Selected publications

Manduca Contactin regulates Amyloid Precursor Protein-dependent neuronal migration.
Ramaker JM, Swanson TL, Copenhaver PF  (2016). J. Neurosci. 36, 8757-75. PMCID: PMC4987443. 

Amyloid Precursor Proteins Are Dynamically Trafficked and Processed During Neuronal Development.
Ramaker, JM, Cargill R, Swanson TL, Quirindongo H, Cassar  M, Kretzschmar D, Copenhaver PF (2016). Frontiers Mol. Neurosci. 9:130 (DOI 10.3389/fnmol.2016.00130). PMCID: PMC5122739. 

Amyloid Precursor Protein family as unconventional Go-coupled receptors and the control of neuronal motility.
Ramaker JM & Copenhaver PF (2017). Neurogenesis 4: e1288510 (12 pages) DOI:10.1080/23262133.2017.1288510 (advanced online publication). PMCID: PMC5345750. 

Neuronal Migration during Development and the Amyloid Precursor Protein.
Ramaker, JM, Copenhaver, PF (2016). Current Opinion in Insect Science 18: 1-10. PMCID: PMC5157842.

STX, a novel membrane estrogen receptor ligand, protects against Aβ toxicity.
Gray, NA, Zweig, JA, Kawamoto C, Quinn, JF, Copenhaver PF (2016). J. Alzheimer’s Disease 51, 391-403. PMCID: PMC4961356.

Role of APP Interactions with Heterotrimeric G Proteins: Physiological Functions and Pathological Consequences.
Copenhaver, PF, Kögel D (2017). Frontiers Mol. Neurosci. 10:3 (DOI:10.3389/fnmol.2017.00003).  PMCID: PMC5281615.  

A translational continuum of model systems for evaluating treatment strategies in Alzheimer’s disease: isradipine as a candidate drug.
Copenhaver, P.F., Anekonda, T.S., Musashe, D., Ramaker, J., Robinson, K.M., Swanson, T.L, Wadsworth, T.L Kretzschmar, D., Woltjer, R.L., and. Quinn, J.F. (2011). Disease Models and Mechanisms 4: 634-48. PMCID: PMC3180227. 

Reverse signaling by GPI-linked Manduca Ephrin requires a Src family kinase to restrict neuronal migration in vivo.
Coate, T.M., Swanson, T.L., Copenhaver, P.F.  (2009). J. Neurosci. 29, 3404-18. PMCID: PMC3100805.

The insect homologue of the amyloid precursor protein interacts with the heterotrimeric G protein Goa in an identified population of migratory neurons.
Swanson, T.R., Knittel, L.M., Coate, T.M., Farley, S.M., Snyder, M.A., Copenhaver, P.F. (2005). Developmental Biology 288:160-178.

Different isoforms of Fasciclin II play distinct roles in the guidance of neuronal migration during insect embryogenesis.
Wright, J.W. and Copenhaver, P.F.  (2000). Developmental Biology 225, 59-78.