Budnik Lab Publications

 

This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the Budnik Lab. The Budnik Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 2003, in the Department of Neurobiology.

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Publications from 2016

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Extracellular vesicles round off communication in the nervous system, Vivian Budnik, Catalina Ruiz-Canada, and Franz Wendler

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Synapse Development: Ribonucleoprotein Transport from the Nucleus to the Synapse: A Dissertation, Vahbiz Jokhi

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Mechanisms of Synaptic Development and Premature Aging in Drosophila: A Dissertation, Yihang Li

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Lamin Mutations Accelerate Aging via Defective Export of Mitochondrial mRNAs through Nuclear Envelope Budding, Yihang Li, Linda Hassinger, Travis Thomson, Baojin Ding, James A. Ashley, William Hassinger, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2015

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Nucleus to Synapse Nesprin1 Railroad Tracks Direct Synapse Maturation through RNA Localization, Mary Packard, Vahbiz Jokhi, Baojin Ding, Catalina Ruiz-Canada, James A. Ashley, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2014

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Glial wingless/Wnt regulates glutamate receptor clustering and synaptic physiology at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction, Kimberly S. Kerr, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel, Cassandra Brewer, Romina Barria, James A. Ashley, Katharine C. Abruzzi, Amy E. Sheehan, Ozge E. Tasdemir, Marc R. Freeman, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2013

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Torsin mediates primary envelopment of large ribonucleoprotein granules at the nuclear envelope, Vahbiz Jokhi, James A. Ashley, John J. Nunnari, Akiko Noma, Naoto ito, Noriko Wakabayashi-Ito, Melissa J. Moore, and Vivian Budnik

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Regulation of postsynaptic retrograde signaling by presynaptic exosome release, Ceren Korkut, Yihang Li, Kate Koles, Cassandra Brewer, James A. Ashley, Motojiro Yoshihara, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2012

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Role of Glia in Sculpting Synaptic Connections at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction: A Dissertation, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel

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Integration of a retrograde signal during synapse formation by glia-secreted TGF-beta ligand, Yuly F. Fuentes-Medel, James A. Ashley, Romina Barria, Rachel Maloney, Marc R. Freeman, and Vivian Budnik

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Vesiclepedia: a compendium for extracellular vesicles with continuous community annotation, Hina Kalra, Vivian Budnik, and Suresh Mathivanan

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Exosomes go with the Wnt, Kate Koles and Vivian Budnik

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Wnt Signaling in Neuromuscular Junction Development, Kate Koles and Vivian Budnik

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Mechanism of evenness interrupted (Evi)-exosome release at synaptic boutons, Kate Koles, John J. Nunnari, Ceren Korkut, Romina Barria, Cassandra Brewer, Yihang Li, John D. Leszyk, Bing Zhang, and Vivian Budnik

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Inhibitory control of synaptic and behavioral plasticity by octopaminergic signaling, Alex C. Koon and Vivian Budnik

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A Novel Communication Mechanism Between the Presynapse and Postsynapse Through Exosomes: A Dissertation, Ceren Korkut

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Nuclear envelope budding enables large ribonucleoprotein particle export during synaptic Wnt signaling, Sean D. Speese, James A. Ashley, Vahbiz Jokhi, John J. Nunnari, Romina Barria, Yihang Li, Bulent Ataman, Alex C. Koon, Young-Tae Chang, Qian Li, Melissa J. Moore, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2011

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Wnt signaling during synaptic development and plasticity, Vivian Budnik and Patricia C. Salinas

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From synapse to nucleus and back again--communication over distance within neurons, Mike Fainzilber, Vivian Budnik, Rosalind A. Segal, and Michael R. Kreutz

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Autoregulatory and Paracrine Control of Synaptic and Behavioral Plasticity by Dual Modes of Octopaminergic Signaling: A Dissertation, Alex C. Koon

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Autoregulatory and paracrine control of synaptic and behavioral plasticity by octopaminergic signaling, Alex C. Koon, James A. Ashley, Romina Barria, Shamik DasGupta, Ruth Brain, Scott Waddell, Mark J. Alkema, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2010

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The role of Drosophila Lamin C in muscle function and gene expression, George Dialynas, Sean D. Speese, Vivian Budnik, Pamela K. Geyer, and Lori L. Wallrath

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Menage a Trio during BMP-Mediated Retrograde Signaling at the NMJ, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel and Vivian Budnik

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Activity paradigm to induce Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction growth, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Dissection of Drosophila larval body-wall muscles, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Electron microscopy of Drosophila larval neuromuscular junctions, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Fm1-43 labeling of Drosophila larval neuromuscular junctions, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Immunocytochemical staining of Drosophila larval body-wall muscles, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Internalization and trafficking assay for Drosophila larvae, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Preparation of early Drosophila embryonic fillets (before cuticle deposition), Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

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Preparation of late Drosophila embryonic fillets, Preethi Ramachandran and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2009

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Glia and muscle sculpt neuromuscular arbors by engulfing destabilized synaptic boutons and shed presynaptic debris, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel, Mary A. Logan, James A. Ashley, Bulent Ataman, Vivian Budnik, and Marc R. Freeman

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Trans-synaptic transmission of vesicular Wnt signals through Evi/Wntless, Ceren Korkut, Bulent Ataman, Preethi Ramachandran, James A. Ashley, Romina Barria, Norberto G. Gherbesi, and Vivian Budnik

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WNTs tune up the neuromuscular junction, Ceren Korkut and Vivian Budnik

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Cytoskeletal Regulation and Morphogen Signaling During Synaptic Outgrowth at the Drosophila Larval Neuromuscular Junction : A Dissertation, Preethi Ramachandran

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A critical step for postsynaptic F-actin organization: regulation of Baz/Par-3 localization by aPKC and PTEN, Preethi Ramachandran, Romina Barria, James A. Ashley, and Vivian Budnik

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A comparative study of Drosophila and human A-type lamins, Sandra R. Schulze, Beatrice Curio-Penny, Sean D. Speese, George Dialynas, Diane E. Cryderman, Caitrin W. McDonough, Demet Nalbant, Melissa Petersen, Vivian Budnik, Pamela K. Geyer, and Lori L. Wallrath

Publications from 2008

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The Molecular Mechanisms of Activity-Dependent Wingless (Wg)/Wnt Signaling at a Drosophila Glutamatergic Synapse: a Dissertation, Bulent Ataman

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Rapid activity-dependent modifications in synaptic structure and function require bidirectional Wnt signaling, Bulent Ataman, James A. Ashley, Michael Gorczyca, Preethi Ramachandran, Wernher Fouquet, Stephan J. Sigrist, and Vivian Budnik

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hVAPB, the causative gene of a heterogeneous group of motor neuron diseases in humans, is functionally interchangeable with its Drosophila homologue DVAP-33A at the neuromuscular junction, Andrea Chai, James Withers, Young Ho Koh, Katherine Parry, Hong Bao, Bing Zhang, Vivian Budnik, and Giuseppa Pennetta

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DLGS97/SAP97 is developmentally upregulated and is required for complex adult behaviors and synapse morphology and function, Carolina Mendoza-Topaz, Francisco Urra, Romina Barria, Valeria Albornoz, Diego Ugalde, Ulrich Thomas, Eckart Gundelfinger, Ricardo Delgado, Manuel Kukuljan, Parthena D. Sanxaridis, Susan Tsunoda, M. Fernanda Ceriani, Vivian Budnik, and Jimena Sierralta

Publications from 2007

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Postsynaptic membrane addition depends on the Discs-Large-interacting t-SNARE Gtaxin, David Gorczyca, James A. Ashley, Sean Speese, Norberto G. Gherbesi, Ulrich Thomas, Eckart Gundelfinger, L. Sian Gramates, and Vivian Budnik

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Crucial role of Drosophila neurexin in proper active zone apposition to postsynaptic densities, synaptic growth, and synaptic transmission, Jingjun Li, James A. Ashley, Vivian Budnik, and Manzoor A. Bhat

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Wnts: up-and-coming at the synapse, Sean D. Speese and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2006

The Role of Cell Adhesion, the Cytoskeleton, and Membrane Trafficking during Synapse Outgrowth: A Dissertation, James A. Ashley

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Nuclear trafficking of Drosophila Frizzled-2 during synapse development requires the PDZ protein dGRIP, Bulent Ataman, James A. Ashley, David Gorczyca, Michael Gorczyca, Dennis Mathew, Carolin Wichmann, Stephan J. Sigrist, and Vivian Budnik

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Scaffolding proteins at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction, Bulent Ataman, Vivian Budnik, and Ulrich Thomas

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Selected methods for the anatomical study of Drosophila embryonic and larval neuromuscular junctions, Vivian Budnik, Michael Gorczyca, and Andreas Prokop

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The Fly Neuromuscular Junction: Structure and Function, Vivian Budnik and Catalina Ruiz-Canada

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Plasticity and second messengers during synapse development, Leslie C. Griffith and Vivian Budnik

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Introduction on the use of the Drosophila embryonic/larval neuromuscular junction as a model system to study synapse development and function, and a brief summary of pathfinding and target recognition, Catalina Ruiz-Canada and Vivian Budnik

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Synaptic cytoskeleton at the neuromuscular junction, Catalina Ruiz-Canada and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2005

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Fasciclin II signals new synapse formation through amyloid precursor protein and the scaffolding protein dX11/Mint, James A. Ashley, Mary Packard, Bulent Ataman, and Vivian Budnik

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Wingless signaling at synapses is through cleavage and nuclear import of receptor DFrizzled2, Dennis Mathew, Bulent Ataman, Jinyun Chen, Yali Zhang, Susan Cumberledge, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2004

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New synaptic bouton formation is disrupted by misregulation of microtubule stability in aPKC mutants, Catalina Ruiz-Canada, James A. Ashley, Stephanie Mockel-Cole, Eric Drier, Jerry Yin, and Vivian Budnik

Publications from 2003

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Drosophila amphiphysin functions during synaptic Fasciclin II membrane cycling, Dennis Mathew, Andrei Popescue, and Vivian Budnik

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FASt remodeling of synapses in Drosophila, Mary Packard, Dennis Mathew, and Vivian Budnik

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Wnts and TGF beta in synaptogenesis: old friends signalling at new places, Mary Packard, Dennis Mathew, and Vivian Budnik