Katharine E Lewis

Professor of Biology, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Outstanding Teaching

Accepting PhD Students

  • 1767 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
1992 …2022
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Research Output 1992 2019

  • 1767 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Other contribution
2019

Anteroposterior patterning of the zebrafish ear through Fgf- and Hh-dependent regulation of hmx3a expression

Hartwell, R. D., England, S. J., Monk, N. A. M., van Hateren, N. J., Baxendale, S., Marzo, M., Lewis, K. E. & Whitfield, T. T., Apr 1 2019, In : PLoS genetics. 15, 4, p. e1008051

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Zebrafish
Danio rerio
Ear
ears
defect

Effects of Cationic Polyacrylamide and Cationic Starch on Aquatic Life

Duggan, K. L., Morris, M., Bhatia, S. K., Khachan, M. M. & Lewis, K., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. 23, 4, 04019022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyacrylates
Starch
starch
embryo
polymer

Intersectionality as Praxis for Equity in STEM: A WiSE Women of Color Program

Johnson, D. R., Blum, M. M., Lewis, K. & Alestalo, S. W., 2019, Intersectionality & Higher Education: Theory, Research and Praxis.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Tal1, Gata2a, and Gata3 have distinct functions in the development of V2b and cerebrospinal fluid-contacting KA spinal neurons

Andrzejczuk, L. A., Banerjee, S., England, S. J., Voufo, C., Kamara, K. & Lewis, K. E., Mar 29 2018, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12, MAR, 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrospinal Fluid
Neurons
Zebrafish
Transcription Factors
Vertebrates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using Zebrafish to Bring Hands-On Laboratory Experiences to Urban Classrooms

Wilk, R., Ali, N., England, S. J. & Lewis, K. E., Apr 1 2018, In : Zebrafish. 15, 2, p. 156-178 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Danio rerio
teachers
students
high schools
2017

Identification and Expression Analysis of the Complete Family of Zebrafish pkd Genes

England, S. J., Banerjee, S., Swanson, A. & Lewis, K., 2017, In : Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Patterning: Spinal Cord Segmentation and Somite Patterning

Cook, G. M. W., Lewis, K. & Keynes, R. J., 2017, Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Zebrafish transgenic constructs label specific neurons in Xenopus laevis spinal cord and identify frog V0v spinal neurons

Juárez-Morales, J. L., Martinez-De Luna, R. I., Zuber, M. E., Roberts, A. & Lewis, K. E., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Neurobiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xenopus laevis
Zebrafish
Anura
Spinal Cord
Neurons
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evx1 and Evx2 specify excitatory neurotransmitter fates and suppress inhibitory fates through a Pax2-independent mechanism

Juárez-Morales, J. L., Schulte, C. J., Pezoa, S. A., Vallejo, G. K., Hilinski, W. C., England, S. J., de Jager, S. & Lewis, K. E., Feb 19 2016, In : Neural Development. 11, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurons
Spinal Cord
Transcription Factors
Interneurons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Lmx1b is required for the glutamatergic fates of a subset of spinal cord neurons

Hilinski, W. C., Bostrom, J. R., England, S. J., Juárez-Morales, J. L., de Jager, S., Armant, O., Legradi, J., Strähle, U., Link, B. A. & Lewis, K. E., Aug 23 2016, In : Neural Development. 11, 1, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurons
Phenotype
Interneurons
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Prdm12 specifies V1 interneurons through cross-repressive interactions with Dbx1 and Nkx6 genes in Xenopus

Thélie, A., Desiderio, S., Hanotel, J., Quigley, I., Van Driessche, B., Rodari, A., Borromeo, M. D., Kricha, S., Lahaye, F., Croce, J., Cerda-Moya, G., Fernandez, J. O., Bolle, B., Lewis, K. E., Sander, M., Pierani, A., Schubert, M., Johnson, J. E., Kintner, C. R., Pieler, T. & 4 others, Van Lint, C., Henningfeld, K. A., Bellefroid, E. J. & Van Campenhout, C., Oct 1 2015, In : Development. 142, 19, p. 3416-3428 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interneurons
Xenopus
Vertebrates
Lancelets
Anura
2014

Identifying Transcription Factors expressed by Ventral Spinal Cord Interneurons

England, S., Hilinski, W., de Jager, S., Andrzejczuk, L. A., Campbell, P., Chowdhury, T., Demby, C., Fancher, W., Gong, Y., Lin, C., Machikas, A., Rodriguez-Larrain, G., Roman Rivera, V. & Lewis, K., 2014, ZFIN On-line Publication.

Research output: Other contribution

2011
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evx1 is required for joint formation in zebrafish fin dermoskeleton

Schulte, C. J., Allen, C., England, S. J., Juárez-Morales, J. L. & Lewis, K. E., May 2011, In : Developmental Dynamics. 240, 5, p. 1240-1248 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Regeneration
Joints
Transcription Factors
Phenotype
24 Citations (Scopus)

Minor change, major difference: Divergent functions of highly conserved cis-regulatory elements subsequent to whole genome duplication events

Goode, D. K., Callaway, H. A., Cerda, G. A., Lewis, K. E. & Elgar, G., Mar 1 2011, In : Development. 138, 5, p. 879-884 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome
Duplicate Genes
Genes
Vertebrates
Conserved Sequence
21 Citations (Scopus)

Roles of hedgehog pathway components and retinoic acid signalling in specifying zebrafish ventral spinal cord neurons

England, S., Batista, M. F., Mich, J. K., Chen, J. K. & Lewis, K. E., Dec 1 2011, In : Development. 138, 23, p. 5121-5134 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Zebrafish
Tretinoin
Spinal Cord
Neurons
2010

Segmentation: Spinal Cord Segmentation and A-P Somite Patterning

Cook, G. M. W., Lewis, K. E. & Keynes, R. J., 2010, Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Somites
Spinal Cord
Spinal Nerves
Axons
Motor Neurons
2009
13 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation of gene linkage in dispersed vertebrate NK homeobox clusters

Wotton, K. R., Weierud, F. K., Juárez-Morales, J. L., Alvares, L. E., Dietrich, S. & Lewis, K. E., 2009, In : Development Genes and Evolution. 219, 9-10, p. 481-496 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeobox Genes
Vertebrates
Genes
Overlapping Genes
Conserved Sequence
12 Citations (Scopus)

RNA profiling of FAC-sorted neurons from the developing zebrafish spinal cord

Cerda, G. A., Hargrave, M. & Lewis, K. E., Jan 2009, In : Developmental Dynamics. 238, 1, p. 150-161 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Spinal Cord
RNA
Neurons
Interneurons
2008
32 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative genomics of Lbx loci reveals conservation of identical Lbx ohnologs in bony vertebrates

Wotton, K. R., Weierud, F. K., Dietrich, S. & Lewis, K. E., 2008, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 8, 1, 171.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
Vertebrates
genomics
vertebrate
vertebrates
37 Citations (Scopus)

Pax2/8 act redundantly to specify glycinergic and GABAergic fates of multiple spinal interneurons

Batista, M. F. & Lewis, K. E., Nov 1 2008, In : Developmental Biology. 323, 1, p. 88-97 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interneurons
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurons
Carisoprodol
Zebrafish
49 Citations (Scopus)

Zebrafish V2 cells develop into excitatory CiD and Notch signalling dependent inhibitory VeLD interneurons

Batista, M. F., Jacobstein, J. & Lewis, K. E., Oct 15 2008, In : Developmental Biology. 322, 2, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interneurons
Zebrafish
Spinal Cord
Motor Neurons
Vertebrates
2006
44 Citations (Scopus)
spinal cord
Neurons
Vertebrates
Spinal Cord
vertebrate
140 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of ventral patterning in the vertebrate nervous system

Lupo, G., Harris, W. A. & Lewis, K. E., Feb 2006, In : Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 7, 2, p. 103-114 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Nervous System
Vertebrates
Neural Plate
Telencephalon
2005
17 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of iro3 expression in the zebrafish spinal cord

Lewis, K. E., Bates, J. & Eisen, J. S., Jan 2005, In : Developmental Dynamics. 232, 1, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Spinal Cord
Motor Neurons
Interneurons
Neurons
2004
89 Citations (Scopus)

iguana encodes a novel zinc-finger protein with coiled-coil domains essential for Hedgehog signal transduction in the zebrafish embryo

Wolff, C., Roy, S., Lewis, K. E., Schauerte, H., Joerg-Rauch, G., Kirn, A., Weiler, C., Geisler, R., Haffter, P. & Ingham, P. W., Jul 1 2004, In : Genes and Development. 18, 13, p. 1565-1576 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iguanas
Hedgehogs
Zinc Fingers
Zebrafish
Signal Transduction
34 Citations (Scopus)

Paraxial mesoderm specifies zebrafish primary motoneuron subtype identity

Lewis, K. E. & Eisen, J. S., Feb 2004, In : Development. 131, 4, p. 891-902 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons
Mesoderm
Zebrafish
Vertebrates
Spinal Cord
2003
122 Citations (Scopus)

From cells to circuits: Development of the zebrafish spinal cord

Lewis, K. E. & Eisen, J. S., Apr 2003, In : Progress in Neurobiology. 69, 6, p. 419-449 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zebrafish
Spinal Cord
Neurons
Neuroglia
Nervous System
2001
91 Citations (Scopus)

Hedgehog signaling is required for primary motoneuron induction in zebrafish

Lewis, K. E. & Eisen, J. S., 2001, In : Development. 128, 18, p. 3485-3495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Motor Neurons
Zebrafish
Echidna
Morpholinos
248 Citations (Scopus)

Zebrafish smoothened functions in ventral neural tube specification and axon tract formation

Varga, Z. M., Amores, A., Lewis, K. E., Yan, Y. L., Postlethwait, J. H., Eisen, J. S. & Westerfield, M., 2001, In : Development. 128, 18, p. 3497-3509 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Tube
Hedgehogs
Zebrafish
Axons
Prosencephalon
2000
171 Citations (Scopus)

A model for anteroposterior patterning of the vertebrate limb based on sequential long- and short-range Shh signalling and Bmp signalling

Drossopoulou, G., Lewis, K. E., Sanz-Ezquerro, J. J., Nikbakht, N., McMahon, A. P., Hofmann, C. & Tickle, C., Apr 2000, In : Development. 127, 7, p. 1337-1348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Vertebrates
Extremities
Hedgehog Proteins
Limb Buds
1999
87 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of a second patched gene in the zebrafish danio rerio and the differential response of patched genes to Hedgehog signalling

Lewis, K. E., Concordet, J. P. & Ingham, P. W., Apr 1 1999, In : Developmental Biology. 208, 1, p. 14-29 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Zebrafish
Genes
Vertebrates
Proteins
122 Citations (Scopus)

Control of muscle cell-type specification in the zebrafish embryo by Hedgehog signalling

Lewis, K. E., Currie, P. D., Roy, S., Schauerte, H., Haffter, P. & Ingham, P. W., Dec 15 1999, In : Developmental Biology. 216, 2, p. 469-480 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Zebrafish
Muscle Cells
Embryonic Structures
Hedgehog Proteins
76 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of ptc and gli genes in talpid3 suggests bifurcation in Shh pathway

Lewis, K. E., Drossopoulou, G., Paton, I. R., Morrice, D. R., Robertson, K. E., Burt, D. W., Ingham, P. W. & Tickle, C., 1999, In : Development. 126, 11, p. 2397-2407 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Genes
Limb Buds
Chickens
Extremities
1996
261 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial regulation of a zebrafish patched homologue reflects the roles of sonic hedgehog and protein kinase A in neural tube and somite patterning

Concordet, J. P., Lewis, K. E., Moore, J. W., Goodrich, L. V., Johnson, R. L., Scott, M. P. & Ingham, P. W., 1996, In : Development. 122, 9, p. 2835-2846 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehog Proteins
Somites
Neural Tube
Hedgehogs
Zebrafish
1992
26 Citations (Scopus)

The Determination of Particle Size Distributions in Small-Angle Scattering using the Maximum-Entropy Method

Morrison, J. D., Corcoran, J. & Lewis, K., 1992, In : Journal of Applied Crystallography. 25, p. 504-513

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle