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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.