Gratz, S.J., Bruckner, J.J., Hernandez, R.X., Khateeb, K.H., Macleod, G.T. and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2018). Calcium channel levels at single synapses predict release probability and are upregulated in homeostatic potentiation. bioRxiv preprint.
Bier, E., Harrison, M.M., O'Connor-Giles, K.M., and Wildonger, J. (2018). Advances in Engineering the Fly Genome with the CRISPR-Cas System. Genetics 208, 1-18.
Bruckner, J.J., Zhan, H., Gratz, S.J., Rao, X., Zilberg, G. and O’Connor-Giles, K.M. (2017). Fife organizes synaptic vesicles and calcium channels for high-probability neurotransmitter release. The Journal of Cell Biology 216 (1) 231-246.
Zhan, H., Bruckner, J.J., Zhang, Z. and O’Connor-Giles, K.M. (2016). Three-dimensional imaging of Drosophila motor synapses reveals ultrastructural organizational patterns. Journal of Neurogenetics 30(3-4):237-246.
O'Connor-Giles, K.M., Zhang, B., Simpson, J.H. and Wu, C.F. (2016). The neurogenetics of Drosophila: the Ganetzky legacy. Journal of Neurogenetics 30(3-4):149-151.
O'Connor-Giles, K. (2016). Toll-tally tubular: A newly identified Toll-like receptor-FoxO pathway regulates dynamics of the neuronal microtubule network. The Journal of Cell Biology 214, 371-373.
Ukken, F.P., Bruckner, J.J., Weir, K.L., Hope, S.J., Sison, S.L., Birschbach, R.M., Hicks, L., Taylor, K.L., Dent, E.W., Gonsalvez, G.B. and O’Connor-Giles, K.M. (2016). BAR-SH3 sorting nexins are conserved interacting proteins of Nervous wreck that organize synapses and promote neurotransmission. Journal of Cell Science 129, 166-177.
Hicks, L., Liu, G., Ukken, F.P., Lu, S., Bollinger, K.E., O'Connor-Giles, K., and Gonsalvez, G.B. (2015). Depletion or over-expression of Sh3px1 results in dramatic changes in cell morphology. Biology Open 4(11):1448-61.
Akbari, B. O., Bellen, H. J., Bier, E., Bullock, S. L., Burt, A., Church, G. M., Cook, K. R., Duchek, P., Edwards, O. R., Esvelt, K. M., Gantz, V. M., Golic, K. G., Gratz, S. J., Harrison, M. M., Hayes, K. R., James, A. A., Kaufman, T. C., Knoblich, J., Malik, H. S., Matthews, K. A., O'Connor-Giles, K. M., Parks, A. L., Perrimon, N., Port, R., Russell, S., Ueda, R., and Wildonger, J. (2015). Safeguarding gene drive experiments in the laboratory. Science 349, 927-929.
Gratz, S.J., Rubinstein, C.D., Harrison, M.M., Wildonger, J., and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2015). CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing in Drosophila. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology 111, 31.2.1-20.
Kimble, J., Bement, W. M., Chang, Q., Cox, B. L., Drinkwater, N. R., Gourse, R. L., Hoskins, A. A., Huttenlocher, A., Kreeger, P. K., Lambert, P. F., Mailick, M. R., Miyamoto, S., Moss, R. L., O'Connor-Giles, K. M., Roopra, A., Saha, K. and Seidel, H. S. (2015). Strategies from UW-Madison for rescuing biomedical research in the US. eLife 4: e09305.
Bruckner, J.J., Zhan, H., and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2015). Advances in imaging ultrastructure yield new insights into presynaptic biology. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 9, 196.
Harrison, M.M., Jenkins, B.V., O'Connor-Giles, K.M., and Wildonger, J. (2014). A CRISPR view of development. Genes & development 28, 1859-1872.
Gratz, S.J*., Ukken, F.P*., Rubinstein, C.D., Thiede, G., Donohue, L.K., Cummings, A.M., and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2014). Highly Specific and Efficient CRISPR/Cas9-Catalyzed Homology-Directed Repair in Drosophila. Genetics 196, 961-971.
*These authors contributed equally.
Gratz, S.J., Wildonger, J., Harrison, M.M., and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2013b). CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome engineering and the promise of designer flies on demand. Fly (Austin) 7.
Gratz, S.J., Cummings, A.M., Nguyen, J.N., Hamm, D.C., Donohue, L.K., Harrison, M.M., Wildonger, J., and O'Connor-Giles, K.M. (2013a). Genome engineering of Drosophila with the CRISPR RNA-guided Cas9 nuclease. Genetics 194, 1029-1035.
Bruckner, J*., Gratz, S*., Slind, J., Geske, R., Cummings, A., Galindo, S., Donohue, L. and O’Connor-Giles, K. (2012) Fife, a Drosophila Piccolo-RIM homolog, promotes active zone organization and neurotransmitter release. J Neuorsci. 32(48), 17048-58.
*These authors contributed equally.
Babaoglan, A.B., O’Connor-Giles, K.M., Mistry, H. Schickedanz, A., Wilson, B.A. and Skeath, J.B. (2009). Sanpodo: a context-dependent activator and inhibitor of Notch signaling during asymmetric divisions. Development 136, 4089-4098.

O’Connor-Giles, K.M. and Ganetzky, B. (2008). Satellite Signaling at Synapses. Fly 2(5), 259-261.
O’Connor-Giles, K.M., Ho, L.L. and Ganetzky, B. (2008). Nervous wreck interacts with Thickveins and the endocytic machinery to attenuate retrograde BMP growth signaling during synaptic growth. Neuron 58, 507-518.
Eberl, D., Kitamoto, T., Berke, B., O’Connor-Giles, K., Ueda, A., Lee, J., Ruan, H., Engel, J. and Ganetzky, B. (2008). Meeting report: genes, neurons, circuits, and behaviors: highlights of Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Drosophila neurobiology. Oct 3-7, 2007. Journal of Neurogenetics 22, 3-13.
O’Connor-Giles, K.M. and Skeath, J.B. (2003) Numb inhibits membrane localization of Sanpodo, a four-pass transmembrane protein, to promote asymmetric divisions in Drosophila. Dev Cell 5(2), 231-43.