Michael Buszczak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Endowed Title: E.E. and Greer Garson Fogelson Scholar in Medical Research

Department: Molecular Biology

Graduate Programs: Genetics and Development

Education

Graduate School Yale University (2002)

Research Interests

  • Chromatin
  • mRNA Translation
  • Stem Cell Niches
  • Stem Cells

Publications

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Featured Publications

Lsd1 restricts the number of germline stem cells by regulating multiple targets in escort cells.

Eliazer S, Palacios V, Wang Z, Kollipara RK, Kittler R, Buszczak M PLoS Genet. 2014 Mar 10 3 e1004200

p53 activity is selectively licensed in the Drosophila stem cell compartment.

Wylie A, Lu WJ, D'Brot A, Buszczak M, Abrams JM Elife 2014 3 e01530

Mei-p26 cooperates with bam, bgcn and sxl to promote early germline development in the Drosophila ovary.

Li Y, Zhang Q, Carreira-Rosario A, Maines JZ, McKearin DM, Buszczak M PLoS ONE 2013 8 3 e58301

Recombineering homologous recombination constructs in Drosophila.

Carreira-Rosario A, Scoggin S, Shalaby NA, Williams ND, Hiesinger PR, Buszczak M J Vis Exp 2013 77

Mei-P26 regulates the maintenance of ovarian germline stem cells by promoting BMP signaling.

Li Y, Maines JZ, Tastan OY, McKearin DM, Buszczak M Development (Cambridge, England) 2012 Mar

Systematic Discovery of Rab GTPases with Synaptic Functions in Drosophila.

Chan CC, Scoggin S, Wang D, Cherry S, Dembo T, Greenberg B, Jin EJ, Kuey C, Lopez A, Mehta SQ, Perkins TJ, Brankatschk M, Rothenfluh A, Buszczak M, Hiesinger PR Current biology : CB 2011 Oct

Loss of lysine-specific demethylase 1 nonautonomously causes stem cell tumors in the Drosophila ovary.

Eliazer S, Shalaby NA, Buszczak M Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2011 Apr 108 17 7064-9

Drosophila ataxin 2-binding protein 1 marks an intermediate step in the molecular differentiation of female germline cysts.

Tastan OY, Maines JZ, Li Y, McKearin DM, Buszczak M Development 2010 Oct 137 19 3167-76

Drosophila stem cells share a common requirement for the histone H2B ubiquitin protease scrawny

Buszczak M., Paterno S. and Spradling A.C. Science 2009 323 248-51

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Honors/Awards

  • Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
    (2009)
  • Endowed Scholar
    E.E. and Greer Garson Fogelson Scholar in Medical Research (2007)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine (2014)
  • Genetics Society of America