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Welcome W. Bender, Ph.D.


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  1. R03TW006284 (BENDER, WELCOME) Apr 15, 2003 - Mar 31, 2006
    Dissection of a Drosophila Polycomb Response Element
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R01GM031853 (BENDER, WELCOME) Apr 1, 1983 - Jun 30, 1986
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01GM028630 (BENDER, WELCOME) Dec 1, 1980 - Jul 31, 2020
    Molecular Genetics of the Bithorax Complex
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Moqtaderi Z, Brown S, Bender W. Genome-wide oscillations in G + C density and sequence conservation. Genome Res. 2021 11; 31(11):2050-2057. PMID: 34649930; PMCID: PMC8559709.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
  2. Bender WW. Molecular Lessons from the Drosophila Bithorax Complex. Genetics. 2020 11; 216(3):613-617. PMID: 33158983.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  3. Bowman SK, Deaton AM, Domingues H, Wang PI, Sadreyev RI, Kingston RE, Bender W. H3K27 modifications define segmental regulatory domains in the Drosophila bithorax complex. Elife. 2014 Jul 31; 3:e02833. PMID: 25082344.
    Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  4. Pease B, Borges AC, Bender W. Noncoding RNAs of the Ultrabithorax domain of the Drosophila bithorax complex. Genetics. 2013 Dec; 195(4):1253-64. PMID: 24077301.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  5. Bender W, Lucas M. The border between the ultrabithorax and abdominal-A regulatory domains in the Drosophila bithorax complex. Genetics. 2013 Apr; 193(4):1135-47. PMID: 23288934.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  6. Gummalla M, Maeda RK, Castro Alvarez JJ, Gyurkovics H, Singari S, Edwards KA, Karch F, Bender W. abd-A regulation by the iab-8 noncoding RNA. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(5):e1002720. PMID: 22654672.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  7. Ho MC, Johnsen H, Goetz SE, Schiller BJ, Bae E, Tran DA, Shur AS, Allen JM, Rau C, Bender W, Fisher WW, Celniker SE, Drewell RA. Functional evolution of cis-regulatory modules at a homeotic gene in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2009 Nov; 5(11):e1000709. PMID: 19893611.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  8. Kozma G, Bender W, Sipos L. Replacement of a Drosophila Polycomb response element core, and in situ analysis of its DNA motifs. Mol Genet Genomics. 2008 Jun; 279(6):595-603. PMID: 18350319.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  9. Bender W. MicroRNAs in the Drosophila bithorax complex. Genes Dev. 2008 Jan 01; 22(1):14-9. PMID: 18172161; PMCID: PMC2151010.
    Citations: 70     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  10. Sipos L, Kozma G, Molnár E, Bender W. In situ dissection of a Polycomb response element in Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 24; 104(30):12416-21. PMID: 17640916; PMCID: PMC1941339.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  11. Mihaly J, Barges S, Sipos L, Maeda R, Cléard F, Hogga I, Bender W, Gyurkovics H, Karch F. Dissecting the regulatory landscape of the Abd-B gene of the bithorax complex. Development. 2006 Aug; 133(15):2983-93. PMID: 16818450.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  12. Ali JY, Bender W. Cross-regulation among the polycomb group genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Sep; 24(17):7737-47. PMID: 15314179; PMCID: PMC507012.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  13. Bender W, Fitzgerald DP. Transcription activates repressed domains in the Drosophila bithorax complex. Development. 2002 Nov; 129(21):4923-30. PMID: 12397101.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  14. Fitzgerald DP, Bender W. Polycomb group repression reduces DNA accessibility. Mol Cell Biol. 2001 Oct; 21(19):6585-97. PMID: 11533246.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Milán M, Weihe U, Tiong S, Bender W, Cohen SM. msh specifies dorsal cell fate in the Drosophila wing. Development. 2001 Sep; 128(17):3263-8. PMID: 11546743.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  16. Mollaaghababa R, Sipos L, Tiong SY, Papoulas O, Armstrong JA, Tamkun JW, Bender W. Mutations in Drosophila heat shock cognate 4 are enhancers of Polycomb. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Mar 27; 98(7):3958-63. PMID: 11274417; PMCID: PMC31161.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  17. Bender W, Hudson A. P element homing to the Drosophila bithorax complex. Development. 2000 Sep; 127(18):3981-92. PMID: 10952896.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  18. Feany MB, Bender WW. A Drosophila model of Parkinson's disease. Nature. 2000 Mar 23; 404(6776):394-8. PMID: 10746727.
    Citations: 595     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  19. Shao Z, Raible F, Mollaaghababa R, Guyon JR, Wu CT, Bender W, Kingston RE. Stabilization of chromatin structure by PRC1, a Polycomb complex. Cell. 1999 Jul 09; 98(1):37-46. PMID: 10412979.
    Citations: 335     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  20. McCall K, Bender W. Probes of chromatin accessibility in the Drosophila bithorax complex respond differently to Polycomb-mediated repression. EMBO J. 1996 Feb 01; 15(3):569-80. PMID: 8599940; PMCID: PMC449975.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  21. Tiong SY, Nash D, Bender W. Dorsal wing, a locus that affects dorsoventral wing patterning in Drosophila. Development. 1995 Jun; 121(6):1649-56. PMID: 7600982.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  22. Chiang A, O'Connor MB, Paro R, Simon J, Bender W. Discrete Polycomb-binding sites in each parasegmental domain of the bithorax complex. Development. 1995 Jun; 121(6):1681-9. PMID: 7600985.
    Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  23. Soto MC, Chou TB, Bender W. Comparison of germline mosaics of genes in the Polycomb group of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 1995 May; 140(1):231-43. PMID: 7635288.
    Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  24. McCall K, O'Connor MB, Bender W. Enhancer traps in the Drosophila bithorax complex mark parasegmental domains. Genetics. 1994 Oct; 138(2):387-99. PMID: 7828822.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  25. Simon J, Chiang A, Bender W, Shimell MJ, O'Connor M. Elements of the Drosophila bithorax complex that mediate repression by Polycomb group products. Dev Biol. 1993 Jul; 158(1):131-44. PMID: 8101171.
    Citations: 123     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  26. Simon J, Chiang A, Bender W. Ten different Polycomb group genes are required for spatial control of the abdA and AbdB homeotic products. Development. 1992 Feb; 114(2):493-505. PMID: 1350533.
    Citations: 129     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  27. Curtis D, Bender W. Gene conversion in Drosophila and the effects of the meiotic mutants mei-9 and mei-218. Genetics. 1991 Apr; 127(4):739-46. PMID: 2029970.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  28. Gray M, Charpentier A, Walsh K, Wu P, Bender W. Mapping point mutations in the Drosophila rosy locus using denaturing gradient gel blots. Genetics. 1991 Jan; 127(1):139-49. PMID: 1901817.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  29. Simon J, Peifer M, Bender W, O'Connor M. Regulatory elements of the bithorax complex that control expression along the anterior-posterior axis. EMBO J. 1990 Dec; 9(12):3945-56. PMID: 1979031; PMCID: PMC552165.
    Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  30. Curtis D, Clark SH, Chovnick A, Bender W. Molecular analysis of recombination events in Drosophila. Genetics. 1989 Jul; 122(3):653-61. PMID: 2503419.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  31. O'Connor M, Peifer M, Bender W. Construction of large DNA segments in Escherichia coli. Science. 1989 Jun 16; 244(4910):1307-12. PMID: 2660262.
    Citations: 79     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  32. Peifer M, Bender W. Sequences of the gypsy transposon of Drosophila necessary for its effects on adjacent genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1988 Dec; 85(24):9650-4. PMID: 2849113; PMCID: PMC282826.
    Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  33. O'Connor MB, Binari R, Perkins LA, Bender W. Alternative RNA products from the Ultrabithorax domain of the bithorax complex. EMBO J. 1988 Feb; 7(2):435-45. PMID: 2452731; PMCID: PMC454339.
    Citations: 64     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  34. Peifer M, Karch F, Bender W. The bithorax complex: control of segmental identity. Genes Dev. 1987 11; 1(9):891-898. PMID: 30184830.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    
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