Ray J, Maggert KA. (in revision, Science Advances). Symmetric Inheritance of Histones H3 in Drosophila Male Germline Stem Cell Divisions.   BioRxiv

Maggert KA. (in preparation). Bloom Stabilizes the Ribosomal DNA in Drosophila, Preventing Both Copy Number Loss and Magnification.


Bughio F, Maggert KA. (2022). Live Analysis of Position Effect Variegation Reveals Different Modes of Action for HP1 and Su(var)3-9. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A.: 119 (25): e2118796119.   PDF

Valori V, Tus K, Laukaitis C, Harris DT, LeBeau L, Maggert KA. (2020). Human rDNA Copy Number Is Unstable in Metastatic Breast Cancers. Epigenetics: 2019 Aug 12:1-22s.   PDF

Bughio F, Huckell G, Maggert KA. (2019). Live Monitoring of Switches in Heterochromatin-Induced

Epigenetic Silencing Shows Incomplete Establishment and Developmental Instabilities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A.: 2019 Sep 16. pii: 201909724.   PDF

Ji J, Tang X, Hu K, Maggert KA, Rong YS. (2019). The processivity factor Pol32 mediates nuclear localization of DNA polymerase delta and prevents chromosomal fragile site formation in Drosophila development. PLoS Genet 15(5): e1008169.   PDF

Aldrich JC, Maggert KA. (2015). Transgenerational Inheritance of Nutrition-Induced Genome Rearrangements. PLoS Genet 11(4): e1005148.   PDF

Aldrich JC, Maggert KA. (2014). Simple Quantitative PCR Approach to Reveal Naturally Occurring and Mutation-induced Repetitive Sequence Variation on the Drosophila Y Chromosome. Public Library of Science ONE, 9: e109906.   PDF

Maggert KA. (2014). Reduced rDNA Copy Number Does Not Affect “Competitive” Chromosome Pairing in XYY Males of Drosophila melanogaster. G3, 4: 497-507.   PDF

Paredes S, Branco AT, Hartl DL, Maggert KA, Lemos B. (2011). Ribosomal DNA Deletions Modulate Genome-Wide Gene Expression: “rDNA-Sensitive” Genes and Natural Variation. Public Library of Science Genetics, 7: e1001376.   PDF supplement

Guerrero PA, Maggert KA. (2011). The CCCTC-binding Factor (CTCF) of Drosophila Contributes to the Regulation of the Ribosomal DNA and Nucleolar Stability. Public Library of Science ONE, 6: e16401.   PDF

Alfonso-Parra C, Maggert KA. (2010). Drosophila SAF-B Links the Nuclear Matrix, Chromosomes, and Transcriptional Activity. Public Library of Science ONE, 5: e10248.   PDF

Paredes S, Maggert KA. (2009). Ribosomal DNA contributes to global chromatin regulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A., 106: 17829-34.   PDF

Paredes S, Maggert KA. (2009). Expression of I-CreI Endonuclease Generates Deletions Within the rDNA of Drosophila. Genetics, 181: 1661-71.   PDF

Maggert K, Golic K. (2005). Highly-Efficient Sex Chromosome Interchanges Produced by I-CreI Expression in Drosophila. Genetics, 171: 1103-1114.   PDF


Kindelay S, Maggert KA. (2022). Under the Magnifying Glass: The Ups and Downs of rDNA Copy Number.  Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology.  PDF

Maggert KA. (2019). Stress: an Evolutionary Mutagen. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A: 116(36):17616-17618.   PDF

Bughio F, Maggert KA. (2018). The peculiar genetics of the ribosomal DNA blurs the boundaries of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Chromosome Research, 2018 Dec 4.   PDF

Kindelay S, Maggert KA. (in revision, Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology). Under the Magnifying Glass: The Ups and Downs of rDNA Copy Number.   PDF

Deans C, Maggert KA. (2015). What Do You Mean ‘Epigenetic?’ Genetics, 199: 887-896.   PDF

Maggert KA. (2012). Genetics: Polymorphisms, Epigenetics, and Something In Between. Genetics Research International, 867951.   PDF


Maggert KA, Gong WJ, Golic KG. (2008). "Methods for Homologous Recombination in Drosophila," in Drosophila Protocols, Christian Dahmann editor. Humana Press. ISBN 978-1-58829-817-1.   PDF


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Alfonso C.  Characterization of the Drosophila Scaffold Attachment factor B (SAFB).  August 2010.   PDF

Guerrero P.  CTCF Contributes to the Regulation of the rDNA in Drosophila melanogaster.  Dec 2011.   PDF

Paredes S.  The Ribosomal DNA Genes Influence Genome-Wide Gene Expression in Drosophila melanogaster.  May 2011.   PDF


Goll MG, Kirpekar F, Maggert KA, Yoder JA, Hsieh C-L, Zhang X, Golic KG, Jacobsen SE, Bestor TH. (2006). Methylation of tRNAAsp by DNA methyltransferase-2 in mammals, flowering plants, and Dipteran insects. Science, 311: 395-398.   PDF

Maggert K, Golic K. (2002). The Y Chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster Exhibits Chromosome-Wide Imprinting. Genetics, 162(3): 1245-1258.   PDF

Maggert K, Karpen G. (2001). The Activation of a Neocentromere in Drosophila Requires Proximity to an Endogenous Centromere. Genetics, 158(4): 1615-1628.   PDF

Maggert K.  Epigenetic regulation of centromere and neocentromere activity in Drosophila melanogaster.  May 2000.   PDF

Dobie KW, Hari KL, Maggert KA, Karpen GH. (1999). Centromere proteins and chromosome inheritance: a complex affair. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, 9: 206-217.   PDF

Maggert K, Levine M, Frasch M. (1995). The somatic-visceral subdivision of the embryonic mesoderm is initiated by dorsal gradient thresholds in Drosophila. Development, 121: 2107-2116.   PDF

Ip YT, Maggert K, Levine M. (1994). Uncoupling gastrulation and mesoderm differentiation in the Drosophila embryo. EMBO Journal, 13(24): 5826-5834.   PDF

Taiz L, Nelson H, Maggert K, Morgan L, Yatabe B, Taiz SL, Rubinstein B, Nelson N. (1994). Functional analysis of conserved cysteine residues in the catalytic subunit of the yeast vacuolar H+-ATPase. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1194(2): 329-34.   PDF