Recommended Readings: Elaine Fuchs PhD October 24, 2016

Monday Lecture Series

Monday October 24, 2016   3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lancefield Professor

Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development

Skin Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer

Recommended Readings:

Quist, S. R.; Eckardt, M.; Kriesche, A.; et al.  Expression of epidermal stem cell markers in skin and adnexal malignancies. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY   175(3):520-530     SEP 2016

 Holland, Jane D.; Klaus, Alexandra; Garratt, Alistair N.; et al.  Wnt signaling in stem and cancer stem cells.  CURRENT OPINION IN CELL BIOLOGY    25(2):254-264  APR 2013

Arwert, Esther N.; Hoste, Esther; Watt, Fiona M.    Epithelial stem cells, wound healing and cancer.  NATURE REVIEWS CANCER   12(3):170-180   MAR 2012

Blanpain, Cedric; Fuchs, Elaine  STEM CELL PLASTICITY Plasticity of epithelial stem cells in tissue regeneration.  SCIENCE   344(6189):1243-+  ( Article Number: 1242281)  JUN 13 2014

Hsu, Ya-Chieh; Li, Lishi; Fuchs, Elaine  Transit-Amplifying Cells Orchestrate Stem Cell Activity and Tissue Regeneration. CELL   157(4):935-949     MAY 8 2014

Fuchs, Elaine; Chen, Ting  A matter of life and death: self-renewal in stem cells.  EMBO REPORTS   14 (1): 39-48   JAN 2013 

Oshimori, Naoki; Fuchs, Elaine   The Harmonies Played by TGF-beta in Stem Cell Biology.    CELL STEM CELL   11(6):751-764    DEC 7 2012

Recommended Readings: James Wells, Ph.D., February 5

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, February 5, 2016
3:45 p.m., Carson Family Caspary Auditorium

James M. Wells, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics,
Perinatal Institute Endowed Professor,
Division of Development Biology,
Director for Basic Research,
Division of Endocrinology,
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Models of Human Gastrointestinal Development and Disease

Recommended Reading

Empirical Articles

McCracken, K. W., Catá, E. M., Crawford, C. M., Sinagoga, K. L., Schumacher, M., Rockich, B. E., … & Wells, J. M. (2014). Modelling human development and disease in pluripotent stem-cell-derived gastric organoids. Nature. 516(7531):400-404. doi: 10.1038/nature13863.

Spence, J. R., Mayhew, C. N., Rankin, S. A., Kuhar, M. F., Vallance, J. E., Tolle, K., … & Shroyer, N. F. (2011). Directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into intestinal tissue in vitro. Nature, 470(7332), 105-109. doi: 10.1038/nature09691

Watson, C. L., Mahe, M. M., Múnera, J., Howell, J. C., Sundaram, N., Poling, H. M., … & Grabowski, G. (2014). An in vivo model of human small intestine using pluripotent stem cells. Nature Medicine, 20(11), 1310-1314. doi: 10.1038/nm.3737

Review Papers

Sinagoga, K. L., & Wells, J. M. (2015). Generating human intestinal tissues from pluripotent stem cells to study development and disease. The EMBO Journal, 34(9):1149-63. doi: 10.15252/embj.201490686

Wells, J. M., & Spence, J. R. (2014). How to make an intestine. Development, 141(4), 752-760. doi: 10.1242/dev.097386.

Recommended Readings: Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D., November 13th

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, November 13, 2015
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D.
Department of Chemical and Systems Biology,
Department of Developmental Biology,
Stanford University

On Peculiarities of Being a Human: Gene Regulatory Mechanisms in Human Development and Evolution

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Buecker, C., Srinivasan, R., Wu, Z., Calo, E., Acampora, D., Faial, T., … & Wysocka, J. (2014). Reorganization of enhancer patterns in transition from naive to primed pluripoteny. Cell Stem Cell, 14(6), 838-853. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2014.04.003

Grow, E. J., Flynn, R. A., Chavez, S. L., Bayless, N. L., Wossidlo, M., Wesche, D. J., … & Wysocka, J. (2015). Intrinsic retroviral reactivation in human preimplantation embryos and pluripotent cells. Nature. 522(7555), 221-225. doi:10.1038/nature14308

Prescott, S. L., Srinivasan, R., Marchetto, M. C., Grishina, I., Narvaiza, I., Selleri, L., … & Wysocka, J. (2015). Enhancer divergence and cis-regulatory evolution in the human and chimp neural crest. Cell, 163(1), 68-83. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.08.036

Review Papers

Calo, E., & Wysocka, J. (2013). Modification of enhancer chromatin: what, how, and why?. Molecular Cell, 49(5), 825-837. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2013.01.038

Buecker, C., & Wysocka, J. (2012). Enhancers as information integration hubs in development: lessons from genomics. Trends in Genetics, 28(6), 276-284. doi:10.1016/j.tig.2012.02.008

Recommended Readings: Rudolf Jaenisch, M.D. December 12

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, December 12, 2014
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Rudolf Jaenisch, M.D.
Professor of Biology,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

iPS Cell Technology, Gene Editing and Disease Research

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Chung, C. Y., Khurana, V., Auluck, P. K., Tardiff, D. F., Mazzulli, J. R., Soldner, F., … Lindquist, S. (2013). Identification and rescue of α-synuclein toxicity in Parkinson patient-derived neurons. Science, 342(6161), 983–987. doi:10.1126/science.1245296

Li, Y., Wang, H., Muffat, J., Cheng, A. W., Orlando, D. a, Lovén, J., … Jaenisch, R. (2013). Global transcriptional and translational repression in human-embryonic-stem-cell-derived Rett syndrome neurons. Cell Stem Cell, 13(4), 446–458. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2013.09.001

Soldner, F., Laganière, J., Cheng, A. W., Hockemeyer, D., Gao, Q., Alagappan, R., … Jaenisch, R. (2011). Generation of isogenic pluripotent stem cells differing exclusively at two early onset Parkinson point mutations. Cell, 146(2), 318–331. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2011.06.019

Wang, H., Yang, H., Shivalila, C. S., Dawlaty, M. M., Cheng, A. W., Zhang, F., & Jaenisch, R. (2013). One-step generation of mice carrying mutations in multiple genes by CRISPR/Cas-mediated genome engineering. Cell, 153(4), 910–918. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.04.025

Review Papers

Buganim, Y., Faddah, D. A., & Jaenisch, R. (2013). Mechanisms and models of somatic cell reprogramming. Nature Reviews Genetics, 14(6), 427–439. doi:10.1038/nrg3473

Theunissen, T. W., & Jaenisch, R. (2014). Molecular Control of Induced Pluripotency. Cell Stem Cell, 14(6), 720–734. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2014.05.002

Recommended Readings: Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D. November 3

Monday Lecture Series
Monday, November 3, 2014
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor and Head,
Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development,
The Rockefeller University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Blanpain, C., Lowry, W., & Geoghegan, A. (2004). Self-renewal, multipotency, and the existence of two cell populations within an epithelial stem cell niche. Cell, 118(5), 635–648. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2004.08.012

Lechler, T., & Fuchs, E. (2005). Asymmetric cell divisions promote stratification and differentiation of mammalian skin. Nature, 437(7056), 275–280. doi:10.1038/nature03922

Yi, R., Poy, M. N., Stoffel, M., & Fuchs, E. (2008). A skin microRNA promotes differentiation by repressing “stemness”. Nature, 452(7184), 225–9. doi:10.1038/nature06642

Review Papers

Fuchs, E., Tumbar, T., & Guasch, G. (2004). Socializing with the neighbors: stem cells and their niche. Cell, 116(6), 769–778. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(04)00255-7

Hsu, Y.-C., Li, L., & Fuchs, E. (2014). Emerging interactions between skin stem cells and their niches. Nature Medicine, 20(8), 847–856. doi:10.1038/nm.3643

Recommended Readings: Allan C Spradling, Ph.D. May 16

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, May 16, 2014
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Allan C Spradling, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Embryology
Carnegie Institution for Science

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Epigenetic and genetic programing of Drosophila development

Recommended Readings:

Empirical Articles

Morris, L. X., & Spradling, A. C. (2011). Long-term live imaging provides new insight into stem cell regulation and germline-soma coordination in the Drosophila ovary. Development, 138(11), 2207–2215. doi:10.1242/dev.065508

Nystul, T., & Spradling, A. (2007). An epithelial niche in the Drosophila ovary undergoes long-range stem cell replacement. Cell Stem Cell, 1(3), 277–285. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2007.07.009

Skora, A. D., & Spradling, A. C. (2010). Epigenetic stability increases extensively during Drosophila follicle stem cell differentiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(16), 7389–7394. doi:10.1073/pnas.1003180107

Xie, T., & Spradling, A. C. (2000). A niche maintaining germ line stem cells in the Drosophila ovary. Science, 290(5490), 328–330. doi:10.1126/science.290.5490.328

Review Papers

Losick, V. P., Morris, L. X., Fox, D. T., & Spradling, A. (2011). Drosophila stem cell niches: a decade of discovery suggests a unified view of stem cell regulation. Developmental Cell, 21(1), 159–171. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2011.06.018

Morrison, S. J., & Spradling, A. C. (2008). Stem cells and niches: mechanisms that promote stem cell maintenance throughout life. Cell, 132(4), 598–611. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2008.01.038

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

Recommended Readings: Irving Weissman, M.D.

Friday Lecture Series

The Philip Levine Memorial Lecture

Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells

Irving Weissman, M.D., director,

Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine;

V&D Ludwig Professor of Clinical Cancer Research; and professor, departments of

developmental biology, pathology and neurosurgery and biology,

Stanford University School of Medicine

November 1, 2013

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Chao, M. P., Majeti, R., & Weissman, I. L. (2012). Programmed cell removal: A new obstacle in the road to developing cancer. Nature Reviews Cancer, 12(1), 58-67

Jan, M., Snyder, T. M., Corces-Zimmerman, M. R., Vyas, P., Weissman, I. L., Quake, S. R., & Majeti, R. (2012). Clonal evolution of preleukemic hematopoietic stem cells precedes human acute myeloid leukemia. Science Translational Medicine, 4(149)

Lu, R., Neff, N. F., Quake, S. R., & Weissman, I. L. (2011). Tracking single hematopoietic stem cells in vivo using high-throughput sequencing in conjunction with viral genetic barcoding. Nature Biotechnology, 29(10), 928-934

Pang, W. W., Pluvinage, J. V., Price, E. A., Sridhar, K., Arber, D. A., Greenberg, P. L., . . . Weissman, I. L. (2013). Hematopoietic stem cell and progenitor cell mechanisms in myelodysplastic syndromes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(8), 3011-3016

Pang, W. W., Price, E. A., Sahoo, D., Beerman, I., Maloney, W. J., Rossi, D. J., . . . Weissman, I. L. (2011). Human bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells are increased in frequency and myeloid-biased with age. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(50), 20012-20017

Uchida, N., Chen, K., Dohse, M., Hansen, K. D., Dean, J., Buser, J. R., . . . Back, S. A. (2012). Human neural stem cells induce functional myelination in mice with severe dysmyelination. Science Translational Medicine, 4(155)

Weissman, I. (2012). Stem cell therapies could change medicine… if they get the chance. Cell Stem Cell, 10(6), 663-665


Recommended Readings: George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Maclyn McCarty Memorial Lecture

Reprogramming Cell Identity

George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D., Samuel E. Lux, IV Professor of Hematology and

director,Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Boston Children’s Hospital;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

October 18, 2013

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Cherry, A. B. C., & Daley, G. Q. (2012). Reprogramming cellular identity for regenerative medicine. Cell, 148(6), 1110-1122

Morris, S. A., & Daley, G. Q. (2013). A blueprint for engineering cell fate: Current technologies to reprogram cell identity. Cell Research, 23(1), 33-48

Müller, L. U. W., Milsom, M. D., Harris, C. E., Vyas, R., Brumme, K. M., Parmar, K., . . . Williams, D. A. (2012). Overcoming reprogramming resistance of fanconi anemia cells. Blood, 119(23), 5449-5457

Onder, T. T., Kara, N., Cherry, A., Sinha, A. U., Zhu, N., Bernt, K. M., . . . Daley, G. Q. (2012). Chromatin-modifying enzymes as modulators of reprogramming. Nature, 483(7391), 598-602

Robinton, D. A., & Daley, G. Q. (2012). The promise of induced pluripotent stem cells in research and therapy. Nature, 481(7381), 295-305

Zhang, J., Nuebel, E., Daley, G. Q., Koehler, C. M., & Teitell, M. A. (2012). Metabolic regulation in pluripotent stem cells during reprogramming and self-renewal. Cell Stem Cell, 11(5), 589-595


Recommended Readings: Leonard Zon, M.D.

Monday, November 4, 2013
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Leonard Zon, M.D.
Director of the Stem Cell Program at Children’s Hospital Boston
Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Pathways that Stimulate Stem Cell Development and Self-Renewal

Recommended Readings:

Review Papers

De Jong, J. L. O., & Zon, L. I. (2005). Use of the zebrafish system to study primitive and definitive hematopoiesis. Annual Review of Genetics, 39, 481–501. doi:10.1146/annurev.genet.39.073003.095931

Orkin, S. H., & Zon, L. I. (2008). Hematopoiesis: an evolving paradigm for stem cell biologyCell132(4), 631–644. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2008.01.025

White, R., Rose, K., & Zon, L. (2013). Zebrafish cancer: the state of the art and the path forward. Nature Reviews Cancer, 13(9), 624–636. doi:10.1038/nrc3589

Zon, L. I. (2008). Intrinsic and extrinsic control of haematopoietic stem-cell self-renewal. Nature, 453(7193), 306–313. doi:10.1038/nature07038

Empirical Articles

Goessling, W., North, T. E., Loewer, S., Lord, A. M., Lee, S., Stoick-Cooper, C. L., … Zon, L. I. (2009). Genetic interaction of PGE2 and Wnt signaling regulates developmental specification of stem cells and regeneration. Cell, 136(6), 1136–1147. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2009.01.015

Lengerke, C., Schmitt, S., Bowman, T. V, Jang, I. H., Maouche-Chretien, L., McKinney-Freeman, S., … Daley, G. Q. (2008). BMP and Wnt specify hematopoietic fate by activation of the Cdx-Hox pathway. Cell Stem Cell, 2(1), 72–82. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2007.10.022

North, T. E., Goessling, W., Peeters, M., Li, P., Ceol, C., Lord, A. M., … Zon, L. I. (2009). Hematopoietic stem cell development is dependent on blood flow. Cell, 137(4), 736–748. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2009.04.023

North, T. E., Goessling, W., Walkley, C. R., Lengerke, C., Kopani, K. R., Lord, A. M., … Zon, L. I. (2007). Prostaglandin E2 regulates vertebrate haematopoietic stem cell homeostasis. Nature, 447(7147), 1007–1011. doi:10.1038/nature05883