ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-020115-10
Willer, Greg
Email: gregwiller@hotmail.com
URL: http://www.biochemistry.louisville.edu/zfmapping/index.html
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) 852-7657
Fax: (502) 852-3659

My research interests include contributing to the fundamental understanding of the principles of life.

Carmean, V., Yonkers, M.A., Tellez, M.B., Willer, J.R., Willer, G.B., Gregg, R.G., Geisler, R., Neuhauss, S.C., Ribera, A.B. (2015) pigk mutation underlies macho behavior and affects Rohon-Beard cell excitability. Journal of neurophysiology. 114(2):1146-57
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
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
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
Semina, E.V., Bosenko, D.V., Zinkevich, N.C., Soules, K.A., Hyde, D.R., Vihtelic, T.S., Willer, G.B., Gregg, R.G., and Link, B.A. (2006) Mutations in laminin alpha 1 result in complex, lens-independent ocular phenotypes in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 299(1):63-77
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