Publications

Hoppins S, Lackner LL, Lee JE, Mears JA. (2020) Chapter 20 – In vitro and in vivo assays for mitochondrial fission and fusion. Method Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2019.11.010

Harper CS, White AJ, Lackner LL. (2020) The multifunctional nature of mitochondrial contact site proteins. Curr Opin Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2020.02.010

Abrisch RG, Gumbin SC, Wisniewski BT, Lackner LL, and Voeltz GK. (2020) Fission and fusion machineries converge at ER contact sites to regulate mitochondrial morphology. JCB. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201911122.

Lackner LL. (2019) The Expanding and Unexpected Functions of Mitochondria Contact Sites. Trends Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.tcb.2019.02.009.

Kraft LM and Lackner LL. (2019) A conserved mechanism for mitochondria-dependent dynein anchoring. MBoC. DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E18-07-0466.

Chen W, Ping HA, Lackner LL. (2018) Direct membrane binding and self-interaction contribute to Mmr1 function in mitochondrial inheritance. MBoC. DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E18-02-0122.

Schmit HL, Kraft LM, Lee-Smith CF, Lackner LL. (2018) The role of mitochondria in anchoring dynein to the cell cortex extends beyond clustering the anchor protein. Cell Cycle. DOI: 10.1080/15384101.2018.1480226.

Kraft LM and Lackner LL. (2017) Mitochondrial-driven assembly of a cortical anchor for mitochondria and dynein. JCB. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201702022.

Kraft LM and Lackner LL. (2017) Mitochondrial anchors: Positioning mitochondria and more. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.06.193.

Ping HA, Kraft LM, Chen W, Nilles AE, Lackner LL. (2016) Num1 anchors mitochondria to the plasma membrane via two domains with different lipid binding specificities. JCB. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201511021.

Lackner LL. (2014) Shaping the dynamic mitochondrial network. BMC Biol. DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-12-35.

Murley A, Lackner LL, Osman C, West M, Voeltz GK, Walter P, Nunnari J. (2013) ER-associated mitochondrial division links the distribution of mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA in yeast. eLife. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.00422.

Lackner LL. (2013) Determining the shape and cellular distribution of mitochondria: the integration of multiple activities. Curr Opin Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2013.

Lackner LL, Graef M, Murley A, Ping H and Nunnari J. (2013) Endoplasmic reticulum associated mitochondria-cortex tether functions in the distribution and inheritance of mitochondria. PNAS. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1215232110.

Hoppins S, Collins SR, Cassidy-Stone A, Hummel E, DeVay RM, Lackner LL, Schuldiner M, Westermann B, Weissman JS, and Nunnari J. (2011) A mitochondrial-focused genetic interaction map reveals a scaffold-like complex required for inner membrane organization in mitochondria. Journal of Cell Biology. 10.1083/jcb.201107053.

Friedman JR, Lackner LL, West M, DiBenedetto JR, Nunnari J, Voeltz GK. (2011) ­ER tubules mark sites of mitochondrial division. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1207385.

Mears JA, Lackner LL, Fang S, Ingerman E, Nunnari J, Hinshaw JE. (2011) Conformational changes in Dnm1 support a contractile mechanism for mitochondrial fission. Nature Structural Molecular Biology. DOI: 10.1038/nsmb.1949.

Lackner LL, Nunnari J. (2010) Small molecule inhibitors of mitochondrial division: tools that translate basic biological research into medicine. Chemistry and Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2010.05.016.

DeVay RM, Dominguez-Ramirez L, Lackner LL, Hoppins S, Stahlberg H, Nunnari J. (2009) The roles of mitochondrial inner membrane dynamin isoforms in fusion. Journal of Cell Biology. 10.1083/jcb.200906098.

Lackner LL, Horner JS, Nunnari J. (2009) Mechanistic Analysis of a Dynamin Effector. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1176921.

Lackner LL, Nunnari J. (2009) The Molecular Mechanism and Cellular Functions of Mitochondrial Division. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2008.11.011.

Lackner LL, Hoppins S, Nunnari J. (2007) The machines that divide and fuse mitochondria. Annual Review of Biochemistry. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.biochem.76.071905.090048.