Publications

Crucianelli, C, Jaiswal J, Maya AV, Nogay L, Cosolo A, Grass I, Classen AK (2022). Distinct signaling signatures drive compensatory proliferation via S-phase acceleration. PLOS Genetics. In Press.

Weichselberger V, Dondl P, Classen AK (2022) Eya-controlled affinity between cell lineages drives tissue self-organization during Drosophila oogenesis. Nature Communications. 13, 6377

Jaiswal J, Engesser R, Peyroton AA, Weichselberger V, Crucianelli C, Grass I, Timmer J, Classen AK (2022) Mutual repression between JNK/AP-1 and JAK/STAT stratifies cell behaviors during tissue regeneration. Biorxiv: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.11.491445

Prasad D, Illek K, Fischer F, Holstein K, Classen AK (2022) Bilateral JNK activation is a hallmark of interface contractility and promotes elimination of aberrant cells. Biorxiv: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.20.496791

Floc’hlay S, Balaji R, Christiaens V, González-Blas CB, De Winter S, Hulselmans G, De Waegeneer M, Quan X, Koldere D, Atkins M, Halder G, Classen AK, Aerts, S (2022) Shared enhancer gene regulatory networks between wound and oncogenic programs. Biorxiv: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.17.496596

Balaji R, Weichselberger V, Classen AK (2019) Response of epithelial cell and tissue shape to external forces in vivo. Development. 2019. doi: 10.1242/dev.171256

Cosolo A, Jaiswal J, Csordás G, Grass I, Uhlirova M, Classen AK (2019) JNK-dependent cell cycle stalling in G2 promotes survival and senescence-like phenotypes in tissue stress. Elife. 2019. pii: e41036. doi: 10.7554/eLife.41036

La Fortezza M, Grigolon G, Cosolo A, Pinduyrin A, Breimann L, Blum H, van Steensel B, Classen AK (2018) DamID-profiling of dynamic Polycomb-binding sites in Drosophila imaginal disc development and tumorigenesis. Epigenetics and Chromatin. 2018. 11(1):38. doi: 10.1186/s13072-018-0206-0

Schunter S, Villa R, Classen AK, Beli P, Becker P (2017) Ubiquitylation of the acetyltransferase MOF in Drosophila melanogaster. PLOS One. 2017.12(5):e0177408.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177408

Balaji R *, Bielmeier C*, Harz H, Bates J, Stadler C, Hildebrand A, Classen AK (2017) Calcium spikes, waves and oscillations in a large, patterned epithelial tissue. Scientific Reports. 2017. 7:42786. doi: 10.1038/srep42786.

La Fortezza M, Schenk M, Cosolo A, Kolybaba A, Grass I, Classen AK (2016) JAK/STAT signalling mediates cell survival in response to tissue stress. Development. 2016. 143(16):2907-19.

Bielmeier C *, Alt S *, Weichselberger V, La Fortezza M, Harz H, Jülicher F, Salbreux G, Classen AK (2016) Interface Contractility between Differently Fated Cells Drives Cell Elimination and Cyst Formation. Current Biology. 2016. 26(5):563-74

Bunker BD, Nellimoottil TT, Classen AK and Bilder D (2015) The Transcriptional Response to Tumorigenic Polarity Loss in Drosophila. Elife. 2015. doi: 10.7554/eLife.03189

Kolybaba A, Classen AK (2014) Sensing cellular states – Signaling to chromatin pathways targeting Polycomb and Trithorax group function. Cell and Tissue Research. 2014. 356(3):477-93

Mottola G, Classen AK, González-Gaitán M, Eaton S, Zerial M (2010) A novel function for the Rab5 effector Rabenosyn-5 in planar cell polarity. Development. 2010. 137: 2353-2364

Classen AK, Bunker BD, Harvey KF, Vaccari T, Bilder D (2009) A tumor suppressive activity of Drosophila Polycomb genes mediated by JAK/STAT signaling. Nature Genetics. 2009. 41(10): 1150-5

Kolahi KS*, White PF*, Shreter DM*, Classen AK*, Bilder D, Mofrad MR (2009) Quantitative analysis of epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila oogenesis: New insights based on morphometric analysis and mechanical modeling. Developmental Biology. 2009. 331(2): 129-39.

Classen AK, Aigouy B, Giangrande A, Eaton S (2008) Imaging Drosophila pupal wing morphogenesis. Methods in Molecular Biology. 2008. 420: 265-75.

Vogel M, Guelen L, Wit E,  Lodén M, Talhout W, Feenstra M, Abbas B, Classen AK, van Steensel B (2006) Human heterochromatin proteins form large domains containing KRAB-ZNF genes. Genome Research. 2006. 16(12): 1493-504

Classen AK, Anderson K, Marois E, Eaton S (2005) Hexagonal packing of Drosophila wing epithelial cells by the Planar Cell Polarity pathway. Developmental Cell. 2005. 9(6): 805-17