Graduate School
Yale University (2002), Biology

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

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

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