Publications

2010

Wheldon LM, Haines BP, Rajappa R, Mason I, Rigby PW, Heath JK (2010) Critical role of FLRT1 phosphorylation in the interdependent regulation of FLRT1 function and FGF receptor signalling. PLoS One 5: e10264
Formstone C, & Mason I (2010) Book chapter: The Celsr/Flamingo Family of Protocadherins. In ³Molecular and Functional Diversities of Cadherins and Protocadherins² Ed. K. Yoshida. Research Signpost Books.
Formstone CJ (2010) Book Chapter: 7TM‑Cadherins: Developmental Roles and Future Challenges. In "Adhesion-GPCRs: Structure to Function". Eds. Simon Yona and Martin Stacey
Castaño Z, Gordon-Weeks PR, Kypta RM (2010) The neuron-specific isoform of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta is required for axon growth. J Neurochem
Chaplin N, Tendeng C, Wingate RJ (2010) Absence of an external germinal layer in zebrafish and shark reveals a distinct, anamniote ground plan of cerebellum development. J Neurosci 30: 3048-57

2009

Bergami M, Berninger B, Canossa M (2009) Conditional deletion of TrkB alters adult hippocampal neurogenesis and anxiety-related behavior. Commun Integr Biol 2: 14-6
Martini FJ, Valiente M, López Bendito G, Szabó G, Moya F, Valdeolmillos M, Marín O (2009) Biased selection of leading process branches mediates chemotaxis during tangential neuronal migration. Development 136: 41-50

Gelman DM, Martini FJ, Nóbrega-Pereira S, Pierani A, Kessaris N, Marín O (2009) The embryonic preoptic area is a novel source of cortical GABAergic interneurons. J Neurosci 29: 9380-9

van Diepen MT, Parsons M, Downes CP, Leslie NR, Hindges R, Eickholt BJ (2009) MyosinV controls PTEN function and neuronal cell size. Nat Cell Biol 11: 1191-6
Sahara S, O'Leary DD (2009) Fgf10 regulates transition period of cortical stem cell differentiation to radial glia controlling generation of neurons and basal progenitors. Neuron 63: 48-62
Sousa-Nunes R, Chia W, Somers WG (2009) Protein phosphatase 4 mediates localization of the Miranda complex during Drosophila neuroblast asymmetric divisions. Genes Dev 23: 359-72
Andreae LC, Lumsden A, Gilthorpe JD (2009) Chick Lrrn2, a novel downstream effector of Hoxb1 and Shh, functions in the selective targeting of rhombomere 4 motor neurons. Neural Dev 4: 27
Ashioti M, Beech JS, Lowe AS, Bernanos M, McCreary A, Modo MM, Williams SC (2009) Neither in vivo MRI nor behavioural assessment indicate therapeutic efficacy for a novel 5HT(1A) agonist in rat models of ischaemic stroke. BMC Neurosci 10: 82
Tuxworth RI, Vivancos V, O'Hare MB, Tear G (2009) Interactions between the juvenile Batten disease gene, CLN3, and the Notch and JNK signalling pathways. Hum Mol Genet 18: 667-78
Nikolaou N, Watanabe-Asaka T, Gerety S, Distel M, Köster RW, Wilkinson DG (2009) Lunatic fringe promotes the lateral inhibition of neurogenesis. Development 136: 2523-33
Kiecker C, Lumsden A (2009) Recent advances in neural development. F1000 Biol Rep 1: 1
Cardona A, Larsen C, Hartenstein V (2009) Neuronal fiber tracts connecting the brain and ventral nerve cord of the early Drosophila larva. J Comp Neurol 515: 427-40
Larsen C, Shy D, Spindler SR, Fung S, Pereanu W, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Hartenstein V (2009) Patterns of growth, axonal extension and axonal arborization of neuronal lineages in the developing Drosophila brain. Dev Biol 335: 289-304
Thompson H, Blentic A, Watson S, Begbie J, Graham A (2009) The formation of the superior and jugular ganglia: Insights into the generation of sensory neurons by the neural crest. Dev Dyn 239: 439-445
Graham A (2009) Melanocyte production: dark side of the Schwann cell. Curr Biol 19: R1116-7
Rallis A, Moore C, Ng J (2009) Signal strength and signal duration define two distinct aspects of JNK-regulated axon stability. Dev Biol
Malin S, McManus S, Cobaleda C, Novatchkova M, Delogu A, Bouillet P, Strasser A, Busslinger M (2009) Role of STAT5 in controlling cell survival and immunoglobulin gene recombination during pro-B cell development. Nat Immunol
Scholpp S, Delogu A, Gilthorpe J, Peukert D, Schindler S, Lumsden A (2009) Her6 regulates the neurogenetic gradient and neuronal identity in the thalamus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Zhou B, Williams DW, Altman J, Riddiford LM, Truman JW (2009) Temporal patterns of broad isoform expression during the development of neuronal lineages in Drosophila. Neural Dev 4: 39
Jackson RE, Eickholt BJ (2009) Semaphorin signalling. Curr Biol 19: R504-7
Kreis P, van Diepen MT, Eickholt BJ (2009) Regulation of PTEN in neurons by myosin-based transport mechanisms. Adv Enzyme Regul
Clarke J (2009) Live imaging of development in fish embryos. Semin Cell Dev Biol
Kriebitz NN, Kiecker C, McCormick L, Lumsden A, Graham A, Bell E (2009) PRDC regulates placode neurogenesis in chick by modulating BMP signalling. Dev Biol
Geraldo S, Gordon-Weeks PR (2009) Cytoskeletal dynamics in growth-cone steering. J Cell Sci 122: 3595-604
Brierley DJ, Blanc E, Reddy OV, Vijayraghavan K, Williams DW (2009) Dendritic targeting in the leg neuropil of Drosophila: the role of midline signalling molecules in generating a myotopic map. PLoS Biol 7: e1000199
Quinlan R, Graf M, Mason I, Lumsden A, Kiecker C (2009) Complex and dynamic patterns of Wnt pathway gene expression in the developing chick forebrain. Neural Dev 4: 35
Wood-Kaczmar A, Kraus M, Ishiguro K, Philpott KL, Gordon-Weeks PR (2009) An alternatively spliced form of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta is targeted to growing neurites and growth cones. Mol Cell Neurosci 42: 184-94
Yaguchi Y, Yu T, Ahmed MU, Berry M, Mason I, Basson MA (2009) Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) gene expression in the developing cerebellum suggests multiple roles for FGF signaling during cerebellar morphogenesis and development. Dev Dyn
Scales TM, Lin S, Kraus M, Goold RG, Gordon-Weeks PR (2009) Nonprimed and DYRK1A-primed GSK3{beta}-phosphorylation sites on MAP1B regulate microtubule dynamics in growing axons. J Cell Sci
Nikolic K, Grossman N, Grubb MS, Burrone J, Toumazou C, Degenaar P (2009) Photocycles of channelrhodopsin-2. Photochem Photobiol 85: 400-11
Fredj NB, Burrone J (2009) A resting pool of vesicles is responsible for spontaneous vesicle fusion at the synapse. Nat Neurosci
Degenaar P, Grossman N, Memon MA, Burrone J, Dawson M, Drakakis E, Neil M, Nikolic K (2009) Optobionic vision--a new genetically enhanced light on retinal prosthesis. J Neural Eng 6: 035007
Clarke J (2009) Role of polarized cell divisions in zebrafish neural tube formation. Curr Opin Neurobiol
Tawk M, Bianco IH, Clarke JD (2009) Focal electroporation in zebrafish embryos and larvae. Methods Mol Biol 546: 145-51
Paridaen JT, Danesin C, Elas AT, van de Water S, Houart C, Zivkovic D (2009) Apc1-mediated antagonism of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling is required for retino-tectal pathfinding in the zebrafish. Zebrafish 6: 41-7
Danesin C, Peres JN, Johansson M, Snowden V, Cording A, Papalopulu N, Houart C (2009) Integration of telencephalic Wnt and hedgehog signaling center activities by Foxg1. Dev Cell 16: 576-87
Paridaen JT, Danesin C, Elas AT, van de Water S, Houart C, Zivkovic D (2009) Apc1 is required for maintenance of local brain organizers and dorsal midbrain survival. Dev Biol
Robles E, Smith SJ, Meyer MP (2009) Synaptic Precursors: Filopodia. Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Elsevier. : 779-786
Vivancos V, Chen P, Spassky N, Qian D, Dabdoub A, Kelley M, Studer M, Guthrie S (2009) Wnt activity guides facial branchiomotor neuron migration, and involves the PCP pathway and JNK and ROCK kinases. Neural Dev 4: 7
Chambers D, Wilson LJ, Alfonsi F, Hunter E, Saxena U, Blanc E, Lumsden A (2009) Rhombomere-specific analysis reveals the repertoire of genetic cues expressed across the developing hindbrain. Neural Dev 4: 6
Tolhurst DJ, Smyth D, Thompson ID (2009) The sparseness of neuronal responses in ferret primary visual cortex. J Neurosci 29: 2355-70
Smith MM, Fraser GJ, Mitsiadis TA (2009) Dental lamina as source of odontogenic stem cells: evolutionary origins and developmental control of tooth generation in gnathostomes. J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol
Smith MM, Fraser GJ, Chaplin N, Hobbs C, Graham A (2009) Reiterative pattern of sonic hedgehog expression in the catshark dentition reveals a phylogenetic template for jawed vertebrates. Proc Biol Sci
Sharpe, P. and Mason, I. (2009) Molecular Embryology ­ Methods and Protocols". Series: Methods in Molecular Biology Humana Press, Totowa, NJ. 2nd Edition. Approx 400pp 461: 400

2008

Brill MS, Snapyan M, Wohlfrom H, Ninkovic J, Jawerka M, Mastick GS, Ashery-Padan R, Saghatelyan A, Berninger B, Götz M (2008) A dlx2- and pax6-dependent transcriptional code for periglomerular neuron specification in the adult olfactory bulb. J Neurosci 28: 6439-52
Bergami M, Santi S, Formaggio E, Cagnoli C, Verderio C, Blum R, Berninger B, Matteoli M, Canossa M (2008) Uptake and recycling of pro-BDNF for transmitter-induced secretion by cortical astrocytes. J Cell Biol 183: 213-21
Khan AG, Thattai M, Bhalla US (2008) Odor representations in the rat olfactory bulb change smoothly with morphing stimuli. Neuron 57: 571-85
López-Bendito G, Sánchez-Alcañiz JA, Pla R, Borrell V, Picó E, Valdeolmillos M, Marín O (2008) Chemokine signaling controls intracortical migration and final distribution of GABAergic interneurons. J Neurosci 28: 1613-24

Nóbrega-Pereira S, Kessaris N, Du T, Kimura S, Anderson SA, Marín O (2008) Postmitotic Nkx2-1 controls the migration of telencephalic interneurons by direct repression of guidance receptors. Neuron 59: 733-45

Makeyev EV, Maniatis T (2008) Multilevel regulation of gene expression by microRNAs. Science 319: 1789-90
Plachez C, Andrews W, Liapi A, Knoell B, Drescher U, Mankoo B, Zhe L, Mambetisaeva E, Annan A, Bannister L, Parnavelas JG, Richards LJ, Sundaresan V (2008) Robos are required for the correct targeting of retinal ganglion cell axons in the visual pathway of the brain. Mol Cell Neurosci 37: 719-30
Williams RH, Alexopoulos H, Jensen LT, Fugger L, Burdakov D (2008) Adaptive sugar sensors in hypothalamic feeding circuits. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105: 11975-80
O'Leary DD, Sahara S (2008) Genetic regulation of arealization of the neocortex. Curr Opin Neurobiol 18: 90-100
Morice E, Andreae LC, Cooke SF, Vanes L, Fisher EM, Tybulewicz VL, Bliss TV (2008) Preservation of long-term memory and synaptic plasticity despite short-term impairments in the Tc1 mouse model of Down syndrome. Learn Mem 15: 492-500
Buckley CE, Goldsmith P, Franklin RJ (2008) Zebrafish myelination: a transparent model for remyelination? Dis Model Mech 1: 221-8
Tear G (2008) Dynein branches out. Nat Cell Biol 10: 1131-2
Larsen C, Bardet PL, Vincent JP, Alexandre C (2008) Specification and positioning of parasegment grooves in Drosophila. Dev Biol 321: 310-8
Bianco IH, Carl M, Russell C, Clarke JD, Wilson SW (2008) Brain asymmetry is encoded at the level of axon terminal morphology. Neural Dev 3: 9
Clarke JD, Jayasinghe SN (2008) Bio-electrosprayed multicellular zebrafish embryos are viable and develop normally. Biomed Mater 3: 11001
Kosodo Y, Toida K, Dubreuil V, Alexandre P, Schenk J, Kiyokage E, Attardo A, Mora-Bermúdez F, Arii T, Clarke JD, Huttner WB (2008) Cytokinesis of neuroepithelial cells can divide their basal process before anaphase. EMBO J 27: 3151-63
Eickholt BJ (2008) Functional diversity and mechanisms of action of the semaphorins. Development 135: 2689-94
Ch'ng Q, Sieburth D, Kaplan JM (2008) Profiling synaptic proteins identifies regulators of insulin secretion and lifespan. PLoS Genet 4: e1000283
Kundrát M, Joss JM, Smith MM (2008) Fate mapping in embryos of Neoceratodus forsteri reveals cranial neural crest participation in tooth development is conserved from lungfish to tetrapods. Evol Dev 10: 531-6
Smith MM, Okabe M, Joss J (2008) Spatial and temporal pattern for the dentition in the Australian lungfish revealed with sonic hedgehog expression profile. Proc Biol Sci
Donoghue PC, Graham A, Kelsh RN (2008) The origin and evolution of the neural crest. Bioessays 30: 530-41
Canning CA, Lee L, Luo SX, Graham A, Jones CM (2008) Neural tube derived Wnt signals cooperate with FGF signaling in the formation and differentiation of the trigeminal placodes. Neural Develop 3: 35
Ng J (2008) TGF{beta} signals regulate axonal development through distinct Smad-independent mechanisms. Development 135: 4025-35
Mason I (2008) The avian embryo: an overview. Methods Mol Biol 461: 223-30
Chambers D, Lumsden A (2008) Profiling gene transcription in the developing embryo: microarray analysis on gene chips. Methods Mol Biol 461: 631-55
Mason I (2008) Chick embryos: incubation and isolation. Methods Mol Biol 461: 231-4