Recommended Readings: Robert Johnston, Jr. PhD Dec 10, 2012

Controlling Stochastic Gene Expression in the Drosophila retina

Robert Johnston, Jr.   PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Biology, Center for Developmental Genetics

New York University

Monday, December 10,  2012

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

Recommended Readings:

Sood, P; Johnston, RJ Jr.;Kusssell, E.  2012.  Stochastic de-repression of rhodopsins in single photoreceptors of the fly retina.  PLoS Computational Biology.  8(2):e1002357.  DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002357

Johnson, RJ, Jr.; Desplan, C.  2010.  Stochastic mechanisms of cell fate specification that yield random or robust outcomes.  Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology.  26:689-719.  DOI:10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100109-104113

Jukam, D; Desplan, C.  2010.  Binary date decisions in differentiating neurons.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  20(1):6-13.  DOI:10.1016/j.conb.2009.11.002

Wenet, MF; Mazzoni, EO; Ceclik A; et al.  2006.  Stochastic spineless expression creates the retinal mosaic for colour vision.  NATURE.  440(7081):174-180.  DOI:10.1038/nature04615

Bell, ML; Earl, JB; Britt, SG.  2007.  Two types of Drosophila R7 photoreceptor cells are arranged randomly: a model for stochastic cell-fate determination.  Journal of Comparative Neurology. 502(1):75-85.  DOI:10.1002/cne.21298.

Chanas, SA; Collinson, JM; Ramaesh, T; et al.  2009.  Effects of elevated Pax6 expression and genetic background on mouse eye development.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  50(9):4045-4059.  DOI:10-1167/iovs.07-1630

Johnson, RJ Jr.; Desplan, C.  2008.  Stochastic neuronal cell fate choices.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  18(1):20-27.  DOI:10.1016/j.conb.2008.04.004