., Lai, E. C., Welte, M. and Muller, H. A. (2010). Natural variation of the amino-terminal glutamine-rich domain in Drosophila argonaute2 is not associated with developmental defects. PLoS One 5: e15264. PubMed ID: 21253006

  • Cahir O'Kane Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge
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    Yalcin, B., Zhao, L., Stofanko, M., O'Sullivan, N. C., Kang, Z. H., Roost, A., Thomas, M. R., Zaessinger, S., Blard, O., Patto, A. L., Sohail, A., Baena, V., Terasaki, M. and O'Kane, C. J. (2017). Modeling of axonal endoplasmic reticulum network by spastic paraplegia proteins. Elife 6. PubMed ID: 28742022

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