ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-39
Bally-Cuif, Laure
Email: laure.bally-cuif@pasteur.fr
URL: http://research.pasteur.fr/en/team/zebrafish-neurogenetics/
Affiliation: Bally-Cuif Lab
Address: Zebrafish Neurogenetics (ZEN) Unit, Dept of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Institut Pasteur and CNRS UMR3738, 25 rue du Dr Roux, 75015 Paris, France
Country: France
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 61 32 02
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We are studying the mechanisms controlling the maintenance and recruitment of neural progenitor cells in the embryonic and adult brain. We are also addressing the link between adult neurogenesis and the modulation of emotional and cognitive behavior

Than-Trong, E., Ortica-Gatti, S., Mella, S., Nepal, C., Alunni, A., Bally-Cuif, L. (2018) Neural stem cell quiescence and stemness are molecularly distinct outputs of the Notch3 signaling cascade in the vertebrate adult brain. Development (Cambridge, England). 145(10)
Lange, M., Froc, C., Grunwald, H., Norton, W.H.J., Bally-Cuif, L. (2018) Pharmacological analysis of zebrafish lphn3.1 morphant larvae suggests that saturated dopaminergic signaling could underlie the ADHD-like locomotor hyperactivity. Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry. 84(Pt A):181-189
Furlan, G., Cuccioli, V., Vuillemin, N., Dirian, L., Muntasell, A.J., Coolen, M., Dray, N., Bedu, S., Houart, C., Beaurepaire, E., Foucher, I., Bally-Cuif, L. (2017) Life-Long Neurogenic Activity of Individual Neural Stem Cells and Continuous Growth Establish an Outside-In Architecture in the Teleost Pallium. Current biology : CB. 27(21):3288-3301.e3
Galant, S., Furlan, G., Coolen, M., Dirian, L., Foucher, I., Bally-Cuif, L. (2016) Embryonic origin and lineage hierarchies of the neural progenitor subtypes building the zebrafish adult midbrain. Developmental Biology. 420(1):120-135
Katz, S., Cussigh, D., Urbán, N., Blomfield, I., Guillemot, F., Bally-Cuif, L., Coolen, M. (2016) A Nuclear Role for miR-9 and Argonaute Proteins in Balancing Quiescent and Activated Neural Stem Cell States. Cell Reports. 17:1383-1398
Nepal, C., Coolen, M., Hadzhiev, Y., Cussigh, D., Mydel, P., Steen, V.M., Carninci, P., Andersen, J.B., Bally-Cuif, L., Müller, F., Lenhard, B. (2016) Transcriptional, post-transcriptional and chromatin-associated regulation of pri-miRNAs, pre-miRNAs and moRNAs. Nucleic acids research. 44(7):3070-81
Alunni, A., Bally-Cuif, L. (2016) A comparative view of regenerative neurogenesis in vertebrates. Development (Cambridge, England). 143:741-53
Xing, L., Son, J.H., Stevenson, T.J., Lillesaar, C., Bally-Cuif, L., Dahl, T., Bonkowsky, J.L. (2015) A Serotonin Circuit Acts as an Environmental Sensor to Mediate Midline Axon Crossing through EphrinB2. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 35:14794-808
Ishibashi, M., Manning, E., Shoubridge, C., Krecsmarik, M., Hawkins, T.A., Giacomotto, J., Zhao, T., Mueller, T., Bader, P.I., Cheung, S.W., Stankiewicz, P., Bain, N.L., Hackett, A., Reddy, C.C., Mechaly, A.S., Peers, B., Wilson, S.W., Lenhard, B., Bally-Cuif, L., Gecz, J., Becker, T.S., Rinkwitz, S. (2015) Copy number variants in patients with intellectual disability affect the regulation of ARX transcription factor gene. Human genetics. 134(11-12):1163-82
Dray, N., Bedu, S., Vuillemin, N., Alunni, A., Coolen, M., Krecsmarik, M., Supatto, W., Beaurepaire, E., Bally-Cuif, L. (2015) Large-scale live imaging of adult neural stem cells in their endogenous niche. Development (Cambridge, England). 142(20):3592-600
Than-Trong, E., Bally-Cuif, L. (2015) Radial glia and neural progenitors in the adult zebrafish central nervous system. Glia. 63(8):1406-28
Naville, M., Ishibashi, M., Ferg, M., Bengani, H., Rinkwitz, S., Krecsmarik, M., Hawkins, T.A., Wilson, S.W., Manning, E., Chilamakuri, C.S., Wilson, D.I., Louis, A., Lucy Raymond, F., Rastegar, S., Strähle, U., Lenhard, B., Bally-Cuif, L., van Heyningen, V., FitzPatrick, D.R., Becker, T.S., Roest Crollius, H. (2015) Long-range evolutionary constraints reveal cis-regulatory interactions on the human X chromosome. Nature communications. 6:6904
Rodriguez Viales, R., Diotel, N., Ferg, M., Armant, O., Eich, J., Alunni, A., März, M., Bally-Cuif, L., Rastegar, S., Strähle, U. (2015) The helix-loop-helix protein Id1 controls stem cell proliferation during regenerative neurogenesis in the adult zebrafish telencephalon. Stem Cells. 33(3):892-903
von Trotha, J.W., Vernier, P., Bally-Cuif, L. (2014) Emotions and motivated behavior converge on an amygdala-like structure in the zebrafish. The European journal of neuroscience. 40(9):3302-3315
Salta, E., Lau, P., Sala Frigerio, C., Coolen, M., Bally-Cuif, L., De Strooper, B. (2014) A Self-Organizing miR-132/Ctbp2 Circuit Regulates Bimodal Notch Signals and Glial Progenitor Fate Choice during Spinal Cord Maturation. Developmental Cell. 30(4):423-36
Dirian, L., Galant, S., Coolen, M., Chen, W., Bedu, S., Houart, C., Bally-Cuif, L., Foucher, I. (2014) Spatial Regionalization and Heterochrony in the Formation of Adult Pallial Neural Stem Cells. Developmental Cell. 30(2):123-36
Coolen, M., Katz, S., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2013) miR-9: a versatile regulator of neurogenesis. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 7:220
Lange, M., Neuzeret, F., Fabreges, B., Froc, C., Bedu, S., Bally-Cuif, L., and Norton, W.H. (2013) Inter-individual and inter-strain variations in zebrafish locomotor ontogeny. PLoS One. 8(8):e70172
Alunni, A., Krecsmarik, M., Bosco, A., Galant, S., Pan, L., Moens, C.B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2013) Notch3 signaling gates cell cycle entry and limits neural stem cell amplification in the adult pallium. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(16):3335-47
Kalueff, A.V., Gebhardt, M., Stewart, A.M., Cachat, J.M., Brimmer, M., Chawla, J.S., Craddock, C., Kyzar, E.J., Roth, A., Landsman, S., Gaikwad, S., Robinson, K., Baatrup, E., Tierney, K., Shamchuk, A., Norton, W., Miller, N., Nicolson, T., Braubach, O., Gilman, C.P., Pittman, J., Rosemberg, D.B., Gerlai, R., Echevarria, D., Lamb, E., Neuhauss, S.C., Weng, W., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2013) Towards a comprehensive catalog of zebrafish behavior 1.0 and beyond. Zebrafish. 10(1):70-86
Bosco, A., Bureau, C., Affaticati, P., Gaspar, P., Bally-Cuif, L., and Lillesaar, C. (2013) Development of hypothalamic serotoninergic neurons requires Fgf signalling via the ETS-domain transcription factor Etv5b. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(2):372-384
Lange, M., Norton, W., Coolen, M., Chaminade, M., Merker, S., Proft, F., Schmitt, A., Vernier, P., Lesch, K.P., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2012) The ADHD-linked gene Lphn3.1 controls locomotor activity and impulsivity in zebrafish. Molecular psychiatry. 17(9):855
Lange, M., Norton, W., Coolen, M., Chaminade, M., Merker, S., Proft, F., Schmitt, A., Vernier, P., Lesch, K.P., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2012) The ADHD-susceptibility gene lphn3.1 modulates dopaminergic neuron formation and locomotor activity during zebrafish development. Molecular psychiatry. 17(9):946-954
Coolen, M., Thieffry, D., Drivenes, O., Becker, T.S., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2012) miR-9 Controls the Timing of Neurogenesis through the Direct Inhibition of Antagonistic Factors. Developmental Cell. 22(5):1052-1064
Baumgart, E.V., Barbosa, J.S., Bally-Cuif, L., Götz, M., and Ninkovic, J. (2012) Stab wound injury of the zebrafish telencephalon: A model for comparative analysis of reactive gliosis. Glia. 60(3):343-357
Amir-Zilberstein, L., Blechman, J., Sztainberg, Y., Norton, W.H., Reuveny, A., Borodovsky, N., Tahor, M., Bonkowsky, J.L., Bally-Cuif, L., Chen, A., and Levkowitz, G. (2012) Homeodomain protein otp and activity-dependent splicing modulate neuronal adaptation to stress. Neuron. 72(2):279-291
Norton, W.H.J., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2012) Unravelling the proximate causes of the aggression-boldness behavioural syndrome in zebrafish. Behaviour. 149:1063-1079
Kalueff, A.V., Stewart, A.M., Kyzar, E.J., Cachat, J., Gebhardt, M., Landsman, S., Robinson, K., Maximino, C., Herculano, A.M., Jesuthasan, S., Wisenden, B., Bally-Cuif, L., Lange, M., Vernier, P., Norton, W., Tierney, K., Tropepe, V., and Neuhauss, S. (2012) Time to recognize zebrafish ‘affective’ behavior. Behaviour. 149:1019-1036
Norton, W.H., Stumpenhorst, K., Faus-Kessler, T., Folchert, A., Rohner, N., Harris, M.P., Callebert, J., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2011) Modulation of Fgfr1a Signaling in Zebrafish Reveals a Genetic Basis for the Aggression-Boldness Syndrome. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 31(39):13796-13807
Chapouton, P., Webb, K.J., Stigloher, C., Alunni, A., Adolf, B., Hesl, B., Topp, S., Kremmer, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2011) Expression of Hairy/enhancer of split genes in neural progenitors and neurogenesis domains of the adult zebrafish brain. The Journal of comparative neurology. 519(9):1748-1769
Webb, K.J., Coolen, M., Gloeckner, C.J., Stigloher, C., Bahn, B., Topp, S., Ueffing, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2011) The Enhancer of split transcription factor Her8a is a novel dimerisation partner for Her3 that controls anterior hindbrain neurogenesis in zebrafish. BMC Developmental Biology. 11(1):27
Rothenaigner, I., Krecsmarik, M., Hayes, J.A., Bahn, B., Lepier, A., Fortin, G., Götz, M., Jagasia, R., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2011) Clonal analysis by distinct viral vectors identifies bona fide neural stem cells in the adult zebrafish telencephalon and characterizes their division properties and fate. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(8):1459-1469
Radosevic, M., Robert-Moreno, A., Coolen, M., Bally-Cuif, L., and Alsina, B. (2011) Her9 represses neurogenic fate downstream of Tbx1 and retinoic acid signaling in the inner ear. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(3):397-408
Norton, W., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2010) Adult zebrafish as a model organism for behavioural genetics. BMC Neuroscience. 11:90
Chapouton, P., Skupien, P., Hesl, B., Coolen, M., Moore, J.C., Madelaine, R., Kremmer, E., Faus-Kessler, T., Blader, P., Lawson, N.D., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2010) Notch activity levels control the balance between quiescence and recruitment of adult neural stem cells. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 30(23):7961-7974
Sinha, D.K., Neveu, P., Gagey, N., Aujard, I., Le Saux, T., Rampon, C., Gauron, C., Kawakami, K., Leucht, C., Bally-Cuif, L., Volovitch, M., Bensimon, D., Jullien, L., and Vriz, S. (2010) Photoactivation of the CreER(T2) Recombinase for Conditional Site-Specific Recombination with High Spatiotemporal Resolution. Zebrafish. 7(2):199-204
März, M., Chapouton, P., Diotel, N., Vaillant, C., Hesl, B., Takamiya, M., Lam, C.S., Kah, O., Bally-Cuif, L., and Strähle, U. (2010) Heterogeneity in progenitor cell subtypes in the ventricular zone of the zebrafish adult telencephalon. Glia. 58(7):870-888
Coolen, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2009) MicroRNAs in brain development and physiology. Current opinion in neurobiology. 19(5):461-470
Lillesaar, C., Stigloher, C., Tannhäuser, B., Wullimann, M.F., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2009) Axonal projections originating from raphe serotonergic neurons in the developing and adult zebrafish, Danio rerio, using transgenics to visualize raphe-specific pet1 expression. The Journal of comparative neurology. 512(2):158-182
Webb, K.J., Norton, W.H.J., Trumbach, D., Meijer, A.H., Ninkovic, J., Topp, S., Heck, D., Marr, C., Wurst, W., Theis, F.J., Spaink, H.P., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2009) Zebrafish reward mutants reveal novel transcripts mediating the behavioral effects of amphetamine. Genome biology. 10(7):R81
Soker, T., Dalke, C., Puk, O., Floss, T., Becker, L., Bolle, I., Favor, J., Hans, W., Hoelter, S.M., Horsch, M., Kallnik, M., Kling, E., Morth, C., Schrewe, A., Stigloher, C., Topp, S., Gailus-Durner, V., Naton, B., Beckers, J., Fuchs, H., Ivandic, B., Klopstock, T., Schulz, H., Wolf, E., Wurst, W., Bally-Cuif, L., Hrabe de Angelis, M., and Graw, J. (2008) Pleiotropic effects in Eya3 knockout mice. BMC Developmental Biology. 8:118
Norton, W.H., Folchert, A., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) Comparative analysis of serotonin receptor (HTR1A/HTR1B families) and transporter (slc6a4a/b) gene expression in the zebrafish brain. The Journal of comparative neurology. 511(4):521-542
Blin, M., Norton, W., Bally-Cuif, L., and Vernier, P. (2008) NR4A2 controls the differentiation of selective dopaminergic nuclei in the zebrafish brain. Molecular and cellular neurosciences. 39(4):592-604
Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Komisarczuk, A.Z., Adolf, B., Becker, T.S., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) Fgf signaling in the zebrafish adult brain: Association of Fgf activity with ventricular zones but not cell proliferation. The Journal of comparative neurology. 510(4):422-439
Komisarczuk, A.Z., Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Kapsimali, M., Bally-Cuif, L., and Becker, T.S. (2008) Enhancer detection and developmental expression of zebrafish sprouty1, a member of the fgf8 synexpression group. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 237(9):2594-2603
Ninkovic, J., Stigloher, C., Lillesaar, C., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) Gsk3{beta}/PKA and Gli1 regulate the maintenance of neural progenitors at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary in concert with E(Spl) factor activity. Development (Cambridge, England). 135(18):3137-3148
Leucht, C., Stigloher, C., Wizenmann, A., Klafke, R., Folchert, A., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) MicroRNA-9 directs late organizer activity of the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Nature Neuroscience. 11(6):641-648
Stigloher, C., Chapouton, P., Adolf, B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2008) Identification of neural progenitor pools by E(Spl) factors in the embryonic and adult brain. Brain research bulletin. 75(2-4):266-273
Chapouton, P., Jagasia, R., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2007) Adult neurogenesis in non-mammalian vertebrates. BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. 29(8):745-757
Lillesaar, C., Tannhauser, B., Stigloher, C., Kremmer, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2007) The serotonergic phenotype is acquired by converging genetic mechanisms within the zebrafish central nervous system. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 236(4):1072-1084
Chapouton, P., Adolf, B., Leucht, C., Tannhauser, B., Ryu, S., Driever, W., Bally-Cuif, L. (2006) her5 expression reveals a pool of neural stem cells in the adult zebrafish midbrain. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(21):4293-4303
Stigloher, C., Ninkovic, J., Laplante, M., Geling, A., Tannhauser, B., Topp, S., Kikuta, H., Becker, T.S., Houart, C., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2006) Segregation of telencephalic and eye-field identities inside the zebrafish forebrain territory is controlled by Rx3. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(15):2925-2935
Ninkovic, J., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2006) The zebrafish as a model system for assessing the reinforcing properties of drugs of abuse. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 39(3):262-274
Adolf, B., Chapouton, P., Lam, C.S., Topp, S., Tannhauser, B., Strähle, U., Gotz, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2006) Conserved and acquired features of adult neurogenesis in the zebrafish telencephalon. Developmental Biology. 295(1):278-293
Foucher, I., Mione, M., Simeone, A., Acampora, D., Bally-Cuif, L., and Houart, C. (2006) Differentiation of cerebellar cell identities in absence of Fgf signalling in zebrafish Otx morphants. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(10):1891-1900
Ninkovic, J., Folchert, A., Makhankov, Y.V., Neuhauss, S.C., Sillaber, I., Straehle, U., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2006) Genetic identification of AChE as a positive modulator of addiction to the psychostimulant D-amphetamine in zebrafish. Journal of neurobiology. 66(5):463-475
Hamade, A., Deries, M., Begemann, G., Bally-Cuif, L., Genet, C., Sabatier, F., Bonnieu, A., and Cousin, X. (2006) Retinoic acid activates myogenesis in vivo through Fgf8 signalling. Developmental Biology. 289(1):127-140
Beis, D., Bartman, T., Jin, S.W., Scott, I.C., D'Amico, L.A., Ober, E.A., Verkade, H., Frantsve, J., Field, H.A., Wehman, A., Baier, H., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., Chen, J.N., Stainier, D.Y., and Jungblut, B. (2005) Genetic and cellular analyses of zebrafish atrioventricular cushion and valve development. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(18):4193-4204
Holzschuh, J., Wada, N., Wada, C., Schaffer, A., Javidan, Y., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., and Schilling, T.F. (2005) Requirements for endoderm and BMP signaling in sensory neurogenesis in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(16):3731-3742
Loeb-Hennard, C., Kremmer, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2005) Prominent transcription of zebrafish N-myc (nmyc1) in tectal and retinal growth zones during embryonic and early larval development. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 5(3):341-347
Ninkovic, J., Tallafuss, A., Leucht, C., Topczewski, J., Tannhäuser, B., Solnica-Krezel, L., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2005) Inhibition of neurogenesis at the zebrafish midbrain-hindbrain boundary by the combined and dose-dependent activity of a new hairy/E(spl) gene pair. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(1):75-88
Adolf, B., Bellipanni, G., Huber, V., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2004) atoh1.2 and beta3.1 are two new bHLH-encoding genes expressed in selective precursor cells of the zebrafish anterior hindbrain. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 5(1):35-41
Haffner, C., Frauli, M., Topp, S., Irmler, M., Hofmann, K., Regula, J.T., Bally-Cuif, L., and Haass, C. (2004) Nicalin and its binding partner Nomo are novel Nodal signaling antagonists. The EMBO journal. 23(15):3041-3050
Geling, A., Plessy, C., Rastegar, S., Strähle, U., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2004) Her5 acts as a prepattern factor that blocks neurogenin1 and coe2 expression upstream of Notch to inhibit neurogenesis at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Development (Cambridge, England). 131(9):1993-2006
Chapouton, P., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2004) Neurogenesis. The Zebrafish: Cellular and Developmental Biology,2nd Ed. Methods Cell Biol.. 76:163-206
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Tracing of her5 progeny in zebrafish transgenics reveals the dynamics of midbrain-hindbrain neurogenesis and maintenance. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(18):4307-4323
Tallafuss, A., Adolf, B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Selective control of neuronal cluster size at the forebrain/midbrain boundary by signaling from the prechordal plate. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 227(4):524-535
Geling, A., Itoh, M., Tallafuss, A., Chapouton, P., Tannhauser, B., Kuwada, J.Y., Chitnis, A.B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) bHLH transcription factor Her5 links patterning to regional inhibition of neurogenesis at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(8):1591-1604
Bally-Cuif, L. and Hammerschmidt, M. (2003) Induction and patterning of neuronal development, and its connection to cell cycle control. Current opinion in neurobiology. 13(1):16-25
Bellipanni, G., Rink, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) RETRACTED: Cloning of two tryptophan hydroxylase genes expressed in the diencephalon of the developing zebrafish brain. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 2(3-4):251-256
Bellipanni, G., Rink, E., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) Cloning of two tryptophan hydroxylase genes expressed in the diencephalon of the developing zebrafish brain. Mechanisms of Development. 119:S215-S220
Lele, Z., Folchert, A., Concha, M., Rauch, G.-J., Geisler, R., Rosa, F., Wilson, S.W., Hammerschmidt, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) parachute/n-cadherin is required for morphogenesis and maintained integrity of the zebrafish neural tube. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(14):3281-3294
Geling, A., Steiner, H., Willem, M., Bally-Cuif, L., and Haass, C. (2002) A {gamma}-secretase inhibitor blocks Notch signaling in vivo and causes a severe neurogenic phenotype in zebrafish. EMBO reports. 3(7):688-694
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) Formation of the head-trunk boundary in the animal body plan: an evolutionary perspective. Gene. 287(1-2):23-32
Pelletier, I., Bally-Cuif, L., and Ziegler, I. (2001) Cloning and developmental expression of zebrafish GTP cyclohydrolase I. Mechanisms of Development. 109(1):99-103
Tallafuss, A., Wilm, T.P., Crozatier, M., Pfeffer, P., Wassef, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2001) The zebrafish buttonhead-like factor Bts1 is an early regulator of pax2.1 expression during mid-hindbrain development. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(20):4021-4034
Prince, V.E., Holley, S.A., Bally-Cuif, L., Prabhakaran, B., Oates, A.C., Ho, R.K., and Vogt, T.F. (2001) Zebrafish lunatic fringe demarcates segmental boundaries. Mechanisms of Development. 105(1-2):175-180
Wurst, W. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2001) Neural plate patterning: upstream and downstream of the isthmic organizer. Nature reviews. Neuroscience. 2(2):99-108
Bally-Cuif, L., Goutel, C., Wassef, M., Wurst, W., and Rosa, F. (2000) Coregulation of anterior and posterior mesendodermal development by a hairy-related transcriptional repressor. Genes & Development. 14(13):1664-1677
Garg, R.R., Bally-Cuif, L., Lee, S.E., Gong, Z., Ni, X., Hew, C.L., and Peng, C. (1999) Cloning of zebrafish activin type IIB receptor (ActRIIB) cDNA and mRNA expression of ActRIIB in embryos and adult tissues. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 153(1-2):169-181
Bally-Cuif, L., Schatz, W.J., and Ho, R.K. (1998) Characterization of the zebrafish Orb/CPEB-related RNA-binding protein and localization of maternal components in the zebrafish oocyte. Mechanisms of Development. 77:31-47
Bally-Cuif, L., Dubois, L., and Vincent, A. (1998) Molecular cloning of Zcoe2, the zebrafish homolog of Xenopus Xcoe2 and mouse EBF-2, and its expression during primary neurogenesis. Mechanisms of Development. 77:85-90
Bally-Cuif, L. and Boncinelli, E. (1997) Transcription factors and head formation in vertebrates. BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. 19(2):127-135

Tallafuss A, Bally-Cuif L. Formation of the head-trunk boundary in the animal body plan: an evolutionary perspective. Gene. 2002 Apr 3;287(1-2):23-32.

Xcoe2, a transcription factor of the Col/Olf-1/EBF family involved in the specification of primary neurons in Xenopus. L. Dubois, L. Bally-Cuif, M. Crozatier, J. Moreau, L. Paquereau and A. Vincent. Curr. Biol. 8: 199-209 (1998).

Involvement of Wnt-1 in the formation of the met-mesencephalic boundary. L. Bally-Cuif, B. Cholley and M. Wassef. Mech. Dev. 52: 1-12 (1995).

c-otx2 is expressed in two different phases of gastrulation and is sensitive to retinoic acid treatment in chick embryo. L. Bally-Cuif, M. Gulisano, V. Broccoli and E. Boncinelli. Mech. Dev. 49: 49-63 (1995).

Determination events in the nervous system of the vertebrate embryo. L. Bally-Cuif and M. Wassef. Curr. Op. Genet. Dev. 5: 450-458 (1995).

Ectopic induction and reorganization of Wnt-1 expression in quail/chick chimeras. L. Bally-Cuifand M. Wassef. Development 120: 3379-3394 (1994).

The mouse NCAM gene displays a biphasic expression pattern during neural tube development. L. Bally-Cuif, C. Goridis and M-J. Santoni. Development 117: 543-552 (1993).

Regional specification during cerebellar development. M. Wassef, L. Bally-Cuif and R-M. Alvarado-Mallart. Perspectives Dev. Neurobiol. 1: 127-132 (1993).

A short 5'-flanking region mediates glucose repression of amylase gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster. C. Magoulas, L. Bally-Cuif, A. Loverre-Chyurlia, B. Benkel and D. Hickey. Genetics 134: 507-515 (1993).

Functional conservation of a glucose-repressible amylase gene promoter from Drosophila virilisin Drosophila melanogaster. C. Magoulas, A. Loverre-Chyurlia, S. Abukashawa, L. Bally-Cuif and D.A. Hickey. J. Mol. Evol. 36: 234-242 (1993).

Relationship between Wnt-1 and En-2 expression domains during early development of normal and ectopic met-mesencephalon. L. Bally-Cuif, R-M. Alvarado-Mallart, D.K. Darnell and M. Wassef. Development 115: 999-1009 (1992).

DM-20 mRNA is expressed during the embryonic development of the nervous system of the mouse. S.G. Timsit, L. Bally-Cuif, D.R. Coleman and B. Zalc. J. Neurochem. 58: 1172-1175 (1992).

Concerted evolution of duplicated protein-coding genes in Drosophila. D.A. Hickey, L. Bally- Cuif, S. Abukashawa, V. Payant and B.F. Benkel. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 88: 1611-1615 (1991).

Molecular cloning and partial sequence characterization of the duplicated amylase genes from Drosophila erecta. L. Bally-Cuif, V. Payant, S. Abukashawa, B.F. Benkel and D.A. Hickey. Genet. Sel. Evol. 22: 57-64 (1990).

Identification of positive and negative regulatory elements governing cell type-specific expression of the neural cell adhesion molecule gene. M-R. Hirsch, L. Gaugler, H. Deagostini- Bazin, L. Bally-Cuif and C. Goridis. Mol. Cell. Biol. 10: 1959-1968 (1990).