Leonid L Moroz

Leonid L Moroz

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSCIENCE

Department: WH-ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (904) 461-4006
Business Email: moroz@ufl.edu

Publications

2021
Neural versus alternative integrative systems: molecular insights into origins of neurotransmitters.
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 376(1821) [DOI] 10.1098/rstb.2019.0762. [PMID] 33550949.
2020
The diversification and lineage-specific expansion of nitric oxide signaling in Placozoa: insights in the evolution of gaseous transmission.
Scientific reports. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-020-69851-w. [PMID] 32747709.
2020
Sodium action potentials in placozoa: Insights into behavioral integration and evolution of nerveless animals.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 532(1):120-126 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.08.020. [PMID] 32828537.
2020
Microchemical identification of enantiomers in early-branching animals: Lineage-specific diversification in the usage of D-glutamate and D-aspartate.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 527(4):947-952 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.04.135. [PMID] 32439167.
2020
Atlas of the neuromuscular system in the Trachymedusa Aglantha digitale: Insights from the advanced hydrozoan.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 528(7):1231-1254 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.24821. [PMID] 31749185.
2020
Glycine as a signaling molecule and chemoattractant in Trichoplax (Placozoa): insights into the early evolution of neurotransmitters.
Neuroreport. 31(6):490-497 [DOI] 10.1097/WNR.0000000000001436. [PMID] 32243353.
2020
Comparative neuroanatomy of ctenophores: Neural and muscular systems in Euplokamis dunlapae and related species.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 528(3):481-501 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.24770. [PMID] 31498892.
2020
Mapping of neuropeptide Y expression in Octopus brains.
Journal of morphology. 281(7):790-801 [DOI] 10.1002/jmor.21141. [PMID] 32384206.
2019
Dicyemida and Orthonectida: Two Stories of Body Plan Simplification.
Frontiers in genetics. 10 [DOI] 10.3389/fgene.2019.00443. [PMID] 31178892.
2019
Evolutionary biology and biodiversity research at BGRS-2018.
BMC evolutionary biology. 19(Suppl 1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12862-019-1368-5. [PMID] 30813910.
2019
Neural system and receptor diversity in the ctenophore Beroe abyssicola.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 527(12):1986-2008 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.24633. [PMID] 30632608.
2019
Neuromuscular organization of the Ctenophore Pleurobrachia bachei.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 527(2):406-436 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.24546. [PMID] 30446994.
2019
Corrigendum: Intermediate-term memory in Aplysia involves neurotrophin signaling, transcription, and DNA methylation.
Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 26(2) [DOI] 10.1101/lm.049189.118. [PMID] 30651379.
2018
Intermediate-term memory in Aplysia involves neurotrophin signaling, transcription, and DNA methylation.
Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 25(12):620-628 [DOI] 10.1101/lm.047977.118. [PMID] 30442770.
2018
Neuroscience researches at Belyaev conference-2017.
BMC neuroscience. 19(Suppl 1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12868-018-0410-7. [PMID] 29745834.
2018
NeuroSystematics and Periodic System of Neurons: Model vs Reference Species at Single-Cell Resolution.
ACS chemical neuroscience. 9(8):1884-1903 [DOI] 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00100. [PMID] 29989789.
2017
Author Correction: Ctenophore relationships and their placement as the sister group to all other animals.
Nature ecology & evolution. 1(11) [DOI] 10.1038/s41559-017-0381-6. [PMID] 29044116.
2017
Corrigendum: Whole genome analysis of a schistosomiasis-transmitting freshwater snail.
Nature communications. 8 [DOI] 10.1038/ncomms16153. [PMID] 28832025.
2017
Ctenophore relationships and their placement as the sister group to all other animals.
Nature ecology & evolution. 1(11):1737-1746 [DOI] 10.1038/s41559-017-0331-3. [PMID] 28993654.
2017
Phylogenomics of Lophotrochozoa with Consideration of Systematic Error.
Systematic biology. 66(2):256-282 [DOI] 10.1093/sysbio/syw079. [PMID] 27664188.
2017
Whole genome analysis of a schistosomiasis-transmitting freshwater snail.
Nature communications. 8 [DOI] 10.1038/ncomms15451. [PMID] 28508897.
2016
Miscues misplace sponges.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113(8):E946-7 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1525332113. [PMID] 26862177.
2016
Independent origins of neurons and synapses: insights from ctenophores.
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 371(1685) [DOI] 10.1098/rstb.2015.0041. [PMID] 26598724.
2016
Evolution: A sisterly dispute.
Nature. 529(7586):286-7 [DOI] 10.1038/529286a. [PMID] 26791714.
2016
Development of neuromuscular organization in the ctenophore Pleurobrachia bachei.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 524(1):136-51 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.23830. [PMID] 26105692.
2015
Unbiased View of Synaptic and Neuronal Gene Complement in Ctenophores: Are There Pan-neuronal and Pan-synaptic Genes across Metazoa?
Integrative and comparative biology. 55(6):1028-49 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icv104. [PMID] 26454853.
2015
Parallel Evolution and Lineage-Specific Expansion of RNA Editing in Ctenophores.
Integrative and comparative biology. 55(6):1111-20 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icv065. [PMID] 26089435.
2015
Molecular Evidence for Convergence and Parallelism in Evolution of Complex Brains of Cephalopod Molluscs: Insights from Visual Systems.
Integrative and comparative biology. 55(6):1070-83 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icv049. [PMID] 26002349.
2015
Hyperpolarization-activated, cyclic nucleotide-gated cation channels in Aplysia: Contribution to classical conditioning.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(52):16030-5 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1501731113. [PMID] 26668355.
2015
Genomic Portrait of Synapses and Their Evolution
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55(1)
2015
Error, signal, and the placement of Ctenophora sister to all other animals.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(18):5773-8 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1503453112. [PMID] 25902535.
2015
Epigenomics of Neuroplasticity in Invertebrates: Part 2. Probing Relationships Between Memory, Injury, and Development
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55(1)
2015
Epigenomics of Neuroplasticity in Invertebrates: Part 2. Probing Relationships Between Memory, Injury, and Development
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55(1)
2015
Epigenomic Signatures in Basal Metazoans: Histones and Modifying Enzymes
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55(1)
2015
DNA Methylation in Basal Metazoans: Insights from Ctenophores.
Integrative and comparative biology. 55(6):1096-110 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icv086. [PMID] 26173712.
2015
Convergent Evolution of Neurons and Synapses From Distinct Cell Lineages. Neurosystematics: From Ctenophores To Vertebrates
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55(1)
2015
Convergent evolution of neural systems in ctenophores.
The Journal of experimental biology. 218(Pt 4):598-611 [DOI] 10.1242/jeb.110692. [PMID] 25696823.
2015
Convergent evolution of neural systems in ctenophores
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2015
Biodiversity Meets Neuroscience: From the Sequencing Ship (Ship-Seq) to Deciphering Parallel Evolution of Neural Systems in Omic’s Era.
Integrative and comparative biology. 55(6):1005-17 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icv084. [PMID] 26163680.
2014
The Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA): developing community resources to study diverse invertebrate genomes.
The Journal of heredity. 105(1):1-18 [DOI] 10.1093/jhered/est084. [PMID] 24336862.
2014
The genealogy of genealogy of neurons.
Communicative & integrative biology. 7(6) [DOI] 10.4161/19420889.2014.993269. [PMID] 26478767.
2014
The ctenophore genome and the evolutionary origins of neural systems.
Nature. 510(7503):109-14 [DOI] 10.1038/nature13400. [PMID] 24847885.
2014
NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 522(7):1445-53 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.23568. [PMID] 24596113.
2014
How Many Times Might Complex Brains Have Evolved?
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54(1)
2014
NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species.
Brain, behavior and evolution. 83(1):1-8 [DOI] 10.1159/000360152. [PMID] 24603302.
2013
A strategy to capture and characterize the synaptic transcriptome.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(18):7464-9 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1304422110. [PMID] 23589870.
2013
Genomic Bases for Independent Origins of Neurons and Complex Brains: New Insights From Rna-Seq and Genomic Sequencing of Basal Metazoans, Basal Deuterostomes and Molluscs
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53
2013
PhyloTreePruner: A Phylogenetic Tree-Based Approach for Selection of Orthologous Sequences for Phylogenomics.
Evolutionary bioinformatics online. 9:429-35 [DOI] 10.4137/EBO.S12813. [PMID] 24250218.
2013
Single-Cell Rna-Seq and Cell-Specific Dna Methylation Profiling for Comparative and Integrative Biology: Toward Genomic Portraits of Individual Blastomeres and Identified Neurons
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53
2013
Single-cell semiconductor sequencing.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1048:247-84 [DOI] 10.1007/978-1-62703-556-9_18. [PMID] 23929110.
2013
Single-neuron transcriptome and methylome sequencing for epigenomic analysis of aging.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1048:323-52 [DOI] 10.1007/978-1-62703-556-9_21. [PMID] 23929113.
2013
Zero-Click, Automatic Assembly, Annotation and Visualization Workflow for Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomes: the Quest for Novel Signaling Pathways
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53
2012
The Genome of the Ctenophore Pleurobrachia bachei: Molecular Insights into Independent Origins of Nervous Systems
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52(1)
2012
Regulation of neuronal excitability by interaction of fragile X mental retardation protein with slack potassium channels.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(44):15318-27 [DOI] 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2162-12.2012. [PMID] 23115170.
2012
Rapid evolution of the compact and unusual mitochondrial genome in the ctenophore, Pleurobrachia bachei.
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution. 63(1):203-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.12.009. [PMID] 22201557.
2012
Novel insights into the echinoderm nervous system from histaminergic and FMRFaminergic-like cells in the sea cucumber Leptosynapta clarki.
PloS one. 7(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0044220. [PMID] 22970182.
2012
Molecular Mapping of Ctenophore Neurons and Glutamate Signaling
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52
2012
Global Discovery and Validation of Signaling Molecules in the Ctenophore
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52
2012
Phylogenomics meets neuroscience: how many times might complex brains have evolved?
Acta biologica Hungarica. 63 Suppl 2:3-19 [DOI] 10.1556/ABiol.63.2012.Suppl.2.1. [PMID] 22776469.
2012
Distinct expression patterns of glycoprotein hormone subunits in the lophotrochozoan Aplysia: implications for the evolution of neuroendocrine systems in animals.
Endocrinology. 153(11):5440-51 [DOI] 10.1210/en.2012-1677. [PMID] 22977258.
2012
Computational workflow for analysis of gain and loss of genes in distantly related genomes.
BMC bioinformatics. 13 Suppl 15 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2105-13-S15-S5. [PMID] 23046496.
2012
Characterization of novel cytoplasmic PARP in the brain of Octopus vulgaris.
The Biological bulletin. 222(3):176-81 [PMID] 22815366.
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2012
Cephalopod genomics: A plan of strategies and organization.
Standards in genomic sciences. 7(1):175-88 [DOI] 10.4056/sigs.3136559. [PMID] 23451296.
2012
Automatic Transcriptome Analysis and Quest for Signaling Molecules in Basal Metazoans
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52
2012
Genome-wide Characterization of Signaling Peptides in Molluscs: Insights into Neuronal Evolution
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52(1)
2011
Phylogenomics reveals deep molluscan relationships.
Nature. 477(7365):452-6 [DOI] 10.1038/nature10382. [PMID] 21892190.
2011
Parallel evolution of nitric oxide signaling: diversity of synthesis and memory pathways.
Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition). 16:2008-51 [PMID] 21622160.
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2011
Parallel Evolution of Nitric Oxide Signaling: Diversity of Synthesis and Memory Pathways
Revista de medicina interna, neurologe, psihiatrie, neurochirurgie, dermato-venerologie. Medicina interna. 16(6):2008-2051 [DOI] 10.2741/3837. [PMID] 3837.
2011
Molecular Insights in the Rise of Cephalopod Organization: Neuronal Transcriptome in Nautilus
Journal of Shellfish Research. 30
2011
Genomics and Neurogenomics of Cephalopods: From Genes To Behavior
Journal of Shellfish Research. 30:1014-1015
2011
Genome-Wide Characterization of Signaling Peptides Across Animal Phyla and Parallel Evolution of Neural Systems
Integrative and Comparative Biology. 51
2011
Controlled release recombinant human interferon-α2b for treating patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1: a phase 2a clinical trial.
Journal of viral hepatitis. 18(4):271-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2010.01298.x. [PMID] 20367790.
2011
Aplysia.
Current biology : CB. 21(2):R60-1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cub.2010.11.028. [PMID] 21256433.
2011
Acoelomorph flatworms are deuterostomes related to Xenoturbella.
Nature. 470(7333):255-8 [DOI] 10.1038/nature09676. [PMID] 21307940.
2011
Developmental transcriptome of Aplysia californica.
Journal of experimental zoology. Part B, Molecular and developmental evolution. 316B(2):113-34 [DOI] 10.1002/jez.b.21383. [PMID] 21328528.
2010
Cloning and distribution of a putative octopamine/tyramine receptor in the central nervous system of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii.
Brain research. 1348:42-54 [DOI] 10.1016/j.brainres.2010.06.021. [PMID] 20558147.
2010
Differential evolutionary rates of neuronal transcriptome in Aplysia kurodai and Aplysia californica as a tool for gene mining.
Journal of neurogenetics. 24(2):75-82 [DOI] 10.3109/01677061003770614. [PMID] 20536287.
2010
Do different neurons age differently? Direct genome-wide analysis of aging in single identified cholinergic neurons.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 2 [DOI] 10.3389/neuro.24.006.2010. [PMID] 20725513.
2010
Parallel Evolution of No Signaling and No Synthetic Pathways: From Denitrification To Memory Mechanisms
Nitric Oxide-Biology and Chemistry. 22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.niox.2010.05.058.
2010
Serotonin and its metabolism in basal deuterostomes: insights from Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and Xenoturbella bocki.
The Journal of experimental biology. 213(Pt 15):2647-54 [DOI] 10.1242/jeb.042374. [PMID] 20639426.
2010
The Devolution of Evolution
Scientist. 24
2009
Candidate chemoreceptor subfamilies differentially expressed in the chemosensory organs of the mollusc Aplysia.
BMC biology. 7 [DOI] 10.1186/1741-7007-7-28. [PMID] 19493360.
2009
Cloning and immunoreactivity of the 5-HT 1Mac and 5-HT 2Mac receptors in the central nervous system of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 513(4):399-416 [DOI] 10.1002/cne.21979. [PMID] 19184976.
2009
Molluscan memory of injury: evolutionary insights into chronic pain and neurological disorders.
Brain, behavior and evolution. 74(3):206-18 [DOI] 10.1159/000258667. [PMID] 20029184.
2009
On the independent origins of complex brains and neurons.
Brain, behavior and evolution. 74(3):177-90 [DOI] 10.1159/000258665. [PMID] 20029182.
2009
The origin of Metazoa: a transition from temporal to spatial cell differentiation.
BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. 31(7):758-68 [DOI] 10.1002/bies.200800214. [PMID] 19472368.
2008
Transcriptome analysis and identification of regulators for long-term plasticity in Aplysia kurodai.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105(47):18602-7 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.0808893105. [PMID] 19017802.
2008
Molluscan mobile elements similar to the vertebrate Recombination-Activating Genes.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 369(3):818-23 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.02.097. [PMID] 18313399.
2008
Nucleic acid beacons for long-term real-time intracellular monitoring.
Analytical chemistry. 80(8):3025-8 [DOI] 10.1021/ac702637w. [PMID] 18321137.
2008
Analysis of nitric oxide-cyclic guanosine monophosphate signaling during metamorphosis of the nudibranch Phestilla sibogae Bergh (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia).
Evolution & development. 10(3):288-99 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2008.00238.x. [PMID] 18460091.
2008
5-HT and 5-HT-SO4, but not tryptophan or 5-HIAA levels in single feeding neurons track animal hunger state.
Journal of neurochemistry. 104(5):1358-63 [PMID] 18036151.
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2008
Anyl 365-Metabolomic Profiling of the Simplest Animal, Trichoplax Adhaerens, By Capillary Electrophoresis
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2007
Role of nitric oxide in classical conditioning of siphon withdrawal in Aplysia.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 27(41):10993-1002 [PMID] 17928440.
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2006
Thyroid hormone metabolism and peroxidase function in two non-chordate animals.
Journal of experimental zoology. Part B, Molecular and developmental evolution. 306(6):551-66 [PMID] 16739141.
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2006
The largest growth cones in the animal kingdom: an illustrated guide to the dynamics of Aplysia neuronal growth in cell culture.
Integrative and comparative biology. 46(6):847-70 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icl042. [PMID] 21672790.
2006
Signaling mechanisms underlying metamorphic transitions in animals.
Integrative and comparative biology. 46(6):743-59 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icl023. [PMID] 21672782.
2006
Schistosoma mansoni: use of a fluorescent indicator to detect nitric oxide and related species in living parasites.
Experimental parasitology. 113(2):130-3 [PMID] 16458296.
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2006
Nitric oxide potentiates cAMP-gated cation current in feeding neurons of Pleurobranchaea californica independent of cAMP and cGMP signaling pathways.
Journal of neurophysiology. 95(5):3219-27 [PMID] 16617178.
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2006
Molecular characterization of NMDA-like receptors in Aplysia and Lymnaea: relevance to memory mechanisms.
The Biological bulletin. 210(3):255-70 [PMID] 16801499.
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2006
Neuronal transcriptome of Aplysia: neuronal compartments and circuitry.
Cell. 127(7):1453-67 [PMID] 17190607.
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2006
Localization of putative nitrergic neurons in peripheral chemosensory areas and the central nervous system of Aplysia californica.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 495(1):10-20 [PMID] 16432897.
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2006
Endogenous thyroid hormone synthesis in facultative planktotrophic larvae of the sand dollar Clypeaster rosaceus: implications for the evolutionary loss of larval feeding.
Evolution & development. 8(6):568-79 [PMID] 17073939.
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2006
Electroporation of neurons and growth cones in Aplysia californica.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 151(2):114-20 [PMID] 16174534.
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2006
Deuterostome phylogeny reveals monophyletic chordates and the new phylum Xenoturbellida.
Nature. 444(7115):85-8 [PMID] 17051155.
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2006
Complete DNA sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the sea-slug, Aplysia californica: conservation of the gene order in Euthyneura.
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution. 38(2):459-69 [PMID] 16230032.
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2006
Comparing thyroid and insect hormone signaling.
Integrative and comparative biology. 46(6):777-94 [DOI] 10.1093/icb/icl034. [PMID] 21672784.
2006
Molecular characterization and expression of a two-pore domain potassium channel in the CNS of Aplysia californica.
Brain research. 1094(1):47-56 [PMID] 16716269.
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2005
Two-color in situ hybridization in the CNS of Aplysia californica.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 149(1):15-25 [PMID] 16061289.
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2005
Molecular beacons for bioanalytical applications.
The Analyst. 130(7):1002-5 [PMID] 15965520.
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2005
Single cell glutamate analysis in Aplysia sensory neurons.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 144(1):73-7 [PMID] 15848241.
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2005
Cross-kingdom hormonal signaling: an insight from thyroid hormone functions in marine larvae.
The Journal of experimental biology. 208(Pt 23):4355-61 [PMID] 16339856.
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2005
Calcium/calmodulin-dependent nitric oxide synthase activity in the CNS of Aplysia californica: biochemical characterization and link to cGMP pathways.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry. 99(4):922-8 [PMID] 15811509.
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2005
Direct single cell determination of nitric oxide synthase related metabolites in identified nitrergic neurons.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry. 99(4):929-39 [PMID] 15811510.
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2004
Identification and distribution of a two-pore domain potassium channel in the CNS of Aplysia californica.
Brain research. Molecular brain research. 127(1-2):27-38 [PMID] 15306118.
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2004
Modulatory action of RFamide-related peptides on acid-sensing ionic channels is pH dependent: the role of arginine.
Journal of neurochemistry. 91(1):252-5 [PMID] 15379905.
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2004
Monitoring real-time release of ATP from the molluscan central nervous system.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 139(2):145-52 [PMID] 15488226.
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2004
Nitric oxide regulates swimming in the jellyfish Aglantha digitale.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 471(1):26-36 [PMID] 14983473.
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2004
RFa-related peptides are algogenic: evidence in vitro and in vivo.
The European journal of neuroscience. 20(5):1419-23 [PMID] 15341614.
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2004
Simple cDNA normalization using kamchatka crab duplex-specific nuclease.
Nucleic acids research. 32(3) [PMID] 14973331.
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2004
Somatotopic organization and functional properties of mechanosensory neurons expressing sensorin-A mRNA in Aplysia californica.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 471(2):219-40 [PMID] 14986314.
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2002
Interfering with nitric oxide measurements. 4,5-diaminofluorescein reacts with dehydroascorbic acid and ascorbic acid.
The Journal of biological chemistry. 277(50):48472-8 [PMID] 12370177.
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2002
Ascorbic acid assays of individual neurons and neuronal tissues using capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection.
Analytical chemistry. 74(21):5614-20 [PMID] 12433096.
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2002
High-resolution microanalysis of nitrite and nitrate in neuronal tissues by capillary electrophoresis with conductivity detection.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences. 774(1):97-104 [PMID] 12052727.
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2001
In situ analysis of pH gradients in mosquito larvae using non-invasive, self-referencing, pH-sensitive microelectrodes.
The Journal of experimental biology. 204(Pt 4):691-9 [PMID] 11171351.
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2001
Distribution of nitric oxide synthase immunoreactivity in the nervous system and peripheral tissues of Schistosoma mansoni.
Parasitology. 122 Pt 1:87-92 [PMID] 11197769.
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2001
Alkalinization by chloride/bicarbonate pathway in larval mosquito midgut.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98(26):15354-9 [PMID] 11742083.
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2001
Cloning, expression and processing of the CP2 neuropeptide precursor of Aplysia.
Peptides. 22(12):2027-38 [PMID] 11786187.
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2000
Cost-benefit analysis potential in feeding behavior of a predatory snail by integration of hunger, taste, and pain.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97(7):3585-90 [PMID] 10737805.
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2000
Distribution of NADPH-diaphorase reactivity and effects of nitric oxide on feeding and locomotory circuitry in the pteropod mollusc, Clione limacina.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 427(2):274-84 [PMID] 11054693.
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2000
Giant identified NO-releasing neurons and comparative histochemistry of putative nitrergic systems in gastropod molluscs.
Microscopy research and technique. 49(6):557-69 [PMID] 10862112.
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1999
Nitric oxide selectively enhances cAMP levels and electrical coupling between identified RPaD2/VD1 neurons in the CNS of Lymnaea stagnalis (L.).
Acta biologica Hungarica. 50(1-3):229-33 [PMID] 10574442.
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1999
Nitric oxide synthase imunolabeling in the molluscan CNS and peripheral tissues.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 262(2):545-8 [PMID] 10462511.
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1999
Single-cell analyses of nitrergic neurons in simple nervous systems.
The Journal of experimental biology. 202(Pt 4):333-41 [PMID] 9914142.
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1998
Capillary electrophoresis analysis of nitric oxide synthase related metabolites in single identified neurons.
Analytical chemistry. 70(11):2243-7 [PMID] 9624898.
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1998
Non-enzymatic production of nitric oxide (NO) from NO synthase inhibitors.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 253(3):571-6 [PMID] 9918769.
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1998
Serotonin immunoreactivity in the central nervous system of the marine molluscs Pleurobranchaea californica and Tritonia diomedea.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 395(4):466-80 [PMID] 9619500.
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1998
Single neuron analysis by capillary electrophoresis with fluorescence spectroscopy.
Neuron. 20(2):173-81 [PMID] 9491979.
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1997
Nitrite and nitrate levels in individual molluscan neurons: single-cell capillary electrophoresis analysis.
Journal of neurochemistry. 69(1):110-5 [PMID] 9202300.
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1997
Serotonin-immunoreactivity in peripheral tissues of the opisthobranch molluscs Pleurobranchaea californica and Tritonia diomedea.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 382(2):176-88 [PMID] 9183687.
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1996
Nitric oxide synthase activity in the molluscan CNS.
Journal of neurochemistry. 66(2):873-6 [PMID] 8592165.
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1996
Putative nitric oxide synthase (NOS)-containing cells in the central nervous system of the leech, Hirudo medicinalis: NADPH-diaphorase histochemistry.
Brain research. 723(1-2):115-24 [PMID] 8813388.
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1996
NADPH-diaphorase localization in the CNS and peripheral tissues of the predatory sea-slug Pleurobranchaea californica.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 367(4):607-22 [PMID] 8731229.
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1996
[A simple device for the electrical cleaning of glass microelectrodes].
Fiziologicheskii zhurnal imeni I.M. Sechenova. 82(7):116-20 [PMID] 9053083.
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1996
Excess salt removal with matrix rinsing: direct peptide profiling of neurons from marine invertebrates using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
Journal of mass spectrometry : JMS. 31(10):1126-30 [PMID] 8916421.
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1995
An unique model for the analysis of neuronal nitric oxide signaling: the leech CNS.
Acta biologica Hungarica. 46(2-4):135-43 [PMID] 8853684.
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1995
Effects of hydrogen peroxide and nitric oxide (NO) on neuronal discharges and intracellular calcium concentration in the molluscan CNS.
Acta biologica Hungarica. 46(2-4):145-53 [PMID] 8853685.
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1995
From Polyplacophora to Cephalopoda: comparative analysis of nitric oxide signalling in mollusca.
Acta biologica Hungarica. 46(2-4):169-82 [PMID] 8853687.
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1995
Localization of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-diaphorase activity in electrosensory and electromotor systems of a gymnotiform teleost, Apteronotus leptorhynchus.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 356(2):261-74 [PMID] 7629318.
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1995
Nitric oxide synthase in tiger salamander retina.
The Journal of comparative neurology. 361(3):525-36 [PMID] 8550897.
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1995
Optical monitoring of movements in small animals and in semi-intact preparations.
Journal of neuroscience methods. 56(2):181-6 [PMID] 7752684.
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1995
The use of NO-sensitive microelectrodes for direct detection of nitric oxide (NO) production in molluscs.
Acta biologica Hungarica. 46(2-4):155-67 [PMID] 8853686.
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1994
Nitric oxide synthase-immunoreactive cells in the CNS and periphery of Lymnaea.
Neuroreport. 5(10):1277-80 [PMID] 7522613.
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1994
Modulation of ion channels in rod photoreceptors by nitric oxide.
Neuron. 13(2):315-24 [PMID] 7520253.
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1993
Free-radical damage of identified neurones in Lymnaea stagnalis.
Acta biologica Hungarica. 44(1):29-32 [PMID] 8493847.
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1993
Is nitric oxide (NO) produced by invertebrate neurones?
Neuroreport. 4(3):279-82 [PMID] 7682853.
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1993
Nitric oxide activates buccal motor patterns in Lymnaea stagnalis.
Neuroreport. 4(6):643-6 [PMID] 8347802.
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1993
NMDA-like receptors in the CNS of molluscs.
Neuroreport. 4(2):201-4 [PMID] 8095824.
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1993
Effects of met-enkephalin on electrical coupling between identified neurons in the pulmonate snails, Helix and Lymnaea.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. C, Comparative pharmacology and toxicology. 106(1):93-101 [PMID] 7903625.
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1993
Patterns of enkephalin immunolabeling in the pulmonate snail Cepaea nemoralis and related molluscs.
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Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Neuron-SELEX: Development of neuron-specific nanoscale toolkits for single-cell recognition
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Aug 2017 – Jul 2018
FSML: Single Cell Marine Omics at the Whitney Marine Lab for
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jul 2017 ACTIVE
Nanoscale Probes and Infrastructure for Real-Time and Single-Cell Genomics across Metazoa
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Nov 2016 – May 2017
REAL-TIME MARINE GENOMICS
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: OCEAN RESEARCH LLC
Feb 2016 ACTIVE
Signal Molecules in Ctenophores
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Sep 2015 – Aug 2020
INSPIRE_Deciphering the Genealogy of Neurons via Planetary Biodiversity Capture
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jun 2015 – May 2019
GENOMIC ORGANIZATION AND EVOLUTION OF CEPHALOPOD BRAINS
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Apr 2013 – Dec 2017
Elucidating the Early Evolution of Metazoans
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: AUBURN UNIV via NASA
Sep 2012 – May 2017
Genomic Approaches to Deciphering Memory Circuits
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH
Jul 2011 – Jan 2016
Genomic Bases of Behavioral Learning: Single Cell Approaches
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
GMS7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2016
GMS6029 Brain Journal Club
2014-2016
GMS6022 Prin Neuroscience 2
2014
GMS6074 Comparative and Evolutionary Neurobiology

Contact Details

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