My NCBI Bibliography


Edens, L.J., Dilsaver, M.R., Levy, D.L. (2017). PKC-mediated phosphorylation of nuclear lamins at a single serine residue regulates interphase nuclear size in Xenopus and mammalian cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 28(10):1389-1399.

Nelson, K., Debroy, D., McBride, R., Levy, D., Gatlin, J., Li, D., Oakey, J. (2017). Hydrogel-based Janus structures for asymmetrical aster nucleation. ISA Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation. In press.

Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2017). More cytoplasm, more problems. Developmental Cell, 41(3):221-223.


Vukovic, L.D., Jevtic, P., Zhang, Z., Stohr, B.A., Levy, D.L. (2016). Nuclear size is sensitive to NTF2 protein levels in a manner dependent on Ran binding. Journal of Cell Science, 129:1115-1127. PMID 26823604

Edens, L.J., Levy, D.L. (2016). A cell-free assay using Xenopus laevis embryo extracts to study mechanisms of nuclear size regulation. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 114:e54173, doi:10.3791/54173.

Vukovic, L.D., Jevtic, P., Edens, L.J., Levy, D.L. (2016). New insights into mechanisms and functions of nuclear size regulation. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, 322:1-59. PMID26940517

Mukherjee, R.N., Chen, P., Levy, D.L. (2016). Recent advances in understanding nuclear size and shape. Nucleus, 7(2):167-186. PMID26963026

Jevtic, P., Milunovic-Jevtic, A., Dilsaver, M.R., Gatlin, J.C., Levy, D.L. (2016). Use of Xenopus cell-free extracts to study size regulation of subcellular structures. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 60:277-288.


Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2015). Nuclear size scaling during Xenopus early development contributes to midblastula transition timing. Current Biology, 25:45-52. PMID25484296. Highlighted as a UW press release and in the UW Branding Iron.

Jevtic, P., Edens, L.J., Li, X., Nguyen, T., Chen, P., Levy, D.L. (2015). Concentration-dependent effects of nuclear lamins on nuclear size in Xenopus and mammalian cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290(46):27557-71. PMID26429910. Highlighted by UW Extension and the Ag College.

Levy, D.L., Heald, R. (2015). Biological scaling problems and solutions in Amphibians. In: Heald, Hariharan, and Wake (eds) Size Control in Biology: From Organelles to Organisms, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 73-88. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019166. PMID26261280


Edens, L.J., Levy, D.L. (2014). cPKC regulates interphase nuclear size during Xenopus development. Journal of Cell Biology, 206(4):473-83. PMID25135933. Highlighted as a JCB biobyte podcast and "Research Highlight" in Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology: Du Toit, A. (2014). Honey, I shrunk the nucleus. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, 15(10):633. PMID25186132

Jevtic, P., Edens, L.J., Vukovic, L.D., Levy, D.L. (2014). Sizing and shaping the nucleus: mechanisms and significance. Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 28:16-27. PMID24503411

Edens, L.J., Levy, D.L. (2014). Size scaling of subcellular organelles and structures in Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis. In: Kloc and Kubiak (eds) Xenopus Development, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 325-345.

Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2014). Mechanisms of nuclear size regulation in model systems and cancer. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 773:537-69. PMID24563365


Edens, L.J., White, K.H., Jevtic, P., Li, X., Levy, D.L. (2013). Nuclear size regulation: from single cells to development and disease. Trends in Cell Biology, 23(4):151-9. PMID23277088. Highlighted on the cover of the April 2013 issue of Trends in Cell Biology.


Levy, D.L., Heald, R. (2012). Mechanisms of intracellular scaling. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, 28:113-35. PMID22804576


Levy, D.L., Heald, R. (2010). Nuclear size is regulated by importin alpha and Ntf2 in Xenopus. Cell, 143(2):288-98. PMCID2966892. Highlighted as a Cell PaperFlick and "News and Views" in Nature: Cohen-Fix, O. (2010). Cell biology: import and nuclear size. Nature, 468:513-16. PMCID3470449