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Alex Nechiporuk Ph.D.

    • Associate Professor of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology School of Medicine
    • Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences School of Medicine
    • Cancer Biology Graduate Program School of Medicine

Areas of interest

  • zebrafish axonal transport neuron development lateral line sensory systems

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Utah 2002

Memberships and associations

  • Society for Developmental Biology ?
  • American Society for Cell Biology ?

Publications

  • "Nothing to Be Sniffed At : Anosmin1 Tunes Fgf Diffusivity." Developmental Cell  In: , Vol. 46, No. 6, 24.09.2018, p. 674-676.
  • "Using zebrafish to study collective cell migration in development and disease." Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology  In: , Vol. 6, No. AUG, 83, 17.08.2018.
  • "Dynein/dynactin is necessary for anterograde transport of Mbp mRNA in oligodendrocytes and for myelination in vivo." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  In: , Vol. 114, No. 43, 24.10.2017, p. E9153-E9162.
  • "Integration of Tmc1/2 into the mechanotransduction complex in zebrafish hair cells is regulated by transmembrane o-methyltransferase (Tomt)." eLife  In: , Vol. 6, e28474, 23.05.2017.
  • "Regulation of mitochondria-dynactin interaction and mitochondrial retrograde transport in axons." eLife  In: , Vol. 6, e22234, 17.04.2017.
  • "Kif1B interacts with KBP to promote axon elongation by localizing a microtubule regulator to growth cones." Journal of Neuroscience  In: , Vol. 36, No. 26, 29.06.2016, p. 7014-7026.
  • "In vivo analysis of axonal transport in zebrafish." Methods in Cell Biology  In: , 2015.
  • "Kremen1 restricts Dkk activity during posterior lateral line development in zebrafish." Development (Cambridge)  In: , Vol. 141, No. 16, 2014, p. 3212-3221.
  • "The roles and regulation of multicellular rosette structures during morphogenesis." Development (Cambridge)  In: , Vol. 141, No. 13, 2014, p. 2549-2558.
  • "Fgf3 and Fgf10a work in concert to promote maturation of the epibranchial placodes in Zebrafish." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 8, No. 12, e85087, 17.12.2013.
  • "JNK-Interacting Protein 3 Mediates the Retrograde Transport of Activated c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase and Lysosomes." PLoS Genetics  In: , Vol. 9, No. 2, e1003303, 02.2013.
  • "Rapid positional cloning of zebrafish mutations by linkage and homozygosity mapping using whole-genome sequencing." Development (Cambridge)  In: , Vol. 139, No. 22, 15.11.2012, p. 4280-4290.
  • "Fgfr-Ras-MAPK signaling is required for apical constriction via apical positioning of Rho-associated kinase during mechanosensory organ formation." Development (Cambridge)  In: , Vol. 139, No. 17, 01.09.2012, p. 3130-3135.
  • "Graded levels of Pax2a and Pax8 regulate cell differentiation during sensory placode formation." Development (Cambridge, England)  In: , Vol. 139, No. 15, 08.2012, p. 2740-2750.
  • "Zebrafish mnx1 controls cell fate choice in the developing endocrine pancreas." Development  In: , Vol. 138, No. 21, 01.11.2011, p. 4597-4608.
  • "Lef1 is required for progenitor cell identity in the zebrafish lateral line primordium." Development  In: , Vol. 138, No. 18, 15.09.2011, p. 3921-3930.
  • "Chondrogenic and gliogenic subpopulations of neural crest play distinct roles during the assembly of epibranchial ganglia." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 6, No. 9, e24443, 09.09.2011.
  • "Quantification of vestibular-induced eye movements in zebrafish larvae." BMC Neuroscience  In: , 03.09.2010, p. 110.
  • "Zebrafish dorsal root ganglia neural precursor cells adopt a glial fate in the absence of neurogenin1." Journal of Neuroscience  In: , Vol. 28, No. 47, 19.11.2008, p. 12558-12569.
  • "FGF-dependent mechanosensory organ patterning in zebrafish." Science  In: , Vol. 320, No. 5884, 27.06.2008, p. 1774-1777.
  • "Vesicular glutamate transporter 3 is required for synaptic transmission in zebrafish hair cells." Journal of Neuroscience  In: , Vol. 28, No. 9, 27.02.2008, p. 2110-2118.
  • "Specification of epibranchial placodes in zebrafish." Development  In: , Vol. 134, No. 3, 02.2007, p. 611-623.
  • "Sustained Bmp signaling is essential for cloaca development in zebrafish." Development  In: , Vol. 133, No. 11, 06.2006, p. 2275-2284.
  • "Generation and characterization of Sca2 (ataxin-2) knockout mice." Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications  In: , Vol. 339, No. 1, 06.01.2006, p. 17-24.
  • "Endoderm-derived Fgf3 is necessary and sufficient for inducing neurogenesis in the epibranchial placodes in zebrafish." Development  In: , Vol. 132, No. 16, 08.2005, p. 3717-3730.
  • "Germ cell aneuploidy in zebrafish with mutations in the mitotic checkpoint gene mps1." Genes and Development  In: , Vol. 18, No. 13, 01.07.2004, p. 1527-1532.
  • "Positional cloning of a temperature-sensitive mutant emmental reveals a role for Sly1 during cell proliferation in zebrafish fin regeneration." Developmental Biology  In: , Vol. 258, No. 2, 15.06.2003, p. 291-306.
  • "Tales of regeneration in zebrafish." Developmental Dynamics  In: , Vol. 226, No. 2, 01.02.2003, p. 202-210.
  • "Mps1 defines a proximal blastemal proliferative compartment essential for zebrafish fin regeneration." Development  In: , Vol. 129, No. 22, 11.2002, p. 5141-5149.
  • "A proliferation gradient between proximal and msxb-expressing distal blastema directs zebrafish fin regeneration." Development  In: , Vol. 129, No. 11, 2002, p. 2607-2617.

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