Miri Vanhoven, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Cell and Tissue Biology
SchoolSchool of Dentistry
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    Molecular Mechanisms that Regulate Neural Circuit Formation
    NIH/NINDS R15NS109803Feb 15, 2019 - Jan 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Effect of Normal and Prolonged Sensory Activity on Neural Circuits
    NIH/NINDS R01NS087544Feb 1, 2014 - Jan 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Circuit Formation
    NIH/NIGMS SC3GM089595Jan 1, 2010 - Jan 31, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Novel Split GFP Based Intersynaptic Markers to Study Synaptic Specificity in vivo
    NIH/NINDS F32NS061507Feb 4, 2008 - Aug 20, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Varshney A, Benedetti K, Watters K, Shankar R, Tatarakis D, Coto Villa D, Magallanes K, Agenor V, Wung W, Farah F, Ali N, Le N, Pyle J, Farooqi A, Kieu Z, Bremer M, VanHoven M. The receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase CLR-1 is required for synaptic partner recognition. PLoS Genet. 2018 05; 14(5):e1007312. PMID: 29742100.
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    2. Tran A, Tang A, O'Loughlin CT, Balistreri A, Chang E, Coto Villa D, Li J, Varshney A, Jimenez V, Pyle J, Tsujimoto B, Wellbrook C, Vargas C, Duong A, Ali N, Matthews SY, Levinson S, Woldemariam S, Khuri S, Bremer M, Eggers DK, L'Etoile N, Miller Conrad LC, VanHoven MK. C. elegans avoids toxin-producing Streptomyces using a seven transmembrane domain chemosensory receptor. Elife. 2017 09 05; 6. PMID: 28873053.
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    3. Barsi-Rhyne BJ, Miller KM, Vargas CT, Thomas AB, Park J, Bremer M, Jarecki JL, VanHoven MK. Kinesin-1 acts with netrin and DCC to maintain sensory neuron position in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2013 May; 194(1):175-87. PMID: 23475988; PMCID: PMC3632465.
    4. Smith CJ, Watson JD, VanHoven MK, Colón-Ramos DA, Miller DM. Netrin (UNC-6) mediates dendritic self-avoidance. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Mar 18; 15(5):731-7. PMID: 22426253; PMCID: PMC3337961.
    5. Park J, Knezevich PL, Wung W, O'Hanlon SN, Goyal A, Benedetti KL, Barsi-Rhyne BJ, Raman M, Mock N, Bremer M, Vanhoven MK. A conserved juxtacrine signal regulates synaptic partner recognition in Caenorhabditis elegans. Neural Dev. 2011 Jun 10; 6:28. PMID: 21663630; PMCID: PMC3130637.
    6. Feinberg EH, Vanhoven MK, Bendesky A, Wang G, Fetter RD, Shen K, Bargmann CI. GFP Reconstitution Across Synaptic Partners (GRASP) defines cell contacts and synapses in living nervous systems. Neuron. 2008 Feb 07; 57(3):353-63. PMID: 18255029.
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    7. Bauer Huang SL, Saheki Y, VanHoven MK, Torayama I, Ishihara T, Katsura I, van der Linden A, Sengupta P, Bargmann CI. Left-right olfactory asymmetry results from antagonistic functions of voltage-activated calcium channels and the Raw repeat protein OLRN-1 in C. elegans. Neural Dev. 2007 Nov 06; 2:24. PMID: 17986337; PMCID: PMC2213652.
    8. Chuang CF, Vanhoven MK, Fetter RD, Verselis VK, Bargmann CI. An innexin-dependent cell network establishes left-right neuronal asymmetry in C. elegans. Cell. 2007 May 18; 129(4):787-99. PMID: 17512411.
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    9. Vanhoven MK, Bauer Huang SL, Albin SD, Bargmann CI. The claudin superfamily protein nsy-4 biases lateral signaling to generate left-right asymmetry in C. elegans olfactory neurons. Neuron. 2006 Aug 03; 51(3):291-302. PMID: 16880124.
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    10. Davies AG, Pierce-Shimomura JT, Kim H, VanHoven MK, Thiele TR, Bonci A, Bargmann CI, McIntire SL. A central role of the BK potassium channel in behavioral responses to ethanol in C. elegans. Cell. 2003 Dec 12; 115(6):655-66. PMID: 14675531.
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    11. Lanjuin A, VanHoven MK, Bargmann CI, Thompson JK, Sengupta P. Otx/otd homeobox genes specify distinct sensory neuron identities in C. elegans. Dev Cell. 2003 Oct; 5(4):621-33. PMID: 14536063.
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