Recent Publications, 2015

Jeffery, W. R. (2015). The tunicate Ciona: a model system for studying the relationship between regeneration and aging. Invert. Reprod. Dev. 59: 17-22. PMCID: PMC 4276047.

Jeffery, W. R. (2015). Closing the wounds: One hundred and twenty five years of regenerative biology in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Genesis 53: 48-65. PMCID: PMC4277945

Jeffery, W. R. (2015). Distal regeneration involves the age-dependent activity of branchial sac stem cells in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Regeneration 2: 1-18. PMCID: PMC4396878.

Koike-Tani, M., Tani, T., Mehta, S. B., Verma, A., & Oldenbourg, R. (2015). Polarized light microscopy in reproductive and developmental biology. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 82, 548 – 562. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22221

Peshkin, L., Wühr, M., Pearl, E., Haas, W., Freeman, R.M. Jr., Gerhart, J., Klein, A., Horb, M., Gygi, S., Kirschner, M. (2015). On the Relationship of Protein and mRNA in Vertebrate Embryonic Development. Developmental Cell, 35(3), 383-394. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2015.10.010

Min, K. A., Rajeswaran, W. G., Oldenbourg, R., Harris, G., Keswani, R. K., Chiang, M., Rzeczycki, P. Talattof, A. Hafeez, M. Horobin,R. W. Larsen, S. D. Stringer, K. A., Rosania, G. R. (2015). Massive Bioaccumulation and Self-Assembly of Phenazine Compounds in Live Cells. Advanced Science, 2(8). doi: 10.1002/advs.201500025

Hamada, M., Goricki, S., Byerly, M. S., Satoh, N., & Jeffery, W. R. (2015). Evolution of the chordate regeneration blastema: Differential gene expression and conserved role of notch signaling during siphon regeneration in the ascidian Ciona. Developmental Biology, 405(2), 304–15. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.07.017

Kingston, A. C. N., Wardill, T. J., Hanlon, R. T., & Cronin, T. W. (2015). An Unexpected Diversity of Photoreceptor Classes in the Longfin Squid, Doryteuthis pealeii. PloS One, 10(9), e0135381. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135381

Igawa, T., Watanabe, A., Suzuki, A., Kashiwagi, A., Kashiwagi, K., Noble, A., Guille, M., Horb, M. E., Fujii, T., Simpson, D. E., Sumida, M. (2015). Inbreeding Ratio and Genetic Relationships among Strains of the Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus tropicalis. PloS One, 10(7), e0133963. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133963

Schnell, A. K., Smith, C. L., Hanlon, R. T., & Harcourt, R. (2015). Giant Australian cuttlefish use mutual assessment to resolve male-male contests. Animal Behaviour, 107, 31–40. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.05.026

Mitchison, T. J., Ishihara, K., Nguyen, P., & Wühr, M. (2015). Size Scaling of Microtubule Assemblies in Early Xenopus Embryos. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019182.

Salanga, M. C., & Horb, M. E. (2015). Xenopus as a Model for GI/Pancreas Disease. Current Pathobiology Reports, 3(2), 137–145. doi:

Lo, S. Q., Koh, D. X. P., Sng, J. C. G., & Augustine, G. J. (2015). All-optical mapping of barrel cortex circuits based on simultaneous voltage-sensitive dye imaging and channelrhodopsin-mediated photostimulation. Neurophotonics, 2(2), 021013. doi: 10.1117/1.NPh.2.2.021013

Gemmell, B. J., Troolin, D. R., Costello, J. H., Colin, S. P., & Satterlie, R. A. (2015). Control of vortex rings for manoeuvrability. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 12(108), 20150389. doi:

Peinado, G., Osorno, T., Gomez, M.D. & Nasi, E. (2015). Calcium activates the light-dependent conductance in melanopsin-expressing photoreceptors of amphioxus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(25), 7845-7850. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420265112.

Kingston, A.C.N., Kuzirian, A.M., Hanlon, R.T. & Cronin, T.W.  (2015). Visual phototransduction components in cephalopod chromatophores suggest dermal photoreception. Journal of Experimental Biology 218(10), 1596-1602. doi: 10.1242/jeb.117945.

Katija, K., Colin, S. P., Costello, J. H., and Jiang, H. (2015). Ontogenetic propulsive transitions by medusae Sarsia tubulosa. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 218(10), doi:10.1242/jeb.115832

Lico, D. T. P., Lopes, G. S., Brusco, J., Rosa, J. C., Gould, R. M., De Giorgis, J. A., & Larson, R. E. (2015). A novel SDS-stable dimer of a heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein at presynaptic terminals of squid neurons. Neuroscience, 300, 381-392. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.05.040

Abrahamsson, S., McQuilken, M., Mehta, S. B., Verma, A., Larsch, J., Ilic, R., Heintzmann, R., Bargmann, C. I., Gladfelter, A. S. and Oldenbourg, R. (2015). MultiFocus Polarization Microscope (MF-PolScope) for 3D polarization imaging of up to 25 focal planes simultaneously. Optics Express, 23(6), 7734-7754. doi:

Highstein S.M., Mann M.A., Holstein G.R., and Rabbitt R.D. (2015). The Quantal Component of Synaptic Transmission from Sensory Hair Cells to the Vestibular Calyx. Journal of neurophysiology. 13(10), 3827-3835. doi: 10.1152/jn.00055.2015

Henson, J. H., Yeterian, M., Weeks, R. M., Medrano, A. E., Brown, B. L., Geist, H. L., Pais, M. D., Oldenbourg, R. and Shuster, C. B. (2015). Arp2/3 Complex Inhibition Radically Alters Lamellipodial Actin Architecture, Suspended Cell Shape, and the Cell Spreading Process. Mol. Biol. Cell, 26(5), 887-900. doi:

Schnell, A. K., Smith, C. L., Hanlon, R. T., and Harcourt, R. T. (2015). Female receptivity, mating history, and familiarity influence the mating behavior of cuttlefish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(2), 283–292. doi: 10.1007/s00265-014-1841-5

Erkens, M., Tanaka-Yamamoto, K., Cheron, G., Márquez-Ruiz, J., Prigogine, C., Schepens, J. T., Kasri, N. N., Augustine, G. J., and Hendriks, W. J. (2015). Protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor type R is required for Purkinje cell responsiveness in cerebellar long-term depression. Molecular Brain, 8(1), 1. doi: 10.1186/s13041-014-0092-8

Wang, L.-Y., and Augustine, G. J. (2015). Presynaptic nanodomains: a tale of two synapses. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 8, 455. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2014.00455

Colin, S. P., MacPherson, R., Gemmell, B., Costello, J. H., Sutherland, K., and Jaspers, C. (2015). Elevating the predatory effect: Sensory-scanning foraging strategy by the lobate ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. Limnology and Oceanography, 60(1), 100–109. doi:

Tyrie, E. K., Hanlon, R. T., Siemann, L. A., and Uyarra, M. C. (2015). Coral reef flounders, Bothus lunatus , choose substrates on which they can achieve camouflage with their limited body pattern repertoire. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 114(3), 629–638. doi:

Lee, C., Occhipinti, P., and Gladfelter, A. S. (2015). PolyQ-dependent RNA-protein assemblies control symmetry breaking. The Journal of Cell Biology, 208(5), 533–544. doi:

Maruska, K. P., and Mensinger, A. F. (2015). Directional sound sensitivity in utricular afferents in the toadfish, Opsanus tau. The Journal of Experimental Biology. doi:

Nakaoka, Y., Kimura, A., Tani, T., and Goshima, G. (2015). Cytoplasmic nucleation and atypical branching nucleation generate endoplasmic microtubules in Physcomitrella patens. The Plant Cell, 27(1), 228–42. doi:

Garcia-Alvarez, G., Lu, B., Yap, K. A. F., Wong, L. C., Thevathasan, J. V., Lim, L., Ji, F., Tan, K. W., Mancuso, J. J., Tang, W., Poon, S. Y., Augustine, G. J.,  Fivaz, M. (2015). STIM2 regulates PKA-dependent phosphorylation and trafficking of AMPARs. Mol. Biol. Cell, 26(6), 1141–1159. doi:

Anderson, C. A., Roberts, S., Zhang, H., Kelly, C. M., Kendall, A., Lee, C., Gerstenberger, J., Koenig, A. B., Kabeche, R., Gladfelter, A. S. (2015). Ploidy variation in multinucleate cells changes under stress. Mol. Biol. Cell, 26(6), 1129–1140. doi: