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Ribera Lab
PI/Director: Ribera, Angie
Contact Person:
Address: Department of Physiology and Biophysics Health Sciences Center at Fitzsimons University of Colorado Medical School PO Box 6511, Mail Stop F8307 Aurora, CO 80045 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (303) 724-4519
Fax: (303) 724-4501
Line Designation: co

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We are interested in the role of ion channels, specifically sodium and potassium channels, in the acquisition of electrical excitability during development.

Pineda, Ricardo Post-Doc Wright, Melissa Graduate Student Yonkers, Marc Graduate Student
Stroh, Sarah Technical Staff Williams, Kris

Moreno, R.L., Williams, K., Jones, K.L., Ribera, A.B. (2018) Investigation of Islet2a function in zebrafish embryos: Mutants and morphants differ in morphologic phenotypes and gene expression. PLoS One. 13:e0199233
Moreno, R.L., Josey, M., Ribera, A.B. (2017) Zebrafish In Situ Spinal Cord Preparation for Electrophysiological Recordings from Spinal Sensory and Motor Neurons. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (122)
Carmean, V., Yonkers, M.A., Tellez, M.B., Willer, J.R., Willer, G.B., Gregg, R.G., Geisler, R., Neuhauss, S.C., Ribera, A.B. (2015) pigk mutation underlies macho behavior and affects Rohon-Beard cell excitability. Journal of neurophysiology. 114(2):1146-57
Moreno, R.L., Ribera, A.B. (2014) Spinal neurons require Islet1 for subtype-specific differentiation of electrical excitability. Neural Development. 9:19
Lyon, A.N., Pineda, R.H., Hao, L.T., Kudryashova, E., Kudryashov, D.S., and Beattie, C.E. (2014) Calcium binding is essential for plastin 3 function in Smn-deficient motoneurons. Human molecular genetics. 23(8):1990-2004
Carlisle, T.C., and Ribera, A.B. (2014) Connexin 35b expression in Danio rerio embryos and larvae spinal cord. The Journal of comparative neurology. 522(4):861-75
Pineda, R., Beattie, C.E., and Hall, C.W. (2013) Closed loop neural stimulation for pentylenetetrazole seizures in zebrafish. Disease models & mechanisms. 6(1):64-71
Pineda, R., Beattie, C.E., and Hall, C.W. (2011) Recording the adult zebrafish cerebral field potential during pentylenetetrazole seizures. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 200(1):20-8
Wright, M.A., and Ribera, A.B. (2010) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor mediates non-cell-autonomous regulation of sensory neuron position and identity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 30(43):14513-14521
Ramesh, T., Lyon, A.N., Pineda, R.H., Wang, C., Janssen, P.M., Canan, B.D., Burghes, A.H., and Beattie, C.E. (2010) A genetic model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in zebrafish displays phenotypic hallmarks of motoneuron disease. Disease models & mechanisms. 3(9-10):652-662
Wright, M.A., Mo, W., Nicolson, T., and Ribera, A.B. (2010) In vivo evidence for transdifferentiation of peripheral neurons. Development (Cambridge, England). 137(18):3047-3056
Moreno, R.L., and Ribera, A.B. (2010) Developmental regulation of subtype-specific motor neuron excitability. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1198:201-207
Moreno, R.L., and Ribera, A.B. (2009) Zebrafish motor neuron subtypes differ electrically prior to axonal outgrowth. Journal of neurophysiology. 102(4):2477-2484
Yonkers, M.A., and Ribera, A.B. (2009) Molecular components underlying nongenomic thyroid hormone signaling in embryonic zebrafish neurons. Neural Development. 4:20
Fein, A.J., Wright, M.A., Slat, E.A., Ribera, A.B., and Isom, L.L. (2008) scn1bb, a Zebrafish Ortholog of SCN1B Expressed in Excitable and Nonexcitable Cells, Affects Motor Neuron Axon Morphology and Touch Sensitivity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 28(47):12510-12522
Yonkers, M.A., and Ribera, A.B. (2008) Sensory neuron sodium current requires nongenomic actions of thyroid hormone during development. Journal of neurophysiology. 100(5):2719-2725
Pineda, R.H., Svoboda, K.R., Wright, M.A., Taylor, A.D., Novak, A.E., Gamse, J.T., Eisen, J.S., and Ribera, A.B. (2006) Knockdown of Nav1.6a Na+ channels affects zebrafish motoneuron development. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(19):3827-3836
Novak, A.E., Jost, M.C., Lu, Y., Taylor, A.D., Zakon, H.H., and Ribera, A.B. (2006) Gene duplications and evolution of vertebrate voltage-gated sodium channels. Journal of molecular evolution. 63(2):208-221
Novak, A.E., Taylor, A.D., Pineda, R.H., Lasda, E.L., Wright, M.A., and Ribera, A.B. (2006) Embryonic and larval expression of zebrafish voltage-gated sodium channel alpha-subunit genes. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 235(7):1962-1973
Pineda, R.H., Heiser, R.A., and Ribera, A.B. (2005) Developmental, molecular and genetic dissection of INa in vivo in embryonic zebrafish sensory neurons. Journal of neurophysiology. 93(6):3582-3593
Novak, A.E. and Ribera, A.B. (2003) Immunocytochemistry as a tool for zebrafish developmental neurobiology. Methods in cell science : an official journal of the Society for In Vitro Biology. 25(1-2):79-83
Svoboda, K.R., Linares, A.E., and Ribera, A.B. (2001) Activity regulates programmed cell death of zebrafish Rohon-Beard neurons. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(18):3511-3520
Ribera, A.B. and Nüsslein-Volhard, C. (1998) Zebrafish touch-insensitive mutants reveal an essential role for the developmental regulation of sodium current. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 18:9181-9191