April: 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.

April 1:

Majewski, Ian J., Matthew E. Ritchie, Belinda Phipson, Jason Corbin, Miha Pakusch, Anja Ebert, Meinrad Busslinger et al. “Opposing roles of polycomb repressive complexes in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells.Blood 116, no. 5 (2010): 731-739.

April 2:

Dunn, Timothy W., Yu Mu, Sujatha Narayan, Owen Randlett, Eva A. Naumann, Chao-Tsung Yang, Alexander F. Schier, Jeremy Freeman, Florian Engert, and Misha B. Ahrens. “Brain-wide mapping of neural activity controlling zebrafish exploratory locomotion.eLife 5 (2016): e12741.

April 3:

Chowdhury, Saikat, and Ram Rup Sarkar. “Comparison of human cell signaling pathway databases—evolution, drawbacks and challenges.Database 2015 (2015): bau126.

April 4:

Janes, Kevin A., H. Christian Reinhardt, and Michael B. Yaffe. “Cytokine-induced signaling networks prioritize dynamic range over signal strength.” Cell 135, no. 2 (2008): 343-354.

April 5:

Coyle, Scott, and Wendell A. Lim. “Mapping the functional versatility and fragility of Ras GTPase signaling circuits through in vitro network reconstitution.” eLife (2016): e12435.

April 6:

Wang, Zhong, Mark Gerstein, and Michael Snyder. “RNA-Seq: a revolutionary tool for transcriptomics.” Nature Reviews Genetics 10, no. 1 (2009): 57-63.

April 7:

Manning, Gerard, Gregory D. Plowman, Tony Hunter, and Sucha Sudarsanam. “Evolution of protein kinase signaling from yeast to man.Trends in biochemical sciences 27, no. 10 (2002): 514-520.

April 8:

Whitney, Mike, Edward Rockenstein, Greg Cantin, Tom Knapp, Gregor Zlokarnik, Pam Sanders, Kyle Durick, Frank F. Craig, and Paul A. Negulescu. “A genome-wide functional assay of signal transduction in living mammalian cells.Nature biotechnology 16, no. 13 (1998): 1329-1333.

April 9:

Bogdanović, Ozren, Arne H. Smits, Elisa de la Calle Mustienes, Juan J. Tena, Ethan Ford, Ruth Williams, Upeka Senanayake et al. “Active DNA demethylation at enhancers during the vertebrate phylotypic period.Nature genetics (2016).

April 10:

Grewal, Savraj S. “Why should cancer biologists care about tRNAs? tRNA synthesis, mRNA translation and the control of growth.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1849, no. 7 (2015): 898-907.

April 11:

Chen, Kelan, Renwick CJ Dobson, Isabelle Lucet, Samuel N. Young, Frederick G. Pearce, Marnie E. Blewitt, and James M. Murphy. “The epigenetic regulator Smchd1 contains a functional GHKL-type ATPase domain.Biochemical Journal (2016): BCJ20160189.

April 12:

Gilbert, Luke A., Matthew H. Larson, Leonardo Morsut, Zairan Liu, Gloria A. Brar, Sandra E. Torres, Noam Stern-Ginossar et al. “CRISPR-mediated modular RNA-guided regulation of transcription in eukaryotes.” Cell 154, no. 2 (2013): 442-451.

April 13:

Smith, Donald B., and Kevin S. Johnson. “Single-step purification of polypeptides expressed in Escherichia coli as fusions with glutathione S-transferase.” Gene 67, no. 1 (1988): 31-40.

April 14:

Miton, Charlotte M., and Nobuhiko Tokuriki. “How mutational epistasis impairs predictability in protein evolution and design.” Protein Science (2016).

April 15:

Jadwin, Joshua A., Dongmyung Oh, Timothy G. Curran, Mari Ogiue-Ikeda, Lin Jia, Forest M. White, Kazuya Machida, Ji Yu, and Bruce J. Mayer. “Time-resolved multimodal analysis of Src Homology 2 (SH2) domain binding in signaling by receptor tyrosine kinases.” eLife 5 (2016): e11835.

April 16:

Fraser, Nicholas J., Jian-Wei Liu, Peter D. Mabbitt, Galen J. Correy, Chris W. Coppin, Mathilde Lethier, Matthew A. Perugini et al. “Evolution of Protein Quaternary Structure in Response to Selective Pressure for Increased Thermostability.Journal of Molecular Biology (2016).

April 17:

Jeggo, Penny A., Laurence H. Pearl, and Antony M. Carr. “DNA repair, genome stability and cancer: a historical perspective.” Nature Reviews Cancer 16, no. 1 (2016): 35-42.

April 18:

Croker, Ben A., Hiu Kiu, Marc Pellegrini, Jesse Toe, Simon Preston, Donald Metcalf, Joanne A. O’Donnell et al. “IL-6 promotes acute and chronic inflammatory disease in the absence of SOCS3.Immunology and cell biology 90, no. 1 (2012): 124-129.

April 19:

Chen, Sidi, Neville E. Sanjana, Kaijie Zheng, Ophir Shalem, Kyungheon Lee, Xi Shi, David A. Scott et al. “Genome-wide CRISPR screen in a mouse model of tumor growth and metastasis.Cell 160, no. 6 (2015): 1246-1260.

April 20:

Müller-Newen, Gerhard. “The cytokine receptor gp130: faithfully promiscuous.” Science Signaling 2003, no. 201 (2003): pe40-pe40.

April 21:

Greaney, Marie R., Ann E. Privorotskiy, Kristen P. D’Elia, and David Schoppik. “Ocular Motoneuron Pools Develop Along a Dorsoventral Axis in Zebrafish, Danio rerio.” bioRxiv (2016): 049296.

April 22:

Liongue, Clifford, Tarannum Taznin, and Alister C. Ward. “Signaling via the CytoR/JAK/STAT/SOCS pathway: Emergence during evolution.Molecular immunology 71 (2016): 166-175.

April 23:

Tiwari, Ravi P., Wayne G. Reeve, Michael J. Dilworth, and Andrew R. Glenn. “Acid tolerance in Rhizobium meliloti strain WSM419 involves a two-component sensor-regulator system.Microbiology 142, no. 7 (1996): 1693-1704.

April 24:

Lopresti, Adrian L., Michael Maes, Garth L. Maker, Sean D. Hood, and Peter D. Drummond. “Curcumin for the treatment of major depression: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled study.Journal of affective disorders 167 (2014): 368-375.

April 25:

Boulanger, Martin J., Dar-chone Chow, Elena Brevnova, Monika Martick, Gordon Sandford, John Nicholas, and K. Christopher Garcia. “Molecular mechanisms for viral mimicry of a human cytokine: activation of gp130 by HHV-8 interleukin-6.” Journal of molecular biology 335, no. 2 (2004): 641-654.

April 26:

Cong, Le, F. Ann Ran, David Cox, Shuailiang Lin, Robert Barretto, Naomi Habib, Patrick D. Hsu et al. “Multiplex genome engineering using CRISPR/Cas systems.” Science 339, no. 6121 (2013): 819-823.

April 27:

Branton, Daniel, David W. Deamer, Andre Marziali, Hagan Bayley, Steven A. Benner, Thomas Butler, Massimiliano Di Ventra et al. “The potential and challenges of nanopore sequencing.Nature biotechnology 26, no. 10 (2008): 1146-1153.

April 28:

Gouy, Manolo, Stéphane Guindon, and Olivier Gascuel. “SeaView version 4: a multiplatform graphical user interface for sequence alignment and phylogenetic tree building.Molecular biology and evolution 27, no. 2 (2010): 221-224.

April 29:

Kishimoto, Tadamitsu, Shizuo Akira, Masashi Narazaki, and Tetsuya Taga. “Interleukin-6 family of cytokines and gp130.Blood 86, no. 4 (1995): 1243-1254.

April 30:

Letunic, Ivica, and Peer Bork. “Interactive Tree Of Life (iTOL): an online tool for phylogenetic tree display and annotation.” Bioinformatics 23, no. 1 (2007): 127-128.

March: 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.

March 1:

Grimes, David Robert. “Proposed mechanisms for homeopathy are physically impossible.” Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 17, no. 3 (2012): 149-155.

March 2:

Booker, Tom, Rob W. Ness, and Deborah Charlesworth. “Molecular Evolution: Breakthroughs and Mysteries in Batesian Mimicry.Current Biology 25, no. 12 (2015): R506-R508.

March 3:

Kristensen, Niels P., Douglas J. Hilton, Axel Kallies, Liz Milla, Jadranka Rota, Niklas Wahlberg, Stephen A. Wilcox et al. “A new extant family of primitive moths from Kangaroo Island, Australia, and its significance for understanding early Lepidoptera evolution.Systematic Entomology 40, no. 1 (2015): 5-16.

March 4:

Coyne, Jerry A. “The genetic basis of Haldane’s rule.” Nature 314, no. 6013 (1984): 736-738.

March 5:

Trenker, Raphael, Matthew E. Call, and Melissa J. Call. “Crystal Structure of the Glycophorin A Transmembrane Dimer in Lipidic Cubic Phase.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 137, no. 50 (2015): 15676-15679.

March 6:

Chen, Sidi, Neville E. Sanjana, Kaijie Zheng, Ophir Shalem, Kyungheon Lee, Xi Shi, David A. Scott et al. “Genome-wide CRISPR screen in a mouse model of tumor growth and metastasis.” Cell 160, no. 6 (2015): 1246-1260.

March 7:

Tai, Andrew W., Yair Benita, Lee F. Peng, Sun-Suk Kim, Naoya Sakamoto, Ramnik J. Xavier, and Raymond T. Chung. “A functional genomic screen identifies cellular cofactors of hepatitis C virus replication.Cell host & microbe 5, no. 3 (2009): 298.

March 8:

Shalem, Ophir, Neville E. Sanjana, Ella Hartenian, Xi Shi, David A. Scott, Tarjei S. Mikkelsen, Dirk Heckl et al. “Genome-scale CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screening in human cells.Science 343, no. 6166 (2014): 84-87.

March 9:

Zhou, Yuexin, Shiyou Zhu, Changzu Cai, Pengfei Yuan, Chunmei Li, Yanyi Huang, and Wensheng Wei. “High-throughput screening of a CRISPR/Cas9 library for functional genomics in human cells.” Nature 509, no. 7501 (2014): 487-491.

March 10:

Crick, Francis HC, and James D. Watson. “The complementary structure of deoxyribonucleic acid.” In Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 223, no. 1152, pp. 80-96. The Royal Society, 1954.

March 11:

Domazet-Lošo, Tomislav, and Diethard Tautz. “A phylogenetically based transcriptome age index mirrors ontogenetic divergence patterns.” Nature 468, no. 7325 (2010): 815-818.

March 12:

Koonin, Eugene V. “Comparative genomics, minimal gene-sets and the last universal common ancestor.Nature Reviews Microbiology 1, no. 2 (2003): 127-136.

March 13:

Ciccarelli, Francesca D., Tobias Doerks, Christian Von Mering, Christopher J. Creevey, Berend Snel, and Peer Bork. “Toward automatic reconstruction of a highly resolved tree of life.science 311, no. 5765 (2006): 1283-1287.

March 14:

Krebs, H. A., R. N. Speake, and R. Hems. “Acceleration of renal gluconeogenesis by ketone bodies and fatty acids.Biochemical Journal 94, no. 3 (1965): 712.

March 15:

Lespinet, Olivier, Yuri I. Wolf, Eugene V. Koonin, and L. Aravind. “The role of lineage-specific gene family expansion in the evolution of eukaryotes.” Genome research 12, no. 7 (2002): 1048-1059.

March 16:

Ku, Chuan, Shijulal Nelson-Sathi, Mayo Roettger, Filipa L. Sousa, Peter J. Lockhart, David Bryant, Einat Hazkani-Covo, James O. McInerney, Giddy Landan, and William F. Martin. “Endosymbiotic origin and differential loss of eukaryotic genes.” Nature 524, no. 7566 (2015): 427-432.

March 17:

Ritchie, Matthew E., Belinda Phipson, Di Wu, Yifang Hu, Charity W. Law, Wei Shi, and Gordon K. Smyth. “limma powers differential expression analyses for RNA-sequencing and microarray studies.Nucleic acids research (2015): gkv007.

March 18:

Horlbeck, Max A., Lea B. Witkowsky, Benjamin Guglielmi, Joseph M. Replogle, Luke A. Gilbert, Jacqueline E. Villalta, Sharon E. Torigoe, Robert Tijan, and Jonathan S. Weissman. “Nucleosomes impede Cas9 access to DNA in vivo and in vitro.eLife 5 (2016): e12677.

March 19:

Supple, Megan A., Riccardo Papa, Heather M. Hines, W. Owen McMillan, and Brian A. Counterman. “Divergence with gene flow across a speciation continuum of Heliconius butterflies.BMC evolutionary biology 15, no. 1 (2015): 204.

March 20:

Sork, Victoria L. “Gene flow and natural selection shape spatial patterns of genes in tree populations: implications for evolutionary processes and applications.Evolutionary Applications 9, no. 1 (2016): 291-310.

March 21:

Pishesha, Novalia, Prathapan Thiru, Jiahai Shi, Jennifer C. Eng, Vijay G. Sankaran, and Harvey F. Lodish. “Transcriptional divergence and conservation of human and mouse erythropoiesis.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, no. 11 (2014): 4103-4108.

March 22:

Pires-daSilva, André, and Ralf J. Sommer. “The evolution of signalling pathways in animal development.” Nature Reviews Genetics 4, no. 1 (2003): 39-49.

March 23:

Vaux, David L. “Basic statistics in cell biology.Annual review of cell and developmental biology 30 (2014): 23-37.

March 24:

Lazcano, Antonio, and Stanley L. Miller. “The origin and early evolution of life: prebiotic chemistry, the pre-RNA world, and time.Cell 85, no. 6 (1996): 793-798.

March 25:

Iismaa, Tiina P., and John Shine. “G protein-coupled receptors.Current opinion in cell biology 4, no. 2 (1992): 195-202.

March 26:

Kershaw, Nadia J., James M. Murphy, Isabelle S. Lucet, Nicos A. Nicola, and Jeffrey J. Babon. “Regulation of Janus kinases by SOCS proteins.Biochemical Society Transactions 41, no. 4 (2013): 1042-1047.

March 27:

Vaux, David L. “Research methods: Know when your numbers are significant.Nature 492, no. 7428 (2012): 180-181.

March 28:

Berthelot, Camille, Frédéric Brunet, Domitille Chalopin, Amélie Juanchich, Maria Bernard, Benjamin Noël, Pascal Bento et al. “The rainbow trout genome provides novel insights into evolution after whole-genome duplication in vertebrates.Nature communications 5 (2014).

March 29:

Carey, Lucas B. “RNA polymerase errors cause splicing defects and can be regulated by differential expression of RNA polymerase subunits.eLife 4 (2015): e09945.

March 30:

Eyers, Patrick A. “TRIBBLES: A Twist in the Pseudokinase Tail.Structure 23, no. 11 (2015): 1974-1976.

March 31:

Xu, Jian, Zhen Shao, Dan Li, Huafeng Xie, Woojin Kim, Jialiang Huang, Jordan E. Taylor et al. “Developmental control of polycomb subunit composition by GATA factors mediates a switch to non-canonical functions.Molecular cell 57, no. 2 (2015): 304-316.

Feb: 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.


Feb 1:

Sadownik, Jan W., Elio Mattia, Piotr Nowak, and Sijbren Otto. “Diversification of self-replicating molecules.Nature Chemistry (2016).

Feb 2:

Bernhardt, Harold S., and Wayne M. Patrick. “Genetic code evolution started with the incorporation of glycine, followed by other small hydrophilic amino acids.” Journal of molecular evolution 78, no. 6 (2014): 307-309.

Feb 3:

Tsai, Yu-Hsuan, Sebastian Essig, John R. James, Kathrin Lang, and Jason W. Chin. “Selective, rapid and optically switchable regulation of protein function in live mammalian cells.Nature chemistry 7, no. 7 (2015): 554.

Feb 4:

Posadzki, Paul, Leala Watson, and Edzard Ernst. “Contamination and adulteration of herbal medicinal products (HMPs): an overview of systematic reviews.” European journal of clinical pharmacology 69, no. 3 (2013): 295-307.

Feb 5:

Farasat, I., and H. M. Salis. “A Biophysical Model of CRISPR/Cas9 Activity for Rational Design of Genome Editing and Gene Regulation.PLoS computational biology 12, no. 1 (2016): e1004724-e1004724.

Feb 6:

Freeland, Stephen J., Robin D. Knight, Laura F. Landweber, and Laurence D. Hurst. “Early fixation of an optimal genetic code.Molecular Biology and Evolution 17, no. 4 (2000): 511-518.

Feb 7:

Wilson, William C., Hue-Tran Hornig-Do, Francesco Bruni, Jeong Ho Chang, Alexis A. Jourdain, Jean-Claude Martinou, Maria Falkenberg et al. “A human mitochondrial poly (A) polymerase mutation reveals the complexities of post-transcriptional mitochondrial gene expression.Human molecular genetics 23, no. 23 (2014): 6345-6355.

Feb 8:

Murphy, Andrew J., Michael J. Kraakman, Helene L. Kammoun, Dragana Dragoljevic, Man KS Lee, Kate E. Lawlor, John M. Wentworth et al. “IL-18 Production from the NLRP1 Inflammasome Prevents Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome.Cell metabolism 23, no. 1 (2016): 155-164.

Feb 9:

Feng, Justin, Benjamin W. Jester, Christine E. Tinberg, Daniel J. Mandell, Mauricio S. Antunes, Raj Chari, Kevin J. Morey et al. “A general strategy to construct small molecule biosensors in eukaryotes.eLife (2015): e10606.

Feb 10:

Anderson, Douglas P., Dustin S. Whitney, Victor Hanson-Smith, Arielle Woznica, William Campodonico-Burnett, Brian F. Volkman, Nicole King, Kenneth E. Prehoda, and Joseph W. Thornton. “Evolution of an ancient protein function involved in organized multicellularity in animals.” eLife 5 (2016): e10147.

Feb 11:

Floor, Stephen N., and Jennifer A. Doudna. “Tunable protein synthesis by transcript isoforms in human cells.eLife (2016): e10921.

Feb 12:

Curry, Fitz-Roy E. “Drug delivery: Redefining tumour vascular barriers.” Nature Nanotechnology (2016).

Feb 13:

Bonning, Bryony C., Narinder Pal, Sijun Liu, Zhaohui Wang, S. Sivakumar, Philip M. Dixon, Glenn F. King, and W. Allen Miller. “Toxin delivery by the coat protein of an aphid-vectored plant virus provides plant resistance to aphids.” Nature biotechnology 32, no. 1 (2014): 102-105.

Feb 14:

Albors, Aida Rodrigo, Akira Tazaki, Fabian Rost, Sergej Nowoshilow, Osvaldo Chara, and Elly M. Tanaka. “Planar cell polarity-mediated induction of neural stem cell expansion during axolotl spinal cord regeneration.eLife (2015): e10230.

Feb 15:

Jin, Jin, Xiaoping Xie, Yichuan Xiao, Hongbo Hu, Qiang Zou, Xuhong Cheng, and Shao-Cong Sun. “Epigenetic regulation of the expression of Il12 and Il23 and autoimmune inflammation by the deubiquitinase Trabid.Nature immunology (2016).

Feb 16:

Zhao, Jinghui, Gonzalo A. Garcia, and Alfred L. Goldberg. “Control of proteasomal proteolysis by mTOR.Nature 529, no. 7586 (2016): E1-E2.

Feb 17:

Liu, Zhihua, Jinwoo Lee, Scott Krummey, Wei Lu, Huaibin Cai, and Michael J. Lenardo. “The kinase LRRK2 is a regulator of the transcription factor NFAT that modulates the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.” Nature immunology 12, no. 11 (2011): 1063-1070.

Feb 18:

Coghlan, Megan L., Garth Maker, Elly Crighton, James Haile, Dáithí C. Murray, Nicole E. White, Roger W. Byard et al. “Combined DNA, toxicological and heavy metal analyses provides an auditing toolkit to improve pharmacovigilance of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).Scientific reports 5 (2015).

Feb 19:

Atsak, Piray, Friederike M. Guenzel, Deniz Kantar-Gok, Ioannis Zalachoras, Piraye Yargicoglu, Onno C. Meijer, Gina L. Quirarte, Oliver T. Wolf, Lars Schwabe, and Benno Roozendaal. “Glucocorticoids mediate stress-induced impairment of retrieval of stimulus− response memory.” Psychoneuroendocrinology (2016).

Feb 20:

Murphy, Andrew J., Nora Bijl, Laurent Yvan-Charvet, Carrie B. Welch, Neha Bhagwat, Adili Reheman, Yiming Wang et al. “Cholesterol efflux in megakaryocyte progenitors suppresses platelet production and thrombocytosis.” Nature medicine 19, no. 5 (2013): 586-594.

Feb 21:

Champer, Jackson, Anna Buchman, and Omar S. Akbari. “Cheating evolution: engineering gene drives to manipulate the fate of wild populations.Nature Reviews Genetics 17, no. 3 (2016): 146-159.

Feb 22:

Lai, Andicus, Paloma M. Sato, and Sergio G. Peisajovich. “Evolution of Synthetic Signaling Scaffolds by Recombination of Modular Protein Domains.ACS synthetic biology 4, no. 6 (2015): 714-722.

Feb 23:

Bee, Thomas, Emma LK Ashley, Sorrel RB Bickley, Andrew Jarratt, Pik-Shan Li, Jackie Sloane-Stanley, Berthold Göttgens, and Marella FTR de Bruijn. “The mouse Runx1+ 23 hematopoietic stem cell enhancer confers hematopoietic specificity to both Runx1 promoters.Blood 113, no. 21 (2009): 5121-5124.

Feb 24:

Krebs, Danielle L., and Douglas J. Hilton. “SOCS proteins: negative regulators of cytokine signaling.Stem cells 19, no. 5 (2001): 378-387.

Feb 25:

Bardwell, Lee. “A walk-through of the yeast mating pheromone response pathway.Peptides 26, no. 2 (2005): 339-350.

Feb 26:

Zhang, Fan, Yang Li, Zhongshu Tang, Anil Kumar, Chunsik Lee, Liping Zhang, Chaoyong Zhu et al. “Proliferative and survival effects of PUMA promote angiogenesis.Cell reports 2, no. 5 (2012): 1272-1285.

Feb 27:

Scotti, Marina M., and Maurice S. Swanson. “RNA mis-splicing in disease.Nature Reviews Genetics 17, no. 1 (2016): 19-32.

Feb 28:

Streisinger, George, Yoshimi Okada, Joyce Emrich, Judith Newton, Akira Tsugita, Eric Terzaghi, and M. Inouye. “Frameshift mutations and the genetic code.” In Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, vol. 31, pp. 77-84. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1966.






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:

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