2010 - Present

Flor-Parra, I and F. Chang. 
The XMAP215 Ortholog Alp14 is Required for Efficient Microtubule Nucleation in Fission Yeast.
BioRxiv 2018. 

Facchetti G, B Knapp, I Flor-Parra, I, F Chang*, M Howard.  
Dissecting the mechanistic basis of cell size control in fission yeast by re-engineered geometric size sensing. 
BioRxiv. 2018.

Chang, F. 
Forces that shape fission yeast cells. 
Mol. Biol. Cell 2017. 28:1819-1824.

Facchetti G, F Chang, M Howard.  
Controlling cell size through sizer mechanisms. 
Curr. Op Systems Biol. 2017. 5: 86-92. 

Atilgan, E., V. Magidson, A. Khodjakov, and F. Chang.
Morphogenesis of the fission yeast cell through cell wall expansion.
Curr Biol. 2015. 25: 2150-7.PubMed 
Supplementary Data and Movies

Zhou, Z., E. L Munteanu, J. He, T. Ursell, M. Bathe, K.C. Huang, F. Chang.
The contractile ring coordinates curvature dependent septum assembly during fission yeast cytokinesis
Mol Biol Cell. 2015. 26: 78-90. PubMed
Supplementary Data and Movies

Haupt, A, A. Campetelli, D. Bonazzi, M. Piel, F. Chang and N. Minc.
Electrochemical regulation of budding yeast polarity.
PLoS Biology. 2014. 12: e1002029.PubMed
Supplementary Data and Movies

Chang, F and Minc, N
Electrochemical control of cell and tissue polarity.
Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2014. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100913-013357. PubMed
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Basu, R, Munteanu, EL and Chang, F
Role of turgor pressure in endocytosis in fission yeast.
Mol Biol Cell. 2014. 25: 679-687. PMCID: PMC3937093 PubMed
Supplementary Data and Movies

Pan, K, Saunders, TE, Flor-Parra, I, Howard, M and Chang, F
Cortical regulation of cell size by a sizer Cdr2.
ELife. 2014. 24642412. PMCID: PMC3956294 PubMed
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Al-Bassam J, Kim H, Flor-Parra I, Lal N, Velji H, Chang F
Fission yeast Alp14 is a dose-dependent plus end-tracking microtubule polymerase.
Mol Biol cell. 2012. 23(15):2878-90 PubMed 
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Atilgan E, Burgess D, Chang, F. 
Localization of cytokinesis factors to the future cell division site by microtubule-dependent transport.
Cytoskeleton. 2012. 69:973-82 PubMed 
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Hou H, Zhou Z, Wang Y, Wang J, Kallgren SP, Kurchuk T, Miller EA, Chang F, Jia S. 
Csi1 links centromeres to nuclear envelope for centromere clustering. 
J Cell Biol 2012 199:735-44. PubMed 
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Presti LL, Chang F, Martin SG. 
Myosin Vs organize actin cables in fission yeast. 
Mol Biol Cell. 2012 23:4579-91. PubMed 
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Proctor SA, Minc N, Boudaoud A, Chang F
Contributions of turgor pressure, the contractile ring, and septum assembly to forces in cytokinesis in fission yeast. 
Curr Biol. 2012 Sep 11;22(17):1601-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.042. PubMed

Saunders TE, Pan KZ, Angel A, Guan Y, Shah JV, Howard M, Chang F. 
Noise reduction in the intracellular pom1p gradient by a dynamic clustering mechanism. 
Dev Cell. 2012 Mar 13;22(3):558-72. Epub 2012 Feb 16. PubMed 
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Basu R, Chang F. 
Characterization of dip1p reveals a switch in Arp2/3-dependent actin assembly for fission yeast endocytosis. 
Curr Biol. 2011 Jun 7;21(11):905-16. PubMed 
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Minc N, Burgess D, Chang F. 
Influence of cell geometry on division-plane positioning. 
Cell. 2011 Feb 4;144(3):414-26. PubMed 
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Al-Bassamv J,Kim H,Brouhard G, Oijen A, Harrison SC, Chang F. 
CLASP promotes microtubule rescue by recruiting tubulin dimers to the microtubule. 
Dev Cell. 2010 Aug 17. PubMed 
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Minc N, Chang F. 
Electrical Control of Cell Polarization in the Fission Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. 
Curr Biol. 2010 Apr 27;20(8):710-6. PubMed 

Yonetani A, Chang F. 
Regulation of cytokinesis by the formin cdc12p. 
Curr Biol. 2010 Mar 23;20(6):561-6. PubMed 

2000 - 2009

Minc N, Boudaoud A, Chang F. 
Mechanical Forces of Fission Yeast Growth. 
Curr Biol. 2009 Jul 14;19(13):1096-101. PubMed 
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Minc N, Bratman SV, Basu R, Chang F. 
Establishing new sites of polarization by microtubules. 
Curr Biol. 2009 Jan 27;19(2):83-94. PubMed 
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Yonetani A, Lustig RJ, Moseley JB, Takeda T, Goode BL, Chang F. 
Regulation and Targeting of the Fission Yeast Formin cdc12p in Cytokinesis. 
Mol Biol Cell. 2008 May;19(5):2208-19. PubMed
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Bratman SV, Chang F. 
Stabilization of overlapping microtubules by fission yeast CLASP. 
Dev Cell. 2007 Dec;13(6):812-27. PubMed
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Martin SG, Rincon SA, Basu R, Perez P, Chang F. 
Regulation of the formin for3p by cdc42p and bud6p. 
Mol Biol Cell. 2007 Oct;18(10):4155-67. PubMed
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Padte NN, Martin SG, Howard M, Chang F. 
The cell-end factor pom1p inhibits mid1p in specification of the cell division plane in fission yeast. 
Curr Biol. 2006 Dec 19;16(24):2480-7. PubMed 
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Daga RR, Lee KG, Bratman S, Salas-Pino S, Chang F. 
Self-organization of microtubule bundles in anucleate fission yeast cells. 
Nat Cell Biol. 2006 Oct;8(10):1108-13. PubMed 
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Magidson V, Chang F, Khodjakov A. 
Regulation of cytokinesis by spindle-pole bodies. 
Nat Cell Biol. 2006 Aug;8(8):891-3. PubMed 
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Daga RR, Yonetani A, Chang F. 
Asymmetric microtubule pushing forces in nuclear centering. 
Curr Biol. 2006 Aug 8;16(15):1544-50. PubMed 
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Martin SG, Chang F. 
Dynamics of the formin for3p in actin cable assembly. 
Curr Biol. 2006 Jun 20;16(12):1161-70. PubMed 
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Takeda T, Chang F. 
Role of fission yeast myosin I in organization of sterol-rich membrane domains. 
Curr Biol. 2005 Jul 26;15(14):1331-6. PubMed 
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Daga RR, Chang F. 
Dynamic positioning of the fission yeast cell division plane. 
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jun 7;102(23):8228-32. PubMed 
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Martin SG, McDonald WH, Yates JR 3rd, Chang F. 
Tea4p links microtubule plus ends with the formin for3p in the establishment of cell polarity. 
Dev Cell. 2005 Apr;8(4):479-91. PubMed 
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Zimmerman S, Chang F. 
Effects of gamma-tubulin complex proteins on microtubule nucleation and catastrophe in fission yeast. 
Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Jun;16(6):2719-33. PubMed 
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Zimmerman S, Daga RR, Chang F. 
Intra-nuclear microtubules and a mitotic spindle orientation checkpoint. 
Nat Cell Biol. 2004 Dec;6(12):1245-6. PubMed 
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Takeda T, Kawate T, Chang F. 
Organization of a sterol-rich membrane domain by cdc15p during cytokinesis in fission yeast. 
Nat Cell Biol. 2004 Nov;6(11):1142-4. Epub 2004 Nov 01. PubMed
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Khodjakov A, La Terra S, Chang F. 
Laser microsurgery in fission yeast; role of the mitotic spindle midzone in anaphase B. 
Curr Biol. 2004 Aug 10;14(15):1330-40. PubMed
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Feierbach B, Verde F, Chang F. 
Regulation of a formin complex by the microtubule plus end protein tea1p. 
J Cell Biol. 2004 Jun 7;165(5):697-707. PubMed
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Zimmerman S, Tran PT, Daga RR, Niwa O, Chang F. 
Rsp1p, a J domain protein required for disassembly and assembly of microtubule organizing centers during the fission yeast cell cycle. 
Dev Cell. 2004 Apr;6(4):497-509. PubMed
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Chang F, Re F, Sebastian S, Sazer S, Luban J. 
HIV-1 Vpr induces defects in mitosis, cytokinesis, nuclear structure, and centrosomes. 
Mol Biol Cell. 2004 Apr;15(4):1793-801. Epub 2004 Feb 06. PubMed

Berlin A, Paoletti A, Chang F. 
Mid2p stabilizes septin rings during cytokinesis in fission yeast. 
J Cell Biol. 2003 Mar 31;160(7):1083-92 PubMed

Pelham RJ, Chang F. 
Actin dynamics in the contractile ring during cytokinesis in fission yeast. 
Nature. 2002 Sep 5;419(6902):82-6. PubMed
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Feierbach B, Chang F.
Roles of the fission yeast formin for3p in cell polarity, actin cable formation and symmetric cell division. 
CurrBiol. 2001 Oct 30;11(21):1656-65. PubMed
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Glynn JM, Lustig RJ, Berlin A, Chang F.
Role of bud6p and tea1p in the interaction between actin and microtubules for the establishment of cell polarity in fission yeast. 
Curr Biol. 2001 Jun 5;11(11):836-45. pubmed
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Tran PT, Marsh L, Doye V, Inoue S, Chang F.
A mechanism for nuclear positioning in fission yeast based on microtubule pushing. 
J Cell Biol. 2001 Apr 16;153(2):397-411. PubMed 
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Pelham RJ Jr, Chang F.
Role of actin polymerization and actin cables in actin-patch movement in Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
Nature Cell Biol. 2001 Mar;3(3):235-44. PubMed 
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Tran PT, Doye V, Chang F, Inoue S.
Microtubule-dependent nuclear positioning and nuclear-dependent septum positioning in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces [correction of Saccharomyces]pombe.
Biol Bull. 2000 Oct;199(2):205-6. PubMed

Paoletti A, Chang F.
Analysis of mid1p, a protein required for placement of the cell division site, reveals a link between the nucleus and the cell surface in fission yeast.
Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Aug;11(8):2757-73. PubMed

1996 - 1999

Tran PT, Maddox P, Chang F, Inoue S.
Dynamic confocal imaging of interphase and mitotic microtubules in the fission yeast, S. pombe.
Biol Bull. 1999 Oct;197(2):262-3.

Chang F.
Movement of a cytokinesis factor cdc12p to the site of cell division.
Curr Biol. 1999 Jul 29-Aug 12;9(15):849-52. PubMed

Chang F, Drubin D, Nurse P.
cdc12p, a protein required for cytokinesis in fission yeast, is a component of the cell division ring and interacts with profilin.
J Cell Biol. 1997 Apr 7;137(1):169-82. PubMed

Chang F, Woollard A, Nurse P.
Isolation and characterization of fission yeast mutants defective in the assembly and placement of the contractile actin ring.
J Cell Sci. 1996 Jan;109 ( Pt 1):131-42. PubMed