Original Research Papers
Diaz RE, Jr., Trainor PA. Hand/foot splitting and the 're-evolution' of mesopodial skeletal elements during the evolution and radiation of chameleons. BMC Evol Biol. 2015;15:184.
Burns S, Avena JS, Unruh JR, Yu Z, Smith SE, Slaughter BD, Winey M, Jaspersen SL. Structured illumination with particle averaging reveals novel roles for yeast centrosome components during duplication [published ahead of print September 16 2015]. eLife. 2015;4.
Challis RC, Tian H, Wang J, He J, Jiang J, Chen X, Yin W, Connelly T, Ma L, Yu CR, Pluznick JL, Storm DR, Huang L, Zhao K, Ma M. An Olfactory Cilia Pattern in the Mammalian Nose Ensures High Sensitivity to Odors [published ahead of print September 15 2015]. Curr Biol. 2015.
Sun Y, Nien CY, Chen K, Liu HY, Johnston J, Zeitlinger J, Rushlow C. Zelda overcomes the high intrinsic nucleosome barrier at enhancers during Drosophila zygotic genome activation [published ahead of print September 4 2015]. Genome Res. 2015.
Diaz RE, Jr., Anderson CV, Baumann DP, Kupronis R, Jewell D, Piraquive C, Kupronis J, Winter K, Greek TJ, Trainor PA. Captive Care, Raising, and Breeding of the Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) [published ahead of print August 28 2015]. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2015.
Diaz RE, Jr., Anderson CV, Baumann DP, Kupronis R, Jewell D, Piraquive C, Kupronis J, Winter K, Bertocchini F, Trainor PA. The Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus Dumeril and Dumeril 1851): A Model for Studying Reptile Body Plan Development and Evolution [published ahead of print August 28 2015]. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2015.
McLennan R, Schumacher LJ, Morrison JA, Teddy JM, Ridenour DA, Box AC, Semerad CL, Li H, McDowell W, Kay D, Maini PK, Baker RE, Kulesa PM. VEGF Signals induce trailblazer cell identity that Drives Neural Crest Migration [published ahead of print August 19 2015]. Dev Biol. 2015:DBIO15209.
Chen FX, Woodfin AR, Gardini A, Rickels RA, Marshall SA, Smith ER, Shiekhattar R, Shilatifard A. PAF1, a Molecular Regulator of Promoter-Proximal Pausing by RNA Polymerase II [published ahead of print August 19 2015]. Cell. 2015.
Chal J, Oginuma M, Al Tanoury Z, Gobert B, Sumara O, Hick A, Bousson F, Zidouni Y, Mursch C, Moncuquet P, Tassy O, Vincent S, Miyanari A, Bera A, Garnier JM, Guevara G, Hestin M, Kennedy L, Hayashi S, Drayton B, Cherrier T, Gayraud-Morel B, Gussoni E, Relaix F, Tajbakhsh S, Pourquie O. Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to muscle fiber to model Duchenne muscular dystrophy [published ahead of print August 3 2015]. Nat Biotechnol. 2015.
Romero-Carvajal A, Navajas Acedo J, Jiang L, Kozlovskaja-Gumbriene A, Alexander R, Li H, Piotrowski T. Regeneration of Sensory Hair Cells Requires Localized Interactions between the Notch and Wnt Pathways [published ahead of print July 21 2015]. Dev Cell. 2015.
Zakari M, Trimble Ross R, Peak A, Blanchette M, Seidel C, Gerton JL. The SMC Loader Scc2 Promotes ncRNA Biogenesis and Translational Fidelity. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:E1005308. doi:1005310.1001371/journal.pgen.1005308.
Haga-Yamanaka S, Ma L, Yu CR. Tuning Properties and Dynamic Range of Type 1 Vomeronasal receptors. Frontiers Neurosci. 2015;9:244. doi:210.3389/fnins.2015.00244.
Ouyang J, Yu W, Liu J, Zhang N, Florens L, Chen J, Liu H, Washburn M, Pei D, Xie T. Cyclin-Dependent Kinase-Mediated Sox2 Phosphorylation Enhances the Ability of Sox2 to Establish the Pluripotent State [published ahead of print July 2 2015]. J Biol Chem. 2015.
Masuda Y, Takahashi H, Sato S, Tomomori-Sato C, Saraf A, Washburn MP, Florens L, Conaway RC, Conaway JW, Hatakeyama S. TRIM29 regulates the assembly of DNA repair proteins into damaged chromatin. Nat Commun. 2015;6:7299. doi: 7210.1038/ncomms8299.
Stower MJ, Diaz RE, Carrera Fernandez L, White Crother M, Crother B, Marco A, Trainor PA, Srinivas S, Bertocchini F. Bi-modal strategy of gastrulation in reptiles [published ahead of print June 20 2015]. Dev Dyn. 2015.
Thi-Kim Vu H, Rink JC, McKinney SA, McClain M, Lakshmanaperumal N, Alexander R, Sánchez Alvarado A. Stem cells and fluid flow drive cyst formation in an invertebrate excretory organ. eLife. 2015;4:10.7554/eLife.07405.
Pan L, Hildebrand K, Stutz C, Thoma N, Baumann P. Minishelterins separate telomere length regulation and end protection in fission yeast. Genes & Dev. 2015;29:1164-1174.
De Kumar B, Parrish ME, Slaughter BD, Unruh JR, Gogol M, Seidel C, Paulson A, Li H, Gaudenz K, Peak A, McDowell W, Fleharty B, Ahn Y, Lin C, Smith E, Shilatifard A, Krumlauf R. Analysis of dynamic changes in retinoid-induced transcription and epigenetic profiles of murine Hox clusters in ES cells. Genome Res. 2015;25:1229-1243.
Lemieux B, Blanchette M, Monette A, Mouland AJ, Wellinger RJ, Chabot B. A Function for the hnRNP A1/A2 Proteins in Transcription Elongation. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0126654. doi: 0126610.0121371/journal.pone.0126654.
McLennan R, Schumacher LJ, Morrison JA, Teddy JM, Ridenour DA, Box AC, Semerad CL, Li H, McDowell W, Kay D, Maini PK, Baker RE, Kulesa PM. Neural crest migration is driven by a few trailblazer cells with a unique molecular signature narrowly confined to the invasive front. Development. 2015;142:2014-2025.
Morphew MK, O'Toole ET, Page CL, Pagratis M, Meehl J, Giddings T, Gardner JM, Ackerson C, Jaspersen SL, Winey M, Hoenger A, McIntosh JR. Metallothionein as a clonable tag for protein localization by electron microscopy of cells [published ahead of print May 15 2015]. J Microsc. 2015.
Watanabe S, Tan D, Lakshminarasimhan M, Washburn MP, Erica Hong EJ, Walz T, Peterson CL. Structural analyses of the chromatin remodelling enzymes INO80-C and SWR-C. Nat Commun. 2015;6:7108. doi: 7110.1038/ncomms8108doi.
Li Y, Wang PS, Lucas G, Li R, Yao L. ARP2/3 complex is required for directional migration of neural stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte precursors in electric fields. Stem Cell Res Therapy. 2015;6:41. doi: 10.1186/s13287-015-0042-0.
Weaver KN, Watt KE, Hufnagel RB, Navajas Acedo J, Linscott LL, Sund KL, Bender PL, Konig R, Lourenco CM, Hehr U, Hopkin RJ, Lohmann DR, Trainor PA, Wieczorek D, Saal HM. Acrofacial Dysostosis, Cincinnati Type, a Mandibulofacial Dysostosis Syndrome with Limb Anomalies, Is Caused by POLR1A Dysfunction. Am J Hum Genet. 2015;96:765-774.
Weems JC, Slaughter BD, Unruh JR, Hall SM, McLaird MB, Gilmore JM, Washburn MP, Florens L, Yasukawa T, Aso T, Conaway JW, Conaway RC. Assembly of the Elongin A Ubiquitin Ligase Is Regulated by Genotoxic and Other Stresses. J Biol Chem. 2015;290:15030-15041.
Wang X, Wei L, Cramer JM, Leibowitz BJ, Judge C, Epperly M, Greenberger J, Wang F, Li L, Stelzner MG, Dunn JC, Martin MG, Lagasse E, Zhang L, Yu J. Pharmacologically blocking p53-dependent apoptosis protects intestinal stem cells and mice from radiation. Sci Rep. 2015;5:8566. doi: 8510.1038/srep08566.
Yan J, Hao C, DeLucia M, Swanson S, Florens L, Washburn MP, Ahn J, Skowronski J. CyclinA2-Cyclin-dependent Kinase Regulates SAMHD1 Protein Phosphohydrolase Domain. J Biol Chem. 2015;209:13279-13292.
Lara-Castillo N, Kim-Weroha NA, Kamel MA, Javaheri B, Ellies DL, Krumlauf RE, Thiagarajan G, Johnson ML. In vivo mechanical loading rapidly activates beta-catenin signaling in osteocytes through a prostaglandin mediated mechanism. Bone. 2015;76:58-66.
Zhang Y, Wen Z, Washburn MP, Florens LA. Improving Label-Free Quantitative Proteomics Strategies by Distributing Shared Peptides and Stabilizing Variance [published ahead of print April 3 2015]. Anal Chem. 2015.
Zhu J, Heinecke D, Mulla W, Bradford WD, Rubinstein B, Box A, Haug JS, Li R. Single-Cell Based Quantitative Assay of Chromosome Transmission Fidelity [published ahead of print April 1 2015]. G3 (Bethesda). 2015.
Kurosaka H, Trainor PA, Leroux-Berger M, Iulianella A. Cranial Nerve Development Requires Co-Ordinated Shh and Canonical Wnt Signaling. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0120821.
Morrison JA, Box AC, McKinney MC, McLennan R, Kulesa PM. Quantitative single cell gene expression profiling in the avian embryo. Dev Dyn. 2015;244:774-784.
Shanker S, Paulson A, Edenberg HJ, Peak A, Perera A, Alekseyev YO, Beckloff N, Bivens NJ, Donnelly R, Gillaspy AF, Grove D, Gu W, Jafari N, Kerley-Hamilton JS, Lyons RH, Tepper C, Nicolet CM. Evaluation of commercially available RNA amplification kits for RNA sequencing using very low input amounts of total RNA. J Biomol Tech. 2015;26:4-18.
He Q, Johnston J, Zeitlinger J. ChIP-nexus enables improved detection of in vivo transcription factor binding footprints. Nat Biotechnol. 2015;33:395-401.
Banks CAS, Boanca G, Lee ZT, Florens L, Washburn MP. Proteins interacting with cloning scars: a source of false positive protein-protein interactions. Sci Rep. 2015;5:8530. doi:10.1038/srep08530
Luo Z, Gao X, Lin C, Smith ER, Marshall SA, Swanson SK, Florens L, Washburn MP, Shilatifard A. Zic2 is an enhancer-binding factor required for embryonic stem cell specification. Mol Cell. 2015;57:685-694.
Skaar JR, Ferris AL, Wu X, Saraf A, Khanna KK, Florens L, Washburn MP, Hughes SH, Pagano M. The Integrator complex controls the termination of transcription at diverse classes of gene targets. Cell Res. 2015;25:288-305.
Chen G, Mulla WA, Kucharavy A, Tsai HJ, Rubinstein B, Conkright J, McCroskey S, Bradford WD, Weems L, Haug JS, Seidel CW, Berman J, Li R. Targeting the Adaptability of Heterogeneous Aneuploids. Cell. 2015;160:771-784.
Achilleos A, Huffman NT, Marcinkiewicyz E, Seidah NG, Chen Q, Dallas SL, Trainor PA, Gorski JP. MBTPS1/SKI-1/S1P proprotein convertase is required for ECM signaling and axial elongation during somitogenesis and vertebral development. Hum Mol Genet. 2015;24:2884-2898.
Venero Galanternik M, Kramer KL, Piotrowski T. Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans Regulate Fgf Signaling and Cell Polarity during Collective Cell Migration. Cell Rep. 2015;10:414-428.
Kumar RP, Dobi KC, Baylies MK, Abmayr SM. Muscle cell fate choice requires the T-box transcription factor midline in Drosophila. Genetics. 2015;199:777-791.
Kannan R, Helston RM, Dannebaum RO, Baumann P. Diverse mechanisms for spliceosome-mediated 3' end processing of telomerase RNA. Nat Commun. 2015;6:6104. doi:10.1038/ncomms7104.
Takahashi H, Takigawa I, Watanabe M, Anwar D, Shibata M, Tomomori-Sato C, Sato S, Ranjan A, Seidel CW, Tsukiyama T, Mizushima W, Hayashi M, Ohkawa Y, Conaway JW, Conaway RC, Hatakeyama S. MED26 regulates the transcription of snRNA genes through the recruitment of little elongation complex. Nat Commun. 2015;6:5941. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6941.
Suraneni P, Fogelson B, Rubinstein B, Noguera P, Volkmann N, Hanein D, Mogilner A, Li R. A mechanism of leading-edge protrusion in the absence of Arp2/3 complex. Mol Biol Cell. 2015;26:901-912.
Liang K, Gao X, Gilmore JM, Florens L, Washburn MP, Smith E, Shilatifard A. Characterization of Human Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 12 (CDK12) and CDK13 Complexes in C-Terminal Domain Phosphorylation, Gene Transcription, and RNA Processing. Mol Cell Biol. 2015;35:928-938.
Cunningham TJ, Brade T, Sandell LL, Lewandoski M, Trainor PA, Colas A, Mercola M, Duester G. Retinoic Acid Activity in Undifferentiated Neural Progenitors Is Sufficient to Fulfill Its Role in Restricting Fgf8 Expression for Somitogenesis. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0137894.
Reviews, Commentaries, Chapters or Books
Si K. Prions: What Are They Good For [published ahead of print September 24 2015]? Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2015;31:12.11-12.21.
Arnosti DN, Fay JC, Zeitlinger J. Cori meets Dobzhansky: Evolution and Gene Expression in St. Louis: A report on the "Evolution and Core Processes in Gene Regulation" meeting in St. Louis, June 25-28, 2015 [published ahead of print September 10 2015]. BioEssays. 2015.
Singh VP, Gerton JL. Cohesin and human disease: lessons from mouse models. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2015;37:9-17.
Purcell P, Trainor PA. The Mighty Chondrocyte: No Bones about It [published ahead of print September 6 2015]. J Dent Res. 2015.
Rubinstein B, Pinto IM. Epithelia migration: A spatiotemporal interplay between contraction and adhesion. Cell Adh Migr. 2015:1-5.
Robb SM, Gotting K, Ross E, Sanchez Alvarado A. SmedGD 2.0: The Schmidtea mediterranea genome database. Genesis. 2015;53:535-546.
Yu CR. TRICK or TRP? What Trpc2-/- mice tell us about vomeronasal organ mediated innate behaviors. Frontiers Neurosci. 2015;9:221. doi:10.3389/fnins.2015.00221.
Washburn MP. The H-Index of 'An Approach to Correlate Tandem Mass Spectral Data of Peptides with Amino Acid Sequences in a Protein Database' [published ahead of print June 20 2015] J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2015.
Haralalka S, Abmayr SM. Tracing myoblast fusion in Drosophila embryos by fluorescent actin probes. Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1313:149-164.
Zhao M, Li L. Osteoblast ablation burns out functional stem cells. Blood. 2015;125:2590-2591.
Aoto K, Sandell LL, Butler Tjaden NE, Yuen KC, Watt KE, Black BL, Durnin M, Trainor PA. Mef2c-F10N enhancer driven beta-galactosidase (LacZ) and Cre recombinase mice facilitate analyses of gene function and lineage fate in neural crest cells. Dev Biol. 2015;402:3-16.
Sanchez Alvarado A. Unravelling a can of worms. eLife. 2015;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07431.
Zakari M, Yuen K, Gerton JL. Etiology and pathogenesis of the cohesinopathies [published ahead of print 2015]. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015.
Richtsmeier JT, Jones MC, Lozanoff S, Trainor PA. The society for craniofacial genetics and developmental biology 37th annual meeting. Am J Med Genet A. 2015;167:2015-1455-2073.
Yelick PC, Trainor PA. Ribosomopathies: Global process, tissue specific defects. Rare Dis. 2015;3:e1025185.
Trainor PA, Richtsmeier JT. Facing up to the challenges of advancing Craniofacial Research. Am J Med Genet A. 2015;167:1451-1454.
Zakari M, Gerton JL. The SMC loader Scc2 regulates gene expression. Cell Cycle. 2015;14:943.
Kulesa PM, McLennan R. Neural crest migration: trailblazing ahead. F1000prime reports. 2015;7:02.
Conaway RC, Conaway JW. Orchestrating transcription with the Pol II CTD. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2015;16:128.

Munoz WA, Trainor PA. Neural crest cell evolution: how and when did a neural crest cell become a neural crest cell. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2015;111:3-26.
Ahn Y. Signaling in tooth, hair, and mammary placodes. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2015;111:421-459.
Gracz AD, Williamson IA, Roche KC, Johnston MJ, Wang F, Wang Y, Attayek PJ, Balowski J, Liu XF, Laurenza RJ, Gaynor LT, Sims CE, Galanko JA, Li L, Allbritton NL, Magness ST. A high-throughput platform for stem cell niche co-cultures and downstream gene expression analysis. Nat Cell Biol. 2015;17:340-349.
Venkatesh S, Workman JL. Histone exchange, chromatin structure and the regulation of transcription. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2015;16:178-189.
Trainor PA, Johnson RL. Organogenesis special issue - preface. Dev Dyn. 2015;244:225-226.
Zhou C, Li R, Kennedy BK. Life History: Mother-Specific Proteins that Promote Aging. Curr Biol. 2014;24:R1162-1164.
Neaves W. Discovery of Parthenogenesis in Lizards. In: J Ruheubert, D Seiegel, and S Trauth, eds. The Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara. Boca Raton, Florida: Taylor and Francis; 2015:196-212.
Akiyama T, Gibson MC. Morphogen transport: theoretical and experimental controversies. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015;4:99-112. doi: 10.1002/wdev.167.
Nakajima Y, Gibson MC. Epithelial cell division: aurora kicks lgl to the cytoplasmic curb. Curr Biol. 2015;25:R43-45.
Barriga EH, Trainor PA, Bronner M, Mayor R. Animal models for studying neural crest development: is the mouse different? Development. 2015;142:1555-1560.