Lab members are in black, * = equal contribution, # = corresponding author

Original research papers

Sawamiphak S#, Kontarakis Z, Filosa A, Reischauer S, Stainier DYR#
Transient cardiomyocyte fusion regulates cardiac development in zebrafish
Nature Communications, 2017, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01555-8
Förster D, Arnold-Ammer I, Laurell E, Barker A, Fernandes AM, Finger-Baier K, Filosa A, Helmbrecht T, Kölsch Y, Kühn E, Robles E, Slanchev K, Thiele T, Baier H, Kubo F
Genetic targeting and anatomical registration of neuronal populations in the zebrafish brain with a new set of BAC transgenic tools
Scientific Reports, 2017, 12;7(1):5230. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04657-x.
Filosa A, Barker AJ, Dal Maschio M, Baier H
Feeding State Modulates Behavioral Choice and Processing of Prey Stimuli in the Zebrafish Tectum
Neuron, 2016, 90(3), 596-608
Sawamiphak S#, Kontarakis Z, Stainier DYR#
Interferon gamma signaling positively regulates hematopoietic stem cell emergence
Developmental Cell, 2014, 31(5): 640-53.
Robles E, Filosa A, Baier H
Precise lamination of retinal axons generates multiple parallel input pathways in the tectum
Journal of Neuroscience, 2013, 33(11):5027–5039
Akerboom J, Chen TW, Wardill TJ, Tian L, Marvin JS, Mutlu S, Carreras Calderon N, Esposti F, Borghuis BG, Sun XR, Gordus A, Orger MB, Portugues R, Engert F, Macklin JJ, Filosa A, Aggarwal A, Kerr RA, Takagi R, Kracun S, Shigetomi E, Khakh BS, Baier H, Lagnado L, Wang SS-H, Bargmann CI, Kimmel BE, Jayaraman V, Svoboda K, Kim DS, Schreiter ER, Looger LL
Optimization of a GCaMP Calcium Indicator for Neural Activity Imaging
Journal of Neuroscience, 2012, 32(40):13819-13840
Sawamiphak S, Ritter T, Acker-Palmer A
Preparation of retinal explant cultures to study ex vivo tip endothelial cell responses
Nature Protocols, 2010, 5(10): 1659-65.
Sawamiphak S, Seidel S, Essmann CL, Wilkinson GA, Pitulescu M, Acker T, Acker-Palmer A
EphrinB2 regulates VEGFR2 function in developmental and tumour angiogenesis
Nature, 2010, 465(7297):487-91.
Filosa A*, Paixão S*, Honsek SD, Carmona MA, Becker L, Feddersen B, Gaitanos L, Rudhard Y, Schoepfer R, Klopstock T, Kullander K, Rose CR, Pasquale EB, Klein R
Neuron-glia communication via EphA4/ephrinA3 modulates LTP through glial glutamate transport
Nature Neuroscience, 2009, 12, 1285-1292
Wegmeyer H, Egea J, Rabe N, Gezelius H, Filosa A, Enjin A, Veroqueaux F, Deininger K, Schnuetgen F, Brose N, Klein R, Kullander K, Betz A
EphA4-dependent axon guidance is mediated by the RacGAP a2-chimaerin
Neuron 55, 2007, 756-767.
Armentano M, Filosa A, Andolfi G, Studer M
COUP-TFI is required for the formation of commissural projections in the forebrain by regulating axonal growth
Development, 2006, 133, 4151-4162
Sawamiphak S, Sophasan S, Endou H, Boonchird C
Functional expression of the rat organic anion transporter 1 (rOAT1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Biochim Biophys Acta, 2005, 1720(1-2): 44-51
Studer M, Filosa A, Rubenstein JLR
The nuclear receptor COUP-TFI represses differentiation of Cajal-Retzius cells
Brain Research Bulletin, 2005, 66, 394-401
Tripodi M*, Filosa A*, Armentano M, Studer M
The COUP-TF nuclear receptors regulate cell migration in the mammalian basal forebrain
Development, 2004, 131, 6119-6129


Sawamiphak S# and Stainier DYR#
Developmental biology: It takes muscle to make blood cells
Nature, 2014, 512(7514): 257-8.

Book chapters

Filosa A and Klein R
Ephrins and Eph receptors – Synaptogenesis and Synaptic Function
In: Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience: Cellular Migration and Formation of Neuronal Connections (Rakic P. and Rubenstein J.L.R., ed) Elsevier, 2013, 659-670
Sawamiphak S, Bethani I, Ritter T, Acker-Palmer A
Ex vivo retina explant cultures to study angiogenic responses
In: The Textbook of Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis: Methods and Appplications. Eds. Zudaire E, Cuttitta F; Dordrecht: Springer, 2012, 169-180.