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Fodor E, Zsigmond A, Horváth B, Molnár J, Nagy I, Tóth G, Wilson SW, Varga M. (2013)
Full transcriptome analysis of early dorsoventral patterning in zebrafish.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 29;8(7):e70053.

Valdivia LE, Young RM, Hawkins TA, Stickney HL, Cavodeassi F, Schwarz Q, Pullin LM, Villegas R, Moro E, Argenton F, Allende ML, Wilson SW. (2011)
Lef1-dependent Wnt/{beta}-catenin signalling drives the proliferative engine that maintains tissue homeostasis during lateral line development.
Development. 2011 Sep;138(18):3931-41

Cynthia L Andoniadou, Massimo Signore, Rodrigo M. Young, Carles Gaston-Massuet, Elaine Fuchs, Stephen W. Wilson, and Juan Pedro Martinez-Barbera (2011)
HESX1 and TCF3 mediated repression of Wntß-catenin targets is required for normal development of the anterior forebrain. 

Cavodeassi, F.; Kapsimali, M.; Wilson, S.W.; Young, R. (2009 )
Forebrain: early development
In L. R. Squire (editor) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience 4:321-325. Elsevier. Oxford:Academic Press.

Norton,W.H., Mangoli,M., Lele,Z., Pogoda,H.M., Diamond,B., Mercurio,S., Russell,C., Teraoka,H., Stickney,H.L., Rauch,G.J., Heisenberg,C.P., Houart,C., Schilling,T.F., Frohnhoefer,H.G., Rastegar,S., Neumann,C.J., Gardiner,R.M., Stre,U., Geisler,R., Rees,M., Talbot,W.S., Wilson,S.W. (2005)
Monorail/Foxa2 regulates floorplate differentiation and specification of oligodendrocytes, serotonergic raphe neurones and cranial motoneurones.
Development 132:645-658

Teraoka,H., Russell,C., Regan,J., Chandrasekhar,A., Concha,M.L., Yokoyama,R., Higashi,K., Take-Uchi,M., Dong,W., Hiraga,T., Holder,N., Wilson,S.W. (2004)
Hedgehog and Fgf signaling pathways regulate the development of tphR-expressing serotonergic raphe neurons in zebrafish embryos. 
Journal of Neurobiology 60:275-88

Kapsimali,M.,Caneparo,L.,Houart,C.,Wilson,S.W. (2004)
Inhibition of Wnt/Axin/β-catenin pathway activity promotes ventral CNS midline tissue to adopt hypothalamic rather than floorplate identity
Development 131:5293-5933

Wilson,S.W.,Houart,C. (2004)
Early steps in the development of the forebrain
Developmental Cell 6:167-181

Kudoh T, Concha ML, Houart C, Dawid IB, Wilson SW. (2004)
Combinatorial Fgf and Bmp signalling patterns the gastrula ectoderm into prospective neural and epidermal domains
Development 131:3581-3592

Barrios,A.,Poole,R.J.,Durbin,L.,Brennan,C.,Holder,N.,Wilson,S.W. (2003)
Eph/Ephrin signaling regulates the mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition of the paraxial mesoderm during somite morphogenesis
Current Biology 13:1571-1582

Kudoh,T., Wilson,S.W., Dawid,I.B. (2002)
Distinct roles for Fgf, Wnt and retinoic acid in posteriorizing the neural ectoderm.
Development 129:4335-4346

Mathieu,J., Barth,A., Rosa,F.M., Wilson,S.W., Peyrieras,N. (2002)
Distinct and cooperative roles for Nodal and Hedgehog signals during hypothalamic development.
Development 129:3055-3065

Houart,C., Caneparo,L., Heisenberg,C., Barth,K.A., Take-Uchi,M., Wilson,S.W. (2002)
Establishment of the telencephalon during gastrulation by local antagonism of Wnt signaling.
Neuron 35:255-265

Grandel,H.,Lun,K.,Rauch,G.J.,Piotrowski,T.,Houart,C.,Sordino,P.,Kuchler,A.M.,Schulte-merker,S.,Geisler,R.,Holder,N.,Wilson,S.W.,Brand,M. (2002)
Retinoic acid signaling in the zebrafish embryo is necessary to pattern the anterior-posterior axis of the CNS and to induce a pectoral fin bud
Development 129:2851-2865

Lele,Z.,Folchert,A.,Concha,M.,Rauch,G.J.,Geisler,R.,Rosa,F.,Wilson,S.W.,Bally-Cuif,L.,Hammerschmidt,M. (2002)
Zebrafish parachute/n-cadherin is required for neural tube closure and correct positioning of neurons within the CNS
Development 129:3281-3294

Rohr,K.B., Barth,K.A., Varga,Z.M., Wilson,S.W. (2001)
The nodal pathway acts upstream of hedgehog signaling to specify ventral telencephalic identity.
Neuron 29:341-351

Cooke,J.,Moens,C.,Roth,L.,Durbin,L.,Shiomi,K.,Brennan,C.,Kimmel,C.,Wilson,S.W.,Holder,N. (2001)
Eph signalling functions downstream of Val to regulate cell sorting and boundary formation in the caudal hindbrain
Development 128:571-580

Shanmugalingam,S., Houart,C., Picker,A., Reifers,F., Macdonald,R., Barth,A., Griffin,K., Brand,M., Wilson,S.W. (2000)
Ace/Fgf8 is required for forebrain commissure formation and patterning of the telencephalon. 
Development 127:2549-2561

Heisenberg,C.P., Tada,M., Rauch,G.J., Saude,L., Concha,M.L., Geisler,R.E., Stemple,D.L., Smith,J.C., Wilson,S.W. (2000)
Silberblick/Wnt11 activity in paraxial tissue mediates convergent extension movements during zebrafish gastrulation.
Nature 405:76-81

Durbin,L.,Sordino,P.,Barrios,A.,Gering,M.,Thisse,C.,Thisse,B.,Brennan,C.,Green,A.,Wilson,S.W.,Holder,N. (2000)
Anterior-posterior patterning is required within segments for somite boundary formation in developing zebrafish
Development 127:1703-1713

Williams,J.A.,Barrios,A.,Gatchalian,C.,Rubin,L.,Wilson,S.W.,Holder,N. (2000)
Programmed cell death in zebrafish Rohon Beard neurons is influenced by TrkC1/NT3 signalling
Developmental Biology 226:220-230

Barth,K.A., Kishimoto,Y., Rohr,K.B., Seydler,C., Schulte-Merker,S., Wilson,S.W. (1999)
Bmp activity establishes a gradient of positional information throughout the entire neural plate.
Development 126:4977-4987

Heisenberg,C.-P.H.,Brennan,C.,Wilson,S.W. (1999)
Zebrafish aussicht embryos exhibit widespread overexpression of ace (fgf8) and coincident defects in CNS development
Development 126:2129-2140

Ho,C.-Y.,Houart,C.,Wilson,S.W.,Stainier,D.Y.R. (1999)
A role for the extraembryonic yolk syncitial layer in patterning the zebrafish embryo suggested by properties of the hex gene
Current Biology 9:1131-1135

Houart,C.,Westerfield,M.,Wilson,S.W. (1998)
A small population of anterior cells patterns the forebrain during gastrulation
Nature 391:788-792

Shanmugalingam,S.,Wilson,S.W. (1998)
Isolation, expression and regulation of a zebrafish paraxis homologue.
Mechanisms of Development 78:85-89

Masai,I., Heisenberg,C.P., Barth,K.A., Macdonald,R., Adamek,S., Wilson,S.W. (1997)
floating head and masterblind regulate neuronal patterning in the roof of the forebrain.
Neuron 18:43-57

Cooke,J.E.,Xu,Q.,Wilson,S.W.,Holder,N. (1997)
Characterisation of five novel Eph-related receptor tyrosine kinases suggests roles in patterning the neural plate
Development Genes and Evolution 206:515-531

Barth,K.A., Wilson,S.W. (1995)
Expression of zebrafish nk2.2 is influenced by sonic hedgehog/vertebrate hedgehog-1 and demarcates a zone of neuronal differentiation in the embryonic forebrain.
Development 121:1755-68

Macdonald,R., Xu,Q., Barth,K.A., Mikkola,I., Holder,N., Fjose,A., Krauss,S., Wilson,S.W. (1994)
Regulatory gene expression boundaries demarcate sites of neuronal differentiation in the embryonic zebrafish forebrain.
Neuron 13:1039-1053

Bernhardt,R.R.,Patel,C.K.,Wilson,S.W.,Kuwada,J.Y. (1992)
Axonal trajectories and distribution of GABAergic spinal neurons in wildtype and mutant zebrafish lacking floor plate cells
Journal of Comparative Neurology 326:263-272

Krauss,S.,Maden,M.,Holder,N.,Wilson,S.W. (1992)
ebrafish pax[b] is involved in the formation of the midbrain-hindbrain boundary
Nature 360:87-89