Cortex IUE


Demyanenko, GP, Riday, TT, Tran, TS, Dalal, J, Darnell, EP, Brennaman, LH, Sakurai, T, Grumet, M, Philpot, BD, Maness, PF. (2011). NrCAM deletion causes topographic mistargeting of thalamocortical axons to the visual cortex and disrupts visual acuity. J. Neurosci. In press.

Tran, TS, Rubio, ME, Clem, RL, Johnson, D, Case, L, Tessier-Lavigne, M, Huganir, RL, Ginty, DD and Kolodkin, AL. (2009). Secreted semaphorins control spine distribution and morphogenesis in the postnatal CNS. Nature, 462:1065-1069.

Kolk, SM, Gunput, RF, Tran, TS, van den Heuvel, DMA, Prasad, AA, Hellemons, AJGM, Adolfs, Y, Ginty, DD, Kolodkin, AL, Burbach, PH, Smidt, MP, Pasterkamp, RJ. (2009). Semaphorin 3F is a bifunctional guidance cue for dopaminergic axons and controls their fasciculation, channeling, rostral growth and intracortical targeting. J. Neurosci. 29:12542-12557.

Wright, AG, Demyanenko, GP, Powell, A, Schachner, M, Enriquez-Barreto L, Tran, TS, Polleux, F, and Maness, PF. (2007). Close Homolog of L1 and Neuropilin 1 mediate guidance of thalamocortical axons at the ventral telencephalon. J. Neurosci. 27:13667- 13679.

Tran, TS, Kolodkin, AL, and Bharadwaj, R. (2007). Semaphorin regulation of cellular morphology. Ann. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 23:263-292.

Hoe, H-S, Tran, TS, Matsuoka, Y, Howell, BW and Rebeck, GW. (2006). DAB1 and Reelin effects on amyloid precursor protein and ApoE receptor 2 trafficking and processing. J. Biol. Chem. 281:35176-35185.

Huber, AB, Kania, A, Tran, TS, Gu, C, De Marco Garcia, N, Lieberam, I, Johnson, D, Jessell, TM, Ginty, DD and Kolodkin, AL. (2005). Distinct roles for secreted semaphorin signaling in spinal motor axon guidance. Neuron, 48:949-964.

Chen, K, Ochalski, PG, Tran, TS, Sahir, N, Schubert, M, Pramatarova, A and Howell, BW. (2004). Interaction between Dab1 and CrkII is promoted by Reelin signaling. J. Cell Sci. 117:4527-36.

Tran, TS and Phelps, PE. (2004). Embryonic GABAergic spinal commissural neurons project rostrally to mesencephalic targets. J. Comp. Neurol. 475:327-339.

Tran, TS, Alijani, A and Phelps, PE. (2003). Unique developmental patterns of GABAergic neurons in rat spinal cord. J. Comp. Neurol. 456:112-126.

Tran, TS and Phelps, PE. (2000). Axons crossing in the ventral commissure express L1 and GAD65 in developing rat spinal cord. Dev. Neurosci. 22:228-236.

Phelps, PE, Alijani, A and Tran, TS. (1999). Ventrally located commissural neurons express the GABAergic phenotype in developing rat spinal cord. J. Comp. Neurol. 409:285-298.


In utero electroporated hippocampal dentate gyrus granule cells expressing EGFP.


Merged, anti-GFP, Npn2, PSD95


Dissociated cortical pyramidal neuron labeled with anti-GFP (green), anti-Npn2 (blue), and anti-PSD95 (red).



Fluorescence in situ hybridization revealing a class 3 semaphorin (red) and TrkA (green) mRNA expression in mouse E15 DRG.