ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970905-12
Bartfai, Richard
Email: bartfai@tll.org.sg
Address: Reproductive Genomics Group Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory The National University of Singapore 1 Research Link Singapore, 117 604 Singapore
Phone: 65-6872-7414
Fax: 65-6872-7007

Study the gonad differentiation in zebrafish by searching for sex specific genes in different stages of gonad development.
Study the transcriptional mechanism leading to differential gene expression in the two gonad types.

Sreenivasan, R., Jiang, J., Wang, X., Bartfai, R., Kwan, H.Y., Christoffels, A., and Orban, L. (2014) Gonad Differentiation in Zebrafish Is Regulated by the Canonical Wnt Signaling Pathway. Biology of reproduction. 90(2):45
Liew, W.C., Bartfai, R., Lim, Z., Sreenivasan, R., Siegfried, K.R., and Orban, L. (2012) Polygenic sex determination system in zebrafish. PLoS One. 7(4):e34397
Sreenivasan, R., Cai, M., Bartfai, R., Wang, X., Christoffels, A., and Orban, L. (2008) Transcriptomic analyses reveal novel genes with sexually dimorphic expression in the zebrafish gonad and brain. PLoS One. 3(3):e1791
Wang, X.G., Bartfai, R., Sleptsova-Freidrich, I., and Orban, L. (2007) The timing and extent of 'juvenile ovary' phase are highly variable during zebrafish testis differentiation. Journal of Fish Biology. 70(sa):33
Christoffels, A., Bartfai, R., Srinivasan, H., Komen, H., and Orban, L. (2006) Comparative genomics in cyprinids: common carp ESTs help the annotation of the zebrafish genome. BMC Bioinformatics. 7 (Suppl 5):S2
Bartfai, R., Balduf, C., Hilton, T., Rathmann, Y., Hadzhiev, Y., Tora, L., Orbán, L., and Muller, F. (2004) TBP2, a Vertebrate-Specific Member of the TBP Family, Is Required in Embryonic Development of Zebrafish. Current biology : CB. 14(7):593-598
Li, Y., Chia, J.M., Bartfai, R., Christoffels, A., Ding, K., Yue, G.H., Ho,M.Y., Hill, J.A., Stupka, E. and Orban, L (2004) Comparative analysis of the testis and ovary transcriptomes in zebrafish by combining experimental and computational tools. Comparative and functional genomics. 5(5):403-418
Bartfai, R. and Orbán, L. (2003) The vasa locus in zebrafish: multiple RGG boxes from intragenic duplications. DNA and cell biology. 22(1):47-54
Adam, A., Bartfai, R., Lele, Z., Krone, P.H., and Orbán, L. (2000) Heat-inducible expression of a reporter gene detected by transient assay in zebrafish. Experimental cell research. 256(1):282-290

Bártfai,R., Egedi, S., Yue, G., Kovács, B., Urbányi, B., Tamás G., Horváth, L., and Orbán, L. (2003) Genetic analysis of two common carp broodstocks by RAPD and microsatellite markers, Aquaculture 219: 157-167

Kovacs, B., Egedi, S., Bartfai, R. and Orban, L. (2001) Male-specific DNA markers from African catfish (Clarias gariepinus), Genetica 11: 267-276