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Fischer, Janice

Janice A Fischer

Professor, Director, Academic Center
Molecular Biosciences, Biology Instruction Office

Molecular genetics of the ubiquitin pathway in Drosophila

Phone: 512-232-3690

Office Location
NMS 2.312

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712

Professor, Molecular Biosciences

Director, Biology Instructional Office

Professor, UT Extension School

Goldberg ML, Fischer JA, Hood L, Hartwell LH (2021) GENETICS, From Genes to Genomes, 7th edition. McGraw-Hill.

Hartwell LH, Goldberg ML, Fischer JA, Hood L (2018) GENETICS, From Genes to Genomes, 6th edition. McGraw-Hill.

Hartwell LH, Goldberg ML, Fischer JA, Hood L (2015) GENETICS, From Genes to Genomes, 5th edition. McGraw-Hill.

Xie X, Fischer JA (2012) Drosophila Epsin’s role in Notch ligand cells requires three Epsin protein functions: the lipid binding function of the ENTH domain, a single Ubiquitin interaction motif, and a subset of the C-terminal protein binding modules. Developmental Biology 363:399-412.

Lee J-H, Fischer JA (2012) Drosophila Tel2 is expressed as a translational fusion with EpsinR and is a regulator Wingless signaling. PLoS ONE 7(9), e46357

Weinmaster G, Fischer JA (2011) Notch ligand ubiquitylation: what is it good for? Developmental Cell 21:134-144.

Cho B, Fischer JA (2011) Ral GTPase promotes asymmetric Notch activation in response to Frizzled/PCP signaling by repressing ligand-independent receptor activation. Development 138:1349-1359

Lee J-H, Overstreet E, Fitch E, Fleenor S, Fischer JA (2009) Drosophila liquid facets-Related encodes Golgi epsin and is an essential gene required for cell proliferation, growth, and patterning. Developmental Biology 331:1-13.

Eun SH, Banks SML, Fischer JA (2008) Auxilin is essential for Delta signaling. Development 135:1089-1095.

Wu Y, Bolduc F, Bell K, Tully T, Fang Y Sehgal A, Fischer JA (2008) A Drosophila model for Angelman syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105(34):12399-1240

Eun SH, Lea K, Overstreet E, Stevens S, Lee J-H, Fischer JA. (2007) Identification of genes that interact with Drosophila liquid facets. Genetics 175:1163-1174.

2021 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award

2021 Natural Science Council Faculty Service Award for Teaching Excellence

2019 President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award

2012 College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award