Frank Laski
Phone: (310) 206-3640
Office: 556 MBI
Lab: 560 MBI

Selected Publications

Corinne Lours, Olivier Bardot, Dorothea Godt, Frank A. Laski and Jean-Louis Couderc, "The Drosophila melanogaster BTB proteins bric a brac bind DNA through a composite DNA binding domain containing a pipsqueak and an AT-Hook motif", Nucleic Acids Research 31 (18): 5389-5398 (2003).

Bardot, Olivier, Dorothea Godt, Frank A. Laski, and Jean-Louis Couderc, "Expressing UAS-bab1 and UAS-bab2: A comparative study of gain of function effects and the potential to rescue the bric a brac mutant phenotype", Genesis 34: 66-70 (2002).

Cabrera, Gwendolyn R., Dorothea Godt, Peir-Yu Fang, Jean-Louis Couderc, and Frank A. Laski, "Expression pattern of Ga14 enhancer trap insertions into the bric a brac locus generated by P element", Genesis 34: 62-65 (2002).

Couderc, Jean-Louis,Dorothea Godt,Susan Zollman, Jiong Chen, Michelle Li, Stanley Tiong, Sarah E. Cramton, Isabelle Sahut-Barnola, and Frank A. Laski, "The bric a brac locus consists of two paralogous genes encoding BTB/POZ domain proteins, and acts as a homeotic and morphogenetic regulator if imaginal development in Drosophila", Development 129: 2419-2433 (2002).

Rio, Donald C., Frank A. Laski and Gerald M. Rubin, "Identification and immunochemical analysis of biologically active Drosophila P element transposase", Cell 44: 21-32 (1996).

Sahut, Isabelle, Dorothea Godt, Frank A. Laski and Jean-Louis Couderc, "Drosophila ovary morphogenesis: analysis of terminal filament formation and identification of a gene required for this process", Developmental Biology 170: 127-135 (1995).

Godt, Dorothea and Frank A. Laski, "Mechanism of cell rearrangement and cell recruitment in Drosophila ovary morphogenesis and the requirement of a bric a brac", Development 121: 173-187 (1995).

Zollman, Susan, Dorothea Godt, Gilbert G. Prive, Jean-Louis Couderc and Frank A. Laski, "The BTM domain, primarily found in zinc finger proteins, defines an evolutionarily conserved family that includes several developmentally regulated genes of Drosophila", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91: 10717-10721 (1994).

Cramton, Sarah E. and Frank A. Laski, "String of pearls encodes Drosophila ribosomal protein S2, has Minute-like characteristics, and is required during oogenesis", Genetics 137: 1039-1048 (1994).

Godt, Dorothea, Jean-Louis Couderc, Sara E. Cramton and Frank A. Laski, "Pattern Formation in the limbs of Drosophila: braic a brac is expressed in both a gradient and a wave-like pattern and is required for specification and proper segmentation of the tarsus", Development 119: 799-812 (1993).

Godt, Dorothea, Jean-Louis Couderc, Sarah E. Cramton and Frank A. Laski, "Pattern formation in the limbs of Drosophila: Bric a Braqc is expressed in both a gradient and a wave-like pattern and is required for specification and proper segmentation of the tarsus", Development 119: 799-812 (1993).

Janet C. Tseng, Susan Zollman, Aileen C. Chain, and Frank A. Laski, "Splicing of the Drosophila P element ORF2-ORF3 intron is inhibited in a human cell extract", Mechanisms of Development 35: 65-72 (1991).

Chain, Aileen C., Susan Zollman, Janet C. Tseng and Frank A. Laski, "Identification of a cis-acting Sequence Required for Germ-line-specific Splicing of the P element ORF2-ORF3 Intron", Intron. Molecular and Cellular Biology 11: 1538-1546 (1991).

Laski, Frank A., Subinay Ganguly, Phillip A. Sharp, Uttam L. RajBhandary and Gerald M. Rubin, "Construction, Function and Stable Transformation of a tRNA Nonsense Suppressing Gene in Drosphila melanogaster", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 86: 6696-6698 (1989).

Laski, Frank, A. and Gerald M. Rubin, "Analysis of the cis-acting Requirements for Germline-specific Splicing of the P element", Genes and Development 3: 720-728 (1989).