ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-030714-1
Ignatius, Myron
Affiliation: Ignatius Lab
Address: The Center for Molecular Neurobiology Ohio State University 105 Rightmire Hall 1060 Carmack Road Columbus, OH 43210 USA
Phone: (614) 292-5111
Fax: (614) 292-5379


Ignatius, M.S., Hayes, M.N., Moore, F.E., Tang, Q., Garcia, S.P., Blackburn, P.R., Baxi, K., Wang, L., Jin, A., Ramakrishnan, A., Reeder, S., Chen, Y., Nielsen, G.P., Chen, E.Y., Hasserjian, R.P., Tirode, F., Ekker, S.C., Langenau, D.M. (2018) tp53 deficiency causes a wide tumor spectrum and increases embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma metastasis in zebrafish.. eLIFE. 7:
Hayes, M.N., McCarthy, K., Jin, A., Oliveira, M.L., Iyer, S., Garcia, S.P., Sindiri, S., Gryder, B., Motala, Z., Nielsen, G.P., Borg, J.P., van de Rijn, M., Malkin, D., Khan, J., Ignatius, M.S., Langenau, D.M. (2018) Vangl2/RhoA Signaling Pathway Regulates Stem Cell Self-Renewal Programs and Growth in Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cell Stem Cell. 22:414-427.e6
Ignatius, M.S., Hayes, M.N., Lobbardi, R., Chen, E.Y., McCarthy, K.M., Sreenivas, P., Motala, Z., Durbin, A.D., Molodtsov, A., Reeder, S., Jin, A., Sindiri, S., Beleyea, B.C., Bhere, D., Alexander, M.S., Shah, K., Keller, C., Linardic, C.M., Nielsen, P.G., Malkin, D., Khan, J., Langenau, D.M. (2017) The NOTCH1/SNAIL1/MEF2C Pathway Regulates Growth and Self-Renewal in Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cell Reports. 19:2304-2318
Tenente, I.M., Hayes, M.N., Ignatius, M.S., McCarthy, K., Yohe, M., Sindiri, S., Gryder, B., Oliveira, M.L., Ramakrishnan, A., Tang, Q., Chen, E.Y., Petur Nielsen, G., Khan, J., Langenau, D.M. (2017) Myogenic regulatory transcription factors regulate growth in rhabdomyosarcoma. eLIFE. 6
Tang, Q., Moore, J.C., Ignatius, M.S., Tenente, I.M., Hayes, M.N., Garcia, E.G., Torres Yordán, N., Bourque, C., He, S., Blackburn, J.S., Look, A.T., Houvras, Y., Langenau, D.M. (2016) Imaging tumour cell heterogeneity following cell transplantation into optically clear immune-deficient zebrafish. Nature communications. 7:10358
Ignatius, M.S., Hayes, M., Langenau, D.M. (2016) In Vivo Imaging of Cancer in Zebrafish. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 916:219-37
Tang, Q., Abdelfattah, N.S., Blackburn, J.S., Moore, J.C., Martinez, S.A., Moore, F.E., Lobbardi, R., Tenente, I.M., Ignatius, M.S., Berman, J.N., Liwski, R.S., Houvras, Y., Langenau, D.M. (2014) Optimized cell transplantation using adult rag2 mutant zebrafish. Nature Methods. 11(8):821-4
Chen, E.Y., Deran, M.T., Ignatius, M.S., Grandinetti, K.B., Clagg, R., McCarthy, K.M., Lobbardi, R.M., Brockmann, J., Keller, C., Wu, X., Langenau, D.M. (2014) Glycogen synthase kinase 3 inhibitors induce the canonical WNT/β-catenin pathway to suppress growth and self-renewal in embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111(14):5349-54
Le, X., Pugach, E.K., Hettmer, S., Storer, N.Y., Liu, J., Wills, A.A., Dibiase, A., Chen, E.Y., Ignatius, M.S., Poss, K.D., Wagers, A.J., Langenau, D.M., and Zon, L.I. (2013) A novel chemical screening strategy in zebrafish identifies common pathways in embryogenesis and rhabdomyosarcoma development. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(11):2354-64
Ignatius, M.S., Unal Eroglu, A., Malireddy, S., Gallagher, G., Nambiar, R.M., and Henion, P.D. (2013) Distinct Functional and Temporal Requirements for Zebrafish Hdac1 during Neural Crest-Derived Craniofacial and Peripheral Neuron Development. PLoS One. 8(5):e63218
Ignatius, M.S., Chen, E., Elpek, N.M., Fuller, A.Z., Tenente, I.M., Clagg, R., Liu, S., Blackburn, J.S., Linardic, C.M., Rosenberg, A.E., Nielsen, P.G., Mempel, T.R., and Langenau, D.M. (2012) In Vivo imaging of tumor-propagating cells, regional tumor heterogeneity, and dynamic cell movements in embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer Cell. 21(5):680-693
Blackburn, J.S., Liu, S., Raimondi, A.R., Ignatius, M.S., Salthouse, C.D., and Langenau, D.M. (2011) High-throughput imaging of adult fluorescent zebrafish with an LED fluorescence macroscope. Nature Protocols. 6(2):229-241
Ignatius, M.S., and Langenau, D.M. (2011) Fluorescent imaging of cancer in zebrafish. Methods in cell biology. 105:437-459
Ignatius, M.S., and Langenau, D.M. (2009) Zebrafish as a Model for Cancer Self-Renewal. Zebrafish. 6(4):377-387
Ignatius, M.S., Moose, H.E., El-Hodiri, H.M., and Henion, P.D. (2008) colgate/hdac1 repression of foxd3 expression is required to permit mitfa-dependent melanogenesis. Developmental Biology. 313(2):568-583
Ignatius, M.S. (2008) Zebrafish Hdac1 is reiteratively and differentially required during neural crest cell development and Hdac1 is a positive regulator of the non canonical Wnt signaling pathway. Ph.D. Thesis.
Nambiar, R.M., Ignatius, M.S., and Henion, P.D. (2007) Zebrafish colgate/hdac1 functions in the non-canonical Wnt pathway during axial extension and in Wnt-independent branchiomotor neuron migration. Mechanisms of Development. 124(9-10):682-698