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Skokan, T. D., Hobmayer, B., McKinley, K. L.^ & Vale, R. D.^ Mechanical stretch regulates macropinocytosis in Hydra vulgaris. (2021) bioRxiv, 2021.2012.2003.471193, doi:10.1101/2021.12.03.471193

Skokan, T. D., Vale, R. D^. & McKinley, K. L.^ (2020) Cell Sorting in Hydra vulgaris Arises from Differing Capacities for Epithelialization between Cell Types. Curr Biol, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2020.07.035

McKinley, K.L.*, Castillo-Azofeifa, D.*, and Klein, O.D.^ (2020). Tools and Concepts for Interrogating and Defining Cellular Identity. Cell Stem Cell 26, 632-656. * Co-first authors

Rodriguez-Rodriguez, J.A., Lewis, C., McKinley, K.L., Sikirzhytski, V., Corona, J., Maciejowski, J., Khodjakov, A., Cheeseman, I.M., and Jallepalli, P.V.^ (2018). Distinct Roles of RZZ and Bub1-KNL1 in Mitotic Checkpoint Signaling and Kinetochore Expansion. Current Biology 28, 3422-3429 e3425.

McKinley, K.L., Stuurman, N., Royer, L.A., Schartner, C., Castillo-Azofeifa, D., Delling, M., Klein, O.D.^, and Vale, R.D.^ (2018). Cellular aspect ratio and cell division mechanics underlie the patterning of cell progeny in diverse mammalian epithelia. Elife 7. doi: 10.7554/eLife.36739

McKinley, K.L.^ (2018). Employing CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering to dissect the molecular requirements for mitosis. Methods in Cell Biology 144, 75-105.

Guo, L.Y., Allu, P.K., Zandarashvili, L., McKinley, K.L., Sekulic, N., Dawicki-McKenna, J.M., Fachinetti, D., Logsdon, G.A., Jamiolkowski, R.M., Cleveland, D.W., Cheeseman, I.M., and Black, B.E.^ (2017). Centromeres are maintained by fastening CENP-A to DNA and directing an arginine anchor-dependent nucleosome transition. Nature Communications 8, 15775.

McKinley, K.L.^, and Cheeseman, I.M.^ (2017). Large-Scale Analysis of CRISPR/Cas9 Cell-Cycle Knockouts Reveals the Diversity of p53-Dependent Responses to Cell-Cycle Defects. Developmental Cell 40, 405-420.

McKinley, K.L.^, and Cheeseman, I.M.^ (2016). The Molecular Basis for Centromere Identity and Function. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 17(1):16-29.

McKinley, K.L., Sekulic, N., Guo, L.Y., Tsinman, T., Black, B.E., and Cheeseman, I.M.^ (2015). The CENP-L-N Complex Forms a Critical Node in an Integrated Meshwork of Interactions at the Centromere-Kinetochore Interface. Molecular Cell 60(6): 886-98.

McKinley, K.L., and Cheeseman, I.M.^ (2014). Polo-like Kinase 1 Licenses CENP-A Deposition at Centromeres. Cell 158(2): 397–411.

Thiru, P., Kern, D. M., McKinley, K. L., Monda, J. K., Rago, F., Su, K.-C., Tsinman, T., Yarar, D., Bell, G.W., and Cheeseman, I.M.^ (2014). Kinetochore genes are coordinately upregulated in human tumors as part of a FoxM1-related cell division program. Molecular Biology of the Cell 25(13):1983-94.

Fisher, M. A., McKinley, K. L., Bradley, L. H., Viola, S. R., and Hecht, M. H.^ (2011). De novo designed proteins from a library of artificial sequences function in Escherichia coli and enable cell growth. PloS one, 6(1), e15364.

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