Jan: 366 papers in 2016

As one of my 2016 scientific resolutions I will be reading one paper every day of the year and posting each here (hopefully) daily. Along with me, Natalie Matosin, Martin Engel and Lauren Drogos will also be doing the same and likewise posting each paper on their respective blogs. You can also follow the three of us and the others who are joining us using the tag #366papers on twitter.

Also find Dr Lauren Drogos here, Dr Natalie Matosin here and find Dr Martin Engel here.


January 1:

Mosca, Timothy J., and Liqun Luo. “Synaptic organization of the Drosophila antennal lobe and its regulation by the Teneurins.” Elife 3 (2014): e03726.

January 2:

Fried, Eiko I., and Rogier A. Kievit. “The volumes of subcortical regions in depressed and healthy individuals are strikingly similar: a reinterpretation of the results by Schmaal et al.” Molecular Psychiatry (2015).

January 3:

Heidenreich, Matthias, and Feng Zhang. “Applications of CRISPR-Cas systems in neuroscience.Nature Reviews Neuroscience 17, no. 1 (2016): 36-44.

January 4:

Madisen, Linda, Tianyi Mao, Henner Koch, Jia-min Zhuo, Antal Berenyi, Shigeyoshi Fujisawa, Yun-Wei A. Hsu et al. “A toolbox of Cre-dependent optogenetic transgenic mice for light-induced activation and silencing.” Nature neuroscience 15, no. 5 (2012): 793-802.

January 5:

Lang, Kathrin, Lloyd Davis, and Jason W. Chin. “Genetic Encoding of Unnatural Amino Acids for Labeling Proteins.” In Site-Specific Protein Labeling, pp. 217-228. Springer New York, 2015.

January 6:

Vander Weele, Caitlin M., Kirsten A. Porter‐Stransky, Omar S. Mabrouk, Vedran Lovic, Bryan F. Singer, Robert T. Kennedy, and Brandon J. Aragona. “Rapid dopamine transmission within the nucleus accumbens: Dramatic difference between morphine and oxycodone delivery.” European Journal of Neuroscience 40, no. 7 (2014): 3041-3054.

January 7:

Nihongaki, Yuta, Fuun Kawano, Takahiro Nakajima, and Moritoshi Sato. “Photoactivatable CRISPR-Cas9 for optogenetic genome editing.” Nature biotechnology 33, no. 7 (2015): 755-760.

January 8:

Chow, Clement Y., Keegan JP Kelsey, Mariana F. Wolfner, and Andrew G. Clark. “Candidate genetic modifiers of retinitis pigmentosa identified by exploiting natural variation in Drosophila.Human molecular genetics (2015): ddv502.

Chow, Clement Y. “Bringing genetic background into focus.” Nature Reviews Genetics (2015).

January 9:

Neumann, Heinz, Kaihang Wang, Lloyd Davis, Maria Garcia-Alai, and Jason W. Chin. “Encoding multiple unnatural amino acids via evolution of a quadruplet-decoding ribosome.” Nature 464, no. 7287 (2010): 441-444.

January 10:

Birgbauer, Eric. “Lysophospholipids in retinal axon guidance: roles and cell signaling.” Neural regeneration research 10, no. 7 (2015): 1067.

January 11:

Gould, Stephen Jay, and Richard C. Lewontin. “The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm: a critique of the adaptationist programme.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 205, no. 1161 (1979): 581-598.

January 12:

Hamid, Arif A., Jeffrey R. Pettibone, Omar S. Mabrouk, Vaughn L. Hetrick, Robert Schmidt, Caitlin M. Vander Weele, Robert T. Kennedy, Brandon J. Aragona, and Joshua D. Berke. “Mesolimbic dopamine signals the value of work.” Nature neuroscience 19, no. 1 (2016): 117-126.

January 13:

Ramirez, Steve, Xu Liu, Christopher J. MacDonald, Anthony Moffa, Joanne Zhou, Roger L. Redondo, and Susumu Tonegawa. “Activating positive memory engrams suppresses depression-like behaviour.Nature 522, no. 7556 (2015): 335-339.

January 14:

Coquille, Sandrine, Aleksandra Filipovska, Tiongsun Chia, Lional Rajappa, James P. Lingford, Muhammad FM Razif, Stéphane Thore, and Oliver Rackham. “An artificial PPR scaffold for programmable RNA recognition.” Nature communications 5 (2014).

January 15:

Thyer, Ross, Aleksandra Filipovska, and Oliver Rackham. “Engineered rRNA enhances the efficiency of selenocysteine incorporation during translation.Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, no. 1 (2012): 2-5.

Thyer, Ross, and Jared Ellefson. “Synthetic biology: New letters for life’s alphabet.” Nature 509, no. 7500 (2014): 291-292.

January 16:

Chin, Jason W., Andrew B. Martin, David S. King, Lei Wang, and Peter G. Schultz. “Addition of a photocrosslinking amino acid to the genetic code of Escherichia coli.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99, no. 17 (2002): 11020-11024.

January 17:

MacRae, M., W. M. Kenkel, and A. C. Kentner. “Social rejection following neonatal inflammation is mediated by olfactory scent cues.” Brain, behavior, and immunity (2015).

January 18:

Wang, Tingting, Yue Xie, Aidi Tan, Shao Li, and Zhen Xie. “Construction and characterization of synthetic microRNA cluster for multiplex RNA interference in mammalian cells.ACS synthetic biology (2015).

January 19:

Korkmaz, Gozde, Rui Lopes, Alejandro P. Ugalde, Ekaterina Nevedomskaya, Ruiqi Han, Ksenia Myacheva, Wilbert Zwart, Ran Elkon, and Reuven Agami. “Functional genetic screens for enhancer elements in the human genome using CRISPR-Cas9.” Nature biotechnology (2016).

January 20:

Pastrnak, Miro, Thomas J. Magliery, and Peter G. Schultz. “A new orthogonal suppressor tRNA/aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase pair for evolving an organism with an expanded genetic code.Helvetica Chimica Acta 83, no. 9 (2000): 2277-2286.

January 21:

Hilton, Douglas J. “LIF: lots of interesting functions.” Trends in biochemical sciences 17, no. 2 (1992): 72-76.

January 22:

Murphy, James M., Peter E. Czabotar, Joanne M. Hildebrand, Isabelle S. Lucet, Jian-Guo Zhang, Silvia Alvarez-Diaz, Rowena Lewis et al. “The pseudokinase MLKL mediates necroptosis via a molecular switch mechanism.Immunity 39, no. 3 (2013): 443-453.

January 23:

Jacob, F. “Evolution and tinkering.” Science. 1977 Jun 10; 196(4295) 1161-1166

January 24:

Spear, Philip C., and Carol A. Erickson. “Apical movement during interkinetic nuclear migration is a two-step process.Developmental biology 370, no. 1 (2012): 33-41.

January 25:

Martin, Dale DO, Safia Ladha, Dagmar E. Ehrnhoefer, and Michael R. Hayden. “Autophagy in Huntington disease and huntingtin in autophagy.” Trends in neurosciences 38, no. 1 (2015): 26-35.

January 26:

Brehme, Marc, Oliver Hantschel, Jacques Colinge, Ines Kaupe, Melanie Planyavsky, Thomas Köcher, Karl Mechtler, Keiryn L. Bennett, and Giulio Superti-Furga. “Charting the molecular network of the drug target Bcr-Abl.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, no. 18 (2009): 7414-7419.

January 27:

Finn, Robert D., Benjamin L. Miller, Jody Clements, and Alex Bateman. “iPfam: a database of protein family and domain interactions found in the Protein Data Bank.” Nucleic acids research 42, no. D1 (2014): D364-D373.

January 28:

Grebien, Florian, Oliver Hantschel, John Wojcik, Ines Kaupe, Boris Kovacic, Arkadiusz M. Wyrzucki, Gerald D. Gish et al. “Targeting the SH2-kinase interface in Bcr-Abl inhibits leukemogenesis.” Cell 147, no. 2 (2011): 306-319.

January 29:

Rosier, Bas JHM, and Tom FA de Greef. “How to make an oscillator.eLife 4 (2015): e12260.

January 30:

Sumner, Petroc, Solveiga Vivian-Griffiths, Jacky Boivin, Andy Williams, Christos A. Venetis, Aimée Davies, Jack Ogden et al. “The association between exaggeration in health related science news and academic press releases: retrospective observational study.” Bmj 349 (2014): g7015.

January 31:

He, Zhiwen, Julie O’Neal, William C. Wilson, Nitin Mahajan, Jun Luo, Yinan Wang, Mack Y. Su et al. “Deletion of Rb1 induces both hyperproliferation and cell death in murine germinal center B cells.Experimental hematology (2015).






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