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Venkatesh, Byrappa
Email: mcbbv@imcb.a-star.edu.sg
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Affiliation: Venkatesh Lab
Address: Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology National University of Singapore 10 Kent Ridge Crescent Singapore, 0511 Singapore
Country: Singapore
Phone: 65 - 6586 9571
Fax: 65 - 6779 1117
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PUBLICATIONS
Jung, H., Baek, M., D'Elia, K.P., Boisvert, C., Currie, P.D., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., Brown, S.M., Heguy, A., Schoppik, D., Dasen, J.S. (2018) The Ancient Origins of Neural Substrates for Land Walking. Cell. 172:667-682.e15
Lin, Q., Fan, S., Zhang, Y., Xu, M., Zhang, H., Yang, Y., Lee, A.P., Woltering, J.M., Ravi, V., Gunter, H.M., Luo, W., Gao, Z., Lim, Z.W., Qin, G., Schneider, R.F., Wang, X., Xiong, P., Li, G., Wang, K., Min, J., Zhang, C., Qiu, Y., Bai, J., He, W., Bian, C., Zhang, X., Shan, D., Qu, H., Sun, Y., Gao, Q., Huang, L., Shi, Q., Meyer, A., Venkatesh, B. (2016) The seahorse genome and the evolution of its specialized morphology. Nature. 540:395-399
Braasch, I., Gehrke, A.R., Smith, J.J., Kawasaki, K., Manousaki, T., Pasquier, J., Amores, A., Desvignes, T., Batzel, P., Catchen, J., Berlin, A.M., Campbell, M.S., Barrell, D., Martin, K.J., Mulley, J.F., Ravi, V., Lee, A.P., Nakamura, T., Chalopin, D., Fan, S., Wcisel, D., Cañestro, C., Sydes, J., Beaudry, F.E., Sun, Y., Hertel, J., Beam, M.J., Fasold, M., Ishiyama, M., Johnson, J., Kehr, S., Lara, M., Letaw, J.H., Litman, G.W., Litman, R.T., Mikami, M., Ota, T., Saha, N.R., Williams, L., Stadler, P.F., Wang, H., Taylor, J.S., Fontenot, Q., Ferrara, A., Searle, S.M., Aken, B., Yandell, M., Schneider, I., Yoder, J.A., Volff, J.N., Meyer, A., Amemiya, C.T., Venkatesh, B., Holland, P.W., Guiguen, Y., Bobe, J., Shubin, N.H., Di Palma, F., Alföldi, J., Lindblad-Toh, K., Postlethwait, J.H. (2016) The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons. Nature Genetics. 48(4):427-37
Nah, G.S., Lim, Z.W., Tay, B.H., Osato, M., Venkatesh, B. (2014) Runx family genes in a cartilaginous fish, the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii). PLoS One. 9:e93816
Bhatia, S., Monahan, J., Ravi, V., Gautier, P., Murdoch, E., Brenner, S., van Heyningen, V., Venkatesh, B., and Kleinjan, D.A. (2014) A survey of ancient conserved non-coding elements in the PAX6 locus reveals a landscape of interdigitated cis-regulatory archipelagos. Developmental Biology. 387(2):214-228
Venkatesh, B., Lee, A.P., Ravi, V., Maurya, A.K., Lian, M.M., Swann, J.B., Ohta, Y., Flajnik, M.F., Sutoh, Y., Kasahara, M., Hoon, S., Gangu, V., Roy, S.W., Irimia, M., Korzh, V., Kondrychyn, I., Lim, Z.W., Tay, B.H., Tohari, S., Kong, K.W., Ho, S., Lorente-Galdos, B., Quilez, J., Marques-Bonet, T., Raney, B.J., Ingham, P.W., Tay, A., Hillier, L.W., Minx, P., Boehm, T., Wilson, R.K., Brenner, S., and Warren, W.C. (2014) Elephant shark genome provides unique insights into gnathostome evolution. Nature. 505(7482):174-179
Mehta, T.K., Ravi, V., Yamasaki, S., Lee, A.P., Lian, M.M., Tay, B.H., Tohari, S., Yanai, S., Tay, A., Brenner, S., and Venkatesh, B. (2013) Evidence for at least six Hox clusters in the Japanese lamprey (Lethenteron japonicum). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(40):16044-16049
Amemiya, C.T., Alfoldi, J., Lee, A.P., Fan, S., Philippe, H., MacCallum, I., Braasch, I., Manousaki, T., Schneider, I., Rohner, N., Organ, C., Chalopin, D., Smith, J.J., Robinson, M., Dorrington, R.A., Gerdol, M., Aken, B., Biscotti, M.A., Barucca, M., Baurain, D., Berlin, A.M., Blatch, G.L., Buonocore, F., Burmester, T., Campbell, M.S., Canapa, A., Cannon, J.P., Christoffels, A., de Moro, G., Edkins, A.L., Fan, L., Fausto, A.M., Feiner, N., Forconi, M., Gamieldien, J., Gnerre, S., Gnirke, A., Goldstone, J.V., Haerty, W., Hahn, M.E., Hesse, U., Hoffmann, S., Johnson, J., Karchner, S.I., Karaku, S., Lara, M., Levin, J.Z., Litman, G.W., Mauceli, E., Miyake, T., Mueller, M.G., Nelson, D.R., Nitsche, A., Olmo, E., Ota, T., Pallavicini, A., Panji, S., Picone, B., Ponting, C.P., Prohaska, S.J., Przybylski, D., Saha, N.R., Ravi, V., Ribeiro, F.J., Sauka-Spengler, T., Scapigliati, G., Searle, S.M.J., Sharpe, T., Simakov, O., Stadler, P.F., Stegeman, J.J., Sumiyama, K., Tabbaa, D., Tafer, H., Turner-Maier, J., van Heusden, P., White, S., Williams, L., Yandell, M., Brinkmann, H., Volff, J.N., Tabin, C.J., Shubin, N., Schartl, M., Jaffe, D.B., Postlethwait, J.H., Venkatesh, B., Palma, F.D., Lander, E.S., Meyer, A., and Lindblad-Toh, K. (2013) The African coelacanth genome provides insights into tetrapod evolution. Nature. 496:311-316
Ravi, V., Bhatia, S., Gautier, P., Loosli, F., Tay, B.H., Tay, A., Murdoch, E., Coutinho, P., van Heyningen, V., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., and Kleinjan, D.A. (2013) Sequencing of pax6 Loci from the elephant shark reveals a family of pax6 genes in vertebrate genomes, forged by ancient duplications and divergences. PLoS Genetics. 9(1):e1003177
Venkatesh, B., Ravi, V., Lee, A.P., Warren, W.C., and Brenner, S. (2013) Basal vertebrates clarify the evolutionary history of ciliopathy-associated genes Tmem138 and Tmem216. Mol. Biol. Evol.. 30(1):62-65
Lee, A.P., Kerk, S.Y., Tan, Y.Y., Brenner, S., and Venkatesh, B. (2011) Ancient vertebrate conserved noncoding elements have been evolving rapidly in teleost fishes. Mol. Biol. Evol.. 28(3):1205-1215
Gill, J.A., Lowe, L., Nguyen, J., Liu, P.P., Blake, T., Venkatesh, B., and Aplan, P.D. (2010) Enforced expression of simian virus 40 large T-antigen leads to testicular germ cell tumors in zebrafish. Zebrafish. 7(4):333-341
Tan, Y.P., Li, S., Jiang, X.J., Loh, W., Foo, Y.K., Loh, C.B., Xu, Q., Yuen, W.H., Jones, M., Fu, J., Venkatesh, B., and Yu, W.P. (2010) Regulation of protocadherin gene expression by multiple neuron-restrictive silencer elements scattered in the gene cluster. Nucleic acids research. 38(15):4985-4997
Kulkarni, R.P., Tohari, S., Ho, A., Brenner, S., and Venkatesh, B. (2010) Characterization of a hypoxia-response element in the Epo locus of the pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes. Marine genomics. 3(2):63-70
MacDonald, R.B., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Martin, K., Poitras, L., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., and Ekker, M. (2010) Functional conservation of a forebrain enhancer from the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii) in zebrafish and mice. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10:157
Bajoghli, B., Aghaallaei, N., Hess, I., Rode, I., Netuschil, N., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., Yu, J.K., Kaltenbach, S.L., Holland, N.D., Diekhoff, D., Happe, C., Schorpp, M., and Boehm, T. (2009) Evolution of genetic networks underlying the emergence of thymopoiesis in vertebrates. Cell. 138(1):186-197
Yeo, G.H., Cheah, F.S., Winkler, C., Jabs, E.W., Venkatesh, B., and Chong, S.S. (2009) Phylogenetic and evolutionary relationships and developmental expression patterns of the zebrafish twist gene family. Development genes and evolution. 219(6):289-300
Larsson, T.A., Tay, B.H., Sundström, G., Fredriksson, R., Brenner, S., Larhammar, D., and Venkatesh, B. (2009) Neuropeptide Y-family peptides and receptors in the elephant shark, Callorhinchus milii confirm gene duplications before the gnathostome radiation. Genomics. 93(3):254-260
Sundström, G., Larsson, T.A., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., and Larhammar, D. (2008) Evolution of the neuropeptide Y family: New genes by chromosome duplications in early vertebrates and in teleost fishes. General and comparative endocrinology. 155(3):705-716
Yu, W.P., Yew, K., Rajasegaran, V., and Venkatesh, B. (2007) Sequencing and comparative analysis of fugu protocadherin clusters reveal diversity of protocadherin genes among teleosts. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 7(1):49
Bromee, T., Venkatesh, B., Brenner, S., Postlethwait, J.H., Yan, Y.L., and Larhammar, D. (2006) Uneven evolutionary rates of bradykinin B1 and B2 receptors in vertebrate lineages. Gene. 373:100-108
Venkatesh, B., Lu, S.Q., Dandona, N., See, S.L., Brenner, S., and Soong, T.W. (2005) Genetic basis of tetrodotoxin resistance in pufferfishes. Current biology : CB. 15(22):2069-2072
Bates, M.D., Wells, J.M., and Venkatesh, B. (2005) Comparative genomics of the Hlx homeobox gene and protein: Conservation of structure and expression from fish to mammals. Gene. 352:45-56
Sundström, G., Larsson, T.A., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., and Larhammar, D. (2005) Ray-Fin Fish Tetraploidization Gave Rise to Pufferfish Duplicates of NPY and PYY, but Zebrafish NPY Duplicate Was Lost. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1040:476-478
Larsson, T.A., Olsson, F., Sundström, G., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., and Larhammar, D. (2005) Pufferfish and Zebrafish Have Five Distinct NPY Receptor Subtypes, but Have Lost Appetite Receptors Y1 and Y5. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1040:375-377
Yeo, G., Hoon, S., Venkatesh, B., and Burge, C.B. (2004) Variation in sequence and organization of splicing regulatory elements in vertebrate genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101(44):15700-15705
Loh, Y.H., Christoffels, A., Brenner, S., Hunziker, W., and Venkatesh, B. (2004) Extensive Expansion of the Claudin Gene Family in the Teleost Fish, Fugu rubripes. Genome research. 14(7):1248-1257
Williams, H., Brenner, S., and Venkatesh, B. (2002) Identification and analysis of additional copies of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor and colony stimulating factor 1 receptor genes in fugu. Gene. 295(2):255-264

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