Dobi, KC, Halfon MS, Baylies MK. 2014 Whole-genome analysis of muscle founder cells implicates the chromatin regulator sin3a in muscle identity. Cell Reports. 2014 Jul 30. pii: S2211-1247(14)00572-5. PMID:25088419. PMCID: PMC – in process.

Bothe, I., Deng, S., Baylies MK 2014 PI(4,5)P2 regulates myoblast fusion through Arp2/3 regulator localization at the fusion site. Development. 141(11):2289-301. PMID: 24821989. PMCID: PMC4034421

Folker, E., Schulman, V., Baylies MK. 2014 Translocating myonuclei have distinct leading and lagging edges which require Kinesin and Dynein. Development. 141(2):355-66. doi: 10.1242/dev.095612. Epub 2013 Dec 11. PMID: 24335254. PMCID: PMC3879816

Folker, E. and Baylies, MK. 2013 Nuclear Positioning in muscle development and disease. Frontiers in Physiology. 2013 Dec 12;4:363. eCollection 2013. PMID: 24376424. PMCID: PMC3859928. Editors’ feature with over 800 hits thus far, making it one of the most visited reviews.

Yu, S. and Baylies, MK. Death brings new life to muscle. 2013 Nature. 497(7448):196-7.News and Views invited commentary. PMID:23615614. PMCID: PMC4019331

Schulman, V, Folker, E, Baylies, MK. 2013 A method for reversible drug delivery into Drosophila embryos. Fly (Austin). PMID: 23846179. PMC4049853

Aguilar, PS., Baylies, MK., Fleissner, A., Helming, L., Inoue, N., Podbilewicz, B., Wang, H., Wong, M. 2013. Genetic basis of cell-cell fusion mechanisms. Trends Genet. 29(7):427-37. PMID: 234536622. PMCID: PMC4022042

Folker, E., Schulman, V., Baylies MK. 2012 Muscle length and myonuclear position are independently regulated by distinct Dynein pathways. Development. 139(20):3827-37. PMID: 22951643. PMCID: PMC3445310

Metzger T, Gache V, Xu M, Cadot B, Folker ES, Richardson BE, Gomes ER, Baylies MK. 2012 MAP and Kinesin-Dependent nuclear positioning is required for skeletal muscle function. Nature. 484:120-124. PMID: 22425998. PMCID: PMC3321085

Nowak SJ, Aihara H, Gonzalez K, Nibu Y, Baylies MK. 2012 Akirin links Twist-regulated transcription with Brahman chromatin remodeling complex during embryogenesis. PloS Genetics: 8, e1002547, 2012. PMID: 22396663. PMCID: PMC3291577

Dobi, KC, Metzger, T, and Baylies MK. 2011 Characterization of the early steps of muscle morphogenesis in a Drosophila primary culture system. Fly (Austin) 5, 68-75. PMID: 21339707. PMCID: PMC3127058

Schejter, ED and Baylies, MK. 2010 Born to Run: creating the muscle fiber. Current Opinion Cell Biology. 22(5): 566-574. PMID: 20817426. PMCID: PMC3903116

Rochlin, K., Yu, S., Roy, S. and Baylies, MK. 2009 Myoblast fusion: when it takes more to make one. Developmental Biology. 341(1): 66-83. PMID: 19932206. PMCID: PMC2854170

Nowak, S., Nahirney, P, Hadjantonakis, A.K. and Baylies, MK. 2009. Nap1-mediated actin remodeling is essential for mammalian myoblast fusion. Journal of Cell Science. 122: 3282-3293. PMID: 19706686. PMCID: PMC2736864

Richardson, B., Beckett, K., and Baylies, MK. 2008 Live Imaging of Drosophila myoblast fusion in “Cell Fusion”, ed. E. Chen. Humana Press. 263-274. PMID: 18979249. PMCID: PMC2883172

Wong, MC, Castanon, I. and Baylies, MK. 2008 Daughterless dictates Twist activity in a context dependent manner during somatic myogenesis. Developmental Biology. 317:417-429. PMID: 18407256. PMCID:PMC2435306

Richardson, B., Beckett, K., and Baylies, MK. 2008 Visualizing new dimensions in Drosophila myoblast fusion. Bioessays. 30(5): 423-431. PMID: 18404690. PMCID: PMC2664634

Richardson, B, Beckett, K, Nowak, S. and Baylies, MK. 2007 SCAR/WAVE and Arp2/3 are critical for cytoskeletal remodeling at the site of myoblast fusion. Development. 134:4357-4367. PMID: 18003739. PMCID: PMC2880884

Beckett, K. and Baylies, MK 2007 3d analysis of founder cell and fusion competent myoblasts arrangements outlines a new model of myoblast fusion. Developmental Biology. 309:113-125. PMID:17662708. PMCID: PMC2709992

Carmena, A. and Baylies, M.K. 2006 The PDZ protein Canoe/AF-6 links RAS-MAPK, Notch and Wingless/Wnt signaling pathways by directly interacting RAS, Notch and Dishevelled. PLoS ONE: 1, e66. PMID: 17183697. PMCID: PMC1762375

Beckett, K. and Baylies, MK. 2006 Parcas, a regulator of non-receptor tyrosine kinase signaling, acts during anterior-posterior patterning and somatic muscle development in Drosophila melanogaster. Developmental Biology. 299:176-192. PMID: 16987509

Cox, V., Beckett K. and Baylies, MK. 2005 Delivery of wingless to the ventral mesoderm by the developing central nervous system ensures proper patterning of individual slouch-positive muscle progenitors. Developmental Biology. 287(2): 403-415. PMID: 16226242

Cox, V. and Baylies, MK. 2005 Specification of individual Slouch muscle progenitors in Drosophila requires sequential Wingless signaling. Development. 132(4): 713-724. PMID: 15647321

Tapanes-Castillo, A. and Baylies, MK. 2004 Notch signaling directs the patterning of mesodermal segments in Drosophila by regulating a bHLH transcription factor network. Development. 2004; 131(10): 2359-2372. PMID: 15128668

Artero, R., Furlong, EM., Beckett, K., Scott, MP., and Baylies, MK. 2003 Notch and Ras signaling pathway effector genes expressed in Fusion-competent and Founder Cells during Drosophila myogenesis. Development. 130(25): 6257-6272. PMID: 14602676

Castanon, I., Baylies, MK. 2002 A Twist in fate: evolutionary comparison of Twist structure and function. Gene. 287(1-2): 11-22. PMID: 11992718

Carmena, A., Buff, E., Halfon, MS., Gisselbrecht, S., Jiménez, F., Baylies, MK*, Michelson AM*. 2002 Reciprocal regulatory interactions between the Notch and Ras signaling pathways in the Drosophila embryonic mesoderm. Developmental Biology. 244(2): 226-242 (* joint senior authors). PMID: 11944933

Castanon, I., Von Stetina, S, Kass, J and Baylies, MK. 2001 Dimerization partners determine Twist activity during Drosophila myogenesis. Development. 2001; 128(16): 3145-3159. PMID: 11688563