Publications on which a GMB student was first or co-first author (indicated by *) are listed below.
All GMB student authors are highlighted.


  • R.L. Armstrong, T.J.R. Penke, S.K. Chao, G.M. Gentile, B.D. Strahl, A.G. Matera, D.J. McKay, and R.J. Duronio (2019). H3K9 promotes under-replication of pericentromeric heterochromatin in Drosophila salivary gland polytene chromosomes. Genes (Basel) 10: doi: 10.3390/genes10020093.
  • A.R. Coffey, M. Kanke, T.L. Smallwood, J. Albright, W. Pitman, R.Z. Gharaibeh, K. Hua, E. Gertz, S.B. Biddinger, R.E. Temel, D. Pomp, P. Sethupathy, and B.J. Bennett (2019). microRNA-146a association with the cardiometabolic disease risk factor TMAO. Physiol Genomics doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00079.2018.
  • E.R. Hinkle, H.J. Wiedner, A.J. Black, and J. Giudice (2019). RNA processing in skeletal muscle biology and disease. Transcription 10: 1-20. doi: 10.1080/21541264.2018.1558677.
  • C.E. Trincot, W. Xu, H. Zhang, M.R. Kulikauskas, T.G. Caranasos, B.C. Jensen, A. Sabine, T.V. Petrova, and K.M. Caron (2019). Adrenomedullin induces cardiac lymphangiogenesis after myocardial infarction and regulates cardiac edema via connexin 43. Circ Res 124: 101-113. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313835.


  • R.L. Armstrong*, T.J.R. Penke*, B.D. Strahl, A.G. Matera, D.J. McKay, D.M. MacAlpine, and R.J. Duronio (2018). Chromatin conformation and transcriptional activity are permissive regulators of DNA replication initiation in Drosophila. Genome Res 28: 1688-1700. doi: 10.1101/gr.239913.118.
  • S.H. Azam, M. Smith, V. Somasundaram, and C.V. Pecot (2018). Incorporating pericytes into an endothelial cell bead sprouting assay. J Vis Exp doi: 10.3791/57309.
  • M.M. Brady, S. McMahan, and J. Sekelsky (2018). Loss of Drosophila Mei-41/ATR alters meiotic crossover patterning. Genetics 208: 579-588. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300634.
  • S.E. Brnich, E.A. Rivera-Munoz, and J.S. Berg (2018). Quantifying the potential of functional evidence to reclassify variants of uncertain significance in the categorical and Bayesian interpretation frameworks. Hum Mutat 39: 1531-1541. doi: 10.1002/humu.23609.
  • M.E. Cannon and K.L. Mohlke (2018). Deciphering the emerging complexities of molecular mechanisms at GWAS Loci. Am J Hum Genet 103: 637-653. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.10.001.
  • A.M. Chiarella, A.L. Quimby, M. Mehrab-Mohseni, B. Velasco, S.K. Kasoji, I.J. Davis, P.A. Dayton, N.A. Hathaway, and S.G. Pattenden (2018). Cavitation enhancement increases the efficiency and consistency of chromatin fragmentation from fixed cells for downstream quantitative applications. Biochemistry 57: 2756-2761. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00075.
  • A.M. Chiarella, T.A. Wang, K.V. Butler, J. Jin, and N.A. Hathaway (2018). Repressing gene transcription by redirecting cellular machinery with chemical epigenetic modifiers. J Vis Exp doi: 10.3791/58222.
  • K.M. Gray, K.A. Kaifer, D. Baillat, Y. Wen, T.R. Bonacci, A.D. Ebert, A.C. Raimer, A.M. Spring, S.T. Have, J.J. Glascock, K. Gupta, G.D. Van Duyne, M.J. Emanuele, A.I. Lamond, E.J. Wagner, C.L. Lorson, and A.G. Matera (2018). Self-oligomerization regulates stability of survival motor neuron protein isoforms by sequestering an SCF(Slmb) degron. Mol Biol Cell 29: 96-110. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E17-11-0627.
  • L.T. Laudermilk, J.M. Thomas, and S.N. Kelada (2018). Differential regulation of Zfp30 expression in murine airway epithelia through altered binding of ZFP148 to rs51434084. G3 (Bethesda) 8: 687-693. doi: 10.1534/g3.117.300507.
  • J. Lawrimore, A. Doshi, B. Friedman, E. Yeh, and K. Bloom (2018). Geometric partitioning of cohesin and condensin is a consequence of chromatin loops. Mol Biol Cell 29: 2737-2750. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E18-02-0131.
  • R.C. McMullan, M.T. Ferris, T.A. Bell, V.D. Menachery, R.S. Baric, K. Hua, D. Pomp, A.E. Smith-Ryan, and F. Pardo-Manuel de Villena (2018). CC002/Unc females are mouse models of exercise-induced paradoxical fat response. Physiol Rep 6: e13716. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13716.
  • M.P. Meers, K. Adelman, R.J. Duronio, B.D. Strahl, D.J. McKay, and A.G. Matera (2018). Transcription start site profiling uncovers divergent transcription and enhancer-associated RNAs in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Genomics 19: 157. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4510-7.
  • M.P. Meers, M. Leatham-Jensen, T.J.R. Penke, D.J. McKay, R.J. Duronio, and A.G. Matera (2018). An animal model for genetic analysis of mMulti-gene families: Cloning and transgenesis of large tandemly repeated histone gene clusters. Methods Mol Biol 1832: 309-325. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8663-7_17.
  • R.M. Meganck, E.K. Borchardt, R.M. Castellanos Rivera, M.L. Scalabrino, J.E. Wilusz, W.F. Marzluff, and A. Asokan (2018). Tissue-dependent expression and translation of circular RNAs with recombinant AAV vectors in vivo. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 13: 89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.omtn.2018.08.008.
  • J.H. Meserve and R.J. Duronio (2018). Fate mapping during regeneration: Cells that undergo compensatory proliferation in damaged Drosophila eye imaginal discs differentiate into multiple retinal accessory cell types. Dev Biol 444: 43-49. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.10.011.
  • T.J.R. PenkeT, D.J. McKay, B.D. Strahl, A.G. Matera, and R.J. Duronio (2018). Functional redundancy of variant and canonical histone H3 lysine 9 modification in Drosophila. Genetics 208: 229-244. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300480.
  • K.Z. Perez-Vale and M. Peifer (2018). Modulating apical-basal polarity by building and deconstructing a Yurt. J Cell Biol 217: 3772-3773. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201810059.
  • P.N. Pozo, J.P. Matson, Y. Cole, K.M. Kedziora, G.D. Grant, B. Temple, and J.G. Cook (2018). Cdt1 variants reveal unanticipated aspects of interactions with Cyclin/CDK and MCM important for normal genome replication. Mol Biol Cell mbcE18040242. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E18-04-0242.
  • J.S. Runge, J.R. Raab, and T. Magnuson (2018). Identification of Two distinct classes of the human INO80 complex genome-wide. G3 (Bethesda) 8: 1095-1102. doi: 10.1534/g3.117.300504.
  • K.N. Schaefer, T.T. Bonello, S. Zhang, C.E. Williams, D.M. Roberts, D.J. McKay, and M. Peifer (2018). Supramolecular assembly of the beta-catenin destruction complex and the effect of Wnt signaling on its localization, molecular size, and activity in vivo. PLoS Genet 14: e1007339. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007339.
  • M.B. Siegel, X. He, K.A. Hoadley, A. Hoyle, J.B. Pearce, A.L. Garrett, S. Kumar, V.J. Moylan, C.M. Brady, A.E. Van Swearingen, D. Marron, G.P. Gupta, L.B. Thorne, N. Kieran, C. Livasy, E.R. Mardis, J.S. Parker, M. Chen, C.K. Anders, L.A. Carey, and C.M. Perou (2018). Integrated RNA and DNA sequencing reveals early drivers of metastatic breast cancer. J Clin Invest 128: 1371-1383. doi: 10.1172/JCI96153.
  • M.J. Slaughter, E.K. Shanle, A.W. McFadden, E.S. Hollis, L.E. Suttle, B.D. Strahl, and I.J. Davis (2018). PBRM1 bromodomains variably influence nucleosome interactions and cellular function. J Biol Chem 293: 13592-13603. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.003381.
  • L. Smith and P. Maddox (2018). Embryo timelapses can be compiled and quantified to understand canonical histone dynamics across multiple cell cycles. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) doi: 10.1002/cm.21493.
  • M. Tegowski and A. Baldwin (2018). Noncanonical NF-kappaB in cancer. Biomedicines 6: doi: 10.3390/biomedicines6020066.
  • M. Tegowski, C. Fan, and A.S. Baldwin (2018). Thioridazine inhibits self-renewal in breast cancer cells via DRD2-dependent STAT3 inhibition, but induces a G1 arrest independent of DRD2. J Biol Chem 293: 15977-15990. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.003719.
  • C.M. Wilczewski, A.J. Hepperla, T. Shimbo, L. Wasson, Z.L. Robbe, I.J. Davis, P.A. Wade, and F.L. Conlon (2018). CHD4 and the NuRD complex directly control cardiac sarcomere formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115: 6727-6732. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1722219115.
  • L.A. Wylie, K.P. Mouillesseaux, D.C. Chong, and V.L. Bautch (2018). Developmental SMAD6 loss leads to blood vessel hemorrhage and disrupted endothelial cell junctions. Dev Biol 442: 199-209. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.07.027.


  • B.H. Albright, C.M. Storey, G. Murlidharan, R.M. Castellanos Rivera, G.E. Berry, V.J. Madigan, and A. Asokan (2017). Mapping the structural determinants required for AAVrh.10 transport across the blood-brain barrier. Mol Ther doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.10.017.
  • R. Beck, M. Styblo, and P. Sethupathy (2017). Arsenic exposure and Type 2 diabetes: microRNAs as mechanistic links? Curr Diab Rep 17: 18. doi: 10.1007/s11892-017-0845-8.
  • S.P. Bellendir*, D.J. Rognstad*, L.P. Morris, G. Zapotoczny, W.G. Walton, M.R. Redinbo, D.A. Ramsden, J. Sekelsky, and D.A. Erie (2017). Substrate preference of Gen endonucleases highlights the importance of branched structures as DNA damage repair intermediates. Nucleic Acids Res 45: 5333-5348. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx214.
  • R.L. Bigler, J.W. Kamande, R. Dumitru, M. Niedringhaus, and A.M. Taylor (2017). Messenger RNAs localized to distal projections of human stem cell derived neurons. Sci Rep 7: 611. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00676-w.
  • E.K. Borchardt, R.M. Meganck, H.A. Vincent, C.B. Ball, S.B.V. Ramos, N.J. Moorman, W.F. Marzluff, and A. Asokan (2017). Inducing circular RNA formation using the CRISPR endoribonuclease Csy4. RNA 23: 619-627. doi: 10.1261/rna.056838.116.
  • D.C. Chong, Z. Yu, H.E. Brighton, J.E. Bear, and V.L. Bautch (2017). Tortuous microvessels contribute to wound healing via sprouting angiogenesis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 37: 1903-1912. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.309993.
  • A.R. Coffey, T.L. Smallwood, J. Albright, K. Hua, M. Kanke, D. Pomp, B.J. Bennett, and P. Sethupathy (2017). Systems genetics identifies a co-regulated module of liver microRNAs associated with plasma LDL cholesterol in murine diet-induced dyslipidemia. Physiol Genomics 49: 618-629. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00050.2017.
  • M.P. Conlin, D.A. Reid, G.W. Small, H.H. Chang, G. Watanabe, M.R. Lieber, D.A. Ramsden, and E. Rothenberg (2017). DNA ligase IV guides end-processing choice during nonhomologous end joining. Cell Rep 20: 2810-2819. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.08.091.
  • T.A. Dinh, E.C. Vitucci, E. Wauthier, R.P. Graham, W.A. Pitman, T. Oikawa, M. Chen, G.O. Silva, K.G. Greene, M.S. Torbenson, L.M. Reid, and P. Sethupathy (2017). Comprehensive analysis of The Cancer Genome Atlas reveals a unique gene and non-coding RNA signature of fibrolamellar carcinoma. Sci Rep 7: 44653. doi: 10.1038/srep44653.
  • L.J. Donoghue, A. Livraghi-Butrico, K.M. McFadden, J.M. Thomas, G. Chen, B.R. Grubb, W.K. O’Neal, R.C. Boucher, and S.N.P. Kelada (2017). Identification of trans protein QTL for secreted airway mucins in mice and a causal role for Bpifb1. Genetics 207: 801-812. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300211.
  • J.K. Durand and A.S. Baldwin (2017). Targeting IKK and NF-kappaB for therapy. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol 107: 77-115. doi: 10.1016/bs.apcsb.2016.11.006.
  • A. Emery, S. Zhou, E. Pollom, and R. Swanstrom (2017). Characterizing HIV-1 splicing by using next-generation sequencing. J Virol 91: doi: 10.1128/JVI.02515-16.
  • C.C. Fahey and I.J. Davis (2017). SETting the stage for cancer development: SETD2 and the consequences of lost methylation. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 7: doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a026468.
  • L. Freeman, H. Guo, C.N. David, W.J. Brickey, S. Jha, and J.P. Ting (2017). NLR members NLRC4 and NLRP3 mediate sterile inflammasome activation in microglia and astrocytes. J Exp Med 214: 1351-1370. doi: 10.1084/jem.20150237.
  • M.A. Hartmann and J. Sekelsky (2017). The absence of crossovers on chromosome 4 in Drosophila melanogaster: Imperfection or interesting exception? Fly (Austin) 11: 253-259. doi: 10.1080/19336934.2017.1321181.
  • T. Hatkevich and J. Sekelsky (2017). Bloom syndrome helicase in meiosis: Pro-crossover functions of an anti-crossover protein. Bioessays 39: doi: 10.1002/bies.201700073.
  • T. Hatkevich*, K.P. Kohl*, S. McMahan, M.A. Hartmann, A.M. Williams, and J. Sekelsky (2017). Bloom Syndrome Helicase Promotes Meiotic Crossover Patterning and Homolog Disjunction. Curr Biol 27: 96-102. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.055.
  • C. Hodgens, Z.L. Nimchuk, and J.J. Kieber (2017). indCAPS: A tool for designing screening primers for CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis events. PLoS One 12: e0188406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188406.
  • J.K. Holsclaw and J. Sekelsky (2017). Annealing of Complementary DNA Sequences During Double-Strand Break Repair in Drosophila Is Mediated by the Ortholog of SMARCAL1. Genetics 206: 467-480. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.200238.
  • D.M. Irvin, R.S. McNeill, R.E. Bash, and C.R. Miller (2017). Intrinsic Astrocyte Heterogeneity Influences Tumor Growth in Glioma Mouse Models. Brain Pathol 27: 36-50. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12348.
  • S.L. McDaniel, A.J. Hepperla, J. Huang, R. Dronamraju, A.T. Adams, V.G. Kulkarni, I.J. Davis, and B.D. Strahl (2017). H3K36 methylation regulates nutrient stress response in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by enforcing transcriptional fidelity. Cell Rep 19: 2371-2382. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.05.057.
  • S.L. McDaniel and B.D. Strahl (2017). Shaping the cellular landscape with Set2/SETD2 methylation. Cell Mol Life Sci doi: 10.1007/s00018-017-2517-x.
  • M.P. Meers, T. Henriques, C.A. Lavender, D.J. McKay, B.D. Strahl, R.J. Duronio, K. Adelman, and A.G. Matera (2017). Histone gene replacement reveals a post-transcriptional role for H3K36 in maintaining metazoan transcriptome fidelity. Elife 6: doi: 10.7554/eLife.23249.
  • J.H. Meserve and R.J. Duronio (2017). A population of G2-arrested cells are selected as sensory organ precursors for the interommatidial bristles of the Drosophila eye. Dev Biol 430: 374-384. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.06.023.
  • .E. NesmithJ, J.C. Chappell, J.G. Cluceru, and V.L. Bautch (2017). Blood vessel anastomosis is spatially regulated by Flt1 during angiogenesis. Development 144: 889-896. doi: 10.1242/dev.145672.
  • J.J. Noto, C.A. Schmidt, and A.G. Matera (2017). Engineering and expressing circular RNAs via tRNA splicing. RNA Biol 1-7. doi: 10.1080/15476286.2017.1317911.
  • C.M. Parobek, J.B. Parr, N.F. Brazeau, C. Lon, S. Chaorattanakawee, P. Gosi, E.J. Barnett, L.D. Norris, S.R. Meshnick, M.D. Spring, C.A. Lanteri, J.A. Bailey, D.L. Saunders, J.T. Lin, and J.J. Juliano (2017). Partner-drug resistance and population substructuring of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Cambodia. Genome Biol Evol 9: 1673-1686. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evx126.
  • C.M. Parobek, F.I. Archer, M.E. DePrenger-Levin, S.M. Hoban, L. Liggins, and A.E. Strand (2017). skelesim: an extensible, general framework for population genetic simulation in R. Mol Ecol Resour 17: 101-109. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12607.
  • B.C. Peck, A.T. Mah, W.A. Pitman, S. Ding, P.K. Lund, and P. Sethupathy (2017). Functional Transcriptomics in Diverse Intestinal Epithelial Cell Types Reveals Robust MicroRNA Sensitivity in Intestinal Stem Cells to Microbial Status. J Biol Chem 292: 2586-2600. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.770099.
  • M.I. Pronobis, N. Deuitch, V. Posham, Y. Mimori-Kiyosue, and M. Peifer (2017). Reconstituting regulation of the canonical Wnt pathway by engineering a minimal beta-catenin destruction machine. Mol Biol Cell 28: 41-53. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E16-07-0557.
  • A.C. Raimer, K.M. Gray, and A.G. Matera (2017). SMN – A chaperone for nuclear RNP social occasions? RNA Biol 14: 701-711. doi: 10.1080/15476286.2016.1236168.
  • K. Rehain-Bell, A. Love, M.E. Werner, I. MacLeod, J.R. Yates, 3rd, and A.S. Maddox (2017). A Sterile 20 Family Kinase and Its Co-factor CCM-3 Regulate Contractile Ring Proteins on Germline Intercellular Bridges. Curr Biol 27: 860-867. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.058.
  • S.W. Renner, L.M. Walker, L.J. Forsberg, J.Z. Sexton, and J.E. Brenman (2017). Carbonic anhydrase III (Car3) is not required for fatty acid synthesis and does not protect against high-fat diet induced obesity in mice. PLoS One 12: e0176502. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176502.
  • T.S. Roman, M.E. Cannon, S. Vadlamudi, M.L. Buchkovich, B.N. Wolford, R.P. Welch, M.A. Morken, G.J. Kwon, A. Varshney, R. Kursawe, Y. Wu, A.U. Jackson, P. National Institutes of Health Intramural Sequencing Center Comparative Sequencing, M.R. Erdos, J. Kuusisto, M. Laakso, L.J. Scott, M. Boehnke, F.S. Collins, S.C.J. Parker, M.L. Stitzel, and K.L. Mohlke (2017). A Type 2 Diabetes-Associated Functional Regulatory Variant in a Pancreatic Islet Enhancer at the ADCY5 Locus. Diabetes 66: 2521-2530. doi: 10.2337/db17-0464.
  • L. Smith and P.S. Maddox (2017). Reading the centromere epigenetic mark. Dev Cell 42: 110-112. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.07.011.
  • N.R. Tackmann and Y. Zhang (2017). Mouse modelling of the MDM2/MDMX-p53 signalling axis. J Mol Cell Biol 9: 34-44. doi: 10.1093/jmcb/mjx006.
  • C.M. Uyehara*, S.L. Nystrom*, M.J. Niederhuber, M. Leatham-Jensen, Y. Ma, L.A. Buttitta, and D.J. McKay (2017). Hormone-dependent control of developmental timing through regulation of chromatin accessibility. Genes Dev doi: 10.1101/gad.298182.117.
  • M. Vitucci*, D.M. Irvin*, R.S. McNeill, R.S. Schmid, J.M. Simon, H.D. Dhruv, M.B. Siegel, A.M. Werneke, R.E. Bash, S. Kim, M.E. Berens, and C.R. Miller (2017). Genomic profiles of low-grade murine gliomas evolve during progression to glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox050.
  • G. Zapotoczny and J. Sekelsky (2017). Human Cell Assays for Synthesis-Dependent Strand Annealing and Crossing over During Double-Strand Break Repair. G3 (Bethesda) 7: 1191-1199. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.037390.