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Lindman M, Estevez I, Marmut E, DaPrano EM, Chou T-W, Newman K, Atkins C, O’Brown NM, Daniels BP (2024). Astrocytic RIPK3 exerts protective anti-inflammatory activity during viral encephalitis via induction of serpin protease inhibitors. bioRxiv Link

Katdare KA, Kjar A, O'Brown NM, Neal EH, Sorets AG, Shostak A, Milouk K, Kim H, Horner KB, Schrag MS, Megason SG, Lippmann ES (2023). IQGAP2 regulates blood-brain barrier immune dynamics. bioRxiv Link

O'Brown NM, Patel NB, Hartmann U, Klein AM, Gu C, Megason SG (2023). The secreted neuronal signal Spock1 promotes blood-brain barrier development. Developmental Cell. Link

O’Brown NM, Megason SG, Gu C (2019). Suppression of transcytosis regulates zebrafish blood-brain barrier function. eLife, 8, e47326. Link

O’Brown ZK, Boulias K, Wang J, Wang SY, O’Brown NM, Hao Z, Shibuya H, Fady PE, Shi Y, He C, Megason SG, Liu T, Greer EL (2019). Sources of artifact in measurements of 6mA and 4mC abundance in eukaryotic genomic DNA. BMC Genomics, 20(1):445 Link

O’Brown NM*, Pfau SJ*, Gu C (2018). Bridging barriers: a comparative look at the blood-brain barrier across organisms. Genes and Development, 32: 466-478. Link

O’Brown NM, Summers BR, Jones FC, Brady SD, Kingsley DM (2015). A recurrent regulatory change underlying altered expression and Wnt response of the stickleback armor plates gene EDA. eLife, 4, e05290. Link

​* Denotes equal contributions


Feel free to skip to 32:25 for my talk or get comfy and listen to Michael's awesome talk as well 

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