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Kevin Robert Jones

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentBiology-MCD Instruction
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-3802-7562 Additional info

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    R01EY014998     (JONES, KEVIN ROBERT)Jun 1, 2004 - May 31, 2010
    BDNF Roles in Regulating Cortical Dendrite Structure
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03MH107017     (JONES, KEVIN ROBERT)Sep 30, 2015 - Aug 31, 2017
    BDNF regulation of the cortical neuron transcriptome
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Galati DF, Hiester BG, Jones KR. Computer Simulations Support a Morphological Contribution to BDNF Enhancement of Action Potential Generation. Front Cell Neurosci. 2016; 10:209. PMID: 27683544.
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    2. Fox EA, Biddinger JE, Baquet ZC, Jones KR, McAdams J. Loss of neurotrophin-3 from smooth muscle disrupts vagal gastrointestinal afferent signaling and satiation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013 Dec; 305(11):R1307-22. PMID: 24068045; PMCID: PMC3882559.
    3. Hiester BG, Galati DF, Salinas PC, Jones KR. Neurotrophin and Wnt signaling cooperatively regulate dendritic spine formation. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013 Sep; 56:115-27. PMID: 23639831; PMCID: PMC3793870.
    4. English CN, Vigers AJ, Jones KR. Genetic evidence that brain-derived neurotrophic factor mediates competitive interactions between individual cortical neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 20; 109(47):19456-61. PMID: 23129644; PMCID: PMC3511098.
    5. Liao GY, An JJ, Gharami K, Waterhouse EG, Vanevski F, Jones KR, Xu B. Dendritically targeted Bdnf mRNA is essential for energy balance and response to leptin. Nat Med. 2012 Mar 18; 18(4):564-71. PMID: 22426422; PMCID: PMC3327556.
    6. Harrison SJ, Nishinakamura R, Jones KR, Monaghan AP. Sall1 regulates cortical neurogenesis and laminar fate specification in mice: implications for neural abnormalities in Townes-Brocks syndrome. Dis Model Mech. 2012 May; 5(3):351-65. PMID: 22228756; PMCID: PMC3339829.
    7. Cocas LA, Miyoshi G, Carney RS, Sousa VH, Hirata T, Jones KR, Fishell G, Huntsman MM, Corbin JG. Emx1-lineage progenitors differentially contribute to neural diversity in the striatum and amygdala. J Neurosci. 2009 Dec 16; 29(50):15933-46. PMID: 20016109; PMCID: PMC3679174.
    8. Oliva AM, Jones KR, Restrepo D. Sensory-dependent asymmetry for a urine-responsive olfactory bulb glomerulus. J Comp Neurol. 2008 Oct 10; 510(5):475-83. PMID: 18671299; PMCID: PMC2542582.
    9. Clevenger AC, Salcedo E, Jones KR, Restrepo D. BDNF promoter-mediated beta-galactosidase expression in the olfactory epithelium and bulb. Chem Senses. 2008 Jul; 33(6):531-9. PMID: 18495654; PMCID: PMC2467464.
    10. Strand AD, Baquet ZC, Aragaki AK, Holmans P, Yang L, Cleren C, Beal MF, Jones L, Kooperberg C, Olson JM, Jones KR. Expression profiling of Huntington's disease models suggests that brain-derived neurotrophic factor depletion plays a major role in striatal degeneration. J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 24; 27(43):11758-68. PMID: 17959817.
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    11. Strand AD, Aragaki AK, Baquet ZC, Hodges A, Cunningham P, Holmans P, Jones KR, Jones L, Kooperberg C, Olson JM. Conservation of regional gene expression in mouse and human brain. PLoS Genet. 2007 Apr 20; 3(4):e59. PMID: 17447843; PMCID: PMC1853119.
    12. Berger J, Berger S, Tuoc TC, D'Amelio M, Cecconi F, Gorski JA, Jones KR, Gruss P, Stoykova A. Conditional activation of Pax6 in the developing cortex of transgenic mice causes progenitor apoptosis. Development. 2007 Apr; 134(7):1311-22. PMID: 17329367.
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    13. Willaime-Morawek S, Seaberg RM, Batista C, Labbé E, Attisano L, Gorski JA, Jones KR, Kam A, Morshead CM, van der Kooy D. Embryonic cortical neural stem cells migrate ventrally and persist as postnatal striatal stem cells. J Cell Biol. 2006 Oct 09; 175(1):159-68. PMID: 17030986; PMCID: PMC2064507.
    14. Yoshida M, Assimacopoulos S, Jones KR, Grove EA. Massive loss of Cajal-Retzius cells does not disrupt neocortical layer order. Development. 2006 Feb; 133(3):537-45. PMID: 16410414.
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    15. Baquet ZC, Bickford PC, Jones KR. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is required for the establishment of the proper number of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta. J Neurosci. 2005 Jun 29; 25(26):6251-9. PMID: 15987955.
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    16. Depaepe V, Suarez-Gonzalez N, Dufour A, Passante L, Gorski JA, Jones KR, Ledent C, Vanderhaeghen P. Ephrin signalling controls brain size by regulating apoptosis of neural progenitors. Nature. 2005 Jun 30; 435(7046):1244-50. PMID: 15902206.
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    17. Liu G, Beggs H, Jürgensen C, Park HT, Tang H, Gorski J, Jones KR, Reichardt LF, Wu J, Rao Y. Netrin requires focal adhesion kinase and Src family kinases for axon outgrowth and attraction. Nat Neurosci. 2004 Nov; 7(11):1222-32. PMID: 15494732; PMCID: PMC2266630.
    18. Baquet ZC, Gorski JA, Jones KR. Early striatal dendrite deficits followed by neuron loss with advanced age in the absence of anterograde cortical brain-derived neurotrophic factor. J Neurosci. 2004 Apr 28; 24(17):4250-8. PMID: 15115821.
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    19. Li HS, Wang D, Shen Q, Schonemann MD, Gorski JA, Jones KR, Temple S, Jan LY, Jan YN. Inactivation of Numb and Numblike in embryonic dorsal forebrain impairs neurogenesis and disrupts cortical morphogenesis. Neuron. 2003 Dec 18; 40(6):1105-18. PMID: 14687546.
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    20. Beggs HE, Schahin-Reed D, Zang K, Goebbels S, Nave KA, Gorski J, Jones KR, Sretavan D, Reichardt LF. FAK deficiency in cells contributing to the basal lamina results in cortical abnormalities resembling congenital muscular dystrophies. Neuron. 2003 Oct 30; 40(3):501-14. PMID: 14642275; PMCID: PMC2758566.
    21. Vigers AJ, Böttger B, Baquet ZC, Finger TE, Jones KR. Neurotrophin-3 is expressed in a discrete subset of olfactory receptor neurons in the mouse. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Aug 18; 463(2):221-35. PMID: 12815759.
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    22. Gorski JA, Zeiler SR, Tamowski S, Jones KR. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is required for the maintenance of cortical dendrites. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 30; 23(17):6856-65. PMID: 12890780.
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    23. Xu B, Goulding EH, Zang K, Cepoi D, Cone RD, Jones KR, Tecott LH, Reichardt LF. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor regulates energy balance downstream of melanocortin-4 receptor. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Jul; 6(7):736-42. PMID: 12796784; PMCID: PMC2710100.
    24. Yee CL, Jones KR, Finger TE. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is present in adult mouse taste cells with synapses. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Apr 21; 459(1):15-24. PMID: 12629664.
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    25. Tran PV, Lee MB, Marín O, Xu B, Jones KR, Reichardt LF, Rubenstein JR, Ingraham HA. Requirement of the orphan nuclear receptor SF-1 in terminal differentiation of ventromedial hypothalamic neurons. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2003 Apr; 22(4):441-53. PMID: 12727442; PMCID: PMC2710097.
    26. Gorski JA, Talley T, Qiu M, Puelles L, Rubenstein JL, Jones KR. Cortical excitatory neurons and glia, but not GABAergic neurons, are produced in the Emx1-expressing lineage. J Neurosci. 2002 Aug 01; 22(15):6309-14. PMID: 12151506.
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    27. Akbarian S, Rios M, Liu RJ, Gold SJ, Fong HF, Zeiler S, Coppola V, Tessarollo L, Jones KR, Nestler EJ, Aghajanian GK, Jaenisch R. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is essential for opiate-induced plasticity of noradrenergic neurons. J Neurosci. 2002 May 15; 22(10):4153-62. PMID: 12019333.
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