Publications

 

Kim T, Lara-Gonzalez P, Prevo B, Meitinger F, Cheerambathur DK, Oegema K, Desai A. 2017. Kinetochores accelerate or delay APC/C activation by directing Cdc20 to opposing fates. Genes Dev. 2017 Jun 1;31(11):1089-1094. doi: 10.1101/gad.302067.117. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Wang S, Tang NH, Lara-Gonzalez P, Zhao Z, Cheerambathur DK, Prevo B, Chisholm AD, Desai A, Oegema K. 2017. A toolkit for GFP-mediated tissue-specific protein degradation in C. elegans. Development. 2017 Jul 15;144(14):2694-2701. doi: 10.1242/dev.150094. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Cheerambathur DK, Prevo B, Hattersley N, Lewellyn L, Corbett KD, Oegema K, Desai A. 2017. Dephosphorylation of the Ndc80 Tail Stabilizes Kinetochore-Microtubule Attachments via the Ska Complex. Dev Cell. 2017 May 22;41(4):424-437.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.04.013.

Ohta M, Desai A, Oegema K. 2017. How centrioles acquire the ability to reproduce. Elife. 2017 Mar 8;6. pii: e25358. doi: 10.7554/eLife.25358.

Musacchio A, Desai A. 2017. A Molecular View of Kinetochore Assembly and Function. Biology (Basel). 2017 Jan 24;6(1). pii: E5. doi: 10.3390/biology6010005. Review.

Hattersley N, Desai A. 2017. The nucleoporin MEL-28/ELYS: A PP1 scaffold during M-phase exit. Cell Cycle. 2017 Jan 19:1-2. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2017.1278929. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Xing M, Peterman MC, Davis RL, Oegema K, Shiau AK, Field SJ. 2016. GOLPH3 drives cell migration by promoting Golgi reorientation and directional trafficking to the leading edge. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 Dec 1;27(24):3828-3840.

Wueseke O, Zwicker D, Schwager A, Wong YL, Oegema K, Jülicher F, Hyman AA, Woodruff JB. 2016. Polo-like kinase phosphorylation determines Caenorhabditis elegans centrosome size and density by biasing SPD-5 toward an assembly-competent conformation. Biol Open. 2016 Oct 15;5(10):1431-1440. doi: 10.1242/bio.020990.

Hattersley N, Cheerambathur D, Moyle M, Stefanutti M, Richardson A, Lee KY, Dumont J, Oegema K, Desai A. 2016. A Nucleoporin Docks Protein Phosphatase 1 to Direct Meiotic Chromosome Segregation and Nuclear Assembly. Dev Cell. 2016 Sep 12;38(5):463-77. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.08.006.

Meitinger F, Anzola JV, Kaulich M, Richardson A, Stender JD, Benner C, Glass CK, Dowdy SF, Desai A, Shiau AK, Oegema K. 2016. 53BP1 and USP28 mediate p53 activation and G1 arrest after centrosome loss or extended mitotic duration. J Cell Biol. 2016 Jul 18;214(2):155-66. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201604081.

Cheerambathur DK, Prevo B, Desai A. 2016. A TOGgle for Tension at Kinetochores. Cell. 2016 Jun 2;165(6):1316-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.060.

Gerson-Gurwitz A, Wang S, Sathe S, Green R, Yeo GW, Oegema K, Desai A. 2016. A Small RNA-Catalytic Argonaute Pathway Tunes Germline Transcript Levels to Ensure Embryonic Divisions. Cell. 2016 Apr 7;165(2):396-409. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.02.040.

Kim T, Moyle MW, Lara-Gonzalez P, De Groot C, Oegema K, Desai A. 2016.  Correction: Kinetochore-localized BUB-1/BUB-3 complex promotes anaphase onset in C. elegans. J Cell Biol. 2016 Mar 14;212(6):737. doi: 10.1083/jcb.20141203502192016c.

Quintin S, Wang S, Pontabry J, Bender A, Robin F, Hyenne V, Landmann F, Gally C, Oegema K, Labouesse M. 2016. Non-centrosomal epidermal microtubules act in parallel to LET-502/ROCK to promote C. elegans elongation.  Development. 2016 Jan 1;143(1):160-73. doi: 10.1242/dev.126615.

Wang S, Wu D, Quintin S, Green RA, Cheerambathur DK, Ochoa SD, Desai A, Oegema K. 2015. NOCA-1 Functions with γ-tubulin and in parallel to Patronin to assemble non-centrosomal microtubule arrays in C. elegans. Elife. Sep 15;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08649

Shen Y, Li J, Nitta M, Futalan D, Steed T, Treiber JM, Taich Z, Stevens D, Wykosky J, Chen HZ, Carter BS, Becher OJ, Kennedy R, Esashi F, Sarkaria JN, Furnari FB, Cavenee WK, Desai A, Chen CC. 2015. Orthogonal targeting of EGFRvIII expressing glioblastomas through simultaneous EGFR and PLK1 inhibition.  Oncotarget. 6(14): 11751-67

 Espeut J, Lara-Gonzalez P, Sassine M, Shiau AK, Desai A*, Abrieu A*. 2015. Natural loss of Mps1 kinase in nematodes uncovers a role for Polo-like kinase 1 in spindle checkpoint initiation. Cell Reports. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.05.039 (*co-corresponding authors)

 Kim T, Moyle MW, Lara-Gonzalez P, De Groot C, Oegema K, Desai A. 2015. Kinetochore-localized BUB-1/BUB-3 complex promotes anaphase onset in C. elegans. J. Cell Biol. 209(4):507-17.

 Wong YL, Anzola JV, Davis RL, Yoon M, Motamedi A, Kroll A, Seo CP, Hsia JE, Kim SK, Mitchell JW, Mitchell BJ, Desai A, Gahman TC, Shiau AK, Oegema K. 2015. Reversible centriole depletion with an inhibitor of Polo-like kinase 4. Science. 10.1126/science. aaa5111.

  Monen J, Hattersley N, Stevens D, Essex A, Oegema K, Desai A. 2015. Separase cleaves the N-Tail of the CENP-A related protein CPAR-1 at the meiosis I metaphase-anaphase transition in C. elegans. PLoS One. Apr 28;10(4):e0125382. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125382.

  Holland AJ, Reis RM, Niessen S, Pereira C, Andres DA, Spielmann HP, Cleveland DW, Desai A, Gassmann R. 2015. Preventing farnesylation of the dynein adaptor Spindly contributes to the mitotic defects caused by farnesyltransferase inhibitors. Mol Biol Cell. Mar 25. pii: mbc.E14-11-1560. [Epub ahead of print]

 Folco HD, Campbell CS, May K, Espinoza C, Oegema K, Ren B, Hardwick K, Grewal S, Desai A. 2015. The N-terminal tail of CENP-A confers epigenetic stability to centromeres via the CENP-T branch of the CCAN in fission yeast.  Curr Biol. 25(3):348-56.

 Kern D, Kim T, Rigney M, Hattersley N, Desai A, Cheeseman IM. 2014. The outer kinetochore protein KNL-1 forms a defined oligomer in nematodes. Mol Biol Cell. Nov 19. pii: mbc.E14-06-1125. [Epub ahead of print]

 Corbett KD, Desai A. 2014. A new piece in the kinetochore jigsaw puzzle. J Cell Biol. 206(4):457-459.

 Goellner EM, Smith CE, Campbell CS, Hombauer H, Desai A, Putnam CD, Kolodner RD. PCNA and Msh2-Msh6 activate an Mlh1-Pms1 endonuclease pathway required for Exo1-independent mismatch repair. Mol Cell. 55(2):291-304.

 Campbell CS*, Hombauer H*, Srivatsan A, Bowen N, Gries K, Desai A, Putnam CD, Kolodner RD. 2014. Mlh2 Is an accessory factor for DNA mismatch repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS Genet. 10(5):e1004327.

Moyle M, Kim T, Hattersley N, Espeut J, Cheerambathur D, Oegema D, and Desai A. 2014. A Bub1–Mad1 interaction targets the Mad1–Mad2 complex to unattached kinetochores to initiate the spindle checkpoint. J Cell Biol.  204(5):647-57.

 Bahmanyar S, Biggs R, Schuh AL, Desai A, Müller-Reichert T, Audhya A, Dixon JE, Oegema K. 2014.  Spatial control of phospholipid flux restricts endoplasmic reticulum sheet formation to allow nuclear envelope breakdown. Genes Dev. 28(2):121-6.

Cheerambathur D, Desai A. 2014. Linked In: formation and regulation of microtubule attachments during chromosome segregation. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 26C:113-122.

 Cheerambathur DK, Gassmann R, Cook B, Oegema K, Desai A. (2013) Crosstalk between microtubule attachment complexes ensures accurate chromosome segregation. Science 342(6163):1239-42

Stevens D, Oegema K, Desai A. (2013) Meiotic Double-Strand Breaks Uncover and Protect against Mitotic Errors in the C. elegans Germline.Curr Biol. 23(23):2400-6

Green RA, Mayers JR, Wang S, Lewellyn L, Desai A, Audhya A, Oegema K. (2013) The midbody ring scaffolds the abscission machinery in the absence of midbody microtubules. J Cell Biol. 203(3):505-20

Smith CE, Mendillo ML, Bowen N, Hombauer H, Campbell CS, Desai A, Putnam CD, Kolodner RD. (2013) Dominant mutations in S. cerevisiae PMS1 identify the Mlh1-Pms1 endonuclease active site and an exonuclease 1-independent mismatch repair pathway. PLOS Genet.9(10):e1003869

Cottee MA, Muschalik N, Wong YL, Johnson CM, Johnson S, Andreeva A, Oegema K, Lea SM, Raff JW, van Breugel M. (2013) Crystal structures of the CPAP/STIL complex reveal its role in centriole assembly and human microcephaly. Elife 2:e01071

Zanin E, Desai A, Poser I, Toyoda Y, Andree C, Moebius C, Bickle M, Conradt B, Piekny A, Oegema K. (2013) A conserved RhoGAP limits M phase contractility and coordinates with microtubule asters to confine RhoA during cytokinesis. Dev Cell 26(5):496-510

Varma D, Wan X, Cheerambathur D, Gassmann R, Suzuki A, Lawrimore J, Desai A, Salmon ED. (2013) Spindle assembly checkpoint proteins are positioned close to core microtubule attachment sites at kinetochores. J Cell Biol. 202(5):735-46

Fachinetti D, Diego Folco H, Nechemia-Arbely Y, Valente LP, Nguyen K, Wong AJ, Zhu Q, Holland AJ, Desai A, Jansen LE, Cleveland DW. (2013) A two-step mechanism for epigenetic specification of centromere identity and function. Nat Cell Biol. 15(9):1056-66

Lettman MM, Wong YL, Viscardi V, Niessen S, Chen SH, Shiau AK, Zhou H, Desai A, Oegema K. (2013) Direct binding of SAS-6 to ZYG-1 recruits SAS-6 to the mother centriole for cartwheel assembly. Dev Cell 25(3):284-98

Campbell CS, Desai A. (2013) Tension sensing by Aurora B kinase is independent of survivin-based centromere localization. Nature497(7447):118-21

Campbell CS, Desai A. (2013) What the hec is up with mouse oocyte meiosis? Dev Cell 25(1):3-4

Olson SK, Greenan G, Desai A, Müller-Reichert T, Oegema K. (2012) Hierarchical assembly of the eggshell and permeability barrier in C. elegans. J Cell Biol. 198(4):731-48

Dumont J, Desai A. (2012) Acentrosomal spindle assembly and chromosome segregation during oocyte meiosis. Trends Cell Biol. 22(5):241-9

Green RA, Paluch E, Oegema K. (2012) Cytokinesis in animal cells. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 28:29-58

Gassmann R, Rechtsteiner A, Yuen KW, Muroyama A, Egelhofer T, Gaydos L, Barron F, Maddox P, Essex A, Monen J, Ercan S, Lieb JD, Oegema K, Strome S, Desai A. (2012) An inverse relationship to germline transcription defines centromeric chromatin in C. elegans. Nature484(7395):534-7

Maddox PS, Corbett KD, Desai A. (2012) Structure, assembly and reading of centromeric chromatin. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 22(2):139-47

Espeut J, Cheerambathur DK, Krenning L, Oegema K, Desai A. (2012) Microtubule binding by KNL-1 contributes to spindle checkpoint silencing at the kinetochore. J Cell Biol. 196(4):469-82

Han S, Bahmanyar S, Zhang P, Grishin N, Oegema K, Crooke R, Graham M, Reue K, Dixon JE, Goodman JM. (2012) Nuclear envelope phosphatase 1-regulatory subunit 1 (formerly TMEM188) is the metazoan Spo7p ortholog and functions in the lipin activation pathway. J Biol Chem.287(5):3123-37

Hombauer H*, Campbell CS*, Smith CE, Desai A, Kolodner RD. (2011) Visualization of eukaryotic DNA mismatch repair reveals distinct recognition and repair intermediates. Cell 147(5):1040-53

Yuen KW, Nabeshima K, Oegema K, Desai A. (2011) Rapid De Novo Centromere Formation Occurs Independently of Heterochromatin Protein 1 in C. elegans Embryos. Curr Biol. 21(21):1800-7

Green RA, Kao HL*, Audhya A*, Arur S, Mayers JR, Fridolfsson HN, Schulman M, Schloissnig S, Niessen S, Laband K, Wang S, Starr DA, Hyman AA, Schedl T, Desai A, Piano F, Gunsalus KC, Oegema K. (2011) A high-resolution C. elegans essential gene network based on phenotypic profiling of a complex tissue. Cell 145(3):470-82

Lewellyn L, Carvalho A, Desai A, Maddox AS, Oegema K. (2011) The chromosomal passenger complex and centralspindlin independently contribute to contractile ring assembly. J Cell Biol. 4;193(1):155-69

Zanin E, Dumont J, Gassmann R, Cheeseman I, Maddox P, Bahmanyar S, Carvalho A, Niessen S, Yates JR 3rd, Oegema K, Desai A. (2011) Affinity purification of protein complexes in C. elegans. Methods Cell Biol. 106:289-322

Liu T, Rechtsteiner A, Egelhofer TA, Vielle A, Latorre I, Cheung MS, Ercan S, Ikegami K, Jensen M, Kolasinska-Zwierz P, Rosenbaum H, Shin H, Taing S, Takasaki T, Iniguez AL, Desai A, Dernburg AF, Kimura H, Lieb JD, Ahringer J, Strome S, Liu XS. (2011) Broad chromosomal domains of histone modification patterns in C. elegans. Genome Res. 21(2):227-36

Carvalho A, Olson SK, Gutierrez E, Zhang K, Noble LB, Zanin E, Desai A, Groisman A, Oegema K.(2011) Acute drug treatment in the early C. elegans embryo. PLoS One 6(9):e24656

Stevens D, Gassmann R, Oegema K, Desai A. (2011) Uncoordinated loss of chromatid cohesion is a common outcome of extended metaphase arrest. PLoS One 6(8):e22969

Folco HD, Desai A. (2010) A PSHaver for centromeric histones. Mol Cell. 40(3):351-2

Dumont J, Oegema K, Desai A. (2010) A kinetochore-independent mechanism drives anaphase chromosome separation during acentrosomal meiosis. Nat Cell Biol. 12(9):894-901

Liu W, Tanasa B, Tyurina OV, Zhou TY, Gassmann R, Liu WT, Ohgi KA, Benner C, Garcia-Bassets I, Aggarwal AK, Desai A, Dorrestein PC, Glass CK, Rosenfeld MG. (2010) PHF8 mediates histone H4 lysine 20 demethylation events involved in cell cycle progression. Nature 466(7305):508-12

Gassmann R, Holland AJ, Varma D, Wan X, Civril F, Cleveland DW, Oegema K, Salmon ED, Desai A. (2010) Removal of Spindly from microtubule-attached kinetochores controls spindle checkpoint silencing in human cells. Genes Dev. 24(9):957-71

Lewellyn L, Dumont J, Desai A, Oegema K. (2010) Analyzing the effects of delaying aster separation on furrow formation during cytokinesis in the Caenorhabditis elegans embryo. Mol Biol Cell 21(1):50-62

Desai A, Dogterom M. (2010) Cell structure and dynamics. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 22(1):1-3.

Dammermann A*, Pemble H*, Mitchell BJ, McLeod I, Yates JR 3rd, Kintner C, Desai AB, Oegema K. (2009) The hydrolethalus syndrome protein HYLS-1 links core centriole structure to cilia formation. Genes Dev. 23(17):2046-59

Carvalho A, Desai A, Oegema K. (2009) Structural memory in the contractile ring makes the duration of cytokinesis independent of cell size. Cell 137(5):926-37

Wan X*, O'Quinn RP*, Pierce HL, Joglekar AP, Gall WE, DeLuca JG, Carroll CW, Liu ST, Yen TJ, McEwen BF, Stukenberg PT, Desai A, Salmon ED. (2009) Protein architecture of the human kinetochore microtubule attachment site.Cell 137(4):672-84

Essex A, Dammermann A, Lewellyn L, Oegema K, Desai A. (2009) Systematic analysis in Caenorhabditis elegans reveals that the spindle checkpoint is composed of two largely independent branches. Mol Biol Cell 20(4):1252-67

Canman JC, Lewellyn L, Laband K, Smerdon SJ, Desai A, Bowerman B, Oegema K. (2008) Inhibition of Rac by the GAP activity of centralspindlin is essential for cytokinesis. Science 322(5907):1543-6

McIntosh JR, Grishchuk EL, Morphew MK, Efremov AK, Zhudenkov K, Volkov VA, Cheeseman IM, Desai A, Mastronarde DN, Ataullakhanov FI. (2008)Fibrils connect microtubule tips with kinetochores: a mechanism to couple tubulin dynamics to chromosome motion. Cell 135(2):322-33

Wilson-Kubalek EM, Cheeseman IM, Yoshioka C, Desai A, Milligan RA. (2008) Orientation and structure of the Ndc80 complex on the microtubule lattice. J Cell Biol. 182(6):1055-61

Gassmann R, Essex A*, Hu JS*, Maddox PS, Motegi F, Sugimoto A, O'Rourke SM, Bowerman B, McLeod I, Yates JR 3rd, Oegema K, Cheeseman IM, Desai A. (2008) A new mechanism controlling kinetochore-microtubule interactions revealed by comparison of two dynein-targeting components: SPDL-1 and the Rod/Zwilch/Zw10 complex. Genes Dev. 22(17):2385-99

Audhya A, Desai A. (2008) Proteomics in Caenorhabditis elegans. Brief Funct Genomic Proteomic. 7(3):205-10

Dammermann A, Maddox PS, Desai A, Oegema K. (2008) SAS-4 is recruited to a dynamic structure in newly forming centrioles that is stabilized by the gamma-tubulin-mediated addition of centriolar microtubules. J Cell Biol. 180(4):771-85

Cheeseman IM, Hori T, Fukagawa T, Desai A. (2008) KNL1 and the CENP-H/I/K complex coordinately direct kinetochore assembly in vertebrates. Mol Biol Cell 19(2):587-94

Cheeseman IM, Desai A. (2008) Molecular architecture of the kinetochore-microtubule interface. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 9(1):33-46

Green RA, Audhya A, Pozniakovsky A, Dammermann A, Pemble H, Monen J, Portier N, Hyman A, Desai A, Oegema K. (2008) Expression and imaging of fluorescent proteins in the C. elegans gonad and early embryo. Methods Cell Biol. 85:179-218

Audhya A, McLeod IX, Yates JR, Oegema K. (2007) MVB-12, a fourth subunit of metazoan ESCRT-I, functions in receptor downregulation.PLoS One 2(9):e956

Audhya A, Desai A, Oegema K. (2007) A role for Rab5 in structuring the endoplasmic reticulum. J Cell Biol. 178(1):43-56

Maddox AS, Lewellyn L, Desai A, Oegema K. (2007) Anillin and the septins promote asymmetric ingression of the cytokinetic furrow. Dev Cell12(5):827-35

Portier N, Audhya A*, Maddox PS*, Green RA, Dammermann A, Desai A, Oegema K. (2007) A microtubule-independent role for centrosomes and aurora a in nuclear envelope breakdown. Dev Cell 12(4):515-29

Maddox PS, Hyndman F, Monen J, Oegema K, Desai A. (2007) Functional genomics identifies a Myb domain-containing protein family required for assembly of CENP-A chromatin. J Cell Biol. 12;176(6):757-63

Schlaitz AL, Srayko M, Dammermann A, Quintin S, Wielsch N, MacLeod I, de Robillard Q, Zinke A, Yates JR 3rd, Müller-Reichert T, Shevchenko A, Oegema K, Hyman AA. (2007) The C. elegans RSA complex localizes protein phosphatase 2A to centrosomes and regulates mitotic spindle assembly. Cell 128(1):115-27

Black BE, Jansen LE, Maddox PS, Foltz DR, Desai AB, Shah JV, Cleveland DW. (2007) Centromere identity maintained by nucleosomes assembled with histone H3 containing the CENP-A targeting domain.Mol Cell. 25(2):309-22

McNally K, Audhya A, Oegema K, McNally FJ. (2006) Katanin controls mitotic and meiotic spindle length. J Cell Biol. 175(6):881-91

Smolka MB, Chen SH, Maddox PS, Enserink JM, Albuquerque CP, Wei XX, Desai A, Kolodner RD, Zhou H. (2006) An FHA domain-mediated protein interaction network of Rad53 reveals its role in polarized cell growth. J Cell Biol. 175(5):743-53

Sandall S, Severin F, McLeod IX, Yates JR 3rd, Oegema K, Hyman A, Desai A. (2006) A Bir1-Sli15 complex connects centromeres to microtubules and is required to sense kinetochore tension. Cell 127(6):1179-91

Cheeseman IM, Chappie JS, Wilson-Kubalek EM, Desai A. (2006) The conserved KMN network constitutes the core microtubule-binding site of the kinetochore. Cell 127(5):983-97

Sato K, Sato M, Audhya A, Oegema K, Schweinsberg P, Grant BD. (2006) Dynamic regulation of caveolin-1 trafficking in the germ line and embryo of Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biol Cell 17(7):3085-94

Olson SK, Bishop JR, Yates JR, Oegema K, Esko JD. (2006) Identification of novel chondroitin proteoglycans in Caenorhabditis elegans: embryonic cell division depends on CPG-1 and CPG-2.J Cell Biol. 173(6):985-94

Maddox PS, Portier N, Desai A, Oegema K. (2006) Molecular analysis of mitotic chromosome condensation using a quantitative time-resolved fluorescence microscopy assay. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103(41):15097-102

Oegema K, Hyman AA. (2006) Cell division. WormBook 19:1-40

Okada M, Cheeseman IM, Hori T, Okawa K, McLeod IX, Yates JR 3rd, Desai A, Fukagawa T. (2006) The CENP-H-I complex is required for the efficient incorporation of newly synthesized CENP-A into centromeres. Nat Cell Biol. 8(5):446-57

Kline SL*, Cheeseman IM*, Hori T, Fukagawa T, Desai A. (2006) The human Mis12 complex is required for kinetochore assembly and proper chromosome segregation. J Cell Biol. 173(1):9-17

Monen J, Maddox PS, Hyndman F, Oegema K, Desai A. (2005) Differential role of CENP-A in the segregation of holocentric C. elegans chromosomes during meiosis and mitosis. Nat Cell Biol. 7(12):1248-55

Audhya A, Hyndman F, McLeod IX, Maddox AS, Yates JR 3rd, Desai A, Oegema K. (2005) A complex containing the Sm protein CAR-1 and the RNA helicase CGH-1 is required for embryonic cytokinesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Cell Biol. 171(2):267-79

Maddox AS, Habermann B, Desai A, Oegema K. (2005) Distinct roles for two C. elegans anillins in the gonad and early embryo.Development132(12):2837-48

Mitchison TJ, Maddox P, Gaetz J, Groen A, Shirasu M, Desai A, Salmon ED, Kapoor TM. (2005) Roles of polymerization dynamics, opposed motors, and a tensile element in governing the length of Xenopus extract meiotic spindles.Mol Biol Cell. 16(6):3064-76

Cheeseman IM, MacLeod I, Yates JR 3rd, Oegema K, Desai A. (2005) The CENP-F-like proteins HCP-1 and HCP-2 target CLASP to kinetochores to mediate chromosome segregation. Curr Biol. 15(8):771-7

Cheeseman IM, Desai A. (2005) A combined approach for the localization and tandem affinity purification of protein complexes from metazoans. Sci STKE 2005(266):pl1

Kline-Smith SL, Sandall S, Desai A. (2005) Kinetochore-spindle microtubule interactions during mitosis. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 17(1):35-46

Wittmann T, Desai A. (2005) Microtubule cytoskeleton: a new twist at the end. Curr Biol. 15(4):R126-9

Mitchison TJ, Maddox P, Groen A, Cameron L, Perlman Z, Ohi R, Desai A, Salmon ED, Kapoor TM. (2004) Bipolarization and poleward flux correlate during Xenopus extract spindle assembly. Mol Biol Cell. 15(12):5603-15

Dammermann A, Müller-Reichert T, Pelletier L, Habermann B, Desai A, Oegema K. (2004) Centriole assembly requires both centriolar and pericentriolar material proteins. Dev Cell 7(6):815-29

Cheeseman IM, Niessen S, Anderson S, Hyndman F, Yates JR 3rd, Oegema K, Desai A. (2004) A conserved protein network controls assembly of the outer kinetochore and its ability to sustain tension. Genes Dev. 18(18):2255-68

Cheeseman IM, Desai A. (2004) Cell division: feeling tense enough? Nature 428(6978):32-3

Maddox PS, Oegema K, Desai A, Cheeseman IM. (2004) "Holo"er than thou: chromosome segregation and kinetochore function in C. elegans.Chromosome Res. 12(6):641-53

Cheeseman IM, Desai A. (2004) Cell division: AAAtacking the mitotic spindle. Curr Biol. 14(2):R70-2

Desai A, Rybina S, Müller-Reichert T, Shevchenko A, Shevchenko A, Hyman A, Oegema K. (2003) KNL-1 directs assembly of the microtubule-binding interface of the kinetochore in C. elegans. Genes Dev. 17(19):2421-35

Dammermann A, Desai A, Oegema K. (2003) The minus end in sight. Curr Biol. 13(15):R614-24

Maddox P, Desai A, Oegema K, Mitchison TJ, Salmon ED. (2002) Poleward microtubule flux is a major component of spindle dynamics and anaphase a in mitotic Drosophila embryos.Curr Biol. 12(19):1670-4

Cheeseman IM, Brew C, Wolyniak M, Desai A, Anderson S, Muster N, Yates JR, Huffaker TC, Drubin DG, Barnes G. (2001) Implication of a novel multiprotein Dam1p complex in outer kinetochore function. J Cell Biol. 155(7):1137-45

Hannak E, Kirkham M, Hyman AA, Oegema K. (2001) Aurora-A kinase is required for centrosome maturation in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Cell Biol. 155(7):1109-16

Oegema K, Desai A, Rybina S, Kirkham M, Hyman AA. (2001) Functional analysis of kinetochore assembly in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Cell Biol. 153(6):1209-26