Publications

Kim Y, Rosenberg SC, Kugel CL, Kostow N, Rog O, Davydov V, Su TY, Dernburg AF, Corbett KD. (2014). The Chromosome Axis Controls Meiotic Events through a Hierarchical Assembly of HORMA Domain Proteins Dev Cell. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Stamper EL, Rodenbusch SE, Rosu S, Ahringer J, Villeneuve AM, Dernburg AF. (2013). Identification of DSB-1, a protein required for initiation of meiotic recombination in Caenorhabditis elegans, illuminates a crossover assurance checkpoint. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(8):e1003679

Rosu S, Zawadzki KA, Stamper EL, Libuda DE, Reese AL, Dernburg AF, Villeneuve AM. (2013). The C. elegans DSB-2 protein reveals a regulatory network that controls competence for meiotic DSB formation and promotes crossover assurance. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(8):e1003674.

Rog O, Dernburg AF. (2013). Chromosome pairing and synapsis during Caenorhabditis elegans meiosis. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2013 Jun;25(3):349-56.

Wynne DJ, Rog O, Carlton PM, Dernburg AF. (2012). Dynein-dependent processive chromosome motions promote homologous pairing in C. elegans meiosis. J Cell Biol. 2012 Jan 9; 196(1):47-64. PMID: 22232701

Harper NC, Rillo R, Jover-Gil S, Assaf ZJ, Bhalla N, Dernburg AF. (2011). Pairing Centers Recruit a Polo-like Kinase to Orchestrate Meiotic Chromosome Dynamics in C. elegans. Dev Cell. Epub 2011 Oct 19. PMID: 22018922

Liu T, Rechtsteiner A, Egelhofer TA, Vielle A, Latorre I, Cheung MS, Ercan S, Ikegami K, Jensen M, Kolasinska-Zwierz P, Rosenbaum H, Shin H, Taing S, Takasaki T, Iniguez AL, Desai A, Dernburg AF, Kimura H, Lieb JD, Ahringer J, Strome S, Liu XS. (2011). Broad chromosomal domains of histone modification patterns in C. elegans. Genome Res. 2011 Feb 21; (2):227-36. Epub 2010 Dec 22. PMID: 21177964

modENCODE consortium. (2010). Integrative analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans genome by the modENCODE project. Science. 2010 Dec 24; 330(6012):1775-87. Epub 2010 Dec 22. PMID: 21177976

Hiraoka Y, Dernburg AF. (2009). The SUN rises on meiotic chromosome dynamics. Dev Cell. 2009 Nov;17(5):598-605. PMID: 19922865 PDF via Science Direct

Sato A, Isaac B, Phillips CM, Rillo R, Carlton PM, Wynne DJ, Kasad RA, Dernburg AF. (2009). Cytoskeletal forces span the nuclear envelope to coordinate meiotic chromosome pairing and synapsis. Cell. 2009 Nov 25;139(5):907-19. Epub 2009 Nov 12. PMID: 19913287 PDF via Science Direct

Phillips CM, McDonald KL, Dernburg AF. (2009). Cytological analysis of meiosis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;558:171-95. PMID: 19685325 PDF via SpringerLink

Phillips CM, Meng X, Zhang L, Chretien JH, Urnov FD, Dernburg AF. (2009). Identification of chromosome sequence motifs that mediate meiotic pairing and synapsis in C. elegans. Nat Cell Biol. 2009 Aug;11(8):934-42. Epub 2009 Jul 20. PMID: 19620970 PDF via Nature

Kotwaliwale CV, Dernburg AF. (2009). Old nuclei spring new leaks. (Commentary) Cell. 2009 Jan 23;136(2):211-2. PMID: 19167324 PDF via Science Direct

Bhalla N, Wynne DJ, Jantsch V, Dernburg AF. (2008). ZHP-3 acts at crossovers to couple meiotic recombination with synaptonemal complex disassembly and bivalent formation in C. elegans. PLoS Genet. 2008 Oct;4(10):e1000235. Epub 2008 Oct 24. PMID: 18949042 PDF via PLoS

Bhalla N, Dernburg AF. (2008). Prelude to a division. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2008;24:397-424. PMID: 1859766 PDF via Science Direct

Dernburg AF, Misteli T. (2007). Nuclear architecture--an island no more. Dev Cell. 2007 Mar;12(3):329-34. PMID: 17336900 PDF via Science Direct

Phillips CM, Dernburg AF. (2006). A family of zinc-finger proteins is required for chromosome-specific pairing and synapsis during meiosis in C. elegans. Dev Cell. 2006 Dec;11(6):817-29. PMID: 17141157 PDF via Developmental Cell

Carlton PM, Farruggio AP, Dernburg AF. (2006). A Link between Meiotic Prophase Progression and Crossover Control. PLoS Genet. 2006 Feb 3;2(2):e12 PMID: 16462941 PDF free via PLoS Genetics

Phillips CM, Wong C, Bhalla N, Carlton PM, Weiser P, Meneely PM, Dernburg AF. (2005). HIM-8 binds to the X chromosome pairing center and mediates chromosome-specific meiotic synapsis. Cell. Dec 16;123(6):1051-63. PMID: 16360035 PDF via Cell

MacQueen AJ, Phillips CM, Bhalla N, Weiser P, Villeneuve AM, Dernburg AF. (2005). Chromosome sites play dual roles to establish homologous synapsis during meiosis in C. elegans. Cell. 2005 Dec 16;123(6):1037-50. PMID: 16360034 PDF via Cell

Bhalla N, Dernburg AF. (2005). A conserved checkpoint monitors meiotic chromosome synapsis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Science. Dec 9;310(5754):1683-6. PMID: 16339446 PDF via Science

Dernburg AF. (2003). Meiosis researchers exchange information in the Alps. Dev Cell. Nov;5(5):691-3. PMID: 14602070 PDF via Developmental Cell

Dernburg AF, Karpen GH. (2002). A chromosome RNAissance. Cell. Oct 18;111(2):159-62. PMID: 12408860 PDF via Cell

Kelly WG, Schaner CE, Dernburg AF, Lee MH, Kim SK, Villeneuve AM, Reinke V. (2002). X-chromosome silencing in the germline of C. elegans. Development. Jan;129(2):479-92. PMID: 11807039 PDF via Development

Lim CS, Mian IS, Dernburg AF, Campisi J. (2001). C. elegans clk-2, a gene that limits life span, encodes a telomere length regulator similar to yeast telomere binding protein Tel2p. Curr Biol. Oct 30;11(21):1706-10. PMID: 11696330 PDF via Current Biology

Dernburg AF (2001). Here, there, and everywhere: kinetochore function on holocentric chromosomes. J Cell Biol. Jun 11;153(6):F33-8. Review. PMID: 11402076 PDF via Journal of Cell Biology

Kelly KO, Dernburg AF, Stanfield GM, Villeneuve AM. (2000) Caenorhabditis elegans msh-5 is required for both normal and radiation-induced meiotic crossing over but not for completion of meiosis. Genetics. Oct;156(2):617-30. PMID: 11014811 PDF free via Genetics

Dernburg AF, Zalevsky J, Colaiacovo MP, Villeneuve AM. (2000) Transgene-mediated cosuppression in the C. elegans germ line. Genes Dev. Jul 1;14(13):1578-83. PMID: 10887151 PDF via Genes and Development

Dernburg AF, McDonald K, Moulder G, Barstead R, Dresser M, Villeneuve AM. (1998) Meiotic recombination in C. elegans initiates by a conserved mechanism and is dispensable for homologous chromosome synapsis. Cell. Aug 7;94(3):387-98. PMID: 9708740 PDF via Cell

Dernburg AF, Sedat JW. (1998) Mapping three-dimensional chromosome architecture in situ. Methods Cell Biol. 1998;53:187-233. Review. PMID: 9348510

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