Recommended Readings: Jonas Frisén, M.D., Ph.D., October 16th

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, October 16, 2015
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Jonas Frisén, M.D., Ph.D.
Tobias Foundation Professor of Stem Cell Research,
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Cellular Plasticity in the Intact and Injured Central Nervous System

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Ernst, A., Alkass, K., Bernard, S., Salehpour, M., Perl, S., Tisdale, J., … & Frisén, J. (2014). Neurogenesis in the striatum of the adult human brain. Cell, 156(5), 1072-1083. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.044

Magnusson, J. P., Göritz, C., Tatarishvili, J., Dias, D. O., Smith, E. M., Lindvall, O., … & Frisén, J. (2014). A latent neurogenic program in astrocytes regulated by Notch signaling in the mouse. Science, 346(6206), 237-241. doi: 10.1126/science.346.6206.237.

Sabelström, H., Stenudd, M., Réu, P., Dias, D. O., Elfineh, M., Zdunek, S., … & Frisén, J. (2013). Resident neural stem cells restrict tissue damage and neuronal loss after spinal cord injury in mice. Science, 342(6158), 637-640. doi: 10.1126/science.1242576

Review Paper

Bergmann, O., Spalding, K. L., & Frisén, J. (2015). Adult neurogenesis in humans. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 7(7), a018994. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a018994

Recommended Readings: David Ginty, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

The Sensory Neurons of Touch

David Ginty, Ph.D., Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Professor,

department of neurobiology, Harvard Medical School;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

April 4, 2014

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Abraira, V., & Ginty, D. (2013). The sensory neurons of touch. Neuron, 79(4), 618-639

Deppmann, C. D., Mihalas, S., Sharma, N., Lonze, B. E., Niebur, E., & Ginty, D. D. (2008). A model for neuronal competition during development. Science, 320(5874), 369-373

Li, L., Rutlin, M., Abraira, V. E., Cassidy, C., Kus, L., Gong, S., . . . Ginty, D. D. (2011). The functional organization of cutaneous low-threshold mechanosensory neurons. Cell, 147(7), 1615-1627

Luo, W., Wickramasinghe, S. R., Savitt, J. M., Griffin, J. W., Dawson, T. M., & Ginty, D. D. (2007). A hierarchical NGF signaling cascade controls ret-dependent and ret-independent events during development of nonpeptidergic DRG neurons. Neuron, 54(5), 739-754

Riccio, A., Alvania, R. S., Lonze, B. E., Ramanan, N., Kim, T., Huang, Y., . . . Ginty, D. D. (2006). A nitric oxide signaling pathway controls CREB-mediated gene expression in neurons. Molecular Cell, 21(2), 283-294

Wickramasinghe, S. R., Alvania, R. S., Ramanan, N., Wood, J. N., Mandai, K., & Ginty, D. D. (2008). Serum response factor mediates NGF-dependent target innervation by embryonic DRG sensory neurons. Neuron, 58(4), 532-545


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