Original articles

Squarr AJ, Brinkmann K, Chen B, Steinbacher T, Ebnet K, Rosen MK, Bogdan S (2016). Fat2 acts through the WAVE regulatory complex to drive collective cell migration during tissue rotation. Journal of Cell Biology, Volume 212, No 5, Feb. 29, cover picture.

Brinkmann, K., Schulz J., Önel, S.-F., Faix, J, Winterhoff, M. and Bogdan, S. (2016). WHAMY is a novel actin polymerase promoting myoblast fusion, macrophage cell motility and sensory organ development in Drosophila.  Journal of Cell Science, Volume 129 Issue 3, 604-620, cover picture.

Seebach, J., Taha, A., Lenk, J., Lindemann, N., Jiang, X., Brinkmann, K., Bogdan, S. and Schnittler, H.-J. (2015). CellBorderTracker: A Video Analysis Package for the quantification of complex cell junction dynamics in endothelium. Histochem Cell Biol. 2015 144(6):517-32, cover picture.

Zobel, T., Brinkmann K., Koch N., Schneider K., Seemann E., Kessels, M., Qualmann, B. and Bogdan, S. (2015). Cooperative functions of the two F-BAR proteins Cip4 and Nostrin in regulating E-cadherin in epithelial morphogenesis. J. Cell Science, Vol. 128, Issue 3, 499-515, cover picture.

Chen, X.J., Squarr, A.J., Stephan, R., Chen, B., Higgins, T., Barry, D.J., Martin, M.C., Rosen, M.K., Bogdan, S. * and Way, M. * (2014). Ena/VASP proteins cooperate with the WAVE complex to regulate the actin cytoskeleton. Developmental Cell, Vol. 30, Issue 5, 569-584. (* Co-corresponding authors).

Lammel, U., Bechtold, M., Risse, B., Berh, D., Fleige, A., Bunse, I., Jiang, X., Klämbt, C and Bogdan, S. (2014). The Drosophila FHOD1 like formin Knittrig acts through Rho kinase Rok to promote stress fiber formation and directed macrophage migration during cellular immune response. Development, 2014 Mar;141(6):1366-80; cover picture.

Chen, B., Brinkmann, K., Chen, Z., Pak, C.W., Liao, X., Shi, S., Henry, L., Grishin, N., Bogdan, S.,* and Rosen, M.K.,* (2014). The WAVE Regulatory Complex Links Diverse Receptors to the Actin Cytoskeleton. Cell, Vol. 156, Issue 1, 195-207 (* Co-corresponding authors).

Sander, M., Squarr, A. J., Risse, B., Jiang, X. and Bogdan, S. (2013). Drosophila pupal macrophages - a versatile tool for combined ex vivo and in vivo imaging of cell dynamics at high resolution. European Journal of Cell Biology, 92, 349-354, cover picture.

Zobel, T. & Bogdan, S. (2013). Towards a better understanding of actin dynamics in vivo - a high resolution view of the fly actin cytoskeleton lacking a functional WAVE complex. Journal of Microscopy, 251, 224-231.

Yan, S., Lv, Z., Winterhoff, M., Wenzel,C., Zobel,T., Faix,J. Bogdan,S.* and Großhans, J.* (2013). The F-BAR protein Cip4/Toca-1 antagonizes the formin Diaphanous in membrane stabilization and compartmentalization. Journal Cell Science,126, 1796-1805, (* Co-corresponding authors).

Reddy, B., Shao,K.S., Schäfer,G.,Trinkewitz, T., Groth, V., Liu, J., Beck, L., Bogdan, S., Abmayr, S.M. and Önel, S.F. (2012). Dock mediates Scar- and WASp-dependent actin polymerization through interaction with cell adhesion molecules in founder cells and fusion-competent myoblasts. Journal Cell Science, Jan 1;126(Pt 1):360-72.

Stephan, R., Gohl, C., Fleige, A., Klämbt, C. and Bogdan, S. (2011). Membrane targeted WAVE mediates photoreceptor axon targeting in the absence of the WAVE complex in Drosophila. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2011 22:21 4079-4092.

Gohl, C., Banovic, D., Grevelhoerster, A., and Bogdan, S. (2010). WAVE forms hetero- and homo-oligomeric complexes at integrin junctions in Drosophila visualized by Bimolecular fluorescence complementation. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 40171-40179.

Fricke R., Dharmalingam E., Gohl C., Grevelhörster A., Kessels M., Qualmann B. and Bogdan, S. (2009). Drosophila Cip4/Toca-1 integrates membrane trafficking and actin dynamics through WASP and WAVE. Current Biology 2009 11;19(17):1429-37.

Kumar, V., Fricke, R., Bhar, D.,Reddi-Alla, S., Krishnan, K, Bogdan, S. and Ramaswami, M. (2009). Syndapin Promotes Formation of a Postsynaptic Membrane System in Drosophila. Mol Biol Cell Apr;20(8):2254-64.

Leibfried, A., Fricke, R., Morgan, M.J., Bogdan, S. and Bellaiche, Y.   (2008). Cip4 and WASp define a novel branch of the Cdc42-Par6-aPKC pathway regulating E-Cad endocytosis in Drosophila epithelial tissue. Current Biology 2008 11;18(21):1639-48.

Stephan, R., Grevelhorster, A., Wenderdel, S., Klämbt, C., and Bogdan, S. (2008). Abi induces ectopic sensory organ formation by stimulating EGFR signaling. Mechanism of Development 125, 183-95.

Schäfer G., Müller S, Holz A., Bogdan S., Renkawitz-Pohl R. and Önel S. (2007). The Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein, WASP, is essential for Drosophila myoblast fusion. Developmental Biology Apr 15;304(2):664-74).

Bogdan, S., Stephan R., Loebke C. Mertens A. and Klämbt, C. (2005). Abi activates Wasp to promote sensory organ development. Nature Cell Biology, 7, 977-984.

Schroter RH, Lier S, Holz A, Bogdan S, Klämbt C, Beck L, Renkawitz-Pohl R. (2004). kette and blown fuse interact genetically during the second fusion step of myogenesis in Drosophila. Development 131, 4501-9.

Bogdan, S., Grewe O. Strunk M. Mertens A. and Klämbt, C. (2004). Sra-1 interacts with Kette and Wasp and is required for neuronal and bristle development. Development 131, 3981-89.

Bogdan, S. and Klämbt, C. (2003). Kette regulates actin dynamics and genetically interacts with Wave and Wasp. Development 130, 4427-37.

Bogdan, S., Senkel, S., Esser, F., Ryffel, G. U. and Pogge v Strandmann, E. (2001). Misexpression of Xsiah-2 induces a small eye phenotype in Xenopus. Mechanism of Development 103, 61-9, cover picture.



Bechtold, M., Schultz J. and Bogdan, S. (2014). FHOD proteins in actin dynamics - a formin' class of its own. SmallGTPases, April 3;5(2):1-6.

Bogdan S.*, Schultz J. and Grosshans J.*. (2014). Formin’ cellular structures - physiological roles of Diaphanous (Dia) in actin dynamics. Communicative & Integrative Biology 6, e27634, (* Co-corresponding authors).

Gohl C., Zobel T. and Bogdan, S. (2011) Molekulare Kontrolle der Aktin-Dynamik in vivo – Erkenntnisse aus der Fruchtfliege. Biospektrum  01/2012.

Fricke R., Gohl C. and Bogdan, S. (2010). The F-BAR protein family: Actin’ on the membrane. Communicative & Integrative Biology 3, 89-94.

Bogdan, S. and Klämbt, C. (2005) Von der Entwicklung des Nervensystems zum Aktin-Zytoskelett. Bioforum 06/2005.

Bogdan, S. and C. Klämbt (2001). Epidermal growth factor receptor signaling. Curr Biol 11(8): R292-5.