ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-060726-3
MacDonald, Ryan
Email: rmacd027@uottawa.ca
Affiliation: Marc Ekker Lab
Address: Center for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics Department of Biology University of Ottawa 20, Marie Curie Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5 Canada
Country: Canada


Chhabria, K., Vouros, A., Gray, C., MacDonald, R.B., Jiang, Z., Wilkinson, R.N., Plant, K., Vasilaki, E., Howarth, C., Chico, T.J.A. (2019) Sodium nitroprusside prevents the detrimental effects of glucose on the neurovascular unit and behaviour in zebrafish. Disease models & mechanisms. 12(9):
Kugler, E.C., van Lessen, M., Daetwyler, S., Chhabria, K., Savage, A.M., Silva, V., Plant, K., MacDonald, R.B., Huisken, J., Wilkinson, R.N., Schulte-Merker, S., Armitage, P., Chico, T.J. (2019) Cerebrovascular endothelial cells form transient Notch-dependent cystic structures in zebrafish. EMBO reports. 20:e47047
MacDonald, R.B., Kashikar, N.D., Lagnado, L., Harris, W.A. (2017) A Novel Tool to Measure Extracellular Glutamate in the Zebrafish Nervous System In Vivo. Zebrafish. 14(3):284-286
MacDonald, R.B., Randlett, O., Oswald, J., Yoshimatsu, T., Franze, K., Harris, W.A. (2015) Müller glia provide essential tensile strength to the developing retina. The Journal of cell biology. 210:1075-83
MacDonald, R.B., Pollack, J.N., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Heude, E., Talbot, J.C., and Ekker, M. (2013) The ascl1a and dlx genes have a regulatory role in the development of GABAergic interneurons in the zebrafish diencephalon. Developmental Biology. 381(1):276-85
Randlett, O., MacDonald, R.B., Yoshimatsu, T., Almeida, A.D., Suzuki, S.C., Wong, R.O., Harris, W.A. (2013) Cellular requirements for building a retinal neuropil. Cell Reports. 3:282-90
Yu, M., Xi, Y., Pollack, J., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Macdonald, R.B., and Ekker, M. (2011) Activity of dlx5a/dlx6a regulatory elements during zebrafish GABAergic neuron development. International journal of developmental neuroscience : the official journal of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience. 29(7):681-91
Macdonald, R.B., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Talbot, J.C., and Ekker, M. (2010) The relationship between dlx and gad1 expression indicates highly conserved genetic pathways in the zebrafish forebrain. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(8):2298-2306
MacDonald, R.B., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Martin, K., Poitras, L., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., and Ekker, M. (2010) Functional conservation of a forebrain enhancer from the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii) in zebrafish and mice. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10:157
MacDonald, R. B., Debiais-Thibaud, M., Ekker, M. (2010) Regulation of Dlx gene expression in the zebrafish pharyngeal arches: from conserved enhancer sequences to conserved activity. Zeitschrift fur angewandte Ichthyologie = Journal of applied ichthyology. 26(2):187-191