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Abbott M, Banse SA, Melentijevic I, Jarrett CM, Ange JS, Sedore CA, Falkowski R, Blue BW, Coleman-Hulbert AL, Johnson E, Guo M, Lithgow GJ, Phillips PC, Driscoll M. A simplified design for the C. elegans lifespan machine. J Biol Methods. 2020 Oct 26;7(4):e137. doi: 10.14440/jbm.2020.332. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33204740

Rahman M, Edwards H, Birze N, Gabrilska R, Rumbaugh KP, Blawzdziewicz J, Szewczyk NJ, Driscoll M, Vanapalli SA. NemaLife chip: a micropillar-based microfluidic culture device optimized for aging studies in crawling C. elegans. Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 1;10(1):16190. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-73002-6. PMID: 33004810

Onken, B., Kalinava, N., and Driscoll, M. 2020. Gluoconeogenesis and PEPCK are criticalcomponents of healthy aging and Dietary restriction life extension. PLoS Genetics, 16(8):e1008982. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008982. PMID: 32841230

*Arnold, M.L., *Cooper, J., Grant, B.D., Driscoll, Quantitative approaches for scoring in vivo neuronal aggregate and organelle extrusion in large exopher vesicles in C. elegans. 2020. J Vis Exp. Sep 18;(163). doi: 10.3791/61368.  PMID: 33016946

Anna L Coleman-Hulbert 1, Erik Johnson 1, Christine A Sedore 1, Stephen A Banse 1, Max Guo 2, Monica Driscoll 3, Gordon J Lithgow 4, Patrick C Phillips. Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program: The Creatine Analog β-guanidinopropionic Acid Does Not Extend Lifespan in Nematodes. MicroPubl Biol. 2020.  2020:10.17912/micropub.biology.000207.doi: 10.17912/micropub.biology.000207. Epub 2020 Jan 2. PMID: 31998863

Morshead, M.L., Sedore, C.A., Jones, E.G., Hall, D., Plummer, W.T., Garrett, T., Lucanic, M, Guo, M., Driscoll, M., Phillips, P.C., and Lithgow, G. 2020. Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program: the farnesoid X receptor agonist obeticholic acid does not robustly extend lifespan in nematodes. MicroPubl Biol. 2020. May 27;2020:10.17912/micropub.biology.000257. doi: 10.17912/micropub.biology.000257.PMID: 32550518

Coleman-Hulbert A.L.,, Johnson E., Sedore, C.A.,. Banse S.A., Guo, M., Driscoll,. M, Lithgow G.J., Phillips, P.C. 2020. Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program: the creatine analog β-guanidinopropionic acid does not extend lifespan in nematodes. MicroPubl Biol. 2020;2020:10.17912/micropub.biology.000207. doi: 10.17912/micropub.biology.000207. Epub 2020 Jan 2.PMID: 31998863.

Banse, S.A., Lucanic, M., Sedore, C.A, ColemanHulbert, A.L., Plummer, W.T., Chen, E., Kish, J.L., Hall, D., Onken, B, Presley, M.P., Jones, E.G., Blue, B.W., Garrett, T., Abbott, A., Jian Xue, J., Guo, S., Johnson, E., Foulger, A.C., Chamoli, M., Falkowski, R, Melentijevic, I., Guasp, R., Harinath, G., Huynh, P., Patel, S., Edgar, D., Jarrett, M., Guo, M., Kapahi, P., Lithgow, J.G., Driscoll, M., and Phillips, PC. 2019. Automated lifespan determination across Caenorhabditis strains and species reveals assay-specific effects of chemicals.  Geroscience Dec.: 41(6):945-960. doi: 10.1007/s11357-019-00108-9.

Laranjeiro, R., Harinath, G., Hewitt, J.E., Hartman, J.H., Royal, M.A., Meyer, J.N., Vanapalli, S.A., Driscoll, M. 2019. Swim exercise in C. elegans extends neuromuscular and intestinal healthspan, enhances learning ability and protects against neurodegeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2019 Nov 19;116(47):23829-23839. PMID:31685639. F1000 recommended.

Lesanpezeshki, L.,  Hewitt. J.E., Laranjeiro, R., Antebi, A., Driscoll, M., Szewczyk, N.J., Blawzdziewicz, J., Lacerda, C.M.R. and Vanapalli, S.A. 2019. Pluronic gel-based burrowing assay for rapid assessment of neuromuscular health in C. elegans. Sci Reports. Oct 23;9(1):15246. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51608-9. PMID:31645584

Wang, G., Sun, L., Reina, C.P., Song, I., Gabel, C.V., Driscoll, M. 2019. Residues in the CED-4 CARD domain can modulate non-apoptotic neuronal regeneration functions independently from apoptosis, Sci. Reports Sep 16;9(1):13315. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49633-9. PMID:31527664

R.G. Francis, N. Naim, R. Ratnappan, J. Loose, C. Mason, L. Steenberge, T.B McClendon, G. Wang, M. Driscoll, J. Yanowitz and A. Ghazi. 2019. The longevity-promoting factor, TCER-1, widely represses stress resistance and innate immunity. Nature Comm. 2019. 10:3042 (1-16) PMID:31316054  F1000 recommended as exceptional.

Rahman, M., Hewitt, J. E., Van-Bussel, F., Hunter, E., Blawzdziewicz, J., Szewczyk, N. S., Driscoll, M. and Vanapalli, S. A. 2018. NemaFlex: A microfluidics-based technology for measurement of muscular strength of C. elegans. Lab Chip, 18(15):2187-2201.

Hartman, J.H., Smith, L.L., Gordon, K.L., Laranjeiro, R., Driscoll, M., Sherwood, D.R., Meyer, J.N. 2018. Swimming exercise and transient dietary restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans promote mitochondrial maintenance and protect against chemical-induced mitotoxicity.  Sci. Reports 8(1):8359.

Arnold, M.L., Smart, A.J., Melentijevic, I., Driscoll, M. 2018.  Trash talk: disposal and remote degradation of neuronal garbage.  BMC Biology doi: 10.1186/s12915-018-0487-6. PMID: 29382333

Antikainen, H., Driscoll, M., Haspel, G, and Dobrowolski, R. 2017. TOR-mediated regulation of metabolism in aging.  Aging Cell 16:1219-1233. doi: 10.1111/acel.12689. PMID: 28971552

Leyva-Díaz, E., Stefanakis, N., Carrera, I., Glenwinkel, L., Wang, G., Driscoll, M., Hobert, O. 2017. pals-22, a member of an expanded C. elegans gene family, controls silencing of repetitive DNA. Genetics Aug 11. pii: genetics.300134.2017. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300134.

Lithgow, G., Driscoll, M., and Phillips, P.  2017. A long walk toward reproducibility: Lessons from tiny worms.Nature 548:387-388.  invited commentary. PMID: 28836615

Graf, B.L., Kamat, S., Cheong, K.Y., Komarnytsky, S., Driscoll, M., Di, R. 2017. Phytoecdysteroid-enriched quinoa seed leachate enhances healthspan and mitochondrial metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Functional Foods, 37:1–7.

Plummer, T.W., Harke, J., Lucanic, M. Chen, E., Bhaumik, D., Harinath, G., Coleman-Hulbert, A.L., Dumas, K.J., Onken, B., Johnson, E., Foulger, A.C., Guo, S., Crist, A.B., Presley, M.P., Xue, J., Sedore, C.A., Chamoli, M., Chang, C., Chen, M.K., Angeli, S., Royal, M., Willis, J.H., Edgar, D., Patel, S., Chao, E.A., Kamat, S., Hope, J., Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Kish, J.L., Guo, M.,  Phillips, P., Lithgow, G.J., Driscoll, M.  2017. Standardized Protocols from the Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program 2013-2016: Conditions and Assays used for Quantifying the Development, Fertility and Lifespan of Hermaphroditic Caenorhabditis Strains Nature Protocols Exchangedoi:10.1038/protex.2016.086

Lucanic, M., Plummer, WT, Chen, E., Harke, J., Foulger JC, Onken, B,  Coleman-Hulbert, AL, Dumas, KJ, Guo, S., Johnson, E., Bhaumik, D., Xue, J., Crist, AB, Presley, MP, Harinath, G., Sedore, CA, Chamoli, M., Kamat, S., Chen, MK, Angeli, S., Chang, C., Willis, JH, Edgar, D, Royal, MA, Chao, EA, Patel, S., Garrett, T., Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Hope, J., Kish, JL, Guo, M, Lithgow, GJ, Driscoll, M., Phillips, P.C., Lithgow, G. 2017.  Impact of genetic background and experimental reproducibility on identifying chemical compounds with robust longevity effects Nature Communications, 8:14256 doi 10.1038/ncomms1426. PMID: 28220799

Laranjeiro, R., Harinath, G., Braekman, B.P., Driscoll, M. 2017. Single C. elegans swim sessions induce key features of mammalian exercise.  BMC Biol. 15:30. doi: 10.1186/s12915-017-0368-4. PMID: 28395669

Melentijevic, I., Toth, M.L., Arnold, M.L., Guasp, R., Harinath, G. Nguyen, K.C., Taub, D., Parker, A., Neri, C., Gabel, C.V., Hall, D.H., and Driscoll, M. 2017. C. elegans neurons jettison protein aggregates and mitochondria under neurotoxic stress.  Nature 542:367-371. PMID: 2817824

Pégard, N., Lu, C-H. Toth, M., Driscoll, M. and Fleischer, J. 2016. Flow-Scanning Microfluidic Imaging, Advances in Microfluidics – New Applications in Biology, Energy, and Materials Sciences, Dr. Xiao-Ying Yu (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/64707. Available from:

Herndon, L., Wolkow, C.A., Driscoll, M. and Hall, D.H. 2016. Effects of Aging on the Basic Biology and Anatomy of C. elegans; in Olsen, M. and Gill, M., eds. C. elegans and Its Use in Understanding Ageing and Longevity, Springer. Pp 9-39.

Ibáñez-Ventoso, C., Herrera, C., Chen, E., Motto, D., and Driscoll M. Automated analysis of C. elegans swim behavior using CeleST software. 2016. J Vis Exp. 2016 Dec 7;(118). doi: 10.3791/54359. PMID: 28060275

Vayndorf, E.M., Scerbak, C., Hunter, S., Neuswanger, Toth, M.L., Parker, A.J., Neri, C., Driscoll, M. and Taylor, B.E.  2016. Morphological remodeling of C. elegans neurons during aging is modified by compromised protein homeostasis NPJ Aging and Mech. Disease 16001 1-10. PMID: 27347427

Morsci, N., Hall, D.H., Driscoll, M., and Sheng, Z.H. 2016. Age-related phasic patterns of mitochondrial maintenance.  J Neurosci. 36:1373-85. PMID: 26818523

Mendenhall, A., Driscoll, M. and Brent, R. 2015. Using measures of single-cell physiology and physiological state to understand organismic aging. Aging Cell. doi: 10.1111/acel.12424. PMID: 26616110

Yang, H., Zhang, Y., Chen, Y.-Z., Zhang, T., Wang, X., Zhao, X., Godfroy, JI, Liang, Q, Zhang, T, Yuan,, Q., Royal, D., Royal, M., Driscoll, M., Xia, N.S., Yin, H, and Xue, D. 2015.  A unique Lysine-rich motif in phosphatidylserine receptor PSR-1 mediates recognition and removal of apoptotic cells. Nat Commun. 6:5717. PMID: 25564762

Pégard N.C., Toth, M.L., Driscoll, M., Fleischer, J.W. 2015. Flow-scanning optical tomography. Lab Chip. 2014 Dec 7;14(23):4447-50. PMID: 25256716

Scerbak, C., Vayndorf, E.,  Neri, C., Driscoll, M., Taylor, B. 2014. Insulin signaling in the aging of healthy and proteotoxically stressed mechanosensory neurons. Front Genet., 5: 212 (1-14). PMID: 25101108

Restif, C., Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Vora, M., Guo, S., Metaxas, D. and Driscoll, M. 2014. CeleST: Computer vision software for quantitative analysis of C. elegans swim behavior reveals novel features of locomotion. PLoS Computational Biology, 0(7):e1003702PMID: 25033081

Laker, R.C., Xu, P., Ryall, K., Sujkowski, A., Kenwood, B.K., Chain, K.H., Zhang, M., Hoehn, K.L., Adler, P.N., Royal, M., Driscoll, M., Wessells, RJ, Saucerman, J.J, and Yan, Z. 2014. A novel MitoTimer reporter gene for mitochondrial content, structure, stress, and damage in vivo.  J. Biol. Chem. 289:12005-15. PMID: 24644293

Chen, Y., Onken, B., Chen, H., Xiao, S., Liu, X., Driscoll, M., Cao, Y., Huang, Q. 2014. Mechanism of longevity extension of Caenorhabditis elegans induced by pentagalloyl glucose isolated from eucalyptus leaves. J Agric Food Chem. 62:3422-3431. PMID: 24701969

Kamat, S., Yeola, S., Zhang, W.-Y., Driscoll, M. and Bianchi, L. 2014. NRA-2/Nicalin regulates neuronal death by controlling surface expression of toxic C. elegans DEG/ENaCs.  J. Biol. Chem. 289:11916-11926. PMID: 24567339

Vora, M., Shah, M., Ostafi, S., Onken, B., Xue, J., Ni, JZ, Gu, S., and Driscoll, M. 2013. Deletion of microRNA-80 activates dietary restriction to extend C. elegans healthspan and lifespan. PLoS Genetics e1003737 PMID: 24009527

Chatterjee, I., Ibanez-Ventoso, C. Vijay, P., Singaravelu, G., Baldi, C., Bair, J., Ng, S., Smolyanskaya, A., Driscoll, M., Singson, A. 2013 Dramatic fertility decline in aging C. elegans males is associated with mating execution deficits rather than diminished sperm quality. Exper. Gerontol., 48(11):1156-1166. PMID: 23916839

Ritter, A., Shen Y., Bass, J.F., Jeyaraj, S., Deplancke, B., Mukhopadjay A, Xue, J., Driscoll, M., Heidi A. Tissenbaum, HA, Walhout, A. 2013. Complex expression dynamics and robustness in C. elegans insulin networks.  Genome Research 23:954-965. PMID: 23539137

Reina, C.P., Driscoll, M., and Gabel, C.V. 2013. Neuronal repair: Apoptotic proteins make good. Worm 2(2):1-6. PMID: 24058867

Toth, M. Melentijevic, I. Shah, L., Bhatia, A., Lu, K., Talwar, A., Naji, H., Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Ghose, P., Jevince, A., Herndon L., Bhanot, G., Rongo, C., Hall, D.H., and Driscoll, M. 2012. Neurite sprouting and synapse deterioration in the aging C. elegans nervous system.  J. Neurosci. 32: 8778-90. PMID 22745480

Pinan-Lucarre, B., Gabel, C., Reina, C., Hulme, S.E., Shevkoplyas, S.S., Slone, R.D., Xue, J., Weisberg, S., Whitesides, G., Samuel, A. and Driscoll, M. 2012. The core apoptotic executioner proteins CED-3 and CED-4 promote neuronal regeneration in C. elegans. PLoS Biology, 10(5):e1001331. PMID 22629231

Yu, S. and Driscoll, M. 2011.  EGF signaling comes of age: promotion of healthy aging in C. elegans. Exptl. Gerontol.46:129-134.

Chatzigeorgiou, M., Grundy, S., Kindt, K., Lee, W-H, Driscoll, M and Schafer, W.R. 2010. Spatial asymmetry in the mechanosensory phenotypes of the C. elegans DEG/ENaC gene mec-10J. Neurophys. 104:3334-3344.

Chatzigeorgiou, M., Yoo, S., Watson, J.D., Lee, W.-H., Clay Spencer, W., Kindt, K.S., Hwang, S.W., Miller III, D.M., Treinin, M., Driscoll, M., and Schafer, W. 2010. Specific roles for DEG/ENaC and TRP channels in mechanical and thermal sensation in C. elegans polymodal nociceptors. Nature Neurosci. 13:861-868.

Iwasa, H., Yu, S., Xue, J. and Driscoll, M. 2010. Novel EGF pathway regulators modulate C. elegans healthspan and lifespan via EGF receptor, PLC-γ and IP3R activation. Aging Cell 4:490-505.

Onken, B and Driscoll, M. 2010. Metformin induces both a dietary restriction-like state and the oxidative stress response to extend C. elegans healthspan via an AMPK, LKB1, and SKN-1-dependent mechanism. PLoS One 5:e8758, pp. 1-12.

Mojsilovic-Petrovic, J., Nedelsky, N., Boccitto, M., Mano, I., Georgiades, S.N. , Zhou, W., Liu, W., Neve, R.N., Taylor, J.P., Driscoll, M., Clardy, J., Merry, D. and Kalb, R.G. 2009. FOXO3a is broadly neuroprotective in vitroand in vivo against insults implicated in motor neuron diseases. J Neurosci. 29:8236-8247.

Ibanez-Ventoso, C. and Driscoll, M. 2009. MicroRNAs in C. elegans aging:  Molecular insurance for robustness? Curr. Genomics. 10:144-154.

Mano, I., Straud, S. and Driscoll, M. 2009 C. elegans glutamate transporter deletion induces AMPA-receptor/adenylyl cyclase 9-dependent excitotoxicity, J. Neurochem., 108:1373-1384.

Wang Y, Apicella A Jr, Lee SK, Ezcurra M, Slone RD, Goldmit M, Schafer WR, Shaham S, Driscoll M, Bianchi L. 2008. A glial DEG/ENaC channel functions with neuronal channel DEG-1 to mediate specific sensory functions in C. elegansEMBO J. 27:2388-2399.

Zhang, W., Bianchi, L., Lee, W. Wang, Y. and Driscoll, M. 2008. Inter-subunit interactions between mutant DEG/ENaCs induce synthetic neurotoxicity, Cell Death Diff. 15:1794-1803.

Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Vora, M. and Driscoll, M. 2008. Sequence relationships among C. elegans, D. melanogaster and human microRNAs highlight the extensive conservation of microRNAs in biology.  PLoS ONE, 3: e2818, p1-23.

Blum, E.S., Driscoll, M. and Shaham, S. 2008. Noncanonical death programs in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegansCell Death Diff. 7: 15:1124-1131.

Hansen, M., Chandra, Al, Mitic, L.L, Onken, B., Driscoll, M. and Kenyon, C.  2008.  A role for autophagy genes in the extension of lifespan by dietary restriction in C. elegans, PLoS Genetics, 4:e24, p1-14.

Tsechpenakis, G. Bianchi, L., Metaxis, D., Driscoll, M. 2008. A novel computational approach for simultaneous tracking and feature extraction of C. elegans populations in fluid environments. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 55: 1539-1549.

Mano, I., Straud, S. and Driscoll, M.  2007.  Glutamate clearance strategies impact behavior and learning in the C. elegans nervous system.  J. Biol. Chem J. Biol. Chem. 282: 34412-34419.

Frokjaer-Jensen C, Kindt KS, Kerr RA, Suzuki H, Melnik-Martinez K, Gerstbrein B, Driscoll M, Schafer WR. 2006. Effects of voltage-gated calcium channel subunit genes on calcium influx in cultured C. elegansmechanosensory neurons.  J Neurobiol. 66: 1125-1139.

Bianchi, L. and Driscoll, M.  2006.  Heterologous expression of C. elegans ion channels in Xenopus oocytes  WORMBOOK

Bianchi, L. and Driscoll, M.  2006.  Culture of Embryonic C. elegans Cells for Electrophysiological and Pharmacological Analyses”.  WORMBOOK

Ibanez-Ventoso, C., Yang, M., Guo, S., Robins, H., Padgett, R., and Driscoll, M. 2006. Modulated microRNA expression during adult lifespan in C. elegans.   Aging Cell, 5:235-246.

Royal, D.C., Bianchi, L., Royal, M., Lizzio, M., Mukherjee, G., Nunez, Y. and Driscoll, M.  2005.  Temperature-sensitive mutant of the C. elegans neurotoxic MEC-4(d) DEG/ENaC channel identifies a site required for trafficking or surface maintenanceJ. Biol. Chem. 280: 41976-41986.

Gerstbrein, B., Stamatas, G., Kollias, N., and Driscoll, M.  2005. Analysis of in vivo autofluorescence in C. elegans identifies novel aging biomarkers that report healthspan and dietary restriction. Aging Cell 4: 127-137.

Bianchi, L., Gerstbrein, B., Royal, D., Xue, J. and Driscoll, M.  2004. The neurotoxic MEC-4(d) Na+ channel conducts calcium: implications for normal and aberrant activities of DEG/ENaC channels. Nature Neurosci. 7: 1337-1344.

Bianchi, L. and Driscoll, M.  2004.  The molecular basis of touch sensation as modeled in Caenorhabditis elegans.  in Transduction Channels in Sensory Cells.  Wiley VCH. Frings, S. and Bradley, J.  eds., pp. 1-29.

Driscoll, M. and Gerstbrein, B.  2003. Dying for a cause: Invertebrate genetics takes on human neurodegeneration. Nature Rev. Genet. 4: 181-194.

Bianchi, L., Kwok, S., Driscoll, M. and Sesti, F. 2003. A potassium channel-MiRP complex controls neurosensory function in Caenorhabditis elegans.  J. Biol. Chem. 278: 12415-12424.

Suzuki, H., Kerr, R., Bianchi, L., Frokjar-Jensen, C., Sloan, R., Xue, J., Gerstbrein, B., Driscoll, M. and Schafer, W.R. 2003. In vivo functional analysis of C. elegans mechanosensory neurons defines a specific role for the MEC-4 channel in gentle touch sensation. Neuron 39: 1005-1017.

Thieringer, H.A., Moller, B., Dodt, G., Kunau, W.-H., and Driscoll, M. 2003. Modeling the human peroxisome biogenesis disorders in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  J. Cell Science 116: 1797-1804.

Herndon, L.A., Schmeissner, P., Dudaronek, J, Listner, K.M., Brown, P.A., Sakano, Y., Paupard, M., Hall, D. and Driscoll, M. Stochastic and genetic factors influence tissue-specific decline in ageing C. elegans. 2002. Nature419: 808-14.

Syntichaki, P., Xu, K., Driscoll, M., Tavernarakis, N.  2002. Specific aspartyl and calpain proteases are required for neurodegeneration in C. elegans.  Nature 419: 939-944.

Tavernarakis, N. and Driscoll, M.  2002. Caloric restriction, protein synthesis and aging: time to reconsider old problems with new tools?  Mech Ageing Dev. 123: 215-229.

Bianchi, L. and Driscoll, M. 2002. Protons at the gate: DEG/ENaCs help us feel and remember. Neuron 34: 337-340.

Tavernarakis, N and Driscoll, M.  2001. Degenerins:  At the core of metazoan mechanotransduction? Ann NY Acad Sci., 940: 28-41.

Tavernarakis, N. and Driscoll, M. 2001.  Mechanotransduction in C. elegans: the role of DEG/ENaC ion channels. Cell. Biochem. Biophys. 35: 1-18.

Tavernarakis, N., Everett, J. K., Kyrpides. N. and Driscoll, M.  2001. Features of the intracellular amino-termini of DEG/ENaC ion Channels.  Curr. Biol. 11: R205-R208.

Xu, K., Tavernarakis, N. and Driscoll, M. 2001. Necrotic cell death in C. elegans requires the function of calreticulin and regulators of Ca2+ release from the endoplasmic reticulum. Neuron 31: 957-971.

Herndon, L.A. and M. Driscoll.  2000.  Contributions of cell death to aging in C. elegans.  Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, 29: 113-129.  in Molecular Biology of Aging. (ed. S. Hekimi), Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Fricke, B., Lints, R., Stewart, G., Drummond, H., Dodt, G., Driscoll, M.  and v. Düring, M.  2000.  ENaC and stomatin are expressed in rat trigeminal mechanosensory neurons. Cell and Tissue Res. 299: 327-334.

Hong, K., Mano, I. and Driscoll, M.  2000.  Structure/function analysis of C. elegans mec-4, a component of a Na+channel required for mechanotransduction.  J. Neurosci. 20: 2575-2588.

Tavernarakis, N. and Driscoll, M.  2000.  Caenorhabditis elegans degenerins and vertebrate ENaC ion channels contain an extracellular domain related to venom neurotoxins.  J. Neurogenet. 13: 257-264.

Driscoll, M. and Tavernarakis, N.  2000. Closing in on a mammalian touch receptor.  Nature Neurosci. 3: 7-9.

Ledwich, D., Wu, Y.C., Driscoll, M., and Xue, D. 2000.  Methods for the study of programmed cell death in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Meth. Enzymol. 322: 76-88.

Chung, S., Gumienny, T., Hengartner, M. and Driscoll, M. 2000. C. elegans apoptotic and necrotic cell corpses are removed by activities of a common set of engulfment genes. Nature Cell Biol. 2: 931-937.

Tavernarakis, N., Wang, S., Dorovokov, M., Ryazanov, A. and Driscoll, M.  2000.   Heritable and inducible genetic interference by double stranded RNA encoded by transgenes. Nature Genetics 24: 180-183. 

Winnier, A.R., Meir, J.Y.-J., Ross, J.M., Ishihara, I., Tavernarakis, N., Driscoll, M., and Miller, D.M., III.  1999.  UNC-4 and UNC-37-dependent repression of motor neuron-specific genes controls synaptic choice in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes Dev. 13: 2774-2786.

Mano, I. and Driscoll, M. 1999.  The DEG/ENaC Channels:  A touchy superfamily that watches its salt.Bioessays 21: 568-578.

Tavernarakis, N., Driscoll, M. and Kyrpides, N.C. 1999. The SPFH domain: a universal motif in stomatins and other membrane-associated proteins implicated in regulating targeted protein turnoverTiBS 24: 425-427.

Royal, D. and Driscoll, M.  1998.  Neuronal cell death in C. elegans.  In: Cell Death in Diseases of the Nervous System (ed. V.E. Koliatsos and R. Ratan) The Humana Press Inc., Totowa, N.J. pp. 123-144.

Tavernarakis, N. and Driscoll, M.  1997.  Molecular modeling of mechanotransduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  Annu. Rev. Physiol. 59: 659-689.

Tavernarakis, N., Shreffler, W., Wang, S. and Driscoll, M.  1997. unc-8, a DEG/ENaC family member, encodes a subunit of a candidate mechanically-gated channel that modulates locomotion in C. elegans. Neuron 18: 107-119.

Hall, D.H., Gu, G., Garcia-Anoveros, J., Gong, L., Chalfie, M. and Driscoll, M.  1997.  Neuropathology of degenerative cell death in C. elegans.   J. Neurosci. 3: 1033-1045.

Harbinder, S., Tavernarakis, N., Herndon, L., Kinnell, M., Xu, S.Q., Fire, A. and Driscoll, M.  1997.  Genetically targeted cell disruption in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA 94: 13128-13133.

Driscoll, M. and Kaplan, J. 1997. Mechanotransduction, in “The Nematode C. elegans, II”.  Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY., pp. 645-677.

Lints, R. and Driscoll, M. 1996.  Programmed and Pathological Cell Death in C. elegans.   in “Cell Aging and Cell Death”, Martin, G.R., Holbrook, N. and Lockshin, R.A., eds., Wiley-Liss, New York.  pp. 235-253.

Lai, C. C. Hong, K., Kinnell, M., Chalfie, M. and Driscoll, M.  1996. Sequence and transmembrane topology of MEC-4, an ion channel subunit required for mechanotransduction in C. elegans.       J. Cell Biol. 133: 1071-1081.

Driscoll, M. 1996.  Cell Death in C. elegans: Molecular insights into mechanisms conserved between nematodes and mammals.  Brain Path. 6: 411-425.

Mariq, A.D., Peckol, E., Driscoll, M. and Bargmann, C.I.  1995.  Mechanosensory signalling in C. elegansmediated by the GLR-1 glutamate receptor.  Nature 378: 78-81.

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