ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-990120-1
Baier Lab
PI/Director: Baier, Herwig
Contact Person: Cerny, Annegret
Email: hbaier@neuro.mpg.de
URL: http://www.neuro.mpg.de/baier
Address: Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology Department Genes –- Circuits -– Behavior Am Klopferspitz 18 82152 Martinsried near Munich Germany
Country: Germany
Phone: 011-49-8578-3200
Fax: 011-49-8578-3240
Line Designation: mpn

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We are interested in the relationship between genes, neural circuits, and behavior.

Visual system
•Retina and tectum
•Spinal and reticulospinal circuits
•Neuronal cell-type diversity
•Synaptic specificity
•Prey capture
Optomotor and optokinetic behavior
•Segregation of visual pathways
•Synaptic homeostasis
•Light adaptation
Neuro-psychiatric disorders
•Screening, mapping, and cloning of mutations
•Bioinformatics; conserved non-coding elements
•GAL4/UAS enhancer/gene trapping
•Optical imaging; optophysiology with genetically encoded indicators
•Optogenetic and pharmacogenetic manipulations of neuronal function
•Channelrhodopsin; halorhodopsin; archaeorhodopsin; LiGluR; GluCl

del Maschio, Marco Post-Doc Fernandes, Miguel Post-Doc Foerster, Dominique Post-Doc
Grätsch, Swantje Post-Doc Helmbrecht, Thomas Post-Doc Kunst, Michael Post-Doc
Larsch, Johannes Post-Doc Marquart, Gregory Post-Doc Proulx, Éliane Post-Doc
Shainer, Inbal Post-Doc Stemmer, Manuel Post-Doc Yashina, Ksenia Post-Doc
Albanesi, Marco Graduate Student Burgstaller, Jessica Graduate Student Kappel, Johannes Graduate Student
Kölsch, Yvonne Graduate Student Kramer, Anna Graduate Student Mearns, Duncan Graduate Student
Parker, Ashley Graduate Student Sherman, Shachar Graduate Student Wu, Yunmin Graduate Student
Donovan, Joseph Research Staff Finger-Baier, Karin Research Staff Kühn, Enrico Research Staff
Laurell, Eva Research Staff Mokayes, Nouwar Research Staff Slanchev, Krasimir Research Staff
Arnold-Ammer, Irene Technical Staff Cerny, Annegret Administrative Staff

Antinucci, P., Dumitrescu, A., Deleuze, C., Morley, H.J., Leung, K., Hagley, T., Kubo, F., Baier, H., Bianco, I.H., Wyart, C. (2020) A calibrated optogenetic toolbox of stable zebrafish opsin lines. eLIFE. 9:
Zuccarini, G., D'Atri, I., Cottone, E., Mackie, K., Shainer, I., Gothilf, Y., Provero, P., Bovolin, P., Merlo, G.R. (2019) Interference with the Cannabinoid Receptor CB1R Results in Miswiring of GnRH3 and AgRP1 Axons in Zebrafish Embryos. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21(1):
Mearns, D.S., Donovan, J.C., Fernandes, A.M., Semmelhack, J.L., Baier, H. (2019) Deconstructing Hunting Behavior Reveals a Tightly Coupled Stimulus-Response Loop. Current biology : CB. 30(1):54-69.e9
van Staden, C., de Brouwer, G., Botha, T.L., Finger-Baier, K., Brand, S.J., Wolmarans, D. (2019) Dopaminergic and serotonergic modulation of social reward appraisal in zebrafish (Danio rerio) under circumstances of motivational conflict: towards a screening test for anti-compulsive drug action. Behavioural brain research. 379:112393
DeMarco, E., Xu, N., Baier, H., Robles, E. (2019) Neuron types in the zebrafish optic tectum labeled by an id2b transgene. The Journal of comparative neurology. 528(7):1173-1188
Marquart, G.D., Tabor, K.M., Bergeron, S.A., Briggman, K.L., Burgess, H.A. (2019) Prepontine non-giant neurons drive flexible escape behavior in zebrafish. PLoS Biology. 17:e3000480
Yashina, K., Tejero-Cantero, Á., Herz, A., Baier, H. (2019) Zebrafish Exploit Visual Cues and Geometric Relationships to Form a Spatial Memory. iScience. 19:119-134
Shainer, I., Michel, M., Marquart, G.D., Bhandiwad, A.A., Zmora, N., Ben-Moshe Livne, Z., Zohar, Y., Hazak, A., Mazon, Y., Förster, D., Hollander-Cohen, L., Cone, R.D., Burgess, H.A., Gothilf, Y. (2019) Agouti-Related Protein 2 Is a New Player in the Teleost Stress Response System. Current biology : CB. 29(12):2009-2019.e7
Kunst, M., Laurell, E., Mokayes, N., Kramer, A., Kubo, F., Fernandes, A.M., Förster, D., Dal Maschio, M., Baier, H. (2019) A Cellular-Resolution Atlas of the Larval Zebrafish Brain. Neuron. 103(1):21-38.e5
Kramer, A., Wu, Y., Baier, H., Kubo, F. (2019) Neuronal Architecture of a Visual Center that Processes Optic Flow. Neuron. 103(1):118-132.e7
Larsch, J., Pantoja, C. (2019) Learning: Complexities of Habituation in Escaping Zebrafish Larvae. Current biology : CB. 29:R292-R294
Tabor, K.M., Marquart, G.D., Hurt, C., Smith, T.S., Geoca, A.K., Bhandiwad, A.A., Subedi, A., Sinclair, J.L., Rose, H.M., Polys, N.F., Burgess, H.A. (2019) Brain-wide cellular resolution imaging of Cre transgenic zebrafish lines for functional circuit-mapping. eLIFE. 8
Bernal Sierra, Y.A., Rost, B.R., Pofahl, M., Fernandes, A.M., Kopton, R.A., Moser, S., Holtkamp, D., Masala, N., Beed, P., Tukker, J.J., Oldani, S., Bönigk, W., Kohl, P., Baier, H., Schneider-Warme, F., Hegemann, P., Beck, H., Seifert, R., Schmitz, D. (2018) Potassium channel-based optogenetic silencing. Nature communications. 9:4611
Helmbrecht, T.O., Dal Maschio, M., Donovan, J.C., Koutsouli, S., Baier, H. (2018) Topography of a Visuomotor Transformation. Neuron. 100(6):1429-1445.e4
Larsch, J., Baier, H. (2018) Biological Motion as an Innate Perceptual Mechanism Driving Social Affiliation. Current biology : CB. 28(22):3523-3532.e4
Yakulov, T.A., Todkar, A.P., Slanchev, K., Wiegel, J., Bona, A., Groß, M., Scholz, A., Hess, I., Wurditsch, A., Grahammer, F., Huber, T.B., Lecaudey, V., Bork, T., Hochrein, J., Boerries, M., Leenders, J., de Tullio, P., Jouret, F., Kramer-Zucker, A., Walz, G. (2018) CXCL12 and MYC control energy metabolism to support adaptive responses after kidney injury. Nature communications. 9:3660
Förster, D., Kramer, A., Baier, H., Kubo, F. (2018) Optogenetic precision toolkit to reveal form, function and connectivity of single neurons. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 150:42-48
Tabor, K.M., Marquart, G.D., Smith, T.S., Geoca, A.K., Bhandiwad, A.A., Subedi, A., Sinclair, J.L., Burgess, H.A. (2018) Brain-wide cellular resolution imaging of Cre transgenic zebrafish lines for functional circuit-mapping. ZFIN Direct Data Submission.
Gupta, T., Marquart, G.D., Horstick, E.J., Tabor, K.M., Pajevic, S., Burgess, H.A. (2018) Morphometric analysis and neuroanatomical mapping of the zebrafish brain. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 150:49-62
Heffer, A., Marquart, G.D., Aquilina-Beck, A., Saleem, N., Burgess, H.A., Dawid, I.B. (2017) Generation and characterization of Kctd15 mutations in zebrafish. PLoS One. 12:e0189162
Freifeld, L., Odstrcil, I., Förster, D., Ramirez, A., Gagnon, J.A., Randlett, O., Costa, E.K., Asano, S., Celiker, O.T., Gao, R., Martin-Alarcon, D.A., Reginato, P., Dick, C., Chen, L., Schoppik, D., Engert, F., Baier, H., Boyden, E.S. (2017) Expansion microscopy of zebrafish for neuroscience and developmental biology studies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114(50):E10799-E10808
Köhler, A., Collymore, C., Finger-Baier, K., Geisler, R., Kaufmann, L., Pounder, K.C., Schulte-Merker, S., Valentim, A., Varga, Z.M., Weiss, J., Strähle, U. (2017) Report of Workshop on Euthanasia for Zebrafish-A Matter of Welfare and Science. Zebrafish. 14(6):547-551
Marquart, G.D., Tabor, K.M., Horstick, E.J., Brown, M., Geoca, A.K., Polys, N.F., Nogare, D.D., Burgess, H.A. (2017) High-precision registration between zebrafish brain atlases using symmetric diffeomorphic normalization. GigaScience. 6:1-15
Förster, D., Dal Maschio, M., Laurell, E., Baier, H. (2017) An optogenetic toolbox for unbiased discovery of functionally connected cells in neural circuits. Nature communications. 8:116
Förster, D., Arnold-Ammer, I., Laurell, E., Barker, A.J., Fernandes, A.M., Finger-Baier, K., Filosa, A., Helmbrecht, T.O., Kölsch, Y., Kühn, E., Robles, E., Slanchev, K., Thiele, T.R., Baier, H., Kubo, F. (2017) Genetic targeting and anatomical registration of neuronal populations in the zebrafish brain with a new set of BAC transgenic tools. Scientific Reports. 7:5230
Amorim, J., Fernandes, M., Vasconcelos, V., Oliva Teles, L. (2017) Evaluation of the sensitivity spectrum of a video tracking system with zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to five different toxicants. Environmental science and pollution research international. 24(19):16086-16096
Kuechlin, S., Schoels, M., Slanchev, K., Lassmann, S., Walz, G., Yakulov, T.A. (2017) EpCAM controls morphogenetic programs during zebrafish pronephros development. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 487(2):209-215
Dal Maschio, M., Donovan, J.C., Helmbrecht, T.O., Baier, H. (2017) Linking Neurons to Network Function and Behavior by Two-Photon Holographic Optogenetics and Volumetric Imaging. Neuron. 94:774-789.e5
Amorim, J., Fernandes, M., Vasconcelos, V., Oliva Teles, L. (2017) Stress test of a biological early warning system with zebrafish (Danio rerio). Ecotoxicology (London, England). 26(1):13-21
Fernandes, M., Amorim, J., Vasconcelos, V., Teles, L.O. (2016) Resilience assessment of a biological early warning system based on the locomotor behavior of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental science and pollution research international. 23(18):18858-68
Richardson, R., Metzger, M., Knyphausen, P., Ramezani, T., Slanchev, K., Kraus, C., Schmelzer, E., Hammerschmidt, M. (2016) Re-epithelialization of cutaneous wounds in adult zebrafish uses a combination of mechanisms at play during wound closure in embryonic and adult mammals. Development (Cambridge, England). 143(12):2077-88
Filosa, A., Barker, A.J., Dal Maschio, M., Baier, H. (2016) Feeding State Modulates Behavioral Choice and Processing of Prey Stimuli in the Zebrafish Tectum. Neuron. 90(3):596-608
Wan, Y., Almeida, A.D., Rulands, S., Chalour, N., Muresan, L., Wu, Y., Simons, B.D., He, J., Harris, W. (2016) The ciliary marginal zone of the zebrafish retina: clonal and time-lapse analysis of a continuously growing tissue. Development (Cambridge, England). 143(7):1099-107
Hoffman, E.J., Turner, K.J., Fernandez, J.M., Cifuentes, D., Ghosh, M., Ijaz, S., Jain, R.A., Kubo, F., Bill, B.R., Baier, H., Granato, M., Barresi, M.J., Wilson, S.W., Rihel, J., State, M.W., Giraldez, A.J. (2016) Estrogens Suppress a Behavioral Phenotype in Zebrafish Mutants of the Autism Risk Gene, CNTNAP2. Neuron. 89(4):725-33
Barber, D.M., Schönberger, M., Burgstaller, J., Levitz, J., Weaver, C.D., Isacoff, E.Y., Baier, H., Trauner, D. (2016) Optical control of neuronal activity using a light-operated GIRK channel opener (LOGO). Chemical science. 7:2347-2352
Donovan, J. (2016) Exploring behavioral circuits with holographic optogenetics and network imaging.. Ph.D. Thesis.
Marquart, G.D., Tabor, K.M., Brown, M., Strykowski, J.L., Varshney, G.K., LaFave, M.C., Mueller, T., Burgess, S.M., Higashijima, S., Burgess, H.A. (2015) A 3D Searchable Database of Transgenic Zebrafish Gal4 and Cre Lines for Functional Neuroanatomy Studies. Frontiers in neural circuits. 9:78
Barker, A.J., Baier, H. (2015) Sensorimotor Decision Making in the Zebrafish Tectum. Current biology : CB. 25:2804-14
Marquart, G.D., Tabor, K.M., Brown, M., Strykowski, J.L., Varshney, G.K., LaFave, M.C., Mueller, T., Burgess, S.H., Higashijima, S., and Burgess, H.A. (2015) Enhancer Trap Transgenics. ZFIN Direct Data Submission.
Temizer, I., Donovan, J.C., Baier, H., Semmelhack, J.L. (2015) A Visual Pathway for Looming-Evoked Escape in Larval Zebrafish. Current biology : CB. 25(14):1823-34
Auer, T.O., Xiao, T., Bercier, V., Gebhardt, C., Duroure, K., Concordet, J.P., Wyart, C., Suster, M., Kawakami, K., Wittbrodt, J., Baier, H., Del Bene, F. (2015) Deletion of a kinesin I motor unmasks a mechanism of homeostatic branching control by neurotrophin-3. eLIFE. 4
Epting, D., Slanchev, K., Boehlke, C., Hoff, S., Loges, N.T., Yasunaga, T., Indorf, L., Nestel, S., Lienkamp, S.S., Omran, H., Kuehn, E.W., Ronneberger, O., Walz, G., Kramer-Zucker, A. (2015) The Rac1 regulator ELMO controls basal body migration and docking in multiciliated cells through interaction with Ezrin. Development (Cambridge, England). 142:174-84
Semmelhack, J.L., Donovan, J.C., Thiele, T.R., Kuehn, E., Laurell, E., Baier, H. (2014) A dedicated visual pathway for prey detection in larval zebrafish. eLIFE. 4:299-307
Robles, E., Laurell, E., Baier, H. (2014) The Retinal Projectome Reveals Brain-Area-Specific Visual Representations Generated by Ganglion Cell Diversity. Current biology : CB. 24(18):2085-96
Schoetz, U., Deliolanis, N.C., Ng, D., Pauli, J., Resch-Genger, U., Kühn, E., Heuer, S., Beisker, W., Köster, R.W., Zitzelsberger, H., Caldwell, R.B. (2014) Usefulness of a Darwinian System in a Biotechnological Application: Evolution of Optical Window Fluorescent Protein Variants under Selective Pressure. PLoS One. 9:e107069
Thiele, T.R., Donovan, J.C., Baier, H. (2014) Descending Control of Swim Posture by a Midbrain Nucleus in Zebrafish. Neuron. 83(3):679-691
Jia, S., Muto, A., Orisme, W., Henson, H.E., Parupalli, C., Ju, B., Baier, H., and Taylor, M.R. (2014) Zebrafish Cacna1fa is required for cone photoreceptor function and synaptic ribbon formation. Human molecular genetics. 23(11):2981-94
Skugor, A., Slanchev, K., Torgersen, J.S., Tveiten, H., and Andersen, O. (2014) Conserved Mechanisms for Germ Cell-Specific Localization of nanos3 Transcripts in Teleost Species with Aquaculture Significance. Marine biotechnology (New York, N.Y.). 16(3):256-64
Kubo, F., Hablitzel, B., Dal Maschio, M., Driever, W., Baier, H., Arrenberg, A.B. (2014) Functional architecture of an optic flow-responsive area that drives horizontal eye movements in zebrafish. Neuron. 81:1344-59
Gonçalves, P.J., Arrenberg, A.B., Hablitzel, B., Baier, H., Machens, C.K. (2014) Optogenetic perturbations reveal the dynamics of an oculomotor integrator. Frontiers in neural circuits. 8:10
Muto, A., Taylor, M.R., Suzawa, M., Korenbrot, J.I., and Baier, H. (2013) Glucocorticoid receptor activity regulates light adaptation in the zebrafish retina. Frontiers in neural circuits. 7:145
Kim, Y.H., Epting, D., Slanchev, K., Engel, C., Walz, G., and Kramer-Zucker, A. (2013) A Complex of BBS1 and NPHP7 Is Required for Cilia Motility in Zebrafish. PLoS One. 8(9):e72549
Gebhardt, C., Baier, H., and Bene, F.D. (2013) Direction selectivity in the visual system of the zebrafish larva. Frontiers in neural circuits. 7:111
Richardson, R., Slanchev, K., Kraus, C., Knyphausen, P., Eming, S., and Hammerschmidt, M. (2013) Adult zebrafish as a model system for cutaneous wound healing research. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 133(6):1655-65
Ziv, L., Muto, A., Schoonheim, P.J., Meijsing, S.H., Strasser, D., Ingraham, H.A., Schaaf, M.J., Yamamoto, K.R., and Baier, H. (2013) An affective disorder in zebrafish with mutation of the glucocorticoid receptor. Molecular psychiatry. 18(6):681-91
Barker, A.J., and Baier, H. (2013) SINs and SOMs: neural microcircuits for size tuning in the zebrafish and mouse visual pathway. Frontiers in neural circuits. 7:89
Grisham, R.C., Kindt, K., Finger-Baier, K., Schmid, B., and Nicolson, T. (2013) Mutations in ap1b1 Cause Mistargeting of the Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase Pump in Sensory Hair Cells. PLoS One. 8(4):e60866
Robles, E., Filosa, A., and Baier, H. (2013) Precise lamination of retinal axons generates multiple parallel input pathways in the tectum. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 33(11):5027-5039
Griffiths, B.B., Schoonheim, P.J., Ziv, L., Voelker, L., Baier, H., and Gahtan, E. (2012) A zebrafish model of glucocorticoid resistance shows serotonergic modulation of the stress response. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience. 6:68
Akerboom, J., Chen, T.W., Wardill, T.J., Tian, L., Marvin, J.S., Mutlu, S., Calderón, N.C., Esposti, F., Borghuis, B.G., Sun, X.R., Gordus, A., Orger, M.B., Portugues, R., Engert, F., Macklin, J.J., Filosa, A., Aggarwal, A., Kerr, R.A., Takagi, R., Kracun, S., Shigetomi, E., Khakh, B.S., Baier, H., Lagnado, L., Wang, S.S., Bargmann, C.I., Kimmel, B.E., Jayaraman, V., Svoboda, K., Kim, D.S., Schreiter, E.R., and Looger, L.L. (2012) Optimization of a GCaMP Calcium Indicator for Neural Activity Imaging. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(40):13819-13840
Robles, E., and Baier, H. (2012) Assembly of synaptic laminae by axon guidance molecules. Current opinion in neurobiology. 22(5):799-804
Warp, E., Agarwal, G., Wyart, C., Friedmann, D., Oldfield, C.S., Conner, A., Del Bene, F., Arrenberg, A.B., Baier, H., and Isacoff, E.Y. (2012) Emergence of Patterned Activity in the Developing Zebrafish Spinal Cord. Current biology : CB. 22(2):93-102
Miri, A., Daie, K., Arrenberg, A.B., Baier, H., Aksay, E., and Tank, D.W. (2011) Spatial gradients and multidimensional dynamics in a neural integrator circuit. Nature Neuroscience. 14(9):1150-9
Slanchev, K., Pütz, M., Schmitt, A., Kramer-Zucker, A., and Walz, G. (2011) Nephrocystin-4 is required for pronephric duct-dependent cloaca formation in zebrafish. Human molecular genetics. 20(16):3119-28
Xiao, T., Staub, W., Robles, E., Gosse, N.J., Cole, G.J., and Baier, H. (2011) Assembly of Lamina-Specific Neuronal Connections by Slit Bound to Type IV Collagen. Cell. 146(1):164-176
Nevin, L.M., Xiao, T., Staub, W., and Baier, H. (2011) Topoisomerase II{beta} is required for lamina-specific targeting of retinal ganglion cell axons and dendrites. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(12):2457-2465
Robles, E., Smith, S.J., and Baier, H. (2011) Characterization of genetically targeted neuron types in the zebrafish optic tectum. Frontiers in neural circuits. 5:1
Arrenberg, A.B., Stainier, D.Y., Baier, H., and Huisken, J. (2010) Optogenetic control of cardiac function. Science (New York, N.Y.). 330(6006):971-974
Del Bene, F., Wyart, C., Robles, E., Tran, A., Looger, L., Scott, E.K., Isacoff, E.Y., and Baier, H. (2010) Filtering of visual information in the tectum by an identified neural circuit. Science (New York, N.Y.). 330(6004):669-673
Nevin, L.M., Robles, E., Baier, H., and Scott, E.K. (2010) Focusing on optic tectum circuitry through the lens of genetics. BMC Biology. 8:126
Neumann-Haefelin, E., Kramer-Zucker, A., Slanchev, K., Hartleben, B., Noutsou, F., Martin, K., Wanner, N., Ritter, A., Gödel, M., Pagel, P., Fu, X., Müller, A., Baumeister, R., Walz, G., and Huber, T.B. (2010) A Model organism approach: Defining the role of Neph proteins as regulators of neuron and kidney morphogenesis. Human molecular genetics. 19(12):2347-2359
Schoonheim, P.J., Arrenberg, A.B., Del Bene, F., and Baier, H. (2010) Optogenetic localization and genetic perturbation of saccade-generating neurons in zebrafish. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 30(20):7111-7120
Chao, R., Nevin, L., Agarwal, P., Riemer, J., Bai, X., Delaney, A., Akana, M., JimenezLopez, N., Bardakjian, T., Schneider, A., Chassaing, N., Schorderet, D.F., FitzPatrick, D., Kwok, P.Y., Ellgaard, L., Gould, D.B., Zhang, Y., Malicki, J., Baier, H., and Slavotinek, A. (2010) A male with unilateral microphthalmia reveals a role for TMX3 in eye development. PLoS One. 5(5):e10565
Carney, T.J., Feitosa, N.M., Sonntag, C., Slanchev, K., Kluger, J., Kiyozumi, D., Gebauer, J.M., Coffin Talbot, J., Kimmel, C.B., Sekiguchi, K., Wagener, R., Schwarz, H., Ingham, P.W., and Hammerschmidt, M. (2010) Genetic analysis of fin development in zebrafish identifies furin and hemicentin1 as potential novel Fraser Syndrome disease genes. PLoS Genetics. 6(4):e1000907
Kühn, E., and Köster, R.W. (2010) Analysis of gene expression by in situ hybridization on adult zebrafish brain sections. CSH protocols. 2010(2):pdb.prot5382
Arrenberg, A.B., Del Bene, F., and Baier, H. (2009) Optical control of zebrafish behavior with halorhodopsin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106(42):17968-17973
Scott, E.K., and Baier, H. (2009) The cellular architecture of the larval zebrafish tectum, as revealed by gal4 enhancer trap lines. Frontiers in neural circuits. 3:13
Baier, H., and Scott, E.K. (2009) Genetic and optical targeting of neural circuits and behavior-zebrafish in the spotlight. Current opinion in neurobiology. 19(5):553-560
Wyart, C., Bene, F.D., Warp, E., Scott, E.K., Trauner, D., Baier, H., and Isacoff, E.Y. (2009) Optogenetic dissection of a behavioural module in the vertebrate spinal cord. Nature. 461(7262):407-410
Seipold, S., Priller, F.C., Goldsmith, P., Harris, W.A., Baier, H., and Abdelilah-Seyfried, S. (2009) Non-SMC condensin I complex proteins control chromosome segregation and survival of proliferating cells in the zebrafish neural retina. BMC Developmental Biology. 9:40
Slanchev, K., Carney, T.J., Stemmler, M.P., Koschorz, B., Amsterdam, A., Schwarz, H., and Hammerschmidt, M. (2009) The epithelial cell adhesion molecule EpCAM is required for epithelial morphogenesis and integrity during zebrafish epiboly and skin development. PLoS Genetics. 5(7):e1000563
Kurrasch, D.M., Nevin, L.M., Wong, J., Baier, H., and Ingraham, H.A. (2009) Neuroendocrine transcriptional programs adapt dynamically to the supply and demand for neuropeptides as revealed in NSF mutant zebrafish. Neural Development. 4:22
Maddison, L.A., Lu, J., Victoroff, T., Scott, E., Baier, H., and Chen, W. (2009) A gain-of-function screen in zebrafish identifies a guanylate cyclase with a role in neuronal degeneration. Molecular genetics and genomics : MGG. 281(5):551-563
Mason, L., Scott, E.K., Staub, W., Finger-Baier, K., and Baier, H. (2009) Expression patterns from GAL4 enhancer trap screen. ZFIN Direct Data Submission.
Slanchev, K., Stebler, J., Goudarzi, M., Cojocaru, V., Weidinger, G., and Raz, E. (2009) Control of Dead end localization and activity – Implications for the function of the protein in antagonizing miRNA function. Mechanisms of Development. 126(3-4):270-277
Gosse, N.J., and Baier, H. (2009) An essential role for Radar (Gdf6a) in inducing dorsal fate in the zebrafish retina. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106(7):2236-2241
Babaryka, A., Kuhn, E., and Koster, R.W. (2009) In vivo synthesis of meganuclease for generating transgenic zebrafish Danio rerio. Journal of Fish Biology. 74(2):452-457
Nevin, L.M., Taylor, M.R., and Baier, H. (2008) Hardwiring of fine synaptic layers in the zebrafish visual pathway. Neural Development. 3:36
Sumbre, G., Muto, A., Baier, H., and Poo, M.M. (2008) Entrained rhythmic activities of neuronal ensembles as perceptual memory of time interval. Nature. 456(7218):102-106
Del Bene, F., Wehman, A.M., Link, B.A., and Baier, H. (2008) Regulation of neurogenesis by interkinetic nuclear migration through an apical-basal notch gradient. Cell. 134(6):1055-1065
Chi, N.C., Shaw, R.M., Jungblut, B., Huisken, J., Ferrer, T., Arnaout, R., Scott, I., Beis, D., Xiao, T., Baier, H., Jan, L.Y., Tristani-Firouzi, M., and Stainier, D.Y. (2008) Genetic and Physiologic Dissection of the Vertebrate Cardiac Conduction System. PLoS Biology. 6(5):e109
Gosse, N.J., Nevin, L.M., and Baier, H. (2008) Retinotopic order in the absence of axon competition. Nature. 452(7189):892-895
Kedde, M., Strasser, M.J., Boldajipour, B., Oude Vrielink, J.A., Slanchev, K., le Sage, C., Nagel, R., Voorhoeve, P.M., van Duijse, J., Andersson Ørom, U., Lund, A.H., Perrakis, A., Raz, E., and Agami, R. (2007) RNA-Binding Protein Dnd1 Inhibits MicroRNA Access to Target mRNA. Cell. 131(7):1273-1286
Xiao, T., and Baier, H. (2007) Lamina-specific axonal projections in the zebrafish tectum require the type IV collagen Dragnet. Nature Neuroscience. 10(12):1529-1537
Campbell, D.S., Stringham, S.A., Timm, A., Xiao, T., Law, M.Y., Baier, H., Nonet, M.L., and Chien, C.B. (2007) Slit1a inhibits retinal ganglion cell arborization and synaptogenesis via Robo2-dependent and -independent pathways. Neuron. 55(2):231-245
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