Yan, D., Wu, Z., Chisholm. A.D., Jin, Y. (2009) The DLK-1 kinase promotes mRNA stability and local translation in C. elegans synapses and axon regeneration. Cell. 2009 Sep 4;138(5):1005-18.  PMID: 19737525 [PubMed - in process]


Sann, S., Wang, Z., Brown, H., Jin, Y. (2009) Roles of endosomal trafficking in neurite outgrowth and guidance.  Trends Cell Biol. 2009 Jul;19(7):317-24. PMID: 19540123 [PubMed - in process]

Brown, H.M., Van Epps, H.A., Goncharov, A., Grant, B.D., Jin, Y. (2009) The JIP3 scaffold protein UNC-16 regulates RAB-5 dependent membrane trafficking at C. elegans synapses. Dev Neurobiol. 2009 Feb 1-15;69(2-3):174-90. PMID: 19105215 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Pujol, N., Cypowyj, S., Ziegler, K., Millet, A., Astrain, A., Goncharov, A., Jin, Y., Chisholm, A.D., Ewbank, J.J.  (2008) Distinct Innate Immune Responses to Infection and Wounding in the C. elegans Epidermis. Curr Biol. 18(7):481-489.

Abrams, B., Grill, B., Huang, X., Jin, Y. (2008) Cellular and molecular determinants targeting the Caenorhabditis elegans PHR protein RPM-1 to perisynaptic regions. Dev Dyn. 237(3):630-9.

Wu, Z., Ghosh Roy, A., Yanik, M. F., Zhang, J. Z., Jin, Y., and Chisholm, A. D. (2007). C. elegans neuronal regeneration is influenced by life stage, ephrin signaling and synaptic branching. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Sep 18;104(38):15132-7. 

Sakaguchi-Nakashima, A., Meir, J.Y., Jin, Y., Matsumoto, K., Hisamoto, N. (2007). LRK-1, a C. elegans PARK8-related kinase, regulates axonal-dendritic polarity of SV proteins. Curr Biol. 17(7):592-8.

Grill, B., Bienvenut, W. V., Brown, H. M., Ackley, B. D., Quadroni, M., and Jin, Y. (2007). C. elegans RPM-1 Regulates Axon Termination and Synaptogenesis through the Rab GEF, GLO-4, and the Rab GTPase, GLO-1. Neuron 55: 587-601.

Van Epps, H.A., Jin, Y. (2006). "Formation of the neuromuscular junction in Drosophila and C. elegans". Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Development ed. Alexander Dityatev and Alaa El-Husseini. Springer USA, NY.

Dai, Y., Taru, H., Deken, S.L., Grill, B., Ackley, B., Nonet, M.L., Jin, Y. (2006). SYD-2 Liprin-alpha organizes presynaptic active zone formation through ELKS. Nat Neurosci. 9(12):1479-87.

Wang, Y., Gracheva, E.O., Richmond, J., Kawano, T., Couto, J.M., Calarco, J.A., Vijayaratnam, V., Jin, Y., Zhen, M. (2006). The C2H2 zinc-finger protein SYD-9 is a putative posttranscriptional regulator for synaptic transmission. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103(27):10450-5.

Su, C.W., Tharin, S., Jin, Y., Wightman, B., Spector, M., Meili, D., Tsung, N., Rhiner, C., Bourikas, D., Stoeckli, E., Garriga, G., Horvitz, H.R., Hengartner, M.O. (2006). The short coiled-coil domain-containing protein UNC-69 cooperates with UNC-76 to regulate axonal outgrowth and normal presynaptic organization in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Biol. 5(4):9.

Chisholm, A.D., Jin, Y. (2005). Neuronal differentiation in C. elegans. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 17(6):682-9.

Ackley, B.D., Harrington, R.J., Hudson, M.L., Williams, L., Kenyon, C.J., Chisholm, A.D., Jin, Y. (2005). The two isoforms of the Caenorhabditis elegans leukocyte-common antigen related receptor tyrosine phosphatase PTP-3 function independently in axon guidance and synapse formation. J. Neurosci. 25(33):7517-28.

Cinar, H., Keles, S., Jin, Y. (2005). Expression profiling of GABAergic motor neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr Biol. 2005 Feb 22;15(4):340-6.

Nakata, K., Abrams, B., Grill, B., Goncharov, A., Huang, X., Chisholm, A.D., Jin, Y. (2005). Regulation of a DLK-1 and p38 MAP kinase pathway by the ubiquitin ligase RPM-1 is required for presynaptic development. Cell. Feb 11;120(3):407-20.

Yanik, M.F., Cinar, H., Cinar, H.N., Chisholm, A.D., Jin, Y., Ben-Yakar, A. (2004). Neurosurgery: functional regeneration after laser axotomy. Nature. 432(7019):822.

Sakamoto, R., Byrd, D.T., Brown, H.M., Hisamoto, N., Matsumoto, K., Jin, Y. (2004). The C. elegans UNC-14 RUN Domain Protein Binds to the Kinesin-1/Unc-16 Complex and Regulates Synaptic Vesicle Localization. Mol Bio Cell Nov 24; [Epub ahead of Print]

Ackley, B.D., Jin, Y. (2004). Genetic analysis of synaptic target recognition and assembly. Trends Neurosci.27(9):540-7.Review.

Huang, X., Powell-Coffman, J.A., Jin, Y. (2004). The AHR-1 aryl hydrocarbon receptor and its co-factor the AHA-1 aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator specify GABAergic neuron cell fate in C. elegans. Development 131(4):819-28.

Huang, X., Huang, P., Robinson, M.K., Stern, M.J., Jin Y. (2003). UNC-71, a disintegrin and metalloprotease (ADAM) protein, regulates motor axon guidance and sex myoblast migration in C. elegans. Development 130(14):3147-3161.

Ackley, B.D., Kang, S.H., Crew, J.R., Suh, C., Jin, Y., Kramer, J.M. (2003). The basement membrane components nidogen and type XVIII collagen regulate organization of neuromuscular junctions in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Neurosci. 23(9):3577-87.

Hallam, S.J., Goncharov, A., McEwen, J., Baran, R., Jin, Y. (2002). SYD-1, a presynaptic protein with PDZ, C2 and rhoGAP-like domains, specifies axon identity in C. elegans. Nat Neurosci. 5(11):1137-46.

Huang, X., Cheng, H.J., Tessier-Lavigne, M., Jin, Y. (2002). MAX-1, a novel PH/MyTH4/FERM domain cytoplasmic protein implicated in netrin-mediated axon repulsion. Neuron 34(4):563-76.

Baran, R., Jin, Y. (2002). Getting a GRIP on liprins. Neuron 34(1):1-2.

Jin, Y. (2002). Synaptogenesis: insights from worm and fly. Curr Opin Neurobiol 12(1):71-9.

Byrd, D.T., Kawasaki, M., Walcoff, M., Hisamoto, N., Matsumoto, K., Jin, Y. (2001). UNC-16, a JNK-Signaling Scaffold Protein Regulates Vesicle Transport in C. elegans. Neuron 32:787-800.

Crump, J.G., Zhen, M., Jin, Y., Bargmann, C.I. (2001). The SAD-1 kinase regulates presynaptic vesicle clustering in C. elegans. Neuron 29:115-129.

Westmoreland, J.J., McEwen, J., Moore, B.A., Jin, Y., Condie BG. (2001). Conserved Function of Caenorhabditis elegans UNC-30 and Mouse Pitx2 in Controlling GABAergic Neuron Differentiation. The Journal of Neuroscience 21(17):6810-6819.

Hallam, S., Singer, E., Waring, D., Jin, Y. (2000). The C. elegans NeuroD homolog cnd-1 functions in multiple aspects of motor neuron fate specification. Development127(19):4239-52.

Zhen, M., Huang, X., Bamber, B., Jin, Y. (2000). Regulation of presynaptic terminal organization by C. elegans RPM-1, a putative guanine nucleotide exchanger with a RING-H2 finger domain. Neuron 26:331-343.

Zhen, M., Jin, Y. (1999). The liprin protein SYD-2 regulates the differentiation of presynaptic termini in C. elegans. Nature 401(6751):371-5.

Eastman, C., Horvitz, H.R., Jin, Y. (1999). Coordinated transcriptional regulation of the unc-25 glutamic acid decarboxylase and the unc-47 GABA vesicular transporter by the Caenorhabditis elegans UNC-30 homeodomain protein. J Neurosci. 19(15):6225-34.

Jin, Y., Jorgensen, E., Hartweig, E., Horvitz, H.R. (1998). The C. elegans gene unc-25 encodes glutamic acid decarboxylase and is required for synaptic transmission but not synaptic development. J. Neurosci. 19(2):539-548.

Hallam, S.J., Jin, Y. (1998). lin-14 regulates synaptic remodeling in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature 395: 78-82. (PDF)

Jorgensen, E.M., Hartwieg, E., Schuske, K., Nonet, M., Jin, Y., Horvitz, H.R. (1995). Defective recycling of synaptic vesicles in synaptotagmin mutants of C. elegans. Nature 378: 196-199.

Jin, Y., Hoskins, R., Horvitz, H.R. (1994). Control of type-D GABAergic neuron differentiation by C. elegans unc-30 homeodomain protein. Nature 372: 780-783.