Pk and Fmi stain of eye disc
The Jenny Lab

Department of
Developmental and Molecular Biology at

Albert Einstein

Science at the Heart of Medicine

Reviews and Comments

Rodan, A.R.*, Jenny, A.* (2017). WNK kinases in development and disease. Curr. Top. Dev. Bio 123, 1-47.

Baker, N.E.*, Jenny, A*. (2014). Metabolism and the Other Fat: A Protocadherin in Mitochondria. Cell 158, 1241-1242.

Serysheva, E., Mlodzik*, M., Jenny, A*. (2014). Wnts in Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Cell Cycle 13, 173-174.

Maung, S. M. T., Jenny, A. (2011). Planar Cell Polarity in Drosophila. Edited by Carroll, T. Organogenesis 7(3) 165-179.

Jenny, A. Planar Cell Polarity in the Drosophila Eye (2010). Edited by Reh, T. and Cagan, R. Curr. Top. Dev. Bio. 93, 189-227.

Jenny, A., Mlodzik, M. Planar cell polarity signaling: a common mechanism for cellular polarization. (2006). Mt Sinai J Med., 73(5), 738-750.


Book Edition

Protein Kinases in Development and Disease. Edited by Jenny, A. (2017). Curr. Top. Dev. Bio.



Kaur, P., Yuk Man Lam, V., Mannava, A., Suresh, J., Jenny, A., Tolwinski, N. (2017). Membrane Targeting of Disheveled Can Bypass the Need for Arrow/LRP5. Sci. Rep in press.

Jahanshahi, M., Hsiao, K., Jenny, A., Pfleger, C. M. (2016). The Hippo Pathway targets the Cdh1/fzr inhibitor Rae1 to regulate mitosis and establish organ size. PLoS Genetics 12(8):e1006198. doi: 10.1371.

Mukherjee, A., Patel, B., Koga, H., Cuervo, AM., Jenny, A. (2016). Selective endosomal microautophagy is starvation inducible in Drosophila. Autophagy 12(11), 1–16.

Dollar, G., Barnett, A.A., Gombos, R., Sanchez Hernandez, D., Maung, S.M.T, Mihály, Jenny, A. (2016). Unique and overlapping functions of formins Frl and DAAM during PCP signaling and neuronal development in Drosophila. Genetics 202 (3), 1135-1151.

Gombos, R., Migh, E., Antal, O., Mukherjee, A., Jenny, A., Mihály, J. (2015). The Formin DAAM Functions as Molecular Effector of the Planar Cell Polarity Pathway during Axonal Development in Drosophila. J. Neuroscience 35(28), 10154 –10167.

Fagan, J., Dollar, G., Lu, Q., Barnett, A., Pechuan Jorge, J., Schlosser, A., Pfleger, C., Adler, P., Jenny, A (2014). Combover/CG10732, a Novel PCP Effector for Drosophila Wing Hair Formation. PLoS One 9(9), e107311. doi:10.1371

Heim, A., Hartung, O., Rothhämel, S., Ferreira, E., Jenny, A., Marlow, F. (2014). Oocyte polarity requires a Bucky ball-dependent feedback amplification loop. Development 141(4), 842-854.

Serysheva, E., Berhane, H., Grumolato, L., Demir, K., Balmer, S., Bodak, M. , Aaronson, S., Boutros, M., Mlodzik*, M., Jenny, A*. (2013). Wnk kinases are positive regulators of canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling. EMBO Reports doi: 10.1038/embor.2013.88.

Müller, R., Jenny, A.*, Stanley, P*. (2013). The extracellular GlcNac transferase Eogt interact with the Notch signaling and pyrimidine metabolism. PLoS ONE 8: e62835. doi:10.1371.

Santos-Ledo, A., Jenny, A.*, Marlow, F*. (2013). Comparative gene expression analysis of the fmnl family of formins during zebrafish development and implications for tissue-specific functions. Gene Expr. Patterns pii: S1567-133X(12)00076-2.

Yanfeng, W.A., Berhane, H., Mola, M., Singh, J., Jenny, A*, Mlodzik, M.* (2011) Functional dissection of phosphorylation of Disheveled in Drosophila. . Dev. Biol. 360(1), 132-142.

Mirkovic, I., Gault, W.J., Rahnama, M., Jenny, A., Gaengel, K., Bessette, D., Gottardi, C.J., Verheyen, E., Mlodzik, M. (2011). Nemo kinase phosphorylates β-catenin to promote ommatidial rotation and connects core PCP factors to E-cadherin–β-catenin. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 18, 665-72.

Jenny, A. (2011), Preparation of adult Drosophila eyes for thin sectioning and microscopic analysis. JoVE pii: 2959. doi: 10.3791/2959.

Pataki, C., Matusek, T., Kurucz, E., Andó, I., Jenny, A., Mihály, J. (2010) Drosophila Rab23 is a planar cell polarity gene involved in the regulation of wing hair number. Genetics 184, 1051-1065.

Itoh, K., Jenny, A., Mlodzik, M., Sokol, S. (2009) Centrosomal localization of Diversin and its relevance to Wnt signaling. J. Cell Sci. 122, 3791-3798

Suyama, R.*, Jenny, A.*, Curado, S.*, Pellis-van Berkel, W., Ephrussi, A. (2008). The actin binding protein Lasp promotes Oskar accumulation at the posterior pole of the Drosophila embryo. Development 136, 95-105.

Jenny, A., Mlodzik, M. (2008). Modified vectors for the two-step directional cloning of inverted repeats for RNA interference in Drosophila. Biotechniques, 44(3), 335-339.

Wu, J., Jenny, A., Mirkovic, I., Mlodzik, M. (2008). Frizzled-Dishevelled signaling specificity outcome can be modulated by Diego in Drosophila. Mech. Dev. 125(1-2), 30-42.

Moeller, H., Jenny, A., Schaeffer, HJ., Schwarz-Romond, T., Mlodzik, M., Hammerschmidt, M., Birchmeier, W. (2006). Diversin interacts with Dishevelled to control non-canonical Wnt signaling. PNAS, 103(43),15900-15905.

Klein, TJ., Jenny, A., Djiane, A., Mlodzik, M. (2006). Kinase-dependent and –independent functions of Doubletime/CKIe regulate Wnt/b-catenin and Fz/PCP signaling in Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 16(13), 1337-1343.

Jenny, A.*, Hachet, O.*, Zavorsky, P., Cyrklaff, A., Weston, M.D.W., St Johnston, D., Erdely, M., Ephrussi, A. (2006). A translation-independent role of oskar RNA in early Drosophila oogenesis. Development 133, 2827-2833.

Ciruna, B., Jenny, A., Lee, D., Mlodzik, M., Schier, A. (2006) Planar polarity signalling controls reintegration of dividing neuroepithelial cells during neurulation, Nature 439, 220-224.

Jenny, A., Reynolds-Kenneally, J., Das, G., Burnett, M., Mlodzik, M. (2005). Diego and Prickle regulate Frizzled-planar polarity signaling by competing for Dishevelled binding. Nat. Cell Biol. 7(7), 691-697.

Simons, M., Gloy,J., Ganner, A., Axel, B., Bashkurov, M., Krönig, C., Schermer, B., Benzing, T., Cabello, O., Polok, B., Driever, W., Jenny, A., Mlodzik, M., Obara, T., Walz, G. (2005) Inversin, the nephronophthisis type II gene product, functions as a molecular switch between Wnt signaling pathways. Nat. Genet. 37(5), 537-543.

Das, G., Jenny, A., Klein, T.J., Mlodzik, M. (2004) Diego interacts with Prickle and Strabismus/Van Gogh to localize planar cell polarity complexes. Development 131, 4467-4476.

Jenny, A., Darken, R. S., Wilson, P. A. & Mlodzik, M. (2003). Prickle and Strabismus form a functional complex to generate a correct axis during planar cell polarity signaling. EMBO J. 22, 4409-4420.

Barabino, S.M., Hubner, W., Jenny, A., Minvielle-Sebastia, L. and Keller. W. (1997). The 30-kD subunit of mammalian cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor and its yeast homolog are RNA-binding zinc finger proteins. Genes Dev 11, 1703-1716.

Jenny, A.*, Minvielle-Sebastia, L*., Preker, P.J.* and Keller, W. (1996). Sequence similarity between the 73-kilodalton protein of mammalian CPSF and a subunit of yeast polyadenylation factor I. Science 29; 1514-1517.

Schul W., Groenhout B., Koberna K., Takagaki Y., Jenny A., Manders E.-M., Raska I., van Driel R., de Jong L.(1996). The RNA 3 ’ cleavage factors CstF 64 kDa and CPSF 100 kDa are concentrated in nuclear domains closely associated with coiled bodies and newly synthesized RNA. EMBO J. 15, 2883-2892.

Nemeth, A., Krause, S., Blank, D., Jenny, A., Jenö, P., Lustig, A., and Wahle, E. (1995). Isolation of genomic and cDNA clones encoding bovine poly(A) binding protein II. Nucleic Acids Res. 23, 4034-4041.

Jenny, A. and Keller, W. (1995). Cloning of cDNAs encoding the 160 kDa subunit of the bovine cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor. Nucl. Acids Res. 23, 2629-2635.

O’Connell, M.A., Krause, S., Higuchi, M., Hsuan, J.J., Totty, N.F., Jenny, A. and Keller, W. (1995). Cloning of cDNAs encoding mammalian double-stranded RNA-specific adenosine deaminase. Mol. Cell Biol. 15, 1389-1397.

Jenny, A., Hauri, H.-P. and Keller, W. (1994). Characterisation of Cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor and cloning of its 100-kilodalton subunit. Mol. Cell. Biol. 14, 8183-8190.

*co-first or co-corresponding authors