Loading...
Sign in to edit your profile (add interests, mentoring, photo, etc.)

    Omar Akbari

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentCell and Developmental Biology
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0346
    CA La Jolla 92093
    vCardDownload vCard

      Collapse ORNG Applications 
      Collapse Featured Publications
      Collapse Websites
      Collapse Twitter
      Collapse In The News

      Collapse Bibliographic 
      Collapse Publications
      Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
      List All   |   Timeline
      1. Li Y, Jing XA, Aldrich JC, Clifford C, Chen J, Akbari O, Ferree PM. Erratum to: Unique sequence organization and small RNA expression of a "selfish" B chromosome. Chromosoma. 2017 Dec; 126(6):781. PMID: 28821911.
        View in: PubMed
      2. Li M, Bui M, Yang T, Bowman CS, White BJ, Akbari O. Germline Cas9 expression yields highly efficient genome engineering in a major worldwide disease vector, Aedes aegypti. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Nov 14. PMID: 29138316.
        View in: PubMed
      3. Adelman Z, Akbari O, Bauer J, Bier E, Bloss C, Carter SR, Callender C, Denis AC, Cowhey P, Dass B, Delborne J, Devereaux M, Ellsworth P, Friedman RM, Gantz V, Gibson C, Hay BA, Hoddle M, James AA, James S, Jorgenson L, Kalichman M, Marshall J, McGinnis W, Newman J, Pearson A, Quemada H, Rudenko L, Shelton A, Vinetz JM, Weisman J, Wong B, Wozniak C. Rules of the road for insect gene drive research and testing. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Aug 08; 35(8):716-718. PMID: 28787415.
        View in: PubMed
      4. Li Y, Jing XA, Aldrich JC, Clifford C, Chen J, Akbari O, Ferree PM. Unique sequence organization and small RNA expression of a "selfish" B chromosome. Chromosoma. 2017 Dec; 126(6):753-768. PMID: 28780664.
        View in: PubMed
      5. Marshall JM, Buchman A, Sánchez C HM, Akbari O. Overcoming evolved resistance to population-suppressing homing-based gene drives. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 19; 7(1):3776. PMID: 28630470.
        View in: PubMed
      6. Li M, Au LYC, Douglah D, Chong A, White BJ, Ferree PM, Akbari O. Generation of heritable germline mutations in the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis using CRISPR/Cas9. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 19; 7(1):901. PMID: 28424460.
        View in: PubMed
      7. Choi HM, Calvert CR, Husain N, Huss D, Barsi JC, Deverman BE, Hunter RC, Kato M, Lee SM, Abelin AC, Rosenthal AZ, Akbari O, Li Y, Hay BA, Sternberg PW, Patterson PH, Davidson EH, Mazmanian SK, Prober DA, van de Rijn M, Leadbetter JR, Newman DK, Readhead C, Bronner ME, Wold B, Lansford R, Sauka-Spengler T, Fraser SE, Pierce NA. Mapping a multiplexed zoo of mRNA expression. Development. 2016 Oct 01; 143(19):3632-3637. PMID: 27702788.
        View in: PubMed
      8. Cheng B, Kuppanda N, Aldrich JC, Akbari O, Ferree PM. Male-Killing Spiroplasma Alters Behavior of the Dosage Compensation Complex during Drosophila melanogaster Embryogenesis. Curr Biol. 2016 May 23; 26(10):1339-45. PMID: 27161498; PMCID: PMC4879104 [Available on 05/23/17].
      9. Hall AB, Papathanos PA, Sharma A, Cheng C, Akbari O, Assour L, Bergman NH, Cagnetti A, Crisanti A, Dottorini T, Fiorentini E, Galizi R, Hnath J, Jiang X, Koren S, Nolan T, Radune D, Sharakhova MV, Steele A, Timoshevskiy VA, Windbichler N, Zhang S, Hahn MW, Phillippy AM, Emrich SJ, Sharakhov IV, Tu ZJ, Besansky NJ. Radical remodeling of the Y chromosome in a recent radiation of malaria mosquitoes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Apr 12; 113(15):E2114-23. PMID: 27035980; PMCID: PMC4839409.
      10. Champer J, Buchman A, Akbari O. Cheating evolution: engineering gene drives to manipulate the fate of wild populations. Nat Rev Genet. 2016 Mar; 17(3):146-59. PMID: 26875679.
        View in: PubMed
      11. Ferree PM, Fang C, Mastrodimos M, Hay BA, Amrhein H, Akbari O. Identification of Genes Uniquely Expressed in the Germ-Line Tissues of the Jewel Wasp Nasonia vitripennis. G3 (Bethesda). 2015 Oct 13; 5(12):2647-53. PMID: 26464360; PMCID: PMC4683638.
      12. Li J, Olvera AI, Akbari O, Moradian A, Sweredoski MJ, Hess S, Hay BA. Vectored antibody gene delivery mediates long-term contraception. Curr Biol. 2015 Oct 05; 25(19):R820-2. PMID: 26439332.
        View in: PubMed
      13. Akbari O, Bellen HJ, Bier E, Bullock SL, Burt A, Church GM, Cook KR, Duchek P, Edwards OR, Esvelt KM, Gantz VM, Golic KG, Gratz SJ, Harrison MM, Hayes KR, James AA, Kaufman TC, Knoblich J, Malik HS, Matthews KA, O'Connor-Giles KM, Parks AL, Perrimon N, Port F, Russell S, Ueda R, Wildonger J. BIOSAFETY. Safeguarding gene drive experiments in the laboratory. Science. 2015 Aug 28; 349(6251):927-9. PMID: 26229113; PMCID: PMC4692367.
      14. Akbari O, Papathanos PA, Sandler JE, Kennedy K, Hay BA. Identification of germline transcriptional regulatory elements in Aedes aegypti. Sci Rep. 2014 Feb 04; 4:3954. PMID: 24492376; PMCID: PMC3912481.
      15. Akbari O, Antoshechkin I, Hay BA, Ferree PM. Transcriptome profiling of Nasonia vitripennis testis reveals novel transcripts expressed from the selfish B chromosome, paternal sex ratio. G3 (Bethesda). 2013 Sep 04; 3(9):1597-605. PMID: 23893741; PMCID: PMC3755920.
      16. Akbari O, Antoshechkin I, Amrhein H, Williams B, Diloreto R, Sandler J, Hay BA. The developmental transcriptome of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, an invasive species and major arbovirus vector. G3 (Bethesda). 2013 Sep 04; 3(9):1493-509. PMID: 23833213; PMCID: PMC3755910.
      17. Akbari O, Matzen KD, Marshall JM, Huang H, Ward CM, Hay BA. A synthetic gene drive system for local, reversible modification and suppression of insect populations. Curr Biol. 2013 Apr 22; 23(8):671-7. PMID: 23541732.
        View in: PubMed
      18. Akbari O, Chen CH, Marshall JM, Huang H, Antoshechkin I, Hay BA. Novel synthetic Medea selfish genetic elements drive population replacement in Drosophila; a theoretical exploration of Medea-dependent population suppression. ACS Synth Biol. 2014 Dec 19; 3(12):915-28. PMID: 23654248; PMCID: PMC3742681.
      19. Ho MC, Schiller BJ, Akbari O, Bae E, Drewell RA. Disruption of the abdominal-B promoter tethering element results in a loss of long-range enhancer-directed Hox gene expression in Drosophila. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 21; 6(1):e16283. PMID: 21283702; PMCID: PMC3025016.
      20. Oliver D, Sheehan B, South H, Akbari O, Pai CY. The chromosomal association/dissociation of the chromatin insulator protein Cp190 of Drosophila melanogaster is mediated by the BTB/POZ domain and two acidic regions. BMC Cell Biol. 2010 Dec 31; 11:101. PMID: 21194420; PMCID: PMC3022720.
      21. Akbari O, Oliver D, Eyer K, Pai CY. An Entry/Gateway cloning system for general expression of genes with molecular tags in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Cell Biol. 2009 Jan 29; 10:8. PMID: 19178707; PMCID: PMC2654426.
      22. Akbari O, Bae E, Johnsen H, Villaluz A, Wong D, Drewell RA. A novel promoter-tethering element regulates enhancer-driven gene expression at the bithorax complex in the Drosophila embryo. Development. 2008 Jan; 135(1):123-31. PMID: 18045839; PMCID: PMC2205987.
      23. Akbari O, Schiller BJ, Goetz SE, Ho MC, Bae E, Drewell RA. The abdominal-B promoter tethering element mediates promoter-enhancer specificity at the Drosophila bithorax complex. Fly (Austin). 2007 Nov-Dec; 1(6):337-9. PMID: 18504507; PMCID: PMC2394718.
      24. Akbari O, Bousum A, Bae E, Drewell RA. Unraveling cis-regulatory mechanisms at the abdominal-A and Abdominal-B genes in the Drosophila bithorax complex. Dev Biol. 2006 May 15; 293(2):294-304. PMID: 16545794.
        View in: PubMed
      Omar's Networks
      Concepts
      Derived automatically from this person's publications.
      _
      Co-Authors
      People in Profiles who have published with this person.
      _
      Similar People
      People who share similar concepts with this person.
      _
      Same Department