Review Articles and Book Chapters from the Kumar Lab


Weasner, B.P., Weasner, B.M., and Kumar, J.P. (2019) Ghost in the machine – the peripodial epithelium of the eye-antennal disc. In: Singh A., Kango-Singh M. (eds) Drosophila development and disease. Springer, New York, NY (in press)


Kumar, J.P. (2018) The fly eye: through the looking glass. Developmental Dynamics 247: 111-123


Weasner, B.M., Zhu, J., and Kumar, J.P. (2017) FLPing genes on and off in Drosophila. Methods. Mol. Biol. 1642: 195-209


Kumar, J.P. (2013) Catching the next wave: patterning of the Drosophila eye by the morphogenetic furrow. In Molecular genetics of axial patterning, growth and disease in the Drosophila eye. Springer-Verlag 75-97


Kumar, J.P. (2012) Building an ommatidium one cell at a time. Developmental Dynamics 241: 136-149


Kumar, J.P. (2011) My what big eyes you have: how the Drosophila retina grows. Developmental Neurobiology 71: 1133-1152


Kumar, J.P. (2010) Retinal Determination: The Beginning of Eye Development. Current Topics in Developmental Biology 93: 1-28


Kumar, J.P. (2009) The molecular circuitry governing retinal determination. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1789:306-314


Kumar, J.P. (2009) The sine oculis homeobox (SIX) family of transcription factors as regulators of development and disease. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 66:565-583


Luhur, A. and Kumar, J.P. (2008) Advances in microRNA Biology. Fly 2 (3):123-124


Weasner, B., Anderson, J. and Kumar, J.P. (2004) Eye Specification in Drosophila. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 70:517-530

Previous Review Articles

Kumar, J. P. (2002) The Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Drosophila Eye Development. Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, Granderath, S. (ed.), 37, 282 pp. 59-71

Kumar, J. P. (2001) Signaling Pathways in Drosophila and Vertebrate Retinal Development. Nature Reviews Genetics 2:846-857

Kumar, J. P. and Moses, K. (2001) Eye Specification in Drosophila: Perspectives and Implications. Semin. Cell. Dev. Biol. 12:469-474

Kumar, J. P., Moses, K. (2000) Cell Fate Specification in the Drosophila Retina. Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, Fini, M. E. (ed.), 31, xiv & 288 pp. 93-114

Kumar, J. P., Moses, K. (1997) Transcription Factors in Eye Development: A Gorgeous Mosaic? Genes and Development 11:2023-2028