Lectures and seminars MBB seminar: "Oligodendrocyte precursor cells in brain homeostasis: their interactions with microglia and neurons"
Welcome to a research seminar with Professor Akiko Nishiyama, University of Connecticut, USA.
”Oligodendrocyte precursor cells in brain homeostasis: their interactions with microglia and neurons”
Research seminar with Professor Akiko Nishiyama, University of Connecticut, USA. Prof. Nishiyama will be the opponent at the PhD thesis defence of Mandy Meijer.
Recent selected publications
Sherafat A, Pfeiffer F, Reiss AM, Wood WM, and Nishiyama A. 2021. Microglial Neuropilin-1 trans-regulates oligodendrocyte expansion during development and remyelination. Nat Commun 12(1):2265 (pp1-17) April 15. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-22532-2
Boshans LL, Soh H, Wood WM, Nolan TM, Mandoiu II, Yanagawa Y, Tzingounis AV, Nishiyama A. 2021. Direct reprogramming of oligodendrocyte precursor cells into GABAergic inhibitory neurons by a single homeodomain transcription factor Dlx2. Sci Rep 11(1):3552 (pp1-15). Feb 11. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-82931-9.
Zuo H, Wood W, Sherafat A, Hill RA, Lu QR, and Nishiyama A. Age-dependent decline in fate switch from NG2 cells to astrocytes after Olig2 deletion. J Neurosci 38(9):2359-2371, 2018 (Feb). Hill RA, Patel K, Goncalves CM, Grutzendler J, and Nishiyama A. Modulation of oligodendrocyte generation during a critical temporal window after NG2 cell division. Nat Neurosci 17(11):1518-1527, 2014.
Hill RA, Patel K, Medved J, Reiss A, and Nishiyama A. NG2 cells in white but not gray matter proliferate in response to PDGF. J Neurosci 33(36):14558-14566, 2013.