R Craig Albertson

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Affiliation: Syracuse University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Limits of principal components analysis for producing a common trait space: implications for inferring selection, contingency, and chance in evolution
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7957. 2009
  2. pmc Evolution of a unique predatory feeding apparatus: functional anatomy, development and a genetic locus for jaw laterality in Lake Tanganyika scale-eating cichlids
    Thomas A Stewart
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    BMC Biol 8:8. 2010
  3. pmc Evolutionary mutant models for human disease
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Trends Genet 25:74-81. 2009
  4. pmc Molecular pedomorphism underlies craniofacial skeletal evolution in Antarctic notothenioid fishes
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:4. 2010
  5. pmc Fgf8 haploinsufficiency results in distinct craniofacial defects in adult zebrafish
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Biological Research Labs, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Dev Biol 306:505-15. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Chd7 plays a critical role in controlling left-right symmetry during zebrafish somitogenesis
    Nicole L Jacobs-McDaniels
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Dev Dyn 240:2272-80. 2011
  7. pmc Bentho-pelagic divergence of cichlid feeding architecture was prodigious and consistent during multiple adaptive radiations within African rift-lakes
    W James Cooper
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9551. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Constraint and opportunity: the genetic basis and evolution of modularity in the cichlid mandible
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Am Nat 179:64-78. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Roles for Bmp4 and CaM1 in shaping the jaw: evo-devo and beyond
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 43:369-88. 2009
  10. pmc Modularity of the oral jaws is linked to repeated changes in the craniofacial shape of african cichlids
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 107 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Int J Evol Biol 2011:641501. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Limits of principal components analysis for producing a common trait space: implications for inferring selection, contingency, and chance in evolution
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7957. 2009
    ..Therefore, without meeting a set of a priori requirements regarding data structure the ordered-axis plot approach will likely produce misleading results...
  2. pmc Evolution of a unique predatory feeding apparatus: functional anatomy, development and a genetic locus for jaw laterality in Lake Tanganyika scale-eating cichlids
    Thomas A Stewart
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    BMC Biol 8:8. 2010
    ..Here we examine the evolution and development of craniofacial morphology and laterality among Lake Tanganyika scale-eating cichlids...
  3. pmc Evolutionary mutant models for human disease
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Trends Genet 25:74-81. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Molecular pedomorphism underlies craniofacial skeletal evolution in Antarctic notothenioid fishes
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:4. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Fgf8 haploinsufficiency results in distinct craniofacial defects in adult zebrafish
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Biology, Biological Research Labs, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Dev Biol 306:505-15. 2007
    ..These data reveal previously unrecognized roles for fgf8 during skeletogenesis, and provide a basis for future investigations into the mechanisms that regulate craniofacial development beyond the embryo...
  6. doi request reprint Chd7 plays a critical role in controlling left-right symmetry during zebrafish somitogenesis
    Nicole L Jacobs-McDaniels
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Dev Dyn 240:2272-80. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Bentho-pelagic divergence of cichlid feeding architecture was prodigious and consistent during multiple adaptive radiations within African rift-lakes
    W James Cooper
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9551. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Constraint and opportunity: the genetic basis and evolution of modularity in the cichlid mandible
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Am Nat 179:64-78. 2012
    ..In all, our findings suggest that modularity is both a constraining and an evolvable force in cichlid evolution, as distinct patterns occur between species and variation exists among individuals...
  9. doi request reprint Roles for Bmp4 and CaM1 in shaping the jaw: evo-devo and beyond
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 43:369-88. 2009
    ..Here we review this evidence and discuss its use as the basis for a number of new research avenues...
  10. pmc Modularity of the oral jaws is linked to repeated changes in the craniofacial shape of african cichlids
    Kevin J Parsons
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 107 College Place, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Int J Evol Biol 2011:641501. 2011
    ..These findings provide the basis for further experimental research involving the determination of the developmental and genetic bases of these patterns of modularity...
  11. pmc Craniofacial divergence and ongoing adaptation via the hedgehog pathway
    Reade B Roberts
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13194-9. 2011
    ..Variability of craniofacial morphology mediated by Ptch1 polymorphism has likely contributed to niche partitioning and ecological speciation of these fishes...
  12. doi request reprint Quantification and variation in experimental studies of morphogenesis
    W James Cooper
    Department of Biology, Syracuse University, 130 College Place, Biological Research Laboratories, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Dev Biol 321:295-302. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Roles for fgf8 signaling in left-right patterning of the visceral organs and craniofacial skeleton
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Cytokine Biology, The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dev Biol 283:310-21. 2005
    ..These data provide new insights into vertebrate laterality and offer the zebrafish ace/fgf8 mutant as a novel molecular tool to investigate tissue-specific molecular laterality mechanisms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Morphogenesis of the jaw: development beyond the embryo
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Cytokine Biology, The Forsyth Institute and Department of Oral and Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Methods Cell Biol 76:437-54. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolution of novelty in the cichlid dentition
    Jeffrey Todd Streelman
    School of Biology, Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0230, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:216-26. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that the evolution of novelty in the cichlid dentition is galvanized by a small number of genetic changes, echoing similar conclusions from recent studies of other vertebrate adaptive morphologies...
  16. pmc Integration and evolution of the cichlid mandible: the molecular basis of alternate feeding strategies
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Cytokine Biology, The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16287-92. 2005
    ..Further, we demonstrate that bmp4 has the potential to alter mandibular morphology in a way that mimics adaptive variation among fish species...
  17. pmc Early, H+-V-ATPase-dependent proton flux is necessary for consistent left-right patterning of non-mammalian vertebrates
    Dany S Adams
    The Forsyth Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, and Department of Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Development 133:1657-71. 2006
    ..Our data implicate H+-V-ATPase activity in patterning the LR axis of vertebrates and reveal mechanisms upstream and downstream of its activity. We propose a pH- and Vmem-dependent model of the early physiology of LR patterning...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture sets limits on transgressive segregation in hybrid cichlid fishes
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Cytokine Biology, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Evolution 59:686-90. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in the context of the broader question of how phenotypic diversity may be achieved in rapidly evolving systems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Zebrafish acvr2a and acvr2b exhibit distinct roles in craniofacial development
    R Craig Albertson
    Department of Cytokine Biology, The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Dev Dyn 233:1405-18. 2005
    ..These studies revealed previously uncharacterized roles for acvr2a and acvr2b in hindbrain and NCC patterning, in NCC derived pharyngeal arch cartilage and joint formation, and in tooth development...