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2015

 

2014

    • Gilles, A. F., and M. Averof. 2014. Functional genetics for all: engineered nucleases, CRISPR and the gene editing revolution. Evodevo 5:43.
    • Grillo, M., J. Casanova, and M. Averof. 2014. Development: a deep breath for endocrine organ evolution. Curr Biol 24:R38-40.
    • Konstantinides, N., and M. Averof. 2014. A common cellular basis for muscle regeneration in Arthropods and Vertebrates. Science 343(6172):788-91.

 

2013

    • Rodel, C. J., A. F. Gilles, and M. Averof. 2013. MicroRNAs act as cofactors in bicoid-mediated translational repression. Curr Biol 23:1579-1584.

 

2012

    • Sarrazin, A. F., A. D. Peel, and M. Averof. 2012. A segmentation clock with two-segment periodicity in insects. Science 336:338-341.
    • El-Sherif, E., M. Averof, and S. J. Brown. 2012. A segmentation clock operating in blastoderm and germband stages of Tribolium development. Development 139:4341-4346.

 

2011-2006

    • Kontarakis, Z., A. Pavlopoulos, A. Kiupakis, N. Konstantinides, V. Douris, and M. Averof. 2011. A versatile strategy for gene trapping and trap conversion in emerging model organisms. Development 138:2625-2630.
    • Kontarakis, Z., N. Konstantinides, A. Pavlopoulos, and M. Averof. 2011. Reconfiguring gene traps for new tasks using iTRAC. Fly (Austin) 5.
    • Schinko, J. B., M. Weber, I. Viktorinova, A. Kiupakis, M. Averof, M. Klingler, E. A. Wimmer, and G. Bucher. 2010. Functionality of the GAL4/UAS system in Tribolium requires the use of endogenous core promoters. BMC Dev Biol 10:53.
    • Peel, A. D., and M. Averof. 2010. Early asymmetries in maternal transcript distribution associated with a cortical microtubule network and a polar body in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. Dev Dyn 239:2875-2887.
    • Lynch, J. A., A. D. Peel, A. Drechsler, M. Averof, and S. Roth. 2010. EGF signaling and the origin of axial polarity among the insects. Curr Biol 20:1042-1047.
    • Douris, V., M. J. Telford, and M. Averof. 2010. Evidence for multiple independent origins of trans-splicing in Metazoa. Mol Biol Evol 27:684-693.
    • Pavlopoulos, A., Z. Kontarakis, D. M. Liubicich, J. M. Serano, M. Akam, N. H. Patel, and M. Averof. 2009. Probing the evolution of appendage specialization by Hox gene misexpression in an emerging model crustacean. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13897-13902.
    • Liubicich, D. M., J. M. Serano, A. Pavlopoulos, Z. Kontarakis, M. E. Protas, E. Kwan, S. Chatterjee, K. D. Tran, M. Averof, and N. H. Patel. 2009. Knockdown of Parhyale Ultrabithorax recapitulates evolutionary changes in crustacean appendage morphology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13892-13896.
    • Kontarakis, Z., T. Copf, and M. Averof. 2006. Expression of hunchback during trunk segmentation in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana. Dev Genes Evol 216:89-93.
    • Franch-Marro, X., N. Martin, M. Averof, and J. Casanova. 2006. Association of tracheal placodes with leg primordia in Drosophila and implications for the origin of insect tracheal systems. Development 133:785-790.
    • Copf, T., N. Rabet, and M. Averof. 2006. Knockdown of spalt function by RNAi causes de-repression of Hox genes and homeotic transformations in the crustacean Artemia franciscana. Dev Biol 298:87-94.

 

2005-2001

    • Pavlopoulos, A., and M. Averof. 2005. Establishing genetic transformation for comparative developmental studies in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7888-7893.
    • Pavlopoulos, A., A. J. Berghammer, M. Averof, and M. Klingler. 2004. Efficient transformation of the beetle Tribolium castaneum using the Minos transposable element: quantitative and qualitative analysis of genomic integration events. Genetics 167:737-746.
    • Copf, T., R. Schroder, and M. Averof. 2004. Ancestral role of caudal genes in axis elongation and segmentation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17711-17715.
    • Copf, T., N. Rabet, S. E. Celniker, and M. Averof. 2003. Posterior patterning genes and the identification of a unique body region in the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana. Development 130:5915-5927.
    • Pavlopoulos, A., and M. Averof. 2002. Developmental evolution: Hox proteins ring the changes. Curr Biol 12:R291-293.
    • Damen, W. G., T. Saridaki, and M. Averof. 2002. Diverse adaptations of an ancestral gill: a common evolutionary origin for wings, breathing organs, and spinnerets. Curr Biol 12:1711-1716.
    • Averof, M. 2002. Arthropod Hox genes: insights on the evolutionary forces that shape gene functions. Curr Opin Genet Dev 12:386-392.
    • Ligoxygakis, P., M. Strigini, and M. Averof. 2001. Specification of left-right asymmetry in the embryonic gut of Drosophila. Development 128:1171-1174.

 

2000-1993

    • Averof, M., A. Rokas, K. H. Wolfe, and P. M. Sharp. 2000. Evidence for a high frequency of simultaneous double-nucleotide substitutions. Science 287:1283-1286.
    • Averof, M. 1998. Evolutionary biology. Origin of the spider's head. Nature 395:436-437.
    • Averof, M., and N. H. Patel. 1997. Crustacean appendage evolution associated with changes in Hox gene expression. Nature 388:682-686.
    • Averof, M., and S. M. Cohen. 1997. Evolutionary origin of insect wings from ancestral gills. Nature 385:627-630.
    • Averof, M. 1997. Arthropod evolution: same Hox genes, different body plans. Curr Biol 7:R634-636.
    • Osorio, D., M. Averof, and J. P. Bacon. 1996. Reply from d. Osorio et Al. Trends Ecol Evol 11:253.
    • Sharp, P. M., M. Averof, A. T. Lloyd, G. Matassi, and J. F. Peden. 1995. DNA sequence evolution: the sounds of silence. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 349:241-247.
    • Osorio, D., M. Averof, and J. P. Bacon. 1995. Arthropod evolution: great brains, beautiful bodies. Trends Ecol Evol 10:449-454.
    • Averof, M., and M. Akam. 1995. Hox genes and the diversification of insect and crustacean body plans. Nature 376:420-423.
    • Akam, M., M. Averof, J. Castelli-Gair, R. Dawes, F. Falciani, and D. Ferrier. 1994. The evolving role of Hox genes in arthropods. Dev Suppl:209-215.
    • Averof, M., and M. Akam. 1993. HOM/Hox genes of Artemia: implications for the origin of insect and crustacean body plans. Curr Biol 3:73-78.
    • Pavlopoulos, A., Z. Kontarakis, D. M. Liubicich, J. M. Serano, M. Akam, N. H. Patel, and M. Averof. 2009. Probing the evolution of appendage specialization by Hox gene misexpression in an emerging model crustacean. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13897-13902.
    • Liubicich, D. M., J. M. Serano, A. Pavlopoulos, Z. Kontarakis, M. E. Protas, E. Kwan, S. Chatterjee, K. D. Tran, M. Averof, and N. H. Patel. 2009. Knockdown of Parhyale Ultrabithorax recapitulates evolutionary changes in crustacean appendage morphology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13892-13896.