Bennett Novitch*

Publications:

Buth JE, Dyevich CE, Rubin A, Wang C, Gao L, Marks T, Harrison MR, Kong JH, Ross ME, Novitch BG, Pearson CA. Foxp1 suppresses cortical angiogenesis and attenuates HIF-1alpha signaling to promote neural progenitor cell maintenance. EMBO Rep. 2024 Apr 10. view on PubMed

Gupta S, Heinrichs E, Novitch BG, Butler SJ. Investigating the basis of lineage decisions and developmental trajectories in the dorsal spinal cord through pseudotime analyses. bioRxiv. 2024 Apr 03. view on PubMed

Wang Y, Li Q, Tao B, Angelini M, Ramadoss S, Sun B, Wang P, Krokhaleva Y, Ma F, Gu Y, Espinoza A, Yamauchi K, Pellegrini M, Novitch B, Olcese R, Qu Z, Song Z, Deb A. Fibroblasts in heart scar tissue directly regulate cardiac excitability and arrhythmogenesis. Science. 2023 09 29; 381(6665):1480-1487. view on PubMed

Stearns-Reider KM, Hicks MR, Hammond KG, Reynolds JC, Maity A, Kurmangaliyev YZ, Chin J, Stieg AZ, Geisse NA, Hohlbauch S, Kaemmer S, Schmitt LR, Pham TT, Yamauchi K, Novitch BG, Wollman R, Hansen KC, Pyle AD, Crosbie RH. Myoscaffolds reveal laminin scarring is detrimental for stem cell function while sarcospan induces compensatory fibrosis. NPJ Regen Med. 2023 Mar 15; 8(1):16. view on PubMed

Li J, Godoy MI, Zhang AJ, Diamante G, Ahn IS, Cebrian-Silla A, Alvarez-Buylla A, Yang X, Novitch BG, Zhang Y. Prdm16 and Vcam1 regulate the postnatal disappearance of embryonic radial glia and the ending of cortical neurogenesis. bioRxiv. 2023 Feb 14. view on PubMed

Wang J, Yang L, Jiang M, Zhao C, Liu X, Berry K, Waisman A, Langseth AJ, Novitch BG, Bergles DE, Nishiyama A, Lu QR. Olig2 Ablation in Immature Oligodendrocytes Does Not Enhance CNS Myelination and Remyelination. J Neurosci. 2022 11 09; 42(45):8542-8555. view on PubMed

Watanabe M, Buth JE, Haney JR, Vishlaghi N, Turcios F, Elahi LS, Gu W, Pearson CA, Kurdian A, Baliaouri NV, Collier AJ, Miranda OA, Dunn N, Chen D, Sabri S, Torre-Ubieta L, Clark AT, Plath K, Christofk HR, Kornblum HI, Gandal MJ, Novitch BG. TGFβ superfamily signaling regulates the state of human stem cell pluripotency and capacity to create well-structured telencephalic organoids. Stem Cell Reports. 2022 10 11; 17(10):2220-2238. view on PubMed

Gupta S, Kawaguchi R, Heinrichs E, Gallardo S, Castellanos S, Mandric I, Novitch BG, Butler SJ. In vitro atlas of dorsal spinal interneurons reveals Wnt signaling as a critical regulator of progenitor expansion. Cell Rep. 2022 07 19; 40(3):111119. view on PubMed

Li LK, Huang WC, Hsueh YY, Yamauchi K, Olivares N, Davila R, Fang J, Ding X, Zhao W, Soto J, Hasani M, Novitch B, Li S. Intramuscular delivery of neural crest stem cell spheroids enhances neuromuscular regeneration after denervation injury. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2022 05 16; 13(1):205. view on PubMed

Taniguchi-Ikeda M, Koyanagi-Aoi M, Maruyama T, Takaori T, Hosoya A, Tezuka H, Nagase S, Ishihara T, Kadoshima T, Muguruma K, Ishigaki K, Sakurai H, Mizoguchi A, Novitch BG, Toda T, Watanabe M, Aoi T. Restoration of the defect in radial glial fiber migration and cortical plate organization in a brain organoid model of Fukuyama muscular dystrophy. iScience. 2021 Oct 22; 24(10):103140. view on PubMed

Allison T, Langerman J, Sabri S, Otero-Garcia M, Lund A, Huang J, Wei X, Samarasinghe RA, Polioudakis D, Mody I, Cobos I, Novitch BG, Geschwind DH, Plath K, Lowry WE. Defining the nature of human pluripotent stem cell-derived interneurons via single-cell analysis. Stem Cell Reports. 2021 10 12; 16(10):2548-2564. view on PubMed

Samarasinghe RA, Miranda OA, Buth JE, Mitchell S, Ferando I, Watanabe M, Allison TF, Kurdian A, Fotion NN, Gandal MJ, Golshani P, Plath K, Lowry WE, Parent JM, Mody I, Novitch BG. Identification of neural oscillations and epileptiform changes in human brain organoids. Nat Neurosci. 2021 10; 24(10):1488-1500. view on PubMed

Gupta S, Yamauchi K, Novitch BG, Butler SJ. Derivation of dorsal spinal sensory interneurons from human pluripotent stem cells. STAR Protoc. 2021 03 19; 2(1):100319. view on PubMed

Pearson CA, Moore DM, Tucker HO, Dekker JD, Hu H, Miquelajáuregui A, Novitch BG. Foxp1 Regulates Neural Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Bias Toward Deep Layer Cortical Fates. Cell Rep. 2020 02 11; 30(6):1964-1981.e3. view on PubMed

Andrews MG, Kong J, Novitch BG, Butler SJ. New perspectives on the mechanisms establishing the dorsal-ventral axis of the spinal cord. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2019; 132:417-450. view on PubMed

Sagner A, Gaber ZB, Delile J, Kong JH, Rousso DL, Pearson CA, Weicksel SE, Melchionda M, Mousavy Gharavy SN, Briscoe J, Novitch BG. Olig2 and Hes regulatory dynamics during motor neuron differentiation revealed by single cell transcriptomics. PLoS Biol. 2018 02; 16(2):e2003127. view on PubMed

Han AY, Gupta S, Novitch BG. Molecular specification of facial branchial motor neurons in vertebrates. Dev Biol. 2018 04 01; 436(1):5-13. view on PubMed

Watanabe M, Buth JE, Vishlaghi N, de la Torre-Ubieta L, Taxidis J, Khakh BS, Coppola G, Pearson CA, Yamauchi K, Gong D, Dai X, Damoiseaux R, Aliyari R, Liebscher S, Schenke-Layland K, Caneda C, Huang EJ, Zhang Y, Cheng G, Geschwind DH, Golshani P, Sun R, Novitch BG. Self-Organized Cerebral Organoids with Human-Specific Features Predict Effective Drugs to Combat Zika Virus Infection. Cell Rep. 2017 Oct 10; 21(2):517-532. view on PubMed

Sangwan S, Zhao A, Adams KL, Jayson CK, Sawaya MR, Guenther EL, Pan AC, Ngo J, Moore DM, Soriaga AB, Do TD, Goldschmidt L, Nelson R, Bowers MT, Koehler CM, Shaw DE, Novitch BG, Eisenberg DS. Atomic structure of a toxic, oligomeric segment of SOD1 linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 08 15; 114(33):8770-8775. view on PubMed

Varadarajan SG, Kong JH, Phan KD, Kao TJ, Panaitof SC, Cardin J, Eltzschig H, Kania A, Novitch BG, Butler SJ. Netrin1 Produced by Neural Progenitors, Not Floor Plate Cells, Is Required for Axon Guidance in the Spinal Cord. Neuron. 2017 May 17; 94(4):790-799.e3. view on PubMed

Li C, Deng YQ, Wang S, Ma F, Aliyari R, Huang XY, Zhang NN, Watanabe M, Dong HL, Liu P, Li XF, Ye Q, Tian M, Hong S, Fan J, Zhao H, Li L, Vishlaghi N, Buth JE, Au C, Liu Y, Lu N, Du P, Qin FX, Zhang B, Gong D, Dai X, Sun R, Novitch BG, Xu Z, Qin CF, Cheng G. 25-Hydroxycholesterol Protects Host against Zika Virus Infection and Its Associated Microcephaly in a Mouse Model. Immunity. 2017 03 21; 46(3):446-456. view on PubMed

Huang C, Su T, Xue Y, Cheng C, Lay FD, McKee RA, Li M, Vashisht A, Wohlschlegel J, Novitch BG, Plath K, Kurdistani SK, Carey M. Cbx3 maintains lineage specificity during neural differentiation. Genes Dev. 2017 02 01; 31(3):241-246. view on PubMed

Linares AJ, Lin CH, Damianov A, Adams KL, Novitch BG, Black DL. The splicing regulator PTBP1 controls the activity of the transcription factor Pbx1 during neuronal differentiation. Elife. 2015 Dec 24; 4:e09268. view on PubMed

Kong JH, Yang L, Dessaud E, Chuang K, Moore DM, Rohatgi R, Briscoe J, Novitch BG. Notch activity modulates the responsiveness of neural progenitors to sonic hedgehog signaling. Dev Cell. 2015 May 26; 33(4):373-87. view on PubMed

Adams KL, Rousso DL, Umbach JA, Novitch BG. Foxp1-mediated programming of limb-innervating motor neurons from mouse and human embryonic stem cells. Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 14; 6:6778. view on PubMed

Pearson CA, Butler SJ, Novitch BG. Neuronal organization: unsticking the cadherin code. Curr Biol. 2014 Dec 01; 24(23):R1127-9. view on PubMed

Niewiadomski P, Kong JH, Ahrends R, Ma Y, Humke EW, Khan S, Teruel MN, Novitch BG, Rohatgi R. Gli protein activity is controlled by multisite phosphorylation in vertebrate Hedgehog signaling. Cell Rep. 2014 Jan 16; 6(1):168-181. view on PubMed

Xu B, Hrycaj SM, McIntyre DC, Baker NC, Takeuchi JK, Jeannotte L, Gaber ZB, Novitch BG, Wellik DM. Hox5 interacts with Plzf to restrict Shh expression in the developing forelimb. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 26; 110(48):19438-43. view on PubMed

Gaber ZB, Butler SJ, Novitch BG. PLZF regulates fibroblast growth factor responsiveness and maintenance of neural progenitors. PLoS Biol. 2013 Oct; 11(10):e1001676. view on PubMed

Kong JH, Butler SJ, Novitch BG. My brain told me to do it. Dev Cell. 2013 Jun 10; 25(5):436-8. view on PubMed

Jacob J, Kong J, Moore S, Milton C, Sasai N, Gonzalez-Quevedo R, Terriente J, Imayoshi I, Kageyama R, Kageyama R, Wilkinson DG, Novitch BG, Briscoe J. Retinoid acid specifies neuronal identity through graded expression of Ascl1. Curr Biol. 2013 Mar 04; 23(5):412-8. view on PubMed

Wang Y, Kim E, Wang X, Novitch BG, Yoshikawa K, Chang LS, Zhu Y. ERK inhibition rescues defects in fate specification of Nf1-deficient neural progenitors and brain abnormalities. Cell. 2012 Aug 17; 150(4):816-30. view on PubMed

Roy A, Francius C, Rousso DL, Seuntjens E, Debruyn J, Luxenhofer G, Huber AB, Huylebroeck D, Novitch BG, Clotman F. Onecut transcription factors act upstream of Isl1 to regulate spinal motoneuron diversification. Development. 2012 Sep; 139(17):3109-19. view on PubMed

Umbach JA, Adams KL, Gundersen CB, Novitch BG. Functional neuromuscular junctions formed by embryonic stem cell-derived motor neurons. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e36049. view on PubMed

Rousso DL, Pearson CA, Gaber ZB, Miquelajauregui A, Li S, Portera-Cailliau C, Morrisey EE, Novitch BG. Foxp-mediated suppression of N-cadherin regulates neuroepithelial character and progenitor maintenance in the CNS. Neuron. 2012 Apr 26; 74(2):314-30. view on PubMed

Kang P, Lee HK, Glasgow SM, Finley M, Donti T, Gaber ZB, Graham BH, Foster AE, Novitch BG, Gronostajski RM, Deneen B. Sox9 and NFIA coordinate a transcriptional regulatory cascade during the initiation of gliogenesis. Neuron. 2012 Apr 12; 74(1):79-94. view on PubMed

Skaggs K, Martin DM, Novitch BG. Regulation of spinal interneuron development by the Olig-related protein Bhlhb5 and Notch signaling. Development. 2011 Aug; 138(15):3199-211. view on PubMed

Gaber ZB, Novitch BG. All the embryo's a stage, and Olig2 in its time plays many parts. Neuron. 2011 Mar 10; 69(5):833-5. view on PubMed

Huettl RE, Soellner H, Bianchi E, Novitch BG, Huber AB. Npn-1 contributes to axon-axon interactions that differentially control sensory and motor innervation of the limb. PLoS Biol. 2011 Feb; 9(2):e1001020. view on PubMed

Palmesino E, Rousso DL, Kao TJ, Klar A, Laufer E, Uemura O, Okamoto H, Novitch BG, Kania A. Foxp1 and lhx1 coordinate motor neuron migration with axon trajectory choice by gating Reelin signalling. PLoS Biol. 2010 Aug 10; 8(8):e1000446. view on PubMed

Ribes V, Balaskas N, Sasai N, Cruz C, Dessaud E, Cayuso J, Tozer S, Yang LL, Novitch B, Marti E, Briscoe J. Distinct Sonic Hedgehog signaling dynamics specify floor plate and ventral neuronal progenitors in the vertebrate neural tube. Genes Dev. 2010 Jun 01; 24(11):1186-200. view on PubMed

Dessaud E, Ribes V, Balaskas N, Yang LL, Pierani A, Kicheva A, Novitch BG, Briscoe J, Sasai N. Dynamic assignment and maintenance of positional identity in the ventral neural tube by the morphogen sonic hedgehog. PLoS Biol. 2010 Jun 01; 8(6):e1000382. view on PubMed

Novitch BG, Butler SJ. Reducing the mystery of neuronal differentiation. Cell. 2009 Sep 18; 138(6):1062-4. view on PubMed

Vue TY, Bluske K, Alishahi A, Yang LL, Koyano-Nakagawa N, Novitch B, Nakagawa Y. Sonic hedgehog signaling controls thalamic progenitor identity and nuclei specification in mice. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 08; 29(14):4484-97. view on PubMed

Karumbayaram S, Novitch BG, Patterson M, Umbach JA, Richter L, Lindgren A, Conway AE, Clark AT, Goldman SA, Plath K, Wiedau-Pazos M, Kornblum HI, Lowry WE. Directed differentiation of human-induced pluripotent stem cells generates active motor neurons. Stem Cells. 2009 Apr; 27(4):806-11. view on PubMed

Rousso DL, Gaber ZB, Wellik D, Morrisey EE, Novitch BG. Coordinated actions of the forkhead protein Foxp1 and Hox proteins in the columnar organization of spinal motor neurons. Neuron. 2008 Jul 31; 59(2):226-40. view on PubMed

Briscoe J, Novitch BG. Regulatory pathways linking progenitor patterning, cell fates and neurogenesis in the ventral neural tube. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2008 Jan 12; 363(1489):57-70. view on PubMed

Dessaud E, Yang LL, Hill K, Cox B, Ulloa F, Ribeiro A, Mynett A, Novitch BG, Briscoe J. Interpretation of the sonic hedgehog morphogen gradient by a temporal adaptation mechanism. Nature. 2007 Nov 29; 450(7170):717-20. view on PubMed

Mukouyama YS, Deneen B, Lukaszewicz A, Novitch BG, Wichterle H, Jessell TM, Anderson DJ. Olig2+ neuroepithelial motoneuron progenitors are not multipotent stem cells in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 31; 103(5):1551-6. view on PubMed

Marshall CA, Novitch BG, Goldman JE. Olig2 directs astrocyte and oligodendrocyte formation in postnatal subventricular zone cells. J Neurosci. 2005 Aug 10; 25(32):7289-98. view on PubMed

Qu J, Li X, Novitch BG, Zheng Y, Kohn M, Xie JM, Kozinn S, Bronson R, Beg AA, Minden A. PAK4 kinase is essential for embryonic viability and for proper neuronal development. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Oct; 23(20):7122-33. view on PubMed

Bylund M, Andersson E, Novitch BG, Muhr J. Vertebrate neurogenesis is counteracted by Sox1-3 activity. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Nov; 6(11):1162-8. view on PubMed

Novitch BG, Wichterle H, Jessell TM, Sockanathan S. A requirement for retinoic acid-mediated transcriptional activation in ventral neural patterning and motor neuron specification. Neuron. 2003 Sep 25; 40(1):81-95. view on PubMed

Novitch BG, Chen AI, Jessell TM. Coordinate regulation of motor neuron subtype identity and pan-neuronal properties by the bHLH repressor Olig2. Neuron. 2001 Sep 13; 31(5):773-89. view on PubMed

Novitch BG, Spicer DB, Kim PS, Cheung WL, Lassar AB. pRb is required for MEF2-dependent gene expression as well as cell-cycle arrest during skeletal muscle differentiation. Curr Biol. 1999 May 06; 9(9):449-59. view on PubMed

Sellers WR, Novitch BG, Miyake S, Heith A, Otterson GA, Kaye FJ, Lassar AB, Kaelin WG. Stable binding to E2F is not required for the retinoblastoma protein to activate transcription, promote differentiation, and suppress tumor cell growth. Genes Dev. 1998 Jan 01; 12(1):95-106. view on PubMed

Skapek SX, Rhee J, Kim PS, Novitch BG, Lassar AB. Cyclin-mediated inhibition of muscle gene expression via a mechanism that is independent of pRB hyperphosphorylation. Mol Cell Biol. 1996 Dec; 16(12):7043-53. view on PubMed

Novitch BG, Mulligan GJ, Jacks T, Lassar AB. Skeletal muscle cells lacking the retinoblastoma protein display defects in muscle gene expression and accumulate in S and G2 phases of the cell cycle. J Cell Biol. 1996 Oct; 135(2):441-56. view on PubMed

Halevy O, Novitch BG, Spicer DB, Skapek SX, Rhee J, Hannon GJ, Beach D, Lassar AB. Correlation of terminal cell cycle arrest of skeletal muscle with induction of p21 by MyoD. Science. 1995 Feb 17; 267(5200):1018-21. view on PubMed

Lassar AB, Skapek SX, Novitch B. Regulatory mechanisms that coordinate skeletal muscle differentiation and cell cycle withdrawal. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1994 Dec; 6(6):788-94. view on PubMed