Recommended Readings: Joseph Gleeson, M.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Developing Treatments for Pediatric Brain Diseases through Genomics

Joseph Gleeson, M.D., professor of neurosciences and pediatrics,

University of California, San Diego;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 January 11, 2012

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Dixon-Salazar, T. J., J. L. Silhavy, N. Udpa, J. Schroth, S. Bielas, A. E. Schaffer, J. Olvera, et al. 2012. “Exome Sequencing can Improve Diagnosis and Alter Patient Management.” Science Translational Medicine 4 (138)

Novarino, G., N. Akizu, and J. G. Gleeson. 2011. “Modeling Human Disease in Humans: The Ciliopathies.” Cell 147 (1): 70-79

Novarino, G., P. El-Fishawy, H. Kayserili, N. A. Meguid, E. M. Scott, J. Schroth, J. L. Silhavy, et al. 2012. “Mutations in BCKD-Kinase Lead to a Potentially Treatable Form of Autism with Epilepsy.” Science 338 (6105): 394-397

Parisi, M. A., C. L. Bennett, M. L. Eckert, W. B. Dobyns, J. G. Gleeson, D. W. W. Shaw, R. McDonald, A. Eddy, P. F. Chance, and I. A. Glass. 2004. “The NPHP1 Gene Deletion Associated with Juvenile Nephronophthisis is Present in a Subset of Individuals with Joubert Syndrome.” American Journal of Human Genetics 75 (1): 82-91

Yaari, R., I. A. Anselm, I. S. Szer, D. M. Malicki, M. P. Nespeca, and J. G. Gleeson. 2004. “Childhood Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System: Two Biopsy-Proven Cases.” Journal of Pediatrics 145 (5): 693-697



Recommended Readings: Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Special Seminar Series: Neurobiology and Behavior

Of mice, men, and microscopes: watching the brain dynamics of motor control at the cellular scale in behaving subjects

Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied Physics

Stanford School of Medicine

Investigator, HHMI

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:

Deisseroth, K., G. Feng, A. K. Majewska, G. Miesenböck, A. Ting, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2006. Next-generation optical technologies for illuminating genetically targeted brain circuits. Journal of Neuroscience. 26(41):10380-10386.

Flusberg, B. A., E. D. Cocker, W. Piyawattanametha, J. C. Jung, E. L. M. Cheung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. Fiber-optic fluorescence imaging. Nature Methods. 2(12):941-950.

Flusberg, B. A., J. C. Jung, E. D. Cocker, E. P. Anderson, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. In vivo brain imaging using a portable 3.9 gram two-photon fluorescence microendoscope. Optics Letters. 30(17):2272-2274.
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Flusberg, B. A., A. Nimmerjahn, E. D. Cocker, E. A. Mukamel, R. P. J. Barretto, T. H. Ko, L. D. Burns, J. C. Jung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. High-speed, miniaturized fluorescence microscopy in freely moving mice. Nature Methods5: 935 – 938 .

Jung, J. C., A. D. Mehta, E. Aksay, R. Stepnoski, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. In vivo mammalian brain imaging using one- and two-photon fluorescence microendoscopy. Journal of Neurophysiology. 92(5):3121-3133.

Llewellyn, M. E., R. P. J. Barretto, S. L. Delp, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. Minimally invasive high-speed imaging of sarcomere contractile dynamics in mice and humans. Nature. 454(7205):784-788.

Mehta, A. D., J. C. Jung, B. A. Flusberg, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. Fiber optic in vivo imaging in the mammalian nervous system. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 14(5):617-628.

Miyawaki, A., and M. J. Schnitzer. 2007. New technologies for neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 17(5):565-566.