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Lab News:

Spring 2018


• Developmental Biology article, "Drosophila nucleostemin 3 is required to maintain larval neuroblast proliferation." Johnson PW, Doe CQ, Lai SL


• Neural Development article, April 2018. "Neural circuits driving larval locomotion in Drosophila." Clark MQ, Zarin AA, Carreira-Rosario A, Doe CQ



Winter 2018


• Development article, December 2017. "Drosophila embryonic type II neuroblasts: origin, temporal patterning, and contribution to the adult central complex." Walsh KT, Doe CQ


Welcome new undergrad Rita Yazejian to the lab


Fall 2017


• eNeuro article, September/October 2017. "TU-Tagging: A Method for Identifying Layer-Enriched Neuronal Genes in Developing Mouse Visual Cortex". Johanna Tomorsky, Leah DeBlander, Clifford G. Kentros, Chris Q Doe and Christopher M. Niell


• Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology article, October 2017. "Temporal Patterning in the Drosophila CNS". Chris Q Doe


• Trends in Genetics article, Epub September 2017. "Playing Well with Others: Extrinsic Cues Regulate Neural Progenitor Temporal Identity to Generate Neuronal Diversity". Mubarak Hussain Syed, Brandon Mark, Chris Q Doe.


Summer 2017


Rotation student Sarah Beyeler joins the lab for summer and fall term.


Congratulations to our latest graduate students who have completed their Doctorates; Kate Walsh, PhD and Matthew Clark, PhD.


Neurogenesis mini-review article in July 19, 2017 issue. "Opportunities lost and gained: Changes in progenitor competence during nervous system development".  Dylan R. Farnsworth and Chris Q Doe


Welcome Summer project/Fall rotation grad student, Sarah Beyeler.


Welcome new undergrad Mars Cantrell, who will be working in the lab for the summer.


Welcome summer SPUR students Serena Sweet and Rashika Budhathoki.


Grad students Emily Heckman and Austin Seroka join the lab.


Spring 2017


AAAS EurekaAlert! Regarding eLife article listed below.


Congratulations to Dr. Doe, a newly elected member of the National Academy of Sciences.


Rotation student Emily Heckman joins the lab for Spring term


• eLIFE article in April 10th issue. "Steroid hormone induction of temporal gene expression in Drosophila brain neuroblasts generates neuronal and glial diversity". Mubarak Hussain Syed, Brandon Mark and Chris Doe.



Winter 2017


Nature Protocols article in January 2017 issue. "Immunofluorescent antibody staining of intact Drosophila Larvae". Laurina Manning & Chris Doe


• Neural Development article in January 31st issue. "The Hunchback temporal transcription factor establishes, but is not required to maintain, early-born neuronal identity". Keiko Hirono, Minoree Kohwi, Ellie Heckscher & Chris Doe.


PostDoc Tim Warren joins the lab.


Rotation students Austin Seroka and Dylan Heussman join the lab for winter term.



Fall 2016


Congratulations on the graduation of the latest doctorate from our lab, Dylan Farnsworth


PostDoc Arnaldo Carreira-Rosario joins the lab.


Welcome three new undergrads to the lab: Nelson Perez Catalan, Claire (Hoa) Bui and Cole Schneider.



Summer 2016


Congratulations to Rebekah Rashford for completing her UO Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) in our lab this summer. A pleasure to work with, she will be missed.


Congratulations to Grad Student, Emily Sales for her Gilliam Fellowship award.  Students are chosen for their academic excellence, scientific potential, and commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the sciences.


Dalton Lee and Corbin Krecklow joint the lab for a summer project with Laurina Manning.



Spring 2016


• G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics article in May 6th issue. "Functional Genetic Screen to Identify Interneurons Governing Behaviorally Distinct Aspects of Drosophila Larval Motor Programs". Clark MQ, McCumsey SJ, Lopez-Darwin S, Heckscher ES, Doe CQ


PostDoc Sarah Ackerman joins the lab.


PostDoc and Fulbright Scholar, Sonia Sen joins the lab.


Congratulations to Dr. Marc Freeman, a Doe lab PostDoc alum, who will be joining the OHSU Vollum Institute as its new director.


Winter 2015/16


• Current Biology article in December 7 issue. "Aging Neural Progenitors Lose Competence to Respond to Mitogenic Notch Signaling". Farnsworth DR, Bayraktar OA, Doe CQ.


Above article by Dylan Farnsworth highlighted in phys.org and in ScienceDaily.


Fall 2015


• Neuron article in October 21st issue.  "Even-Skipped(+) Interneurons Are Core Components of a Sensorimotor Circuit that Maintains Left-Right Symmetric Muscle Contraction Amplitude". Heckscher ES, Zarin AA, Faumont S, Clark MQ, Manning L, Fushiki A, Schneider-Mizel CM, Fetter RD, Truman JW, Zwart MF, Landgraf M, Cardona A, Lockery SR, Doe CQ


Summer 2015


Congratulations to Doe lab PostDoc Dr. Ellie Heckscher for her new appointment as Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago.


Grad students Emily Sales and Brandon Mark join the lab.


Spring 2015


Grad Student Matthew Clark has been awarded a Porter Fellowship for 2015-2016. The Porter Physiology Development Program is part of the American Physiological Society.


Grad student Luis Sullivan joins the lab.


Undergrad student Alice Rear is accepted into Medical School at OHSU.



Winter 2014/15


Rotation students Emily Sales and Brandon Mark join the lab for winter term rotation.


Fall 2014


• eLIFE article October 29;3. "Transient nuclear Prospero induces neural progenitor quiescence" Sen-Lin Lai, Chris Doe.


• Developmental Neurobiology article Epub. "The RanGEF Bj1 promotes prospero nuclear export and neuroblast self-renewal" Tasha Joy, Keiko Hirono, Chris Doe.



Summer 2014


Congratulations to Dr. Michael Layden, a grad student alum, for his tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University.


Dalton Lee joins the lab for his third summer with us.


Grad Student Luis Sullivan joins the lab for Summer 2014.



Spring 2014


Dr. Doe elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Congratulations to Dr. Minoree Kohwi, a Doe lab PostDoc to her tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University.


Undergrad Alice Rear joins the lab.


Congratulations to Doe lab PostDoc alum, Dr. Michael Cleary, who has just been awarded tenure at University of California, Merced.


Undergrad Michael Parappilly joins the lab.



Winter 2013/14


• Nature Protocols article in February '14 issue. "Applying thiouracil tagging to mouse transcriptome analysis" Leslie Gay, Kate Karfilis, Michael Miller, Chris Doe, Kryn Stankunas.


• Nature Reviews Neuroscience article in December '13 issue. "Temporal fate specification and neural progenitor competence during development" Minoree Kohwi and Chris Doe


Grad Student Gabriel Yette joins the lab for Winter 2014 rotation.



Fall 2013


• PostDoc Aref Arzan Zarin joins the lab.


Cold Spring Harbor Protocols article is published: Live Imaging of Neuroblast Lineages within Intact Larval Brains in Drosophila.” Clemens Cabernard & Chris Doe.


• Grad student Kimmey Jones joins the lab for Fall 2013 rotation.


• Undergrad Robel Haile joins the lab.


Development article is published: “midlife crisis encodes a conserved zinc-finger protein required to maintain neuronal differentiation in Drosophila”. Travis Carney, Adam Struck, Chris Doe.


Journal of Cell Science article is published: "Formin-mediated actin polymerization cooperates with Mud/Dynein during Frizzled/Dishevelled spindle orientation."  Chris Johnston, Laurina Manning, Michelle Lu, Ognjen Golub, Chris Doe, Ken Prehoda.


Summer 2013


• August - Lab rafting trip on the Rogue River.


• Grad students Kate Walsh and Dylan Farnsworth join the lab.


Nature article is published:  "Combinatorial temporal patterning in progenitors expands neural diversity." Omer Ali Bayraktar, Chris Doe.


Winter/Spring 2013


• Congratulations to two new doctorates to come out of our lab.  Dr. Omer Ali Bayraktar and Dr. Travis Carney! We wish them well in their Post Doctoral positions.


• Visiting Research Scholar Alicia Estacio-Gomez joins the lab.


Cell article is published: "Developmentally Regulated Subnuclear Genome Reorganization Restricts Neural Progenitor Competence in Drosophila." Minoree Kohwi, Josh Luptin, Sen-Lin Lai, Mike Miller, Chris Doe.


Genes and Development article is published: "Mouse TU tagging: a chemical/genetic intersectional method for purifying cell type-specific nascent RNA." Leslie Gay, Mike Miller, Brit Ventura, Vidusha Devasthali, Zer Vue, Heather Thompson, Sally Temple, Hui Zong, Mike Cleary, Kryn Stankunas, Chris Doe.


Fall 2012


• PostDoc Mubarak Hussain Syed joins the lab.


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