Publications

Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Reverse Chronological Order. Papers published within the current year will link to the respective PubMed or journal website.
(†Equal contribution, §Lead contact, *Corresponding authors, #Co-first authors)
(Undergraduate Student authorship is underlined)

2018

Suzuki, A.*, Varma, D.* Cell Division: The Unattached Kinetochore Wears an Expansive RZZ Coat. Current Biology, 28, R1250-1252.

Suzuki, A.†, §, *, Gupta, A.†, Long, SK., Evans, R., Badger, BL., Salmon, ED., Biggins, S.*, Bloom, K. A Kinesin-5, Cin8, Recruits Protein Phosphatase 1 to Kinetochores and Regulates Chromosome Segregation. Current Biology, 28 (17), 2697-2704.
-Featured in Dispatch entitled “Cell Division: Here Comes the Kinesin Cavalry” in Current Biology, 28 (17), R943-R946.

Agarwal, S., Smith, KP., Zhou, Y., Suzuki, A., McKenney RJ., Varma, D. Cdt1 stabilizes kinetochore-microtubule attachments via an Aurora B kinase-dependent mechanism. Journal of Cell Biology, in press.

Bonacci, T., Suzuki, A., Grant, GD., Stanley, N., Cook, JG., Brown, NG., Emanuele MJ. Cezanne/OTUD7B is a cell cycle-regulated deubiquitinase that antagonizes the degradation of APC/C substratesEMBO journal, 37 (15), 1-17, (2018).

Fadero, TC., Gerbich, TM.†, Rana, K.†, Suzuki, A., DiSalvo, M., Schaefer, KN., Heppert, JK., Boothby, TC., Goldstein, B., Peifer, M., Allbritton, NL., Gladfelter, AS., Maddox, AS., and Maddox, PS. LITE microscopy: Tilted light-sheet excitation of model organisms offers high resolution and low photobleachingJournal of Cell Biology, 217 (5), 1869-1882 (2018).

Suzuki, A.*, Long, SK., Salmon, ED. An Optimized Method for 3D Fluorescence Co-Localization Applied to Human Kinetochore Protein ArchitectureeLife, 7, (2018).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

2017

Mills, CA., Suzuki, A., Arceci, A., Mo, JY., Duncan, A., Salmon, ED., Emanuele M. Nucleolar and spindle-associated protein 1 (NUSAP1) interacts with a SUMO E3 ligase complex during chromosome segregationJournal of Biological Chemistry, 292 (42), 17178-17189, (2017).
-Featured in cover.

Takada, M.†, Zhang, W.†, Suzuki, A., Kuroda, TS., Yu, Z., Inuzuka, H., Gao, D., Wan, L., Zhuang, M., Hu, L., Zhai, B., Fry, CJ., Bloom, K., Li, G., Karpen, GH.*, Wei, W.*, Zhang, Q.* FBW7 Loss Promotes Chromosomal Instability and Tumorigenesis via Cyclin E1/CDK2-Mediated Phosphorylation of CENP-ACancer Research, 77, 4881-4893, (2017).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

2016

Lera, RF., Potts, GK., Suzuki, A., Johnson, JM., Salmon, ED., Coon, JJ., Burkard, ME. Decoding Polo-like kinase 1 signaling along the kinetochore-centromere axisNature Chemical Biology, 12, 411-418, (2016).

Suzuki, A.*, Badger, BL., Haase, J., Ohashi, T., Erickson, HP., Salmon ED., Bloom, K. How the kinetochore couples microtubule force and centromere stretch to move chromosomes. Nature Cell Biology, 18, 382-392, (2016).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

Pilaz LJ., McMahon, JJ., Miller EE., Lennox, AL., Suzuki, A., Salmon, ED., Silver DL. Prolonged mitosis of neural progenitor alters cell fate in the developing brainNeuron, 89(1), 83-99 (2016).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

2015

Suzuki, A.*, Badger, BL., Salmon, ED.* A Quantitative Description of Ndc80 Complex Linkage to Human KinetochoreNature Communications, 6, 8161, (2015).

2014

Suzuki, A.*, Badger, BL., Wan, X., DeLuca, JG., Salmon, ED.* The architecture of CCAN proteins creates a structural integrity to resist spindle forces and achieve proper intrakinetochore stretchDevelopmental Cell, 30, 717-730, (2014).
-Featured in Previews entitled “How Kinetochores CCAN Resist Force” in Developmental Cell, 30, 637-638.
-Featured on Developmental Cell’s top website page.

Ishiguro, KI., Kim, J., Shibuya H., Hernández-Hernández, A., Suzuki, A., Fukagawa, T., Shioi, G., Kiyonari, H., Li, XC., Schimenti, J., Höög, C., Watanabe Y. Meiosis-specific cohesion mediates homolog recognition in mouse spermatocytesGenes & Development, 28, 594-607, (2014).

2013

Varma, D., Wan, X., Cheerambathur, D., Gassmann, R., Suzuki, A., Lawrimore, J., Desai, A., Salmon, ED. Spindle assembly checkpoint proteins are positioned close to core microtubule attachment sites at kinetochores. Journal of Cell Biology, 202, 735-746, (2013).

2012

Nishino, T., Takeuchi, K., Gascoigne, KE., Suzuki, A., Hori, T., Oyama, T., Morikawa, K., Cheeseman, IM., Fukagawa, T. CENP-T-W-S-X forms a unique centrometric chromatin structure with a histone-like foldCell, 148, 487-501, (2012).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

2011

Gascoigne, KE., Takeuchi, K., Suzuki, A., Hori, T., Fukagawa, T., Cheeseman, IM. Induced Ectopic Kinetochore Assembly Bypasses the Requirement for CENP-A NucleosomesCell, 145, 410-422, (2011).
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

Suzuki, A., Hori, T., Nishino, T., Usukura, J., Miyagi, A., Morikawa, K., Fukagawa, T. Spindle microtubules generate tension-dependent changes in the distribution of inner kinetochore proteinsJournal of Cell Biology, 193, 125-140, (2011).
-Featured in In Focus entitled “Kinetochores feel the pull” in Journal of Cell Biology, 193, 3.
-This article is recommended by “Faculty of 1000”.

Suzuki, A., Fukagawa, T. Cell Biological Analysis of DT40 Knockout Cell Lines for Cell-Cycle GenesCurrent Protocols in Cell Biology, 8; 8.7.1-8.7.17, (2011).

2010

Johnston, K., Joglekar, A., Hori, T., Suzuki, A., Fukagawa, T., Salmon, ED. Vertebrate kinetochore protein architecture: protein copy numberJournal of Cell Biology, 189(6), 937-943, (2010).

2009

Amano, M.#, Suzuki, A.#, Hori, T.#, Backer, C., Okawa, K., Cheeseman, IM., Fukagawa, T. The CENP-S complex is essential for the stable assembly of outer kinetochore structureJournal of Cell Biology, 186, 173-182, (2009).

2008

Hori, T., Amano, M., Suzuki, A., Backer, CB., Welburn, JP., Dong, Y., McEwen, BF., Shang, WH., Suzuki, E., Okawa, K., Cheeseman, IM., Fukagawa, T. CCAN makes multiple contacts with centromeric DNA to provide distinct pathways to the outer kinetochoreCell, 135, 1039-1052, (2008).