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Multiple reorganizations of the lateral elements of the synaptonemal complex facilitate homolog segregation in Bombyx mori oocytes

Xiang Y, Tsuchiya D, Yu Z, Zhao X, McKinney S, Unruh J, Slaughter B, Lake CM, Hawley RS. Curr Biol. 2023.

SYCP1 head-to-head assembly is required for chromosome synapsis in mouse meiosis

Billmyre KK, Kesler EA, Tsuchiya D, Corbin TJ, Weaver K, Moran A, Yu Z, Adams L, Delventhal K, Durnin M, Davies OR, Hawley RS. Sci Adv. 2023;9:eadi1562.

A molecular cell biology toolkit for the study of meiosis in the silkworm Bombyx mori.

Xiang Y, Tsuchiya D, Guo F, Gardner J, McCroskey S, Price A, Tromer EC, Walters JR, Lake CM, Hawley RS.  G3 (Bethesda). 2023:jkad058. doi: 010.1093/g1093journal/jkad1058. doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkad058.

Off-target piRNA gene silencing in Drosophila melanogaster rescued by a transposable element insertion

Miller DE, Dorador AP, Van Vaerenberghe K, Li A, Grantham EK, Cerbin S, Cummings C, Barragan M, Egidy RR, Scott AR, Hall KE, Perera A, Gilliland WD, Hawley RS, Blumenstiel JP.  PLoS Genet. 2023;19:e1010598 doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010598.

Paramutation-like epigenetic conversion by piRNA at the telomere of Drosophila virilis

Dorador AP, Dalikova M, Cerbin S, Stillman CM, Zych MG, Hawley RS, Miller DE, Ray DA, Funikov SY, Evgen'ev MB, Blumenstiel JP. Biology (Basel). 2022;11 doi: 10.3390/biology11101480.

Highly contiguous assemblies of 101 drosophilid genomes

Kim BY, Wang JR, Miller DE, Barmina O, Delaney E, Thompson A, Comeault AA, Peede D, D'Agostino ER, Pelaez J, Aguilar JM, Haji D, Matsunaga T, Armstrong EE, Zych M, Ogawa Y, Stamenkovic-Radak M, Jelic M, Veselinovic MS, Tanaskovic M, Eric P, Gao JJ, Katoh TK, Toda MJ, Watabe H, Watada M, Davis JS, Moyle LC, Manoli G, Bertolini E, Kostal V, Hawley RS, Takahashi A, Jones CD, Price DK, Whiteman N, Kopp A, Matute DR, Petrov DA. eLife. 2021;10:e66405. doi: 66410.67554/eLife.66405.

Identification and Characterization of Breakpoints and Mutations on Drosophila melanogaster Balancer Chromosomes

Miller DE, Kahsai L, Buddika K, Dixon MJ, Kim BY, Calvi BR, Sokol NS, Hawley RS, Cook KR. G3 (Bethesda). 2020;10:4271-4285.

X chromosome and autosomal recombination are differentially sensitive to disruptions in SC maintenance

Billmyre KK, Cahoon CK, Heenan GM, Wesley ER, Yu Z, Unruh JR, Takeo S, Hawley RS. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116:21641-21650.

The E3 ubiquitin ligase SINA regulates the assembly and disassembly of the synaptonemal complex in Drosophila females

Hughes SE, Hemenway E, Guo F, Yi K, Yu Z, Hawley RS. PLoS Genet. 2019;15:e1008161. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008161.

Narya, a RING finger domain-containing protein, is required for both meiotic DNA double-strand break formation and crossover maturation in Drosophila melanogaster

Lake CM, Nielsen RJ, Bonner AM, Eche S, White-Brown S, McKim KS, Hawley RS. PLoS Genet. 2019;15:e1007886. doi: 1007810.1001371/journal.pgen.1007886.

Origin, Composition, and Structure of the Supernumerary B Chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster

Hanlon SL, Miller DE, Eche S, Hawley RS. Genetics. 2018;210:1197-1212.

Highly Contiguous Genome Assemblies of 15 Drosophila Species Generated Using Nanopore Sequencing

Miller DE, Staber C, Zeitlinger J, Hawley RS. G3 (Bethesda). 2018;8:3131-3141.

Local Inversion Heterozygosity Alters Recombination throughout the Genome

Crown KN, Miller DE, Sekelsky J, Hawley RS. Curr Biol. 2018;28:2984-2990.e2983.

Combined expansion microscopy with structured illumination microscopy for analyzing protein complexes

Wang Y, Yu Z, Cahoon CK, Parmely T, Thomas N, Unruh JR, Slaughter BD, Hawley RS. Nat Protoc.2018;13:1869-1895.

Rapid Low-Cost Assembly of the Drosophila melanogaster Reference Genome Using Low-Coverage, Long-Read Sequencing

Solares EA, Chakraborty M, Miller DE, Kalsow S, Hall K, Perera AG, Emerson JJ, Hawley RS. G3 (Bethesda). 2018;8:3143-3154.

The Molecular and Genetic Characterization of Second Chromosome Balancers in Drosophila melanogaster

Miller DE, Cook KR, Hemenway EA, Fang V, Miller AL, Hales KG, Hawley RS. G3 (Bethesda).2018;8:1161-1171.

Superresolution expansion microscopy reveals the three-dimensional organization of the Drosophila synaptonemal complex.

Cahoon CK, Yu Z, Wang Y, Guo F, Unruh JR, Slaughter BD, Hawley RS. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.2017;114:E6857-E6866.

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ISSCR Education Committee Syllabus and Learning Guide for Enhancing Stem Cell Literacy

Perlin JR, Anderson WJ, Bartfeld S, Couturier A, de Soysa Y, Hawley RS, Hu P, Loh YH, Mandal L, Master Z, Muotri AR, Piddini E, Polo JM, Mazzoni EO. Stem Cell Rep. 2023;18:417-419

Synaptonemal complex

Lake CM, Hawley RS. Curr Biol. 2021;31:R225-R227.

Alternative Synaptonemal Complex Structures: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Hughes SE, Hawley RS. Trends Genet. 2020;36:833-844.

Meiosis: Location, Location, Location, How Crossovers Ensure Segregation

Hughes, S. E., Hawley, R. S. Curr Biol. 2020 Apr 6;30(7):R311-R313

The Joy of Balancers

Miller DE, Cook KR, Hawley RS. PLoS Genet. 2019;15:e1008421. doi: 1008410.1001371/journal.pgen.1008421.

B chromosomes in the Drosophila genus

Hanlon SL, Hawley RS. Genes (Basel). 2018;9:E470. doi: 410.3390/genes9100470.

The anatomy of a nucleus: As revealed by chromosome painting

Slaughter BD, Hawley RS. PLoS Genet.2018;14:e1007445. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007445.

Female meiosis: synapsis, recombination, and segregation in Drosophila melanogaster

Hughes SE, Miller DE, Miller AL, Hawley RS. Genetics.2018;208:875-908.

Live Imaging of Meiosis I in Late-Stage Drosophila melanogaster Oocytes

Hughes SE, Hawley RS. Methods Mol Biol.2017;1471:255-264.

Meiotic Recombination: Taking the Path Less Traveled

Miller DE, Hawley RS. Curr Biol.2017;27:R26-R28.

A Nucleoporin at the Meiotic Kinetochore

Bonner AM, Hawley RS. Dev Cell. 2016;38:447-448.​

Meiosis: cohesin are not just for sisters any more

Cahoon CK, Hawley RS. Curr Biol.2016;26:R523-525.

Alfred Sturtevant and George Beadle Untangle Inversions

Hawley RS, Ganetzky B. Genetics. 2016;203:1001-1003.​

Regulating the construction and demolition of the synaptonemal complex

Cahoon CK, Hawley RS. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2016;23:369-377.

Becoming a crossover-competent DSB

Lake CM, Hawley RS. Semin Cell Dev Biol.2016;54:117-125.

The Centenary of GENETICS: Bridges to the Future.

Ganetzky B, Hawley RS. Genetics. 2016;202:15-23.

Conference Report

Backeljauw PF, Bondy C, Chernausek SD, Cernich JT, Cole DA, Fasciano LP, Foodim J, Hawley S, Hong DS, Knickmeyer RC, Kruszka P, Lin AE, Lippe BM, Lorigan GA, Maslen CL, Mauras N, Page DC, Pemberton VL, Prakash SK, Quigley CA, Ranallo KC, Reiss AL, Sandberg DE, Scurlock C, Silberbach M. Proceedings from the Turner Resource Network symposium: the crossroads of health care research and health care delivery. Am J Med Genet A. 2015;167A:1962-1971.

Tetrad analysis in the mouse.

Miller DE, Hawley RS. Nat Genet. 2014;46:1045-1046.

Flies get a head start on meiosis.

Cahoon CK, Hawley RS. PLoS Genet. 2013;9:e1004051.

Chromosome Movement.

Collins KA, Jaspersen SL, Hawley RS. In: S Maloy, and K Hughes, eds. Brenner's Online Encyclopedia of Genetics. 2nd Edition ed: Academic Press; 2013.

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