Publications

Godt D and Tepass U. (2009). Breaking a temporal barrier: A signaling crosstalk regulates the initiation of border cell migration. News & Views. Nature Cell Biology 11, 536-538.

Karpowicz P, Pellikka M, Chea E, Godt D, Tepass U, van der Kooy D. (2009). The germline stem cells of Drosophila melanogaster partition DNA non-randomly. Eur J Cell Biol. 88:397-408.

Atallah J, Liu NH, Dennis P, Hon A, Godt D, Larsen EW. (2009). Cell dynamics and developmental bias in the ontogeny of a complex sexually dimorphic trait in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution and Development 11:191-204.

Fung S, Wang F, Chase M, Godt D, Hartenstein V. (2008). Expression profile of the cadherin family in the developing Drosophila brain. J Comparative Neurology 506:469-88. [Abstract/Figure]

Tanentzapf G, Devenport D, Godt D, Brown NH. (2007). Integrin-dependent anchoring of a stem-cell niche. Nature Cell Biology 9:1413-1418. [Abstract/Figure]

D'Alterio, C., Tran, D.D.D., Au Yeung, M.W.Y., Hwang, M.S.H., Li, M.A., Arana, C.J., Mulligan, V.K., Kubesh, M, Sharma, P., Chase, M., Tepass, U. and Godt, D. (2005). Drosophila melanogaster Cad99C, the orthologue of human Usher cadherin PCDH15, regulates the length of microvilli. J Cell Biology, 171: 549-558. [Abstract/Figure]

Tepass, U. and Godt, D. (2005). Talins' second persona. Niews & Views. Nature Cell Biology 7: 443-444

Li, M., Alls, D.J., Avancini, R., Koo, K. and Godt, D. (2003). The large Maf factor Traffic Jam controls gonad morphogenesis in Drosophila. Nature Cell Biology 5: 994-1000. [Abstract/Figure]

Godt, D. and Tepass, U. (2003b). Hand-me-downs: Transmitting Anterior-Posterior Asymmetry from Older to Younger Egg Follicles". Preview. Developmental Cell 5, 525-527.

Godt, D. and Tepass, U. (2003a). "Organogenesis: Keeping in touch with the germ cells". Dispatch. Current Biology 13, R683-685.

Lours C., Bardot O., Godt D., Laski F. A., Couderc JL. (2003). The Drosophila melanogaster BTB proteins bric à brac bind DNA through a composite DNA binding domain containing a pipsqueak and an AT-Hook motif. Nucleic Acids Res 31: 5389-5398. [Abstract/Figure]

Bardot, O.*, Godt, D.*, Laski, F.A. and Couderc J.L. (2002). 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. *Co-first authors

Cabrera, G.R., Godt, D., Fang, P.Y., Couderc, J.L. and Laski, F.A. (2002). Expression pattern of Gal4 enhancer trap insertions into the bric a` brac locus generated by P element replacement. genesis 34, 62-65.

Tepass, U., Godt, D. and Winklbauer, R. (2002). Cell sorting in animal development: signalling and adhesive mechanisms in the formation of tissue boundaries. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 12, 572-582. [Abstract]

Couderc, J.L.*, Godt, D.*, Zollman, S.*, Chen, J., Li, M., Tiong, S., Cramton, S.E., Sahut-Barnola, I. and Laski, F.A. (2002). The bric à brac locus consists of two paralogous genes encoding BTB/POZ domain proteins, and acts as a homeotic and morphogenetic regulator of imaginal development in Drosophila. Development 129, 2419-2433. *Co-first authors [Abstract/Figure]

Kopp, A., Duncan I., Godt, D. and Carroll, S.B. (2000). Genetic control and evolution of sexually dimorphic characters in Drosophila. Nature 408, 553 - 559 (2000). [Abstract]

Chen, J., Godt, D., Gunsalus, K., Kiss, I., Goldberg, M. and Laski, F. (2001). Cofilin/ADF is required for cell motilty during Drosophila ovary development and oogenesis. Nature Cell Biology 3, 204-209. [Abstract]

Tepass, U., Truong, K., Godt, D., Ikura, M. and Peifer, M. (2000). Cadherins in embryonic and neuronal morphogenesis. Nature Reviews, Molecular Cell Biology 1, 91-100. [Abstract]

Niewiadomska, P*., Godt D.* and Tepass, U. (1999); DE-cadherin is required for intercellular motility during Drosophila oogenesis. J. Cell Biology 144, 533-547. *Co-first authors [Abstract/Figure]

Godt, D. and U. Tepass (1998). Drosophila oocyte localization is mediated by differential cadherin-based adhesion. Nature 395, 387-391. [Abstract/Figure]

Godt, D. and Laski, F. (1995). Mechanisms of cell rearrangement and cell recruitment in Drosophila ovary morphogenesis and the requirement of bric à brac. Development 121, 173-187. [Abstract/Figure]

Sahut-Barnola, I., Godt, D., Laski, F. and Couderc, J.-L. (1995). Drosophila ovary morphogenesis: Analysis of terminal filament formation and identification of a gene required for this process. Developmental Biology 170, 127-135.

Zollman S., Godt D., Privé G., Couderc J.L. and Laski F. (1994); The BTB domain, primarily found in zinc finger proteins, defines an evolutionarily conserved family that includes several developmentally regulated genes of Drosophila. PNAS 91, 10717-10721.

Godt, D., Couderc, J.-L., Cramton, S. and Laski, F. (1993). Pattern formation in the limbs of Drosophila: bric à 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. [Abstract/Figure]

Roth S., Hiromi Y., Godt D. and Nüsslein-Volhard C. (1991); cactus, a maternal gene required for proper formation of the dorsoventral morphogen gradient in Drosophila embryos. Development 112, 371-388

Godt D., Schrons H., Guth S. and Campos-Ortega J.A. (1991); The distribution of transcripts of neurogenic genes in neurogenic mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. J. Neurogenetics 7, 241-252