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Original Research

L. P. Resende and D. L. Jones. 2012. Local Signaling within stem cell niches: lesson from Drosophila. Curr. Op. in Cell Biol. Jan. 30. [Epub ahead of print].

M. Reya, S. Bahadorani, J. Cho, C. Koehler, M. Ulgherait, J. H. Hur, W. S. Ansari, T. L. Lo, Jr., D. L. Jones* & Walker, D. W.* 2011. Modulation of longevity and tissue homeostasis by the Drosophila PGC-1 homolog. Cell Metabolism 14: 623-34. *co-corresponding authors.

D. L. Jones and T. A. Rando. 2011. Emerging models and paradigms of stem cell ageing. Nat Cell Biol. 13: 506-512.

L. Wang, C. J. McLeod, D. L. Jones. 2011. Regulation of adult stem cell behavior by nutrient signaling. Cell Cycle. Aug 15;10(16):2628-34. Epub 2011 Aug 15.

C. McLeod, L. Wang, C. Wong, and D. L. Jones. 2010. Stem cell dynamics in response to nutrient availability. Current Biology. 20: 1-6.

W. Mair, C. McLeod, L. Wang, and D. L. Jones. 2010. Dietary restriction enhances germline stem cell maintenance. Aging Cell. 9(5):916-8.

J. Voog, C. D’Alterio, and D.L. Jones. 2008. Multipotent somatic stem cells contribute to the niche in the Drosophila testis. Nature. 454(7208): 1132-6. link

T. Flatt, K.-J. Min, C. D’Alterio, E. Villa-Cuesta, J. Cumbers, R. Lehmann, D. L. Jones, and M. Tatar. 2008. Drosophila Germ-Line Modulation of Insulin Signaling and Lifespan. PNAS. 105(17): 6368-6373. pdf

M. Boyle, C. Wong, M. Rocha, and D. L. Jones. 2007. Decline in self-renewal factors leads to aging of the stem cell niche in the Drosophila testis. Cell Stem Cell. 1(4): 470-478. link

E.L. Beall, P.W. Lewis, M. Bell, M. Rocha, D.L. Jones, and M.R. Botchan. 2007. Pleiotropic functions of Myb- MuvB and a testis meiotic arrest complex (TMAC) regulate testis development in Drosophila. Genes and Dev. 21: 904-919.

C. Schulz, A.A. Kiger, S.I. Tazuke, Y.M. Yamashita, L.C. Pantalena-Filho, D.L. Jones, C.G. Wood and M. T. Fuller. 2004. A mis-expression screen reveals effects of bag-of-marbles and TGFb class signaling on the Drosophila male germ line stem cell lineage. Genetics 167: 707-723.

Y.M. Yamashita, D.L.Jones, and M.T. Fuller. 2003. Orientation of asymmetric stem cell division by the APC tumor suppressor and centrosome. Science. 301: 1547-1550. link

C. Schulz, C. G. Wood, D. L. Jones, S. I. Tazuke, and M. T. Fuller. 2002. Signaling from germ cells mediated by the rhomboid homologue stet organizes encapsulation by somatic support cells. Development. 129 (19): 4523-4534.

A. A. Kiger*, D. L. Jones*, C. Schulz, M. B. Rogers, M.T. Fuller. 2001. Stem Cell Self-renewal specified by JAK-STAT signaling in response to a support cell cue. Science. 294: 2542-2545. (*-equal contribution) link


Review Articles


H. Jasper and D.L. Jones. 2010. Metabolic regulation of stem cell behavior and implications for longevity. Cell Metabolism. 10: 561-565.

L. Wang and D.L. Jones. 2010. The relationship between stem cells and aging in Drosophila. Experimental Gerontology. Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print].

J. Voog and D.L. Jones. 2010. Stem cells and the Niche: a dynamic duo. Cell Stem Cell 6: 103-115.

H. Toledano and D.L. Jones, Mechanisms regulating stem cell polarity and the specification of asymmetric divisions (March 31, 2009), StemBook, ed. The Stem Cell Research Community, StemBook, doi/10.3824/stembook.1.41.1,

D.L. Jones and M.T. Fuller. 2009. Stem cell Niches. In “Essentials of Stem Cell Biology” Second Edition. (R. Lanza, H. Blau, D. Melton, M. Moore, E.D. Thomas, C. Verfaillie, I.Weissman, and M. West, Eds.) Academic Press.

N. Geijsen and D.L.Jones. 2008. Seminal discoveries in regenerative medicine: contribution of the male germ line to understanding pluripotency. Human Mol. Genetics. 17:16-22.

D. L. Jones and A.J. Wagers. 2008. No place like home: anatomy and function of the stem cell niche. Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 9:11-21. link

D. L. Jones. 2007. Aging and the germ line: where mortality and immortality meet. Stem Cell Reviews. 3(3):192-200. link

M. F. Clarke, J.E. Dick, P. B. Dirks, C. J. Eaves, C. H. M. Jameison, D.L. Jones, J. Visvader, I. L. Weissman, and G. M. Wahl. 2006. Cancer Stem Cells- Perspectives on Current Status and Future Directions: AACR Workshop on Cancer Stem Cells. Cancer Research 66 (19): 9339-9344. link

Y.Yamashita, M.T. Fuller, and D.L.Jones*. 2005. Signaling in stem cell niches: Lessons from the Drosophila germ line. J. Cell Science. 118, Pt.4: 665-672. *-corresponding author

D.L. Jones, Y. Yamashita, C. Schulz, and M. T. Fuller. 2004.Regulation of stem cell self-renewal versus differentiation by a stem cell niche: Lessons from the Drosophila male germ line. In Handbook of Stem Cells. Vol. 1: Embryonic Stem Cells, (R. Lanza, J. Gearhart, B. Hogan., D. Melton, R. Pedersen. J. Thomson, and M.West, eds.) Academic Press. pp. 171-178.

D.L. Jones and M. T. Fuller. 2004.Stem cell niches. In Handbook of Stem Cells. Vol.2: Adult and Fetal Stem Cells (R.Lanza, H. Blau, D. Melton, M. Moore, E.D. Thomas, C. Verfaillie, I.Weissman, and M. West, eds.) Academic Press. pp 59-72.

D. L. Jones. Stem Cells: So what's in a niche? 2001. Curr. Biol. 11: R484-R486. link