Recommended Readings: Victor Ambros, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series


microRNA Pathways in Animal Development

Joshua Lederberg Distinguished Lectureship in Molecular Genetics


Victor Ambros, Ph.D., Silverman Professor of Natural Science, co-director,

RNA Therapeutics Institute,

University of Massachusetts Medical School

February 3, 2012

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings:

Ambros, V. 2010. MicroRNAs: Genetically sensitized worms reveal new secrets. Current Biology 20, (14): R598-R600

Hammell, C. M., X. Karp, and V. Ambros. 2009. A feedback circuit involving let-7-family miRNAs and DAF-12 integrates environmental signals and developmental timing in caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, (44): 18668-18673

Hammell, C. M., I. Lubin, P. R. Boag, T. K. Blackwell, and V. Ambros. 2009. Nhl-2 modulates MicroRNA activity in caenorhabditis elegans. Cell 136, (5): 926-938

Hammell, M., D. Long, L. Zhang, A. Lee, C. S. Carmack, M. Han, Y. Ding, and V. Ambros. 2008. mirWIP: MicroRNA target prediction based on microRNA-containing ribonucleoprotein-enriched transcripts. Nature Methods 5, (9): 813-819

Miska, E. A., E. Alvarez-Saavedra, A. L. Abbott, N. C. Lau, A. B. Hellman, S. M. McGonagle, D. P. Bartel, V. R. Ambros, and H. R. Horvitz. 2007. Most caenorhabditis elegans microRNAs are individually not essential for development or viability. PLoS Genetics 3, (12): 2395-2403

Sokol, N. S., P. Xu, Y. -N Jan, and V. Ambros. 2008. Drosophila let-7 microRNA is required for remodeling of the neuromusculature during metamorphosis. Genes and Development 22, (12): 1591-1596