• Interesting Papers

  • Cardiac Development

    Stem cell, development, markers

    1. Palpant, N. J. et al. Generating high-purity cardiac and endothelial derivatives from patterned mesoderm using human pluripotent stem cells. Nat Protoc 12, 15–31 (2017).

    Overall Cardiac Development

    1. Laflamme, M. A. & Murry, C. E. Heart regeneration. Nature 473, 326–335 (2011).

  • Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

    Drug Mechanisms

    1. Vutskits, L. & Xie, Z. Lasting impact of general anaesthesia on the brain: mechanisms and relevance. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 17, 705–717 (2016).

    Review of Pediatric Pain Assessment

    1. Cohen, L. L., Lemanek, K., Blount, R. L., Dahlquist, L. M., Lim, C. S., Palermo, T. M., McKenna, K. D., and Weiss, K. E. (2008) Evidence-based assessment of pediatric pain. J Pediatr Psychol. 33, 939–55– discussion 956–7

  • Mitochondrial Analysis

    Shape Quantification

    • 1.    Koopman, W. J. H., Visch, H.-J., Smeitink, J. A. M. & Willems, P. H. G. M. Cytometry A 69, 1–12 (2006): description of which metrics best differentiate mitochondrial shapes.
    • 2.    Koopman, W. J. H., Visch, H.-J., Smeitink, J. A. M. & Willems, P. H. G. M. Simultaneous quantitative measurement and automated analysis of mitochondrial morphology, mass, potential, and motility in living human skin fibroblasts. Cytometry A 69, 1–12 (2006).

    Mitochondrial Analysis

    • 1.    Cottet-Rousselle, C., Ronot, X., Leverve, X., and Mayol, J.-F. (2011) Cytometric assessment of mitochondria using fluorescent probes. Cytometry A. 79, 405–425
  • Biological Data Interpretation/Networks


    1. Warde-Farley, D. et al. The GeneMANIA prediction server: biological network integration for gene prioritization and predicting gene function. Nucleic Acids Res 38, W214–20 (2010).

  • Lab Methods

    Cancer/Focal Adhesion

    1. Chakraborty, S., Lakshmanan, M., Swa, H. L. F., Chen, J., Zhang, X., Ong, Y. S., Loo, L. S., Akıncılar, S. C., Gunaratne, J., Tergaonkar, V., Hui, K. M., and Hong, W. (2015) An oncogenic role of Agrin in regulating focal adhesion integrity in hepatocellular carcinoma. Nat Commun. 6, 6184

    Protein Proximity Labeling

    1. Bar, D. Z., Atkatsh, K., Tavarez, U., Erdos, M. R., Gruenbaum, Y., and Collins, F. S. (2018) Biotinylation by antibody recognition—a method for proximity labeling. Nat Methods. 15, 127–133