Jessica Nelson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology


  • Nelson JC, Shoenhard H, Granato M. Integration of cooperative and opposing molecular programs drives learning-associated behavioral plasticity. PLoS Genet. 2023 Mar;19(3):e1010650. PubMed PMID: 36972301
  • Nelson JC, Granato M. Zebrafish behavior as a gateway to nervous system assembly and plasticity. Development. 2022 May 1;149(9). PubMed PMID: 35552393
  • Santistevan NJ, Nelson JC, Ortiz EA, Miller AH, Kenj Halabi D, Sippl ZA, Granato M, Grinblat Y. cacna2d3, a voltage-gated calcium channel subunit, functions in vertebrate habituation learning and the startle sensitivity threshold. PLoS One. 2022;17(7):e0270903. PubMed PMID: 35834485
  • Meserve JH, Nelson JC, Marsden KC, Hsu J, Echeverry FA, Jain RA, Wolman MA, Pereda AE, Granato M. A forward genetic screen identifies Dolk as a regulator of startle magnitude through the potassium channel subunit Kv1.1. PLoS Genet. 2021 Jun;17(6):e1008943. PubMed PMID: 34061829

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