Killian Highlights

Eugenia Olesnicky Killian, PhD.

    Bio-Physics Interests:

      1) Imaging cytoskeletal dynamics during dendrite outgrowth and degeneration

      2) Using molecular genetic and imaging analyses to generate general models and rules for dendrite branching


   Relevant Publications:

  1. Olesnicky, E.C., Bhogal, B., Gavis, E.R. Combinatorial use of translational co-factors for cell type specific regulation during neuronal morphogenesis in Drosophila. Developmental Biology. 2012. In press.       
  2. Olesnicky, E.C., Hernandez-Lagunas, L. and Artinger, K.B. Prdm1a regulates sox10 and islet1 in the development of the neural crest and Rohon-Beard sensory neurons. Genesis: The Journal of Genetics and Development. 2010 November 48(11):656-66.
  3. Birkholz, D.A., Olesnicky Killian, E.C. and Artinger, K.B. prdm1a is necessary for posterior pharyngeal arch development in zebrafish. Developmental Dynamics. 2009 October 238: 2575-2587.
  4. Olesnicky Killian., E.C., Birkholz, D.A. and Artinger, K.B. A role for chemokine signaling in neural crest cell migration and craniofacial development. Developmental Biology. 2009 September 333:161-172.
  5. Olesnicky, E. C. & Desplan,C. Distinct mechanisms for mRNA localization during embryonic axis specification in the wasp Nasonia. Developmental Biology. 2007 June 306(1):134-142.
  6. Olesnicky, E. C. & Desplan,C. Gaining New Insights into Primitive Strategies for Embryonic Axis Specification Using the Wasp Nasonia. Functional Development and Embryology 2007 June 1(1)37- 48.
  7. Olesnicky, E. C., Brent, A. E.,Tonnes, L., Walker, M., Pultz, M. A., Leaf, D. and Desplan, C. A caudalmRNA gradient controls posterior development in the wasp Nasonia. Development. 2006 133:3973- 3982.
  8. Lynch, J. A., Olesnicky, E. C. and Desplan, C. Regulation and function of tailless in the long germ waspNasonia vitripennis. Development, Genes and Evolution. 2006. 216:493-498.
  9. Scicchitano, D. A., Olesnicky, E. C. and Dimitri, A. Mini Review: Transcription and DNA adducts: what happens when the message gets cut off? DNA Repair. 2004 Dec 2;3(12):1537-1548.