ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-000127-1
Gregg, Ronald G.
Email: ron.gregg@louisville.edu
URL: http://biochemistry.louisville.edu/faculty/faculty.php?id=4
Affiliation: Gregg Lab
Address: University of Louisville Department of Biochemistry Baxter II, Rm 226 580 S. Preston St. Louisville, KY 40202 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (502) 852-4808
Fax: (502) 852-6222

The goal of my research is to determine the function of the genes that are involved in synaptogenesis and function of the retina.

Gregg, R.K. (2021) Model Systems for the Study of Malignant Melanoma. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2265:1-21
Daly, C.M., Willer, J., Gregg, R., and Gross, J.M. (2013) snow white, a Zebrafish Model of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Type 5. Genetics. 195(2):481-494
Peachey, N.S., Ray, T.A., Florijn, R., Rowe, L.B., Sjoerdsma, T., Contreras-Alcantara, S., Baba, K., Tosini, G., Pozdeyev, N., Iuvone, P.M., Bojang, P., Pearring, J.N., Simonsz, H.J., van Genderen, M., Birch, D.G., Traboulsi, E.I, Dorfman, A., Lopez, I., Ren, H., Goldberg, A.F., Nishina, P.M., Lachapelle, P., McCall, M.A., Koenekoop, R.K., Bergen, A.A., Kamermans, M., and Gregg, R.G. (2012) GPR179 Is Required for Depolarizing Bipolar Cell Function and Is Mutated in Autosomal-Recessive Complete Congenital Stationary Night Blindness. American journal of human genetics. 90(2):331-339
Murphy, T.R., Vihtelic, T.S., Ile, K.E., Watson, C.T., Willer, G.B., Gregg, R.G., Bankaitis, V.A., and Hyde, D.R. (2011) Phosphatidylinositol synthase is required for lens structural integrity and photoreceptor cell survival in the zebrafish eye. Experimental Eye Research. 93(4):460-74
Kur, E., Christa, A., Veth, K.N., Gajera, C.R., Andrade-Navarro, M.A., Zhang, J., Willer, J.R., Gregg, R.G., Abdelilah-Seyfried, S., Bachmann, S., Link, B.A., Hammes, A., and Willnow, T.E. (2011) Loss of Lrp2 in zebrafish disrupts pronephric tubular clearance but not forebrain development. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 240(6):1567-1577
Thomas, J.L., Vihtelic, T.S., Dendekker, A.D., Willer, G., Luo, X., Murphy, T.R., Gregg, R.G., Hyde, D.R., and Thummel, R. (2011) The loss of vacuolar protein sorting 11 (vps11) causes retinal pathogenesis in a vertebrate model of syndromic albinism. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 52(6):3119-28
Veth, K.N., Willer, J.R., Collery, R.F., Gray, M.P., Willer, G.B., Wagner, D.S., Mullins, M.C., Udvadia, A.J., Smith, R.S., John, S.W., Gregg, R.G., and Link, B.A. (2011) Mutations in Zebrafish lrp2 Result in Adult-Onset Ocular Pathogenesis That Models Myopia and Other Risk Factors for Glaucoma. PLoS Genetics. 7(2):e1001310
Haud, N., Kara, F., Diekmann, S., Henneke, M., Willer, J.R., Hillwig, M.S., Gregg, R.G., Macintosh, G.C., Gärtner, J., Alia, A., and Hurlstone, A.F. (2011) rnaset2 mutant zebrafish model familial cystic leukoencephalopathy and reveal a role for RNase T2 in degrading ribosomal RNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108(3):1099-1103
Song, Y., Willer, J.R., Scherer, P.C., Panzer, J.A., Kugath, A., Skordalakes, E., Gregg, R.G., Willer, G.B., and Balice-Gordon, R.J. (2010) Neural and Synaptic Defects in slytherin, a Zebrafish Model for Human Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation. PLoS One. 5(10):e13743
Song, Y., Selak, M.A., Watson, C.T., Coutts, C., Scherer, P.C., Panzer, J.A., Gibbs, S., Scott, M.O., Willer, G., Gregg, R.G., Ali, D.W., Bennett, M.J., and Balice-Gordon, R.J. (2009) Mechanisms Underlying Metabolic and Neural Defects in Zebrafish and Human Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MADD). PLoS One. 4(12):e8329
Paulus, J.D., Willer, G.B., Willer, J.R., Gregg, R.G., and Halloran, M.C. (2009) Muscle contractions guide Rohon-Beard peripheral sensory axons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 29(42):13190-13201
Lee, J., Willer, J.R., Willer, G.B., Smith, K., Gregg, R.G., and Gross, J.M. (2008) Zebrafish blowout provides genetic evidence for Patched1-mediated negative regulation of Hedgehog signaling within the proximal optic vesicle of the vertebrate eye. Developmental Biology. 319(1):10-22
Schroeter, E.H., Wong, R.O., and Gregg, R.G. (2006) In vivo development of retinal ON-bipolar cell axonal terminals visualized in nyx::MYFP transgenic zebrafish. Visual neuroscience. 23(5):833-843
Willer, G.B., Lee, V.M., Gregg, R.G., and Link, B.A. (2005) Analysis of the zebrafish perplexed mutation reveals tissue specific roles for de novo pyrimidine synthesis during development. Genetics. 170(4):1827-1837
Gregg, R.G., Willer, G.B., Fadool, J.M., Dowling, J.E., and Link, B.A. (2003) Positional cloning of the young mutation identifies an essential role for the Brahma chromatin remodeling complex in mediating retinal cell differentiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100(11):6535-6540