Publications and Presentations

  1. Menon T and Nair S. Experimental manipulation of ploidy in zebrafish embryos and its application in genetic screens. Vertebrate Embryogenesis: Embryological, Cellular, and Genetic Methods, 2nd Edition (Ed. F. Pelegri). Methods in Molecular Biology, in press (2018).
  2. Menon T and Nair S. A transient window of resilience during early development minimizes teratogenic effects of heat in zebrafish embryos. Developmental Dynamics. Aug 247(8):992-1004 (2018).
  3. Menon T., Bhattrai J and Nair S. Effective generation of gynogenic haploid zebrafish embryos using low dosage of UV rays. MattersSelect at ScienceMatters October 06. DOI: 10.19185/matters.201705000003 (2017).
  4. Welch E., Eno C., Nair S., Lindeman RE and Pelegri F. Functional manipulation of maternal gene products using in vitro oocyte maturation in zebrafish. Journal of Visualized Experiments (2017) Apr 22;(122).
  5. Nair S., Marlow F., Abrams E., Kapp L., Mullins MC and Pelegri F. The chromosomal passenger protein birc5b organizes microfilaments and germ plasm in the zebrafish embryo. PLoS Genetics (2013) Apr;9(4):e1003448.
  6. Nair S., Lindeman RE and Pelegri F. In vitro oocyte culture-based manipulation of zebrafish maternal genes. Developmental Dynamics (2013) Jan;242(1):44-52.
  7. Nair S and Pelegri FJ. Practical approaches for implementing forward genetic strategies in zebrafish. Methods in Molecular Biology (2011) 770:185-209.
  8. Yabe T., Ge X., Lindeman R., Nair S., Runke G., Mullins MC and Pelegri F. The maternal-effect gene cellular island encodes aurora B kinase and is essential for furrow formation in the early zebrafish embryo. PLoS Genetics (2009) Jun;5(6):e1000518.
  9. Nair S and Schilling TF. Chemokine signaling controls endodermal migration during zebrafish gastrulation. Science (2008) Oct 3;322(5898):89-92.
  10. Nair S., Li W., Cornell R and Schilling TF. Requirements for Endothelin type-A receptors and Endothelin-1 signaling  in  the  facial  ectoderm  for  the  patterning  of  skeletogenic  neural  crest  cells  in  zebrafish. Development (2007) Jan;134(2):335-45.
  11. Knight RD., Nair S., Nelson SS., Afshar A., Javidan Y., Geisler R., Rauch GJ and Schilling TF. lockjaw encodes a zebrafish tfap2a required for early neural crest development. Development (2003) Dec;130(23):5755-68.
  12. Piotrowski T., Ahn DG., Schilling TF., Nair S., Ruvinsky I., Geisler R., Rauch GJ., Haffter P., Zon LI., Zhou Y., Foott H., Dawid IB and Ho RK. The zebrafish van gogh mutation disrupts tbx1, which is involved in the DiGeorge deletion syndrome in humans. Development (2003) Oct;130(20):5043-52.