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Journal publications from on which UNC Biology undergraduates are co-authors are listed below in reverse chronological order. Undergraduates’ names are highlighted in red. PIs’  names and journal titles are highlighted in black.



Schmidt, S.L., Dorsett, C.R., Iyengar, A.K., Fröhlich, F. (2016) Interaction of Intrinsic and Synaptic Currents Mediate Network Resonance Driven by Layer V Pyramidal Cells. Cerebral Cortex, in press.

Tandon, P., Wilczewski C.M., Williams C.E., Conlon F.L. (2016) The Lhx9-Integrin-Paxillin pathway is essential for positioning of the proepicardial organ. Development, Mar 1;143(5):831-40.

Rogers EM, Spracklen AJ, Bilancia CG, Sumigray KD, Allred SC, Nowotarski SH, Schaefer KN, Ritchie BJ, Peifer M. (2016) Abelson kinase acts as a robust, multifunctional scaffold in regulating embryonic morphogenesis. Mol Biol Cell. 27(16):2613-31

Pronobis MI, Deuitch N, Peifer M. (2016) The Miraprep: A Protocol that Uses a Miniprep Kit and Provides Maxiprep Yields.  PLoS One 11(8):e0160509

Lyons,S.M., Cunningham,C.H., Welch,J.D., Groh,B., Guo,A.Y., Wei,B., Whitfield,M.L., Xiong,Y., and Marzluff,W.F. (2016). A subset of replication-dependent histone mRNAs are expressed as polyadenylated RNAs in terminally differentiated tissues. Nucleic Acids Res., in press

Shao Y, Shen Y, Chen T, Xu F, Chen X, Zheng S (2016). The functions and clinical applications of tumor-derived exosomes. Oncotarget 10.18632

Suzuki, A., Badger, B.L., Haase, J., Ohashi, T., Erickson, H.P., Salmon, E.D., Bloom , K. (2016) How the kinetochore couples microtubule force and centromere stretch to move chromosomes Nature Cell Biology 18:382-392. 

Ohkuni K, Takahashi Y, Fulp A, Lawrimore J, Au WC, Pasupala N, Levy-Myers R, Warren J, Strunnikov A, Baker RE, Kerscher O, Bloom K, Basrai MA (2016) SUMO-Targeted Ubiquitin Ligase (STUbL) Slx5 regulates proteolysis of centromeric histone H3 variant Cse4 and prevents its mislocalization to euchromatinMol Biol Cell. Mar 9. pii: mbc.E15-12-0827. 5

Tsabar, M., Haase, J., Harrison, B., Snider, C.E., Eldridge, B., Kaminsky, L., Hine R.M., Haber, J.E., and Bloom, K. (2016) A cohesin-based partitioning mechanism revealed upon transcriptional inactivation of centromere PLOS Genetics 29;12(4):e1006021.

Byrd KM, Lough KJ, Patel JH, Descovich CP, Curtis TA, and Williams SE (2016). LGN plays distinct roles in oral epithelial stratification, filiform papilla morphogenesis and hair follicle development. Development 143(15):2803-17.

Willett CS., Lima TG, Kovalev I, Hatfield L (2016) Chromosome-wide impacts on the expression of incompatibilities in hybrids of Tigriopus californicus.  G3 | Genes | Genomes | Genetics 6:1739-1749

Seifert BA, O’Daniel JM, Amin K, et al. (2016) Germline Analysis from Tumor-Germline Sequencing Dyads to identify clinically actionable secondary findings. Clinical Cancer Research. DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432

Byrnes JR, Boutelle AM, Brandner CB,Flick MJ,Philippou H, Wolberg AS (2016). The interaction between fibrinogen and zymogen FXIII-A2B2 is mediated by fibrinogen residues γ390-396 and the FXIII-B subunits. Blood

James R. , Clare Wilson, Anthony M. Boutelle, Chase B. Brandner, Matthew J. Flick, Helen Philippou, Alisa S. Wolberg

O’Connell CM, and Ferone ME (2016) Chlamydia trachomatis Genital Infections. Microbial Cell 3: 390-403

Urano, D, Maruta, N, Trusov, Y, Stoian, R, Liang, Y, Jaiswal, DK, Thung, L, Botella, JR, and  Jones, AM  (2016) Saltatory evolution of the heterotrimeric G protein signaling mechanisms in the plant kingdom. Science Signaling

Allf, BC, Durst PAP, and Pfennig DW. (2016). Behavioral plasticity and the origins of novelty: the evolution of the rattlesnake rattle. The American Naturalist 188:475–483

Sullivan-Brown J, Tandon P, Bird KE, Dickinson DJ, Tintori SC, Heppert JK, Meserve JH, Trogden KP, Orlowski SK, Conlon FL, and Goldstein B (2016). Identifying regulators of morphogenesis common to vertebrate neural tube closure and C. elegans gastrulation. Genetics 202:123-139


Charpentier, M. S., Tandon, P., Trincot, C. E., Koutleva, E. K., and Conlon, F. L. (2015) A distinct mechanism of vascular lumen formation in Xenopus requires EGFL7. PLoS One. Feb 23;10(2):e0116086.

Dorr, K. M., Amin, N. M., Kuchenbrod, L. M., Labiner, H., Charpentier, M. S., Pevny, L. H., Wessels, A. and Conlon, F. L. (2015) Casz1 is required for cardiomyocyte G1-to-S phase progression during mammalian cardiac development. Development 142(11): 2037-47

Sharif, B, Fadero T, and Maddox, AS (2015). Anillin localization suggests distinct mechanisms of division plane specification in mouse oogenic meiosis I and II. Gene Expression Patterns 17(2):98-106.

Stephens AD, Snider CE, Bloom K. (2015) The SUMO deconjugating peptidase Smt4 contributes to the mechanism required for transition from sister chromatid arm cohesion to sister chromatid pericentromere separationCell Cycle. May 6:0

Lawrimore, J., Aicher, J., Hahn, P., Fulp, A., Kompa, B., Vicci, L., Falvo, M., Taylor, R.M., Bloom, K. (2015). ChromoShake: A chromosome dynamics simulator reveals that chromatin loops stiffen centromeric chromatin. Mol. Biology of the Cell,153-166.

Mordecai EA, Hindenlang M, Mitchell CE, (2015). Differential impacts of virus diversity on biomass production of a native and an exotic grass host.  PLoS ONE 10(7):e0134355. 

Whitaker BK, Rúa MA, Mitchell CE, (2015).  Viral pathogen production in a wild grass host driven by host growth and soil nitrogen.  New Phytologist 207(3):760–768.

Leopold L, Heestand B, Seong S, Shtessel L, and Ahmed S (2015). Lack of pairing during meiosis triggers multigenerational transgene silencing in Caenorhabditis elegans. PNAS 112:E2667-2676

Powers MJ, Sanabria-Valentín E, Bowers AA, Shank EA. (2015) Inhibition of Cell Differentiation in Bacillus subtilis by Pseudomonas protegens. J Bacteriol. 197(13):2129-38.

Harn YC, Powers MJ, Shank EA, Jojic V. (2015) Deconvolving molecular signatures of interactions between microbial colonies. Bioinformatics. 31(12):i142-50.

Sholtis, KM, Shelton, RM, and Hedrick, TL (2015). Field flight dynamics of hummingbirds during territory encroachment and defense. PloS one 10(6), e0125659.

Suzuki, A., Badger, BL., Salmon, ED. (2015) A Quantitative Description of Ndc80 Complex Linkage to Human Kinetochore. Nature Communications, 6, 8161,

Peck BC1, Weiser M, Lee SE, Gipson GR, Iyer VB, Sartor RB, Herfarth HH, Long MD, Hansen JJ, Isaacs KL, Trembath DG, Rahbar R, Sadiq TS, Furey TS, Sethupathy P, Sheikh SZ. (2015) MicroRNAs Classify Different Disease Behavior Phenotypes of Crohn’s Disease and May Have Prognostic Utility. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 21: 2178-87

Kodavanti PR, Royland JE, Osorio C, Winnik WM, Ortiz P, Lei L, Ramabhadran R, Alzate O. (2015) Developmental Exposure to a Commercial PBDE Mixture: Effects on Protein Networks in the Cerebellum and Hippocampus of Rats. Environ Health Perspect 123(5):428-36

Murlidharan G., Corriher T., Ghashghaei HT., and Asokan A. (2015). Unique glycan signatures regulate adeno-associated viral tropism in the developing brain. J. Virol. doi:10.1128/JVI.02951-14


Schmidt, S.L., Iyengar, A.K., Foulser, A.A., Boyle, M.R., Fröhlich, F. (2014) Endogenous Cortical Oscillations Constrain Neuromodulation by Weak Electric Fields. Brain Stimulation 7(6), 878-889.

Sakaguchi A, Sarkies P, Simon M, Doebley AL, Goldstein LD, Hedges A, Ikegami K, Alvares SM, Yang L, LaRocque JR, Hall J, Miska EA, Ahmed S, (2014). C. elegans RSD-2 and RSD-6 promote germ cell immortality by maintaining small interfering RNA populations. PNAS 111:E4323-4331

Scheidt, SN and AH Hurlbert. (2014) Range expansion and population dynamics of an invasive species: the Eurasian Collared-Dove. PLoS ONE 9: e111510

Alzate, O., Osorio, C., DeKroon, RM., Corcimaru, A., Gunawardena, H.(2014). Differentially charged isoforms of apolipoprotein E from human blood are potential biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimers Res Ther 6(4):43

Suzuki, A., Badger, B.L., Wan, X., DeLuca, J.G., and Salmon, E.D. (2014). The Architecture of CCAN Proteins Creates a Structural Integrity to Resist Spindle Forces and Achieve Proper Intrakinetochore Stretch. Developmental cell 30, 717- 730.

Snider, C.E, Stephens, A.D, Kirkland, J.G. Hamadani, O., Kamakaka, R.T. and Bloom, K. (2014) Dyskerin, tRNA genes and condensin tether pericentric chromatin to the spindle axis in mitosis. J Cell Biol. 207: 189-199

Lyons,S.M., Ricciardi,A., Guo,A.Y., Kambach,C., and Marzluff,W.F. (2014). The C-terminal tail of Lsm4 interacts  directly with the 3′ end of the histone mRNP and is required for efficient histone mRNA degradation. RNA 20: 88-102.

Matt Simon, Peter Sarkies, Kohta Ikegami, Anna-Lisa Doebley, Leonard D. Goldstein, Jacinth Mitchell, Aisa Sakaguchi, Eric A. Miska and Shawn Ahmed (2014). Reduced insulin/IGF-1 signaling restores germ cell immortality to Caenorhabditis elegans Piwi mutants. Cell Reports 7: 1-12.

Stacy M. Alvares, Gaea A. McCaig, Ebony Y. Joyner, Bernard Lakowski and Shawn Ahmed (2014). H3K4 demethylase activities repress proliferative and post-mitotic aging. Aging Cell13: 245-253.

Kushner EJ, Ferro LS, Liu JY, Durrant JR, Rogers SL, Dudley AC, Bautch VL. (2014). Excess centrosomes disrupt endothelial cell migration via centrosome scattering. J Cell Biol 206: 257-272.

Steinwand BJ, Xu S., Polko JK, Doctor SM, Westafer M, Kieber JJ (2014). Alterations in Auxin Homeostasis Suppress Defects in Cell Wall Function. Plos One 9: e98193

Titcombe, G. C., Kikuchi, D. W., and Pfennig, D. W. (2014) More than mimicry? Evaluating scope for flicker-fusion as a defensive strategy in coral snake mimics. Current Zoology 60: 123-130.

LaFave., M.C., Andersen, S.L., Stoffregen, E.P., Holsclaw, J.K., Kohl, K.P., Overton, L.J., and Sekelsky, J. (2014) Sources and structures of mitotic crossovers that arise when BLM helicase is absent in Drosophila. Genetics 196: 107-118.

Kuo, H.K., McMahan, S., Rota, C., Kohl, K.P., and Sekelsky, J. (2014) Drosophila FANCM helicase prevents spontaneous mitotic crossovers generated by the MUS81 and SLX1 nucleases.  Genetics .

Amin, N., Gibbs, D. and Conlon F. L. (2014) Differential regulation of CASZ1 protein expression during cardiac and skeletal muscle development. Dev Dynamics. Jul;243(7):948-56.

Sojka, S. P., Amin, N. A., Gibbs, D., Christine, K. S., Charpentier, M. S. and Conlon, F. L. (2014). Congenital Heart Disease Protein 5 associates with CASZ1 to maintain myocardial tissue integrity. Development.  Aug;141(15):3040-9.

Slevin LK, Romes EM, Dandulakis MG, Slep KC (2014). The Mechanism of Dynein Light Chain LC8-mediated Oligomerization of the Ana2 Centriole Duplication Factor. J Biol Chem.

Poulton JS, Cuningham JCPeifer, M.  (2014).  Acentrosomal Drosophila epithelial cells exhibit abnormal cell division, leading to cell death and compensatory proliferation.  Developmental Cell 30,731-45

Nowotarski SH, McKeon N, Moser RJ, Peifer, M  (2014).   The actin regulators Enabled and Diaphanous direct distinct protrusive behaviors in different tissues during Drosophila development.  Molecular Biology of the Cell 25, 3147-65

McInnis EABadhwar AK, Muthigi ALardinois OMAllred SC1, Yang J1, Free ME1, Jennette JC2, Preston GA1, Falk RJCiavatta DJ (2014). Dysregulation of Autoantigen Genes in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Involves Alternative Transcripts and New Protein Synthesis. J Am Soc Nephrol.

SY. Zhang, KE. Speare, ZT. Long, KA. McKeever,M. Gyoerkoe, AP. Ramus, Z. Mohorn, KL. Akins, SM. Hambridge, NA.J. Graham, KL. Nash, ER. Selig, JF. Bruno (2014). Is coral richness related to community resistance to and recovery from disturbance? PeerJ 2:e308

S M Goicoechea, R García-Mata, J Staub, A Valdivia, L Sharek, C G McCulloch, R F Hwang, R Urrutia, J J Yeh, H J Kim and C A Otey (2014). Palladin promotes invasion of pancreatic cancer cells by enhancing invadopodia formation in cancer-associated fibroblasts. Oncogene 33: 1265-1273;


Fuller, MK., Faulk, DM., Sundaram, N., Mahe, M.M., Stout, KM., von Furstenberg, RJ., Smith, BJ., McNaughton, KK., Shroyer, NF., Helmrath, MA., Henning, SJ. (2013). Intestinal stem cells remain viable after prolonged tissue storage. Cell and Tissue Research. 354(2):441-50

Stephens, AD., Snider, CE., Haase, J., Haggerty, RA., Vasquez, PA., Forest, MG., Bloom, K. (2013). Individual pericentromeres display coordinated motion and stretching in the yeast spindle. J Cell Biol. 203(3):407-16

Haase, J., Mishra, PK., Stephens, A., Haggerty, R., Quammen, C., Taylo,r RM. 2nd., Yeh, E., Basrai, MA., Bloom, K.(2013). A 3D map of the yeast kinetochore reveals the presence of core and accessory centromere-specific histone. Curr Biol. 23(19):1939-44

Stephens, AD., Quammen, CW., Chang, B., Haase, J., Taylor, RM 2nd., Bloom, K. (2013). The spatial segregation of pericentric cohesin and condensin in the mitotic spindle. Mol Biol Cell.

Verdaasdonk, JS., Vasquez, PA., Barry, RM., Barry, T., Goodwin S., Forest MG., Bloom, K. (2013). Centromere Tethering Confines Chromosome Domains. Mol Cell.

Poulton, J.S., Mu, F.W., Roberts, D.M., and Peifer, M.  (2013).  APC2 and Axin promote mitotic fidelity by facilitating centrosome separation and cytoskeletal regulation.  Development 140, 4226-4236

Buckley LBMiller EF, Kingsolver JG. 2013. Ectotherm thermal stress and specialization across altitude and latitude. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53:571-81

Salzler HR, Tatomer DC, Malek PY, McDaniel SL, Orlando ANMarzluff WF, Duronio RJ. 2013. A Sequence in theDrosophila H3-H4Promoter Triggers Histone Locus Body Assembly and Biosynthesis of Replication-Coupled Histone mRNAs.  Developmental Cell, 24: 623–634

Bradford W, Buckholz A, Morton J, Price C, Jones A,  Urano D. 2013 Ancestral Regulation of Eukaryotic G Protein Signaling. Science Signaling 6:ra37

Stephens A.D., Haggerty R., Vasquez, P.A., Vicci, L., Snider, C.E., Shi, F., Quammen, C., Mullins, C., Haase, J., Taylor II, R.M.,  Verdaasdonk, J.S., Falvo, M.F., Jin, Y., Forest, M.G., Bloom, K. 2013 Pericentric Chromatin Loops Function as a Non-linear Spring in Mitotic Force Balance. J. Cell Biol. 200:757-772

Taylor SM, Antonia AL, Parobek CM, Juliano JJ, Janko M, Emch M, Alam MT, Udhayakumar V, Tshefu AK, Meshnick SR.  2013. Plasmodium falciparum sulfadoxine resistance is geographically and genetically clustered within the DR Congo.  Sci Rep. 3:1165.

Grigg JW and Buckley LB. 2013. Conservatism of lizard thermal tolerances and body temperatures across evolutionary history and geography. Biology Letters 9: 20121056


Onyenwoke RU, Forsberg LJ, Liu L, Williams T, Alzate O,Brenman JE.2012. AMPK directly inhibits NDPK through a phosphoserine switch to maintain cellular homeostasis. Mol Biol Cell.  Jan;23(2):381-9.

Taylor SM, Antonia AL, Chaluluka E, Mwapasa V, Feng G, Molyneux ME, ter Kuile FO, Meshnick SR, and Rogerson SJ. 2012.Antenatal receipt of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine does not exacerbate pregnancy-associated malaria despite the expansion of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum: clinical outcomes from the QuEERPAM study.  Clin Infect Dis. 55(1):42-50.

Stewart, DA, Yang, Y, Makowski, L, Troester, MA. 2012. Basal-like breast cancer cells induce phenotypic and genomic changes in macrophages. Mol Cancer Res.,10:6, 727-38. Selected as June Issue Highlight

Lucitti JL, Mackey J, Morrison J, Haigh J, Adams R, Faber JE.  2012. Formation of the collateral circulation is regulated by vascular endothelial growth factor-A and A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease Family Members 10 and 17. Circulation Res. 111:1539-50.

Slevin LK, Nye J, Pinkerton DC, Buster DW, Rogers GC, Slep KC. 2012. The structure of the plk4 cryptic polo box reveals two tandem polo boxes required for centriole duplication. Structure. 20(11):1905-17.

Verdaasdonk, J.S., Gardner, R., Stephens, A.S., Yeh, E., and Bloom, K. (2012) Tension-dependent nucleosome remodeling at the pericentromere in yeast Molecular Biology of the Cell 23: 2560-2570

Sun Y, Ambrose JH,  Haughey BS. Webster TDPierrie SN, Mun DF, Wellman ECCherian S, Lewis SM, Berchowitz LK, and Copenhaver GP. 2012. Deep Genome-Wide Measurement of Meiotic Gene Conversion Using Tetrad Analysis in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Biol 8:

Pryzant L-KBruno J.F. 2012. What to Do When the Oceans Rise. PLoS Biol 10(9): e1001387

Chae, K., Isaacs, C.G., Reeves, P.H., Maloney, G.S., Muday, G.K., Nagpal, P. and Reed, J.W. 2012.  Arabidopsis Small Auxin Up RNA63 promotes hypocotyl and stamen filament elongation. Plant Journal 71:684-697.

Reeves, P.H., Ellis, C.M., Ploense, S.E., Wu, M.-F., Yadav, V., Tholl, D., Chételat, A., Haupt, I., Kennerley, B.J., Hodgens, C., Farmer, E.E., Nagpal, P., Reed, J.W.  2012.  A regulatory network for coordinated flower maturation.  PLoS Genetics 8(2): e1002506.

Hurlbert, A.H. and Z.F. Liang. 2012. Spatiotemporal variation in avian migration phenology: citizen science reveals effects of climate change. PLoS ONE 7: e31662

Ashe A., A. Sapetschnig, E.-M. Weick, J. Mitchell, M. P. Bagijn, A. C., Cording, A.-L. Doebley, L.D. Goldstein, N.J. Lehrbach, J. Le Pen, G., Pintacuda, A. Sakaguchi,P. Sarkies, S. Ahmed, and E.A. Miska. 2012. piRNAs can trigger a multigenerational epigenetic memory in the germline of C. elegans. Cell 150: 88-99

Cheng C., L. Shtessel, M. Brady, and S. Ahmed. . Caenorhabditis elegans/POT-2 represses a mode of ALT with normal telomere lengths. *PNAS* 109: 7805-7810.

Bergen, E.L., J.T. Rowell, F. Gould, and M.R. Servedio.  2012. Stochasticity in sexual selection enables divergence: implications for moth pheromone evolution. Evolutionary Biology 39: 271-281.

Baltrus, DA, MT Nishimura, KM Dougherty, S Biswas, MS Mukhtar, J Vicente, EB Holub, JL Dangl. 2012. The molecular basis of host specialization in bean pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae. Molec. Plant-Microbe Interact. 7: 877-888

Palpant T, Lieb J. 2012. Tuning gene expression with nucleosome-disfavoring sequences.Nature Genetics.  44: 735-6

Roh-Johnson M. , Shemer G., Higgins CD., McClellan JH., Werts AD., Tulu US., GaoL., Betzig E., Kiehart DP., Goldstein B. 2012. Triggering a cell shape change by exploiting pre-existing actomyosin contractions. Science 335: 1232-35

Roberts,D.M., Pronobis, M.I., Alexandre, K.M., Rogers, G.C., Schneider, D.E., Jung, K-C., Poulton, J.S., McKay, D. J., and Peifer, M. (2012)  Defining components of the ßcatenin destruction complex and exploring its regulation and mechanisms of action during development. PLoS One 7: e31284.


Jones, J. C., Duffy, J. W., Machius, M., Temple, B. R. S., Dohlman, H. G., Jones, A. M. The crystal structure of a self-activating G protein alpha-subunit reveals its distinct mechanism of signal initiation. Science Signaling 4:ra8, 2011

Faber JE, Zhang H, Lassance-Soares RM, Prabhakar P, Burnett MS, Epstein SE. 2011. Aging causes collateral rarefaction and increased severity of ischemic injury in multiple tissues. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1748-56.

Buckley, L.B., Waaser, S.A., MacLean, H.J., and Fox, R. 2011. Does including physiology improve species distribution model predictions of responses to recent climate change? Ecology 92:2214–2221.

Buckley LB and Foushee MS. 2011.Footprints of climate change in US national park visitation. International Journal of Biometeorology

Pfennig, K. S. and A. B. Stewart. 2011. Asymmetric reproductive character displacement in male aggregation behavior. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 278:2348-2354.

Gruhn, JA., and P.S. White.  2011.  Magnolia grandiflora L. range expansion: a case study of a North Carolina Piedmont forest.  Southeastern Naturalist 10 (2): 275-288.

Hashemi P, Dankoski EC, Wood KM, Ambrose RE, Wightman RM. 2011. In vivo electrochemical evidence for simultaneous 5-HT and histamine release in the rat substantia nigra pars reticulata following medial forebrain bundle stimulation. J Neurochem. Sep;118(5):749-59.

Bruno, J.F., S.P. Ellner,I. Vu, K. Kim, and C.D. Harvell. 2011. Impacts of aspergillosis on sea fan coral demography: modeling a moving target. Ecological Monographs 81: 123-139

 Lee CY, Bautch VL. (2011). Ups and downs of guided vessel sprouting: the role of polarity.  Physiology (Bethesda) 26:326-33.

Randhawa PK, Rylova S, Heinz JY, Kiser S, Fried JH, Dunworth WP, Anderson AL, Barber AT, Chappell JC, Roberts DM, Bautch VL.(2011). The Ras activator RasGRP3 mediates diabetes-induced embryonic defects and affects endothelial cell migration.  Circ Res. 108:1199-208.

Roberts,D.M., Pronobis, M.I., Poulton, J.S., Waldmann, J.D., Stephenson, E.M., Hanna, S., and Peifer, M. (2011). Deconstructing the ßcatenin destruction complex: mechanistic roles for the tumor suppressor APC in regulating Wnt signaling. Molecular Biology of the Cell 22:1845-63.

Ezzeddine N, Chen J, Waltenspiel B, Burch BD, Albrecht T, Zhuo M, Warren WD, Marzluff WF, Wagner EJ. (2011) A subset of drosophila integrator proteins is essential for efficient U7 snRNA and spliceosomal snRNA 3′-end formation. Mol.Cell Biol. 31: 328-341.

Yang XC, Xu B, Sabath I, Kunduru L, Burch BD, Marzluff WF, Dominski Z. (2011) FLASH is required for the endonucleolytic cleavage of histone pre-mRNAs but is dispensable for the 5′ exonucleolytic degradation of the downstream cleavage product. Mol.Cell Biol. 31: 1492-1502..

Currie, J.D., Stewman, S., Schimizzi, G., Slep, K.C., Ma, A., Rogers, S.L. 2011. The microtubule lattice and plus-end association of Drosophila Mini spindles is spatially regulated to fine-tune microtubule dynamics Molecular Biology of the Cell, in press.

Mukhtar, MS, A-R Carvunis, M Dreze, P Epple, J Steinbrenner, J Moore, M Tasan, M Galli, T Hao, MT Nishimura, SJ. Pevzner, SE Donovan, L Ghamsari, B Santhanam, V Romero, MM Poulin, F Gebreab, BJ Gutierrez, S Tam, D Monachello, M Boxem, CJ. Harbort, N McDonald, L Gai, H Chen, Y He, EU Effectoromics Consortium, J Vandenhaute, FP Roth, DE Hill, JR Ecker, M Vidal*, J Beynon*, P Braun* and JL Dangl* (2011) Independently evolved virulence effectors converge onto hubs in a plant immune system network. Science 333, 596-601

Bonardi, V, S Tang, A Stallmann, M Roberts, K Cherkis and JL Dangl (2011) Expanded functions for a family of plant intracellular immune receptors beyond specific recognition of pathogen effectors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. 108, 16463-1646.

Graham EB, Caro SP, Sockman KW. 2011. Change in offspring sex ratio over a very short season in Lincoln’s sparrows: the potential role of bill development. J Field Ornithol 82:44-51

Freer, S.M., Lau, D.C., Pearson, J.C., Talsky, K.B. and Crews, S.T. (2011). Molecular and functional analysis of Drosophila single-minded larval central brain expression. Gene Expr. Patterns 11, 533-546.

Sawyer, J.M., S. Glass, T. Li, G. Shemer, N.D. White, N.G. Starostina, E.T. Kipreos, C.D. Jones, and B. Goldstein (2011). Overcoming Redundancy: an RNAi Enhancer Screen for Morphogenesis Genes in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 188:549-564.


Zhang H, Prabhakar P, Sealock RW, Faber JE.  2010. Wide genetic variation in the native pial collateral circulation is a major determinant of variation in severity of stroke.  J Cerebral Blood Flow and Metab 30:923-934.

Larson, M., Harrison, B., and Bloom, K. 2010. Uncovering chromatin’s contribution to the mitotic spindle: Applications of computational and polymer models Biochimie 92:1741-1748

Moran, E. R., P.L. Reynolds, L.M. Ladwig, M.I. O’Connor, Z.T. Long, and J.F. Bruno. 2010. Predation intensity is negatively related to plant species richness in a benthic marine community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 400:277-282

Schutte, V.G.W., E.R. Selig and J.F. Bruno. 2010. Regional spatio-temporal trends in Caribbean coral reef benthic communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 402: 115-122

Taylor SM, Nevis KR, Park HL, Rogers GC, Rogers SL, Cook JG, Bautch VL. (2010). Angiogenic factor signaling regulates centrosome duplication in endothelial cells of developing blood vessels.  Blood 116:3108-17.

Characterization of the Plasticity-Related Gene, Arc, in the Frog Brain. Mangiamele LA, Thomson CJ,. Lebonville CL, Burmeister SS. 2010. Developmental Neurobiology 70: 813–825

Uncovering chromatin’s contribution to the mitotic spindle: Applications of computational and polymer models. 2010. Larson ME, Harrison BD, Bloom K. Biochimie. Dec;92(12):1741-8.

Cronin, J.P., M.E. Welsh, M.G. Dekkers, S.T. Abercrombie, C.E. Mitchell, 2010. Host physiological phenotype explains pathogen reservoir potential . Ecology Letters 13(10): 1221–1232 .

 Fabiszewski, AM. , J. Umbanhowar, C.E. Mitchell, 2010. Modeling landscape-scale pathogen spillover between domesticated and wild hosts: Asian soybean rust and kudzu. Ecological Applications 20(2):582-592 .

Schimizzi, G.V., Currie, J.D., Rogers, S.L. (2010).Expression levels of a kinesin-13 microtubule depolymerase modulates the effectiveness of anti-microtubule agents. PLOS One. 5:e11381

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