Murray Blackmore

Ph.D. 2005

Thesis Title:

Neuron-intrinsic limitations to axon regeneration in the developing spinal cord

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University

News Article:

http://www.jsonline.com/news/health/murrays-problem-scientist-and-son-281784391.html

Major Advisor(s):

Selected Publications:

  • M. Blackmore. Across the Regenerative Divide: Expression Profiling, High Throughput Screening, and the Hunt for Regeneration Associated Genes. Invited review for International Review of Neurobiology. In Preparation.
  • M. Blackmore*, Z. Wang, D. Motti, J. L. Goldberg, V. P. Lemmon, and J. L. Bixby (2012). KLF7 engineered for transcriptional activation promotes axon regeneration in the adult corticospinal tract. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109(18) 6845-6851. * Corresponding Author
  • M. Blackmore, D. L. Moore, R. P. Smith, J. L. Goldberg, J. L. Bixby, and V. P. Lemmon (2010). High content screening of cortical neurons identifies novel regulators of axon growth. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 44(1):43-54.
  • D. L. Moore*, M. Blackmore*, Y. Hu, K. H. Kaestner, J. L. Bixby, V. P. Lemmon, and J. L. Goldberg (2009). KLF family members regulate intrinsic axon regeneration ability. Science 5950(326): 298-301. *These authors contributed equally
  • M. Blackmore and P. Letourneau (2007). Protein synthesis in distal axons is not required for axon growth in the embryonic spinal cord. Developmental Neurobiology 67: 976-86.
  • M. Blackmore and P. Letourneau (2006). L1, beta1 integrin, and cadherins mediate axonal regeneration in the embryonic spinal cord. Journal of Neurobiology 66: 1564-83.
  • M. Blackmore and P. Letourneau (2006). Changes within maturing neurons limit axonal regeneration in the developing spinal cord. Journal of Neurobiology 66: 348-60.
  • M. Blackmore and P. M Vitousek (2000). Cattle grazing, forest loss, and fuel loading in a dry forest ecosystem at Pu’u Wa’aWa’a ranch, Hawai’i. Biotropica 32:625-632.
Murray Blackmore