Roy Sillitoe Lab



White JJ, Arancillo M, Stay TL, et al. Cerebellar zonal patterning relies on Purkinje cell neurotransmission. J Neurosci. 2014;34(24):8231-45.

White JJ, Sillitoe RV. Development of the cerebellum: from gene expression patterns to circuit maps. WIREs Dev Biol 2012. doi: 10.1002/wdev.65

White JJ, Reeber SL, Hawkes R, Sillitoe RV*. Wholemount immunohistochemistry for revealing complex brain topography. J Vis Exp. 2012 Apr 5;(62). pii: 4042. doi: 10.3791/4042. PubMed PMID: 22508094. (Corresponding author*)

Reeber SL, Gebre SA, Filatova N, Sillitoe RV*. Revealing neural circuit topography in multi-color. J Vis Exp. 2011 Nov 14;(57). pii: 3371. doi: 10.3791/3371. PubMed PMID: 22105327. (Corresponding author*)

Strømme P, Dobrenis K, Sillitoe RV, Gulinello M, Ali NF, Davidson C, Micsenyi MC, Stephney G, Ellevog L, Klungland A, Walkley SU. X-linked Angelman-like syndrome caused by Slc9a6 knockout in mice exhibits evidence of endosomal-lysosomal dysfunction. Brain. 2011 Nov;134(Pt 11):3369-83. Epub 2011 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 21964919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3212719.

Oberdick J*, Sillitoe RV*. Cerebellar zones: history, development, and function. Cerebellum. 2011 Sep;10(3):301-6. PubMed PMID: 21822545. (Corresponding author*)

Gebre SA, Reeber SL, Sillitoe RV*. Parasagittal compartmentation of cerebellar mossy fibers as revealed by the patterned expression of vesicular glutamate transporters VGLUT1 and VGLUT2. Brain Struct Funct. 2012 Apr;217(2):165-80. Epub 2011 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 21814870.(Corresponding author*)

Reeber SL, Sillitoe RV*. Patterned expression of a cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript peptide reveals complex circuit topography in the rodent cerebellar cortex. J Comp Neurol. 2011 Jun 15;519(9):1781-96. doi: 10.1002/cne.22601. PubMed PMID: 21452228. (Corresponding author*)

Reeber SL, Gebre SA, Sillitoe RV*. Fluorescence mapping of afferent topography in three dimensions. Brain Struct Funct. 2011 Sep;216(3):159-69. Epub 2011 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 21387082. (Corresponding author*)

Sillitoe RV*, Vogel MW, Joyner AL*. Engrailed homeobox genes regulate establishment of the cerebellar afferent circuit map. J Neurosci. 2010 Jul 28;30(30):10015-24. PubMed PMID: 20668186; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2921890. (Corresponding author*)

Demilly A, Reeber SL, Gebre SA, Sillitoe RV*. Neurofilament heavy chain expression reveals a unique parasagittal stripe topography in the mouse cerebellum. Cerebellum. 2011 Sep;10(3):409-21. PubMed PMID: 20127431. (Corresponding author*)

Chung SH, Sillitoe RV, Croci L, Badaloni A, Consalez G, Hawkes R. Purkinje cell phenotype restricts the distribution of unipolar brush cells. Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 29;164(4):1496-508. Epub 2009 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 19800947.

Sillitoe RV, Gopal N, Joyner AL. Embryonic origins of Zebrin II parasagittal stripes and establishment of topographic Purkinje cell projections. Neuroscience. 2009 Sep 1;162(3):574-88. Epub 2008 Dec 24. PubMed PMID: 19150487; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2716412.

Sillitoe RV, Stephen D, Lao Z, Joyner AL. Engrailed homeobox genes determine the organization of Purkinje cell sagittal stripe gene expression in the adult cerebellum. J Neurosci. 2008 Nov 19;28(47):12150-62. PubMed PMID: 19020009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2864318.

Sillitoe RV, Chung SH, Fritschy JM, Hoy M, Hawkes R. Golgi cell dendrites are restricted by Purkinje cell stripe boundaries in the adult mouse cerebellar cortex. J Neurosci. 2008 Mar 12;28(11):2820-6. PubMed PMID: 18337412.

Sillitoe RV, Joyner AL. Morphology, molecular codes, and circuitry produce the three-dimensional complexity of the cerebellum. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2007;23:549-77. Review. PubMed PMID: 17506688.

Esapa CT, Waite A, Locke M, Benson MA, Kraus M, McIlhinney RA, Sillitoe RV, Beesley PW, Blake DJ. SGCE missense mutations that cause myoclonus-dystonia syndrome impair epsilon-sarcoglycan trafficking to the plasma membrane: modulation by ubiquitination and torsinA. Hum Mol Genet. 2007 Feb 1;16(3):327-42. Epub 2007 Jan 2. PubMed PMID: 17200151.

Sillitoe RV, Marzban H, Larouche M, Zahedi S, Affanni J, Hawkes R. Conservation of the architecture of the anterior lobe vermis of the cerebellum across mammalian species. Prog Brain Res. 2005;148:283-97. Review. PubMed PMID: 15661197.

Marzban H, Sillitoe RV, Hoy M, Chung SH, Rafuse VF, Hawkes R. Abnormal HNK-1 expression in the cerebellum of an N-CAM null mouse. J Neurocytol. 2004 Jan;33(1):117-30. PubMed PMID: 15173636.

Sillitoe RV, Malz CR, Rockland K, Hawkes R. Antigenic compartmentation of the primate and tree shrew cerebellum: a common topography of zebrin II in Macaca mulatta and Tupaia belangeri. J Anat. 2004 Apr;204(4):257-69. PubMed PMID: 15061752; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1571299.

Sillitoe RV, Künzle H, Hawkes R. Zebrin II compartmentation of the cerebellum in a basal insectivore, the Madagascan hedgehog tenrec Echinops telfairi. J Anat. 2003 Sep;203(3):283-96. PubMed PMID: 14529046; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1571161.

Sillitoe RV, Benson MA, Blake DJ, Hawkes R. Abnormal dysbindin expression in cerebellar mossy fiber synapses in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 23;23(16):6576-85. PubMed PMID: 12878699.

Sillitoe RV, Hulliger M, Dyck R, Hawkes R. Antigenic compartmentation of the cat cerebellar cortex. Brain Res. 2003 Jul 4;977(1):1-15. PubMed PMID: 12788507.

Jeong YG, Rosales JL, Marzban H, Sillitoe RV, Park DG, Hawkes R, Lee KY. The cyclin-dependent kinase 5 activator, p39, is expressed in stripes in the mouse cerebellum. Neuroscience. 2003;118(2):323-34. PubMed PMID: 12699769.

Larouche M, Diep C, Sillitoe RV, Hawkes R. Topographical anatomy of the cerebellum in the guinea pig, Cavia porcellus. Brain Res. 2003 Mar 7;965(1-2):159-69. PubMed PMID: 12591133.

Sarna JR, Larouche M, Marzban H, Sillitoe RV, Rancourt DE, Hawkes R. Patterned Purkinje cell degeneration in mouse models of Niemann-Pick type C disease. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Feb 10;456(3):279-91. PubMed PMID: 12528192.

Sanchez M, Sillitoe RV, Attwell PJ, Ivarsson M, Rahman S, Yeo CH, Hawkes R. Compartmentation of the rabbit cerebellar cortex. J Comp Neurol. 2002 Mar 5;444(2):159-73. PubMed PMID: 11835188.

Sillitoe RV, Hawkes R. Whole-mount immunohistochemistry: a high-throughput screen for patterning defects in the mouse cerebellum. J Histochem Cytochem. 2002 Feb;50(2):235-44. PubMed PMID: 11799142.

Book chapters and review articles

Sillitoe RV, Hawkes R. Zones and stripes: development of cerebellar topography. In Handbook of The Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders. Eds. F Rossi, M Manto, D Gruol, J Schmahmann (Elsevier) In press.

Sillitoe RV*, Fu Y, Watson C. The cerebellum. In The Mouse Nervous System. Eds. C Watson, G Paxinos, L Puelles (Elsevier), pp 360-397 (2011). (Corresponding author*)

Sillitoe RV, Vogel MW. Desire, disease, and the origins of the dopaminergic system. Schizophr Bull 34: 212-219 (2008).

Sillitoe RV, Joyner AL. Morphology, molecular codes, and circuitry produce the three-dimensional complexity of the cerebellum. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 23: 549-577 (2007).

Blake DJ, Sillitoe RV. Molecular and functional diversity of dystrobrevin-containing complexes. In Molecular Mechanisms of muscular Dystrophy. Ed. SJ Winder (Landes Bioscience), pp 63-73 (2006).

Benson MA, Sillitoe RV, Blake DJ. Schizophrenia genetics: dysbindin under the microscope. Trends in Neurosci 27: 516-519 (2004).


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