Publications

2020

Kiesel P, Alvarez Viar G, Tsoy N, Maraspini R, Gorilak P, Varga V, Honigmann A, Pigino G: The molecular structure of mammalian primary cilia revealed by cryo-electron tomography. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2020.

Vachova H, Alquicer G, Sedinova M, Sachova J, Hradilova M, Varga V: A rapid approach for in locus overexpression of Trypanosoma brucei proteins. Mol Biochem Parasitol 2020 239: 111300.

2019

Abeywickrema M, Vachova H, Farr H, Mohr T, Wheeler RJ, Lai DH, Vaughan S, Gull K, Sunter JD, Varga V: Non-equivalence in old- and new-flagellum daughter cells of a proliferative division in Trypanosoma brucei. Mol Microbiol 2019 112(3): 1024-1040.

2017

Varga V.**, Moreira-Leite F., Portman N. and Gull K.** (2017) Protein diversity in discrete structures at the distal tip of the trypanosome flagellum. PNAS 114(32):E6546-E6555.

2016

Dean S., Moreira-Leite F., Varga V. and Gull K. (2016) Cilium transition zone proteome reveals compartmentalization and differential dynamics of ciliopathy complexes. PNAS 113(35):E5135-43.

Selected publications prior to joining the IMG

Sunter J., Varga V., Dean S. and Gull K. (2015) A dynamic coordination of flagellum and cytoplasmic cytoskeleton assembly specifies cell morphogenesis in trypanosomes. J. Cell Sci. Advance Online Article March 3, 2015.

Hayes P.*, Varga V.*, Olego-Fernandes S., Sunter J., Ginger M. and Gull K. (2014) Modulation of a cytoskeletal calpain-like protein induces major transitions in trypanosome morphology. J Cell Biol. 206 (3), 377-384.

Leduc C.*, Padberg-Gehle K.*, Varga V.*, Helbing D.,  Diez S. and Howard J. (2012) Molecular Crowding Creates Traffic Jams of Kinesin Motors On Microtubules. PNAS 109(16):6100-5.

Bormuth V., Varga V., Howard J. and Schaeffer E. (2009). Protein friction limits diffusive and directed movements of kinesin motors on microtubules. Science 325, 870-873.

Varga V.*, Leduc C.*, Bormuth V., Diez S. and Howard J. (2009). Kinesin-8 motors act cooperatively to mediate length-dependent microtubule depolymerization. Cell 138(6), 1174-1183.

Varga V., Helenius J., Tanaka K., Hyman A. A., Tanaka T. U. and Howard J. (2006). Yeast kinesin-8 depolymerizes microtubules in a length-dependent manner. Nat Cell Biol 8, 957-962.

* equal contribution

** co-corresponding author