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Vidya Chandrasekaran  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Research Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley, May 2005
    Genetics of organ formation in fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • Ph.D Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, August 1999
    Regulation of dendritic growth in rat sympathetic neurons

Presentations:

Presentations

  • The Genomics Education Partnership. Elgin, S.C.R, Bhalla, S.C, Chandrasekaran, V, Coyle-Thompson, C, Gosser, Y, Mays-Hoopes, L.L., Regisford, E.C., Leung, W, Shaffer, C and Lapatto, D (poster)
    American Society for Cell Biology
    (December 2008)
  • The role of Btk29A in the morphogenesis of embryonic salivary glands.. Chandrasekaran, Vidya and Beckendrof, Steven K (poster)
    45th Drosophila Research Conference
    (2004)
  • senseless controls the survival of cells in the salivary glands by repressing reaper and hid.. Chandrasekaran, Vidya and Beckendrof, Steven K (talk, speech or lecture)
    43rd Drosophila Research Conference
    (2002)
  • Cerebrospinal fluid contains biologically active bone morphogenetic protein 7:. Dattatreyamurthy, B, Roux, E, Kaplan, P.L, Lein, P.J., Higgins, D and Chandrasekaran, V (poster)
    Society for Neuroscience
    (1999)
  • Retinoic acid regulates dendritic growth in rat sympathetic neurons.. Chandrasekaran, Vidya and Higgins, Dennis (talk, speech or lecture)
    Eastern Students Research Conference
    (1998)

Publications:

  • Chandrasekaran, Vidya and Beckendorf, Steven K. 2005. Tec29 controls actin remodeling and endoreplication during the invagination of the Drosophila embryonic salivary glands, Development, vol. 132, pg.3513-3524
  • Chandrasekaran, Vidya and Beckendorf, Steven K. 2003. senseless is necessary for the survival of embryonic salivary gland precursors in Drosophila, Develpment, vol. 130, pg.4719 - 4728
  • Lein, P.J, Beck, H, Chandrasekaran, V, Gallaghar, P.J., Chen, H, Lin, Y, Guo, X, Kaplan, P.L., Tiedge, H and Higgins, D. 2002. Glia induce dendritic growth in cultures sympathetic neurons by modulating the balance between bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) and BMP antagonists., Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 22, pg.10377-10387
  • Horbinski, C, Stachowiak, E.K., Chandrasekaran, V, Miuzukoshi, E, Higgins, D and Stachowiak, M.K. 2002. Bone morphogenetic protein-7 stimulates initial dendritic growth in sympathetic neurons through an intracellular fibroblast growth factor signaling pathway., Journal of Neurochemistry, vol. 80, pg.54-63
  • Dattatreyamurthy, B, Roux, E, Kaplan, P.L., Roback, L.A., Horbinski, C, Lein, P.J., Higgins, D and Chandrasekaran, V. 2001. Cerebrospinal fluid contains biologically active bone morphogenetic protein 7., Experimental Neurology, vol. 172, pg.273-281
  • Chandrasekaran, V, Zhai, Y, Wagner, M, Napoli, J.L and Higgins, D. 2000. Retinoic acid regulates the morphological development of sympathetic neurons, Journal of Neurobiology, vol. 42, pg.383-393
  • Guo, X, Chandrasekaran, V, Lein, P.J., Kaplan, P.L. and Higgins, D. 1999. Leukemia inhibitory factor and ciliary neurotrophic factor cause dendritic retraction in cultured sympathetic neurons, Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 19, pg.2113-2121
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