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Janet Rollins, PhD

Janet Rollins

Associate Professor of Chemistry
PhD, St. John’s University
MS, St. John’s University
BS, York College

Areas of Interest 

  • Cell and developmental biology of male and female germ cells in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
  • Reproductive biology
  • Organic chemistry


  • CHEM 105/106 General, Organic, and Biochemistry
  • CHEM 319 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 320 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 115 General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 116 General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • BIOL 426 Immunology

Professional Affiliations
American Society of Cell Biology
Genetics Society of America

Rollins, J., Fabian, L., Wei, H. C., Noguchi, T., Polevoy, G., Gervais, L., Guichet, A., and Brill, J. A., “PIP2 directs spermatid cell polarity and exocyst localization in Drosophila,” Molecular Biology of the Cell, March 17, 2010

Rollins, J., Wei, H. C., Fabian, L., Polevoy, G., Bazinet, C., and Brill, J. A., “Depletion of plasma membrane PtdIns(4,5)P2 reveals essential roles for phosphoinositides in flagellar biogenesis,” Journal of Cell Science, 121(Pt 7):1076-84, 2008

Rollins, J., Demczuk, A., Guha, N., Nguyen, P. H., Desai, P., Chang, J., Romero, C., Lombardi, S., Ghosh, C. C., Miskolci, V., Goodwin, L., and Vancura, A., “Yeast Phospholipase C Regulates Transcription of Msn2p-Dependent Stress Responsive Genes,” Eukaryotic Cell, Vol.7 no 6 p. 967–979, June 2008

Rollins, J., Miskolci, V., Vu, H. Y., Ghosh, C. C., Davidson, D., and Vancurova, I., “NFκB is Persistently Activated in Continuously Stimulated Human Neutrophils,” Molecular Medicine. 13: (3-4) 134-142, 2007

Rollins, J., Veras, I., Cabarcas, S., Willis, I., and Schramm, L., “Human Maf1 negatively regulates RNA Polymerase III transcription via the TFIIB family members Brf1 and Brf2,” International Journal of Biological Sciences. 3(5), 292-302, 2007