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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-609
Willett, Catherine
Email: kptnkate@phylonix.com
URL: http://www.phylonix.com
Affiliation: Phylonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Address: Suite 300 100 Inman Street Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
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Phone: (617) 441-6700 ext. 17
Fax: (617) 441-6766
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Early development of the immune system, with emphasis on lymphocyte differentiation and thymus development.


PUBLICATIONS
McGrath, P., Seng, W.L., Willett, C., and Augustine, K.A. (2008) Determination of LD50 and assessment of drug induced developmental toxicity in zebrafish. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods. 58(2):150
Ton, C., Lin, Y., and Willett, C. (2006) Zebrafish as a model for developmental neurotoxicity testing. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology. 76(7):553-567
Danilova, N., Visel, A., Willett, C.E., and Steiner, L.A. (2004) Expression of the winged helix/forkhead gene, foxn4, during zebrafish development. Dev. Brain Res.. 153(1):115-119
Danilova, N., Hohman, V.S., Sacher, F., Ota, T., Willett, C.E., and Steiner, L.A. (2004) T cells and the thymus in developing zebrafish. Developmental and comparative immunology. 28(7-8):755-767
Steiner, L.A., Willett, C.E., and Danilova, N. (2004) The immune system in zebrafish. In Biology of B Cells, 3rd edition, Alt, F.W., Honjo, T., and Neuberger, M.S., eds., in press.
Ma, C., Parng, C.L., Seng, W.L., Zhang, C., Willett, C., and McGrath, P. (2003) Zebrafish – An in vivo model for drug screening. Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technologies. Nov. 2003:38-45
Zhang, C., Willett, C., and Fremgen, T. (2003) Zebrafish: An animal model for toxicological studies. Current Protocols in Toxicology. Unit 1.7
Willett, C.E., Kawasaki, H., Amemiya, C.T., Lin, S., and Steiner, L.A. (2001) Ikaros expression as a marker for lymphoid progenitors during zebrafish development. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 222(4):694-698
Jessen, J.R., Willett, C.E., and Lin, S. (1999) Artificial chromosome transgenesis reveals long-distance negative regulation of rag1 in zebrafish. Nature Genetics. 23(1):15-16
Willett, C.E., Cortes, A., Zuasti, A., and Zapata, A.G. (1999) Early hematopoiesis and developing lymphoid organs in the zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 214:323-336
Serbedzija, G.N., Flynn, E., and Willett, C.E. (1999) Zebrafish angiogenesis: A new model for drug screening. Angiogenesis. 3(4):353-359
Bertrand, F.E., III, Olson, S.L., Willett, C.E., and Wu, G.E. (1998) Sequence of the RAG1 and RAG2 Intergenic Region in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Developmental immunology. 5:211-214
Willett, C.E., Zapata, A.G., Hopkins, N.A., and Steiner, L.A. (1997) Expression of zebrafish rag genes during early development identifies the thymus. Developmental Biology. 182(2):331-341
Willett, C.E., Cherry, J.J., and Steiner, L.A. (1997) Characterization and expression of the recombination activating genes (rag1 and rag2) of zebrafish. Immunogenetics. 45(6):394-404

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