Recommended Readings: Shai Shaham PH.D. Monday, March 26, 2012

A New C. elegans Cell Death Program: Implications for

Neurodegeneration and Cancer

Shai Shaham, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Developmental Genetics

The Rockefeller University

4:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2012    Refreshments  3:45  Abby Lounge

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended readings:

Blum, E.S., Abraham, M.C., Yoshimura, S., Lu, Y., and S. Shaham.  2012.  Control of nonapoptotic developmental cell death in Caeanorhabditis elegans by a polyglutamic-repeat proteinScience.  335(6071):970-973.  DOI: 10.1126/science.1215156

 McCall, K.  2010.  Generic control of necrosis – another type of programmed cell death Current Opinion in Cell Biology.  22(6):882-888.  DOI: 10.1016/

 Yuan, J. and G. Kroemer.  2010.  Alternative cell death mechanisms in development and beyond.  Genes & Development.  24(23):2592-2602.  DOI: 10.1101/gad.1984410

 Vlachos, M. and  N. Tavernarakis.  2010.  Non-apoptotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Developmental Dynamics.  239(5, S1):1337-1351.   DOI: 10.1002/dvdy.22230

 Miguel-Aliaga, I. and T. Stefan.  2009.  Programmed cell death in the nervous system – a programmed cell fate?  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  19(2):127-133   DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2009.04.002

Blum, E.S., M. Driscoll, and S. Shaham.  2008.  Noncanonical cell death programs in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  Cell Death and Differeentiation.  15(7):1124-1131.  DOI: 10.1038/cdd.2008.56

 Abraham, M. C., L. Yun, and S. Shaham.  2007.  A morphologically conserved nonapoptotic program promotes linker cell death in Caenorhabiditis elegans.   Development Cell.  12(1):73-86.  DOI:  10.1016/j.devcel.2006.11.012