Jessica K Polka
Jessica K Polka
Executive Director, ASAPbio
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Implications for kinetochore-microtubule attachment from the structure of an engineered Ndc80 complex
C Ciferri, S Pasqualato, E Screpanti, G Varetti, S Santaguida, G Dos Reis, ...
Cell 133 (3), 427-439, 2008
Microtubule nucleating γ-TuSC assembles structures with 13-fold microtubule-like symmetry
JM Kollman, JK Polka, A Zelter, TN Davis, DA Agard
Nature 466 (7308), 879-882, 2010
Non-model model organisms
JJ Russell, JA Theriot, P Sood, WF Marshall, LF Landweber, L Fritz-Laylin, ...
BMC biology 15 (1), 1-31, 2017
The bacterial carbon-fixing organelle is formed by shell envelopment of preassembled cargo
AH Chen, A Robinson-Mosher, DF Savage, PA Silver, JK Polka
PloS one 8 (9), e76127, 2013
Ten simple rules to consider regarding preprint submission
PE Bourne, JK Polka, RD Vale, R Kiley
PLoS computational biology 13 (5), e1005473, 2017
Shaping the future of research: a perspective from junior scientists
GS McDowell, KTW Gunsalus, DC MacKellar, SA Mazzilli, VP Pai, ...
F1000Research 3, 2014
The structure and assembly dynamics of plasmid actin AlfA imply a novel mechanism of DNA segregation
JK Polka, JM Kollman, DA Agard, RD Mullins
Journal of bacteriology 191 (20), 6219-6230, 2009
Publish peer reviews
JK Polka, R Kiley, B Konforti, B Stern, RD Vale
Nature 560 (7720), 545-547, 2018
Synthetic lipid-containing scaffolds enhance production by colocalizing enzymes
C Myhrvold, JK Polka, PA Silver
ACS synthetic biology 5 (12), 1396-1403, 2016
A call for transparency in tracking student and postdoc career outcomes
JK Polka, KA Krukenberg, GS McDowell
Molecular biology of the cell 26 (8), 1413-1415, 2015
Preprinting the COVID-19 pandemic
N Fraser, L Brierley, G Dey, JK Polka, M Pálfy, F Nanni, JA Coates
BioRxiv, 2020
Accessory factors promote AlfA-dependent plasmid segregation by regulating filament nucleation, disassembly, and bundling
JK Polka, JM Kollman, RD Mullins
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (6), 2176-2181, 2014
Building spatial synthetic biology with compartments, scaffolds, and communities
JK Polka, SG Hays, PA Silver
Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology 8 (8), a024018, 2016
Architecture and assembly of a divergent member of the ParM family of bacterial actin-like proteins
CR Rivera, JM Kollman, JK Polka, DA Agard, RD Mullins
Journal of Biological Chemistry 286 (16), 14282-14290, 2011
A tunable protein piston that breaks membranes to release encapsulated cargo
JK Polka, PA Silver
ACS synthetic biology 5 (4), 303-311, 2016
Superresolution microscopy of the β-carboxysome reveals a homogeneous matrix
MJ Niederhuber, TJ Lambert, C Yapp, PA Silver, JK Polka
Molecular biology of the cell 28 (20), 2734-2745, 2017
Biomedical journals and preprint services: friends or foes?
T Annesley, M Scott, H Bastian, V Fonseca, JPA Ioannidis, MA Keller, ...
Clinical chemistry 63 (2), 453-458, 2017
Making science a desirable career
JK Polka, KA Krukenberg
Science (New York, NY) 346 (6215), 1422, 2014
Peer review and preprint policies are unclear at most major journals
T Klebel, S Reichmann, J Polka, G McDowell, N Penfold, S Hindle, ...
PloS one 15 (10), e0239518, 2020
Technical and social issues influencing the adoption of preprints in the life sciences
NC Penfold, JK Polka
PLoS genetics 16 (4), e1008565, 2020
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