Nurit Ballas

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The many faces of REST oversee epigenetic programming of neuronal genes
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:500-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint REST and its corepressors mediate plasticity of neuronal gene chromatin throughout neurogenesis
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Dept of Neurology and Behavior, The State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Cell 121:645-57. 2005
  3. pmc Non-cell autonomous influence of MeCP2-deficient glia on neuronal dendritic morphology
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:311-7. 2009
  4. pmc REST regulates the pool size of the different neural lineages by restricting the generation of neurons and oligodendrocytes from neural stem/progenitor cells
    Matthew V Covey
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794, USA
    Development 139:2878-90. 2012
  5. pmc Repressor element 1 silencing transcription factor (REST) controls radial migration and temporal neuronal specification during neocortical development
    Gail Mandel
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16789-94. 2011
  6. pmc MeCP2 is critical for maintaining mature neuronal networks and global brain anatomy during late stages of postnatal brain development and in the mature adult brain
    Minh Vu Chuong Nguyen
    Department of Biochemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    J Neurosci 32:10021-34. 2012

Collaborators

  • Gail Mandel
  • Joseph J LoTurco
  • Minh Vu Chuong Nguyen
  • Matthew V Covey
  • Christy A Felice
  • Aparna Nigam
  • Jeffrey W Streb
  • Fang Du
  • Roman Spektor
  • John K Robinson
  • Xiwei Shan

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The many faces of REST oversee epigenetic programming of neuronal genes
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:500-6. 2005
    ..REST orchestrates a set of epigenetic modifications that are distinct between non-neuronal cells that give rise to neurons and those that are destined to remain as nervous system outsiders...
  2. ncbi request reprint REST and its corepressors mediate plasticity of neuronal gene chromatin throughout neurogenesis
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Dept of Neurology and Behavior, The State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Cell 121:645-57. 2005
    ..Thus, a multistage repressor mechanism controls the orderly expression of genes during development while still permitting fine tuning in response to specific stimuli...
  3. pmc Non-cell autonomous influence of MeCP2-deficient glia on neuronal dendritic morphology
    Nurit Ballas
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:311-7. 2009
    ..Our studies suggest that astrocytes in the RTT brain carrying MeCP2 mutations have a non-cell autonomous effect on neuronal properties, probably as a result of aberrant secretion of soluble factor(s)...
  4. pmc REST regulates the pool size of the different neural lineages by restricting the generation of neurons and oligodendrocytes from neural stem/progenitor cells
    Matthew V Covey
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794, USA
    Development 139:2878-90. 2012
    ..Together, our data support a central role for REST during neural development in promoting NS/P cell self-renewal while restricting the generation and maturation of neurons and oligodendrocytes...
  5. pmc Repressor element 1 silencing transcription factor (REST) controls radial migration and temporal neuronal specification during neocortical development
    Gail Mandel
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16789-94. 2011
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  6. pmc MeCP2 is critical for maintaining mature neuronal networks and global brain anatomy during late stages of postnatal brain development and in the mature adult brain
    Minh Vu Chuong Nguyen
    Department of Biochemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    J Neurosci 32:10021-34. 2012
    ..Our data suggest a crucial role for MeCP2 in post-transcriptional regulation of critical synaptic proteins involved in maintaining mature neuronal networks during late stages of postnatal brain development...

Research Grants5

  1. Dissecting the Roles of REST and Its Corepressor CoREST throughout Neural Develop
    Nurit Ballas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the proposed studies are fundamental for understanding the roles of REST and CoREST in nervous system development, as well as in neurological disorders and cancer. ..
  2. Dissecting the Roles of REST and Its Corepressor CoREST throughout Neural Develop
    Nurit Ballas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the proposed studies are fundamental for understanding the roles of REST and CoREST in nervous system development, as well as in neurological disorders and cancer. ..
  3. Dissecting the Roles of REST and Its Corepressor CoREST throughout Neural Develop
    Nurit Ballas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the proposed studies are fundamental for understanding the roles of REST and CoREST in nervous system development, as well as in neurological disorders and cancer. ..