PubMed List


  • Yang S, Ting CY, Lilly MA. (2024). The GATOR2 complex maintains lysosomal-autophagic function by inhibiting the protein degradation of MiT/TFEs. Mol. Cell. 84:727-743. PMID: 38325378


  • Wang ZH, Combs C, Zhao W, Zhang F, Knutson J, Lilly MA, Xu H. (2023). Mechanical stimulation from the surrounding tissue activates mitochondrial energy 1 metabolism in differentiating germ cells. Dev. Cell. 58:2249-2260. PMID: 37647895


  • Zhang, Y., Ting, C-Y., Yang, S., Reich, J., Fru, K., and Lilly, M. A. (2022). Wdr59 promotes or inhibits TORC1 activity depending on cellular context. PNAS. 120, e2212330120. PMCID: PMC9910487.


  • Zhou, Y., Guo, J., Wang, X., Cheng, Y., Guan, J., Barman, P., Sun, M.A., Fu, Y., Wei, W., Feng, C., Lilly, M.A. and Y. Wei (2021). FKBP39 controls nutrient dependent Nprl3 expression and TORC1 activity in Drosophila. Cell Death Dis 12, 571. 10.1038/s41419-021-03860-z. PMCID: PMC8172852.


  • Yang S, Zhang Y, Ting CY, Bettedi L, Kim K, Ghaniam E, Lilly MA. (2020) The Rag GTPase regulates the dynamic behavior of TSC downstream of both amino acid and growth factor restriction. Dev. Cell. 2020 PMID: 32898476


  • Xi J, Cai J, Cheng Y, Fu Y, Wei W, Zhang Z, Zhuang Z, Hao Y, Lilly MA, Wei Y. (2019). The TORC1 inhibitor Nprl2 protects age-related digestive function in Drosophila. Aging11, 9811-9828. PMID: 31712450
  • Wei Y, Bettedi L, Ting CY, Kim K, Zhang Y, Cai J, Lilly MA. (2019). The GATOR complex regulates an essential response to meiotic double-stranded breaks in Drosophila. eLife. 8:e42149. PMID: 31650955
  • Rotelli M, Policastro R, Bolling A, Killion A, Weinberg A, Dixon M, Zentner G, Walczak C, Lilly MA, Calvi B. (2019) A Cyclin A-Myb-Aurora B network regulates the choice between mitotic cycles and polyploid endoreplication cycles. PLOS Genetics 15(7):e1008253. PMID: 31291240.


  • Cai W, Wei Y, Jarnik M, Reich J, Lilly M. 2016. The GATOR2 Component Wdr24 Regulates TORC1 Activity and Lysosome Function. PLOS Genetics 12(5):e1006036. PMID: 27166823
  • Wei Y, Reveal B, Cai W, Lilly MA. 2016. The GATOR1 Complex Regulates Metabolic Homeostasis and the Response to Nutrient Stress in Drosophila melanogaster. G3 (Bethesda) 6: 3859-3867. PMID: 27672113


  • Wei Y, Reveal B, Reich J, Laursen W, Senger S, Akar T, Iida-Jones I, Cai W, Jarnik M, and MA Lilly. (2014) The TORC1 regulators Iml1/GATOR1 and GATOR2 control meiotic entry and  oocyte development in Drosophila. PNAS. 111 (52) E5670-E5677. PMID: 25512509
  • Wei Y and MA Lilly. (2014) The TORC1 inhibitors Nprl2 and Nprl3 mediate anadaptive response to amino acid starvation in Drosophila. Cell Death and Differentiation. 14, 1460-1468. PMID: 24786828


  • Kassis J and MA Lilly. (2013) PRC2 goes solo in the female germline. Developmental Cell. 26, 329-331. PMID: 23987509


  • Mitra K, Rikhy R, Lilly M, and J Lippincott-Schwartz. (2012) DRP1-dependent mitochondrial fission inititiates follicle cell differentiation during Drosophila oogenesis. J. Cell Biology. 197, 487-97. PMID: 22584906


  • Senger S, Csokmay J, Akbar T, Jones TI, Sengupta P, Lilly MA. (2011) The nucleoporin Seh1 forms a complex with Mio and serves an essential tissue-specific function in Drosophila oogenesis. Development. 2011 May;138(10):2133-42. Erratum in: Development. 2011 Jun;138(12):2631. Tanveer, Akbar [corrected to Akbar, Tanveer]. PMID: 21521741


  • Ullah Z, Lee CY, Lilly MA, DePamphilis ML. (2009) Developmentally programmed endoreduplication in animals. Cell Cycle. 2009 May 15;8(10):1501-9. Epub 2009 May 2. PMID: 19372757
  • Narbonne-Reveau, K., and M. A. Lilly. (2009) Dacapo promotes genomic stability during premeiotic S phase. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 20: 1960-1969. PMID: 19211840


  • Narbonne-Reveau K, Senger S, Pal M, Herr A, Richardson HE, Asano M, Deak P, Lilly MA. (2008) APC/CFzr/Cdh1 promotes cell cycle progression during the Drosophila endocycle. Development. 2008 Apr;135(8):1451-61. Epub 2008 Mar 5. PMID: 18321983
  • Mavrakis, M., Rikhy, R., Lilly, M. A. and J. Lippincott-Schwartz. (2008) Fluorescence imaging techniques for studying Drosophila development. Current Protocols in Cell Biology. Chapter 4. Unit 4.18. PMID: 18551421


  • Hong A, Narbonne-Reveau K, Riesgo-Escovar J, Fu H, Aladjem MI, Lilly MA. (2007) The cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor Dacapo promotes replication licensing during Drosophila endocycles. EMBO J. 2007 Apr 18;26(8):2071-82. Epub 2007 Mar 22. PMID: 17380129


  • Sugimura I, Lilly MA. (2006) Bruno inhibits the expression of mitotic cyclins during the prophase I meiotic arrest of Drosophila oocytes. Dev Cell. 2006 Jan;10(1):127-35. PMID: 16399084


  • Lilly MA, Duronio RJ. (2005) New insights into cell cycle control from the Drosophila endocycle. Oncogene. 2005 Apr 18;24(17):2765-75. Review. PMID: 15838513
  • Anderson LK, Royer SM, Page SL, McKim KS, Lai A, Lilly MA, Hawley RS. (2005) Juxtaposition of C(2)M and the transverse filament protein C(3)G within the central region of Drosophila synaptonemal complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Mar 22;102(12):4482-7. Epub 2005 Mar 14. PMID: 15767569
  • Morris JZ, Hong A, Lilly MA, Lehmann R. (2005) twin, a CCR4 homolog, regulates cyclin poly(A) tail length to permit Drosophila oogenesis. Development. 2005 Mar;132(6):1165-74. Epub 2005 Feb 9. PMID: 15703281


  • Snapp EL, Iida T, Frescas D, Lippincott-Schwartz J, Lilly MA. (2004) The fusome mediates intercellular endoplasmic reticulum connectivity in Drosophila ovarian cysts. Mol Biol Cell. 2004 Oct;15(10):4512-21. Epub 2004 Aug 3. PMID: 15292454
  • Iida T, Lilly MA. (2004) Missing oocyte encodes a highly conserved nuclear protein required for the maintenance of the meiotic cycle and oocyte identity in Drosophila. Development. 2004 Mar;131(5):1029-39. PMID: 14973288
  • Calvi BR, Lilly MA. (2004) Fluorescent BrdU labeling and nuclear flow sorting of the Drosophila ovary. Methods Mol Biol. 2004;247:203-13. No abstract available. PMID: 14707348


  • Hong A, Lee-Kong S, Iida T, Sugimura I, Lilly MA. (2003) The p27cip/kip ortholog dacapo maintains the Drosophila oocyte in prophase of meiosis I. Development. 2003 Apr;130(7):1235-42. PMID: 12588841


  • Lilly MA, de Cuevas M, Spradling AC. (2000) Cyclin A associates with the fusome during germline cyst formation in the Drosophila ovary. Dev Biol. 2000 Feb 1;218(1):53-63. PMID: 10644410


  • Calvi BR, Lilly MA, Spradling AC. (1998) Cell cycle control of chorion gene amplification. Genes Dev. 1998 Mar 1;12(5):734-44. PMID: 9499407
  • de Cuevas M, Lilly MA, Spradling AC. (1997) Germline cyst formation in Drosophila. Annu Rev Genet. 1997;31:405-28. Review. PMID: 9442902


  • Lilly MA, Spradling AC. (1996) The Drosophila endocycle is controlled by Cyclin E and lacks a checkpoint ensuring S-phase completion. Genes Dev. 1996 Oct 1;10(19):2514-26. PMID: 8843202
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