Recommended Readings: Kang Shen, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Extracellular and Intracellular Mechanisms of Synapse Patterning in C. elegans

Kang Shen, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor,

department of biological sciences, Stanford University

 February 22, 2012

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Allen, P. B., Sgro, A. E., Chao, D. L., Doepker, B. E., Edgar, J. S., Shen, K., & Chiu, D. T. (2008). Single-synapse ablation and long-term imaging in live C. elegans. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 173(1), 20-26

Crane, M. M., Stirman, J. N., Ou, C. -., Kurshan, P. T., Rehg, J. M., Shen, K., & Lu, H. (2012). Autonomous screening of C. elegans identifies genes implicated in synaptogenesis. Nature Methods, 9(10), 977-980

Klassen, M. P., Wu, Y. E., Maeder, C. I., Nakae, I., Cueva, J. G., Lehrman, E. K., . . . Shen, K. (2010). An arf-like small G protein, ARL-8, promotes the axonal transport of presynaptic cargoes by suppressing vesicle aggregation. Neuron, 66(5), 710-723

Maeder, C. I., & Shen, K. (2011). Genetic dissection of synaptic specificity. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 21(1), 93-99

Margeta, M. A., Wang, G. J., & Shen, K. (2009). Clathrin adaptor AP-1 complex excludes multiple postsynaptic receptors from axons in C. elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(5), 1632-1637