Erika Geisbrecht, Ph.D., Assocate Professor
Undergraduate Advisor

Complete Publication List

2000s | 2010s


Liu ZC, Odell N, Geisbrecht ER. Drosophila Importin-7 functions upstream of the Elmo signaling module to mediate the formation and stability of muscle attachments. J Cell Sci. 2013 Sep 17; (126):5210-5223. PubMed PMID: 2404651.

Geisbrecht ER*, Sawant K, Su Y, Liu ZC, Silver DL, Burtscher A, Wang X, Zhu AJ, McDonald JA*. Genetic interaction screens identify a role for hedgehog signaling in Drosophila border cell migration. Dev Dyn. 2013 May; 242(5):414-31. PubMed PMID: 23335293. (*= co-corresponding author).

LaBeau-DiMenna EM, Clark KA, Bauman KD, Parker DS, Cripps RM, Geisbrecht ER. Thin, a Trim32 ortholog, is essential for myofibril stability and is required for the integrity of the costamere in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 30; 109(44):17983-8. PubMed PMID: 23071324.

Liu ZC, Geisbrecht ER. ‘Importin’ signaling roles for import proteins: the function of Drosophila Importin-7 (DIM-7) in muscle-tendon signaling. Cell Adh Migr. 2012 Jan-Feb; 6(1): 4-12. PubMed PMID: 22647935.

Liu ZC, Geisbrecht ER. Moleskin is essential for the formation of the myotendinous junction in Drosophila. Dev Biol.2011 Nov 15; 359(2) 176-189. PubMed PMID: 21925492. (Cover image).

Biersmith BH, Hammel M, Geisbrecht ER, Bouyain S. The immunoglobulin-like domains 1 and 2 of the protein tyrosine phosphatase LAR adopt an unusual horseshoe-like conformation. J Mol Biol. 2011 May 13; 408(4):616-27. PubMed PMID: 21402080.

Biersmith B, Liu Z, Bauman K, Geisbrecht ER. The DOCK protein Sponge binds to ELMO and functions in Drosophila embryonic CNS development. PLOS One. 2011 Jan 25;6(1):e16120. PubMed PMID: 21283588.

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Abmayr SM, Zhuang S, Geisbrecht ER. Myoblast fusion in Drosophila. Methods Mol Biol. 2008; 475:75-97. Book chapter review. PubMed PMID: 18979239.

Geisbrecht ER, Haralaka S,Chen MH, Swanson S, Florens L, Washburn M, and Abmayr SM. Ced-12/ELMO is required for myoblast fusion through a direct interaction with MBC. Dev Biol. 2008 Feb 1;314(1): 137-149. PubMed PMID: 18163987.

Balagopalan L, Chen MH, Geisbrecht ER, Abmayr SM. The CDM superfamily protein MBC directs myoblast fusion through a mechanism that requires phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-triphosphate binding but is independent of direct interaction with DCrk. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2006 Dec; 26(24): 9442-55. PubMed PMID: 17030600.

Silver, DL, Geisbrecht ER, and Montell DJ. Requirement for JAK/STAT signaling throughout border cell migration in Drosophila. Development. 2005 Aug; 132(15):3483-92. PubMed PMID: 16000386.

Geisbrecht ER and Montell DJ. Drosophila IAP proteins regulate the actin cytoskeleton and Rac-dependent cell migration, independent of effects on apoptosis. Cell. 2004 Jul 9;118(1): 111-125. PubMed PMID: 15242648. (Comment in Developmental Cell, 7(1)2-3, 2004).

Yoshida H, Cheng W, Hung J, Montell D, Geisbrecht E, Lui J, Rosen, D and Naora H. Lessons from border cell migration in the Drosophila ovary: a role for Myosin VI in migration of human ovarian cancer cells. Proc. Natl. Acad Sci. U.S.A. 2004 May 25; 101(21): 8144-9. PubMed PMID: 15146066.

Geisbrecht ER and Montell DJ. Myosin VI is required for E-cadherin-mediated border cell migration. Nat. Cell Biol. 2002 Aug; 4(87): 616-620. (Cover image). PubMed PMID: 12134162.

Fields ER, Seufzer BJ, Oltz EM, and Miyamoto S. A Switch in distinct IƙBα degradation mechanisms mediates constitutive NFƙB activation in mature B cells. J. Immunol. 2000 May 1;164(9): 4762-4767. PubMed PMID: 10779782.

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