Prof Uri Frank

PHD

Contact Details

Personal Professor
Biosciences Research Building
Newcastle Road
NUI, Galway

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

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Inhibition of SoxB2 or HDACs suppresses Hydractinia head regeneration by affecting blastema formation'
Hakima Flici & Uri Frank (2018) 'Inhibition of SoxB2 or HDACs suppresses Hydractinia head regeneration by affecting blastema formation'. Communicative & Integrative Biology, [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Maristem-Stem Cells of Marine/Aquatic Invertebrates: From Basic Research to Innovative Applications'
Ballarin, L,Rinkevich, B,Bartscherer, K,Burzynski, A,Cambier, S,Cammarata, M,Domart-Coulon, I,Drobne, D,Encinas, J,Frank, U,Geneviere, AM,Hobmayer, B,Lohelaid, H,Lyons, D,Martinez, P,Oliveri, P,Peric, L,Piraino, S,Ramsak, A,Rakers, S,Rentzsch, F,Rosner, A,da Silva, TH,Somorjai, I,Suleiman, S,Coelho, AV (2018) 'Maristem-Stem Cells of Marine/Aquatic Invertebrates: From Basic Research to Innovative Applications'. Sustainability, 10 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Maristem-Stem Cells of Marine/Aquatic Invertebrates: From Basic Research to Innovative Applications'
Ballarin, L;Rinkevich, B;Bartscherer, K;Burzynski, A;Cambier, S;Cammarata, M;Domart-Coulon, I;Drobne, D;Encinas, J;Frank, U;Geneviere, AM;Hobmayer, B;Lohelaid, H;Lyons, D;Martinez, P;Oliveri, P;Peric, L;Piraino, S;Ramsak, A;Rakers, S;Rentzsch, F;Rosner, A;da Silva, TH;Somorjai, I;Suleiman, S;Coelho, AV (2018) 'Maristem-Stem Cells of Marine/Aquatic Invertebrates: From Basic Research to Innovative Applications'. Sustainability, 10 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knockin in the hydroid Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus'
Steven M. Sanders, Zhiwei Ma, Julia M. Hughes, Brooke M. Riscoe, Gregory A. Gibson, Alan M. Watson, Hakima Flici, Uri Frank, Christine E. Schnitzler, Andreas D. Baxevanis and Matthew L. Nicotra (2018) 'CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knockin in the hydroid Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus'. BMC Genomics, [Details]
(2017) 'An Evolutionarily Conserved SoxB-Hdac2 Crosstalk Regulates Neurogenesis in a Cnidarian'
Hakima Flici, Christine E. Schnitzler, R. Cathriona Millane, Sanbing Shen, Andreas D. Baxevanis, Uri Frank (2017) 'An Evolutionarily Conserved SoxB-Hdac2 Crosstalk Regulates Neurogenesis in a Cnidarian'. Cell Reports, [Details]
(2016) 'The cnidarian Hydractinia echinata employs canonical and highly adapted histones to pack its DNA'
Anna Török, Philipp H. Schiffer, Christine E. Schnitzler, Kris Ford, James C. Mullikin, Andreas D. Baxevanis, Antony Bacic, Uri Frank and Sebastian G. Gornik (2016) 'The cnidarian Hydractinia echinata employs canonical and highly adapted histones to pack its DNA'. Epigenetics & Chromatin, [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Functional studies on the role of Notch signaling in Hydractinia development'
James M.Gahan; Christine E.Schnitzler; Timothy Q.DuBuc; Liam B.Doonan; Justyna Kanska; Sebastian G.Gornik; Sofia Barreira; KerryThompson; PhilippSchiffer; Andreas D.Baxevanis; Uri Frank (2017) 'Functional studies on the role of Notch signaling in Hydractinia development'. Developmental Biology, :224-231 [Details]
(2018) 'The interstitial stem cells in Hydractinia and their role in regeneration'
James M Gahan, Brian Bradshaw, Hakima Flici and Uri Frank (2018) 'The interstitial stem cells in Hydractinia and their role in regeneration'. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development, 40 :65-73 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Functional studies on the role of Notch signaling in Hydractinia development'
Gahan, JM,Schnitzler, CE,DuBuc, TQ,Doonan, LB,Kanska, J,Gornik, SG,Barreira, S,Thompson, K,Schiffer, P,Baxevanis, AD,Frank, U (2017) 'Functional studies on the role of Notch signaling in Hydractinia development'. Developmental Biology, 428 :224-231 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'The interstitial stem cells in Hydractinia and their role in regeneration'
Gahan, JM,Bradshaw, B,Flici, H,Frank, U (2016) 'The interstitial stem cells in Hydractinia and their role in regeneration'. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development, 40 :65-73 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'The cnidarian Hydractinia echinata employs canonical and highly adapted histones to pack its DNA'
Torok, A,Schiffer, PH,Schnitzler, CE,Ford, K,Mullikin, JC,Baxevanis, AD,Bacic, A,Frank, U,Gornik, SG (2016) 'The cnidarian Hydractinia echinata employs canonical and highly adapted histones to pack its DNA'. Epigenetics & Chromatin, 9 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Distinct mechanisms underlie oral vs aboral regeneration in the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'
Bradshaw, B,Thompson, K,Frank, U (2015) 'Distinct mechanisms underlie oral vs aboral regeneration in the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata'. eLife, 4 [DOI] [Details]
(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) '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]
(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]
(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) '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]
(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]
(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]
(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) '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]
(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]
(2009) 'Cnidarian Interstitial Cells: The Dawn of Stem Cell Research'
Frank, U,Plickert, G,Muller, WA,Rinkevich, B,Matranga V (2009) 'Cnidarian Interstitial Cells: The Dawn of Stem Cell Research'. Stem Cells In Marine Organisms, :33-59 [DOI] [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) '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) '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) '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) '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]
(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]
(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]
(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) '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]
(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
(2016) Genomics of Hydractinia: A Cnidarian Model for Regeneration, Allorecognition, and Developmental Biology.
Schnitzler, CE,Nguyen, AD,Klasfeld, SJ,Bond, SR,Plickert, G,Buss, L,Wolfsberg, TG,Mullikin, JC,Nicotra, ML,Cartwright, P,Frank, U,Baxevanis, AD (2016) Genomics of Hydractinia: A Cnidarian Model for Regeneration, Allorecognition, and Developmental Biology. Abstract [Details]
(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]