LeCher J.C., Nowak S.J., McMurry J.L. Breaking in and busting out: cell-penetrating peptides and the endosomal escape problem. Biomol Concepts. 2017 Sep 26;8(3-4):131-141.

Ngwa, V.M., Axford, D., Healey, A., Nowak, S.J., and McMurry, J.M. A versatile cell-penetrating peptide-adaptor system for efficient delivery of molecular cargos to subcellular destinations PLoS ONE 2017. Link

Rodriguez, J.D., Haq, S., Bachvaroff, T., Nowak, K.F., Nowak, S.J., Morgan, D., Cherny, V.V., Sapp, M.M., Bernstein, S., Bold, A., DeCoursey, T.E., Place, A.R., and Smith, S.M.E. (2017) Identification of a vacuolar proton channel that triggers the bioluminescent flash in dinoflagellates. PLOS ONE 12(2): e0171594. Link

Salerno, J.C., Ngwa, V.M., Nowak, S.J., Chrestensen, C.A., Healey, A.N., and McMurry, J.L.  2016.  Novel cell-penetrating peptide-adaptors effect intracellular delivery and endosomal escape of protein cargos.  J. Cell Sci  129(5):893-7 Link

Nowak, S.J., and Baylies, M.K. 2012. Akirin: A context-dependent link between transcription and chromatin remodeling.Bioarchitecture 2(6):209-213.  Link

Nowak, S.J., Aihara, H., Gonzalez, K., Nibu, Y., and Baylies, M.K.  Akirin links Twist transcription activity with the Brahma chromatin remodeling complex during embryogenesis.    2012.   PLoS Genet 8(3): e1002547  Link

Nowak, S.J., Nahirney, P.C., Hadjantonakis, A.-K., and Baylies, M.K.  2009.  Nap1-mediated actin remodeling is essential for mammalian myoblast fusion  J Cell Sci 122(18):3282-3293.

Richardson, BE., Nowak, SJ., and Baylies, MK.  2008.  Myoblast fusion in fly and vertebrates:  New Genes, New Processes and New Perspectives.  Traffic 9(7):1050-1059.  (review)

Richardson, B.E., Beckett, K., Nowak, S.J., and Baylies, M.K.  2007.  SCAR/WAVE and Arp2/3 are crucial for cytoskeletal remodeling at the site of myoblast fusion.  Development 134:4357-4367.

Wang, X., Blagden, C.S., Fan, J., Nowak, S.J., Taniuchi, I., Littman, D.R., and Burden, S.J.  2005.  Runx1 prevents wasting, myofibrillar disorganization, and autophagy of skeletal muscle.  Genes Dev 19(14):1715-22.

Loconto, J., Viswanathan, P., Nowak, S.J., Gloudemans, M., and Kroos, L.  2005. Identification of the Ω4406 Regulatory Region, a Developmental Promoter of Myxococcus xanthus, and a DNA Segment Responsible for Chromosomal Position-Dependent Inhibition of Gene Expression.  J Bacteriol 187(12):4149-62.

Nowak, S.J. and Corces, V.G.  2004. Phosphorylation of histone H3:  A balancing act between chromosome condensation and transcriptional activation.  Trends Genet 20: 214-220.  (review)

Nowak, S.J., Pai, C.-Y., and Corces, V.G.  2003.  Protein phosphatase 2A activity affects histone H3 phosphorylation and transcription in Drosophila melanogaster.  Mol Cell Bio 23: 6129-6138.

Nowak, S.J. and Corces, V.G.  2000.  Phosphorylation of histone H3 correlates with transcriptionally active loci.  Genes Dev 14: 3003-3013.

Liang, J.O., Etheridge, A., Hantsoo, L., Rubinstein, AL., Nowak, S.J., Izpisua Belmonte, J.C., and Halpern, M.E.  2000.  Asymmetric nodal signaling in the zebrafish diencephalon positions the pineal organ.  Development 127: 5101-5112.