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2018
Xue M., Wang J., Jiang L., Wang M., Wolfe S., Pawlowski# W.P., Wang# Y., He# Y. (# corresponding authors). 2018. The number of meiotic double-strand breaks influences crossover distribution in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 30: 2628-2638. PDF
Kianian# P.M.A., Wang M., Simons K., Ghavami F., He Y., Dukowic-Schulze S., Sundararajan A., Sun Q., Pillardy J., Mudge J., Chen C., Kianian# S.F., Pawlowski# W.P. (# corresponding authors). 2018. High-resolution crossover mapping reveals similarities and differences of male and female recombination in maize. Nature Communications 9: 2370. PDF
2017
He Y., Wang M., Dukowic-Schulze S., Zhou A., Tiang C.-L., Shilo S., Sidhu G.K., Eichten S., Bradbury P., Springer N.M., Buckler E., LevyA.A., Qi S., Pillardy J., Kianian P.M.A., Kianian S., Chen C., and Pawlowski W.P. 2017. Genomic features shaping the landscape of meiotic double strand break hotspots in maize. PNAS 114:12231-12236. PDF
Chen L.Q., Luo J.H., Cui Z.H., Xue M., Wang L., Zhang X.Y., Pawlowski# W.P., He# Y. (# corresponding authors). 2017. ATX3, ATX4, and ATX5 encode putative H3K4 methyltransferases and are critical for plant development. Plant Physiology 174: 1795-1806. PDF
Sidhu G., Warzecha T., Pawlowski W.P. 2017. Evolution of meiotic recombination genes in maize and teosinte. BMC Genomics 18: 106. PDF
2016
Sundararajan A., Dukowic-Schulze S., Kwicklis M., Engstrom K., Garcia N., Oviedo O.J., Ramaraj T., Gonzales M.D., He Y., Wang M., Sun Q., Pillardy J., Kianian S.F., Pawlowski W.P., Chen C., Mudge J. 2916. Gene evolutionary trajectories and GC patterns driven by recombination in Zea mays. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1433. PDF
He Y., Wang M., Qi S., Pawlowski W.P.  2016. Mapping recombination initiation sites in maize using chromatin immunoprecipitation. Methods in Molecular Biology 1429: 177-188. PDF
Dukowic-Schulze S., Sundararajan A., Ramaraj T., Kianian S., Pawlowski W.P., Mudge J., Chen C. 2016. Novel meiotic miRNAs and indications for a role of phasiRNAs in meiosis. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 762. PDF
2015
Sidhu G.K., Fang C., Olson M., Falque M., Martin O.C., Pawlowski W.P. 2015. Recombination patterns in maize reveal limits to crossover homeostasis. PNAS 112:15982-15987. PDF
2014
Zhou A., Pawlowski W.P. 2014. Regulation of meiotic gene expression in plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 5: 413. PDF
Zamariola L., Tiang C.-L., De Storme N., Pawlowski W., Geelen D. 2014. Chromosome segregation in plant meiosis. Frontiers in Plant Science 5: 279. PDF
Mainiero S., Pawlowski W.P. 2014. Meiotic chromosome structure and function in plants. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 143: 6-17. PDF
Dukowic-Schulze S., Sundararajan A., Mudge J., Ramaraj T., Farmer A., Wang M., Sun Q., Pillardy J., Kianian S., Pawlowski W.P., Retzel E., and Chen C. 2014. The transcriptome landscape of early maize meiosis. BMC Plant Biology 14: 118. PDF
Dukowic-Schulze S., Harris A., Li J., Sundararajan A., Mudge J., Retzel E.F., Pawlowski W.P., and Chen C. 2014. Comparative transcriptomics of early meiosis in Arabidopsis and maize. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 51: 139-152. PDF
2013
Pawlowski W.P. 2013. Genetic analysis of meiosis using the asynaptic 1 mutant: A perspective on George W. Beadle and Barbara McClintock’s 1928 contribution. In: Perspectives on Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock’s publications (1926-1984). L. Kaas, Ed. The Internet-First University Press, Ithaca, NY, pp. 110-113. PDF
Zhang J., Pawlowski W.P., Han F. 2013. Centromere pairing in early meiotic prophase requires active centromeres and precedes installation of the synaptonemal complex in maize. Plant Cell 10: 3900-3909. PDF
He Y., Sidhu G., Pawlowski W.P. 2013. Chromatin immunoprecipitation for studying chromosomal localization of meiotic proteins in maize. Methods in Molecular Biology 990:191-201. PDF
Sheehan M.J., Dawe, R.K., Pawlowski W.P. 2013. Monitoring chrom.osome behavior in live meiocytes of maize. Methods in Molecular Biology 990:79-92. PDF
2012
Kumar A., Bassi F.M., Paux E., Al-Azzam O., de Jimenez M. M., Denton A.M., Gu Y.Q., Huttner E., Kilian A., Kumar S., Goyal A., Iqbal M.J., Tiwari V., Dogramaci M., Balyan H.S., Dhaliwal H.S., Gupta P.K., Randhawa G.S., Feuillet C., Pawlowski W.P., Kianian S.F. 2012. DNA repair and crossing over favor similar chromosome regions as discovered in radiation hybrid of Triticum. BMC Genomics 13: 339. PDF
Tiang C.-L., Pawlowski W.P. 2012. Role of telomeres and centromeres in meiotic chromosome pairing. In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill New York, NY. PDF
Sheehan M.J., Pawlowski W.P. 2012. Imaging chromosome dynamics in meiosis in plants. Methods in Enzymology 505: 125-143. PDF
Tiang C.-L., He Y., Pawlowski W.P. 2012. Chromosome organization and dynamics during interphase, mitosis, and meiosis in plants. Plant Physiology 158: 26-34. PDF
2010
Pawlowski W.P. 2010. Nuclear organization and dynamics in plants. Current Opinions in Plant Biology 13: 640-645. PDF
Ronceret R., Pawlowski W.P. 2010. Chromosome dynamics in meiotic prophase I in plants. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 129: 173-183. PDF
2009
Sheehan M.J., Pawlowski W.P. 2009. Live imaging of rapid chromosome movements in meiotic prophase I in maize. PNAS 106: 20989-20994. PDF
Ronceret A., Doutriaux M.P., Golubovskaya I.N., Pawlowski W.P. 2009. PHS1 regulates meiotic recombination and homologous chromosome pairing by controlling the transport of RAD50 and MRE11 to the nucleus. PNAS 106: 20121-2126. PDF
See commentary by J.A. Birchler, Z. Gao & F. Han (Pairing in plants: Import is important. PNAS 106: 19751-19752.) PDF
Pawlowski*# W.P., Wang* C-J.R, Golubovskaya I.N., Szymaniak J.M., Shi L., Hamant O., Zhu T., Harper L., Sheridan W.F., Cande# W.Z. (* contributed equally; # corresponding authors) 2009. Maize AMEIOTIC1 is essential for multiple early meiotic processes and likely required for the initiation of meiosis. PNAS 106: 3603-3608. PDF
2008
Bozza C.G., Pawlowski W.P. 2008. The cytogenetics of homologous chromosome pairing in meiosis in plants. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 120: 313-319. PDF
2007
Ronceret* R., Sheehan* M.J., Pawlowski W.P. (* contributed equally) 2007. Chromosome dynamics in meiosis. In: Cell Division Control in Plants (D.P.S. Verma and Z. Hong, eds.). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 103-124. PDF
Ronceret A., Bozza C.G., Pawlowski W.P. 2007. Naughty behavior of maize minichromosomes in meiosis. Plant Cell 19: 3835-3837. PDF
Esch*, E., Szymaniak, J.M., Yates, H., Pawlowski*, W.P., Buckler*, E.S. (* contributed equally) 2007. Using crossover breakpoints in recombinant inbred lines to identify quantitative trait loci controlling the global recombination frequency. Genetics 177: 1851-1858. PDF
Pawlowski W.P., Sheehan, M.J., Ronceret R. 2007. In the beginning: the initiation of meiosis. BioEssays 29: 511-514. PDF
2005
Pawlowski W.P., Cande W.Z. 2005. Coordinating the events of the meiotic prophase. Trends in Cell Biology 15: 674-681. PDF
2004 and before
Pawlowski W.P., Golubovskaya, I.N., Timofejeva, L., Meeley R. B., Sheridan W.F., Cande W.Z. 2004. Coordination of meiotic recombination, pairing, and synapsis by PHS1. Science 303: 89-92. PDF
See commentary by E. Martinez-Perez & G. Moore (Promiscuous maize chromosomes. Science 303: 49-50.) PDF 
Pawlowski W.P., Harper, L.C., Cande W.Z. 2003. Meiosis. In: Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science (R. M. Goodman, ed.). Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 711-713. PDF
Pawlowski W.P., Golubovskaya, I.N., Cande W.Z. 2003. Altered nuclear distribution of recombination protein RAD51 in maize mutants suggests involvement of RAD51 in the meiotic homology recognition. Plant Cell 8: 1807-1816. PDF
Golubovskaya I.N., Harper L., Pawlowski W.P., Cande W.Z. 2002. The pam1 gene is required for meiotic bouquet formation and efficient homologous synapsis in maize. Genetics 162: 1979-1993. PDF
Svitashev* S.K., Pawlowski* W.P., Makarevitch I., Plank D.W., Somers D.A. (* contributed equally) 2002. Complex transgene locus structures implicate multiple mechanisms for plant transgene rearrangement. Plant Journal 32: 433-445. PDF
Svitashev S.K., Ananiev E., Pawlowski W.P., Somers D.A. 2000. Association of transgene integration sites with chromosome rearrangements in hexaploid oat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 100: 872–880. PDF
Pawlowski W.P., Somers D.A. 1998. Transgenic DNA integrated into the oat genome is frequently interspersed by host DNA. PNAS 95: 12106-12110. PDF
Pawlowski W.P., Torbert K.A., Rines H.W., Somers D.A. 1998. Irregular patterns of transgene silencing in allohexaploid oat. Plant Molecular Biology 38: 597-607. PDF
McGrath P.F., Vincent J.R., Lei C.-H., Pawlowski W.P., Torbert K.A., Gu W., Kaeppler H.F., Wan Y., Lemaux P.G., Rines H.W., Somers D.A., Larkins B.A., Lister R.M. 1997. Coat protein-mediated resistance to isolates of Barley Yellow Dwarf in oats and barley. European Journal of Plant Pathology 103: 695-710. PDF
Pawlowski W.P., Somers D.A. 1996. Transgene inheritance in plants genetically engineered by microprojectile bombardment. Molecular Biotechnology 6: 17-30. PDF

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