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Daniel Levy

Associate Professor

Molecular Biology, Dept 3944

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: dlevy1@uwyo.edu

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Office Phone: (307) 766-4806

Office Location: AS/MB 221

Lab Phone: (307) 766-3420

Lab Location: AS/MB 222

Levy Lab

Publications

CV_Levy

My NCBI Bibliography

2019

Chen, P., Tomschik, M., Nelson, K.M., Oakey, J., Gatlin, J.C., Levy, D.L. (2019). Nucleoplasmin is a limiting component in the scaling of nuclear size with cytoplasmic volume. Journal of Cell Biology, pii:jcb.201902124. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201902124.

Jevtic, P., Schibler, A.C., Wesley, C.C., Pegoraro, G., Misteli, T.*, Levy, D.L.* (2019). The nucleoporin ELYS regulates nuclear size by controlling NPC number and nuclear import capacity. EMBO Reports, e47283 (10.15252/embr.201847283). *Corresponding authors.

Mukherjee, R.N., Levy, D.L. (2019). Rtn4a promotes exocytosis in mammalian cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 30(18):2349-2357.

Jevtic, P., Mukherjee, R.N., Chen, P., Levy, D.L. (2019). Altering the levels of nuclear import factors in early Xenopus laevis embryos affects later development. PLoS One, 14(4):e0215740.

Mukherjee, R.N., Sallé, J., Dmitrieff, S., Nelson, K.M., Oakey, J. Minc, N.*, Levy, D.L.* The perinuclear ER scales nuclear size independently of cell size in early embryos. BioRxiv 818724 [Preprint], October 25, 2019. Under review. *Corresponding authors.

2018

Dilsaver, M.R., Chen, P., Thompson, T.A., Reusser, T., Mukherjee, R.N., Oakey, J., Levy, D.L. (2018). Emerin induces nuclear breakage in Xenopus extract and early embryos. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 29(26):3155-3167.

Milunovic-Jevtic, A., Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L., Gatlin, J.C. (2018). In vivo mitotic spindle scaling can be modulated by changing the levels of a single protein: the microtubule polymerase XMAP215. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 29(11):1311-1317.

Chen, P., Levy, D.L. (2018). Nucleus assembly and import in Xenopus laevis egg extract. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. doi:10.1101/pdb.prot097196.

Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2018). Elucidating nuclear size control in the Xenopus model system. Veterinarski Glasnik, 72(1):1-13.

2017

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.

Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2017). Both nuclear size and DNA amount contribute to midblastula transition timing in Xenopus laevis. Scientific Reports, 7(1):7908.

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, 512:193.

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

2016

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.

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.

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

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.

2015

Jevtic, P., Levy, D.L. (2015). Nuclear size scaling during Xenopus early development contributes to midblastula transition timing. Current Biology, 25:45-52. 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. 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.

2014

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

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.

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.

2013

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. Highlighted on the cover of the April 2013 issue of Trends in Cell Biology.

Williams, T.L., Levy, D.L. (2013). Assaying cooperativity of protein-DNA interactions using agarose gel electrophoresis. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1054:253-65.

2012

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

2010

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

Contact Us

Daniel Levy

Associate Professor

Molecular Biology, Dept 3944

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: dlevy1@uwyo.edu

------------------------------------------

Office Phone: (307) 766-4806

Office Location: AS/MB 221

Lab Phone: (307) 766-3420

Lab Location: AS/MB 222

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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