Lee Niswander


Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA


  1. Wilde J, Siegenthaler J, Dent S, Niswander L. Diencephalic Size Is Restricted by a Novel Interplay Between GCN5 Acetyltransferase Activity and Retinoic Acid Signaling. J Neurosci. 2017;37:2565-2579 pubmed publisher
  2. Wilde J, Petersen J, Niswander L. Genetic, epigenetic, and environmental contributions to neural tube closure. Annu Rev Genet. 2014;48:583-611 pubmed publisher
    ..Animal models can reveal the causative nature of genetic variants, the genetic interrelationships, and the mechanisms underlying environmental influences. ..
  3. Ray H, Niswander L. Grainyhead-like 2 downstream targets act to suppress epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition during neural tube closure. Development. 2016;143:1192-204 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, GRHL2 promotes the epithelial nature of the NNE during the dynamic events of neural tube formation by both activating key epithelial genes and actively suppressing EMT through novel downstream EMT suppressors. ..
  4. Ray H, Niswander L. Dynamic behaviors of the non-neural ectoderm during mammalian cranial neural tube closure. Dev Biol. 2016;416:279-85 pubmed publisher