Publications and Presentations

1. Li H, Chawla G, Hurlburt AJ, Sterrett MC, Zaslaver O, Cox J, Karty JA, Rosebrock AP, Caudy AA, Tennessen JM. Drosophila larvae synthesize the putative oncometabolite L-2-hydroxyglutarate during normal developmental growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Feb 7;114(6):1353-1358.
2. Chawla G, Luhur A, Sokol N. Analysis of MicroRNA Function in Drosophila. Methods Mol Biol. 2016; 1478: 79-94. Review.
3. Chawla G*, Deosthale P, Childress S, Wu YC, Sokol NS*. A let-7-to-miR-125 MicroRNA Switch Regulates Neuronal Integrity and Lifespan in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2016 Aug 10;12(8):e1006247.
*Co-corresponding authors
4. Chawla G*, Sokol NS*. ADAR mediates differential expression of polycistronic microRNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Apr;42(8):5245-55. *Co-corresponding authors
5. Luhur A, Chawla G, Wu YC, Li J, Sokol NS. Drosha-independent DGCR8/Pasha pathway regulates neuronal morphogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 28;111(4):1421-6.
6. Luhur A, Chawla G, Sokol NS. MicroRNAs as components of systemic signaling pathways in Drosophila melanogaster. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2013; 105:97-123. Review
7. Chawla G*, Sokol NS*. Hormonal activation of let-7-C microRNAs via EcR is required for adult Drosophila melanogaster morphology and function. Development. 2012 May;139(10):1788-97.
*Co-corresponding authors
8. Zheng S, Gray EE, Chawla G, Porse BT, O'Dell TJ, Black DL. PSD-95 is post-transcriptionally repressed during early neural development by PTBP1 and PTBP2. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Jan 15;15(3):381-8.
9. Tang ZZ, Sharma S, Zheng S, Chawla G, Nikolic J, Black DL. Regulation of the mutually exclusive exons 8a and 8 in the CaV1.2 calcium channel transcript by polypyrimidine tract-binding protein. J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 25;286(12):10007-16. 
10. Chawla G*, Sokol NS*. MicroRNAs in Drosophila development. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2011; 286:1-65. Review. *Co-corresponding authors
11. Chawla G, Lin CH, Han A, Shiue L, Ares M Jr, Black DL. Sam68 regulates a set of alternatively spliced exons during neurogenesis. Mol Cell Biol. 2009 Jan;29(1):201-13. 
12. Boutz PL, Stoilov P, Li Q, Lin CH, Chawla G, Ostrow K, Shiue L, Ares M Jr, Black DL. A post-transcriptional regulatory switch in polypyrimidine tract-binding proteins reprograms alternative splicing in developing neurons. Genes Dev. 2007 Jul 1;21(13):1636-52.
13. Boutz PL, Chawla G, Stoilov P, Black DL. MicroRNAs regulate the expression of the alternative splicing factor nPTB during muscle development. Genes Dev. 2007 Jan 1;21(1):71-84.
14. Chawla G, Sapra AK, Surana U, Vijayraghavan U. Dependence of pre-mRNA introns on PRP17, a non-essential splicing factor: implications for efficient progression through cell cycle transitions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 May 1;31(9):2333-43.
15. Lindsey-Boltz LA, Chawla G, Srinivasan N, Vijayraghavan U, Garcia-Blanco MA. The carboxy terminal WD domain of the pre-mRNA splicing factor Prp17p is critical for function. RNA. 2000 Sep;6(9):1289-305.
Book Chapter
16. Geetanjali Chawla* and Sokol NS*. MicroRNA pathways in Drosophila. From Nucleic Acids Sequences to Molecular Medicine. 2012. *Co-corresponding authors