Recent Publications from the Jackson Lab

Research Publications Genetics Neuroscience


Ng FS, Sengupta S, Huang Y, Yu AM, You S, Roberts MA, Iyer LK, Yang Y, Jackson FR. 2016. TRAP-seq profiling and RNAi-based genetic screens identify conserved glial genes required for adult Drosophila behavior. Front Mol Neurosci. 9: 146.  Abstract in PubMed

Ng FS, Jackson FR. 2015. The ROP vesicle release factor is required in adult Drosophila glia for normal circadian behavior. Front Cell Neurosci. 9:256.  books

Jackson FR, Ng FS, Sengupta S, You S, Huang Y. 2015. Glial cell regulation of rhythmic behavior. Methods Enzymol. 552: 45-73. books

Huang Y, Ng FS, Jackson FR 2015. Comparison of larval and adult Drosophila astrocytes reveals stage-specific gene expression profiles. G3 (Bethesda) 5: 551-558. books

Huang Y, McNeil GP, Jackson FR. 2014. Translational regulation of the DOUBLETIME/CKIδ/ε kinase by LARK contributes to circadian period modulation. PLoS Genet. 10: e1004536. books

Huang Y, Ainsley JA, Reijmers LG, Jackson FR. 2013. Translational profiling of clock cells reveals circadianly synchronized protein synthesis. PLoS Biol. 11: e1001703. books

Hill SE, Parmar M, Gheres KW, Guignet MA, Huang Y, Jackson FR, Rolls MM. 2012. Development of dendrite polarity in Drosophila neurons. Neural Dev. 7: 34. books

Chen A, Ng F, Lebestky T, Grygoruk A, Djapri C, Lawal HO, Zaveri H, Mehanzel F, Najibi R, Seidman G, Murphy N, Kelly RL, Ackerson LC, Maidment NT, Jackson FR, Krantz DE. Dispensable, redundant, complementary and cooperative roles of dopamine, octopamine and serotonin in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 193: 159-176. books

Sundram V, Ng FS, Roberts MA, Millán C, Ewer J, Jackson FR. 2012. Cellular requirements for LARK in the Drosophila circadian system. J Biol Rhythms 27: 183-195. books

Tangredi MM, Ng FS, Jackson FR. 2012. The C-terminal kinase and ERK-binding domains of Drosophila S6KII (RSK) are required for phosphorylation of the protein and modulation of circadian behavior. J Biol Chem. 287: 16748-16758. books

Jackson, FR. 2011. Glial cell modulation of circadian rhythms. Glia. 59: 1341-1350. books

Ng FS, Tangredi MM, and Jackson FR. 2010. Glial cells physiologically modulate clock neurons and circadian behavior in a calcium-dependent manner. Curr Biol. 26: 625-634. books

Draper I, Tabaka ME, Jackson FR, Salomon RN, Kopin AS. 2009. The evolutionarily conserved RNA binding protein SMOOTH is essential for maintaining normal muscle function. Fly (Austin) 3: 235-246. books

Huang Y, Howlett E, Stern M, Jackson FR. 2009. Altered LARK expression perturbs development and physiology of the Drosophila PDF clock neurons. Mol Cell Neurosci 41: 196-205. books

Akten B, Tangredi MM, Jauch E, Roberts MA, Ng F, Raabe T, Jackson FR. 2009. Ribosomal s6 kinase cooperates with casein kinase 2 to modulate the Drosophila circadian molecular oscillator. J Neurosci. 29: 466-475. books

Haydon PG, Blendy J, Moss SJ, Jackson FR. 2009. Astrocytic control of synaptic transmission and plasticity: a target for drugs of abuse? Neuropharmacology 29 Suppl 1: 83-90. books

Salomon RN, Jackson FR. 2008. Tumors of testis and midgut in aging flies. Fly (Austin) 2: 265-268. books

Jackson FR, Haydon PG. 2008. Glial cell regulation of neurotransmission and behavior in Drosophila. Neuron Glia Biol. 4: 11-17. books

Sofola O, Sundram V, Kleyner Y, Morales J, Botas J, Jackson FR, Nelson DL. 2008. The Drosophila FMRP and LARK RNA-binding proteins function together to regulate eye development and circadian behavior. J Neurosci. 28: 10200-10205. books

Huang Y, Genova G, Roberts MA, Jackson FR. 2007. The LARK RNA-binding protein selectively regulates the circadian eclosion rhythm by controlling E74 protein expression. PLoS ONE 2: e1107. books

Suh J, Jackson FR. 2007. Drosophila Ebony activity is required within glia for the circadian regulation of locomotor activity. Neuron 55: 435-447. books

Draper I, Kurshan P, Moore F, McBride E, Ren Y, Beinborn M, Jackson FR, Kopin AS. 2007 Locomotor activity is regulated by D2-like receptors in Drosophila: an anatomic and functional analysis. J Neurobiol. 67: 378-393. books

Blow NS, Salomon R, Garrity K, Reveillaud I, Kopin A, Jackson FR, Watnick P. 2005. Vibrio cholerae infection of Drosophila melanogaster mimics the human disease cholera. PLOS Pathog. 1: e8. books

Reeve S, Bassetto L, Aerts S, Genova GK, Kleyner Y, Jackson FR, Hassan B. 2005. The Drosophila fragile X mental retardation protein controls neurite morphology by directly regulating profilin in the brain. Curr Biol. 15: 1156-1163. books

Kume K, Kume S, Park SK, Hirsh J, Jackson FR. 2005. Dopamine is a regulator of arousal in the fruit fly. J Neurosci. 25: 7377-7384. books

Jackson FR, Genova GK, Huang Y, Kleyner Y, Suh J, Roberts MA, Sundram V, Akten B. 2005. Genetic and biochemical strategies for identifying Drosophila genes that function in circadian control. Methods Enzymol. 393: 663-682. books

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