Strassman A, Schnütgen 2, Dai Q, Jones JC, Gomez AC, Pitstick L, Holton NE, Moskal R, Leslie ER, von Melchner H, Beier DR, Bjork BC, Generation of a multipurpose Prdm16 allele by targeted trapping.

Dai Q, Ren A, Westholm JO, Duan H, Patel DJ and Lai EC. Common and distinct DNA-binding and regulatory activities of the BEN-solo transcription factor family. Genes & Development. 2015 Jan 1; 29(1): 48-62. PMID: 25561495


Milton CC, Grusche FA, Degoutin JL, Yu E, Dai Q, Lai EC, Harvey KF. The Hippo pathway regulates hematopoiesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Biology. 2014 Nov 17; 24(22): 2673-80. PMID: 25454587


Wen J, Mohammed J, Bortolamiol-Becet D, Tsai H, Robine N, Westholm JO, Ladewig E, Dai Q, Okamura K, Flynt AS, Zhang D, Andrews J, Cherbas L, Kaufman TC, Cherbas P, Siepel A, Lai EC. Diversity of miRNAs, siRNAs, and piRNAs across 25 Drosophila cell lines. Genome Res. 2014 Jul; 24(7): 1236-50. PMID: 24985917


Aoki T, Wolle D, Ben Noon EP, Dai Q, Lai EC and Schedl P. Bi-functional cross-linking reagents efficiently capture protein-DNA complexes in Drosophila embryos. Fly. 2013 Oct 17;8(1). PMID: 24135698


Dai Q, Andreu-Agullo C, Insolera R, Wong LC, Shi SH and Lai EC. BEND6 is a nuclear antagonist of Notch signaling during self-renewal of neural stem cells. Development. 2013 May 1; 140 (9) :1892-902. PMID: 23571214


Dai Q*, Ren A*, Westholm JO, Serganov AA, Patel DJ and Lai EC. The BEN domain is a novel sequence-specific DNA binding domain conserved in neural transcriptional repressors. Genes and Development. 2013 Mar 15;27(6):602-14. PMID: 23468431. (Selected as cover). (* co-first author).


Bejarano F, Bortolamiol-Becet D, Dai Q, Sun K, Saj A, Chou YT, Raleigh DR, Kim K, Ni JQ, Duan H, Yang JS, Fulga TA, Van Vactor D, Perrimon N, Lai EC. A genome-wide transgenic resource for conditional expression of Drosophila microRNAs. Development. 2012;139(15):2821-31. PMID: 22745315. (Selected as cover).


Dai Q*, Smibert P*, Lai EC. Exploiting Drosophila genetics to understand microRNA function and regulation. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2012;99:201-35. Review. PMID: 22365740. (* co-first author).


Duan H*, Dai Q*, Kavaler J*, Bejarano F, Medranda G, Negre N and Lai EC. Insensitive is a co-repressor for Suppressor of Hairless and regulates Notch signaling during neural development. EMBO J. 2011;30(15):3120-33. PMID: 21765394. (* co-first author)


Berezikov E, Robine N, Samsonova A, Westholm JO, Naqvi A, Hung JH, Okamura K, Dai Q, Bortolamiol-Becet D, Martin R, Zhao Y, Zamore PD, Hannon GJ, Marra MA, Weng Z, Perrimon N, Lai EC. Deep annotation of Drosophila melanogaster microRNAs yields insights into their processing, modification, and emergence. Genome Res. 2011;21(2):203-15. PMID: 21177969


modENCODE Consortium, Roy S, Ernst J, Kharchenko PV, Kheradpour P, Negre N, Eaton ML, Landolin JM, Bristow CA, Ma L, Lin MF, Washietl S, Arshinoff BI, Ay F, Meyer PE, Robine N, Washington NL, Di Stefano L, Berezikov E, Brown CD, Candeias R, Carlson JW, Carr A, Jungreis I, Marbach D, Sealfon R, Tolstorukov MY, Will S, Alekseyenko AA, Artieri C, Booth BW, Brooks AN, Dai Q, et al. Identification of functional elements and regulatory circuits by Drosophila modencode. Science. 2010;330(6012):1787-97. PMID: 21177974


Dai Q, Bergman M, Aihara M, Nibu Y, and Mattias Mannervik. Drosophila Ebi mediates Snail-dependent transcriptional repression through HDAC3-induced histone deacetylation. EMBO.J., 2008;27(6):898-909. PMID: 18309295


Haecker A, Qi D, Lilja T, Moussian B, Andrioli LP, Luschnig S, Mannervik M. Drosophila Brakeless Interacts with Atrophin and Is Required for Tailless-Mediated Transcriptional Repression in Early Embryos. PLoS Biol., 2007;5:1298-1308. PMID: 17503969


Qi D, Jin H, Lilja T, Mannervik M. Drosophila Reptin and other TIP60 complex components promote generation of silent chromatin. Genetics, 2006;174:241-51. PMID: 16816423


Qi D, Larsson J and Mannervik M. Drosophila Ada2b is required for viability and normal histone H3 acetylation. Mol Cell Biol., 2004;24:8080-9. PMID: 15340070


Lilja T, Qi D, Stabell M, Mannervik M. The CBP coactivator functions both upstream and downstream of Dpp/Screw signaling in the early Drosophila embryo. Dev Biol., 2003;262:294-302. PMID: 14550792