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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-031106-6
Polok, Bozena
Email: bkpolok@gmail.com
URL: http://www.fishing4stemcells.org/
Affiliation: North Lab
Address: Department of Experimental Pathology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CLS 536 3 Blackfan Circle Boston, MA 02115 USA
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Kotkamp, K., Kur, E., Wendik, B., Polok, B.K., Ben-Dor, S., Onichtchouk, D., Driever, W. (2014) Pou5f1/Oct4 promotes cell survival via direct activation of mych expression during zebrafish gastrulation. PLoS One. 9:e92356
Page, L., Polok, B., Bustamante, M., and Schorderet, D.F. (2013) Bigh3 Is Upregulated in Regenerating Zebrafish Fin. Zebrafish. 10(1):36-42
Brennan, C., Dosch, R., Haramis, A.P., Luckenbacher, T., Martinez-Morales, J.R., Moro, E., Polok, B., Ramesh, T.M., Russell, C., Argenton, F., and Strähle, U. (2010) Report of the European Zebrafish Principal Investigator Meeting in Padua, Italy, March 18-22, 2010. Zebrafish. 7(3):305-310
Onichtchouk, D., Geier, F., Polok, B., Messerschmidt, D., Mössner, R., Wendik, B., Song, S., Taylor, V., Timmer, J., and Driever, W. (2010) Zebrafish Pou5f1-dependent transcriptional networks in temporal control of early development. Molecular Systems Biology. 6:354
Polok, B., Escher, P., Ambresin, A., Chouery, E., Bolay, S., Meunier, I., Nan, F., Hamel, C., Munier, F.L., Thilo, B., Mégarbané, A., and Schorderet, D.F. (2009) Mutations in CNNM4 cause recessive cone-rod dystrophy with amelogenesis imperfecta. American journal of human genetics. 84(2):259-265
Boisset, G., Polok, B.K., and Schorderet, D.F. (2008) Characterization of pip5k3 fleck corneal dystrophy-linked gene in zebrafish. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 8(6):404-410
Schorderet, D.F., Nichini, O., Boisset, G., Polok, B., Tiab, L., Mayeur, H., Raji, B., de la Houssaye, G., Abitbol, M.M., and Munier, F.L. (2008) Mutation in the Human Homeobox Gene NKX5-3 Causes an Oculo-Auricular Syndrome. American journal of human genetics. 82(5):1178-1184
Polok, B. (2007) Analysis of Pou5f1 (Oct4) function during early zebrafish development. Ph.D. Thesis. :100p
Simons, M., Gloy, J., Ganner, A., Bullerkotte, A., Bashkurov, M., Kronig, C., Schermer, B., Benzing, T., Cabello, O.A., Jenny, A., Mlodzik, M., Polok, B., Driever, W., Obara, T., and Walz, G. (2005) Inversin, the gene product mutated in nephronophthisis type II, functions as a molecular switch between Wnt signaling pathways. Nature Genetics. 37(5):537-543

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Murphy, M.J., Polok, B.K., Schorderet, D.F., and Cleary, M.L. (2010) Essential role for Pbx1 in corneal morphogenesis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 51(2):795-803.