ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-970409-19
Easter Lab
PI/Director: Easter, Stephen S., Jr.
Contact Person: Easter, Stephen S., Jr.
Email: sseaster@umich.edu
URL: http://www.biology.lsa.umich.edu/people/faculty/sseaster.html
Address: Department of Biology University of Michigan 830 N. University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (313) 764-1248
Fax: (313) 647-0884
Line Designation: None assigned


GENOMIC FEATURES ORIGINATING FROM THIS LAB No data available


STATEMENT OF RESEARCH INTERESTS
We are interested in the development of early tracts in the brain of the zebrafish, especially the forebrain, with a concentration on the visual system. In addition, we are concerned with the development of visual function and behavior, including retinal morphogenesis, neurogenesis, fate map, and imaging.


LAB MEMBERS
Hu, Minjie Post-Doc Li, Zheng Post-Doc


ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS OF LAB MEMBERS
Chen, J., Li, S., Liu, M., Lam, C.W.K., Li, Z., Xu, X., Chen, Z., Zhang, W., Yao, M. (2017) Bioconcentration and Metabolism of Emodin in Zebrafish Eleutheroembryos. Frontiers in pharmacology. 8:453
Hu, M., Bai, Y., Zhang, C., Liu, F., Cui, Z., Chen, J., Peng, J. (2016) Liver-Enriched Gene 1, a Glycosylated Secretory Protein, Binds to FGFR and Mediates an Anti-stress Pathway to Protect Liver Development in Zebrafish. PLoS Genetics. 12:e1005881
Wang, F., Huang, G.D., Tian, H., Zhong, Y.B., Shi, H.J., Li, Z., Zhang, X.S., Wang, H., Sun, F. (2015) Point mutations in KAL1 and the mitochondrial gene MT-tRNA(cys) synergize to produce Kallmann syndrome phenotype. Scientific Reports. 5:13050
Li, Z., You, J., Luo, Y., Wu, J. (2014) Purification and Characterization of Parvalbumin Isotypes from Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(26):6212-8
Chang, C., Hu, M., Zhu, Z., Lo, L.J., Chen, J., and Peng, J. (2011) liver-enriched gene 1a and 1b Encode Novel Secretory Proteins Essential for Normal Liver Development in Zebrafish. PLoS One. 6(8):e22910
Song, M., Yang, H., Yao, S., Ma, F., Li, Z., Deng, Y., Deng, H., Zhou, Q., Shuo, L., and Wei, Y. (2007) A critical role of vascular endothelial growth factor D in zebrafish embryonic vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 357(4):924-930
Kucenas, S., Li, Z., Cox, J.A., Egan, T.M., and Voigt, M.M. (2003) Molecular characterization of the zebrafish P2X receptor subunit gene family. Neuroscience. 121(4):935-945
Easter, S.S. and Hitchcock, P.F. (2000) Stem cells and regeneration in the retina: What fish have taught us about neurogenesis. The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry. 6(6):454-464
Li, Z., Hu, M.J., Ochocinska, M.J., Joseph, N.M., and Easter, S.S., Jr. (2000) Modulation of cell proliferation in the embryonic retina of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 219(3):391-401
Easter, S.S. (2000) Let there be sight. Neuron. 27(2):193-195
Li, Z., Joseph, N.M., and Easter, S.S., Jr. (2000) The morphogenesis of the zebrafish eye, including a fate map of the optic vesicle. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 218(1):175-188
Marcus, R.C., Delaney, C.L., Easter, S.S., Jr. (1999) Neurogenesis in the visual system of embryonic and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Visual neuroscience. 16(3):417-424
Hu, M. and Easter, Jr., S.S. (1999) Retinal neurogenesis: the formation of the initial central patch of postmitotic cells. Developmental Biology. 207:309-321
Easter, Jr., S.S. (1998) Visual development in zebrafish. Proceedings of the EMBO Workshop on Reproduction & Early Development Conference. :52
Easter, S.S., Jr. and G.N. Nicola (1997) The development of eye movements in the zebrafish (Danio rerio). Dev. Psychobiol.. 31(4):267-276
Gao, D.Y., Li, Z.F., Murphy, T., and Sauerbier, W. (1997) Structure and transcription of the gene for translation elongation factor 1 subunit alpha of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Biochim. Biophys. Acta Gene Struct. Exp.. 1350(1):1-5
Easter, S.S., Jr. and Nicola, G.N. (1996) The development of vision in the zebrafish (Danio rerio). Developmental Biology. 180:646-663
Gao, D., Dalton, M., Li, Z., Murphy, T., Kitzan, M., Sauerbier, A., and Sauerbier, W. (1996) Zebrafish translation elongation factor EF1 alpha mRNA: sequence and secondary structures. Molecular marine biology and biotechnology. 5(4):288-294
Marcus, R.C. and Easter, S.S., Jr. (1995) Expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein and its relation to tract formation in embryonic zebrafish (Danio rerio). The Journal of comparative neurology. 359(3):365-381
Burrill, J.D. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1995) The first retinal axons and their microenvironment in zebrafish: cryptic pioneers and the pretract. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 15:2935-2947
Burrill, J.D. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1994) Development of the retinofugal projections in the embryonic and larval zebrafish (Brachydanio rerio). The Journal of comparative neurology. 346:583-600
Ross, L.S., Parrett, T., and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1992) Axonogenesis and morphogenesis in the embryonic zebrafish brain. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 12:467-482
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1992) Acquisition of regional and cellular identities in the developing zebrafish nervous system. Current opinion in neurobiology. 2:9-15
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) Stereotyped pathway selection by growth cones of early epiphysial neurons in the embryonic zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 112:723-746
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) A pioneering growth cone in the embryonic zebrafish brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 88(6):2293-2296
Burrill, J.D. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) The relationship of optic growth cones to the tract of the postoptic commissure in the developing zebrafish brain. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 17:39
Easter, S.S. Jr., Wilson, S.W., Ross, L.S., and Burrill, J.D. (1991) Tract formation in the brain of the zebrafish embryo. In The Nerve Growth Cone. P.C. Letourneau, S.B. Kater, and E.R. Macagno, eds., New York: Raven Press. :337-352
Marcus, R.C. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) Keratins and GFAP are differentially distributed in the neuroepithelium of the embryonic zebrafish. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 17:934
Marcus, R.C., Burrill, J.D., and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) GFAP immunoreactive processes in tracts of the developing visual pathway of the embryonic zebrafish. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 32:925
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1991) Early differentiation of neurons and photoreceptors in the embryonic zebrafish epiphysis. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 17:557
Marcus, R.C. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1990) Appearance and distribution of GFAP immunoreactivity in the embryonic zebrafish CNS. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 16:310
Ross, L.S. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1990) Early events in the formation of the vertebrate brain. NATO ASI, Ser. A, Life Sci.. 192:49-58
Ross, L.S., Parrett, T.J., and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1990) Early generation of tracts in the zebrafish brain. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 16:310
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1990) Pioneering growth cones in the embryonic zebrafish brain. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 16:624
Wilson, S.W., Ross, L.S., Parrett, T., and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1990) The development of a simple scaffold of axon tracts in the brain of the embryonic zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio. Development (Cambridge, England). 108:121-145
Ross, L.S., Parrett, T.J., Marcus, R.C., and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1989) Fate maps and the early determination of the forebrain in zebrafish embryos. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 15:599
Wilson, S.W. and Easter, S.S. Jr. (1989) Early development of the postoptic commissure in zebrafish embryos. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 15:1027
Easter, S.S. Jr. (1986) An Oregonian school of zebra fish. Trends in neurosciences. 9:246-248