Neurodevelopmental Genetics Group - Publications


Gazea, M., Tasouri, E., Tolve, M., Bosch, V., Kabanova, A., Gojak, C., Kurtulmus, B., Novikov, O., Spatz, J., Pereira, G., Hübner, W., Brodski, C., Tucker, K.L., Blaess, S. (2016)
Primary cilia are critical for Sonic hedgehog-mediated dopaminergic neurogenesis in the embryonic midbrain
Dev Biol. 2016 Jan 1;409(1):55-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.10.033. Epub 2015 Nov 2

Gazea, M., Tasouri, E., Heigl, T., Bosch, V., Tucker, K.L., Blaess, S. (2016)
Definition of a critical spatiotemporal window within which primary cilia control midbrain dopaminergic neurogenesis
Neurogenesis (Austin). 2016 Oct 20;3(1):e1248206. doi: 10.1080/23262133.2016.1248206.

Vaswani, A.R., Blaess S. (2016)
Reelin signaling in the migration of ventral brain stem and spinal cord neurons
Front Cell Neurosci. 2016 Mar 11;10:62. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2016.00062. eCollection 2016. Review.

Bodea, G.O., Blaess, S. (2015)
Establishing diversity in the dopaminergic system
FEBS Lett. 2015 Sep 30. pii: S0014-5793(15)00840-6. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2015.09.016. [Epub ahead of print] Review

Kabanova, A., Pabst, M., Lorkowski, M., Braganza, O., Boehlen, A., Nikbakht, N., Pothmann, L., Vaswani, A.R., Musgrove, R., Di Monte, D.A., Sauvage, M., Beck, H., Blaess, S. (2015)
Function and developmental origin of a mesocortical inhibitory circuit
Nat Neurosci. 2015 Jun;18(6):872-82. doi: 10.1038/nn.4020. Epub 2015 May 11.

Haddad-Tóvolli, R., Paul, F.A., Zhang, Y., Zhou, X., Theil, T., Puelles, L., Blaess, S., Alvarez-Bolado, G. (2015)
Differential requirements for Gli2 and Gli3 in the regional specification of the mouse hypothalamus
Front Neuroanat 2015 Mar 25;9:34. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2015.00034. eCollection 2015.

Blaess, S.*, Szabó, N., Haddad-Tóvolli, N., Zhou, X., Álvarez-Bolado, G.* (2015)
Sonic hedgehog signalling in the development of the mouse hypothalamus
Front Neuroanat 2015 Jan 6;8:156. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.00156. eCollection 2014. Review.

Blaess, S.*, Ang, S.-L.* (2015)
Genetic control of midbrain dopaminergic neuron development
Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015 Mar-Apr;4(2):113-34. doi: 10.1002/wdev.169. Epub 2015 Jan 6.

Karus, M., Blaess, S., Brüstle, O. (2014)
Self-organisation of neural tissue architectures from pluripotent stem cells
J Comp Neurol 522(12):2831-2844

Bodea, G.O., Spille, J.H., Abe, P., Andersson, A.S., Acker-Palmer, A., Stumm, R., Kubitscheck, U., Blaess S. (2014)
Reelin and CXCL12 regulate distinct migratory behaviors during the development of the dopaminergic system.
Development 141(3):661-73. doi: 10.1242/dev.099937.

Haseleu, J., Anlauf, E., Blaess, S., Endl, E., Derouiche, A. (2013)
Studying subcellular detail in fixed astrocytes: dissociation of morphologically intact glial cells (DIMIGs)
Front Cell Neurosci 7:54 doi: 10.3389/fncel.2013.00054.

Derouiche, A., Pannicke, T., Haseleu, J., Blaess, S., Grosche, J., Reichenbach, A. (2012)
Beyond polarity: functional membrane domains in astrocytes and Müller cells.
Neurochem Res. 37(11):2513-23

Haddad-Tóvolli, R., Heide, M., Zhou, X., Blaess, S., Alvarez-Bolado, G. (2012)
Mouse thalamic differentiation: Gli-dependent pattern and Gli-independent prepattern.
Front Neurosci 6:27

Bodea, G.O., Blaess, S. (2012)
Organotypic slice cultures of embryonic ventral midbrain: a system to study dopaminergic neuronal development in vitro
J Vis Exp 31;(59) doi: 10.3791/3350

Alvarez-Bolado, G., Paul, F.A., Blaess, S. (2012)
Sonic hedgehog lineage in the mouse hypothalamus: From progenitor domains to hypothalamic regions
Neural Dev 20;7(1):4

Blaess, S.‡, Bodea, G.O., Kabanova, A., Chanet, S., Mugniery, E., Derouiche, A., Stephen, D., Joyner, A.L. (2011)
Temporal-spatial changes in Sonic Hedgehog expression and signaling reveal different potentials of ventral mesencephalic progenitors to populate distinct ventral midbrain nuclei
Neural Dev 20:6(1):29
‡Corresponding author

Hammond, R.*, Blaess, S.*, Abeliovich, A. (2009)
Sonic hedgehog is a chemoattractant for midbrain dopaminergic axons
PLoS ONE. 2009 4(9): e7007
*Authors contributed equally

Blaess, S., Stephen, D., Joyner, A.L. (2008)
Gli3 coordinates three-dimensional patterning and growth of the tectum and cerebellum by integrating Shh and Fgf8 signaling
Development 135(12):2093-2103

Corrales, J.D., Blaess, S., Mahoney, E.M., Joyner, A.L. (2006)
The level of Sonic hedgehog signaling regulates the complexity of cerebellar foliation
Development 133(9):1811-1821

Blaess, S., Corrales, J.D., Joyner, A.L. (2006)
Sonic hedgehog regulates Gli activator and repressor functions with spatial and temporal precision in the mid/hindbrain region
Development 133(9):1799-1809

Zervas, M., Blaess, S., Joyner, A.L. (2005)
Classical embryological studies and modern genetic analysis of midbrain and cerebellum development
Current Topics in Developmental Biology 69:101-138

Corrales, J.D., Rocco, G.L., Blaess, S., Guo, Q., Joyner, A.L. (2004)
Spatial pattern of sonic hedgehog signaling through Gli genes during cerebellum development
Development 131(22):5581-5590

White, D.E., Kurpios, N.A., Zuo, D., Hassell, J.A., Blaess, S., Mueller, U., Muller, W.J. (2004)
Targeted disruption of β1-integrin in a transgenic mouse model of human breast cancer reveals an essential role in mammary tumor induction
Cancer Cell 6(2):159-170

Blaess, S.*, Graus-Porta, D.*, Belvindrah, R., Radakovits, R., Pons, S., Littlewood-Evans, A., Senften, M., Guo, H., Li, Y., Miner, J.H., Reichardt, L.F., Müller, U. (2004)
β1-integrins are critical for cerebellar granule cell precursor proliferation
J Neurosci 24(13):3402-3412
* Authors contributed equally

Graus-Porta, D.*, Blaess, S.*, Senften, M., Littlewood-Evans, A., Damsky, C., Huang, Z., Orban, P., Klein, R., Schittny, J.C., Müller, U. (2001)
β1-class integrins regulate the development of laminae and folia in the cerebral and cerebellar cortex
Neuron 16;31(3):367-379
*Authors contributed equally

Blaess, S., Kammerer, R.A., Hall. H. (1998)
Structural analysis of the sixth immunoglobulin-like domain of mouse neural cell adhesion molecule L1 and its interactions with αvβ3, αIIbβ3, and α5β1 integrins
J Neurochem 71(6):2615-2625