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Justin Blau

Professor Of Biology & Neural Science

    19942018

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    Research Output

    2018

    cAMPr: A single-wavelength fluorescent sensor for cyclic AMP

    Hackley, C. R., Mazzoni, E. O. & Blau, J., Mar 6 2018, In : Science signaling. 11, 520, eaah3738.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2017

    Guidelines for Genome-Scale Analysis of Biological Rhythms

    Hughes, M. E., Abruzzi, K. C., Allada, R., Anafi, R., Arpat, A. B., Asher, G., Baldi, P., de Bekker, C., Bell-Pedersen, D., Blau, J., Brown, S., Ceriani, M. F., Chen, Z., Chiu, J. C., Cox, J., Crowell, A. M., DeBruyne, J. P., Dijk, D. J., DiTacchio, L., Doyle, F. J. & 73 others, Duffield, G. E., Dunlap, J. C., Eckel-Mahan, K., Esser, K. A., FitzGerald, G. A., Forger, D. B., Francey, L. J., Fu, Y. H., Gachon, F., Gatfield, D., de Goede, P., Golden, S. S., Green, C., Harer, J., Harmer, S., Haspel, J., Hastings, M. H., Herzel, H., Herzog, E. D., Hoffmann, C., Hong, C., Hughey, J. J., Hurley, J. M., de la Iglesia, H. O., Johnson, C., Kay, S. A., Koike, N., Kornacker, K., Kramer, A., Lamia, K., Leise, T., Lewis, S. A., Li, J., Li, X., Liu, A. C., Loros, J. J., Martino, T. A., Menet, J. S., Merrow, M., Millar, A. J., Mockler, T., Naef, F., Nagoshi, E., Nitabach, M. N., Olmedo, M., Nusinow, D. A., Ptáček, L. J., Rand, D., Reddy, A. B., Robles, M. S., Roenneberg, T., Rosbash, M., Ruben, M. D., Rund, S. S. C., Sancar, A., Sassone-Corsi, P., Sehgal, A., Sherrill-Mix, S., Skene, D. J., Storch, K. F., Takahashi, J. S., Ueda, H. R., Wang, H., Weitz, C., Westermark, P. O., Wijnen, H., Xu, Y., Wu, G., Yoo, S. H., Young, M., Zhang, E. E., Zielinski, T. & Hogenesch, J. B., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Biological Rhythms. 32, 5, p. 380-393 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2016

    Circadian rhythms in neuronal activity propagate through output circuits

    Cavey, M., Collins, B., Bertet, C. & Blau, J., Mar 29 2016, In : Nature Neuroscience. 19, 4, p. 587-595 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Do flies count sheep or NMDA receptors to go to sleep?

    Lymer, S. & Blau, J., Jun 2 2016, In : Cell. 165, 6, p. 1310-1311 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    2015

    Circadian Rhythms in Rho1 Activity Regulate Neuronal Plasticity and Network Hierarchy

    Petsakou, A., Sapsis, T. P. & Blau, J., Aug 17 2015, In : Cell. 162, 4, p. 823-835 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014

    Differentially Timed Extracellular Signals Synchronize Pacemaker Neuron Clocks

    Collins, B., Kaplan, H. S., Cavey, M., Lelito, K. R., Bahle, A. H., Zhu, Z., Macara, A. M., Roman, G., Shafer, O. T. & Blau, J., Jan 1 2014, In : PLoS biology. 12, 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    A Plastic Clock

    Collins, B. & Blau, J., May 22 2013, In : Neuron. 78, 4, p. 580-582 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    2012

    A mechanism for circadian control of pacemaker neuron excitability

    Ruben, M., Drapeau, M. D., Mizrak, D. & Blau, J., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Biological Rhythms. 27, 5, p. 353-364 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Balance of Activity between LNvs and Glutamatergic Dorsal Clock Neurons Promotes Robust Circadian Rhythms in Drosophila

    Collins, B., Kane, E. A., Reeves, D. C., Akabas, M. H. & Blau, J., May 24 2012, In : Neuron. 74, 4, p. 706-718 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Balance of Activity between LN vs and Glutamatergic Dorsal Clock Neurons Promotes Robust Circadian Rhythms in Drosophila

    Collins, B., Kane, E. A., Reeves, D. C., Akabas, M. H. & Blau, J., Jun 21 2012, In : Neuron. 74, 6, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Electrical activity can impose time of day on the circadian transcriptome of pacemaker neurons

    Mizrak, D., Ruben, M., Myers, G. N., Rhrissorrakrai, K., Gunsalus, K. C. & Blau, J., Oct 23 2012, In : Current Biology. 22, 20, p. 1871-1880 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2011

    Distinct visual pathways mediate drosophila larval light avoidance and circadian clock entrainment

    Keene, A. C., Mazzoni, E. O., Zhen, J., Younger, M. A., Yamaguchi, S., Blau, J., Desplan, C. & Sprecher, S. G., Apr 27 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 31, 17, p. 6527-6534 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    Clock and cycle limit starvation-induced sleep loss in drosophila

    Keene, A. C., Duboué, E. R., McDonald, D. M., Dus, M., Suh, G. S. B., Waddell, S. & Blau, J., Jul 13 2010, In : Current Biology. 20, 13, p. 1209-1215 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Drosophila Pacemaker Neurons Require G Protein Signaling and GABAergic Inputs to Generate Twenty-Four Hour Behavioral Rhythms

    Dahdal, D., Reeves, D. C., Ruben, M., Akabas, M. H. & Blau, J., Dec 9 2010, In : Neuron. 68, 5, p. 964-977 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The transcription factor Mef2 is required for normal circadian behavior in Drosophila

    Blanchard, F. J., Collins, B., Cyran, S. A., Hancock, D. H., Taylor, M. V. & Blau, J., Apr 28 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 30, 17, p. 5855-5865 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    The COP9 signalosome is required for light-dependent timeless degradation and Drosophila clock resetting

    Knowles, A., Koh, K., Wu, J. T., Chien, C. T., Chamovitz, D. A. & Blau, J., Jan 28 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 29, 4, p. 1152-1162 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2008

    PERspective on PER phosphorylation

    Blau, J., Jul 1 2008, In : Genes and Development. 22, 13, p. 1737-1740 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2007

    Even a stopped clock tells the right time twice a day: Circadian timekeeping in Drosophila

    Collins, B. & Blau, J., Aug 1 2007, In : Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. 454, 5, p. 857-867 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    What is there left to learn about the Drosophila clock?

    Blau, J., Blanchard, F., Collins, B., Dahdal, D., Knowles, A., Mizrak, D. & Ruben, M., Dec 1 2007, In : Cold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology. 72, p. 243-250 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2006

    Drosophila CRYPTOCHROME is a circadian transcriptional repressor

    Collins, B., Mazzoni, E. O., Stanewsky, R. & Blau, J., Mar 7 2006, In : Current Biology. 16, 5, p. 441-449 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Keeping Time without a Clock

    Collins, B. & Blau, J., May 4 2006, In : Neuron. 50, 3, p. 348-350 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    2005

    A new model for circadian clock research?

    Forger, D., Drapeau, M., Collins, B. & Blau, J., 2005, In : Molecular systems biology. 1, p. 2005.0014

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Circadian pacemaker neurons transmit and modulate visual information to control a rapid behavioral response

    Mazzoni, E. O., Desplan, C. & Blau, J., Jan 20 2005, In : Neuron. 45, 2, p. 293-300 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Membrane electrical excitability is necessary for the free-running larval Drosophila circadian clock

    Nitabach, M. N., Sheeba, V., Vera, D. A., Blau, J. & Holmes, T. C., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 62, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Membranes, ions, and clocks: Testing the Njus-Sulzman-Hastings model of the circadian oscillator

    Nitabach, M. N., Holmes, T. C. & Blau, J., Jan 1 2005, In : Methods in enzymology. 393, p. 682-693 12 p., 36.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Double-Time protein kinase regulates the subcellular localization of the Drosophila clock protein Period

    Cyran, S. A., Yiannoulos, G., Buchsbaum, A. M., Saez, L., Young, M. W. & Blau, J., Jun 1 2005, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 25, 22, p. 5430-5437 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2004

    Lmo mutants reveal a novel role for circadian pacemaker neurons in cocaine-induced behaviors

    Tsai, L. T. Y., Bainton, R. J., Blau, J. & Heberlein, U., Dec 1 2004, In : PLoS biology. 2, 12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2003

    A new role for an old kinase: CK2 and the circadian clock

    Blau, J., Mar 1 2003, In : Nature Neuroscience. 6, 3, p. 208-210 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    vrille, Pdp1, and dClock form a second feedback loop in the Drosophila circadian clock

    Cyran, S. A., Buchsbaum, A. M., Reddy, K. L., Lin, M. C., Glossop, N. R. J., Hardin, P. E., Young, M. W., Storti, R. V. & Blau, J., Feb 7 2003, In : Cell. 112, 3, p. 329-341 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2002

    Cellular clockwork

    Nitabach, M. N. & Blau, J., Dec 1 2002, In : Nature Genetics. 32, 4, p. 559-560 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    Electrical silencing of Drosophila pacemaker neurons stops the free-running circadian clock

    Nitabach, M. N., Blau, J. & Holmes, T. C., May 17 2002, In : Cell. 109, 4, p. 485-495 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2001

    The Drosophila circadian clock: What we know and what we don't know

    Blau, J., Jan 1 2001, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 12, 4, p. 287-293 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1999

    Cycling vrille expression is required for a functional Drosophila clock

    Blau, J. & Young, M. W., Dec 10 1999, In : Cell. 99, 6, p. 661-671 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Siesta-time is in the genes

    Blau, J. & Rothenfluh, A., Sep 1999, In : Neuron. 24, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1998

    double-time is a novel Drosophila clock gene that regulates period protein accumulation

    Price, J. L., Blau, J., Rothenfluh, A., Abodeely, M., Kloss, B. & Young, M. W., Jul 10 1998, In : Cell. 94, 1, p. 83-95 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Drosophila clock gene double-time encodes a protein closely related to human casein kinase Iepsilon

    Kloss, B., Price, J. L., Saez, L., Blau, M., Rothenfluh, A., Wesley, C. S. & Young, M. W., 1998, In : Cell. 94, 1, p. 97-107 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Drosophila clock gene double-time encodes a protein closely related to human casein kinase Iε

    Kloss, B., Price, J. L., Saez, L., Blau, J., Rothenfluh, A., Wesley, C. S. & Young, M. W., Jul 10 1998, In : Cell. 94, 1, p. 97-107 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1996

    Three functional classes of transcriptional activation domains

    Blau, J., Xiao, H., McCracken, S., O'Hare, P., Greenblatt, J. & Bentley, D., May 1996, In : Molecular and cellular biology. 16, 5, p. 2044-2055 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    1994

    Transcriptional elongation by RNA polymerase II is stimulated by transactivators

    Yankulov, K., Blau, J., Purton, T., Roberts, S. & Bentley, D. L., Jun 3 1994, In : Cell. 77, 5, p. 749-759 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle