ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-070619-1
Van Heyningen Lab
PI/Director: van Heyningen, Veronica
Co-PI / Senior
Researcher:
Coutinho, Pedro
Yeyati, Patricia
Contact Person: van Heyningen, Veronica
Email: veronica.vanheyningen@igmm.ed.ac.uk
URL:
Address: MRC Human Genetics Unit Crewe Road EH4 2XU Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Phone: +44 131 467 8405
Fax: 0(44) 131 467 8456
Line Designation: None assigned


GENOMIC FEATURES ORIGINATING FROM THIS LAB No data available


STATEMENT OF RESEARCH INTERESTS
Zebrafish as a model for human disease
1. Role of HSP90 chaperones in development and phenotype modification .
2. Using zebrafish to explore long range control of gene expression and to check predicted transcription factor bninding sites


LAB MEMBERS


ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS OF LAB MEMBERS
Shaw, N.D., Brand, H., Kupchinsky, Z.A., Bengani, H., Plummer, L., Jones, T.I., Erdin, S., Williamson, K.A., Rainger, J., Stortchevoi, A., Samocha, K., Currall, B.B., Dunican, D.S., Collins, R.L., Willer, J.R., Lek, A., Lek, M., Nassan, M., Pereira, S., Kammin, T., Lucente, D., Silva, A., Seabra, C.M., Chiang, C., An, Y., Ansari, M., Rainger, J.K., Joss, S., Smith, J.C., Lippincott, M.F., Singh, S.S., Patel, N., Jing, J.W., Law, J.R., Ferraro, N., Verloes, A., Rauch, A., Steindl, K., Zweier, M., Scheer, I., Sato, D., Okamoto, N., Jacobsen, C., Tryggestad, J., Chernausek, S., Schimmenti, L.A., Brasseur, B., Cesaretti, C., García-Ortiz, J.E., Buitrago, T.P., Silva, O.P., Hoffman, J.D., Mühlbauer, W., Ruprecht, K.W., Loeys, B.L., Shino, M., Kaindl, A.M., Cho, C.H., Morton, C.C., Meehan, R.R., van Heyningen, V., Liao, E.C., Balasubramanian, R., Hall, J.E., Seminara, S.B., Macarthur, D., Moore, S.A., Yoshiura, K.I., Gusella, J.F., Marsh, J.A., Graham, J.M., Lin, A.E., Katsanis, N., Jones, P.L., Crowley, W.F., Davis, E.E., FitzPatrick, D.R., Talkowski, M.E. (2017) SMCHD1 mutations associated with a rare muscular dystrophy can also cause isolated arhinia and Bosma arhinia microphthalmia syndrome. Nature Genetics. 49(2):238-248
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
Gordon, C.T., Attanasio, C., Bhatia, S., Benko, S., Ansari, M., Tan, T.Y., Munnich, A., Pennacchio, L.A., Abadie, V., Temple, I.K., Goldenberg, A., van Heyningen, V., Amiel, J., FitzPatrick, D., Kleinjan, D.A., Visel, A., Lyonnet, S. (2014) Identification of novel craniofacial regulatory domains located far upstream of SOX9 and disrupted in Pierre Robin sequence. Human Mutation. 35(8):1011-20
Bhatia, S., Monahan, J., Ravi, V., Gautier, P., Murdoch, E., Brenner, S., van Heyningen, V., Venkatesh, B., and Kleinjan, D.A. (2014) A survey of ancient conserved non-coding elements in the PAX6 locus reveals a landscape of interdigitated cis-regulatory archipelagos. Developmental Biology. 387(2):214-228
Pavlou, S., Astell, K., Kasioulis, I., Gakovic, M., Baldock, R., van Heyningen, V., and Coutinho, P. (2014) Pleiotropic effects of Sox2 during the development of the zebrafish epithalamus. PLoS One. 9(1):e87546
Bhatia, S., Bengani, H., Fish, M., Brown, A., Divizia, M.T., de Marco, R., Damante, G., Grainger, R., van Heyningen, V., Kleinjan, D.A. (2013) Disruption of autoregulatory feedback by a mutation in a remote, ultraconserved PAX6 enhancer causes aniridia. American journal of human genetics. 93:1126-34
Ravi, V., Bhatia, S., Gautier, P., Loosli, F., Tay, B.H., Tay, A., Murdoch, E., Coutinho, P., van Heyningen, V., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., and Kleinjan, D.A. (2013) Sequencing of pax6 Loci from the elephant shark reveals a family of pax6 genes in vertebrate genomes, forged by ancient duplications and divergences. PLoS Genetics. 9(1):e1003177
Coutinho, P., Pavlou, S., Bhatia, S., Chalmers, K.J., Kleinjan, D.A., and Vanheyningen, V. (2011) Discovery and assessment of conserved Pax6 target genes and enhancers. Genome research. 21(8):1349-59
Bicknell, L.S., Walker, S., Klingseisen, A., Stiff, T., Leitch, A., Kerzendorfer, C., Martin, C.A., Yeyati, P., Al Sanna, N., Bober, M., Johnson, D., Wise, C., Jackson, A.P., O'Driscoll, M., and Jeggo, P.A. (2011) Mutations in ORC1, encoding the largest subunit of the origin recognition complex, cause microcephalic primordial dwarfism resembling Meier-Gorlin syndrome. Nature Genetics. 43(4):350-5
Verbruggen, V., Ek, O., Georlette, D., Delporte, F., Von Berg, V., Detry, N., Biemar, F., Coutinho, P., Martial, J.A., Voz, M.L., Manfroid, I., and Peers, B. (2010) The Pax6b homeodomain is dispensable for pancreatic endocrine cell differentiation in zebrafish. The Journal of biological chemistry. 285(18):13863-13873
Ragvin, A., Moro, E., Fredman, D., Navratilova, P., Drivenes, O., Engström, P.G., Alonso, M.E., Mustienes, E.D., Gomez Skarmeta, J.L., Tavares, M.J., Casares, F., Manzanares, M., van Heyningen, V., Molven, A., Njølstad, P.R., Argenton, F., Lenhard, B., and Becker, T.S. (2010) Long-range gene regulation links genomic type 2 diabetes and obesity risk regions to HHEX, SOX4, and IRX3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107(2):775-780
Kleinjan, D.A., Bancewicz, R.M., Gautier, P., Dahm, R., Schonthaler, H.B., Damante, G., Seawright, A., Hever, A.M., Yeyati, P.L., van Heyningen, V., and Coutinho, P. (2008) Subfunctionalization of Duplicated Zebrafish pax6 Genes by cis-Regulatory Divergence. PLoS Genetics. 4(2):e29
Yeyati, P.L., Bancewicz, R.M., Maule, J., and van Heyningen, V. (2007) Hsp90 Selectively Modulates Phenotype in Vertebrate Development. PLoS Genetics. 3(3):e43
Asai-Coakwell, M., French, C.R., Berry, K.M., Ye, M., Koss, R., Somerville, M., Mueller, R., van Heyningen, V., Waskiewicz, A.J., and Lehmann, O.J. (2007) GDF6, a novel locus for a spectrum of ocular developmental anomalies. American journal of human genetics. 80(2):306-315
Williamson, K.A., Hever, A.M., Rainger, J., Rogers, R.C., Magee, A., Fiedler, Z., Keng, W.T., Sharkey, F.H., McGill, N., Hill, C.J., Schneider, A., Messina, M., Turnpenny, P.D., Fantes, J.A., van Heyningen, V., and Fitzpatrick, D.R. (2006) Mutations in SOX2 Cause Anophthalmia-Esophageal-Genital (AEG) Syndrome. Human molecular genetics. 15(9):1413-1422
Coutinho, P., Parsons, M.J., Thomas, K.A., Hirst, E.M., Saude, L., Campos, I., Williams, P.H., Stemple, D.L. (2004) Differential Requirements for COPI Transport during Vertebrate Early Development. Developmental Cell. 7(4):547-558
Parsons, M.J., Pollard, S.M., Saude, L., Feldman, B., Coutinho, P., Hirst, E.M., and Stemple, D.L. (2002) Zebrafish mutants identify an essential role for laminins in notochord formation. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(13):3137-3146
Heisenberg, C.P., Houart, C., Take-uchi, M., Rauch, G.J., Young, N., Coutinho, P., Masai, I., Caneparo, L., Concha, M.L., Geisler, R., Dale, T.C., Wilson, S.W., and Stemple, D.L. (2001) A mutation in the Gsk3-binding domain of zebrafish Masterblind/Axin1 leads to a fate transformation of telencephalon and eyes to diencephalon. Genes & Development. 15(11):1427-1434