Prof. Michael K. Watters

Valparaiso University, USA


1993 Ph.D., University of Washington, USA

1986 B.A., University of Washington, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Control of Branching in Neurospora crassa. In Neurospora Genomics and Molecular Biology, Durgadas P. Kasbekar & Kevin McCluskey eds. (Norfolk, U.K., Caister Academic Press), 2013, pp. 23-44.
  2. Architecture and development of the Neurospora crassa hypha-a model cell for polarized Growth. Fungal Biology 2011, 115, 446-474. (with M. Riquelme, O. Yarden, S. Bartnicki-Garcia, B. Bowman, E. Castro-Longoria, S. Free, A. Fleißner, M. Freitag, R. Lew, R. Mouriño-Pérez, M. Plamann, C. Rasmussen, C. Richthammer; R. Roberson, E. Sánchez-León, S. Seiler) {impact factor: 2.921 (2012)}
  3. A screen for Neurospora knockout mutants displaying growth rate dependent branch density. Fungal Biology 2011, 115, 296-301 (with M. Boersma, M. Johnson, C. Reyes, E. Westrick & E. Lindamood) {impact factor: 2.921 (2012)}
  4. Strain-Dependent Relationship Between Growth Rate and Hyphal Branching in Neurospora crassa. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 2008, 117, 1-6 (with E. Lindamood, M. Muenich. and R. Vetor)
  5. Control of Branch Initiation in Neurospora. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 2006, 115, 7-12.
  6. Tests of a cellular model for constant branch distribution in the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2001, 67, 1788-1792. (with A. Griffiths) {impact factor: 3.829 (2012)}
  7. Branch initiation in Neurospora is influenced by events at the previous branch. Mycological Research. 2000, 104, 805-809. (with A. Virag, J. Haynes and A. Griffiths) {impact factor: 2.921 (2012)}
  8. A homeostatic set point for branching in Neurospora crassa. Mycological Research. 2000, 104, 557-563. (with C. Humphries, I. deVries and A. Griffiths) {impact factor: 2.921 (2012)}
  9. Action of Repeat-Induced Point Mutation on Both Strands of a Duplex and on Tandem Duplications of Various Sizes in Neurospora. Genetics, 1999, 153, 705-714. (with T. Randall, B. Margolin, E. Selker and D. R. Stadler) {impact factor: 3.889 (2012)}
  10. Spontaneous mutation during the sexual cycle of Neurospora crassa. Genetics, 1995, 139, 137-145. (with D. Stadler) {impact factor: 3.889 (2012)}