Filippo M Rijli
Affiliation: Friedrich Miescher Institute
Kitazawa T, Rijli F. Barrelette map formation in the prenatal mouse brainstem. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018;53:210-219 pubmed publisher
Kitazawa T, Rijli F. Integrating into the Rhombomere Community across the Border. Dev Cell. 2018;45:546-548 pubmed publisher
..In this issue of Developmental Cell,Addison et al. (2018) show that this identity switch is mediated by non-cell-autonomous retinoid signaling that ensures a homogeneous segment identity. ..
Bechara A, Laumonnerie C, Vilain N, Kratochwil C, Cankovic V, Maiorano N, et al
. Hoxa2 Selects Barrelette Neuron Identity and Connectivity in the Mouse Somatosensory Brainstem. Cell Rep. 2015;13:783-797 pubmed publisher
..Thus, a single HOX transcription factor is sufficient to switch dPrV into a vPrV barrelette neuron program and coordinate input-output topographic connectivity of a dermatome-specific circuit module. ..
Karmakar K, Narita Y, Fadok J, Ducret S, Loche A, Kitazawa T, et al
. Hox2 Genes Are Required for Tonotopic Map Precision and Sound Discrimination in the Mouse Auditory Brainstem. Cell Rep. 2017;18:185-197 pubmed publisher
..These results establish a role for Hox factors in tonotopic refinement of connectivity and in ensuring the precision of sound transmission in the mammalian auditory circuit. ..
Kitazawa T, Rijli F. Nuclear Pore Protein Meets Transcription Factor in Neural Fate. Neuron. 2017;96:259-261 pubmed publisher
..A study by Toda et al. (2017) now shows that the nuclear pore protein Nup153 associates with the Sox2 transcription factor in the regulation of NeuPC maintenance and neural fate...
Laumonnerie C, Bechara A, Vilain N, Kurihara Y, Kurihara H, Rijli F. Facial whisker pattern is not sufficient to instruct a whisker-related topographic map in the mouse somatosensory brainstem. Development. 2015;142:3704-12 pubmed publisher
..These results provide novel insights into periphery-dependent versus periphery-independent mechanisms of trigeminal ganglion and brainstem patterning in matching whisker topography. ..
Beckmann J, Vitobello A, Ferralli J, Kenzelmann Broz D, Rijli F, Chiquet Ehrismann R. Human teneurin-1 is a direct target of the homeobox transcription factor EMX2 at a novel alternate promoter. BMC Dev Biol. 2011;11:35 pubmed publisher
..We identify and characterize the EMX2 dependent promoter element of human teneurin-1. ..