Selected Publications

  • Li CL, Sathyamurthy A, Oldenborg A, Tank D and Ramanan N (2014). Glycogen synthase kinase-dependent axon growth is mediated by SRF-dependent transcription in CNS neurons. J Neurosci. 34 (11): 4027-4042.
  • Donlea JN, Ramanan N, Silverman N and Shaw PJ (2014). Genetic rescue of functional senescence in synaptic and behavioral plasticity. Sleep.(37): 1427-1437.
  • Lu PPY and Ramanan N. (2012). A critical cell-intrinsic role for serum response factor in glial specification in the CNS. J. Neurosci. 32: 8012-23. PMID: 22674276.
  • Lin C, Hinde A, Burns CJ, Yin Y, Koppel A, Ma L, Blumenberg M, Khnykin D, Jahnsen FL, Crosby SD, Ramanan N, and Efimova T (2012). Serum Response Factor controls transcriptional network regulating epidermal function and hair follicle morphogenesis. J. Invest. Dermatol. 133: 608-617. PMID: 23151848.
  • Lu PPY and Ramanan N (2011) Serum Response Factor is required for cortical axon growth but is dispensable for neurogenesis and neocortical lamination. J. Neurosci. 31:16651-64. PMID: 22090492.
  • Johnson AW, Rombag HS, Smith DR and Ramanan N (2011). Effects of serum response factor (SRF) deletion on conditioned reinforcement. Behav Brain Res. 220:312-8. PMID: 21329726.
  • Donlea JM, Ramanan N and Shaw, PJ (2009) Use-dependent plasticity in clock neurons regulates sleep need in Drosophila. Science 324: 105-108. PMID: 19342592.
  • Ramanan N, Shen Y, Sarsfield S, Lemberger T, Sch├╝tz G, Linden DJ and Ginty DD (2005) SRF mediates activity-induced gene expression and synaptic plasticity but not neuronal survival. Nature Neuroscience 8: 759-767. (Cover article). PMID: 15880109.
  • Miano JM*, Ramanan N*, Georger MA, de Mesy Bentley KL, Emerson RL, Balza RO Jr, Xiao Q, Weiler H, Ginty DD, Misra RP (2004) Restricted inactivation of serum response factor to the cardiovascular system. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (USA) 101: 17132-7. (* Equal contributions). PMID: 15569337.
  • Bai C*. Ramanan N*, Wang YM and Wang Y (2002) Spindle assembly checkpoint component CaMad2p is indispensable for Candida albicans survival and virulence in mice. Mol. Microbiology 45: 31-44. (* Equal contributions). PMID: 12100546.
  • Ramanan N and Wang Y. (2000) A high-affinity iron permease essential for Candida albicans virulence. Science 288: 1062-64. PMID: 10807578.

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