Barbara J Wold

Summary

Affiliation: California Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two phylogenetic specializations in the human brain
    John Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Neuroscientist 8:335-46. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The anterior cingulate cortex. The evolution of an interface between emotion and cognition
    J M Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 935:107-17. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Intuition and autism: a possible role for Von Economo neurons
    John M Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:367-73. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The von Economo neurons in frontoinsular and anterior cingulate cortex in great apes and humans
    John M Allman
    Division of Biology, 216 76, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 214:495-517. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The von Economo neurons in apes and humans
    John M Allman
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:5-21. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Microglia in the cerebral cortex in autism
    Nicole A Tetreault
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd, MC216 76, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2569-84. 2012
  7. pmc Single-cell transcriptome analysis reveals dynamic changes in lncRNA expression during reprogramming
    Daniel H Kim
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA Electronic address
    Cell Stem Cell 16:88-101. 2015
  8. pmc A ratiometric-based measure of gene co-expression
    Anna C T Abelin
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 15:331. 2014
  9. pmc Fully automated high-throughput chromatin immunoprecipitation for ChIP-seq: identifying ChIP-quality p300 monoclonal antibodies
    William C Gasper
    1 Division of Biology and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA 2
    Sci Rep 4:5152. 2014
  10. pmc Pitfalls of mapping high-throughput sequencing data to repetitive sequences: Piwi's genomic targets still not identified
    Georgi K Marinov
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Dev Cell 32:765-71. 2015

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Kebreten F Manaye
  • Karli K Watson
  • Brian Williams
  • Georgi K Marinov
  • John M Allman
  • John Allman
  • Nicole A Tetreault
  • Atiya Y Hakeem
  • Daniel H Kim
  • Gary P Schroth
  • Richard M Myers
  • William C Gasper
  • Anna C T Abelin
  • Beverley M Henley
  • Soyoung Park
  • Phillip D Zamore
  • Jie Wang
  • Alexei A Aravin
  • Peng He
  • Dominik Handler
  • Julius Brennecke
  • Katalin Fejes Toth
  • Michael B Elowitz
  • Zhiping Weng
  • Shirley Pepke
  • Gregory J Hannon
  • Zakary S Singer
  • Florencia Pauli-Behn
  • Jason Gertz
  • Susan Ou
  • Jost Vielmetter
  • Max T Scott
  • Ken McCue
  • Gilberto DeSalvo
  • Kenneth McCue
  • Kimberly Newberry
  • Cheng Xiao
  • Henry A Lester
  • Rahul Srinivasan
  • Elisha D W Mackey
  • Bruce N Cohen
  • J M Allman
  • Sue Jiang
  • Elizabeth Allman
  • Katerina Semendeferi
  • Joseph M Erwin
  • Patrick R Hof
  • Virginie Goubert
  • Atiya Hakeem
  • J M Erwin
  • A Hakeem
  • P Hof
  • E Nimchinsky

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Two phylogenetic specializations in the human brain
    John Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Neuroscientist 8:335-46. 2002
    ..The authors further hypothesize that these specializations facilitated the evolution of the unique capacity for the intergenerational transfer of the food and information characteristic of human extended families...
  2. ncbi request reprint The anterior cingulate cortex. The evolution of an interface between emotion and cognition
    J M Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 935:107-17. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Intuition and autism: a possible role for Von Economo neurons
    John M Allman
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:367-73. 2005
    ..We propose that in autism spectrum disorders the VENs fail to develop normally, and that this failure might be partially responsible for the associated social disabilities that result from faulty intuition...
  4. doi request reprint The von Economo neurons in frontoinsular and anterior cingulate cortex in great apes and humans
    John M Allman
    Division of Biology, 216 76, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 214:495-517. 2010
    ..DISC1 has undergone rapid evolutionary change in the line leading to humans, and since it suppresses dendritic branching it may be involved in the distinctive VEN morphology...
  5. doi request reprint The von Economo neurons in apes and humans
    John M Allman
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:5-21. 2011
    ..These cells may be morphological specializations of an ancient population of neurons involved in the control of appetite present in the insular cortex in all mammals...
  6. doi request reprint Microglia in the cerebral cortex in autism
    Nicole A Tetreault
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd, MC216 76, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2569-84. 2012
    ..0002). Since we observed increased densities of microglia in two functionally and anatomically disparate cortical areas, we suggest that these immune cells are probably denser throughout cerebral cortex in brains of people with autism...
  7. pmc Single-cell transcriptome analysis reveals dynamic changes in lncRNA expression during reprogramming
    Daniel H Kim
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA Electronic address
    Cell Stem Cell 16:88-101. 2015
    ..Our findings demonstrate that reprogramming cells activate defined sets of functionally relevant lncRNAs and provide a resource to further investigate how dynamic changes in the transcriptome reprogram cell state. ..
  8. pmc A ratiometric-based measure of gene co-expression
    Anna C T Abelin
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 15:331. 2014
    ..Large-scale studies of relatively homogeneous samples, including single cell RNA-seq, are experimental settings in which such relationships might be especially pertinent...
  9. pmc Fully automated high-throughput chromatin immunoprecipitation for ChIP-seq: identifying ChIP-quality p300 monoclonal antibodies
    William C Gasper
    1 Division of Biology and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA 2
    Sci Rep 4:5152. 2014
    ..We identified, validated for ChIP-seq, and made publicly available a monoclonal reagent called ENCITp300-1. ..
  10. pmc Pitfalls of mapping high-throughput sequencing data to repetitive sequences: Piwi's genomic targets still not identified
    Georgi K Marinov
    Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Dev Cell 32:765-71. 2015
    ..Here we reanalyze their data and report that the underlying deep-sequencing dataset does not support the authors' genome-wide conclusions...
  11. pmc From single-cell to cell-pool transcriptomes: stochasticity in gene expression and RNA splicing
    Georgi K Marinov
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Genome Res 24:496-510. 2014
    ..Together, our results define an experimental and computational path forward for analyzing gene expression in rare cell types and cell states. ..
  12. pmc Transcriptional regulation by nicotine in dopaminergic neurons
    Beverley M Henley
    California Institute of Technology, 156 29 Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA Electronic address
    Biochem Pharmacol 86:1074-83. 2013
    ..The results give an emerging picture of the role of nicotine on the SNc and on dopaminergic neurons. ..

Research Grants2

  1. NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SIZE PERCEPTION
    John Allman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will map the extent of the surrounding non-CRF by masking parts of the visual contextual display while measuring the responses to different sized stimuli presented within the CRF. ..
  2. RNA-Seq studies of Gene Expression in Cells and Networks in FI and ACC in Autism
    Barbara J Wold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to use laser micro-dissection to investigate gene expression in specific neuronal and non-neuronal populations in the cortical areas of interest in the autism-A, autism-B and control groups. ..