Melissa Rolls

Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Biosciences; Director of the Center for Cellular Dynamics; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Melissa Rolls

Publication Tags

Microtubules Dendrites Kinesin Drosophila Neurons Growth Proteins Axons Niacinamide Sensory Receptor Cells Mitochondria Katanin Optical Character Recognition Body Patterning Cytokinesis Nicotinamide In Vitro Techniques Actins Cells Wounds And Injuries Caenorhabditis Elegans Actin Cytoskeleton Anillin Regeneration Neuronal Plasticity

Most Recent Papers

Degeneration of Injured Axons and Dendrites Requires Restraint of a Protective JNK Signaling Pathway by the Transmembrane Protein Raw

Yan Hao, Thomas J. Waller, Derek M. Nye, Jiaxing Li, Yanxiao Zhang, Richard I. Hume, Melissa M. Rolls, Catherine A. Collins, 2019, The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience on p. 8457-8470

Patronin-mediated minus end growth is required for dendritic microtubule polarity

Chengye Feng, Pankajam Thyagarajan, Matthew Shorey, Dylan Y. Seebold, Alexis T. Weiner, Richard M. Albertson, Kavitha S. Rao, Alvaro Sagasti, Daniel J. Goetschius, Melissa M. Rolls, 2019, Journal of Cell Biology on p. 2309-2328

Identification of proteins required for precise positioning of Apc2 in dendrites

Alexis T. Weiner, Dylan Y. Seebold, Nick L. Michael, Michelle Guignet, Chengye Feng, Brandon Follick, Brandon A. Yusko, Nathan P. Wasilko, Pedro Torres-Gutierrez, Melissa M. Rolls, 2018, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 1841-1853

Nicotinamide is an endogenous agonist for a C. elegans TRPV OSM-9 and OCR-4 channel

Awani Upadhyay, Aditya Pisupati, Timothy Jegla, Matt Crook, Keith J. Mickolajczyk, Matthew Shorey, Laura E. Rohan, Katherine A. Billings, Melissa M. Rolls, William O. Hancock, Wendy Hanna-Rose, 2016, Nature communications

Kinesin-2 and Apc function at dendrite branch points to resolve microtubule collisions

Alexis T. Weiner, Michael C. Lanz, Daniel J. Goetschius, William O. Hancock, Melissa M. Rolls, 2016, Cytoskeleton on p. 35-44

An EB1-kinesin complex is sufficient to steer microtubule growth in vitro

Yalei Chen, Melissa Rolls, William O. Hancock, 2014, Current Biology on p. 316-321

A postmitotic function and distinct localization mechanism for centralspindlin at a stable intercellular bridge

Kang Zhou, Melissa M. Rolls, Wendy Hanna-Rose, 2013, Developmental biology on p. 13-22

Development of dendrite polarity in Drosophila neurons

Sarah E. Hill, Manpreet Parmar, Kyle W. Gheres, Michelle A. Guignet, Yanmei Huang, F. R. Jackson, Melissa M. Rolls, 2012, Neural Development

Katanin p60-like1 promotes microtubule growth and terminal dendrite stability in the larval class IV sensory neurons of Drosophila

Andrea Stewart, Asako Tsubouchi, Melissa M. Rolls, W. Daniel Tracey, Nina Tang Sherwood, 2012, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 11631-11642

Microtubule deacetylation sets the stage for successful axon regeneration

Li Chen, Melissa M. Rolls, 2012, EMBO Journal on p. 3033-3035

Most-Cited Papers

Directed microtubule growth, +TIPs, and Kinesin-2 Are required for uniform microtubule polarity in dendrites

Floyd J. Mattie, Megan M. Stackpole, Michelle C. Stone, Jessie R. Clippard, David A. Rudnick, Yijun Qiu, Juan Tao, Dana L. Allender, Manpreet Parmar, Melissa M. Rolls, 2010, Current Biology on p. 2169-2177

Dendrites have a rapid program of injury-induced degeneration that is molecularly distinct from developmental pruning

Juan Tao, Melissa M. Rolls, 2011, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 5398-5405

Microtubules are organized independently of the centrosome in Drosophila neurons

Michelle M. Nguyen, Michelle C. Stone, Melissa M. Rolls, 2011, Neural Development

Katanin p60-like1 promotes microtubule growth and terminal dendrite stability in the larval class IV sensory neurons of Drosophila

Andrea Stewart, Asako Tsubouchi, Melissa M. Rolls, W. Daniel Tracey, Nina Tang Sherwood, 2012, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 11631-11642

Development of dendrite polarity in Drosophila neurons

Sarah E. Hill, Manpreet Parmar, Kyle W. Gheres, Michelle A. Guignet, Yanmei Huang, F. R. Jackson, Melissa M. Rolls, 2012, Neural Development

An EB1-kinesin complex is sufficient to steer microtubule growth in vitro

Yalei Chen, Melissa Rolls, William O. Hancock, 2014, Current Biology on p. 316-321

A postmitotic function and distinct localization mechanism for centralspindlin at a stable intercellular bridge

Kang Zhou, Melissa M. Rolls, Wendy Hanna-Rose, 2013, Developmental biology on p. 13-22

Kinesin-2 and Apc function at dendrite branch points to resolve microtubule collisions

Alexis T. Weiner, Michael C. Lanz, Daniel J. Goetschius, William O. Hancock, Melissa M. Rolls, 2016, Cytoskeleton on p. 35-44

Nicotinamide is an endogenous agonist for a C. elegans TRPV OSM-9 and OCR-4 channel

Awani Upadhyay, Aditya Pisupati, Timothy Jegla, Matt Crook, Keith J. Mickolajczyk, Matthew Shorey, Laura E. Rohan, Katherine A. Billings, Melissa M. Rolls, William O. Hancock, Wendy Hanna-Rose, 2016, Nature communications

Identification of proteins required for precise positioning of Apc2 in dendrites

Alexis T. Weiner, Dylan Y. Seebold, Nick L. Michael, Michelle Guignet, Chengye Feng, Brandon Follick, Brandon A. Yusko, Nathan P. Wasilko, Pedro Torres-Gutierrez, Melissa M. Rolls, 2018, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 1841-1853