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Kristin White, PhD


  • Sarkissian T, Timmons A, Arya R, Abdelwahid E, White K.Detecting apoptosis in Drosophila tissues and cells.Methods. 2014 Mar 6.
  • Perez B, Paquette N, Pa├»dassi H, Zhai B, White K, Skvirsky R, Lacy-Hulbert A, Stuart LM.Apoptotic cells can deliver chemotherapeutics to engulfing macrophages and suppress inflammatory cytokine production.J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 20.
  • Tan Y, Yamada-Mabuchi M, Arya R, St Pierre S, Tang W, Tosa M, Brachmann C, White K.Coordinated expression of cell death genes regulates neuroblast apoptosis.Development. 2011 Jun;138(11):2197-206.
  • Abdelwahid E, Rolland S, Teng X, Conradt B, Hardwick JM, White K.Mitochondrial involvement in cell death of non-mammalian eukaryotes.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Oct 13.
  • Wu JN, Nguyen N, Aghazarian M, Tan Y, Sevrioukov EA, Mabuchi M, Tang W, Monserrate JP, White K, Brachmann CB.grim promotes programmed cell death of Drosophila microchaete glial cells.Mech Dev.;127(9-12):407-17.
  • Krieser RJ,White K.Inside an enigma: do mitochondria contribute to cell death in Drosophila?.Apoptosis. 2009 Aug;14(8):961-8. Review.
  • Moon NS,Di Stefano L,Morris EJ,Patel R,White K,Dyson NJ.E2F and p53 induce apoptosis independently during Drosophila development but intersect in the context of DNA damage.PLoS Genet. 2008;4(8):e1000153.
  • Challa M, Malladi S, Pellock BJ, Dresnek D, Varadarajan S, Yin YW, White K, Bratton SB.Drosophila Omi, a mitochondrial-localized IAP antagonist and proapoptotic serine protease.EMBO J. 2007 Jul 11;26(13):3144-56.
  • Krieser RJ, Moore FE, Dresnek D, Pellock BJ, Patel R, Huang A, Brachmann C, White K.The Drosophila homolog of the putative phosphatidylserine receptor functions to inhibit apoptosis.Development. 2007 Jul;134(13):2407-14.
  • Abdelwahid E, Yokokura T, Krieser RJ, Balasundaram S, Fowle WH, White K.Mitochondrial disruption in Drosophila apoptosis.Dev Cell. 2007 May;12(5):793-806.
  • Tseng AS, Tapon N, Kanda H, Cigizoglu S, Edelmann L, Pellock B, White K, Hariharan IK.Capicua regulates cell proliferation downstream of the receptor tyrosine kinase/ras signaling pathway.Curr Biol. 2007 Apr 17;17(8):728-33.
  • Pellock BJ, Buff E, White K, Hariharan IK.The Drosophila tumor suppressors Expanded and Merlin differentially regulate cell cycle exit, apoptosis, and Wingless signaling.Dev Biol. 2007 Apr 1;304(1):102-15.
  • Moon NS, Frolov MV, Kwon EJ, Di Stefano L, Dimova DK, Morris EJ, Taylor-Harding B, White K, Dyson NJ.Drosophila E2F1 has context-specific pro- and antiapoptotic properties during development.Dev Cell. 2005 Oct;9(4):463-75.
  • Kornbluth S, White K.Apoptosis in Drosophila: neither fish nor fowl (nor man, nor worm).J Cell Sci. 2005 May 1;118(Pt 9):1779-87.
  • Yokokura T, Dresnek D, Huseinovic N, Lisi S, Abdelwahid E, Bangs P, White K.Dissection of DIAP1 functional domains via a mutant replacement strategy.J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 10;279(50):52603-12.
  • White K, Steller H.The control of apoptosis in Drosophila.Trends Cell Biol. 1995 Feb;5(2):74-8.
  • Kurada P, White K.Epidermal growth factor receptor: its role in Drosophila eye differentiation and cell survival.Apoptosis. 1999 Aug;4(4):239-43.
  • Krieser RJ, White K.Engulfment mechanism of apoptotic cells.Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2002 Dec;14(6):734-8.
  • Wing JP, Schreader BA, Yokokura T, Wang Y, Andrews PS, Huseinovic N, Dong CK, Ogdahl JL, Schwartz LM, White K, Nambu JR.Drosophila Morgue is an F box/ubiquitin conjugase domain protein important for grim-reaper mediated apoptosis.Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Jun;4(6):451-6.
  • Peterson C, Carney GE, Taylor BJ, White K.reaper is required for neuroblast apoptosis during Drosophila development.Development. 2002 Mar;129(6):1467-76.
  • White K.Signaling survival: how axons rescue their glia.Dev Cell. 2002 Feb;2(2):128-30.
  • White K, Lisi S, Kurada P, Franc N, Bangs P.Methods for studying apoptosis and phagocytosis of apoptotic cells in Drosophila tissues and cell lines.Methods Cell Biol. 2001;66:321-38.
  • Bangs P, Franc N, White K.Molecular mechanisms of cell death and phagocytosis in Drosophila.Cell Death Differ. 2000 Nov;7(11):1027-34.
  • Bangs P, White K.Regulation and execution of apoptosis during Drosophila development.Dev Dyn. 2000 May;218(1):68-79.
  • Franc NC, White K.Innate recognition systems in insect immunity and development: new approaches in Drosophila.Microbes Infect. 2000 Mar;2(3):243-50.
  • White K.Cell death: drosophila Apaf-1 - no longer in the (d)Ark.Curr Biol. 2000 Feb 24;10(4):R167-9.
  • Lisi S, Mazzon I, White K.Diverse domains of THREAD/DIAP1 are required to inhibit apoptosis induced by REAPER and HID in Drosophila.Genetics. 2000 Feb;154(2):669-78.
  • White K.The third horseman takes wing.Nat Cell Biol. 1999 Sep;1(5):E123-4.
  • Franc NC, Heitzler P, Ezekowitz RA, White K.Requirement for croquemort in phagocytosis of apoptotic cells in Drosophila.Science. 1999 Jun 18;284(5422):1991-4.
  • Franc NC, White K, Ezekowitz RA.Phagocytosis and development: back to the future.Curr Opin Immunol. 1999 Feb;11(1):47-52.
  • Kurada P, White K.Ras promotes cell survival in Drosophila by downregulating hid expression.Cell. 1998 Oct 30;95(3):319-29.
  • Sibayan SA, Latina MA, Sherwood ME, Flotte TJ, White K.Apoptosis and morphologic changes in drug-treated trabecular meshwork cells in vitro.Exp Eye Res. 1998 May;66(5):521-9.
  • White K, Tahaoglu E, Steller H.Cell killing by the Drosophila gene reaper.Science. 1996 Feb 9;271(5250):805-7.
  • White K, Grether ME, Abrams JM, Young L, Farrell K, Steller H.Genetic control of programmed cell death in Drosophila.Science. 1994 Apr 29;264(5159):677-83.
  • Abrams JM, White K, Fessler LI, Steller H.Programmed cell death during Drosophila embryogenesis.Development. 1993 Jan;117(1):29-43.