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Peer-reviewed Papers


Kwan, A. Kulp, D., Dutcher, S.K., and Stormo, G.D. Improving Gene-finding in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: GreenGenie2. BMC Genomics, 10, e210.

Iomini, C. Li, L. Esparza, J.M. and Dutcher, S.K. Retrograde IFT mutants identify complex A proteins with multiple genetic interactions in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  Genetics, in press.


Rensing SA, Lang D, Zimmer AD, Terry A et al. (2008). The genome of the moss Physcomitrella patens reveals evolutionary insights into the conquest of land by plants.  Science.  319: 64-69.


Merchant S, Prochnik SE, Vallon O, Harris EH et al. (2007) The Chlamydomonas genome reveals evolutionary insights into key animal and plant functions, Science. 318: 245-250.


Iomini, C. Li, L. Mo, W., Dutcher, S.K., Piperno, G. (2006) Two flagellar genes, AGG2 and AGG3, mediate orientation to light in Chlamydomonas. Curr Biol 16: 1147-1153.


Li, J. B., Zhang, M., Dutcher, S. K., and Stormo, G. D. (2005) Procom: a web-based tool to compare multiple proteomes. Bioinformatics 21: 1693-1694.

Miller, M. S., Esparza, J. M., Lippa, A. M., Lux, F. G., III, Cole, D. G., and Dutcher, S. K. (2005). Mutant kinesin-2 motor subunits increase chromosome loss. Mol. Biol. Cell, 16: 3810-3820.


Fromherz, S., Giddings, T. H., Ospina-Gomez, N., and Dutcher, S.K. (2004). Mutations in a-tubulin promote basal body maturation and flagellar assembly in the absence of d-tubulin. J. Cell Sci 117, 303-314.

Li, J.B., Gerdes, J.M., Haycraft, C.J., Fan, Y., Teslovich, T.M., May-Simera, H., Li, H., Blacque, O., Li, L., Leitch, C.C., Lewis, R.A., Green, J.S., Parfrey, P.S., Leroux, M.R., Davidson, W.S., Beales, P.L., Guay-Woodford, L.M., Yoder, B.K., Stormo, G.D., Katsanis, N. and Dutcher, S.K. (2004). Comparative genomics identifies a flagellar and basal body proteome that includes the BBS5 human disease gene.  Cell 117, 541-552.


Li JB, Lin S, Jia H, Wu H, Roe BA, Kulp D, Stormo GD, Dutcher SK. (2003). Analysis of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genome structure using large-scale sequencing of regions on linkage groups I and III. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 50, 145-155. 

O'Toole, E.T., Giddings, T.H., McIntosh, J.R., and Dutcher, S.K. (2003). Three-dimensional organization of basal bodies from wild-type and delta-tubulin deletion strains of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Mol Biol Cell 14, 2999-3012.

Invited Reviews


Dutcher, S. K. (2009) “Basal bodies and associated structures” in Chlamydomonas Sourcebook (Eds:  E. Harris, G. Witman, D. Stern).

Dutcher, S. K. (2009). “Basal Bodies:  Their roles in generating asymmetry“ Harvey Society

Iomini, C., Till, J., and Dutcher, S.K. (2009) Genetic and phenotypic analysis of flagellar assembly mutants in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  Methods in Cell Biol, in press.


Vallon O, and Dutcher S.K. (2008) Treasure hunting in the Chlamydomonas genome. Genetics. 179:3-6


O’Toole, E. T., Giddings, T. H., and Dutcher, S.K. (2007) Understanding microtubule organizing centers by comparing mutant and wild-type structures with electron tomography. Methods in Cell Biol, 79, 125-143.

Dutcher, S. K. (2007) Finding treasures in frozen cells: New centriole intermediates. Bioessays, 29: 630-634.

Khodiyar VK, Maltais LJ, Sneddon KM, Smith JR, Shimoyama M, Cabral F, Dumontet C, Dutcher SK, Harvey RJ, Lafanechère L, Murray JM, Nogales E, Piquemal D, Stanchi F, Povey S, Lovering RC. (2007) A revised nomenclature for the human and rodent alpha-tubulin gene family. Genomics.  90, 285-289.


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