Recommended Readings: Madeline Lancaster, Ph.D. Monday, Dec. 11

Special Lecture
The Human Brain in a Dish: Using Cerebral Organoids to Model Development and Disease
Madeline A. Lancaster, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Review Papers

Eiraku, M., & Sasai, Y. (2012). Self-formation of layered neural structures in three-dimensional culture of ES cells. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 22(5), 768–777. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2012.02.005

Gage, F. H., & Temple, S. (2013). Neural stem cells: generating and regenerating the brain. Neuron, 80(3), 588–601. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.10.037

Han, S. S. W., Williams, L. a, & Eggan, K. C. (2011). Constructing and deconstructing stem cell models of neurological disease. Neuron, 70(4), 626–644. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2011.05.003

Lui, J. H., Hansen, D. V, & Kriegstein, A. R. (2011). Development and evolution of the human neocortex. Cell, 146(1), 18–36. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2011.06.030

Empirical Articles

Espuny-Camacho, I., Michelsen, K. a, Gall, D., Linaro, D., Hasche, A., Bonnefont, J., … Vanderhaeghen, P. (2013). Pyramidal neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells integrate efficiently into mouse brain circuits in vivo. Neuron, 77(3), 440–456. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2012.12.011

Lancaster, M. a, Renner, M., Martin, C.-A., Wenzel, D., Bicknell, L. S., Hurles, M. E., … Knoblich, J. a. (2013). Cerebral organoids model human brain development and microcephaly. Nature, 501(7467), 373–379. doi:10.1038/nature12517

Mariani, J., Simonini, M. V., Palejev, D., Tomasini, L., Coppola, G., Szekely, A. M., … Vaccarino, F. M. (2012). Modeling human cortical development in vitro using induced pluripotent stem cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(31), 12770–12775. doi:10.1073/pnas.1202944109