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Kassen, Sean
Email: skassen@nd.edu
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Affiliation: University of Notre Dame Center for Zebrafish Research
Address: Department of Biological Sciences University of Notre Dame 107 Galvin Life Science Center Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA
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PUBLICATIONS
Nelson, C.M., Gorsuch, R.A., Bailey, T.J., Ackerman, K.M., Kassen, S.C., and Hyde, D.R. (2012) Stat3 defines three populations of Müller glia and is required for initiating maximal Müller glia proliferation in the regenerating zebrafish retina. The Journal of comparative neurology. 520(18):4294-4311
Ile, K.E., Kassen, S., Cao, C., Vihtehlic, T., Shah, S.D., Mousley, C.J., Alb, J.G. Jr, Huijbregts, R.P., Stearns, G.W., Brockerhoff, S.E., Hyde, D.R., and Bankaitis, V.A. (2010) Zebrafish Class 1 Phosphatidylinositol Transfer Proteins: PITPbeta and Double Cone Cell Outer Segment Integrity in Retina. Traffic (Copenhagen, Denmark). 11(9):1151-1167
Thummel, R., Enright, J.M., Kassen, S.C., Montgomery, J.E., Bailey, T.J., and Hyde, D.R. (2010) Pax6a and Pax6b are required at different points in neuronal progenitor cell proliferation during zebrafish photoreceptor regeneration. Experimental Eye Research. 90(5):572-582
Kassen, S.C., Thummel, R., Campochiaro, L.A., Harding, M.J., Bennett, N.A., and Hyde, D.R. (2009) CNTF induces photoreceptor neuroprotection and Müller glial cell proliferation through two different signaling pathways in the adult zebrafish retina. Experimental Eye Research. 88(6):1051-1064
Thummel, R., Kassen, S.C., Enright, J.M., Nelson, C.M., Montgomery, J.E., and Hyde, D.R. (2008) Characterization of Müller glia and neuronal progenitors during adult zebrafish retinal regeneration. Experimental Eye Research. 87(5):433-444
Kassen, S.C., Thummel, R., Burket, C.T., Campochiaro, L.A., Harding, M.J., and Hyde, D.R. (2008) The Tg(ccnb1:EGFP) transgenic zebrafish line labels proliferating cells during retinal development and regeneration. Molecular Vision. 14:951-963
Burket, C.T., Montgomery, J.E., Thummel, R., Kassen, S.C., Lafave, M.C., Langenau, D.M., Zon, L.I., and Hyde, D.R. (2008) Generation and characterization of transgenic zebrafish lines using different ubiquitous promoters. Transgenic Research. 17(2):265-279
Thummel, R., Kassen, S.C., Montgomery, J.E., Enright, J.M., and Hyde, D.R. (2008) Inhibition of Müller glial cell division blocks regeneration of the light-damaged zebrafish retina. Developmental Neurobiology. 68(3):392-408
Kassen, S. (2008) Characterization of light-induced zebrafish retinal regeneration and the role of Stat3, CNTF, and Olig2 during light-induced zebrafish retinal regeneration. Ph.D. Thesis. :222p
Kassen, S.C., Ramanan, V., Montgomery, J.E., Burket, C.T., Liu, C.G., Vihtelic, T.S., and Hyde, D.R. (2007) Time course analysis of gene expression during light-induced photoreceptor cell death and regeneration in albino zebrafish. Developmental Neurobiology. 67(8):1009-1031
Vihtelic, T.S., Soverly, J.E., Kassen, S.C., and Hyde, D.R. (2006) Retinal regional differences in photoreceptor cell death and regeneration in light-lesioned albino zebrafish. Experimental Eye Research. 82(4):558-575

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