Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Lynn Boyd - Publications

G. Skibinski, and L. Boyd (2011) Ubiquitination is involved in secondary growth, not initial formation of polyglutamine protein aggregates in C. elegans. BMC Cell Biology 13:10 doi:10.1186/1471-2121-13-10.

S. Al Rawi, S. Louvet-Vallee, A. Djeddi, M. Sachse, E. Culetto, L. Boyd, R. Legouis, and V. Galy (2011) Post-fertilization autophagy of sperm organelles prevents mitochondrial heteroplasmy. Science. DOI:10.1126/science.1211878.

L. Boyd, C. Hajjar, and K. O'Connell (2011) Time-lapse microscopy of early embryogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Visualized Experimentation 54. doi:10.3791/2582.

J. Agee, L. Boyd, and L. Cseke (2011) "Inhibition of Gene Expression" in Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and Medicine, third edition, CRC Press.

R. Howard, P. Sharma, C. Hajjar, K. Caldwell, G. Caldwell, R. du Brueil, R. Moore, and L. Boyd (2007) Ubiquitin conjugating enzymes participate in polyglutamine protein aggregation. BMC Cell Biology 8:32 doi: 10.1186/1471-2121-8-32.

Y. Hao, L. Boyd, and G. Seydoux (2006) Stabilization of cell polarity by the C. elegans RING protein PAR-2. Developmental Cell 10 pp. 199-208.

M. Gudgen, A. Chandrasekaran, T. Frazier, and L. Boyd (2004) Interactions within the ubiquitin pathway of Caenorhabditis elegans. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 325 pp. 479–486.

T. Frazier, D. Shakes, U. Hota, and L. Boyd (2004) C. elegans UBC-2 functions with the anaphase promoting complex and has other non-APC related activities. Journal of Cell Science 117 pp. 5427-5435.

R. Moore, and L. Boyd (2003) Analysis of RING finger proteins required for embryogenesis in C. elegans Genesis. 38 pp. 1-12.

L. Boyd, S. Guo, D. Levitan, D. Stinchcomb, and K.J. Kemphues (1996) PAR-2 is asymmetrically distributed and promotes the association of P granules and PAR-1 with the cortex in C. elegans embryos. Development 122 pp. 3075-3084.

J.L. Watts, B. Etemad-Moghadam, S. Guo, L. Boyd, B.W. Draper, C.C. Mello, J.R. Priess, and K.J. Kemphues (1996) par-6, a gene involved in the establishment of asymmetry in early C. elegnas embryos, mediates the asymmetric localization of PAR-3. Development 122 pp. 3133-3140.

D.J. Levitan, L. Boyd, C.C. Mello, K.J. Kemphues, and D.T. Stinchcomb (1994) par-2, a gene required for blastomere asymmetry in Caenorhabditis elegans, encodes zinc-finger and ATP-binding motifs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 91 pp. 6108- 6112.

L. Boyd, and C.S. Thummel (1993) Selection of CUG and AUG codons for Drosophila E74A translation depends on downstream sequences. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 90 pp. 9164-9167.

L. Boyd, E. O'Toole, and C.S. Thummel (1991) Patterns of E74A RNA and protein expression at the onset of metamorphosis in Drosophila. Development 112 pp. 981- 995.