Publications - Herwig Baier

Publications

2017

Förster D, Dal Maschio M, Laurell E, Baier H (2017). An optogenetic toolbox for unbiased discovery of functionally connected cells in neural circuits. Nature Communications (in press).

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 (2017). Genetic targeting and anatomical registration of neuronal populations in the zebrafish brain with a new set of BAC transgenic tools. Scientific Reports (in press).

Dal Maschio M, Donovan JC, Helmbrecht TO, Baier H (2017). Linking neurons to network function and behavior by two-photon holographic optogenetics and volumetric imaging. Neuron 94: 774-789.

2016

Trads JB, Burgstaller J, Laprell L, Konrad DB, de la Osa de la Rosa L, Weaver CD, Baier H, Trauner D, Barber DM (2016). Optical control of GIRK channels using visible light. Org Biomol Chem 15:76-81.

Filosa A, Barker A, Dal Maschio M, Baier H (2016). Feeding state modulates behavioral choice and processing of prey stimuli in the zebrafish tectum. Neuron 90:596-608.

Barber DM, Schönberger M, Burgstaller J, Levitz J, Weaver CD, Isacoff EY, Baier H, Trauner T (2016). Optical control of neuronal activity using a light operated GIRK-channel opener (LOGO). Chemical Science 7:2347-2352.

Hoffman E, et al. (2016). Estrogens Suppress a Behavioral Phenotype in Zebrafish Mutants of the Autism Risk Gene, CNTNAP2. Neuron 89:725-733.

2015

Barker A, Baier H (2015). Sensorimotor decision-making in the zebrafish tectum. Curr Biol 25:2804-14

Temizer I, Donovan JC, Baier H, Semmelhack JL (2015). A visual pathway for looming-evoked escape in larval zebrafish. Curr Biol 25:1823-34

Auer TO, Xiao T, Bercier V, Gebhardt C, Duroure K, Concordet JP, Wyart C, Suster M, Kawakami K, Wittbrodt J, Baier H, Del Bene F (2015). Deletion of a kinesin I motor unmasks a mechanism of homeostatic branching control by neurotrophin-3. eLife 05061

 

2014

Semmelhack JL, Donovan JC, Thiele TR, Kuehn E, Laurell E, Baier H (2014). A dedicated visual pathway for prey detection in larval zebrrafish. eLife 04878

Robles E. Laurell E, Baier H (2014). The retinal projectome reveals brain-area-specific visual representations generated by ganglion cell diversity. Curr Biol 24: 2085-2096

Thiele T, Donovan JC, Baier H (2014). Modular descending control of swim posture in zebrafish. Neuron 83: 679-691

Goncalves PJ, Arrenberg AB, Hablitzel B, Baier H, Machens CK. Optogenetic perturbations reveal the dynamcis of an oculomotor integrator. Font Neural Circuits 8:10

Kubo F, Hablitzel B, Dal Maschio M, Driever W, Baier H, Arrenberg AB. Functional architecture of an optic flow responsive area that drives horizontal eye movements in zebrafish. Neuron 81:1344-59

Jia S, Muto A, Orisme W, Henson HE, Parupalli C, Ju B, Baier H, Taylor MR. Zebrafish Cacna1f is required for cone photoreceptor function and synaptic ribbon formation. Hum Mol Genet 23:2981-2994

 

2013

Baier H (2013). Synaptic laminae in the visual system – Molecular mechanisms forming layers of perception. Ann Reviews Cell Dev Biol, 29:385-416

Robles E, Filosa A, Baier H (2013). Precise lamination of retinal axons generates multiple parallel input pathways in the tectum. J Neurosci 33:5027-5039

Barker A, Baier H (2013). SINs and SOMs: Neural circuits for size tuning in the vertebrate visual pathway. Front Neural Circuits 7:89

Gebhardt C, Baier H, Del Bene F (2013). Direction selectivity in the visual system of the zebrafish larva. Front Neural Circuits 7:111

Kubo F, Baier H (2013). Combining genetic targeting and optical stimulation for circuit dissection in the zebrafish nervous system. Dahlem Conference "Optogenetics"

Yahyavi M, Abouzeid H, Gawdat G, de Preux AS, Xiao T, Bardakjian T, Schneider A, Choi A, Jorgenson E, Baier H, El Sada M, Schorderet DF, Slavotinek AM (2013). ALDH1A3 loss of function causes bilateral anophthalmia/microphthalmia and hypoplasia of the optic nerve and optic chiasm. Hum Mol Genet 22:3250-8

Muto A, Taylor MR, Suzawa M, Korenbrot JI, Baier H (2013). Glucocorticoid receptor activity regulates light adaptation in the zebrafish retina. Front Neural Circuits 7:145

2012

Ziv L, Muto A, Schoonheim PJ, Meijsing SH, Strasser D, Ingraham HA, Schaaf MJ, Yamamoto KR, Baier H (2013). An affective disorder in zebrafish with mutation of the glucocorticoid receptor. Mol Psychiatry 18:681-691

Akerboom J, Chen TW, Wardill TJ, Tian L, Marvin JS, Mutlu S, Calderón NC, 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, Bargman CI, Kimmel BE, Jayaraman V, Svoboda K, Kim DS, Schreiter ER, Looger LL (2012). Optimization of a GCaMP Calcium Indicator for Neural Activity Imaging. J Neurosci 32: 13819-13840

Robles E, Baier H (2012). Assembly of synaptic laminae by axon guidance molecules. Curr Opin Neurobiol 22:799-804

Griffiths BB, Schoonheim PJ, Ziv L, Voelker L, Baier H, Gahtan E (2012). A zebrafish model of glucocorticoid resistance shows serotonergic modulation of the stress response. Front Behav Neurosci 6:68

Warp E, Agarwal G, Wyart C, Friedmann D, Oldfield CS, Conner A, Del Bene F, Arrenberg AB, Baier H, Isacoff EY (2012). Emergence of patterned activity in the developing zebrafish spinal cord. Curr Biol 22:93-102

2011

Miri A, Daie K, Arrenberg AB, Baier H, Aksay E, Tank DW (2011). Spatial gradients and multidimensional dynamics in a neural integrator circuit.  Nat Neurosci 14:1150-1159

Xiao T, Staub W, Robles E, Gosse NJ, Cole GJ, Baier H (2011). Assembly of lamina-specific neuronal connections by slit bound to type IV collagen. Cell 146:164-176

Nevin L, Xiao T, Staub W, Baier H (2011). Topoisomerase IIβ is required for lamina-specific targeting of neurites in the visual pathway. Development 138:2457-2465

Robles E, Smith SJ, Baier H (2011). Characterization of genetically targeted neuron types in the zebrafish tectum. Front Neural Circuits 5:1 

2010

Huberman AD, Clandinin TR, Baier H (2010). Molecular and cellular mechanisms of lamina-specific axon targeting. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2: a001743

Nevin LM, Robles E, Baier H, Scott EK (2010). Focusing on optic tectum circuitry through the lens of genetics. BMC Biology 8:126

Chao R, Nevin L, Agarwal P, Riemer J, Bai X, Delaney A, Akana M, Jimenez Lopez N, Bardakjian T, Schneider A, Chassaing N, Schorderet DF, FitzPatrick D, Kwok PY, Ellgaard L, Gould DB, Zhang Y, Malicki J, Baier H, Slavotinek A (2010). A male with unilateral microphthalmia reveals a role for TMX3 in eye development. PLoS One 5:e10565

Schoonheim PJ, Arrenberg AB, Del Bene F, Baier H (2010). Optogenetic localization and genetic disruption of saccade-generating neurons in zebrafish. J Neurosci 30:7111-7120

Del Bene F, Wyart C, Robles E, Tran A, Looger L, Scott EK, Isacoff EY, Baier H (2010). Filtering of visual information in the tectum by an identified neural circuit. Science 330:669-673

Arrenberg AB, Stainier DY, Baier H, Huisken J (2010). Optogenetic control of cardiac function. Science 330:971-974 

2009

Baier H, Scott EK (2009). Genetic and optical targeting of neural circuits and behavior – zebrafish in the spotlight. Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:553-560

Seipold S, Priller FC, Goldsmith P, Harris WA, Baier H, Abdelilah-Seyfried S (2009). Non-SMC condensin I complex proteins control chromosome segregation and survival of proliferating cells in the zebrafish neural retina. BMC Dev Biol 9:40

Kurrasch DM, Nevin LM, Wong JS, Baier H, Ingraham HA (2009). Neuroendocrine transcriptional programs adapt dynamically to the supply and demand for neuropeptides as revealed in NSF mutant zebrafish. Neural Development 4:22

Maddison LA, Lu J, Victoroff T, Scott E, Baier H, Chen W (2009). A gain-of-function screen in zebrafish identifies a guanylate cyclase with a role in neuronal degeneration. Mol Genet Genomics 281:551-563

Gosse NJ, Baier H (2009). An essential role for Radar (Gdf6a) in inducing dorsal fate in the zebrafish retina. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106:2236-2241

Scott EK, Baier H (2009). The cellular architecture of the zebrafish larval optic tectum, as revealed by Gal4 enhancer trap lines. Front in Neural Circuits 3:13

Arrenberg AB, Del Bene F, Baier H (2009). Optical control of zebrafish behavior with halorhodopsin. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106:17968-17973

Wyart C, Del Bene F, Warp E, Scott EK, Trauner D, Baier H, Isacoff EY (2009). Optogenetic dissection of a behavioral module in the vertebrate spinal cord. Nature 461:407-410

2008

Gosse NJ, Nevin LM, Baier H (2008). Retinotopic order in the absence of axon competition. Nature 452:892-895

Chi NC, Shaw RM, Jungblut B, Huisken J, Ferrer T, Arnaout R, Scott I, Beis D, Xiao T, Baier H, Jan LY, Tristani-Firouzi M, Stainier DY (2008). Genetic and physiologic dissection of the vertebrate cardiac conduction system. PLoS Biol 6:e109

Del Bene F, Wehman A, Link BA, Baier H (2008). Interkinetic nuclear migration cooperates with Notch signaling to apportion cell fates in the retina. Cell 134:1055-1065

Sumbre G, Muto A, Baier H, Poo MM (2008). Entrained rhythmic activities of neuronal ensembles as perceptual memory of time interval. Nature 456:102-106

Nevin LM, Taylor MR, Baier H (2008). Hardwiring of fine synaptic layers in the zebrafish visual pathway. Neural Dev 3:36

2007

Wehman AM, Staub W, Baier H (2007). The anaphase-promoting complex is required in both dividing and quiescent cells during zebrafish development. J Dev Biol 303:144-156

Smear MC, Tao HW, Staub W, Orger MB, Gosse NJ, Liu Y, Takahashi KD, Poo MM, Baier H (2007). Vesicular glutamate transport at a central synapse limits the the acuity of visual perception in zebrafish. Neuron 53:65-77

Scott IC, Masri B, D'Amico LA, Jin SW, Jungblut B, Wehman AM, Baier H, Audigier Y, Stainier DY (2007). The G protein-coupled receptor agtrl1b regulates early development of myocardial progenitors. Dev Cell 12:403-413

Scott EK, Mason L, Arrenberg A, Ziv L, Gosse NJ, Xiao T, Chi NC, Asakawa K, Kawakami K., Baier H (2007). Targeting neural circuitry in zebrafish using GAL4 enhancer trapping. Nat Methods 4:323-326

Davison JM, Akitake C, Goll MG, Rhee JM, Gosse NJ, Baier H, et al (2007). Transactivation from Gal4-VP16 transgenic insertions for tissue-specific cell labeling and ablation in zebrafish. Dev Biol 304:811-24

Szobota S, Gorostiza P, Del Bene F, Wyart C, Fortin DL, Kolstad K, Tulathan O, Volgraf M, Numano R, Aaron H, Scott EK, Kramer R, Flannery J, Baier H, Trauner D, Isacoff EY (2007). Remote control of neuronal activity with a light-gated glutamate receptor. Neuron 54:535-545

Campbell DS, Stringham SA, Timm A, Xiao T, Law MY, Baier H, Nonet ML, Chien CB (2007). Slit1a inhibits retinal ganglion cell arborization and synaptogenesis via Robo2-dependent and -independent pathways. Neuron 55:231-45

Del Bene F, Ettwiller L, Skowronska-Krawczyk D, Baier H, Matter JM, Birney E, Wittbrodt J (2007). In vivo validation of a computationally predicted conserved Ath5 target gene set. PLoS Genetics 3:1661-71

Jin SW, Herzog W, Santoro MM, Mitchell TS, Frantsve J, Jungblut B, Beis D, Scott IC, D'Amico LA, Ober EA, Verkade H, Field HA, Chi NC, Wehman AM, Baier H, Stainier DY (2007). A transgene-assisted genetic screen identifies essential regulators of vascular development in vertebrate embryos. Dev Biol 307:29-42

Xiao T, Baier H (2007). Lamina-specific axonal projections in the zebrafish tectum require the type IV collagen Dragnet. Nat Neurosci 10:1529-1537 

2006

Mumm JS, Williams PR, Godinho L, Koerber A, Pittman AJ, Roeser T, Chien CB, Baier H, Wong RO (2006). In vivo imaging reveals dendritic targeting of laminated afferents by zebrafish retinal ganglion cells. Neuron 52:609-621 

2005

Baraban S.C, Taylor MT, Castro P, Baier H (2005). PTZ-induced changes in zebrafish behavior, neural activity, and c-fos expression. J Neurosci 131:759-768

Wehman A, Raymond PA, Baier H (2005). Genetic dissection of the zebrafish retinal stem-cell compartment. Dev Biol 281:53-65

Kay JN, Link BA, Baier H (2005). Staggered, cell-intrinsic timing of ath5 expression underlies the wave of ganglion cell neurogenesis in the zebrafish retina. Development 132:2573-2585

Hua Y, Smear MC, Baier H, Smith SJ (2005). Activity-based competition regulates axon growth in vivo. Nature 434:1022-1026

Xiao T, Roeser T, Staub W, Baier H (2005). A GFP-based genetic screen reveals mutations that disrupt the architecture of the zebrafish retinotectal projection. Development 132:2955-2967

Orger MB, Baier H (2005). Channeling of red and green cone inputs to the zebrafish optomotor response. Visual Neurosci 22:275-281

Gahtan E, Baier H (2005). Visual prey capture in larval zebrafish is controlled by two identified premotor neurons downstream of the tectum. J Neurosci 25:9294-9303

Beis D, Bartman T, Jin SW, Scott IC, D'Amico LA, Ober EA, Verkade H, Frantsve J, Field HA, Wehman A, Baier H, Tallafuss A, Bally-Cuif L, Chen JN, Stainier DY, Jungblut B (2005). Genetic and cellular analyses of zebrafish atrioventricular cushion and valve development. Development 132:4193-4204

Muto A, Orger MB, Wehman AM, Smear MC, Kay JN, Page-McCaw PS, Gahtan E, Xiao T, Nevin LM, Gosse NJ, Staub W, Finger-Baier KC, Baier H (2005). Forward genetic analysis of visual behavior in zebrafish. PLoS Genetics 1:575-588 

2004

Kay JN, Roeser T, Mumm JS, Godinho L, Mrejeru A, Wong RO, Baier H (2004). Transient requirement for ganglion cells in the assembly of retinal synaptic layers. Development 131:1331-1342

Page-McCaw P, Chung SC, Muto A, Roeser T, Staub W, Finger-Baier KC, Korenbrot JI, Baier H (2004). Tyrosinase is required for retinal network adaptation to bright light. Nat Neurosci 7:1329-1336

Kay JN, Baier H (2004). Out-Foxing fate: Molecular switches create neuronal diversity in the retina. Neuron 43: 759-760

Orger MB, Muto A, Smear MC, Gahtan E, Page-McCaw PS, Baier H (2004). Behavioral screening assays in zebrafish. Methods in Cell Biology 77:53-68

1999-2003

Gahtan E, Baier H (2003). Of lasers, mutants, and see-through brains: Functional neuroanatomy in zebrafish. J Neurobiol 59:147-161 

Goldsmith P, Baier H, Harris WA (2003). Two zebrafish mutants, ebony and ivory, uncover benefits of neighborhood on photoreceptor survival. J Neurobiol 57:235-245

Loosli F, Staub W, Finger-Baier KC, Ober E, Verkade H, Wittbrodt J, Baier H (2003). Loss of eyes in zebrafish caused by mutation of chokh/rx3. EMBO Reports 4:894:899

Roeser T, Baier H (2003). Visuomotor behaviors in larval zebrafish after GFP-guided ablation of the optic tectum. J Neurosci 23:3726-3734

Kay JN, Finger-Baier KC (co-first), Roeser T, Staub W, Baier H (2001). Retinal ganglion cell genesis requires lakritz, a zebrafish atonal homolog. Neuron 30:725-736

Baier H (2000). Zebrafish on the move – Towards a behavior-genetic analysis of visual functions. Curr Opin Neurobiol 10:451-455

Baier H, Copenhagen D (2000). Combining physiology and genetics in the zebrafish retina. J Physiology 524:1

Orger MB, Smear MC, Anstis SM, Baier H (2000). Perception of Fourier and non-Fourier motion by larval zebrafish. Nat Neurosci 3:1128–1133

Neuhauss SCF, Biehlmaier O, Seeliger MW, Das T, Kohler K, Harris WA, Baier H (1999). Genetic disorders of vision revealed by a behavioral screen of four-hundred essential loci in zebrafish. J Neurosci 19:8603-8615

Geisler R, Rauch GJ, Baier H, et al (1999). A radiation hybrid map of the zebrafish genome. Nat Genetics 23:86-89

1991-1998

Goodhill G, Baier H (1998). Axon guidance: Stretching gradients to the limit. Neural Comput 10:521-527

Voigt T, Baier H, de Lima A (1997). Synchronization of neuronal activity promotes survival of individual neocortical neurons in early development. Eur J Neurosci 9:990-999

Trowe T, Klostermann S, Baier H, Granato M, Crawford AD, Grunewald B, Hoffmann H, Karlstrom RO, Meyer SU, Richter S, Nüsslein-Volhard C, Bonhoeffer F (1996). Mutations disrupting the ordering and topographic mapping of axons in the retinotectal projection of the zebrafish, Danio rerio. Development 123:439-450

Karlstrom RO, Trowe T, Klostermann S, Baier H, Brand M, Crawford AD, Grunewald B, Haffter P, Hoffmann H, Meyer SU, Müller BK, Richter S, van Eeden FJM, Nüsslein-Volhard C, Bonhoeffer F (1996). Zebrafish mutations affecting retinotectal axon pathfinding. Development 123:427-438

Baier H, Klostermann S, Trowe T, Karlstrom RO, Nüsslein-Volhard C, Bonhoeffer F (1996). Genetic dissection of the retinotectal projection. Development 123:415-425

Baier H, Bonhoeffer F (1994). Attractive axon guidance molecules. Science 265:1541-1542

Baier H, Klostermann S (1994). Axon guidance and growth cone collapse in vitro. Neuroprotocols 4:96-105

Baier H, Rotter S, Korsching S (1994). Connectional topography in the zebrafish olfactory system: random positions but regular spacing of sensory neurons projecting to an individual glomerulus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 91:11646-11650

Baier H, Korsching S (1994). Olfactory glomeruli in the zebrafish form an invariant pattern and are identifiable across animals. J Neurosci 14:219-230

Baier H, Bonhoeffer F (1992). Axon guidance by gradients of a target-derived component. Science 255:472-475

Baier H, Bonhoeffer F (1991). Axon guidance in vitro by a target-derived cell membrane component. In: The Nerve Growth Cone (P. C. Letourneau et al., eds.), pp. 195-206, Raven: New York

Baier H (1998).Genetic approaches to axon pathfinding. In: Dahlem Conferences. Mechanistic Relationships Between Development and Learning: Beyond Metaphor (T.J. Carew, R. Menzel, C.J Shatz, eds.)

 
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