ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-612
Wilson, Steve
Email: s.wilson@ucl.ac.uk
URL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/zebrafish-group/
Affiliation: Steve Wilson Lab
Address: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology University College London Gower Street London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
Country: United Kingdom
Phone: 020 3549 5515

Forebrain development in the zebrafish embryo. Specific interests include patterning of the eyes, establishment of axon pathways and regulation of neurogenesis.

Powell, G.T., Faro, A., Zhao, Y., Stickney, H., Novellasdemunt, L., Henriques, P., Gestri, G., Redhouse White, E., Ren, J., Lu, W., Young, R.M., Hawkins, T.A., Cavodeassi, F., Schwarz, Q., Dreosti, E., Raible, D.W., Li, V.S.W., Wright, G.J., Jones, E.Y., Wilson, S.W. (2024) Cachd1 interacts with Wnt receptors and regulates neuronal asymmetry in the zebrafish brain. Science (New York, N.Y.). 384:573579573-579
Alba-González, A., Dragomir, E.I., Haghdousti, G., Yáñez, J., Dadswell, C., González-Méndez, R., Wilson, S.W., Tuschl, K., Folgueira, M. (2024) Manganese Overexposure Alters Neurogranin Expression and Causes Behavioral Deficits in Larval Zebrafish. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 25(9):
Chong-Morrison, V., Mayes, S., Simões, F.C., Senanayake, U., Carroll, D.S., Riley, P.R., Wilson, S.W., Sauka-Spengler, T. (2023) Ac/Ds transposition for CRISPR/dCas9-SID4x epigenome modulation in zebrafish. Biology Open. 12(6):
Hernández-Bejarano, M., Gestri, G., Monfries, C., Tucker, L., Dragomir, E.I., Bianco, I.H., Bovolenta, P., Wilson, S.W., Cavodeassi, F. (2022) Foxd1-dependent induction of a temporal retinal character is required for visual function. Development (Cambridge, England). 149(24):
Turner, K.J., Hawkins, T.A., Henriques, P.M., Valdivia, L.E., Bianco, I.H., Wilson, S.W., Folgueira, M. (2022) A Structural Atlas of the Developing Zebrafish Telencephalon Based on Spatially-Restricted Transgene Expression. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 16:840924
Tuschl, K., White, R.J., Trivedi, C., Valdivia, L.E., Niklaus, S., Bianco, I.H., Dadswell, C., González-Méndez, R., Sealy, I.M., Neuhauss, S.C.F., Houart, C., Rihel, J., Wilson, S.W., Busch-Nentwich, E.M. (2022) Loss of slc39a14 causes simultaneous manganese hypersensitivity and deficiency in zebrafish. Disease models & mechanisms. 15(6)
Kroll, F., Powell, G.T., Ghosh, M., Gestri, G., Antinucci, P., Hearn, T.J., Tunbak, H., Lim, S., Dennis, H.W., Fernandez, J.M., Whitmore, D., Dreosti, E., Wilson, S.W., Hoffman, E.J., Rihel, J. (2021) A simple and effective F0 knockout method for rapid screening of behaviour and other complex phenotypes. eLIFE. 10:
Varga, M., Csályi, K., Bertyák, I., Menyhárd, D.K., Poole, R.J., Cerveny, K.L., Kövesdi, D., Barátki, B., Rouse, H., Vad, Z., Hawkins, T.A., Stickney, H.L., Cavodeassi, F., Schwarz, Q., Young, R.M., Wilson, S.W. (2020) Tissue-Specific Requirement for the GINS Complex During Zebrafish Development. Frontiers in cell and developmental biology. 8:373
Wilson, S.E. (2020) Bowman's layer in the cornea- structure and function and regeneration. Experimental Eye Research. 195:108033
Cavodeassi, F., Wilson, S.W. (2019) Looking to the future of zebrafish as a model to understand the genetic basis of eye disease. Human genetics. 138(8-9):993-1000
Lekk, I., Duboc, V., Faro, A., Nicolaou, S., Blader, P., Wilson, S.W. (2019) Sox1a mediates the ability of the parapineal to impart habenular left-right asymmetry. eLIFE. 8:
Nittoli, V., Fortunato, A.E., Fasano, G., Coppola, U., Gentile, A., Maiella, S., Langellotto, F., Porreca, I., De Paolo, R., Marino, R., Fiengo, M., Donizetti, A., Aniello, F., Kondo, T., Ristoratore, F., Canzoniero, L.M.T., Duboule, D., Wilson, S.W., Sordino, P. (2019) Characterization of paralogous uncx transcription factor encoding genes in zebrafish. Gene X. 2:100011
Young, R.M., Hawkins, T.A., Cavodeassi, F., Stickney, H.L., Schwarz, Q., Lawrence, L.M., Wierzbicki, C., Cheng, B.Y., Luo, J., Ambrosio, E.M., Klosner, A., Sealy, I.M., Rowell, J., Trivedi, C.A., Bianco, I.H., Allende, M.L., Busch-Nentwich, E.M., Gestri, G., Wilson, S.W. (2019) Compensatory growth renders Tcf7l1a dispensable for eye formation despite its requirement in eye field specification. eLIFE. 8:
Turner, K.J., Hoyle, J., Valdivia, L.E., Cerveny, K.L., Hart, W., Mangoli, M., Geisler, R., Rees, M., Houart, C., Poole, R.J., Wilson, S.W., Gestri, G. (2019) Abrogation of Stem Loop Binding Protein (Slbp) function leads to a failure of cells to transition from proliferation to differentiation, retinal coloboma and midline axon guidance deficits. PLoS One. 14:e0211073
Roussigné, M., Wei, L., Tsingos, E., Kuchling, F., Alkobtawi, M., Tsalavouta, M., Wittbrodt, J., Carl, M., Blader, P., Wilson, S.W. (2018) Left/right asymmetric collective migration of parapineal cells is mediated by focal FGF signaling activity in leading cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115(42):E9812-E9821
Gestri, G., Bazin-Lopez, N., Scholes, C., Wilson, S.W. (2018) Cell Behaviors during Closure of the Choroid Fissure in the Developing Eye. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 12:42
Krasnow, A.M., Ford, M.C., Valdivia, L.E., Wilson, S.W., Attwell, D. (2018) Regulation of developing myelin sheath elongation by oligodendrocyte calcium transients in vivo. Nature Neuroscience. 21:24-28
Stainier, D.Y.R., Raz, E., Lawson, N.D., Ekker, S.C., Burdine, R.D., Eisen, J.S., Ingham, P.W., Schulte-Merker, S., Yelon, D., Weinstein, B.M., Mullins, M.C., Wilson, S.W., Ramakrishnan, L., Amacher, S.L., Neuhauss, S.C.F., Meng, A., Mochizuki, N., Panula, P., Moens, C.B. (2017) Guidelines for morpholino use in zebrafish. PLoS Genetics. 13:e1007000
Shainer, I., Buchshtab, A., Hawkins, T.A., Wilson, S.W., Cone, R.D., Gothilf, Y. (2017) Novel hypophysiotropic AgRP2 neurons and pineal cells revealed by BAC transgenesis in zebrafish. Scientific Reports. 7:44777
Vibe, C.B., Fenaroli, F., Pires, D., Wilson, S.R., Bogoeva, V., Kalluru, R., Speth, M., Anes, E., Griffiths, G., Hildahl, J. (2016) Thioridazine in PLGA nanoparticles reduces toxicity and improves rifampicin therapy against mycobacterial infection in zebrafish. Nanotoxicology. 10(6):680-8
Tuschl, K., Meyer, E., Valdivia, L.E., Zhao, N., Dadswell, C., Abdul-Sada, A., Hung, C.Y., Simpson, M.A., Chong, W.K., Jacques, T.S., Woltjer, R.L., Eaton, S., Gregory, A., Sanford, L., Kara, E., Houlden, H., Cuno, S.M., Prokisch, H., Valletta, L., Tiranti, V., Younis, R., Maher, E.R., Spencer, J., Straatman-Iwanowska, A., Gissen, P., Selim, L.A., Pintos-Morell, G., Coroleu-Lletget, W., Mohammad, S.S., Yoganathan, S., Dale, R.C., Thomas, M., Rihel, J., Bodamer, O.A., Enns, C.A., Hayflick, S.J., Clayton, P.T., Mills, P.B., Kurian, M.A., Wilson, S.W. (2016) Mutations in SLC39A14 disrupt manganese homeostasis and cause childhood-onset parkinsonism-dystonia. Nature communications. 7:11601
Turner, K.J., Hawkins, T.A., Yáñez, J., Anadón, R., Wilson, S.W., Folgueira, M. (2016) Afferent Connectivity of the Zebrafish Habenulae. Frontiers in neural circuits. 10:30
Valdivia, L.E., Lamb, D.B., Horner, W., Wierzbicki, C., Tafessu, A., Williams, A.M., Gestri, G., Krasnow, A.M., Vleeshouwer-Neumann, T.S., Givens, M., Young, R.M., Lawrence, L.M., Stickney, H.L., Hawkins, T.A., Schwarz, Q.P., Cavodeassi, F., Wilson, S.W., Cerveny, K.L. (2016) Antagonism between Gdf6a and retinoic acid pathways controls timing of retinal neurogenesis and growth of the eye in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 143(7):1087-98
Hoffman, E.J., Turner, K.J., Fernandez, J.M., Cifuentes, D., Ghosh, M., Ijaz, S., Jain, R.A., Kubo, F., Bill, B.R., Baier, H., Granato, M., Barresi, M.J., Wilson, S.W., Rihel, J., State, M.W., Giraldez, A.J. (2016) Estrogens Suppress a Behavioral Phenotype in Zebrafish Mutants of the Autism Risk Gene, CNTNAP2. Neuron. 89(4):725-33
Hernández-Bejarano, M., Gestri, G., Spawls, L., Nieto-López, F., Picker, A., Tada, M., Brand, M., Bovolenta, P., Wilson, S.W., Cavodeassi, F. (2015) Opposing Shh and Fgf signals initiate nasotemporal patterning of the retina. Development (Cambridge, England). 142(22):3933-42
Ishibashi, M., Manning, E., Shoubridge, C., Krecsmarik, M., Hawkins, T.A., Giacomotto, J., Zhao, T., Mueller, T., Bader, P.I., Cheung, S.W., Stankiewicz, P., Bain, N.L., Hackett, A., Reddy, C.C., Mechaly, A.S., Peers, B., Wilson, S.W., Lenhard, B., Bally-Cuif, L., Gecz, J., Becker, T.S., Rinkwitz, S. (2015) Copy number variants in patients with intellectual disability affect the regulation of ARX transcription factor gene. Human genetics. 134(11-12):1163-82
Miesfeld, J.B., Gestri, G., Clark, B.S., Flinn, M.A., Poole, R.J., Bader, J.R., Besharse, J.C., Wilson, S.W., Link, B.A. (2015) Yap and Taz regulate retinal pigment epithelial cell fate. Development (Cambridge, England). 142(17):3021-32
Dreosti, E., Lopes, G., Kampff, A.R., Wilson, S.W. (2015) Development of social behavior in young zebrafish. Frontiers in neural circuits. 9:39
Bazin-Lopez, N., Valdivia, L.E., Wilson, S.W., Gestri, G. (2015) Watching eyes take shape. Current opinion in genetics & development. 32C:73-79
Sibley, C.R., Emmett, W., Blazquez, L., Faro, A., Haberman, N., Briese, M., Trabzuni, D., Ryten, M., Weale, M.E., Hardy, J., Modic, M., Curk, T., Wilson, S.W., Plagnol, V., Ule, J. (2015) Recursive splicing in long vertebrate genes. Nature. 521:371-5
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
Hüsken, U., Stickney, H.L., Gestri, G., Bianco, I.H., Faro, A., Young, R.M., Roussigne, M., Hawkins, T.A., Beretta, C.A., Brinkmann, I., Paolini, A., Jacinto, R., Albadri, S., Dreosti, E., Tsalavouta, M., Schwarz, Q., Cavodeassi, F., Barth, A.K., Wen, L., Zhang, B., Blader, P., Yaksi, E., Poggi, L., Zigman, M., Lin, S., Wilson, S.W., Carl, M. (2014) Tcf7l2 Is Required for Left-Right Asymmetric Differentiation of Habenular Neurons. Current biology : CB. 24(19):2217-27
Cardozo, M.J., Sánchez-Arrones, L., Sandonis, A., Sánchez-Camacho, C., Gestri, G., Wilson, S.W., Guerrero, I., Bovolenta, P. (2014) Cdon acts as a Hedgehog decoy receptor during proximal-distal patterning of the optic vesicle. Nature communications. 5:4272
Dreosti, E., Vendrell Llopis, N., Carl, M., Yaksi, E., and Wilson, S.W. (2014) Left-right asymmetry is required for the habenulae to respond to both visual and olfactory stimuli. Current biology : CB. 24(4):440-445
Ivanovitch, K., Cavodeassi, F., and Wilson, S.W. (2013) Precocious acquisition of neuroepithelial character in the eye field underlies the onset of eye morphogenesis. Developmental Cell. 27(3):293-305
Colombo, A., Palma, K., Armijo, L., Mione, M., Signore, I.A., Morales, C., Guerrero, N., Meynard, M.M., Pérez, R., Suazo, J., Marcelain, K., Briones, L., Härtel, S., Wilson, S.W., and Concha, M.L. (2013) Daam1a mediates asymmetric habenular morphogenesis by regulating dendritic and axonal outgrowth. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(19):3997-4007
Cavodeassi, F., Ivanovitch, K., and Wilson, S.W. (2013) Eph/Ephrin signalling maintains eye field segregation from adjacent neural plate territories during forebrain morphogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(20):4193-4202
Fodor, E., Zsigmond, A., Horváth, B., Molnár, J., Nagy, I., Tóth, G., Wilson, S.W., and Varga, M. (2013) Full transcriptome analysis of early dorsoventral patterning in zebrafish. PLoS One. 8(7):e70053
Mahmood, F., Fu, S., Cooke, J., Wilson, S.W., Cooper, J.D., and Russell, C. (2013) A zebrafish model of CLN2 disease is deficient in tripeptidyl peptidase 1 and displays progressive neurodegeneration accompanied by a reduction in proliferation. Brain : a journal of neurology. 136(Pt 5):1488-507
Folgueira, M., Bayley, P., Navratilova, P., Becker, T.S., Wilson, S.W., and Clarke, J.D. (2012) Morphogenesis underlying the development of the everted teleost telencephalon. Neural Development. 7(1):32
Andreazzoli, M., Gestri, G., Landi, E., D'Orsi, B., Barilari, M., Iervolino, A., Vitiello, M., Wilson, S.W., and Dente, L. (2012) Kidins220/ARMS interacts with Pdzrn3, a protein containing multiple binding domains. Biochimie. 94(9):2054-2057
Engert, F., and Wilson, S. (2012) Zebrafish neurobiology: From development to circuit function and behaviour. Developmental Neurobiology. 72(3):215-217
Roussigne, M., Blader, P., and Wilson, S.W. (2012) Breaking symmetry: the zebrafish as a model for understanding left-right asymmetry in the developing brain. Developmental Neurobiology. 72(3):269-281
Takesono, A., Moger, J., Faroq, S., Cartwright, E., Dawid, I.B., Wilson, S.W., and Kudoh, T. (2012) Solute carrier family 3 member 2 (Slc3a2) controls yolk syncytial layer (YSL) formation by regulating microtubule networks in the zebrafish embryo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109(9):3371-3376
Chiavacci, E., Dolfi, L., Verduci, L., Meghini, F., Gestri, G., Evangelista, A.M., Wilson, S.W., Cremisi, F., and Pitto, L. (2012) MicroRNA 218 Mediates the Effects of Tbx5a Over-Expression on Zebrafish Heart Development. PLoS One. 7(11):e50536
Andoniadou, C.L., Signore, M., Young, R.M., Gaston-Massuet, C., Wilson, S.W., Fuchs, E., and Martinez-Barbera, J.P. (2011) HESX1- and TCF3-mediated repression of Wnt/β-catenin targets is required for normal development of the anterior forebrain. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(22):4931-4942
Valdivia, L.E., Young, R.M., Hawkins, T.A., Stickney, H.L., Cavodeassi, F., Schwarz, Q., Pullin, L.M., Villegas, R., Moro, E., Argenton, F., Allende, M.L., and Wilson, S.W. (2011) Lef1-dependent Wnt/β-catenin signalling drives the proliferative engine that maintains tissue homeostasis during lateral line development. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(18):3931-3941
Lupo, G., Gestri, G., O'Brien, M., Denton, R.M., Chandraratna, R.A., Ley, S.V., Harris, W.A., and Wilson, S.W. (2011) Retinoic acid receptor signaling regulates choroid fissure closure through independent mechanisms in the ventral optic cup and periocular mesenchyme. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108(21):8698-8703
Dente, L., Gestri, G., Tsang, M., Kudoh, T., Wilson, S.W., Dawid, I.B., and Andreazzoli, M. (2011) Cloning and developmental expression of zebrafish pdzrn3. The International journal of developmental biology. 55(10-12):989-993
Tschopp, M., Takamiya, M., Cerveny, K.L., Gestri, G., Biehlmaier, O., Wilson, S.W., Strähle, U., and Neuhauss, S.C. (2010) Funduscopy in adult zebrafish and its application to isolate mutant strains with ocular defects. PLoS One. 5(11):e15427
Fantin, A., Vieira, J.M., Gestri, G., Denti, L., Schwarz, Q., Prykhozhij, S., Peri, F., Wilson, S.W., and Ruhrberg, C. (2010) Tissue macrophages act as cellular chaperones for vascular anastomosis downstream of VEGF-mediated endothelial tip cell induction. Blood. 116(5):829-840
Ewan, K., Pajak, B., Stubbs, M., Todd, H., Barbeau, O., Quevedo, C., Botfield, H., Young, R., Ruddle, R., Samuel, L., Battersby, A., Raynaud, F., Allen, N., Wilson, S., Latinkic, B., Workman, P., McDonald, E., Blagg, J., Aherne, W., Dale, T. (2010) A useful approach to identify novel small-molecule inhibitors of Wnt-dependent transcription. Cancer research. 70:5963-73
Cerveny, K.L., Cavodeassi, F., Turner, K.J., de Jong-Curtain, T.A., Heath, J.K., and Wilson, S.W. (2010) The zebrafish flotte lotte mutant reveals that the local retinal environment promotes the differentiation of proliferating precursors emerging from their stem cell niche. Development (Cambridge, England). 137(13):2107-2115
Gestri, G., Osborne, R.J., Wyatt, A.W., Gerrelli, D., Gribble, S., Stewart, H., Fryer, A., Bunyan, D.J., Prescott, K., Collin, J.R., Fitzgerald, T., Robinson, D., Carter, N.P., Wilson, S.W., and Ragge, N.K. (2009) Reduced TFAP2A function causes variable optic fissure closure and retinal defects and sensitizes eye development to mutations in other morphogenetic regulators. Human genetics. 126(6):791-803
Picker, A., Cavodeassi, F., Machate, A., Bernauer, S., Hans, S., Abe, G., Kawakami, K., Wilson, S.W., and Brand, M. (2009) Dynamic coupling of pattern formation and morphogenesis in the developing vertebrate retina. PLoS Biology. 7(10):e1000214
McMahon, C., Gestri, G., Wilson, S.W., and Link, B.A. (2009) Lmx1b is essential for survival of periocular mesenchymal cells and influences Fgf-mediated retinal patterning in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 332(2):287-298
Roussigné, M., Bianco, I.H., Wilson, S.W., and Blader, P. (2009) Nodal signalling imposes left-right asymmetry upon neurogenesis in the habenular nuclei. Development (Cambridge, England). 136(9):1549-1557
Bianco, I.H., and Wilson, S.W. (2009) The habenular nuclei: a conserved asymmetric relay station in the vertebrate brain. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 364(1519):1005-1020
Castleman, V.H., Romio, L., Chodhari, R., Hirst, R.A., de Castro, S.C., Parker, K.A., Ybot-Gonzalez, P., Emes, R.D., Wilson, S.W., Wallis, C., Johnson, C.A., Herrera, R.J., Rutman, A., Dixon, M., Shoemark, A., Bush, A., Hogg, C., Gardiner, R.M., Reish, O., Greene, N.D., O'Callaghan, C., Purton, S., Chung, E.M., and Mitchison, H.M. (2009) Mutations in radial spoke head protein genes RSPH9 and RSPH4A cause primary ciliary dyskinesia with central-microtubular-pair abnormalities. American journal of human genetics. 84(2):197-209
Carreira-Barbosa, F., Kajita, M., Morel, V., Wada, H., Okamoto, H., Martinez Arias, A., Fujita, Y., Wilson, S.W., and Tada, M. (2009) Flamingo regulates epiboly and convergence/extension movements through cell cohesive and signalling functions during zebrafish gastrulation. Development (Cambridge, England). 136(3):383-392
Regan, J.C., Concha, M.L., Roussigne, M., Russell, C., and Wilson, S.W. (2009) An Fgf8-dependent bistable cell migratory event establishes CNS asymmetry. Neuron. 61(1):27-34
Ferrante, M.I., Romio, L., Castro, S., Collins, J.E., Goulding, D.A., Stemple, D.L., Woolf, A.S., and Wilson, S.W. (2009) Convergent Extension Movements and Ciliary Function are Mediated by ofd1, A Zebrafish Orthologue of the Human Oral-Facial-Digital Type 1 Syndrome Gene. Human molecular genetics. 18(2):289-303
Bianco, I.H., Carl, M., Russell, C., Clarke, J.D., and Wilson, S.W. (2008) Brain asymmetry is encoded at the level of axon terminal morphology. Neural Development. 3:9
Hawkins, T.A., Haramis, A.P., Etard, C., Prodromou, C., Vaughan, C.K., Ashworth, R., Ray, S., Behra, M., Holder, N., Talbot, W.S., Pearl, L.H., Strähle, U., and Wilson, S.W. (2008) The ATPase-dependent chaperoning activity of Hsp90a regulates thick filament formation and integration during skeletal muscle myofibrillogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 135(6):1147-1156
Carl, M., Bianco, I.H., Bajoghli, B., Aghaallaei, N., Czerny, T., and Wilson, S.W. (2007) Wnt/Axin1/beta-Catenin Signaling Regulates Asymmetric Nodal Activation, Elaboration, and Concordance of CNS Asymmetries. Neuron. 55(3):393-405
Hadzhiev, Y., Lele, Z., Schindler, S., Wilson, S.W., Ahlberg, P., Straehle, U., and Mueller, F. (2007) Hedgehog signaling patterns the outgrowth of unpaired skeletal appendages in zebrafish. BMC Developmental Biology. 7(1):75
Kapsimali, M., Kloosterman, W.P., de Bruijn, E., Rosa, F., Plasterk, R.H., and Wilson, S.W. (2007) MicroRNAs show a wide diversity of expression profiles in the developing and mature central nervous system. Genome biology. 8(8):R173
Costagli, A., Felice, B., Guffanti, A., Wilson, S.W., and Mione, M. (2006) Identification of alternatively spliced dab1 isoforms in zebrafish. Development genes and evolution. 216(6):291-299
Jeong, J.Y., Einhorn, Z., Mercurio, S., Lee, S., Lau, B., Mione, M., Wilson, S.W., and Guo, S. (2006) Neurogenin1 is a determinant of zebrafish basal forebrain dopaminergic neurons and is regulated by the conserved zinc finger protein Tof/Fezl. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103(13):5143-5148
Cavodeassi, F., Carreira-Barbosa, F., Young, R., Concha, M., Allende, M.L., Houart, C., Tada, M., and Wilson, S. (2005) Early Stages of Zebrafish Eye Formation Require the Coordinated Activity of Wnt11, Fz5, and the Wnt/Catenin Pathway. Neuron. 47(1):43-56
Barth, K.A., Miklosi, A., Watkins, J., Bianco, I.H., Wilson, S.W., and Andrew, R.J. (2005) fsi Zebrafish Show Concordant Reversal of Laterality of Viscera, Neuroanatomy, and a Subset of Behavioral Responses. Current biology : CB. 15(9):844-850
Gestri, G., Carl, M., Appolloni, I., Wilson, S.W., Barsacchi, G., and Andreazzoli, M. (2005) Six3 functions in anterior neural plate specification by promoting cell proliferation and inhibiting Bmp4 expression. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(10):2401-2413
Aizawa, H., Bianco, I.H., Hamaoka, T., Miyashita, T., Uemura, O., Concha, M.L., Russell, C., Wilson, S.W., and Okamoto, H. (2005) Laterotopic Representation of Left-Right Information onto the Dorso-Ventral Axis of a Zebrafish Midbrain Target Nucleus. Current biology : CB. 15(3):238-243
Norton, W.H., Mangoli, M., Lele, Z., Pogoda, H.M., Diamond, B., Mercurio, S., Russell, C., Teraoka, H., Stickney, H.L., Rauch, G.J., Heisenberg, C.P., Houart, C., Schilling, T.F., Frohnhoefer, H.G., Rastegar, S., Neumann, C.J., Gardiner, R.M., Strähle, U., Geisler, R., Rees, M., Talbot, W.S., and Wilson, S.W. (2005) Monorail/Foxa2 regulates floorplate differentiation and specification of oligodendrocytes, serotonergic raphe neurones and cranial motoneurones. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(4):645-658
Kapsimali, M., Caneparo, L., Houart, C., and Wilson, S.W. (2004) Inhibition of Wnt/Axin/{beta}-catenin pathway activity promotes ventral CNS midline tissue to adopt hypothalamic rather than floorplate identity. Development (Cambridge, England). 131(23):5923-5933
Teraoka, H., Russell, C., Regan, J., Chandrasekhar, A., Concha, M.L., Yokoyama, R., Higashi, K., Take-Uchi, M., Dong, W., Hiraga, T., Holder, N., and Wilson, S.W. (2004) Hedgehog and Fgf signaling pathways regulate the development of tphR-expressing serotonergic raphe neurons in zebrafish embryos. Journal of neurobiology. 60(3):275-288
Kudoh, T., Concha, M.L., Houart, C., Dawid, I.B., and Wilson, S.W. (2004) Combinatorial Fgf and Bmp signalling patterns the gastrula ectoderm into prospective neural and epidermal domains. Development (Cambridge, England). 131(15):3581-3592
Paukert, M., Sidi, S., Russell, C., Siba, M., Wilson, S.W., Nicolson, T., and Grunder, S. (2004) A family of acid-sensing ion channels (ASICs) from the zebrafish: Widespread expression in the central nervous system suggests a conserved role in neuronal communication. The Journal of biological chemistry. 279(18):18783-18791
Ulrich, F., Concha, M.L., Heid, P.J., Voss, E., Witzel, S., Roehl, H., Tada, M., Wilson, S.W., Adams, R.J., Soll, D.R., and Heisenberg, C.P. (2003) Slb/Wnt11 controls hypoblast cell migration and morphogenesis at the onset of zebrafish gastrulation. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(22):5375-5384
Barrios, A., Poole, R.J., Durbin, L., Brennan, C., Holder, N., and Wilson, S.W. (2003) Eph/Ephrin signaling regulates the mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition of the paraxial mesoderm during somite morphogenesis. Current biology : CB. 13(18):1571-1582
Carreira-Barbosa, F., Concha, M.L., Takeuchi, M., Ueno, N., Wilson, S.W., and Tada, M. (2003) Prickle 1 regulates cell movements during gastrulation and neuronal migration in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(17):4037-4046
Bink, R.J., Habuchi, H., Lele, Z., Dolk, E., Joore, J., Rauch, G.J., Geisler, R., Wilson, S.W., den Hertog, J., Kimata, K., and Zivkovic, D. (2003) Heparan sulfate 6-O-sulfotransferase is essential for muscle development in zebrafish. The Journal of biological chemistry. 278(33):31118-31127
Concha, M.L., Russell, C., Regan, J.C., Tawk, M., Sidi, S., Gilmour, D.T., Kapsimali, M., Sumoy, L., Goldstone, K., Amaya, E., Kimelman, D., Nicolson, T., Gründer, S., Gomperts, M., Clarke, J.D.W., and Wilson, S.W. (2003) Local tissue interactions across the dorsal midline of the forebrain establish CNS laterality. Neuron. 39(3):423-438
Masai, I., Lele, Z., Yamaguchi, M., Komori, A., Nakata, A., Nishiwaki, Y., Wada, H., Tanaka, H., Nojima, Y., Hammerschmidt, M., Wilson, S.W., and Okamoto, H. (2003) N-cadherin mediates retinal lamination, maintenance of forebrain compartments and patterning of retinal neurites. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(11):2479-2494
Cau, E. and Wilson, S.W. (2003) Ash1a and Neurogenin1 function downstream of Floating head to regulate epiphysial neurogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(11):2455-2466
Take-uchi, M., Clarke, J.D.W., and Wilson, S.W. (2003) Hedgehog signalling maintains the optic stalk-retinal interface through the regulation of Vax gene activity. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(5):955-968
Feldman, B., Concha, M.L., Saude, L., Parsons, M.J., Adams, R.J., Wilson, S.W., and Stemple, D.L. (2002) Lefty antagonism of squint is essential for normal gastrulation. Current biology : CB. 12(24):2129-2135
Kudoh, T., Wilson, S.W., and Dawid, I.B. (2002) Distinct roles for Fgf, Wnt and retinoic acid in posteriorizing the neural ectoderm. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(18):4335-4346
Costagli, A., Kapsimali, M., Wilson, S.W., and Mione, M. (2002) Conserved and divergent patterns of Reelin expression in the zebrafish central nervous system. The Journal of comparative neurology. 450(1):73-93
Wendl, T., Lun, K., Mione, M., Favor, J., Brand, M., Wilson, S.W., and Rohr, K.B. (2002) pax2.1 is required for the development of thyroid follicles in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(15):3751-3760
Houart, C., Caneparo, L., Heisenberg, C.P., Barth, K.A., Take-uchi, M., and Wilson, S.W. (2002) Establishment of the telencephalon during gastrulation by local antagonism of Wnt signaling. Neuron. 35(2):255-265
Klisa, C., Bayley, P., Lyons, D.A., Nüsslein-Volhard, C., Clarke, J.D.W., Brand, M., and Wilson, S.W. (2002) Identification and characterization of novel zebrafish brain development mutants by large-scale mutagenesis screening. Developmental Biology. 247(2):447
Lele, Z., Folchert, A., Concha, M., Rauch, G.-J., Geisler, R., Rosa, F., Wilson, S.W., Hammerschmidt, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) parachute/n-cadherin is required for morphogenesis and maintained integrity of the zebrafish neural tube. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(14):3281-3294
Mathieu, J., Barth, A., Rosa, F.M., Wilson, S.W., and Peyriéras, N. (2002) Distinct and cooperative roles for Nodal and Hedgehog signals during hypothalamic development. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(13):3055-3065
Grandel, H., Lun, K., Rauch, G.J., Rhinn, M., Piotrowski, T., Houart, C., Sordino, P., Küchler, A.M., Schulte-Merker, S., Geisler, R., Holder, N., Wilson, S.W., and Brand, M. (2002) Retinoic acid signalling in the zebrafish embryo is necessary during pre-segmentation stages to pattern the anterior-posterior axis of the CNS and to induce a pectoral fin bud. Development (Cambridge, England). 129(12):2851-2865
Wilson, S.W., Brand, M., and Eisen, J.S. (2002) Patterning the zebrafish central nervous system. Results and problems in cell differentiation. 40:181-215
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
Rohr, K.B., Barth, K.A., Varga, Z.M., and Wilson, S.W. (2001) The nodal pathway acts upstream of hedgehog signaling to specify ventral telencephalic identity. Neuron. 29(2):341-351
Cooke, J.E., Moens, C.B., Roth, L.W., Durbin, L., Shiomi, K., Brennan, C., Kimmel, C.B., Wilson, S.W., and Holder, N. (2001) Eph signalling functions downstream of Val to regulate cell sorting and boundary formation in the caudal hindbrain. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(4):571-580
Wilson, S.W. and Rubenstein, J.L. (2000) Induction and dorsoventral patterning of the telencephalon. Neuron. 28(3):641-651
Concha, M.L., Burdine, R.D., Russell, C., Schier, A.F., and Wilson, S.W. (2000) A nodal signaling pathway regulates the laterality of neuroanatomical asymmetries in the zebrafish forebrain. Neuron. 28(2):399-409
Williams, J.A., Barrios, A., Gatchalian, C., Rubin, L., Wilson, S.W., and Holder, N. (2000) Programmed cell death in zebrafish Rohon Beard neurons is influenced by TrkC1/NT-3 signaling. Developmental Biology. 226(2):220-230
Masai, I., Stemple, D.L., Okamoto, H., and Wilson, S.W. (2000) Midline signals regulate retinal neurogenesis in zebrafish. Neuron. 27(2):251-263
Shanmugalingam, S., Houart, C., Picker, A., Reifers, F., Macdonald, R., Barth, A., Griffin, K., Brand, M., and Wilson, S.W. (2000) Ace/Fgf8 is required for forebrain commissure formation and patterning of the telencephalon. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(12):2549-2561
Heisenberg, C.P., Tada, M., Rauch, G.J., Saude, L., Concha, M.L., Geisler, R., Stemple, D.L., Smith, J.C., and Wilson, S.W. (2000) Silberblick/Wnt11 mediates convergent extension movements during zebrafish gastrulation. Nature. 405(6782):76-81
Durbin, L., Sordino, P., Barrios, A., Gering, M., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Brennan, C., Green, A., Wilson, S., and Holder, N. (2000) Anteroposterior patterning is required within segments for somite boundary formation in developing zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(8):1703-1713
Barth, K.A., Kishimoto, Y., Rohr, K.B., Seydler, C., Schulte-Merker, S., and Wilson, S.W. (1999) Bmp activity establishes a gradient of positional information throughout the entire neural plate. Development (Cambridge, England). 126(22):4977-4987
Guo, S., Brush, J., Teraoka, H., Goddard, A., Wilson, S.W., Mullins, M.C., and Rosenthal, A. (1999) Development of noradrenergic neurons in the zebrafish hindbrain requires BMP, FGF8, and the homeodomain protein Soulless/Phox2a. Neuron. 24:555
Ho, C.Y., Houart, C., Wilson, S.W., and Stainier, D.Y. (1999) A role for the extraembryonic yolk syncytial layer in patterning the zebrafish embryo suggested by properties of the hex gene. Current biology : CB. 9(19):1131-1134
Heisenberg, C.P., Brennan, C., and Wilson, S.W. (1999) Zebrafish aussicht mutant embryos exhibit widespread overexpression of ace (fgf8) and coincident defects in CNS development. Development (Cambridge, England). 126(10):2129-2140
Wilson, S. (1999) Nigel Holder (July 2, 1953-December 11, 1998). Developmental Biology. 208:253-254
Guo, S., Wilson, S.W., Cooke, S., Chitnis, A.B., Driever, W., and Rosenthal, A. (1999) Mutations in the zebrafish unmask shared regulatory pathways controlling the development of catecholaminergic neurons. Developmental Biology. 208:473-487
Shanmugalingam, S. and Wilson, S.W. (1998) Isolation, expression and regulation of a zebrafish paraxis homologue. Mechanisms of Development. 78:85-89
Houart, C., M. Westerfield, and S.W. Wilson (1998) A small population of anterior cells patterns the forebrain during zebrafish gastrulation. Nature. 391:788-792
Wilson, S. (1998) Organizer reveals embryonic CNS patterning. Trends in genetics : TIG. 14(9):350
Wilson, S.W., C. Brennan, Macdonald, R., M. Brand, and N. Holder (1997) Analysis of axon tract formation in the zebrafish brain: the role of territories of gene expression and their boundaries. Cell and tissue research. 290(2):189-196
Kazanskaya, O.V., Severtzova, E.A., Barth, K.A., Ermakova, G.V., Lukyanov, S.A., Benyumov, A.O., Pannese, M., Boncinelli, E., Wilson, S.W., and Zaraisky, A.G. (1997) Anf: a novel class of vertebrate homeobox genes expressed at the anterior end of the main embryonic axis. Gene. 200:25-34
Macdonald, R., Scholes, J., Strähle, U., Brennan, C., Holder, N., Brand, M., and Wilson, S.W. (1997) The Pax protein Noi is required for commissural axon pathway formation in the rostral forebrain. Development (Cambridge, England). 124(12):2397-2408
Cooke, J.E., Xu, Q.L., Wilson, S.W., and Holder, N. (1997) Characterisation of five novel zebrafish Eph-related receptor tyrosine kinases suggests roles in patterning the neural plate. Development genes and evolution. 206:515-531
Marcos-Gutiérrez, C.V., Wilson, S.W., Holder, N., and Pachnis, V. (1997) The zebrafish homologue of the ret receptor and its pattern of expression during embryogenesis. Oncogene. 14(8):879-889
Macdonald, R. and Wilson, S.W. (1997) Distribution of Pax6 protein during eye development suggests discrete roles in proliferative and differentiated visual cells. Development genes and evolution. 206:363-369
Masai, I., Heisenberg, C.P., Barth, K.A., Macdonald, R., Adamek, S., and Wilson, S.W. (1997) floating head and masterblind regulate neuronal patterning in the roof of the forebrain. Neuron. 18(1):43-57
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Neave, B., Rodaway, A., Wilson, S.W., Patient, R., and Holder, N. (1995) Expression of zebrafish GATA 3 (gta3) during gastrulation and neurulation suggests a role in the specification of cell fate. Mechanisms of Development. 51:169-182
Barth, K.A. and Wilson, S.W. (1995) Expression of zebrafish nk2.2 is influenced by sonic hedgehog/vertebrate hedgehog-1 and demarcates a zone of neuronal differentiation in the embryonic forebrain. Development (Cambridge, England). 121:1755-1768
Macdonald, R., Xu, Q., Barth, K.A., Mikkola, I., Holder, N., Fjose, A., Krauss, S., and Wilson, S.W. (1994) Regulatory gene expression boundaries demarcate sites of neuronal differentiation in the embryonic zebrafish forebrain. Neuron. 13:1039-1053
Xu, Q., Holder, N., Patient, R., and Wilson, S.W. (1994) Spatially regulated expression of three receptor tyrosine kinase genes during gastrulation in the zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 120:287-299
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