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Lister, James A.
Email: jalister@vcu.edu
Affiliation: Lister Lab
Address: Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and Massey Cancer Center Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Sanger Hall 11-014 1101 E. Marshall Street Richmond, VA 23298-0033 USA
Country: United States
Phone: (804) 628-4518
Fax: (804) 827-1124

Neural crest development, especially pigment cells.

Transcriptional regulation of cell fate decisions.

Spencer, S.A., Suárez-Pozos, E., Verdugo, J.S., Wang, H., Afshari, F.S., Guo, L., Manam, S., Yasuda, D., Ortega, A., Lister, J.A., Ishii, S., Zhang, Y., Fuss, B. (2022) Lysophosphatidic acid signaling via LPA6 : a negative modulator of developmental oligodendrocyte maturation. Journal of neurochemistry. 163(6):478-499
Petratou, K., Spencer, S.A., Kelsh, R.N., Lister, J.A. (2021) The MITF paralog tfec is required in neural crest development for fate specification of the iridophore lineage from a multipotent pigment cell progenitor. PLoS One. 16:e0244794
Sinagoga, K.L., Larimer-Picciani, A.M., George, S.M., Spencer, S.A., Lister, J.A., Gross, J.M. (2020) Mitf-family transcription factor function is required within cranial neural crest cells to promote choroid fissure closure. Development (Cambridge, England). 147(21):
Travnickova, J., Wojciechowska, S., Khamseh, A., Gautier, P., Brown, D.V., Lefevre, T., Brombin, A., Ewing, A., Capper, A., Spitzer, M., Dilshat, R., Semple, C.A., Mathers, M.E., Lister, J.A., SteingrĂ­msson, E., Voet, T., Ponting, C.P., Patton, E.E. (2019) Zebrafish MITF-low melanoma subtype models reveal transcriptional subclusters and MITF-independent residual disease. Cancer research. 79(22):5769-5784
Lister, J.A. (2019) Larval but not adult xanthophore pigmentation in zebrafish requires GTP cyclohydrolase 2 (gch2) function. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 32(5):724-727
Petratou, K., Subkhankulova, T., Lister, J.A., Rocco, A., Schwetlick, H., Kelsh, R.N. (2018) A systems biology approach uncovers the core gene regulatory network governing iridophore fate choice from the neural crest. PLoS Genetics. 14:e1007402
Wojciechowska, S., Zeng, Z., Lister, J.A., Ceol, C.J., Patton, E.E. (2016) Melanoma Regression and Recurrence in Zebrafish. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1451:143-53
Wheeler, N.A., Lister, J.A., Fuss, B. (2015) The Autotaxin-Lysophosphatidic Acid Axis Modulates Histone Acetylation and Gene Expression during Oligodendrocyte Differentiation. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 35:11399-414
Zeng, Z., Johnson, S.L., Lister, J.A., Patton, E.E. (2015) Temperature-sensitive splicing of mitfa by an intron mutation in zebrafish. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 28(2):229-32
Lister, J.A., Capper, A., Zeng, Z., Mathers, M.E., Richardson, J., Paranthaman, K., Jackson, I.J., and Patton, E.E. (2014) A Conditional Zebrafish MITF Mutation Reveals MITF Levels Are Critical for Melanoma Promotion vs. Regression In Vivo. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 134(1):133-40
Yen, J., White, R.M., Wedge, D.C., Van Loo, P., de Ridder, J., Capper, A., Richardson, J., Jones, D., Raine, K., Watson, I.R., Wu, C.J., Cheng, J., Martincorena, I., Nik-Zainal, S., Mudie, L., Moreau, Y., Marshall, J., Ramakrishna, M., Tarpey, P., Shlien, A., Whitmore, I., Gamble, S., Latimer, C., Langdon, E., Kaufman, C., Dovey, M., Taylor, A., Menzies, A., McLaren, S., O Meara, S., Butler, A., Teague, J., Lister, J., Chin, L., Campbell, P., Adams, D.J., Zon, L.I., Patton, E.E., Stemple, D.L., and Futreal, P.A. (2013) The genetic heterogeneity and mutational burden of engineered melanomas in zebrafish models. Genome biology. 14(10):R113
Yuelling, L.W., Waggener, C.T., Afshari, F.S., Lister, J.A., and Fuss, B. (2012) Autotaxin/ENPP2 regulates oligodendrocyte differentiation in vivo in the developing zebrafish hindbrain. Glia. 60(10):1605-1618
Lane, B.M., and Lister, J.A. (2012) Otx but not mitf transcription factors are required for zebrafish retinal pigment epithelium development. PLoS One. 7(11):e49357
Lister, J.A., Lane, B.M., Nguyen, A., and Lunney, K. (2011) Embryonic expression of zebrafish MiT family genes tfe3b, tfeb, and tfec. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 240:2529-2538
Taylor, K.L., Lister, J.A., Zeng, Z., Ishizaki, H., Anderson, C., Kelsh, R.N., Jackson, I.J., and Patton, E.E. (2011) Differentiated melanocyte cell division occurs in vivo and is promoted by mutations in Mitf. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(16):3579-89
Johnson, S.L., Nguyen, A.N., and Lister, J.A. (2011) mitfa is required at multiple stages of melanocyte differentiation but not to establish the melanocyte stem cell. Developmental Biology. 350(2):405-413
Lister, J.A. (2011) Use of Phage PhiC31 Integrase as a Tool for Zebrafish Genome Manipulation. Methods in cell biology. 104:195-208
Curran, K., Lister, J.A., Kunkel, G.R., Prendergast, A., Parichy, D.M., and Raible, D.W. (2010) Interplay between Foxd3 and Mitf regulates cell fate plasticity in the zebrafish neural crest. Developmental Biology. 344(1):107-118
Lister, J.A. (2010) Transgene excision in zebrafish using the phiC31 integrase. Genesis (New York, N.Y. : 2000). 48(2):137-143
Curran, K., Raible, D.W., and Lister, J.A. (2009) Foxd3 Controls Melanophore Specification in the Zebrafish Neural Crest by Regulation of Mitf. Developmental Biology. 332(2):408-417
Rothschild, S.C., Easley, C.A. 4th, Francescatto, L., Lister, J.A., Garrity, D.M., and Tombes, R.M. (2009) Tbx5-mediated expression of Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II is necessary for zebrafish cardiac and pectoral fin morphogenesis. Developmental Biology. 330(1):175-184
Rothschild, S.C., Lister, J.A., and Tombes, R.M. (2007) Differential expression of CaMK-II genes during early zebrafish embryogenesis. Developmental Dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 236(1):295-305
Lister, J.A., Cooper, C., Nguyen, K., Modrell, M., Grant, K., and Raible, D.W. (2006) Zebrafish Foxd3 is required for development of a subset of neural crest derivatives. Developmental Biology. 290(1):92-104
Elworthy, S., Lister, J.A., Carney, T.J., Raible, D.W., and Kelsh, R.N. (2003) Transcriptional regulation of mitfa accounts for the sox10 requirement in zebrafish melanophore development. Development (Cambridge, England). 130:2809-2818
Lister, J.A. (2002) Development of pigment cells in the zebrafish embryo. Microscopy research and technique. 58(6):435-441
Lister, J.A., Elworthy, S., Raible, D.W., and Kelsh, R.N. (2002) Direct regulation of the neural crest promoter of zebrafish nacre/mitfa by colourless/Sox10. Pigm. Cell Res.. 15(9):28
Lister, J., Close, J., and Raible, D. (2001) Duplicate mitf genes in zebrafish: complementary expression and conservation of melanogenic potential. Developmental Biology. 237(2):333-344
Lister, J.A., Robertson, C.P., Lepage, T., Johnson, S.L., and Raible, D.W. (1999) nacre encodes a zebrafish microphthalmia-related protein that regulates neural-crest-derived pigment cell fate. Development (Cambridge, England). 126(17):3757-3767

Lister, J.A., and Baron, M.H. (1998) Induction of basic-helix-loop-helix protein-containing complexes during erythroid differentiation. Gene Expression 7:25-38.

Lister, J., Forrester, W.C., and Baron, M.H. (1995) Inhibition of an erythroid differentiation switch by the helix-loop-helix protein Id1. J. Biol. Chem. 270:17939-17946

Lobo, S.M., Lister, J., Sullivan, M.L., and Hernandez, N. (1991) The cloned RNA polymerase II transcription factor IID selects RNA polymerase III to transcribe the human U6 gene in vitro. Genes Dev. 5:1477-1489

Hernandez, N., Lobo, S., Lister, J., Ifill, S., Ratnasabapathy, R., Sheldon, M., and Johal, L. (1990) Transcription of the human U2 and U6 RNA genes. Molecular Biology Reports 14:167