• 863 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
19972019

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Publications

  • 863 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 17 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Short survey
  • 1 Review article
2019

Synaptogenic pathways

Kurshan, P. T. & Shen, K., Aug 2019, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 57, p. 156-162 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
2018

γ-Neurexin and Frizzled Mediate Parallel Synapse Assembly Pathways Antagonized by Receptor Endocytosis

Kurshan, P. T., Merrill, S. A., Dong, Y., Ding, C., Hammarlund, M., Bai, J., Jorgensen, E. M. & Shen, K., Oct 10 2018, In : Neuron. 100, 1, p. 150-166.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations
2017

Clarinet (CLA-1), a novel active zone protein required for synaptic vesicle clustering and release

Xuan, Z., Manning, L., Nelson, J., Richmond, J. E., Colón-Ramos, D. A., Shen, K. & Kurshan, P. T., Nov 21 2017, In : eLife. 6, e29276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations
2016

A critical role for the Drosophila dopamine D1-like receptor Dop1R2 at the onset of metamorphosis

Regna, K., Kurshan, P. T., Harwood, B. N., Jenkins, A. M., Lai, C. Q., Muskavitch, M. A. T., Kopin, A. S. & Draper, I., Jan 1 2016, In : BMC Developmental Biology. 16, 1, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Deep phenotyping unveils hidden traits and genetic relations in subtle mutants

San-Miguel, A., Kurshan, P. T., Crane, M. M., Zhao, Y., Mcgrath, P. T., Shen, K. & Lu, H., Nov 23 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 12990.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Prevalent presence of periodic actin-spectrin-based membrane skeleton in a broad range of neuronal cell types and animal species

He, J., Zhou, R., Wu, Z., Carrasco, M. A., Kurshan, P. T., Farley, J. E., Simon, D. J., Wang, G., Han, B., Hao, J., Heller, E., Freeman, M. R., Shen, K., Maniatis, T., Tessier-Lavigne, M. & Zhuang, X., May 24 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 21, p. 6029-6034 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
64 Scopus citations
2014

Regulation of synaptic extracellular matrix composition is critical for proper synapse morphology

Kurshan, P. T., Phan, A. Q., Wang, G. J., Crane, M. M., Lu, H. & Shen, K., Sep 17 2014, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 34, 38, p. 12678-12689 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations
2013

On-chip automated phenotyping of synapses in C. Elegans for high-throughput fully automated genetic screens

San Miguel, A., Crane, M., Kurshan, P., Shen, K. & Lu, H., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, 1 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2012

Autonomous screening of C. elegans identifies genes implicated in synaptogenesis

Crane, M. M., Stirman, J. N., Ou, C. Y., Kurshan, P. T., Rehg, J. M., Shen, K. & Lu, H., Oct 1 2012, In : Nature Methods. 9, 10, p. 977-980 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Dendritic patterning: Three-dimensional position determines dendritic avoidance capability

Kurshan, P. T. & Shen, K., Mar 20 2012, In : Current Biology. 22, 6, p. R192-R194

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2009

Presynaptic α 2β-3 is required for synaptic morphogenesis independent of its Ca 2+-channel functions

Kurshan, P. T., Oztan, A. & Schwarz, T. L., Nov 1 2009, In : Nature Neuroscience. 12, 11, p. 1415-1423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations
2008

Mutations in a Drosophila α2δ voltage-gated calcium channel subunit reveal a crucial synaptic function

Dickman, D. K., Kurshan, P. T. & Schwarz, T. L., Jan 2 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2007

A Drosophila kinesin required for synaptic bouton formation and synaptic vesicle transport

Pack-Chung, E., Kurshan, P. T., Dickman, D. K. & Schwarz, T. L., Aug 1 2007, In : Nature Neuroscience. 10, 8, p. 980-989 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Locomotor activity is regulated by D2-like receptors in Drosophila: An anatomic and functional analysis

Draper, I., Kurshan, P. T., McBride, E., Jackson, F. R. & Kopin, A. S., Feb 15 2007, In : Developmental Neurobiology. 67, 3, p. 378-393 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations
2005

Characterization of a D2-like dopamine receptor (AmDOP3) in honey bee, Apis mellifera

Beggs, K. T., Hamilton, I. S., Kurshan, P. T., Mustard, J. A. & Mercer, A. R., Aug 2005, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35, 8, p. 873-882 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Developmental expression of a tyramine receptor gene in the brain of the honey bee, Apis mellifera

Mustard, J. A., Kurshan, P. T., Hamilton, I. S., Blenau, W. & Mercer, A. R., Feb 28 2005, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 483, 1, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2003

Developmental changes in expression patterns of two dopamine receptor genes in mushroom bodies of the honeybee, Apis mellifera

Kurshan, P. T., Hamilton, I. S., Mustard, J. A. & Mercer, A. R., Nov 3 2003, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 466, 1, p. 91-103 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2002

The role of spatial frequency channels in letter identification

Majaj, N. J., Pelli, D. G., Kurshan, P. & Palomares, M., May 9 2002, In : Vision Research. 42, 9, p. 1165-1184 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
170 Scopus citations
2000

Mechanism of inhibition of cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels by diacylglycerol

Crary, J. I., Dean, D. M., Nguitragool, W., Kurshan, P. T. & Zimmerman, A. L., Dec 23 2000, In : Journal of General Physiology. 116, 6, p. 755-768 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations
1997

Letter identification is not scale invariant!

Majaj, N., Kurshan, P. & Pelli, D., Dec 1 1997, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38, 4, p. S639

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle