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Cell stress and cell death


161    Anti-apoptotic function of ecdysone signaling in Drosophila. Jae Park

162    Using whole genome sequencing as a tool to identify novel regulators of apoptosis. Alicia Shields

163    Evaluation of spitz in cell survival after telomere loss. Molly Brakhane

164    Analyzing the importance of ubiquitin-dependent selective protein aggrephagy in Drosophila. Gabor Juhasz

165    The Fbox protein CG6758 regulates Xbp1-induced cell death in the Drosophilaeye. Pedro Domingos

166    Loss of the ER metalloprotease CG14516 rescues retinal degeneration by reducing ER stress-induced apoptosis in a Drosophila model of retinitis pigmentosa. Rebecca Palu

167    Regulation of the Unfolded Protein Response by Fic-mediated AMPylation and deAMPylation of BiP protects photoreceptors from light-dependent degeneration. Amanda Casey

168    Analysis of Gp210 function during ER stress responses in Drosophila melanogaster. Sean Speese

169    Deciphering the physiological role of IRE1 signaling in Drosophila eye development. Sahana Mitra

170    The GATOR2 complex regulates the dynamic recruitment of TSC to lysosomes. Yngbiao Zhang

171    Identifying the Secretome and Transmembrane Proteins of Non-Professional Phagocytes. Anoush Calikyan

172    Follicle cell actin dynamics and calcium bursts during nurse cell death. Pelagia Candelas

173    Establishment of an Adult Onset Model of Defective Phagocytosis to Study Neurodegeneration. Heena Gandevia

174    Ionizing radiation induces regenerative properties in a caspase-dependent manner in Drosophila. TinTin Su

175    Death by Splicing: Alternative splicing regulated by DOA kinase induces cell death. Leonard Rabinow

176    Decoupling developmental apoptosis and neuroblast proliferation in Drosophila. Katherine Harding

177    The Dark Side of Light: Effects of Light Exposure on Aging Phenotypes. Jadwiga Giebultowicz

178    Influences on developmental homeostasis of eye facet number using DGRP sequenced strains. James Thompson


Immunity and the microbiome


179    Regulation of Hemocyte Activation by Reactive Oxygen Species. Catherine Brennan

180    Role of Lysosome in Immune Priming of Hemocytes. Ching-On Wong

181    A tissue communication network coordinating innate immune response during muscle stress. Erika Geisbrecht

182    Dissecting the impact of chronic infection on tolerance towards secondary infection in Drosophila melanogaster. Francesco Satriale

183    Identification and characterisation of molecularly-distinct Drosophila macrophage subpopulations with enhanced inflammatory responses to injury. Jonathon Coates

184    Using the Drosophila Genetics Reference Panel to Identify Host Factors Associated with Coxiella burnetii Infection. Zachary Howard

185    Exploiting a cyclic dinucleotide-mediated immune response to reduce the burden of Coxiella burnetii infection. Rosa Guzman

186    Immunity divergence in D. simulans and D. mauritiana. Mariaelena Nabors

187    Profiling sex dimorphism of immune gene expression in Drosophila. MD Mursalin Khan

188    Balancing selection in Drosophila AMPs may be maintained via functional diversity amongst alleles. Joanne Chapman

189    Determining the causes and consequences of genetic variation in Diptericin, a Drosophila antimicrobial peptide. Sarah Mullinax

190    Regulation of post-mating immune response in female Drosophila melanogaster. Kathleen Gordon

191    Parasitic nematode FAR proteins play a key role in modulating host immunity. Sophia Parks

192    The role of intestinal TOR signaling following pathogenic bacterial infection in Drosophila. Rujuta Deshpande

193    The nematode-associated bacterium Xenorhabdus innexi has increased virulence when co-injected with secreted nematode protein. Valentina Alonso

194    A survey of the microorganisms colonizing three Drosophila species in the wild. Emma Pagella

195    Effects of spaceflight and simulated microgravity on a host-pathogen system. Rachel Gilbert

196    Male-Killing Spiroplasma Densities in Drosophila Exposed to Resistant Parasitoid Wasps. Anika Stankov

197    A gut filling: The kinetics of the Wolbachia colonization in Drosophila guts. Natalie Vaisman

198    The gut microbiome as a driver of host dietary preference in Drosophila melanogaster. Tanner Call

199    The influence of natural diet and microbiota community on metabolic phenotype of Drosophila melanogaster. Andrey Bombin

200    Investigating the microbiome’s role in female Drosophila melanogaster post-mating gene expression changes. Sofie Delbare

201    Effect of Nora virus infection on native gut bacterial communities and lifespan of Drosophila melanogaster. Makayla Nemecek

202    Microbiome transfers adaptive potential in Drosophila melanogaster. Lucas Henry

203    Microbiota’s effect on development in a Drosophila Parkinson’s disease model. Gerald Call

204    Priority effects dictate microbiota composition and influence host lifespan. William Ludington

205    Effect of bacterial genetics on persistence in D. melanogaster. Sarah Gottfredson

206    Establishment and persistence of probiotics in Drosophila melanogaster. Alexander Barron

207    Characterization of partitiviruses infecting Drosophila melanogaster. Shaun Cross

208    Immunity costs associated with meiotic drive. Jenna Lea

209    Purge of hemolymphatic lipid by Malpighian tubules during infection protects Drosophila from ROS damage. Xiaoxue Li


Evolution


210    CRISPR Knockout and Functional Analysis of Three Y Chromosome Genes in D. melanogaster. Yassi Hafezi

211    Identification of transposable elements contributing to large Y chromosomes in D. pseudoobscura. Alison Nguyen

212    A Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Duplicated Gene, CG10396, Is Essential for Spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Mohammadmehdi Eslamieh

213    Massive repeats of Wolbachia DNA from lateral gene transfer in the Drosophila ananassae genome. Julie Dunning Hotopp

214    The evolution of centromere-associated retrotransposons in D. melanogaster populations. Lucas Hemmer

215    Thoracic underreplication predicts minimal Drosophila genome size. J. Spencer Johnston

216    Natural variation in sugar tolerance associates with changes in signalling and mitochondrial ribosome biogenesis. Richard Melvin

217    Trans-complementing system uncovers fine workings of CRISPR-based gene drives. Victor Lopez del Amo

218    Characterizing evolutionary strategies in wild Drosophila thermal preference via high resolution temporal sampling and broad geographic collections. Denise Yoon

219    Population Genomics of Drosophila pseudoobscura. Richard Meisel

220    Tuning gene drive activity with a small molecule. Valentino Gantz

221    How gene conversion events shape nucleotide diversity within chromosomal inversions in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Stephen Schaeffer

222    Effects of suppressors on Segregation Distorter in Drosophila melanogaster. Taylar Mouton

223    Meiotic drive and survival probability of newly inverted chromosomes. Spencer Koury

224    Structural Variation in the Drosophila Nasuta Clade. Dat Mai

225    Chromosomal structural variants in D.yakuba and D.santomea and their role in gene formation. Brandon Turner

226    Molecular mechanisms underlying evolution of testis-specific expression of de novo genes. Shrinivas Dighe

227    Do chromatin changes underlie de novo gene origin? Logan Blair

228    Minimal effects of proto-Y chromosomes on house fly gene expression in spite of evidence that selection maintains stable polygenic sex determination. Jae Hak Son

229    Spermatogenesis expression analysis of Drosophila's Y-linked genes. Carolina Mendonca

230    Off again, on again: The complex relationships between transposon insertions, piRNA silencing and flanking gene expression. Kelley Van Vaerenberghe

231    A meta-analysis suggests distinct genetic adaptation mechanisms underlying clinal and seasonal adaptation in D. melanogaster. Yang Yu

232    Adaptive evolution and function of uORFs in Drosophila. Jian Lu

233    Adaptation of A-to-I RNA editing in Drosophila. Jian Lu

234    Drosophila species as a model system to study the response to high sugar content diet. Nestor Nazario-Yepiz

235    Genomic dissection of natural variation in resistance to copper poisoning. Elizabeth Everman

236    The genetic basis of exploration tendency in a multiparent population of Drosophila melanogaster. Zachary Elkins

237    Genomewide Expression Analysis of the Adult Female Gut in the Drosophila Synthetic Population Resource. Stuart Macdonald

238    Does fruitless affect mate discrimination by Drosophila sechellia females against D. melanogaster males? Masatoshi Tomaru

239    Tri-hybrid cross identifies new hybrid incompatibility loci between D. melanogaster and D. sechellia. Jacob Cooper

240    Partial behavioral isolation between a DDT-resistant population of Drosophila melanogaster and its unselected control population, and their mating potential with other wild type populations. Phillip Barnes

241    Genetic dissection of X-linked hybrid male sterility between Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana. Rodolfo Villegas

242    Examining the molecular mechanisms of hybrid incompatibilities. Sarah Gross

243    A dynamic repertoire of male meiotic actin-related proteins arose in the Obscura group. John Valenzuela

244    Sexual selection rewires reproductive protein networks. Timothy Karr

245    Fitness consequences of long sperm and sperm storage organs of Drosophila melanogaster. Halli Weiner

246    Discerning the historical and genetic relationship between the Drosophila germline stem cell gene bag of marbles and the bacteria Wolbachia. Miwa Wenzel

247    Determining how Drosophila Exprimental Evolution Affects and is Affected by Associated Microbes. Yasamin Heydary

248    The genetic evolution of reproductively isolating male pheromone preference in Drosophila simulans and sechellia. Michael Shahandeh

249    Accurate, ultra-low coverage genome reconstruction and association studies in Hybrid Swarm mapping populations. Cory Weller

250    Genetic basis of variation in high sugar induced diabetic-like traits in Drosophila. Xuan Zhuang

251    tartan underlies the evolution of male genital morphology. Alistair McGregor

252    A mosaic of independent innovations involving eyes shut are critical for the evolutionary transition from fused to open rhabdoms. Andrew Zelhof

253    Two recently evolved PDZ domain proteins have diverging functions in stabilizing muscle myofibrils. Frieder Schoeck

254    Rapid evolution of a transcription factor essential for development in Drosophila. Bhavathanini Kasinathan

255    A novel gene specifies species-specific variation in a sexually-selected trait. John Masly

256    Natural variation in the maternal and zygotic mRNA complements of the early embryo in Drosophila melanogaster. Anna Feitzinger

257    Identifying the genetic changes driving network co-option during the evolution of a novel body part. Gavin Rice

258    Dissecting the shared and divergent genetic architectures of a novel male genital structure and a novel female genital structure. Eden McQueen

259    Changes in Phenotypic frequencies and the analysis of stress related traits of Drosophila takahashii: a study of seasonal acclimation. SEEMA RAMNIWAS

260    Behavioral and morphological evolution of pest activity in Drosophila suzukii. Sylvia Durkin

261    Convergent evolution of dopaminergic gene expression underlying an adaptive trait. Rebecca Tarnopol

262    Evaluating functional conservation of the rapidly evolving germline stem cell genes, bam and bgcn . Jaclyn Bubnell

263    Fine-scale temporal sampling shows evidence of cryptic population structure in a single Drosophila melanogaster population. Alyssa Bangerter

264    Comparative transcriptomics provides insights into reticulate and adaptive evolution of Heliconius butterflies. Wei Zhang

265    Effects of genotype by diet interaction on quantitative traits in Drosophila melanogaster. Danyue Kang

266    Sex-specific influences of the microbiota on Drosophila melanogaster life history traits. Rachel Hughes

267   Unused program number

268    Pattern of heredity of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein contents in different nutritional environments. Anna Perinchery

269    Epistasis and genotype-by-environment interaction have shared regulatory roles in the transcriptional response to hypoxic and dietary stress among mitonuclear genotypes in Drosophila. David Rand

270    Interactions between the sexual identity of the nervous system and the social environment mediate lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster. Stuart Wigby

271    Distinct contributions of sperm and seminal proteins to male reproductive ageing in Drosophila. Irem Sepil

272    A rapidly evolving actin-related protein dynamically localizes to critical meiotic structures in the testis. Courtney Schroeder

273    Sex-specific differences in desiccation resistance and the use of energy metabolites as osmolytes in Drosophila melanogaster flies acclimated to dehydration stress. DIVYA SINGH

274    Estimating the timing of multiple admixture pulses during local ancestry inference. PALOMA MEDINA

275    Environment, but not thermosensation, dictates Drosophila melanogaster cold hardening ability. Helen Stone

276    Examination of meiotic drive on karyotype evolution in Drosophila virilis subgroup. Theresa Miorin

277    Testing the role of genes, within a conspecific sperm precedence locus, on sperm competition in Drosophila. Gurman Grewal


Stem cells, regeneration and tissue injury


278    Activating mutations in FGFR btl leads to a competitive advantage in Drosophila germline stem cells. Kathy Le

279    Role of prostaglandins in Drosophila germline stem cell maintenance. Nicole Green

280    Adipocyte amino acid sensing in the control of ovarian germline stem cell maintenance. Subhshri Sahu

281    Rbp9 promotes germline stem cell progeny differentiation in the Drosophila ovary by directly regulating mRNA translation. Kazue Ishihara

282   Unused program number

283    Searching for transcription factors associated with Pros and neurodegeneration in the larval brain of Drosophila. Rong Sang

284    Characterization of the role of Similar to deadpan gene in Drosophila neural stem cells. Arjun Rajan

285    Tumor cell fate plasticity in neural stem cell-derived tumors. Hannah Truong

286    Caliban regulates mitochondria integrity to maintain intestine homeostasis. Xiaolin Bi

287    Caliban regulates mitochondria integrity to maintain the homeostasis in Drosophila intestine. Xiaolin Bi

288    An SH3PX1-dependent endocytosis/autophagy network restrains intestinal stem cell proliferation by counteracting EGFR signaling. Peng Zhang

289    Sox100B: a Stress Responsive Transcription Factor that Coordinates ISC Proliferation and Differentiation with a Dosage-Dependent Function in Drosophila. Zhen Jin

290    Regulation of blood cell transdifferentiation by sensory neuron activity. Katja Brückner

291    TGFβ/Activin signaling is a switch between homeostasis and stem cell regeneration in the Drosophila testis. Salvador Herrera

292    Using single cell RNA sequencing to probe the genetic profiles of niche cells in the Drosophila testis. Katie Conlon

293    Using single cell RNA sequencing to probe the genetic profiles of niche cells in the Drosophila testis. Katie Conlon

294    The interplay between N-cadherin and E-cadherin is critical for stem cell niche maintenance. Renjun Tu

295    Identification of Eys as a new regulator of intestinal homeostasis. Clothilde Penalva

296    EGFR signaling mediates regeneration after injury in the Drosophila testis stem cell niche. Margaret de Cuevas

297    The translational repressor Brat constrains regenerative growth to ensure proper patterning after tissue damage. Rachel Smith-Bolton

298    Genetic and epigenetic manipulation of regeneration in Drosophila imaginal discs. Rob Harris

299    Validating changes in expression of candidate genes due to acute injury in the embryonic Drosophila Ventral Cord. Arvind Bussetty

300    Polyploid cell growth restores tissues mechanics post injury. Kayla Gjelsvik

301    MMPs in Drosophila basement membrane homeostasis and repair. Kimberly LaFever


Reproduction and gametogenesis


302    Combover is required for spermatogenesis independently of the Planar Cell Polarity Pathway. Josefa Steinhauer

303    Dm Ime4 is required for somatic cyst cell permeability barrier function during spermatogenesis. Antonio Rockwell

304    Testis-specific sugar transporters of D. melanogaster. Mark Hiller

305    Tob is an X-linked gene required for post-meiotic male germ cell maturation. Gary Hime

306    Pif1A, the Drosophila homolog of human CCDC157, is essential for spermatogenesis and may underlie idiopathic NOA. Huimei Zheng

307    Role for nmd in mitochondria-peroxisome interactions during Drosophila melanogaster spermatogenesis. Willow Pagon

308    Role for the SLC25A46 ortholog CG5755 in Drosophila spermatogenesis. Caroline Phan

309    Small Ubiquitin-like Modifer (SUMO) posttranslational modifications play critical roles in sperm development and transfer to seminal vesicles during Drosophila spermatogenesis. Janet Rollins

310    Roles for CG5050 and CG5043 during spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Caroline Miller

311    Role of CG4701 during mitochondria and peroxisome shaping in Drosophila melanogaster spermatogenesis. Elizabeth Young

312    The role of center divider on sperm length in males and seminal receptacle length in females of Drosophila melanogaster. Madeline Stimson

313    Arms are required for swimming: The role of Wampa in spermatogenesis. Elisabeth Bauerly

314    Regulation of Somatic Cyst Stem Cell Behavior in Drosophila Testes by Chinmo Interacting Proteins. Morgan Claybrook

315    Cell non-autonomous regulation of male germ cell proliferation in spermatogenesis. Hiroyuki Kose

316    Elucidating the role of mip120 in D. melanogaster oogenesis and beyond. Harmony Folse

317    Prostaglandins regulate nuclear actin during oogenesis. Tina Tootle

318    A germline stem cell quality control checkpoint is linked to the structural integrity of the nuclear lamina. Rebecca Cupp

319    The Drosophila ribosomal protein paralogue RpS5b functions specifically in germ cells. Seoyeon Jang

320    Neuronal Octopamine - Matrix metalloproteinase signaling regulates germline stem cell proliferation in female Drosophila melanogaster. Yuto Yoshinari

321    Novel structures in the germ line of Drosophila ovaries. Anthony Mahowald

322    Cytoplasmic polyadenylation as a mechanism for translational regulation of gurken (grk) mRNA during oogenesis. Amanda Norvell

323    Defining the dynamic changes in mitochondrial metabolism that drive cellular quiescence. Sibiao Yue

324    Different programs of oogenesis for Drosophila melanogaster and the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Patrick Ferree

325    Molecular chaperone Tetratricopeptide repeat protein 2 (Tpr2) is essential for germline stem cell self-renewal and timely cyst divisions in Drosophila oogenesis. morgan Phillips

326    Cell atlas of the Drosophila ovary by single cell sequencing. Katja Rust

327    Nuclear hormone receptor ftz-f1 is necessary in both the germline and soma to promote oocyte development. Samantha McDonald

328    Spermatogenic stage-specific expression in Drosophila species by next generation sequencing. Camila Avelino

329    Regulation of recombination by the synaptonemal complex. Katherine Billmyre

330    Investigating the impact of genetic background in synaptonemal complex maintenance. Emily Wesley

331    Sina interactions during female meiosis. Alyssa Jones

332    Determining requirements for pairing and conjunction between the X and Dp(1;3) chromosomes in male meiosis. Christopher Hylton

333    Identifying new synaptonemal complex components. Camila Aponte

334    The Role of Rough deal (ROD) in Meiosis of Male Drosophila. Qiutao He

335    dTopors RING domain is required for nuclear structure and chromosome segregation in male meiosis. Andrea Binder

336    The beta-karyopherin protein Ipo9 is required for meiosis in Drosophila. Victor Palacios

337    Sex lethal activation in the female germline is dependent on the transcription factor Sisterless A. Raghav Goyal

338    Atypical Chitinases regulates cell-cell signaling in the ovary. Pradeep Bhaskar

339    An anciently conserved protein is required for sperm motility in Drosophila melanogaster. Fiona Busser

340    Investigating the role of octopamine and Tdc2+ neurons in female sperm discrimination. Shengxi Chen

341    Sex-specific ecdysone signaling regulates gonad stem cell niche development. Lydia Grmai

342    Male-specific small peptides are encoded by a large “ncRNA” within the Drosophila Bithorax complex. Clément IMMARIGEON

343    Fighting flies with context. Jeroen Alkema

344    Satellite Repeats Are Associated with Host Tolerance of an Active Transposable Elements. Jyoti Lama

345    Structure-function analysis of germ granule nanoparticles in Drosophila. Alexey Arkov

346    Downregulation of homeodomain transcription factor Cut is essential for follicle maturation and ovulation. Elizabeth Knapp

347    Directing testis specific gene expression: Nucleosome dynamics and transcriptional regulators. Katia Jindrich

348    RNAseq reveals a role for accessory gland proteins and long non-coding RNAs in sperm length variation in D. melanogaster. Mollie Manier

349    Drosophila CTP synthase regulates collective cell migration through an endosomal-recycle pathway. Li-Mei Pai

350    Investigating the function of mucin-type O-glycosylation in the Drosophilareproductive system. Liping Zhang

351    Drosophila accessory gland secondary cells and post-mating sperm dynamics. Ben Hopkins

352    A robust transposon-domesticating response from germline stem cells. Sungjin Moon


Regulation of gene expression


353    A modERN project update: transgenic GFP lines and Transcription Factor ChIP-seq. Alec Victorsen

354    Analysis of the sequential activation of downstream targets of Notch signaling during Drosophila melanogaster egg chamber development. Molly Rowe

355    Downregulated Broad is required for proper border cell migration. Shawna Defreitas

356    Pointed is necessary and sufficient for establishing the posterior end of the follicular epithelium. Cody Stevens

357    MEF2 and Tinman collaborate to generate the lumen of the heart in Drosophila by activating the collagen gene Multiplexin. TyAnna Lovato

358    Stop codon readthrough of a POU/Oct transcription factor regulates Drosophila development. Yunpo Zhao

359    Effects of cooperative HP1 binding at transcription start sites. John Schoelz

360    Transcriptional hubs in genome activation. Christine Rushlow

361    A DNA/RNA dual-activity topoisomerase stimulates transcription of RNA polymerase II. Seung Kyu Lee

362    CrebA directly activates regulators of secretion. Dorothy Johnson

363    Uncovering isoform-specific roles of GAGA Factor and its function during early embryo development. Marissa Gaskill

364    Diversification of retinoblastoma protein function associated with cis and trans adaptations. David Arnosti

365    A novel role for Blimp-1 in the transcriptional repression of the Hippo pathway in postmitotic photoreceptors. Joseph Bunker

366    Using Spineless gene expression to understand the Mechanisms of Transvection. Adrienne Chen

367    REDfly: The regulatory element database for Drosophila. Marc Halfon

368    A Vestigial myoblast enhancer is positively regulated by Twist and Notch signaling whereas cut signaling suppresses enhancer activity during the development of Drosophila thoracic muscles. Praveen Paudel

369    Using natural variation in Drosophila to uncover how genetic architecture impacts heat-shock recovery and hormesis. Katie Owings

370    Investigating the evolutionary conservation of insulator sequences in Drosophila. Laya Manoj

371    Investigating the post-embryonic role and regulation of Ultrabithorax. Alexandra Buffry

372    The ecdysone hormone receptor directs the spatial and temporal activity of target enhancers. Christopher Uyehara

373    Enhancer decommissioning during Drosophila wing development. Matthew Niederhuber

374    Affect of E93 DNA binding domain on chromatin accessibility in Drosophila melanogaster during development. Martina Savage

375    Dynamic interplay between enhancer-promoter topology and gene activity. Hongtao Chen

376    Role of the Mediator complex in regulating SREBP-dependent gene expression. Xiao Li

377    Drosophila tsRNAs suppress general translation machinery via antisense pairing and participate in cellular starvation response. Jian Lu

378    Identifying chromatin modifiers that regulate stochastic Spineless expression in Drosophila retinas. Luorongxin Yuan

379    A tsRNA-AGO1 autoregulatory feedback loop. Feng He

380    Probing the role of early and transient ncRNAs into opening of the segment-specific regulatory domains of the BX-C. Francois Karch

381    How do changes in DNA lead to changes in tissue function? Giovanni Hanna

382    Identification of enhancer elements and factors binding to these elements in the proximal and intergenic non-coding regions of dmyc Gene. Jasmine Kharazmi

383    Transcriptional silencers in Drosophila serve a dual role as transcriptional enhancers in alternate cellular contexts. Stephen Gisselbrecht

384    Distinct patterns of combinatorial regulation by isoforms of the ETS activator Pointed confer specificity to retinal cell fate acquisition. Chudong Wu

385    Two distinct pathways are involved in the THO/TREX-mediated piRNA biogenesis in Drosophila testis. Chulsung Park

386    The Drosophila CLAMP regulator of dosage compensation co-localizes with group of RNA binding proteins in a tissue-specific manner in both sexes. Mukulika Ray

387    Post-transcriptional control of gene expression in the early Drosophila embryo. Craig Smibert

388    Deciphering effects of RNA editing Enzyme on metamorphosis of Drosophila. Anzer Khan

389    Bin3 targets multiple mRNAs during Drosophila melanogaster oogenesis and embryogenesis. Ryan Palumbo

390    Brain-wide screen for protein and mRNA localization reveals that multiple post-transcriptional mechanisms contribute to synaptic protein enrichment. Josh Titlow

391    Exploring a possible link between altered mRNA splicing and Nuclear Envelope Budding. Sean Speese

392    Post-transcriptional regulation of maternally deposited transcripts during D. melanogaster oogenesis. Omar Omar

393    Expression of Vir-1 and Vago in Nora virus infected Drosophila melanogaster hemolymph. Amanda Macke

394    The Role of Histone Demethylase in Learning and Memory in the Mushroom Body of Drosophila melanogaster. Crystal Keung

395    Cisregulation of cell polarity determinants by the Retinoblastoma corepressor (RBF) during Drosophila development. Sandhya Payankaulam

396    A bioinformatic screen identifies conserved genes highly enriched in the Drosophila antenna. Pratyajit Mohapatra

397    Characterization of somatic muscle gene, holes in muscles (Him) in drosophila. Sam McKitrick

398    Retrotransposons mimic germ plasm determinants to promote transgenerational inheritance. Bhavana Tiwari


Chromatin, epigenetics and genomics


399    Analyzing the chromatin landscape and gene expression regulation of the Drosophila histone locus. Ashlesha Chaubal

400    Coordination of transcriptional and post-transcriptional control of cell-fate transitions. Elizabeth Larson

401    Kinase mediated regulation of the poly(ADP-ribosyl)ating pathway. Guillaume Bordet

402    Study of a dual localized protein and its role in mito-nuclear communication. Sayem Bhuiyan

403    G+C Oscillations in Genomic DNA. Welcome Bender

404    Complex satellite DNA variation within and between populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Isaac Wong

405    Elucidating the Mechanisms of PARP-1 Binding Domains. Sarah Johnson

406    Histone 3 lysine 14 is essential and required for wing patterning in Drosophila. Mattias Mannervik

407    Functional Redundancy and Feedback Regulation between Canonical Histone H3 and Variant Histone H3.3 in Drosophila. Esther Kwon

408    Dynamics of free and chromatin-bound histone H3 during early embryogenesis. Amanda Amodeo

409    Probing the function of metazoan histones with a systematic library of H3 and H4 mutants. Xuedi Zhang

410    Cell-type specific sequential ChIP-seq reveals chromatin landscape in fru P1-expressing neurons. Colleen Palmateer

411    How does H4K20 modification contribute to cell proliferation and animal development? Aaron Crain

412    Lysine 27 of replication-independent histone H3.3 is required for Polycomb target gene silencing but not for gene activation. Daniel McKay

413    Centromere organization and evolution in the simulans clade. Amanda Larracuente

414    Epigenetic regulation of transcription and pre-mRNA processing by histone PTMs. Harmony Salzler

415    Identification of topoisomerase II as a potential factor associated with Drosophila melanogaster F element gene expression. Benjamin French

416    Driving Gene Expression in the Heterochromatic Environment of the Fourth Chromosome of D. melanogaster. Jacob Cantrell

417    Regulation of Repeat-Induced Silencing and Position-Effect Variegation by Nutrition and the TOR Pathway. Megan Howard

418    Crossover mapping reveals a centromere effect boundary. Michaelyn Hartmann

419    Candidate screen to identify maternal factors regulating the establishment of heterochromatin. Kevin Wei

420    The role of Boundary Elements and Insulator Proteins in the Functional and Topological Segmentation of the Drosophila melanogaster Genome. Michael Stadler

421    The recognition of target gene transcriptional state by Polycomb-group proteins. Elnaz Ghotbi Ravandi

422    Identifying sequences required for inter-TAD transcriptional activation. SANDIP DE

423    Identification of novel DNA binding proteins necessary for epigenetic silencing by Polycomb group proteins. Payal Ray

424    Identifying domains of a novel zinc finger protein that are critical for dosage compensation in Drosophila melanogaster. Erica Nguyen

425    Major parts of Drosophila hybrid genomes don't pair correctly. James Baldwin-Brown

426    Ribosomal DNA repeats are maintained in the Drosophila male germline by the retrotransposons R1 and R2. Jonathan Nelson

427    piRNA-mediated silencing of an invading transposable element evolves rapidly through abundant beneficial de novo mutations. Shuo Zhang

428    Elucidating the role of retroelement transcription in centromere identity. Ankita Chavan

429    Identification of a non-LTR retrotransposon at Drosophila centromeres. Bryce Santinello

430    Meiotic sex chromosome inactivation in the Drosophila melanogaster male germ line. Miriam Akeju

431    An evolutionary perspective on gene expression and regulatory dynamics at the single-cell level. Li Zhao

432    Out of the testis, into the ovary: biased outcomes of gene birth and death in Drosophila. Raquel Assis

433    Cajal bodies and the role of Colin in Transposable Element Regulation. Antonio Serrano Rodriguez

434    Evolutionary arms races between Segregation Distorter chromosomes and their suppressors in American populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Ching-Ho Chang

435    High-resolution meiotic recombination map for Drosophila yakuba based on whole-genome analysis of individual meiotic events. Nikale Pettie

436    Gene capture by transposable elements in Drosophila: Cooperation or conflict? Christopher Ellison


Patterning, morphogenesis and organogenesis


437    Dorsal/NF-κB exhibits a dorsal-to-ventral mobility gradient in the Drosophila embryo. Gregory Reeves

438    Blimp-1 is required for normal retinal differentiation. Hongsu Wang

439    Interaction between JAK STAT pathway and axial patterning genes in Drosophila eye development. Akanksha Raj

440    Growth Regulatory Pathway collaborates with Axial Patterning Genes to regulate Patterning and Growth in Drosophila Eye. Neha Gogia

441    Investigating the input of Planar Cell Polarity signaling into Notch-mediated binary cell fate decisions during photoreceptor specification. Giovanna Collu

442    Ion channel contributions to wing development in Drosophila melanogaster. Laura George

443    Understanding the Regulation of Differential Splicing of TGF-β Receptor Baboon in the Drosophila Wing Imaginal Disc. Byron Seth

444    Wingless counteracts epithelial folding in Drosophila wing discs by increasing mechanical tension at basal cell edges. Liyuan Sui

445    Defining the genetic and cellular basis of morphological diversity in Drosophila. Ben Vincent

446    Identification of Akirin-interacting proteins that are critical for myogenesis. Mary Grimes

447    Analysis of Defective Heart Patterning in akirin Mutants. Hayley Milner

448    Postmitotic Myotubes Repurpose the Cytokinesis Machinery to Effect Cellular Guidance and Elongation. Aaron Johnson

449    Regulation of gonad development and homeostasis by the BTB protein Ribbon. Jennifer Jemc

450    Ecdysone-inducible polished rice temporally regulates fate decision of tracheal tip cells in embryonic tracheal morphogenesis. Yuki Taira

451    Quantitative spatial gene expression in The developing Drosophila eye. Sammi Ali

452    The BTB/POZ domain factor Ribbon has a dual role as the transcriptional regulator of both organ growth and morphogenesis in the embryonic epithelium. Rajprasad Loganathan

453    Regulation of the Hippo pathway from two distinct subcellular regions at the apical cortex. Sherzod Tokamov

454    Mob family proteins and the nuclear Dbf2-related kinase, Tricornered, are required for tube formation in the ovarian follicular epithelium. Juan Duhart

455    Genetic Architecture and cellular basis of Drosophila gut plasticity. Alessandro Bonfini

456    Identification of the Drosophila Tribbles conserved COP1 binding site. Christopher Nauman

457    Modeling the Interactions Between Migrating Cells and their Environment During Drosophila Embryogenesis. William Hamilton

458    The extracellular protease AdamTS-B is required for proper tracheal tube formation. Elizabeth Steinmetz

459    Drosophila fibulin (fbl) plays a role in transepithelial migration of germ cells during embryogenesis. Amanda Petersen

460    A screen for genetic modifiers of Protein Phosphatase 1 function in Drosophila border cell cohesion and migration. Carmen Del Real

461    Investigating the role of Ena in promoting cell extrusion from epithelia. Jennifer Nwako

462    Characterization of Border Cell Migration and Cell Polarity in a CASK Beta-isoform Knockout Fly Line. Audrey Farthing

463    Feedback between actomyosin and microtubules stabilizes intercellular force transmission during tissue folding. Clint Ko

464    Cell polarity determinant Dlg1 regulates the mechanics of tissue invagination. Melisa Fuentes

465    Tissue-scale mechanical coupling reduces morphogenetic noise to ensure precision during epithelial folding. Anthony Eritano

466    Epithelial cell reintegration: the ins and outs. Daniel Bergstralh

467    Investigating a role for septate junction proteins in cell polarity during dorsal closure. Oindrila De

468    The RhoGEF Cysts couples apical polarity proteins to Rho and myosin activity at adherens junctions. Milena Pellikka

469    Macroglobulin complement-related is required for Drosophila egg elongation . Haifa Alhadyian

470    Modifier screen identifies Idgf3-interacting regions that affect Dorsal Appendage formation. Claudia Espinoza

471    Mapping the Interactome of the Planar Cell Polarity Protein Van Gogh by APEX-based Proximity Labeling. Song Song

472    Regulation of specific Enhancer of split-HLH genes by proneural factors shapes Notch output dynamics during bristle patterning in Drosophila. Francois Schweisguth

473    The Hippo Pathway is required for morphogenesis of the pupal eye. Miles DeAngelis

474    How larval tissues and imaginal discs exposed to juvenile hormone follow different developmental fates. Mykola Yatsenko

475    A feedback mechanism mediated by myosin-dependent accumulation of Rab11-vesicles reinforces apical constriction. Wei Chen

476    Regulation of cell dynamics and tissue remodeling in response to mechanical forces. Maria Bustillo

477    The role of non-apical forces in Drosophila gastrulation. Amanda Goldner

478    Investigating the function of Rho1 in early embryogenesis of Drosophila. Hanqing Guo

479    Insight into the Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Sheet Morphogenesis: A Drosophila Deficiency Screen for Genes on Chromosome 2L Involved in Dorsal Closure Using a Live Imaging Approach. Stephanie Fogerson

480    Probing emergent properties in animal development with synthetic biology. Etika Goyal Gupta

481    Force-dependent tendinous ECM remodeling during flight muscle Development. Wei-Chen Chu

482    Nebbish is a critical component of a subnetwork utilized by the Forkhead domain transcription factor Jumeau to regulate cardiac progenitor cell division. Andrew Kump

483    Notch activates the expression of different pericardial genes using distinct permissive and instructive mechanisms in order to specify cardiac cell subtypes. Manoj Panta

484    Forkhead domain transcription factors restrict the expression of ECM-related genes to mediate proper positioning of cardiac cells. Manoj Panta

485    A functional screen identifying novel Drosophila Egf receptor targets with roles in eggshell structure and morphology. Zachary Walter

486    Differential mechanisms of Notch activation are used in Drosophila spermathecal lineage specification. Wei Shen


Signal transduction


487    Hedgehog regulates the rate of Intracellular Smoothened movement. Ryo Hatori

488    Wnk and Fray signaling in Drosophila . Prathibha Yarikipati

489    Evolution and functionality of Wnt9 (DWnt4) and Wnt10 in Drosophila melanogaster. Franziska Franke

490    Investigating how linker phosphorylations control Smad activity. Edward Eivers

491    TM2D genes in Notch signaling and Alzheimer’s disease. Jose Salazar

492    HDAC1 regulates Notch signaling during Drosophila wing development . Jialan Lyu

493    Characterization of Mib2 as a regulator of JAK/STAT signaling in border cell migration. Sunny Trivedi

494    Follicular tumor hotspots in Drosophila are determined by JAK-STAT signaling. Deeptiman Chatterjee

495    Wound-induced polyploidization is dependent on Intergrin-Hippo signaling. Rose Besen-McNally

496    The Fat-regulated adaptor protein Dlish is palmitoylated and binds the growth suppressor Expanded, controling its stability and ubiquitination. Seth Blair

497    NF-κB Shapes Metabolic Adaptation by Attenuating Foxo-mediated Lipolysis in Drosophila. Maral Molaei

498    Dissecting domain function in Drosophila PLC-γ. Justin Thackeray

499    Deltex at the crossroad of Notch and JNK signaling in Drosophila. Debdeep Dutta

500    Retinoid signaling as a Rhodopsin-1 quality control mechanism in Drosophila melanogaster. Brian Brown

501    Suppression of store-operated calcium entry components dStim and dOrai results in dilated cardiomyopathy. Courtney Petersen

502    An in vivo model of calcium signaling specificity dependent on direct association of Drosophila Orai calcium channels with calmodulin. Darya Karabasheva

503    An evidence-based model for representing signaling pathways in FlyBase. Helen Attrill

504    Select septate junction proteins direct ROS-mediated regulation of cardiac function in Drosophila. Hui-Ying Lim

505    New signaling intensity-dependent regulation of the MAPK pathway revealed through an oncogenic KRAS Drosophila model. Jessica Sawyer


Cell biology: cytoskeleton, organelles and trafficking


506    Translation, rather than transcription, is required for the initial steps of single cell wound repair. Andrew Dominguez

507    The kinesin-like protein Pavarotti functions non-canonically to regulate actin dynamics during during wound repair. Mitsutoshi Nakamura

508    Using cross-species evolutionary analysis to identify and characterize novel centrosome gene duplications. Frances Welsh

509    Maternal RNAi screening of potential Src64 targets in actomyosin ring contraction during cellularization. Anh Bui

510    Function of tyrosination of α-tubulin in regulating RNA transport, microtubule dynamics, and development of the ovary in Drosophila. Mengjing Bao

511    Functional characterization of an actin regulator, HtsRC. Juli Gerdes

512    Cortical myosin waves drive collective contractility and directional cytoplasmic transport. Jasmin Imran Alsous

513    Dystrophin's roles, subcellular organization, and functional network in oogenesis. Mina Amini

514    The forces that move nuclei are differentially affected by the LINC complex and Ensconsin. Eric Folker

515    Dynamin bundles actin filaments to facilitate cell-cell fusion. Donghoon Lee

516    Egalitarian binding partners, Dynein light chain and Bicaudal D, function sequentially to link mRNA to the Dynein motor. Chandler Goldman

517    Endocytosis regulates Fog signaling to promote apical constriction during Drosophila salivary gland invagination. Thao Le

518    Ykt6 mediates multiple cell functions during oogenesis in Drosophila. Setse Bush

519    Discovery of a novel syncytium in the Drosophila rectal papillae. Juliet King

520    A new role for the retromer complex in regulated exocytosis. Sarah Neuman

521    Searching for subcellular mechanisms of DEG/ENaC transport in sensory neurites. Stephanie Mauthner

522    Tribbles SLE: a Novel Domain Required for Proper Protein Trafficking, Turnover, and Insulin Signaling in the Larval Fat Body. Zachary Fischer

523    Investigation of sorting nexin functions in fly tissues. Tamas Maruzs

524    Effects of cellular lipid droplet allocation on lipid droplet consumption and Drosophila embryogenesis. Marcus Kilwein

525    Comparing the roles of Rab8 and Rab10 in regulating basement membrane secretion in the Drosophila follicular epithelium. Kriza Sy

526    Properties of released and expectorated/solidified secretory Sgs-glue from larval salivary glands of Drosophila. Robert Farkas

527    Autophagy reduces reactive oxygen species in neurodegeneration caused by dihydroceramide accumulation. Tsu-Yi Su

528    Regulation of Mitochondrial Network Organization in Drosophila Muscles. Prasanna Katti

529    Clueless is a novel stress-responsive ribonucleoprotein particle. Kelsey Sheard

530    Inhibition of Mortalin/Hsc70-5 induces pexophagy through increasing of peroxisomal reactive oxygen species. HyoSeong Kim

531    Actin regulation during Drosophila oogenesis: complex interplay between prostaglandins, lipid droplets, and ER. Jonathon Thomalla

532    The endoplasmic reticulum membrane protein Jagunal displays mitotic spindle defects in Drosophila Neurblasts. Alma Martinez Peraza

533    The axonal trafficking of ER-retained proteins: Insights into how the ER pervades the axon. Nicco Ruggiero

534    Screening for secretion genes in fat body cells. Lingjian Zhou

535    Subcellular localization of the Golgi kinase Four-jointed in Drosophila development. Hiroyuki Ishikawa

536    ESCRT components differentially regulate Drosophila lymph gland hematopoiesis. Arindam Ray

537    Spatiotemporal dynamics of endosome tubulation during Drosophila cellularization. Samuel Reed

538    Investigating Rab5 partitioning during mitosis in Drosophila neuroblast. Bethany Kristi Morin

539    Characterization of Lysosome Associated Membrane Protein, Lamp-1, in Drosophila melanogaster. Norin Chaudhry

540    A Modular Mechanism Mediates the Interchromosomal Association of Drosophila Chromocenters. Madhav Jagannathan

541    Modifier screen to identify p160 coactivator, Taiman, interacting genes in Drosophila oogenesis. Chueh Wen Wang

542    The p38 MAP kinase is critical for rapid embryonic wound closure. Gordana Scepanovic

543    A modifier screen provide insight into Rap1-mediated group polarity in collective cell migration. Jhen-Wei WU

544    Genetic studies link garz to Abl-mediated cell migration during development. Sarah Macon

545     A targeted RNAi screen identifies conserved cell-cell junction genes required for border cell collective migration. Nirupama Kotian

546    Drosophila Snazarus regulates a dynamic lipid droplet sub-population beneath the cell surface of fat body adipocytes. Jade Bowerman

547    Ribonucleoprotein Clueless play important role in mitochondrial protein import and function. Aditya Sen

548    Structural analysis of the flightin-myosin interaction in insect flight muscle thick filaments: Insight into the molecular basis of muscle mechanical properties. Lynda Menard

549    Tubulin polymerization promoting protein, Ringmaker, and microtubule associated protein 1B homolog, Futsch, coordinate microtubule organization and synaptic growth. Swati Banerjee


Cell division and cell growth


550    Function of Nat9 acetyltransferase in microtubule stability and JNK signaling in Drosophila. Jung Wan Mok

551    Exploring C(2)M's Ability to Facilitate the Assembly of the Synaptonemal Complex. Jessica Fellmeth

552    Segregation dynamics of the supernumerary B chromosomes of D. melanogaster. Stacey Hanlon

553    The influence of essential chromosomes on B chromosome transmission during female meiosis. Salam Eche

554    Dissecting the role of SPC105R in meiotic kinetochore function of oocytes. Kim McKim

555    PP2A regulates spindle asssembly and cohesion maintenance in Drosophila oocytes. Kim McKim

556    Requirement for the Rcd4:Ana3 sub-complex for centriole duplication and centriole to centrosome conversion. Pallavi Panda

557    Investigating the Biochemical and Structural Basis of Centrosome Activation. Samantha Smith

558    The role of CENP-C in kinetochore building and chromosome segregation. Jessica Fellmeth

559    Spindle Orientation: Pinning Down the Role of Pins. Nick Lowe

560    Dunk regulates myosin recruitment during Drosophila cleavage through its interaction with anillin. Jiayang Chen

561    An integrated analysis of the protein-protein interaction network of the conserved mitotic kinase, Polo. Katarzyna Sierzputowska

562    Chromosome Preference during Homologous Recombination Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks. Joel Fernandez

563    Locating Mutagen-sensitivity Gene mus109 in the Drosophila melanogaster Genome Using Deficiency Mapping. Chandani Mitchell

564    Using deletion mapping to locate mutagen-sensitivity gene mus305 in the Drosophila melanogaster genome. Jordan DeLoach

565    The deubiquitinase Usp5 is required for cell cycle exit. Jennifer Bandura

566    Modeling Meier-Gorlin syndrome mutations. Anna Branstad

567    Cell cycle control by growth sensors: Drosophila E2F1 is controlled post-transcriptionally by mRNA UTR elements. Jan Inge Ovrebo

568    Analysis of themps-1 T Mps1-PP1 interaction in vivo. Steven Almazan-Herrera

569    The roles of jim lovell (lov) in endopolyploid and mitotic tissues of Drosophila. Kathleen Beckingham

570    Specificity of E2F-dependent transcription in coordinating endoreplication. Minhee Kim

571    Variant cell cycles in the Drosophila accessory gland. Allison Box

572    Transcriptional Response to Errors in Spindle Orientation and Effects on Tissue Growth. Amalia Parra

573    Cortical polarization and emergence of the subapical domain in blastoderm embryos is controlled by Dia and Kinesin-1. Long Li

574    Interaction of key inflammatory pathways in tumor microenvironment in Drosophila cancer models control tumor progression. KIRTI SNIGDHA

575    Oncogenic properties of Peppled/Hindsight in Drosophila imaginal tissue. Gengqiang Xie

576    Modeling primary prostate cancer using the D. melanogaster accessory gland. Samuel Church

577    Role of Hippo and Ecdysone Receptor Signaling in regulation of dronc. Karishma Gangwani


Physiology, metabolism and aging


578    Diet induced adaptation to heat and drought stress due to plastic changes in energy metabolites, hardening capacity and life history traits among fig fruit reared Zaprionus indianus. T. N. Girish

579    Octopamine and its receptors are involved in the modulation of the immune response in Drosophila melanogaster. Stephanie Papenmeier

580    Mir-969 regulates body fat mass through Gr47b. Jin Seo

581    Prominin-like regulates longevity and glucose metabolism via insulin signaling in Drosophila. Tae Hoon Ryu

582    A mitochondrial rescue of a nuclear defect in starvation resistance and lipid levels in Drosophila. Shawn Williams

583    Regulation of adult lipid homeostasis by Drosophila Estrogen-Related Receptor. Katherine Beebe

584    The role of RNA-binding protein alan shepard in whole organism metabolism regulation. Claire Gillette

585    Regulation of lipogenesis by Kr-h1-mediated acetylation of fatty acid synthase during Drosophila larval development. Ting Miao

586    The Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoproteins (hnRNPs) in Drosophila. Jasleen Bhogal

587    The Role of SR Protein Kinases in Regulating Lipid Metabolism in Drosophila. Jonathan Mercier

588    Phosphorylation controls functions of Lipin in fat and energy metabolism. Stephanie Hood

589    Metabolic characterization of the Drosophila E78 nuclear receptor. Sophia Praggastis

590    Investigating the regulating metabolic kinases and phosphorylation of the SR protein 9G8 in Drosophila. Yesha Patel

591    Determining whether the SR protein 9G8 binds directly to CPT1 mRNA, affecting alternative splicing in lipid metabolism. Theresa Kash

592    Probing a Drosophila model of diet-induced obesity and type 2 diabetes. Laura Musselman

593    Screen for central regulators of metabolism. Steven Wyler

594    Characterization of possible phosphoglycolate phosphatase orthologs in Drosophila melanogaster. Jennifer Kennell

595    When an oncometabolite isn’t an oncometabolite: endogenous L-2-hydroxyglutarate production is common among Dipteran larvae. Nader Mahmoudzadeh

596    Modeling Metabolic Disregulation in Disease: a causative agent and therapeutic target. Marla Tipping

597    Characterization of metabolic defects in Drosophila melanogaster due to Insulin-signalling impairment. Juan Riesgo-Escovar

598    The Drosophila Estrogen-Related Receptor acts as a nutrient sensor to coordinate larval growth with nutrient availability. Melody Maniex

599    Drosophila larvae maintain NAD+ redox balance by coordinately regulating lactate and glycerol-3-phophate metabolism. Madhulika Rai

600    A SGLT1-like protein regulates glucose absorption in Drosophila midgut. YUE LI

601    Triglyceride lipase brummer is required for spermatogenesis. Chien Chao

602    Impact of bacteria on the nutritional content of fly food. Danielle Lesperance

603    Male fecundity is plastically optimized by nutrient conditions. Mirai Matsuka

604    Indirect exposure to yeast doubles starvation survival in Drosophila. Yuan Luo

605    Insecticides impair energy homeostasis providing new insights into the worldwide crash of insect populations. Felipe Martelli Soares da Silva

606    Sustaining mitochondrial genome integrity and robustness with age. Pei-I TSAI

607    Nicotinamide riboside rescues the exercise capacity of a Drosophila model of Barth syndrome. Deena Damschroder

608    Functional studies of the evolutionarily-conserved mitochondrial protein ADCK1 in Drosophila. Stefan Thomas

609    A germline signaling relay triggers mitochondrial respiration during early oogenesis essential for mitochondrial inheritance. Zong-Heng Wang

610    The ribonuclease activity of PPR domain in mitochondrial RNA polymerase is required for priming mitochondrial DNA replication. Yi Liu

611    Altered pheromone biosynthesis is associated with sex-specific changes in life span and behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. Johannes Bauer

612    The use of the Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel to map Genes and Gene Networks underlying High Fat Diet-induced Mortality. BRIDGET KONADU

613    Conserved role of uric acid and purine metabolites in longevity and healthspan. Tyler Hilsabeck

614    Genetic screening to identify factors that regulate lifespan and homeostasis of intestinal stem cells during aging in Drosophila. Saki Naito

615    Regulation of Lifespan by dSirt6 in Drosophila melanogaster. Jackson Taylor

616    Associated microorganisms as methionine sources or sinks that influence Drosophila melanogaster longevity. Hailey Wilcox

617    Octopamine Receptors OAMB and Octβ2R are Required in Muscle for Exercise Adaptations. Alyson Sujkowski

618    Effects of histamine signaling on the pH gradient in both larval and adult gut of Drosophila melanogaster. Sam Plaska

619    Nora virus proliferates in dividing intestinal stem cells and affects Drosophila fitness and susceptibility to intestinal bacterial infections and abiotic stress. Dominique Ferrandon

620    The role of microRNA-33 in adult Drosophila phenotypes. Hayley Schultz

621    Cellular heterogeneity underlying poly-functional fat body tissue in Drosophila melanogaster. Vanika Gupta

622    Tumor-derived Upd3 mediates muscle dysfunction and lipid loss in Drosophila. Wei Song

623    Circadian control of ecdysone biosynthesis and release during Drosophila metamorphosis. Javier Cavieres-Lepe

624    TIMELESS phosphorylation regulates light entrainment and resetting of the Drosophila circadian clock. Yao Cai

625    Effect of Circadian Desynchrony on Body Triglyceride Content in Drosophila. Amy Yu

626    Sestrin, a novel target in the mTOR pathway that extends healthspan and mobility. Tyler Cobb

627    Neuropeptide F receptor acts in the Drosophila prothoracic gland to regulate body size and developmental timing. Jade Kannangara

628    Juvenile hormone mimics phenocopy parasitoid wasp attacks in Drosophila melanogaster. Rebecca Spokony

629    The role and regulation of age-induced polyploidy in Drosophila. Ari Dehn

630    Measuring hemolymph osmolarity in the “mini-osmometer”. Jason Sosa-Pagan

631    The non-cell autonomous contribution of RAB21 in Drosophila gut renewal. sonya NASSARI

632    Role of glucagon-like endocrine pathway of Drosophila in metabolism and stress. Lucie Kucerova

633    Proteasome β5 subunit overexpression improves proteostasis and extends lifespan. Jae Hur

634    Epigenetic Inheritance of Alcohol Sensitivity in Drosophila melanogaster. Jasmina Abdalla

635    Improving enzyme annotation in FlyBase. Steven Marygold

636    Natural genetic variation in Drosophila contributes significantly to exercise response. Nicole Riddle

637    Regulation of larval growth by drd. Lindsay Hopson

638    Effects of dietary sugar on fruit fly place learning and memory. Mathangi Ganesan


Neural development and physiology


639    Identification of Novel Cell-surface Proteins in Axon and Glia Development in the Drosophila Visual System. Zhengya Liu

640    N-cadherin orchestrates self-organization of neurons within the columnar unit in the Drosophila medulla. Makoto Sato

641    Modeling Parkinson’s in Drosophila using the Rapid Iterative Negative Geotaxis (RING) assay. Christopher Roblodowski

642    Conservation of the Netrin receptor Frazzled in insects. Benjamin Wadsworth

643    Transcriptional regulation of robo2 in the Drosophila embryonic nervous system. Muna Abdal-Rhida

644    Conserved and divergent aspects of Robo receptor signaling and regulation between Drosophila Robo1 and C. elegans SAX-3. Tim Evans

645    Regulation of Axon Targeting in the Drosophila Visual System. Yu Zhang

646    The role of Rab11 GTPase in neuronal pruning of Drosophila sensory neurons. Hao-Hsiang Kao

647    The role of APP-like in the development of the Drosophila nervous system. Noah Reger

648    Absence of FoxO-induced autophagy allows preferential dendritic growth of larval sensory neurons under nutrient restriction. Chun Han

649    Down syndrome kinase Dyrk1A/Mnb phosphorylates Abrupt to control dendrite morphogenesis in Drosophila. Dae-woo Kwon

650    Probing the role of thrombospondin in synaptogenesis and locomotion. Norma Velazquez Ulloa

651    A γ-secretase dependent cleavage event promotes Wnt-mediated synaptic maturation at the NMJ. Lucas Restrepo

652    GTPase regulator associated with FAK (Graf) is Required for Color Photoreceptor Patterning. Jessica Gosselin

653    Wnt/PCP signaling regulates morphogenesis and arrangement of the columnar structures in the medulla. Xujun Han

654    Haploinsufficiency of the Mitochondrial Genes Scheggia and SesB Disrupts Neurodevelopment and Behavior. Cortnie Hartwig

655    Found in neurons (Fne) promotes an invasive state in Drosophila sensory neurons. Rebecca Alizzi

656    The Transcription Factor Gooseberry, a pax3/pax7 homolog, interacts with Wingless to control neuronal function. Marizabeth Perez

657    The conserved microRNA miR-34 regulates neuromuscular junction morphogenesis. Mala Misra

658    Tao negatively regulates retrograde BMP signaling during neuromuscular junction development in Drosophila. Pam Vanderzalm

659    A molecular control of temperature dependent synaptic growth: Autophagy, Proteasome and Map Kinases. Kevin De Leon Gonzalez

660    Maintaining Neuronal Function: The Role of the Transcription Factor Gooseberry in Synaptic Growth, Plasticity and Stability. Carihann Dominicci-Cotto

661    Expansion Microscopy(ExM) enables subcellular localization of neurotransmitter receptors to single neurites in the neurons of the Drosophilamotion vision pathway. Edward Rogers

662    Expansion of octopaminergic neurons during chronic exercise. Kristin Richardson

663    Identification and functional characterization of neurons controlling systemic body growth by affecting the prothoracic gland in Drosophila melanogaster. Eisuke Imura

664    Analysis of Ciliary Trafficking of two TRP channels in Drosophila Chordotonal Organ. Youngtae Kwon

665    Exploring receptor/insecticide interactions of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene family using CRISPR/CAS9. Trent Perry

666    Characterization of the molecular and physiological role of TET proteins in development. Margret Shirinian

667    Identification of a unique distribution of cells potentially involved in nociception. Minh-Nguyet Hoang

668    Regulation of Wrapping glia differentiation in Drosophila eye disc. CHIA-KANG TSAO

669    Indispensable role of globin1 in development and maintenance of the nervous system in Drosophila. Nisha Kumari

670    Cellular diversity in the Drosophila 3rd instar larval ventral cord revealed by single-cell transcriptomics. Thomas Brody

671    Differential small GTPase activities mediate semaphorin-1a-controlled projection neuron dendritic targeting. Kai-Yuan Ku

672    The DNA damage response gene nopo has distinct interphase and mitotic functions in neurogenesis. Ryan O'Neill

673    Regulation of Ey Expression in Drosophila Medulla Neuroblasts. Hailun Zhu

674    Drosophila dADAR isoform structure and function in RNA editing. Fatemeh Kohram

675    Differential effects of vitamin A deprivation on different photoreceptor types. Clara Poupault

676    Localization of histamine to the accessory gland and its effects on the female post-mating response in Drosophila melanogaster. Martin Burg

677    Transcriptional dysregulation of neuroblasts as a putative hallmark linking neuronal morphology to intellectual disability. Hayden Hatch

678    Dysfunction in neurons and glia reveals that distinct PIGA deficiency phenotypes arise from independent cell types. Clement Chow

679    Dscam regulates lineage dependent repulsion during columnar unit formation in the medulla. Chuyan Liu

680    Contribution of Phosphatidylserine Exposure in Engulfment of Dendrite Debris by Phagocytes. Hui Ji

681    Plasma membrane depolarization induces toxic overactivation of IP3-receptors during neurodegeneration. Nicholas Karagas


Neural circuits and behavior


682    Male aggression requires octopamine and glutamate in dual neurotransmitting neurons. Elizabeth Catudio Garrett

683    Dopamine deficiency: how dopaminergic circuits compensate for loss of dopamine. Ryan Sangston

684    The Phenomenon of Negative Cross-resistance between Insecticides attributed by Mutation in Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR) Subunits. Razi Ghazali

685    Genetic and environmental factors that modify seizure susceptibility in the Drosophila voltage-gated sodium channel mutant, paraShu. James Mrkvicka

686    Drosophila Neuroligin 3 affects social behaviour. John Robinson

687    The Role of Vamp7 in Regulating PDF Controled Sleep Patterns. Monica Narvaez

688    The neuronal design underlying consolidated Anesthesia-Resistance Memory (ARM). Emmanuel Antwi-Adjei

689    The role of actin regulating genes in alcohol induced behaviors in Drosophila. Andrew Butts

690    The neural circuitry of learning dialects in Drosophila species. Balint Kacsoh

691    Modulating dopamine neuron activity transiently suppresses or enhances expression of aversive long-term memories. John Martin Gabriel Sabandal

692    Study of female mating decision using an incipient speciation model in Drosophila melanogaster. Tsung-Han Kuo

693    Determining the Role of microRNAs in the Female Drosophila Post-Mating Response. Chloe Bennett

694    Genomic and neurogenetic approaches reveal a role of dpr- and DIP- expressing neurons in courtship behaviors. Hongru Hu

695    The dopamine receptor D2R is required in the blood brain barrier for male courtship behavior. Cameron Love

696    Courtship behavior and ovipositor extension neural circuits in Drosophila Melanogaster. Hsiaochi Cheng

697    Alcohol-intoxicated flies become aggressive. Annie Park

698    Neural circuits control fly grooming over several timescales. Julie Simpson

699    Engineering a UAS-fried-V5 transgene for phenotypic analysis and rescue of fried. Milana Stein

700    Modulation of Gene Expression by Cocaine and Methamphetamine in Drosophila melanogaster. Chad Highfill

701    Ethanol exposure affects innate behaviors. Prescilla Garcia-Trevizo

702    Detection of a possible pathogenic phenotype caused by Nora virus infection in Drosophila melanogaster . Lesley Towery

703    Characterizing neuromuscular degeneration Drosophila mayday mutants. Jessica Willis

704    Functional Effects of Allelic Variants of Drosophila Odorant binding protein 56h. Sneha Mokashi

705    Individual differences in innate olfactory behavior and neural coding within isogenic Drosophila melanogaster populations. Matthew Smith

706    Functional variation in the fruit fly antenna lobe predicts individual behavior. Matthew Churgin

707    Vitamin A deprivation affects motion vision at low pattern contrasts. Deepshe Dewett

708    Investigating the Genetic Control of Nociceptive Neural Circuit Development in Drosophila Larvae. Melanie Chin

709    Multisensory integration into the Drosophila mushroom body. Jinzhi Li

710    Neuromodulatory coordination of action selection and action composition in an elementary decision network. Benjamin White

711    Sex, Flies, and DREADD Modulation of Locomotor Response to Methamphetamine. Meghan Hibicke

712    Neuronal Constituents and Putative Interactions within the Drosophila Ellipsoid Body Neuropil. Bao Chau Nguyen

713    Investigation of neural circuits that mediate acquisition of new knowledge. Daisuke Hattori

714    Logic of an aminergic circuit in egg-laying. Ethan Rohrbach

715    Developmentally arrested precursors of pontine neurons establish an embryonic blueprint of the Drosophila central complex. Ingrid Andrade

716    Neuronal communication keeps the circadian clock ticking at the right speed. Matthias Schlichting

717    Closely related Drosophila species as a model system to understand the neuronal mechanisms underlying behavioral evolution. Yun Ding

718    Investigation of smoke alarm in sensory neuron function and morphogenesis. Katherine Fisher

719    Possible role for a eukaryotic translation initiation factor in behavioral plasticity. Iris Chin

720    Neuroligin3 is required for a response to the social environment in Drosophila melanogaster. Ryley Yost

721    Bright light and carbon dioxide effects on the Drosophila startle response. Gerald Call

722    Bidirectional opponent thermosensors orchestrate euthermic regulation via cross-inhibition. Luis Hernandez Nunez


Models of human disease


723    Loss-of-Function Variants in IRF2BPL are Associated with Neurological Phenotypes. Paul Marcogliese

724    Altered expression of relish influences the immune response and neurodegeneration in a Drosophila model of Machado-Joseph Disease. Ethan Fenton

725    Studying the Role of Trem2 in Drosophila models of Neurodegenerative Disorders. Shuke Nie

726    Targeted downregulation of kdm4a ameliorates tau-engendered defects in Drosophila melanogaster. SUNG YEON PARK

727    The PINK1/Parkin pathway mediates dominant mitochondrial toxicity in CHCHD10-induced ALS-FTD. Nam Chul Kim

728    Proteomic analysis and genetic modifier characterization of mutant CHMP2B associated with Frontotemporal Dementia. Xiaoyue Zheng

729    Probing the role of glial endocytic genes on lipid droplet formation and Aβ42-induced neurotoxicity. Matthew Moulton

730    UQCRC1 regulates neurodegeneration in a fly model of Parkinsonism. Yu-Chien Hung

731    Mutation of Gong gene causes neurodegeneration in Drosophila. Ye-Jin Park

732    Investigating calcium as a mediator of Tau-induced neurotoxicity. Rebekah Mahoney

733    Muscleblind mitigates FUS toxicity by modulating stress granule dynamics and restoring SMN levels. Udai Pandey

734    Construction and characterization of novel ninaE alleles as a potential model for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa. Matthew Larsen

735    The palmitoyltransferase, Patsas is a novel retinal degeneration locus in Drosophila. John Aldrich

736    Development of a Fly Model for Stargardt Disease Related Retinal Degeneration. Thomas Jacobsen

737    Assessing the role of the p3 Peptide in Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis using a Drosophila model. Joey Wong

738    Investigating Mitochondrial Transport in a Drosophila model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Nitin Vidyasagar

739    The microbiome's effect on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. Michael Zhu

740    Neuropathy-associated TRPV4 mutants cause CaMKII-dependent excitotoxicity and inhibit mitochondrial axon transport. Brian Woolums

741    Functional Screen of Lysosomal Storage Disorder Toxicity with Alpha-Synuclein. Meigen Yu

742    Roles for cell-cell signaling in the spread of Aβ42-mediated pathology through the brain. Catherine Yeates

743    Role of Lunasin in Alzheimer’s Disease. Prajakta Deshpande

744    Validation of Potential Therapeutic Targets of Alzheimer's Disease Among Cross-Species Modifiers of Tau. Hilary Chester

745    Comparative analysis of two dSOD1 knock-in ALS models. Kathryn Russo

746    Glycolysis upregulation is neuroprotective as a compensatory mechanism in ALS. Ernesto Manzo

747    Expression of LL-37, a human antimicrobial peptide, attenuates the neurotoxicity of Aβ42 in a Drosophila model of Alzheimer’s disease. Sydney Gutierrez

748    Late-breaking news: Autophagy goes on strike! – Rampant immune response kills neurons! Arvind Shukla

749    Temperature sensitive SMA-causing point mutations lead to SMN instability, locomotor defects and premature lethality. Amanda Raimer

750    Oxidation Resistance 1 (OXR1) is associated with a novel neurodevelopmental disorder. Julia Wang

751    Investigating Zika virus interactions with host cellular pathways using Drosophila. Brooke Hull

752    Forward genetic screen in Drosophila to identify novel regulators of dopamine dynamics. Samantha Deal

753    The K+-dependent Na+/Ca2+ exchanger Nckx30C is implicated in temperature-sensitive paralysis and neurodegeneration in Drosophila. Shu Hui Lye

754    A comprehensive functional screen of pathogenic neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) missense mutations. James Walker

755    Characterization of metazoan tricRNA biogenesis factors in neurological disease. Casey Schmidt

756    A rescue based screen to functionally assess de novo missense variants lined to Autism Spectrum Disorders using Drosophila. Jonathan Andrews

757    The influence of antioxidant SOD2 on autophagy in a Drosophila model for MJD/SCA3. Henna Ragoowansi

758    A screen to identify drugs that suppress seizures in Dup15q syndrome suggests serotonin pathway modulation may be therapeutic. Lawrence Reiter

759    Transcriptomic and proteomic profiling of glial or neuronal Dube3a overexpression reveals common molecular changes in gliopathic epilepsy. Kevin Hope

760    Defective cortex glia and neuronal cell body interaction leads to photosensitive epilepsy. Govind Kunduri

761    Identification of novel combinatorial drug therapies to treat tuberous sclerosis complex. Chris Baxter

762    Screening for inhibitors of human oncogenic KRAS using a Drosophila melanogaster model. Subash Kairamkonda

763    Role of miR-133 in changing tissue microenvironment for tumorigenesis. Ishwaree Datta

764    The tissue-intrinsic local microenvironment makes a decisive influence on tumor invasiveness. Yoichiro Tamori

765    A Novel Role for MICOS Complex CHCHD6 in Establishing Cardiac Structure and Function, with Possible Implications for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Katja Birker

766    Multi-Model System Approach to Identifying Atrial Fibrillation Genes and Mechanisms. James Kezos

767    Functional assessment of de novo missense variants linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders through an overexpression based screen in Drosophila. J. Harnish

768    Modeling a premature aging syndrome caused by a mutant form of Barrier-to-Autointegration Factor (BAF) in Drosophila. Samuel Kitzman

769    The structural and functional analysis of the Orc6 protein – Drosophila model of the Meyer-Gorlin syndrome. Maxim Balasov

770    The RNA export factor, Nxt1, is required for maintenance of muscle integrity, and for normal expression of mRNAs of genes that also generate circular RNAs. Helen White-Cooper

771    Altered metabolism in Trim32 deficient muscle. SIMRANJOT BAWA

772    BAG-3/Starvin and its role in muscle cell proteostasis. Fawwaz Naeem

773    Transcriptomic Profiling of High Sugar-Induced Obesity resistant and susceptible Drosophila Genetics Reference Panel Lines. Sumit Patel

774    Impacts on lifespan and energy homeostasis for genes identified by genome-wide association study of High Sugar Diet mortality in Drosophila melanogaster. Sumit Patel

775    Tumor-induced systemic inflammation dirupts blood-brain barrier leading to premature death of hosts. JUNG KIM

776    Cigarette smoke exposure selectively affects survival of male Drosophila larvae. Karolina-Theresa Sirocko

777    Using mitochondrially-targeted restriction enzymes to study the response to mitochondrial DNA double strand breaks in Drosophila muscle. Adam Spierer

778    Examining The Role of L-2HG in Promoting Renal Cancer in a Drosophila Model. Yasaman Heidarian

779    Fly pharmacology: Smac mimicry in a novel polycystic kidney disease model. Cassandra Millet-Boureima

780    Candidate therapeutics for N-glycanase 1 deficiency identified through small molecule screens in multiple model organisms. Joshua Mast

781    A platform for high-throughput drug discovery in flies. Madeleine Prangley

782    Application of Drosophila cell-based CRISPR technologies to studying the NGLY1 rare disease gene ortholog Pngl. Raghuvir Viswanatha

783    Survival Motor Neuron (SMN) regulates immune system and fat body function by regulating Traf6, NF-kB, and Tor activity. Ashlyn Spring

784    Serpin scca1 dysregulation in Drosophila airways enhances their vulnerability to asthma risk factors. Hanna Angstmann

785    Exploring Parallels in the Mechanisms of Hearing and Deafness Between Drosophila and Mammals. Daniel Sutton

786    Identification of genetic modifiers in a fly model of Alzheimer’s disease co-expressing Aβ42 and tau. Mayanglambam Dhruba Singh

787    Multiple pathways contribute to human TDP-43 toxicity in flies. Deepak Chhangani

788    Screens in Drosophila and cell line models implicates GPR21 as a suppressor of neurodegeneration. Matthew Avalos

789    Traumatic injury induces stress granules formation and perturbs nucleocytoplasmic transport in Drosophila. Udai Pandey

790    Synergistic effect of Notch and RhoGEF-2 in the follicular epithelium. Caique Costa

791    Downregulation of CHMP2B mitigates TDP-43 neurotoxicity in both Drosophila and mammalian models. Xing Sun

792    Decreased tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA) in Staphylococcus aureus increases survival to innate immunity. Alexis Page

793    Using MARRVEL.org for human genetics and cross-species data collection. Julia Wang

794    Dissecting the Genetic Basis of Variation in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Consumption in Drosophila melanogaster. Brandon Baker

795    Investigating the Impact of Genetic Factors on Fly Microbiome. Khursana Duty

796    Characterizing the in vivo effects of Mitochondrial RNase P complex mutations. Maithili Saoji

797    Early muscle abnormalities are alleviated by pharmacological inhibition of the angiotensin-converting enzyme in a Drosophila model of Alzheimer’s disease. Patricia Jumbo-Lucioni

798    Generation and in vivo characterization of Human NOTCH transgenes to study the functional impact of disease-associated variants in Drosophila. Ashley Phillips


Techniques & Technology


799    Visualizing gene expression and 3D genome architecture during embryogenesis. Alistair Boettiger

800    Genetic approaches to study protein complex in Drosophila. Jianquan Ni

801    A high-throughput screening platform to identify yeast metabolites that alter signaling pathways in Drosophila melanogaster. Luuli Tran

802    A DREaMR system that integrates gene knockout, a drug-inducible reporter and an inducible mutant rescue in Drosophila and Aedes. Jieyan Chen

803    Simple design of complex multigene regions using Drosophila Modular Cloning (DMoClo). David Loehlin

804    Inferring chromosome-wide recombination rates from pooled sequencing of marker selected progenies. Aditya Mantha

805    RNAi and CRISPR screening resources at the DRSC. Stephanie Mohr

806    A toolbox for tissue-specific CRISPR-mediated deletion of circadian clock genes in Drosophila. Rebecca Delventhal

807    A new CRISPR/Cas9 based screening method for isolating randomly induced recessive lethal mutations in a gene of interest by phenotype selection within the F1 progeny of a single genetic cross. Bruce Reed

808    Efficient gene knock-ins in Drosophila using homology-independent insertion of universal donor plasmids. Justin Bosch

809    Large scale sgRNA libraries for in vivo gene overexpression and knockout by CRISPR-Cas9. Jonathan Zirin

810    Targeting adult courtship behavior to prevent the spread of CRISPR/Cas9 based gene drives. Pratima Chennuri

811    High-throughput cardiac in vivo platform to functionally validate genome-wide candidate genes for congenital heart disease. Georg Vogler

812    All Drosophila RNA-Seq, Re-aligned and Available on GEO: Easy to use and ready for download. Justin Fear

813    In-silico definition of the matrisome of Drosophila melanogaster. Sally Horne-Badovinac

814    Building bioinformatics bridges: New resources at the DRSC connect related information about genes, orthologs, proteins, modifications, diseases, researchers and expression. Claire Hu

815    FlyBase: a valuable source of molecular interaction data. Julie Agapite

816    Finding GAL4 drivers and other transgenic tools in FlyBase. Sian Gramates

817    Finding human disease models in FlyBase: You can get there from here. Sian Gramates

818    iProteinDB: an integrative database of Drosophila post-translational modifications. Claire Hu

819    Analyses of the Drosophila 4th chromosome. Stuart Newfeld

820    Development and characterisation of the split-QF system for Drosophila. Olena Riabinina

821    microPublication Biology: publish your single experimental findings. Karen Yook

822    PhotoGal4: a new multi-purpose light-dependent switch for spatiotemporal control of gene expression. Lorena de Mena

823    National BioResource Project “Drosophila”. Kuniaki Saito

824    A large library of UAS-human cDNA constructs and transgenic Drosophila stocks to facilitate translational research. Shinya Yamamoto

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