Shannon Ballard (2001-2007), Ph.D. "Regulation of Drosophila larval growth and metabolism by BMP signaling."
Lorena Soares (1999-2006), Ph.D. "Role of BMP signaling in notum patterning and transcriptional regulation of dpp."
Erdem Bangi (1999-2005), Ph.D. "Genetic analysis of BMP activity gradient formation in the Drosophila wing imaginal disc." Won the Barry Jay Rosen Memorial Award for a PhD thesis of exceptional merit.
Caroline Savery (1998 – 2004), Ph.D. "Distribution and regulation of signaling by bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) during Drosophila gut development."
Ongkar Khalsa (1995-2000), Ph.D. "Participation of the Drosophila TGF-?/BMP gene, glass bottom boat-60A, in development."
Jana Jarolimova - (2008) "Fatty acid metabolism and the roles of BMP and TOR signaling in the Drosophila melanogaster fat body."
Juliane Kellner - (2006) "BMP-Mediated Modulation of dpp transcription in the Drosophila wing imaginal disc."
Jamie Weaver - (2006) "The spatial role of gbb in Drosophila ovarian somatic tissue as visualized using virtual reality."
Melissa Duan - (2003) "The role of gbb in the Drosophila Stem Cell Niche"
Nzovu Ulenga - (2003) "Exploring the role of dSmad2 in TGF-? signaling in Drosophila by screening for dSmad2 null mutations"
Sarah Bowman - (2002) "Role of gbb in growth"
Sarah Burke - (2000) "BMP signaling during midgut morphogenesis in Drosophila embryos"
Keith Blechman - (1999) "Altering the levels of expression of a Drosophila BMP-related gene at various times during development"
Kate Madden - (1999) "Isolation and genetic characterization of new alleles of the BMP-related gene glass bottom boat"
Emily Borod - (1996) "Analysis of the TGF-?-related 60A gene during oogenesis and embryonic gut morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster"
Karina Bozzuto - (1996) "The role of M during oogenesis and embryogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster"
Deborah Phillips - (1996) "A functional analysis of TGF-? signaling in Drosophila development"
Rhoda Wynn - (1996) "Molecular genetic analysis of peter pan (ptr), a potential TGF-beta signaling pathway component"
Kathy de Castro - (1994) "Molecular mapping and mutagenesis in the region of the 60A gene: A TGF-?-like gene in Drosophila melanogaster"