One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
— Andre Gide

Michael Zavortink*, Lauren N Rutt*, Svetlana Dzitoyeva*. Chloe Barrington, Danielle Y Bilodeau, Miranda Wang, Xiao Xiao Lily Chen, and Olivia S. Rissland. “Egg activation triggers clearance of maternally deposited RNA binding proteins.” bioRxiv. 2019.

Ashrut Narula, James Ellis, J. Matthew Taliaferro, and Olivia S. Rissland. “Coding regions affect mRNA stability in human cells.” RNA. 2019.

Suja Jagannathan, Srinivas Ramachandran, and Olivia S. Rissland. “Slow down to catch up.” Cell. 178 (4): 774-776. 2019.

Quetin Vicens, Jeffrey S. Kieft, and Olivia S. Rissland*. “Revisiting the closed loop model and the nature of mRNA 5’–3’ communication.” Molecular Cell.  72 (5): 805–812. 2018.

Srivathsan Adivarahan, Nathan Livingston, Beth Nicholson, Samir Rahman, Bin Wu, Olivia S. Rissland, and Daniel Zenklusen. “Spatial organization of single mRNPs at different stages along the gene expression pathway.” Molecular Cell. 72 (4): 727–738. 2018.

Featured in “Re-viewing the 3D organization of mRNPs” by G. Pierron and D. Weil, Molecular Cell, 72 (4): P603–P605.

Andrew Lugowski*, Beth Nicholson*, and Olivia S. Rissland. “DRUID: A pipeline for transcriptome-wide measurements of mRNA stability.” RNA. 24 (5): 623–632. 2018.

Andrew Lugowski*, Beth Nicholson*, and Olivia S. Rissland. “Determining mRNA half-lives on a transcriptome-wide scale.” Methods. 137: 90–98. 2018.

Olivia S Rissland, Alexander O Subtelny, Miranda Wang, Andrew Lugowski, Beth Nicholson, John D Laver, Sachdev S. Sidhu, Craig A. Smibert, Howard D. Lipshitz, David P Bartel. "The influence of microRNAs and poly(A) tail length on endogenous mRNA-protein complexes." Genome Biology. 18 (1): 211. 2017.

Miranda Wang*, Michael Ly*, Andrew Lugowski, John D Laver, Howard D Lipshitz, Craig A Smibert, Olivia S Rissland. "ME31B globally represses maternal mRNAs by two distinct mechanisms during the Drosophila maternal-to-zygotic transition." eLife. 6: 233. 2017.

Olivia S. Rissland. "The organization and regulation of mRNA-protein complexes." WIREs RNA. 2016.

Hong Na*, John D. Laver*, Jouhyun Jeon, Fateh Singh, Kristin Ancevicius, Yujie Fan, Wen Xi Cao, Kun Nie, Zhenglin Yang, Hua Luo, Miranda Wang, Olivia S. Rissland, J. Timothy Westwood, Philip M. Kim, Craig A. Smibert, Howard D. Lipshitz, Sachdev S. Sidhu. “A high-throughput pipeline for production of synthetic antibodies for analysis of ribonucleoprotein complexes.” RNA. 22: 1-20. 2016.

Traver Hart, Megha Chandrashekhar, Michael Aregger, Zachary Steinhart, Kevin R. Brown, Graham MacLeod, Monika Mis, Michal Zimmermann, Amelie Fradet-Turcotte, Song Sun, Peter Dirks, Sachdev Sidhu, Frederick P. Roth, Olivia S. Rissland, Daniel Durocher, Stephane Angers, and Jason Moffat. “High-resolution CRISPR screens reveal fitness genes and genotype-specific cancer liabilities.” Cell. 163 (6): 1515-26. 2015.

Olivia S. Rissland. “Tailoring microRNA function: the role of uridylation in antagonizing mirtron expression.” Molecular Cell. 59 (2): 141-3. 2015.

Jin-wu Nam*, Olivia S. Rissland*, Calvin Jan, David Koppstein, Cei Abreu-Goodger, Vikram Agarwal, Muhammed A. Yildirim, Antony Rodriguez and David P. Bartel. “Global analyses of the effect of different cellular contexts on microRNA targeting.” Molecular Cell. 53 (6): 1031-1043. 2014

Luke A. Yates, Sophie Fleurdépine, Olivia S. Rissland, Luigi De Colibus, Karl Harlos, Chris J. Norbury and Robert J. C. Gilbert. “Structural Basis for the Activity of a Cytoplasmic RNA Terminal Uridylyl Transferase.” Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 19: 782-787. 2012.

Olivia S. Rissland, Sue-Jean Hong and David P. Bartel. “MicroRNA Destabilization Enables Dynamic Regulation of the miR-16 Family in Response to Cell Cycle Changes.” Molecular Cell. 43 (6): 993-1004. 2011. 

Michael Schnall-Levin*, Olivia S. Rissland*, Wendy Johnston, Norbert Perrimon, David P. Bartel and Bonnie Berger. “Unusually Effective MicroRNA Targeting within Repeat-Rich Coding Regions of Mammalian mRNAs.” Genome Research. 21 (9): 1395-403. 2011.

Featured on the cover of that month’s issue of Genome Research and highlighted in Nature Reviews Genetics: M. Muers, “Small RNA: Coding repeats coordinate repression.” Nat. Rev. Genet. 12, 519 (2011).

Olivia S. Rissland and Eric C. Lai. “RNA Silencing in Monterey.” Development. 138 (15): 3093-102. 2011.

Olivia S. Rissland and Christopher J. Norbury. “Decapping is preceded by 3' uridylation in a novel pathway of bulk mRNA turnover.” Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 16: 616-623. 2009. 

Aritcle of the month and highlighted in Nature Structural Molecular Biology: W. Marzluff, “A new way to initiate mRNA degradation.” Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 16, 613-614 (2009).

Olivia S. Rissland and Christopher J. Norbury. “The Cid1 Poly(U) Polymerase.” Biochemica et Biophysica Acta: Gene Structure and Expression: Special Issue. 1779 (4): 286-94. 2008. 

Olivia S. Rissland, Andrea Mikulasova and Christopher J. Norbury. “Efficient RNA Polyuridylation by Noncanonical Poly(A) Polymerases.” Molecular and Cellular Biology. 27 (10): 3612-24. 2007.