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    Yimin Zou

    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0366
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Glutamatergic synapse formation and function
      NIH/NIMH R01MH116667Feb 15, 2018 - Jan 31, 2023
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Signaling mechanisms for astrocyte polarization during glial scar formation after spinal cord injury
      NIH/NINDS R21NS101707May 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2019
      Role: Principal Investigator
      A novel regulatory loop between Shh signaling and planar cell polarity
      NIH/NINDS R21NS095615Mar 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2018
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Combinatorial approaches to maximize axon regeneration after spinal cord injury
      NIH/NINDS R21NS081738Apr 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2015
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Wnt/planar cell polarity signaling in synapse formation
      NIH/NIMH R21MH099082Sep 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2014
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Signaling pathways controlling axon pathfinding
      NIH/NINDS R01NS046357Jan 1, 2005 - Dec 31, 2008
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Characterizing Wnt Signaling Pathways in Axon Guidance
      NIH/NINDS R01NS047484Dec 1, 2003 - Apr 30, 2018
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Characterizing Wnt Signaling Pathways in Axon Guidance
      NIH/NINDS R56NS047484Dec 1, 2003 - May 31, 2010
      Role: Principal Investigator
      NIH/NINDS F32NS010273Apr 1, 1997
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Onishi K, Zou Y. Sonic Hedgehog switches on Wnt/planar cell polarity signaling in commissural axon growth cones by reducing levels of Shisa2. Elife. 2017 Sep 08; 6. PMID: 28885142.
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      2. Thakar S, Wang L, Yu T, Ye M, Onishi K, Scott J, Qi J, Fernandes C, Han X, Yates JR, Berg DK, Zou Y. Evidence for opposing roles of Celsr3 and Vangl2 in glutamatergic synapse formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jan 05. PMID: 28057866.
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      3. Hollis ER, Ishiko N, Yu T, Lu CC, Haimovich A, Tolentino K, Richman A, Tury A, Wang SH, Pessian M, Jo E, Kolodkin A, Zou Y. Ryk controls remapping of motor cortex during functional recovery after spinal cord injury. Nat Neurosci. 2016 May; 19(5):697-705. PMID: 27065364.
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      4. Hollis ER, Ishiko N, Pessian M, Tolentino K, Lee-Kubli CA, Calcutt NA, Zou Y. Remodelling of spared proprioceptive circuit involving a small number of neurons supports functional recovery. Nat Commun. 2015 Jan 19; 6:6079. PMID: 25597627; PMCID: PMC4831586.
      5. Hollis ER, Ishiko N, Tolentino K, Doherty E, Rodriguez MJ, Calcutt NA, Zou Y. A novel and robust conditioning lesion induced by ethidium bromide. Exp Neurol. 2015 Mar; 265:30-9. PMID: 25541322; PMCID: PMC4346483.
      6. Zou Y, Salinas P. Introduction: Wnt signaling mechanisms in development and disease. Dev Neurobiol. 2014 Aug; 74(8):757-8. PMID: 24845245.
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      7. Onishi K, Hollis E, Zou Y. Axon guidance and injury-lessons from Wnts and Wnt signaling. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2014 Aug; 27:232-40. PMID: 24927490; PMCID: PMC4337865.
      8. Tury A, Tolentino K, Zou Y. Altered expression of atypical PKC and Ryk in the spinal cord of a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Dev Neurobiol. 2014 Aug; 74(8):839-50. PMID: 24123880; PMCID: PMC4099310.
      9. Onishi K, Shafer B, Lo C, Tissir F, Goffinet AM, Zou Y. Antagonistic functions of Dishevelleds regulate Frizzled3 endocytosis via filopodia tips in Wnt-mediated growth cone guidance. J Neurosci. 2013 Dec 04; 33(49):19071-85. PMID: 24305805; PMCID: PMC3850035.
      10. Hollis ER, Zou Y. Reinduced Wnt signaling limits regenerative potential of sensory axons in the spinal cord following conditioning lesion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 04; 109(36):14663-8. PMID: 22904192; PMCID: PMC3437878.
      11. Hollis ER, Zou Y. Expression of the Wnt signaling system in central nervous system axon guidance and regeneration. Front Mol Neurosci. 2012; 5:5. PMID: 22363259; PMCID: PMC3275794.
      12. Zou Y. Does planar cell polarity signaling steer growth cones? Curr Top Dev Biol. 2012; 101:141-60. PMID: 23140628.
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      13. Zou Y. When it is hard to get to with genetics--planar cell polarity under a chemical scalpel. Chem Biol. 2011 Nov 23; 18(11):1350-1. PMID: 22118667; PMCID: PMC4822697.
      14. Shafer B, Onishi K, Lo C, Colakoglu G, Zou Y. Vangl2 promotes Wnt/planar cell polarity-like signaling by antagonizing Dvl1-mediated feedback inhibition in growth cone guidance. Dev Cell. 2011 Feb 15; 20(2):177-91. PMID: 21316586; PMCID: PMC3235522.
      15. Fenstermaker AG, Prasad AA, Bechara A, Adolfs Y, Tissir F, Goffinet A, Zou Y, Pasterkamp RJ. Wnt/planar cell polarity signaling controls the anterior-posterior organization of monoaminergic axons in the brainstem. J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 24; 30(47):16053-64. PMID: 21106844; PMCID: PMC3073573.
      16. Parra LM, Zou Y. Sonic hedgehog induces response of commissural axons to Semaphorin repulsion during midline crossing. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Jan; 13(1):29-35. PMID: 19946319.
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      17. Zou Y. Axons find their way in the snow. Development. 2009 Jul; 136(13):2135-9. PMID: 19502479.
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      18. Davis EK, Zou Y, Ghosh A. Wnts acting through canonical and noncanonical signaling pathways exert opposite effects on hippocampal synapse formation. Neural Dev. 2008 Nov 05; 3:32. PMID: 18986540; PMCID: PMC2596118.
      19. Liu Y, Wang X, Lu CC, Kerman R, Steward O, Xu XM, Zou Y. Repulsive Wnt signaling inhibits axon regeneration after CNS injury. J Neurosci. 2008 Aug 13; 28(33):8376-82. PMID: 18701700; PMCID: PMC3385642.
      20. Zou Y, Lyuksyutova AI. Morphogens as conserved axon guidance cues. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2007 Feb; 17(1):22-8. PMID: 17267201.
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