Huang, Y, and Erezyilmaz, D. (2015). The genetics of adaptation to the toxic Morinda fruit in D. sechellia, G3: Genes, Genomes and Genetics do: 10.1534/g3.114.015073

Erezyilmaz, D.F.*, Hayward, A*., Huang, Y., Paps, J., Acs, Z., Delgado, J.A., Collantes, F. and Kathirithamby, J. (2014). Expression of the pupal determinant broad during metamorphic and neotenic development of the strepsipteran Xenos vesparium Rossi. PLoS ONE. * Equal Contribution

Erezyilmaz, D.F. and Stern, D.L. (2013). Pupariation site preference within and between Drosophila sibling species. Evolution 67: 2714-2727.

Frankel, N.*, Erezyilmaz, D.F.*, McGregor, A., Wang, S., Payre, F., and Stern, D.L. (2011). Morphological evolution caused by many subtle-effect substitutions in regulatory DNA. Nature 474, 598-603. * Equal contribution.

Science Daily:

Andolfatto, P., Davison, D., Erezyilmaz, D., Hu, T., Mast J., Morita, T., and Stern, D.L. (2011). Multiplexed Shotgun Genotyping for Rapid and Efficient Genetic Mapping. Genome Research, 610-617.

Erezyilmaz, D.F. (2011). The genetic and endocrine bases for the evolution of complete metamorphosis in insects, In: Molecular Mechanisms of Polymorphism. Eds T. Flatt and A. Heyland. Oxford University Press, 56-71

Erezyilmaz, D.F., Rynerson, M., Truman, J.W. and Riddiford, L.M. (2010). The role of the pupal determinant broad during embryonic development of the hemimetabolous milkweed bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus. Development, Genes and Evolution 219, 535-544.  

Erezyilmaz, D.F*.,  Kelstrup, H.* and Riddiford, L.M. (2009). The nuclear receptor E75 is an imperfect pair-rule gene in the milkweed bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus.  Developmental Biology 334, 300-310. *Equal contribution.

Bishop, C.D., Erezyilmaz, D.F., Flatt, T., Georgiou, C.D., Hadfield, M.G., Heyland, A., Hodin, J., Jacobs, M.W., Maslakova, S.A., Pires, A., Reitzel, A.M., Santagata, S., Tanaka, K. and J.H. Youson (all authors contributed equally). (2006) What is metamorphosis? Integrative and Comparative Biology 46, 655-661.

Erezyilmaz, D.F. (2006) Imperfect eggs and oviform nymphs: A history of the ideas on the origins of insect metamorphosis. Integrative and Comparative Biology 46, 795-807.

Erezyilmaz, D.F., Riddiford, L.M. and Truman, J.W. (2006) The pupal-specifier broad directs progressive morphogenesis in a direct developing insect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103. 6925-6930.       

Featured in: 


Science Daily

Erezyilmaz, D.F., Riddiford, L.M. and Truman, J.W. (2004) Juvenile Hormone acts at embryonic molts and induces the nymphal cuticle in the direct-developing cricket. Development, Genes and Evolution 214, 313-323. 

Publications from Undergraduate Years

Maresh, G.A., Erezyilmaz, D.F., Murray, C.E., Nochlin, D. and Snow, A.D. (1996) Detection and quantitation of Perlecan mRNA Levels in Alzheimer’s Disease and normal aged hippocampus by competitive reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Neurochemistry 67, 1132-1144.

Kelly, G.M., Erezyilmaz, D.F. and Moon, R.T. (1995) Induction of a secondary embryonic axis in zebrafish occurs following the overexpression of beta-catenin.  Mechanisms of Development  53, 261-273. 

Kelly,G.M., Greenstein, P., Erezyilmaz, D.F. and Moon, R.T. (1995). Zebrafish wnt8 and wnt8b share a common activity but are involved in distinct developmental pathways. Development 121, 1787-1799.

 © Deniz Erezyilmaz 2015