ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-001109-3
Tallafuss, Alexandra
Email: tallafuss@uoneuro.uoregon.edu
Affiliation: Eisen Lab
Address: Institute of Neuroscience 1254 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1254 USA
Phone: (541) 346-4539
Fax: (541) 346-4548
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Stednitz, S.J., McDermott, E.M., Ncube, D., Tallafuss, A., Eisen, J.S., and Washbourne, P. (2018) Forebrain Control of Behaviorally Driven Social Orienting in Zebrafish. Current biology : CB. 28:1-7
Tallafuss, A., Kelly, M., Gay, L., Gibson, D., Batzel, P., Karfilis, K.V., Eisen, J., Stankunas, K., Postlethwait, J.H., Washbourne, P. (2015) Transcriptomes of post-mitotic neurons identify the usage of alternative pathways during adult and embryonic neuronal differentiation. BMC Genomics. 16:1100
Tallafuss, A., Gibson, D., Morcos, P., Li, Y., Seredick, S., Eisen, J., and Washbourne, P. (2012) Turning gene function ON and OFF using sense and antisense photo-morpholinos in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 139(9):1691-1699
Phillips, J.B., Blanco-Sanchez, B., Lentz, J.J., Tallafuss, A., Khanobdee, K., Sampath, S., Jacobs, Z.G., Han, P.F., Mishra, M., Williams, D.S., Keats, B.J., Washbourne, P., and Westerfield, M. (2011) Harmonin (Ush1c) is required in zebrafish Muller glial cells for photoreceptor synaptic development and function. Disease models & mechanisms. 4(6):786-800
Davey, C., Tallafuss, A., and Washbourne, P. (2010) Differential expression of neuroligin genes in the nervous system of zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(2):703-714
Tallafuss, A., Trepman, A., and Eisen, J.S. (2009) DeltaA mRNA and protein distribution in the zebrafish nervous system. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 238(12):3226-3236
Tallafuss, A., and Eisen, J.S. (2008) The Met receptor tyrosine kinase prevents zebrafish primary motoneurons from expressing an incorrect neurotransmitter. Neural Development. 3:18
Tallafuss, A., Hale, L.A., Yan, Y.L., Dudley, L., Eisen, J.S., and Postlethwait, J.H. (2006) Characterization of retinoid-X receptor genes rxra, rxrba, rxrbb and rxrg during zebrafish development. Gene Expression Patterns. 6(5):556-565
Hale, L.A., Tallafuss, A., Yan, Y.L., Dudley, L., Eisen, J.S., and Postlethwait, J.H. (2006) Characterization of the retinoic acid receptor genes raraa, rarab and rarg during zebrafish development. Gene Expression Patterns. 6(5):546-555
Beis, D., Bartman, T., Jin, S.W., Scott, I.C., D'Amico, L.A., Ober, E.A., Verkade, H., Frantsve, J., Field, H.A., Wehman, A., Baier, H., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., Chen, J.N., Stainier, D.Y., and Jungblut, B. (2005) Genetic and cellular analyses of zebrafish atrioventricular cushion and valve development. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(18):4193-4204
Holzschuh, J., Wada, N., Wada, C., Schaffer, A., Javidan, Y., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., and Schilling, T.F. (2005) Requirements for endoderm and BMP signaling in sensory neurogenesis in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(16):3731-3742
Ninkovic, J., Tallafuss, A., Leucht, C., Topczewski, J., Tannhäuser, B., Solnica-Krezel, L., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2005) Inhibition of neurogenesis at the zebrafish midbrain-hindbrain boundary by the combined and dose-dependent activity of a new hairy/E(spl) gene pair. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(1):75-88
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Tracing of her5 progeny in zebrafish transgenics reveals the dynamics of midbrain-hindbrain neurogenesis and maintenance. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(18):4307-4323
Tallafuss, A., Adolf, B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Selective control of neuronal cluster size at the forebrain/midbrain boundary by signaling from the prechordal plate. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 227(4):524-535
Geling, A., Itoh, M., Tallafuss, A., Chapouton, P., Tannhauser, B., Kuwada, J.Y., Chitnis, A.B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) bHLH transcription factor Her5 links patterning to regional inhibition of neurogenesis at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(8):1591-1604
Tallafuss, A. (2003) The induction and early development of the midbrain-hindbrain in the embryonic zebrafish. Ph.D. Thesis.
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) Formation of the head-trunk boundary in the animal body plan: an evolutionary perspective. Gene. 287(1-2):23-32
Tallafuss, A., Wilm, T.P., Crozatier, M., Pfeffer, P., Wassef, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2001) The zebrafish buttonhead-like factor Bts1 is an early regulator of pax2.1 expression during mid-hindbrain development. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(20):4021-4034