Fly Labs and References


  • Jennifer Zallen Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Tamada, M., Shi, J., Bourdot, K. S., Supriyatno, S., Palmquist, K. H., Gutierrez-Ruiz, O. L. and Zallen, J. A. (2021). Toll receptors remodel epithelia by directing planar-polarized Src and PI3K activity. Dev Cell. PubMed ID: 33932332

    Yu, H. H. and Zallen, J. A. (2020). Abl and Canoe/Afadin mediate mechanotransduction at tricellular junctions. Science 370(6520). PubMed ID: 33243859

    Kasza, K. E., Supriyatno, S. and Zallen, J. A. (2019). Cellular defects resulting from disease-related myosin II mutations in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. PubMed ID: 31615886

    Pare, A. C., Naik, P., Shi, J., Mirman, Z., Palmquist, K. H. and Zallen, J. A. (2019). An LRR Receptor-Teneurin System Directs Planar Polarity at Compartment Boundaries. Dev Cell. PubMed ID: 31495696

    Razzell, W., Bustillo, M. E. and Zallen, J. A. (2018). The force-sensitive protein Ajuba regulates cell adhesion during epithelial morphogenesis. J Cell Biol. PubMed ID: 30006462

    Farrell, D. L., Weitz, O., Magnasco, M. O. and Zallen, J. A. (2017). SEGGA: a toolset for rapid automated analysis of epithelial cell polarity and dynamics. Development 144(9): 1725-1734. PubMed ID: 28465336

    Spencer, A. K., Schaumberg, A. J. and Zallen, J. A. (2017). Scaling of cytoskeletal organization with cell size in Drosophila. Mol Biol Cell [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 28404752

    Vichas, A., Laurie, M.T. and Zallen, J.A. (2015). The Ski2-family helicase Obelus regulates Crumbs alternative splicing and cell polarity. J Cell Biol 211: 1011-1024. PubMed ID: 26644515

    Tamada, M. and Zallen, J. A. (2015). Square cell packing in the Drosophila embryo through spatiotemporally regulated EGF receptor signaling. Dev Cell 35: 151-161. PubMed ID: 26506305

    Pare, A. C., Vichas, A., Fincher, C. T., Mirman, Z., Farrell, D. L., Mainieri, A. and Zallen, J. A. (2014). A positional Toll receptor code directs convergent extension in Drosophila. Nature. PubMed ID: 25363762

    Kasza, K. E., Farrell, D. L. and Zallen, J. A. (2014). Spatiotemporal control of epithelial remodeling by regulated myosin phosphorylation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. PubMed ID: 25071215

  • Phillip Zamore University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    Ge, D. T., Wang, W., Tipping, C., Gainetdinov, I., Weng, Z. and Zamore, P. D. (2019). The RNA-Binding ATPase, Armitage, Couples piRNA Amplification in Nuage to Phased piRNA Production on Mitochondria. Mol Cell. PubMed ID: 31076285

    Chang, T. H., Mattei, E., Gainetdinov, I., Colpan, C., Weng, Z. and Zamore, P. D. (2018). Maelstrom represses canonical Polymerase II transcription within bi-directional piRNA clusters in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Cell. PubMed ID: 30527661

    Wang, W., Han, B. W., Tipping, C., Ge, D. T., Zhang, Z., Weng, Z. and Zamore, P. D. (2015). Slicing and binding by Ago3 or Aub trigger Piwi-bound piRNA production by distinct mechanisms. Mol Cell 59: 819-830. PubMed ID: 26340424

    Han, B. W., Wang, W., Li, C., Weng, Z. and Zamore, P. D. (2015). Noncoding RNA. piRNA-guided transposon cleavage initiates Zucchini-dependent, phased piRNA production. Science 348: 817-821. PubMed ID: 25977554

    Roy, C. K., Olson, S., Graveley, B. R., Zamore, P. D. and Moore, M. J. (2015). Assessing long-distance RNA sequence connectivity via RNA-templated DNA-DNA ligation. Elife 4. PubMed ID: 25866926

    Wang, W., Yoshikawa, M., Han, B. W., Izumi, N., Tomari, Y., Weng, Z. and Zamore, P. D. (2014). The initial uridine of primary piRNAs does not create the tenth adenine that is the hallmark of secondary piRNAs. Mol Cell 56: 708-716. PubMed ID: 25453759

    Han, B. W. and Zamore, P. D. (2014). piRNAs. Curr Biol 24: R730-733. PubMed ID: 25137579

    Zhang, Z., Wang, J., Schultz, N., Zhang, F., Parhad, S. S., Tu, S., Vreven, T., Zamore, P. D., Weng, Z. and Theurkauf, W. E. (2014). The HP1 Homolog Rhino Anchors a Nuclear Complex that Suppresses piRNA Precursor Splicing. Cell 157: 1353-1363. PubMed ID: 24906152

    Fukunaga, R. and Zamore, P. D. (2014). A universal small molecule, inorganic phosphate, restricts the substrate specificity of Dicer-2 in small RNA biogenesis. Cell Cycle 13. PubMed ID: 24787225

    Fukunaga, R., Colpan, C., Han, B. W. and Zamore, P. D. (2014). Inorganic phosphate blocks binding of pre-miRNA to Dicer-2 via its PAZ domain. EMBO J. PubMed ID: 24488111

  • Daniela Zarnescu Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona
    Loganathan, S., Ball, H. E., Manzo, E. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2021). Measuring Glucose Uptake in Drosophila Models of TDP-43 Proteinopathy. J Vis Exp(174). PubMed ID: 34424253

    Lehmkuhl, E. M., Loganathan, S., Alsop, E., Blythe, A. D., Kovalik, T., Mortimore, N. P., Barrameda, D., Kueth, C., Eck, R. J., Siddegowda, B. B., Joardar, A., Ball, H., Macias, M. E., Bowser, R., Van Keuren-Jensen, K. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2021). TDP-43 proteinopathy alters the ribosome association of multiple mRNAs including the glypican Dally-like protein (Dlp)/GPC6. Acta Neuropathol Commun 9(1): 52. PubMed ID: 33762006

    Manzo, E., Lorenzini, I., Barrameda, D., O'Conner, A. G., Barrows, J. M., Starr, A., Kovalik, T., Rabichow, B. E., Lehmkuhl, E. M., Shreiner, D. D., Joardar, A., Lievens, J. C., Bowser, R., Sattler, R. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2019). Glycolysis upregulation is neuroprotective as a compensatory mechanism in ALS. Elife 8. PubMed ID: 31180318

    Francois-Moutal, L., Scott, D. D., Felemban, R., Miranda, V. G., Sayegh, M. R., Perez-Miller, S., Khanna, R., Gokhale, V., Zarnescu, D. C. and Khanna, M. (2019). A small molecule targeting TDP-43's RNA recognition motifs reduces locomotor defects in a Drosophila model of ALS. ACS Chem Biol. PubMed ID: 31241884

    Manzo, E., O'Conner, A. G., Barrows, J. M., Shreiner, D. D., Birchak, G. J. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2018). Medium-chain fatty acids, beta-hydroxybutyric acid and genetic modulation of the carnitine shuttle are protective in a Drosophila model of ALS Based on TDP-43. Front Mol Neurosci 11: 182. PubMed ID: 29904341

    Daniel, S. G., Russ, A. D., Guthridge, K. M., Raina, A. I., Estes, P. S., Parsons, L. M., Richardson, H. E., Schroeder, J. A. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2018). miR-9a mediates the role of Lethal giant larvae as an epithelial growth inhibitor in Drosophila. Biol Open 7(1). PubMed ID: 29361610

    Coyne, A. N., Lorenzini, I., Chou, C. C., Torvund, M., Rogers, R. S., Starr, A., Zaepfel, B. L., Levy, J., Johannesmeyer, J., Schwartz, J. C., Nishimune, H., Zinsmaier, K., Rossoll, W., Sattler, R. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2017). Post-transcriptional inhibition of Hsc70-4/HSPA8 expression leads to synaptic vesicle cycling defects in multiple models of ALS. Cell Rep 21(1): 110-125. PubMed ID: 28978466

    Novak, S. M., Joardar, A., Gregorio, C. C. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2015). Regulation of heart rate in Drosophila via Fragile X mental retardation protein. PLoS One 10: e0142836. PubMed ID: 26571124

    Coyne, A. N., Yamada, S. B., Siddegowda, B. B., Estes, P. S., Zaepfel, B. L., Johannesmeyer, J. S., Lockwood, D. B., Pham, L. T., Hart, M. P., Cassel, J. A., Freibaum, B., Boehringer, A. V., Taylor, J. P., Reitz, A. B., Gitler, A. D. and Zarnescu, D. C. (2015). Fragile X protein mitigates TDP-43 toxicity by remodeling RNA granules and restoring translation. Hum Mol Genet. PubMed ID: 26385636

    Chou, C. C., Alexeeva, O. M., Yamada, S., Pribadi, A., Zhang, Y., Mo, B., Williams, K. R., Zarnescu, D. C. and Rossoll, W. (2015). PABPN1 suppresses TDP-43 toxicity in ALS disease models. Hum Mol Genet [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 26130692

  • Troy Zars Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia
    Mishra, A., Cronley, P., Ganesan, M., Schulz, D. J. and Zars, T. (2020). Dopaminergic neurons can influence heat-box place learning in Drosophila. J Neurogenet: 1-8. PubMed ID: 31997669

    Dissel, S., Morgan, E., Duong, V., Chan, D., van Swinderen, B., Shaw, P. and Zars, T. (2020). Sleep restores place learning to the adenylyl cyclase mutant rutabaga. J Neurogenet: 1-9. PubMed ID: 31997683

    Ostrowski, D., Salari, A., Zars, M. and Zars, T. (2018). A biphasic locomotor response to acute unsignaled high temperature exposure in Drosophila. PLoS One 13(6): e0198702. PubMed ID: 29883493

    Baggett, V., Mishra, A., Kehrer, A. L., Robinson, A. O., Shaw, P. and Zars, T. (2018). Place learning overrides innate behaviors in Drosophila. Learn Mem 25(3): 122-128. PubMed ID: 29449456

    Mishra, A., Salari, A., Berigan, B. R., Miguel, K. C., Amirshenava, M., Robinson, A., Zars, B. C., Lin, J. L., Milescu, L. S., Milescu, M. and Zars, T. (2018). The Drosophila Gr28bD product is a non-specific cation channel that can be used as a novel thermogenetic tool. Sci Rep 8(1): 901. PubMed ID: 29343813

    Sitaraman, D., Kramer, E. F., Kahsai, L., Ostrowski, D. and Zars, T. (2017). Discrete serotonin systems mediate memory enhancement and escape latencies after unpredicted aversive experience in Drosophila place memory. Front Syst Neurosci 11: 92. PubMed ID: 29321732

    LaFerriere, H. and Zars, T. (2017). The Drosophila melanogaster tribbles pseudokinase is necessary for proper memory formation. Neurobiol Learn Mem 144: 68-76. PubMed ID: 28669782

    Ostrowski, D., Kahsai, L., Kramer, E. F., Knutson, P. and Zars, T. (2015). Place memory retention in Drosophila. Neurobiol Learn Mem [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 26143995

    Chen, A., Kramer, E. F., Purpura, L., Krill, J. L., Zars, T. and Dawson-Scully, K. (2011). The influence of natural variation at the foraging gene on thermotolerance in adult Drosophila in a narrow temperature range. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 197: 1113-1118. PubMed ID: 21861180

    LaFerriere, H., Ostrowski, D., Guarnieri, D. J. and Zars, T. (2011). The arouser EPS8L3 gene is critical for normal memory in Drosophila. PLoS One 6: e22867. PubMed ID: 21818402

  • Martin Zeidler Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield
    Fisher, K. H., Fragiadaki, M., Pugazhendhi, D., Bausek, N., Arredondo, M. A., Thomas, S. J., Brown, S. and Zeidler, M. P. (2018). A genome-wide RNAi screen identifies MASK as a positive regulator of cytokine receptor stability. J Cell Sci. PubMed ID: 29848658

    Fisher, K. H., Stec, W., Brown, S. and Zeidler, M. P. (2015). Mechanisms of JAK/STAT pathway negative regulation by the short coreceptor Eye Transformer / Latran. Mol Biol Cell. PubMed ID: 26658615

    Thomas, S., Fisher, K. H., Snowden, J. A., Danson, S. J., Brown, S. and Zeidler, M. P. (2015). Methotrexate is a JAK/STAT pathway inhibitor. PLoS One 10: e0130078. PubMed ID: 26131691

    Bausek, N. and Zeidler, M. P. (2013). Galpha73B is a downstream effector of JAK/STAT signalling and a regulator of Rho1 in Drosophila haematopoiesis. J Cell Sci. PubMed ID: 24163435

    Zeidler, M. P. and Bausek, N. (2013). The Drosophila JAK-STAT pathway. JAKSTAT 2: e25353. PubMed ID: 24069564

    Wells, R. E., Barry, J. D., Warrington, S. J., Cuhlmann, S., Evans, P., Huber, W., Strutt, D. and Zeidler, M. P. (2013). Control of tissue morphology by Fasciclin III-mediated intercellular adhesion. Development. PubMed ID: 23946443

    Johnstone, K., Wells, R. E., Strutt, D. and Zeidler, M. P. (2013). Localised Jak/STAT pathway activation is required for Drosophila wing hinge development. PLoS One 8: e65076. PubMed ID: 23741461

    Fisher, K. H., Wright, V. M., Taylor, A., Zeidler, M. P. and Brown, S. (2012). Advances in genome-wide RNAi cellular screens: a case study using the Drosophila JAK/STAT pathway. BMC Genomics 13: 506. PubMed ID: 23006893

    Stec, W. J. and Zeidler, M. P. (2011). Drosophila SOCS Proteins. J Signal Transduct 2011: 894510. PubMed ID: 22203896

    Wright, V. M., Vogt, K. L., Smythe, E. and Zeidler, M. P. (2011). Differential activities of the Drosophila JAK/STAT pathway ligands Upd, Upd2 and Upd3. Cell Signal 23: 920-927. PubMed ID: 21262354

  • Julia Zeitlinger Stowers Insitute for Medical Research, Kansas City
    Vincent, B. J., Rice, G. R., Wong, G. M., Glassford, W. J., Downs, K. I., Shastay, J. L., Charles-Obi, K., Natarajan, M., Gogol, M., Zeitlinger, J. and Rebeiz, M. (2019). An atlas of transcription factors expressed in male pupal terminalia of Drosophila melanogaster. G3 (Bethesda). PubMed ID: 31619460

    Tettey, T. T., Gao, X., Shao, W., Li, H., Story, B. A., Chitsazan, A. D., Glaser, R. L., Goode, Z. H., Seidel, C. W., Conaway, R. C., Zeitlinger, J., Blanchette, M. and Conaway, J. W. (2019). A Role for FACT in RNA Polymerase II Promoter-Proximal Pausing. Cell Rep 27(13): 3770-3779. PubMed ID: 31242411

    Shao, W., Alcantara, S. G. and Zeitlinger, J. (2019). Reporter-ChIP-nexus reveals strong contribution of the Drosophila initiator sequence to RNA polymerase pausing. Elife 8. PubMed ID: 31021316

    Papagianni, A., Fores, M., Shao, W., He, S., Koenecke, N., Andreu, M. J., Samper, N., Paroush, Z., Gonzalez-Crespo, S., Zeitlinger, J. and Jimenez, G. (2018). Capicua controls Toll/IL-1 signaling targets independently of RTK regulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115(8): 1807-1812. PubMed ID: 29432195

    Pascual, J., Jacobs, J., Sansores-Garcia, L., Natarajan, M., Zeitlinger, J., Aerts, S., Halder, G. and Hamaratoglu, F. (2017). Hippo Reprograms the Transcriptional Response to Ras Signaling. Dev Cell 42(6): 667-680.e664. PubMed ID: 28950103

    Koenecke, N., Johnston, J., He, Q., Meier, S. and Zeitlinger, J. (2016). Drosophila poised enhancers are generated during tissue patterning with the help of repression. Genome Res [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 27979994

    Koenecke, N., Johnston, J., Gaertner, B., Natarajan, M. and Zeitlinger, J. (2016). Genome-wide identification of Drosophila dorso-ventral enhancers by differential histone acetylation analysis. Genome Biol 17: 196. PubMed ID: 27678375

    Sun, Y., Nien, C.Y., Chen, K., Liu, H.Y., Johnston, J., Zeitlinger, J. and Rushlow, C. (2015). Zelda overcomes the high intrinsic nucleosome barrier at enhancers during Drosophila zygotic genome activation. Genome Res [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 26335633

    Gaertner, B. and Zeitlinger, J. (2014). RNA polymerase II pausing during development. Development 141: 1179-1183. PubMed ID: 24595285

    Bardet, A. F., Steinmann, J., Bafna, S., Knoblich, J. A., Zeitlinger, J. and Stark, A. (2013). Identification of transcription factor binding sites from ChIP-seq data at high-resolution. Bioinformatics. PubMed ID: 23980024

  • Andrew Zelhof Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington
    Mariyappa, D., Luhur, A., Overton, D. and Zelhof, A. C. (2021). Generation of Drosophila attP containing cell lines using CRISPR-Cas9. G3 (Bethesda). PubMed ID: 33963853

    Luhur, A., Mariyappa, D., Klueg, K. M., Buddika, K., Tennessen, J. M. and Zelhof, A. C. (2020). Adapting Drosophila melanogaster Cell Lines to Serum-Free Culture Conditions. G3 (Bethesda). PubMed ID: 33028628

    Mahato, S., Nie, J., Plachetzki, D. C. and Zelhof, A. C. (2018). A mosaic of independent innovations involving eyes shut are critical for the evolutionary transition from fused to open rhabdoms. Dev Biol. PubMed ID: 30243673

    Liang, X., Mahato, S., Hemmerich, C. and Zelhof, A. C. (2016). Two temporal functions of Glass: Ommatidium patterning and photoreceptor differentiation. Dev Biol. PubMed ID: 27105580
    Nie, J., Mahato, S. and Zelhof, A. C. (2015). Imaging the Drosophila retina: zwitterionic buffers PIPES and HEPES induce morphological artifacts in tissue fixation. BMC Dev Biol 15: 10. PubMed ID: 25645690

    Nie, J., Mahato, S. and Zelhof, A. C. (2014). The actomyosin machinery is required for Drosophila retinal lumen formation. PLoS Genet 10: e1004608. PubMed ID: 25233220

    Terrell, D., Xie, B., Workman, M., Mahato, S., Zelhof, A., Gebelein, B. and Cook, T. (2012). OTX2 and CRX rescue overlapping and photoreceptor-specific functions in the Drosophila eye. Dev Dyn 241: 215-228. PubMed ID: 22113834

  • Kai Zeng Department of Animal & Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield
    Jackson, B. C., Campos, J. L., Haddrill, P. R., Charlesworth, B. and Zeng, K. (2017). Variation in the intensity of selection on codon bias over time causes contrasting patterns of base composition evolution in Drosophila. Genome Biol Evol. PubMed ID: 28082609

    Jackson, B. C., Campos, J. L. and Zeng, K. (2014). The effects of purifying selection on patterns of genetic differentiation between Drosophila melanogaster populations. Heredity (Edinb). PubMed ID: 25227256

    Campos, J. L., Zeng, K., Parker, D. J., Charlesworth, B. and Haddrill, P. R. (2013). Codon usage bias and effective population sizes on the X chromosome versus the autosomes in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Biol Evol 30: 811-823. PubMed ID: 23204387

    Fang, S., Yukilevich, R., Chen, Y., Turissini, D. A., Zeng, K., Boussy, I. A. and Wu, C. I. (2012). Incompatibility and competitive exclusion of genomic segments between sibling Drosophila species. PLoS Genet 8: e1002795. PubMed ID: 22761593

  • Christos Zervas Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens
    Vakaloglou, K. M., Mouratidou, M., Keramidioti, A. and Zervas, C. G. (2021). Differential Expression of Drosophila Transgelins Throughout Development. Front Cell Dev Biol 9: 648568. PubMed ID: 34322481

    Vakaloglou, K. M., Chrysanthis, G. and Zervas, C. G. (2016). IPP complex reinforces adhesion by relaying tension-dependent signals to inhibit integrin turnover. Cell Rep 14: 2668-2682. PubMed ID: 26972014

    Velentzas, P. D., Velentzas, A. D., Pantazi, A. D., Mpakou, V. E., Zervas, C. G., Papassideri, I. S. and Stravopodis, D. J. (2013). Proteasome, but not autophagy, disruption results in severe eye and wing dysmorphia: a subunit- and regulator-dependent process in Drosophila. PLoS One 8: e80530. PubMed ID: 24282550

    Chountala, M., Vakaloglou, K. M. and Zervas, C. G. (2012). Parvin overexpression uncovers tissue-specific genetic pathways and disrupts F-actin to induce apoptosis in the developing epithelia in Drosophila. PLoS One 7: e47355. PubMed ID: 23077599

  • Rong Grace Zhai University of Miami Health Systems
    Brazill, J. M., Zhu, Y., Li, C. and Zhai, R. G. (2018). Quantitative Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration in Drosophila Through Unbiased Analysis of Fluorescently Tagged Proteins Using ImageJ. J Vis Exp(138). PubMed ID: 30124668

    Brazill, J. M., Cruz, B., Zhu, Y. and Zhai, R. G. (2018). Nmnat mitigates sensory dysfunction in a Drosophila model of paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy. Dis Model Mech 11(6). PubMed ID: 29716954

    Ruan, K., Zhu, Y., Li, C., Brazill, J. M. and Zhai, R. G. (2015). Alternative splicing of Drosophila Nmnat functions as a switch to enhance neuroprotection under stress. Nat Commun 6: 10057. PubMed ID: 26616331

  • Bing Zhang Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri
    Padash Barmchi, M., Samarasekera, G., Gilbert, M., Auld, V.J. and Zhang, B. (2016). Magi is associated with the Par complex and functions antagonistically with Bazooka to regulate the apical polarity complex. PLoS One 11: e0153259. PubMed ID: 27074039

    Vanlandingham, P. A., Barmchi, M. P., Royer, S., Green, R., Bao, H., Reist, N. and Zhang, B. (2014). AP180 Couples Protein Retrieval to Clathrin-mediated Endocytosis of Synaptic Vesicles. Traffic. PubMed ID: 24456281

    Vanlandingham, P. A., Fore, T. R., Chastain, L. R., Royer, S. M., Bao, H., Reist, N. E. and Zhang, B. (2013). Epsin 1 Promotes Synaptic Growth by Enhancing BMP Signal Levels in Motoneuron Nuclei. PLoS One 8: e65997. PubMed ID: 23840387

    Kumimoto, E. L., Fore, T. R., Zhang, B. (2013) Transcriptome Profiling Following Neuronal and Glial Expression of ALS-Linked SOD1 in Drosophila. G3 (Bethesda). PubMed ID: 23550139

    Kim, Y, J., Bao, H., Bonanno, L., Zhang, B. and Serpe, M. (2012). Drosophila Neto is essential for clustering glutamate receptors at the neuromuscular junction. Genes Dev. 26: 974-987. PubMed ID: 22499592

    Koles, K., et al. (2012). Mechanism of Evenness interrupted (Evi)-exosome release at synaptic boutons. J. Biol. Chem 287: 16820-34. PubMed ID: 22437826

  • Lei Zhang Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai
    Wang, C., Shui, K., Ma, S., Lin, S., Zhang, Y., Wen, B., Deng, W., Xu, H., Hu, H., Guo, A., Xue, Y. and Zhang, L. (2020). Integrated omics in Drosophila uncover a circadian kinome. Nat Commun 11(1): 2710. PubMed ID: 32483184

    Hao, X., Wang, S., Lu, Y., Yu, W., Li, P., Jiang, D., Guo, T., Li, M., Li, J., Xu, J., Wu, W., Ho, M. S. and Zhang, L. (2020). Lola regulates Drosophila adult midgut homeostasis via non-canonical hippo signaling. Elife 9. PubMed ID: 31934851

    Bu, B., Chen, L., Zheng, L., He, W. and Zhang, L. (2019). Nipped-A regulates the Drosophila circadian clock via histone deubiquitination. EMBO J: e101259. PubMed ID: 31538360

    Li, M., Hu, X., Zhang, S., Ho, M. S., Wu, G. and Zhang, L. (2019). Traffic jam regulates the function of the ovarian germline stem cell progeny differentiation niche during pre-adult stage in Drosophila. Sci Rep 9(1): 10124. PubMed ID: 31300663

    Bu, B., He, W., Song, L. and Zhang, L. (2019). Nuclear envelope protein MAN1 regulates the Drosophila circadian clock via Period. Neurosci Bull. PubMed ID: 31230212

    Zhang, S., Pan, C., Lv, X., Wu, W., Chen, H., Wu, W., Wu, H., Zhang, L. and Zhao, Y. (2017). Repression of Abd-B by Polycomb is critical for cell identity maintenance in adult Drosophila testis. Sci Rep 7(1): 5101. PubMed ID: 28698559

    An, Y., Xue, G., Shaobo, Y., Mingxi, D., Zhou, X., Yu, W., Ishibashi, T., Zhang, L. and Yan, Y. (2017). Apical constriction is driven by a pulsatile apical myosin network in delaminating Drosophila neuroblasts. Development. PubMed ID: 28506995

    Xu, J., Hao, X., Yin, M. X., Lu, Y., Jin, Y., Xu, J., Ge, L., Wu, W., Ho, M., Yang, Y., Zhao, Y. and Zhang, L. (2017). Function of Nerfin-1 in preventing medulla neurons dedifferentiation requires its inhibition of Notch activity. Development. PubMed ID: 28242614

    Wang, S., Lu, Y., Yin, M. X., Wang, C., Wu, W., Li, J., Wu, W., Ge, L., Hu, L., Zhao, Y. and Zhang, L. (2016). Importin α1 mediates Yorkie nuclear import via an N-terminal non-canonical nuclear localization signal. J Biol Chem 291: 7926-7937. PubMed ID: 26887950

  • Mingjie Zhang Division of Life Science, State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Chen, W., Shen, Z., Asteriti, S., Chen, Z., Ye, F., Sun, Z., Wan, J., Montell, C., Hardie, R. C., Liu, W. and Zhang, M. (2020). Calmodulin binds to Drosophila TRP with an unexpected mode. Structure. PubMed ID: 33326749

    Ye, F., Huang, Y., Li, J., Ma, Y., Xie, C., Liu, Z., Deng, X., Wan, J., Xue, T., Liu, W. and Zhang, M. (2018). An unexpected INAD PDZ tandem-mediated PLCbeta binding in Drosophila photo receptors. Elife 7. PubMed ID: 30526850

    Wen, D. T., Zheng, L., Ni, L., Wang, H., Feng, Y. and Zhang, M. (2016). The expression of CG9940 affects the adaptation of cardiac function, mobility, and lifespan to exercise in aging Drosophila. Exp Gerontol 83: 6-14. PubMed ID: 27448710

    Ye, F., Liu, W., Shang, Y. and Zhang, M. (2016). An exquisitely specific PDZ/target recognition revealed by the structure of INAD PDZ3 in complex with TRP channel tail. Structure [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed ID: 26853938

    Wei, Z., Li, Y., Ye, F. and Zhang, M. (2015). Structural basis for the phosphorylation-regulated interaction between the cytoplasmic tail of cell polarity protein crumbs and the actin-binding protein moesin. J Biol Chem 290: 11384-11392. PubMed ID: 25792740

    Chen, J. and Zhang, M. (2013). The Par3/Par6/aPKC complex and epithelial cell polarity. Exp Cell Res 319: 1357-1364. PubMed ID: 23535009

    Liu, W., Wen, W., Wei, Z., Yu, J., Ye, F., Liu, C. H., Hardie, R. C. and Zhang, M. (2011). The INAD scaffold is a dynamic, redox-regulated modulator of signaling in the Drosophila eye. Cell 145: 1088-1101. PubMed ID: 21703451

  • Yong Zhang Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
    Liu, Z., Tabuloc, C. A., Xue, Y., Cai, Y., McIntire, P., Niu, Y., Lam, V. H., Chiu, J. C. and Zhang, Y. (2019). Splice variants of DOMINO control Drosophila circadian behavior and pacemaker neuron maintenance. PLoS Genet 15(10): e1008474. PubMed ID: 31658266

    Xue, Y., Chiu, J. C. and Zhang, Y. (2019). SUR-8 interacts with PP1-87B to stabilize PERIOD and regulate circadian rhythms in Drosophila. PLoS Genet 15(11): e1008475. PubMed ID: 31710605

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  • Mauro Agostino Zordan Department of Biology, Università di Padova, Italy
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