Ye Zhang, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Member, Cell & Developmental Biology GPB Home Area

Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area

Neuroscience GPB Home Area

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A selected list of publications:

Jiwen Li Rana R. Khankan Christine Caneda Marlesa I. Godoy Michael S. Haney Mitchell C. Krawczyk Michael C. Bassik Steven A. Sloan Ye Zhang   Astrocyte‐to‐astrocyte contact and a positive feedback loop of growth factor signaling regulate astrocyte maturation Glia, 2019; .
Larson Valerie A, Zhang Ye, Bergles Dwight E   Electrophysiological properties of NG2(+) cells: Matching physiological studies with gene expression profiles Brain research, 2016; 1638(Pt B): 138-60.
Zhang Ye*, Sloan Steven A*, Clarke Laura E, Caneda Christine, Plaza Colton A, Blumenthal Paul D, Vogel Hannes, Steinberg Gary K, Edwards Michael S B, Li Gordon, Duncan John A, Cheshier Samuel H, Shuer Lawrence M, Chang Edward F, Grant Gerald A, Gephart Melanie G Hayden, Barres Ben A   Purification and Characterization of Progenitor and Mature Human Astrocytes Reveals Transcriptional and Functional Differences with Mouse Neuron, 2016; 89(1): 37-53.
Dong Xiaomin, Chen Kenian, Cuevas-Diaz Duran Raquel, You Yanan, Sloan Steven A, Zhang Ye, Zong Shan, Cao Qilin, Barres Ben A, Wu Jia Qian   Comprehensive Identification of Long Non-coding RNAs in Purified Cell Types from the Brain Reveals Functional LncRNA in OPC Fate Determination PLoS genetics, 2015; 11(12): e1005669.
Darmanis Spyros, Sloan Steven A, Zhang Ye, Enge Martin, Caneda Christine, Shuer Lawrence M, Hayden Gephart Melanie G, Barres Ben A, Quake Stephen R   A survey of human brain transcriptome diversity at the single cell level Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015; 112(23): 7285-90.
Yan Qinghong, Weyn-Vanhentenryck Sebastien M, Wu Jie, Sloan Steven A, Zhang Ye, Chen Kenian, Wu Jia Qian, Barres Ben A, Zhang Chaolin   Systematic discovery of regulated and conserved alternative exons in the mammalian brain reveals NMD modulating chromatin regulators Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015; 112(11): 3445-50.
Zhang Ye*, Chen Kenian*, Sloan Steven A*, Bennett Mariko L, Scholze Anja R, O'Keeffe Sean, Phatnani Hemali P, Guarnieri Paolo, Caneda Christine, Ruderisch Nadine, Deng Shuyun, Liddelow Shane A, Zhang Chaolin, Daneman Richard, Maniatis Tom, Barres Ben A, Wu Jian Qian   An RNA-sequencing transcriptome and splicing database of glia, neurons, and vascular cells of the cerebral cortex The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2014; 34(36): 11929-47.
Zhang Ye, Barres Ben A   A smarter mouse with human astrocytes BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology, 2013; 35(10): 876-80.
Zhang Ye, Barres Ben A   Astrocyte heterogeneity: an underappreciated topic in neurobiology Current opinion in neurobiology, 2010; 20(5): 588-94.
Zheng Yi*, Wildonger Jill*, Ye Bing, Zhang Ye, Kita Angela, Younger Susan H, Zimmerman Sabina, Jan Lily Yeh, Jan Yuh Nung   Dynein is required for polarized dendritic transport and uniform microtubule orientation in axons Nature cell biology, 2008; 10(10): 1172-80.
Ye Bing*, Zhang Ye*, Song Wei, Younger Susan H, Jan Lily Yeh, Jan Yuh Nung   Growing dendrites and axons differ in their reliance on the secretory pathway Cell, 2007; 130(4): 717-29.
Ye Bing*, Zhang Ye W*, Jan Lily Yeh, Jan Yuh Nung   The secretory pathway and neuron polarization The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2006; 26(42): 10631-2.