Melissa Rolls

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

Melissa Rolls

Research Summary

Subcellular compartmentalization of neurons. The cellular basis of neuronal polarity and neuronal responses to injury including degeneration and regeneration.

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Dendrites Microtubules Axons Neurons Regeneration Drosophila Genes Wounds And Injuries Tubulin Growth Kinesin Proteins Phosphotransferases Leucine Zippers Vertebrates Mitochondria Dendrites (Metallography) Gene Caspases Defects Leucine Defect Phenotype Brain Zebrafish

Most Recent Publications

The exocyst complex is required for developmental and regenerative neurite growth in vivo

Rachel D. Swope, J. Ian Hertzler, Michelle C. Stone, Gregory O. Kothe, Melissa M. Rolls, 2022, Developmental Biology on p. 1-13

Kadidia Pemba Adula, Matthew Shorey, Vasudha Chauhan, Khaled Nassman, Shu Fan Chen, Melissa M. Rolls, Alvaro Sagasti, 2022, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 6195-6210

Dendrite regeneration in the vertebrate spinal cord

Michelle C. Stone, Dylan Y. Seebold, Matthew Shorey, Gregory O. Kothe, Melissa M. Rolls, 2022, Developmental Biology on p. 114-119

Microtubule polarity is instructive for many aspects of neuronal polarity

Pankajam Thyagarajan, Chengye Feng, David Lee, Matthew Shorey, Melissa M. Rolls, 2022, Developmental Biology on p. 56-70

Principles of microtubule polarity in linear cells

Melissa M. Rolls, 2022, Developmental Biology on p. 112-117

Maria Elena Pero, Cristina Meregalli, Xiaoyi Qu, Grace Ji-Eun Shin, Atul Kumar, Matthew Shorey, Melissa M. Rolls, Kurenai Tanji, Thomas H. Brannagan, Paola Alberti, Giulia Fumagalli, Laura Monza, Wesley B. Grueber, Guido Cavaletti, Francesca Bartolini, 2021, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Matthew Shorey, Kavitha Rao, Michelle C. Stone, Floyd J. Mattie, Alvaro Sagasti, Melissa M. Rolls, 2021, Developmental Biology on p. 1-12

Chengye Feng, Joseph M. Cleary, Gregory O. Kothe, Michelle C. Stone, Alexis T. Weiner, James I. Hertzler, William O. Hancock, Melissa M. Rolls, 2021, The Quarterly journal of microscopical science

Alexis T. Weiner, Pankajam Thyagarajan, Yitao Shen, Melissa M. Rolls, 2021, Neuroscience Letters

Pizzo Lucilla, Lasser Micaela, Yusuff Tanzeen, Jensen Matthew, Ingraham Phoebe, Huber Emily, Dhruba Singh Mayanglambam, Monahan Connor, Iyer Janani, Desai Inshya, Karthikeyan Siddharth, J. Gould Dagny, Yennawar Sneha, T. Weiner I. Alexis, Kumar Pounraja Vijay, Krishnan Arjun, M. Rolls Melissa, Anne Lowery Laura, Girirajan Santhosh, 2021, PLoS Genetics

Most-Cited Papers

Michelle M. Nguyen, Christie J. McCracken, E. S. Milner, Daniel J. Goetschius, Alexis T. Weiner, Melissa K. Long, Nick L. Michael, Sean Munro, Melissa M. Rolls, 2014, Molecular Biology of the Cell on p. 2039-2050

Michelle C. Stone, Richard M. Albertson, Li Chen, Melissa M. Rolls, 2014, Cell Reports on p. 247-253

Melissa M. Rolls, Timothy J. Jegla, 2015, Journal of Experimental Biology on p. 572-580

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

Kavitha Rao, Michelle C. Stone, Alexis T. Weiner, Kyle W. Gheres, Chaoming Zhou, David L. Deitcher, Edwin S. Levitan, Melissa M. Rolls, 2016, Molecular Biology of the Cell on p. 3245-3256

Janani Iyer, Mayanglambam Dhruba Singh, Matthew Jensen, Payal Patel, Lucilla Pizzo, Emily Huber, Haley Koerselman, Alexis T. Weiner, Paola Lepanto, Komal Vadodaria, Alexis Kubina, Qingyu Wang, Abigail Talbert, Sneha Yennawar, Jose Badano, J. Robert Manak, Melissa M. Rolls, Arjun Krishnan, Santhosh Girirajan, 2018, Nature Communications

Juan Tao, Chengye Feng, Melissa M. Rolls, 2016, The Quarterly journal of microscopical science on p. 3274-3281

Li Chen, Derek M. Nye, Michelle C. Stone, Alexis T. Weiner, Kyle W. Gheres, Xin Xiong, Catherine A. Collins, Melissa M. Rolls, 2016, PLoS Genetics

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

Alexis T. Weiner, Dylan Y. Seebold, Pedro Torres-Gutierrez, Christin Folker, Rachel D. Swope, Gregory O. Kothe, Jessica G. Stoltz, Madeleine K. Zalenski, Christopher Kozlowski, Dylan J. Barbera, Mit A. Patel, Pankajam Thyagarajan, Matthew Shorey, Derek M.R. Nye, Matthew Keegan, Kana Behari, Song Song, Jeffrey D. Axelrod, Melissa M. Rolls, 2020, PLoS Biology