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Shekhar Mayanil
 


Education
Year Degree Institution
1984 Ph.D Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Research Interests
1) Neural crest stem cell migration.
2) Gene regulatory networks in neural crest stem cells.


Recent Publications
Nakazaki, H., Reddy, A. C., Mania-Farnell, B., Shen, Y-W., Ichi, S., McCabe, C., George, D., McLone, D.G., Tomita, T. and Mayanil, C. S. K. (April, 2008). Key basic helix loop helix transcription factor genes Hes1 and Ngn2 are regulated by Pax3 during mouse embryonic development. Developmental Biology: Vol. 616(2): 510-523.
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Mayanil., C.S.K., Pool, A., Nakazaki, H., Reddy, A., Mania-Farnell, B., Yun, B., George, D., McLone., D.G., Bremer, E.G. (August, 2006). Regulation of murine TGFβ2 by Pax3 during early embryonic development. J. Biol. Chem.: Vol 281 (34): 24544–24552,.
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Mayanil, C.S.K., George, D., Freilich, L., Miljan, E.J., Mania-Farnell, B., McLone, D.G. and Bremer, E.G. (December, 2001). Microarray Analysis Detects Novel Pax3 Downstream Target Genes.. Journal of Biological Chemistry: 276, 49299-49309.
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Mayanil, C.S.K., George, D., Mania-Farnell, B., Bremer, C., McLone, D. G. and Bremer, E. G. (July, 2000). Overexpression of murine Pax3 increases NCAM polysialylation in a human medulloblastoma cell line. . Journal of Biological Chemistry: 275: 23259-23266.
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Recent Presentations
Shekhar Mayanil (2005). Genetic approach to rescuing neural tube defects in a mouse model. (Jan 7, 2005).. Chicago, IL.

Shekhar Mayanil (2005). Epigenetic and Genetic Approaches to Preventing and Rescuing Neural Tube Defects (Oct 14, 2005). . Chicago, IL.

Shekhar Mayanil (February, 2004). Research Retreat Faculty Research Workshop. Department of Neurosurgery. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Evanston Northwestern Hospital, Children’s Hospital. Chicago, IL.

Shekhar Mayanil (November, 2003). TGFβ2 Negatively Regulates Pax3 Downstream Target Genes.. Society for Neurosciences 2003, 33rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Stem Cells II session. New Orleans, LA.

Shekhar Mayanil (July, 2003). Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Tube Closure: Recent Findings. Academic Day, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s Memorial Medical Center. Chicago, IL.

Shekhar Mayanil (March, 2003). Pax3 and its Role in the formation of Neural Tube. 3. Children’s Research on Injury to the Brain (CRIB) Retreat Omni Hotel. Chicago, IL.

Shekhar Mayanil (February, 2002). Molecular Basis of Neural Tube Formation- The Role of Pax3 Transcription Factor. Purdue University, Calumet Campus, Indiana . Calumet, IN.

Shekhar Mayanil (January, 2002). Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Tube Formation. Neurosurgery Day at Children'sMemorial Medical Center. Chicago, IL.

Awards/Honors
Sept 2005-Sept 2006 - Award from Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis

Sept 2004-Sept 2005 - Award from Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis

Sept 2003-Sept 2004 - Award from Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis

Sept 2002-Sept 2003 - Award from Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis


Curriculum Vitae
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