Recent Publications, 2013


Bilandžija, H., Ma, L., Parkhurst, A., and Jeffery, W. R. (2013). A potential benefit of albinism in Astyanax cavefish:  Downregulation of the oca2 gene increases L-tyrosine and catecholamine levels as an alternative to melanin synthesis.  PLoS ONE 8 (11): e80823. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080823

Chowanadisai, W., Graham, D. M., Keen, C. L., Rucker, R. B., & Messerli, M. A. (2013). A zinc transporter gene required for development of the nervous system. Commun. Int. Biol. 2013: 6:e26207

Chowanadisai, W., Graham, D. M., Keen, C. L., Rucker, R. B. & Messerli, M. A. (2013). Neurulation and neurite extension require the zinc transporter ZIP12 (slc39a12) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2013 110: 9903-9908.

Graham, D. M., Huang, L., Robinson, K. R., & Messerli, M. A. (2013). Epidermal keratinocyte polarity and motility require Ca2+ influx through TRPV1. J. Cell Sci. 126:4602-4613. July 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jcs.122192

Hanlon, R. T., Buresch, K, Staudinger, M.D., & Moustahfid, H. (2013). Doryteuthis pealeii, Longfin Inshore Squid. Pgs. 205-240. In: Rosa, R., O’Dor, R. & Pierce, G. J., (eds.) Advances in Squid Biology, Ecology, and Fisheries. Part 1 – Myopsid Squids. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY.

Helm, R. R., Siebert, S., Tulin, S., Smith, J., & Dunn, C. Characterization of differential transcript abundance through time during Nematostella vectensis development.  BMC Genomics.14(1):266, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23601508

Hinaux, H., Poulain, J. Da Silva, C., Noirot, C., Jeffery, W. R., Casane, D., & S. Retaux (2013). De novo sequencing of Astyanax mexicanus surface fish and Pachon cavefish transcriptomes reveals enrichment of mutations in putative cavefish eye genes. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53553. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053553.s

Jeffery, W. R. The tunicate Ciona: a model system for studying the relationship between regeneration and aging. (accepted for publication in Invertebrate Reproduction & Development).

Kowalko J. E., Rohner, N., Linden, T. A., Rompani, S. B., Warren, W. C, Borowsky, R., Tabin C. J., Jeffery, W. R., & M. Yoshizawa (2013). Convergence in feeding posture occurs through different genetic loci in independently evolved cave populations of Astyanax mexicanus.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110 (42)  16933-16938.  doi:10.1073/pnas.1317192110

Kowalko, J. E., Rohner, N., Rompani, S. B., Peterson, B. K., Linden, T., Yoshizawa, M., Kay E. H., Hoekstra H. E., Jeffery, W. R., Borowsky, R., & Tabin, C. J. (2013). Genetic analysis of the loss of schooling behavior in cavefish reveals both sight-dependent and independent mechanisms. Curr. Biol. 23: 1874-1883. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.056

Lau BY, Fogerson SM, Walsh RB, Morgan J.R. Cyclic AMP promotes axon regeneration, lesion repair and neuronal survival in lampreys after spinal cord injury. Exp Neurol. 2013. Volume 250, December 2013, Pages 31–42. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24041988

Laubichler, M., Maienschein, J. and Juergen Renn, “Computational Perspectives in the History of Science: To the Memory of Peter Damerow,” Isis. 2013. 104:119-130.

Laubichler, M., Maienschein, J. Developmental Evolution, in Michael Ruse, editor, Darwin Encyclopedia  (Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 375-382.

Maienschein, J. Stem cell research utilizing embryonic tissue SHOULD be conducted,  with response, in Arthur Caplan and Robert Arp, editors, Contemporary Debates in Bioethics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), pp. 237-247.

Maienschein, J. “Finding Goodness Among Ought and Is Debates in Stem Cell Research,” in Victorio Hösle, editor, Dimensions of Goodness (Cambridge Scholar Publishers, 2013), pp. 225-242.

Materna, S., Swartz, S. and Smith, J. Notch and Nodal control forkhead factor expression in the specification of multipotent progenitors in sea urchin. Development. 140(8):1796-806, (2013). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23533178

Morgan J. R., Comstra, H. S., Cohen, M., & Faundez, V. (2013). Presynaptic membrane retrieval and endosome biology: defining molecularly heterogeneous synaptic vesicles. Cold Spring Harbor Perspect Biol. Oct 1;5(10)PubMed PMID: 24086045.

Morgan J. R., Jiang, J., Oliphint, P. A., Jin, S., Gimenez, L. E., Busch, D. J., Foldes, A. E., Zuo, Y., Sousa, R., & Lafer, E. M.  (2013). Role for an Hsp70 nucleotide exchange factor in the regulation of synaptic vesicle endocytosis.  Journal of Neuroscience.  33:8009-8021.

O’Quin, K. E., Yoshizawa, M., Doshi, P., & W. R. Jeffery (2013).  Quantitative genetic analysis of retinal degeneration in the blind cavefish. PLoS ONE 8(2): e57281. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057281.

Rohner, H., Jarosz, D. F., Kowalko, J. E., Yoshizawa, M., Jeffery, W. R., Borowsky, R. L., Lindquist, S., & Tabin, C. J. (2013). Cryptic variation in morphological evolution: HSP90 as a capacitor for loss of eyes in a cavefish. Science 342: 1372-1375.  doi: 10.1126/science.1240276

Smith, J. J., Kuraku, S., Holt, C., Sauka-Spengler, T., Jiang, N., Campbell, M. S., Yandell, M. D., Manousaki, T., Meyer, A., Bloom, O. E., Morgan J. R., Buxbaum, J. D., Sachidanadam, R., Sims, C., Garruss, A. S., Cook, M., Krumlauf, R., Wiedemann, L. M., Sower, S. A., Decatur, W. A., Hall, J. A., Amemiya, C. T., Saha, N. R., Buckley, K. M., Rast, J. P., Das, S., Hirano, M., McCurley, N., Guo, P., Rohner, N., Tabin, C. J., Piccinelli, P., Elgar, G., Ruffier, M., Aken, B. L., Searle, S. M. J., Muffato, M., Pignatelli, M., Herrero, J., Jones, M., Brown, C. T., Chung-Davidson, Y-W., Nanlohy, K. G., Libants, S. V., Yeh, C-Y., McCauley, D. W., Langeland, J. A., Pancer, Z., Fritzsch, B., de Jong, P. J., Zhu, B., Fulton, L. L., Theising, B., Flicek, P., Bronner, M., Warren, W. C., Clifton, S. W., Wilson, R. K., & Li, W. (2013) Sequencing of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) provides insights into vertebrate evolution.  Nature Genetics.  45:415-421.

Tulin, S., Aguiar, D.,Istrail, S., & Smith, J. A quantitative reference transcriptome for Nematostella vectensis early embryonic development: a pipeline for de novo assembly in emerging model systems. Accepted for publication in EvoDevo Journal.

 Vang, S., Wu, H. T., Fischer, A., Miller, D. H., MacLaughlan, S., Douglass E., Steinhoff, M., Collins, C., Smith, P. J. S., Brard, L., & Brodsky, A. S. (2013). Identification of Ovarian Cancer Metastatic miRNAs. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58226.