Jonathan Slack, PhD

Professor Emeritus, College of Biological Sciences

Jonathan Slack

Contact Info

slack017@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-9493

Professor Emeritus, College of Biological Sciences


Summary

Professional Associations

Professor, University of Bath, United Kingdom

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Developmental biology including regeneration of missing parts and transformation of one cell type into another.

Publications

Selected Publications:

  • Banga, A., Greder, L.V., Dutton, J. R. and Slack, J., 2014. Reprogramming of progenitor cells in the liver to a pancreatic endocrine phenotype using a three gene cocktail and a PPAR agonist. Gene Therapy, 21, pp. 19-27.
  • Akinci, E., Banga, A., Tungatt, K., Segal, J., Eberhard, D., Dutton, J. R. and Slack, J. M. W., 2013. Reprogramming of various cell types to a beta-like state by Pdx1, Ngn3 and MafA. PLoS ONE, 8 (11), e82424.
  • Lin, G., Chen, Y. and Slack, J., 2013. Imparting regenerative capacity to limbs by progenitor cell transplantation. Developmental Cell, 24 (1), pp. 41-51.
  • Yang, Y., Akinci, E., Dutton, J. R., Banga, A. and Slack, J., 2013. Stage specific reprogramming of mouse embryo liver cells to a beta cell-like phenotype. Mechanisms of Development, 130 (11-12), pp. 602-612.
  • Sajini, A.A., Greder, L.V., Dutton, J. R. and Slack, J., 2012. Loss of Oct4 expression during the development of murine embryoid bodies. Developmental Biology, 371 (2), pp. 170-179.
  • Greder, L.V., Gupta, S., Li, S., Abedin, M.J., Sajini, A.A., Segal, Y. and Slack, J., 2012. Analysis of endogenous Oct4 activation during iPS cell reprogramming using an inducible Oct4 lineage label. Stem Cells, 30 (11), pp. 2596-2601.
  • Slack, J., 2012. Essential Developmental Biology. 3rd Edition ed. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Chen, Y., Lin, G., Chen, Y.-C., Fok, A. and Slack, J., 2012. Micro-computed tomography for visualizing limb skeletal regeneration in young Xenopus frogs. The Anatomical Record, 295 (10), pp. 1562-1565.
  • Lin, G., Chen, Y. and Slack, J., 2012. Transgenic analysis of signaling pathways required for Xenopus tadpole spinal cord and muscle regeneration. The Anatomical Record, 295 (10), pp. 1532-1540.