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E Geisbrecht Lab Mailing Address

Kansas State University
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dr. Erika Geisbrecht's Office: 785-532-3105
Lab: 785-532-3194
Fax: 785-532-7278


Selected Publications

Brooks D, Naeem F, Stetsiv M, Goetting SC, Bawa S, Green N, Clark C, Bashirullah A, Geisbrecht ER. Drosophila NUAK functions with Starvin/BAG3 in autophagic protein turnover. PLoS Genet. 2020 Apr 22;16(4):e1008700. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008700. PMID: 32320396

Bawa S, Brooks DS, Neville KE, Tipping M, Sagar MA, Kollhoff JA, Chawla G, Geisbrecht BV, Tennessen JM, Eliceiri KW, Geisbrecht ER. Drosophila TRIM32 cooperates with glycolytic enzymes to promote cell growth. Elife. 2020 Mar 30;9. pii: e52358. doi: 10.7554/eLife.52358.PMID:32223900

Green N, Walker J, Bontrager A, Zych M, Geisbrecht ER. A tissue communication network coordinating innate immune response during muscle stress. J Cell Sci. 2018 Dec 18;131(24). pii: jcs217943. doi: 10.1242/jcs.217943. PMID:30478194

Vishal K, Bawa S, Brooks D, Bauman K, Geisbrecht ER. Thin is required for cell death in the Drosophila abdominal muscles by targeting DIAP1. Cell Death Dis. 2018 Jul 3;9(7):740. doi: 10.1038/s41419-018-0756-x. PMID:29970915

Vishal K, Brooks DS, Bawa S, Gameros S, Stetsiv M, Geisbrecht ER. Adult Muscle Formation Requires Drosophila Moleskin for Proliferation of Wing Disc-Associated Muscle Precursors. Genetics. 2017 May;206(1):199-213. doi: 10.1534/genetics.116.193813. Epub 2017 Mar 1. PMID:27585844

Green N, Odell N, Zych M, Clark C, Wang ZH, Biersmith B, Bajzek C, Cook KR, Dushay MS, Geisbrecht ER. A Common Suite of Coagulation Proteins Function in Drosophila Muscle Attachment. Genetics. 2016 Nov;204(3):1075-1087. doi: 10.1534/genetics.116.189787. Epub 2016 Aug 31. PMID:27585844

Brooks DS, Vishal K, Kawakami J, Bouyain S, Geisbrecht ER. Optimization of wrMTrck to monitor Drosophila larval locomotor activity. J Insect Physiol. 2016 Jul 16;93-94:11-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.07.007. [Epub ahead of print].PMID:27430166

Wang ZH, Clark C, Geisbrecht ER. Drosophila clueless is involved in Parkin-dependent mitophagy by promoting VCP-mediated Marf degradation.Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Feb 29. pii: ddw067. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26931463

Wang ZH, Clark C, Geisbrecht ER. Analysis of mitochondrial structure and function in the Drosophila larval musculature. Mitochondrion. 2015 Nov 30;26:33-42. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2015.11.005. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 26611999

Biersmith B, Wang ZH, Geisbrecht ER. Fine-Tuning of the Actin Cytoskeleton and Cell Adhesion During Drosophila Development by the Unconventional Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors Myoblast City and Sponge.Genetics. 2015 Jun;200(2):551-67. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.177063. Epub 2015 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 25908317

Wang ZH, Rabouille C, Geisbrecht ER. Loss of a Clueless-dGRASP complex results in ER stress and blocks Integrin exit from the perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum in Drosophila larval muscle.Biol Open. 2015 Apr 10. Epub ahead of print

Liu ZC, Odell N, Geisbrecht ER. Drosophila Importin-7 functions upstream of the Elmo signaling module to mediate the formation and stability of muscle attachmentsJ 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 migrationDev 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 DrosophilaProc 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 signalingCell 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 DrosophilaDev 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 developmentPLOS One. 2011 Jan 25;6(1):e16120. PubMed PMID: 21283588.

Complete Publication List from NCBI