ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-050519-1
Berger, Silke
Email: silke.berger@monash.edu
URL: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/armi
Affiliation: Peter Currie Lab
Address: Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) EMBL Australia Building 75, Level 1 Monash University Clayton, VIC, 3800 Australia
Country: Australia
Phone: 0061 (0)3 9902 9620
Fax: 0061 (0)3 9902 9729
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Ratnayake, D., Nguyen, P.D., Rossello, F.J., Wimmer, V.C., Tan, J.L., Galvis, L.A., Julier, Z., Wood, A.J., Boudier, T., Isiaku, A.I., Berger, S., Oorschot, V., Sonntag, C., Rogers, K.L., Marcelle, C., Lieschke, G.J., Martino, M.M., Bakkers, J., Currie, P.D. (2021) Macrophages provide a transient muscle stem cell niche via NAMPT secretion. Nature. 591(7849):281-287
Berger, J., Li, M., Berger, S., Meilak, M., Rientjes, J., Currie, P.D. (2020) Effect of Ataluren on dystrophin mutations. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 24(12):6680-6689
Berger, J., Berger, S., Li, M., Jacoby, A.S., Arner, A., Bavi, N., Stewart, A.G., Currie, P.D. (2018) In Vivo Function of the Chaperonin TRiC in α-Actin Folding during Sarcomere Assembly. Cell Reports. 22:313-322
Berger, J., Berger, S., Li, M., Currie, P.D. (2017) Myo18b is essential for sarcomere assembly in fast skeletal muscle. Human molecular genetics. 26(6):1146-1156
Masselink, W., Cole, N.J., Fenyes, F., Berger, S., Sonntag, C., Wood, A., Nguyen, P.D., Cohen, N., Knopf, F., Weidinger, G., Hall, T.E., Currie, P.D. (2016) A somitic contribution to the apical ectodermal ridge is essential for fin formation. Nature. 535(7613):542-6
Gurevich, D.B., Nguyen, P.D., Siegel, A.L., Ehrlich, O.V., Sonntag, C., Phan, J.M., Berger, S., Ratnayake, D., Hersey, L., Berger, J., Verkade, H., Hall, T.E., Currie, P.D. (2016) Asymmetric division of clonal muscle stem cells coordinates muscle regeneration in vivo. Science (New York, N.Y.). 353(6295):aad9969
Berger, J., Tarakci, H., Berger, S., Li, M., Hall, T.E., Arner, A., Currie, P.D. (2014) Loss of tropomodulin4 in the zebrafish mutant träge causes cytoplasmic rod formation and muscle weakness reminiscent of nemaline myopathy. Disease models & mechanisms. 7(12):1407-15
Nguyen, P.D., Hollway, G.E., Sonntag, C., Miles, L.B., Hall, T.E., Berger, S., Fernandez, K.J., Gurevich, D.B., Cole, N.J., Alaei, S., Ramialison, M., Sutherland, R.L., Polo, J.M., Lieschke, G.J., Currie, P.D. (2014) Haematopoietic stem cell induction by somite-derived endothelial cells controlled by meox1. Nature. 512(7514):314-8
Johnson, J.L., Hall, T.E., Dyson, J.M., Sonntag, C., Ayers, K., Berger, S., Gautier, P., Mitchell, C., Hollway, G.E., and Currie, P.D. (2012) Scube activity is necessary for Hedgehog signal transduction in vivo. Developmental Biology. 368(2):193-202
Berger, J., Berger, S., Jacoby, A.S., Wilton, S.D., and Currie, P.D. (2011) Evaluation of Exon-Skipping Strategies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Utilizing Dystrophin-deficient Zebrafish. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 15(12):2643-51
Cole, N.J., Hall, T.E., Don, E.K., Berger, S., Boisvert, C.A., Neyt, C., Ericsson, R., Joss, J., Gurevich, D.B., and Currie, P.D. (2011) Development and evolution of the muscles of the pelvic fin. PLoS Biology. 9(10):e1001168
Sztal, T., Berger, S., Currie, P.D., and Hall, T.E. (2011) Characterization of the laminin gene family and evolution in zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 240(2):422-431
Berger, J., Berger, S., Hall, T.E., Lieschke, G.J., and Currie, P.D. (2010) Dystrophin-deficient zebrafish feature aspects of the Duchenne muscular dystrophy pathology. Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 20(12):826-832
Bryson-Richardson, R.J., Berger, S., Schilling, T.F., Hall, T.E., Cole, N.J., Gibson, A.J., Sharpe, J., and Currie, P.D. (2007) FishNet: an online database of zebrafish anatomy. BMC Biology. 5(1):34
Hall, T.E., Bryson-Richardson, R.J., Berger, S., Jacoby, A.S., Cole, N.J., Hollway, G.E., Berger, J., and Currie, P.D. (2007) The zebrafish candyfloss mutant implicates extracellular matrix adhesion failure in laminin {alpha}2-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104(17):7092-7097
Hollway, G.E., Bryson-Richardson, R.J., Berger, S., Cole, N.J., Hall, T.E., and Currie, P.D. (2007) Whole-somite rotation generates muscle progenitor cell compartments in the developing zebrafish embryo. Developmental Cell. 12(2):207-219

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Furtado MB1, Wilmanns JC2, Chandran A3, Tonta M4, Biben C5, Eichenlaub M3, Coleman HA4, Berger S3, Bouveret R6, Singh R6, Harvey RP6, Ramialison M3, Pearson JT7, Parkington HC4, Rosenthal NA8, Costa MW9. (2017) A novel conditional mouse model for Nkx2-5 reveals transcriptional regulation of cardiac ion channels, Differentiation. 2016 Jan-Mar;91(1-3):29-41

Berger, J., Berger, S., Cong Tuoc, T., D�Amelio, M., Cecconi, F., Gorski, J., Jones, K. R., Gruss, P., and Stoykova, A. (2007) Conditional activation of Pax6 in the mouse developing cortex of transgenic mice causes progenitor apoptosis, Development 134, 1311-1322

Berger, J., Eckert, S., Scardigli, R., Guillemot, F., Gruss, P., and Stoykova, A. (2004) E1-Ngn2/Cre is a new line for regional activation of Cre recombinase in the developing CNS, Genesis 40, 195-199

Moreno S, Ferraro E, Eckert S, Cecconi F. Apaf1 reduced expression levels generate a mutant phenotype in adult brain and skeleton.Cell Death Differ. 2002 Mar;9(3):340-2.