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Gokhale, A., Vrailas-Mortimer, A., Larimore, J., Comstra, HS., Zlatic, SA. Werner, E., Manvich, DF.,  Iuvone, PM., Weinshenker, D., and Faundez, V. Neuronal Copper Homeostasis Susceptibility by     Genetic Defects in Dysbindin, a Schizophrenia Susceptibility Factor. Human Molecular Genetics. 2015.   Epub doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddv282

Vrailas-Mortimer, A.‡, Ryan, S., Avey, M., Mortimer, N., Dowse, H. and Sanyal, S. The p38 MAP      Kinase regulates circadian rhythm in Drosophila. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2014 Dec;29(6):411-26. PMID: 25403440.

Vrailas-Mortimer, A. ‡, Gomez, R., Dowse, H. and Sanyal, S. A survey of the protective effects of some commercially available antioxidant supplements in genetic and chemically induced models of oxidative stress in Drosophila melanogaster. Experimental Gerontology. 2012. Sept: 47:712-722. PMID: 22790021. Recipient of the inaugural Outstanding Paper Prize for Experimental Gerontology.   

Vrailas-Mortimer, A., del Rivero, Tania, Mukherjee, S., Nag, S., Gaitanidis, A., Kadas, D., Consoulas, C., Duttaroy, A. and Sanyal, S. p38 MAPK regulates MnSOD expression in muscles to influence stress, motor function and lifespan in Drosophila. Developmental Cell. 2011. Oct 18: 21: 783-795. PMID: 22014527.  

Freeman, A., Bowers, M., Vrailas-Mortimer, A., Timmerman, C., Roux, S., Ramaswami, M., and Sanyal, S. A new genetic model of activity-induced Ras signaling dependent pre-synaptic plasticity in Drosophila. Brain Research. 2010. Apr:1326: 15-29. PMID: 20193670.

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Fransciscovich, A.L., Vrailas-Mortimer, A.D., Freeman, A.A.  Gu, J., and Sanyal, S. Overexpression screen in Drosophila identifies neuronal roles of GSK-3 beta/shaggy as a       regulator of AP-1-dependent developmental plasticity. Genetics. 2008. Dec;180(4):2057-71. PMID: 18832361.       

Melicharek, D., Shah, A., Middleton, G., Gangemi, A.J., Cooke, E., Vrailas-Mortimer, A.D., and   Marenda, D.R. Identification of novel regulators of atonal expression in the developing Drosophila    retina. Genetics. 2008 Dec;180(4):2095-110. PMID: 18832354.   

Vrailas-Mortimer*, A., Majumdar*, N., Middleton, G., Cooke, E., and Marenda, D. Delta and Egfr expression are regulated by Importin-7/Moleskin in Drosophila wing development. Developmental Biology. 2007. Aug 15;308(2):534-46. PMID: 17628519.

Vrailas, A., Marenda, D., Cook S., Powers, M., Lorenzen, J., Perkins, L. and Moses, K. smoothened and thickveins regulate Moleskin/Importin -7 mediated MAP Kinase nuclear translocation in the developing Drosophila eye. Development. 2006. Apr;133(8):1485-94. PMID: 16540506.               

Vrailas, A. and Moses, K. smoothened, thickveins and the genetic control of cell-cycle and cell   fate in the developing Drosophila eye. Mechanisms of Development. 2006. Feb;123(2):151-65. PMID:     16412615.

Marenda, D.R., Vrailas, A.D., Rodrigues, A.B., Cook, S., Powers, M.A., Lorenzen, J.A., Perkins, L.A., Moses, K. MAP kinase subcellular localization controls both pattern and proliferation in the developing Drosophila wing. Development. 2006. Jan;133(1):43-51. PMID: 16308331.   

Doong H., Vrailas A. and Kohn EC. (2002). What's in the 'BAG'?--A functional domain analysis of the BAG-family proteins. Cancer Lett. Dec 15;188(1-2):25-32. PMID: 12406544.  

* Indicates co-first authorship ‡ Indicates corresponding author