Carolyn Marks

“Regulatory mechanisms in olfactory system assembly and function”
7 December 2012

Abstract from KI website

External examiner:
Prof. Charles Greer
Yale University,
New Haven, CT

This thesis is based on the following papers:

I. Nguyen MQ, Zhou Z, Marks CA, Ryba NJ, Belluscio L. Prominent roles for odorant receptor coding sequences in allelic exclusion. Cell 2007 Nov 30;131(5):1009-17 [Abstract]

II. Nguyen MQ, Marks CA, Belluscio L, Ryba NJ. Early expression of odorant receptors distorts the olfactory circuitry. J Neurosci. 2010 Jul 7;30(27):9271-9 [Abstract]

III. Marks CA, Cheng K, Cummings DM, Belluscio L. Activity-dependent plasticity in the olfactory intrabulbar map. J Neurosci. 2006 Nov 1;26(44):11257-66 [Abstract]

IV. Marks, CA, Belluscio L, Ibanez CF. Critical role of GFRa1 in the development and function of the mouse olfactory system. J. Neurosci. 2012, Nov 28;32 (48): 17306-17320 [PDF]

V. Marks CA, Belluscio L, Ibanez CF. A cell-autonomous role of GFRa1 in the development of olfactory bulb GABAergic interneurons. Manuscript

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