Matthew Klassen, PhD

InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentHoward Hughes Medical Instit
Address1550 4th Street, Bldg 19B
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Stanford UniversityB.S.2000Biology
    Stanford UniversityPh.D.2009Neurosciences
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    Jane Coffin Childs2010  - 2013Postdoctoral Fellowship

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    1. Klassen MP, Peters CJ, Zhou S, Williams HH, Jan LY, Jan YN. Age-dependent diastolic heart failure in an in vivo Drosophila model. Elife. 2017 03 22; 6. PMID: 28328397.
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    2. Yu D, Dong Z, Gustafson WC, Ruiz-González R, Signor L, Marzocca F, Borel F, Klassen MP, Makhijani K, Royant A, Jan YN, Weiss WA, Guo S, Shu X. Rational design of a monomeric and photostable far-red fluorescent protein for fluorescence imaging in vivo. Protein Sci. 2016 Feb; 25(2):308-15. PMID: 26549191; PMCID: PMC4815332 [Available on 02/01/17].
    3. Yu D, Baird MA, Allen JR, Howe ES, Klassen MP, Reade A, Makhijani K, Song Y, Liu S, Murthy Z, Zhang SQ, Weiner OD, Kornberg TB, Jan YN, Davidson MW, Shu X. A naturally monomeric infrared fluorescent protein for protein labeling in vivo. Nat Methods. 2015 Aug; 12(8):763-5. PMID: 26098020; PMCID: PMC4521985.
    4. Klassen MP, Yuan Q. Dendrite plasticity: branching out for greener pastures. Curr Biol. 2013 Aug 19; 23(16):R687-8. PMID: 23968924.
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    5. Klassen MP, Wu YE, Maeder CI, Nakae I, Cueva JG, Lehrman EK, Tada M, Gengyo-Ando K, Wang GJ, Goodman M, Mitani S, Kontani K, Katada T, Shen K. An Arf-like small G protein, ARL-8, promotes the axonal transport of presynaptic cargoes by suppressing vesicle aggregation. Neuron. 2010 Jun 10; 66(5):710-23. PMID: 20547129; PMCID: PMC3168544.
    6. Maro GS, Klassen MP, Shen K. A beta-catenin-dependent Wnt pathway mediates anteroposterior axon guidance in C. elegans motor neurons. PLoS One. 2009; 4(3):e4690. PMID: 19259273; PMCID: PMC2649571.
    7. Klassen MP, Shen K. The curious case of a wandering kinase: CaMKII spreads the wealth? Neuron. 2009 Feb 12; 61(3):331-2. PMID: 19217368; PMCID: PMC3848885.
    8. Poon VY, Klassen MP, Shen K. UNC-6/netrin and its receptor UNC-5 locally exclude presynaptic components from dendrites. Nature. 2008 Oct 02; 455(7213):669-73. PMID: 18776887; PMCID: PMC3912858.
    9. Klassen MP, Shen K. Wnt signaling positions neuromuscular connectivity by inhibiting synapse formation in C. elegans. Cell. 2007 Aug 24; 130(4):704-16. PMID: 17719547.
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    10. Hodge LK, Klassen MP, Han BX, Yiu G, Hurrell J, Howell A, Rousseau G, Lemaigre F, Tessier-Lavigne M, Wang F. Retrograde BMP signaling regulates trigeminal sensory neuron identities and the formation of precise face maps. Neuron. 2007 Aug 16; 55(4):572-86. PMID: 17698011.
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    11. Goldberg JL, Klassen MP, Hua Y, Barres BA. Amacrine-signaled loss of intrinsic axon growth ability by retinal ganglion cells. Science. 2002 Jun 07; 296(5574):1860-4. PMID: 12052959.
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