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Neilson Publications

Peer-Reviewed Primary Research

  1. Dieter Edbauer, Joel R. Neilson, K.A. Foster, C.F. Wang, D.P. Seeburg, M.N. Batterton, T. Tada, B.M. Dolan, P.A. Sharp, and M. Sheng, 2010. Regulation of Synaptic Structure and Function by FMRP-Associated MicroRNAs miR-125b and miR-132. Neuron 65(3):373-384
  2. Matthew R. Jones, L.J. Quinton, M.T. Blahna, Joel R. Neilson, S. Fu, A.R. Ivanov, D.A. Wolf, and J.P. Mizgerd, 2009. Zcchc11-dependent uridylation of microRNA directs cytokine expression. Nature Cell Biology 11(9):1157-63
  3. Rickard Sandberg*, Joel R. Neilson*, A. Sarma, P.A. Sharp, and C.B. Burge, 2008. Proliferating cells express mRNAs with shortened 3′ untranslated regions and fewer microRNA target sites. Science. 320(5883):1643-7 *Equal contribution
  4. Elena M. Gallo, M.M. Winslow, K. Canté-Barrett, A. N. Radermacher, L. Ho, Joel R. Neilson and G. R. Crabtree, 2007. Calcineurin sets the bandwidth essential for discrimination of selecting signals during thymocyte development. Nature. 450(7170):731-735
  5. Haoquan Wu, Joel R. Neilson, P. Kumar, M. Monocha, P. Shankar, P.A. Sharp, and N. Manjunath, 2007. MiRNA profiling of naïve, effector, and memory CD8 T cells. PLoS ONE 2(10):e1020
  6. Margaret S. Ebert, Joel R. Neilson, and P.A. Sharp, 2007. MicroRNA sponges: competitive inhibitors of small RNAs in mammalian cells. Nature Methods. 4(9):721-6
  7. Joel R. Neilson, G.X.Y. Zheng, C.B. Burge, and P.A. Sharp, 2007. Dynamic regulation of miRNA expression in ordered stages of cellular development. Genes and Development. 21:578-589
  8. Vrushank Dave, T. Childs, Y. Xu, M. Ikegami, V. Besnard, Y. Maeda, S.E. Wert, Joel R. Neilson, G.R. Crabtree, and J.A. Whitsett, 2006. Calcineurin/NFAT signaling is required for perinatal lung maturation and function. Journal of Clinical Investigations. 116(10):2597-609
  9. Jeremy J. Heit, A.A. Apelqvist, X. Gu, M.M. Winslow, Joel R. Neilson, G.R. Crabtree, and S.K. Kim, 2006. Calcineurin/NFAT signalling regulates pancreatic beta-cell growth and function. Nature. 443(7109):345-9
  10. Joseph R. Arron, M.M. Winslow, A. Polleri, C.P. Chang, H. Wu, X. Gao, Joel R. Neilson, L. Chen, J.J. Heit, S.K. Kim, N. Yamasaki, T. Miyakawa, U. Francke, I.A. Graef, and G.R. Crabtree, 2006. NFAT dysregulation by increased dosage of DSCR1 and DYRK1A on chromosome 21. Nature. 441(7093):595-600
  11. Monte M. Winslow, E.M. Gallo, Joel R. Neilson, and G.R. Crabtree, 2006. The calcineurin phosphatase complex modulates immunogenic B cell responses. Immunity. 24(2):141-52
  12. Cristina Mammucari, A. Tommasi di Vignano, A.A. Sharov, Joel Neilson, M.C. Havrda, D.R. Roop, V.A. Botchkarev, G.R. Crabtree, and G.P. Dotto, 2005. Integration of Notch 1 and calcineurin/NFAT signaling pathways in keratinocyte growth and differentiation control. Developmental Cell 8(5):665-76 Paul J. Schaeffer, A.R. Wende, C.J. Magee, Joel R. Neilson, T.C. Leone, F. Chen, and D.P. Kelly, 2004. Calcineurin and calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase activate distinct metabolic gene regulatory programs in cardiac muscle. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279(38):39593-603 Stephanie A. Parsons, D.P. Millay, B.J. Wilkins, O.F. Bueno, G.L. Tsika, Joel R. Neilson, C.M. Liberatore, K.E. Yutzey, G.R. Crabtree, R.W. Tsika, and J.D. Molkentin, 2004. Genetic loss of calcineurin blocks mechanical overload-induced skeletal muscle fiber-type switching but not hypertrophy. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279(25):26192-200
  13. Ching-Pin Chang, Joel R. Neilson, J.H. Bayle, J.E. Gestwicki, I.A. Graef, A. Kuo and G.R. Crabtree, 2004. A field of myocardial-endocardial NFAT signaling underlies heart valve morphogenesis. Cell 118(5):649-63.
  14. Ching-Pin Chang, B.W. McDill*, Joel R. Neilson*, H.E. Joist, J.A. Epstein, G.R. Crabtree, and F. Chen, 2004. Calcineurin is required in the urinary tract mesenchyme for the development of the pyeloureteral peristaltic machinery. Journal of Clinical Investigations, 113(7):1051-8 *Equal contribution
  15. Joel R. Neilson, M.M. Winslow, E. Hur, and G.R. Crabtree, 2004. Essential role of Cnb1 in thymocyte positive but not negative selection. Immunity 20:1-20
  16. Isabella Graef, F. Wang, F. Charron, Joel Neilson, L. Chen, M. Tessier-Lavigne, and G.R. Crabtree, 2003. Neurotrophins and netrins require calcineurin/NFAT signaling to stimulate outgrowth of embryonic axons. Cell 113(5):657-70
  17. Isabella Graef, P. Mermelstein, K. Stankunas, Joel R. Neilson, K. Deisseroth, R. Tsien, G.R. Crabtree, 1999. L-type calcium channels and GSK-3 regulate the activity of NF-ATc4 in hippocampal neurons. Nature 401(6754):703-8
  18. Joel R. Neilson, G. John, J. Carr, P. Lewis, J. Kreiss, S. Jackson, R. Nduati, D. Mbori-Ngacha, D. Panteleef, S. Bodrug, C. Giachetti, M. Bott, B. Richardson, J. Bwayo, J. Ndinya-Achola, and J. Overbaugh, 1999. Subtypes of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 and disease stage among women in Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Virology 73(5):4393-4403

Review and Other Publications

  1. Haoquan Wu, Joel Neilson and N. Manjunath, 2010. MicroRNA cloning from cells of the immune system. Methods in Molecular Biology 667:67-77
  2. Joel R. Neilson and R. Sandberg, 2010. Heterogeneity in mammalian 3’ end formation. Experimental Cell Research 316(8):1357-64
  3. Joel R. Neilson and P.A. Sharp, 2008. Small RNA regulators of gene expression. Cell 134(6):899-902
  4. Joel R. Neilson and P.A. Sharp, 2005. Herpesviruses throw a curve ball: new insights into microRNA biogenesis and evolution. Nature Methods 2:252 -254
  5. Monte M. Winslow, Joel R. Neilson, and G.R. Crabtree, 2003. Calcium signaling in lymphocytes. Current Opinion in Immunology 15(3):299-307
  6. Joel Neilson, K. Stankunas, and G.R. Crabtree, 2001. Monitoring the duration of antigen-receptor occupancy by calcineurin/glycogen-synthase-kinase-3 control of NF-AT nuclear shuttling. Current Opinion in Immunology 13(3):346-50
  7. Kryn Stankunas, I. Graef, Joel R. Neilson, S.H. Park, and G.R. Crabtree, 1999. Signaling through calcium, calcineurin, and NF-AT in lymphocyte activation and development. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia in Quantitative Biology 64:505-16
  8. Julie Overbaugh, J. Kreiss, M. Poss, S. Mostad, G. John, R. Nduati, D. Mbori Ngacha, H. Martin Jr, B. Richardson, S. Jackson, Joel Neilson, E.M. Long, D. Panteleef, M. Welch, J. Rakwar, D. Jackson, B. Chohan, L. Lavreys, K. Mandaliya, J. Ndinya-Achola, J. Bwayo, 1999. Studies of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I mucosal viral shedding and transmission in Kenya. Journal of Infectious Diseases 179(S3):S401-S404

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