Graduate School Yale University (2002)

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured 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

Honors & Awards

  • Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
  • 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