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Kim YJ, Bao H, Bonanno L, Zhang B, Serpe M., (2012) Drosophila Neto is essential for clustering glutamate receptors at the neuromuscular junction. Genes Dev. 26:974-87. Epub 2012 Apr 12. (Cover Image).

Peluso CE, Umulis D, Kim YJ, O'Connor MB, Serpe M., (2011) Shaping BMP morphogen gradients through enzyme-substrate interactions. Dev Cell. 21:375-83. (Featured Article).
Commentary in Nature Chem Biol 7:655.

Serpe, M., Umulis, D., Ralston A., Chen, J., Olson, D.J., Avanesov, A., Othmer, H., O'Connor, M. B., and Blair, S. S. (2008) The BMP binding protein Crossveinless 2 is a short-range, concentration dependent, biphasic modulator of BMP signaling in Drosophila. Dev Cell. 14:940-53.

Serpe, M., and O'Connor, M. B. (2006). The metalloprotease Tolloid-related and its TGF-β-like substrate Dawdle regulate Drosophila motoneuron axon guidance. Development, 133:4969-4979.

Umulis, D., Serpe, M., O'Connor, M. B. and Othmer, H. (2006). Robust, bistable patterning of the dorsal surface of the Drosophila embryo. PNAS 103:11613-8.

Serpe, M., Ralston A., Blair S.S., O'Connor M.B. (2005). Matching catalytic activity to developmental function: Tolloid-related processes Sog in order to help specify the posterior crossvein in the Drosophila wing.Development 132:2645-56.