CMRC Children's Memorial Research Center
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Jill A. Morris
  Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Principal Investigator, Morris Laboratory



2300 Children's Plaza, Box 211
Room C.321E
Chicago, IL 60614-3394
Phone: (773) 755-6351
Fax: (773) 755-6345


Education
Year Degree Institution
1997 Postdoc NINDS and NHGRI, NIH
1995 Postdoc Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan
1993 Ph.D. University of Minnesota
1987 B.A. St. Olaf College

Recent Publications
Austin CP, Ky B, Ma L, Morris JA, Shughrue PJ. (2004). Expression of Disc1, a Schizophrenia Associated Gene, is Predominant in the Hippocampus Throughout Development. . Neuroscience: 24(1):3-10.

Malathi K, Higaki K, Tinkelenberg AH, Erdenitz N, Wilcox L, Balderes D, Almanzar D, Redican F, Khan S, Alcantara F, Carstea G, Morris JA, Sturley SL. (2004). The Conserved, Primordial Role of NPC Proteins is to Transport Sphingolipids.. J. Cell Biol. : 64(4):547-56.

Morris JA, Kandpal G, Ma Lei, Austin CP. (2003). DISC1 (Disrupted-In-Schizophrenia 1) is a centrosome-associated protein that interacts with MAP1A, MIPT3, ATF4/5 and NUDEL: regulation and loss of interaction with mutation.. Hum. Mol. Genet: 12:1591-1608.

Austin CP, Ky B, Ma L, Morris JA and Shughrue PJ. (2003). DISC1 (Disrupted-In-Schizophrenia 1) is Expressed in Limbic Regions of the Primate Brain.. NeuroReport: 14(7):951-4.

Ma L, Liu Y, Ky B, Shughrue P, Austin CP, Morris JA. (2002). Cloning and Characterization of the Mouse Disc1 Gene, a Potential Susceptibility Gene for Schizophrenia.. Genomics: 80(6):662-672.

Blair IP, Adams LJ, Badenhop RF, Moses MJ, Scimone A, Morris JA, Ma L Austin CP, Donald JA, Mitchell PB, Schofield PR. (2002). A transcript map encompassing a susceptibility locus for bipolar affective disorder on chromosome 4q35.. Mol Psychiatry : 7(8):867-73.

Blair IP, Adams LJ, Badenhop RF, Moses MJ, Scimone A, Morris JA, Ma L, Austin CP, Donald JA, Mitchell PB, Schofield PR. (2002). Stylized transcript map of chromosome 4q35 encompassing the locus for a bipolar disorder susceptibility gene.. Mol Psychiatry : 7:669.

Figueroa DJ, Morris JA, Ma L, Kandpal G, Chen E, Li Y, Austin CA (2002). Presenilin-dependent gamma-secretase activity modulates neurite outgrowth. . Neurobiology of Disease : 9:49-60..

Awards/Honors
2006-2009 - McKnight 2006 Neuroscience of Brain Disorders Award

2005-2006 - NARSAD Southwest Florida Investigator


Websites
IGP
MORRIS LABORATORY WEBSITE
NUIN

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