ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-165
Essner, Jeffrey
Email: jessner@iastate.edu
Affiliation: Essner Lab
Address: Iowa State University 2216 Molecular Biology Ames, IA 50011 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (515) 294-7133
Fax: (515) 294-6755


Almeida, M.P., Welker, J.M., Siddiqui, S., Luiken, J., Ekker, S.C., Clark, K.J., Essner, J.J., McGrail, M. (2021) Endogenous zebrafish proneural Cre drivers generated by CRISPR/Cas9 short homology directed targeted integration. Scientific Reports. 11:1732
Ichino, N., Serres, M.R., Urban, R.M., Urban, M.D., Treichel, A.J., Schaefbauer, K.J., Greif, L.E., Varshney, G.K., Skuster, K.J., McNulty, M.S., Daby, C.L., Wang, Y., Liao, H.K., El-Rass, S., Ding, Y., Liu, W., Anderson, J.L., Wishman, M.D., Sabharwal, A., Schimmenti, L.A., Sivasubbu, S., Balciunas, D., Hammerschmidt, M., Farber, S.A., Wen, X.Y., Xu, X., McGrail, M., Essner, J.J., Burgess, S.M., Clark, K.J., Ekker, S.C. (2020) Building the vertebrate codex using the gene breaking protein trap library. eLIFE. 9:
Wierson, W.A., Welker, J.M., Almeida, M.P., Mann, C.M., Webster, D.A., Torrie, M.E., Weiss, T.J., Kambakam, S., Vollbrecht, M.K., Lan, M., McKeighan, K.C., Levey, J., Ming, Z., Wehmeier, A., Mikelson, C.S., Haltom, J.A., Kwan, K.M., Chien, C.B., Balciunas, D., Ekker, S.C., Clark, K.J., Webber, B.R., Moriarity, B.S., Solin, S.L., Carlson, D.F., Dobbs, D.L., McGrail, M., Essner, J. (2020) Efficient targeted integration directed by short homology in zebrafish and mammalian cells. eLIFE. 9:
Wierson, W.A., Simone, B.W., WareJoncas, Z., Mann, C., Welker, J.M., Kar, B., Emch, M.J., Friedberg, I., Gendron, W.A.C., Barry, M.A., Clark, K.J., Dobbs, D.L., McGrail, M.A., Ekker, S.C., Essner, J.J. (2019) Expanding the CRISPR Toolbox with ErCas12a in Zebrafish and Human Cells. The CRISPR journal. 2(6):417-433
Sandquist, E.J., Essner, J.J., Sakaguchi, D.S. (2018) Xenotransplantation of adult hippocampal neural progenitors into the developing zebrafish for assessment of stem cell plasticity. PLoS One. 13:e0198025
Duran, C.L., Howell, D.W., Dave, J.M., Smith, R.L., Torrie, M.E., Essner, J.J., Bayless, K.J. (2017) Molecular Regulation of Sprouting Angiogenesis. Comprehensive Physiology. 8:153-235
Dueñas, M.E., Essner, J.J., Lee, Y.J. (2017) 3D MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging of a Single Cell: Spatial Mapping of Lipids in the Embryonic Development of Zebrafish. Scientific Reports. 7:14946
Welker, J.M., Wierson, W.A., Wang, Y., Poshusta, T.L., McNulty, M.S., Tisdale, E.E., Solin, S.L., Ekker, S.C., Clark, K.J., McGrail, M., Essner, J.J. (2016) GoldyTALEN Vectors with Improved Efficiency for Golden Gate TALEN Assembly. Human gene therapy. 27:423-4
Solin, S.L., Shive, H.R., Woolard, K.D., Essner, J.J., McGrail, M. (2015) Rapid tumor induction in zebrafish by TALEN-mediated somatic inactivation of the retinoblastoma1 tumor suppressor rb1. Scientific Reports. 5:13745
Solin, S.L., Wang, Y., Mauldin, J., Schultz, L.E., Lincow, D.E., Brodskiy, P.A., Jones, C.A., Syrkin-Nikolau, J., Linn, J.M., Essner, J.J., Hostetter, J.M., Whitley, E.M., Cameron, J.D., Chou, H.H., Severin, A.J., Sakaguchi, D.S., McGrail, M. (2014) Molecular and Cellular Characterization of a Zebrafish Optic Pathway Tumor Line Implicates Glia-Derived Progenitors in Tumorigenesis. PLoS One. 9:e114888
Bedell, V.M., Wang, Y., Campbell, J.M., Poshusta, T.L., Starker, C.G., Krug, R.G., Tan, W., Penheiter, S.G., Ma, A.C., Leung, A.Y., Fahrenkrug, S.C., Carlson, D.F., Voytas, D.F., Clark, K.J., Essner, J.J., and Ekker, S.C. (2012) In vivo genome editing using a high-efficiency TALEN system. Nature. 491(7422):114-118
Liao, H.K., Wang, Y., Watt, K.E., Wen, Q., Breitback, J., Kemmet, C.K., Clark, K.J., Ekker, S.C., Essner, J.J., and McGrail, M. (2012) Tol2 gene trap integrations in the zebrafish amyloid precursor protein genes appa and aplp2 reveal accumulation of secreted APP at the embryonic veins. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 241(2):415-425
Liao, H.K., and Essner, J.J. (2011) Use of RecA fusion proteins to induce genomic modifications in zebrafish. Nucleic acids research. 39(10):4166-4179
McGrail, M., Hatler, J.M., Kuang, X., Liao, H.K., Nannapaneni, K., Noack Watt, K.E., Uhl, J.D., Largaespada, D.A., Vollbrecht, E., Scheetz, T.E., Dupuy, A.J., Hostetter, J.M., and Essner, J.J. (2011) Somatic mutagenesis with a sleeping beauty transposon system leads to solid tumor formation in zebrafish. PLoS One. 6(4):e18826
Wang, Y., Kaiser, M.S., Larson, J.D., Nasevicius, A., Clark, K.J., Wadman, S.A., Roberg-Perez, S.E., Ekker, S.C., Hackett, P.B., McGrail, M., and Essner, J.J. (2010) Moesin1 and Ve-cadherin are required in endothelial cells during in vivo tubulogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 137(18):3119-3128
McGrail, M., Batz, L., Noack, K., Pandey, S., Huang, Y., Gu, X., and Essner, J.J. (2010) Expression of the zebrafish CD133/prominin1 genes in cellular proliferation zones in the embryonic central nervous system and sensory organs. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(6):1849-1857
Petzold, A.M., Bedell, V.M., Boczek, N.J., Essner, J.J., Balciunas, D., Clark, K.J., and Ekker, S.C. (2010) SCORE imaging: specimen in a corrected optical rotational enclosure. Zebrafish. 7(2):149-154
Hatler, J.M., Essner, J.J., and Johnson, R.G. (2009) A gap junction connexin is required in the vertebrate left-right organizer. Developmental Biology. 336(2):183-191
Hillwig, M.S., Rizhsky, L., Wang, Y., Umanskaya, A., Essner, J.J., and Macintosh, G.C. (2009) Zebrafish RNase T2 genes and the evolution of secretory ribonucleases in animals. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9:170
Kalén, M., Wallgard, E., Asker, N., Nasevicius, A., Athley, E., Billgren, E., Larson, J.D., Wadman, S.A., Norseng, E., Clark, K.J., He, L., Karlsson-Lindahl, L., Häger, A.K., Weber, H., Augustin, H., Samuelsson, T., Kemmet, C.K., Utesch, C.M., Essner, J.J., Hackett, P.B., and Hellström, M. (2009) Combination of reverse and chemical genetic screens reveals angiogenesis inhibitors and targets. Chemistry & Biology. 16(4):432-441
Wolman, M.A., Sittaramane, V., Essner, J.J., Yost, H.J., Chandrasekhar, A., and Halloran, M.C. (2008) Transient axonal glycoprotein-1 (TAG-1) and laminin-alpha1 regulate dynamic growth cone behaviors and initial axon direction in vivo. Neural Development. 3:6
Miao, Z., Luker, K.E., Summers, B.C., Berahovich, R., Bhojani, M.S., Rehemtulla, A., Kleer, C.G., Essner, J.J., Nasevicius, A., Luker, G.D., Howard, M.C., and Schall, T.J. (2007) CXCR7 (RDC1) promotes breast and lung tumor growth in vivo and is expressed on tumor-associated vasculature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104(40):15735-15740
Essner, J.J., Amack, J.D., Nyholm, M.K., Harris, E.B., and Yost, H.J. (2005) Kupffer's vesicle is a ciliated organ of asymmetry in the zebrafish embryo that initiates left-right development of the brain, heart and gut. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(6):1247-1260
Larson, J.D., Wadman, S.A., Chen, E., Kerley, L., Clark, K.J., Eide, M., Lippert, S., Nasevicius, A., Ekker, S.C., Hackett, P.B., and Essner, J.J. (2004) Expression of VE-cadherin in zebrafish embryos: A new tool to evaluate vascular development. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 231(1):204-213
Essner, J.J., Vogan, K.J., Wagner, M.K., Tabin, C.J., Yost, H.J., and Brueckner, M. (2002) Conserved function for embryonic nodal cilia. Nature. 418(6893):37-38
Morgan, D., Goodship, J., Essner, J.J., Vogan, K.J., Turnpenny, L., Yost, J., Tabin, C.J., and Strachan, T. (2002) The left-right determinant inversin has highly conserved ankyrin repeat and IQ domains and interacts with calmodulin. Human genetics. 110(4):377-384
Essner, J.J., Wang, X.H., Zhang, J., and Yost, H.J. (2001) The zebrafish inv gene is required for left-right brain and heart development. Developmental Biology. 235(1):181 (#44)
Bisgrove, B.W., Essner, J.J., Yost, H.J. (2000) Multiple pathways in the midline regulate concordant brain, heart and gut left-right asymmetry. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(16):3567-3579
Essner, J.J., Branford, W.W., Zhang, J., and Yost, H.J. (2000) Mesendoderm and left-right brain, heart and gut development are differentially regulated by pitx2 isoforms. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(5):1081-1093
Essner, J.J., Johnson, R.G., and Hackett, P.B., Jr. (1999) Overexpression of thyroid hormone receptor alpha1 during zebrafish embryogenesis disrupts hindbrain patterning and implicates retinoic acid receptors in the control of hox gene expression. Differentiation; research in biological diversity. 65(1):1-11
Bisgrove, B.W., Essner, J.J., and Yost, H.J. (1999) Regulation of midline development by antagonism of lefty and nodal signaling. Development (Cambridge, England). 126(14):3253-3262
Essner, J.J., Breuer, J.J., Essner, R.D., Fahrenkrug, S.C., and Hackett, P.B., Jr. (1997) The zebrafish thyroid hormone receptor alpha1 is expressed during early embryogenesis and can function in transcriptional repression. Differentiation; research in biological diversity. 62:107-117
Essner, J.J., Laing, J.G., Beyer, E.C., Johnson, R.G., and Hackett, P.B. Jr. (1996) Expression of zebrafish connexin43.4 in the notochord and tail bud of wild-type and mutant no tail embryos. Developmental Biology. 177(2):449-462
Essner, J.J. (1996) Analysis of thyroid hormone receptor structure and function during early zebrafish development. Ph.D. Thesis.