Faculty Summaries
Alana O'Reilly, PhD
Alana O'Reilly, PhD
Associate Professor
Office Phone: 215-214-1653
Lab Phone: 215-214-3219
Fax: 215-728-3574
Office: R343
Lab: R354


  • Hartman TR, Strochlic TI, Ji Y, Zinshteyn, D, O’Reilly AM. Diet controls Drosophila follicle stem cell proliferation via Hedgehog sequestration and release. J Cell Biol. 2013;201:741-57.
  • Hartman TM, Zinshteyn D, Schofield HK, Nicolas E, Okada A, O’Reilly AM. Drosophila Boi limits hedgehog levels to suppress folicle stem cell proliferation. J Cell Biol. 2010;191(5):943-952.
  • Bischoff K, Ballew AC, Simon MA, O'Reilly AM. Wing defects in Drosophila xenicid mutant clones are caused by C-terminal deletion of additional sex combs (Asx). PLoS ONE 2009;4:e8106.
  • O'Reilly AM, Lee HH, Simon MA. Integrins control the positioning and proliferation of follicle stem cells in the Drosophila ovary. J Cell Biol. 2008;182(4):801-15.
  • O'Reilly AM, Ballew AC, Miyazawa B et al. Csk differentially regulates Src64 during distinct morphological events in Drosophila germ cells. Development. 2006;133(14):2627-38.
  • O'Reilly AM, Pluskey S, Shoelson SE et al. Activated mutants of SHP-2 preferentially induce elongation of Xenopus animal caps. Mol Cell Biol. 2000;20(1):299-311.
  • Van Vactor D, O'Reilly AM, Neel BG. Genetic analysis of protein tyrosine phosphatases. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1998;8(1):112-26.
  • O'Reilly AM, Neel BG. Structural determinants of SHP-2 function and specificity in Xenopus mesoderm induction. Mol Cell Biol. 1998;18(1):161-77.
  • Bennett AM, Hausdorff SF, O'Reilly AM et al. Multiple requirements for SHPTP2 in epidermal growth factor-mediated cell cycle progression. Mol Cell Biol. 1996;16(3):1189-202.
  • Tang TL, Freeman RM, Jr., O'Reilly AM et al. The SH2-containing protein-tyrosine phosphatase SH-PTP2 is required upstream of MAP kinase for early Xenopus development. Cell. 1995;80(3):473-83.