General Information
ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-021105-1
Sassone-Corsi Lab
PI/Director: Sassone-Corsi, Paolo
Co-PI: Lalli, Enzo
Monaco, Lucia
Morse, David
Contact Person: Sassone-Corsi, Paolo
Address: Department of Pharmacology Gillespie Neuroscience University of California, Irvine Irvine California 92697-4625 USA
Phone: 1 949 824 8056 (lab)
Fax: 1 949 824 2078
Line Designation: None assigned


1. Circadian clock.
2. Coupling signaling pathways to gene expression.

Brancorsini, Stefano Post-Doc Cermakian, Nicolas Post-Doc Crosio, Claudia Post-Doc
Doi, Masao Post-Doc Mylonis, Ilias Post-Doc Ohe, Kenji Post-Doc
Fienga, Giulia Graduate Student Loury, Romain Graduate Student Macho-Mellitzer, Bettina Graduate Student
Morlon, Aurore Graduate Student Sunami, Yoshiaski Graduate Student Heitz, Estelle Technical Staff
Roux, Stephanie Technical Staff Lehmann, Sylvia

Egg, M., Köblitz, L., Hirayama, J., Schwerte, T., Folterbauer, C., Kurz, A., Fiechtner, B., Möst, M., Salvenmoser, W., Sassone-Corsi, P., and Pelster, B. (2013) Linking Oxygen to Time: The Bidirectional Interaction Between the Hypoxic Signaling Pathway and the Circadian Clock Chronobiol. Int.30(4):510-29.
Hirayama, J., Miyamura, N., Uchida, Y., Asaoka, Y., Honda, R., Sawanobori, K., Todo, T., Yamamoto, T., Sassone-Corsi, P., and Nishina, H. (2009) Common light signaling pathways controlling DNA repair and circadian clock entrainment in zebrafish Cell Cycle8(17):2794-2801.
Hirayama, J., Cho, S., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2007) Circadian control by the reduction/oxidation pathway: Catalase represses light-dependent clock gene expression in the zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA104(40):15747-15752.
Hirayama, J., Cardone, L., Doi, M., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2005) Common pathways in circadian and cell cycle clocks: Light-dependent activation of Fos/AP-1 in zebrafish controls CRY-1a and WEE-1 Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA102(29):10194-10199.
Hirayama, J., Kaneko, M., Cardone, L., Cahill, G., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2004) Analysis of circadian rhythms in zebrafish Methods Enzymol.393:186-204.
Cermakian, N., Pando, M.P., Doi, M., Cardone, L., Yujnovsky, I., Morse, D., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2003) On the communication pathways between the central pacemaker and peripheral oscillators Novartis Found Symp.253:(discussion:136-139).
Cermakian, N., Pando, M.P., Thompson, C.L., Pinchak, A.B., Selby, C.P., Gutierrez, L., Wells, D.E., Cahill, G.M., Sancar, A., Sassone-Corsi, P. (2002) Light induction of a vertebrate clock gene involves signaling through blue-light receptors and MAP kinases Curr. Biol.12(10):844-888.
Pando, M.P. and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2002) Unraveling the mechanisms of the vertebrate circadian clock: zebrafish may light the way Bioessays24(5):419-426.
Pando, M.P., Pinchak, A.B., Cermakian, N., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2001) A cell-based system that recapitulates the dynamic light-dependent regulation of the vertebrate clock Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA98(18):10178-10183.
Whitmore, D., Cermakian, N., Crosio, C., Foulkes, N.S., Pando, M.P., Travnickova, Z., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2000) A clockwork organ Biol. Chem.381(9-10):793-800.
Cermakian, N., Whitmore, D., Foulkes, N.S., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2000) Asynchronous oscillations of two zebrafish CLOCK partners reveal differential clock control and function Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA97(8):4339-4344.
Whitmore, D., Foulkes, N.S., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2000) Light acts directly on organs and cells in culture to set the vertebrate circadian clock Nature404(6773):87-91.
Cermakian, N., Whitmore, D., Foulkes, N.S., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (2000) Independent peripheral clocks and direct light entrainment within the zebrafish circadian system J. Mol. Med.78(7):B46.
Whitmore, D., Foulkes, N.S., Strähle, U., and Sassone-Corsi, P. (1998) Zebrafish Clock rhythmic expression reveals independent peripheral circadian oscillators Nat. Neurosci.1(8):701-707.