Mak S-S., Alev C., Nagai H., Wrabel A., Matsuoka Y., Honda A., Sheng G., Ladher R.K.  (2015) Characterization of the finch embryo supports evolutionary conservation of the naive stage of development in amniotes. Elife. doi:10.7554/eLife.07178


Mak S-S., Wrabel A., Nagai H., Ladher R.K*., Sheng G*. (2015) Zebra finch as a developmental model. Genesis. doi: 10.1002/dvg.22900 *joint corresponding authors


Nagai, H., Sezaki M., Kakiguchi K, Nakaya Y., Lee H., Ladher R. K., Sasanami T, Han J-Y., Yonemura S., Sheng G. (2015) Cellular analysis of cleavage-stage chick embryos reveals hidden conservation in vertebrate early development. Development


Mulvaney JF, Amemiya Y, Freeman SD, Ladher RK, Dabdoub A. (2014) Molecular cloning and functional characterization of chicken Atonal homologue 1: a comparison with human Atoh1. Biol. Cell. doi: 10.1111/boc.201400078


Freeman SD, Keino-Masu K, Masu M, Ladher RK. (2014) Expression of the heparan sulfate 6-O-endosulfatases, Sulf1 and Sulf2, in the avian and mammalian inner ear suggests a role for sulfation in inner ear development. Dev Dyn. 2014 Nov 5. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24223.


Sai X, Yonemura S, Ladher RK. (2014) Junctionally restricted RhoA activity is necessary for apical constriction during phase 2 inner ear placode invagination. Dev Biol. 2014; 394: 206-211


Ono K, Kita T, Sato S., O’Neill P, Mak S, Paschaki M, Gotoh N, Kawakami K, Ladher RK. (2014) Fgfr1-Frs2 signalling axis maintains Sox2 in sensory progenitors during inner ear hair cell formation. PLOS Genetics: 10: e1004118


Hall J, Jheon AH, Ealba EL, Eames BF, Butcher KD, Mak SS, Ladher RK, Alliston T, Schneider RA. (2014) Evolution of a developmental mechanism: Species-specific regulation of the cell cycle and the timing of events during craniofacial osteogenesis. Dev Biol. 385:380-95


Honda A, Freeman SD, Sai X, Ladher RK, O'Neill P. (2014) From placode to labyrinth: Culture of the chicken inner ear. Methods. 66: 447-453


Paschaki M, Cammas L, Muta Y, Matsuoka Y, Mak SS, Rataj-Baniowska M, Fraulob V, Dollé P, Ladher RK. (2013) Retinoic acid regulates olfactory progenitor cell fate and differentiation. Neural Dev. 8:13.


Freter S, Muta Y, O'Neill P, Vassilev VS, Kuraku S, Ladher R. K. (2012) Pax2 modulates proliferation during specification of the otic and epibranchial placodes. Dev. Dyn. 2012 241:1716-28


Cai Z, Tao C, Li H, Ladher R, Gotoh N, Feng GS, Wang F, Zhang X. (2013) Deficient FGF signaling causes optic nerve dysgenesis and ocular coloboma. Development. 2013 140:2711-23.


Yang L, O'Neill P, Martin K, Maass JC, Vassilev V, Ladher R. K.*, Groves AK*. (2013) Analysis of FGF-Dependent and FGF-Independent Pathways in Otic Placode Induction. PLoS One. 2013;8(1): e55011. *joint corresponding authors


O'Neill P, Mak SS, Fritzsch B, Ladher R. K.*, Baker CV*. (2012) The amniote paratympanic organ develops from a previously undiscovered sensory placode. Nat Commun. 2012; 3:1041. *joint corresponding authors


Freter S, Muta Y, O'Neill P, Vassilev VS, Kuraku S, Ladher R. K. (2012) Pax2 modulates proliferation during specification of the otic and epibranchial placodes. Dev. Dyn. 2012 241:1716-28


Zou Y, Mak S. S., Liu H. Z., Han D. Y., Zhuang H. X., Yang S. M., Ladher R. K. (2012) Induction of the chick columella and its integration with the inner ear. Dev Dyn. 241: 1104-1110


Nagai H., Mak S-S., Weng W., Nakaya Y., Ladher R. K., Sheng G. (2011) Embryonic Development of the emu Dromaius novaehollandaie. Dev. Dyn., 240, 162-175


Hamada T, Teraoka M, Imaki J, Ui-Tei K, Ladher R. K., Asahara T. (2010) Gene expression of Spag6 in chick central nervous system. Anat Histol Embryol. 2010 39:227-32.


Freter, S. A., Muta, Y. Mak, S. S. and Ladher, R. K., (2008) Progressive restriction of otic fate: the role of FGF and Wnt in resolving inner ear potential. Development  135, 3415-3424


Sai, X. and Ladher, R. K. (2008). FGF signaling regulates cytoskeletal remodeling during epithelial morphogenesis. Curr Biol 18, 976-81.


Reviews
Sai X and Ladher R. K. (2015) Early Steps in Inner Ear Development: Induction and Morphogenesis of the otic placode. Front. Pharmacol.
Ladher R. K., O’Neill P, Begbie J. H. (2010) From shared lineage to distinct functions: the development of the inner ear and epibranchial placodes. Development 137, 1777-1785

Book Chapters
Kita T, Freeman SD, Ladher, R. K. (2013) The birth of a mechanosensor: development of vertebrate of hair cells in Inner ear development and Hearing Loss (ed. Riazuddin and Ahmed) p1-24 New York: Nova Science
Manley, G. A. and Ladher, R. K. (2008). Phylogeny and Evolution of Ciliated Mechanoreceptors. In The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference; Audition, vol. 3 (ed. P. Dallos and D. Oertel), pp. 1-34. San Diego: Academic Press.

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