ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-991105-1
Pujic, Zac
Email: Zac_Pujic@meei.harvard.edu
Affiliation: Malicki Lab
Address: Department of Opthamology Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) Harvard Medical School 243 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (617) 573-4481
Fax: (617) 573-4290


Avitan, L., Pujic, Z., Mölter, J., McCullough, M., Zhu, S., Sun, B., Myhre, A.E., Goodhill, G.J. (2020) Behavioral Signatures of a Developing Neural Code. Current biology : CB. 30(17):3352-3363.e5
Avitan, L., Pujic, Z., Mölter, J., Van De Poll, M., Sun, B., Teng, H., Amor, R., Scott, E.K., Goodhill, G.J. (2017) Spontaneous Activity in the Zebrafish Tectum Reorganizes over Development and Is Influenced by Visual Experience. Current biology : CB. 27(16):2407-2419.e4
Avitan, L., Pujic, Z., Hughes, N.J., Scott, E.K., Goodhill, G.J. (2016) Limitations of Neural Map Topography for Decoding Spatial Information. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 36:5385-96
Goodhill, G.J., Faville, R.A., Sutherland, D.J., Bicknell, B.A., Thompson, A.W., Pujic, Z., Sun, B., Kita, E.M., Scott, E.K. (2015) The dynamics of growth cone morphology. BMC Biology. 13:10
Pujic, Z., Omori, Y., Tsujikawa, M., Thisse, B., Thisse, C., and Malicki, J. (2006) Reverse genetic analysis of neurogenesis in the zebrafish retina. Developmental Biology. 293(2):330-347
Pujic, Z., and Malicki, J. (2004) Retinal pattern and the genetic basis of its formation in zebrafish. Seminars in cell & developmental biology. 15(1):105-114
Malicki, J., Jo, H., and Pujic, Z. (2003) Zebrafish N-cadherin, encoded by the glass onion locus, plays an essential role in retinal patterning. Developmental Biology. 259(1):95-108
Malicki, J., Jo, H., Wei, X., Hsiung, M., and Pujic, Z. (2002) Analysis of gene function in the zebrafish retina. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 28(4):427-438
Malicki, J.J., Pujic, Z., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wei, X. (2002) Forward and reverse genetic approaches to the analysis of eye development in zebrafish. Vision Research. 42(4):527-533
Pujic, Z. and Malicki, J. (2001) Mutation of the zebrafish glass onion locus causes early cell-nonautonomous loss of neuroepithelial integrity followed by severe neuronal patterning defects in the retina. Developmental Biology. 234(2):454-469


1. Zac Pujic, Izuru Matsumoto and Peter A. Wilce. Expression of the gene coding for the NR1 subunit of the NMDA receptor during rat brain development. Neuroscience Letters, 162 (1993) 67-70.
2. Shigeru Goto, Izuru Matsumoto, Naoshi Kamada, An Bui, Takuro Saito, Michael Findlay, Zac Pujic and Peter Wilce. The induction of immediate early genes in postischemic and transplanted livers in rats. Transplantation, 58 (1994) 840-845.
3. Zac Pujic, Izuru Matsumoto and Peter A. Wilce. Expression of the genes coding for ornithine decarboxylase and its regulatory protein antizyme in the developing rat brain. Developmental Neuroscience, 17 (1995) 286-291.
4. Zac Pujic, Izuru Matsumoto, A. Yamataka, T. Miyano and Peter Wilce. Induction of immediate-early, ornithine decarboxylase and antizyme gene expression in the rat small intestine after transient ischaemia. Life Sciences, 58 (1996) 2289-2296.
5. Sharon Goodenough, Mark Davidson, Wenbin Chen, Alison Beckmann, Zac Pujic, Manabu Otsuki, Izuru Matsumoto and Peter Wilce. Immediate early gene expression and delayed cell death in limbic areas of the rat brain after kainic acid treatment and recovery in the cold. Experimental Neurology, 145 (1997) 451-461.
6. Zhen-Zhen Zhao, Neil S Savage, Zac Pujic and Laurence J Walsh. Immunohistochemical localization of mast cell-nerve interactions in oral lichen planus. Oral Diseases, 3 (1997) 71-76.
7. Zac Pujic, Neil W Savage, P Mark Bartold, Laurence J Walsh. Simultaneous detection of multiple antigens using triple-immunolabelling. Applied Immunohistochemistry, 6 (1998) 150-153.
8. Wilairat Worapamorn, Huika Li, Helen R Haase, Zac Pujic, Adib Girjes and P Mark Bartold. Cell surface proteoglycan expression by human periodontal cells. Connective Tissue Research, 41 (2000) 57-68.
9. Wilairat Worapamorn, Huka Li, Zac Pujic, Yin Xiou, William G Young and P Mark Bartold. Expression and distribution of cell surface proteoglycans in normal Lewis rat molar periodontium. Journal of Periodontal Research, 35 (2000) 214-224.
10. Huika Li, Zac Pujic, Yin Xiao and P Mark Bartold. Identification of the bone morphogenetic protein in commercial demineralized freeze dried bone allograft preparation. Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, 2 (2000) 110-117.
11. Autocrine production of transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-(1) and its receptors by periodontal cells in vitro. Jin Gao, Laurence J. Walsh, Zac Pujic, Helen Haase and Anne L. Symons. Submitted to Journal of Cell Biology.

Book Chapter

12. Izuru Matsumoto, Manabu Otsuki, Zac Pujic, Xu Li, Mark Davidson, Sharon Goodenough, and Peter Wilce. Gene expression during kainic acid-induced apoptotic neuronal cell death in the hippocampus. In: N. Kato, ed. The hippocampus: Function and clinical relevance. Elsevier Science, 1996.

Conference Abstracts

13. Zac Pujic, Izuru Matsumoto, Peter A. Wilce. Expression of the NMDAR1 gene in the developing and maturing rat brain. 14th International Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Montpellier, France, 1993.
14. Zac Pujic, James West, Peter A. Wilce. Changes in gene expression in the neonate rat brain following binge ethanol administration. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research. Abstracts, 1994. International Society for Biochemical Research on Alcoholism, Brisbane, Australia.
15. Huika Li, Zac Pujic, P. Mark Bartold. Identification of bone morphogenetic proteins in demineralized freeze-dried bone allografts. International Association of Dental Research. Dunedin, New Zealand, 1997.
16. Zac Pujic, P Mark Bartold, Neil Savage, Laurence Walsh. Adhesion molecule expression in normal and inflamed dental pulp. International Association of Dental Research. Brisbane, Australia, 1998.
17. Kazuhiko Nakata, Zac Pujic, Rob Hazlewood, Laurence J. Walsh and P. Mark Bartold. Expression of adhesion molecules in human dental pulp following tooth avulsion. International Association of Dental Research. Brisbane, Australia, 1998.
18. Wilairat Worapomorn, Huika Li, Zac Pujic, Adib Girjes, P. Mark Bartold. Expression of cell surface proteoglycans by periodontal fibroblasts. International Association of Dental Research. Brisbane, Australia, 1998.
19. Huika Li, Yin Xiao, Zac Pujic, Mark Waters, William G. Young, P. Mark Bartold. Growth hormone effects on expression of bone morphogenetic protein-2 and -4 to increase hard tissue formation. International Association of Dental Research. Brisbane, Australia, 1998.

Conference Talks

20. Zac Pujic, Izuru Matsumoto, Peter A. Wilce. Expression of ornithine decarboxylase and antizyme in the developing rat brain. Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, vol 4, 1993. Australian Neuroscience Society, Melbourne, Australia.
21. Zac Pujic and Jarema Malicki. Reverse genetic analysis of neurogenesis in zebrafish. 2000 Zebrafish Development Meeting. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York.