Prof Uri Frank

PHD

Contact Details

Principal Investigator
Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) Old

Personal Professor
Biosciences Research Building
Newcastle Road
NUI, Galway

T: Ext. 2334
E: uri.frank@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Distinct mechanisms underlie oral versus aboral regeneration in the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'
Bradshaw B, Thompson K, Frank U (2015) 'Distinct mechanisms underlie oral versus aboral regeneration in the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'. eLife, 4 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The embryonic development of the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'
Kraus Y, Flici H, Hensel K, Plickert G, Leitz T, Frank U (2014) 'The embryonic development of the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'. Evolution & Development, 16 (6):323-338 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Lineage-specific evolution of cnidarian Wnt ligands'
Hensel K, Lotan T, Sanders SM, Cartwright P, Frank U (2014) 'Lineage-specific evolution of cnidarian Wnt ligands'. Evolution & Development, 16 (5):259-269 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'New roles for Nanos in neural cell fate determination revealed by studies in a cnidarian'
Kanska, J,Frank, U (2013) 'New roles for Nanos in neural cell fate determination revealed by studies in a cnidarian'. Journal Of Cell Science, 126 :3192-3203 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Hydractinia, a pioneering model for stem cell biology and reprogramming of somatic cells to pluripotency'
Plickert G, Frank U, Müller WA (2012) 'Hydractinia, a pioneering model for stem cell biology and reprogramming of somatic cells to pluripotency'. International Journal Of Developmental Biology, [Details]
(2012) 'A heat shock protein and Wnt signaling crosstalk during axial patterning and stem cell proliferation'
Duffy DJ, Millane RC, Frank U (2012) 'A heat shock protein and Wnt signaling crosstalk during axial patterning and stem cell proliferation'. Developmental Biology, 362 (2):271-281 [Details]
(2011) 'A polymorphic, thrombospondin-containing lectin is an oocyte marker in Hydractinia: implications for germ cell specification and sex determination'
Mali B, Millane RC, Plickert G, Frohme M, Frank U  (2011) 'A polymorphic, thrombospondin-containing lectin is an oocyte marker in Hydractinia: implications for germ cell specification and sex determination'. Int J Dev Biol , 55 :103-108 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Modulation of COUP-TF Expression in a Cnidarian by Ectopic Wnt Signalling and Allorecognition'
Duffy, DJ,Frank, U (2011) 'Modulation of COUP-TF Expression in a Cnidarian by Ectopic Wnt Signalling and Allorecognition'. Plos One, 6 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Induced stem cell neoplasia in a cnidarian by ectopic expression of a POU domain transcription factor'
Millane, RC,Kanska, J,Duffy, DJ,Seoighe, C,Cunningham, S,Plickert, G,Frank, U (2011) 'Induced stem cell neoplasia in a cnidarian by ectopic expression of a POU domain transcription factor'. Development, 138 :2429-2439 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Wnt signaling promotes oral but suppresses aboral structures in Hydractinia metamorphosis and regeneration'
Duffy, DJ,Plickert, G,Kuenzel, T,Tilmann, W,Frank, U (2010) 'Wnt signaling promotes oral but suppresses aboral structures in Hydractinia metamorphosis and regeneration'. Development, 137 :3057-3066 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The transcriptome of the colonial marine hydroid Hydractinia echinata'
Soza-Ried, J,Hotz-Wagenblatt, A,Glatting, KH,del Val, C,Fellenberg, K,Bode, HR,Frank, U,Hoheisel, JD,Frohme, M (2010) 'The transcriptome of the colonial marine hydroid Hydractinia echinata'. Febs Journal, 277 :197-209 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Migration and differentiation potential of stem cells in the cnidarian Hydractinia analysed in eGFP-transgenic animals and chimeras'
Kunzel, T,Heiermann, R,Frank, U,Muller, W,Tilmann, W,Bause, M,Nonn, A,Helling, M,Schwarz, RS,Plickert, G (2010) 'Migration and differentiation potential of stem cells in the cnidarian Hydractinia analysed in eGFP-transgenic animals and chimeras'. Developmental Biology, 348 :120-129 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Cnidarian interstitial cells: the dawn of stem cell research'
Frank U,  Plickert G, Müller WA (2009) 'Cnidarian interstitial cells: the dawn of stem cell research'. Stem cells in marine organismsr, [Details]
(2007) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: ectopic heads and giant buds induced by GSK-3 beta inhibitors'
Muller, W,Frank, U,Teo, R,Mokady, O,Guette, C,Plickert, G (2007) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: ectopic heads and giant buds induced by GSK-3 beta inhibitors'. International Journal Of Developmental Biology, 51 :211-220 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'The evolution of a malignant dog'
Frank U (2007) 'The evolution of a malignant dog'. Evol & Dev , 9 (6):521-522 [Details]
(2006) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: Formation of the primary body axis in embryogenesis and its subsequent patterning'
Plickert, G,Jacoby, V,Frank, U,Muller, WA,Mokady, O (2006) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: Formation of the primary body axis in embryogenesis and its subsequent patterning'. Developmental Biology, 298 :368-378 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'An evolutionary conserved role of Wnt signaling in stem cell fate decision'
Teo, R,Mohrlen, F,Plickert, G,Muller, WA,Frank, U (2006) 'An evolutionary conserved role of Wnt signaling in stem cell fate decision'. Developmental Biology, 289 :91-99 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Evolution of astacin-like metalloproteases in animals and their function in development'
Mohrlen, F,Maniura, M,Plickert, G,Frohme, M,Frank, U (2006) 'Evolution of astacin-like metalloproteases in animals and their function in development'. Evolution & Development, 8 :223-231 [Details]
(2006) 'Structural but not functional conservation of an immune molecule: a tachylectin-like gene in Hydractinia'
Mali B, Soza-Ried J, Frohme M, Frank U (2006) 'Structural but not functional conservation of an immune molecule: a tachylectin-like gene in Hydractinia'. DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY, 30 (3):275-281 [Details]
(2006) 'Energy integration between the solitary polyps of the clonal coral Lobophyllia corymbosa'
Brickner, I,Oren, U,Frank, U,Loya, Y (2006) 'Energy integration between the solitary polyps of the clonal coral Lobophyllia corymbosa'. Journal Of Experimental Biology, 209 :1690-1695 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'A putative double role of a chitinase in a cnidarian: pattern formation and immunity'
Mali B, Möhrlen F, Frohme M, Frank U (2004) 'A putative double role of a chitinase in a cnidarian: pattern formation and immunity'. DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY, 28 (10):973-981 [Details]
(2004) 'A fragile X mental retardation-like gene in a cnidarian'
Guduric-Fuchs J. Mohrlen F. Frohme M. Frank U. (2004) 'A fragile X mental retardation-like gene in a cnidarian'. GENE, 343 (2):231-238 [Details]
(2004) 'Hydroid TNF-receptor-associated factor (TRAF) and its splice variant: a role in development'
Mali B. Frank U. (2004) 'Hydroid TNF-receptor-associated factor (TRAF) and its splice variant: a role in development'. MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY, 41 (4):377-384 [Details]
(2004) 'Totipotent migratory stem cells in a hydroid'
Muller W.A. Teo R. Frank U. (2004) 'Totipotent migratory stem cells in a hydroid'. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 275 (1):215-224 [Details]
(2003) 'Allogeneic interactions in Hydractinia: is the transitory chimera beneficial?'
Gild S, Frank U, Mokady O (2003) 'Allogeneic interactions in Hydractinia: is the transitory chimera beneficial?'. Int J Dev Biol, 47 :433-437 [Details]
(2002) 'Coral biodiversity and evolution recent molecular contributions'
Frank U, Mokady O (2002) 'Coral biodiversity and evolution recent molecular contributions'. Can J Zool, 80 (10):1723-1734 [Details]
(2002) 'The ontogeny of allorecognition in a colonial hydroid and the fate of early established chimeras'
Fuchs M, Mokady O, Frank U  (2002) 'The ontogeny of allorecognition in a colonial hydroid and the fate of early established chimeras'. Int J Dev Biol , 46 (5):699-704 [Details]
(2001) 'Alloimmune memory is absent in the Red Sea hydrocoral Millepora dichotoma'
Frank U, Rinkevich B (2001) 'Alloimmune memory is absent in the Red Sea hydrocoral Millepora dichotoma'. J Exp Zool , 291 :25-29 [Details]
(2001) 'The hydroid, Hydractinia: a versatile, informative  cnidarian representative '
Frank U, Leitz T, Müller WA (2001) 'The hydroid, Hydractinia: a versatile, informative  cnidarian representative '. BioEssays, 23 (10):963-971 [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2014) A Tale of Two Hydractinia Genomes: Comparative Genomics of Two Sister Hydrozoan Species.
Schnitzler, CE,Sanders, SM,Plickert, G,Seoighe, C,Buss, L,Wolfsberg, TG,Nicotra, M,Mullikin, JC,Cartwright, P,Frank, U,Baxevanis, AD (2014) A Tale of Two Hydractinia Genomes: Comparative Genomics of Two Sister Hydrozoan Species. Abstract [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2007) The evolution of a malignant dog.
Frank, U (2007) The evolution of a malignant dog. Editorial [Details]