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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-030730-3
Harris, William A.
Email: harris@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
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Affiliation: Harris Lab
Address: Department of Anatomy Cambridge University Downing St. Cambridge, CB2 3DY United Kingdom
Country: United Kingdom
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Development of the visual system


PUBLICATIONS
Eldred, M.K., Muresan, L., Harris, W.A. (2017) Disaggregation and Reaggregation of Zebrafish Retinal Cells for the Analysis of Neuronal Layering. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.).
Khaliullina-Skultety, H., Zi Chao, N., Harris, W.A. (2017) Induction of Hypoxia in Living Frog and Zebrafish Embryos. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (124)
MacDonald, R.B., Kashikar, N.D., Lagnado, L., Harris, W.A. (2017) A Novel Tool to Measure Extracellular Glutamate in the Zebrafish Nervous System In Vivo. Zebrafish. 14(3):284-286
Goodings, L., He, J., Wood, A., Harris, W.A., Currie, P.D., Jusuf, P.R. (2017) In vivo expression of Nurr1/Nr4a2a in developing retinal amacrine subtypes in zebrafish Tg(nr4a2a:eGFP) transgenics. The Journal of comparative neurology. 525(8):1962-1979
Eldred, M.K., Charlton-Perkins, M., Muresan, L., Harris, W.A. (2017) Self-organising aggregates of zebrafish retinal cells for investigating mechanisms of neural lamination. Development (Cambridge, England). 144(6):1097-1106
Hörnberg, H., Cioni, J.M., Harris, W.A., Holt, C.E. (2016) Hermes Regulates Axon Sorting in the Optic Tract by Post-Trancriptional Regulation of Neuropilin 1. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 36:12697-12706
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
MacDonald, R.B., Randlett, O., Oswald, J., Yoshimatsu, T., Franze, K., Harris, W.A. (2015) Müller glia provide essential tensile strength to the developing retina. The Journal of cell biology. 210:1075-83
Boije, H., Rulands, S., Dudczig, S., Simons, B.D., Harris, W.A. (2015) The Independent Probabilistic Firing of Transcription Factors: A Paradigm for Clonal Variability in the Zebrafish Retina. Developmental Cell. 34(5):532-43
Novorol, C., Burkhardt, J., Wood, K.J., Iqbal, A., Roque, C., Coutts, N., Almeida, A.D., He, J., Wilkinson, C.J., and Harris, W.A. (2013) Microcephaly models in the developing zebrafish retinal neuroepithelium point to an underlying defect in metaphase progression. Open Biology. 3(10):130065
Hörnberg, H., Wollerton-van Horck, F., Maurus, D., Zwart, M., Svoboda, H., Harris, W.A., and Holt, C.E. (2013) RNA-Binding Protein Hermes/RBPMS Inversely Affects Synapse Density and Axon Arbor Formation in Retinal Ganglion Cells In Vivo. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 33(25):10384-10395
Jusuf, P., Harris, W.A., and Poggi, L. (2013) Imaging retinal progenitor lineages in developing zebrafish embryos. Cold Spring Harbor protocols. 2013(3):pdb.prot073544
Jusuf, P., Harris, W.A., and Poggi, L. (2013) Preparation of transgenic zebrafish embryos for imaging the developing retina. Cold Spring Harbor protocols. 2013(3):pdb.prot073536
Randlett, O., MacDonald, R.B., Yoshimatsu, T., Almeida, A.D., Suzuki, S.C., Wong, R.O., Harris, W.A. (2013) Cellular requirements for building a retinal neuropil. Cell Reports. 3:282-90
Jusuf, P.R., Albadri, S., Paolini, A., Currie, P.D., Argenton, F., Higashijima, S., Harris, W.A., and Poggi, L. (2012) Biasing Amacrine Subtypes in the Atoh7 Lineage through Expression of Barhl2. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(40):13929-13944
He, J., Zhang, G., Almeida, A.D., Cayouette, M., Simons, B.D., and Harris, W.A. (2012) How variable clones build an invariant retina. Neuron. 75(5):786-798
Xue, X.Y., and Harris, W.A. (2012) Using myc genes to search for stem cells in the ciliary margin of the Xenopus retina. Developmental Neurobiology. 72(4):475-490
Wong, G.K., Baudet, M.L., Norden, C., Leung, L., and Harris, W.A. (2012) Slit1b-robo3 signaling and N-cadherin regulate apical process retraction in developing retinal ganglion cells. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(1):223-2238
Leung, L., Klopper, A.V., Grill, S.W., Harris, W.A., and Norden, C. (2011) Apical migration of nuclei during G2 is a prerequisite for all nuclear motion in zebrafish neuroepithelia. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(22):5003-5013
Lupo, G., Gestri, G., O'Brien, M., Denton, R.M., Chandraratna, R.A., Ley, S.V., Harris, W.A., and Wilson, S.W. (2011) Retinoic acid receptor signaling regulates choroid fissure closure through independent mechanisms in the ventral optic cup and periocular mesenchyme. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108(21):8698-8703
Randlett, O., Poggi, L., Zolessi, F.R., and Harris, W.A. (2011) The oriented emergence of axons from retinal ganglion cells is directed by laminin contact in vivo. Neuron. 70(2):266-280
Jusuf, P.R., Almeida, A.D., Randlett, O., Joubin, K., Poggi, L., and Harris, W.A. (2011) Origin and determination of inhibitory cell lineages in the vertebrate retina. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 31(7):2549-2562
Norden, C., Young, S., Link, B.A., and Harris, W.A. (2009) Actomyosin is the main driver of interkinetic nuclear migration in the retina. Cell. 138(6):1195-1208
Jusuf, P.R., and Harris, W.A. (2009) Ptf1a is expressed transiently in all types of amacrine cells in the embryonic zebrafish retina. Neural Development. 4:34
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
Maurus, D., and Harris, W.A. (2009) Zic-associated holoprosencephaly: zebrafish Zic1 controls midline formation and forebrain patterning by regulating Nodal, Hedgehog, and retinoic acid signaling. Genes & Development. 23(12):1461-1473
Vitorino, M., Jusuf, P.R., Maurus, D., Yukiko, Y., Higashijima, S.I., and Harris, W.A. (2009) Vsx2 in the zebrafish retina: restricted lineages through derepression. Neural Development. 4:14
Wilkinson, C.J., Carl, M., and Harris, W.A. (2009) Cep70 and Cep131 contribute to ciliogenesis in zebrafish embryos. BMC Cell Biology. 10:17
Zolessi, F.R., Poggi, L., Wilkinson, C.J., Chien, C.B., and Harris, W.A. (2006) Polarization and orientation of retinal ganglion cells in vivo. Neural Development. 1:2
Cayouette, M., Poggi, L., and Harris, W.A. (2006) Lineage in the vertebrate retina. Trends in neurosciences. 29(10):563-570
Lupo, G., Harris, W.A., and Lewis, K.E. (2006) Mechanisms of ventral patterning in the vertebrate nervous system. Nature reviews. Neuroscience. 7(2):103-114
Poggi, L., Vitorino, M., Masai, I., and Harris, W.A. (2005) Influences on neural lineage and mode of division in the zebrafish retina in vivo. The Journal of cell biology. 171(6):991-999
Ohta, K., Lupo, G., Kuriyama, S., Keynes, R., Holt, C.E., Harris, W.A., Tanaka, H., and Ohnuma, S. (2004) Tsukushi functions as an organizer inducer by inhibition of BMP activity in cooperation with chordin. Developmental Cell. 7(3):347-358
Darrow, K.O., and Harris, W.A. (2004) Characterization and Development of Courtship in Zebrafish, Danio rerio. Zebrafish. 1(1):40-45
Goldsmith, P., Baier, H., and Harris, W.A. (2003) Two zebrafish mutants, ebony and ivory, uncover benefits of neighborhood on photoreceptor survival. Journal of neurobiology. 57(3):235-245
Steven, C., Lehnen, N., Kight, K., Ijiri, S., Klenke, U., Harris, W.A., and Zohar, Y. (2003) Molecular characterization of the GnRH system in zebrafish (Danio rerio): cloning of chicken GnRH-II, adult brain expression patterns and pituitary content of salmon GnRH and chicken GnRH-II. General and comparative endocrinology. 133(1):27-37
Das, T., Payer, B., Cayouette, M., and Harris, W.A. (2003) In vivo time-lapse imaging of cell divisions during neurogenesis in the developing zebrafish retina. Neuron. 37(4):597-609
Goldsmith, P. and Harris, W.A. (2003) The zebrafish as a tool for understanding the biology of visual disorders. Seminars in cell & developmental biology. 14(1):11-18
Neuhauss, S.C.F., Biehlmaier, O., Seeliger, M.W., Das, T., Kohler, K., Harris, W.A., and Baier, H. (1999) Genetic disorders of vision revealed by a behavioral screen of 400 essential loci in zebrafish. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 19(19):8603-8615

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