ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-091203-5
McMenamin, Sarah
Email: mcmenams@bc.edu
Affiliation: McMenamin Lab
Address: Boston College Biology Department Higgins Hall 361A 140 Commonwealth Ave Chestnut Hill MA 02467
Country: United States

Our lab studies the roles of thyroid hormone and other factors in development of the zebrafish skeleton, with an emphasis on patterning in the fins during development and regeneration.

Harper, M., Hu, Y., Donahue, J., Acosta, B., Dievenich Braes, F., Nguyen, S., Zeng, J., Barbaro, J., Lee, H., Bui, H., McMenamin, S.K. (2023) Thyroid hormone regulates proximodistal patterning in fin rays. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 120:e2219770120e2219770120
Conith, M.R., Ringo, D., Conith, A.J., Deleon, A., Wagner, M., McMenamin, S., Cason, C., Cooper, W.J. (2022) The Evolution of Feeding Mechanics in the Danioninae, or Why Giant Danios Don't Suck Like Zebrafish. Integrative organismal biology (Oxford, England). 4:obac049obac049
Nguyen, S.V., Lanni, D., Xu, Y., Michaelson, J.S., McMenamin, S.K. (2022) Dynamics of the Zebrafish Skeleton in Three Dimensions During Juvenile and Adult Development. Frontiers in Physiology. 13:875866
Bagwell, J., Norman, J., Ellis, K.L., Peskin, B., Hwang, J., Ge, X., Nguyen, S., McMenamin, S.K., Stainier, D.Y., Bagnat, M. (2020) Notochord vacuoles absorb compressive bone growth during zebrafish spine formation. eLIFE. 9:
Galindo, D., Sweet, E., DeLeon, Z., Wagner, M., DeLeon, A., Carter, C., McMenamin, S.K., Cooper, W.J. (2019) Thyroid hormone modulation during zebrafish development recapitulates evolved diversity in danionin jaw protrusion mechanics. Evolution & development. 21(5):231-246
Hu, Y., Mauri, A., Donahue, J., Singh, R., Acosta, B., McMenamin, S. (2019) Thyroid hormone coordinates developmental trajectories but does not underlie developmental truncation in danionins. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 248(11):1144-1154
Keer, S., Cohen, K., May, C., Hu, Y., McMenamin, S., Hernandez, L.P. (2019) Anatomical assessment of the adult skeleton of zebrafish reared under different thyroid hormone profiles. Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 302(10):1754-1769
Hur, M., Gistelinck, C.A., Huber, P., Lee, J., Thompson, M.H., Monstad-Rios, A.T., Watson, C.J., McMenamin, S.K., Willaert, A., Parichy, D.M., Coucke, P., Kwon, R.Y. (2017) MicroCT-Based Phenomics in the Zebrafish Skeleton Reveals Virtues of Deep Phenotyping in a Distributed Organ System. Zebrafish. 15(1):77-78
McMenamin, S., Carter, C., Cooper, W.J. (2017) Thyroid Hormone Stimulates the Onset of Adult Feeding Kinematics in Zebrafish. Zebrafish. 14(6):517-525
Hur, M., Gistelinck, C.A., Huber, P., Lee, J., Thompson, M.H., Monstad-Rios, A.T., Watson, C.J., McMenamin, S.K., Willaert, A., Parichy, D.M., Coucke, P., Kwon, R.Y. (2017) microCT-based phenomics in the zebrafish skeleton reveals virtues of deep phenotyping in a distributed organ system. eLIFE. 6
McMenamin, S.K., Chandless, M.N., Parichy, D.M. (2016) Working with zebrafish at postembryonic stages. Methods in cell biology. 134:587-607
McMenamin, S.K., Bain, E.J., McCann, A.E., Patterson, L.B., Eom, D.S., Waller, Z.P., Hamill, J.C., Kuhlman, J.A., Eisen, J.S., Parichy, D.M. (2014) Thyroid hormone-dependent adult pigment cell lineage and pattern in zebrafish. Science (New York, N.Y.). 345(6202):1358-61
McMenamin, S.K., Minchin, J.E., Gordon, T.N., Rawls, J.F., and Parichy, D.M. (2013) Dwarfism and Increased Adiposity in the gh1 Mutant Zebrafish vizzini. Endocrinology. 154(4):1476-87