Athena Ypsilanti, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
UCSF Profiles

em: Athena.Ypsilanti@ucsf.edu
ph: +1 415 476-7872

1550 Fourth St, Rm 326
UCSF Box 2611
San Francisco, CA 94158
United States

Publications

  1. Golonzhka O, Nord A, Tang PL, Lindtner S, Ypsilanti AR, Ferretti E, Visel A, Selleri L, Rubenstein JL. Pbx Regulates Patterning of the Cerebral Cortex in Progenitors and Postmitotic Neurons. Neuron. 2015 Dec 16; 88(6):1192-207.
  2. Minocha S, Valloton D, Ypsilanti AR, Fiumelli H, Allen EA, Yanagawa Y, Marin O, Chédotal A, Hornung JP, Lebrand C. Nkx2.1-derived astrocytes and neurons together with Slit2 are indispensable for anterior commissure formation. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:6887.
  3. Yeh ML, Gonda Y, Mommersteeg MT, Barber M, Ypsilanti AR, Hanashima C, Parnavelas JG, Andrews WD. Robo1 modulates proliferation and neurogenesis in the developing neocortex. J Neurosci. 2014 Apr 16; 34(16):5717-31.
  4. Feresten AH, Barakauskas V, Ypsilanti A, Barr AM, Beasley CL. Increased expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein in prefrontal cortex in psychotic illness. Schizophr Res. 2013 Oct; 150(1):252-7.
  5. Mommersteeg MT, Andrews WD, Ypsilanti AR, Zelina P, Yeh ML, Norden J, Kispert A, Chédotal A, Christoffels VM, Parnavelas JG. Slit-roundabout signaling regulates the development of the cardiac systemic venous return and pericardium. Circ Res. 2013 Feb 1; 112(3):465-75.
  6. Cariboni A, Andrews WD, Memi F, Ypsilanti AR, Zelina P, Chedotal A, Parnavelas JG. Slit2 and Robo3 modulate the migration of GnRH-secreting neurons. Development. 2012 Sep; 139(18):3326-31.
  7. Portales-Casamar E, Swanson DJ, Liu L, de Leeuw CN, Banks KG, Ho Sui SJ, Fulton DL, Ali J, Amirabbasi M, Arenillas DJ, Babyak N, Black SF, Bonaguro RJ, Brauer E, Candido TR, Castellarin M, Chen J, Chen Y, Cheng JC, Chopra V, Docking TR, Dreolini L, D'Souza CA, Flynn EK, Glenn R, Hatakka K, Hearty TG, Imanian B, Jiang S, Khorasan-zadeh S, Komljenovic I, Laprise S, Liao NY, Lim JS, Lithwick S, Liu F, Liu J, Lu M, McConechy M, McLeod AJ, Milisavljevic M, Mis J, O'Connor K, Palma B, Palmquist DL, Schmouth JF, Swanson MI, Tam B, Ticoll A, Turner JL, Varhol R, Vermeulen J, Watkins RF, Wilson G, Wong BK, Wong SH, Wong TY, Yang GS, Ypsilanti AR, Jones SJ, Holt RA, Goldowitz D, Wasserman WW, Simpson EM. A regulatory toolbox of MiniPromoters to drive selective expression in the brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 21; 107(38):16589-94.
  8. Ypsilanti AR, Zagar Y, Chédotal A. Moving away from the midline: new developments for Slit and Robo. Development. 2010 Jun; 137(12):1939-52.
  9. Barakauskas VE, Ypsilanti AR, Barr AM, Innis SM, Honer WG, Beasley CL. Effects of sub-chronic clozapine and haloperidol administration on brain lipid levels. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2010 May 30; 34(4):669-73.
  10. Barakauskas VE, Beasley CL, Barr AM, Ypsilanti AR, Li HY, Thornton AE, Wong H, Rosokilja G, Mann JJ, Mancevski B, Jakovski Z, Davceva N, Ilievski B, Dwork AJ, Falkai P, Honer WG. A novel mechanism and treatment target for presynaptic abnormalities in specific striatal regions in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2010 Apr; 35(5):1226-38.