Research Papers

Bayer, EA and Hobert, O (2018) “Sexually dimorphic neuronal wiring is shaped by past experience through monoaminergic signaling.” Nature, in press

Serrano-Saiz, E, Leyva-Díaz, E, De La Cruz, E and Hobert, O. (2018) “BRN3-type POU homeobox genes maintain the identity of mature postmitotic neurons in nematodes and mice.” Curr Biol.,  in press

Masoudi, N, Tavazoie, S, Glenwinkel, L, Ryu, L, Kim, K and and Hobert, O. (2018) “Unconventional function of an Achaete-Scute homolog as a terminal selector of nociceptive neuron identity.” PloS Biology 2018 Mar.

Weinberg, P, Berkseth, M, Zarkower, D and Hobert, O. (2018) “Sexually dimorphic unc-6/Netrin expression controls sex-specific maintenance of synaptic connectivity.” Curr Biol. 2018 Feb. (featured in Dispatch in Curr.Biol. 2018 Mar.; recommended by Faculty of 1000)

Hart, M and Hobert, O. (2018) “Neurexin controls functional and morphological plasticity of a mature sexually dimorphic neuron.” Nature. 2018 Jan. (featured in News & Views. 2018 Jan.)

Vidal, B, Aghayeva, U, Sun, H, Wang, C, Glenwinkel, L, Bayer, E and Hobert O. (2018) “An atlas of Caenorhabditis elegans chemoreceptor expression.” PLoS Biology. 2018 Jan.

Doitsidou, M, Kroll, J, Minevich, G, Soete, G, Gowtham, S, Korswagen, HC, van Zon, JS and Hobert, O. (2018) “C. elegans Zn finger transcription factor, ztf-6, required for the specification of a dopamine neuron producing lineage.” G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 2018 Jan.



Research Papers

Leyva-Díaz, E, Stefanakis, N, Carrera, I, Glenwinkel, L, Wang, G, Driscoll, M and Hobert, O. (2017) “Silencing of Repetitive DNA Is Controlled by a Member of an Unusual Caenorhabditis elegans Gene Family.”  Genetics. 2017 Oct.

Serrano-Saiz, E, Pereira, L, Gendrel, M, Aghayeva, U, Bhattacharya, A, Howell, K, Garcia, LR and Hobert O. (2017) “A neurotransmitter atlas of the C. elegans male nervous system reveals sexually dimorphic neurotransmitter usage.”  Genetics. 2017 Jul.

Kratsios, P, Kerk, SY, Catela, C, Liang, J, Vidal, B, Bayer, EA, Feng, W, De La Cruz, ED, Croci, L, Consalez, GG, Mizumoto, K and Hobert O. (2017) “An intersectional gene regulatory strategy defines subclass diversity of C. elegans motor neurons.”  eLife. 2017 Jul.

Howell, K and Hobert O. (2017) “Morphological diversity of C. elegans sensory cilia instructed by the differential expression of an immunoglobulin domain protein.”  Curr. Biol. 2017 Jun.

Patel, T and Hobert O. (2017) “Coordinated control of terminal differentiation and restriction of cellular plasticity.”  eLife. 2017 Apr.

Serrano-Saiz, E, Oren-Suissa, M, Bayer, EA, and Hobert O. (2017) “Sexually dimorphic differentiation of a C. elegans hub neuron is cell-autonomously controlled by a conserved transcription factor” Curr. Biol. 2017 Jan.

Kerk SY, Kratsios P, Hart M, Mourao R, Hobert O. (2017) “Diversification of C. elegans Motor Neuron Identity via Selective Effector Gene Repression.” Neuron. 2017 Jan.


Research Papers

Gendrel M, Atlas EG, Hobert O. (2016) “A cellular and regulatory map of the GABAergic nervous system of C. elegans.” eLife. 2016 Oct.

Oren-Suissa M, Bayer EA, Hobert O. (2016) “Sexually dimorphic synaptic connectivity established by sex-specific synapse pruning in C. elegans.” Nature. 2016 May.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O, Glenwinkel L, White J. (2016) “Revisiting Neuronal Cell Type Classification in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Curr. Biol. 2016 Nov.

Hobert O. (2016) “A map of terminal regulators of neuronal identity in C.elegans.” WIREs Dev. Biol. 2016 May.

Hobert O. (2016) “Terminal selectors of neuronal identity.” Curr. Top. Dev. Biol. 2016 Jan.

Howell K and Hobert O. (2016) “Small Immunoglobulin domain proteins at synapses and the maintenance of neuronal features.” Neuron. 2016 Jan.



Research Papers

Pereira L, Kratsios P, Serrano-Saiz E, Sheftel H, Mayo A, Hall DH, White JG, LeBoeuf B, Garcia LR, Alon U, Hobert O. (2015) “A cellular and regulatory map of the cholinergic nervous system of C. elegans.” eLife. 2015 Dec.

Alqadah A, Hsieh YH, Vidal B, Chang C, Hobert O, Chuang CF. (2015) “Postmitotic diversification of olfactory neuron types is mediated by differential activities of the HMG-box transcription factor SOX-2.” EMBO J. 2015 Oct.

Stefanakis N, Carrera I, Hobert O. (2015) “Regulatory logic of pan-neuronal gene expression in C. elegans.” Neuron. 2015 Aug.

Vidal B, Santella A, Bao Z, Chuang CF, Hobert O. (2015) “C. elegans SoxB genes are dispensable for embryonic neurogenesis but required for terminal differentiation of specific neuron types.” Development. 2015 Jul.

Gordon PM, Hobert O. (2015) “A Competition Mechanism for a Homeotic Neuron Identity Transformation in C. elegans.” Dev Cell. 2015 Jun.

Howell K, White JG, Hobert O. (2015) “Spatiotemporal control of a novel synaptic organizer molecule.” Nature. 2015 Jun.

Murgan S, Kari W, Rothbächer U, Iché-Torres M, Mélénec P, Hobert O, Bertrand V. (2015) “Atypical Transcriptional Activation by TCF via a Zic Transcription Factor in C. elegans Neuronal Precursors.” Dev Cell. 2015 Jun.

Kratsios, P, Pinan-Lucarré, B, Kerk, SY, Bessereau, JL and Hobert, O. (2015) “Transcriptional coordination of synaptogenesis and neurotransmitter signaling.” Curr Biol. 2015 May.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hart MP and Hobert O. (2015) “Neurobiology: Dimorphic mystery neurons control sex-specific behavioral plasticity.” Curr Biol. 2015 Dec.

Arlotta P and Hobert O. (2015) “Homeotic transformations of neuronal cell identities.” Trends in Neurosci. 2015 Dec.



Research Papers

Woods DP, Ream TS, Minevich G, Hobert O, Amasino RM. (2014) “PHYTOCHROME C is an essential light receptor for photoperiodic flowering in the temperate grass, Brachypodium distachyon.” Genetics. 2014 Sept.

Rechavi O, Houri-Ze’evi L, Anava S, Goh WS, Kerk SY, Hannon GJ, Hobert O. (2014) “Starvation-induced transgenerational inheritance of small RNAs in C. elegans.” Cell. 2014 Jul.

Nagarajan A, Ning Y, Reisner K, Buraei Z, Larsen JP, Hobert O, Doitsidou M. (2014) “Progressive degeneration of dopaminergic neurons through TRP channel-induced cell death.” J Neurosci. 2014 Apr.

Glenwinkel L, Wu D, Minevich G, Hobert O. (2014) “TargetOrtho: A Phylogenetic Footprinting Tool To Identify Transcription Factor Targets.” Genetics. 2014 Feb.

Cochella L, Tursun B, Hsieh YW, Galindo S, Johnston RJ, Chuang CF, Hobert O. (2014) “Two distinct types of neuronal asymmetries are controlled by the Caenorhabditis elegans zinc finger transcription factor die-1.” Genes Dev. 2014 Jan.

Zhang F, Bhattacharya A, Nelson JC, Abe N, Gordon P, Lloret-Fernandez C, Maicas M, Flames N, Mann RS, Colón-Ramos DA, Hobert O. (2014) “The LIM and POU homeobox genes ttx-3 and unc-86 act as terminal selectors in distinct cholinergic and serotonergic neuron types.” Development. 2014 Jan.

Reviews & Commentaries

Deneris ES, Hobert O. (2014) “Maintenance of postmitotic neuronal cell identity.” Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul.

Hobert O. (2014) “Development of left/right asymmetry in the Caenorhabditis elegans nervous system: from zygote to postmitotic neuron.” Genesis. 2014 Jun.



Research Papers

Serrano-Saiz E, Poole RJ, Felton T, Zhang F, De La Cruz ED, Hobert O. (2013) “Modular control of glutamatergic neuronal identity in C. elegans by distinct homeodomain proteins.” Cell. 2013 Oct.

Doitsidou M, Flames N, Topalidou I, Abe N, Felton T, Remesal L, Popovitchenko T, Mann R, Chalfie M, Hobert O. (2013) “A combinatorial regulatory signature controls terminal differentiation of the dopaminergic nervous system in C. elegans.” Genes Dev. 2013 Jun.

Smith HK, Luo L, O’Halloran D, Guo D, Huang XY, Samuel AD, Hobert O. (2013) “Defining Specificity Determinants of Cyclic GMP-Mediated Gustatory Sensory Transduction in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Genetics. 2013 May.

Weinberg P, Flames N, Sawa H, Garriga G, Hobert O. (2013) “The SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Complex Selectively Affects Multiple Aspects of Serotonergic Neuron Differentiation.” Genetics. 2013 May.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2013) “The neuronal genome of C.elegans” Wormbook.



Research Papers

Cochella L, Hobert O. (2012) “Embryonic priming of a miRNA locus predetermines postmitotic neuronal left/right asymmetry in C. elegans.” Cell. 2012 Dec.

Minevich G, Park DS, Blankenberg D, Poole RJ, Hobert O. (2012) “CloudMap: A Cloud-based Pipeline for Analysis of Mutant Genome Sequences.” Genetics 2012 Dec.

Patel T, Tursun B, Rahe DP, Hobert O. (2012) “Removal of Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 Makes C. elegans Germ Cells Susceptible to Direct Conversion into Specific Somatic Cell Types.” Cell Rep 2012 Nov.

Bénard CY, Blanchette C, Recio J, Hobert O. (2012) “The secreted immunoglobulin domain proteins ZIG-5 and ZIG-8 cooperate with L1CAM/SAX-7 to maintain nervous system integrity.” PLoS Genet 2012 Jul.

Reviews & Commentaries

Boulin T, Hobert O. (2012) “From genes to function: the C. elegans genetic toolbox.” Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2012 Jan-Feb.

Cochella, L and Hobert, O. (2012) “Diverse functions of microRNAs in nervous system development.” Curr Top Dev Biol. 2012.



Research Papers

Kratsios P., Stolfi A., Levine M., Hobert O. (2011) “Coordinated regulation of cholinergic motor neuron traits through a conserved terminal selector gene” Nat Neurosci. 2011 Nov.

Rechavi O., Minevich G., Hobert O. (2011) “Transgenerational Inheritance of an Acquired Small RNA-Based Antiviral Response in C. elegans” Cell 2011 Nov.

Zheng G, Cochella L, Liu J, Hobert O, Li WH. (2011) “Temporal and spatial regulation of microRNA activity with photoactivatable cantimirs.” ACS Chem Biol. 2011 Dec.

Bertrand V., Bisso P., Poole RJ., Hobert O. (2011) “Notch-dependent induction of left/right asymmetry in C. elegans interneurons and motorneurons” Curr Biol. 2011 Jul.

Poole RJ, Bashllari E., Cochella L., Flowers EB, Hobert O. (2011) “A Genome-Wide RNAi Screen for Factors Involved in Neuronal Specification in Caenorhabditis elegans.” PLoS Genet. 2011 Jun.

Flames N., Hobert O., (2011) “Transcriptional control of the terminal fate of monoaminergic neurons.” Annu Rev Neurosci. 2011

Zhang F, O’Meara MM, Hobert O. (2011) “A left/right asymmetric neuronal differentiation program is controlled by the Caenorhabditis elegans lsy-27 zinc-finger transcription factor.” Genetics 2011 Jul.

Tursun B, Patel T, Kratsios P, Hobert O. (2011) “Direct conversion of C. elegans germ cells into specific neuron types.” Science 2011 Jan.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2011) “Regulation of terminal differentiation programs in the nervous system” Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2011 Nov.

Flames N., Hobert O. (2011) “Transcriptional control of the terminal fate of monoaminergic neurons.” Annu Rev Neurosci. 2011.

Hobert O. (2011) “Maintaining a memory by transcriptional autoregulation.” Curr Biol. 2011 Feb.

Hobert O. (2011) “Gene regulation: enhancers stepping out of the shadow.” Curr Biol. 2010 Sep.



Research Papers

Haklai-Topper L, Soutschek J, Sabanay H, Scheel J, Hobert O, Peles E. (2010) “The neurexin superfamily of Caenorhabditis elegans.” Gene Expr Patterns. 2011 Jan-Feb.

Goldsmith AD, Sarin S, Lockery S, Hobert O. (2010) “Developmental control of lateralized neuron size in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.” Neural Dev. 2010 Dec.

Doitsidou M, Poole RJ, Sarin S, Bigelow H, Hobert O. (2010) “C. elegans mutant identification with a one-step whole-genome-sequencing and SNP mapping strategy.” PLoS One 2010 Nov.

O’Meara MM, Zhang F, Hobert O. (2010) “Maintenance of neuronal laterality in Caenorhabditis elegans through MYST histone acetyltransferase complex components LSY-12, LSY-13 and LIN-49.” Genetics 2010 Dec.

Sarin S, Bertrand V, Bigelow H, Boyanov A, Doitsidou M, Poole RJ, Narula S, Hobert O. (2010) “Analysis of multiple ethyl methanesulfonate-mutagenized caenorhabditis elegans strains by whole-genome sequencing.” Genetics. 2010 June.

Flowers EB, Poole RJ, Tursun B, Bashllari E, Pe’er I, Hobert O. (2010) “The Groucho ortholog UNC-37 interacts with the short Groucho-like protein LSY-22 to control developmental decisions in C. elegans.” Development. 2010 June.

Pocock R, Hobert O. (2010) “Hypoxia activates a latent circuit for processing gustatory information in C. elegans.” Nat Neurosci. 2010 May.

Hobert O. (2010) “The impact of whole genome sequencing on model system genetics: get ready for the ride.” Genetics. 2010 Feb.

Didiano D, Cochella L, Tursun B, Hobert O. (2010) “Neuron-type specific regulation of a 3’UTR through redundant and combinatorially acting cis-regulatory elements.” RNA. 2010 Feb.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2010) “Neurogenesis in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans” Wormbook.

Hobert O., Carrera I., Stefanakis N. (2010) “The molecular and gene regulatory signature of a neuron” Trends Neurosci. 2010 Jul.

Bertrand V, Hobert O. (2010) “Lineage programming: navigating through transient regulatory states via binary decisions.” Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2010 Jun.

Hobert O. (2010) “The impact of whole genome sequencing on model system genetics: get ready for the ride.” Genetics. 2010 Feb.



Research Papers

Bénard C, Tjoe N, Boulin T, Recio J, Hobert O. (2009) “The small, secreted immunoglobulin protein ZIG-3 maintains axon position in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Genetics. 2009 Nov.

Sarin S, Antonio C, Tursun B, Hobert O. (2009) “The C. elegans Tailless/TLX transcription factor nhr-67 controls neuronal identity and left/right asymmetric fate diversification.” Development. 2009 Sep.

Bigelow H, Doitsidou M, Sarin S, Hobert O. (2009) “MAQGene: software to facilitate C. elegans mutant genome sequence analysis.” Nat Methods. 2009 Aug.

Ortiz CO, Faumont S, Takayama J, Ahmed HK, Goldsmith AD, Pocock R, McCormick KE, Kunimoto H, Iino Y, Lockery S, Hobert O. (2009) “Lateralized gustatory behavior of C. elegans is controlled by specific receptor-type guanylyl cyclases.” Curr Biol. 2009 Jun.

Bertrand V, Hobert O. (2009) “Linking asymmetric cell division to the terminal differentiation program of postmitotic neurons in C. elegans.” Dev Cell 2009 Apr.

Flames N, Hobert O. (2009) “Gene regulatory logic of dopamine neuron differentiation.” Nature 2009 Mar.

Tursun B, Cochella L, Carrera I, Hobert O. (2009) “A toolkit and robust pipeline for the generation of fosmid-based reporter genes in C. elegans.” PLoS ONE. 2009 Mar.

O’Meara MM, Bigelow H, Flibotte S, Etchberger JF, Moerman DG, Hobert O. (2009) “Cis-regulatory Mutations in the Caenorhabditis elegans Homeobox Gene Locus cog-1 Affect Neuronal Development.” Genetics. 2009 Feb.

Tung JJ, Hobert O, Berryman M, Kitajewski J. (2009) “Chloride intracellular channel 4 is involved in endothelial proliferation and morphogenesis in vitro.” Angiogenesis. 2009 Feb.

Etchberger JF, Flowers EB, Poole RJ, Bashllari E, Hobert O. (2009) “Cis-regulatory mechanisms of left/right asymmetric neuron-subtype specification in C. elegans.” Development. 2009 Jan.

Reviews & Commentaries

Bertrand V, Hobert O. (2009) “Wnt asymmetry and the terminal division of neuronal progenitors.” Curr Biol. 2009 Jun.

Bénard C, Hobert O. (2009) “Looking beyond development: maintaining nervous system architecture.” Curr Top Dev Biol. 2009.



Research Papers

Shen Y, Sarin S, Liu Y, Hobert O, Pe’er I. (2008) “Comparing platforms for C. elegans mutant identification using high-throughput whole-genome sequencing.” PLoS One. 2008 Dec.

Bülow HE, Tjoe N, Townley RA, Didiano D, van Kuppevelt TH, Hobert O. (2008) “Extracellular sugar modifications provide instructive and cell-specific information for axon-guidance choices.” Curr Biol. 2008 Dec.

Doitsidou M, Flames N, Lee AC, Boyanov A, Hobert O. (2008) “Automated screening for mutants affecting dopaminergic-neuron specification in C. elegans.” Nat Methods 2008.

Sarin S, Prabhu S, O’Meara MM, Pe’er I, Hobert O. (2008) “Caenorhabditis elegans mutant allele identification by whole-genome sequencing.” Nat Methods 2008.

Didiano D, Hobert O. (2008) “Molecular architecture of a miRNA-regulated 3′ UTR.” RNA. 2008 Jul.

Pocock R, Hobert O. (2008). “Oxygen levels affect axon guidance and neuronal migration in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Nat Neurosci. 2008 Jun. [Epub]

Etchberger JF, Hobert O. (2008). “Vector-free DNA constructs improve transgene expression in C. elegans.” Nat Methods. 2008 Jan.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2008) “Regulatory logic of neuronal diversity: terminal selector genes and selector motifs.”  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec.

Hobert O. (2008). “Gene regulation by transcription factors and microRNAs.” Science. 2008 Mar.



Research Papers

Pocock R, Bénard C, Shapiro L, Hobert O. (2007) “Functional dissection of the C. elegans cell adhesion molecule SAX-7, a homologue of human L1.” Mol Cell Neurosci. 2007 Aug Epub.

Sarin S, OMeara M, Flowers EB, Antonio C, Poole P, Didiano D, Robert J. Johnston RJ Jr, Chang S, Narula S, Hobert O. (2007) “Genetic Screens for Caenorhabditis elegans Mutants Defective in Left/Right Asymmetric Neuronal Fate Specification” Genetics. 2007 Aug.

Etchberger JF, Lorch A, Sleumer MC, Zapf R, Jones SJ, Marra MA, Holt RA, Moerman DG, Hobert O. (2007). “The molecular signature and cis-regulatory architecture of a C. elegans gustatory neuron.” Genes Dev. 2007 Jul.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2007) “miRNAs play a tune.” Cell. 2007 Oct.



Research Papers

Poole RJ, Hobert O. (2006) “Early embryonic programming of neuronal left/right asymmetry in C. elegans.” Curr Biol. 2006 Dec.

Boulin T, Pocock R, Hobert O. (2006) “A novel Eph receptor-interacting IgSF protein provides C. elegans motoneurons with midline guidepost function.” Curr Biol. 2006 Oct.

Didiano D, Hobert O. (2006) “Perfect seed pairing is not a generally reliable predictor for miRNA-target interactions.” Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2006 Sept.

Johnston RJ Jr, Copeland JW, Fasnacht M, Etchberger JF, Liu J, Honig B, Hobert O. (2006) “An unusual Zn-finger/FH2 domain protein controls a left/right asymmetric neuronal fate decision in C. elegans. Development. 2006 Sept.

Bénard CY, Boyanov A, Hall DH, Hobert O. (2006) “DIG-1, a novel giant protein, non-autonomously mediates maintenance of nervous system architecture.” Development. 2006 Sept.

Berry KL, Hobert O. (2006) “Mapping functional domains of chloride intracellular channel (CLIC) proteins in vivo.” J Mol Biol. 2006 Jun.

Faumont S, Boulin T, Hobert O, Lockery SR. (2006) “Developmental regulation of whole cell capacitance and membrane current in identified interneurons in C. elegans. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Jun.

Ortiz CO, Etchberger JF, Posy SL, Frokjaer-Jensen C, Lockery S, Honig B, Hobert O. (2006) “Searching for neuronal left/right asymmetry: genomewide analysis of nematode receptor-type guanylyl cyclases.” Genetics. 2006 May.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2006) “Architecture of a microRNA-controlled gene regulatory network that diversifies neuronal cell fates.” Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2006.

Bülow HE, Hobert O. (2006) “The molecular diversity of glycosaminoglycans shapes animal development.” Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2006.



Research Papers

Johnston RJ Jr, Hobert O. (2005) “A novel C. elegans zinc finger transcription factor, lsy-2, required for the cell type-specific expression of the lsy-6 microRNA.” Development. 2005 Dec.

Johnston RJ Jr, Chang S, Etchberger JF, Ortiz CO, Hobert O. (2005) “MicroRNAs acting in a double-negative feedback loop to control a neuronal cell fate decision.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Aug.

Remy JJ, Hobert O. (2005) “An interneuronal chemoreceptor required for olfactory imprinting in C. elegans.” Science. 2005 Jul.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O and Loria PM. (2005) “Uses of GFP in C. elegans” in “Green Fluorescent Protein: Properties, Applications and Protocols (Methods of Biochemical Analysis, Vol 47)” Chalfie and Kain (eds.), 2nd edition, Wiley.

Boulin T, Etchberger J and Hobert O. (2005) “Reporter gene fusions” Wormbook.

Hobert O. (2005) “Specification of the Nervous System” Wormbook.

Hobert O. (2005)“MicroRNAs: all gone and then what?” Curr Biol. 2005 May.



Research Papers

Chang S, Johnston RJ Jr, Frokjaer-Jensen C, Lockery S, Hobert O.(2004) “MicroRNAs act sequentially and asymmetrically to control chemosensory laterality in the nematode.” Nature. 2004 Aug.

Deng X, Hofmann ER, Villanueva A, Hobert O, Capodieci P, Veach DR, Yin X, Campodonico L, Glekas A, Cordon-Cardo C, Clarkson B, Bornmann WG, Fuks Z, Hengartner MO, Kolesnick R. (2004) “Caenorhabditis elegans ABL-1 antagonizes p53-mediated germline apoptosis after ionizing irradiation.” Nat Genet. 2004 Aug.

Wenick AS, Hobert O.(2004) “Genomic cis-regulatory architecture and trans-acting regulators of a single interneuron-specific gene battery in C. elegans.” Dev Cell. 2004 Jun.

Bülow HE., Boulin T, Hobert O. (2004) “Differential Functions of the C. elegans FGF Receptor in Axon Outgrowth and Maintenance of Axon Position.” Neuron. 2004 May.

Bigelow HR, Wenick AS, Wong A, Hobert O. (2004) “CisOrtho: a program pipeline for genome-wide identification of transcription factor target genes using phylogenetic footprinting.” BMC Bioinformatics. 2004 Mar.

Mehta, N, Loria, PM, Hobert O. (2004) “A genetic screen for neurite outgrowth mutants in Caenorhabditis elegans reveals a new function for the F-box ubiquitin ligase component LIN-23.” Genetics. 2004 Mar.

Loria PM, Hodgkin J, Hobert O. (2004) “A conserved postsynaptic transmembrane protein affecting neuromuscular signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans.” J Neurosci. 2004 Mar.

Bülow HE, Hobert O. (2004) “Differential sulfations and epimerization define heparan sulfate specificity in nervous system development.” Neuron. 2004 Mar.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O. (2004)“Common logic of transcription factor and microRNA action.” Trends Biochem Sci. 2004 Sep.

Hobert O, Hutter H, Hynes, RO (2004) “The immunoglobulin superfamily in Caenorhabditis elegans and Drosophila melanogaster.” Development. 2004 May.



Research Papers

Johnston RJ, Hobert O. (2003) “A microRNA controlling left/right neuronal asymmetry in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature. 2003 Dec.

Berry KL, Bülow HE, Hall DH, Hobert O. (2003) “A C. elegans CLIC-like protein required for intracellular tube formation and maintenance.” Science. 2003 Dec.

Tsalik EL, Niacaris T, Wenick AS, Pau K, Avery L, Hobert O. (2003) “LIM homeobox gene-dependent expression of biogenic amine receptors in restricted regions of the C. elegans nervous system.” Dev Biol. 2003 November.

Chang S, Johnston RJ Jr, Hobert O. (2003) “A transcriptional regulatory cascade that controls left/right asymmetry in chemosensory neurons of C. elegans.” Genes Dev. 2003 September.

Loria PM, Duke A, Rand, JB, Hobert, O. (2003) “Two neuronal, nuclear-localized RNA binding proteins involved in synaptic transmission.” Curr Biol. 2003 Aug.

Tsalik EL, Hobert O. (2003) “Functional mapping of neurons that control locomotory behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans.” J Neurobiol. 2003 Aug.

Raich WB, Moorman C, Lacefield CO, Lehrer J, Bartsch D, Plasterk RH, Kandel ER, Hobert O. (2003) “Characterization of Caenorhabditis elegans homologs of the Down syndrome candidate gene DYRK1A.” Genetics. 2003 Feb.

Aurelio O, Boulin T, Hobert O. (2003) “Identification of spatial and temporal cues that regulate postembryonic expression of axon maintenance factors in the C. elegans ventral nerve cord.” Development. 2003 Feb.

Reviews & Commentaries

Rougon G, Hobert O. (2003) “New insights into the diversity and function of neuronal immunoglobulin superfamily molecules.” Annu Rev Neurosci. Epub 2003 Feb 13.

Hobert O, Bülow H. (2003) “Development and maintenance of neuronal architecture at the ventral midline of C. elegans.” Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2003 Feb.

Hobert O. (2003) “Behavioral plasticity in C. elegans: Paradigms, circuits, genes.” J Neurobiol. 2003 Jan.



Research Papers

Bülow HE, Berry KL, Topper LH, Peles E, Hobert O. (2002) “Heparan sulfate proteoglycan-dependent induction of axon branching and axon misrouting by the Kallmann syndrome gene kal-1.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2002 Apr.

Hobert, O. (2002) “PCR fusion-based approach to create reporter gene constructs for expression analysis in transgenic C. elegans.” Biotechniques. 2002 Apr.

Aurelio O, Hall DH and Hobert O. (2002) “Immunoglobulin-domain proteins required for maintenance of ventral nerve cord organization.” Science. 2002 Jan.

Reviews & Commentaries

Hobert O., Johnston RJ Jr, Chang S. (2002) “Left-right asymmetry in the nervous system: the Caenorhabditis elegans model.” Nat Rev Neurosci. 2002 Aug.



Research Papers

Sarafi-Reinach TR, Melkman T, Hobert O, Sengupta P. (2001) “The lin-11 LIM homeobox gene specifies olfactory and chemosensory neuron fates in C. elegans.” Development 2001 Sept.

Altun-Gultekin Z, Andachi Y, Tsalik EL, Pilgrim D, Kohara Y, Hobert O. (2001) “A regulatory cascade of three homeobox genes, ceh-10, ttx-3 and ceh-23, controls cell fate specification of a defined interneuron class in C. elegans.” Development. 2001 Jun.

Reviews & Commentaries

Westphal H and Hobert O. (2001) “LIM homeodomain proteins” Wiley Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine, p.1922-1925.