Recent Publications

Subramanian, V.V. & S.E. Bickel. 2009 Heterochromatin-mediated association of achiasmate chromosomes declines with age when cohesion is compromised. Genetics 2009 Apr;181(4):1207-18

Subramanian VV, Bickel SE. Aging predisposes oocytes to meiotic nondisjunction when the cohesin subunit SMC1 is reduced. PLoS Genet. 2008 Nov;4(11):e1000263. Epub 2008 Nov 14.

Page SL, Khetani RS, Lake CM, Nielsen RJ, Jeffress JK, Warren WD, Bickel SE, Hawley RS. Corona is required for higher-order assembly of transverse filaments into full-length synaptonemal complex in Drosophila oocytes. PLoS Genet. 2008 Sep 19;4(9):e1000194.

Gause, M., Webber, H.A., Misulovin, Z., Haller, G., Rollins, R.A., Eissenberg, J.C., Bickel S.E. and Dorsett, D. Functional links between Drosophila Nipped-B and cohesin in somatic and meiotic cells. Chromosoma (2008) 117:51-66.

Khetani, R.S. and Bickel, S.E. Regulation of meiotic cohesion and chromosome core morphogenesis during pachytene in Drosophila oocytes. J Cell Sci. (2007) 120:3123-37

Bickel, S.E. (2005) Aging (not so) gracefully. Nat Genet.: 37(12):1303-4.

Webber, H., Howard, L. and Bickel S.E.  (2004) The cohesion protein ORD is required for homolog bias during meiotic recombination.  Journal of Cell Biology: 164:819-829.

Balicky, E.M., Young,  L., Orr-Weaver, T.L. and Bickel, S.E.  (2004) A proposed role for the Polycomb Group protein dRING in meiotic sister-chromatid cohesion.  Chromosoma: 112:231-239.

Jeffreys, C.A, Burrage, P.S, and Bickel, S.E. (2003) A model system for increased meiotic nondisjunction in older oocytes.  Current Biology 13:498-503.

Balicky, E.M., Endres, M.W. Lai, C, and Bickel, S.E.  (2002) Meiotic cohesion requires accumulation of ORD on chromosomes prior to condensation.  Mol. Biol. Cell 21:3890-3900.

Bickel, S.E., Orr-Weaver, T.L. and Balicky, E.M. (2002) The sister-chromatid cohesion protein ORD is required for chiasma maintenance in Drosophila oocytes.  Current Biology 12:925-929.

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