University of Dundee


Belotti Y, McGloin D, Weijer K. 2020. Analysis of barotactic and chemotactic guidance cues on directional decision-making of Dictyostelium discoideum cells in confined environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 117(41):25553-25559.

Bustos F, Segarra-Fas A, Nardocci G, Cassidy A, Antico O, Davidson L, Brandenburg L, Macartney T, Toth R, Hastie CJ, Moran J, Gourlay R, Vargese J, Soares R, Montecino M, Findlay GM. 2020. Functional diversification of SRSF protein kinase to control ubiquitin-dependent neurodevelopmental signalling. Developmental Cell. 55:1-19.

Dale K, Meijer H. 2020. The Role of Notch Signalling within the Molecular Clock in the Early Development of the Skeleton. Scientia.

Deng P, Khan A, Jacobson D, Sambrani N, McGurk L, Li X, Jayasree A, Hejatko J, Shohat-Ophir G, O'Connell MA, Li JB, Keegan LP. 2020. Adar RNA editing-dependent and -independent effects are required for brain and innate immune functions in Drosophila. Nature Communications. 11(1):1580.

Fernandez-Alonso R, Bustos F, Budzyk M, Kumar P, Helbig AO, Hukelmann J, Lamond AI, Lanner F, Zhou H, Petsalaki E, Findlay GM. 2020. Phosphoproteomics identifies a bimodal EPHA2 receptor switch that promotes embryonic stem cell differentiation. Nature Communications. 11:Article 1357.

Ferro V, Chuai M, McGloin D, Weijer K. 2020. Measurement of junctional tension in epithelial cells at the onset of primitive streak formation in the chick embryo via non-destructive optical manipulation. Development. 147(3):Article dev175109.

Khan A, Paro S, McGurk L, Sambrani N, Hogg MC, Brindle J, Pennetta G, Keegan LP, O'Connell MA. 2020. Membrane and synaptic defects leading to neurodegeneration in Adar mutant Drosophila are rescued by increased autophagy. BMC Biology. 18(1):Article 15.

Lawal HM, Schilde C, Kin K, Brown MW, James J, Prescott AR, Schaap P. 2020. Cold climate adaptation is a plausible cause for evolution of multicellular sporulation in Dictyostelia. Scientific Reports. 10(1):1-9.

Lorenzi, T., Murray, P. J. & Ptashnyk, M., 2020. From Individual-based Mechanical Models of Multicellular Systems to Free-boundary Problems.  Interfaces and Free Boundaries. 22, 2, p. 205-244 40 p.

Loyer N, Januschke J. 2020. Where does asymmetry come from? Illustrating principles of polarity and asymmetry establishment in Drosophila neuroblasts. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 62:70-77.

McGurk L, Rifai O, Bonini NM. 2020. TDP-43, a protein central to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is destabilized by tankyrase-1 and -2. Journal of Cell Science. 133(12).

McGurk L. 2020. First person - Leeanne McGurk. Journal of Cell Science. 133(12):Article jcs.248773.

Mullin NP, Varghese J, Colby D, Richardson JM, Findlay GM, Chambers I. 2020. Phosphorylation of NANOG by casein kinase I regulates embryonic stem cell self-renewal. FEBS Letters.

Narita TB, Kawabe Y, Kin K, Gibbs RA, Kuspa A, Muzny D, Richards S, Strassmann JE, Sucgang R, Worley KC, Schaap P. 2020. Loss of the Polyketide Synthase StlB Results in Stalk Cell Over production in Polysphondylium violaceum. Genome Biology and Evolution. 12(5):674-683.

Poncet N, Halley P, Lipina C, Gierlinski M, Dady A, Singer G, Febrer M, Shi Y-B, Yamaguchi TP, Taylor P, Storey K. 2020. Wnt regulates amino-acid transporter Slc7a5 and so constrains the integrated stress response in mouse embryos. EMBO Reports. 21(1):1-20.

Pravata V, Omelkova M, Stavridis M, Desbiens CM, Stephen HM, Lefeber DJ, Gécz J, Gundogdu M, Õunap K, Joss S, Schwartz CE, Wells L, van Aalten D. 2020. An intellectual disability syndrome with single nucleotide variants in O-GlcNAc Transferase. European Journal of Human Genetics. 28:706-714.

Quan C, Du Q, Li M, Wang R, Ouyang Q, Su S, Zhu S, Chen Q, Sheng Y, Chen L, Campbell DG, MacKintosh C, Yang Z, Ouyang K, Wang HY, Chen S. 2020. A PKB-SPEG signaling nexus links insulin resistance with diabetic cardiomyopathy by regulating calcium homeostasis. Nature Communications. 11:Article 2186.

Serra M, Streichan S, Chuai M, Weijer CJ, Mahadevan L. 2020. Dynamic morphoskeletons in development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117(21):11444-11449.

Serrano Nájera G, Weijer CJ. 2020. Cellular processes driving gastrulation in the avian embryo. Mechanisms of Development. 163:1-14.

Tait C, Chinnaiya K, Manning E, Murtaza M, Ashton J-P, Furley N, Hill CJ, Alves CH, Wijnholds J, Erdmann KS, Furley A, Rashbass P, Das RM, Storey KG, Placzek M. 2020. Crumbs2 mediates ventricular layer remodelling to form the spinal cord central canal. PLoS Biology. 18(3):Article e3000470.

Weijer K. 2020. Chemotaxis: Active attractant degradation enables optimal maze navigation. Current Biology Vol 30 Issue 23 Dec 7, 2020

Yamada Y, Schaap P. 2020. The proppin Bcas3 and its interactor KinkyA localize to the early phagophore and regulate autophagy. Autophagy.

Yang S, Lemke C, Cox BF, Newton IP, Näthke I, Cochran S. 2020. A Learning Based Microultrasound System for the Detection of Inflammation of the Gastrointestinal Tract. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.