Recommended Readings: Marco Tripodi PhD Oct 8 2012

Spatiotemporal Control of Motor Circuit Assembly and Function

 Marco Tripodi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow


University of Basel and

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

 Monday, October 8, 2012

4:00 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings:

Arber, Silvia.  2012.  Motor circuits in action: specification, connectivity and functionNeuron.  74(6):975-969  DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2012.05.011

Martin, John H.  2012.  Systems neurobiology of restorative neurology and future directions for repair of the damaged motor systems.  Clinical Neurobiology and Neurosurgery.  114(5, Sp.Issue S1):515-523.  DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.01.011  Please request from Markus Library.

Denk, W.; K.L. Briggman; M. Helmstaedter.  2012.  Structural neurobiology: missing link t o a mechanistic understanding of neural computation.  Nature Reviews Neuroscience.  13(5):351-358.  DOI: 10.1038/nrn3169

Tripodi, M.; A. E. Stepien; and S. Arber.   2011.  Motor antagonism exposed by spatial segregation and timing of neurogenesis.  Nature.  479:7371:61-U84.  DOI:10.1038/nature1038

Simon, M.A.; S. J. Fusillo; K. Colman, et al. 2010.  Motor patterns associated with crawling in a soft-bodied arthropod.  Journal of Experimental Biology.  213(13):2302-2309.  DOI:10.1242/jeb.039206

Ugolini, G.  2010.  Advances in viral transneuronal tracing.  7th FENS Meeting on Neuroanatomical Tracing and Systems. Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 3, 2010.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods.  194(1):2-20.  DOI:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2009.12.001

Recommended Readings: Kazuhiro Yamada, PhD October 1, 2012

Crystallographic Studies of Large Complexes: From the Yeast Chromatin

Remodeling Factor ISW1a to the Entire Nucleosome-Traversing

Transcription Machinery

Kazuhiro Yamada,  PhD

Senior Scientist/Over-assistant

Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics

ETH Zurich

Monday, October 1, 2012

4 p.m. , Caspary Auditorium.   Refreshments 3:45 p.m.

 Recommended Readings:

Yen, K.; Vinayachandran, V.; Batta, K.; et al.   2012. Genome-wide Nucleosome Specificity and Directionality of Chromatin Remodelers.  CELL   149(7):1461-1473   DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.04.036

Richmond, Timothy J.  2012. Nucleosome recognition and spacing by chromatin remodelling factor ISW1a.   BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS,  40: 347-350  DOI: 10.1042/BST20110748   Please request from Markus Library.

De Cian, A; Praly, E; Ding, F; et al.  2012.  ATP-Independent Cooperative Binding of Yeast Isw1a to Bare and Nucleosomal DNA.    PLOS ONE   7(2): e31845   DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031845

Sharma, A.; Jenkins, K. R.; Heroux, A.; et al.  2011. Crystal Structure of the Chromodomain Helicase DNA-binding Protein 1 (Chd1) DNA-binding Domain in Complex with DNA.  JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY    286(49):42099-42104   DOI: 10.1074/jbc.C111.294462

Yamada, K.; Frouws, T. D.; Angst, B.; et al. 2011.  Structure and mechanism of the chromatin remodelling factor ISW1a.   NATURE.  472(7344):U448-U536   DOI: 10.1038/nature09947

Pinskaya, M.; Nair, A.; Clynes, D.; et al.  2009.  Nucleosome Remodeling and Transcriptional Repression Are Distinct Functions of Isw1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY   29(9): 2419-2430   DOI: 10.1128/MCB.01050-08

Recommended Readings: Yanick Crow, PhD September 17, 2012

Human Type I Interferonopathies

Yanick Crow  PhD

Professor of Genetic Medicine

University of Manchester, UK

Monday, September 17,  2012

4 p.m. , Caspary Auditorium.   Refreshments 3:45 p.m.

Recommended Review:

Banchereau, J; Pascual, V.  2006.  Type I interferon in systemic lupus erythematosus and other autoimmune diseases.   IMMUNITY.   25( 3):383-392.      DOI: 10.1016/j.immuni.2006.08.010

Recommended Readings:

Crow, Y.  2011.  Type I interferonopathies: a novel set of inborn errors of immunity.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences   1238: 91-98.     DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06220.x

Briggs, Tracy A.; Rice, Gillian I.; Daly, Sarah; et al.   2011. Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase deficiency causes a bone dysplasia with autoimmunity and a type I interferon expression signature. NATURE GENETICS  43(2):127-U71.     DOI: 10.1038/ng.748


Alcais, A; Quintana-Murci, L; Thaler, DS.; et al.  2010.  Life-threatening infectious diseases of childhood: single-gene inborn errors of immunity?  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences    1214:18-33.     DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05834.x

Crow, Yanick J. 2011. Lupus: How much “complexity” is really (just) genetic heterogeneity?  ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM.   63(12): 3661-3664    DOI: 10.1002/art.30603


Crow, Y.; Rehwinkel, J.  2009.  Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome and related phenotypes: linking nucleic acid metabolism with autoimmunity.  HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS  18: R130-R136.    DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddp293

Baechler, EC; Batliwalla, FM; Karypis, G; et al. 2003.  Interferon-inducible gene expression signature in peripheral blood cells of patients with severe lupus.  PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   100( 5):2610-2615.   DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0337679100