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Selected Publications


  1. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Hammond M, Hill CA, Konopinski N, Lobo NF, MacCallum RM, Madey G, Megy K, Meyer J, Redmond S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, and Collins FH. VectorBase: a data resource for invertebrate vector genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jan;37(Database issue):D583-7. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkn857 | PubMed ID:19028744 | HubMed [2009ref1]
  2. Povelones M, Waterhouse RM, Kafatos FC, and Christophides GK. Leucine-rich repeat protein complex activates mosquito complement in defense against Plasmodium parasites. Science. 2009 Apr 10;324(5924):258-61. DOI:10.1126/science.1171400 | PubMed ID:19264986 | HubMed [2009ref2]
  3. Meister S, Agianian B, Turlure F, Relógio A, Morlais I, Kafatos FC, and Christophides GK. Anopheles gambiae PGRPLC-mediated defense against bacteria modulates infections with malaria parasites. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Aug;5(8):e1000542. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000542 | PubMed ID:19662170 | HubMed [2009ref3]
  4. Bushell ES, Ecker A, Schlegelmilch T, Goulding D, Dougan G, Sinden RE, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, and Vlachou D. Paternal effect of the nuclear formin-like protein MISFIT on Plasmodium development in the mosquito vector. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Aug;5(8):e1000539. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000539 | PubMed ID:19662167 | HubMed [2009ref4]
  5. Pinto SB, Lombardo F, Koutsos AC, Waterhouse RM, McKay K, An C, Ramakrishnan C, Kafatos FC, and Michel K. Discovery of Plasmodium modulators by genome-wide analysis of circulating hemocytes in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 15;106(50):21270-5. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0909463106 | PubMed ID:19940242 | HubMed [2009ref5]
  6. Baum J, Papenfuss AT, Mair GR, Janse CJ, Vlachou D, Waters AP, Cowman AF, Crabb BS, and de Koning-Ward TF. Molecular genetics and comparative genomics reveal RNAi is not functional in malaria parasites. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jun;37(11):3788-98. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkp239 | PubMed ID:19380379 | HubMed [2009ref5]
  7. Schnitger AK, Yassine H, Kafatos FC, and Osta MA. Two C-type lectins cooperate to defend Anopheles gambiae against Gram-negative bacteria. J Biol Chem. 2009 Jun 26;284(26):17616-24. DOI:10.1074/jbc.M808298200 | PubMed ID:19380589 | HubMed [2009ref6]
  8. Beaty BJ, Prager DJ, James AA, Jacobs-Lorena M, Miller LH, Law JH, Collins FH, and Kafatos FC. From Tucson to genomics and transgenics: the vector biology network and the emergence of modern vector biology. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3(3):e343. DOI:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000343 | PubMed ID:19333394 | HubMed [2009ref7]
  9. Antonoyiannakis M, Hemmelskamp J, and Kafatos FC. The European research council takes flight. Cell. 2009 Mar 6;136(5):805-9. DOI:10.1016/j.cell.2009.02.031 | PubMed ID:19269357 | HubMed [2009ref8]
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  1. Waterhouse RM, Wyder S, and Zdobnov EM. The Aedes aegypti genome: a comparative perspective. Insect Mol Biol. 2008 Feb;17(1):1-8. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2008.00772.x | PubMed ID:18237279 | HubMed [2008ref1]
  2. Habtewold T, Povelones M, Blagborough AM, and Christophides GK. Transmission blocking immunity in the malaria non-vector mosquito Anopheles quadriannulatus species A. PLoS Pathog. 2008 May 23;4(5):e1000070. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000070 | PubMed ID:18497855 | HubMed [2008ref2]
  3. Mendes AM, Schlegelmilch T, Cohuet A, Awono-Ambene P, De Iorio M, Fontenille D, Morlais I, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, and Vlachou D. Conserved mosquito/parasite interactions affect development of Plasmodium falciparum in Africa. PLoS Pathog. 2008 May 16;4(5):e1000069. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000069 | PubMed ID:18483558 | HubMed [2008ref3]
  4. Kafatos FC. Interview with professor Fotis C. Kafatos, president of the European Research Council. Interviewed by Francesco Lescai. N Biotechnol. 2008 Jun;25(1):35-6. DOI:10.1016/j.nbt.2008.04.006 | PubMed ID:18504013 | HubMed [2008ref4]
  5. Cohuet A, Krishnakumar S, Simard F, Morlais I, Koutsos A, Fontenille D, Mindrinos M, and Kafatos FC. SNP discovery and molecular evolution in Anopheles gambiae, with special emphasis on innate immune system. BMC Genomics. 2008 May 19;9:227. DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-9-227 | PubMed ID:18489733 | HubMed [2008ref5]
  6. Pinto SB, Kafatos FC, and Michel K. The parasite invasion marker SRPN6 reduces sporozoite numbers in salivary glands of Anopheles gambiae. Cell Microbiol. 2008 Apr;10(4):891-8. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2007.01091.x | PubMed ID:18005239 | HubMed [2008ref6]
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  1. Waterhouse RM, Kriventseva EV, Meister S, Xi Z, Alvarez KS, Bartholomay LC, Barillas-Mury C, Bian G, Blandin S, Christensen BM, Dong Y, Jiang H, Kanost MR, Koutsos AC, Levashina EA, Li J, Ligoxygakis P, Maccallum RM, Mayhew GF, Mendes A, Michel K, Osta MA, Paskewitz S, Shin SW, Vlachou D, Wang L, Wei W, Zheng L, Zou Z, Severson DW, Raikhel AS, Kafatos FC, Dimopoulos G, Zdobnov EM, and Christophides GK. Evolutionary dynamics of immune-related genes and pathways in disease-vector mosquitoes. Science. 2007 Jun 22;316(5832):1738-43. DOI:10.1126/science.1139862 | PubMed ID:17588928 | HubMed [2007ref1]
  2. Koutsos AC, Blass C, Meister S, Schmidt S, MacCallum RM, Soares MB, Collins FH, Benes V, Zdobnov E, Kafatos FC, and Christophides GK. Life cycle transcriptome of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae and comparison with the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 3;104(27):11304-9. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0703988104 | PubMed ID:17563388 | HubMed [2007ref2]
  3. Schnitger AK, Kafatos FC, and Osta MA. The melanization reaction is not required for survival of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes after bacterial infections. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jul 27;282(30):21884-8. DOI:10.1074/jbc.M701635200 | PubMed ID:17537726 | HubMed [2007ref3]
  4. Ecker A, Pinto SB, Baker KW, Kafatos FC, and Sinden RE. Plasmodium berghei: plasmodium perforin-like protein 5 is required for mosquito midgut invasion in Anopheles stephensi. Exp Parasitol. 2007 Aug;116(4):504-8. DOI:10.1016/j.exppara.2007.01.015 | PubMed ID:17367780 | HubMed [2007ref4]
  5. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Emmert D, Hammond M, Hill CA, Kennedy RC, Lobo NF, MacCallum MR, Madey G, Megy K, Redmond S, Russo S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Zdobnov EM, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, and Collins FH. VectorBase: a home for invertebrate vectors of human pathogens. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D503-5. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkl960 | PubMed ID:17145709 | HubMed [2007ref5]
  6. Pindyurin AV, Moorman C, de Wit E, Belyakin SN, Belyaeva ES, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, van Steensel B, and Zhimulev IF. SUUR joins separate subsets of PcG, HP1 and B-type lamin targets in Drosophila. J Cell Sci. 2007 Jul 15;120(Pt 14):2344-51. DOI:10.1242/jcs.006007 | PubMed ID:17606990 | HubMed [2007ref6]
  7. Vontas J, David JP, Nikou D, Hemingway J, Christophides GK, Louis C, and Ranson H. Transcriptional analysis of insecticide resistance in Anopheles stephensi using cross-species microarray hybridization. Insect Mol Biol. 2007 Jun;16(3):315-24. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2007.00728.x | PubMed ID:17433071 | HubMed [2007ref7]
  8. Jaubert-Possamai S, Le Trionnaire G, Bonhomme J, Christophides GK, Rispe C, and Tagu D. Gene knockdown by RNAi in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. BMC Biotechnol. 2007 Sep 28;7:63. DOI:10.1186/1472-6750-7-63 | PubMed ID:17903251 | HubMed [2007ref8]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed


  1. Vlachou D, Schlegelmilch T, Runn E, Mendes A, and Kafatos FC. The developmental migration of Plasmodium in mosquitoes. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2006 Aug;16(4):384-91. DOI:10.1016/j.gde.2006.06.012 | PubMed ID:16793259 | HubMed [2006ref1]
  2. Volz J, Müller HM, Zdanowicz A, Kafatos FC, and Osta MA. A genetic module regulates the melanization response of Anopheles to Plasmodium. Cell Microbiol. 2006 Sep;8(9):1392-405. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2006.00718.x | PubMed ID:16922859 | HubMed [2006ref2]
  3. Michel K, Suwanchaichinda C, Morlais I, Lambrechts L, Cohuet A, Awono-Ambene PH, Simard F, Fontenille D, Kanost MR, and Kafatos FC. Increased melanizing activity in Anopheles gambiae does not affect development of Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 7;103(45):16858-63. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0608033103 | PubMed ID:17065316 | HubMed [2006ref3]
  4. Cohuet A, Osta MA, Morlais I, Awono-Ambene PH, Michel K, Simard F, Christophides GK, Fontenille D, and Kafatos FC. Anopheles and Plasmodium: from laboratory models to natural systems in the field. EMBO Rep. 2006 Dec;7(12):1285-9. DOI:10.1038/sj.embor.7400831 | PubMed ID:17099691 | HubMed [2006ref4]
  5. Lycett GJ, McLaughlin LA, Ranson H, Hemingway J, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG, and Paine MJ. Anopheles gambiae P450 reductase is highly expressed in oenocytes and in vivo knockdown increases permethrin susceptibility. Insect Mol Biol. 2006 Jun;15(3):321-7. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2006.00647.x | PubMed ID:16756551 | HubMed [2006ref5]
  6. Moita LF, Vriend G, Mahairaki V, Louis C, and Kafatos FC. Integrins of Anopheles gambiae and a putative role of a new beta integrin, BINT2, in phagocytosis of E. coli. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Apr;36(4):282-90. DOI:10.1016/j.ibmb.2006.01.004 | PubMed ID:16551542 | HubMed [2006ref6]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed


  1. Kafatos FC. Mouse biology at Monterotondo. Science. 2004 Nov 26;306(5701):1475. DOI:10.1126/science.306.5701.1475 | PubMed ID:15567837 | HubMed [2005ref1]
  2. Christophides GK. Transgenic mosquitoes and malaria transmission. Cell Microbiol. 2005 Mar;7(3):325-33. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2005.00495.x | PubMed ID:15679836 | HubMed [2005ref2]
  3. Danielli A, Barillas-Mury C, Kumar S, Kafatos FC, and Loukeris TG. Overexpression and altered nucleocytoplasmic distribution of Anopheles ovalbumin-like SRPN10 serpins in Plasmodium-infected midgut cells. Cell Microbiol. 2005 Feb;7(2):181-90. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2004.00445.x | PubMed ID:15659062 | HubMed [2005ref3]
  4. Hall N, Karras M, Raine JD, Carlton JM, Kooij TW, Berriman M, Florens L, Janssen CS, Pain A, Christophides GK, James K, Rutherford K, Harris B, Harris D, Churcher C, Quail MA, Ormond D, Doggett J, Trueman HE, Mendoza J, Bidwell SL, Rajandream MA, Carucci DJ, Yates JR 3rd, Kafatos FC, Janse CJ, Barrell B, Turner CM, Waters AP, and Sinden RE. A comprehensive survey of the Plasmodium life cycle by genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic analyses. Science. 2005 Jan 7;307(5706):82-6. DOI:10.1126/science.1103717 | PubMed ID:15637271 | HubMed [2005ref4]
  5. Vontas J, Blass C, Koutsos AC, David JP, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Hemingway J, Christophides GK, and Ranson H. Gene expression in insecticide resistant and susceptible Anopheles gambiae strains constitutively or after insecticide exposure. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Oct;14(5):509-21. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2005.00582.x | PubMed ID:16164607 | HubMed [2005ref5]
  6. Sim C, Hong YS, Vanlandingham DL, Harker BW, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, Higgs S, and Collins FH. Modulation of Anopheles gambiae gene expression in response to o'nyong-nyong virus infection. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Oct;14(5):475-81. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2005.00578.x | PubMed ID:16164603 | HubMed [2005ref6]
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  1. Vlachou D, Zimmermann T, Cantera R, Janse CJ, Waters AP, and Kafatos FC. Real-time, in vivo analysis of malaria ookinete locomotion and mosquito midgut invasion. Cell Microbiol. 2004 Jul;6(7):671-85. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-5822.2004.00394.x | PubMed ID:15186403 | HubMed [2004ref1]
  2. Osta MA, Christophides GK, and Kafatos FC. Effects of mosquito genes on Plasmodium development. Science. 2004 Mar 26;303(5666):2030-2. DOI:10.1126/science.1091789 | PubMed ID:15044804 | HubMed [2004ref2]
  3. Blandin S, Shiao SH, Moita LF, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Kafatos FC, and Levashina EA. Complement-like protein TEP1 is a determinant of vectorial capacity in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Cell. 2004 Mar 5;116(5):661-70. DOI:10.1016/s0092-8674(04)00173-4 | PubMed ID:15006349 | HubMed [2004ref3]
  4. Kafatos FC and Eisner T. Unification in the century of biology. Science. 2004 Feb 27;303(5662):1257. DOI:10.1126/science.303.5662.1257 | PubMed ID:14988521 | HubMed [2004ref4]
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  1. Niaré O, Markianos K, Volz J, Oduol F, Touré A, Bagayoko M, Sangaré D, Traoré SF, Wang R, Blass C, Dolo G, Bouaré M, Kafatos FC, Kruglyak L, Touré YT, and Vernick KD. Genetic loci affecting resistance to human malaria parasites in a West African mosquito vector population. Science. 2002 Oct 4;298(5591):213-6. DOI:10.1126/science.1073420 | PubMed ID:12364806 | HubMed [2002ref1]
  2. Christophides GK, Zdobnov E, Barillas-Mury C, Birney E, Blandin S, Blass C, Brey PT, Collins FH, Danielli A, Dimopoulos G, Hetru C, Hoa NT, Hoffmann JA, Kanzok SM, Letunic I, Levashina EA, Loukeris TG, Lycett G, Meister S, Michel K, Moita LF, Müller HM, Osta MA, Paskewitz SM, Reichhart JM, Rzhetsky A, Troxler L, Vernick KD, Vlachou D, Volz J, von Mering C, Xu J, Zheng L, Bork P, and Kafatos FC. Immunity-related genes and gene families in Anopheles gambiae. Science. 2002 Oct 4;298(5591):159-65. DOI:10.1126/science.1077136 | PubMed ID:12364793 | HubMed [2002ref2]
  3. Zdobnov EM, von Mering C, Letunic I, Torrents D, Suyama M, Copley RR, Christophides GK, Thomasova D, Holt RA, Subramanian GM, Mueller HM, Dimopoulos G, Law JH, Wells MA, Birney E, Charlab R, Halpern AL, Kokoza E, Kraft CL, Lai Z, Lewis S, Louis C, Barillas-Mury C, Nusskern D, Rubin GM, Salzberg SL, Sutton GG, Topalis P, Wides R, Wincker P, Yandell M, Collins FH, Ribeiro J, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, and Bork P. Comparative genome and proteome analysis of Anopheles gambiae and Drosophila melanogaster. Science. 2002 Oct 4;298(5591):149-59. DOI:10.1126/science.1077061 | PubMed ID:12364792 | HubMed [2002ref3]
  4. Holt RA, Subramanian GM, Halpern A, Sutton GG, Charlab R, Nusskern DR, Wincker P, Clark AG, Ribeiro JM, Wides R, Salzberg SL, Loftus B, Yandell M, Majoros WH, Rusch DB, Lai Z, Kraft CL, Abril JF, Anthouard V, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW, Baden H, de Berardinis V, Baldwin D, Benes V, Biedler J, Blass C, Bolanos R, Boscus D, Barnstead M, Cai S, Center A, Chaturverdi K, Christophides GK, Chrystal MA, Clamp M, Cravchik A, Curwen V, Dana A, Delcher A, Dew I, Evans CA, Flanigan M, Grundschober-Freimoser A, Friedli L, Gu Z, Guan P, Guigo R, Hillenmeyer ME, Hladun SL, Hogan JR, Hong YS, Hoover J, Jaillon O, Ke Z, Kodira C, Kokoza E, Koutsos A, Letunic I, Levitsky A, Liang Y, Lin JJ, Lobo NF, Lopez JR, Malek JA, McIntosh TC, Meister S, Miller J, Mobarry C, Mongin E, Murphy SD, O'Brochta DA, Pfannkoch C, Qi R, Regier MA, Remington K, Shao H, Sharakhova MV, Sitter CD, Shetty J, Smith TJ, Strong R, Sun J, Thomasova D, Ton LQ, Topalis P, Tu Z, Unger MF, Walenz B, Wang A, Wang J, Wang M, Wang X, Woodford KJ, Wortman JR, Wu M, Yao A, Zdobnov EM, Zhang H, Zhao Q, Zhao S, Zhu SC, Zhimulev I, Coluzzi M, della Torre A, Roth CW, Louis C, Kalush F, Mural RJ, Myers EW, Adams MD, Smith HO, Broder S, Gardner MJ, Fraser CM, Birney E, Bork P, Brey PT, Venter JC, Weissenbach J, Kafatos FC, Collins FH, and Hoffman SL. The genome sequence of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Science. 2002 Oct 4;298(5591):129-49. DOI:10.1126/science.1076181 | PubMed ID:12364791 | HubMed [2002ref4]
  5. Alphey L, Beard CB, Billingsley P, Coetzee M, Crisanti A, Curtis C, Eggleston P, Godfray C, Hemingway J, Jacobs-Lorena M, James AA, Kafatos FC, Mukwaya LG, Paton M, Powell JR, Schneider W, Scott TW, Sina B, Sinden R, Sinkins S, Spielman A, Touré Y, and Collins FH. Malaria control with genetically manipulated insect vectors. Science. 2002 Oct 4;298(5591):119-21. DOI:10.1126/science.1078278 | PubMed ID:12364786 | HubMed [2002ref5]
  6. Gardner MJ, Hall N, Fung E, White O, Berriman M, Hyman RW, Carlton JM, Pain A, Nelson KE, Bowman S, Paulsen IT, James K, Eisen JA, Rutherford K, Salzberg SL, Craig A, Kyes S, Chan MS, Nene V, Shallom SJ, Suh B, Peterson J, Angiuoli S, Pertea M, Allen J, Selengut J, Haft D, Mather MW, Vaidya AB, Martin DM, Fairlamb AH, Fraunholz MJ, Roos DS, Ralph SA, McFadden GI, Cummings LM, Subramanian GM, Mungall C, Venter JC, Carucci DJ, Hoffman SL, Newbold C, Davis RW, Fraser CM, and Barrell B. Genome sequence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Nature. 2002 Oct 3;419(6906):498-511. DOI:10.1038/nature01097 | PubMed ID:12368864 | HubMed [2002ref6]
  7. Blandin S, Moita LF, Köcher T, Wilm M, Kafatos FC, and Levashina EA. Reverse genetics in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae: targeted disruption of the Defensin gene. EMBO Rep. 2002 Sep;3(9):852-6. DOI:10.1093/embo-reports/kvf180 | PubMed ID:12189180 | HubMed [2002ref7]
  8. Lycett GJ and Kafatos FC. Anti-malarial mosquitoes?. Nature. 2002 May 23;417(6887):387-8. DOI:10.1038/417387a | PubMed ID:12024196 | HubMed [2002ref8]
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  1. Levashina EA, Moita LF, Blandin S, Vriend G, Lagueux M, and Kafatos FC. Conserved role of a complement-like protein in phagocytosis revealed by dsRNA knockout in cultured cells of the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Cell. 2001 Mar 9;104(5):709-18. DOI:10.1016/s0092-8674(01)00267-7 | PubMed ID:11257225 | HubMed [2001ref1]


  1. Catteruccia F, Nolan T, Loukeris TG, Blass C, Savakis C, Kafatos FC, and Crisanti A. Stable germline transformation of the malaria mosquito Anopheles stephensi. Nature. 2000 Jun 22;405(6789):959-62. DOI:10.1038/35016096 | PubMed ID:10879538 | HubMed [2000ref1]
  2. Benos PV, Gatt MK, Ashburner M, Murphy L, Harris D, Barrell B, Ferraz C, Vidal S, Brun C, Demailles J, Cadieu E, Dreano S, Gloux S, Lelaure V, Mottier S, Galibert F, Borkova D, Minana B, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Sidén-Kiamos I, Bolshakov S, Papagiannakis G, Spanos L, Cox S, Madueño E, de Pablos B, Modolell J, Peter A, Schöttler P, Werner M, Mourkioti F, Beinert N, Dowe G, Schäfer U, Jäckle H, Bucheton A, Callister DM, Campbell LA, Darlamitsou A, Henderson NS, McMillan PJ, Salles C, Tait EA, Valenti P, Saunder RD, and Glover DM. From sequence to chromosome: the tip of the X chromosome of D. melanogaster. Science. 2000 Mar 24;287(5461):2220-2. DOI:10.1126/science.287.5461.2220 | PubMed ID:10731137 | HubMed [2000ref2]
  3. Kafatos FC. Policy forum: European policy. Interesting times--biology, European science, and EMBL. Science. 2000 Feb 25;287(5457):1401, 1403. DOI:10.1126/science.287.5457.1401 | PubMed ID:10722387 | HubMed [2000ref3]
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  1. Hoffmann JA, Kafatos FC, Janeway CA, and Ezekowitz RA. Phylogenetic perspectives in innate immunity. Science. 1999 May 21;284(5418):1313-8. DOI:10.1126/science.284.5418.1313 | PubMed ID:10334979 | HubMed [1999ref1]


  1. Kafatos FC. Challenges for European biology. Science. 1998 May 29;280(5368):1327. DOI:10.1126/science.280.5368.1327a | PubMed ID:9634403 | HubMed [1998ref1]
  2. Richman AM and Kafatos FC. Malaria: In the belly of the beast. Nat Med. 1998 May;4(5):552-3. DOI:10.1038/nm0598-552 | PubMed ID:9585222 | HubMed [1998ref2]
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  1. Zheng L, Cornel AJ, Wang R, Erfle H, Voss H, Ansorge W, Kafatos FC, and Collins FH. Quantitative trait loci for refractoriness of Anopheles gambiae to Plasmodium cynomolgi B. Science. 1997 Apr 18;276(5311):425-8. DOI:10.1126/science.276.5311.425 | PubMed ID:9103203 | HubMed [1997ref1]


  1. de Celis JF, Barrio R, and Kafatos FC. A gene complex acting downstream of dpp in Drosophila wing morphogenesis. Nature. 1996 May 30;381(6581):421-4. DOI:10.1038/381421a0 | PubMed ID:8632798 | HubMed [1996ref1]


  1. Zwiebel LJ, Saccone G, Zacharopoulou A, Besansky NJ, Favia G, Collins FH, Louis C, and Kafatos FC. The white gene of Ceratitis capitata: a phenotypic marker for germline transformation. Science. 1995 Dec 22;270(5244):2005-8. DOI:10.1126/science.270.5244.2005 | PubMed ID:8533095 | HubMed [1995ref1]


  1. Kafatos FC. EMBL and European cooperation in the life sciences. Science. 1994 Dec 16;266(5192):1789-90. DOI:10.1126/science.7997869 | PubMed ID:7997869 | HubMed [1994ref1]


  1. Zheng L, Collins FH, Kumar V, and Kafatos FC. A detailed genetic map for the X chromosome of the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Science. 1993 Jul 30;261(5121):605-8. DOI:10.1126/science.8342025 | PubMed ID:8342025 | HubMed [1993ref1]


  1. Hsu T, Gogos JA, Kirsh SA, and Kafatos FC. Multiple zinc finger forms resulting from developmentally regulated alternative splicing of a transcription factor gene. Science. 1992 Sep 25;257(5078):1946-50. DOI:10.1126/science.1411512 | PubMed ID:1411512 | HubMed [1992ref1]
  2. Gogos JA, Hsu T, Bolton J, and Kafatos FC. Sequence discrimination by alternatively spliced isoforms of a DNA binding zinc finger domain. Science. 1992 Sep 25;257(5078):1951-5. DOI:10.1126/science.1290524 | PubMed ID:1290524 | HubMed [1992ref2]
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  1. Merriam J, Ashburner M, Hartl DL, and Kafatos FC. Toward cloning and mapping the genome of Drosophila. Science. 1991 Oct 11;254(5029):221-5. DOI:10.1126/science.1925579 | PubMed ID:1925579 | HubMed [1991ref1]


  1. Brown NH, King DL, Wilcox M, and Kafatos FC. Developmentally regulated alternative splicing of Drosophila integrin PS2 alpha transcripts. Cell. 1989 Oct 6;59(1):185-95. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(89)90880-5 | PubMed ID:2507168 | HubMed [1989ref1]
  2. Mazur GD, Regier JC, and Kafatos FC. Morphogenesis of silkmoth chorion: sequential modification of an early helicoidal framework through expansion and densification. Tissue Cell. 1989;21(2):227-42. DOI:10.1016/0040-8166(89)90068-2 | PubMed ID:2772915 | HubMed [1989ref2]
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  1. Mitsialis SA and Kafatos FC. Regulatory elements controlling chorion gene expression are conserved between flies and moths. Nature. 1985 Oct 3-9;317(6036):453-6. DOI:10.1038/317453a0 | PubMed ID:2413366 | HubMed [1985ref1]


  1. Eickbush TH and Kafatos FC. A walk in the chorion locus of Bombyx mori. Cell. 1982 Jun;29(2):633-43. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(82)90179-9 | PubMed ID:7116453 | HubMed [1982ref1]


  1. Jones CW and Kafatos FC. Structure, organization and evolution of developmentally regulated chorion genes in a silkmoth. Cell. 1980 Dec;22(3):855-67. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(80)90562-0 | PubMed ID:7460015 | HubMed [1980ref1]
  2. Wobus U, Bäumlein H, Panitz R, Serfling E, and Kafatos FC. Periodicities and tandem repeats in a Balbiani ring gene. Cell. 1980 Nov;22(1 Pt 1):127-35. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(80)90161-0 | PubMed ID:6253075 | HubMed [1980ref2]
  3. Iatrou K, Tsitilou SG, Goldsmith MR, and Kafatos FC. Molecular analysis of the GrB mutation in Bombyx mori through the use of chorion cDNA library. Cell. 1980 Jul;20(3):659-69. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(80)90312-8 | PubMed ID:7418004 | HubMed [1980ref3]
  4. Nadel MR, Thireos G, and Kafatos FC. Effect of the pleiotropic GrB mutation of Bombyx mori on chorion protein synthesis. Cell. 1980 Jul;20(3):649-58. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(80)90311-6 | PubMed ID:7418003 | HubMed [1980ref4]
  5. Jones CW and Kafatos FC. Coordinately expressed members of two chorion multi-gene families are clustered, alternating and divergently orientated. Nature. 1980 Apr 17;284(5757):635-8. DOI:10.1038/284635a0 | PubMed ID:7366736 | HubMed [1980ref5]
  6. Griffin-Shea R, Thireos G, Kafatos FC, Petri WH, and Villa-Komaroff L. Chorion cDNA clones of D. melanogaster and their use in studies of sequence homology and chromosomal location of chorion genes. Cell. 1980 Apr;19(4):915-22. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(80)90083-5 | PubMed ID:6769592 | HubMed [1980ref6]
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  1. Jones CW, Rosenthal N, Rodakis GC, and Kafatos FC. Evolution of two major chorion multigene families as inferred from cloned cDNA and protein sequences. Cell. 1979 Dec;18(4):1317-32. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(79)90242-3 | PubMed ID:519771 | HubMed [1979ref1]
  2. Sim GK, Kafatos FC, Jones CW, Koehler MD, Efstratiadis A, and Maniatis T. Use of a cDNA library for studies on evolution and developmental expression of the chorion multigene families. Cell. 1979 Dec;18(4):1303-16. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(79)90241-1 | PubMed ID:519770 | HubMed [1979ref2]
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  1. Efstratiadis A, Kafatos FC, and Maniatis T. The primary structure of rabbit beta-globin mRNA as determined from cloned DNA. Cell. 1977 Apr;10(4):571-85. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(77)90090-3 | PubMed ID:558827 | HubMed [1977ref1]


  1. Beckendorf SK and Kafatos FC. Differentiation in the salivary glands of Drosophila melanogaster: characterization of the glue proteins and their developmental appearance. Cell. 1976 Nov;9(3):365-73. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(76)90081-7 | PubMed ID:825230 | HubMed [1976ref1]
  2. Maniatis T, Kee SG, Efstratiadis A, and Kafatos FC. Amplification and characterization of a beta-globin gene synthesized in vitro. Cell. 1976 Jun;8(2):163-82. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(76)90001-5 | PubMed ID:61066 | HubMed [1976ref2]
  3. Efstratiadis A, Kafatos FC, Maxam AM, and Maniatis T. Enzymatic in vitro synthesis of globin genes. Cell. 1976 Feb;7(2):279-88. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(76)90027-1 | PubMed ID:60178 | HubMed [1976ref3]
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  1. Efstratiadis A, Maniatis T, Kafatos FC, Jeffrey A, and Vournakis JN. Full length and discrete partial reverse transcripts of globin and chorion mRNAs. Cell. 1975 Apr;4(4):367-78. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(75)90157-9 | PubMed ID:47272 | HubMed [1975ref1]


  1. Vournakis JN, Gelinas RE, and Kafatos FC. Short polyadenylic acid sequences in insect chorion messenger RNA. Cell. 1974 Nov;3(3):265-73. DOI:10.1016/0092-8674(74)90141-x | PubMed ID:4434474 | HubMed [1974ref1]
  2. Selman K and Kafatos FC. Transdifferentiation in the labial gland of silk moths: is DNA required for cellular metamorphosis?. Cell Differ. 1974 Jul;3(2):81-94. DOI:10.1016/0045-6039(74)90030-x | PubMed ID:4277742 | HubMed [1974ref2]
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  1. Kafatos FC and Feder N. Cytodifferentiation during insect metamorphosis: the galea of silkmoths. Science. 1968 Aug 2;161(3840):470-2. DOI:10.1126/science.161.3840.470 | PubMed ID:5659683 | HubMed [1968ref1]
  2. MacWilliams HK and Kafatos FC. Hydra viridis: inhibition by the basal disk of basal disk differentiation. Science. 1968 Mar 15;159(3820):1246-7. DOI:10.1126/science.159.3820.1246 | PubMed ID:4388002 | HubMed [1968ref2]
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