Selected publications

Tumor-initiating cells establish an IL-33–TGF-β niche signaling loop to promote cancer progression.
Taniguchi S, Elhance A, Van Duzer A, Kumar S, Leitenberger JJ, Oshimori N*. (2020). Science 369, eaay1318.

ADAP1 promotes invasive squamous cell carcinoma progression and predicts patient survival.
Van Duzer A, Taniguchi S, Elhance A, Tsujikawa T, Oshimori N*. (2019). Life Sci Alliance 2, e201900582.

Human mutant huntingtin disrupts vocal learning in transgenic songbirds.
Liu W-C, Kohn J, Szwed SK, Pariser E, Sepe S, Haripal B, Oshimori N, Marsala M, Miyanohara A, Lee R. (2015). Nat Neurosci. 18, 1617-1622.

TGF-β promotes heterogeneity and drug resistance in squamous cell carcinoma.
Oshimori N, Oristian D, Fuchs E. (2015). Cell 160, 963-976. 

RNAi screens in mice identify physiological regulators of oncogenic growth.
Beronja S, Janki P, Heller E, Lien WH, Keyes BE, Oshimori N, Fuchs E. (2013). Nature 501, 185-190.

The harmonies played by TGF-β in stem cell biology.
Oshimori N, Fuchs E. (2012). Cell Stem Cell 11, 751-764.

An RNA interference screen uncovers a new molecule in stem cell self-renewal and long-term regeneration.
Chen T, Heller E, Beronja S, Oshimori N, Stokes N, Fuchs E. (2012). Nature 485, 104-108. 

Paracrine TGF-β signaling counterbalances BMP-mediated repression in hair follicle stem cell activation.
Oshimori N, Fuchs E. (2012). Cell Stem Cell 10, 63-75.

Cep72 regulates the localization of key centrosomal proteins and proper bipolar spindle formation.
Oshimori N, Li X, Ohsugi M, Yamamoto T. (2009). EMBO J. 28, 2066-2076.

The Plk1 target Kizuna stabilizes mitotic centrosomes to ensure spindle bipolarity.
Oshimori N, Ohsugi M, Yamamoto T. (2006). Nat Cell Biol. 8, 1095-1101.