AtomicBrains
Dr. Atom J. Lesiak
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Publications

1.     Lesiak, A.J., Brodsky, M., Cohenca, N., Croicu, A.G., Neumaier, J.F. (2018). Restoration of physiological expression of 5-HT6 into the primary cilia of null mutant neurons lengthens both primary cilia and dendrites. Epub ahead of print. Doi 10.1125/mol.117.111583.

2.     Lesiak, A.J., and Neumaier J.F. (2016). RiboTag: Not Lost in Translation. Neuropsychopharmacology 41, 374-6.

3.     Lesiak, A.J., Brodsky, M., and Neumaier, J.F. (2015). RiboTag is a flexible tool for measuring the translational state of targeted cells in heterogeneous cell cultures. BioTechniques 58, 308-317.

4.     Brodsky, M., Lesiak, A.J., Croicu, A., Cohenca, J., Sullivan, J.M., & Neumaier, J.F. (2017). 5-HT6 receptor blockade regulates primary cilia morphology in striatal neurons. Brain Res, 1660, 10-19.

5.     Lesiak, A., Zhu, M., Lambert, T.J., Appleyard, S.M., and Wayman, G.A. (2015). BDNF-induced synaptogenesis requires the expression of the transcription factor MafF. (Manuscript in Preparation).

6.     Lesiak, A., Zhu, M., Chen, H., Appleyard, S.M., Impey, S., Lein, P.J., and Wayman, G.A. (2014). The Environmental Neurotoxicant PCB 95 Promotes Synaptogenesis via Ryanodine Receptor-Dependent miR132 Upregulation. Journal of Neuroscience 34, 717–725.

7.     Lesiak, A., Pelz, C., Ando, H., Zhu, M., Davare, M., Lambert, T.J., Hansen, K.F., Obrietan, K., Appleyard, S.M., Impey, S., et al. (2013). A Genome-Wide Screen of CREB Occupancy Identifies the RhoA Inhibitors Par6C and Rnd3 as Regulators of BDNF-Induced Synaptogenesis. PLoS ONE 8, e64658.

8.     Wayman, G.A., Yang, D., Bose, D.D., Lesiak, A., Ledoux, V., Bruun, D., Pessah, I.N., and Lein, P.J. (2012). PCB-95 Promotes Dendritic Growth via Ryanodine Receptor-Dependent Mechanisms. Environ Health Perspect 120, 997–1002.

9.     Impey, S., Davare, M., Lesiak, A., Fortin, D., Ando, H., Varlamova, O., Obrietan, K., Soderling, T.R., Goodman, R.H., and Wayman, G.A. (2010). An activity-induced microRNA controls dendritic spine formation by regulating Rac1-PAK signaling. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 43, 146–156.

10.  Kim, W.Y., Gonsiorek, E.A., Barnhart, C., Davare, M.A., Engebose, A.J., Lauridsen, H., Bruun, D., Lesiak, A., Wayman, G., Bucelli, R., Higgins D, Lein, P.J. (2009). Statins decrease dendritic arborization in rat sympathetic neurons by blocking RhoA activation. J. Neurochem. 108, 1057–1071.

11.  Panksepp, J., Fuchs, T., Garcia, V.A., and Lesiak, A. (2007). Does any aspect of mind survive brain damage that typically leads to a persistent vegetative state? Ethical considerations. Philos Ethics Humanities Med 2, 32.