Ryan Kerney

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Publications:
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*Kerney R, Blackburn D, Müller H, Hanken J. (2011) “Do larval traits re-evolve? Evidence from the embryogenesis of a direct-developing salamander (Plethodon cinereus).” Evolution. E-pub ahead of print. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01426.x

*Kerney R. (2011) “Symbioses between salamander embryos and green algae” Symbiosis. 54: 107–117.

Kerney R. (2011) “Embryonic staging table for a direct-developing salamander (Plethodon cinereus).” Anatomical Record. 294: 1796–1808.

*Gross, J, Kerney R, Hanken J, Tabin CJ. (2011) “Molecular anatomy of the developing limb in the coquí frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui.” Evolution and Development.13: 415–426.

*Hall BK, Kerney R. (2011) “Levels of biological organization and the origin of novelty.” Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. E-pub ahead of print. doi:10.1002/jez.b.21425

Kerney R, Kim E, Heiss A, Bishop C, Hangarter R, Hall BK. (2011) “Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 108: 6497–6502.

Kerney R, Gross J, Hanken J. (2010) “Developmental patterning of the head in Eleutherodactylus coqui (Anura: Leptodactylidae) revealed through gene expression.” Evolution and Development 12: 373–382.

Kerney R, Hall BK, Hanken J. (2010) Regulatory elements of Xenopus col2a1 drive cartilaginous gene expression in transgenic frogs. International Journal of Developmental Biology 54: 141–150.

Kerney R, Wassersug RJ, Hall BK. (2009) Skeletal advance and arrest in giant non-metamorphosing Xenopus laevis. Journal of Anatomy 216: 132–143.

Kerney R, Hanken J. (2008) Gene expression reveals unique skeletal patterning in the limb of the direct-developing frog Eleutherodactylus coqui. Evolution and Development 10: 439–448.

Kerney R, Gross J, Hanken J. (2007) Runx2 is essential for larval hyobranchial cartilage formation in Xenopus laevis. Developmental Dynamics 236: 1650–1662.

Kerney R, Meegaskumbura M, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Hanken J. (2007) Cranial ontogeny in Philautus silus (Anura: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) reveals similarities between direct-developing frog lineages. Journal of Morphology 268: 715–725.

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Runx2 is essential for larval hyobranchial cartilage formation in Xenopus laevis
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Dev Dyn 236:1650-62. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Gene expression reveals unique skeletal patterning in the limb of the direct-developing frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
    Evol Dev 10:439-48. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Regulatory elements of Xenopus col2a1 drive cartilaginous gene expression in transgenic frogs
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Int J Dev Biol 54:141-50. 2010
  4. pmc Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host
    Ryan Kerney
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6497-502. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Cranial ontogeny in Philautus silus (Anura: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) reveals few similarities with other direct-developing anurans
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Morphol 268:715-25. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Do larval traits re-evolve? Evidence from the embryogenesis of a direct-developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus
    Ryan R Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Evolution 66:252-62. 2012
  7. pmc Skeletal advance and arrest in giant non-metamorphosing African clawed frog tadpoles (Xenopus laevis: Daudin)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Anat 216:132-43. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Embryonic staging table for a direct-developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus (Plethodontidae)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 294:1796-808. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Embryonic Staging Table for a Direct-Developing Salamander, Plethodon cinereus (Plethodontidae)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 294:spc1. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Early cranial patterning in the direct-developing frog Eleutherodactylus coqui revealed through gene expression
    Ryan Kerney
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Evol Dev 12:373-82. 2010

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Runx2 is essential for larval hyobranchial cartilage formation in Xenopus laevis
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Dev Dyn 236:1650-62. 2007
    ..Together these data reveal a shift in Runx2 function protein during vertebrate evolution towards its exclusive roles in cartilage hypertrophy and bone differentiation within the amniote lineage...
  2. doi request reprint Gene expression reveals unique skeletal patterning in the limb of the direct-developing frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
    Evol Dev 10:439-48. 2008
    ..These distinct patterns of runx2- and sox9-expressing cells reveal precursors of chondrocyte and osteoblast lineages well before the appearance of mature cartilage and bone...
  3. doi request reprint Regulatory elements of Xenopus col2a1 drive cartilaginous gene expression in transgenic frogs
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Int J Dev Biol 54:141-50. 2010
    ..The creation of novel cartilage-specific gene expression provides a new tool for further studies of anuran skeletal development...
  4. pmc Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host
    Ryan Kerney
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6497-502. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cranial ontogeny in Philautus silus (Anura: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) reveals few similarities with other direct-developing anurans
    Ryan Kerney
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Morphol 268:715-25. 2007
    ..However, the departure of Philautus embryos from the generalized tadpole skeletal morphology is less pronounced than that observed in other direct-developing taxa...
  6. doi request reprint Do larval traits re-evolve? Evidence from the embryogenesis of a direct-developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus
    Ryan R Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Evolution 66:252-62. 2012
    ..g., Desmognathus). The proposed reacquisition of hyobranchial metamorphosis within Desmognathus does not represent the "re-evolution" of a lost phenotype, but instead the elaboration of an existing developmental sequence...
  7. pmc Skeletal advance and arrest in giant non-metamorphosing African clawed frog tadpoles (Xenopus laevis: Daudin)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Anat 216:132-43. 2010
    ..Advances in skeletal development are attributable to the old ages and large sizes of these tadpoles, and reveal unexpected developmental potentials of the pre-metamorphic skeleton...
  8. doi request reprint Embryonic staging table for a direct-developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus (Plethodontidae)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 294:1796-808. 2011
    ..This study emphasizes the degree to which typically larval structures are retained in this direct-developing species and provides a staging table for further investigations into the development and evolution of plethodontid salamanders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Embryonic Staging Table for a Direct-Developing Salamander, Plethodon cinereus (Plethodontidae)
    Ryan Kerney
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1, Canada
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 294:spc1. 2011
    ..Adult female red-backed salamander, Plethodon cinereus, attending a clutch of eggs inside a decaying hemlock. See Figure 1A in Kerney, on page 1797, in this issue...
  10. doi request reprint Early cranial patterning in the direct-developing frog Eleutherodactylus coqui revealed through gene expression
    Ryan Kerney
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Evol Dev 12:373-82. 2010
    ..These data both validate and modify previously reported instances of larval recapitulation and developmental repatterning associated with the evolution of anuran direct development...