Recommended Readings: Damon Page Ph.D. November 2, 2009

Monday Lecture


Influence of Pten and the Serotonin Pathway on Autism-like Endophenotypes in Mice


Damon Page Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nov. 2, 2009

4:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Welch Hall, Level Two

Recommended Readings: 

Page DT, Kuti OJ, Prestia C, et al.  2009.   Haploinsufficiency for Pten and Serotonin transporter cooperatively influences brain size and social behavior  PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   106 (6): 1989-1994

 Bourgeron T.  2009.    A synaptic trek to autism.  CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROBIOLOGY    19( 2): 231-234

 Anderson BM, Schnetz-Boutaud NC, Bartlett J, et al.   2009.   Examination of association of genes in the serotonin system to autism.   NEUROGENETICS   10(3): 209-216     Request a copy of this paper from Markus Library.

 Skuse D.  2006.  Genetic influences on the neural basis of social cognition. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES    361(1476): 2129-2141 

 Cheh MA, Millonig JH, Roselli LM, et al.   2006. En2 knockout mice display neurobehavioral and neurochemical alterations relevant to autism spectrum disorder . BRAIN RESEARCH    1116:166-176   

 Olofsson, B; Page, DT.   2005.   Condensation of the central nervous system in embryonic Drosophila is inhibited by blocking hemocyte migration or neural activity
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY    279 (1 ) : 233-243

 Page, DT.  2002.  Inductive patterning of the embryonic brain in Drosophila . DEVELOPMENT    129 ( 9): 2121-2128